Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on August 19th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…………..(Baseball)……….

Padres-W-Texas (6-4)….Wil Myers Grand Slam HR in 1st inning off Mike Minor…San Diego jumped to (6-0) lead…-Adrian Morejon 3-no hit innings in first start…Joey Gallo 3R-HR for Rangers..Emilio Pagan-Drew Pomeranz-Cal Quantrill pitch out of jams late in game… Padres (13-12)

San Diego-Rangers…4-game series moves to Petco Park…Pitching matchups..Chris Paddack-vs-Lance Lynn.

Padres..Manager Jayce Tingler said controversy over Fernando Tatis Grand Slam HR with (10-3) lead was overblown…”Tatis missed a take sign’…..”Teachable moment’….”Focus on his special night”….Says throwing behind Manny Machado after the home run was a “Tired Act”.

Texas..Manager Chris Woodruff suspended for 1-game for criticism of Padres…P-Ian Geralt suspended for 3-games for throwing behind Machado.

Fernando Tatis…P-Trevor Bauer tweets “Keep swinging kid”…P-Collin McHug tweeted “It’s not against the rules”.

Padres..Option struggling P-Luis Perdomo to taxi squad.

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Dodgers-W-Seattle (2-1)….Justin Turner-Corey Seager RBI singles…Dodgers won 7-in row…LA (18-7)

LA-Seattle..Wednesday pitchers Julio Urias-vs-Tijuan Walker

Dodgers..DL-OF-Edwin Rios-hamstring

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Angels-L-Giants (8-2)..Pablo Sandoval 2R-HR…Brandon Crawford 2R-double…..Halos (8-16) on year.

Halos-San Francisco…Wednesday pitchers…….Patrick Sandoval-vs-Johnny Cueto.

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(Scoreboard)

Rockies-L-Houston..Myles Shaw RBI single in 11th for Astros..Colorado (13-10)

A’s-L-Arizona…Nick Ahmed 3R-HR…2R-single…10-run outburst..Oakland (16-8)

Yankees-L-Tampa Bay…Brandon Lowe 3R-HR…NY (16-7)

Indians-W-Pirates..Carlos Santana 3R-HR
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Nationals-W-Atlanta..Eric Thams 2RBIs

Mets-W-Miami..Brandon Nimmo-JD Davis-Eddie Rosario HRs

Red Sox-L-Phillies..Bryce Harper 3R-HR…Boston (6-18)

Orioles-Blue Jays…Tied (7-7) in 10th inning at Press Time..Randal Grichuk 2R-HR-2R double

Tigers-L-White Sox..Tim Anderson 2R-HR

Twins-W-Brewers..Miguel Sano RBI double…Minnesota (16-8)

Cubs-W-Cardinals..Ian Happ HR..Jason Heyward RBI triple

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(Injuries)

Indians…Manager Terry Francona undergoes surgery for digestive problems.

White Sox…C-Yasmani Grandal-back tightness

Houston..MRI-!B-Yordan Alvarez-knee
Orioles..DL-SS-Jose Iglesias-quad injury
Tampa Bay..P-Brandon McKay-shulder surgry
Tampa Bay..DL-P-Jose Alvarado-lat shoulder injury
Mets..DL-P-David Peterson-sholder fatigue

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(Roster Moves)

Yankees..Sign FA-2B-Jody Mercer-ex Pirates-Tigers

Royals..Activate P-Matt Harvey-ex Mets
Phillies-Tampa Bay..Trade-Rays acquire P-Edgar Garcia
Texas..P-Juan Nicasio placed on restricted list-family issue.

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……………….(Basketball)……………….

Lakers-Portland….1st game of series…Lakers led (84-78) early in 4th quarter at Press Time….Lakers wiped out an 11-point deficit to push to the lead against fatigued Blazers team in second half…LeBron James (18P-12R-15A)…Anthony Davis (26P) heading to 4th quarter….Lakers shutdown Damian Lillard-CJ McCollum they were combined (12-for-32) shooting into 4th quarter.

Milwaukee-L-Orlando (122-100)…Magic’s Nikola Vucevic (35P)…Terrance Ross (16P) off bench in Magics upset win in first game of #1-vs-#8 seed…

Miami-W-Indiana (113-101)..Jimmy Butler (28P)..Goran Dragic (24P)..

Houston-W-Oklahoma City (123-108)…James Harden-Eric Gordon combined (58P)…Rockets hit 20-3’s…

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(Schedule)

Clippers-Dallas….LA tries to take (2-0) lead in series in Wednesday game

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Utah…G-Mike Conley returns to NBA bubble after leaving for birth of child..
Boston..F-Gordon Hayward will miss 4W with ankle sprain

Sacramento…will interview Brent Barry for vacant GM job..is VP-Ops-San Antonio
Knicks..Hire Johnnie Bryant as asst coach-Tom Thibodeau staff….was with Utah Jazz

Charlotte Hornets..Remove broadcaster John Forke-used “N” word in a tweet by mistake

Boyd Grant…Longtime head coach Fresno State-Colorado State…passes away from stroke (87Y).

