Monday July 27th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres-W-Marlins (3-2)..Justin Upton solo HR-RBI single…Yonder Alonso 2H…Odri Despaigne (6-inning-1R)…Craig Kimbrel 29th save…Will Venable diving catch ends game…San Diego goes (6-3) on homestand…still 7-half games out of last wildcard spot.
  • Padres-Off Day today..Travel to NY-open 10G-road trip…next 5-series-Padres play 1-team with winning record (Mets)…rest of teams are combined 65G below .500.
  • Padres…Reports everywhere GM-AJ Preller could make as many as 6-trades by end of week if Padres falter this week in road trip…Trade deadline (1pmFriday).
  • Justin Upton…hitting just (.170) since June lst…Orioles-Angels-Mets. seem to be most interested..Padres asking for Baltimore P-Kevin Glausman…Mets SS-Gavin Cecchini or OF-Mike Conforto…Angels-P-Sean Newcombe or 3B-Kyle Kubitza…
  • James Shields..Cubs-but are they willing to take on 63M left on deal.
  • Ian Kennedy…Dodgers-Angels-Texas-Houston all interested.
  • Craig Kimbrel…Yankees-Astros most interested.
  • Will Venable…Mets interested.
  • Andrew Cashner…Astros-Rangers front runners
  • Dodgers-L-Mets (3-2)..Juan Uribe-RBI single in 10th for New York…Mets snap Zack Greinke shutout streak at (45.2-innings)
  • Dodgers…Tell OF-Yasiel Puig he will not be part of any trades.
  • Angels-W-Texas (13-7)…Mike Trout (4-4)..solo HR-Grand Slam HR..has 31-homers this season..Andrew Heaney (5-0) on mound…Halos won 18-of-23.
Scoreboard…
  • Giants-W-A’s..Matt Duffy 2R-HR..San Francisco won 11-of-12.
  • Braves-W-Cardinals..Matt Wisler goes to (5-1) for Atlanta.
  • Royals-W-Houston..Ace Ventura 7-shutout innings..Royals (59-38).
  • Pirates-W-Washington..Garrett Cole (14-4) on season with Bucs win.
  • Phillies-W-Cubs..Rookie P-Aaron Nola-lst career victory.
  • Rockies-W-Reds…Colorado explodes 10R-3rd inning..Carlos Gonzalez 3R-HR..Nolan Arenado 2R-HR.
  • Arizona-W-Brewers..Chad Owings RBI-double
  • Yankees-W-Twins..Chase Headley HR-2R-single.
  • Orioles-W-Rays..Nolan Reimold 2R-double-3 hits.
  • White Sox-W-Indians..Carlos Rodon (6inn-0R)..Sox sweep Tribe.
  • Mariners-W-Blue Jays..Franklin Gutierrez HR-10th inning.
  • Tigers-L-Red Sox..David Ortiz hits 2-3R-HRs in Sox win.

 

Trades…
  • Reds-Royals…Trade-Cincinnati sends P-Johnny Cueto to Royals for P-Brandon Finnegan and 2-minor leaguers.
  • Braves-Mets…Weekend trade sends 3B-Juan Uribe-2B-Kelly Johnson to NY.
  • Cardinals-Marlins..St. Louis acquires reliever Steve Cishek for minor leaguers.
  • Mets..DFA-OF-Johny Mayberry
  • Toronto..Sign FA-P-Phillipe Aumont-ex Mariners-Phillies
Rumors…
  • Dodgers-Cubs-Phillies..LA-Chicago both front runners for Cole Hamels.
  • Giants-Phillies..San Francisco joins talks about Cole Hamels-deal.
  • Mets-Reds..discussing Jay Bruce for Zach Wheeler deal.
  • Phillies-Nationals talking about Jon Papelbon deal.
  • Pirates-Red Sox..discussing deal for Mike Napoli-Boston.
  • Angels-Phillies..Halos look at deal for 2B-Chase Utley.
  • Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg ready for rehab start-coming off 2nd oblique injury
  • Washington..Activate 3B-Anthony Rendon-quad-from DL.
  • Red Sox..DL-SS-Dustin Pedroia-hamstring.
  • A’s..Billy Burns-bruised testicle.
  • Cardinals..Put P-Jaime Garcia back into rotation.
  • Cleveland..Unveils statue saluting Larry Doby-lst Black to play in American League-1947.

Football

  • Steelers-Vikings…lst teams to open preseason camps..they play in Hall of Fame game in two weeks.
  • New Orleans..Release LB-Junior Galette-2 domestic abuse incidents-club to take 17M-cap hit over next two seasons.
  • Colts..Release OT-Gosder Cherilus..
  • Miami..Release-QB-Josh Freeman-former lst round pick-Tampa Bay
  • Vikings..Sign FA-CB-Josh Thomas-ex Carolina .
  • Arizona..Sign FA-TE-Jermaine Gresham-ex Bengals.
  • Jaguars..Sign FA-WR-Greg Jenkins-Raiders.
  • Kansas City..CB-Sean Smith-suspended 3G-DUI arrest.
  • Denver..DE-Derek Wolfe-suspended 4G-PED violation.
  • Dalls..RB-Joe Randle facing NFL suspension-plea bargains shopflifting
  • Vikings..CB-Jabari Price-suspended 2G-drug violation.
  • Arizona..Rookie WR-Damond Powell-wounded in driveby shooting in driveway
  • Denver…Longtime NFL star Champ Bailey says WR-Wes Welker should retire-concussions issues.
  • Baltimore..Owner Steve Bisciotti deny he pressuring Commissioner Roger Goodell to follow thru on 4G-Tom Brady suspension.
  • Greg Schiano…former NFL-Ruters coach-calling teams asking them to take a look at RB-Ray Rice-still without a contract.
  • Steelers..3Y-contract extension to GM-Kevin Colbert.
  • NFL…4-children of Junior Seau will be part of Hall of Fame ceremony when they unveil ‘bust’ of Chargers linebacker…will not be allowed to make presentation speech.
  • NFL..Hires longtime exec Todd Leiwke-COO-in league office.
  • Ohio State..QB-Braxton Miller agrees to move to WR-TE..so Cardale Jones-JT Barrett can quarterback team.

Basketball

  • Cavaliers-Trailblazers..Trade-Cleveland sends C-Brendan Haywood-Mike Miller and 2-2nd round picks and 2-trade exceptions from Portland…
  • Mavericks…Sign FA-C-Samuel Dalembert-ex-Knicks-76ers
  • Indians..sign FA-F-Glen Robinson-ex-76ers. -..
  • Miami-Orlando..Trade..Heat deal G-Bhabazz Napier to Magic for pick.
  • Knicks..Sign FA-G-Wes Saunders-Ivy League star-Harvard.

Hockey

  • Montreal..Sign FA-RW-Alexander Semin-Carolina
  • Washington..Sign G-Brandon Holtby (5Y-30M) deal.

General

  • Brickyard 400..Kyle Busch-wins 4th race out of last 5..outruns Joey Logano in blazing heat-slippery track conditions..New downforce package creates enormous heat problems inside car for dehydrated drivers.
  • Hungarian Grand Prix…Sebastian Vettle blows by Lewis Hamilton-Nico Rosberg at start of race-wins easily in shocking upset…..Hamilton-Rosberg nearly crash twice.
  • Tour-de-France….Chris Froome-Nairobi holds off challengers coming out of Alps-wins his 2nd Tour race…said he felt like he died a thousand deaths in Pyrenees segment of race.
  • PGA..Golfer Robert Allenby fires caddy in middle of round at Canadian Open-after on-course argument over club selections…

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