Best 15-Minutes–Monday

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Padres-W-Washington (10-6)…Alexi Ramirez 3-R-double in 9th inning finishes off big rally…Alex Dickerson-Ryan Schimp hit back to back homers in 8th inning…Wil Myers add 3-run single…Padres win 2-of-3 in DC.

San Diego-Toronto…Friars head to Skydome for 3-game series…Colin Rea (5-4)-vs-Aaron Sanchez (10-1)..2.87-‘ERA

Padres-Orioles..Trade Talks continue…OF-Melvin Upton-for-P-Ubaldo Jiminez and a prospect…Upton owed 21M on deal…(.259-16HR) in comeback season…Jiminez (23-28) in owed 19M on deal…Upton says he’d welcome a trade to pennant contendor.

Padres..Talking Andrew Cashner trade..with Toronto-Miami-Texas-Baltimore all interested..Cashner (28-43) in San Diego says he expects to be traded.

Padres…P-Tyson Ross throwing 250-feet long toss on weekend, but not cleared to throw off mound because of sprained ankle…P-Cesar Vegas still has elbow pain-remains shutdown..

Padres…GM-AJ Preller says Latin American-Cuban draft picks Adrian Morejon-Luis Almanzar and Jorge Ona have all been assigned to Dominican Republic Academy…..says they will spend rest of summer playing against players of same age…will then go to US Instructional League in Peoria in November for additional workouts and games…..Calls Ona “most advanced” of all players signed during International period…a compact ‘power swing’ like Albert Belle-not a free swinger like Vlad Guerrereo….says Padres are discussing adding another rookie league team for Carribean players in Gulf Coast League next year.

Padres…1st round pick Calvin Quantill best outing of Arizona Summer League…4-shutout innings (0-hits-4 strikeouts)….will make another start in Arizona, then could be assigned to Tri Cities in Northwest League…was clocked 93-96mph in start.

Dodgers-W-Cardinals..Adrian Gonzalez hits grand slam HR in lst inning triggering 6-run rally…LA scores 9-runs in opening 2-innings against St. Louis rookie pitcher Mike Mayers.

LA…off day on Monday.

Angels-L-Astros (13-3)..Houston hits 3-homers of Tim Lincecum in 1.1-innings…Lincecum in last 4-starts (240-innings)…allowed 30-runs..50-hits…9-HRs. .
Halos-Kansas City…Monday night matchup Hector Santiago (8-4)-vs-Ian Kennedy (6-8).


Cubs-W-Brewers..Anthony Rizzo 3R-double.Ben Zobrist 2-run scoring singles.
White Sox-W-Tigers..Adam Eatons 3R-HR..Melky Cabrera RBI-single..
Royals-L-Rangers..Delino DeShields solo HR..
Yankees-W-Giants..Carlos Beltran-Mark Teixeira solo HRs..SF lost (7-of-8)..
Mets-W-Miami..James Loney-Yoenis Cespedes RBI-singles..
Pirates-W-Phillies..Adam Frazier pinch hit HR..Matt Joyce 2R-HR..
Red Sox-W-Twins..Rick Porcello now (10-0) at Fenway-ties record set 1961..
Mariners-L-Blue Jays..Edwin Encarnarcio 27th HR of season…
Rockies-W-Braves..Nolan Arenado 3R-HR..Trevor Story 2R-HR..
Rays-L-A’s…Jesse Hahn throws 4-hitter..Billy Butler HR…
Reds-L-Diamondbacks..Wellington Castillo 3R-HR..Yasmani Tomas 2-solo HRs..
Orioles-W-Indians..Nolan Reimold 2R-Pinch Hit HR in 9th..


Giants..C-Buster Posey-bruised foot
Mariners..DL-SS-Kelte Marte-mono
Marlins..P-Wie Chen-DL-elbow issue
Blue Jays..C-Russell Martin-strained knee-fell in suana.
Braves..P-Julio Teheran-lat injury to shoulder
Orioles..DL-OF-Joey Rickard-fractured thumb
Red Sox..OF-Mookie Betts-fluid on knee
Pirates..P-Ty Glasnow-shoulder discomfort
Seattle..P-Danny Hultzen may retire-former 1st round pick-shoulder issues
Arizona..P-Zack Grienke-tests oblique with bullpen session
Washington..P-Joe Ross throws bullpen-test shoulder issue
Rockies..DL-P-Chad Qualls-shoulder
Arizona..DL-SS-Nick Ahmed-hamstring

(Roster Moves)

Toronto..DFA-1B-Chris Colabello..DFA-P-Drew Storen
Cubs..Call up P-Joe Nathan from rehab assignment
Houston..Call up OF-Alex Bregman-hitting (.333) in AAA
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Tom Gorzellany
Texas..DFA-P-Cesar Ramos
Braves..Sign FA-C-Mike McKenry-ex-Cardinal-Rockies
Indians..Sign FA-P-Joe Thatcher-ex Padres-Astros


White Sox…Suspend P-Chris Sale-5 days-Fine…for temper tantrum incident-argument in clubhouse before Saturday game..cut up throwback jerseys players were supposed to wear in game…Said team more interested in selling jerseys than winning games…2nd discipline incident with Sale this year.

