Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on April 6th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

..(Baseball)…

Padres-L-White Sox (9-6)…Final spring training game..Finish (7-9-2)
..Blake Snell throws 22-strikes in first 24-passes
..Snell (4inn-3R-5H-HR)
..Chris Paddack (3inn-4H-4R)..gave up 3R-HR
..Ian Kroll gave up HR and 2R-in 1 inning
..C-Jorge Alfaro 2R-double

..Padres regulars struggled in spring:..Trent Grisham (229)..Jurickson Profar (226)..Luke Voit (241)..Jake Cronenworth (10-)..Eric Hosmer (185)..Wil Myers (129)
..Padres..Top spring trainings..Jorge Alfaro (417)..Ha Kim (367)..CJ Abrams (343)

Padres..Roster Cuts coming…Have to cut 19-players…Must make decision on reliever Javy Guerra-who is out of options…P-Kevin Kopps sent to AA ball…Normar Mazara sent to El Paso.

Padres..Break camp-head to Phoenix to open season on Thursday with weekend series with Arizona Diamondbacks.

Dodgers-Angels..LA led (5-0) at Press Time in Freeway series finale..Chris Taylor 2RHR..Max Muncy-Justin Turner RBI doubles..

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Dellan Betances-ex Yankees-Mets..(2.53-ERA)

Dodgers..Promote Edwin Rios to major league roster-could be starting LF

Dodgers..LA judge rejects Trevor Bauer motion for access to phone records of woman he had rough sex with..wanted records to show she had plan to demand financial payments after the incident…Judge also rejects woman’s motion that Bauer’s lawyeer pay 10,000-legal fees in case.
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(Injuries)

Mets..P-Tijuan Walker-knee injury in game..3rd starter hurt ina week
White Sox..OF-Yoan Moncada-hip injury
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(Roster Moves)

Mets..3B-Todd Frazier-retires..(218HR) career..11Y-Reds-Mets-White Sox
Reds..Release OF-Shogo Akiyama-owed 8M
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Johnny Cueto-ex Giants-Reds
Yankees..Sign FA-1B-Greg Bird-ex Blue Jays
Colorado..C-Drew Butera retires
Tigers..SS-Jordy Mercer retires-ex Pirates star
Texas..Release OF-Jake Marisnick..P-Brandon Workman
Pirates..Sign FA-C-Andrew Knapp-ex Reds

Rays-Yankees..TRADE..Tampa deals P-David McKay to New York

Boston..Option OF-Franchy Cordero
Pillies..Option OF-Ron Torreyes
A’s..Assign 1B-Eric Thames to AAA-Las Vegas
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(MLB Notes)

Brewers..C-Pedro Severino-MLB hands out 80-game suspension-PEDs

Fox TV..Names Joe Davis-Dodgers to replace Joe Buck on World Series broadcasts

MLB..Approves Pitch Com electronics for catchers and pitchers to use to prevent sign stealing.
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…(Basketball)…

Lakers-Suns….LA  jumped to (9-2) lead at start….Suns roared back to take (63-59) halftime lead at Press Time-Tuesday game….Lakers lost 6-in row…16-of-21…Phoenix (62-16)…LeBron James out of lineup with ankle soreness.

Lakers….Former Exec Magic Johnson says he told team they should acquire G-DeMar DeRozan in offseason…LeBron James wanted Russell Westbrook

Lakers..Reports if team fires Frank Vogel..Lakers may have interest in Doc Rivers-76ers and Quinn Snyder-Utah.

Gene Shue..Longtime NBA player and coach passes away (90)…played for Knicks-Baltimore Bullets-Detroit…Coaches Baltimore-Washington-San Diego Clippers-Philadelphia….Spent 70-years in basketball

Cavaliers..Coach Bernie Bickerstaff fined (15,000) abuse of officials

Bucks..Sign FA-G-Luca Veldiza-star G-Spanish League

Bulls…G-Lonzo Ball has 3rd setback from knee surgery-will miss rest of the season.
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(College Basketball)

Aztecs…land Graduate Transfer G-Derrion Trammel-Transfer from Seattle University…(18P-5A) in WAC last winter.

LaSalle..Hires Fran Dunphy-head coach..ex coach Penn-Temple
Auburn..Star F-Jabari Smith files for NBA daft..(17P-7R) as freshman

 

UCLA..Invited to play in the Maui Classic with Gonzaga-Kansas-Syracuse
UCLA..Will play in Las Vegas Classic with Baylor-Virginia
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…(Football)…

Seattle…coach Pete Carroll criticized NFL owners over poor minority hiring record…’Hiring won’t improve  until owner accept the good candidates out there are different than them’.

Carolina..Bringing in 6-QBs for workouts in the next week including Kenny Pickett-Pitt….Malik Willis-Liberty..Desmond Ritter-Cincinnati

NFL..Owners Committee to meet with Rams owner Stan Kroenke to discuss who pays the 110M-legal fees from the St Louis lawsuit….Kroenke paid 790M in damages to settle the Rams lawsuit filed by city.

Minnesota…Longtime DT-Doug Sutherland passes away (73)..was part of Purple People Eaters defense on 1970s
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(Roster Moves)

Chargers..Workout FA-KR-DeAndre Carter-ex Washington
Rams..Sign FA-P-Riley Dixon-ex Gaints
Saints..Sign FA-LB-Taco Charlton-ex Chiefs
Saints..Meet with FA-S-Tyrann Mathieu ex Chiefs
Saints..Release QB-Blake Bortels
Bengals..Sign Nick Eubanks-ex Cowboys
Ravens..Workout FA-QB-Josh Dobbs-ex Steelers
Falcons..Sign FA-LS-Beau Brinkley-ex Arizona
Arizona..Workout FA-RB-Darrel Williams-ex Chiefs
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…(Hockey)…

Ducks-Calgary…Wednesday game…Ducks lost 12-of-13

Anaheim…Captain Ryan Getzlaf announces retirement ending 17Y career…had (282G-1,031P) in career…Won 2-Olympic gold medals and a Stanley Cup ring…Tearful farewell press conference…Credits Samueli Family ownership for making a difference in the community…’Team-Teammates is everything in the sport’…Thanked Corey Perry for being such an inspiration to his career’…’Blessed to have been able to play 17-years’

Jarri Kurri…Legendary Oilers-Kings star quits as Chairman of Board of KHL-League-Russia because of invasion of Ukraine

KHL-Russia….Legendary Jokerit franchise-Finland and Riga-Latvia terminate agreement to play in Russian League because of Ukraine war.

Vancouver…Lose RW-Brock Boeser with arm injury
Vancouver..Cancel Tuesday practice..4-players become ill-non Covid outbreak

Toronto….Leafs C-Auston Matthews 3-goals vs Tampa Bay…gives him club tying record 54-goals on season…Ties record of Rick Vaive.
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…(General)….

Tiger Woods…announces he will play in Masters on Thursday..will tee off at (7:34am)…has been out 14-months since auto accident injuries

Medina Spirit…Kentucky Derby winner laid to rest at Old Friends Farms in Kentucky…Horse died of a heart attack this winter at age three.
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