Monday May 4th, 2015

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  • Padres-W-Rockies (8-6)…Justin Upton-Derek Norris-Jedd Gyorko all hit 2R-HRs..Gyorko’s blast went (438′)…San Diego bullpen went 4-strong innings to help scuffling James Shields get to (3-0)…Friars sweep Colorado-move into 2nd place…Manager Bud Black says Jedd Gyorko returning to start at 2B.
  • Padres-at-Giants..Open 9G-road trip..TGyson Ross (1-2) 4.56-vs-Madison Bumgarner.
  • Padres…Callup C-Austin Hedges from El Paso-will join team tomorrow..Derek Norris-banged up…Hedges (.324) in El Paso.
  • Padres..P-Ian Kennedy is being monitored for more hamstring issues-will throw on Monday to test leg.
  • Padres..P-Joaquin Benoit-minor arm fatigue will stay in the bullpen rather than go to the disabled list.
  • Padres..P-Casey Kelly-sent to San Antonio..has a (9.00) ERA-still strugglling coming back from elbow surgery a year ago.
  • Padres..OF-Donavan Tate-ex-1st round pick, remains in extended spring training in Arizona-yet to be assigned to play…Has had 6-injuries and 2-substance abuse issues.
  • Padres…Draw 44, 518,000-attendance already this season-4th best in MLB.
  • Padres..Petco Park-37 Home runs this season-tops in major leagues.
  • Dodgers-W-Arizona (1-0)…Yasmani Grandal hits GW-HR in 13th-after tagging throwing out runner trying to score on past ball in 12th..Bullpen threw 7-shutout innings in relief…LA won 7-of-9.
  • Dodgers-at-Milwaukee..Clayton Kershaw (1-2)-vs-Kyle Lohse.
  • Dodgers..Release P-Scott Baker
  • Dodgers-Toronto..Trade-Acquire OF-Andy Wilkens
  • Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Eury dela Rosa-ex Athletics
  • Angels-L-Giants (5-0)..Jared Weaver gives up 2HRs early..falls (0-4) 6.27-ERA.
  • Angels-Seattle…Matt Shoemaker-vs-Felix Hernandez (4-0) 1.82.
  • Yankees-W-Red Sox…Mark Teixeira 2R-HR.Brett Gardner 3R-HR….lst NY sweep at Fenway since 2001.
  • Tigers-W-Kansas City..Miggy Cabrera 2R-HR..Detroit goes (17-9).
  • Twins-W-White Sox..Minnesota 7R-in-3rd inning.
  • Oakland-W-Texas..Jack Vogt solo HR-3R-HR…Sonny Gray (4-0)
  • Indians-W-Toronto..Jason Kipnis (4-5)
  • Orioles-W-Tampa Bay..Adam Jones 2R-single
  • Astros-W-Seattle..Houston won 10-row..Evan Gattis solo HR-2R-HR.
  • Braves-W-Reds..Atlanta hits 2-HRs off Johnny Cueto.
  • Cardinals-W-Pirates..Kolton Wong HR in 14th inning
  • Brewers-W-Cubs..Aramis Ramirez solo HR-2R-single
  • Nationals-W-Mets..Nats win 3-of-4 at Citi Field
  • Phillies-W-Miami…Snap 5-game losing streak.
  • Milwaukee..Fired Manager Ron Roenicke late Sunday went (9-22) to end last season then (7-18) start this year.
  • Reds..P-Homer Bailey to have elbow surgery-21st pitcher to go down.
  • Red Sox..Surgery C-Ryan Hanigan-fractured knuckle
  • Indians..Examine OF-Michael Bourne-neck issue.
  • TBay..DL-Desmond Jennings-knee strain.
  • Cardinals..DL-P-Jordan Walden-shoulder
  • Giants..P-Jake Peavy-25P bullpen seassion-test back
  • Yankees..P-Ivan Nova-1st throwing session since elbow surgery
  • A’s..Release OF-Cody Ross
  • Braves..Release P-Matt Capps
  • Mariners..P-Joe Saunders-opts out of contract at Tacoma.
  • Rockies..Release P-Jorge Rondon.
  • Yankees..GM-Brian Cashman says team has no intention of paying 6M-bonus clause to A-Rod for tying Willie Mays (660HR) mark…says steroid suspension last year voided the 5-home run clauses in his contract.