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………………(Football)…………….

Chargers…LB-Kenneth Murray-2nd round pick-sits out 11-on-11 workout on Tuesday
Chargers..DE-Melvin Ingram misses 3rd day of full workouts in contract issue
Chargers..LB-Uchenna Nwosu moved to DE-bulked up to (250)
Chargers..S-Nassir Adderley praised…’focus-maturity’ by Def Coor-Gus Bradley

Rams…QB-Jared Goff…looks razor sharp running new offense of Off Coor-Kevin O’Connell.

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(Injuries)

Tampa Bay…TE-Rob Gronkowski struggling with conditioning in heat in Florida
49ers..DE-Dee Ford-cleared for full practices coming off knee scope
Chicago…CB-Artie Burns-torn Achilles
Lions..DT-Jashon Cornell-suffers torn Achilles
Eagles..DE-Derrick Barnett-hobbled by ankle issues
Browns..RB-Nick Chubb placed on concussion list
Browns..LB-Mack Wilson carted off with leg injury
Saints..OT-Andrus Peat–broken thumb-facing surgery
Miami..LB-Vince Beigel carted off with knee injury
Packers..DT-Rashaun Gary-reports to camp (276lbs)

Falcons..S-Jamal Carter activated from covid list

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(Roster Moves)

Baltimore…Workout FA-WR-Dez Bryant-ex Cubs

Tennessee…Workout FA-QBs-Trevor Siemian…QB-DeShone Kizer
Jaguars..DE-Aaron Lynch-retires…6th Def Lineman to leave team
Jaguars..Release DT-Bryan Price

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(NFL Notes)

Patriots…QB-Cam Newton-Jarrett Stidham take equal reps in camp.

Detroit…Yahoo reports former wife of Lions-Bears QB-Erik Kramer charged with 12-felonites..for elderly abuse..theft of funds-forgery…Kramer battling mental proglems attempted suicide after death of son…..Married woman after recovery-but she charged with stealing 600,000 of his savings…Family had marriage annulled…Kramer under longterm care for brain damage.

NFL Hall of Fame…Legendary Cowboys WR-Drew Pearson added to Hall of Fame candidate list as “Senior Candidate”……Longtime Raiders coach Tom Flores will be placed on list “Coaches Category”…won 2-Super Bowls with Oakland

CFL…Cancels football season this fall….Ownership to meet to discuss how to finance 2021 season in wake of massive financial losses…and Government refusal to give league a financial ‘grant’.

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(College Football)

Washington…Coach Jimmy Lake praises Pac 12 Conference for cancelling season.
Notre Dame…University announces all student learning will be on-line.
North Carolina..Sends all students home..fall term on-line after virus breakout.
Alabama..says home games will be limited to 20% capacity this year

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…………(Hockey)…………….

(NHL Scoreboard)

Flyers-W-Canadiens…(2-0-).G-Carter Hall 22-saves in recording 2nd shutout in row..Flyers lead series (3-1)

Calgary-L-Dallas (2-1)…John Klingenburg scores game winning goal for 2nd straight time…Stars lead series (3-2)..

NY Islanders-L-Washington (3-2)…Alex Ovechkin 2-goals early….Isles still lead series (3-1)..

Las Vegas-Chicago..Blackhawks led (2-1) in 2nd period…Knights led series (3-1) in must win games for Chicago

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(NHL Notes)

Blues….F-Vlad Tarasenko-leaves Hub City to go see shoulder specialist.
Montreal..Coach Claude Julien begins rehab following heart-stent surgery

Buffalo..Mourn passing of player-coach-Hall of Famer-Dale Hawerchuck-passes away (57Y) from year long battle stomach cancer…Beloved Sabres-Winnipeg player then coach..scored (518G) in NHL career..

Florida Panthers…Interview Chris Drury-Asst GM-Rangers for Panthers GM job.

Florida..Loan F-Ecter Luostarinen to Kal Pai-Sweden
Winnipeg..Loan F-JC Lipois to KHL-Dinamo Riga-KHL-Russia
Red Wings..Loan F-Gustav Lindstrom to Altuma in Swedish League
Buffalo…Loan G-Ukko Luukkonwn ro TPS in Finnish League

Blackhawks..Sign FA-F-Cam Morrisson-ex Notre Dame star

Ottawa Senators…Deny report Senators willing to offer #3-#5 picks to Rangers for #1 pick..C-alexis Lafrniere.

Nashville..Fire assistant coaches Dan Muse…Rob Scuderi.

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………………….(General)………..

PGA…Fed X-Cup Playoffs begin this weekend…Justin Thomas (2,458) is points leader….Colin Mirakawa (1,902) is second…Webb Simpson is third.

Indy 500…25% rain in forecast for Sunday race

Soccer…FC-Barcelona fires GM-Eeric Abidal a day after terminating its head coach after elimination from Champions League.

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