Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on August 17th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Marlins (4-3)…Nick Fortes 2-solo HRs…Dylan Floro strikes out side in 9th to save win…Wil Myers thrown out at 3rd base on fly ball-killing rally…Padres left 12-runners on base…..Sean Manaea gives up 2-more HRs….has allowed 10-homers in kast 70starts….Friars (65-54)…San Diego has now lost 25-games to teams with losing records…trying to hold onto 3rd-final wildcard playoff spot

Padres-Miami..Wednesday afternoon game-starts (10:10am)…Mike Clevinger-vs-Pablo Lopez.

Padres…Suspended SS-Fernando Tatis will meet on Thursday with owner Peter Seidler, GM-AJ Prelleer, and will then address his teammates in a clubhouse meeting.

Padres…Cancel Tatis-Bobblehead giveaway scheduled for September 7th…will be replaced by Juan Soto-City Current Jersey promotion

Padres..Fernando Tatis-Senior remains adamant his son unknowingly used a spray for skin infection without knowing it contained a steroid.

Padres…Add reliever Jose Castillo to 40-man roster though he remains in El Paso-working as a closer
Dodgers-Brewers…LA rallied from 3-0 deficit…Led 4-3 in 11th at Press Time…Mookie Betts-Joey Gallo-Chris Taylor solo HRs….Heading into game…LA is (35-6) since June…won 13-of-14…(80-34) on season

LA-Milwaukee..Wednesday game…Tony Gonsolin-vs-Eric Lauer

Dodgers..P-Walker Buehler-elbow surgery to search for possible muscle impingement…do not believe he has re-torn elbow ligament.

Dodgers..P-Danny Duffy reinjures elbow tendon while rehabbing-gone for the year.

Dodgers..Activate P-Dustin May-out since last year with elbow surgery-will start on Saturday

Dodgers..DFA-C-Tony Wolters-will go back to Oklahoma City
Angels-Mariners…Halos trailed 3-2 in 5th at Press Time…Luis Rengifo another HR for Angels…Halos (51-65)

Halos-Seattle…Wednesday afternoon game

Phillies-W-Reds..Rhys Hoskins 2RHR..3RHR in Phi win.

Red Sox-W-Pirates..Eric Hosmer RBI single..-Boston

Cubs-W-Washington..Franmil Reyes HR-Chicago..Luke Voit-HR-Nats

Yankees-L-Rays…Randy Arozarena 3RHR-TBay..NY has lost 10-of-12 games

Orioles-W-Blue Jays…Adley Rustchman HR-Balt..

Tigers-W-Cleveland..Kerry Carpenter 2RHR-Detroit..

Mets-L-Atlanta…Matt Olson 2RHR-Atlanta…NY (75-42)

Royals-L-Twins..Minnesota rips off 9-0 win.

Cardinals-W-Rockies.Paul Goldschmidt 2RHR-StL.

A’s-W-Texas..Sean Murphy HR-Oak

Astros-L-White Sox.Josh Harrison RBI single.

Giants-Arizona..DBacks led 1-0 Press Time
(MLB Notes)

Texas..Beginning search for new manager…May concentrate on veteran candidates including Joe Madden-Bruce Bochy-Mike Scoscia.

Royals..P-Amir Garrett-suspended 3-games for throwing water bottle at heckling fan in Chicago near Royals dugout.

Pirates..OF-Rodolfo Castro suspended 1-game for taking cell phone on the field-fell out of his pocked slkiding into 3rd base

Toronto..Activate OF-George Springer from IL
Mets..P-Carlos Carrasco-oblique issue
A’s..IL-OF-Ramon Laurenano-oblieque
Braves..IL-C-Chad Tromp-quad
Mets..IL-C-Tomas Nido-covid list
A’s..P-Paul Blackburn-to miss rest of year-circulation problem-hand
(Roster Moves)

A’s..Release OF-Stephen Piscotty
Washington..OF-David Dahl opts out of contract

Blue Jays..DFA-OF-Brad Zimmer
Blue Jays..Sign FA-OF-Yosh Tsutsugo-ex Pirates
Braves..Call up 2B-Ryan Goines
Mets..Call up 2B-Devan Marrero
Mets..DFA-OF-Nick Plummer
Mets..Call up 2B-Brent Baty-hitting (.315)..P-RJ Alvarez from AAA
Texas..DFA-OF-Eliar Hernandez
Texas..Sign FA-C-Will Ramos
Braves..Sign FA-2B-Ryan Bannon-ex Orioles

Chargers-Dallas Cowboys…Wednesday-Thursday joint workouts
Chargers..Coach Brandon Staley’s comments:
..Our RT-situation is solid-will continue rotate Norton-Pipkens-let them compete
..OG-Zion Johnson-played two series vs Rams..will expand that
..SS-Derwin James-not concerned he is not practicing-he will be ready
..LB-Khalil Mack-is complete player..he chases QBs-does not chase sacks…plays run at high level
..Good to face Cowboys-matchup 1s-vs-1st…2’s-vs-2’s..scheme vs scheme
Rams..QB-Matthew Stafford goes thru 60-play scrimmage to test ailing elbow

