Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on October 7th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-L-Dodgers (5-1)…..LA no-hit into 6th inning then rally for 4-runs on hits, walks, errors….Justin Turner-Cody Bellinger had RBI singles…Jake Cronenworth throwing error opened flood gates….Padres P-Mike Clevinger pulled in 2nd inning as elbow flares up again…Manager Jayce Tingler ejected in the 6th for arguing balls and strikes…Padres used 8-relievers  in the loss…Walker Beuhler struck out side with bases loaded in 2nd inning while struggling….Dodgers bullpen threw 5-innings-allowed 1-baserunner…..

San Diego-Los Angeles…Game 2-pitching matchups….Zach Davies-vs-Clayton Kershaw.

Padres..Surprise roster cuts for playoff series….Removed 2B-Greg Garcia…OF-Jorge Mateo….reliever Dan Altavilla….Padres promoted Ryan Weathers rather than MacKenzie Gore…Also add OF-Greg Allen to roster…..Padres carry 15-pitchers and 13-regular roster players.

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(Scoreboard)

Atlanta-W-Miami (9-5)….Travis D’Arnaud 3R-HR….Ron Acuna solo HR……Dansby Swanson 2R-HR….Braves lead series (1-0).

Astros-W-A’s (5-2)….George Springer HR..2R-HR…Martin Maldonado HR….Astros lead series (2-0)

Yankees-L-Tampa Bay (7-5)…Manny Margot 2R-HR…Rays hit 4-home runs…Tyler Glasnow 10-strikeouts in 5-innings for Tampa Bay…Series tied (1-1)….

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(MLB)

Pittsburgh….Pirates fire enter training staff.
Arizona…Vote of confidence manager Torey Lovullo-coching staff
Texas..Fire Julio Rangel-pitching coach…Hector Ortiz-catching coach
Yankees…Reinstate P-Domingo German-served 82-game suspension-domestic abue.

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……………….(Football)………………….

Chargers….Will decide whether ailing QB-Tyrod Taylor practices…has missed 3-weeks of action with a punctured lung….Rookie QB-Justin Herbert (0-3) as a starter.

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(Roster Moves)

Cowboys…Release CB-Brandon Carr
Cowboys..Sign FA-OT-Greg Serat-ex Browns
Giants..Sign FA-DT-David Moa-ex Miami
49ers..Release WR-Mohammed Sanu
Seattle..Visit FA-LB-Mychal Kendrick
Jacksonville…Workout FA-DE-Jabal Sheard-ex Lions

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(Injuries)

Browns…Activate TE-David Njoku from IR
Raiders…IR-DT-Maurice Hurst-covid test
Packers…IR-TE-Josiah Deguara-ACL injury
Vikings…Personal trainer of DE-Danielle Hunter-wants him sit out year-neck
Patriots..IR-DT-Bill Murray-placed on covid list
Titans..Activate OT-Isaiah Wilson from covid list
Denver…QB-Drew Lock-yet cleared workout-shoulder joint injury

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(NFL)

Raiders…10-players now fined total (165,000) for violation of covid rules for personal appearances last week.

NFL…Informs Union that players will not be allowed to leave cities during bye week and must report each day to facility for covid tests.

NFL…Sources say league is examining adding an 18th or 19th week to schedule if there are multiple cancellation of games.

Patriots…Team flew into Kansas City morning of the game…spent 4-hours in team hotel and played Chiefs that night…team used 2-chartered flights….1-flight had 20-players exposed to Cam Newton…rest of travel party was on second charter…Team tested players before flight and on arrival…and then at stadium.

Tennessee Titans…NFL slated to open facility on Wednesday after last week shutdown.

Rams…Waiting for possible discipline to S-Jalen Ramsey for fight after game with NY Giants.

Houston…Sources say coach Bill O’Brien was fired for failing to created a ‘winning culture’ within the organization over the last four years.

Dallas…Vote of confidence to Def Coord-Mike Nolan despite team being ranked 30th in NHL in defense.

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(College Football)

Bobby Bowden….Legendary Florida State coach tests positive for virus at (90Y)
Kevin Sumlin…Arizona Wildcats coach-tests positive for virus
North Dakota State…QB-Trey Lance leaves school for NFL draft…Top 1AA-QB
Kansas State..Contract extension to coch Chris Lkieman-thru 2026-season.

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…………….(Basketball)……………..

(Scoreboard)

Lakers-W-Miami Heat (102-96)…..LeBron James-Anthony Davis combined (50P)….Rajon Rondo-Anthony Davis hit key baskets in final minute to secure win….Jimmy Butler-Tyson Herro combine 43-in the loss….Lakers (3-1) lead in the series……

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Clippers….Interview Mike Brown-Golden State-assistant….Tyronne Lue-assistant coach….Darvin Ham-assistant Milwaukee for vacant LA head coaching job.

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……………(Hockey)……………

NHL Draft….Top picks in 1st round

1-New York Rangers-take C-Alexis Lafreneire-Rimouski-Quebec (32G-112P)
2-LA Kings..C-Quentin Byfield-Sudbury-OHL (32G)
3-Ottawa..RW-Tim Stutzle-Germany (17G)
4-Detroit..LW-Lucas Raymond-Frolunda-Sweden (16G)
5-Ottawa..D-Jake Sanderson-Team USA
6-Ducks..D-Jamie Drysdale-Erie-OHL
7-NJ Devils…LW-Alexander Holtz-Djurgarden-Sweden (17G)
8-Buffalo..RW-Jack Quinn…Ottawa 67s (52G)
9-Minnesota..C-Marco Rossi…Ottawa 67’s (120points)
10-Winnipeg..C-Cole Perfetti…Saginaw-OHL (37G)

Edmonton…Star C-Connor McDavid-tests positive for virus

Montreal-Columbus…Trade..Habs deal C-Tie Domi (17G) and 3rd round pick for RW-Josh Anderson (27G) a year ago.

Montreal..Buyout D-Karl Azner final 2-years contract
Detroit..Buyout F-Justin Abdelkader-final 3-years deal
Vancouver…F-Tyler Toffoli breaks off contract talks-will become a free agent

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………(General)…………….

USL….Suspends Phoenix player Junior Flemmings for 6-games and the playoffs for racial slur of San Diego Loyal in game last week….Loyal forefeited game after racial slur-missed the playoffs.

NASCAR…Rick Hendrick Racing names Alex Bowman to replace Jimmie Johnson in #48 car next season.

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