Hacksaw-on-TV….XETV-San Diego 6
Saturday-Sunday nights @ 10:40pm
- Padres-W-Mets (8-7)…Emotional 8th-9th inning comeback….C-Derek Norris hits grand slam home run…Justin Upton 3R-HR in driving rain in 9th inning……Mets blow (4-0) (7-1) leads Slump-ridden Derek Norris (5-5) 4-singles and Grand Slam HR……Teams sat thru nearly 3-hours rain delay..Mets bullpen gave up 6-runs…Andrew Cashner bombed (5inn-7R) allowed…Padres have won 10-of-14-but gaining little ground on teams infront of them for wildcard spot
- Padres…Facing 1pm-Trade Deadline-still trying to move as many as 8-different players off roster….Just before 1am report out of Chicago-White Sox had approached Padres about rental trade for OF-Justin Upton….P-Ian Kennedy name still linked to Angels-and-now-Yankees early morning hours on Friday.
- Padres-Miami…Open weekend series…Ian Kennedy-vs-David Phelps.
- Padres…P-Brandon Morrow leaves rehab assignment more shoulder problems-returns to San Diego for exam…MRI-maybe scope surgery.
- Dodgers…Idle Yesterday
- Dodgers-Angels….Open Freeway series tonite…Clayton Kershaw-vs-Hector Santiago…Kershaw throw 29-straight shutuout innings….Santiago (7-4) 2.43-ERA
- Dodgers…DFA-P-Brandon Beachy..OF-Mike Morse as part of roster shakeup after trades…Eating 8M-owed Morse for 2016.
- Angels-L-Astros (3-0)…Jason Castro 3R-HR-for Houston…Astros sweep Angels 3-straight in Minute Maid Park.
- Yankees-L-Texas…Josh Hamilton 3R-HR..RBI-single..Mark Teixeira 2HRs in loss
- Cardinals-W-Rockies..Matt Carpenter solo HR-3R-HR.
- Pirates-L-Reds…Cincinnati erupts 15R…Brandon Phillips 2-3R-HRs…7RBI for Reds.
- Braves-L-Phillies..Dominic Brown HR.
- Cubs-W-Brewers..Anthony Rizzo 3R-HR…
- Washington-W-Miami…Max Scherzer 3-hit shutout-Jon Papelbon-save.
- Orioles-L-Tigers..Detroit blow 9-2 lead holds onto to win 9-8…
- Royals-L-Blue Jays…Dioner Navarro-Russel Martin-Josh Donaldson HRs for Toronto
- White Sox-L-Red Sox…David Ortiz 2-run scoring singles…
- Mariners-L-Twins…Eddy Rosario 3R-HR.
- Indians-W-Athletics..Carlos Santana 2R-HR
- Dodgers-Braves…Complete 8-Player Trade…LA acquires P-Alex Wood..P-Jim Johnson…P-Luis
- Alvilan…2B-Jose Peraza…P-Bronson Arroyo and cash….Braves land #34-Sandwich Pick..2B-
- Hector Olivera…P-Paco Rodriguez…P-Zach Bird.
- Dodgers-Marlins..LA picks up P-Mat Latos..OF-Mike Morse…Cash….Miami gets P-Vic Araujo..P-
- Jeff Brigham..P-Kevin Guzman.
- Dodgers-Texas…LA reopens trade talks with Rangers about P-Yovani Gallardo
- Detroit-Toronto…Blue Jays land P-David Price…Tigers acquire P-Daniel Norris..P-Matt Boyd…P-Jairo Labout
- Giants-Reds….San Francisco acquires P-Mike Leake from Cincinnati for minor leaguers-just after midnite.
- Indians-Cardinals…St Louis lands OF-Brandon Moss for P-Rob Kaminsky
- Yankees-Seattle…Mariners ship former high draft pick OF-Dustin Ackley to NY for minor leaguers
- Milwuakee-Houston…Brewers deal OF-Carlos Gomez and P-Mike Fiers to Astros for four minor leaguers.
- Pirates-Tigers…Detroit ships reliever Joakim Soria to Pittsburgh for minor leaguer
- Pirates-Royals…KC sends P-Joe Blanton to Bucs for cash.
- Orioles-Brewers…Baltimore attempting to acquire OF-Gerrardo Parra
- Mets-Reds..Reopen talks about deal for Cincinnati OF-Jay Bruce
- Boston..DFA-OF-Daniel Nava
- Pirates..DFA-OF-Vance Worley
- Cardinals..DL-OF-Matt Holliday-reinjures quad again
- Yankees..DL-P-Michael Pineda-injures forearm
- Astros..Activate 3B-Jed Lowrie-been out since April torn thumb ligaments.
- Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg-rehab game-Syracuse (4inn-3R)
- Chargers…1st full workout camp-blazing sun-temperatures in 90s…Very intense first day-workout just over 2-hours.
