Monday April 27th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres-W-Dodgers (3-1)…Brandon Morrow (7inn-1R)..Alexi Amirista-Derek Norris solo HRs…Friars salvage 1-game of weekend series..Morrow has allowed (1R-21inn) at Petco Park this season..San Diego (11-9) on season.
  • Padres..draw (43,356) for game and (130,865) for weekend series with LA.
  • Padres…Season tickets had plunged to 9,300 last season..increased to 12,300 this off season…Team sold 1.3M tickets in advance before opening day.
  • Padres..Internal discussions on “Bring Back the Brown”..wearing Brown every Friday nite at home to celebrate team’s original colors.
  • Padres..Recall Corey Mazzoni-P-El Paso..had (1.08ERA)..came from Mets in Alex Torres trade.
  • Padres…1st round picks..Austin Hedges (.370) at El Paso..Hunter Renfro (.153) San Antonio (23K-64AB)
  • Padres-Astros…James Shields (2-0) starts for Friars..Astros won 8-of-10.
  • Dodgers-Giants..Brett Anderson-vs-Madison Bumgarner.
  • Dodgers..P-Brandon McCarthy is back in LA for an MRI on elbow tightness..DL-Yasiel Puig-hamstring…DL-P-Joel Peralta-shoulder…C-AJ Ellis forearm injury
  • Dodgers..Release-P-Freddy Garcia
  • Angels-L-Texas (5-4)..Leonyis Martin HR in 11th inning..Mike Trout 2R-HR in loss..Halos fall to (9-10).
  • Angels-Texas…MLB is evaluating trade proposal-Josh Hamilton would be dealt to Rangers..Halos would eat 68M of his contract ..the Rangers would pay only 7M-over the final 3-years…The Angels might not get any compensation in the trade.
  • Angels..Acquire OF-Gary Brown-former lst round pick Giants.
  • Arizona..Sign FA-SS-Kevin Fransden-ex Phillies.
  • Braves..Sign FA-P-Mitchell Boggs-ex Red Sox
  • Brewers..Sign FA-P-Michael Kirkman-ex Ranger
  • Yankees-W-Mets…A Rod HR-Single-2RBIs.
  • Detroit-W-Indians..Miggy Cabrera HR-3RBIs
  • Orioles-W-Boston..Delmon Young-Chris Davis combine 8RBIs in (18-7) win.
  • Miami-W-Washington..Marlins sweep Nats (7-12)
  • Houston-W-A’s..Evan Gattis 4RBIs..Astros (11-7)
  • Pirates-W-Arizona..Francisco Liriano (6inn-0R)..Neil Walker (3H)
  • White Sox-W-Royals..Chicago sweeps doubleheader.
  • Cubs-W-Reds..Addison Russell 3R-double.
  • TBay-W-Toronto..Brandon Guyer 4RBIs for Rays.
  • Phillies-W-Braves..Ryan Howard 3R-HR
  • Brewers-W-Cardinals..Adam Lind 2R-HR.
  • Twins-W-Mariners..Joe Mauer 2R-Triple in 11th
  • Giants-Rockies..Rained out.
  • Cardinals..Devastating loss P-Adam Wainwright-Torn Achillies injury batting..
  • Cardinals..OF-Jason Heyward-leg injury..C-Yadier Molina-bruised knee
  • A’s…DL-Ben Zobrist-torn knee cartilage
  • Nationals..P-Max Scherzer-sprained thumb while batting
  • Red Sox..DL-OF-Shane Victorino-Hamstring.
  • Mariners..DL-P-Hishashi Iwakuma-shoulder.
  • Marlins..OF-Chris Yelich-back strain
  • Blue Jays..DL-C-Dionner Navarro-hamstring
  • Mets..P-Bobby Parnell-forearm setback.
  • Seattle..Sign FA-OF-Carlos Quentin-sent to Tacoma to play 1B.
  • Ron Gardenhire…Ex-Twins manager hires John Boggs as agent to seek new job in baseball.

Football

  • Chargers..Put together Final Draft Board today…expected to reap a group of quality players in rounds 1-2-3.
  • Eagles-Browns-Titans…Reports Chip Kelly offering to trade QB-Sam Bradford to Cleveland for 19th pick..then ship #19-20 to Tennessee for #2 pick and chance to draft Marcus Mariota.
  • Vikings…Report Minnesota would want 2nd round pick for RB-Adrian Peterson..Cowboys-Raiders-Cardinals all have cap space to take on $46M owed Peterson.
  • Jacksonville…says NFL has yet to reinstate alcohol troubled WR-Justin Blackmon-still under suspension.
  • Tampa Bay..Report Bucs interviewed 75-different people in doing background check on QB-Jameis Winston….Tampa Trib quotes 2-NFL execs that Winston could be as big a bust as JaMarcus Russell-Raiders.
  • Pitts..OT-TJ Cummings-likely late lst round pick-develops stress fracture foot.
  • Tennessee..Peyton Manning donates $3M-to Vols football program.
  • UCLA..Troy Aikman donates $1M to Bruins football program.

Basketball

  • Clippers-W-San Antonio (114-105)…LA with backs to wall gets home court advantage back..Chris Paul (34P-7A)..Blake Griffin-DeAndre Jordan combine (33R)..Series tied (2-2) coming back to LA.
  • Dallas-W-Houston..Mavs shoot 57% from floor-blowout win to keep series alive..Rockets still lead (3-1).
  • Cleveland-W-Boston..Cavs sweep Celtics..LeBron James (27P)..Cavs lose-F-Kevin Love-possible shoulder separation.
  • Washington-W-Toronto..Wizards score (125P) in blowing Raptors out of playoffs in 4-straight.
  • Atlanta-Brooklyn…Hawks lead (3-1) heading into tonites game.
  • Chicago-Milwaukee..Bulls up (3-1) playing at home.
  • Memphis-Portland..Grizzlies lead (3-0) in stunning dominance in series.
  • Oklahoma City..Searching for head coach-will interview ex-Clippers-Cavs coach Alvin Gentry.

Hockey

  • Montreal-W-Ottawa..G-Cary Price (43-Saves)..Habs win series.
  • Minnesota-W-Blues..G-Darren Dubnyk (30-Saves)..Wild clinches series.
  • Detroit-Tampa Bay..Red Wings lead (3-2) hosting tonite.
  • Washington-NY Islanders..Game 7-tonight.
  • Ducks-Calgary..2nd round of playoffs coming up…Flames bet Ducks-Kings-5X this year-then eliminated Vancouver in opening round.
  • Edmonton..Fire President-GM-Coach-Player Personnel Director in sweeping front office changes-failed to make playoffs for 9th year in a row.

General

  • NASCAR..Richmond 400..Kurt Busch dominates leading for 291-laps..outruns Kevin Harvick….Jimmie Johnson comes from 36th place to finish 3rd.
  • Indy Car..Grand Prix-Alabama…Josef Newgarden holds off Grahame Rahal in final laps..Rahal made 3-bold passing moves final 9-laps to finish second.
  • Tiger Woods..comeback continues..will play in the Players Championship-May 7th and in the Memorial Tourney in June.

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