Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

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Padres-W-Twins (3-0)..Austin Hedges 2R-HR..Manny Margot RBI single…Jhoulys Chacin (7inn-3H)…Jose Barriers had no hitter into 6th..gave up only 2-hits in loss.

San Diego-Minnesota…Afternoon game..Luis Perdomo (5-5)-vs-Ervin Santana (11-7)

Padres…Minor League pitchers struggling with move up
..Cal Qunatrill..(0-2) 4.08…(16inn-32 baserunners) at San Antonio
..Eric Lauer (2-2) 6.75..(28inn-43 baserunners) at San Antonio
..Joey Luchessi (3-2) 2.35…(30inn-24K) at San Antonio
..Ron Bolonas (3-2) 4.12 at Ft Wayne
..Adrian Morejon (0-0) 1.89 at Fort Wayne
..Mike Baez (4-0) 0.78..(47K-29inn) at Fort Wayne

Brad Hand…meets with media..had 1-conversation with GM AJ Preller leading into trade deadline…glad to remain with team..admits it was a weird day.
AJ Preller..was not going to give away an All Star pitcher unless he got price he wanted
Andy Green..spent entire day with front office…Hand deal only if Padres got impact talent in return

..Yanger Solarte…will rotate between 2B-SS-3B..but won’t be everyday shortstop for now…
..Manny Margot..Fights every at bat..has had a great week
..Wil Myer..Will be in #3 hole..Jose Pirela hot-earns chance to stay in cleanup
..Cartrr Capps…Still an option to be called up sometime in August


Dodgers-W-Braves (3-2)..Cody Bellinger HR-his 29th..Kenta Maeda (7inn-0R)…Dodgers win 9th in row…Blue now (75-31) and have won (40-of-46)

LA-Atlanta..Wednesday matchup..Brock Stewart (0-0)-vs-Julio Teheran (7-9)

Dodgers..headed into Atlanta with (74-31) record…3rd best in major league history after 105-games of a season….Seattle had better record in 2001 on way to 116-wins….Yankees had better record in 111-win season

Dodgers…Activate P-Yu Darvish..Tony Watson..Tony Cingraini after Monday trades…Report Dodgers had given up on Darvish trade on Sunday…Texas called back and got deal done in 20-minutes at the deadline…Darvish (148K-137inn) this year….Watson-Cingraini strong against Left handed batters…Bryce Harper (2-15) against them…Anthony Rizzo (8-39( vs those southpaws.


Angels-W-Phillies (7-1)…Albert Pujols 2R-double and 2R-HR

Halos-Philadelphia…Wednesday..JC Ramirez (9-9)-vs-Jake Thompson (1-0)



Cubs-W-Diamondbacks..Anthony Rizzo 2R-HR..Javy Baez 3R-HR..Jon Lester 2R-HR..Cubs won 14-of-17

Yankees-L-Tigers..John Hicks 3R-HR for Detroit…NY won 10-of-14

Washington-L-Miami..Marcel Ozuna 3R-HR

Astros-L-Tampa Bay..Evan Longoria 2R-HR…RBI double

Rockies-W-Mets..Nolan Arrenado 3R-HR…RBI single in 9th

Red Sox-W-Indians..Boston takes (12-10) slugfest..Eduardo Nunez 4RBIs

Pirates-L-Reds..Billy Hamilton 3R-HR

Blue Jays-W-White Sox..Josh Donaldson HR-3RBI

Cardinals-L-Brewers..Mannuy Pina RBI-double

Mariners-W-Rangers..Nelson Cruz HR..Robbie Cano 3RBIs

Giants-W-A’s..SF 5-runs 1st inning..Nick Hundley 2R-HR..Hunter Pence 3R-HR

(Roster Moves)

Twins..callup P-Dillon Gee
Texas..callup OF-Ryan Rua…P-Nick Martinez
Mets..callup SS-Ahmed Rosario
Yankees..option P-Luis Cessa
Orioles..DFA-2B-Johnny Giavotella
Dodgers..DFA-OF-Pete O’Brien
A’s..Release P-John Axford.
Angels..Callup P-Eduardo Peredes
Toronto..DFA-P_Brett Olberholzer


Miami..SS-JT Riddle-gone for year..bicep
Miami..P-Edinson Volquez to miss season with knee bursitis
White Sox..DL-2B-Willy Garcia-concussion…OF-Yoan Moncada-bruised knee
Orioles..DL-OF-Mark Trumbo-knee
Red Sox..DL-2B-Dustin Pedrosa-Knee joint bruise
Boston..60-Day-DL-2B-Josh Rutledge
Indians..DL-P-Josh Tomlin
Rockies..DL-P-Jake McGee-back
Giants..Shutdown P-Johnny Cueto-rehab-forearm issue-flexor strain
Angels..OF-Kole Calhoun-hamstring
Reds..DL-OF-Scott Schlepper-shoulder
Dodgers..send OF-Rob Segedin out on rehab
White Sox..P-Dylan Covey out on rehab outing P-Tyson Ross
Braves..P-Jason Motte out on rehab outing for P-Mark Melanin games for OF-Michael Taylor



Chargers…Coach Anthony Lynn approves Antonio Gates leaving camp for Hall of Fame ceremonies on Saturday in Canton for LaDainian Tomlinson.

