Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on October 24th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

(World Series)

Dodgers-L-Red Sox (8-4)…Eduardo Nunez hits pinch-hit 3-R-HR late in game to blow open a back and forth game…Nunez hit blast on top of Green Monster off reliever Alex Wood….JD Martinez had RBI single..RBI-double earlier in game….Matt Kemp had solo HR early for LA…Manny Machado drove in 3-runs in loss….Starters struggled…Chris Sale (4inn-3R-5H-2W) in 4-innings…Clayton Kershaw pulled in 5th inning (5inn-5R-7H-3W)….two aces combined to give up 8-runs-12-hits-allowed 17-baserunners-neither go thru 5th inning.

LA-Boston….Wednesday night…Game 2-pitching matchups…Hyun Jin-Ryu-vs-David Price…

..Ryu-(14inn-postseason)..4.40-ERA
..Ryu-(7inn-0R) vs Braves
..Ryu-(7inn-7R) vs Milwaukee
..Ryu-2018..1.15-ERA in Los Angeles…3.58-ERA on road
..Price is (1-9) in career in postseason….
..Price-(12inn-postseason)..5.11-ERA
..Price-(6inn-R) vs Houston
..Price-prior 2-starts in postseason (6inn-7R-2HR)
..Price-2018 (9-2) 2.98-ERA at Fenway this year
..Price (20-6) at Fenway last 3-years.

Dodgers…Add P-Scott Alexander to World Series roster
Red Sox..Add P-Drew Pomeranz to roster despite (2-6) 6.06-ERA

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(MLB)

Padres…Mark McGwire leaves as bench coach after 2-years with Andy Green…did not want to return to hitting coach…8th member of Green staff to exit in 3-seasons as manager….Philosophical differences between Green-McGwire….McGwire may be headed to Angels….Longtime minor league manager Rod Barajas may be elevated to job.

Tampa Bay..sign FA-P-Sandy Gaston-17Y-Cuba..2.6M-contract
Milwaukee..release SS-Nick Franklin
A’s..sign FA-P-Shane Watson-ex Phillies.

Toronto..Interview Charlie Montoya-Tampa Bay-21 years with Rays organization.

Mets…inform Kim Ng-Casey Close-no longer in running for GM job.

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…..(Football)………

(Roster Moves)

Giants-Saints…Trade-NY deals former 1st round draft pick CB-Eli Apple to Saints for #4-7 draft picks.

Patriots-Arizona…Open trade talks for unhappy CB-Patrick Peterson

Raiders..sign FA-K-Daniel Carlson-ex Vikings
Raiders..sign FA-RB-James Butler-ex Eagles
Raiders..release K-Matt McCrane
Raiders..promote WR-Marcel Ateman from developmental squad
Seahawks..sign FA-LB-Emmanuel Ellerbee-ex Chargers
Eagles..sign FA-RB-Donnell Pumphrey-ex Aztecs
Jets..sign FA-WR-Rishard Matthews-ex Titans
Arizona..sign FA-OG-Oday Aboushi-ex Seahawks

Colts..workout Ks-Kai Forbath-ex Vikings..Cairo Santos-ex Chiefs
Tampa Bay…workout LB-Kevin Minter-ex Browns-Carolina

(Injuries)

Raiders..QB-Derek Carr denies report he cried on sidelines when he suffered bruised arm injury.

Chiefs..IR-OC-Jordan Devey-knee..LB-Terrance Smith-knee
Bengals..WR-Jon Ross-groin injury

Packers..WR-Randall Cobb goes thru full workout
Colts..MRI-K-Adam Vinatieri-groin injury

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(NFL)

Denver…QB-Chad Kelly arrested-walking into family home at 1am on Tuesday drunk-sat there mumbling….picked up police sitting in his SUV a block away-an hour later….had been a team party….Kelly had 4-off field incidents while at Clemson-Ole Miss.

Jaguars..Team meeting to talk about post-game locker room fight involving DT-Calais Campbell on Sunday.

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(College)

Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long denies his team is fatigued and has not been able to play at intense level since Boise State game…..

Aztecs…QB-Christian Chapman-continues limited practice-but will not play because he does not have lateral mobility yet from knee injury.

Aztecs..Vote of confidence for QB-Ryan Agnew despite just 51% completion rate….team hitting just 32% on 3rd down conversions….and with just 4TD-passes-4 interceptions this season…Aztecs QBs been sacked 20-times already this year.

Ohio State…lose OL-Austin Mack for year-foot surgery.
Michigan…Top young OT-James Hudson-transferring-4 star recruit
Arizona State…RB-Trelon Smith announces transferring.

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……..(Basketball)…….

Lakers-at-Phoenix….Wednesday matchup…..Lakers off to (0-3) start

Clippers-L-New Orleans (116-109)…Pelicans C-Anthony Davis (34P-13R-5 Blocks-2 assists)…Tuesday game.

Lakers..Coach Luke Walton expects to be fined for rip job on officials after Monday Night loss to San Antonio.

Lakers…Suspended G-Rajon Rondo says bad blood with Chris Paul-Houston is aftermath of Paul being such a bad teammate while they were with Rockets.

76ers…F-Ben Simmons-out with back tightness.
Chicago..G-Kris Dunn-miss 6-weeks with knee surgery.

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…..(Hockey)……

Kings-L-Dallas (4-2)…Jason Spezza goal-assist…G-Ben Bishop 33-saves….Kings lost 5-in row…scored just 7-goals in 5-losses……

Ducks-L-Chicago (3-1)….Brandon Saad power play goal-short handed goals for Hawks…Chicago 38-shots on goal….Ducks allowed 127-shots last 3-games……Anaheim lost 3-in row.

Red Wings..vote of confidence coach Jeff Blashill despite (1-5) start

Toronto..meet for 3rd time in a week with agent for holdout F-William Nylander

Adam Foote…longtime Colorado Avs defense and assistant coach-named head coach Kelowna Rockets of WHL.

Flyers..Lose-F-Michael Raffi-6W-knee injury.

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