Best 15 Minutes-Sports-Thursday

Posted by on July 2nd, 2015  •  0 Comments  • 

(Baseball)

Padres-L-Mariners (7-0)..Tijuan Walker and relievers hand Padres 13th shutout of season..Robby Cano (4-5) HR-Double-3RBI-Nelson Cruz HR…San Diego not scored in 21-innings…Lost 3-row…(37-43) on year…Lost 11-of-16 games…Manager Pat Murphy-team not dealing with expectations very well-pressure getting to them…Padres now season worst 8G-out first place

San Diego-St. Louis..Padres start 10G-brutal road trip leading towards All Star break…Tyson Ross (5-7)-vs-Michael Wacha (10-3) tonite..Cardinals amazing season (51-25) with loss of Adam Wainwright-Jaime Garcia…Death of young OF in off season..Injury to Matt Holliday.
Padres…International signing period opens today…San Diego has 2.9M-slot to spend on Carribean talent.

Dodgers-W-Diamondbacks (4-2)…Howie Kendrick 2RBI
LA…Off tonite

Angels-L-Yankees (3-1)..Chase Headley 3H…Garrett Jones HR
Halos…Off tonite

Angels..GM-Jerry DiPoto quits with year-and-half left on contract after 3Y-strife with Manager Mike Scoscia…Feud over refusal to use Analytics…On going clubhouse fallout over treatment Josh Hamilton…Scoscia never forgave DiPoto-firing coach Mickey Hatcher…Bill Stoneman asked come out of retirement to serve as Interim GM……Might Bud Black-ex Padres manager-be candidate for GM.
Angels…Jerry DiPoto says he left team for the ‘good of his career and the organization’….says he learned alot but there were struggles…denied he issued owner an ultimatum….not willing to get into spitting contest with Scoscia…Manager admitted he could be ‘hard-headed’ but said he accepted use of analytics.

Astros-W-Royals..Evan Gattis 2R-Single..Chris Carter-Marwin Gonzalez HRs
Cardinals-L-White Sox..Melky Cabrera HR breaks up John Lackey pitching duel.
Giants-L-Marlins…Justin Bour 3R-HR in 9th for Marlins win.
Pirates-W-Tigers..Bucs 21-hits vs Detroit pitchers.
Mets-L-Cubs…Miguel Montero RBI single in 11th breaks up 0-0 pitchers duel.
Rockies-L-A’s..Jesse Hahn gets 6th win for Oakland..
Red Sox-L-Blue Jays..Justin Smoak 2HRs…Jays hit 5-bombs…Jose Reyes adds 4H
Orioles-W-Rangers..JJ Hardy 2R-HR.
Indians-W-Rays..Brandon Moss 2R-double…Carlos Carrasco threw 8.2-inn-no hit ball.
Reds-W-Twins..Johnny Cueto 4-hitter…
Brewers-W-Phillies..Ryan Braun 2R-HR..Adam Lind 2R-single..Phillies (27-53)
Nats-L-Braves…AJ Pierzynski 2R-HR…Matt Wisler allows 1H in 5-innings. …

Twins..Activate Ervin Santana-P-from 80G-PED suspension.
Braves..Call up P-Manny Banuelos
Pirates…Call up P-Clayton Richard..(1.89ERA-AAA)
A’s…Pitching ace Sonny Gray still hospitalized with stomach-gastro problems.

(Basketball)

Lakers..Sources say Portland F-LeMarcus Aldridge rejects (4Y-80M) max offer from LA
Lakers…Met Wednesday-Kevin Love-Cavs…he rejects overtures to sign in Cleveland
Clippers..Reach agreement on deal with G-Paul Pierce-Washington Wizards.(3Y-30M) reunite with Doc Rivers
Suns..Reach agreement on deal with Dallas Mavericks C-Tyson Chandler (4Y-52M)
Houston..Met with LeMarcus Aldridge-Portland last nite
Spurs..Meet today with LeMarcus Aldridge
Dallas..Meet with Clippers-C-DeAndre Jordan….Meet Blazers-G-Wes Matthews

