Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on June 14th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


Chargers…Begin final workouts at Fortress-teams shuts down operations on Thursday.

Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn-unhappy with sluggish-sloppy practice-had been crisp thru all the OTAs..Move OL around.had rookie Dan Feeney as starting center with rookie Forrest Lamp as starting right guard…Spencer Tulley played OG in Tuesday workout

Chargers..WR-Mike Williams in jersey-observing-not practicing…resting ailing back….Lynn says ‘no disucssion’ about back surgery…will begin rehab program with weights…will be out at least 6-weeks.

Chargers..WR-Donnie Inman on sidelines-recovering from core surgery…LB-Melvin Ingram goes thru first practice as down defensive end in 4-man front..Melvin Gordon-full practice without knee brace post-surgery.

Chargers..QB-Philip Rivers says ‘not trying to let sentimentality impact him final days practicing in San Diego-lots of practices-lots of memories in the building and at Qualcomm Stadium’


Washington..Name Doug Williams-Senior VP-Football Personnel-will assume lots of roles like being a GM.

Dallas..District Attorney-yet to decide possible sexual assault charge against NFL Network-Cowboys icon Michael Irvin…says nothing happened with former woman friend.

Houston..OT-Dwayne Brown-no show at mandatory camp-wants final two years of contract re-done..facing 80,000-fine.

Chicago..Bears deny interest in bringing in ex-Oklahoma coach Bob Stoopes as a consultant.

Giants..Say they want high priced WR-Odell Beckham to act with maturity.

Steelers..OT-Alejandro Villanueva reports to camp without signed contract.

Dallas…Name Kellen Moore-Zac Dysart as backups to Dak Prescott-not interested in signing veteran backup.

(Roster Moves)

Ravens..internal discussions about signing FA-WR-Eric Decker-Jets..just signed ex Chief Jeremy Maclin.

Jets..Visit with FA-RB-Dennard Robinson-ex Jaguars.


Colts..QB-Andrew Luck says may not be ready to throw in August..only 4-months removed from shoulder surgery.

Baltimore..TE-Ben Watson-cleared full workouts-had torn achilles.
Bills..WR-Sammy Watkins goes thru full workouts-foot issues
Carolina..OT- Michael Oher meets with team doctors-concussion
Bengals..WR-John Ross-coming off shoulder surgery-out 8W
Miami..OT-Laremy Tunsil-out with hamstring
Patriots..QB-Jim Garoppolo misses workouts leg injury

CFL..Calgary DE-Corrado Law-broken ankle-could miss entire year.


Colorado…Coach Mike McIntrye-AD-Rich George-both fined 100,000 for mishandling of a domestic abuse case involving Buffaloes player.

SDSU…Aztecs sign home-home schedule with Washington State for 2024-2025.



Padres-W-Reds (6-2)…..San Diego gets 4-hits on first 7-pitches of game-scores 2R-vs-Scott Feldman in win….Franchy Cordero 2-solo HRs-single….Wil Myers-Corey Spangenberg RBI singles…Clayton Richard throttles Reds bats, giving up just 2-hits in first 6-innings-pitching into the 9th-threw (127P)……Reds lost 5-in row..Friars (26-40)

San Diego-Cincinnati…Wednesday day game..Jhoulys Chacin (5-5)-vs-Amir Garrett (3-5).

Padres…Manager Andy Green says OF-Alex Dickerson won’t likely play this season…seeking more opinions on spinal condition…back disc areas resurfaced after just 4-at bats…Surgery to explore issues under consideration…seeing 2nd spine specialist…not optimist with recovery

Padres..P-Trevor Cahill throws extended bullpen..will go on road with team and likely throw simulated innings vs hitters.

Padres..P-Jered Weaver-throws another bullpen…likely sim outing on road with team before rehab outing

Padres…Travis Jankowksi bone scan exam..likley 2-weeks away from any baseball work.

Padres..Manny Margot taking BP…needs to text calf running bases next week..then rehab.

Padres…Allen Cordoba plays 2nd night in row at SS…given worksheet by coaches on what to work on…makes clean plays….needs to find consistency on defense every night.

Padres…Assign top Cuban signees to Tri Cities to start rookie league season in Northwest League…included P-Adrian Morejon…Henry Henry…Osvaldo Hernandez…SS-Luis Almanzar..season opens on Thursday.

