Thursday August 21st, 2014

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  • Padres-W-Dodgers (4-1)…P-Eric Stults slapped 2R-single..gave Padres 5-solid innings on mound..Friars jumped on journeyman starter Roberto Hernandez 8-singles early.
  • San Diego-LA…wrap up series today..Star matchup Clayton Kershaw (14-3) 1.86 vs Tyson Ross (11-11) 2.70-ERAs…LA lead down 3-games over Giants…Padres (18-12).
  • Padres-Rangers…Texas imposes 2Y-moratorium on San Diego hiring any more front office execs.
  • Angels-W-Red Sox (8-3)…Halos win-but costly loss…Frontline P-Garrett Richards injures patella tendon in knee covering lst base play….Told surgery likely for patella tear-need 6-months recover…Josh Hamilton breaks out of (5-41) slump 2H-3RBI…Angels won 7-of-8….(75-50) on season.
  • Halos-Bosox…Today Matt Shoemaker (11-4)-vs-Rubby DeLaRosa.
  • Giants-W-Cubs..Jake Peavy wins 2nd row for SF…1B-Travis Ishakawa 3RBIs.
  • Washington-W-Arizona..Nationals win 9th in row…Anthony Rendon pinch-hit GW-single in 9th.
  • Pirates-W-Atlanta..Bucs snap 7-game losing streak..Gabby Sanchez 9th inning Sacrifice fly wins it.
  • Cardinals-W-Reds…Jhonny Peralta Bases Loaded 3R-triple for Redbirds.
  • Rockies-W-Royals..Rookie 1B-Matt McBride-grand slam home run.
  • Texas-W-Miami..Alex Rios 2RBIs.
  • Phillies-W-Mariners..Cole Hamels wins 7th game of season.
  • Mets-W-Athletics…Luca Duda 3RHR..Zack Wheeler wins 9th game for NY.
  • Astros-W-Yankees..New York fading in race-dropped 7-of-9.
  • Tigers-W-Tampa Bay..Rick Porcello gets 14th win of year.
  • Orioles-W-White Sox..Nelson Cruz hits 33rd HR season..Adam Jones-Steve Pearce add HRs.
  • Indians-W-Twins..Rookie TJ House throws shutout.
  • Blue Jays-W-Brewers..Jose Bautista hits 3R-HR for Toronto.
  • Boston..Curt Shilling-ex Red Sox-Phillies ace confirms he is fighting cancer of mouth-chewing tobacco…6-months of chemo-radiation…lost his taste buds and ability to smell…Is Cancer free currently.
  • MLB-rules Cubs-Giants game from Tuesday nite suspended by 4:34 rain delay-must resume today…Grounds crew fouled up getting tarp on for 15 minutes in driving storm.
  • USA Today…Reports Arizona Diamondbacks VP-Tony LaRussa has decided to bring back Manager Kirk Gibson.
  • MLB-Commissioner’s Office…165-employees take the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for ALS-research…In 8-days America has raised 27.3M for ALS.
  • Indians..Surgery-Nick Swisher-OF-both knees.
  • Rockies..Surgery-OF-Carlos Gonzalez-injured patella tendon…remove bursa sac..will be out 5-months.
  • Giants..DL-C-Hector Sanchez-2nd concussion of season from foul ball off the mask.
  • TBay..Activate OF-Will Myers-missed 3 months-wrist injury.


  • Forbes Magazine rates NFL Teams…Chargers value as franchise 995M-only 26th in league…Chargers made $39.9M profit before taxes last year.
  • Forbes..Dallas Cowboys-highest value $3.2B-made $246M-profits….New England ranked 2nd-$2.6B value..Redskins-3rd-$2.4B….Rams least valuable team $930M…Buffalo $935M.
  • NFL Ref-Mike Carey….asked league not to schedule him for games with Washington-finds Redskins name offensive.
  • Jim Kelly-Bills QB….leaves Lenox Hill Hospital ‘Cancer Free’ of cells after scan exam…Further treatment still to come.
  • NFL…Huge criticism report they want Halftime show acts at Super Bowl to pay to be on stage.
  • Tennessee Titans…entire 90Man team takes ALS-Ice Challenge on the field to raise money for research….Just retired Titans LB-Tim Shaw admits he has ALS at age 28.
  • Steelers..Shocked…RBs Le’Veon Bell-LeGarrett Blount arrested in possession of 20G-marijuana.
  • Browns…Name Brian Hoyer as starting QB over Johnny.Manziel.
  • Carolina…Trades RB-Kenjon Barner to Eagles for draft pick.
  • Eagles..Trade RB-David Fluellen to Colts.
  • Texans…lst round pick DE-Jadeveon Clowney suffers possible concussion-hit in head during workout with Broncos.
  • shot rookie WR-Jordan Norwood-gone for year with torn knee ligament.
  • Packers..Release-LB-Nick Collins-failed to recover from neck injury.
  • Kent State…Tragedy-Starting OC-Jason Bitsko-dies in his sleep at training camp…had tweeted that night “85,400-seconds in a day-spend 1-second thanking God”.


  • Miami police charge 7-teens with trespassing for entering condo of Miami Heat star Ray Allen in middle of night while family was asleep-pulled a prank.


  • NYRangres..Sign top college free agent F-Kevin Hayes-Boston College..had refused to sign with Blackhawks.


  • Tony Stewart pulls out of 3rd race in row-Bristol 400-reportedly getting counseling for sprint race accident that killed a driver in upstate NY.
  • Joe Gibbs Racing…Sign Carl Edwards to run 4th car on team next year.
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