Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on September 22nd, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-Giants….San Francisco led (5-4) at Press Time…Manny Machado 2-solo HRs..Tom Pham HR..Fernando Tatis RBI single..SF had trailed 4-1 early…Friars (76-73)…lost 8-of-10….lost 24-of-34….Giants (97-53)…Won 11-of-14.

Padres…Manny Machado-Fernando Tatis hold impromptu apology press conference after batting practice saying they need to apologize to fans for dugout spat last weekend….Said it was the emotion of the moment…Team playing bad baseball…Expect to be together a long time.

Padres..Manager Jayce Tingler says he has not lost the clubouse…says he is not a finger pointer….that team has to play better baseball.

Padres…Purge of front office begins…Farm Director Sam Geaney told contract not be extended…Been with team since 2006…Oversaw building of farm system..ranked #1 for three years…has plunged to 17th ranking…Farmclubs now combined 56-games under .500 this season..Pitchers ripped by injuries..P-MacKenzie Gore regresses…Padres have had 21-pitching surgeries in last 3-years..Padres AAA-manager Ed Rodriguez left El Paso last month in midst of horrible season.

GM-AJ Preller spent 101M over a 3-year span to sign draft picks and International Free Agents…Has traded 30-prospects and players in last three years to load roster with veteran players..Not one Padres draft pick in lineup…Only draft pick on roster is struggling P-Ryan Weathers…Preller has trade most of others away.

Padres…DFA-P-Jake Arrieta…(10.95 ERA)…15-runs allowed in 12-innings over 4-spots…twice injured groin.

San Diego-San Francisco…Wednesday night.
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Dodgers-W-Colorado (5-4)..Albert Pujols RBI single in 10th…..LA (97-52)…..Dodgers won 32-of-41-games

LA-Rockies..Wednesday game

Dodgers..Announce Jo LaSorda…widow of Tommy LaSorda-passed away at home in Fullerton at age (91Y)…Was married to legendary Dodgers manager for 70-years.
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Angels-L-Houston (10-4)…Kyle Tucker 2HR….Halos (72-79) faltering in September-injuries

Halos-Astros…Wednesday game
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(Scoreboard)

Cardinals-W-Brewers…Tom Edman RBI single..St Louis won 10-in row

White Sox-L-Tigers…Alii Badoo 2RBIs-Detroit.

Indians-W-Royals..Cal Quantrill (6.2inn-1R)…now I(2.82-ERA..

Reds-L-Pirates.Matt Gamel HR-Pittsburgh.

Nationals-W-Marlins..Kei Ruiz 2H-RBI-Washington

Phillies-L-Orioles..JT Realmuto 2R triple in 10th

Yankees-W-Texas..Aaron Judge 3RHR..Stanton-Gallow HRs

Red Sox-W-Mets..Xander Bogaerts 2RHR

Blue Jays-W-Rays..Lourdes Gurriel HR-Toronto..

Cubs-L-Twins..Josh Donaldson 2RBIs

Braves-Arizona…Ozzie Albers-Austin Riley HRs..Atlanta led 5-1 Press Time.

Mariners-A’s..Seattle led 4-2 at Press Time
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(Injuries)

White Sox..P-Carlos Rodon-shoulder soreness
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(Roster Moves)

Pirates..Release 1B-John Nogowski
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(MLB Notes)

MLB…Informs all teams-Players in Arizona Fall League must be fully vaccinated.
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….(Football)………

NFL…St Louis judge denies NFL request for Summary Judgement in lawsuit over Rams move to LA…orders trial to being January 10th

NFL…Monday Night Football Ratings….Packers-Lions draws 15.7M for the ESPN-ESPN2-telecasts.

