Monday May 18th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres-L-Nationals (10-5)…San Diego slide continues-losing streak reached 3-in row..and 5-of-last 7…Danny Espinosa 3R-HR…Bryce Harper 3R-HR…they went combined (6-7) with 7RBI…Ian Kennedy loss-ERA (6.75)…Padres get outscored (24-5) last 3-games..San Diego (19-20).Off day for Padres-host Cubs on Tuesday.
  • Padres..OF-Melvin Upton begins rehab stint tonite in PCL-El Paso…Friars owe him (46M) over next 3-years..coming off 3-months rehab-foot injury..hit (184-208) final two years in Atlanta.
  • Dodgers-W-Rockies (1-0)..Yasmani Grandal RBI-single..LA (24-13) on year
  • Dodgers…Off today.
  • Angels-L-Orioles (3-0)..Rookie Mike Wright 4-hit shutout in lst start..Halos (19-18)
  • Angels-at-Toronto…CJ Wilson-vs-Aaron Sanchez.
  • Giants-W-Reds (9-8)..San Francisco sweep-Brandon Belt-Hunter Pence HRs..Giants won 11-of-16.
  • Mets-W-Brewers (5-1)..Noah Syndegaard (6inn-1R)..Mets (22-16)
  • Braves-W-Miami (6-0)..Shelby Miller No-hitter into 9th..Jace Peterson 2RBI
  • Phillies-W-Arizona (6-0)..Sean O’Sullivan-1st win since 2011..was (0-9)
  • Pirates-W-Cubs (3-0)..Snap Cubs 6-game win streak
  • Cardinals-W-Tigers.(2-1)..Kolten Wong solo HR.
  • Royals-W-Yankees (6-0)..Edinson Volquez 3-hitter.
  • Astros-W-Blue Jays (4-2)..Astros (25-13) best start franchise history.
  • Tampa Bay-W-Twins (11-3)..Rays 19-hits in win.l
  • Rangers-W-Indians (5-1)..Mitch Moreland 2R-HR.
  • Mariners-W-Red Sox (5-0)..Korey Seager-Brad Miller HRs
  • White Sox-W-A’s (7-3)..Athletics (13-25).
  • Miami..Fires Manager-Mike Redmond (16-22)..never had winning season in 3-years..Marlins 9th managerial change 17-years.
  • Texas..OF-Josh Hamilton rips Angels-says GM-Jerry DiPoto blocked him from seeing-talking to owner Arte Moreno.
  • Giants..Barry Bonds hires lawyers to sue baseball for collusion..says never offered contract after great season in 2007…has applied for coaching jobs since-not hired either.
  • LA..Milton Bradley ordered to prison immediately for 3Y-conviction domestic abuse of ex-wife who died of alcoholism-Bradley says he was victim.
  • San Diego..Ollie Brown-1st player taken in Padres expansion draft passes away (71Y)..hit (.292-23HR)..played 3Y-San Diego..in majors 13-years.
  • Rockies..DL-1B-Justin Morneau-concussion symptoms.
  • Yankees..DL-Surgery-P-Chase Whitley-torn elbow ligaments.
  • Reds..Surgery P-Sean Marshall-shoulder
  • Reds..P-Manny Parra injures elbow while rehabbing neck.
  • Reds..P-Mat Latos-bruised shin.
  • Washington..DL-P-Doug Fister-strained forearm.
  • Phillies..DL-Chad Billingsley-shoulder issues.
  • Yankees…1B-Mark Teixeira-examined possible broken toe
  • Mets..DL-2B-Dilson Herrera-broken finger.
  • A’s..DL-1B-Ike Davis-quad

