Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on April 18th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-L-Dodgers….(7-3). ..Yasmani Grandal 2R-double in 12th off newcomer Taylor Webb…Kyle Farmer 2-R-double also to break tie….. ends Padres comeback….. .Matt Kemp hit 2R-HR early….Eric Hosmer 9th inning HR…Chase Headley RBI-double to tie game in 9th…Christian Villanueva robbed of HR by Chris Taylor over the fence catch in dead center….San Diego had bases loaded in 10th with 1-out-could not score-not win…Dodgers relief ace Kenley Jansen melts down in 9th…has allowed 3HR in 6-innings.. ..Padres starter Bryan Mitchell goes (6inn-3R-8 Baserunners)….for season Mitchell (19-inn-11R-37-baserunners) 5.03-ERA….Padres struck out 20-times in game…..Have now struck out NL leading 197-times.

San Diego-Los Angeles…Wednesday matchup..Tyson Ross (2-1) 3.50-ERA-vs-Kenta Maeda (1-1) 2.08-ERA.

Padres..Wil Myers-begins rehab assignment at Lake Elsinore….went (0-3) with 2-K’s as DH…will play in outfield on Wednesday.

Padres..Callup P-Taylor Webb-just acquired from Milwaukee.

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Angels-L-Red Sox (9-1)..Mookie Betts leads off game for HR…Rookie P-Shohei Ohtani knocked out after 56P-in 2-innings….Brock Holt 2R-HR…Jackie Bradley 2R-HR…Raf Devers HR…Bosox now (14-2)..Angels (13-4).

Halos-Bosox..Wednesday pitchers..Rick Porcello )3-0) 1.83-vs-Tyler Skaggs (2-0) 1.69.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-L-Miami..JT Realmuto 3R-HR in surprise upset…Giancarlo Stanton (0-4) .197-BA…29K-in-66 at bats….Marlins (5-12)

Houston-W-Seattle..Brian McCann 2R-Hr….Astros (11-7)

Royals-L-Blue Jays..Luke Maile 3RBIs in opening game win.
Royals-L-Blue Jays…Yanger Solarte-Randal Grichuk HRs to complete the sweep.

Orioles-L-Tigers..Victor Martinez 2R-HR….Orioles (5-12)..

Indians-W-Twins…Francisco Lindor 2R-HR..Jose Ramirez HR in win in Puerto Rico..

Texas-W-Tampa Bay…Rookie Isiah Falefa (4-5)..Shin Soo-Choo HR…..Rays (4-13)

White Sox-L-A’s…Jon Lucroy 2R-single..RBI-single…Sox now (4-10)..

Rockies-W-Pirates…Chad Bettis 7-shutout innings…Pittsburgh (11-6)

Mets-L-Washington…Ryan Zimmerman RBI-single….NY (12-4)

Phillies-W-Atlanta..Rhys Hoskins 2R-double…Mikhail Franco 2R-single..

Reds-L-Milwaukee…Eric Thames 2R-HR…Cincinnati (3-14)

Cardinals-W-Cubs…Matt Carpenter RBI double..RBI-single

Arizona-W-Giants..Patrcik Corbin 7.2-innings no hit ball…David Peralta RBI-single….DBacks (12-4)

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(Injuries)

Yankees…Top prospect 3B-Gleyber Torres pulled from lineup-back stiffness
Yankees..DL-P-Tommy Kahnle-shoulder…had (6.14-ERA)
Tampa Bay..DL-SS-Matt Duffy-hamstring

Cubs..Activate 1B-Anthony Rizzo from DL
Miami..Activate C-JT Realmuto from DL
Cardinals..Activate 3B-Jedd Gyorko…P-Luke Gregorson from DL.

Arizona..P-Taijuan Walker headed for 2nd opinion on possible strained elbow ligament.
Royals..Send P-Clay Bucholz to AAA on rehab;
Atlanta..P-Aaron Blair-shoulder surgery-gone for year
Giants..3B-Evan Longoria-out with ankle injuyry
Mets..P-Jason Vargas-rehab (6inn-12K-0H) in extended spring training
Washington..OF-Victor Robles-does not need elbow surgery

(Roster Moves)

Dodgers-Reds…Trade…LA deals P-Zach Neal to Cincinnati for 1B-Ibandel Isabel-hit (28HR) in Class A and P-Ariel Hernandez (5.18-ERA)

A’s…DFA-OF-Trayce Thompson…3rd club to let him go since April 1st.
Orioles..callup SS-Luis Sardinas
Milwaukee..sign FA-P-Alex Asher-ex Dodgers-Orioles
Mets..Callup P-Gerson Bautista..option P-Hansel Robles.