Rams..Release 5-players including QB-Luis Perez
(Roster Moves)

Eagles-Seahawks..TRADE..Seattle acquires TE-JJ Arcega-Whiteside
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-DE-Carl Nassib-ex Raiders
Packers..Sign FA-TE-Nate Becker-ex Carolina
Miami..Sign FA-CB-Mackenzie Alexander-ex Vikings
Giants..Sign FA-CB-Olijah Griffin
Steelers..Sign FA-LB-James Vaughters-ex Falcons

Raiders..Release WR-DeMarcus Robinson..DT-Vernon Butler
Tampa Bay..Release CB-Ross Cocrell
Washington..Release CB-Davontae Busby
Ravens..Release RB-Corey Clements..CB-Robert Jackson
Bills..Release LB-Marquell Lee..CB-Tim Harris
Carolina..Release LB-Kamal Martin
Dallas..Release RB-Ryan Nall
Houston..Release WR-Chad Beebe..LB-Jordan Jackson
Colts..Release WR-Isaiah Ford
Jaguars..Release QB-Jake Luton..K-Elliott Fry
Chiefs..Release WR-Gary Jennings
49ers..Release DT-Robert Nkemdeche

Patriots…Place CB-Malcom Butler on IR
Jets..QB-Zach Wilson-meniscus surgery-snip procedure-out 4W
Tampa Bay..IR-KR-Kenjon Barner-knee
Browns..IR-C-Dawson Deaton-knee surgery
Lions..OG-Haia Vaitai-shoulder injury
Miami..IR-TE-Adam Shaheen-knee
Patriots..IR-CB-Joejuan Williams-shoulder
Eagles..RB-Miles Sanders-hamstring
Steelers..IR-WR-Anthony Miller-shoulder surgery
(NFL Notes)

NFL…Settles grievance with Retired Black Players over Cognitive Testing for concussions…Re-evaluated 646-players…will hand out additional compensation to 320-Black players….61-players will get 600,000-each for dementia…Some 260-others will get additional money for treatment….Longtime NFl-executive Scott Pioli called NFL treatment ‘Despicable-Hateful’

NY Giants…Add 7-to teams Ring of Honor..including RBs-Joe Morris-Rodney Hampton-Ottis Anderson..DE-Leonard Marshall..CB-Jim Patton

Chicago..NFL investigation LB-Roaquan Smith hiring an unlicensed agent to negotiate a new contract, and agent shopping player to other teams illegally.

NY Jets..Coaches criticize DT-Quinnen Williams for brutal sideline hit on Eagles QB-Jalen Hurts.

XFL…Hires Jordan Palmer-as Director of QB-Development for spring league..ex NFL backup-is currently training QBs in off season.
(College Football)

USC….Expressing concern outside booster group has formed ‘Student Body Right’ a marketing group to funnel NIL-money to football players….outside University control…USC has its own marketing group ‘BLVD’ operating under NCAA-mandates.

Aztecs…Say they will surpass 15,000-season tickets for Snapdragon Stadium this season.

Aztecs..WR-TJ Sullivan retires from football..facing another knee surgery.

76ers..Reach out of court settlement with former G-Ben Simmons, who was docked 20M in salaries last year for refusing to practice and join team-forcing trade to Brooklyn…Reportedly will get 5M in settlement.

Orlando..Sign FA-G-Alex Morales-small college star-Wagner

Brooklyn…Trade talks for F-Kevin Durant hit stalemate…Teams not willing to meet Nets high asking price..Durant has 4-years left on his contract.

NBA…Reinstates G-Jalen Harris-ex Toronto..sat out last year on drug suspension.

NBA…Schedule to be released in full on Wednesday…5-Christmas Day games planned-including Lakers-vs-Dallas…Milwaukee-vs-Boston…Knicks-vs-76ers…Memphis-vs-Golden State….Clippers not scheduled in marquee holiday game

NHL…Marquee free agents still unsigned include Nazim Kadri-Colorado…Phil Kessel-Arizona…Peter Stasny-Winnipeg…PK Subban-Nashville.

Vancouver..Give G-Michael DiPietro and agent permission to work out a trade to another team.

Carolina..Re-sign veteran FA-C-Derek Stepan
Montreal..Lose C-Ced Paquette-signs with KHL-Dynamo Minsk

Tucson Roadrunners…AHL team hires Steve Potvin as head coach

Denver University..Contract extension thru 2026 for coach David Carle-has led Pioneers to 2-NCAA titles in last four years

PGA…Tiger Woods to hold meeting with Tour Players in Delaware to discuss the war with LIV-Saudi Super League…30-players have now jumped leagues

Soccer…Manchester United gives veteran star Cristiano Ronaldo-permission to seek a transfer to another team in either Italy-Spain

Chelsea-Newcastle..Report new owner of Newcastle United are negotiating trade to acquire USA-soccer star Christian Pulisic from Chelsea…He is not in starting lineup




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