Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on July 28th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

—(Baseball)—

Padres-Washington…Friars trade talks with Nationals for P-Max Scherzer…deal could involve 1B-Eric Hosmer and pitching prospects.

Padres-Yankees..Friars talk to Yankees about potential deal for Eric Hosmer for P-Domingo German.

Padres…1B-Eric Hosmer-Has partial no trade clause in contract that includes Giants-Milwaukee-Cardinals

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Padres-A’s…Friars led (7-3) at Press Time….Fernando Tatis hit 440′-2RHR to 3rd deck infront of scoreboard…..Manny Machado 3RHR….Tuesday night…Padres (59-44)…Friars (10-11) last 3-weeks….San Diego remains 5-and-ghalf behind Giants.

Padres-A’s…Wednesday matchup Blake Snell-vs-Sal Manaea

Padres…Newly acquired Adam Frazier batted leadoff and played LF…Tommy Pham went to RF…Wil Myers sat on the bench.

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Dodgers-L-Giants (2-1)…Buster Posey RBI single….Scored winning run in 8th on Cody Bellinger throwing error…..Tuesday night….LA (61-41)…Giants (63-37)..Giants lead over LA is now 3-games.

LA-San Francisco…Wednesday matchup Walker Beuhler-vs-Anthony DeSclafani

Dodgers-Washington..Trade talks…Max Scherzer for C-Kei Ruis and pitching prospect.

Dodgers-Cubs..Trade talks continue for P-Craig Kimbrel.

Dodgers..Send P-Corey Knebel to Oklahoma City on rehab assignment.

Dodgers..MLB extends P-Trevor Bauer administrative leave to 4th week as investigations continue.
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Angels-Rockies….Rockies bombed their way to (12-2) lead at Press Time..Rex Hilliard 3RHR..Brenden Rogers HR…Halos  (49-50)

Angels-Colorado..Wednesday matchups..Andrew Heaney-vs-CC Rodriguez.

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(Scoreboard)

Marlins-W-Orioles.Brian Anderson HR-ERBIs for Miami.
Pirates-L-Brewers.Bucs give up 8-runs in first 2-innings.
Nationals-W-Phillies..Josh Bell-Juan Soto 3RHRs..Bryce Harper Inside Park HR
Braves-W-Mets..Austin Riley Grand Slam HR-2RHR for Atl
Yankees-W-Tampa Bay..Gio Urshela 2R-double.
Indians-L-Cardinals..Paul DeJong 2RHR..Harrison Bader HR
Red Sox-Blue Jays…Rained out
Arizona-L-Texas..Joey Gallo 3RHR-Texas snaps 12-game losing streak.
Reds-W-Cubs..Joey Votto 2-solo HRs
White Sox-W-Royals..Eloy Jimineiz 3RHR.
Twins-Tigers..Mitch Garver-Eric Haase both hit Grand Slam HRs.Tied (5-5) at Press Time..
Astros-W-Mariners..Yordan Alvarez 3RHR
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(Injuries)

Washington.._P-Stephen Strasburg-Surgery-Removal of rib causing nerve damage in his neck-will miss the rest of the season.

Washington…SS-Trea Turner pulled from game in 1st inning…Covid test came back positive in first inning.

Twins..P-Taylor Rogers-sprained finger

Brewers..OF-Chris Yelich..2B-Jace Peterson placed on Covid list.
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(Roster Moves)

Cubs-A’s…Chicago deals P-Andrew Chafin for 2-minor leaguers.

Pirates-Phillies..Bucs ship P-Tyler Anderson for 2-minor leaguers

Seattle-Houston..Mariners send P-Kendall Graveman and Raf Montero to Houston for 1B-Al Toro and P-Joe Smith

Cubs..Talk to Red Sox-White Sox about Craig Kimbrel.
Cubs-Tampa Bay..Open trade talks for 3B-Kris Bryant
Cubs-Mets..Trade talks continue for 3B-Kris Brynt.
Rockies-Yankees-Mets..Discuss SS-Trevor Story trades
Brewers-Twins..Discuss deal for SS-Josh Donaldson

Toronto…DFA-P-Jacob Barnes.
Rockies..Release 1B-Matt Adams
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(MLB Notes)

Washington Post..Reports Natioals are on the hook financially for (7.5M) roster bonus and (11.7M) in deferred paytments starting in 2028.

NYMets…#1-draft pick P-Kumar Rocker-failed physical-elbow issue-putting his 6M-bonus contract in jeopardy.
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—(Football)—

Chargers…Players report to camp…Source Chargers close to 90%-Vaccine rate.

Chargers…Put RB-Justin Jackson on Covid List…Must isolate 10-days and test clean twice in 24-hour period
Chargers..Put WR-John Hurst on PUP list with injuruy

Chargers..Sign #1-draft pick OT-Rashawn Slater to (4Y-32M) contact.

