Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on March 27th, 2024  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Mariners (7-6)..Friars finish Cactus League (9-11-2)
..Michael King (4.2-3H-3R-2W-2HRs)
..Woo Suk-Go (.2inn-3R)..12.60-ERA
..SS-Leodalis DeVries 2R-throwing error in 9th gives M’s lead
..Julio Rodriguez 2RHR-Seattle

Padres..Off day Wednesday…Will cut roster to 26-players with decisions on rookies and Rule 5-draft picks.

Padres..Mike Schildt…Manny Machado will resume ‘ramp up’ throwing after suffering elbow fatigue…could be 3W before he plays 3rd base.

Padres..Matt Waldon wins 5th slot in starting rotation
Padres..Option P-Randy Vasquez to El Paso
Dodgers-L-Angels…(4-3) …Freeway Series..LA (14-7-2)
..Will Smith-Gavin Lux-Freddie Freeman homered for LA
..Miguel Sano HR for Halos
..Zach Neto tripled in 9th-scored on single in win
..James Paxton (5inn-3R-4H) for Dodgers
..Chase Silseth (5inn-2R-10K) for Halos

Dodgers..Manager Dave Roberts says dismissal of IP Mizuhara will eliminate a middleman-remove buffer…Says it was difficult to communicate with Shohei Ohtani because everything had to go thru his personal translator.

Dodgers..Will be chosen to open 2025 season in Tokyo against the Cubs.

Dodgers..1st baseman Freddie Freeman donates 500,000 for Athletic upgrade at El Modena High School in Orange County.
Angels..Add FA-Miguel Sano to opening day roster…Former Minnesota Twins slugger plagued by injuries 3-years in a row.

Padres..Unveil newly designed Gallagher Square building and relocated statues for Tony Gwynn and Trevor Hoffman.

Dodgers..Will hand a historic Japanese Lantern given to the team in 1965..Dodgers were first team to go to Japan in 1956 on off season tour…will hang from upper deck at Chavez Ravine.
(MLB Notes)

MLB-Union…President Tony Clarke says revolt by players demanding firing of lead negotiatior Bruce Meyer is uncalled for…Says personal agendas of some players is not to be tolerated and not the way union does its business.

MLB..Bans teams from having working agreements with Japanese teams in 2024…says it could lead to tampering.
(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Release C-Jorge Alfaro
A’s..Sign FA-P-TJ McFarland-ex Dodgers-Mets
Orioles..Sign FA-OF-Tony Kemp-ex A’s
Twins..Option OF-Nico Goodrum

Yankees..OF-Oscar Gonzalez-fractured orbital bone
Seattle..DL- P-Bruyan Woo-sprained elbow
Seattle..DL-OF-Sam Haggerty-health issues
White Sox..DL-C-Max Stassi-hip
Arizona..DL-OF-Randal Grichuk-shoulder
Cardinals..DL-OF-Dylan Carlson



NFL..Votes to add XFL-kickoff rule for 2025
..Kickoff will be from teams own 35-yard line
..Kick cover line of scrimmage will be at opponent 40
..Kick return blockers will line up at 35
..No player can come down the field nor block till kick returner fields ball
..No fair catches allowed
..Touchbacks will come out to the 30-yard line

NFL..Rule Changes
..Use of replay to determine if there is a clock expiration on play
..3rd QB rule adopted..will not count against the 53-man active day roster
..Teams allowed unlimited number of IR recalls once playoffs start
..Trade deadline moved back to Week 9-regular season

Chiefs..Coach Andy Reid praises new kickoff rules…Won’t be 2,000 dead plays where ball was never returned..Kick return value will rocket

NFL..Announces it will play 2-Christmas Day games this year on ‘Wednesday’..after amazing TV ratings last year on 3-December 25th games.

Detroit..Reports that CB-Cam Sutton was in team facility day a felony arrest warrant for strangulation was issues..Sutton disappeared and is fugitive at large

Giants..Owner John Mara says team would consider using #6 pick on QB despite giving Daniel Jones (160M) contract package a year ago.

Chargers..Coach Jim Harbaugh says ‘if top four picks in draft are quarterbacks..the Chargers 5th pick will be like a #1 pick

Washington..Seriously considering taking JJ McCarthy-QB with 2nd pick in draft

Patriots..Owner Robert Kraft wants team to invest in top young QB.

Rams..say TE-Tyler Higbee will miss start of season after surgery 2-torn ligaments after playoffs
(Roster Moves)

Rams..Sign FA-CB-Tre’Davious White-ex Bills..recovering Torn Achilles
Steelers..Sign FA-KR-Cordarelle Patterson-ex Falcons..has 9-career TDs on kicks
Packers..Sign FA-Greg Joseph-ex Vikings
Bills..RB-Damien Harris retires

(College Football)

Washington..Hires Pat Chun as Athletic Director..was AD at Washington State.

Pac 12…Signed agreement that each of the 10-teams leaving the conference will pay a 5M-exit fee…The 50M-will go to Washington State-Oregon State-the remaining schools in league…Exiting schools give up all the remaining future NCAA units from March Madness they had earned.


Lakers-W-Milwaukee (128-124) 2OT-…Emotional come from behind win…Tuesday game…LA (40-32)….Played without G-LeBron James-ankle
..Lakers rallied from 19-point deficit in 4th quarter
..Lakers (16-2) and (26-7) run to tie game with (:43)
..Anthony Davis (34P-23R-4BS) in win
..Austin Reaves (29P-14R-10A)..D’Angelo Russell (29P)
..Lakers went (30-32) from free throw line
..Giannis Antetokounmpo-Damian Lillard combined (58P) in bad home court loss

Lakers-at-Memphis Wednesday game
Clippers-at-76ers-Wednesday game

Clippers..Coach Tyronne Lue rips into team for being ‘soft’ after allowing Indiana to hit 60% of 3-point shots in home court loss…Clippers have lost 6-of-9

Cleveland..F-Marcus Morris ejected for flagrant elow to face of Charlotte player
(College Basketball)

Aztecs..Practice-walkthru in Boston on Wednesday leading into Sweet 16-game on Thursday

USD..G-Wayne McKinnie-Deuce Turner enter transfer portal.
UCSD..G-Bryce Pope enters transfer portal..averaged (18P) game

Marshall..Fires Dan D’Antoni after (13-20) season…was (177-148) with Herd..Legendary player for West Virginia school



Ducks-Seattle…Anaheim trailed (3-0) at Press Time in 2nd period in Tuesday game

Gulls-at-Bakersfield…Wednesday AHL game..Gulls (22-29-4)

Ducks..C-Trevor Zegras activated and plays..missed 32-games with fractured ankle

Montreal..Coach Martin St Louis rejoins team after going home to help with badly injured hockey playing son.

Winnipeg..Coach Ric Bowness returns to bench after surgery for health issues.



Manchester United..New ownership asks for permission to interview Wovlerhampton coach Gary O’Neil.


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