Friday May 22nd, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres-L-Cubs (3-0)…San Diego bats silent again as losing skid continues..Kris Bryant 2R-HR-lst inning-stretches hitting streak to 10-straight…Padres lost 5-of-6…Shutout for 5th time in May…7X this season…Matt Kemp hitting (.171-for May)…has lost 71-points off batting average since May lst..
  • Padres-Dodgers…Open 6-game road trip in LA…Andrew Cashner (1-7) 3.24-vs-Zack Greinke (5-1) 1.52…Greinke has allowed 10R-53innings-46-baserunners)...has lost only 1-of-16-starts dating back to last season.
  • Dodgers-L-Giants (4-0)..San Francisco sweeps series..LA (0-6) at ATT this year..Madison Bumgarner hits HR-outduels Clatyon Kershaw…LA shutout 3-days in a row…LA gone 31-innings in row without a run…Dodgers scored 2R-last-48 innings.
  • Dodgers..Suspend Cuban SS-Erisbel Arruebarrena for rest of year-repeated discipline issues…had signed 25M-contract a year ago.
  • Dodgers…Hyun Jin-Ryu-successful surgery for torn labrum…out 8-months-could be ready to throw in February…5th starter will be Mike Bolsinger with Joe Wieland-Zach Lee-Brandon Beachy as backups…
  • Angels-L-Blue Jays (8-4)..Edwin Encarnarcio 3R-HR..Garrett Richards gives up 8-runs
  • Angels…Albert Pujols out of lineup with bruised hand-HBP
  • Angels-Red Sox..Open weekend series at Fenway..Garrett Richards (3-2)…Rick Porcello (4-2).
  • Orioles-W-Mariners..Steve Pearce-Grand Slam HR for Baltimore.
  • Rockies-W-Phillies..Mike McKenry 2R-HR for Colorado.
  • Diamondbacks-W-Marlins..Arizona sweeps series..Ender Inciare 3Hits…Mat Latos loses-(6.15-ERA)
  • Astros-L-Tigers…James McCann HR in 11th for Detroit…
  • Cardinals-L-Mets..Jacob duGrom reitre 23-row..Luca Duda 2-HRs for New York.
  • Red Sox-L-Rangers..Mitch Moreland HR-2RBI for Texas…
  • Braves-W-Brewers..Atlanta scores 7R-in-7th after P-Will Smith ejected for pinetar on shirt sleeve…
  • Rays-W-A’s..David DeJesus 2RBI…Athletics (14-29).
  • Indians-W-White Sox…Nick Swisher-Mike Aviles HRs.
  • A’s…Send OF-Coco Crisp to Dallas to see specialist-spine-neck problems..hitting (.044)..P-Edwin Mujica fractured thumb.-
  • Astros..P-Josh Field-bruised knee-hit by line drive.
  • Twins..Activate P-Tim Stauffer from DL-shoulder woes-given up (10R-10inn)
  • Cardinals..Activate P-Jaime Garcia from DL-has had 3-shoulder injuries-2 surgeries in 3-years.
  • Rangers..Leave OF-Josh Hamilton at AAA-rehab…hit (.211-AA)…(.563-AAA).
  • Mariners..Release-C-John Baker…Sign FA-P-Kevin Gregg.
  • Rockies..Option OF-Drew Stubbs to AAA-earning ($5.8M)
  • Washington..OF-Bryce Harper facing fine-2nd ejection week…”40,000 Fans don’t come to see umpire Marty Hudson.”

