Padres..Release veteran P-Luis Perdomo…will have elbow surgery-miss entire 2021 season…was (21-30) with 5.19-ERA in 5-years with team after coming from Cardinals in Rule 5-Draft.
Padres…Wednesday decision coming on contract tender offers….Team might not tender 10M offer to OF-Tommy Pham after a poor season and his end of season stabbing at a strip bar…Padres could look at bringing back Hunter Renfroe-just released by Tampa Bay Rays.
Padres..Reports they are trying to trade C-Francisco Mejia…hit (.077) last year with San Diego…Padres had given up relief ace Brad Hand and P-Adam Cimber to acquire him in 2019.
Royals..Sign FA-OF-Michael Taylor-ex Washington Nats
Royals..Sign FA-P-Mike Minor-ex Rangers
Miami..Sign FA-P-Adam Cimber-ex Indians-Padres
Mets..Open contract talks with Cardinals FA-C-Yadier Molina
Yankees..Put C-Gary Sanchez on trading block
Korea..Kieroom team releases ex Cubs SS-Addison Russell-hit (.254)
Korea..NC Dinos will post FA-DH-Sun Na..hit (.324-30HR) last year
Nippon Ham Fighters…Sign FA-P-Robbie Erlin-ex Padres-Pirates-Braves
MLB…Folds teams from NY Penn League and Appalachian League in Class A-Ball..announces it is moving 5-teams into newly formed “Draft League”…will play 68-games-equivalent of Rookie Ball for potential draft picks and college players…30-players per team…Teams will be Mahoning Valley..State College..Trenton..Williamsport…Morgantown.
Mets..Former Padres P-Chris Young removes himself from consideration for Mets vacant GM-job…will remain working in Commissioner’s Office.
Cubs..Promote Criag Breslow to VP of Pitching.
Mets..Fire bench coach Hensley Meulens
Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn defends ‘game management’ criticism…Bolts wasted (:47) in last second mis-use of timeouts at halftime and end of the game in loss to Buffalo….Game video shows final QB-sneak by QB-Justin Herbert…Offensive line was dropping to pass block..Herbert tried to sneak the ball into end zone.
Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn spent his entire 26-minute Monday press conference talking about play-calling…clock managment and play-calling…Used word “Embarassing” the blown play call in final minute of game …”We are better than a (3-8) team”….”Outside noise-criticism-comes with the job”…”I am the right guy for this job”
Rams..Coach Sean McVay criticizes QB-Jared Goff….”Needs better ball security”….Goff has 10-picks and 5-fumbles in last 4-games.
Seahawks–Eagles….Seattle led (17-9) in 3rd quarter at Press time in game marred by personal foul penalties…Eagles had (-3Y) in offense in opening quarter…Russell Wilson threw 1-TD pass…Chris Carson ran for a TD for Seattle..
NFL…Tells Ravens not to fly to Pittsburgh until Tuesday morning for game that night against Steelers…wants another round of player testing…Monday was first day team had negative tests.
Baltimore…NFL orders Ravens players out of practice bubble-not letting them go thru final walk-thru before Tuesday game in Pittsburgh…then rescheduled game for Wednesday afternoon…Ravens have not practiced in 9-days….was allowed to do walkthru on Monday night and will walk-thru on Tuesday….Report that Ravens player reps “did not want to play the game” on Tuesday…Ravens have just 38-healthy players of 53-on active roster.
Baltimore…Ravens have player test positive for 8th day in row-Willie Snead-WR…have 10-starters on Covid-IR list…and 23-players on the list.
Steelers…Special teams coach Dan Smith..QB-coach Matt Canada test positive for virus
Denver..Coach Vic Fangio says team will discipline 4-quarterbacks who tested positive and missed Sunday’s game for violations of NFL-Covid rules…”I am disappointed in their leadership”
49ers..Move home games in Weeks 13-14 to Glendale Stadium in Arizona..may move practices too and create ‘Hotel Bubble’ in Phoenix for final 5-weeks of season.
NFL..Positive Covid tests have increased last 3-weeks…52-56-72.
Houston..NFL suspends WR-Will Fuller-6 games for PED violation.
Jets..Coach Adam Gase confirms he has taken over control of play-calling again in wake of (0-11) season.
Raiders..CB-Damon Arnette-2nd concussion in a month
Raiders..RB-Josh Jacobs-MRI-ankle injury
49ers…IR-CB-Jamar Taylor-torn ACL
Atlanta..OT-James Carpenter-groin injury
Carolina..WR-DJ Moore-serious ankle injury
Packers..OC-Corey Linsley-sprained knee
Colts..K-Rigo Sanchez-leaves team-cancer surgery-Tuesday
Jaguars..DT-Davon Hamilton-knee injury
Giants..QB-Daniel Jones has strained hamstring-not tear
Patriots..Put WR-Julian Edelman on Covid IR list
Broncos…Sign FA-QB-Kyle Shurmur-ex Eagles
Browns..Sign FA-S-Tedric Thompson-ex Chiefs
Packers..Sign FA-WR-Tavon Austin-ex Rams-Cowboys
Vanderbilt..Fires coach Derek Mason (0-8) season…(27-55) in 8-years
Stanford..Negotiations to transfer practices and home games to Seattle
Indiana..QB-Michael Penix to miss rest season-torn ACL
Big 10..Cancels this weekends Minnesota-Northwestern game
LSU..Coach Ed Ogeron says team will win again..just (3-4) this year
AP Poll..1-Alabama..2-Notre Dame..3-Clemson..4-Ohio State
Aztecs-St Katherine’s College…SDSU (2-0) hosts NAIA team Tuesday night.
Aztecs…Remain unranked in AP Poll despite impressive wins over UCLA-UC-Irvine to start the season.
Charlotte…Release F-Nick Batum
Sacramento..Sign FA-F-Glenn Robinson-ex 76ers.
Lakers..Sign FA-F-Jared Dudley
TSN…Reporting NHL considering pushing back start of the season till February 1st because of serious outbreaks of virus in USA-Canada…..Might not open training camps till January….NHL discussing allowing teams to have 20-man taxi squad in addition to 23-man roster..Would allow AHL players opportunity to practice daily…AHL season not starting till February.
Formula 1….Driver Romain Grosjean released from hospital after minor burns in 1st lap crash in Bahrain Grand Prix.
NASCAR….Crew member of Alex Bowman-Rick Hendrick Racing team killed in car-truck crash while on Florida Keys honeymoon….Rowdy Harrell was only (30Y)
PGA Golf…Farmers Insurance Open announces no fans will be allowed at Torrey Pines for January 28th tourney.
English Premier League…Monday games
..Fulham-W-Leicester…Scores 2-goals in upset win
..West Ham-W-Aston Villa…(2-1) victory
Wolverhampton…Raul Jiminez undergoes surgery for blood clot after suffering fractured skull in game against Arsenal on weekend.