Tuesday August 12th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres-W-Rockies (4-3)..Yangervis Solarte crash 2R-HR late..Yonder Alonso HR early..Relievers Nick Vincent-Kevin Quackenbush-Joaquin Benoit strike out 9-batters out of the bullpen..Padres won 7-of-9…(14-8) since All Star game…Rockies (46-72)
  • Friars-Rox..Tonite..Odri Despaigne-vs-Yohan Flande…Viva Havana coming off 3-bad outing row…Flande (0-4).
  • Padres..Confident Rymer Liriano arrives..says elbow surgery a year ago made him grow up and work hard..does not want to go back to minors…hit .460 at El Paso because pitching is better-they throw strikes-I hit strikes.
  • Padres..Andrew Cashner told he will make 2-rehab starts in El Paso…P-Joe Wieland activated from DL-after Tommy John surgery-starts coming El Paso.
  • Dodgers-W-Braves…Kevin Correia-P-allows 1R-6 innings in lst start..OF-Carl Crawford 2-run scoring singles..Dodgers lead over Giants goes 5-games.
  • LA-Atlanta…Tonite..Dan Haren-vs-Mike Minor.
  • Angels..Off last nite
  • Angels-Phillies…Halos (63-49)..CJ Wilson starts after coming off DL.
  • Baltimore-W-Yankees..Nelson Cruz-Chris Davis 2R-HRs..Jon Schoop 3R-HR.
  • TBay-W-Texas..Ben Zobrist RBI-double.
  • Minnesota-W-Houston…Joe Mauer 2H-key RBI late.
  • Mariners-W-Blue Jays..Felix Hernandez goes to (13-3)..Mariners score 7R-6th inning.
  • Royals-W-Athletics..Alcides Escobar 2-RBI singles…Kansas City won 8-row
  • Miami-W-Cardinals..Giancarlo Stanton 2 massive HRs.
  • Pirates-W-Tigers..Starling Marte 3R-Triple..Travis Snider HR-2R-HR..Russell Martin HR..Ike Davis HR.
  • Mets-W-Phillies..Anthony Recker 3-HR
  • Milwaukee-W-Cubs..Mark Reynolds HR
  • Detroit..P-Justin Verlander pulled in 2nd inning-shoulder injury.
  • Orioles..3B-Manny Machardo-knee injury
  • Brewers..P-Matt Garza-oblique injury worse than first thought-4-6W.
  • Pirates..2B-Neil Walker-back injury.
  • Mets..P-Jenrry Mejia-hernia injury-may need surgery.
  • Minnesota-Kansas City-TR…Josh Willingham-2B to Royals
  • Dodgers..Sign-FA-P-Bruce Billings-Yankees…Release P-Colt Hynes
  • Diamondbacks..Sign-FA-Xavier Paul-OF.
  • Washington..Callup OF-Michael Taylor.
  • Pirates..Release-P-Ernesto Frieri.
  • Yankees..Catching flack for telling actress Kate Upton not wear Tigers jersey sitting in box seats by dugout-she dates Justin Verlander.
  • Pirates…Move 3B-Pedro Alvarez-to 1B..24-errors..cannot throw ball across the diamond.

Football

  • Chargers…CB-Brandon Flowers goes thru lst full workout with team…tested ailing knee in 3-different sessions..will be brought along slowly…OG-Chris Watt-surpirse in camp-full workout…
  • Cowboys..CB-Orlando Sandrick suspended 4G-to start season..illegal supplement.
  • Browns..Coach Mike Pettine says QB-Johnny Manziel has made huge improvement in 2-weeks of camp but is not the starter.
  • Carolina..Coach Ron Rivera says team has talked about inviting QB-Tim Tebow to camp but no move yet.
  • Eagles..QB-Mark Sanchez says he is completely healthy from torn labrum surgery-ready to ‘let it rip’.
  • Seahawks..RB-Marshawn Lynch-full workout..will likely start against Chargers.
  • Texans..Coach Bill O’Brien gives vote confidence to QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick
  • Rams..Coach Jeff Fisher cautions media…Michael Sam has not made the team yet.
  • Montreal…Ex-NFL-WR-Chad Johnson criticized catching just 4 passes in 5-games for Alouettes.
  • Dallas-Owner Jerry Jones says photos released showing him groping a woman were five years old..Investigation into possible extoriton case.
  • Colorado State..Fires Athletic Director Jack Grahame-just 3Y on the job.
  • Colorado State..Coach Jim McElwain -5Y contract extension..

Basketball

  • Washington..F-Al Harrington leaves team to sign in China.
  • Cavaliers..Sign-FA-Alex Kirk-C

Hockey

  • NYIslanders…Owner Charles Wang sued for 10M after cancelling out sale of franchise for 420M…Demand upgraded price 540M after papers drawn up.

General

  • NASCAR..Criticism-Watkins Glen race for not holding moment of silence for driver Kevin Ward killed the night before in accident.
  • NY State Police..Probe of Tony Stewart crash continues..No evidence of intent or criminal action in crash that killed sprint car driver.
  • Tony Stewart says he is cancelling plans to run in dirt track races the next couple of weeks.
  • EPL..Norwich City fans in Premeire League investigated for racial slurs over the weekend at home games.
  • Germany..World Cup icon Miroslav Klose-retires at age 36.
  • Mexico..World Cup coach Miguel Herrera says his star Chicharito should leave Manchester United-which refuses to start him-stunting his growth as player sitting on bench.

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