Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on May 31st, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)………..

Padres-W-Cubs (6-2)…Austin Hedges 2R-Double-2R-HR…Hunter Renfroe 2R-double..Rookie P-Dinelson Lamet (5inn-2R-8K) wins his 2nd straight start..Padres win their 3rd in row-for 3rd time this season..Cubs have lost 5-in a row…and Cubs have dropped 7-straight on the road..

Padres-Cubs..Final game of series..Luis Perdomo (0-2)-vs-Jake Arrietta (5-4)

Padres…Manager Andy Green impressed with Danilson Lamet..’can work both top and bottom of zone’…’hits catchers glove a lot’….Alan Cordoba-‘will get lots of reps in LF but will sit him at times to give him rest’…SS-Chase D’artaud-‘grasping this opportunity..watches a lot of video…good arm strength…lots of lateral mobility..has a Want To attitude…Opportunity infant of him.

Padres…P-Jered Weaver threw bullpen on Tuesday…felt better in hip area..still must regain flexibility…concerned about tightness in hip.

Padres..P-Trevor Cahill still in shutdown mode..could be another 14-days before he starts throwing ball with shoulder issues.

Padres..OF-Manny Margot MRI on calf clean-still inflammation but no tissue tear.

Padres…P-Robbie Erlin begun soft toss..not ready for pitching regimen.

Dodgers-W-Cardinals (9-4)..Chase Utley RBI double.Keke Hernandez RBI-single….5-Dodgers relievers combined 5-shutout innings….Dodgers won 9-of-11…LA now (33-20)…

LA-St Louis..Wednesday matchup..Hyun Jin Ryu (2-5)-vs-Carlos Martinez (4-3)

Angels-W-Braves (9-3)…Halos erupt for 9R in 3rd inning against Bartolo Colon…Albert Pujols hit 3R-HR to trigger explosion

Halos-Atlanta..Jesse Chavez (4-6)-vs-Jaime Garcia (2-3)

Angels..P-Tyler Skaggs moved to 60-day DL
Angels..Callup OF-Eric Young from AAA
Angels..OF-Mike Trout to have surgery-torn thumb ligaments
Angels..P-Huston Street-2 more outings in Class ball.

(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Orioles..Brett Gardner 2-solo HRs..Matt Holliday 2-solo HRs..Yankees now (30-19)

Red Sox-W-White Sox..Dev Marrero 2R-HR-3R-HR…Jackie Bradley 3R-HR..Mitch Moreland 2R-HR..

Astros-W-Twins..Jose Altuve 2R-single..Astros (37-16) on season..

Rockies-L-Mariners…Kyle Seager 2R-HR..2R-Double..

Washington-W-Giants..Ryan Zimmerman HR..Nationals now (32-19)

Arizona-W-Pirates..Rob Ray 10K-throws 4-hit shutout..DBacks (32-22).

Indians-W-Athletics..Brad Zimmer 2R-double..2R-HR..

Mets-W-Brewers..Luca Duda 2R-HR..Jay Bruce RBi single in 12th….

Tigers-L-Royals..Eric Hosmer RBI single in (1-0) win.

Blue Jay-W-Reds..Jays hit 4HRs..Josh Donaldson 2R-HR..Kendrys Morales 2R-HR..Jose Bautista-Russel Martin HRs

Phillies-L-Marlins..Giancarlo Stanton 2R-HR..Marcel Ozuna HR

Texas-W-Tampa Bay..Elvis Andrus 3R-HR..2R-single

(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Callup P-Justin Grimm.
Royals..Callup P-Eric Shoghund from AAA.
Toronto..Release P-Mat Latos from AAA..had (3.81ERA)-Buffalo
Hector Olivera…former Cuban 3B-released by Dodgers-Braves-Padres because if domestic abuse case-signs with Independent League Sugar Land Skeeters.

