Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

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Padres-Marlins….San Diego led (4-0) at Press Time in 9th inning..Friars (30-28)…Miami (19-37)
..Jurickson Profar 2RHR..RBI single in win
..Matt Waldren another strong start into 7th
..Marlins 2nd worst offense MLB-ranked 29th with just (202) runs scored

San Diego-Miami..Wednesday game..Yu Darvish (4-2)-vs-Braxton Garrett (1-0)
Dodgers-W-Mets (5-2)..1st game..Freddie Freeman 3R-HR in 10th after tying game in 9th..Snap 5-game losing streak

Dodgers-W-Mets.(3-0)…2nd game..Will Smith-Miguel Vargas HRs..Gavin Stone (7inn-0R) completing DH-sweep…Dodgers (34-22)..snapped 5-game losing streak

LA-NY..Wednesday game..James Paxton (5-0)-vs-David Peterson

Shohei Ohtani..Begins throwing program..throwing at 60-feet..60-throws coming off elbow surgery

Dodgers..Move slump-ridden Chris Taylor into starting lineup (.093) BA
Angels-Yankees…NY led (3-2) at Press Time…Juan Soto HR-RBI single…Kevin Pillar 2R-HR-Angels…Tuesday game…Halos (20-33)…(6-19) at home…Yankees (37-18)

Halos-New York..Wednesday…Tyler Anderson (5-4)-vs-Luis Gil (6-1)

Angels…Could be headed to worst home record in baseball since 1939-St Louis Browns-who went (18-59)…Halos (6-19)

Orioles-L-Red Sox..Raf Devers 4-hits-Boston..Balt (34-19)
Pirates-Tigers..Rained out
Cardinals-W-Reds..Nolan Arenado 2R-HR..Nolan Gorman 2R-HR
Tampa Bay-L-A’s…Miguel Andujar 3R-HR-Oak
Braves-W-Nationals..Marcel Ozuna 16th HR of season-Atl
Brewers-L-Cubs..Mike Busch HR…Cubs 5R-in-10th..Mil (31-23)
Royals-L-Twins..Juan Miranda 2R-single-Minn…KC (34-22)
Blue Jays-W-White Sox..Daulton Schnieder 3RBIs-Jays…Sox (15-41)
Texas-W-Arizona..Corey Seager 3R-HR-Rangers..
Cleveland-W-Rockies..Jose Ramirez 2R-HR..Josh Naylor 2R-HR..Guardians (37-18)
Houston-Seattle…Astros lead (2-1) at Press Time
Phillies-Giants..Game scoreless in 7th at Press Time…Phi (38-17)..won 12-of-17
(MLB Notes)

Angel Hernandez…Controversial umpire accepts buyout of contract after being off the job since May 9th..Had lost 2-discrimination lawsuit in Court of Appeals after suing MLB for refusing to promote him to Crew Chief or let him work World Series since 2005…Had maintained his job despite lawsuits and continued criticism about his calls-ejections and number of plays in postseason over-ruled by instant replay challenges.

Giants..P-Blake Snell to remain in rotation despite 5-bad starts..(0-3)-10.42ERA…Snell (19-innings-22R-27H-11W)
(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-P-Drew Pomerantz-ex Padres-Red Sox-Rockies…had (1.44) ERA with Dodgers AAA-team at Oklahoma City.

Astros..Sign FA-P-Kaleb Ort-ex Orioles
Twins..Callup nP-Diego Castillo
Braves..Callup P-Spence Schwellenbach-AAA
Rockies..Release OF-Ramon Laureano (.193)
Arizona..Release 2B-Kolten Wong
Toronto..Option P-Eric Swanson to AAA

Royals-Phillies..TRADE..KC sends P-Jonah DiPoto to Phi

White Sox..DL-P-Mike Clevinger..Cortisone shot into elbow
Pirates..DL-P-Martin Perez-groin
Pirates..DL-C-Joey Bart-thumb
Giants..DL-OF-LaMont Wade-hamstring
Seattle…DL-2B-Jorge Polanco-hamstring

