Thursday July 30th, 2015

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  • Padres-W-Mets (7-3)..Justin Upton-Yonder Alonso hit back to back HRs…Yanger Solarte 4-hits…Padres jump all over Bartolo Colon-survive 3-solo HRs-Luca Duda…Padres won 9-of-13.
  • San Diego-New York..Final game of series (9:10am) start…Andrew Cashner (4-10)-vs-Jon Nieise (5-9)…If Cashner is pulled from start-likely means he is about to be traded.
  • Padres-ESPN-Fox both reporting GM-AJ Preller shopping 8-different established players-everybody but Matt Kemp-Derek Norris-Austin Hedges-Wil Myers-Yonder Alonso-virtually entire pitching staff available in trades.
  • Padres…President Mike Dee says there are no stress-sales going mandate from owners to shed payroll.
  • Dodgers-W-A’s (10-6)…Dodgers score 5R-7th inning rally after Athletics erupt for 4R-7th against JP Howell…….Bret Lawrie 2R-single..RBI-double…Enrique Hernandez 2R-single triggers Dodgers comeback…
  • Dodgers…P-Clayton Kershaw start pushed back because of discomfort in hip….has thrown (29inn-0R)
  • Dodgers…Off day today..LA half game lead over Giants in NL-West
  • Dodgers-Miami-Atlanta….3-way-Trade…Dodgers to acquire P-Mat Latos..P-Alex Wood..P-Jim Johnson..OF-Mike Morse..IF-Jose Peraza….Marlins to acquire 3-minor league pitchers from LA…Braves pick up 2B-Hector Olivera…P-Zach Bird…#34 sandwich draft pick….LA taking on 22.5M salary in deals to their 217M-payroll this year but shedding big money contract of just signed Cuban Olivera….Latos (2.96ERA) since coming off DL-list..Johnson strong insurance arm out of bullpen.
  • Dodgers-Detroit…Los Angeles re-contacts Tigers about David Price trade after Detroit changes mind and puts him on trade block on Wednedsday afternoon…
  • Angels-L-Astros (6-3)…Preston Tucker-Jon Singleton HR…Astros move into lst place in AL-West.
  • Halos-Houston…Final game of series…Matt Shoemaker-vs-Scott Kazmir.
  • Angels…OF-Mike Trout-MRI-no structural damage in ailing wrist-still out of lineup


  • Giants-W-Brewers…Hunter Pence 2-big defensive plays..RBI-double…SF won 12-of-14
  • Cardinals-L-Reds..Jay Bruce solo HR…
  • Pirates-W-Twins…Jung Kang-Andrew McCutchen HRs…Pitts (60-41)
  • Arizona-W-Seattle..Wellington Castill 2HRs off Felix Hernandez.
  • Cubs-W-Rockies..Jon Lester 14-strikeout outing for Chicago.
  • Washington-W-Miami…Bryce Harper 2-upper deck HRs
  • Yankees-L-Texas..Josh Hamilton 2-run scoring singles…NY won 13-of-17
  • Royals-L-Indians…Tribe 6R-6th inning…hit 3HRs…KC (61-40)
  • Tigers-W-Rays…Chris Archer perfect game into 7th-loses
  • Orioles-W-Braves..Chris Tillman 3-hitter..JJ Hardy HR
  • Jays-W-Phillies…Troy Tulowitzki HR-3RBI in debut for Toronto.
  • Red Sox-L-White Sox…Chicago wins 7th in row…Adam Eaton HR-3RBI
  • Phillies-Rangers..Trade-Texas wins bidding war for Cole Hamels in 8-player deal…Texas acquires Hamels and  P-Jake Diekman…Phillies pick up P-Matt Harrison…C-Jorge Alfaro..OF-Nick Williams….3-more minor league pitchers.
  • Phillies-Washington…Trade completed…Jon Papelbon to Nationals for top AA-P-Nick Pivetta.
  • Mets-Brewers…Discussing trade…OF-Carlos Gomez to New York for P-Zack Wheeler and another player…SS-Wilmer Flores was in trade but was removed at last minute from deal…Mets called trade off around midnite because of concerns over Gomez hip injury.
  • Tigers..Reopen David Price trade talks with Texas-Dodgers-Blue Jays.
  • Yankees..DFA-P-Chris Capuano
  • Cubs..DFA-OF-Mike Baxter.
  • Texas..DFA-P-Wandy Rodriguez
  • Arizona..Options P-Randall Delgado to AAA-Reno
  • Yankees…3-Dominican Republic pitchers in rookie league..suspended 72-games each-use of Anabolic steroid-Stanozolo
  • Dodgers..3B-Justin Turner hospitalized with thigh infection.
  • Miami..P-Henderson Alvarez undergoes torn labrum shoulder surgery
  • Red Sox..DL-OF-Mookie Betts-concussion-fell over wall trying make home-run catch.
  • Miami..OF-Giancarlo Stanton starts lite bat swings-rehab program-broken hamate bone.


