Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

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Padres-L-Cubs..(3-2)..Tuesday game…Friars (19-20)
..Mike Busch hits walk off HR in 9th inning for Cubs win
..Cody Bellinger HR-1st game off the DL
..Shoto Imanaga threw shutout into 8th inning
..Jurickson Profar 2RHR-in 8th for Friars

San Diego-Chicago..Wednesday…Dylan Cease (4-2)-2.55-ERA

Padres…Top minor leaguers are struggling:
El Paso (14-19)
..Mason McCoy-SS-(.222)
..Tirso Orneas 1B-(.265)
..Matt Batten 3B-(.233)
..Luke Bachar (1.62-ERA)
..Alek Jacob (6.92-ERA)
..Kevin Kopps (4.11-ERA)

San Antonio (13-14)
..Rob Snelling (3.68-ERA)
..Adam Masur (.2.39-ERA)
..Reggie Lawson (7.84-ERA)

Ft Wayne
..Ethan Salas C (.190) 29K-84AB
Lake Elsinore
..Leo DeVries SS (.148) 10K-28AB
Dodgers-Marlins…Max Muncy Grand Slam HR in 1st inning….LA led (4-1) at Press Time…Tuesday game..LA (24-13)

LA-Miami..Wednesday game..Gavin Stone (2-1)-vs-Ryan Weathers (2-3)

Dodgers..DL-P-Joe Kelly-strained shoulder
Dodgers..P-Walker Buehler-clocked at 97mph in Monday start.
Angels-W-Pirates (9-0)…Kevin Pillar HR-3RHR……Tuesday game..Halos (13-23)

Halos-Pittsburgh..Jose Siriano (1-4) starts for Angels

Texas-W-A’s..Rangers 10R-2nd inning..Marcus Semien (4-5) 4RBI-Tex
Tigers-W-Cleveland..Andy Ibanez HR-3R-HR in win
Arizona-W-Reds..Corbin Carroll 3RHR
Phillies-W-Toronto…Bryce Harper Grand Slam HR..Kody Clemens 4RBI..
Orioles-L-Washington..Joey Menses RBI-single..
Tampa Bay-W-White Sox..Randy Arozarena 2RHR..Chisox (8-28)
Yankees-W-Houston..Alex Verdugo 3RHR..NY (24-13)..Astros (12-23)
Braves-W-Red Sox..Jared Kelenic 2RHR-Atlanta
Royals-L-Brewers..Willy Adames 3R-HR in 9th-Milw
Twins-L-Mariners…Cal Raleigh Grand Slam HR-M’s…Minn had won 13-of-14
Mets-W-Cardinals..Brandon Nimmo 3RHR-NY
Giants-Rockies..Lamont Wade 2RBIS..SF led 5-0 at Press Time..Colo (8-26)

Cleveland..OF-Steve Kwan-out 4W-hamstring
Giants..DL-C-Tom Murphy-out 6W-sprained knee
Atlanta..DL-P-Tyler Matzek-elbow
Houtston..DL-P-JP France-shoulder
White Sox..DL-P-Dom Leone-back issue
A’s..DL-P-Joe Boyle-back injury

Miami..Send P-AJ Puk-rehab
Cardinals..2B-Matt Carpenter on rehab

Giants..P-Blake Snell-cleared throw simulated game
(Roster Moves)

A’s..Callup P-Tyler Ferguson-ex Braves
Braves..Callup P-Ray Kerr
Washington..DFA-P-Matt Barnes
Detroit..Option OF-Parker Meadows-hitting (.064)



Dallas-Oklahoma City…Thunder led (62-53) Halftime at Press Time..Game 1-series

Boston-W-Cleveland…Game 1..Jaylen Brown-Derrick White combined for (57P)..Boston hits 18-3’s…Donovan Mitchell (33P) in Cavs loss..Celts lead 1-0 in series

Indiana-vs-Knicks…Game 2-of series-Wednesday..Knicks lead 1-0
(NBA Notes)

Clippers..GM-Lawrence Frank says ‘want to keep this team together’….’need to learn how to manage Kawhi Leonard minutes;….’will reopen contract talks with Paul George-James Harden’…..’George-Harden are elite players-have a right to look at free agency’….’Tyronn Lue will return as coach next year’.