Chargers…1st day of contact workouts in pads…..S-Dez King-Rayshawn Jenkins both elevated to 2nd team defense….Rookie Dan Feeney moved from OG-to-OC running with second team…CB-Michael Davis most impressive in camp

Raiders..TE-Jared Cook catches 43Y-pass..David Amerson interception…Amari Cooper sits out after getting banged up in lst contact drills.

Denver…RB-Jamal Charles given rest day from contact workouts on Tueady…DE-Derek Wolfe out with neck stinger.

Chiefs..Coach Andy Reid likes new NFL rule..just 1-cutdown in camp…90-to-53 after final preseason game….QB-Paat Mahomet throws interception in only series with lst unit

Rams..FA-RB-Malcom Brown-Texas moves into backup role behind Todd Gurley-runs hard..rookies Cooper Krupp..Tyler Higbee catching everything…Jared Goff throws interception.


Ravens…Nico Siracusa-ex-Aztecs-suffers catastrophic knee injury…tears all 3-ligaments in contact drills..will be out at least a year…Had been moved to 1st string OG in 1st day in contact in pads….Ravens had had 5-major injuries.

Ravens..WR-Breshard Perryman-hamstring
Cowboys..LT-Tyron Smith-out of practice with back stiffness
Packers..CB-Kevin King-shoulder injury..3rd draft pick to get hurt in camp
Carolina..QB-Cam Newton-shutdown-soreness in rotator cuff
Denver..DE-Derek Wolfe-neck stinger
Jaguars..Rookie RB-ITavious Mathers-hospitalized with bruised spine
Rams..RB-Lance Dunbar-knee sprain
49ers..S-Eric Reid-ankle..S-Jaq Tartt-ribs

Seattle..Put WR-Tyler Lockett on PUP-recovering from broken leg
Lions..Activate OT-Greg Robinson from PUP

(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-K-Mike Nugent-ex Bengals
Saints..Release OG-Orlando Franklin-5 days after signing him
49ers..Sign FA-WR-Louis Murphy-ex Raiders-Bucs
49ers..Vist with FA-S-Jairus Byrd
Jets..Pro Bowl OT-Ryan Clady announces retirement after 9-years.
Chiefs..Sign FA-WR-Corey Washington..ex Giants

Seahawks..Sign S-Kam Chancellor to 3Y extension

(Camp Notes)

Arizona..Coach Bruce Arians says he will hold all starters out of Hall of Fame game
Bengals..LB-Vontaze Burfect criticized for cheap hit to knee of RB-Gio Bernard.
Steelers..LB-TJ Watt impressive-versatile
Carolina..WR-Kelvin Benjamin comes to camp (243lbs-30lbs lighter)
Bears..WR-Kevin White must stay on field..has missed 28G in 2-years
Browns..QB-DeShone Kizer throws for TD-runs for 2-TDs in scrimmage
Houston..Coach Bill O’Brien-praises Deshaun Watson-“Ahead any rookie QB-I’ve coached”
Patriots..Move DE-Kony Ealey to LB to replace Rob Ninkovich.
49ers.>DE-AaronLynch reports to camp (273)..20-lbs lighter


Dallas..Report says NFL fined Cowboys 500,000 for having 3-players suspended last year…Cowboys facing 100,000 fine this year for 3-off season suspensions…fines could elevate to 500,000 pending suspension of Ezekiel Elliott.

Kansas City..former AFL star Dave Grayson passes away (78).

Roger Goodell…says he is against another cold weather-outdoor Super Bowl.

NFL-Union..setup committee to investigate use of medical marijuana for players to manage pain.

Detroit..Rookie DE-A’Shawn Robinson implicated with Tampa Bay player walking out on 9200-bill for food-drinks in LA niteclub.

Pittsburgh…Wife of former Steelers OT-Justin Strelczyk criticizes Jets rookie Jamal Adams for saying he loves football so much ‘he’d die on the field for it’…..Keana McMahon-ex wife of Steelers player who committed suicide because of CTE says her and her children were ‘scarred for life and scared of life’ by what the player became…says Adams has no idea of ‘what is in the pipeline of his life’ if he suffers head injuries….Adams says he was making reference to his passion for the game


San Diego State…given the rights to sell naming rights to Qualcomm Stadium as part of a new lease agreement with the City.



Aztecs…Will play in the Wooden Legacy Tourney in Anaheim….1st round opponent will be Sacramento State…also in tourney Washington State…St Mary’s…St Joe’s….Fullerton.

Oklahoma City Thunder..Sign FA-G-Bryce Alford…average (15P) for UCLA last year..then (9P) in NBA summer league.

New Orleans..Sign FA-G-Ian Clarke-ex Warriors

Pacers..Release C-Kevin Seraphin

Joe Dumars…Longtime Detroit Pistons exec becomes President of ISE sports agency business.

Michael Jordan…says LaVar Ball is a tired act and should shut his mouth…says Ball averaged (2.2P) per game in college.



Buffalo…hires longtime NHL defenseman Mike Komisarek to work in player development.



MLS…Board of Governors will meet on Wednesday to vote on expansion franchise for Miami for David Beckham…he has purchased the land to build a stadium….Criticism in that MLS is letting him expansion team for 25M…while charging other teams coming in 150M entrance fee….IF approved, Beckham franchise starts in 2020.

Christiano Ronaldo…testifies fir 90-minutes infant of judge, denying he was guilty of 17M-income tax evasion in Spain.

Rorie McIlroy……fires his caddie without explanation.


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