Monday August 18th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres hit skids-L-St Louis (7-6)…Cardinals jump on Odri Despaigne early 4R-1st inning…Matt Carpenter HR-Double-3RBIs…John Jay 2R-single for Redbirds…Adam Wainwright wins 15th game..Despaigne-last 5-starts (26inn-20R-34H-12W)- 6.92ERA….Redbirds win 3-of-4 in series.
  • Padres..Yonder Alonso done for season-torn tendon in forearm..Was hitting (.421) since coming off DL-2nd year in a row major injury knocked him out of lineup…P-Joaquin Benoit to be examined-shoulder fatigue….P-Andrew Cashner-2nd rehab start in El Paso-hopes to get to 75P without setback.
  • Padres…off tonite..at-Los Angeles tomorrow continuing tough 10G-road trip..Ian Kennedy-vs-Kevin Correia.
  • Dodgers-L-Milwaukee (7-2)…Get swept by Brewers…Jon Lucroy 2R-HR..Carlos Gomez HR…Dodgers lost 4-of-5…Lead in NL West over Giants drops to 3-half games.
  • Angels-L-Texas (3-2)…Rangers score 2R in 9th off Huston Street…Angels closer had not given up run in 12-games since Padres trade..Halos (72-50)…Angels in Boston tonight-CJ Wilson gets start on mound.
  • Giants-W-Phillies..Mike Morse 3H in San Francisco win.
  • Reds-L-Rockies..Colorado 5R in 9th inning..Drew Stubbs 3R-HR for Rockies win..
  • Washington-W-Pirates..Scott Hairston SFly wins it for Nationals.
  • A’s–L-Braves…Justin Upton 2R-HR..Chris Johnson HR for Braves.
  • Cubs-W-Mets..Starlin Castro HR in 9th for Chicago.
  • Miami-W-Arizona..Giancarlo Stanton hits 32nd HR season for Marlins-had 4RBIs in win.
  • Royals-W-Twins..KC scores 7R in 2nd inning..Billy Butler 3H…Royals hit 3HRs.
  • Baltimore-W-Cleveland..Chris Davis RBI-Double.
  • Seattle-W-Detroit..Chris Young-ex Padres-picks up 12th win of year..Kyle Seager 3RBIs..Chris Denorfia RBI-triple.
  • Houston-W-Boston..Jose Altuve-Grand Slam HR for Astros-hitting .(331).
  • Yankees-W-Tampa Bay..Huroki Kuroda retires 17 in row for NY..Brett Gardner 2RBIs.
  • White Sox-W-Blue Jays..Conor Gillaspie Grand Slam HR for Chicago..Jordan Danks 2R-HR.
  • Rockies..OF-Carlos Gonzalez-Patella tendon knee surgery.
  • Padres..P-Max Fried-needs elbow ligament surgery…12th pitcher to have surgery in 18-months in San Diego.
  • Dodgers..P-Hyun Jin Ryu placed on DL with hip-buttock injury….3B-Juan Uribe back on DL-recurring hamstring injury.
  • Pirates..SS-Jody Mercer out of lineup forearm injury…P-Stolmy Pimento-DL-ankle.
  • Brewers..P-Kyle Lohse will miss a start with foot problem.
  • Tampa Bay..OF-Will Myers rejoins team-out 3-months with fractured wrist.
  • Yankees..Report Alex Rodriguez has begun private workouts at University-Miami preparing for 2015-season once suspension over.
  • Angels..Manager Mike Scoscia worried about Josh Hamilton-lost confidence-powers…hitting (.266)…Hamilton asks for ‘days off’  to rest mind.
  • Jim Tracy..Longtime Dodgers manager-praises Padres hire of AJ Preller as GM…”Padres hired a jewel”.
  • Cubs-Arizona..TR-OF-Brett Jackson to Diamondbacks for minor leaguer.
  • Texas-Dodgers..TR-P-Justin Germano to Los Angeles.
  • Angels..Option P-Vinnie Pestano to Salt Lake.
  • Cubs..Option OF-Junior Lake to Iowa…was hitting (.216) 102K.
  • Tigers..Callup P-Jim Johnson-just signed from Oakland.
  • Braves..Sign-FA-2B-Donnie Murphy.

Football

  • Chargers-back on practice field-banged up on defense…San Diego has only 6-healthy DL now….Reggie Walker likely to start ILB-after Manti Te’o foot injury.

– NFL Preseason games –

  • Broncos-W-49ers (34-0)..Peyton Manning (12-14) 102P..Backup QB-Brock Osweiler (10-13) 105P..Broncos (357-offense)..49ers 4-tovers in game.
  • Carolina-W-Chiefs (28-16)..RB-Fozzy Whittaker (71R) for Panthers…QB-Alex Smith (122P) Chiefs…Panthers defense (3QBX-1 Int).
  • Monday Night Football…Browns-Redskins…QB-Johnny Manziel will play with lst string offensive unit in 2nd-3rd quarters.
  • Atlanta..LT-Sam Baker gone for year with torn patella tendon.
  • Buffalo..WR-Sammy Watkins out bruised ribs.
  • Cincinnati..CB-Daqueeze Dennard out with hip injury-had top performances in camp.
  • Raiders..QB-Derek Carr-concussion…Ty Branch-S-out with ankle.
  • Rams..RB-Isiah Pead gone for year-torn knee ligament.
  • Tampa Bay..RB-Charles Sims-surgery-broken ankle.
  • Notre Dame-Coach Brian Kelly shocked at academic scandal involving 4-Irish football players.
  • San Diego State..QB’s Quinn Kaehler-Nick Bawden combine (314P)-torch 2nd team in fall scrimmage…Donnie Hageman hits 51FG.

Basketball

  • Miami..Heat G-Ray Allen shocked at ‘prank’ home invasion by 7-teenagers at party next door..entered condo at 2:30am in his bedroom-not robbery-just exploring condo.
  • Cavaliers..Sign-FA-Shawn Marion-F-Dallas.
  • Sacramento..Sign-FA-Sim Bhullar-NMexico State (7’5-C)
  • WNBA..Britney Griner-spokesman for lesbian movement-announces engagement to another player in WNBA.

Hockey

  • Colorado…Veteran G-Jean Sebastian Giguere retires at age 37.

General

  • Jeff Gordon wins Michigan 400-NASCAR Race…had pole at 206mph…fought off challenges at end of race to win 3rd race of season..lst win in 13Years at MIS.
  • Martin Truex misses race with concussion suffered in head on crash into wall on Saturday.
  • Indy Car…Ed Carpenter-Sarah Fisher annouce they are merging their teams.
  • English Premiere League…Season opens…Manchester United upset in debut of Coach Louis VanGaal…Manchester City rallies to beat Newcastle United.

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