Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday
Padres-W-Nationals (7-4)….Friars tee off on struggling Washington pitching staff..4-home runs in lopsided win
..Juan Soto 441′ HR…had 3-hits
..Xander Bogaerts 2RHR
..Jake Cronenworth 2RHR
..Brandon Dixon solo HR
..ExPadres-P-Mackenzie Gore gave up 3HRs in loss
..Padres won 2-in a row……Friars (22-26)…..Still 8-games out of first place
San Diego-Washington..Wednesday matchup..Ryan Weathers-vs-Trevor Williams
Padres..P-Julio Teheran opts out of El Paso contract to sign with Milwaukee Brewers.
Dodgers-W-Atlanta (8-1)…Rookie P-Bobby Miller dominant in major league debut..(5inn-1R)…JD Martinez 3RHR….Jason Heyward HR..Will Smith 3RBIs…….Tuesday Game…LA (31-19)…LA won 18-of-24
LA-Braves..Wednesday matchup Tony Gonsolin-vs-Bryce Elder.
Dodgers..Callup P-Tayler Scott from Oklahoma City
Angels-W-Red Sox (4-0)..Mike Trout 2RHR..Mickey Moniak HR…..Halos (27-23)…Won 5-of-6
Angels-Boston..Wednesday matchup..James Paxton-vs-Tyler Anderson
White Sox-W-Cleveland..Romy Gonazalez 2R-doubles-Sox
Rangers-W-Pirates..Nathan Eovaldi 6-hit complete game-Texas.
Arizona-W-Phillies..Ketel Marte RBI triple for Az
Reds-L-Cardinals..Paul Goldschmidt 2HRs-StL
Blue Jays-W-Rays…Vlad Guerrero-Grand Slam HR-6RBI..Jays 9R-9th..(20-1) .
Yankees-W-Orioles…Aaron Judge HR-come from behind NY win.
Tigers-L-Royals..Edwin Olivares RBI single-8th-K..
Astros-L–Brewers…Houston 8-game win streak snapped..
Mets-L-Cubs..Matt Mervis 2RHR..RBI double-Chi
Giants-W-Twins..Mike Conforto 2RHR-SF..
Marlins-L-Rockies..Charlie Blackmon RBI double-Colo..
Seattle-A’s..Mariners led (3-2) Press Time..
Tigers-Mariners..TRADE..Detroit deals OF-Jon Davis for OF-Brady Allen
Seattle..P-Easton McGee-elbow surgery
Reds..P-Connor Overton-elbow surgery
Brewers…IL-P-Eric Lauer-shoulder impingement
St Louis…Longtime Cardinals baseball beat writer Rick Hummell passes away (77Y)…Covered baseball for St Louis Post Dispatch for 50-years.
Las Vegas..City Council offers A’s (175M) state funding to help build new stadium…A’s had asked for (395M) in state funding…A’s have asked Clark County for (200M) in funding.
Red Sox..considering pulling P-Corey Kluber from rotation..has (6.26-ERA)
Rockies…moving P-Dinelson Lamet into rotation
Twins..Give manager Rocco Baldelli extension thru 2025.
Lakers…LeBron James says he will contemplate retirement from NBA..GM-Rob Pelinka says he has yet to speak to James…Lakers start made comments moments after Lakers were swept 4-straight by Denver Nuggets.
Miami..NBA fines G-Jimmy Butler (25,000) for blowing off playoff media obligations
Boston..GM-Brad Stevens refuses comment on status of coach Joe Mazzulla after Boston’s poor play in playoffs.
Suns..Interested in talking to just fired 76ers coach Doc Rivers
Toronto…Interviews ex-Nets head coach Steve Nash
Houston..Fires assistant coaches Lionel Hollins-Rich Higgins
Miami Heat-L-Boston Celtics (116-99)…Celtics rip off (18-0) run in 3rd quarter…Jayson Tatum (34P)..in win…Boston still trails (3-1) in series.
Chargers…Upgrade contract of RB-Austin Ekeler …giving him (1.7M) in incentives on top of his (6.2M) base salary…Chargers refuse to say whether club agreed not to ‘franchise tag’ Ekeler next February-allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent…Ekeler has (7,175APY-63TD) in 5-seasons with Bolts.
Broncos..Release K-Brandon McManus-gets (7.5M) cap savings..Had (223FG) in career-81%-conversion rate
Houston..Sign FA-DE-Jacob Martin-ex Browns
Vikings..Sign FA-WR-Lucky Jackson-ex CFL player
Denver..Workout FA-K-Brett Maher-ex Cowboys
Steelers..Workout FA-LB-Marcus Golden-ex Arizona
Jets..Workout FA-OG-Yod Cajuste-ex Patriots
NFL Owners…Vote to approve the Fair Catch-Kick Return rule…a day after tabling it..Teams can catch any kickoff inside 25-yard line and take ball at the 25…NFL worried about increased number of concussions over last 3-years.
NFL..Gives contract extension to Roger Goodell thru 2027.
Arizona..WR-DeAndre Hopkins-boycotts OTA workouts
Ravens..QB-Lamar Jackson reports to Baltimore OTA workouts
Buffalo..CB-Damar Hamlin at OTAs but not working out with Bills
Carolina..1st round draft pick QB-Bryce Young takes all 1st team snaps
Houston..1st round pick QB-CJ Stroud working only as backup QB
Tampa Bay..QB-Baker Mayfield says Bucs workouts-meetings..’all business’
Bills..Praise QB-Josh Allen for ‘new focus-dedication’ to the QB job
Jets..QB-Aaron Rodgers sits out second day of workouts-strained calf
Seattle..LB-Tariq Woolen-surgery for torn ACL in OTA workouts
Michigan…Glenn Schembechler-son of legendary coach-apologizes a day after being fired as a Recruiting chief because of Social Media posts referencing Jim Crow laws and pro slavery comments.
Las Vegas-W-Dallas (4-0)…Jon Marchessault scores (:71) into game…G-Aiden Hill (34-saves)….Knights lead series (3-0).
Florida Panthers-Carolina Hurricane…Florida leads (3-0)
Calgary..Hire Craig Conroy as General Manager…was Asst GM
Calgary..Hire David Nonis as VP Hockey Ops..ex-Vancouver-Toronto exec
Penguins..Will interview Kyle Dubas-ex Leafs for GM job
Washington..Interview Bruce Boudreau-ex Canucks..Jeff Halpern-Tampa assistant..Spencer Carberry-Toronto assistant for Caps head coaching job.
Indy 500…Driver Steve Wilson fractures back when rear-ended by Kathleen Legg during practice run at Indy.
Dreibold Racing…Hires Graham Rahal to drive in Indy 500-replacing Steve Wilson..Rahal failed to qualify for Indy 500-on Sunday.