Monday July 21st, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres-W-NYMets (2-1)..Rookie Odri Despaigne throws 7.2 no hit baseball…Finished with 123P-effort…Seth Smith infield single-9th inning brings home winning run..Mets pitchers misplayed 2-easy grounders in 9th.. .Yasmani Grandal hit another HR…Despaigne has allowed 5R-in-5 starts this season….Padres have never had a no-hitter in 46-year history..Despaigne came within 4-outs till he ran out of gas.
  • Padres-Off Day-Begin 7G-road trip in Chicago-Tuesday.
  • Padres-Angels-6 Player Trade…Padres get 4-top minor leaguers for Huston Street-relief ace-but no immediate help on roster.
  • Padres-Carlos Quentin-out of lineup-ailing knees..Yonder Alonso-Jed Gyrko-Ev Cabrera-all in El Paso beginning rehab games.
  • Dodgers-W-Cardinals (4-3)..Adrian Gonzalez 9th inning RBI single..LA beginning tough 9G-road trip
  • Angels-W-Seattle (6-5)..Mike Trout-Kole Calhoun HRs…Halos won 12-of-14 and 21-of-26.
  • Giants-L-Miami..Casey McGhee HR..Tim Lincecum throws wild pitch allowing run score.
  • Atlanta-W-Phillies..Tom LaStella 3R-triple..Braves won 14-of-20
  • Washington-W-Milwaukee..Ryan Zimmerman 2R-HR..Brewers lost 13-of-16
  • Pitts-W-Colorado..Neil Walker game winning HR…Rockies lost 23-of-29
  • Arizona-W-Cubs..Donnie Peralta RBI-double-RBI-single…Dbacks won 7-of-10
  • Yankees-W-Reds..Sweep Cincinnati..Jacoby Ellsbury 4-hits
  • Toronto-W-Texas..Melky Cabrera 3H-3RBIs..Rangers lost 16-of-18
  • Detroit-W-Cleveland..Tori Hunter 2R-HR..Tigers extend lead over Tribe 5-half games
  • Boston-W-KCity..John Lester 8inn-8K shutout performance..Bosox won 7-of-8
  • Houston-W-Chicago..Mario Dominguez 2R-HR, 2R-Single-RBI-double
  • TBay-W-Minnesota..James Loney 2R-single…Rays won 5-row
  • A’s-W-Baltimore..Athletics won 10-of-14
  • Giants-DL-Brandon Belt-1B-Concussion-had just rejoined team-missed 6W-broken thumb
  • Dodgers-Yasiel Puig-OF-Out of lineup bruised hand-hit by pitch
  • Texas-Alex Rios-OF-sprained ankle
  • Cardinals-Matt Holliday-OF-possible concussion-pickoff play on bases
  • Miami-DL-Kevin Gregg-P-Elbow
  • Mets-Activate-Jon Niese-P-Shoulder issues
  • Yankees-Good News-CC Sabathia-P-not need microfracture knee surgery..scope for scar tissue.
  • Atlanta-Releases-Dan Uggla-2B-Eats 16M-contract
  • MLB Union-preparing to file grievance against Astros for cutting 1st round pick Brady Aiken’s signing bonus 3-times in last minute negotiations-then not signing him because of concern over malformed ligament in pitching elbow.  Astros not only lose rights to Aiken, but also 5th round pick Jacob Nix-pitcher.
  • Washington-did sign-Eric Fedde-P-UNLV-lst round pick despite needing Tommy John surgery.

Football

  • NFL Training camps open this week.
  • Buffalo-Marcel Dareus-DT-removed from roster-fails conditioning tests…Arrested twice in summer
  • Minnesota-Suspends-Mike Priefer-Special Teams Coach..3G-without pay-100,000-gay slurs against kicker Chris Kluwe.
  • SF-Aldon Smith-DE-Placed on 3Y-Probation-ordered to pick up garbage 11-Mondays during season-3 arrests offseason.
  • Rams-Jo Dunbar-LB-Arrested-Bar Brawl with NBA-Player Donte Green over weekend.
  • NFL-looking at proposal-League would fund building of new stadium in LA-Team moving in would pay big territorial fee..Share profits from new stadium with all other teams.
  • Penn State-Matt Sandusky-adopted son of ex-Nittany Lions coach Jerry Sandusky-says he was forced to perform oral sex on his stepfather..says Jerry never believed he was hurting young boys he touched-fondled-his expression of love..Jerry Sandusky in prison for 60 yrs.
  • SMU-Coach June Jones-Furious Big 5-Conferences preparing to break away from NCAA-proposed moving college football seasons to springtime..all of non-power conferences would leave fall football….being ridiculed as being absurd.

Basketball

  • Chicago Bulls-Sign-FA-Aaron Brooks-veteran guard.
  • Lakers-Sign-FA-Carlos Boozer-C-Bulls-to 1Y-contract for 3.2M…Bulls pay remainder of 13M deal.
  • New Orleans Pelicans-Sign-FA-Jimmer Fredette-G…former Sacramento Kings lst round pick.
  • Phi-Andrew Bynum-C-Contemplating sitting coming season-let surgically repaired knees heal

Hockey

  • Detroit Red Wings-announce plans 650M-Olympia Arena as part of expanded sports-entertainment venue downtown.

General

  • British Open-Rory McIlroy goes wire-to-wire to win..finished 17-under par…wins 3rd major in career at age 25-only Jack Nicklaus-Tiger Woods accomplished that…Tiger Woods falls apart on course-finishes in 69th place in 72-man field..says he deserves to be on the Ryder Cup team.
  • Indy Car-Toronto Grand Prix-Sebastian Bourdais-Mike Conway win 2-road races-run rainy weather.
  • Indy Car-James Hincliffe-hot driver-may leave Andretti Autosport as racing free agent.
  • Formula 1-German Grand Prix-Nico Rosberg-Team Mercedes wins…Teammate Lew Hamilton starts 20th-finishes-3rd.

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