Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on March 28th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)………

Padres….Final roster cuts coming today…Decision on pitchers Robbie Erlin..Jordan Lyles…Adam Cinder and utility man Corey Spangenberg..Travis Jankowski…Matt Szczur…and catcher Robbie Lopez.

Padres…Upset at flagship radio station 97.3 over talkshow hosts tweets about tweets and jokes about suicide on air…Demand public apology from morning host Kevin Klien….last month team upset at mid-day host Dan Sileo for series of negative tweets….Padres in just 2nd year of 5-year contract after leaving 50,000-watt station Might 1090 for smaller FM signal.

Dodgers…DFA-OF-Trayce Thompson to get him off 40-man roster.
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Clay Mazzoni-ex-Cubs-Mets-Padres

Angels…2B-Ian Kindler hobbled-groin injury

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(Roster)

Washington..Sign FA-OF-Jason Werth-ex Nationals
Arizona-Boston..Trade-Red Sox acquire SS-Ramon Flores for player named later.
Indians-Tampa Bay…Tribe deals 2B-Rob Refsnyder to Rays
Giants..DFA-OF-Jarrett Parker
Twins…send 1B-Kennys Vargas to minors.

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(Injuries)

A’s…Top pitching prospect P-AJ Puk may have torn elbow ligament
Giants..P-Mark Melanin for problems with forearm
Giants..DL-P-Julian Fernandez-needs elbow surgery
Miami..DL-3B-Martin Prado-knee issues
Miami..DL-SS-JT Riddle-shoulder
Miami..DL-C-JT Realmuto-back issue
Miami..DL-P-Wie Chen-basck….DL-P-Dan Straitly-Forearm
Phillies..DL-P-Tommy Hunter-hamstring

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(MLB)

Dodgers..donate 2M to Habitat for Humanity to help victim hurricane Puerto Rico.

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……(Basketball)……….

Clippers-W-Milwaukee (105-98)…Clippers hit 15-3’s in win

Lakers-Dallas…Wednesday night
Clippers-Phoenix

Spurs..F-LaMarcus Aldridge-leaves game-quad injury
New Orleans..F-Alexis Ajinka-knee surgery-gone for year

LiAngelo Ball….brother of Lonzo Ball-files for NBA draft..averaging 9P game in Lithuania.

Xavier…Coach Chris Mack leaves to take Louisville coaching job..won 212 games with Musketeers.

(NIT)

Penn State-W-Mississippi State…Nittany Lions build 19P-lead halftime.
Utah-W-Western Kentucky…Justin Bibbins (12-12) on free throws in Utes win

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…….(Football)……….

(NFL)

NFL Owners…vote for major rule changes.
..Approve 3-part ‘Catch Rule’..control ball..2-feet in…take 3rd step.
..Approve-use replay to eject player who targets player with egregious hit.
..Approve-15Y penalty for player who leads with helmet on tackle
..Reject West Coast teams request limit number East Coast early games
..Table proposal allow coaches on playoff teams to sign head coaching contracts

Peyton Manning…tells FoxTV not interested in studio-or-analysts jobs

Dan Quinn…Atlanta coach-not agree with ‘Catch’ rules change…will create more compilations…more fumbles.

Hue Jackson..Cleveland coach says there is a ‘Franchise QB’ on the draft board

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones to meet with WR-Dez Bryant-about his 12.5M salary

Oakland…Coach Jon Gruden says he believes Colin Kaeperneck will sign with NFL team

Eagles..Say QB-Nick Foles will remain with team in 2018.

Giants..GM-Dave Gettleman will not trade Odell Beckham-“Don’t give up on talent”

Carolina..Loses QB-coach Ken Dorsey-moves to Asst AD job-Florida International University under coach Butch Davis.

(Roster Moves)

Browns..put QB-Cody Kessler on trade block.
Houston..Sign FA-QB-Branden Weeden-ex Titans
Tennessee..Sign FA-QB-Blaine Gabbertt-ex Arizona-49ers-Jaguars
Tennessee..Sign FA-OG-Xavier Sua-Filo-ex Houston

Raiders..Release TE-Clive Walford
Seattle..Release QB-Trevone Boykin after domestic abuse investigation-girlfriend in hospital with broken jaw in 2-places.

Saints..Visit with TE-Ben Watson-ex Ravens

CFL…Johnny Manziel-offered 150,000 by Hamilton Ti-Cats….wants 250,000 salary plus 250,000 in bonus clauses.

(Injuries)

Bengals…82Y-old owner Mike Brown-hip surgery
Colts..QB-Andrew Luck-cleared for OTA workouts
Miami..QB-Ryan Tannehill-cleared for OTA workouts
Jets..QB-Teddy Bridgewater-needs more knee rehab
Eagles..RB-Darren Sproles-will play next year age 35-coming off knee surgery

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………(Hockey)…….

Ducks-L-Vancouver (4-1)…Canucks score 3-goals in 3rd period…stall Ducks playoff drive…..Ducks now have (91) points…..in 3-way tie with Kings-Blues for 6th place…1-point ahead of Colorado (90P)….

San Diego Gulls-Bakersfield…AHL action at Valley View Casino Center.

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…..(General)……….

Team USA-W-Paraguay…..(1-0)…Bobby Wood scores on penalty shot late in first half….USA is (1-0-2) in friendlies since Bruce Arena firing.

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