Monday July 28, 2014

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Baseball

  •  Padres-L-Atlanta (8-3)….Eric Stults gets rocked 6R-3rd inning..Chris Johnson-Justin Upton each 2R-Doubles..Stults won 1-of-last 12 starts….Opponents (.296) Batting Average…ERA (5.22)..SD (46-58)
  • Padres-Braves..Final game of series-Monday morning 9-40am..then 6G-home stand vs Cardinals-Braves
  • Padres-Ian Kennedy-ailing-oblique injury-hurt swinging bat-out 1-week..Jason Lane called up from El Paso-start Tuesday..Brooks Conrad shipped back El Paso…Jed Gyorko (.310) on rehab called up….Carlos Quentin likely headed to DL with chronic knee pain-has started just 31-games this year.
  • Padres-Impressive-Yangervis Solarte-off to (7-for-15) .350-start since Yankees trade…Chase Headley (.348) since trade to NY..Hitting (.333)-July …Taylor Lindsay-key in Angels trade (2-21) hitting (.095) at ElPaso.
  • Dodgers-W-Giants (4-3)..Carl Crawford RBI-Triple..Jump all over Jake Peavy…LA sweeps series 1-half-lead NL West
  • Angels-W-Tigers (2-1)..David Freese HR..Huston Street picks up 3rd save in week…Halos (63-41)..Won 18-of-24 .
  • Phillies-W-Arizona..Ryan Howard 2R-HR
  • Washington-W-Cincinnati..Doug Fister throws 3-hitter for Nats
  • NYMets-W-Milwaukee…Hot hitting Luca Duda 2R-HR for Mets
  • StL-W-Cubs..Matt Holliday solo HR in 1-0-win.
  • Pirates-W-Colorado..Travis Snider-Greg Polanco-Josh Harrison hit homers
  • Red Sox-W-TBay..David Ortiz 3R-HR…Snaps Rays 9-game win streak..Snaps Bosox 5-game losing streak.
  • Cleveland-W-KCity..Carlos Santana hits 2-2R-HRs for Tribe
  • Twins-W-White Sox..Sam Fuld 2R-single
  • Miami-W-Houston..Garrett Jones-Marcel Ozuna HRs for Marlins
  • Toronto-W-Yankees..Dionner Navarro RBI-single in 9th for Jays…Chase Headley HR
  • Orioles-W-Seattle…Baltimore takes 3-of-4 from Mariners at Safeco Field
  • A’s-W-Texas..A’s 5R-early…Athletics (65-39) record
  • Baseball Hall of Fame Ceremony-Emotional-Classy-Moment of Silence to remember Tony Gwynn-Ralph Kiner.
  • Greg Maddux-Braves pitcher-called part scientist-part artist…Tom Glavine recalled learning how to pitch by throwing snowballs..Frank Thomas-honest hard day’s work got me here..Bobby Cox-Without those pitchers-I would not be here…Tony LaRussa-Intellect-Stubborn-Creative-Dogmatic-amazing (.199) hitter could be a Hall of Fame manager…..Joe Torre-shares credit great players-owners he worked for.
  • Hall of Fame-Changes voting rules-Cut eligibility rules-player may be on ballott only 10Y-not-15Y.
  • Tony LaRussa-comment on Steroid Era-put stars into Hall of Fame with Asterisk..said he told then A’s GM-Sandy Alderson his concern about Athletics players using steroids-was met with indifference.
  • Cuban star Rusney Castillo workouts out before scouts from 28-teams…Young OF put on HR hitting display in BP-Strong throwing arm-looks like mini-version Yasiel Puig at (5’9-025)..Agents may ask for 35M-signing bonus package.
  • Phillies-GM-Ruben Amaro-says club will not release slugger Ryan Howard (.224-BA)-owed 125M on contract.
  • Colorado-embarrassed-Prints 15,000-Troy Tulowitzki tee-shirts-misspells his last name.
  • Red Sox-Giants-TR-Jake Peavy-P to Giants for two AAA-pitchers…Peavy (1-9) won 1-of-20 starts in Boston.
  • Giants-callup veteran 2B-Dan Uggla
  • Cardinals-Sign-FA-AJ Pierzynski-C-Boston
  • Blue Jays-Release-Esmil Rogers-P
  • Cubs-Option-Neil Rogers-P-to minors-overworked-had (0.96ERA)
  • Angels-Josh Hamilton-OF-knee soreness-out lineup.
  • Mets-DL-Dice Matsuzaka-P-elbow soreness-out 4W
  • Texas-Exam-Nick Tepesch-P-knee swelling
  • Rockies-Troy Tulowitzki-SS-flies to Philadelphia to meet doctors-exam hip.
  • Blue Jays-Edwin Encarnarcion-OF-reinjures quad on rehab assignment.
  • Texas-sends-Derek Holland-P-on rehab assignment-been out 7-months micro fracture knee surgery.
  • Rockies-Rehab outings-P-Jordan Lyles-Christian Bergman.
  • Atlanta-Bullpen session-Johnny Venters-P-recovering from 2nd elbow transplant surgery.

