Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on September 12th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

……(College Football)……

Aztecs….Begin preparations for Saturday game with (2-0) Arizona State….QB-Ryan Agnew taking all 1st team snaps in place of injured QB-Christian Chapman…Coach Rocky Long says Agnew knows the playbook-has prepared weekly as if he were a starter-and is ready to play….Long says losing DT-Noble Hall is a big blow-he was playmaker inside…Myles Cheatum (6’2-270) will replace Hall in the lineup.

Aztecs…Doctors say QB-Christian Chapman will be out 3-to-6 weeks with sprained knee…DT-Noble Hall will be out 3-to-6 weeks with dislocated wrist.

Hurricane Florence-headed for Carolinas causes cancellation of North Carolina-Central Florida game….Cancellation NC State-West Virginia game….Still to be determined East Carolina-Virginia Tech….Clemson-Georgia Southern…Soutch Carolina-Marshall…….Virginia-Ohio University negotiating to move game from Charlottesville to Nashville-play in Vanderbilt Stadium

Minnesota…lose RB-Rod Smith for year-torn knee ligaments..(2,959Y) rushing in career.

Vanderbilt…Dave Williams-AD-announces retirement (70Y)…first black AD in history of SEC.

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(NFL)

Seattle…Coach Pete Carroll says QB-Russell Wilson needs to play better…took 2-bad sacks and threw a pick in final 3-possessions in loss last Sunday.

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden upset at lack of pass rush vs Rams…1-QB sack only 2-prtessures on Jared Goff in game.

Dallas…Owner Jerry Jones gives vote of confidence to Off Poor Scott Linehan despite poor offensive showing in Sunday loss.

Lions…Coach Matt Patricia upset at running backs..had just (34Y) rushing in Monday loss to Jets.

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(Roster Moves)

Raiders….Re-signing WR-Martavis Bryant-will not be suspended by NFL for drug violation

New England..Sign FA-WR-Corey Coleman-ex Browns-Bills..FA-WR-Ben Fowler-ex Broncos…FA-RB-Kenjan Barner-ex Eagles

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-CB-Marcus Williams-ex-Saints

Eagles…Workout ex-Broncos QB-Paxton Lynch

Redskins..Release LB-Josh Keyes
Redskins..Sign FA-WR-Brian Quick-ex Rams-Eagles

Lions..Sign FA-OG-Jamil Dimby-ex Rams

Miami..Release TE-Gavin Escobar

Houston..Works out FA-OT-Austin Howard-ex Jets-Colts…OT-Cornelius Lucas-ex Rams.

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(Injuries)

49ers..OG-Mike Person-foot injury…OG-Josh Garnett-broken toe
Steelers..OG-David DeCastro-fracture hand..DE-Tyson Aluahu-shoulder
Raiders..LS-Andrew DePaul-torn ACL..DT-PJ Hull-ankle..DT-Justin Ellis-ankle
Colts..IR-OT-J’Marcus Webb-hamstring
Lions..RB-LeGarrette Blount-shoulder
Carolina..TE-Greg Olson-refractures foot..OT-Daryl Williams-torn ACL.
Falcons..IR-LB-Deion Jones-knee
Houston..IR-CB-Kevin Johnson-concussion
Packers…IR-WR-Trevor Davis-hamstring

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(NFL)

Monday Night TV Ratings….down for 4th year in a row…Raiders-Rams drew (7.0) rating…..Lions-Jets drew (7.7).

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……(Baseball)………

Padres-W-Mariners (2-1)…Wil Myers RBI double in 9th…Brian Mitchell (6inn-1R)……….San Diego (58-88) on season

San Diego-Seattle..Wednesday pitchers..Joey Luchessi (7-8)-vs-Wade LeBlanc (8-3)

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Dodgers-L-Reds (3-1)…Scott Scheduler-Brandon Dixon solo HRs…Luis Castillo 9K-in-6inning……Reds (6-0) vs Dodgers this year……..LA won 11-of-17…..Dodgers One-and-Half behind Rockies

LA-Cincinnati…Wednesday pitchers-Ross Stripling (8-3)-vs-Anthony DeSclafani (7-4)

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Angels-W-Texas (1-0)…8-relievers combine for 2-hit shutout for Halso..

Halos-Rangers…Wednesday matchup..Felix Pena (2-4)-vs-Yovani Gallardo (8-4)

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(Scoreboard)

Rockies-L-Arizona…..Kel Marte 2R-triple..2R-single….Colorado lead over Dodgers 1-and-half games…..2-and-half over D-Backs.

Cubs-W-Milwaukee…Vic Carati RBI single..RBI-double…Chicago leads Brewers by 2-games

Cardinals-W-Pirates….Marcel Ozuna 2R-single….St-Louis trailed Cubs by 3-and-half

Braves-W-Giants…Charley Culbertson 2R-HR…..Atlanta 6-and-half -game lead over Phillies

Houston-W-Detroit….Astros hit 3HRs…..Astros with 5-game lead over A’s

A’s-W-Orioles..Matt Chapman RBI-double…..Orioles (41-103)

Washington-W-Phillies…1st game..Bryce Harper RBI single in Nats win
Washington-W-Phillines..nitecap…Juan Soto HR-4RBI in come from behind win for sweep

Red Sox-W-Blue Jays..Brock Holt 3R-HR…Sox (99-46)

Miami-W-Mets…JT Riddle HR for Marlins.

Indians-W-Tampa Bay..Edwin Encarnarcion-Yan Gomes HRs…Tribe (80-64)-.

Yankees-L-Twins…Joe Mauer Grand Slam HR

White Sox-L-Royals..Hunter Dozier 2R-double..

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(Injuries)

Cubs..P-Drew Smyly-shutdown in rehab from elbow surgery
A’s..P-Sean Manaea-season ending shoulder surgery

Red Sox..Activate P-Chris Sale from DL-shoulder woes twice this year

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(MLB)

Mets…interested in talking to Mark Shapiro-Toronto about GM job.
Orioles..refuse comment on front office interview with Dodgers ex Ned Colette

Korean Baseball Organization…passes new import rule…max contract teams can give an import player is 1Y-1M contract.

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……..(Basketball)…….

Minnesota…Workout FA-G-Monta Ellis-ex Warriors.

Lakers…G-Lonzo Ball confirms he had meniscus removed from his knee after PPR-injection failed to help…will be ready for camp

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……(Hockey)……..

Tampa Bay….Steve Yzerman resigns as GM to become consultant.

Ottawa…Owner Eugene Melnyk says team will overhaul roster this year-camp opens on Thursday amid rumors big trades are coming.

Boston-Rangers…Bruins trade D-Adam McQuad to NY for 2-draft picks.

Vancouver..Sign FA-D-Ben Betken-ex Oilers
Edmonton..Sign FA-F-Alex Chiasson-ex Caps

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…….(General)……….

Soccer-USA-W-Mexico (1-0)…..Rookie Tyler Adams scores in 71st minute on deflection from 12-feet out to give US the friendly win over El Tri….

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