Best 15 Minutes Sports-Radio—-Wednesday

Posted by on June 22nd, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-W-Orioles..(10-7)…Matt Kemp (4-5) 2RBI..Padres rap out 15-hits…Padres bullpen gives up 1-run in 4-innings of work….Padres strike out 14-Oriole batters….Fernando Rodney gives up run after setting club record with 26-straight shutout innings-breaking 1975-mark of Randy Jones….Padres won 3-in row.
San Diego-Baltimore…Wednesday matchup..Eric Johnson (0-4) starts..Johnson is (0-2) for Padres..(10-inn-5HR-16H-4W)
Padres…Arizona Summer League starts…SS-Hudson Sanchez (1-5) in first game..Cal Quantrill-Eric Lauer not ready to pitch yet.
Padres…Tyson Ross-Andrew Cashner both throw 30-pitch side sessions as they ramp up baseball activity while on DL.

Dodgers-W-Washington (3-2)…Yasmani Grandal hits 3R-home run in 8th inning in comeback win..LA won (7-of-8)
LA-Nationals..Wednesday matchup Julio Urias (0-2) 4.50-ERA-vs-Joe Ross (6-4)-3-10-ERA
Dodgers..Activate Yasiel Puig from DL-hamstring injury..Option P-Carlos Frias back to AAA.

Angels-L-Astros (3-2)..Carlos Correa 2R-single in 9th for Astros…Halos lost (10-of-15)…now (31-40) on year.
Halos-Houston..Matt Shoemaker (3-7)-vs-Lance McCullers (3-2)

(Scoreboard)

Rockies-W-Yankees..Charley Blackmon 2HRs..Nolan Arenado HR..Rockies won (10-of-15)
Giants-W-Pirates..Angel Pagan Grand Slam HR..Johnny Cueto (11-1)..Conor Gillaspe 4H..Giants (27-9) streak..Bucs lost (11-of-13)
Arizona-W-Toronto..Yasmany Tomas-Pete O’Brien HRs..Dbacks won (7-of-9)
White Sox-W-Red Sox..Chris Sale now (12-2) after 9K-game..Todd Frazier HR..Bosox lost (6-of-8)
Indians-W-Tampa Bay..Tribe wins 5th in row..Corey Kluber 3H-shutout-9Ks
Tigers-W-Mariners..Detroit 2R in 8th..Tigers won (12-of-18)…M’s lost (8-of-10)
Mets-W-Royals..Yoenis Cespedes-Asdrubal Cabrera HRs..only 2nd loss in 10-games for KC.
Atlanta-W-Miami..Jace Peterson 2R-HR..Braves now (24-46)
Cardinals-W-Cubs..Matt Holliday-Matt Carpenter HRs..Cards just (2-5) in last week.
Reds-W-Texas..Jay Bruce 3R-HR
Twins-W-Phillies..Minnesota takes (14-10) slugfest..Kurt Suzuki 4H-6RBI..Phillies lost (12-of-13)
A’s-W-Brewers…Marcus Semien RBI single..2R-Triple

(Injuries)

Giants..DL-3B-Matt Duffy-strained achilles
Mets..DL-P-Jim Henderson-shoulder
Braves..Surgery-OF-Mallex Smith-fractured thumb-out 8W
Tampa Bay..Surgery-OF-Mikel Mahtook-broken hand-out 10W
Mets..Shutdown P-Zach Wheeler-discomfort in elbow following year long rehab-surgery
Mets..Activate C-Travis D’Arnaud from DL
Brady Aiken..Indians lst round pick-debuts in Arizona League-lst outing since elbow surgery..(2inn-0H-3K)..was drafted lst by Astros in 2014..did not sign..blew out elbow in workouts..Drafted by Indians in 2015 despite having elbow surgery.