 Football

  •  Carolina-Tyler Gaffney-RB-Stanford-Torn knee ligament in workout..Had 330-carries last year-never got hurt.
  • Houston-Cody White-OG-Torn Achilles tendon..Texans lost 3-OL now in 3-months.
  • Saints-Robert Meachem-WR-out with back injury
  • Jets-Calvin Pryor-S-out with concussion.
  • Dallas-Tony Romo-QB (11-14) passing in lst full contact workout-7months after back surgery.
  • Rams-DE-Michael Sams- shows blitz ability with 2nd defensive unit.
  • Eagles-Coach Chip Kelly-Criticizes LT-Lane Johnson-4G-Drug Suspension-Grown men-bad decision.
  • ESPN-Steven A Smith facing discipline-said in aftermath of Ray Rice suspension-sometime women invite domestic abuse.
  • Baltimore Police-Identify Browns fan who urinated on grave of Art Modell-then put video on You Tube-family wants arrest made.
  • Penn State-Hires-Sandy Barbour-AD-from California.
  • Texas-Coach Charley Strong kicks 6-Longhorn players off roster-off season arrests-violations academics.
  • Jay Paterno-defends late father Joe-Never told staff Sex allegations of Jerry Sandusky-did not have information-did not want to wrongly accuse assistant of wrongdoing…says firing of Joe Paterno was act of cowardice by school.

 Basketball

  • Lakers-Hire-Byron Scott-head coach (4Y-17M) package.
  • Orlando-Signs-FA-Luke Ridenour-G-Milwaukee

 Hockey

  •  Toronto-Signs-FA-David Booth-F-Vancouver

General

  •  Brickyard 400-Rain Delays-Jeff Gordon makes huge run coming off restart with 17-laps left..then 2nd place Kasey Kahne runs out of gas…Gordon 5th win at Brickyard-Indianapolis Motor Speedway..
  • NASCAR-facing major challenge-attendance under 90,000…150,000 empty seats..Indianapolis fans disinterested in race.
  • F-1-Hungarian Grand Prix-Daniel Ricciardo-Team Red Bull pulls off upset..Controversy-Team Mercedes-Lewis Hamilton refuses to pull over to let teammate Nico Rosberg pass to try to race for lead.
  • NASCAR-Carl Edwards-2W this year-leaving Jack Rousch Racing-likely headed to Joe Gibbs Racing.
  • Tour-de-France-Italian Vincenzo Nibali wins accident marred race that wiped out defending champs Alberto Contadore-Chris Froome…riders complain course was made too dangerous.
  • Delmar-Bad Week continues-8th horse goes down with injuries-Euthanized…3-have been hurt on turf track.

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