Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on May 19th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Baseball)…..

Padres-Rockies…(1-1)….Tied in 10th inning at Press Time…..Blake Snell-best start of season…(6inn-1R-5H-11K)…struck out 6-in a row…finished with 11-strikeouts…Friars (25-17)…Colorado (15-27)

Padres..Activate Fernando Tatis-Eric Hosmer for Wedneday game…Wil Myers could be activated on weekend.

San Diego-Colorado..Wednesday afternoon game..Joe Musgrove-vs-Chi Chi Gonzales.

El Paso-L-Albuquerque (9-8)……Mackenzie Gore-3rd start of season struggled (3.2inn-5R-6H)…ERA now (7.24).. in AAA
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Dodgers-W-Arizona (8-1)…..Gavin Lux Grand Slam HR..Chris Taylor 2RHR…Mookie Betts HR……LA (24-18)

LA-Diamondbacks..Wednesday..Clayton Kershaw-vs-Riley Smith
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Angels-L-Indians (6-5)….Jose Ramirez 2RHR for Tribe…Shohei Ohtani HR..Justin Upton 3RHR……Halos (18-23)

Angels-Cleveland..Wednesday..Shohei Ohtani-vs-Adam Civale

Angels..Mike Trout-examined for calf pull…placed on DL-for 6-to-8 weeks
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(Scoreboard)

Giants-W-Reds..Alex Dickerson 3RHR
Marlins-L-Phillies..Philadelphia 7R in 8th inning
Rays-W-Orioles..Tampa Bay hits 5HRs in win.Mike Zunino 2-2RHRs..
Mets-W-Braves..Jon Villar 2RHR
Red Sox-L-Blue Jays..Hyun Jin-Ryu (7inn-0R).
Twins-W-White Sox..Miguel Sano 2RHR in 8th..Jorge Polanco RBI single in 9th.
Cubs-W-Nationals…Ian Happ-Matt Duffy HRs for Chicago..
Pirates-L-Cardinals..Nolan Arenado 2RHR
Yankees-W-Texas..DJ LeMahieu 2R-double
Brewers-L-Royals..Andrew Benetendi RBI single..
Astros-A’s…Tied (5-5) at Press Time…Ramon Laureano 2 solo HRs for A’s
Tigers-W-Mariners….John Candelario HR for Detroit.
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(Injuries)
Toronto..OF-Kevin Pillar-facial fractures-hit in face by pitch.
Arizona..DL-P-Luke Weaver-shoulder
Royals..DL-P-Danny Duffy-forearm
Atlanta..DL-P-Huascar Ynoa-broken hand
Giants..Move 2B-Tommy LaStella to 60-day DL-hand injury
Milwaukee..Activate OF-Christian Yelich

Mets..Noah Syndegaard-first rehab start-out 14 months-elbow surgery
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(Roster Moves)
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Cam Maybin-ex Cub
Twins..DFA-P-Derek Law
Giants..Sign FA-P-TJ Hildenberger-ex Mets
Reds..Option P-Art Warren
Seattle..Option 2B-Jack Mayfield
Seattle..Callup P-Brady Lail
Arizona..Callup P-Corbin Martin
Orioles..Callup 2B-Stevie Wilkerson
Orioles..DFA-2B-Rio Ruiz

Giants..Sign FA-OF-Braden Bishon-ex Mariners
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(MLB Notes)

White Sox..Manager Tony LaRussa says rookie Yermin Mercedes was ‘clueless’ for swinging at 3-0 pitch in 9th inning and hitting a home run in 15-4 win over Twins…Said player had no idea about ‘unwritten code’ of sportsmanship.
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……..(Basketball)…………

Lakers-Golden State..NBA play-in game-Wednesday night..
..Lakers (41-31)..won final 5 games of season
..Anthony Davis held out of Tuesday workout-shoulder issue
..LeBron James (25PPG)..Anthony Davis (21PPG)
..Dennis Schroeder (15P)..Montrzl Harrell (13P-6R)
..Kyle Kuzma (11P)..Andre Drummond (11P-10R)
..Warriors strength 3-point shooting
..Steph Curry (37PPG)-48%
..Andrew Wiggins (18PPG)-47%

San Antonio-vs-Memphis..Wednesday play-in game

Boston-W-Washington (118-100)….Jayson Tatum (50P)…Kemba Walker (29P)….Celtics move into 7th place seeding…Tuesday Play-In game
Charlotte-L-Indiana..(144-117)..Domantos Sabonis (14P-21R-9A) for Pacers…8-in double figures…LaMelo Ball held to (4-14) shooting
Washington-vs-Indiana for 8th spot in playoff seedings.

