Friday August 15th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres-L-Cardinals (4-3)…John Jay pinch hit 2R-double..Jhonny Peralta 2RHR…Umpire Bob Davidson blows call on Alexi Amirista at home plate-looked as if he scored-ump called him out…Replay not show clarity-prevented tying run from scoring..Took (4:09) to review….Bud Black ejected…
  • Friars-Redbirds…Tyson Ross (11-10)…1.65ERA last 10 games..Lance Lynn (12-8)..matchup strikeout pitchers.
  • Padres..Andrew Cashner loses rehab start El Paso-strong 2-innings-ran out of gas in 3rd (2.2-3R-3H-1W)
  • Padres..Joe Wieland starts tonite for El Paso-lst start coming off elbow surgery.
  • Dodgers-W-Braves (6-4)..Dee Gordon 3H-Scored 4R..Sal Butera 2R-HR for Dodgers…Blue (70-53)…Braves lost 12-of-14.
  • LA-Atlanta..Zack Grienke goes for 13th win of season tonite…LA 6-half-lead over Giants.
  • Angels-Texas…Garrett Richards (12-4) starts for Halos…Rangers-destroyed by injuries (43-73) this year.
  • Brewers-W-Cubs..Mike Fiers strikes out 14-Cubs batters of 18-he retired.
  • Nationals-W-Mets..Adam LaRoche-Bryce Harper hit 2R-HRs.
  • Arizona-L-Miami…Marcel Ozuna RBI double in 10th for Marlins…Mark Trumbo 2-run scoring singles for D-backs.
  • Reds-L-Rockies..Chris Culberson 3R-HR for Colorado
  • Kansas City-W-A’s..Royals erupt 5R-7th…KC won 18-of-22.
  • Tigers-W-Pirates..Max Scherzer 14-strikeouts for Detroit…runs record (14-4).
  • Reds Sox-W-Astros…Boston 7R-in-6th inning
  • Tampa Bay-W-Texas..Logan Forsythe-Evan Longoria 2R-HRs.
  • MLB elects Rob Manfred new Commissioner on 2nd vote…Manfred had 22-of-30 votes against Tom Werner…Revote (30-0) tally to promote Manfred to replace Bud Selig in January…..In personal interviews with owners-heated exchange between Jerry Reinsdorf-Manfred about dealings with union and revenue sharing….Other owners sided with the job commissioner’s has done in the last 15-years and voted for continuity not confrontation.
  • NYY..Co-owner Hal Stienbrenner says he will welcome A-Rod back to play next year once his suspension is over.
  • Miami..Yuri Sucart-cousin to A-Rod…Pleased not guilty to dealing steroids…facing trial…free on 60,000-bond.
  • Boston..Roger Clemens-inducted into Red Sox Hall of Fame says he doesn’t care about election into Cooperstown.
  • Texas..Pitching ace Yu Darvish-on DL with damaged elbow..says Rangers should go to 6-man rotation…all 5-starters have been hurt this year.
  • Yankees…Masahiro Tanaka throws 10-fastballs on flat ground in continued comeback from minor elbow ligament tear.
  • Dodgers..P-Steven Fife needs elbow surgery…35th player to have surgery this year.
  • Royals..DL-P-Scott Downs.
  • Reds..DL-P-Homer Bailey-forearm.
  • Rockies..Surgery today on SS-Troy Tulowitzki-torn hip labrum-will be ready for spring training.
  • Athletics..DL-SS-Jed Lowrie-fractured index finger.
  • Astros..Activate OF-Dexter Fowler from DL.
  • Mets..Furious with P-Matt Harvey-defy order to back off rehab workouts from elbow surgery..throwing 90mph this week.
  • Dodgers..Release-Chone Figgins-2B.
  • Pirates…Claim P-John Axford on waivers from Indians.

Football

  • Chargers-Seattle…Preseason game #2…great matchup for QB-Philip Rivers against Legion of Boom defense…Big challenge for San Diego’s weak defensive line against Seahawks 3-big running backs….lst outings for Dwight Freeney-Brandon Flowers coming off injuries.
  • NFL Preseason Friday schedule…Lions play the Raiders..Eagles-Patriots..Titans-Saints.
  • NFL-Thursday Night….Jacksonville-L-Bears (20-19)…Jags blow (16-7) lead..Chicago scores 2TDs final 7-minutes…QBs impressive for Jacksonville-Chad Henne-Blake Bortels combine to throw for (290P)
  • Tampa Bay..Signs-FA-LB-Larry English-Chargers.
  • Arizona..Signs-FA-LB-Desmond Bishop-ex Packer.
  • Tennessee..Signs-FA-C-Steve Vallos-Patriots.
  • Minnesota..QB-Christian Ponder says he’d like to be traded.
  • Buffalo…Deny reports they are shopping RB-CJ Spiller in trade for a DB.
  • Browns..Brian Hoyer will start at QB again vs Washington…Johnny Manziel will get some snaps with lst string unit.
  • Dallas..Injury prone CB-Mo Claiborne out again with shoulder separation in practice.
  • Buffalo News…Reports that LA industrialist Eli Broad looked at Bills lease and decided not to bid to buy the team-could not move team.
  • Raiders…Owner Mark Davis says he will not seek a lease extension in Oakland..admits Raiders would be well received in LA or San Antonio
  • NFL..Looking at proposal-any player convicted Domestic Abuse get 4G-suspension…Repeat offender 1Y-suspension.

Basketball

  • NBA releases schedule…Christmas Day matchup LeBron James-Cavaliers-vs-Miami.
  • Sacramento..C-DeMarcus Cousins suffers knee injury in Team USA workouts…2-weeks ago-Indiana star Paul George broke leg.

Hockey

  • NYIslanders..Legendary Coach Al Arbour in care facility-severe dementia-age 81.
  • Detroit..GM-Ken Holland given 4Y-contract extension.

General

  • Tiger Woods-Doctors order him to leave tour for 3-months of rehab on discs in back….out of Ryder Cup.
  • Tom Watson…Trying to fill 3-slots on Ryder Cup roster..looking at Keegan Bradley-Webb Simpson-Brandt Snedeker.
  • NASCAR..Michigan 400-Tony Stewart pulls out of Sunday race…emotionally devastated after last week dirt track tragedy.
  • Funeral in Port Leyden, New York…700-show up for burial of dirt track driving star Kevin Ward killed in accident with Tony Stewart.
  • Indy Car…Milwaukee 250 at Miracle Mile.
  • F1..off weekend-next week Belgium Grand Prix.

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