Best 15 Minutes – Thursday June 19th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres-W-Mariners (2-1)..Tommy Medica 8th-inning pinch hit RBI-single wins it..Andrew Cashner-matches Felix Hernandez..Cashner (7in-1R-7H) stranded 4-Mariners in scoring position..ONly 2nd Padres win in 10-games…Rookie Jessie Hahn starts this afternoon.
  • ..Padres-Tribute-Tony Gwynn…Bud Black “Off the charts preparing to hit pitchers”….Dave Roberts “I miss his smile”…Darren Balsley “So surreal to see his brilliance”…Chase Headley “Personality was infectious”…Huston Street “Captivating must watch TV when he was up-Masterpiece of a hitter-it was pure art.”
  • Dodgers-W-Rockies (8-0)..Clayton Kershaw 15-strikeout-No Hitter…Only 1-reached base on an error…Matt Kemp RBI single, double..Blue won 8-of-11.
  • Angels-Cleveland..Rained out
  • Phillies-W-Atlanta..Ryan Howard 3H…Phillies won 7-of-9
  • Cubs-W-Miami..Jake Arrieta 11-strikeout start..Cubs won 10-of-15
  • Mets-W-Cardinals..Bartolo Colon wins 5th start row
  • Cinn-W-Pirates..Reds score7R in 2nd vs Edinson Volquez
  • Arizona-Walkoff-9th inning win over Milwaukee
  • KC-W-Detroit..Royals win 10th row..longest streak since 1994
  • Boston-W-Minn..Red Sox 1-hit thru 9 innings..hit 2HRs in 10th
  • White Sox-W-Giants..Jose Abreau hits 20th HR..SF lost 8-of-9
  • A’s-W-Texas..Oakland best record baseball (44-28)
  • Yankees-W-Toronto..Brian McCann 5RBI..NY won 8-of-11
  • National salute to Tony Gwynn continued
  • Steven Strasberg-Washington Nationals pitcher-Gwynn was Baseball Figure Father.
  • Jack McKeon-Hall of Fame person became Hall of Fame player.
  • Bruce Bochy-Giants-America now knows his greatness
  • Derek Jeter-Yankees-Hope America appreciates the man
  • Todd Helton-Rockies-Smile lit up a room.
  • Cubs-Promote Kris Btyant-USD star-1st round pick toAA-Iowa (.355-22HR)..move 1st round pick Kylke Schwaeger-Class A (.600-4HR-10G) Boise.
  • Cubs-Jeff Samardzija-P-Numb-Trade Rumors-lack of run support-blow n saves..Trade me sooner than later.
  • Phillies-Chase Utley-Jimmy Rollins-invoke (10-5) No Trade rule-block deal.
  • Rockies-Option-Juan Nicasio-P-to AAA (5.92ERA)
  • Miami-R-Randy Wolfe-Kevin Slowey-P
  • Angels-FA-Wade LeBlanc-P-just released Yankees
  • Giants-Sign-Cuban OF star-Daniel Carbonall
  • A’s-Drew Pomeranz-P-DL-Broken right hand-punched chair
  • Braves-DL-David Carpenter-P-Bicep..Johnny Venters-P-Plasma injection in elbow-shutdown 3X
  • Twins-DL-Trevor Ploof-OF-Hamstring
  • KC-Nori Aoki-OF-Groin
  • Texas Rangers beat writer Richie Durrett – ESPN passes away at age 38.

Football

  • Chargers-Final day of full team minicamp..5-week break till preseason camp…WR-Malcom Floyd-full workouts-running routes-without contact…test injured neck in pads-in camp next month.
  • Vikings-QB-Ted Bridgewater-enormous strides accuaracy-deep ball in 6-weeks.
  • 49ers-Vernon Davis-TE-officially holdout-has outperformed 37M-contract he signed..wants new deal.
  • Cleveland-Browns players chide media-coverage Johnny Manziel off the field-ridiculous chase him all the time.
  • Houston-Atlanta-TR-QB TJYates to Falcons for LB-Akeem Dent.
  • Carolina-Andrew McDonald-C-Leaves team-surgery-Testicular cancerKCity-rookie RB-D’Anthony Thomas goes down heat exhaustion
  • Raiders-CB-DJ Hayden-ankle injury-could be out 6-weeks
  • Jaguars-George Yarno-OL coach-leaves team for cancer treatments
  • US Patent Office-Cancels-Trade protection-6 different logos used by Washington Redskins-calls them Disparaging.
  • Dallas-ex Cowboys linebacker Robert Jones questioned-attempts hire hitman kill his former agent.
  • NFL-Painkilling lawsuit grows to 750-players..Lawyers say NFL never kept records of amount pain killers given to  players in season..called it an “Open Air Market”

Basketball

  • Miami Herald-asks Heat stars LeBron James-Chris Bosh-Dwayne Wade-want to get paid or want to win again..urge take paycuts so team can sign Knicks free agent Carmelo Anthony.

Hockey

  • Pittsburgh Penguins-begin 2nd round coaching interviews with ex-Leafs-Ducks-Wings coach Ron Wilson.

Soccer

  • US Team-Jozy Altidore misses practice again-not likely play Sunday.
  • Portugal-superstar Ronaldo leaves practic
  • Ghana-Players deny revolt against coach Kwe Appiah after bad game vs US…Star striker Kevin Boateng  reportedly in locerkroom fight
  • Netherlands-Robin Van Persie-2 yellow cards-to miss 3rd game in group play.
  • Spain-L-Chile-Shocker…Defending champs eliminated
  • Cameroon-L-Croatia (4-0)..Cameroon player ejected red card-punch
  • Netherlands-W-Australia..Dutch grind out 2nd win in a row
  • Today-England-Uruguay-both need win stay alive in tourney

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