Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on September 8th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-Angels….Scoreless in 6th inning at Press Time….Blake Snell continued brilliant string with 5-no hit innings…9-strikeouts…..Packy Naughton 5-shutout innings for Angels…Padres  (73-64)….Just (7-15) in last 3-weeks…Angels (68-70)…Angels without Mike Trout-Anthony Rendon-Justin Upton-all on DL…did not use Shohei Ohtani as 1B or in OF.

Padres-Halos…Wednesday ..Yu Darvish starts for Padres

Padres…Slugger Fernando Tatis says he is not in favor of having off season shoulder surgery despite the fact his left shoulder has dislocated three times this season.
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Dodgers-W-Cardinals (7-2)..Albert Pujols-Justin Turner HRs….LA (88-51)….Won 23-of-29….LA remains 1-game back of the Giants.

LA-St Louis…Dodgers possible bullpen day-vs-Adam Wainwright.

Dodgers..P-Max Scherzer red hot (5-0) with 1.05-ERA  (63K-43inn)…since trade from Washington.

Dodgers…Callup OF-Steven Souza from AAA
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(Scoreboard)

Giants-W-Rockies…Buster Posey-Brandon Belt RBI doubles…SF (89-50)
Indians-W-Twins..Johnny Gant 5-shutout innings.
Tigers-L=Pirates..Mat Gamel 2R-single
Mets-W-Marlins..Peter Alonso 2RHR..Francisco Lindor 2R-double
Royals-L-Orioles..Austin Hays 3RHR.
Yankees-L-Blue Jays..Marcus Semian HR
Tampa-W-Boston..Rays jumped to 12-0 lead..Nelson Cruz-Mike Zunino combine 4HRs..
Braves-W-Nationals..Adam Duvall 3RHR.
Reds-W-Cubs..Nick Castellanos-Jon India HRs
Phillies-L-Brewers….Milwaukee erupts 10-0 lead
Mariners-Houston…Mariners led 4-2 at Press Time..Kyle Seager HR
White Sox-A’s…Tied 1-1 at Press Time.
Rangers-Arizona….Rangers led 3-1 Press Time
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(MLB Notes)

Hall of Fame….Induction ceremony on Wednesday in Cooperstown….Induct legendary Union Chief Marvin Miller…..Cardinals catcher Ted Simmons…Yankees icon Derek Jeter….Expos-Rockies slugger Larry Walker
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(Roster Moves)

Marlins..DFA-P-Ross Detwiler
Reds..Sign FA-P-Tommy Milone-ex A’s
Giants..Sign FA-P-Jake Jewell..ex Dodges-angels-Cubs
Reds..Release OF-Ender Inciaarte
Orioles..Callup P-Mike Bauman..had (2.00ERA) in AAA
Tigers..Callup P-Drew Hutchinson

Twins..Option P-Derek Law to AAA
Blue Jays..Option P-AJ Cole
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(Injuries)

Yankees..P-Gerri Cole removes himself from start in 4th inning…shoulder-hamstring issue
Tigers..P-Joe Jiminez on Covid list..C-George Lombard…3-Coaches on list
Texas..OF-Willie Calhoun-begins rehab stint for forearm injury
Indians..Manager Terry Francona has surgery for staph infection-toe
Seattle..Shutdown SS-Kyle Lewis-knee injury
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…(Football)….

(NFL Notes)

Houston…Texans say QB-Deshaun Watson will remain on 53-man roster but will be inactive at QB for season opener.

New England…Legendary RB-Sam Cunningham-all time leading rusher-passes away (71)…starred at USC-was 1st round draft pick

Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott goes thru full workout on Tuesday-will start on Thursdasy
Dallas..Renegotiated contract QB-Dak Prescott-clers 5M cap space
Titans..Restructure contract WR-Julio Jones-gives team 11M cap space
Baltimore..Sign TE-Mark Andews (4Y-56M) extension
Seattle..Restucture contract OT-Duane Brown-gives him 10M-guaranteed
Pittsburgh..Sign LB-TJ Watt to extension..had sat out 5-days workouts

Clinton Portis…ex Redskins running back pleads guilty to insurance fraud…stole 99,000- from NFL Players Union Insurance funds….Facing 2Y-in prison…250,000-fine

