Thursday September 24th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres-W-Rockies (4-3)… Joe Wieland-lst major league win after missing nearly 2-seasons with elbow ligament surgrey…Tommy Medica crashes 3RHR-lst inning onto 2nd deck of Western Metals building…Padres earn club record 48th of year at Petco Park…have won 8-of-10.
  • Padres-Giants… Final series of season begins in San Francisco…Andrew Cashner (5-7) coming off 2-great starts-vs-Yusmerio Petit.
  • Padres… Pitcher Casey Kelly receives Plasman Platelet injection in ailing elbow..has been sidelined since June after 2-good minor league starts.
  • Padres… GM-AJ Preller returns from Dominican after scouting Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas…”High risk-High reward” player..ran slow 6.9 in 60..has power-does strikeout.
  • Dodgers-W-Giants (9-1)… Exclamation Point victory-Pound Giants..Clinch NL West..Clayton Kershaw 11-strikeout win-goes to (21-3) on season..Yaisel Puig HR..Carl Crawford 2R-double..Score 6R off SF relievers…Dodgers (91-68)..Giants lost 8-of-11..
  • Dodgers… off tonite…finish up season hosting hapless Rockies
  • Dodgers… Deny reports “Clubhouse afire”..Yasiel Puig volatility…Hanley Ramirez mood swings…Turmoil filled pitching staff
  • Dodgers… P-Hyn Jin-Ryu begins soft toss workouts..will not be ready for lst round playoffs.
  • Angels-W-Athletics (5-4)… Howie Kendrick 3RBIs…Angels (98-61) on season
  • Halos are off tonight… finish season in Seattle on Friday.
  • Detroit-W-White Sox… Justin Verlander 15th win-Tigerts clinch playoff spot
  • KC-L-Cleveland… Yan Gomes 3R-HR for Tribe.
  • Blue Jays-W-Seattle… Mark Beurhle 10K-3 hit shuout-Mariners playoff hopes evaporating.
  • Twins-W-Arizona… Philip Hughes wins 16th game for Minneosta.
  • Orioles-W-Yankees… Nick Markakis 2R-double for Baltimore.
  • Red Sox-W-Rays… Daniel Nava 2R-Double…Xander Bogaerts 2R-single for Boston
  • Rangers-W-Houston… Rangers won 11-of-12.
  • Braves-W-Pirates… Justin Upton 2RHR for Atlanta.
  • Brewers-W-Cincinnati… Kyle Lohse 2-hit shutout over Reds.
  • Phillies-W-Marlins… Kyle Kendrick 7inn-1R.
  • Cubs-W-Cardinals… Jake Arrietta 10K-2 hitter for Cubs
  • Mets-Nationals… rained out
  • Yankees… Derek Jeter plays final home game tonight weather permitting…may sit out entire series at Fenway Park this weekend.
  • Diamondbacks… Offer GM-job to longtime pitcher-now-agent Dave Stewart..may hire DaJon Watson-Dodgers as Assistant GM…retain Kevin Towers-senior scout.
  • Braves… Offer John Hart-fulltime GM job…ex-Indians-Rangers GM.
  • Mets… Manager Terry Collins will return in 2015 with option for 2016.
  • Rangers… Popular former player Michael Young-decides not to interview for manager’s job.
  • Houston… Will interview Tampa Bay bench coach Dave Martinez.
  • Twins… GM-Terry Ryan-cancer free…wants to return as GM to rebuild club.
  • Mitch Williams… ex-relief ace..Sues MLB-Network and Deadspin over wrongful termination of employment and defamation of character-stories on his tantrum at kids Little League game..reports he cursed out umpires..instructed 10Y old pitcher to bean another youth.
  • Giants… OF-Angel Pagan will miss rest of season-needs back surgery.
  • Twins… OF-Trevor Plouffe-fractured arm.
  • Tigers… P-Anubal Sanchez-coming off DL-will pitch out of bullpen in postseason.

Football

  • Chargers… CB-Jason Verrett..LB-Jerry Attaochu miss workouts with on going hamstring problems.
  • Chargers…Wife of safety-Paul Oliver files additional lawsuit against San Diego-NOrleans for mistreatment of concussion damage that led to CTE and player committing suicide-shot himself in head at home infront of his wife and 2-children… Lawsuit-horrid tales of domestic abuse-deranged acts in fits of anger.
  • Redskins-Giants… Thursday Night football..Washington may be without 9-veteran starters with injuries…Eli Manning coming off strong back to back games.
  • Houston… Signs-FA-DT-Ryan Pickett-ex Packer.
  • Tampa Bay… Signs-FA-WR-Louis Murphy-ex Raider
  • Tennessee… Signs-FA-TE-Chase Coffman-ex-Packer
  • Giants… Sign-FA-WR-Juron Criner-ex Raider.
  • Vikings… Good news-QB Matt Cassell does not have Lisfranc fracture nor ligament damage in foot-just 2-minor broken bones.
  • Cardinals… QB-Carson Palmer-fully recovered bruised shoulder nerve-goes thru practice.
  • Texans… IR-DT-Louis Nix-Notre Dame..wrist and knee injuries.
  • Raiders… WR-Rod Streater-S-Tyvon Branch both need surgery for foot fractures.
  • NFL… Roger Goodell meets with 11-member retired players committee to discuss Domestic Abuse problems…Mike Singletary-“Make hard and fast-black and white rules”..Troy Vincent-“Time restore players respect to the game and community”.
  • New Orleans… QB-Drew Brees says Roger Goodell has failed the league-teams-players-Discipline has not been consistent nor transparent.
  • New Orleans… Former Saints LB-Scott Ross-found dead in his car-church parking lot-possible suicide-had been diagnosed with dementia-brain damage-only 45Y old.
  • New York..NFL Union hires former federal prosecutor to probe entire NFL handling of Ray Rice suspension.
  • College Football… UCLA-Arizona State..Bruins QB-Brett Hundley will start coming off elbow injury..Sun Devils without star QB-Taylor Kelly-ankle injury.

Basketball

  • NYKnicks..Coach Phil Jackson-about to open camp-his mandate-“Ball cannot stop once it goes into Carmelo Anthony “…”No Man is an Island”…”Will make him a complete player”.
  • Phoenix… Suns sign high scoring G-Eric Bledsoe (5Y-70M) contract-ending threat he’d go to Minnesota.
  • Boston… Co owner of Celtics rips into Rajon Rondo-G…”aloof..super stubborn..not coachable”.
  • Philadelphia… Caldwell Jones-6’11-forward-passes away heart disease-64…Played with 76ers-Houston..started career with San Diego Conquistadors.

Hockey

  • Detroit… Pavel Datsyuk-sprained shoulder-3rd major injury in 7-days camp
  • Ottawa… Captain-Bobby Ryan-concussion in lst preseason game
  • Vancouver… lose D-Alex Edler-possible facial fractures-hit in face with slapshot.
  • NYRangers… lose C-Derek Stepan-broken leg-while doing agility drills on ice.

General

  • NASCAR…Grand Jury elects not to indict Tony Stewart-any criminal charges in death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward…said Ward was driving under the influece of marijuan in race…Testimony of driver Chuck Hebring-who almost hit Ward-standing on track-it was so dark-you didn’t even know he was there.
  • Golf..Last day of practice in Scotland before 3-days Ryder Cup begins at Gleneagle.
  • PGA..Dustin Johnson-suspended star-in rehab center…fiancee Paulina Gretzky announces she is pregnant.
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