Arizona..Manager-Chip Hale on brink of being fired..lost 17-of-22

Hall of Fame…Enshrines Mike Piazza-Ken Griffey…..Piazza-62nd round pick-hit (422-HRs) in career…..Griffey-lst round pick…hit (630-HRs).

Hall of Fame..Announces formation 4-committees to evaluate candidates…Today’s Game Committee…Modern Baseball Committee-players from 1960s to 1990s…Golden Era from World War II to 1960s….Early Baseball-prior to World War II.


NFL…Remembers coach Dennis Green-passed away at Delmar home…(67Y)…led Minnesota Vikings to playoff 8X-in-11 years….also coached Arizona Cardinals…(113-94) in career…but just (4-8) in postseason…was lst black coach in Big 10-Northwestern….lst black head coach Pac-10-Stanford…Drafted Dante Culpepper-Randy Moss for Vikings…Larry Fitzgerald-Darnell Dockett-Karlos Dansby for Arizona.

Pittsburgh..RB-LeVeon Bell suspended for opening 4-games of season for missing drug tests…already without WR-Martavis Bryant-suspended for a year with multiple drug program violations.

Colts..DE-Arthur Jones-4 game suspension-drug program violation.

Cowboys..RB-Ezekiel Elliott denies any domestic abuse incident..says ex-girlfriend created the confrontation.

Cowboys…Team Bus-on way to camp in Oxnard-involved in crash on Route 93-Kingman, Arizona…fatalities in other car…no players on Cowboys luxury bus.

Browns..Sign DT-Nick Hayden-ex Colts.
Bears..Release CB-KR-Omar Bolden…OT-Nate Chandler retires.
Bengals..Release S-Taylor Mays.

Ravens..Put 6-players on PUP list-will miss start of camp…included in group WR-Breshard Perryman..DE-Terrelle Suggs…DE-Elvis Dumervil…RB-Trent Richardson.


BYU…Applies for membership to Big 12-Conference as ‘football member’ only
Boise State..Refuses comment on interest in Big 12.
Cincinnati-Houston…both express interest in joining Big 12.



Dallas…Restructures contract Dirk Nowitzki…now (2Y-50M)
Boston..Signs FA-G-Gerald Green-ex-Miami Heat

Oklahoma State..Mouring passing of JUCO-G-Tyrek Coger-dropped dead of heart attack after off-season workout on campus.

WNBA…Rescinds major fines after handing out fines to 4-teams and players for wearing “Black lives matter” jerseys during warmups to game after being told not to….WNBA players boycott media….League will meet with Union on discipline issue…but suspensions lifted.



Buffalo…F-Evander Kane hit with 4-harassment charges and trespassing charge afrer incident at bar.

Arizona Coyotes..Sign FA-D-Luke Schenn-ex Kings-Flyers.
LA Kings..FA-F-Kris Versteeg leaves NHL to sign in Switzerland.

Las Vegas…NHL expansion team asks for permission to talk to Ross Mahoney-Washington Caps-about joining new GM-George McPhee in front office job.



IOC…Board of Directors refuses request to expel all Russian athletes from Rio Games…says there will be ‘individual justice’…..any athlete who had positive test…or implicated in tampered test-expelled…..27-Russian federations will decide which athletes, who had clean tests, have right to go….Court of Arbitration rejected requet that 67-athletes, who had positive tests, be allowed to compete…NY Times says WADA probe has found 643-tainted drug tests were tampered with by Russian Drug Testing firm-replacing tainted urine tests with clean urine tests…

NASCAR…Brickyard 400…Kyle Busch leads for all but 21-laps in winning at Indianapolis…Under 51,000-fans show up for race…Indy 500-drew 235,000.

Formula 1…Hungarian Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton wins 5th race in row..jumps to early lead-holds off teammate Nico Rosberg

Delmar…California Chrome stages great come-from-behind win over Dortmund to win the San Diego Handicap…..Dortmund led from the gate till the 4th turn…

Delmar…3-horses breakdown in 15-minute span in workouts early Saturday morning because of loose track conditions…another horse breaks down cross finish line in 2nd race…2-of-4 horses had to be put down….President Joe Harper says it is a risk of sport-will continue to improve track conditions.

Canadian Open-PGA…Jhonny Vegas birdies 5-holes in row early in final round, then birdies 16-17-18 to edge out Brandt Snedecker…came from 5-strokes back to win

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