Best 15 Minutes-Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on August 10th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

—————–(Baseball)——————-

Padres-L-Pirates..Greg Polanco hits 3R-HR..David Freese 3H…Pittsburgh lights up Luis Perdomo…Padres now (48-64)…Lost 13-of-20.
Padres-Buccos…Wednesday matchup..Edwin Jackson (2-2)-vs-Ryan Vogelsong (1-1)
Padres…1st round pick P-Calvin Quantrill-makes 2nd start for Tri Cities in Northwest Rookie League..has thrown just (2.2-innings) in 1-week since debut…..2nd pick Eric Lauer has thrown 9-shutout innings-but not pitched in a week either.

Dodgers-W-Phillies (9-4)..Yasmani Grandal -Howie Kendrick-Justin Turner all hit 2R-HRs…LA moves into lst place tie with Giants…
LA-Philadelphia…Scott Kazmir (9-5)-vs-Jeremy Hellickson (9-7)
Dodgers..DL-OF-Scott Van Slyke-wrist
Dodgers..Will discipline OF-Yasiel Puig for clubhouse party video at AAA

Angels-L-Cubs (5-1)..Kris Bryant-Will Contreras HRs
Halos-Chicago..Tonight..Ricky Nolasco (4-8)-vs-Jason Hammel (11-5)
Angels..DL-P-Cam Bedrosian-finger injury.
Angels..Sign FA-P-Brett Oberholtzen-ex Phillies

(Scoreboard)

Rangers-W-Rockies..Adrian Beltre 2R-double
Indians-W-Nationals..Jose Ramirez 2H-2RBI..Max Scherzer 10K-in loss
Blue Jays-L-Rays..Evan Longoria 3H..Rays 15-hits
Red Sox-W-Yankees..Ric Porcello now (11-0) Fenway Park
Mets-L-Arizona..Zack Greinke-1st win-after 6W on DL
Giants-L-Miami..Tom Koehler 2-hitter..SF lost 16-of-22
Braves-W-Brewers..Ty Jenkins (6inn-1R) allowed.
Astros-W-Twins..Carlos Correa 2R-HR
Royals-L-White Sox..Todd Frazier 3R-HR..Justin Morneau 4H
Cardinals-L-Reds..Adam Duvall 2RBI
Orioles-L-A’s..Oakland hands Baltimore another loss on road trip
Tigers-Mariners….JD Martinez-Miguel Cabrera HRs

(Roster)

Rangers..Slugger Prince Fielder to retire after neck surgery..Career (.319-283HR)..Owed 96M left on 4-years of contract.

Yankees..Sign FA-P-Tommy Layne-ex Red Sox
Mariners..Option P-Tijuan Walker to Tacoma
Cubs..Suspend 2B-Tommy LaStella-refused report to AAA-Iowa
Blue Jays..Release P-Franklin Morales
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Donnie Roach-ex Padres-Cubs-Mariners

(Injuries)

Giants..Manager Bruce Bochy released from hospital-treated for irregular heart beat..had 2-stents last year.
Indians..Manager Terry Francona treated for chest pains…hasd blood clots in the past

Dodgers..DL-OF-Scott Van Slyke-wrist-hand
Cardinals..DL-P-Michael Wacha-shoulder
Marlins..DL-P-AJ Ramos-finger
Orioles..OF-Steve Pearce-cortisone shot-strained elbow.
Arizona..OF-AJ Pollock goes on rehab assignment.
Mets..Rehab outings P-Zach Wheeler-Jim Henderson
Phillies..Send OF-Peter Bourjos on rehab outing

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——————-(Football)———————

Chargers….Defense has 3-interceptions in red zone workouts…5-interceptions in padded practice in afternoon.

(Injuries)

Colts..DE-Kendall Langford-knee scope-out 4W.
Patriots..LB-Rob Ninkovich-minor tricep tear..WR-Julian Edelman-tweaks foot

Giants..WR-Victor Cruz leaves workouts-groin
Tampa Bay…OG-JR Sweezy leaves team back injury-see specialist

(Roster)

Miami..Sign FA-CB-Chris Culliver-former 49er-Redskin
Jets..Activate DE-Mo Wilkerson from PUP
Packers..Activate TE-Jared Cook-WR-Ty Montgomery.. from PUP

(Camp)

Broncos..say Mark Sanchez will start at QB in lst preseason game.
Titans..QB-Marcus Mariota 4-turnovers in scrimmage
Browns..WR-Terrelle Pryor-former QB-named starting WR.
Chiefs..WR-Tyreek Hill named to lst team offense.
Raiders..Rookie S-Karl Joseph named starter.
Steelers..WR-Sammie Coates named to starting lineup

Eagles..Reports OT-Lane Johnson facing 10G-suspension-tainted supplement.

(College)

Aztecs…now have 6-QBs in camp…Rocky Long says Christian Chapman must get alot of snaps to grow with lst team unit…but he needs snaps with JUCO-transfer Jimmy Walker-Cerritos College and sophomore Ryan Agnew-to get them ready if Chapman gets hurt….Transfer QBs David Prieto-El Caminon College…Brandon Jones-Ventura….Freshman Casey Brown-also on the roster.

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——————(Basketball)——————–

Michael Jordan..Donates 5M- to African-American Museum on National Mall in Washington, DC….Last week gave 2M-to ACLU.

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————-(General)——————-

USAC….Mourns death of 27-year old star Brandon Clauson-killed in bad midget accident in Kansas over weekend.

Manchester United..Pays record (116M) in transfer fees to acquire Juventus star Paul Pogba….Last month sent (66M) to acquire Zlatan Ibrahamokvic from Paris St-Germaine.

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——————–(Olympics)——————–

Team USA…Plays Australia in Mens-Basketball tonight in Rio.

Soccer…US (2-2) tie with Columbia..gives up goal in 90th minute-sluggish performance.

Tennis..Serena Williams knocked out in 3rd round by Russian Elina Svitolina

Swimming..Micheal Phelps wins 20th gold medal in career..wins 200-butterfly…then gets 21st gold-anchoring 4-by-200 relay victory.

Swimming..Katie Ledecky wins her 2nd gold of week in the 200-freestyle…came from 5th place to win.

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