Best 15 Minutes-Sports Radio—Wednesday

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Padres-W-Pirates (5-4)…Wil Myers hit massive 2R-HR to left center..Derek Norris 2R-HR to dead center..Adam Rosales HR atop 3rd deck Western Medals building…Manager Andy Green ejected temper tantrum after umpires change mind three times on balk call allowing run to score….3-instant replay challenges…walks..hits bastmen…errors…ugly game….2nd baseman Corey Spangenberg goes down with quad injury stumbling across lst base.

San Diego-Pittsburgh…Wednesday matchup-Drew Pomeranz-vs-Jeff Locke

Padres..P-Brandon Morrow throws on side session today-no stiffness nor soreness after 90P-effort at Lake Elsinore…Likely to be sent to AA-San Antonio for two starts as rehab stay continues.
Padres..P-Tyson Ross-slow comeback from shoulder tendenitis-no throwing activity yet…no MRI planned.

Dodgers-L-Braves (8-1)..Atlanta strafes P-Alex Wood (4inn-6R-10BR)..Dodgers 3-errors..2HB..Wild Pitch-Passed Ball in ugly loss.
LA-Atlanta…Tonight-Ross Stripling-vs-Williams Perez

Angels-L-White Sox (5-0)..Mat Latos 2-hit shutout..Todd Frazier-Jose Abreau HRs for Chicago…
Halos-Chisox…Wednesday game-Garrett Richards-vs-Chris Sale-battle of aces.

(Scoreboard)

Twins-L-Brewers..Chris Carter 2RBI-Milwaukee
Indians-W-Mariners..Mike Napoli RBI-double..
Orioles-L-Blue Jays..Troy Tulowitzki-Jose Bautista RBI-doubles..
Yankees-L-A’s..Mark Canha RBI-single..
Mets-W-Phillies..Yoenis Cespedes 3R-HR..Mets hit 5HRs off Vincente Velasquez
Red Sox-W-Tampa Bay…Kevin Kurmaier solo HR for Rays.
Rockies-L-Reds…Billy Hamilton 2R-single.
Washington-W-Miami..Stephen Strasberg 3-hit shutout..10K in 8-innings..Nats (10-3).
Tigers-L-Royals..Sal Perez 3R-HR for KC..Royals (9-4)
Astros-L-Rangers..Prince Fielder 2R-HR..
Cubs-W-Cardinals..Jason Hammel 2R-single for Chicago..Cubs (11-3)..
Arizona-W-Giants..Robbie Ray 6-shutout innings for D-Backs..

(Injuries)

Boston..P-Joe Kelly injures labrum pitching in lst inning last night
Angels..P-Andrew Heaney-more issues with forearm strain-has hit rehab plateau-backs off throwing
Giants..DL-P-George Kontos-strained elbow
Reds..P-Alfredo Simon-injured bicep
Twins..DL-3B-Trevor Plouffe-oblique

(MLB)

Cubs…Upset at Cardinals fans-hurled racial taunts at OF-Jason Heyward on Monday.
Arizona..Criticized for letting P-Archie Bradley labor thru 105-pitches in 4-innings.
Milt Pappas…Passed away (79)..Won (209G) with Orioles-Cubs-Reds….was traded by Baltimore to Cincinnati for Frank Robinson.t

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——————————-(Football)—————————

Chargers…Owner Dean Spanos-Commissioner Roger Goodell to unveil Petition signing campaign at Saturday press conference at Tailgate Park…Need 67,000-signatures.
Chargers…Begin passing drills at OTA with Philip Rivers working with healthy WR-Keenan Allen and new WR-Ryan Benjamin-ex Browns.

Browns…Open trade talks with Eagles about dealing out of #2-slot in draft…Want Eagles #8-pick plus 2nd and 3rd round choice.
Cowboys..Owner Jerry Jones says draft priority in Dallas with #4 pick is pass rusher..
Jets..Visit with FA-QB-Bryan Hoyer-just released by Houston Texans.
Buffalo..Release LB-Tony Steward.

NFL..Rejects request by Kansas City to return 3rd round and 6th round picks in tampering case from a year ago.
NFL..Rejects appeal New England be given back their 1st round pick from the Deflategate scandal.
Dallas..Grand Jury convenes on Thursday to hear evidence in Johnny Manziel domestic abuse case with girlfriend from last year.
Cleveland..Nike cancels marketing contract Johnny Manziel…Nissan-Muscle Pharm end advertising deals too.
Cleveland..Johnny Manziel says he wants to re-focus his life to get back into the NFL.
Cleveland…Robert Griffin III-lst pass in Browns workout intercepted..erratic throwing the ball.

San Diego State…NCAA denies QB-Maxwell Smith petition for 6th year of eligibility…He had missed 2-years of play at Kentucky with injuries before transferring to SDSU.

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———————————–Basketball)—————————–

(Playoff Scoreboard)

San Antonio-W-Memphis…Spurs get 56P from its bench…Build 17P-lead early-coast…Spurs lead (2-0)
Boston-L-Atlanta…Hawks hold Boston to 7P-lst quarter…Series tied (1-1)

Clippers-Portland…Game 2-of playoff series tonight…LA leads (1-0)
Cleveland-Detroit…Cavs go for 2nd straight win in playoffs
Miami-Charlotte…Heat lead (1-0) in series.

Phoenix Suns…Hire Earl Watson as head coach of troubled franchise.
Sacramento..To interview Mark Jackson..Kevin McHale…Mike Woodson for vacant coaching job.
Minnesota…Timberwolves to interview Mark Jackson-ex Warriors coach….also interview ex-Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau.
Dallas..F-Dirk Nowitzki-ailing with bone bruise-knee.

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(NHL Scoreboard)

Ducks-W-Nashville (3-0)…G-Frederic Anderson-surprise starter-pitches shutout in next..Jamie McGinn scores goal…..Preds lead (2-1)
Blues-W-Blackhawks..Brian Elliott 39-saves in goal… St Louis up (3-1)
Detroit-L-Tamp Bay…1st round pick Jon Drouin-suspended most of year gets 3-assists..Lightning lead (3-1)
Penguins-W-Rangers..39-year old veteran Matt Cullen key goal-3rd period…Pittsburgh leads (2-1)

Kings-at-San Jose…Sharks lead (2-1) heading into home game tonight.
Dallas-at-Minnesota..Stars lead (2-1)
Florida-NY Islanders…Islanders up (2-1) in series
Caps-Flyers..Washington can end series with win..Capitals lead (3-0).

Calgary..Veteran G-Jonas Hiller leaves NHL team-signing in Switzerland.
Arizona Coyotes..Buy AHL-Springfield team-moving it to Tucson next year.
Ottawa..Interview Mike Yeo-former head coach Minnesota Wild.

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