Best 15 Minutes-Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on June 17th, 2015  •  0 Comments  • 

(Baseball)

Padres…Pat Murphy-Named Interim Manager…Managed El Paso (2Y)..Tucson (1Y)…Combined AAA record (180-177)..Managed Eugene (2Y)…Never had losing season at Notre Dame-Arizona State or in Padres farm system….Fiery-in your face style…GM-AJ Preller-“30Y experience as a winner…great leadership ability”

Padres-L-Athletics (6-5)..Relief ace Craig Kimbrel staggers thru 26-pitch 9th inning…2-walks-RBI single to Eric Sogard…Padres waste 4-shutout innings Andrew Cashner…Waste HRs-Matt Kemp-Austin Hedges…Padres lost 6-of-8
Padres-at-Oakland…4G-series shifts to Oakland Coliseum…Odri Despaigne-Jesse Chavez.
Padres…P-Corey Luebke-Rehab outing-Lake Elsinore
Padres..OF-Wil Myers-back to Disabled list…Reports Bone Spur near tendon in left wristing causing inflammation…Surgery an option…Did Padres get damaged goods in Tampa Bay-Washingrton trade.
Padres..Jedd Gyorko-slump worsens at El Paso…now (2-15).

Dodgers-L-Texas (3-2)..Rob Chirinos HR-9th for Rangers…
LA-Rangers..Clayton Kershaw (5-3)-vs-Wandy Rodriguez…Kershaw-last 4G (29inn-3R-39K)

Angels-W-Arizona (4-1)…Albert Pujols-David Freese hit 2R-HRs…
Halos-Diamondbacks…Hector Santiago-vs-Chase Anderson tonite.

Giants-W-Mariners…SF snaps 7-game home losing streak
Cardinals-W-Twins…Mark Reynolds 2R-single..StL (43-22) on season.
Astros-W-Rockies..Luis Valbuean solo HR-3R-HR..Hank Conger HR…Houston (38-28)
Royals-W-Brewers..P-Chris Young drives in 3-runs..now (6-2) record…
Cubs-L-Indians..Carlos Santana 3R-HR..RBI-double.
Washington-W-Tampa Bay…Will Ramos hits 2HRs in (16-4) blowout win.
Yankees-L-Miami…Marlins score 8R-in-1st inning off Nathan Eovoldi….New York lost (5-of-6)
Mets-W-Blue Jays…Matt Harvey throws 7-shutout innings..
Tigers-L-Reds..Todd Frazier-Jay Bruce hit back-top-back HRs.
Pirates-W-White Sox…Charley Morton (5-0) since coming off DL…Buccos won (19-of-24)
Orioles-W-Phillies…Baltimore 9R in 1st two innings…win (19-3)…Phils (0-8) road trip-worst since 1883..Phillies lost 8-row…11-of-12…(22-44) on year.
Red Sox-W-Braves…Boston break 7-gme losing streak…Brock Holt (4-5) RBI-triple-solo homer..Bosox just (28-38)

MLB-FBI..Confirm Cardinals under investigating ‘hacking’ into Houston Astros Database-Ground Zero website to steal scouting information-statistical data on players-Analytics…Internal memos-Trade Emails…Cardinals employee used home computer to access codes of Astros-GM-Jeff Luhnow (former Cardinals exec) to enter Houston system
MLB..Commissioner Rob Manfred says he will evaluate Ballot Box-Computer stuffing by Kansas City Royals fans…8-Royals lead in votes for starting positions.

Mets..DFA-P-Dillon Gee-open up roster spot…Making 5.6M-could be headed to DL or Triple A.
Cubs..Callup DH-Kyle Schwarber..was hitting (.353) at AA.

Phillies..P-Chad Billinglsey-Rehab outings AAA-Lehigh Valley.
Twins..P-Erwin Santana-Begins rehab outings after 80G-suspension.
Giants..P-Matt Cain-rough rehab outing (3inn-4R-6H)
Tampa Bay…3B-Evan Longoria-X-Rays-Bruised wrist-Hit by Pitch
Blue Jays..DL-Aaron Sanchez-P-Lat strain.

SDSU-USD…Announce Tony Gwynn-Baseball Classic-next February…8-teams in 3-day round robin tourney..including Kentucky-UCSB-Nebraska-Tulane in 2016-field….2017 comittments include College World Series teams Cal Irvine, Notre Dame, Oregon State, Wichita State.

