Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on August 14th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(FOOTBALL)………..

Chargers…Reports that GM-Tom Telesco has rebuffed potential trade offers for RB-Melvin Gordon….Green Bay-Indianapolis have interest but offer might be only a 4th round pick for former 1st round pick…Gordon holdout in 3rd week.

Chargers…Release LB-Josh Corcoran

Rams…Coach Sean McVay-says young OL going thru tough learning curve practicing against veteran stars DTs-Aaron Donald-Michael Brockers.

Raiders..WR-Antonio Brown reports to camp and being fitted with new Schutt Air helmet….Agent confirmed Brown has completed treatment for frostbite-blister problems on feet but has yet to practice…Has missed 11-workouts and 1-preseason game…since leaving camp July 30th.

Raiders-Colts…Open trade talks about deal for Indy RG-Chester Rogers…Raiders are without 4-OGs because of injuries.

Raiders..Release P-Johnny Townsend-was 5th round pick last year.

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(Roster Moves)

Miami-Washington…Dolphins contact Redskins about possible deal for LT-Trent Williams-in 3rd week of holdout

Tampa Bay…Sign FA-SDarian Stewart-ex Broncos
Jets..Sign FA-CB-Marcus Cooper-ex Lions
Giants..Sign FA-TE-Jake Powell-ex Saints
Patriots..Release QB-WR-Danny Elting-former LSU star
Bears..Release WR-Emmanuel Hall-ex Mizzou star

Bengals..OT-Kent Perkins-retires..4th OL to leave team in 3-weeks

Eagles..Release S-Blake Countess

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(Teams)

Chiefs..praise young RB-Darin Thompson (5’9-200)-practicing with #1 unit.

Giants..NFL rejects appeal of 4G-suspension by WR-Golden Tate for taking a fertility drug.

Tampa Bay…Hire longtime assistant coach Tom Moore as full-time offensive consultant to Bruce Arians.

Denver….Critical of rookie TE-Noah Fant….has only (3R-21Y) in two preseason games….Needs to get open-not drop ball.

Titans…Off Coor-Arthur Smith apologizes to rookie WR-AJ Brown for yelling at him during running drills-when player fell down….’Did not know player was hurt with hamstring’.

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(Injuries)

Colts…Owner Jim Irsay says QB-Andrew Luck has both a calf injury and bone injury in his foot….GM-Chris Ballard says Luck has developed an ankle problem in addition to calf issue that has lingered since April

Cowboys..WR-Amari Cooper misses 4-days of workouts with foot injury.

Patriots..OT-Isaiah Wynn goes thru first full workout-recovered from Achilles injury last year

Ravens..WR-Marquise Brown leaves workouts-more foot issues from last year Lisfranc sprain

Chiefs..TE-John Lovett-out sprained shoulder.

Arizona..Activate TE-Charles Clay from PUP.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…RB-Chase Jasmin out of workouts-ankle issue

Arizona State…Names freshman Jayden Daniels as Sun Devils starting QB

Miami….QB-Tate Martell goes AWOL after learning he will not be starting QB-had transferred in from Ohio State.

Oklahoma….Coach Lincoln Riley says Alabama transfer Jalen Hurts has not won the starting QB-job.

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……….(BASEBALL)……..

Padres-Tampa Bay…..Rays led (7-5) at Press Time in 9th inning…..Austin Meadows HR…Ji Man Choi HR…..Padres blow (4-1) lead….Luis Urias 3-run triple early in game….Bullpen falters again…Relievers Craig Stammen-Mychal Baez give up 4-runs……Rays shad won 8-in row on road….now (70-50)……Tampa won 11-of-13…..Padres (55-63) on year heading into the game..

Padres-Rays…Wednesday afternoon game…Cal Quantrill (5-3)-vs-Andrew Kittredge (1-0).

Padres..Option P-Carl Edwards back to ElPaso after 2nd bad outing since gallup…(1.2inn-6R-8 Baserunners) in 2-outings
Padres..Callup P-Robbie Erlin from AAA

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Dodgers-W-Miami (15-1)…..LA hits 6-HRs in blowout win…Will Smith HR-2R-HR…Corey Seager 2R-HR…Justin Turner 2R-HR…Matt Beaty HR-3R-triple… ……LA won 11-of-13…(80-41)….Marlins (44-74)

Dodgers-Marlins..Wednesday matchup..Clayton Kershaw (11-2) starts.

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Angels-Pirates….Halos trailed (10-5) at Press Time…Blew early (4-0) lead….Josh Bell RBI single-2R-HR….Brian Reynolds HR……Angels-Shohei Ohtani RBI double..RBI-triple…Halos (4-14) skid….Buccos (2-8)….lost 18-of-22.

