Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on June 5th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(Basketball)………

Tony Bland…former Aztecs-USC assistant coach will be sentenced to prison on Wednesday morning for his part in the Adidas slush fund scandal…Plead guilty to fraud for taking (4,100) to give to USC basketball players…Prosecution wants 6-to-12 months in prison….Lawyers have asked for leniency, fine and probation-no prison term…..Bland will be first of 6-assistant coaches to face prison sentences…..Transferred from Syracuse Orangemen to play for SDSU and coach Steve Fisher…then returned as an assistant coach.

Michigan…New head coach Juwan Howard hires Phil Marteli as lead assistant-Marteli longtime head coach at St. Joseph’s.

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Golden State-Toronto…Game 3-NBA finals in Oakland…Series tied (1-1)….Warriors will be without Kevin Durant with calf strain…Have now lost C-Kevon Looney with fractured collarbone….G-Klay Thompson questionable with minor hamstring injury.

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Lakers…Report LA shopping G-Lonzo Ball to Phoenix Suns for 6th pick in opening round of draft…would then package 4th and 6th picks plus F-Brandon Ingram to try and acquire C-Anthony Davis from New Orleans Pelicans.

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…..(Baseball)……..

Padres-L-Phillies (9-6)…..Jay Bruce 2R-HR…Grand Slam HR…Scott Kingery HR……Chris Paddack struggles for 3rd time in last 4-starts….goes (4.1inn-6R-8H-2HRs)……..Paddack now has a (7.65-ERA) in last 4-starts……Franmil Reyes 2-solo HRs…Eric Hosmer 2R-HR……San Diego lost 6-of-9….Phillies had lost 5-in row.

San Diego-Philadelphia…Day game on Wednesday…Joey Lucchesi (3-3)-vs-Jake Arrieta (5-5).

Padres…Expected to callus OF-Franchy Cordero from El Paso..option out OF-Josh Naylor.

Padres…Release OF-Jacob Scavuzzo-El Paso (.259-15HR)

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Dodgers-W-Arizona (9-0)…Keke Hernandez HR….Cody Bellinger 2R-triple…Corey Seager 2-RBI-doubles-…….Hyun Jin-Ryu (7inn-0R)-lowers ERA (1.35)…..LA won 17-of-20….(43-19) on year….Arizona lost 7-OF-9

LA-Diamondbacks..Wednesday matchup…Kenta Maeda (7-2)-vs-Jon Duplantier (1-1).

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Angels-L-A’s..(4-2)…Ramon Laureano 2R-HR….Halos won 7-of-10…A’s dropped 5-in row.

Angels-Athletics..Wednesday pitchers..Felix Pena (3-1)-vs-Daniel Mengden (1-1)

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(Scoreboard)

Astros-W-Mariners..Alex Bregman RBI double….Michael Brantley RBI-double…Houston won 9-of-11…..(41-20) on season…Mariners lost 16-of-19.

Yankees-L-Toronto…Freddy Galvis 2R-HR..Randal Grichuck HR…New York won 15-of-20…(38-21) on season….Jays (22-38).

Boston-W-Royals..JD Martinez RBI triple…Raf Devers 2R-double…Eduardo Nunez 3R-HR…..Red Sox lost 4-of-6….Royals (19-41) record

Twins-L-Indians…Francisco Lindor HR…2R-HR…Minnesota (40-19)….Tribe lost 10-of-15

White Sox-L-Washington…Howie Kendrick HR..RBI-double..Victor Robles 2R-HR……Chisox won 5-of-7…….Nationals (29-33)

Braves-W-Pirates…Josh Donaldson 3R-HR..Austin Riley 3R-HR….Fred Freeman 2R-HR….Atlanta won 7-of-11….Buccos lost 11-of-15

Giants-W-Mets…Giants get 6R-in 10th inning….Stephen Vogt 2R-HR…Pablo Sandoval 2R-HR..San Francisco (25-34)…Mets lost 5-of-6

Tampa Bay-L-Detroit….Miguel Cabrera Grand Slam HR….Rays (35-23)….Tigers lost 15-of-19

Miami-W-Brewers…Miami explodes for (16-0) win…Garrett Cooper (4-4) HR….Marlins won 12-of-17….Milwaukee won 5-of-9

Orioles-W-Rangers…Dwight Smith 3R-HR-3 Run-triple….Texas won 5-of-7…Baltimore (19-41)

Colorado-L-Cubs…Javy Baez 2R-HR…Kyle Schwarber HR….Carlos Gonzalez RBI-trip….Rockies had won 8-in row….Cubs lost 8-of-12

Reds-W-Cardinals…Yasiel Puig HR….St Louis had won 4-in row….Reds lost 3-of-5.