(Football)

Chargers…Veterans mini-camp begins…S-Eric Weddle returns to workouts-angry-threatening if team does not offer him a multi-year contract by July 30th-he will leave at end of the season…Says Chargers lied to public-team never talked about terms of contract…..Says he is not in team’s long range plans….Has no security in the final year of his deal-if injured…Could be released-or asked to pay cut…Refuse to play special teams…fcikra9thh-ending boycott-committed to 2015-season….Chargers will evaluate Weddle market value during the season-could still make new offer during year…Weddle is 3rd highest paid sazfety in NFL.

Chargers-City…Full Scale Stadium Negotiations hit a wall. City makes 4-offers to team about how to handle California Environmental Exemption laws-says pick one…Chargers refuse-saying proposals cannot guarantee there will not be a lawsuit that would destroy momentum and could cost team its opportunity in LA market….Charges say there no legal way to hold a vote on December 15th.

Chargers..1st day of full mini-camp…RB-Melvin Gordon takes hard spill on a snap…WR-Stevie Johnson catches big passes….DJ Fluker stays at RT….Joe Barksdale moves inside RG.

49ers..Owner Jed York says NFL will definitely allow 1-team to move into Los Angeles for 2016…says Hollywood Park sight well ahead of Carson.
NFL..Hands out 100,000-Fine-Pete Carroll..200,000-Fine-Seahawks..strips club of 2-full days of practice..violations of OTA workouts last year.

Carolina..Sign FA-CB-Chris Houston-ex Falcon-Lions.
Buffalo..Sign FA-DT-Andre Fluellen.
Titans..Release RB-Shon Greene-headed into final year of contract.
Vikings..Release S-Taylor Mays-former Bengal.
Chiefs..Release WR-Da’Rick Rogers
Falcons..OG-Justin Blalock announces retirement…Talk-Evan Mathis-OG-ex-Eagles
Colts..OG-Mike Pollock-retires

Saints..DT-Junior Galette-does not need surgery for pectoral injury.
Chiefs..LB-Justin Houston-misses OTA-unsigned franchise tag player
Giants..DE-Jason Pierre Paul-sits out veterans cam–unsigned franchise tag player.
Broncos…WR-Demaryius Thomas missing ‘installation workouts’ new coach Gary Kubiak-unsigned franchise tag player.

SDSU..Suspend 5-players for half the upcoming season-discipline problems-including top OL-Darrelle Greene…and 4-sophomore players.

(Basketball)

Golden State-W-Cleveland….Warriors win NBA Crown first time since 1975…Golden State shoots 62% from floor in opening quarter-builds 13P lead…Cleveland cuts lead to 4P in 4th quarter…Warriors then bury them with 3-point shots to win easily…Warriors hit 13-3s…Cleveland just (6-25) from the arc…Cavs had 16-turnovers….12-missed free throws…. Steph Curry-Andre Igoudala combined (50P)…LeBron James (30-17R-8A) in loss….LeBron now (2-5) in NBA-finals….Golden State trailed 2-1 in series-went on road won…finished with 3-straight victories.

Clippers-Charlotte..NBA-Trade…Clippers deal F-Matt Barnes (10P–4R)-C-Steven Hawes…for G-Lance Stephenson (8P-4A).

(Hockey)

Tampa Bay…Goalie Ben Bishop played ifnal series with torn groin.
NYRangers-Montreal..Discussing trade send F-Martin St. Louis to Habs.
Vancouver-Edmonton…Discussing trade send G-Eddie Lack to Oilers for young players-draft picks.
KHL..Russian League offers contracf to ex-40G-scorer Dany Heatley-formerly Minnesota Wild-Anaheim Ducks

(General)

Golf…US Open…Starts Thursday at controversial Chambers Bay Course-Tacoma….Course has 3-longest Par 4-holes on tour….Loaded with hazards…Golfers complain it is tricked up-obstacle course-not golf course….Tiger Woods-coming off round of 85…Slump ridden Phil Mickelson play…along with Rory McIlroy-Jordan Spieth-new rivlary.

US Open…Tee Times…7:33am-Phil Mickelson-Bubba Watson…8:28-Rory McIlroy-Martin Kaymer…2:17pm-Jordan Spieth-Jason Day…2:33-Tiger Woods-Ricky Fowler.

Tiger Woods….”My game is coming together”…coming off dead last finish in Memorial-included round (85)
Phil Mickelson..”Short game around the greens will be critical.”
Rory McIlroy…”This is pure links course-will play like a British Open course”

Womens World Cup…US-W-Nigeria (1-0) to clinch lst place in group play-move to Round of 16

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