Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on July 21st, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-L-Braves (2-1)….Freddie Freeman hits opposite field HR off Yu Darvish….P-Tukie Touissaint limits Padres 3-hits in 6.2inning…….Friars (55-42)…San Diego-.Lost 9-of-15 games

San Diego-Atlanta…Wednesday doubleheader…Chris Paddack to start 1st game…2nd game starter Russ Knher..

Padres..P-Craig Stammen on paternity leave…P-Miguel Diaz recalled again from taxi squad.

Padres..Sign #2nd round draft pick (6’7-OF) James Wood…Mississippi State recruit…signed (2.6M) package…was slotted at (1.1M)….Padres have now signed 10-of-top 11 draft picks.

Padres…GM AJ Preller given permission to go into Luxury Tax area to make a deal at trading dealing…Padres in pursuit of Texas OF-Joey Gallo…Reds OF-Nick Castellanos..Cubs-Kris Bryant but is balking at including Ryan Weathers, Robert Hassell or Luis Campusano in trade….Could move Wil Myers instead in deal…Padres still looking for a back of rotation starter.

Dodgers-L-Giants…..SF led (6-2) in 6th at Press Time…Alex Dickerson 2RHR..Mike Yastremzki 2RHR..Giants hit 4-HRs in game…..LA (58-37)….SF (59-34)…if Giants win they would have 3-game lead over LA

LA-San Francisco..Wednesday matchup Julio Urias (12-3)-vs-Logan Webb

Dodgers..Callup P-Josiah Gray from AAA-Oklahoma City…(14-5) 2.41-Career
Dodgers..Sign #1 draft pick P-Maddux Bruns (2.3M) bonus package

Angels-L-A’s (6-0)….Matt Olson HR-RBI single…….Halos (46-48)

Angels…off day Wednesday…open series at Minnesota on Thursday.

(Scoreboard)

Brewers-L-Royals..Ryan O’Hearn 2RHR for KC

Nationals-W-Marlins…Josh Bell HR for Wash.

Yankees-W-Phillies..Gary Sanchez-Brett Gardener HRs for NY..

Red Sox-Blue Jays..Rained out..

Orioles-L-Rays…Francisco Mejia 3R triple for TB.

Mets-L-Reds..Jon Indio-Joey Votto HRs for Cin…

Tigers-Rangers…Detroit led (3-1) at Press Time-Robbie Grossman HR.

Indians-L-Astros..Jose Altuve 2-solo HRs for Houston

Twins-White Sox..Minnesota led (5-4) at Press time…Twins hit 3HRs

Cardinals-Cubs..Chicago led (7-6) Press Time…rallied from 7-1 deficit.

Mariners-Rockies..Seattle led 6-2 at Press Time..Ty France 2R double

Pirates-Arizona…Pittsburgh had 5-1 lead..Greg Polanco HR
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(MLB Notes)

Phillies…Management upset that 11-of-25 players on roster yet to be vaccinated.

Yankees…Open trade talks looking for CF..NY centerfielderss hitting (.183)….Yaznkees talking to Marlins-Starling Castro..Twins-Max Keplar..Texas-Joey Gallo.

Mets…Manager Luis Rojas suspended 2-games for abuse of umpires in argument over weekend in game.

Texas…in midst 6-game losing streak-shutout 3X in a row-outscored (29-0)…worst stretch baseball since 1906…Outscored (51-7) in 6-game losing streak.

Oakland…City Council votes to approve a Term Sheet on new 12B-Stadium for A’s….Council added Amendments about infrastructure financing…funding for low cost housing …A’s said they never approved any amendments…City says txhey want to continue to negotiate….A’s would pay 1B costs on stadium but want City help on other developments.
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(Injuries)

Tigers..P-Spencer Turnbull-Tommy John elbow surgery
Phillies..Activate P-Aaron Nola from Covid-list
Phillies..DL-P-Zack Eflin-shoulder issue
Giants..DL-SS-Brandon Crawford-oblique
Royals..DL-P-Danny Duffy-elbow issue
Royals..DL-P-Brady Singer-shoulder
Cardinals..Surgery-P-Carlos Martinez-thumb
White Sox..OF-Luis Robert-sent out on rehab assignement.
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(Roster Moves)

Pirates…DFA-P-Kyle Crick.

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…(Basketball)…

Bucks-W-Suns (105-98)…Bucks win NBA title for first time since 1971 on 50th Anniversary…..Giannis Antetokounmpo (50P-14R-5 Blocked Shots)….Bucks street tough defense grinded on Suns offense in 2nd half and pulled away…..Giannis had 20-points in electric 3rd period…offset Chris Paul’s 5-baskets in 5-minute span in 2nd quarter that pulled Suns back into game after trailing by 13…

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NBA…Approves sale of Timberwolves franchise to a group led by Mark Lore-Alex Rodriguez for 1.6B.

Pistones…Meet on Tuesday with potential #1 pick Cade Cunningham-Oklahoma State.

Portland…G-Norm Powell opts out of 11M deal to test free agency.
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Cal State-Northridge…Appoints Trent Johnson-interim coach while NCAA probe of Mark Gottfried continues for violations.
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…(Football)….

NY Jets….QB coach Greg Knapp fighting for life with head injuries and internal organ injuries after he was hit by car while cycling in Danville, California.

LA Rams..RB-Cam Akers to miss season..ruptures Achilles tendon in workout over weekend…Rushed for (846Y) as rookie.

LA Rams…Wafer thin at running back…Among free agents still unsigned….RBs-Frank Gore..Le’Veon Bell..LeSean McCoy..Adrian Peterson…Todd Gurley.

Steelers..Sign FA-LB-Melvin Ingram-ex Chargers
Chiefs..Re-sign LB-Alec Okafor

Packers…Report that QB-Aaron Rodgers turned down a restructured contract that would have given him  (5Y-148M) package-making him highest paid player in league.

Tampa Bay..QB-Tom Brady-Bucs honored at White House…Brady ‘mocked’ Donald Trump and the Big Lie.
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(College Football)

ACC-Media Days…Clemson coach Dabo Sweeney criticizes plan to expand College Football Playoffs to 12-teams….’There are not 12-worthy teams of being in a playoff”

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…(Hockey)…

NHL Expansion Draft-Seattle Kraken…Team must choose 3-goalies..9-defenseman…14-forwards….Draft board includes”
..G-Carey Price-Montreal..Jon Quick-Kings..Braden Holtby-Canucks
..F-Gabe Landeskog-Colorado..Vlad Tarashenko-Blues..Matt Duchene-Columbus
..D-Mark Giordano-Calgary..Tyson Barrie-Oilers..Ryan Johansen-Columbus

LA Kings…Put 8th pick in opening round on NHL trading block.

Montreal…Hire Jean Houle as head coach of AHL-Laval Rocket…was assistant with Bakersfield last six years.

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…(General)…

Olympics…..Soccer-Team USA-vs-Sweden…Opening round of Women’s group play…USA has 45-match win streak in international games dating back to 2918….Game starts at (1:30am-PST)

IOC…Tokyo Games Chairman-continue daily meetings about whether the Games might be cancelled by Friday’s opening ceremonies…as positive tests continue to go up…71-positive tests inside the Village in 3-days times….Chairman Toshiro Muto says ‘if there is a serious spike up-we could cancel the games by Friday’….IOC President Thomas Bach says ‘games should proceed’.

NASCAR…Jack Rousch Racing…hires Brad Keselowski to drive in 2022…just let go by Team Penske.

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