(Rosters)

Mets..Internal discussions on possible move to sign FA-SS-Jose Reyes-released by Rockies
Mets…Planning on holding workout for Cuban FA-3B-Yulieski Garriel
Royals..Release..2B-Omar Infante
Braves..Callup 2B-Emilio Bonifacio
Mets..Option C-Kevin Plawicki to AAA

(MLB)

Bob Harrison…Longtime scout Mariners-Angels-Cubs..passes away (95).
Yankees…Personal lawyer Joe DiMaggio-Morris Engleberg-blocks Yankees attempt to hold DiMaggio bobblehead promotion to honor 75th Anniversary of 56G-hitting streak

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Dallas..F-Dirk Novitzki opts out of Mavericks contract to test free agent at age (38)…Had taken paycuts to 8M a year to help franchise
Houston..C-Dwight Howards opts out of 23M-contract with Rockets to go into free agent market..

76ers…Confirm they will spend lst pick in tomorrow NBA draft on 6-11-F-Ben Simmons-LSU.
Lakers…2nd choice-likely to take 6-10-F-Brandon Ingram-Duke
Lakers…Shopping G-DeAngelo Russell in hopes of landing 4th or 5th pick in draft
Lakers..Hold private workout with Oklahoma G-Buddy Hield-hope to acquire another high pick to take him in lst round.
Boston…Shopping 3rd pick…may go to 76ers for C-Nerlens Noel
Chicago..Rejects Celtics offer of 3rd pick in draft for G-Jimmy Butler

NBA..Game 7-TV Ratings…drew (18.9) rating…30.8M-viewers….Cleveland had (46.3 Rating)….San Francisco (39.4 Rating)

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—————————————–(Football)————————————–

Chargers…Talks over contract for lst round pick DE-Joey Bosa remain stalled….CAA agency wants bulk of 17M-signing bonus paid up front…Chargers want to defer large amounts of money…Bosa’s agents would only acceted deferred payments with interest tacked on.

Falcons…GM-Tom Dimitroff admits he is on ‘hot seat’ if team missed playoffs for third year in a row.

Packers..Coach Mike McCarthy raving about QB-Brett Hundley-UCLA-headed to 2nd year in NFL…viewed as future starter.
Arizona..Visit with FA-CB-Leon Hall-ex Bengals

Lions..say WR-Calvin Johnson was a ‘Once in a Lifetime Player’…will try WR by Committee..led by Golden Tate-Marvin Jones-Ereic Ebron-Andre Caldwell.

Cleveland-Miami…Former NFL WR-Davone Bess arrested on 3-felonies after it took SWAT teams 3-hours to end barricaded holdout in his car and house in LA..history of Bipolar prolblems…Bess raced away in his Mercedes from police….was finally stopped infront of his home….Faked as if he had a gun and made gestures he would shoot police…Then pulled knife and flashed it a police…held it at his throat….

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———————————(Hockey)——————————-

NHL Draft…Friday in Buffalo

NHL..Board of Governors to vote-likely approve-expansion franchise for 2017 for Las Vegas-team to be called “Black Knights”.

Montreal….Kevin Gilmoure-longtime CEO of team-resigns…longtime LA Kings executive also..

Ducks-Leafs…Trade…Anaheim ships G-Frederic Anderson to Leafs for 1st and 2nd round picks…Andersen signs (5Y-25M) deal with Toronto.
Rangers-Carolina…Trade..NY ships D-Keith Yandle to Hurricanes for 3rd round pick….Yandle becomes free agent July 1st.
Nashville-Buffalo…Trade…Preds send rights to Harvard star Jim Vesey to Sabres…scored 80G in Ivy League…becomes free agent August 1st.

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———————————–(General)————————————–

Copa America……Argentina-W-USA (4-0)…Lionel Messi scores on laser shot rocket shot on free kick…also sets up 2-other goals in lopsided win over US team….Team USA no rythym to offense..no ball control….seemed intimidated by Argentine firepower….Messi’s 30-yard rocket shot goal was uppper right hand corner of net over a screen of players…Argentina was explosive in transition…pin point passing…dominant possession game….Messi becomes Argentina’s all time leading scorer in International play with 55-goals in career…He has scored 5-goals in Copa tourney….

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