Angels-Pittsburgh….Dallas Peters (2-1)-vs-Chris Archer (3-8)

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(Scoreboard)

Houston-W-White Sox..1st game..Zack Greinke 6-strong innings in Houston win
Houston-L-White Sox..2nd game..Ryan Goins 2R-single for Sox in nitecap win…Houston won 12-of-15….now (78-42)

Yankees-W-Orioles..Dj LeMahieu HR..Aaron Judge 2R-double….Yankees won 13-of-15…now (80-41)….Orioles (39-81)

Washington-W-Cincinnati…Brian Dozier HR…Juan Soto HR for Nationals.

Cubs-L-Phillies…JT Realmuto HR..RBI-double….Phillis won just 2-of-7 games…Cubs won 7-of-11

Toronto-W-Texas..Randal Grichuck HR…Jays hit 3-solo HRs….Toronto now (51-72)

Boston-W-Indians…Raf Devers (5-5)..RBI double..2R-double..Jackie Bradley HR in 10th to win it…Bosox just (4-12) last two weeks…Tribe won 16-of-23

Seattle-W-Detroit…Kyle Seager HR-2R-HR-3RHR…..Mariners (49-71)….Tigers (35-81)

Mets-L-Braves…Ron Acuna HR….Mets won 15-of-18……Braves won 9-of-14

Twins-W-Milwaukee…Marwin Gonzalez 3R-HR…Mitch Garver 2R-HR….Twins (72-47)

Cardinals-W-Royals…Jack Flaherty throws 3-hitter

Arizona-W-Colorado…D-Backs hit 3HRs in 1st inning…score 5R in opening inning….Rockies lost 15-of-21.

Giants-W-A’s…Evan Longoria-Kevin Pillar RBI doubles…

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(MLB)

TMZ…Reports that Alex Rodriguez SUV was broken into on Sunday night in San Francisco at Oracle Park….5000-dollars in cash-jewels-computers-cell phones taken.

Arizona..President Derrick Hall says in aftermath of 32M-contract given to P-Zach Greinke…”Thought he’d push us over the top-Lesson Learned-want spending flexibility going forward’

Orioles…former star Doug DeCines will not serve prison term for ‘Insider Trading violations’ after turning state’s evidence in prosecution of others.

Cardinals..Fire assistant hitting coach Mark Budaska
Phillies..Fire hitting coach John Malee…hire ex Manager Charley Manuel

Red Sox…move reliever Nathan Eovaldi into starting rotation, replacing demoted Andrew Cashner.

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(Roster Moves)

Brewers..Sign FA-OF-Tyler Austin-ex Giants-Yanikees
Washington..Sign FA-P-Greg Holland-ex Arizona
Giants..Sign FA-P-Carlos Torres-ex Padres-Twins

Rockies..DFA-C-Chris Ianetta-hitting (.222)
Rockies..Callup C-Dom Nunez

Atlanta…Callup OF-Rafael Ortega

Toronto..Release P-David Paulino
Yankees..Release P-Dan Jennings

Tampa Bay..Option P-Austin Pruitt to AAA.

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(Injuries)

Astros…P-Garrit Cole-minor hamstring injury
Pirates..DL-P-Rich Rodriguez-shoulder woes
Texas..DL-P-Jesse Chavez-elbow
Cardinals..Activate C-Yadier Molina from DL
Tampa Bay..Activate P-Jose Alvarado from DL.
Washington..Activate 2B-Howie Kendrick from DL
Indians..P-Jake Rhame-elbow surgery

Pirates..Send C-Francisco Cervelli out on rehab-concussion
A’s…Send C-Josh Phegley out on rehab-oblique

Washington…P-Max Scherzer throws 32-pitch simulated game to test ailing back.

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…………(BASKETBALL)………..

Stevie Telfair…Former 1st round draft pick sentenced to 3-and-half years in prison for carrying illegally loaded firearm and possession of marijuana in SUV….playsed 10Y in NBA with Knicks-Portland among other teams.

Washington..G-Chasson Randle signs to play in China

Denver..Sign FA-G-PJ Dozier-ex Celtics
Denver..Sign FA-G-Tyler Cook-ex Iowa

Oklahoma City..Sign FA-C-Justin Patton-ex Bulls #1 pick.

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……….(HOCKEY)…………..

Chicago…Sign FA-D-Philip Holm-ex Vancouver-Las Vegas

Calgary-Buffalo…Open trade talks…Flames offering F-Michael Frolik and #2 pick for Sabres D-Rasmus Ristolainen.

Carolina…Hire former goal Jason Muzzatti as goaltending coach

Minnesota…Interview Bill Zito-Columbus Blue Jackets for vacant GM job.

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………..(GENERAL)………….

Tiger Woods…arrives at Medinah, Illinois…will practice on Wednesday and play in BMW-Championships on Thursday despite back stiffness and oblique issues…Pulled out of Northern Trust last week after (75) in opening round.

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