- Philip Rivers-Confirmed-“Yes-I thought about retiring after getting pounded 3-seasons in row..Could my body hold up…it was emotions that overtook me”….”Have plenty good years left”….”Was as down a moment in off season as I have ever had”…”If I get contract extension now before start of season-will be super excited…if I don’t..will still be super excited to play with these guys”
- Antonio Gates -“Shocked at 4G-suspension-increased Testerone count-1 test-took normal off season supplements to help cleanse-liver-kidneys-tested clearn in follow up tests…Gave league all information about what he has used for years-refused reduce suspension-Don’t know how it got in my system”….”To the NFL-everything is black and white”…..”:Will ve very hard to leave this building after preseason games and have no contact with team for four weeks-gives me 8-weeks to prepare to play”…”Been random tested for 6-years in a row”…..”I’m from Detroit-dealing with adversity is my forte”…..”Cannot believe I am tested weekly now..I’ve passed a 100,000-tests.”
- Orlando Franklin-“Playing with Rivers is like playing with #18 (Manning)-true leader every minute around him”
- Stevie Johnson-:”I will play inside slot-outside wide-I can do alot with versatility to help Keenan
- Allen-Malcom Floyd”..Caught everything they threw at him.
- Mike McCoy..”Things happen in 4-preseason games-Need to get #2’s ready to play-because they will be needed”….”Getting Danny Woodhead back with Melvin Gordon plus other backs-gives us great balance”…”See Jahleel Addae work so hard in off season with Eric Weddle-his chance”
- TE-Antonio Gates goes thru full practice-though he will be barred from facility team once preseason is over.
- WR-Stevie Johnson-Donnie Inman impressive catching all passes.
- KR-Jacoby Jones works in 3-WR set and on reverses.
- RB-Melvin Gordon dropped swing pass-had problems at Wisconsin-came back caught 3-in row after that.
- OT-DJ Fluker appears to have lost close to 20lbs in off season
- OT-Joe Barksdale rotated with Fluker at starting RT position.
- LB-Kyle Emanuel impressive in drop coverages against tight ends
- CB-Brandon Flowers worked and talked constantly with young CB-Jason Verrett.
- DT-Ryan Carrethers only injury issue-cramps end of hot practice .
- Patriots..Bill Belichick-feud with Media-put players in jerseys with no numbers-nor-names in lst workout
- Giants..Coach Tom Coughlin upset DE-Jason Pierre Paul won’t communicate with team.
- Miami..Coach Joe Philbin-Not here to coach an average team.
- Eagles..Players amazed at improvement QB-Tim Tebow-predict he will make team and contribute
- Browns..Johnny Manziel-bad start workouts..first series, Sack-Sack-near pick-pass batted down at line…WR-Terrelle Pryor-impressive
- Vikings..QB-Teddy Bridgewater reports to camp (215)-finished (195) last year…took 111-hits
- Ravens..CB-Lardarius Webb fails to finish conditioning test.
- Patriots..RB-LeGarrett Blount-quits in middle conditioning test.
- Jets..RB-Stevan Ridley-DT-Kevin Vickerson-OT-Willie Colon all on PUP list.
- Jaguars..DE-Chris Clemons fails to report to camp-personal problems.
- Browns…IR-CB-Ifo Okumo-draft pick Oregon-not recovered from dislocated knee cap last January.
- Cowboys..RB-Darren McFadden ailing with hamstrong….PUP-LB-Rolando McClain-not recovered knee surgery
- Tampa Bay..DT-Gerald McCoy comes to camp 12lbs lighter
- Redskins…Visit with FA-LB-Junior Galette-just released by Saints.
- Bengals..Visit with FA-WR-Santonio Holmes-Jets..WR-Greg Little-Browns…WR-David Nelson-Bills
- Giants..Visit with FA-WR-James Jones-ex Packers-Raiders
- Cowboys..LB-Keith Rivers retires
- Chiefs..Release RB-Cyrus Gray
- Oakland..Alameda County informs City of Oakland-will not take part in financing plan for new Coliseum for Raiders.
- NFL Union..Asks for expedited hearing on Tom Brady request for injunction to continue playing while lawsuit over 4G-suspension winds thru courts.
- Jets…DT-Sheldon Richardson involved in high speed chase St. Louis….Marijuana in vehcile…Loaded semi-automatic weapon in Bentley….Richardson just suspened 4G-for PED violation…Charged with resisting arrest.
- NBA..Commissioner Adam Stern negotiating to play games in Africa in preseason.
- Sacramento Kings…Hire legendary womens player Nancy Liebermann as assistant coach-George Karl staff
- San Antonio….Spurs coach Greg Popovich-says Becky Hammon deserves consideration for head coaching job now.
- Houston..Sign FA-C-Chuck Hayes-Raptors
- Minnesota..Sign FA-G-Andre Miller-spent last year Sacramento.
- NCAA..Investigating serious violations in Larry Brown-SMU basketball program.
- Flyers..Give 8Y-contract extension to Jakub Voracek…6Y-extension to Sean Couturier.
- Bruins..Open negotiations with FA-D-Marek Zidlicky-Red Wings
- Kings..Sign D-Eric Cernak-6’4-D-Slovakia
- NASCAR…Runs Pocono 400
- Indy Car…Runs Mid-Ohio 200
- Formula 1…Weekend off.