  • Chargers..NFL Draft…RB-Melvin Gordon and 4-defensive players…LB-Denzel Perryman-tremendous hitter-but undersized and not very fast…CB-Craig Mager may be moved to safety-big hitter
  • Chargers..Sign 21-undrafted FAs…including WR-Tyrell Williams-Western Oregon (6’4) (17YPC)….Titus Davis-WR-Central Michigan-caught 37TDs in career.
  • Chargers..Report Card-National Media…
  • Fox (A)..Big time RB-Good LB top draft
  • USA Today (A)..1-star player..1-good LB.
  • ESPN (B)…Thumbs up.
  • Bleacher Report (B+)..2-players who could be rookies of the year.
  • Sports Illustrated (B-)…Gonna have to coach them up.
  • CBS (B-) You took 4-special teamers with your picks.
  • Chargers…Agent Jimmy Sexton says Philip Rivers has no interest in opening contract extension talks now.
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  • Bucs..Sign QB-Jameis Winston to (23M) contract.
  • Titans..Evaluated 5-trade offers for Marcus Mariota-wanted 3-first round picks in deal.
  • Jets..May have made steal in draft when DT-Leonard Williams-USC fell to them.
  • Rams..Drawing praise for taking RB-Todd Gurley-Georgia and QB-Sean Mannion-Oregon State.
  • Cowboys..Drawing scorn for taking Nebraska LB-Randy Gregory-drug and emotional problems..ESPN says he has mental illness issues..Agent wants a special counselor assigned to the player.
  • NFL Teams…stay away from LSU-OT La’El Collins in middle of probe of murder of pregnant ex-girlfriend and death of baby  Collins now a free-agent.
  • Rams-Jets…Trade-St. Louis ships RB-Zac Stacy to New York for pick.
  • Denver-Lions..Broncos traded C-Manny Ramirez to Detroit for picks.


  • Clippers-Houston..Game 1-series tonite…LA ailing-Chris Paul-hamstring..Jamal Crawford might have to start-further weakening LA bench.
  • Cavaliers-Chicago…Game 1-renew bad blood rivalry…Cleveland without Kevin Love-surgery…JR Smith-suspended.
  • Golden State-W-Memphis..Warriors hit 13-3’s in win in opening game of series.
  • Washington-W-Atlanta..Brad Beal (28P) in Wizards win-Hawks look like tired team.
  • Spurs..Gregg Popovich says he might retire if Tim Duncan-Manu Ginobli decide to retire also after 5-championship seasons.


  • Ducks-W-Calgary…G-Frederic Anderson pitches shutout…Ducks hold Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan to combined 2-shots on goal…(3-0) win…Ducks lead series (2-0) heading back to Saddledome..
  • Chicago-W-Minnesota..Pat Kane 2G..Blackhawks lead (2-0)
  • Tampa-W-Montreal..Lightning score 5G-in-18 minutes..TBay wins twice on Montreal ice.
  • NYRangers-at-Washington..Game 3-Caps have home ice advantage..series tied (1-1)


  • Talladega 500..Dale Earnhardt outruns Jimmie Johnson to win at 6th time at the Alabama track…Earnhardt survived over-heating issues…Johnson had (:06) pit stop fo fuel-2 tires-still could not run him down.
  • Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao…Mayweather wins unanimous decision..landed (148-81) punch advantage…Defensive style frustrated Manny…Mayweather (28-0)…Pac Man had labrum injury…Nevada Athletic Commission refused to allow him to have inflammatory injection on Saturday leading into the fite….Manny may be facing surgery.
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