Football

  • Chargers…Mayor’s Task Force completes financing plan for NFL Stadium…will present it to Kevin Faulconer on Wednesday…Plan will be for $850M for NFL Stadium….Projects for Riverwalk-State Funds….Q-Village development-will not be included…Sources tell San Diego 6…there will be no need for a City-County vote according to framework of funding proposal….Mayor will then present proposal to Peabody-Negotiating group for review…and then present it to the Chargers to open negotiation sometime around Memorial Day.
  • NFL..Open 3-days owners meetings in San Francisco…Owners will get update from “Committee on LA” about Hollywood Park-Carson Proposals…VP-Eric Grubman will address league on where St-Louis, San Diego-Oakland are in stadium plans.
  • NFL..Owners will vote on change in Point After Touchdown rule…Ball placed at 1Y-line for 2-point converstion….Ball placed at 15Y-for PAT kick…or leave rule intact at 2-yard line.
  • St Louis..Missouri Civic group wants NFL to broker deal to have Stan Kroenke sell Rams to Missouri group, then have Kroenke purchase money troubled Raiders and move them to LA.
  • Miami..legendary K-Garo Yepremian passed away (70Y)..won 2-Super Bowl rings with Miami-spent 16Y in league.
  • Boston..Prosecutors drop perjury charge against fiancee of Aaron Hernandez after she testified in murder case.
  • New York…NFL Union charges Roger Goodell violated Article 46 of CBA-twice by turning over discipline of Tom Brady to Troy Vincent-NFL staff, and by not negotiating sanctions with the Union.
  • Boston…Boston Globe says Patriots may be facing another 1M-fine for violating Artcie 9-of CBA-criticism of league and employees.
  • Oakland..Raiders coach Jack Del Rio criticizes NFL for ‘over-reacting’ in Brady case-compared it to NCAA over-reacting with 30-scholarship penalties at USC.
  • Tampa Bay…Coaches praise Jameis Winston-in building 6am-8pm everyday mini camp…workouts on field impressive.
  • Tennessee..QB-Marcus Mariota-working under center-fluid-good footwork throwing all routes.
  • Florida State..Coach Jimbo Fisher says QB-Jameis Winston learned alot thru adversity last year-will grow from it.

Basketball

  • Clippers-L-Rockets (113-100)…Trevor Arisa hits 6-3’s..James Hardin (31P)..Dwight Howard (16P-15R)…Rockets hit (31-41) Free Throws…finish game with 1`2-3 point shots…Clippers melted down-had (3-1) lead in series-dropped 3-in row in blowouts.
  • Clippers..Coach Doc Rivers-“we will improve this team-not going to offer a max contract though”…Blake Griffin-“A bust out year is coming for our team”…Chris Paul-“if you’re not first-you’re last.”
  • Rockets…head to Western Conference finals against Golden State.
  • Cleveland-Atlanta..Open Eastern Conference finals-Wednesday.
  • Cleveland…may not have G-Kyree Irving for game 1-knee strain.
  • Chicago..Reports Bulls may fire coach Tom Thibodeau and pursue Iowar State coach Fred Hoiberg.
  • Oklahoma City..New coach Billy Donovan talks to ex-New Orleans coach Monty Williams about assistant’s job.
  • New York Knicks..Reports GM-Phil Jackson upset about owner Jim Dolan bringing Isiah Thomas back into the organization.

Hockey

  • Ducks-W-Chicago (4-1)…G-Frederic Andersen 32-saves..survives wild first period-made 16-saves..Ducks came out hitting in 2nd period knocked Hawks off the puck…Jacob Silfverberg-Hampus Lindholm score key goals.
  • Tampa Bay-NY Rangers…Game 2-Eastern Conference finals tonite at Madison Square Garden…
  • Ottawa Senators…Tremendous emotional outpouring of fans-willing to donate kidney tissue to owner Eugene Melynk.  500 apply after Senators public appeal…200- screened…12-candidates chosen for transplant of tissue…Surgery could be Friday.

General

  • Indy 500-Qualifying…Scott Dixon grabs the pole with (227-lap)..Will Power-Simon Pagenaud will start on the front row.
  • Indy 500…Qualifying delayed 4-hours after Ed Carpenter car flipped in practice…Owners-Drivers decided to ban the new aero-package for the Speeway…go back to last year’s setup…3-cars flipped upside down in practice in 4-days…Chevrolet’s had problems with handling and air getting under the cars.
  • NASCAR…Denny Hamlin wins the Sprint All Star race in Charlotte-criticism from fans of bumper-to-bumper drafting-no passing.
  • Preakness…Owners say they are considering moving race from Pimlico-aging track to Laurel track.
  • Preakness..American Pharoa goes wire-to-wire in sloppy conditions for victory on heels of Kentucky Derby win….On to Belmont Stakes in a couple of weeks…have not had Triple Crown winner since 1978-Affirmed.

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