Tuesday August 26th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres-L-Brewers (10-1)..Ryan Braun hits laser shot HR left center..Aramis Ramirez HR dead center…Braun-Ramirez-Carlos Gonzales combined for 9-hits for Milwaukee…Brewers retain hold on lst place in NL Central…Padres have lost 8-of-11…fall to (60-70) on season.
  • Friars-Brew Crew ..Tonite..Tyson Ross (11-12)-vs-Jimmy Nelson.
  • Padres…Bud Selig-outgoing Commissioner to attend tonite’s game Petco.
  • Padres..OF-Carlos Quentin is done for the season-2nd bone bruise-left knee-does not need surgery…Has been paid 26M-by Padres-still owed 8M-next year..played just 216-games in 3-seasons.
  • Padres..Manager Bud Black expects team to callup P-Jesse Hahn-Frank Garces-Robbie Erlin this weekend when rosters go to 40.
  • Bud Black…says he wants to be see baseball cap September callups instead of 40-man roster…callup what you want but cannot dress more than 30-any games.
  • Dodgers-Arizona…Tonite-Roberto Hernandez-vs-Trevor Cahill…Dodgers 5G-lead over Giants.’
  • Dodgers…Don Mattingly says Hanley Ramirez is the key to batting order rest of season..gives LA huge number of bats pitchers have to get thru in lineup…
  • Angels-L-Miami..(7-1)..Giancarlo Stanton crushes 3R-HR…Emergency starter Wade LeBlanc gets shelled in first 3-innings…fall back into tie with A’s for lst. 
  • Halos-Marlins..Matt Shoemaker goes for 13th win of year for Angels.
  • Angels..Mike Scoscia-Looking at standings is a distraction-see me final two weeks of season.
  • Yankees-W-Royals..Steven Drew-Martin Prado-Jacoby Ellsbury HRs.
  • Orioles-W-Tampa Bay..Nick Markakis 3RHR…Birds hit 5HRs.
  • Red Sox-W-Toronto..Yoennis Cespedes GW-single in 10th.
  • A’s-W-Houston..Josh Riddick HR..A’s explode for 5R-9th
  • Texas-W-Seattle…Miles Mikolas with surprising 3-hit shutout in 8-innings for Rangers.
  • Phillies-W-Nationals..AJ Burnett 12-strikeout pitching performance.
  • Carfdinals-W-Pirates..Matt Holliday 2R-single
  • Giants-L-Rockies..Justin Morneau-Corey Dickerson hit sacrifice flies for Rockies. 
  • Texas..OF-Shin Soo Choo gone for rest of year-bone spur problems.
  • Athletics…Put Kyle Blanks on 60-day DL with foot problems.
  • Yankees..OF-Brett Gardner ailing with ankle issues.
  • Pirates..Activate IF-Clint Barmes from DL
  • White Sox..Activate OF-Adam Eaton from DL.
  • Giants..Yank Tim Lincecum out of rotations with 9.49-ERA-headed to bullpen.
  • Pirates..Option OF-Greg Polanco to AAA..Callup OF-Jose Tabata.

Football

  • Chargers…Somewhat good news on NT-Kwame Gaethers-has hyperextended knee and a sprain-no tear of ligaments..hope he will be ready for opening game of season in two weeks…Bad news-torn knee ligament to DE-Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe gone for year…Chargers sign FA-Joe Kruger-(6’6-290)-DE from Eagles…Chargers cut 11-players..5-more cuts today…to get to 75-limit…Huge rostger cut Saturday from 75-to-53.
  • Tampa Bay..Meets with suspended Miami Dolphins OG-Richie Incognito-at  center of Miami hazing incidents last year..NFL has reinstated Incognito.
  • Washington..NFL suspends S-Brandon Meriweather 2G-for helmet to helmet hit over weekend..5th time disciplined by NFL.
  • Steelers…Coach Mike Tomlin may supsend RBs LeVeon Bell-LaGarrett Blount for marijuana arrest last week.
  • Jets..Suspend CB-Dmitri Patterson for going AWOL last weekend and missing Giants game.
  • Denver..WR-Wes Welker put in NFL concussion protocol after 3rd concussion in 10-months…P-Mike Prater-suspended 4G for violation alcohol program-admits he drank this summer. 
  • St Louis…Reports Rams may be contacting Eagles about trade for QB-Mark Sanchez in wake of devasting injury to starter Sam Bradford.

NFL – Roster cuts on Monday-biggest names

  • Arizona..K-Jay Feely..QB-Ryan Lindley.
  • Buffalo..QB-Denis Dixon.
  • Chicago..S-Adrian Wilson
  • Denver..OT-Winston Justice
  • Kansas City..WR-Wes Dressler.
  • Minnesota..CB-Derek Cox…TE-Korey Sperry.
  • NEngland..DT-Tommy Kelly…DE-Will Smith
  • Jets..KR-Jacoby Ford
  • Seattle..CB-Terrel Thomas..OG-Wade Smith
  • Washington..LB-Rob Jackson
  • Seattle..Surgery-Heath Farwell-severe groin injury-season ending.
  • Kansas City..Surgery-LB-Joe Mays-wrist tendon..could be gone 8W.
  • Pittsburgh..RB-Issac Redmon retires-spinal cord injury.
  • USC..S-Josh Shaw will miss start of season-sprained both ankles-jumped off 2nd floor hotel balcony into a pool to rescue drowning nephew.

Basketball

  • Boston..Celtics say they will not trade G-Rajon Rondo despite personality clashes with coaches.

General

  • Tiger Woods fires swing coach Sean Foley after 4-years…Not won a major since 2008.
  • Liverpool….English Premeire League-signs ACMilan star-Mario Balotelli in 25M transfer deal.
  • US Open Tennis…Former Wimbledon champ Andy Murray struggles with hamstring cramps-survives 92-degree heat to win 4-set opening round match.

 

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