Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on February 15th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)………….

Padres…1st workout this morning for 36-pitchers and catchers in camp…Manager Andy Green says Luis Perdomo-Christian Friderich-Clayton Richard penciled in for top 3-spots in starting rotation.

Padres…P-Robbie Erlin slated to be ready to pitch by June-coming off elbow surgery…P-Colin Rea targeted for end of season at the earliest.

Angels..P-Garrett Richards-coming off elbow issues end of last season-goes thru first bullpen session without problems.

Dodgers…Pitchers and Catchers report to camp…LA has 5-pitchers coming off surgeries-led by starter Hyun Jin-Ryu-shoulder issues for 2-years..

(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-P-David Hernandez-ex Cardinals
Reds…Sign FA-P-Nefi Ogando-ex Pirates-Texas.

(Injuries)

Cardinals..Lose P-Alex Reyes-tears elbow ligament in first workout…P-Kendry Flores leaves workout with shoulder issues.

Cubs..Doctors examine OF-Kyle Schwarber-determine if he can return to catching duties also.

Orioles..P-Chris Tillman not throw for at least 3-weeks-recovering from plasma-platelet injection in off season.

Royals..Relief P-Brian Flynn out 8W-broken ribs-suffered when he fell in his barn at home last week.

Arizona..ex-Twins manager Ron Gardenhire undergoes emergency cancer prostate surgery.

(MLB)

Baseball looks at using a (:30) clock for managers to decide if they want to use instant replay appeal…way to quicken up games.

………………..(Football)……………..

Chargers…Release Season ticket information for move to Stub Hub center..Higher prices than Rams in Los Angeles….Most expensive seat (375) at midfield….cheaptest seat (70) in end zone….Rams last year had (225) top ticket price…(40) lowest ticket…..Season tickets range from (3, 750) to (700) per ticket.

NFL…Doug Manchester-hotel developer-former owner of Union Tribune says he has a powerful group of investors ready to fund a 70,000-seat Stadium at the Qualcomm sight, if the Raiders move to Las Vegas fails or is turned down…Wrote letter to Roger Goodell-but did not reveal who financial backers were…did not indicate whether he would buy entire Qualcomm property sight-or just purchase the 16-acre Stadium parcel “F-S” Investors has set aside for the NFL if they get approval for an MLS expanion franchise and funding for a Soccer-Aztecs Stadium….No explanation why Manchester did not step foward when Mayor was seeking funding for stadium to save the Chargers….UT-first reported story-says NFL has not responded to Manchester letter.

Rams..New QB-coach Greg Olson vote of confidence for lst round draft pick QB-Jared Goff…last year (5TD-7Int-2-Fu-36 Sacks) in 8-games.

49ers..GM-John Lynch..Coach-Kyle Shanahan want face to face meeting with QB-Colin Kaeperneck….QB fires his agent-hires third firm in a year to represent him.

Arizona..Says it will franchise-tag DE-Chandler Jones

Atlanta..hires Jess Simpson as Ass Def Line coach-hi school coaching legend in Georgia.

Steelers..WR-Sammie Coates undergoes 2nd groin surgery in a month.

New Orleans..Former WR-Robert Meachem jailed-owed (388,000) in back child support payments…is broke…made 17M in career in NFL.

Bill Parcells..Legendary coach said Terrell Owens was a distraction on teams he played for-but deserves to be in Hall of Fame.

OJ Simpson..Up for early parole-has served 8Y in prison for armed robbery.

(College)

Penn State..Jeff Sandusky-son of disgraced Nittany Lions coach Jerry Sandusky- charged with 14-counts sexual assault-child pornography.

LSU..QB-Brandon Harris-transferring out of program.

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…………(Basketball)………………

Lakers-L-Sacramento (97-96)……..DeMarcus Cousins-Kings center and Lakers G-Lou Williams put on wild shooting show…Cousins hits 2-baskets and free throw in final minute for Kings win…Cousins (40P-12R)…Williams comes off bench (29P) including 19 in final quarter comeback….Lakers lost despite 12-3’s in game…LA (19-38)

Lakers…Magic Johnson-serving as a consultant-says he’d like to see Kobe Bryant return to team as front office exec or assistant coach.

Lakers-at-Phoenix..Wednesday game..Suns (17-39)
Clippers-Atlanta..LA (34-21) this year heading into tonights game.

Cavaliers..F-Kevin Love-knee scope surgery-out 6W.
Orlando-Toronto…Trade-Magic send F-Serge Ibaka to Raptors for G-Terrance Ross and #1-pick.

NYKnicks..Lift Madison Square Garden ban on controversial F-Charles Oakley-who fueded with owner James Dolan and was arrested last week.

Aztecs-at-Utah State…SDSU looks to improve road record-facing Aggies in Logan, Utah…State is now (6-6) in the conference.

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…………..(Hockey)………………….

San Diego Gulls-W-Iowa (5-1)…..Gulls score 3-goals in 9-minute span in 2nd period…G-Jhonas Enroth now (10-1) as starter….Gulls (15-2-1) last 18-games.

Ducks-W-Minnesota (1-0)…Goalie John Gibson 37-save shutout..ex-Gull Joseph Cramarossa scores 2nd period goal…Ducks beat 1st place wild on road.

Montreal…..1st place Canadiens fire Coach Michael Therrian despite 31-win season…hire just fired Claude Julien-dumped last week by Boston Bruins.

Colorado…Avalanche reportedly putting top D-Gabe Landeskog and F-Matt Duchene on NHL trading block.

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