(Injuries)

Phillies..Activate 2B-Howie Kendricks from DL.
Washington..Activate 2B-Steven Drew from DL
Blue Jays..Activate P-JA Happ from DL
Mets..P-Steve Matz-Seth Lugo-rehab outings this week
Boston..DL-2B-Dustin Pedrosa-Wrist
Mariners..OF-Nelson Cruz-calf tightness.

(MLB)

MLB….Strong disciplinary action vs Nationals-Giants..Bryce Harper-4G-suspension for going to pound to throw punches..Hunter Strickland 6G-suspension for throwing 98mph bean ball hit Harper in back triggering bench clearing brawl on Sunday.

Miami…Jeb Bush group pulls out of bidding for Marlins team…ex-Yankee Derek Jeter will try to find another investor to join the group.

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…………..(Football)………….

Chargers…Begin 3rd week of OTA workouts without LB-Melvin Ingram.

Seahawks…Began OTA workouts but no deal yet with FA-QB-Colin Kaeperneck.

Seahawks..WR-Doug Baldwin defends Coach Pete Carroll…says coach has been able to accomodate the different personalities (Richard Sherman-Marshawn Lynch) on team…says he does hold players accountable.

Rams..Have not opened contract extension talks with star DT-Aaron Donald..due to earn just (1.8M) base salary this year-despite 28-QB sacks in 3-seasons…Top DT in NFL-JJ Watt-Ndomaknog Suh-Fletcher Cox make between 16-and-19M a year.

Bengals..Bring in ex Steelers LB-Levon Kirkland as intern in camp.

Bears..QB-Mark Sanchez strains knee…could be out 6-weeks.

Jets..QB-Josh McCown impressive in OTA workouts…QBs-Bryce Petty-Christian Hackenberg play poorly.

Dallas..RB-Ezekiel Elliot returns to OTA workouts-missed last week minor head injury-auto accident

Redskins…RB-Matt Jones remains AWOL-asks for trade or release.

Montreal….CFL-Alouette lose starting QB Devin Durant with knee injury on first day of camp.

(Roster)

49ers..Workout FA-S-Jairus Byrd-ex Bills-Saints.
Bears..Release QB-Connor Shaw
Steelers..Sign FA–S-Daimian Stafford-ex Titans.
Jets..Sign FA-WR-Chris Harper-ex-49ers

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……..(Basketball)……….

Enis Kanter…Turkish government issues arrest warrant for NBA player because of criticism of government leaders.

Chris Bosh…NBA Union reaches settlement on payout of Miami Heat contract-they owe Bosh 75M on deal…Bost missed two seasons with blood clot problems.

LaVar Ball..turned down 10M shoe deals….with Nike-Adidas to put out his own shoes.

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……….(Hockey)…………..

Nashville-Pittsburgh…..Game 2-of Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday night..

Boston…Sign F-Anders Bjork-scored 21-goals for Notre Dame.

Vancouver..Lose F-Drew Shore-signs in Zurich, Switzerland.

Flyers..Sign F-Oskar Lindholm-Sweden-scored 21G as 20Y old last year

Ottawa..F-Derek Brassard will miss 4-months of off season trainings-shoulder surgery.

Kings..Hire Dave Lowrey as assistant coach…last 5Y as head coach Victoria Royals-WHL.

Minnesota…Scott Stephens quits as assistant coach after 1-year with Wild.

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………(General)………..

Tiger Woods…Police report says found asleep at wheel-car running-in gear-foot on brake…asleep at wheel from drug overdose….Failed 4-sobriety tests..could not walk…slurred speech….Mixed vicodin with other medications for back issues…Police say he gave them urine test once in jail….did not have alcohol in his system.

Frank DeFord…Legendary Sports Illustrated writer and PBS host-passes away (78Y).

Denver Post..Fires Columnist Terry Frei-tweeted-he was not comfortable with Japanese driver Takuma Sato winning the Indy 500…Frei’s father had fought Japanese in World War II.

John Brooks…USA Soccer star…moved in record setting deal in Germany….Wolfsburg pays 16M to acquire his rights from Hertha Berlin.

Dortmund…Champions of German League fire coach Thomas Tuchel 3-days after winning title.

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