Football

  • Chargers..Owner Dean Spanos returns to begin evaluation of CSAG-Stadium Financing project…give him space to negotiate with City.
  • 49ers..Owner John York on San Diego…”Don’t blame current mayor for what happened over decades”.
  • NFL VP-Eric Grubman..”Good effort is not enough”….believe significant portions of proposal by CSAG-untenable.
  • NFL Concussion Lawsuit…Dave Duerson family drops lawsuit appeal-says ailing-ill players need help-money now.
  • NFL…Veteran players file Class Action Painkillers Lawsuit…name clubs-Coaches Don Shula-Mike Tice-Mike Holmgren-told players take painkillers and play or get cut “…13-veteran players led by Mel Renfro-Cowboys-file suit.
  • Buffalo..NFL suspends DT-Marcell Darus 1-game without pay-for marijuana arrest last year.
  • Denver..Police in Colorado-Texas investigate DT-Antonio Smith-possible child abuse case last season.
  • Jets..LB-Jermaine Cunningham pleads guilty to “Reverse Porn Case”…put photos of ex-girlfriend and her name on Instagram site.
  • Colts..Internal discussions about looking at RB-Ray Rice as backup to Frank Gore.
  • Saints..Sign FA-OG-Mike McGlynn-Chiefs.
  • Patriots..Visit S-CJ Spillman-ex 49ers-Cowboys-Chargers.
  • Cowboys..Visit RB-Ben Tate-Felix Jones.
  • Carolina..Sign FA-CB-Marcus Ball-Saints.

Basketball

  • Golden State-W-Houston…Steph Curry (33P)..Warriors rally from 7-point deficit in lst half..build 8P-lead-hold off 4th quarter rally…James Harden (38P)…Warriors lead (2-0) with series headed back to Houston…
  • Cleveland-at-Atlanta…Game 2-Cavaliers lead Hawks (1-0) in series…Hawks G-DeMarre Carroll-questionable-sprained knee.
  • Clippers…Offer C-D’Andre Jordan (5Y-109) max contract..becomes free agent end of playoffs.
  • Boston..Reportedly interested in trading 16th-28th picks and 2nd round choices to trade up to get Willie Cauley-Stein-Kentucky-C.
  • Lakers..Deny report they are interested Coach Tom Thibodeau if fired by Bulls.
  • Pelicans..Interview longtime coach Alvin Gentry-2nd time.
  • USD..Signs 2-more recruits..(6’3-G) Ryan Wooldridge-Texas (17P-6A-5R)….F-Alex Floresca (6’8) Missouri.

Hockey

  • Ducks-W-Chicago (2-1)…G-Frederic Andersen makes 27-saves for Anaheim…Ducks kill off 5-Chicago power plays…Lead series (2-1)
  • New York Rangers-Tampa Bay..Game 4-tonite..Lightning lead (2-1)..Tampa bombarding G-Henrik Lindqvist-given up 11-goals 2-games.
  • NBC-Criticizes analyst Mike Milbury for saying only way to neutralize Ducks F-Corey Perry is to injure him in game-get him out of lineup.
  • Toronto…Mike Babcock press conference filled with angry comments he reneged on deal to coach Buffalo Sabres.
  • Buffalo..Interviews Dan Bylsma-ex Penguins coach.
  • St Louis..Hires legendary goalie Martin Brodeur as Assistant GM.
  • Ottawa..Owner Eugene Melnyk will remain hospitalized for 2-weeks following liver transplant surgery…Family says it does not know who donor of liver tissue was.

General

  • Indy 500…Sunday…Fast track conditions-you hope not fatal…after 4-bad crashes-3 flips-2 fires….Scott Dixon starts on pole-front row include Will Power-Simon Pagenaud…2nd row includes the Boys from Brazil-Tony Kanaan-Helio Castroneves.
  • NASCAR…Coca Cola 600-Sunday nite in Charlotte
  • Formula 1…Grand Prix-Monaco…Team Mercedes-Lewis Hamilton continue to dominate for 2nd year in a row.
  • Indy..Driver James Hinchcliffe released from ICU-severe leg injuries-blood loss from terrible crash in practice.
  • NASCAR…Kurt Busch-ex girlfriend-Patty Driscoll-targeted for illegally spending money from War Veterans Fund for personal expense…trips-gifts-pay taxes…illegal use of credit cards.

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