Best 15-Minutes – Wednesday 12/8

Posted by on December 9th, 2015  •  0 Comments  • 

———(Baseball)———-
Padres-Cardinals….Trade-San Diego deals 2B-Jedd Gyorko to Cardinals for OF-John Jay…Gyroko (49HR-3Y)…Jay (.287) career hitter…Padres also include 7M-cash in deal….Gyorko 4-years left on deal….Jay in final year (6M) deal.
Padres…Talk to agent for Japanese FA-SS-Nobu Matsuda (32Y) hit 35HRs-Japan.
Dodgers-Reds…Trade for P-Aroldis Chapman put on hold while MLB investigates Domestic Abuse case-Davie, Florida….Chapman shoved girlfriend-choked her ..wentt into garage-fired 8 shots from handgun…Refused to cooperate with police…Report also Chapman hit with Paternity Lawsuit last month.
Dodgers-Atlanta…LA opens trade talks with Braves discussing deal for P-Shelby Miller…Braves asking for either P-Julio Urias or OF-Joc Pederson.
Dodgers…Open contract talks P-Mike Leake-Giants
Angels-As….Trade talks for 2B-Brett Lawrie
(Signings)

 

Cubs…Sign FA-2B-Ben Zobrist-Royals (4Y-58M)
Rockies…Sign FA-P-Jason Motte-Cubs…P-Chad Qualls-Astros.
Mariners..Sign FA-P-Donn Roach-ex Padres-Cubs..FA-OF-Mike Baxter-Mets.
Washington..Sign FA-P-Shawn Kelly-PadresAtlanta..Sign FA-C-Ty Flowers-White Sox.
Indians..Sign FA-OF-Joey Butler-Tampa Bay.
(Teams)

 

Arizona-Atlanta..Braves deal P-Shelby Miller-P-Gabe Spier to Diamondbacks for SS-Dansby Swanson (#1 pick)-P-Aaron Blair-OF-Ender Inciarte

Cubs-Yankees..Trade-Cubs deal SS-Starlin Castro to NY for P-Adam Warren-SS-Brendan Ryan

Seattle-A’s..Trade-Mariners ship P-Evan Scribner to Oakland for minor leaguer.
Cubs…Open talks with FA-OF-Jason Heyward-Cardinals.
Cubs-Tampa…Trade talks..Javy Baez for P-Alex Cobb.
Astros..Open talks with FA-P-Scott Kazmir
Indians..Open talks with FA-OF-Raji Davis.
(MLB)
Metes..SS-Wilmer Flores breaks ankle-hit by pitch-Venezuala Winter ball.
Tigers..P-Armando Gallaraga-retires-shoulder woes.
Houston…Hires Alonzo Powell-ex Padres hitting coach.
Brewers…Hire Jason Lane-bullpen coach-ex-Padres minor league pitcher
———–(Football)———–

 

Chargers…Sign FA-WR-Vincent Brown-ex Charger-Colt-Patriots

Chargers….Worked out ex-Rams WR-Austin Pettis
(NFL)
Arizona…Owner Michael Bidwell says Rams-Hollywood Park financial package seems superior to Carson….says St. Louis Stadium financing proposal is farther along than San Diego-Oakland…

Eric Grubman…Says NFL Committee will work with Raiders on Stadium design-financing to help build new stadium for Coliseum City sight.
(Injuries)
Bears…IR-TE-Martellus Bennett-broken ribs
Houston..OG-Brandon Brooks released from 2-days hospital-stomach issues
Colts…IR-LB-Nate Irving-knee injury
Vikings..IR-S-Antone Exum-rib injuries
Giants..IR-LB-Zach DeOssie-wrist…Larry Donnell-TE-neck
Jets..DE-Mike Catapano-out LisFranc foot injury
Rams…Coach Jeff Fisher says WR-Steadman Bailey will have to give up football-head wounds in drive by shooting.
(Teams)
Eagles..RB-DeMarco Murray talks to owner Jeff Lurie about unhappines with Chip Kelly coaching style.
Browns…Coach Mike Pettine says team is not unified in (2-10) season.
Bills..Coach Rex Ryan confirms club may hire Rob Ryan as consultant.
(Roster)
Ravens..Sign FA-TE-Richard Gordon-ex Rams
Bears..Sign FA-TE-Rob Houseler-ex-Bills
Denver..Release QB-Christian Ponder..
Denver..Workout S-Stevie Brown-CB…Chuck Clemons-S
Colts..Workout DT-Devon Still-Colts…Release CB-Josh Thomas.
Patriots..Release TE-Joe Fauria
(College)
Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long says his team will practice hard…but will also party while at Hawaii Bowl.
USC…Denies allegations in Steve Sarkisian lawsuit….says ex-coach was in denial of alcohol issues…Never asked for time off….Rejected overtures of help from USC counselling programs…Resisted help….Says lawsuit full of untruths.
Maryland..President of school wants Byrd Stadium name changed…says former President Henry Byrd was a segrationist and racist…blocked blacks from enrolling on cmapus from 1936-thru-1954.
———-(Basketball)——–

Lakers-at-Minnesota…LA (3-18).

Lakers…Benching F-Julius Russell-G-DeAngelo Russell
Clippers-at-Milwaukee….LA is (12-9) this year.

Golden State-W-Indiana….Warriors (23-0) for season..Klay Thompson (39)-Steph Curry (29P)..Warriors scored 44 in 1st quarter..Pacers scored 40 in 4th quarter comeback.
76ers…(1-21) record…Lost by 51 to Spurs team that did not suit up Tim Duncan-Kawhi Leonard.
NBA…League office intervened-asked Philadelphia franchise to consider hiring Jerry Colangelo as consultant because of collapse of franchise.
USD-Denver University….Toreros go for 4th win in a row tonite.
———(Hockey)———-

 

LAKings-W-Columbus…Alex Martinez goal-assist..Kings (6-0-1) last seven…(18-8-1) on year.

 

NHL…Board of Governors-meeting Pebble Beach-will not make decision on expansion to either Quebec City-Las Vegas yet…..waiting to see new developments in Seattle proposal to renovate Key Arena for NHL team.
NHL…Does away with draft pick compensation for coaches or GMs who move from one team to another…eliminate 10Y-old rule…Now teams must ask for permission to talk to Coach-GM or an assistant…also eliminates any draft pick compensation for Coaches-GMs fired by club…can go work for any team.
Chicago…Family of Blackhawks player Steve Montour files Concussion lawsuit against NHL in death of 35Y-old player who had CTE…Charges NHL did nothing to treat concussed players, educate them, nor change rules…Montour had 8-concussions in 3-year span from fighting-still allowed to play.
Pittsburgh…Pascal Dupuis-announces retirement-blood clot problems in lungs.
———(‘General)———–

Washington…Longtime sports-talk host Ken Beatrice passes away (73)….Spent 30-years doing talkshows in Washington-DC.

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