Jaguars..Coach Urban Meyer urges fans ‘to hang in there with us in rebuild’…Jacksonville off to (0-2) start

Rams..Coach Sean McVay says team ‘must’ get WR-DeSean Jackson into rotation..was on field for just 3-snaps on Sunday

Houston..Names rookie Davis Mills-starting QB-Sunday

New Orleans…Fire breaks out and damages part of roof on Superdome mid-day Tuesday.
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(Injuries)

Rams..RB-Darrell Henderson-rib cage cartilage injury
Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger-pectoral injury-left shoulder
Lions..S-Ifeatu Melinfonwu-major thigh injury
Dallas..WR-Amari Cooper-bruised rib injury
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(Roster Moves)

49ers..Sign FA-RB-Jacques Patrick-ex Bengals
Jaguars..Workout FA-CB-Nevin Lawson-ex Raiders
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(College Football)

Aztecs…Will pay 450,000 to 1AA-Towson State for Saturday game
Aztecs..Offense has just 303Y-passing in 3-games this season
Aztecs..Defense 29-tackles for loss…12-sacks..5-intercpetions-3 games
Atzecs..Coach Brady Hoke praises defense:
..15-hits on QBs exceptional
..These guys love to play defense..they are here at 6:45am
..Defense plays fast..know we need negative plays
..Very good front seven…they can change the game
..CB-Noah Tomblin-not realize how good talent he is
..He will be a significant CB going forward
..We need to play 60-minutes-have yet to do it
..We are (3-0)..haven’t done a damn thing yet
..Must remind team where your heart and head is
..Jordan Brookshire practiced some-with foot issue
..Lucas Johnson would be starter if we played today
..Freshman Robert Haskell would be backup-has done alot in last 2W
..Haskell looks in command-especially in 2-minute drills
..Jaylen Maden-we need consistency in practice
..Injuries-must practice-Wednesday..take full practice-Thursdays
..Target rule-has to be a rule to protect players-Harsh penalties
..Severe sanction to lose a player via ejection and half game penalty
..Would rather see 15Y penalty-1st time..ejection 2nd time
..Communicating MWC office refs calls..Damn waste of time
..Matt Araiza handling kickoffs-punts-field goals..has not told us too much
..If he comes to me about workload-we would consider a change

 

UCLA..Coach Chip Kelly says defense must get more physical after playing poor soft coverage in loss to Fresno State.

USC..QB-Kedon Slovis may practice Wednesday coming off shoulder injury..Jaxson Dart will take fist team snaps.
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…(Basketball)

76ers..F-Ben Simmons informs team-not coming to camp..will not play for teams this year…has refused to take calls since August…Willing to sit out despite 33M-salary this year…wants to be traded.

Minnesota..Sign FA-F-Brian Bowen-ex 76ers…F-Chris Silva-ex Sacramento

Golden State..Workout FA-G-Avery Bradley-ex Lakers…G-Quinn Cook-ex Cavs

Oklahoma City…Veteran G-JJ Redick retires after 15Y-NBA career
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…(Hockey)……..

Ducks…#1 pick Trevor Zegras escapes Achilles injury after violent slash to calf during Rookie League game against Colorado.

Kings..#1 pick Quinton Byfield-shoulder injury in Rookie League tourney game

Vancouver..Open training camp without F-Elias Pettersson and D-Quinn Hughes-both unsigned restricted free agents.

Arizona..Sign FA-F-alex Galchenyuk-ex Toronto-Montreal
Detroit..Sign FA-F-Bobby Ryan-ex Ottawa-Ducks

Columbus..Will not invite F-Zack Rinaldo to training camp-he refused to get vaccinated.

Jim Hughson-legendary Hockey Night in Canada voice for TSN-Rogers-CBC retires after 42Y in broadcast booth.
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…(General)…

Soccer…Paris St-Germaine…F-Lionel Messi suffers knee injury…could miss next 3-games including Champions League match..yet to score for PSG

Aztecs…Scccer climbs to 14th in polls after back to back wins against Cal-Stanford…SDSU (5-0-2) has given up 1-goal in 7-matches.

Ryder Cup…Golfers Bryson DeChambeau-Brooks Koepka end sumeer long feud with clear the air meeting…had argued on social media about style of play…respect for game…personality issues.
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