Padres-W-Athletics (3-1)..San Diego snaps 4G-losing streak..Matt Kemp-Derek Norris solo HRs…Ian Kennedy (6inn-1R)…Kennedy (2.63ERA-4 starts)….Pat Murphy gets 1st win as manager….San Diego (33-36).
Padres-Diamondbacks..James Shields (7-0)-vs-Rubby DeLaRosa (5-3)..Shields little run support of late…Last 7-starts-Padres scored 15R-he has 3.00-ERA…..Season allowed 16-home runs this year…..(104K-87innings)
Padres..OF-Wil Myers-Bone spur removed from left wrist-no tendon damage-no tendon sheath damage..sidelined 8-10 weeks-should make recovery…
Dodgers-W-Texas (1-0)…LA scores winning run on 9th inning balk by Keona Kela…..Zack Greinke (7in-0R-4H)…..
Dodgers…Don Mattingly-closed door meeting about woeful offense…Puig (3-20)…Gonzalez (5-49)…Grandal (8-39)…Rollins (.199BA)
LA-Giants…Mike Bolsinger-vs-Chris Heston in weekend series opener.
Angels-W-Arizona (7-1)..Carlos Perez 2R-single..CJ Wilson 9-strikeout outing for Angels.
Halos-Athletics….Matt Shoemaker-vs-Sonny Gray (8-3) 1.66ERA in weekend series opener tonite.
Giants-W-Mariners..Joe Panik RBI-double.
Rockies-L-Astros..Dom Santana 3R-HR..Astros now (40-28)
Cardinals-L-Twins….Joe Mauer HR for Minnesota.
Orioles-L-Phillies..Ryan Howard 2R-HR help snap 9-game losing streak
Yankees-W-Miami..Carlos Beltran 2R-HR..Brett Gardner 2R-HR…Brian McCann 3H for New York..
Mets-L-Blue Jays…Jose Bautista 2RBI..Chris Colabello solo HR for Jays.
Nationals-L-Tampa Bay…Billy Butler HR…David DeJesus RBI-triple
Cubs-L-Indians…Cleveland gets 4-shutout innings from bullpen.
Red Sox-W-Braves…Mookie Betts RBI-double-scores key run..
Pirates-W-White Sox…Pittsburgh wins 8th in row..
Royals-W-Brewers…Mike Moustakas RBI-single.
Phillies..P-Cliff Lee-out all year with elbow tendon tear-another setback-will be another 4W-before pitch rehab games.
Phillies..P-Cole Hamels-bypass one start-hamstring.
Astros..2B-Jose Altuve-out lineup-hamstring.
Rockies..DL-OF-Corey Dickerson-arch injury-3rd time
Miami..P-Jose Fernandez-10K-minor league rehab start coming off elbow surgery.
Braves…Option P-Mike Foltyniewicz-AAA
Phillies..Release P-Dustin McGowan
Cardinals..GM-John Mozeliak said he had no idea assistants had tapped into Houston Astros data system to steal scouting reports-Emails…says no place in the game for that.
Angels..Director Ticket Sales forced out..Robert Alverado-comment wanted to sell tickets to Box Holders-not average fan-because Sky box holders spend more money.
Red Sox..3B-Pablo Sandoval benched-caught using cell phone to look at pictures of girls during game.
Phillies..Dysfunction reaches all time high…Team Bullpen phone left off hook..OF-Jeff Francoeur had to stay in game-throw 48P-in blowout loss-team could not contact bullpen coach to get relievers up.
Mets..Nelson Doubleday-owner of team in 1980s-Built Miracle Mets-passed away at (81Y)
Chargers…Mark Fabiani goes back on the attack against the City…saying Mayor Kevin Faulconer is conducting a political campaign-not trying to solve the negotiating issues on a new stadium…asking how you can negotiate with someone who has attacked the owner of the team….Calls Faulconer’s approach to building a stadium ‘unsophisticated and unsuccessful’….saying all Faulconer wants to do is blame the team and the NFL.
“Mayor treated this as political campaign-he’s created the turbulence.”
“Focus has been to blame the team-clearly and to certain extent the NFL”
“Mayor constantly attacks and criticizes”
“Approach is unsophisticated and remarkably unsuccessful.”
Chargers Fans response in Union-Tribune
“Chargers intent-sabotage the plan”
“40-Year Season Ticket Holder-cancelling”
“Chargers-Hypocrites-have attacked the process since day one”
“Chargers-Self Destructing their own franchise”
“This is not San Diego’s team-it’s Spanos’ personal business”
Chargers…Individual Game Tickets go on sale today…Club says it has sold in excess of 50,000-season tickets already.
Carson..Former Mayor says Toxic City Politics and corrupt mayor Al Robles will damage chances of getting NFL stadium built.
Saints..Judge rules owner Tom Benson is mentally capable of running team at age (87)..Daughter sued mental incompetency-wanted to take over Saints-NFL and Pelicans NBA team.
Redskins..Former RB-Clinton Portis-bankrupt with IRS debts, failed bank loans, foreclosed house, Las Vegas gambling debts.
Dallas…DE-Greg Hardy-still no decision on NFL appeal of 10G-domestic abuse suspension-been 3-weeks since hearing.
Carolina..Veteran OT-Michael Oher says movie “Blind Side” has had negative impact on his career..movie about his life coming out of ghetto.
Bears..Sign FA-RB-Daniel Thomas-ex Dolphin.
Green Bay…Legendary QB-Bart Starr-undergoes stem cell transplant for problems with strokes.
Texas AM…Former Heisman Trophy RB-John David Crow passes away (79Y)..long career-NFL-Chicago Cardinals-San Francisco 49ers.
SDSU..Promotes Bob Moosbrugger to Deputy Director of Athletics-had done fabulous job in fund raising and facilties improvements.
San Antonio..C-Tim Duncan admits he has lost 20M in investments with corrupt banker-filing suit.
Atlanta..Buyout contract GM-Danny Ferry-3Y left on contract-had racially slurred player last season.
Gordie Howe…Detroit Red Wing icon-undergoes 2nd stem cell transplant operation to head off effects of strokes.
AHL..Scranton-Wilkes Berre Penguins-Hires Mike Sullivan-ex-Boston Bruins coach.
AHL-Springfield Falcons..Hires-Ron Rolston-ex Buffalo Sabres coach
US Open….Chambers Bay Course-very tough lst round conditions…Course gave up birdies early…dried out-brutally tough in afternoon….(65)-Dustin Johnson-Henrik Stenson…(66) Patrick Reed….(67) Matt Kuchar…..(68) Jason Day-Jordan Spieth….(69) Phil Mickelson….(72) Rory McIlroy…..(80) Tigers Woods-8-=bogeys and triple bogey-2nd worst round in career in a Major….Tiger-15Y ago-won US Open by 15-strokes…trailed lst round on Thursday by 15-strokes.
NASCAR…Takes Weekend off
Indy Car…Takes Weekend off before California 500
F-1…Austrian Grand Prix-featuring longest straightaway’s of all road courses.
Soccer..2nd round Women’s World Cup…Saturday-Germany-Sweden…Sunday-Brazil-Australia…Monday-USA-vs-Colombia