Friday May 29th, 2015

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—-Program Note—-
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Saturday & Sunday Nights (10:40pm)     


  • Padres-L-Pirates (11-5)…Bucs bomb Ian Kennedy..Jung Ho Kang hits 470’HR into 2nd deck left center infront scoreboard…Greg Polanco 414′ HR into dead center bullpen…Starling Marte 377’HR into 2nd deck of Western Metals Building….Kennedy (3inn-7R-7H-3HRs)….Pirates won 7-straight.
  • San Diego-Pittsburgh..Friday matchup-James Shields (6-0)-vs-Francisco Liriano (2-4)
  • Padres..1B-Yonder Alonso (1-6) Lake Elsinore-2 rehab games..likely headed to El Paso-play 3-games in Coast League this shoulder woes.
  • Padres-1B-Wil Myers-taking ground balls-no swinging of bat yet…feels better-but still needs to do therapy to strengthen forearm and wrist.
  • Padres-P-Brandon Morrow…45 pitch-3 inning simulated game..gave up 2-home runs…says he’s ready to go 5-innings…will throw 1-more time on homestand then may make 2-rehab starts in minors.
  • Padres..P-Josh Johnson played long toss after 3-setbacks in rehab.
  • Padres..P-Corey Luebke likely headed to Lake Elsinore in a week for rehab starts…
  • Padres..P-Casey Kelly-make lst start in San Antonio…throws 4-shutout inning-2-hits allowed after 4-weeks working out of bullpen…coming off 2-years elbow woes.
  • Dodgers-Cardinals..Friday matchup-Mike Bolsinger (3-0) 0.71-ERA-vs-John Lackey…Blue (28-18)..Redbirds (31-16).
  • Dodgers…Off on Thursday.
  • Angels-W-Tigers (12-1)….Albert Pujols 2R-HR..Matt Joyce HR…Chris Ianetta Grand Slam HR.
  • Halos-Detroit..Friday matchup-Hector Santiago-vs-Anubal Sanchez
  • Giants-W-Braves..Brandon Belt HR..Hunter Pence 2R-double..Giants (29-20).
  • Yankees-L-A’s…CC Sabathia gives up 2HRs…waste Brian McCann HR-RBI-single  .
  • Indians-W-Mariners..Brandon Moss HR
  • Red Sox-W-Rangers…Hanley Ramirez solo HR..Josh Hamilton (2-14) comeback
  • Orioles-L-White Sox..Chris Sale 12K effort in lst game doubleheader..
  • Orioles-W-White Sox…Orioles 4R-14 baserunners vs rookie P-Chris Beck.
  • Nationals..OF-Jason Werth-2 fractures of wrist-found in bone scan exam.
  • Cardinals…Surgery-1B-Matt Adams- Out 4-months…Torn Quad
  • Athletics..MRI-shoulder-P-Scott Kazmir
  • Dodgers..DFA-P-Sergio Santos…day after DFA-P-Eric Stults
  • Montreal…Mayor Dennis Corderre meets with Commissioner Rob Manfred-wants MLB to schedule 3-regular season games at Olympic Stadium…6-clubs expressing interest…Montreal looking at Tampa Bay.troubled franchise…
  • SDSU-UCSB…Game 1-NCAA Western Regionals-Lake Elsinore7pm tonite…..Aztecs (42-21)…Gauchos (40-15)…State (.292) Team BA…Selby Zavala (14HR)…Ty France (.346)…Steve Pallares (.341)…5-hitters over .300….Pitching staff led by Bubba Derby (7-4) 122K-94inn…..Mark Seyler (9-2) 2.80…Aztecs pitchers given up only 33HRs in 61-games….Virginia-USC in other lst round matchup.


