Monday June 29th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres-L-Diamondbacks (6-4)..Arizona hammers 3-home runs…Padres hit 3-solo homers…Wellington Castillo hits 3R-HR..Donny Peralta solo HR..Jake Lamb 2R-HR…Odri Despaigne problems continue-has won just 1-of last 6-starts..Derek Norris hits 2-solo HRs..Matt Kemp solo HR..San Diego (37-41)..6-half games back of Dodgers…lost 9-of-14
  • Padres…3B-Will Middlebrooks injures ankle-slipping on bats left in on-deck circle chasing a flyball…Already without 2B-Corey Spangenberg-out with hamstring tweak.
  • Padres..Off tonite…Host Seattle tomorrow-Wednesday..then head out on 7-game road trip to St. Louis-Pittsburgh.
  • Dodgers-W-Miami (2-0)..Zack Greinke throws 7-shutout innings…Adrian
  • Gonzalez 3-hits in win…Greinke has won just 1X in last 10-starts-no run support..Greinke has given up just 12R-in-10 starts…Dodgers have scored just 15R-in those 10-starts for him.
  • Dodgers…Manager Don Mattingly criticizes Yasiel Puig for not studying pitchers…have no game plan at home plate…swinging wildly…Puig has just 3-home runs this season.
  • Dodgers…Open trade talks with Mets for P-Jon Neise.
  • Dodgers..Surgery-P-Paco Rodriguez-bone chips elbow-out 10W
  • Angels-W-Mariners (3-2)..Kole Calhoun RBI-single..scores winning run on wild pitch.
  • Halos-Yankees…open series tonite…CJ Wilson (5-6)-vs-CC Sabathia (3-7)
  • Angels-Tampa Bay..Trade-Halos send 1B-Marc Krauss to Rays for P-Kyle Winkler.
  • Giants-W-Rockies…Brandon Crawford-Matt Duffy-Madison Bumgarner hit HRs
  • Mets-W-Reds…Rookie P-Steve Matz-2R-single..2R-double in major league debut.
  • Mets-W-Reds..Curtis Granderson HR in completion suspended game.
  • Phillies-W-Washington..Mikail Franco 2R-single
  • Washington-W-Phillies..Stephen Strasburg (7inn-2R) in Nats win.
  • Braves-W-Pirates..Jace Peterson HR for Atlanta.
  • Cardinals-Cubs…Heavy rain-2-extended delays.
  • Astros-W-Yankees..Carlos Correia 2R-double..Collin McHugh (9-3)
  • Brewers-W-Twins..Ryan Braun-Adam Lind 2R-HRs.
  • Orioles-W-Indians..Ubaldo Jiminez 4-hit shutout for Baltimore
  • Orioles-W-Indians..Travis Snider-Chris Davis HRs complete sweep.
  • Tigers-W-White Sox..Victor Martinez 3R-triple.
  • Blue Jays-W-Rangers..Josh Donaldson HR.
  • Royals-W-A’s…Sal Perez 2R-HR.for KC.
  • Marlins..Surgery-OF-Giancarlo Stanton-fractured hamate bone-check swing
  • Mets..P-Johann Santana-attempting comeback-shuts down workouts-toe infection..coming back from achilles surgery.
  • Giants..P-Tim Lincecum-bruised elbow-hit by linedrive.
  • Braves…DL-P-Williams Perez-bruised foot.
  • Red Sox..OF-Hanley Ramirez-bruised hand.
  • Cubs..DL-P-Tsyoshi Wada-shoulder.
  • Giants..DL-P-Jeremy Affeldt-shoulder strain.
  • Cardinals..Shutdown P-Jaime Garcia-groin.
  • Tampa Bay..Calls up OF-Grady Sizemore.
  • A’s..Sign FA-P-Phil Coke-Cubs-Toronto
  • Pirates..DFA-OF-Jose Tabata.
  • Phillies..Ryne Sandberg quits as manager in wake of (26-48) start..was (119-159) in two years….GM-Ruben Amaro-could be fired this week.