  • Chargers…Open training camp today..90-players in camp…no injury issues…none likely on PUP list….Key storylines…Finding replacements at LB-Dwight Freeney-Jarrett Johnson….Depth at CB behind Brandon Flowers-Jason Verrett….Is Jahleel Addae a starting safety…Battle for backup WR jobs.
  • Raiders..QB-Derek Carr completely recovered from wrist surgery…WR-Amari Cooper impressive..Jack Del Rio coaching era begins….Jerry Rice calls Cooper-‘more dangerous than Tim Brown.
  • Broncos…Visit with FA-OT-Jake Long-recovering from 2-knee surgeries.
  • Chiefs…S-Eric Berry returns to field after 8-month battle with cancer-emotional press conference ‘fear nothing-attack everything’…Devastating setback…DT-Dontari Poe-emergency surgery for herniated disc in back this week-injured back twice in off season workouts..
  • Giants..Owner John Mara-‘very disappointing’ DE-Jason Pierre Paul refuses club’s help in recovery from amputation surgery-fire burns from firecracker incident.
  • Patriots..Bill Belichick argues with reporters over refusal to answer questions about Tom Brady suspension.
  • Patriots..Owner Robert Kraft continues tirade against NFL-called decision ‘unfathomable’..’folly’…’sad-disheartening’….’Put my faith in league to do right thing’.
  • Patriots..QB-Tom Brady…Go ahead and file federal suit against Commissioner…’Did nothing wrong’..Union calls decision ‘outrageous’
  • Atlanta..NFL fines Falcons $350,000..strips club of #5 pick-for illegally pumping crowd noise into PA system at home games two years in row…Team President Rich McKay begins 1Y-suspension from competition committee tomorrow.
  • Saints…LB-Junior Galette-released after domestic abuse arrested 3-traffic charges.
  • Carolina..WR-Stephen Hill arrest nite before camp opens-drug paraphernalia in car.
  • Seattle..S-Kam Chancellor boycotts camp-wants final 3-years of deal reworked-facing 30,000-day fine.
  • Dallas..DE-Jeremy Mincey-no show camp in contract dispute-will be fined.
  • Packers..Open camp without suspended DL-Letroy Guion-Datone Jones
  • Redskins..Coach Jay Gruden backs QB-Robert Griffin III…’put alot of work in’.
  • Bills..Release G-Chris Williams-failed physical.
  • Arizona..Release CB-Alfonzo Dennard-ex Patriots
  • Lions..Visit with FA-OT-Gosder Cherilus-ex Colts
  • Bears..put WR-Kevin White on PUP-shin injury.
  • Miami…PUP-WR-Davante Parker-1st round pick-foot injury
  • Bengals..PUP-LB-Vontaze Burfect with slow healing microfracture surgery.
  • Saints..PUP-S-Jairus Byrd..WR-Marquese Colston
  • 49ers..PUP-RB-Carlos Hyde
  • Lions..PUP-RB-Joique Bell-off season surgery.
  • Arizona..PUP-TE-Jermaine Gresham-just signed from free agent market


  • SDSU…Tough blow for Aztecs-lose 3-point shooting guard Matt Shrigley for 8-to-10 months…Surgery yesterday for torn knee ligament in private workout.
  • Golden State..Coach Steve Kerr undergoes emergency herniated disc back surgery.
  • NYork…Knicks President-GM Phil Jackson in new book “Last Season”…said he felt Kobe Bryant full of hatred towards him while his coach….Kobe wanted freedom-coach wanted discipline in games….called it broken relationship.


  • Kings..D-Slava Voynov begins 90-days domestic abuse jail sentence at Seal Beach…Also on 3Y-probation..and still under NHL suspension.
  • Toronto..Bitter arbitration hearing coming G-Jon Bernie wants offered 2.8M
  • Buffalo..Hire Randy Cunnyworth to coach Rochester Amerks-AHL.


  • Del Mar…American Pharoah-Triple Crown winner-ships out to Monmouth Park for this weekend’s Haskell Memorial Race.
  • Del Mar….Opening week statistics…Attendance down 12%….On Track Betting down 18%…..Total Handle down 5% from a year ago.

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