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(Injuries)

Phillies..DL-OF-Andrew McCutchen-sprained knee
Tigers…DH-Miguel Cabrera developing arthritis in knee
Tigers..2B-Josh Harrison-surgery-torn hamstring-out 8W
Tampa Bay..C-Nic Ciuffo-surgery-thumb-out 10W.
Seattle..DL-P-Chase Bradford-forearm

Cubs..Activate P-Pedro Strop from DL.
Arizona..Activate OF-David Peralta
White Sox..Send OF-Jon Jay out on rehab
Yankees..OF-Giancarlo Stanton plays in 1st simulated game

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(Roster Moves)

Dallas Keuchel…Negotiating free agent contract with Yankees….Yankees offer pro rated (11.5M) for rest of season…but want incentives built in…Agent Scott Boras wants all money guarantee

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Vidal Nuno-ex Mariners-Yankees
Arizona-Miami..Trade..Marlins acquire P-Tyler Heineman
Royals..Release SS-Chris Owings
Phillies..Option OF-Nick Williams to AAA

(MLB)

Darin Erstadt…Longtime Angels OF-retires as head coach at Nebraska.

Padres…Day 2-of draft…Select OF-Hueson Head-Texas in 3rd round…then took 7-college pitchers in a row.
Dodgers..Selected Ryan Pepiot-Butler University…then took 5-more pitchers
Angels..Draft (6’6-P) Jack Kochanowicz-Pennsylvania (0.31-ERA)

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………(Football)………..

Chargers..FB-Derek Watt out of OTA workouts-shoulder surgery…S-Nassir Adderly missing workouts with leg injury.

Kellen Winslow…closing statements from attorneys in case…Jury to received Judge’s instructions on Wednesday in 12-count, 7-felong rape-lewd conduct case….Proesecution spends 2-hours detailing testimony…called Winslow a ‘sexual predator who did what he wanted to with women since he was 17-now in 30s.’

Drew Brees…Saints QB arrives in San Diego testify in 9M-lawsuit filed against Jewlers for defrauding family of investments.

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(Roster Moves)

Carolina..Wins bidding war-signs FA-DT-Gerald McCoy-ex Tampa Bay…Signs (1Y-10.2M)-4M signing bonus.

Giants..Sign FA-CB-Keion Adams-ex Steelers
Patriots..Release TE-Austin Jenkins-has had alcohol issues
Carolina..Release CB-Mose Frazier-waived injured.

49ers..Veteran LB-Navarro Bowman-retires-knee injuries

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(Teams)

Cleveland..QB-Baker Mayfield criticizes RB-Duke Johnston..’Need to be here….Problems self inflicted….Get on train-it’s leaving station’…Johnston wants to be traded.

Buffalo…Adding elements of K-Gun package to offense for QB-Josh Allen.

Lions…S-Darius Slay..DT-Damon Harrison to boycott mandatory workouts…Both want new deals…Slay has (2Y-22M)…Harrison (2Y-15M) left on contracts.

Denver…Begin work on retooling OL..have 4-new starters.

Giants..Rookie QB-Daniel Jones-interception-wildly erratic in 1st full mini camp drills.

Rams..TE-Cooper Kupp…LB-Sam Ebukam full workouts coming off knee surgery.

Tampa Bay…say DE-Jason Pierre Paul-likely out 6-months with neck surgery from car accident injuries.

Jaguars..WR-Marquise Lee-not cleared by doctors for workouts from ACL surgery. i
Redskins..OT-Trent Williams boycotts mandatory camp…has (2Y-22M) left on contract.

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(Injuries)

Colts..C-Javon Patterson-torn knee ligament in OTA workout

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(College Football)

Big 10..Hires Kevin Warren-Minnesota Vikings COO to replace retiring Commissioner Jim Delany.

NCAA…Announces LA Bowl December 2020……will pit Pac 12-vs-Mountain West Conference teams in Rams new stadium..

Holiday Bowl…Close to agreement to match Pac 12-team vs ACC team.

Las Vegas Bowl…Will pair Big 10-vs-SEC…in 2020.

Tampa Bay..Workout OF-Cyrus Kouandjio-ex Bills-Seahawks

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……..(Hockey)………

St Louis-Boston….Game 5-NHL finals on Thursday.

Boston..D-Zdeno Charra in possible concussion protocol….hit in mouth with deflected shot.

Montreal…Putting together free agent contract offer for D-Erik Karlsson-San Jose Sharks…wants to play closer to home in Ottawa Valley.

Chicago..Hire Marc Crawford as assistant-was interim head coach Ottawa last year…Former head coach Vancouver-Toronto.

Nashville..Hire Dan Lambert-assistant coach…was head coach of Spokane in WHL..had (81-46-13) record in junior hockey.

Columbus..Sign G-Veini Vehvilainen-top goalie in Finland for Karput.

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…….(General)……..

Tiger Woods…heavily criticized by former swing coach Hank Haney…Woods went on twitter to rip Haney for derogatory comments about LPGA-Tour…..Haney response …”‘When Tiger become moral authority on women’…Haney suspended from PGA Radio for his initial tweet….Tiger said ‘Haney deserved suspension’ .

US Soccer…Mens team plays Jamaica in friendly game on Wednesday…tuneup for Concacaf Gold Cup…Final 23-man roster for Gold Cup must be turned in Thursday.

French Open….Roger Federer-beats Stan Wawrinka…heads to semi finals against Rafael Nadal.

Soccer…Liverpool will not re-sign veteran F-Danniel Sturridge (105G) in career or D-Albert Moreno.

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