Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on June 28th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Baseball)………

Padres-L-Braves (3-0)..Sean Newcombe throws 6-shutout innings…Johan Carmgo 2R-double…Padres struck out 14-times..brings season total to (723)..leads major leagues…SD now (31-46)

San Diego-Atlanta..Wednesday matchup-Luis Perdomo (2-4)..Braves not yet chosen starter.

Padres…P-Trevor Cahill sent to El Paso for rehab start on extra day rest.
Padres..P-Jered Weaver-no decision yet on next rehab start…possible hip setback
Padres..Activate OF-Manny Margot from DL with half injury..will start in CF-no platoon with Franchy Cordero
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Dodgers-W-Angels (4-0)..Joc Pederso 2R-HR…Cody Bellinger RBI-single…LA won 11-of-12..now (52-27)

LA-Halos..Wednesday starters..Hyun Jin Ryu (3-6)-vs-Alex Meyer (3-4)

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(Scoreboard)

Cubs-L-Washington..Mike Taylor 2R-double..Nats steal 7-bases..Washington now (46-31)

Tampa Bay-W-Pirates..Adeiny Hechavarria RBI-single and Sac Fly

Orioles-W-Toronto..Mark Trumbo 2R-double

Red Sox-W-Twins..Chris Young 3R-HR…Bosox now (43-34)

Indians-L-Rangers..Tyson Ross (6inn-1R)..Adrian Beltre HR

Tigers-W-Royals..Miggy Cabrera 3R-HR..Tigers win 2nd in row after 8-game losing binge

Reds-W-Milwaukee..Cincinnati hits 4HRs..Joey Votto-Adam Duvall 2R-HRs

Mets-L-Miami..Travis D’Arnaud HR-RBI single..Mets now (34-42)

Yankees-L-White Sox..Jose Abreu RBI double-RBI single..Yankees lost 11-of-14

Astros-L-A’s..Ryan Healy Grand Slam HR

Arizona-W-Cardinals..David Peralta solo HR..Ed Herrmann 2RBIs in late inning rally

Phillies-W-Seattle..Mikhail Franco solo HR..Phils won just 4-of-18

Rockies-Giants…Mark Reynolds 3R-HR for Colorado-put game in extra innings..Rox trying to break 6-game losing streak.

(Roster)

Giants..Callup 3B-=Jae Hwang-Korea-threatens to opt-out of contract if not called up..hitting (.287) in AAA.
Giants…DFA-2B-Aaron Hill

Miami..Sign FA-P-Keyvius Sampson-ex Padres-Reds

Blue Jays..DFA-P-Jason Grilli,,,(20inn-16R-9HR) allowed

Reds..DFA-P-Jake Buchanan…(14inn-13R) allowed.

Yankees..Callup SS-Tyler Wade..hitting (.314) in AAA

Milwaukee..DFA-SS-Nick Franklin

Tampa Bay..Sign #1-pick-1B-Brandon McKay-U Louisville…record 7M contract.

(Injuries)

Reds..P-Brandon Finnegan-reinjures shoulder in first start off DL
Texas..Activate P-Cole Hamels from DL-
Yankees..DL-SS-Starlin Castro-Hamstring
Rockies..Surgery P-Tyler Anderson-knee scope-out 4W
Brewers..Activate OF-Ryan Braun..2B-Jon Viller from DL
Mets..P-Robert Gsellman goes down with hamstring injury…7th pitcher to be hurt this year.

(MLB)

Red Sox..MLB-Suspend manager John Farrell-ejection argument with ump.

Cleveland..Manager Terry Francona leaves dugout again-feeling ill..has been plagued with irregular heartbeat and blood clot problems in the past.

All Star Voting..Final 3-days…
..Bryce Harper (3.6M) votes..Aaron Judge (3.4M)..Charley Blackmon (3.1M)..Daniel Murphy (3M)…Jose Altuve (2.9M)

NYork…Former Mets pitcher Anthony Young-lost 27-games in a row in his career, passes away at (51Y) from brain tumor in Houston..was (15-48) in hard luck career.

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……….(Basketball)…………

Boston…Open trade talks with both Indiana and Utah about sign and trade deals….Celtics have draft picks and players to acquire Paul George from Pacers…..and will listen to trade offer for Utah’s Gordon Hayward.

NBA Awards…MVP-Russell Westbrook-Oklahoma City…Defensive Player of Year-Draymond Green-Warriors…Rookie of Year-Malcom Brogdon-Bucks..Coach of Year-Mike D’Antonio-Houston

Charlotte…1st round pick Malik Monk sprains ankle in workouts-will not be part of NBA Summer League workouts.

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…………(Football)………….

Tennessee…Veteran FA-QB-Vince Young says he is not giving up hope of returning to NFL…Released CFL-Saskatchewan Roughriders with torn hamstring in camp…Could return to Canada in 6W.

Rams..CB-Trumaine Johnson breaks off contract talks..will play out franchise tag contract (16M) then test free agency.

Dallas…Workout FA-QB-Seth Russell-former Baylor star

Chiefs..Interview Ryan Cowdon-Titans..for vacant GM job.

Miami..Legendary RB-Jim Kiick moved to assisted living-had dementia.

Houston…City Council will vote on 95M-renovation plan for the still standing Astrodome, that opened in 1965…will be renovated for concerts and meetings.

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…………..(Hockey)……………

LA Kings..Open contract talks with FA-C-Joe Thornton-legendary San Jose Sharks star.

Montreal..Open talks with FA-D-Karl Azner-Washington Capitals

Columbus-New Jersey…Open trade talks about a deal for Russian RW-Ilya Kovulchuk.

Calgary Flames..Win bidding war for Union College hockey free agent Spencer Foo…scored 26-goals…64P…in 38-games last year…Flames outbid Oilers-Rangers for Foo.

Toronto-Islanders..Leafs offered to deal for NY D-Travis Harmonic…offered #1-pick and RW-James Van Riemsdyck……Isles dealt Harmonic to Calgary instead for #1-2-2 picks.

Anaheim…Paul Kariya-named to NHL Hall of Fame….says NHL must “root out” dangerous hits that will exist in game….and needs tok dish out more suspensions for all incidents that lead to injuries…Kariya scored 402-goals but had 4-concussions and forced into retirement.

Arizona..Coach Dave Tippett says he stepped aside after 8-years because of constant issues haunting the team…Ownership…Arena…Budget problems…Front office leadership.

Arizona..Fire Jim Playfair…Associate head coach for 6Y

Detroit..gives Coyotes permission to intervieew Todd Nelson-head coach AHL-Grand Rapids for head coaching job

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………….(General)…………..

Jack Nicklaus…Says Tiger Woods “Life Problems are bigger than his Golf Problems”….he needs to ‘straighten his life out’.

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