Cavaliers..F-Kevin Love says he is resigning (5Y-110M)…max contract..Re-sign G-Iman Shumpert
Spurs…Re-sign F-Kawhi Leonard (5Y-90M) max contract…Re-sign G-Danny Green.
Memphis..Re-sign C-Marc Gasol (5Y-110M) max contract
Miami..Re-sign G-Goran Dragic (5Y-90M) max contract
Warriors..Re-sign F-Draymond Green (5Y-85M) package
Bulls..Re-sign F-Mike Dunleavy (3Y-15M)
Pelicans..Extend contract C-Anthony Davis (5Y-145M)
Nets..Re-sign C-Brooke Lopez…G-Thaddeus Young.
Portland…Re-sign G-Damian Lillard (5Y-120M)
Toronto..Sign FA-G-DeMarre Carroll-Atlanta.
Celtics..Sign FA-C-Amir Johnson-Toronto
Memphis…Sign FA-G-F-Brandon Wright-Suns-Mavs

Spurs-Atlanta…Trade-San Antonio ships C-Tiago Splitter to Hawks to clear cap space.
Sacramento-76ers..Kings trade Carl Landry-Jason Thompson-Nick Staukas for picks and rights to Euro players-clear 16M-cap space..trying to sign Rajon Rondo and Wes Matthews simultaneously.

Illinois…7-Female players file 10M-racial discrimination lawsuit against Coach of women’s team Mike Bollant

(Football)

Bills..Sign FA-OT-Wayne Hunter-ex-Jets.
Cowboys…S-CJ Spillman-Arrested-150,000 bail-Sexual assault last September in December.

(Hockey)

NHL…Day 1-Free Agency….68-FA Signings..24-Trades since Friday

Toronto-Penguins…Leafs engineer 9-Player trade ships C-Phil Kessel to Pittsburgh for 3-young players, 1st-3rd round picks and 8M-cash.
Blackhawks-Columbus…Chicago deals young F-Boris Saad in 7-player deal with Blue Jackets
Ducks-Vancouver…Anaheim acquires D-Kevin Bieksa for #2 pick…signs Bieksa to 2Y-extension.

Colorado..Sign FA-D-Francois Beauchemin-Ducks
Oilers..Sign FA-D-Andrej Sekera-LA Kings (6Y-33M)
Boston..Sign FA-LW-Matt Beleskey-Ducks (5Y-22M)
Capitals..Sign FA-F-Justin Williams-Kings
Arizona..Sign FA-C-Antoine Vermette-Blackhsawks
Sharks..Sign FA-D-Paul Martin-Penguins
Calgary..Sign FA-Michael Frolik-RW-Winnipeg
Red Wings..Sign FA-Mike Green-D-Capitals
Red Wings..Sign FA-C-Brad Richards-Blackhawks
Minnesota..Sign FA-D-Mike Reilly-D-UMinnesota star
Maple Leafs..Sign FA-Pierre Parenteau-Montreal
Kings..Sign FA-G-Jhonas Enroth-Dallas
Ducks..Sign FA-Shawn Horcoff-C-Dallas…Matt Hackett-G-Sabres

San Diego Gulls…Ducks sign 3-veterans likely headed to AHL roster…Goalie-Matt Hackett-Sabres…D-Joe Piskula-Washington Caps…D-Chris Mueller-NYRangers..all 3-AHL veteran players.

(General)

Wimbledon-all time worst weather…record 99-degrees at Centre Court…Novak Djokovic-Stan Warwinka post wins…German-Thomas Haas loses…Serena Williams ruthless 58-minute win…Maria Sharpova wins….Ana Ivanovic knocked out in 2nd round

Women’s World Cup…Japan-W-England (2-1)..Laura Barrett-English defender kicks ball into her own net 95th minute just before overtime-trying to re-direct a pass away from a striker……Japan-US in finals in Vancouver Sunday night..
FIFA….President Sepp Blatter will not come to Canada for World Cup fianls…Faces arrest on Financial scandal charges if he enters Canada-or-US.
FIFA…Criticized for allowing 2-players with apparent head injuries to stay in the Germany-US semi final game

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