Friday May 15th, 2015

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 –Program Note–
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  • Padres-W-Nationals (8-3)…Derek Norris creams 3R-HR in lst inning after 2-hour rain delay-then 2R-triple in 2nd inning..Corey Spangenberg hits 2-solo HRs including  (397’HR) in 2nd inning..Friars jump out to (7-0) lead early before 2nd round of rains came….
  • Padres..Wil Myers-cortisone shot improves left wrist..severe tendenitis-fluid treatment next 4-days..then determine whether he goes on DL.
  • Padres..Yonder Alonso-has regained full range of motion..will increase weight work activity..but no baseball activity..cortisone injection has helped.
    Padres..Brandon Morrow…no MRI..did get cortisone injection..beginning lite throwing actrivity..weeks away thought.
  • Padres..Josh Johnson..Pain above right elbow subsided…beginning long toss..then bullpen sessions…probably over-exerted himself in 40-pitch simulated game…may not be ready till July.
  • Padres…Pitching coach Darren Balsley says 51-homers in 35-games is because of bad pitch location and falling behind in counts…says it will stop.
  • San Diego-Washington…Odri Despaigne (2-1)-vs-Jordan Zimmerman (2-2) if game is played..1″ rain likely in San Diego thruout Friday.
    Padres..Minor League Report –
  • El Paso-Alex Dickerson (.304)..Tommy Medica (.286)..Rymer Liriano (.254)..Robbie Erlin (4-2..Leonel Campos (1.53)..Nick Vincent (0.77)
  • San Antonio-Travis Jankowski (.333)..Hunter Renfroe (.208)…Colin Ria (1.13)…Case Kelly (4.91)
  • Ft Wayne-Nick Torres (.333)..Michael Gettys (.254)
  • LElsinore-Mustin Bousfield (.311)..Jorge Rondon (.293)..Donavan Tate (.206)
  • Dodgers-L-Rockies (5-4)..Carlos Gonzalez hits 3R-HR in 9th off troubled LA bullpen…Adrian Gonzalez 2R-double early..LA has to sit thru mid-game rain delay
  • Dodgers-Rockies…Adrian Gonzalez 2R-double…LA has to sit thru mid-game rain delay..had built (4-2) lead.i
  • LA-Colorado…Friday night matchup-Clayton Kershaw (1-2) 4.26-ERA gets start-vs-Eddie Butler.
  • Dodgers..DL-P-Pedro Baez-pectoral shoulder injury
  • Angels…Had Thursday off
  • Angels-at-Baltimore…Jared Weaver (1-4)-vs-Wie Chen at Camden Yards.
  • Giants-L-Reds..Marlon Byrd bases loaded single..
  • Cardinals-W-Indians.Matt Carpenter 2R-HR.
  • Pirates-L-Phillies..Aaron Harang 8-shutout innings..Ryan Howard HR.
  • Tigers-W-Twins..Miggy Cabrera 5RBI…Detroit 13R-21H in win.
  • Royals-W-Rangers..Eric Hosmer 2R-HR..Royals (22-13)
  • Mets-L-Cubs..Cubs sweep 4-game series..Dex Fowler HR..
  • Yankees-L-Rays..Rene Rivera 3R-HR for Tampa..
  • Blue Jays-L-Astros..Houston hits 5-doubles..
  • Red Sox-W-Seattle..Shane Victorino HR…
  • Giants..Sign FA-P-Tommy Hanson-ex Braves-Angels.
  • Reds..Sign FA-P-Ryan Matheus-ex-Angels
  • Blue Jays..Sign FA-OF-Luke Scott-Taiwan.
  • Twins..Retires-C-Ryan Doumit-former Pirates
  • Cardinals…OF-Matt Holliday-bruised elbow.
  • Braves..DL-2B-Kelly Johnson-oblique.
  • Braves..Surgery P-Mike Minor-torn labrum-26th pitcher go down since Spring Training.
  • Rockies..XRays-P-Jordan Lyles-hand-hit by linedrive.
  • Mariners..Setback P-Hishashi Iwakuma-lat injury-shoulder-not healing-4 more weeks.
  • Red Sox..DL-P-Justin Masterson-shoulder fatigue
  • Giants..P-Matt Cain-20 rehab pitches bullpen.
  • Rockies..Surgery-Appendectomy-Manager Walt Weiss.


