Monday August 11th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres-2nd Half Drive-Save Season-continues tonite…Colorado Rockies tonite-open 3G-homestand…then Friars head out on 10-game road trip..Jesse Hahn-vs-Jordan Lyles..Rockies (46-71).
  • Padres-W-Pirates (8-2)..Seth Smith bases loaded triple….Tyron Ross wins 11th game season…Ross (10-starts-allowed 13R)..ERA (1.64)….San Diego won 6-of-8…(13-8) since All Star game.
  • Padres..Texas GM-John Daniels-Rangers place strong restrictions on San Diego hiring any front office execs under new GM-AJ Preller.
  • Dodgers-W-Milwaukee (5-1)..Clayton Kershaw goes to (14-2) 1.78ERA…Adrian Gonzalez RBI-double-Sac Fly…Dodgers 4-half lead over Giants in NL West.
  • Dodgers-at-Atlanta…Dan Haren-vs-Julio Tehran…Braves collapsing (1-9).
  • Dodgers-Twins..Trade-Acquire Kevin Correia-P (5-13) for players to be named later.
  • Angels-L-Boston (3-1),,Yoennis Cespedes 3R-HR for A’s…two exhausted teams-played 19-innings on Saturday night.
  • Halos-day off today.
  • Angels-Indians..Trade-Acquire P-Vinnie Pestano for player named later…4th reliever acquired by GM-Jerry DiPoto.
  • Giants-L-Kansas City..Sal Perez 2RHR..Alex Gordon HR…Giants lost 4-row and 12-of-17.
  • Cubs-W-Tampa Bay..Anthony Rizzo RBI-single 12th..Cubs win despite 17-strikeouts from lineup.
  • Rockies-W-Diamondbacks..Corey Dickerson HR in 10th for Colorado.
  • Washington-L-Atlanta..Alex Wood strikes out 12-for Braves
  • Cincinnati-W-Miami…Devin Mesoraco Grand Slam HR-for Reds
  • Phillies-W-Mets..Chase Utley HR-2R-Triple..Ryan Howard Game wining RBI-single in 9th.
  • Toronto-W-Detroit…Marathon 19-inning game…Jose Bautista Game Winning single in 19th…went (1-8) plate..teams used 16-pitchers in (6:37) game
  • Cardinals-W-Orioles..Kolten Wong 4H..Peter Bourjos 3R-HR.
  • Texas-W-Houston..Adrian Beltre-Shin Soo Choo HRs.
  • Twins-W-Athletics…Josh Willingham 2R-HR-Minnesota.
  • Mariners-W-White Sox..Austin Jackson 4RBIs for Seattle.
  • Indians-W-Yankees..Jason Kipnis 3H-3Runs scored
  • Angels..P-Tyler Skaggs-Tommy John surgery-34th player to have operation this year.
  • Dodgers..DL-Hanley Ramirez-SS-Oblique injury..4th different injury this year…DL-P-Josh Beckett-Hip-Groin..
  • Miami..DL-Dan Jennings-P-concussion-hit in head line drive on Friday.
  • Rockies..DL-Carlos Gonzalez-OF-Knee-3rd different injury this year.
  • Seattle..Surgery-Willie Bloomquist-SS-knee.
  • White Sox..DL-Adam Eaton-OF-oblique.
  • St Louis..DL-Jason Motte-P-back
  • Yankees-DL-C-Brian McCann-Concussion.
  • Detroit..DL-Anubal Sanchez-P-Bicep-4W…DL-Jokim Soria-Oblique
  • Mets..Exam-P-Jacob DeGrom-shoulder soreness-sent home on road trip….Setback P-Jeremy Heffner-elbow-rehab.
  • Indians..DL-Nick Swisher-Knee-3X this year…DL-2B-David Murphy-ribs.
  • Orioles..SS-JJ Hardy-goes down with bicep injury.
  • Boston Globe reporting Cubs put in waiver claim on 100M-contract of P-Cole Hamels-killing possible Hamels deal to American League team.
  • Miami-Cubs-TR…Marlins ship P-Jacob Turner to Chicago.
  • Phillies..Sign-FA-P-Jerome Williams-just released by Texas-Houston.
  • Mets..Release-OF-Chris Young-eat 7.5M contract..was hitting (.217).
  • Braves fans viciously boo Washington OF-Bryce Harper after he kicks dirt on Atlanta logo 3X.
  • NYYankees-Private workout for Cuban slugging OF-Rusney Castillo-willing to offer him 40M-package.

Football

  • NFL orders 21-“At Risk” players to meet with longtime player-Troy Vincent to talk about being repeat offenders in drug-alcohol-discipline programs…Included in group Lions-DT-Ndomakong Suh…Redskins-S-Brandon Meriweather.
  • Cleveland..QB-Johnny Manziel will practice with lst unit-may have bypassed starter Brian Hoyer with strong preseason game-Saturday night.
  • Houston..Visibly upset lst year coach Bill O’Brien says Texans played ‘miserable’ football’ in 32-0 shutout loss to Arizona.
  • Kansas City…49ers hit impasse in contract talks with Agent Tom Condon-reps QB-Alex Smith-may let him play out his option become FA end of year.
  • Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones refuses to talk to media after Chargers pounded Cowboys in preseason game.

Basketball

  • Judge rules against NCAA-cannot use image-likeness of players without compensating them…NCAA will appeal the ruling in Ed O’Bannon case…Judge recommends NCAA pay 5,000-per player whose images were used in past 5-years, and negotiate a cap figure for athletes.
  • Cleveland..1st round pick Andrew Wiggins-G-says he wants Cavaliers to trade him…Deal to Minnesota in complex Kevin Love package likely.

General

  • NASCAR…Tony Stewart emotionally traumatized after hitting a sprint car driver who came on track to confront him during caution after accident..Video showed Stewart bumped car of  driver Kevin Ward into wall in dirt track race…Cars came around under caution flag-Ward walked into middle of track to shake fist at Stewart…one car swerved left to avoid him..Stewart swerved to right and hit him with rear wheel-flipping him 50-feet into air.  Rochester police will not charge Stewart.
  • NASCAR…Watkins Glen 400-AJ Allmendinger wins somber race.
  • PGA Championship….Red-Hot Rory McIlroy wins 3rd tourney in row…wins 4th Grand Slam event…uses Eagle-Birdie on back nine to edge hard-charging Phil Mickelson-Ricky Fowler-Henrik Senstrom to win…..Fought thru heavy rains early in day…siege of birdies and eagles…and sank final shot with darkness moving in.

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