Best 15 Minutes Sports–Friday

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Padres-Phillies…Open weekend series at Petco..Christian Freiderich (4-6)-vs-Jeremy Hellickson (8-7)…Padres have lost 10-of-16…Phillies (50-60) in rebuilding season with injuries to top two young starters.

Padres..President Mike Dee says team will go back to (7:10) Friday night starts next season.

Padres..Owner Ron Fowler refused to join Chamber of Commerce in approving Chargers Stadium-Convention Center Annex plan…concerned no ‘true’ plan to replace the 1,000-parking spaces that would be lost at Tailgate Park lots…concerned about NFL Stadium outside signage at East Village….Dialogue with owner Dean Spanos led to no solution except Spanos saying “Trust Us”….Fowler concerned more and more businesses lining up against Convention Center annex.

Padres..Sign FA-OF-Pat Kivelhan-Seattle Mariners..hitting (.293)-Tacoma

Padres…Cal Quantrill-P-1st round draft pick-debuts Tri Cities in Northwest League debut…pulled in 3rd inning…(2.2inn-0R-1H-4K)..labored throwing 54-pitches.,

Dodgers-W-Rockies (4-2)..Yasmani Grandal 2R-triple..Corey Seager HR
Dodgers-Red Sox…Begin interleague play weekend…Scott Kazmir (9-4)-vs-Steve Wright (12-5).
Dodgers…OF-Yasiel Puig reports to AAA-Oklahoma City

Angels-L-Athletics (8-6)..A’s hit 3HRs off Ricky Nolasco..Ji Choi 2HR’s-Halos
Halos-Mariners..Tim Lincecum-vs-Felix Hernandez (5-4)…Lincecum 7-bad starts in a row (2-5)..8.49-ERA…Lincecum (29inn-55H-19W-10HR-74 Baserunners)
Angels..P-Nick Tropeano-elbow surgery


Indians-W-Twins..Carlos Santana 3R-HR..Francisco Lindor 2R-HR.
Giants-W-Phillies..Denard Span HR-10th inning
White Sox-W-Detroit..Snap Tigers 8G-win streak..Jose Abreu HR
Rays-W-Royals..Brad Miller 3R-HR
Reds-W-St Louis..Brandon Finngegan shutout..Brandon Phillips 3H
Rangers-W-Baltimore…Jon Lucroy HR
Mets-W-Yankees..Jay Bruce 3R-HR
Pirates-L-Atlanta..Braves score 4-unearned runs
Blue Jays-W-Astros..JA Happ wins 9th game in row
Red Sox-Seattle..Bosox lost 7-of-10


Mets..DL-OF-Yoenis Cespedes-quad
Mariners..DL-P-Steve Cishek-torn hip labrum
Cardinals..Activate 2B-Matt Carpenter from DL

(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-C-Tony Sanchez-ex Yankees
Pirates..Callup P-Ryan Vogelsong
Tampa..Sign FA-C-Bobby Wilson-ex Rangers
Indians..Sign FA-2B-Mike Martinez-ex Red Sox


Red Sox..Moving Yoan Moncada from OF-to-3B at AA.
Pirates..Bench slump ridden Andrew McCutchen..hitting (.241)
Royals..Suspend DH-Kendry Morales-came back on field after ejection.
Yankees..Deny going to buyout Alex Rodriguez 27M-contract..hitting (.204)



Chargers…Joey Bosa holdout grows…headed into 2nd week….no talks since a week ago Thursday.

NFL-Hall of Fame….Saturday night induction ceremonies-enshrine 8.
NFL-Brett Favre..508-TD passes..Super Bowl ring..3X-MVP
NFL-Tony Dungy..Super Bowl with Colts..Rebuilt Tampa Bay
NFL-Ken Stabler..2-Super Bowl rings with Raiders
NFL-Eddie DeBartolo..5-Super Bowls with 49ers
NFL-Marvin Harrison…legendary Colts wideout
NFL-Kevin Green..Pass rush LB-Rams-Steelers
NFL-Orlando Pace…decade excellence LT-Rams
NFL-Dick Stanfel..1950-60s lineman Redskins-Lions

(Roster Moves)

Chiefs..Sign FA-QB-Nick Foles-ex Rams-Eagles
Giants..Sign FA-CB-Leon Hall-ex Bengals.
Arizona..Sign FA-S-Alan Ball-ex Bears-Jaguards
Browns..Sign FA-RB-Robert Huges-ex Colts-Cardinals
Seahawks..Workout OF-Jahari Evans-Saints
Falcons..Release LB-Torrey Green-implicated 4-sexual assaults Utah State.


Ravens..DE-Bronson Kafusi-broken ankle-3rd round pick
Bears..IR-CB-Brandon Boykin-torn pec
Bears..WR-Alshon Jeffrey leaves with hamstring issue
Packers..QB-Brett Hundley out-ankle injury
Eagles…OT-Jason Peters-quad injury
Eagles..CB-Malcom Jenkins-hamstring
Titans..WR-Kendall Wright-hamstring



Oklahoma City…Signs G-Russell Westbrook (3Y-89)M extension
Cavs..Sign FA-G-DeAndre Liggins-top defensive player-NBA-D League
Knicks..Sign FA-G-Chasson Randle-G-Stanford



Olympics…Opening ceremonies in Rio…Swimmer Michael Phelps to carry American flag.

Soccer…US Womens team opens with (2-0) win over New Zealand.

Swimming..Saturday Schedule..Men’s 400-meter medley…Mens 400-freestyle…Women’s Volleyball….Mens-Water polo.

PGA…Travellers Open Championship-Hartford..(64)..Vaughn Taylor leads 3-way tie…(65) Mark Leischman-John Rahm.

NASCAR…Watkins Glen Grand Prix
Formula 1…Weekend off
Indy Car….Weekend off.

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