  • Patriots..Put up website to refute findings of Ted Wells-Deflate Gate Report…No evidence Brady input…No evidence 2-staffers deflated balls…Said staff nicknamed “Deflator” was because of weight loss not tampering with balls….Called report ‘incomplete-incorrect’
  • Patriots..Club refuses to answer question if ‘staffers innocent’..why were they suspended without pay?
  • Patriots..Attorney Lester Munson says Tom Brady could open can of works with lawsuit against NFL.
  • Patriots..ABC-Poll shows 76% fans support NFL sanctions against club and quarterback.
  • Union…Files for appeal hearing on behalf of Brady…asks for independent arbitrator to hear the case….Charges NFL violated the CBA by allow Roger Goodell to hand off discipline in case to assistant-Troy Vincent, and by not meeting with Union to discuss the discipline to be handed down.
  • NFL..Commissioner Roger Goodell announces late last nite he will hear the appeal-will not appoint an independent judge-he has right under the CBA.
  • Chargers..Open 3-day minicamp for rookies, draft picks, signed free agents…RB-Melvin Gordon only unsigned pick on roster.
  • Baltimore..Ex-Raven RB-Ray Rice stunned he has not been offered a free agent contract by any clubs.
  • Vikings..DE-Brian Robison-pectoral muscle injury in off season training.
  • LA Stadium…Reports out of St. Louis that Stan Kroenke has had conversations with Dean Spanos about the Chargers becoming the 2nd tenant in Inglewood, if San Diego Stadium situation does not come to fruition…NFL would approve Chargers move to protect Spanos interest in NFL for being a good soldier.
  • Penn State..Legendary Nittany Lions voice Fran Fisher passes away (92)..worked with Joe Paterno 1962-1988.
  • Minnesota…Legendary Chiefs DE-Bobby Bell gets college degree at age 74.
  • USC..Pete Carroll enshrined into Trojans Hall of Fame…at speech-says he wants NCAA to rectify handling of Reggie Bush probe and sanctions against the school…A judge ruled the NCAA-documents that included Emails from NCAA officials that said the probe was was malicious and over the top.



  • Clippers-L-Houston (119-107)…Catastrophic playoff loss…LA blew 13-point lead in 4th quarter then died…Houston outscored LA (40-15) in the 4th quarter…Finished the game on a (24-2) scoring run…Rocketes hit 13-3’s..and converted 32-Free Throws….Clippers got 59P combined from Chris Paul-Blake Griffen….LA 0-baskets in 9-possessions to start quarter….1-basket in 20-possessions to end the game….Series tied (3-3)…has to go back to Houston.
  • Cleveland-W-Chicago (94-73)…Matt Delladova-JR Smith combine (31P) off the bench for Cleveland…Cavs outrebounded Bulls (53-32)…Bulls shot just 37%….Jokim Noah (4P)..Pao Gasol (8P)..Taj Gibson (2P) as front line got in foul troubled…Cavs win series to go to finals in Eastern Conference against Washington-Atlanta winner.


  • NHL Conference finals’ begin this weekend.
  • Saturday…Rangers-Tampa Bay…Eastern Conference…Can Lightning score on G-Henrik Lundquist?  Lightning loaded with speed-firepower led by Steven Stamkos…Rangers led by Ric Nash (42G)-Martin St. Louis (28G)…Lundqvist (30-13-3) 2.26GAA….Lighnting paced by Stamkos (43G)…Tyler Johnson-Nikita Kucherov (57G-combined)..G-Ben Bishop (40-13-5) 2.32GAA.
  • Sunday…Ducks-Blackhawks…Chicago has won twice in Anaheim this season….Tremendous matchups…Corey Perry-Ryan Getzlaf-Ryan Kesler-Jacob Silvferberg-Matt Beleskey of Ducks vs Chicago frontline Patrick Kane-Jonathan Toews-Pat Sharpe-Marian Hossa-Brad Richards…Goalie matchup of young starter Frederic Andersen-vs-Corey Crawford.
  • Ottawa…Report that owner Eugene Melnyk is critically ill…public appeal for someone to donate liver for transplant.


  • Preakness..8-horse field-smallest since 2000…Derby winner American Pharo will start inside 1st post position…Dortmund will start 2nd.
  • PGA…Wells Fargo Tourney…(65) Rob Streck…(67) Webb Simpson…(70) Rory McIlroy..(71) Phil Mickelson.
  • Indy 500…Qualifying weekend Saturday morning. Positions 1-thru-9 will qualify…on Saturday…those 9-will go to Sunday hot lap to determine pole position….Sunday..starting positions 10-33 will qualify…..Carlos Munoz (Team Andretti) ran hottest lap (230.1)..Townsend Bell (228.9)..Simon Pagenaud (228.7).
  • Indy 500…Simona deSilvestro escapes uninjured as car burst into flames on straightaway during practice run…Helio Castroneves walked away car flipped-Tuesday.
  • NASCAR…Sprint Cup Showdown in Charlotte…Tonite-Sprint Showdown Race…Saturday Nite-Sprint All Star race-5 segments.
  • Formula 1..Off weekend till Grand Prix of Monaco in 2-weeks.
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