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………(Basketball)………….

(Scoreboard)

New Orleans-W-Portland…Pelicans lead series (2-0) with easy win

Toronto-W-Washington..G-DeMar DeRozan pours home (37P) in win…Raptors lead (2-0).

Boston-W-Milwaukee…Jaylen Brown-Terrance Terrance Rozier combine for (53P)…Celtics lead (2-0).

(Schedule)

Cleveland-Indiana…Cavs trail (1-0) heading into tonites game
Oklahoma City-Utah..Thunder lead (1-0)
Houston-Minnesota..Rockets up (1-0)

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(NBA)

San Antonio…club says they have agreed to let Kawhi Leonard rehab-quad injury with his owner team of doctors.

Philadelphia..C-Joel Embid upset team doctors not cleared him to be in playoffs.

(College)

Aztecs…Lose assistant coach Tim Shelton…taking assistant job on Fresno State staff under former SDSU coach Justin Hutson.

Duke…Honors late head coach Vic Bubas-led Blue Devils to 3-Final Fours..won 4-ACC titles in 1950’s-60s over 10-year span

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………..(Football)…………

(Teams)

Green Bay…QB-Aaron Rodgers upset he has no input on major roster changes on franchise.

Giants..WR-Odell Beckham told he will not be traded.
Giants..Reports say NY interested in ex-Cowboys WR-Dez Bryant
Baltimore..WR-Eric Weddle confirms he spoke to Dez Bryant about Ravens

Dallas..Onwer Jerry Jones says release of Dez Bryant was ‘business-not-personal’…club could not pay WR-salary of (12.5M)…Bryant had not had 100-yard reception game in 23-straight starts.

Seattle..S-Earl Thomas-boycotts OTA workouts-wants contract extension.

Chiefs..S-Eric Berry reports to OTA’s coming off torn achilles injury.

Browns..Coach Hue Jackson says ‘winning starts Day 1-OTA’s’..team is (1-31)
Browns..Coach Hue Jackson says GM-John Dorsey will determine which QB-team takes with 1st pick in draft.

49ers…Give OT-Joe Staley 2-year contract extension.

Bills..Say might not draft QB in first round since they have AJ McCarron…in need of OL-DL drafting ()12-22).

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden criticizes organization…says team needs better drafting….last 4-years…only 4-starters out of 26-draft picks.

Saints…Lawsuit-Keenan Lewis filed over failed hip surgery led to staph infection..led to his release…2-team doctors fired by club after that incident and the misdiagnosis of broken leg of CB-Delvin Breaux.

Tampa Bay…Former S-Monty Grow sentenced to 22Y in prison after being found guilty stealing 20M in health care benefit fraud involving pharmaceutical firm….also ordered to repay 18M in damages.-

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(Roster Moves)

Jets..Visit with FA-DE-Frostee Rucker-ex Jets.
Chicago..Visit with FA-CB-Tharold Simon-ex Seattle
Falcons..Sign FA-DT-Garrison Smith-ex Seattle
Bills..Release DE-Cap Capi

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(NFL)

Roger Goodell….Commissioner deposed by lawyers for QB-Colin Kaeperneck in his collusion lawsuit.

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(College)

Texas Tech…WR-Seth Collins-Oregon State…transfer into Red Raiders program.

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…..(Hockey)……..

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Kings-L-Las Vegas (1-0)…Goalie Marc Andre Fleury makes 2-point blank saves in final (:10) to preserve shutout…Fleury 30-saves overall….Knights eliminate Kings in 4-straight games….Fleury gave up just 3-goals in 4-game series…

Winnipeg-W-Minnesota…Mark Scheifele scores 2-goals…Jets lead series (3-1)…

Washington-W-Columbus…Lars Elliott overtime coach….Blue Jackets lead (2-1)..

(Schedule)

Ducks-San Jose..Anaheim trails (3-0) in series.
Penguins-Flyers..Pittsburgh leads (2-1)
Nashville-Colorado…Avalanche trail (2-1)
Tampa Bay-New Jersey..Debils trail (2-1)

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(NHL)

Calgary…Fires Coach Glen Gulutzan after 2-years on job…missed p[layoffs this yer…was (82-68-14) in two seasons.

Carolina..Hurricane coach Bill Peters may opt out of his contract to take Calgary job.

Calgary…To interview ex-Rangers coach Alain Vigneault.

Montreal….Fire its AHL-coach Sylvain Lefevbre aftrer (24-42-10) season with Laval Rockets.

Minnesota..Wild lose C-Zach Parise-fractured sternum.

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…….(General)…………

U-Michigan….will host Manchester-United-vs-Liverpool…Champions League game in July…hope to draw 106,000.

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