Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on September 11th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(BASEBALL)……..

Padres-Cubs….Wild game…..Padres Tied (8-8) in the 10th inning at press time…Ben Zobrist throwing error with bases loaded led to 3-runs and a 5-run rally early in game for San Diego…Ty France HR…Manny Margot RBI-triple……Chicago stormed back…..Kris Bryant 2-2R-HRs for Cubs….Jason Heyward 2R-HR-Solo HR as Cubs rally back from (6-2) deficit in game…..Padres rookie P-Andres Munoz gave up 2-long home runs in 8th inning…..Friars (66-76)…lost 12-of-19….(21-31) since All Star game.

Padres-Cubs..Wednesday matchup..Chis Paddack (8-7)-vs-Cole Hamels (7-6). 

Padres..Garrett Richards-rehab start Lake Elsinore in playoffs….(4inn-2R-6H) as Storm beat Visalia in opening game of finals.

Padres…Hunter Renfroe out of lineup with on going ankle problems…has hit just (.169) since All Star break

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Dodgers-W-Orioles (7-3)….LA clinches NL West for 7th year in a row….Corey Seager 2R-HR…3R-HR…Walker Beuhler now (13-3)….LA (94-52)….Baltimore (46-98)

LA-Baltimore…Wednesday pitchers Ross Stripling (4-4)-vs-John Means (10-10).
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Angels-L-Indians (8-0)…Jordan Ludlow 2R-HR…Francisco Lindor HR…….Halos lost 13-of-18….Tribe (85-61)

Angels-Tribe..Wednesday matchup..Dillon Peters (3-2)-vs-Adam Plutko (6-4)

Angels..OF-Mike Trout continues treatment for nerve issue in foot…been out of lineup since last week.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-L-Tigers…Jody Mercer RBI single in 9th caps furious rally in 12-11 Detroit win….NY hit 6HRs in game…and had 6-0 lead-but lost gme..NY (95-51)…Detroit (43-100)

Braves-L-Phillies…Corey Dickerson 2-HRs…..Atlanta won 10-of-12 and 18-of-22…Braves (90-56)

Red Sox-L-Toronto…Rowdy Telliez 2R-HR for Jays…Boston lost 7-of-10…Jays (56-89)

Arizona-L-Mets…Zach Wheeler throws 1-hitter…D-Backs won 11-of-15….Mets won 7-of-11

Milwaukee-W-Miami…Lose Christian Yelich for year-featured kneecap on foul
ball…Brewers won 8-of-10….Marlins (51-93)

Washington-L-Minesota…Jose Berrios throws 2-hitter for Twins…Nats lost 6-of-8….Twins won 12-of-16

Tampa Bay-W-Texas…Austin Meadows 2R-HR….Rays won 11-of-12

Royals-L-White Sox…Eloy Jimenez Grand Slam HR…KC (53-92)…Chisox (64-80)

A’s-W-Astros…Athletics score 7-runs in 1st inning..hit 4-home runs in (21-7) win…a nite after getting bombed (15-0)…Oakland won 10-of-15…(84-60)…Houston won 17-of-22….(95-51)

Cardinals-L-Rockies..Nolan Arenado HR….St Louis won 14-of-19….Rockies (61-84)

Pirates-L-Giants…Stephen Vogt 2R-HR…2R-single…Pittsburgh (63-82)…Giants lost 10-of-15

Reds-L-Seattle..Kyle Seager 2R-HR in 8th for Mariners…Reds-Brian O’Grady 2R-HR…..Cincinnati lost 9-of-13….Mariners (59-86)

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(MLB)
Mets…P-Noah Syndegaard says he does not want to pitch to C-Will Ramos…wants backup Rene Rivera to do his games.

Red Sox..Report ownership does not have payroll space to retain Mookie Betts-JD Martinez…Team has (236M) payroll..and already owes (12M) in luxury tax.

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(Injuries)

Brewers…Devasting injury…OF-Christian Yelich-gone for year-fractured kneecap on foul ball…hit 44-homers this year.

Twins..Put OF-Byron Buxton on 60-day DL-shoulder separation.
Washington..P-Johnny Venters to have 5th operation on arm.
Phillies..P-Pat Neshek-surgery-torn hamstring
Giants..P-Tony Watson-fractured wrist.
Cubs..SS-Javy Baez-out 4W-fracture thumb.
Giants..P-Reyes Moronta-surgery-labrum-out 4-months.
Pirates..P-Kyle Crick has surgery-finger injury-hurt in clubhouse fite with teammate Felipe Vasquez….4th anger incident involving Crick this season.

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………….(FOOTBALL)……………..

(NFL)
New England…WR-Antonio Brown ¬†faces rape lawsuit…Former trainer Britney Taylor says Brown assaulted her 3-different times in 2017-2018…..Brown says it was consensual sex……..Charged Brown with lewd behavior….masturbating on her…then raping her…..Brown says the case is a money grab.