3rd round..OF-Mason House-Whitehorse-Texas…(.331)
4th round..P-Sam Keating-Canterbury-Florida..(11-1) 1.06-projects as reliever
5th round..Joh Hornza-3B-Anchorage-Alaska..hit (.520) limited competition
6th round..Aaron Leasher-P-Morehead State…(228-strikeouts 2-years)
7th round..Nick Margevius-P-Rider University..(2.89-ERA)
8th pick..Olivier Besabe-SS-Faulkner University-transplant fro Venezuela
9th round..Alex Cunningham-P-Coastal Carolina
10th pick..Dom Taccolini-P-UArkansas

(MLB Draft)

A’s..Used 3rd round pick on SS-Nick Allen-Francis Parker
Toronto..3rd round pic..C-Riley Adams-USD
Cardinals…take SDSU P-Brent Seeburger in 10th round

Dodgers-W-Indians.(7-5)..Cody Bellinger solo HR-3R-HR..Yasiel Puig 2R-HR…Clayton Kershaw now (9-2).

Dodgers..Yasiel Puig faces fine for giving Indians fans 2-obscene gestures after hitting HR in Cleveland .

LA-Cleveland..Wednesday matchup..Brandon McCarthy (5-3)-vs-Corey Kluber (5-2).

Dodgers..Send P-Soctt Kazmir out on rehab-clocked 92mph-test hip.
Dodgers..Activate OF-Joc Pederson from DL-concussion
Dodgers..DL-1B-Adrian Gonzalez-hernieated disc-back
Dodgers…Draft 9-college players of first 10-selected…took 6-pitchers.

Angels-Yankees..Were tied in 10th inning..Chase Headley 3H-HR…Eric Young HR for Halos..NY was (38-23) heading into game.

Halos-New York..Wednesday..Matt Shoemaker (6-2)-vs-Michael Paneda (7-3)

Angels..P-Doug Fister-throws 7-innings-89 pitches-rehab start.


Cardinals-W-Brewers..Jose Martinez 3RBIs in first game of twin bill.
Brewers-W-Cardinals..Keon Buxton HR-RBI triple-sac fly in nightcap

Washington-W-Atlanta..Ryan Zimmerman solo HR-2R-HR..Nats I(39-25)

Rockies-L-Pirates..Andrew Mccutcheon solo HR-2R-HR

Toronto-L-Tampa Bay..Logan Morrison 3R-HR

Red Sox-W-Phillies..Andrew Benetendi RBI double in 12th..Mitch Moreland HR

Arizona-W-Detroit..Paul Goldschmidt HR-David Peralta HR-Brandon Drury 2R-HR..D-backs (40-26)

Cubs-W-Mets..Ian Happ grand slam HR..Anthony Rizzo HR-RBI double

Miami-W-A’s..Giancarlo Stanton 2R-HR..Marcel Ozuna HR

Orioles-L-White Sox..Matt Davidson Grand Slam HR..Birds lost 8-of-10

Seattle-L-Twins..Minnesota hits 4-homers in (20-6) win..Eddie Rosario 3HRs in win..Twins had 28-hits

Houston-L-Texas..Rougned Odor HR-2R-HR…Astros lost 6-of-8

Giants-L-Royals…KC jumps out to early (8-1) lead..Jorge Bonifacio 3RBI..Giants (26-40)..lost 10-of-14


Mets..DL-SS-Asdrubal Cabrera-thumb
Astros..OF-Josh Reddick-concussion-ran into wall

(Roster Moves)

Atlanta..Calls up P-Matt Wisler..P-Sean Newcombe
Milwaukee..DFA-P-Rob Scahill
Milwaukee..Callup P-Brandon Woodruff
Phillies-Texas..Rangers acquire P-Joely Rodriguez



NBA…Salutes Warriors-averaged (121P) per game vs Cavaliers.

NBA…TV Ratings 16R for Game 5…highest rating since 1998…San Francisco (39.6) rating…Cleveland (37.1) rating.

Golden State…Coach Steve Kerr says team will not make a trip to the White House to meet President…Kerr called Trump ‘blowhard-ill suited for job’….Steph Curry says he is an ‘ass’ not an ‘asset’ to the country.

Dennis Rodman…taking vacation to North Korea-wants to meet with President of that country to talk about holding American hostages.

Lakers….Lonzo Ball asks for 2nd private workout after showing up last week out of shape….LA works out Kentucky G-DeAaron Fox…and visits with Kansas F-Josh Jackson a 2nd time in a week.



NHL..TV Ratings for Stanley Cup finals averaged 4.7M-up 19-percent from last year….Pittsburgh (40-rating)…..Nashville (28-rating)

Anaheim-Las Vegas..Report they have made a trade in which Golden Knights will not select D-Josh Manson..but will receive compensation instead for taking another player.

Ducks..Did not ask D-Kevin Bieksa to waive his 4M-no movement clause.

LA Kings…Buyout contract of injured D-Matt Greene-clears (2.5M) from cap

Ottawa..D-Dion Phaneuf-refused to waive his 7M-no trade clause-must be protected in expansion draft.

NY Islanders..Sign F-Matt Gaudreau-college hockey star at Boston College-brother of Flames star Johnny Gaudreau.


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