Thursday April 9th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres-L-Dodgers (7-4)..Adrian Gonzalez 3-solo HRs-RBI single…Gonzalez (10-13) 5HRs-in 3-game series…Andrew Cashner roughed up early-walks-errors extend innings…Justin Upton-Will Middlebrooks HRs for Padres..come home (1-2) to start season.
  • Padres-Giants…Open Home schedule this afternoon (3:40pm)…Ian Kennedy-vs-Tim Hudson…Giants ailing without 1st baseman Brandon Belt-groin injury…P-Matt Cain-elbow..Jake Peavy-shoulder.

 

  • Angels-W-Seattle (5-3)…Halos get 4-in lst inning…Albert Pujols 2R-HR..Angels win 2-of-3 at Safeco Field..

 

  • Angels-Dodgers…Both off today.

 

  • Giants-WDiamondbacks..Casey McGehee 2R-HR..Nori Aoki 3H for Giants.
  • Cubs-W-Cardinals..Jake Arietta (7inn-3H)
  • Yankees-W-Toronto..Chase Headley game winning single-had 2-hits..
  • Mets-L-Nationals..Ryan Zimmerman 2RHR…Jordan Zimmerman (6inn-1R) allowed.
  • Red Sox-L-Phillies…Jeff Francouer 3RHR..Aaron Harang (6inn-0R).
  • Pirates-L-Reds..Joey Votto 2-RBI singles in come from behind win..Game delayed nearly 3-hours bad weather-finished 1:50am..
  • Braves-W-Miami..Atlanta off to (3-0) start..AJ Pierrzynski 2R-HR
  • Orioles-L-Rays….Joe Odorizzi (6inn-0R) for Rays.
  • Royals-W-White Sox..Lorenzo Cain 2R-HR..Eric Hosmer 3R-HR.
  • Rockies-W-Brewers..Rockies hit 3HRs..Carlos Gonzalez 2RHR.
  • Indians-W-Astros..Carlos Carrasco 10K-shutout performance.
  • Oakland-W-Texas..Scott Kazmir (7inn-1H-10K) shutout outing..Mark Canha 3R-triple..
  • Tigers-W-Twins…Jose Iglesias (4H)..Ian Kinsler 4RBIs…Twins scored (0R-18inn) to start season..

 

  • Tigers..DL-P-Justin Verlander-tricep issues since spring training.
  • Tampa Bay..DL-1B-James Loney..Oblique injury
  • Giants..DL-P-Matt Cain-forearm issues…MRI-P-Jake Peavy-shoulder problems.

 

  • A’s..Sign FA-OF-Cody Ross-ex Diamondback
  • Giants..Sign FA-P-Kevin Correia (5.44ERA) last year-Twins-Dodgers.
  • Cubs..Sign FA-P-James Russell-ex Braves…Release OF-Ryan Sweeney.
  • Braves..Sign FA-P-Matt Capps-ex Pirates-Nationals.
  • Houston..Release P-Alex White.

 

  • Jose Capellan…Former Brewers-Braves pitcher-found dead of heart attack in home (34Y)..had problems with Ambien medications.

 

Football

  • Minnesota…Awaiting NFL-reinstatement RB-Adrian Peterson after 4-hour meeting with Commissioner-New York
  • Miami..Visit FA-WR-Wes Welker-Denver.
  • Raiders..Sign FA-S-Sean Robinson-Green Bay to offer sheet.
  • Tampa Bay..Sign FA-DE-George Johnson-Lions to offer sheet..had 6QBX
  • Eagles..Sign FA-WR-Seyi Ajirotutu-San Diego..FA-EJ Biggers-S-Redskins…Visit RB-Ced Peerman-Bengals.
  • Jets..Visit FA-LB-Joe Mays-Chiefs
  • Denver..CB-Aqib Talib-and-brother questioned in possible assault
  • Detroit..WR-Titus Young-ex Lion-pleads not guilty to felony assault and 5-misdemeanor counts..facing 3Y-prison..has had problems with Bipolar disorder.
  • NFL..Evaluating use of instant replay cameras in end zone-would cost 20M for purchase installation 31-stadiums.
  • NFL..Hires 7-new officials including Sarah Thomas-Conference USA-will be a line judge.
  • Art Powell..San Diego icon athlete 1960s..passes away (78Y)..AFL-receiving star with NY Titans-Raiders-Buffalo Bills..caught (81TD)
  • SDSU..Schedules home opener against USD-to give Aztecs 12th game on schedule..Pay $350,000 to play 1-AA team-USD gives no scholarships.
  • Army…Dropping name Black Knights…will use original term “Cadets”..change uniform colors also.

 

Basketball

  • Indiana…G-Chris Copeland-and-Wife-stabbed combined 6X in bar fight in New York at 4am..Involved in domestic abuse argument..Man tried to intervene-then got into fight resulting in stabbings…Atlanta Hawks players Thebo Sefolosha and teammate arrested for interference with police.
  • Phoenix..Brothers F-Marcus-Markieff Morris both questioned in beating of man who had been texting their mother.
  • Sacramento..Vlade Divac-longtime NBA star-likely to be named GM of team-already VP-Basketball Operations.
  • Lakers-L-Denver (119-101)…Ken Faried-Danilo Gallinari combine (56P) for Nuggets…..LA (20-58)
  • Cleveland-W-Milwaukee..Cavs won (32-of-39)
  • Houston-L-San Antonio…Spurs get 53rd win of year..Tony Parker (27P)
  • Atlanta-W-Brooklyn…Hawks (59-13).
  • Memphis-W-New Orleans..Grizzlies win by 36P..Memphis (53-25)
  • Indians-W-New York…Knicks (15-62).
  • Arizona State..Jeff Capel rejects Sun Devils coaching offer.
  • UTEP..former coach Jason Rabedeaux-found dead in Viet Nam..had battled drugs-alcohol problems since losing Miners job-was coaching in Saigon.
  • Wisconsin..Coach Bo Ryan continue tirade about NCAA rules..”We don’t do rent-a-player”..angry at 1-and-Done rule.
  • SDSU..Malik Pope (6’10-F) will return to school for sophomore season..(5P-2R) coming off bench.

 

Hockey

  • Ducks-L-Dallas…Anaheim manages just 19-shots on goal-shutout at home…ends hopes of getting home ice advantage for all playoffs.(50-24-7) 107P
  • Kings-at-Calgary..Must win game tonite..Flames (95P) hold last playoff spot…Kings (93P)…Kings lost 4-of-6….LA (3-15) in overtime-shootout games…Flames won (4-of-5) including 3-on road in push to get playoff spot.

 

General

  • Masters..Tiger Woods-in group with Jimmie Walker-Tees off (10:48am-PDT)…Phil Mickelson-in Rory McIlroy group-goes off (7:41am-PDT).
  • Tiger Woods..Tiger ending 9W-layoff due to back issues…has played just 10-tourneys since January 2014…finished just 3-either withdrew-missed cuts in others..Since January 2014…has finished 25th..69th in tourneys…shot an (82) in 1-round…Career marred by broken leg, Achilles injury, elbow, back surgery.
  • Phil Mickelson…Last 33-tourneys-has just 2-top 10-finishes…Shooting for 4th Green Jacket.
  • Rory McIlroy..Shooting for 3rd straight Grand Slam win…woulc get career Grand Slam if he won Green Jacket.

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