Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on September 13th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)………….

Padres-L-Twins (16-0)..Worst beating in Andy Green’s 2-seasons as manager…Twins hit 7-home runs in first 7-innings of game…Travis Wood gives up 9-runs in 2-plus innings…Jason Castro 4RBIs…Padres fall to (65-80) …

San Diego-Minnesota…Dinelson Lamet (7-7)-vs-Ervin Santana (15-7) in Wednesday game.

Padres..P-Carter Capps hospitalized with blood clot near his kidney-became ill at team hotel on Monday night…Placed on 60-DL…will be treated with blood thinners.

Padres..2018 schedule…Open at home with Milwuakee Brewers….then 4-games at home with Colorado…..Interleague games…3-games at home with Angels…also play A’s-Mariners-Rangers…Season opens earliest ever-Thursday March 29th.

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Dodgers-W-Giants (5-3)…Snap ugly 11-game losing streak…Yasiel Puig 2R-double..Chase Utley HR..Clayton Kershaw (6inn-2R)….

LA-San Francisco..Wedneday matchupYu Darvish (2-3)-vs-Matt Moore (5-13).

Dodgers..2018-schedule…Open with 3G-series vs Giants.

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Angels-L-Astros (1-0)..Justin Verlander throws 1-hitter-9-Ks…

Halos-Houston..Wednesday game..Ty Skaggs (1-5)-vs-Lance McCullers (7-3)

Angels..2018 schedule opens with 3-on road at Oakland.

Angels…P-Andrew Heaney-MRI-has strained shoulder impingement..no tissue.

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(Scoreboard)

Rockies-W-Arizona..Carlos Gonzalez 2-2R-HRs…D-backs lost 4-of-5…Rockies won 8-of-9…

Yankees-L-Tampa Bay…Sonny Gray throws complete game-loses on 2-solo HRs.

Red Sox-W-A’s..Mookie Betts 2R-triple..2-2R-HRs in win..Boston won 4-of-5..

Indians-W-Tigers..Tribe wins 20th in row..Corey Kluber 5-hit shutout..

Washington-L-Atlanta..Freddie Freeman 3R-HR..

Cubs-W-Mets..Kris Bryant 3R-HR….Cubs only (3-6) in last 9-games..

White Sox-W-Royals..Tim Anderson RBI-single..

Miami-L-Phillies..Rhys Hoskins 2HRs in game…Phils win in 15th…

Orioles-L-Blue Jays..Justin Smoak RBI-double..

Pirates-L-Milwaukee..Eric Thames HR-RBI single..

Seattle-W-Texas..Matt Gamel-Kyle Seager combine 6RBIs..

Reds-L-Cardinals..Yadier Molina 3RBIs..

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(MLB)

MLB..Unveils 2018-schedule…Season opens for all teams on Thursday-March 29th….schedule includes 4-extra off days for each team…Season concludes on September 30th….playoffs and World Series will end in October….Only international game…Indians-Twins at San Juan.

Nippon Ham Fighters..confirm 16-teams have scouted OF-P-Shohei Otani…hitting (.346) as DH this season…could become International Free Agent at end of season.

Atlanta..Hire Adam Fisher-Mets..Perry Minasian-Blue Jays as assistant GMs.

(Roster Moves)

Texas..Release P-Tyson Ross…(7.71-ERA)
Royals..Sign FA-P-Mike Morin-ex Angels
Brewers-Mets..Trade-Milwaukee send P-Eric Hanhold to Mets as payment for 2B-Neil Walker.
Texas…Calls up prized OF-Willie Calhoun (.300-31HR) in AAA.
Reds..Call up P-Deck McGuire and P-Keury Mella.from AA
Twins..Call up P-Gabe Moya from AAA.

(Injuries)

Orioles..Activate C-Wellington Castillo from DL-had groin injury.
Red Sox..3B-Eduardo Nunez-sprains PCL knee ligament
Tampa Bay..P-Drew Rasmussen to have 2nd elbow ligament surgery
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……….(Football)……………..

Chargers…Rebuff criticism went to too heavy run offense during game-robbing Philip Rivers of ability to open up offense…LA had just (140Y) offense in first 50-minutes of game into the 4th quarter…had just 3-first downs on 7-possessions.

(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Signs FA-RB-Chris Johnson-ex Titans star
Lions..Sign FA-P-Jeff Locke-ex Colts
Colts..Sign FA-OT-Tyreek Burwell-ex Chargers
Colts..Sign FA-RB-Mike Jones-ex Redskins
Jaguars..Sign FA-WR-Max McCaffrey-ex Saints-Packers
Eagles..Sign FA-K-Jake Elliott-ex Bengals
Rams..Activate DE-Aaron Donald from exempt list
Packers…Release DE-Ricky Jean Francois
Bills..Sign FA-LB-Jelani Jenkins-ex Raiders.

