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Join Lee Hamilton-Saturday & Sunday Nights (10:40pm) on XETV-San Diego 6-News..1-Man’s Opinion-Hacksaw’s Headlines.
- Padres-L-Giants (1-0) in 12-innings..Pinch hitter Justin Maxwell RBI-single after Padres dropped pop-up in outfield..Padres hit into 4-double plays…Left 10-runners stranded including 6-at 3rd base…P-Ian Kennedy leaves with hamstring injury…Odri Despaigner (4.1inn-0H) relief…Padres fall (1-3)…Huge electric crowd (45,150) for opening day.
- San Diego-San Francisco…P-Brandon Morrow makes lst start after career with Blue Jays-Mariners…Tim Lincecum starts for Giants after finishing last year in bullpen.
- Padres…send P-Casey Kelly to AA-San Antonio-will work with innings limit-out of bullpen…P-Josh Johnson has thrown 6-bullpen sessions…headed to Arizona..next up BP-then simulated game…P-Corey Luebke throwing bullpens in Arizona.
- Padres..OF-BJ Upton meets with staff on Thursday-heads to Arizona for continued rehab sesmoid injury in foot-no timetable on return to major leagues.
- Dodgers-Orioles…Trade-LA acquires P-Ryan Webb-draft pick-minor league catcher for 2-minor league pitchers.
- Dodgers..Open weekend series vs Arizona..Brett Anderson makes lst start for LA-vs-Chase Anderson…Adrian Gonzalez hitting (.769-5HR-Slugging % 2,077)..Yasiel Puig hitting (.083)
- Angels..Open weekend series vs Royals..Hector Santiago starts for Halos.
- Nationals-L-Mets..P-Matt Harvey (6inn-0R)..Nats P-Steven Strasburg (6inn-6R-12Baserunners)
- Pirates-L-Reds..Joey Votto HR..Cincinnati sweeps Buccos 3-straight…
- Tigers-W-Twins..Shane Green 8-strong innings..Twins scored (1R-27inn)
Royals-W-White Sox…Sal Perez 2R-HR..Edinson Volquez (8nn-1R).
- Indians-W-Astros..Trevor Bauer and bullpen combine on 1-hitter-survive 7-walks..
- Rangers-W-Athletics..Shin Choo 3R-HR..Mitch Moreland 2R-HR..Rangers hit 4HRs
- Yankees-L-Blue Jays..Toronto roughs up CC Sabathia (5inn-5R-8H)…ARod-lst HR year.
- MLB-Josh Hamilton..Commissioner Rob Manfred says there will no probe of Angels and whether they leaked information about player relapse…Mike Scoscia says team hopes to meet with Hamilton next week in Dallas or Houston..Slugger rehabbing shoulder injury there.
- Padres..Assign OF-Melvin Upton to Arizona-extended spring training to continue rehab-foot injury.
- Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw having root canal surgery damaged tooth hit by linedrive in Cactus League.
- Indians..P-Carlos Carrasco confirms on meds for irregular heartbeat.
- Twins..P-Ricky Nolasco-MRI-ailing elbow.
- MLB..Awards Draft pick signing bonus slots…Astros, who did not sign Brady Aiken, will draft 2nd-5th and have 11.6M to spend.
- Lakers…Minnesota Timberwolves tonite..LA (20-58).
- Spurs-Houston…Battle for lst place division..Spurs (53-26)..Rockets (53-25).
- Cavs-Celtics…Cleveland has won (32-of-39).
- Clippers-Memphis…Saturday nite shootout…LA (53-25)..Grizzlies (53-26).
- Indiana…Pacers G-Chris Copeland remains hospitalized-3 stab wounds-surgery stomach-attacked outside NY bar while arguing with wife.
- Atlanta..G-Thabo Sefalosha-fractured leg and torn ligament while resisting arrest during Copeland knifing incident.
- Arizona State..Hires Bobby Hurley-head coach U-Buffalo.
- Utah..Contract extension to Larry Krystkowiak thru 2023.
- UNLV..Star G-Rashard Vaughn files for NBA-draft-averaged (17P) as freshmen.
- Kentucky..7-underclassmen file for NBA draft-including Willie Stein-KarlTowns-Devin Booker.
- Duke..Jahlil Okafor-Justise Winslow-file for NBA draft.
- Chargers..Visit with LB-Randy Gregory-Nebraska-had positive marijuana drug test at combines-falling down draft board.
- Steelers..NFL suspends RB-Le’Veon Bell for 3G-takes 4G-checks for arrest last August-marijuana possession.
- Boston…Aaron Hernandez trial…Judge takes disciplinary action against WHDH-TV after cameraman stalked 2-jurors leaving court room as deliberations continue…Expel station for coverage in courtroom.
- New Orleans..Police criticized for not issuing arrest warrant for ex-Packer Darren Sharper after he was implicated in date-rape case…wound up being charged with raping 9-women in 4-cities.
- Steelers..Troy Polamalu-S-retires after 12-seasons..8X Pro Bowler.
- Carolina..Sign FA-CB-Charles Tillman-ex Bears.
- Dallas..Release-Amobi Okoye-DT-former lst round pick-had fought back from encephalitis disease two years ago.
- Packers..Release OL-Aaron Adams-fails physical-torn ACL.
- UCLA..Begin search for QB to replace Brett Hundley…Freshman recruit Josh Rosen-veteran backup Jerry Neuhisel fight for job.
- Kings-L-Calgary (3-1)..G-Jonas Hiller 31-saves..Flames eliminate Kings from playoff race..Jiri Hudler 2-goals for Calgary…Kings in 9th place.
- Winnipeg-L-Colorado…Jets to play Calgary to determine who finishes 8th-9th in NHL-West.
- Saturday…Kings-San Jose-both out of playoffs close out season.
- Ducks-Arizona..Anaheim likely to finish with home ice for Western Conference playoffs.
- Detroit..Lose F-Eric Cole for year with spine injury.
- Montreal..Lose leading scorer Max Pacioretty (37G) possible concussion-neck injury…Questionable for start of playoffs.
- Masters…Jordan Spieth destroys Augusta course..6-birdies in 7-hole span..shoots (64-8 Under)….(67) Charley Hoffman-Jason Day-Ernie Els-Justin Rose..(70) Phil Mickelson 3-birds and eagle…(71) Rory McIlroy..(73) Tiger Woods-bogeys 2-of-first 4-holes never recovers.
- NASCAR…Texas 500-Kevin Harvick driver to beat.
- F-1…Grand Prix of China..Sebastian Vettle battles Lewis Hamilton
- Indy..Grand Prix of Louisiana.