- Padres-Hire GM-AJ Preller-Texas Rangers-VP Player Personnel…Won Press Conference-open-opinionated-confident-ready age 37…Rebuilt Texas Rangers farm system…guru scouting International players.
- Owner Ron Fowler..”Unknown diamond in organization”..Encyclopedic knowledge players..Ruthless pursuit players..spent 320-days on road last year scouting…Called him young old salt.
- CEO Mike Dee..”Best Brightest Minds-we interviewed”..
- Co-owner Peter Seidler…”Dazzled us in 9-hours in lst interview.”
- Padres..Front Office purge continues..Chad MacDonald leaves as VP-Player Personnel…3rd exec to exit.
- Padres-W-Minnesota (5-4)..Seth Smith RBI-Double..Game winning HR in 10th inning..Odri Despaigne 3rd bad outing row…last (14inn-15R-32Baserunners).
- Padres off today…Open 3G-series in Pittsburgh on Friday.
- Dodgers-W-Angels (2-1)..Matt Kemp HR..backing Dan Haren-best outing in months (7in-3H)..Kenly Jansen 32nd save..
- Blue-Halos…Game 4-of series tonite…Hun Jin Ryu starts for Los Angeles.
- Yankees-W-Detroit..Chase Headley-Brian McCann-HRs.
- Giants-W-Brewers..Pablo Sandoval RBI-single..2R-HR.
- Red Sox-W-Cardinals..Xander Boegarts 2RBIs-Boston win
- Rockies-W-Cubs..Carlos Gonzalez single-double-HR for Colorado.
- Pittsburgh-W-Miami..Josh Harrison 3H..Ike Davis 2R-Double for Pirates.
- Phillies-W-Houston..Chase Utley 3R-HR..Ben Revere 4H.
- Washington-W-Mets..Adam LaRoche HR-2RHR..Doug Fister wins 11th for Nats.
- KCity-W-Arizona..Mike Moustakas RBI-single-2RHR.
- Rangers-W-White Sox…Adam Rosales HR-2RHR.
- TBay-W-Oakland..Jeremy Hellickson-1st win in 11-months-coming off elbow surgery.
- Mariners-W-Braves..Atlanta losing streak at 8-games..Logan Morrison 3RHR..Dustin Ackley HR.
- Blue Jays-W-Orioles..Jose Bautista HR-3RBI
- Reds-W-Indians..Zack Cosart 3RHR..Kris Negron 2RHR.
- NY Daily News-quoting Biogenesis owner Tony Bosch..”Fed up with Alex Rodriguez frauds”…DEA to target ARod now for hindering their steroid investigation-then lying about it….Subpoena’s could be forthcoming for some of 14-players involved with Bosch.
- Colorado…Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki-on DL with hip injury…”Tired of losing in Denver.”
- White Sox..Adam Eaton-injures shoulder running into fence.
- Yankees..CC Sabathia says doctors removed bone spur causing knee problems-no further surgery necessary.
- Cardinals..Michael Wacha-lst throwing session good-coming off fractured shoulder socket.
- Mets..Matt Harvey-P-throws 26-pitches off flat ground-recovering elbow surgery.
- Mets..Release-OF-Bobby Abreau (.238)
- Cincinnati..Release P-Adam Russell.
- Yankees..Release-P-Jeff Francis
- Angels..Option-P-David Carpenter to Salt Lake City.
- Cubs..Sign-FA-P-Jacob Turner-released by Marlins.
- Chargers..Open Preseason schedule vs Dallas Cowboys…Bolts suddenly battered with injuries..DE-Corey Liuget..CB-Brandon Flowers..OGs-Chris Watt-Jeromey Clarey-Rich Orhnberg cannot play…Coach Mike McCoy stonewalls media-refused to answer questions about injuries nor how long starters would play.
- NFL..6-preseason games tonite…New England unveils rebuilt defense vs RG3-Redskins….49ers-beset by injuries-play Baltimore…Indianapolis faces Jets-QB-Geno Smith…Seattle-Denver-rematch of Super Bowl teams…Bengals-Kansas City.
- Auburn University…Autopsy on former TE-Phil Lutzenkirchen…killed when ejected from SUV turned over..had Blood Alcohol count of (.377) in his body.
- NYKnicks-Sacramento Kings…Pull off 4-player trade…Knicks ship G-Wayne Ellington-C-Jeremy Tyler to Kings for F-Travis Outlaw-F-Quincy Acy.
- San Diego State invited to play in Maui Classic in November with BYU-Arizona-Missouri-Kansas State.
- NHL-Winter Classic…Kings-San Jose Sharks to play at 49ers new stadium in January.
- Tiger Woods-cleared by doctors-to tee off in PGA Championships in Louisville today…Doctors say back spasms not relegated to herniated disc surgery he had 4-months ago.