(Injuries)

Cardinals..RB-David Johnson-surgery-dislocated wrist-out 3 months.
Ravens..RB-Danny Woodhead-hamstring-out 6W
Bears..IR-WR-Kevin White-broken collarbone-3rd injury in 3Y
Denver..OG-Ron Leary-concussion
Houston..OG-Jeff Allen-ankle sprain-3W.
Jaguars..IR-WR-Allen Robinson-gone for year-torn ACL
Saints..OT-Zach Strief-sprained knee.
Houston..Actibate WR-Jaelen Strong from PUP list

(NFL Notes)

NFL….Releases list of 108-candidaes to be considered for Hall of Fame..new names include Phil Simms-Steve McNair….Issac Bruce-Hines Ward-Steve Smith….Ray Donaldson….Neil Smith-Leslie O’Neal….Clay Matthews….Rodney Harrison….Mike Holmgren-Jimmie Johnson-Marty Schottenheimer….Holdover group includes Chargers coach Don Coryell.

Bengals..Activate CB-Adam Jones from suspended list

Browns..Coach Hue Jackson praises QB-DeShone Kizer growth
Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson takes all first team snaps in practice
Colts..May elevate Jacoby Brissett as starting QB-ex Patriots

Saints..Coach Sean Payton denies heated words with RB-Adrian Peterson-had only 6-carries…Mark Ingram 6-carries..Alvin Kamara 7-carries.

Raiders..Broadcaster and ex-coach Tom Flores suffers fractured vertebrae in neck-concussion, broken nose and 13-stitches above eye…fell in luxury booth in Cowboys new stadium.

Seattle..Brandon Browner-ex Seahawk-Patriot-arrested-domestic abuse case in LA…posted 50,000-bond.

(College)

San Diego State…Hosts 19th ranked Stanford on Saturday…’Teams are carbon copies of each other-both run Pro Style packages’…Looked a video of USC putting (632Y) against Cardinal defense-says ‘USC is a loaded NFL team’….says Stanford a very big-physical team….said his OL played much better against Arizona State …RB-Rashaad Penny ‘hits hole quick-runs with power-can handle 30-touches a game as a senior’….say Stanford RB-Brandon Love looks alot like Penny on film…..says playing home and home games with Pac 12-schools helps income revenue to run athletic department…Refuses to say Stanford would be big game for program-beating two Pac 12-teams in a row…’would make us (3-0) that’s all……maintains next week at Air Force is biggest game of season-on road in conference.

Northern Arizona…Jerome Souers-Lumberjacks longtime head coach-announces he will retire end of the season….(112-105) career record.over 20-years..took NAU to1AA playoffs 3-times.

Washington State..QB-Luke Falk returns as starter-was benched vs Boise State
California..Lose RB-Trey Watson-broken leg.

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……………..(Basketball)……………

Golden State..sell 60M-uniform sponsorship to Japanese firm Rakuten.

Seattle…Reaches agreement with Oakview Group-headed by Tim Leiweke to build 660M-NBA-NHL Arena…and Oakview will also renovate aging Key Arena….Press conference for announcement was postponed as Mayor Ed Murray resigns during probe of possible sexual assault cases in 1970s.

New Orleans..Pelicans sign FA-G-Tony Allen-ex Memphis.
Brooklyn..Sign FA-C-Ty Zeller-ex Celtics
Minnesota..Sign FA-G-Shabazz Muhammad-had offer from Lakers.

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…………(Hockey)…………

LA Kings..open preseason camp-Wednesday…included among newcomers…veteran goal scoring winger Mike Cammallarri-who began career with Kings

Anaheim Ducks…open their camp on Friday with truckload of young goal scoring prospects from junior hockey..

Kings-W-Las Vegas in rookie tourney…Kings score 4-goals in 3rd period.
Ducks-W-Colorado..sweep all 3-rookie games..Sam Steel 2-assists

Calgary….Flames announce they are ending talks about new Arena downtown-could not come to financial terms with city.dn

Minnesota Wild..sign FA-F-David Winnick-ex Washington-Leafs
Ottawa…Star D-Erik Karlsson not reporting to camp-will be out 2-months recovering from surgery-fractured foot.

Tampa Bay Lightning-Florida Panthers-donate 2.7M-to Florida flood relief.

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…………(General)…………

New Zealand Kiwi Syndicate…announces they will build a single hull boat…dropping catamaran…..in next defense of America’s Cup races.

Soccer…English Soccer Federation meets with FIFA to express concerns private Emails between both sides have been hacked by Russian computer experts…Emails contained details about drug testing.

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