Astros..MRI-P-Christian Javier-Jose Urquidy

Pirates..Activate 3B-Ke’Bryan Hayes
Marlins..Activate SS-Xavier Edwards
Yankees..Activate 3B-DJ LeMahieu
Toronto..Activate P-Chad Green


(NBA Playoff Scoreboard)

Dallas-L-Minnesota (105-100)…Timberwolves stay alive with strong 4th quarter
..Karl Anthoy Towns scores (20P) in 2nd half despite foul trouble
..Towns (25P)
..Anthony Edwards (29P)
..T Wolves survive foul trioubles..turnovers
..Luca Doncic (28P-13R-10A) in loss
..Dallas leads (3-1) as series goes back to Minnesota
(Basketball Notes)

Boston..F-Kristaps Porzingas-cleared to play in NBA finals-calf
Dallas..F-Maxi Kleber-cleared to return to lineup-shoulder

Greater Osobor-C-Washington..pulls out of NBA draft-played at Utah State
JT Toppin-C-New Mexico..pulls out of NBA draft-transferring to Texas Tech



NFL-Union….Open talks about changes in OTA workouts…Union wants ban on any on field workouts or weight training…Players would be allowed only classroom work

Saints..Lose DE-Tanoh Kpassagnon-torn Achilles in OTA workouts

Bengals..WR’s J’Marr Chase-Tee Higgins..boycott OTA workoutsi-contract issues

Steelers..4-WRs to compete for starting job..Quez Watkins-Van Jefferson-Scotty Miller-Roman Wilson for starters job opposite veteran George Pickens.

Jaguars…1M-Lawsuit filed by 2-airline stewardesses charges Jaguars K-Brandon McManus sexually abused them while on team flight to Europe…Suit says he fondled them-kissed tthem-grinded on them on trans-Atlantic flight..Charge team officials did nothing to stop the iincidents..and then were arrogant-ignorant and uncaring when contacted by the Airlines.
(College Football)

Aztecs..Pick up transfer P-Eemil Herranen- Northern Arizona..averaged (40.9Y) punts




(Playoff Scoreboard)

Rangers-L-Florida (3-2) OT….Series tied (2-2) heading back to New York…
..Sam Reinhart slap shot in slot (:92) into overtime for Panthers win
..Sam Bennett-Carter Vanhage scored for Panthers
..Panthers outshot Rangers (40-22)..dominated 3rd period-and-overtime
(Playoff Schedule)

Oilers-vs-Dallas Stars…Oilers trail (2-1) in series heading into Wednesday game-in Edmonton
(Hockey Notes)

Seattle..Hire Dan Bylsma as head coach…was head coach in AHL-Coachella Valley..ex head coach Penguins-Sabres..won Stanley (320-190-55).

Seattle..AHL..Report Kraken may promote Jessica Campbell to head coach AHL-Coachella Valley Firebirds.. would be first female head coach in AHL.

Columbus..Report Blue Jackets may fire coach Pascal Vincent…allow new Pres-Hockey Operations Don Waddell to hire a new coach

New Jersey Devils…May make a run at Calgary goalie Jacob Markstrom on July 1str when free agency begins.

Edmonton..D-Troy Stecher-season ending ankle surgery


NASCAR..Stewart-Haas announces it is folding its 4-NASCAR Teams and its 2-Infinity teams at the end of the season..Cannot commit maximum financing and time in the future..Won 69-races since forming in 2009 with driver Tony Stewart…won 2-Championships

Formula 1…F1-officials say Andretti-Cadillac should consider buying one of troubled teams rather than trying to apply for F1-charter…..Reports that US-Haas or  Alpine teams might be for sale…Michael Andretti wants to become 11th Formula 1-team.

Golf..LPGA veteran star Lexi Thompson announces retirement-15-career only


USD…Former PGA player Chris Riley resigns as golf coach at USD…led Toreros to NCAA-tourney 5-times in 7-years.

Soccer…Spanish Court of Appeals bans FIFA-UEFA from monopolistic actions trying to block formation of a European Super League….FC Barcelona-Real Madrid trying to form a 10-team Super League with top teams from England-France-Germany-Italy that would bring record setting TV contracts.


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