NFL..Updates Covid testing protocols:
..Un-Vaxx player who tests positive..out 10-days minimum
..Vaxx player who tests positive..sit out 5-days
..Un-Vaxx players tested daily
..Vaxx Players-Coaches will be tested each Monday
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(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Sign FA-RB-Le’Veon Bell-ex Steelers-Jets
Houston..Sign FA-WR-Danny Amondella-ex Patriots
Jaguars..Sign FA-RB-Duke Ferguson-ex Bills
Saints..Sign FA-CB-Desmond Trufant-ex-Bears
Miami..Sign FA-OT-Bobby Hart-ex Arizona-Bengals
Browns..Sign FA-DE-Ifeadi Odenigbo-ext Jets
Cincinnati..Sign FA-QB-Jake Browning-ex Vikings
Houston..Sign FA-CB-Jim Moreland-ex-Washington
Carolina..Sign FA-S-John Brannon-ex Chargers
Seattle…Sign FA-LB-Tanner Muse-ex Raiders

Raiders..Workout FA-RB-D’Onta Foreman
Houston..Workout FA-Ks-Michael Badgley-ex Chargers…Joey Slive-ex Carolina
Colts..Release DT-Antwaun Woods
Saints..Release RB-Latavius Murray
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(Injuries)

Denver…TE-Noah Fant..DE-Brad Chubb cleared to play this weekend
Lions..RB-DeAndre Swift..DE-Michael Brockers-cleared to practice
Houston..OT-Charlie Heck-covid list
Colts..Activate OT-Eric Fisher from covid list
Chiefs..RBs-Clyde Hellaire-Darrell Thompson cleared full practice
Patriots..TE-Hunter Henry-cleared to practice after shoulder injury
Saints..Put K-Will Lutz on IR-core muscle rehab
Giants..No decision yet on status of RB-Saquon Barkley for opening day
49ers…QB-Trey Lance-yet to practice with thumb issue
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(College)

AP Poll….1-Alabama..2-Georgie..3-Ohio State…4-Oklahoma..5-Texas AM…6-Clemson…7-Notre Dame..8-Cincinnati…9-Florida…10-Arizona State.

Aztecs…Coach Brady Hoke press conference after win over NMexico State”
..P-Matt Araiza-superb punting (57YPP) Saturday
..Great coverage ..saved us 100-yards in returns
..Should have been Mountain West Conference Player of Week-Special Teams
..Lots of hi-lows in game..did not play up to your capabilities-no offensive rhythm
..Defense rallied in 2nd half..3-takeaways..18-hits QB..5-sacks..10-tackles for loss
..QB-Jordan Brookshire had footwookr issues throwing the ball
..He still has his confidence-but you cannot win if your QB is (2-11) throwing ball
..RB-Greg Bell-had 21-touches-what we want
..We must throw on early downs…our play-action package got better later in game
..Disappointed in protection…drops…slips…still have alot of fath in QB
..Personal Foul penalties are unacceptable-must represent ourselves better

ESPN…College football analyst Todd McShea leaves network for treatment of major healt problems…had serious attack Covid in 2020
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…(Basketball)…

Chicago Bulls..Sign FA-F-Matt Thomas-ex Raptors-Utah
Chicago..Sign FA-F-Stanley Johnson-ex Raptors
Clippers…Sign FA-G-Harry Giles-ex Trailblazers

Gonzaga…coach Mark Few arrested DUI-Idaho…had Blood Alcohol level (.12)
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…(Hockey)…

Vancouver…Lose F-Jake Virtanen…signs with KHL-Spartak-Moscow
Seattle..Sign FA-F-Brian Cholowski-ex Red Wings

Ottawa..Contract extension to GM-Pierre Dorian thru 2025 season

Arizona Coyotes…Commit major rebuilding drive..stockpiled 8-picks in first two rounds of next year draft…3-#1 picks…5-#2 picks.
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…(General)….

Soccer-USA-vs-Honduras…”Must Win”  World Cup qualifying game…F-Christian Pulisic yet to be cleared from Covid protocol…Weston McKinney sent hom with Covid issue…Injuries to Sergio Dest and Gio Reyna….USA could be without 4-starters in Wednesday night game…USA is (0-0-2) but in 4th place in group…Top 3-txeams go to World Cup.

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