Monday June 23rd, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres-Roof falls in on front office..Josh Byrnes-fired GM after 2-half years on the job..Franchise headed 3rd straight losing season under his reign (184-216)…Padres have to eat nearly 3-years left on his contract…Held accountable deals blew up in his face…Matt Latos trade-slumping Yonder Alonso-Yasmani Grandal…27M-Contract Carlos Quentin…8M-Gamble on injured pitcher Josh Johnson….Contract extensions to struggling young players Jed Gyrko (65M)..Cam Maybin (35M)…Injured Corey Leubke….Positives-3 good drafts row…Trades-Andrew Cashner-Huston Street-Ian Kennedy-Alex Torres-Jesse Hahn………Free Agent signings Joaquin Benoit…
  • Padres-Search-GM…Larry Beinfest-Florida Marlins….Jim Hendry-Cubs…Assistant GMs-Bobby Evans-Giants..Logan White-Dodgers…David Forst-Oakland….Jason McLeod-Cubs…Mike Hazen-Boston….consider Kevin Towers-Arizona…take run TBay-Andrew Friedman.
  • Padres-aftermath Tony Gwynn death…8-of-25 players confirm they still use dip tobacco during games
  • Padres-L-Dodgers (2-1)…Hun Jyn Ryu-3 relievers combine 4-hitters..Dodgers won (10-of-14)
  • Padres-Open-3G Road trip-San Francisco…Andrew Cashner-vs-Matt Cain…Giants lost 9-of-11..
  • Padres-CBS reports-Padres pulling Andrew Cashner out of start-extra days rest..will bring up Odri Despaigner-Cuban-P
  • Dodgers-Open-Road trip-Kansas City..Zach Grienke (9-3) starts
  • Angels-W-Texas..CJ Cron..Korey Calhoun homer..Halos sweep Rangers.
  • Baltimore-bomb-Yankees (8-0)…hand Masahiro Tanaka loss (11-2)
  • Boston-upset-Athletics..David Ortiz HR in 10th
  • Detroit-clubs-Cleveland…Tigers use 7R-3rd inning
  • Cardinals-nip-Philles…St Louis won 10-of-13
  • Washington-beats-Atlanta..Braves lost 8-of-11
  • Cincinnati-tames-Toronto..Reds won 8-of-10
  • Cardinals-lose 2-starting pitchers 1-day..Michael Wacha-fractured shoulder..Jaime Garcia-torn labrum
  • Toronto-Injuries-Jose Bautista-Quad..Brett Lawrie-broken hand..Jose Reyes-strained knee
  • Houston-Carlos Correa-prized OF-broken leg in minor leagues
  • Miami-Rafael Furcal-calf injury
  • Padres-Chase Headley-epidural-herniated disc in back-sciatica problem..Jedd Gyorko – no improvement arch injury
  •  Angels-Release-Raul Ibanez-OF..Hitting (.157)..Halos eat 2.7M-contract
  • Arizona-Release-JJ Putz-P..failed comeback elbow problems

Soccer

  • Team USA-Devasting (2-2) Portugal…Jose Varela score on header (:35) left in added time-tie game…Goalie Tim Howard made 6-big saves in game…US rallied in 2nd half..Michael Bradley hit crossbar with shot…Jermaine Jones scored on blistering kick from 35-yards out….Clint Dempsey scored chest deflection in 83rd minute…US looked as if it had won game….US much superior in 86-degree-66% sauna weather….US has to play Germany next Thursday in must-win game for both.
  • Today-Mexico goes for clean sweep-plays Croatia…..Spain-Australia.

 Basketball

  • NBA-Deadline Day-Players opt out of contracts become free agents July lst.
  • NYKnicks-Carmelo Anthony-F-leaves club as free agent…turns down chance (5Y-129M) extension…wants to sign with a winning team-take less (4Y-96M) deal.
  • Miami Heat will hear today whether LeBron James-Dwayne Wade-Chris Bosh opt out to test market.
  • Golden State-Minnesota-Trade Talks stall over Kevin Love…Jerry West-consultant-new coach Steve Kerr opposed to trading Klay Thompson in a 3-for-1 deal to acquire Timberwolves star Kevin Love.
  • Lakers-approach-Minnesota…willing to deal 7th pick in lst round for Warriors-Klay Thompson..rejected.
  • Lakers-Pao Gasol to test free agent market..Dallas Mavericks-Knicks interested.
  • Kansas-C-Joel Embiid-fractured foot surgery-out 6-months-miss start of season-draft stock dropping.

 Football

  • Baltimore Ravens-sign-FA-Aaron Ross-CB-Giants..MIke Willie-WR-Chargers
  • Chi-Retire-Pat Mannelly-longtime long snapper
  • GBay-RB-Jon Franklin-ex UCLA star-told to retire-neck injury
  • Jacksonville-Release-Jason Babin-DE
  • Pittsburgh-350-Dignitaries showup at Funeral-legendary coach Chuck Noll.
  • Boston-Jailed Patriots TE-Aaron Hernandez-taken to hospital with illness problems

 Hockey

  • Ottawa-Refuse permission Anaheim Ducks talk about contract extension with Jason Spezza-C-until Ducks-Senators agree on what players Ottawa is to receive.

 General

  • NASCAR-Sonoma 400..Carl Edwards outruns Jeff Gordon on restart win road race.
  • Australian Grand Prix…Nico Rosberg-Leonard Hamilton-Back to podium-finish 1-2
  • Tiger Woods-headed to Congressional-to play in this weekends Quicken Open…Been out 3-months back surgery.

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