Pacers..Lose G-Caris LeVert-Covid test

Sacramento..Vote confidence Luke Walton (31-41) season
Toronto..Open negotiations to keep GM-Masai Ujuiri

LA County…Sheriffs Department accuses Vanessa Bryant of harassment of deputies in midst of her lawyer’s discovery in lawsuit for illegal release of pictures of Kobe Bryant crash….By releasing names of officers they are being harrassed by followers of Bryant.

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……(Football)………
(NFL Notes)

Ron Wolf..Legendary GM condemns ‘Diva QBs’…Aaron Rodgers-Russell Wilson-Deshaun Watson…”Wanted big money contracts-now want to be traded”

Buffalo..NFL Union condemns Bills GM-Brandon Beane…”Will cut a player who refuses vaccine”…Union response..”irresponsible comment”

Chargers..Fire Tom McConnaughy-lead scout for 24-years
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(Roster Moves)

Eagles-Jaguars..Trade-Philadelphia deals CB-Jeremiah Scott to Jaguars for CB-Jameson Houston

Vikings..Sign FA-LB-Parry Nickerson-ex Packers
Bears..Sign FA-LB-Austin Calitro-ex Broncos
Cowboys..Workout FA-QB-Brett Hundley-ex Packers-Browns backup
Giants..Release WR-Joe Webb
Chargers..Sign FA-WR-Austin Proehl-ex Rams-Bills
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(College Football)

Colgate..Fires Dan Hunt-Red Raiders football coach-Violation university policies…was (40-33)..rebuilt team into Patriot League power (27-11) in league

UWashington..install ‘Purple Turf’ at Husky Stadium

Hawaii…Aloha Stadium closed and condemned…UH will retrofit a 3,000 seat soccer stadium to seat 9,000 for next 3-years…UH averaged 24,000 fans a game at Aloha.
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………(Hockey)………..

LA Kings…GM-Rob Blake-season end press conference:
..G-Jon Quick-shoulder surgery
..F-Dustin Brown-no surgery shoulder
..Drew Doughty..’Comments 100% right-need to add players’
..G-Cal Peterson..’His step up defined his talents’
..’Progression of young players-it’s coming’
..’Kaliyev-Turcotte-Byfield-Akil Thomas-Rasmus Kapari-figured it out’
..’We have high end kids’
..’Want young kids to go home-visit family-regroup’
..’Quentin Byfield-working with Anzi Kopitar-huge’

Playoff Scoreboard:
..Penguins-W-Islanders..Jeff Carter game winning goal for Pens…series tied (1-1)
..Tampa Bay-W-Florida..Steven Stamkos-Ondrj Palat key goals..
..Minnesota-L-Las Vegas..Alex Tuch scores 2-goals….Series tied (1-1)

Montreal..will not play #1-pick Cole Caufield in first playoff game
Montreal..G-Carey Price..F-Brendan Gallagher-cleared to play

Canada Health…says it sees no way to open any NHL-North playoff games to fans because of continued Covid issues

Montreal..Longtime defenseman Gilles Lupien passes away (67) can..Spent a decade with Habs then became a player agent

Detroit..Will retainCoach Jeff Blashill (172-221) record
Detroit..Fire Assistant coach Dan Bylsma
Vancouver….Announces it will retain GM-Jim Benning after disappointing season.
Seattle..says it will interview Rick Tocchet for coaching job with expansion team..Tocchet fired last year by Arizona Coyotes

AHL-Play-In games:
..Ontario-L-Colorado..Riley Woods scores game winner (:63) left in game..
..San Jose-W-Tucson..Jake McGee scores game winner for Barracudas

San Jose-vs-Colorado on Wednesday with winner grabbing 4th playoff slot in AHL playoffs
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………..(General)…………
Soccer..English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Manchester City-L-Brighton (3-2)…City plays shorthanded for 80-minutes due to red card…blows (2-0) lead..Brighton scores 3-times in second half.
..Manchester United-Tie-Fulham..Joe Bryan goal 76′ leads to tie
..Leeds-W-Southampton..Paul Bamford goal 73′
..Chelsea-W-Leicester..Jorginho scores on penalty shot for Blues

Indy 500..First day of testing interrupted by rain-Hot laps:
..Graham Rahal (223.4)..Scott Dixon (223)…Scott McLaughlin (222.8)…Juan Montoya (222.7) in veterans testing.

NASCAR…Fenway-Rousch Racing opens negotiations to sign Brad Keselowski for next year…Currently at Team Penske..Would replace Ryan Newman in 2022.
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