  • Chargers…Wrap-up 1st week OTA workouts….giving Ryan Carrethers-1st shot at winning NT job with Sean Lissimore behind him….Ricardo Mathews-possible starting job DE-get move pass rush in place of veteran DE-Kendall Reyes…OG-Orlando Franklin says QB-Philip Rivers much more approachable than Peyton Manning in Denver.
  • Broncos..Devastating injury-Pro Bowl-LT-Ryan Clady tears ligament in knee-2nd time in career-to miss all of 2015-season.
  • Seahawks…Agent for QB-Russell Wilson-says client willing to play out final season at 1.2M rather than sign extension…Would get $20M if franchise tagged.
  • Seahawks..RB-Christine Michael gets all snaps in OTA in place absent Marshawn Lynch.
  • Eagles..QB-Sam Bradford-wearing knee brace-2 surgeries-held out of workouts at OTAs.
  • Cowboys..Move 1st round pick La’El Collins to RT-1st unit in OTAs.
  • Broncos..WR-Emmanuel Sanders says offense will become more run-centric under Gary Kubiak..passing numbers will go down.
  • Houston..QB-competition begins Bryan Hoyer-vs-Ryan Mallett.
  • Baltimore..Sign FA-CB-Cassius Vaughn-Lions.
  • Browns..Release C-Nick McDonald-knee issues.
  • Lions..Visit DT-Mike Patterson-ex Giants-Eagles.
  • Giants..Visit OT-Jake Long-ex Dolphin-Brown
  • Cowboys..DE-Greg Hardy appeals 10G-suspension-Domestic Abuse-7 hour hearing in Washington, DC..Lawyers maintain 10G-suspension illegal under terms of CBA-discipline from last agreement…NFL allowed $13.5M payment to player while he sat out year during probe-maintains evidence of much more violent act than initially known.
  • Union…DeMaurice Smith says NFL teams are blackballing RVB-Ray Rice-still unsigned.
  • St. Louis…6-lawmakers file suit against Governor Jay Nixon-over misuse state funds to build Rams Stadium without public vote.
  • Jaguars..Hire John Idzik-Scouting job..ex-Jets GM
  • Eagles…CB-Malcom Jenkins says ‘no race problems on roster’…Coach Chip Kelly judges players on talent and ability to buy into schemes and sports sciences.
  • Browns..Announce will hold Orange-Brown scrimmage at Ohio Stadium on OSU campus.


  • Golden State..G-Klay Thompson being treated for concussion-became violently ill after playoff win-kicked in head in 4th quarter.
  • Chicago..Fires Coach Tom Thibeodeau-5Y…(255-139) record…playoffs each year…Owner Jerry Reinsdorf-culture needed change.
  • New Orleans..Interviews Scott Skiles-vacant head coaching job.
  • St. Johns..Fires AD-Chris Monasch…may hire Pete D’Allesandro-former GM-Sacramento Kings..close friend basketball coach Chris Mullen.
  • Utah State..Jana Doggett named Interim AD-USU…longtime assistant at San Diego State.


  • NYRangers-Tampa Bay…Game 7-Eastern Conference finals tonite…Lightning goalie Ben Bishop has allowed (15G-4Games) only .877 save percentage…Lightning won twice already at Madison Square Garden.
  • Anaheim Ducks-Chicago..Game 7-tomorrow nite-Western Conference finals..Hawks won 3X in Anaheim this year…Ducks goalie Frederic Andersen has allowed (14G-last-3 Games)….Ducks (7-1) at home in postseason…(33-13-3) at home this year.
  • Buffalo..Hires Dan Bylsma as head coach-ex Penguins coach.


  • FIFA..President Sepp Blatter could be ousted today in vote following massive scandal…money laundering-skimming-bribes-kickbacks….Blatter-in speech to full committee…’shocked by arrests’….’Cannot monitor all FIFA people all the time’….’Cannot allow reputation soccer be dragged thru the mud’….’Must restore trust in game globally’…..’Shamed-Humiliated’…..”Put FIFA in clear-transparent waters’….
  • FIFA…US Senator John McCain writes FIFA demanding ‘no vote’ toward Blatter….VP-Joe Biden asks FIFA to delay election vote at World Congress on Friday… French Federation Leader Michel Platini…European Federations will vote against Blatter and will seek global support to 56-votes UFEA has….Platini threatens European federations may leave FIFA is Blatter stays.
  • English Prime Minister David Cameron…calls for firing of Blatter
  • FIFA…FBI raids Miami headquarters of Concacaf-seizing computers-files over bidding for Copa America Games-reports of payoffs in US also.
  • CNN..reports FIFA made $5.7B-revenues in 2014-World Cup…$2.6B-Profits…$527M-ticket sales…$2.4B-TV revenue…$1.6B-Sponsorships…Top executives FIFA have combined salaries $88M.
  • Vladimir Putin-Russia…says US trying to oust Blatter because of ‘geo politics’..US reamins angry about Ukraine issues and awarding 2018-World Cup to Russia.
  • French Open…Serena Williams survives early set loss-rallies to win-2nd round match….Carolina Wozniacki upset in her match…Sloane Stephens wins straight sets to move to 3rd round…Novak Djokovic-wins despite back-hip-hamstring issues….Rafael Nadal goes to (68-1) win win..Andy Murray-struggles but wins 2nd round match.
  • NASCAR…Delaware 500 on Miracle Mile.
  • Indy Car…Runs Duals-in-Detroit…road races SaturdaySunday.
  • Indy Car…15,000-fines drivers Dale Coyne team for pit crashes that injured 2-crew members on Sunday in Indy 500.
  • Formula 1..Bye week before Canadian Grand Prix.
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