Best 15-Minutes Sports-Tuesday-August 25th

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…(BASEBALL)…

Padres-Washington….Open 6-game road trip against struggling Nationals….James Shields (9-3)-vs-Stephen Strasburg (7-6)….Shields just 2-wins in last 14-starts-averaging only 6-innings a start….Strasburg-2 stints on the Disabled List with rib cage issues…..San Diego won 9-of-12….Nats lost (8-of-12) to fall out of National League East pennant race.

Dodgers-Reds….Alex Wood-vs-John Lamb….LA faltering badly…Lost 5-row…10-of-15….Reds have lost 9-in row after dealing away Johnny Cueto and other pitchers at trade deadline.

Angels-Tigers…Jared Weaver (5-9)-vs-Alfred Simon (11-7)……Halos have lost (10-of-14)…putting wildcard hopes in jeopardy.

(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Houston..Carlos Beltran 9th inn-Sac Fly in (1-0) win..NY tied with Toronto lst place.
Mets-W-Phillies…New York hits 8-homers in game..David Wright HR-first game back..NY won 16-of-22.
Pirates-W-Miami…JA Happ 6-inn-0R…4-beanballs in game…Bucs (75-48)..
Cardinals-W-Arizona….Matt Carpenter HR…Yadier Molina 2R-single…..St. Louis (79-45)
Cubs-W-Indians..Kris Bryant walkoff game winning HR
Tigers-L-Reds…Cinn snaps 9G-losing streak..10R in 6th inning
Red Sox-W-White Sox..Rusney Castillo HR-5RBI..
A’s-W-Mariners..M’s blow (5-0) lead..Danny Valencia HR triggers comeback.
Royals-W-Orioles..Royals 7R-6th inning..KC (76-48) record.

(Injuries)

Dodgers..Activate P-Juan Nicasio from DL.
Cubs..DL-OF-Jorge Soler-Oblique…P-Jason Motte-sprained shoulder
Yankees..DL-P-CC Sabathia-arthritic flareup in knee-may not pitch rest of year
Nationals..Activate OF_Denard Span
Mets..Activate 3B-David Wright-out since April-back stenosis problem.

(Roster)

Arizona..Purchase contract P-Jhoulys Chacin-ex Rockies.
Rangers..Sign FA-OF-Drew Stubbs.

A’s…Fire 3rd base coach Mike Gallego….Hire ex-Rangers manager Ron Washington.

…(FOOTBALL)…

Chargers…Coach Mike McCoy refuses to say why he sat RB-Melvin Gordon and QB-Philip Rivers last weekend..both will play vs Seahawks.
Chargers..WR-Donnie Inman-out with concussion issues-still being evaluated.

(Scoreboard)

Tampa Bay-W-Cincinnati (25-13)..QB-Jameis Winston (8-13) 90P…Bucs outgain Bengals (356-152)…Andy Dalton (6-13) 46P for Cincinnati…Ugly game 8-sacks…22-penalties.

(Injuries)

Packers..WR-Jordy Nelson-gone for year-torn knee ligament.
Tampa Bay..QB-Jameis Winston-mild ankle sprain…WR-Mike Evans-hamstring.
Patriots…IR-WR-Brandon Gibson-knee….IR-CB-Darryl Roberts-hamstring.
Jaguars..IR-WR-Arrelious Benn-broken collarbone.
Titans..Surgery-S-Jason McCourty-groin.
Carolina..C-Ryan Kalil-out with knee sprain.
Lions..DT-Hloti Ngata-not ready to play yet-hamstring.
Rams..RB-Todd Gurley-1st round pick-cleared for full practice.

(Roster)

Patriots..Sign FA-WR-Reggie Wayne-legendary Colts start
Seahawks…Visit C-Samson Setele-ex Raiders-Miami-Colts…Sign FA-WR-George Farmer-ex USC.
Giants..Sign FA-LB_Ashlee Palmer-ex Lions.
Vikings..Release LS-Cullen Loeffler-11-year veteran
Bears…NFL suspends DT-Jay Ratliffe-3G-violation drug program.

NFL..Clears Ravens DE-Terrelle Suggs of cheap hit to knee of QB-Sam Bradford…Bradford was running read-option play when hit.
Lions..S-Glover Quin…”God must have meant for Jordy Nelson to get hurt”…season ending knee injury to Packers star.
Chris Carter-ESPN-Hall of Famer-apologizes for comments at NFL Rookie Symposium-players should get a ‘fall guy’ if they get in trouble off field.
NFL…Covered up Carter comments by demanding reporter get only access to symposium if agreed not to report Carter comments to rookies.
Denver..John Bolen-Suspended VP-Broncos-owner’s son-Pleads not guilty domestic abuse-trial in December.

Houston..Names Brian Hoyer-starting QB-ahead of Ryan Mallett.

…(BASKETBALL)…

Sacramento….Kings C-DeMarco Cousins says he will play 100% for coach George Karl after off season of angry comments and possible trade of player.

…(HOCKEY)…

LA Kings…Sign FA-D-Christian Ehrhoff-ex Vancouver-Buffalo…..Kings losing 3-defenseman in off season.

Gulls..Introduce Coach Dallas Eakins-ex Edmonton Oilers coach at press conference this afternoon.

…(GENERAL)…

Indy Car…Driver Justin Wilson-Team Andretti-died late last nite from head injuries suffered in the Pocono 500-in Pennsylvania….Critically injured when driver Sage Karam hit the wall, and debris from his car flew into the air…the nose-cone crashed into Wilson’s cockpit as he came thru the debris trail….England native won 7-Indy car races.

NASCAR…Driver Tony Stewart gave his personal plane to Justin Wilson family to transport them to Pennsylvania to be bedside of driver.

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