Best 15 Minutes-Sports Radio—Monday

Posted by on April 11th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

————–(Masters)————–

Masters….Jordan Spieth melts down on 12th hole…puts 2-shots into the water-then another into sandtrap…takes Quadruple bogey 7 on a Par3…never recovers…..Danny Willett from England saves part on 17th and 18th holes to win the Green Jacket….Spieth finishes in tie for 2nd place…Dustin Johnson-who hit bunker shot at 17-winds up 3rd…Rory McIlroy fades-never broke 70-finished 6-shots back.Golfers buffeted by 25-mph wind gusts…dried out greens-impacted tee shots-change direction of putts..Worst weather in Augusta in 15-years..

————-(Baseball)—————–

Padres-L-Rockies (6-3)…James Shields gives up 3-solo homers..Rockies hit 5-homers in all…Padres fall to (2-4)
Padres-Phillies…Open 4-game series at Citizens Bank Park..Andrew Cashner starts-vs-Aaron Nola.
Padres..DL-P-Tyson Ross-shoulder inflammation-out till April 20th at least
Padres..DL-3B-Yanger Solarte-severe hamstring pull
Padres..Callup SS-Alexi Amarista from El Paso.
Padres,,1B-Wil Myers starts taking flyballs in OF-clearing way for James Padres-..P-Brandon Morrow-makes 1st minor league start Lake Elsinore tonite
Padres..Sign FA-P-Brad Hand-Miami..(5.63ERA) last year.
Padres..Minor league OF-Jose Urena-80G suspension-PED positive test.
Padres-Red Sox..Trade rumors..3B-Pablo Sandoval-for-OF-Melvin Upton

Dodgers-L-Giants (9-6)..LA blows (4-0) lead..P-Scott Kazmir gives up 3-home runs..Buster Posey-Brandon Belt-Andre Pagan..LA lost 3-of-4-games…
Dodgers…Idle on Monday
Dodgers..Manager Dave Roberts defends decision to pull rookie P-Ross Stripling with no hitter in 7th inning to protect his arm-coming off surgery.
Dodgers..DL-OF-Carl Crawford-back..7th time on DL in 3-years.
Dodgers..P-Hyun Jin-Ryu throws 2-20-pitch sim innings-tests shoulder
Doders..Will activate C-Yasmani Grandal-2B-Howie Kendrick from DL-Tuesday.

Angels-W-Texas (3-1)..P-Jered Weaver goes (6inn-1R)…
Halos-A’s…Nick Tropeano-vs-Sonny Gray
Angels..Option P-Cam Bedrosian to AAA-Salt Lake City
Angels..Callup P-AJ Achter.

(Scoreboard)

Toronto-W-Boston..Josh Donaldson solo HR
Phillies-W-Mets..Odubell Herrera 2R-HR for Phils
Reds-W-Pirates..Jay Bruce game winning walkoff RBI-triple-9th..Reds (5-1)
Washington-W-Miami..Joe Ross (7inn-1R)..Jason Werth RBI-single
Orioles-W-Tampa Bay..Manny Machardo (4-4) 2R-HR..O’s (5-0)
Brewers-W-Astros..Jim Nelson (6inn-9K)
Cards-W-Braves..Brandon Moss-Matt Carpenter 3R-HRs..Atlanta (0-5)
Royals-W-Twins..Edinson Volquez-10Ks
Cubs-W-Arizona..Jake Arrieta 424′-HR into 2nd deck..Cubs (5-1)
A’s-W-Seattle..Coco Crisp HR in 10..King Felix (7inn-0R-10K.

(Roster Moves)

Yankees..Sign FA-OF-Nick Swisher-ex Braves-Indians.
Arizona..DFA-P-Kyle Drabec
Texas..DFA-OF-Justin Ruggiano
Miami..Option 2B-Cole Gillespie to AAA.
Cubs-Braves..Trade talks-Jorge Soler-for-P-Julio Teheran.
Milwaukee..DFA-P-Ariel Pena.

(Injuries)

Rangers..Lose C-Robinson Chiniros-fractured arm.
Cubs..Surgery-OF-Kyle Schwarber-2-torn knee ligaments.
Orioles..OF-Adam Jones-ribcage injury
Mets..P-Jacob deGrom-tightness in lat msucle
Braves..OF-Ender Inciarte-hamstring
Blue Jays..DL-P-Franklin Morales-shoulder
Brewers..PDan Winkler-coming back Tommy John surgery-fractures elbow
Texas..DL-OF-Shin Soo Choo-6W-Calf
Twins..DL-Ss-Danny Santana-hamstring
Cardinals..DL-P-Marco Gonzalez-elbow surgery

(MLB)

Dodgers…Baseball Historian is putting up for sale the 1945-and-1947 contracts Jackie Robinson signed with Montreal Expos and Brooklyn Dodgers..value might be 36M.

Giants..Sign 1B-Brandon Belt (5Y-79M) extension

Mets..Mike Piazza tries to buy back his 9/11-HR uniform he hit to donate it to Hall of Fame..Mets sold it to collectors.