———(Roster Moves)………..

Patriots..Activate WR-Antonio Brown to roster.
Patriots-Jets..Trade-New England deals WR-Demaryius Thomas for #6.
Patriots…Workout OT-Marshall Newhouse-ex Cowboys.
Arizona..Sign FA-OT-Jordan Mills-ex Bills.
Bengals..Release DE-Jordan Willis-ex #3.
Bengals..Sign FA-LB-LaRoy Reynolds-ex Eagles
Browns..Release TE-Rico Gathers.
Jets..Sign FA-K-Sam Ficken-ex Rams.
Jets..Release K-Kaare Vedvik.
Seattle..Sign FA-QB-Cardale Jones-ex Chargers.
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OG-Josh Wells-ex Jaguars.
Tampa Bay..Release OT-Caleb Benenoch.
Titans..Sign FA-C-Hronnis Garassu-ex Bears
Redskins..Workout FA-DE-Noah Spence-ex Bucs.

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(Injuries)
Chiefs..WR-Tyreek Hill-released from hospital-shoulder injury.
Arizona..IR-OT-Marcus Gilbert-Torn ACL.
Panthers..TE-Greg Olson-misses workout-back issue.
Colts..IR-WR-Devin Funchess-broken collarbone.
Patriots..OT-Marcus Cannon-misses workout-shoulder.
Raiders..CB-Gareon Conley-bruised neck-not major injury.
Eagles..DT-Malik Jackson-foot surgery-gone for year.
49ers..RB-Tevin Coleman-high ankle sprain.
Bucs..IR-OT-Justin Evans-shoulder.
Denver..S-Bryce Callahan-complications foot surgery.
Vikings..CB-Mackensie Alexander-MRI-elbow injury.
Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield cleared practice-bruised hand
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(Teams)

New England..Bill Belichick-“will get answers where Antonio Brown fits in this week”.

New England..Off Door-Josh O’Brien…”Antonio Brown will have to acclimate himself to route tree and audibles in the next couple of weeks.”

Raiders..GM-Mike Mayock-calls Antonio Brown apology to team last Friday ‘Hollow”.

Raiders..QB-Derek Carr…”We have special family here-Antonio Brown did not want to be part of it”.

Browns…WR-Odell Beckham says he will continue to wear 200,000-wrist watch while playing…NFL says it is illegal.

Broncos..Coach Vic Fangio-disappointed team defense-critical of red zone mistakes in Monday night loss-Dropped passes.

Houston…Criticism of coach Bill O’Brien-OL allowed QB-DeShaun Watson to take 6-sacks and 11-additional hits.

NY Jets…DT-Nathan Shepard suspended for 6-games for PED positive test.

NFL…Monday Night TV ratings…(8.6R) up 19% from last year….Saints-Texans game up 24%….Raiders-Broncos game up 8%.

Raiders..Former Oakland draft pick CB-Neiron Ball-passes away (27Y) of blood clots on brain…was former 5th round pick-played one season.

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(College Football)
Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long praises offensive unit for upping its intensity and strong practice week leading into UCLA win.

Stanford..Surgery OT-Walker Little-gone for year-dislocated kneecap.

Ole Miss..CB-Mo Mo Sanogo-surgery-dislocated ankle.

Oregon..K-Adam Stack announces transferring.
Oregon..K-Zach Emerson-suspended after arrest-trespassing.

Boise State-BYU…Sign 10-year contract to play home-home.

UCLA…Off to (0-2) start-worst since 1942.
Tennessee..Coach Jeremy Pruitt under fire after losses to Georgia State-BYU.

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………..(BASKETBALL)…………….
LA Clippers…Owner Steve Ballmer commits 100M to City of Inglewood for housing and school programs as part of proposal to build new Arena.

Michael Jordan…Commits 1M-to Bahamas Hurricane Relief.

Kevin Durant…says he felt he never fit in with Golden State Warriors.

Cleveland…Cavs TV-voice Fred McLeod passes away (67Y) heart attack…was past voice of Detroit Pistons too.

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………….(HOCKEY)………..
Carolina-Anaheim….Ducks-Hurricanes discuss trade….Ducks would send LW-Ondrej Kase to Hurricane for D-Justin Faulk….Faulk wants contract extension before waiving ‘no trade clause’

NHL…Teams open training camps with 11-key restricted free agents still unsigned…Included in group..Maple Leafs-Mitch Mariner..Jets-Kyle Connor-Patrick Laine..Calgary-Matt Tkachuck..Colorado-Mikko Rantenan.
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………..(GENERAL)………….
Soccer…Team USA-Ties-Uruguay. (1-1)…Jordan Morris scores on deflected clearing pass-knocked goal in off his chest in (79′) to get US the tie….Friendly-played in St Louis.

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