Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on August 8th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Baseball)……

Padres-W-Brewers (11-5)…San Diego wipes out 4-0 deficit…rallies for 3rd win in 5-games on road…Hunter Renfroe 2R-HR…Franmill Reyes HR-2R-double…Manny Margot HR-2R single..RBI-triple….Padres now (45-70)….

San Diego-Milwaukee…Wednesday matchup-Brett Kennedy debuts for Padres-vs-Jhoulys Chacin (10-4).

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Dodgers-W-A’s (4-2)….Cody Bellinger-Matt Kemp RBI singles…….LA (43-29) hot streak….A’s won (33-of-44) games.

LA-Oakland…Wednesday pitchers..Clayton Kershaw (5-5)-vs-Mike Fiers-making 1st start after coming over from Detroit in trade.

Dodgers..Send P-Yimi Garcia on rehab stint.

Dodgers…Call up P-Pat Venditte from AAA

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Angels-W-Tigers (11-5)….Angels score 7R in 1st inning….Shohei Ohtani 3R-HR..Justin Upton 2R-HR…Halos (3-6)

Halos-Detroit…Wednesday matchup Jaime Barria (6-7)-vs-Blane Hardy (4-3)

Angels..P-Shoehei Ohtani will throw batting practice on Saturday to test ailing elbow.

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-W-Blue Jays…Mitch Moreland 2R-HR…JD Martinez 3R-HR….Boston (80-34)

Yankees-W-White Sox…Giancarlo Stanton 2R-HR in 10th..CC Sabathia 12Ks-6innings…NY (2-5) stretch….Sox (41-72).

Astros-W-Giants…Tyler White 2R-HR….Houston (73-42)

Rockies-L-Pirates….Josh Harrison-Jody Mercer HRs-combine 6RBI…Colorado (60-53)

Washington-W-Atlanta…1st game..Bryce Harper-Ryan Zimmerman HRs

Washington-L-Atlanta…2nd game..Ender Inciarte 2R-triple for D-Backs

Indians-L-Twins…Milt Garver 3R-HR for Twins….Cleveland (9-4) streak

Reds-W-Mets…Phil Ervin 3R-HR….Cincinnati (2-6)….NY (46-65)

Cardinals-W-Miami..Paul DeJong 2R-HR..Matt Carpenter HR

Orioles-L-Tampa Bay…Wil Adams HR in 9th for Rays….Baltimore (34-79)

Seattle-L-Texas….Jurickson Profar 3R-HR..Rougned Odor 2R-HR..Adrian Beltre HR…Mariners (2-6) skid

Cubs-W-Royals…David Bote 2R-triple…Chicago (66-47)….Royals (34-79)

Phillies-W-Arizona…Asdrubal Cabrera 2R-double….Philadelphia won 7-row…..D-Backs won 9-of-16

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(Injuries)

Red Sox…Broadcaster Jerry Remy leaves team for 3rd time to fight lung cancer.

Dodgers..DL-P-Daniel Hudson-forearm injury

Yankees..OF-Jacoby Ellsbury-season ending hip surgery
Toronto..3B-Brandon Drury fractured hand
Braves..P-Max Fried-groin injury
Houston..DL-P-Lance McCullers-forearm strain
Twins..DL-1B-Robbie Grossman-hamstring.

Washington..P-Joe Ross sent out on rehab following elbow surgery.

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(Roster Moves)

Arizona…Release Deven Marrero-2B
A’s…DFA-Jeremy Beliel-P
Brewers..Purchase P-Ariel Hernandez from Dodgers
Toronto..Purchase P-Zac Curtis from Phillies.
Pirates..Purchase P-Buddy Boshers from Astros

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(MLB)

Toronto..Report Blue Jays internal meetings on status of manager John Gibbons.

Jerry Sands…Ex-Dodgers-Mets signs to play for Nexen team-Korea.
Michael Choice…Ex-Blue Jays-Mariners..released by Nexen-hit 17HRs.