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—————(Football)——————————-

Saints..Mourn death longtime DE-Will Smith-gunned to death in his car-wife wounded after driver rear-ended him at stoplite..Gunman fired 4-shots as Smith sat in his car-killing him…fired 2-shots into legs of wife…Police say shooter was former hi school football star….also worked security at Saints home games at Superdome…Smith was coming from dinner with police officer….Officer had shot the father of the killer years ago and had been sued by the shooter….Police do not know if there was a connection or random act of road rage.

Chargers…Meet over weekend with QB-Paxton Lynch-Memphis State…also looking at Stanford QB-Kevin Hogan…both might be available at top of 2nd round.

Broncos-Jets..Trade-Denver deals LT-Ryan Clady to Jetes for #5 pick..Jets take on his (9.5M) salary.
Bills..Sign FA-C-Fernando Velasco-ex-Steelers

Denver..Sign FA-LS-Casey Kreiter-Cowboys.
Patriots..Sign FA-DT-Marcus Kuhn-Giants
Saints..Sign FA-QB-Griffin Neal-Concordia College (47TD) played Germany
Rams..Re-sign FA-RB-Bennie Cunningham.

Eagles..Meet with QB-Carson Wentz-North Dakota State
Bills..Visit with FA-LB-Lorenzo Alexander-Raiders

(NFL)

NY Giants-Green Bay..Reject NFL request to play game in China.

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———————(Basketball)————————-

Lakers-L-Houston (130-111)..James Harden (40P)…Kobe Bryant (35)…Lakers fall to (16-64)

Clippers-W-Dallas (98-91)…Jamal Crawford (22) off the bench..LA (52-28)

Warriors-W-Spurs (92-89)…Steph Curry (37P)…Warriors snap Spurs 39-game homecourt win streak…Warriors (72-9) tie Chicago Bulls all time best record…can get 73rd win-NBA record-if they beat Memphis on Wednesday.

Houston…Ownership to meet this week with Coach JB Bickerstaff-discuss housecleaning-missing playoffs despite having Dwight Howard-James Hardin on roster.

76ers…Hire Bryan Colangelo as Pressident…he will hire GM-after Sam Hinkle quits as General Manager after writing rambling 13-page manifesto about the troubled team.

Knicks..Interim coach Kurt Rambis rips ex-coach Derek Fisher-never properly taught ‘Triangle’ offense-never paid attention to details.

(College)

NCAA…Hands down harsh penalties against Southeren Mississippi…bans Coach Donnie Tyndall from coaching for 10Y-for blatant coverup financial fraud-academic fraud…Assistant coaches hit with 6-7-8 year bans…Eagles put on 3Y-probation..stripped 5-scholarships.

Georgia Tech..Hires Josh Pastner-Memphis State..was (167-73)
Memphis..Asks for permission talk to Greg Marshall-Wichita State
Stony Brook..Hires Jeff Boals-assistant Ohio State.

Nevada..Hires Yann Hufnagle-assistant from Cal-quit in sex harrassment case at Pac 12-school
Oklahoma..G-Buddy Hield-John Wooden Award Winner-Player of Year-Basketball and Academics.

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————————-(Hockey)—————————

Ducks-W-Washington (2-0)…Nick Ritchie scores key goal…Ducks fly all nite after win in Colorado-beat Caps some 7-hours later to win NHL-Pacific Division…Ducks get home ice advantage for entire Western Conference playoffs……Host San Jose in first round.

Kings-L-Winnipeg….LA blew (3-0) lead-lost at home-finish 2nd in Pacific Division…have to play Nashville in opening round.

NHL Playoffs Brackets set…Kings-vs-Nashville..Ducks-vs-Sharks..Dallas Stars-vs-Minnesota Wild…Chicago-Blues….Washington-Flyers…Rangers-Penguins….Detroit-Tampa Bay…Florida-Islanders..

Ducks..Call up 5-San Diego Gulls including F-Nick Ritchie-Stefan Noesen-Michael Sgarbossa-Corey Tropp and D-Shea Theodore for final weekend of schedule..

Gulls-L-Stockton (5-4) OT…Gulls pickup another point in battle for 2nd place…Gulls final 2-home games against Ontario.

Colorado…GM-Joe Sakic-Vote Confidence-Coach Patrick Roy-will return next year despite missing playoffs.

Jacques Demers…former Montreal coach in stable-serious condition after stroke..Age 71..Won Stanley Cup with Canadiens…coached 30Y in hockey despite being illiterate-unable to read and write….Became spokesman when story was revealed 10-years ago…Currently in Quebec provincial government.

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—————-(General)—————

Manny Pacquiao-W-Tim Bradley….Pac Man knocks Bradley down in 7th and 9th rounds…wins (116-110) on all 3-judges cards…Pacquiao says he is retiring after Trilogy fight-3rd rematch…

NASCAR…Texas 500….Kyle Busch wipes out (:08) deficit-chases down Martin Truex to win 2nd race in a row.

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