Denver..G-Jamal Murray faces hefty fine for throwing a heating pack on the floor during game action protesting missed calls by refs

Denver..G-Reggie Jackson-ankle injury

Miami…Agent for G-Jimmy Butler critical of Pat Riley-GM..’Butler averages 34-minutes a game he plays…he missed 22-games with injuries and personal issues

76ers…GM-Daryl Morley says ‘roster must change to put better players around Joel Embiid-Tyrese Maxey.

Lakers..C-Christian Wood picks up option (3M) for next year.,,(6P-5R)

Dallas..Coach Jason Kidd salutes Kyrie Irving…’calmness to his game now’

Knicks..Coach Tom Thibodeau says he must expand use of his roster-use more than a 7-man rotation.

Spurs..C-Victor Wembenayma wins NBA Rookie of Year Award-unanimous vote…this season (21P-10R-3A-3BS-1 steal).


NFL…Raiders-Saints announce moving training camps to Southern California
..Raiders will move to Costa Mesa-taking over Chargers facility
..Saints will move to Irvine-where Rams once trained
..Chargers move to new facility El Segundo
..Rams move to new facility in Los Angeles
..Cowboys train in Oxnard.

Kansas City…WR-‘Rashee Rice under investigation for injuring a man in a niteclub fight at 2-30am Tuesday in Dallas.  Rice has been charged with 8-felonies in a drag racing incident this spring in Dallas that led to a 6-car crash that injured people.

New England…3-candidates for GM job decide not to interview…Quentin Harris-Arizona..Trey Brown-Bengals..Terrance Gray-Buffalo all turn down requests.

Pittsburgh..Ben Roethlisberger’s name surfaces in Trump-Stormy Daniels trial…Roethlisberger was in Las Vegas hotel and accompanied Daniels to Trump’s room and saw Daniels to her room after her after the alleged sex.
(Roster Moves)

Titans..Sign FA-WR-Tyler Boyd (1Y-4.5M() deal..had (573R-31TD)-Bengals
Lions..Sign FA-S-CJ Moore-had been suspended for gambling in 2023
Arizona..Visit with FA-WR-Zay Jones-ex Jaguars.
(College Football)

Alabama…Longtime AD-Hootie Ingram-passes away (90Y)…was former AD-Florida State…worked for SEC also.


(NHL Playoff Scoreboard)

Rangers-Carolina…Alexi Lafreniere 2-goals for NY…Jake Guentzel 2-goals for Hurricane…Game tied (3-3) in 2nd overtime in New York at Press time…Rangers led series 1-0

Colorado-Dallas…Stars erupt for 3-goals in 9-minutes in 1st period…Lead (3-0) in 2nd period at Press Time

Vancouver-Edmonton..Game 1-series
Boston-Florida..Bruins lead 1-0 in series
(NHL Notes)

NHL Draft Lottery-Tuesday night
..1-San Jose gets 1st pick and likely draft Boston University C-Mac Celebrini
..3-Anaheim Ducks

Ottawa…Hires Travis Green-head coach..ex Vancouver-Devils coach
Blues..Sign coach Drew Bannister to extension..was (30-19-5)
Devils..Interview ex Kings coach Todd McLellan..Craig Berube-Blues

Kings..GM-Rob Blake-will return next season despite playoff failures 3-years in a row…Blake says he will not buyout contract of C-Pierre Luk Dubois…must fix team goaltending…No decision on coach Jim Hillier (21-12-1) as interim coach

Maple Leafs..Press conference on Friday to discuss possible changes in organization after team was knocked out of playoffs again…Leafs have 1-playoff series win in 20-years.

Toronto..F-Mitch Marner says wants to play out his career..has (1Y-10M) left on his deal

Islanders..Sign Swedish FA-G-Marcus Hoberg.


Indy Car..Team Penske…Suspends 3-top race executives in wake of cheating scandal involving driver Josef Newgarden who was disqualified from winning the Grand Prix-St Petersburg…Tom Cindric-President of Team Penske…2-Engineers and a Director of Operations were also suspended by owner Roger Penske…They will miss the Indy 500 and the Grand Prix of Indianapolis….Team Penske probe showed an electronics package was installed during testing last fall..and was not removed for the opening race of the season…The ‘Push-2-Pass electronics were used in the opening race this season in Newgarden’s win.

Formula 1…A record 3.1M-TV viewers watched this past weekends Miami Grand Prix…highest TV rating ever for a US F-1 race.


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