Tuesday August 19th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres-Dodgers-open series LA…Friars lost 3-of-4…Blue lost 4-of-5….Ian Kennedy (9-10)-vs-Kevin Correia (6-13)…Dodgers reeling with injuries-losing 3B-Juan Uribe again with hamstring…DL-Hyun Jin-Ryu with hip injury-leaving them with 2-trustworthy starters…Dodgers lead over Giants is 3-half games.
  • Padres-Andrew Cashner-rehab El Paso…throws (5-inn..3R-4H-HR-Walk)…threw 63-pitches..should rejoin San Diego end of the week.
  • Padres-Robbie Erlin-P-activated from 60DL-sent to El Paso to build up arm strength-out some 40-days with forearm-elbow problems.
  • Angels-W-Boston (4-2)..Mike Trout-Albert Pujols RBI-doubles…Halos won 5-of-6…(73-50) on season…Half game lead over A’s in West…Halos (25-14) since July 4th.
  • Baltimore-W-White Sox…Orioles 5R-8th inning…Birds (71-52) running away with AL-East.
  • Royals-W-Minnesota…Sal Perez 2R-single
  • Nationals-W-Arizona..Adam LaRoche walk off HR-in 11th for Washington.
  • Phillies-W-Seattle..Journeyman P-Jerome Williams 3-hitter into 8th inning for Philadelphia.
  • Braves-W-Pirates…Braves get 6R-in 1st inning.
  • Cardinals-W-Reds…Cincinnati bullpens melts down 3rd game in row…
  • Cubs-W-Mets..Javy Baez 2R-HR..Cubs rookie has 5HRs in 14-games…Anthony Rizzo HR.
  • Angels..OF-Josh Hamilton remains out of lineup with mental fatigue.
  • Pirates..DL-P-Charley Morton-hip injury…Activate Gerrit Cole-P…Will activate OF-Andrew McCutcheon today.
  • Giants..Exam-2B-Joe Panik-dislocated finger.
  • Cubs..Exam-Minor league slugger Kris Bryant-badly bruised toe from foul ball-not broken…has (40HR-103RBI-.333) average this year.
  • Red Sox-Tigers-Yankees-Cubs reportedly all made contract offers to Cuban FA-slugging OF-Rusney Castillo-waiting for decision.
  • Washington..Sign FA-OF-Nate Schierholtz-Cubs
  • Red Sox…Option out OF-Jackie Bradley (.215)
  • Tampa Bay..Manager Joe Madden upset Yankees fans filled up Tropicana Field for home game with Rays.

Football

  • Chargers…1st round pick Jason Verrett goes full thru lst full workout without red injury jersey…Ran-Jostled around-still must have contact workout..wants to play this weekend..ILB’s Reggie Walker to likely replace injured LB-Manti Te’o this weekend.
  • Washington-W-Cleveland (24-23)…QB-Kirk Cousins (145P-TD)…Robert Griffin (6-8-112P) in sloppy game..Browns QB-Johnny Manziel-shaky outing (7-16-65P)…overthrows-no accuracy…3QBX-1 TL…finished game by giving Redskins bench the ‘finger’ as he left the field.
  • Arizona..Devastating injury Pro Bowl DT-Darnell Dockett-torn knee ligament-gone for year.
  • Kansas City…RB-Jamal Charles strains foot falling off curb while packing car leaving dorm room at training camp.
  • Atlanta…Moves lst round pick Jake Matthews from RT-to-LT to replace injured Sam Baker-gone for year.
  • Chicago..Release-KR-Eric Weems for fumbles.
  • Kansas City…Coach Andy Reid gives vote of confidence to struggling LT-Eric Fisher coming off shoulder surgery.
  • Minnesota..QB-Christian Ponder may ask for release-not getting snaps now with growth of Ted Bridgewater behind Matt Cassel.
  • Eagles…Coach Chip Kelly said he would take trade offers for QB-Mark Sanchez.
  • NFL-Announces it will expand developmental roster to 10-players per team…Active roster however stays the same on game day..just more practice players.
  • Giants..Owner John Mara says NFL owners will vote for expanded playoffs…but will not reduce preseason games.
  • NBC-CBS..Tony Dungey-Phil Simms say they will not use “Redskins nickname” in broadcasts of NFL games on TV.
  • CFL..Hamilton Ti Cats lost both veteran quarterbacks..Zach Collaros-serious concussion…Dan LeFevour-torn knee ligaments.
  • CFL..Montreal Alouettes lose QB-Troy Smith indefinitely with injuries.
  • Texas A&M…60th Anniversary of ‘Junction Boys’ team-holds reunion of 1954-Bear Bryant team…99-players went to camp in Junction..60-quit..39-returned to play season.

Basketball

  • Clippers…Coach-GM Doc Rivers-new era is beginning with Steve Ballmer taking over control of team.

General

  • US Open..Rafael Nadal pulls out of tennis tourney with wrist-injured in practice over the weekend.
  • NASCAR…Indy car owner-driver Ed Carpenter says American should stop vilifying Tony Stewart for sprint car tragedy that took life of young driver Kevin Ward.
  • NASCAR…Tony Stewart remains in seclusion following accident…750-show up for funeral of Kevin Ward in Port Leyden, New York.

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