Albert Pujols-Angels….struggling with ‘shift’….Batting average this year plunged (.246)…..hitting (.219)-vs-shift.

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………(Football)………

Chargers…DE-Joey Bosa leaves workout with foot injury…does not appear serious.

Chargers..FG kickers match each other…Caleb Sturgis-Roberto Aguayo both go (6-8) in competition.

Chargers…Open pre-season on Saturday with Arizona Cardinals.

(NFL)

Cleveland..WR-Antonio Calloway-top rookie-arrested 3am-traffic violation and marijuana possession….Rookie from Florida.

Raiders..Former CB-Sean Smith to be released early from 1-year prison sentence for assault….Good Behavior….could be released September 5th….Raiders released him after conviction on assault charge last July.

Carolina….16Y-veteran star WR-Steve Smith says he battled depression his entire NFL career-received counseling.

CFL-Montreal…Alouettes QB-Vern Adams out 6-weeks with sprained foot…Johnny Manziel will remain the starter.

(Roster Moves)

Patriots..Workout FA-CB-Bashaud Breeland-ex Redskins
Seattle…Talk to agent for FA-OG-Richie Incognito-ex Bills
Tampa Bay..sign FA-OT-Jaron Jones-ex Giants
Baltimore..Activate TE-Darren Waller from 1-year drug suspension

(Injuries)

Carolina..Lose OG-Amini Silatolu-leg injury-4th major injury in camp.
Chiefs..S-Daniel Sorensen leaves workouts with knee injury
Vikings..Open preseason schedule with 3-of-5 OL-hurt
Steelers..LB-Bud Dupree-concussion.
Seattle..LB-Dion Jordan has stress fracture reaction in shin.

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(College)

Ohio State….Lawyer for battered wife Courtney Smith says school never contacted her about domestic violence issues involving her husband-fired assistant coach Zach Smith.

Michigan..RB-Tyronne Wheatley-transfers to 1AA-Stony Brook University.

Utah..Loses RB-Devonta’e Cole for year-broken arm-2nd surgery

U-Conn…Leading rusher RB-Nate Hopkins to transfer out of school

William & Mary…Jimmy Laycock announces he will retire after this season..spent 39-years with Tribe.

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………(Basketball)……..

New Orleans…works out FA-F=Jahlil Okafor-ex 1st round pick of 76ers…

76ers…Lose 1st round pick G-Zhaire Smith-major foot injury…5-straight draft picks have had major injuries before rookie season started.

Brian Bowen…Top recruit caught in slush fund scandal at Louisville..then barred from playing at South Carolina…signs to play abroad in Sydney, Australia…will be eligible to go to NBA draft next summer.

Memphis..sign FA-G-Shelvin Mack-ex Orlando.

Minnesota..sign FA-G-James Nunnally (6’7) 3-point shooter was in Europe.

NBA…Announces Orlando Magic will play Bulls and Utah in December games in Mexico City.

UCLA…sign 6’10-forward Shareef O’Neal…son of ex Lakers star Shaq O’Neal….played at Santa Monica Crossroads but had academic issues to resolve.

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……..(Hockey)……….

Chicago…Mourn passing of legendary Stan Mikita…passed away from dementia (78Y)…scored 541-goals and club record (1,467) points in 22-year career

Anaheim Ducks……Still 2-unsigned ‘restricted’ free agents…Nick Ritchie and Ondrej Kase before camps open.

Toronto…F-William Nylander-remains unsigned restricted free agent.
Las Vegas..D-Shea Theodore-still unsigned restricted FA
Detroit..RW-Dylan Larkin-remains unsigned.

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……(General)………….

English Premier League…Thursday deadline for teams to acquire players in transfer deals.

Chelsea…Opens negotiations for 80M-deal for G-Kyper Arrizabalaga from Aletico Bilboa-Spain

Chelsea…G-Thibo Courtois remains out of camp-negotiations on transfer deal to Real Madrid continue.

NASCAR…..President Brian France arrested with (.18) blood alcohol content and possession of pain killers in Sag Harbor, New York on weekend.

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