Rams..Say they will not pursue unsigned FA-RB-Todd Gurley-despite (8,172APY-79TD) in his career.
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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-S-Daryl Worley-ex Arizona-Eagles

Atlanta..Sign FA-OG-Jason Spriggs-ex Bears..
Atlanta..Sign FA-LB-Em Ellerbee-ex Seattle

Ravens..Sign FA-DE-Chris Smith-ex Raiders-Browns
Ravens..Workout FA-LB-Dion Jordan

Denver..Sign FA-S-Tedric Thompson-ex Chiefs
Denver..Sign FA-C-Brett Jones-ex Vikings

Seattle..Sign FA-WR-Darece Robinson-ex Arizona

Tennessee..Sign FA-DT-Kyle Peco-ex Broncos

Green Bay..Release QB-Blake Bortels
Green Bay-Houston..Trade talks for Texans WR-Randall Cobb

Houston…NFL.com reports Texans are shopping QB-Deshaun Watson but want 3-#1 picks for him
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(NFL Notes)

Packers…QB-Aaron Rodgers reports to camp with restructured contract.

Vikings..Assign Rick Dennison to front office job-refused vaccine-removed as OL coach…will not have access to players

Washington..Coach Ron Rivera upset 44-of-90 players have not been vaccinated.

Raiders…Coach Jon Gruden says 86-of-90-players have been vaccinated.

Washington..Ex-TE-Terrelle Pryor says NFL teams have cancelled free agent workouts because he is unvaccinated.

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(Injuries)

Carolina..LB-Frankie Luvus-placed on Covid IR
Denver..DE-Janai Johnson placed on Covid lR
Houston..OT-Marcus Cannon..OG-Lane Taylor placed on PUP
Miami..WR-Preston Williams placed on PUP
Patriots..TE-Devin Asiasi placed on Covid IR
Jets..OT-George Fant placed on Covid IR
Bucs..S-Antoine Winfield-May have false positive-come off Covid list

(College Football)

Big 12-Conference…Offered Texas-Oklahoma an additional half share of TV revenue to remain in conference…Offer was worth (17M) to each school-rejected.

Big 12..Informs Sooners-Longhorns they will forfeit 75M-each in future TV revenues by exiting league.

SEC…14-School Presidents will hold a Conference call to vote on admitting Texas-Oklahoma.

Arizona State…Coach Herman Edwards refuses to answer questions about NCAA probe of Sun Devils recruiting violations during Covid.
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…(Basketball)…

Team USA-vs-Iran….2nd game in group play-Tuesday night (6:40pm PST)…USA was beaten by France in opening game.

Lakers-Sacramento…Report Lakers offering F-Kyie Kuzma..C-Montrzl Harrell and #22 pick…for Kings G-Buddy Hield.

Lakers-Indiana…Trade talks…LA offers Kuzma and #22 for #13 pick…

Oklahoma City-Detroit…Pistons reject Thunder offer of G-Shai Alexandeer and 6th pick for #1 pick in draft.

Toronto…Hire Earl Watson as assistant coach
Denver..Hire Popeye Jones as assistant from 76ers
Atlanta..Hire Joe Prunty-Suns..Jamelle McMillan-Pelicans..as assistants.
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…(Hockey)….

Las Vegas-Chicago…Trade-Knights send G-Marc Andre Fleury to Blackhawks for F-Mikhail Hakkarainen…Fleury owed 7M on contract-had (1.98-GAA).

Washington-Winnipeg..Trade..Caps send D-Brenden Dillon to Jets for #2-2

Seattle-Colorado..Trade..Kraken ship D-Kurtis McDermit for Avs for #4

Florida-Arizona..Panthers deal D-Anton Stralman and #2 pick for #7 pick

Vancouver-Winnipeg..Trade-Canucks deal D-Nate Schmidt to Jets for #3 pick

Ducks-Ottawa…Open trade talks for C-Adam Henrique

Flyers..Sign FA-D-Keith Yandle-ex Florida Panthers
Arizona..Sign FA-F-Dimitrev Jaskin…score (69G) in KHL-Russia last 2-years.

Washington..Sign Alex Ovechken to (5Y-47M) extension
San Jose..Buyout G-Martin Jones
Edmonton..Buyout RW-James Neal
Vancouver..Buyout G-Braden Holtby
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…(General)…

(Olympics)

..USA-Simone Biles pulls out of Olympics in middle of final round with ‘Mental Health issue’….Said ‘not feel 100%’-could not compete properly…’feared injury’….’Felt had weight of the world on her shoulders’…’Not ready to compete’….Biles did go to team workout later in the evening and did not rule out competing in another event later in week.

..USA…Russia wins Gold Medal in Gymnastics…USA finishes 2nd after Simone Biles withdraws.

USA…Katie Ladecky…finished a distant 5th in the 200M freestyle but stormed back with dominant win in the 1500M freestyle…Erica Sullivan came home a surprising second for a Gold-Silver finish..

USA…Naomi Oaska loses in Olympics 3rd round in tennis..

USA-W-Olympic Volleyball match with defending champ China-group play
USA-L-Japan-Women’s softball in Gold Medal game.

NBC-TV takes huge rating hit…Opening night 16.8M-viewers…down 36-percent from last Olympics opening ceremony….Ratings lowest in 33-years.

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Formula 1…Lewis Hamilton donates 20M dollars to start Mission 44-Foundation to help education programs in United Kingdom for minorities…Team Mercedes contributes an additional 20M

Formula 1..Val Bottas-Mercedes…opens talks to jump to Alpha Romeo next season.

Alberto Salazar…Legendary distance runner barred by USTFF federation from coaching because of sexual and mental abuse of athletes.

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