Basketball

  • LA Lakers…Expected to make (4Y-80M) offer to agent for Portland Trailblazers free agent LeMarcus Aldridge tomorrow…averaged (23P-10R) last year.
  • Cavaliers..LeBron James opts out of his 16M-contract..will be offered a (4Y-88M) extension as an in house free agent….Will make (5Y-110M) offer to Kevin Love.
  • NYKnicks..Expected to make contract offer to Cleveland FA-F-Kevin Love…averaged (16P-9R) last year…will also offer Indiana Pacers G-David West.
  • NY Knicks…F-Carmelo Anthony criticizes choice of 7-1 Kristaps Porzingas with top pick…”I have to wait 2-3 years for him to develop?”
    Brooklyn…C-Brooke Lopez opts out of 16M-contract…seeking max deal

 

Football

  • Cowboys..Open contract extension talks with Dez Bryant-facing July 15th deadline to get new deal or play under terms (1Y-13M) franchise tag.
    Kansas City…Chiefs no conversations with LB-Justin Houston deal..due 13M on franchise tag contract after 22QBX-season-facing same deadline.
  • Eagles..Open contract talks with FA-OG-John Moffitt-ex Seahawks.
  • Jon Gruden..Criticizes NFL for limited OTA-inhibit development of quarterbacks..”less practice-less meetings-means less production in season”.
  • Warren Sapp…Hall of Fame player charged¬†with 4-counts domestic abuse-biting girlfriend-hitting her-stepping on her face in Las Vegas hotel incident.
  • Vikings..Josh Robinson-CB-apologizes for text-criticizing Supreme Court decision on Gay Marriagens…equated Homosexuality with Child incest..
  • Montreal…DE-Michael Sam-openly gay player-returns to CFL camp after bolting two weeks ago.
  • Toronto…Former CFL-Detroit Lions-UTEP head coach Tommy Hudspeth passes away (83Y).
  • Washington..Longtime Redskins-Lions OT-Dick Stanfel…longtime Bears OL coach-passes away (87Y).
  • Oakland..City Council meets Tuesday to evaluate controversial Raiders Stadium package..Developer wants to buy 20% control of team…sell off 20-acres Coliseum land…Wants Raiders to sell 200M-PSLs-Contribute 300M-cash…Wants city to pay off 100M old debt on Coliseum and build 80M-parking garage.
  • St Louis..Judge to rule this week on whether public vote is need to spend 453M-on Rams new Stadium…Governor says Hotel Tax is continuation of financing plan for TWA Dome…and money can be extended for replacement stadium.
  • NFL..asks for proposals from Rose Bowl-Coliseum-Dodgers Stadium on rental for NFL teams in 2016 if they move to LA.

Hockey

  • Anaheim Ducks…Trade for G-Anton Khudobin-Carolina Hurricanes for D-James Wisniewski to Carolina…
  • Ducks-NYRangers..Trade F-Emerson Etem to Rangers for F-Carl Hagelin.
  • Ducks-Devils..Trade F-Kyle Palmieri to NJersey for 2nd-3rd round picks.
  • Kings-Boston..LA acquires RW-Milan Lucic..Ships 1st round pick..G-Martin Jones-D-Colin Miller to Boston.
  • Kings..Buyout contract veteran RW-Mike Richards-cost them 14.6M
  • NHL…12-major trades at Draft Meetings…
  • Calgary..Acquires D-Dougie Hamilton from Boston
  • Buffalo…Trades for G-Robin Lehner of Ottawa.
  • Buffalo..Acquires C-Ryan O”Reilly in 6-player trade with Colorado.
  • Avalanche…Pick up D-Carl Soderberg-from Boston.
  • Oilers..Trade for G-Cam Talbot of Rangers.
  • Vancouver..Deals G-Eddie Lack to Carolina.
  • Dallas…Picks up G-Antti Niemi from San Jose.
  • Flyers…Trades for F-Sam Gagner from Arizona.
  • Minnesota Wild..Sign FA-G-Devyn Dubnyk to (6Y-24M) contract.
  • SD Gulls..Hire ex-Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins to coach AHL team.

General

  • NASCAR…Orders teams-race tracks to eliminate all ‘Confederate Flags’..calling them an insult…Will not allow fans to fly flags on their campers-a tradition..Dale Earnhardt-Jr says flag should be in the history books only.
  • Sonoma 500…Jimmie Johnson gambles-loses..does not take final pit stop for tires…Kurt Busch-fresh rubber-passes 6-cars final 7-laps to win accident marred road race.
  • Indy Car..Defending champion Will Power rips Indy leadership for rule changes creating dangerous racing…callling dangers ‘insane’.
  • California 500..Grahame Rahal wins lst race since 2008…horrific flip at finish line involving Ryan Briscoe-80 lead changes in wild rasce..
  • Womens World Cup…US-vs-Germany Tuesday in semi-final…England-Japan in other semi final.
  • Wimbledon…Serena Williams-Novak Djokovic top seeds for play that begins this week.

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