Tuesday August 5th, 2014

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Baseball 

  • Padres-Open up series-Minnesota…Jesse Hahn (7-2) 2.01-ERA-vs-Philip Huges (10-8)…Opposing hitters batting (.182) vs Hahn…Padres won 5-of-6 and are (10-6) since All Star Break…Padres (51-60) on season. 
  • Dodgers-L-Angels..Halos jump on Zack Grienke 4R-lst…Albert Pujols-Mike Trout RBI-doubles-Josh Hamilton HR..LA lost 3-of-4.
  • Blue-Halos-tonite..Clayton Kershaw (13-2) 1.71-ERA-vs-Hector Santiago. 
  • Giants-W-Mets..Pablo Sandoval 3H-3RBI…San Francisco wins 3-of-4 vs Mets.
  • Yankees-W-Detroit..Brandon McCarthy (4-0) since trade from Arizona
  • Baltimore-W-Washington..Chris Joseph HR-RBI single for Orioles.
  • Cleveland-W-Cincinnati..Corey Kleuber wins 12th game of season for Tribe.
  • TBay-Athletics..Evan Longoria HR
  • Texas-L-White Sox..Ty Flowers 3RBIs for Chicago 
  • Yankees..P-Masahiro Tananka-cleared to begin throwing routine-pain free elbow since plasma injection 4-weeks ago.
  • Yankees..P-David Phelps to be examined-elbow pain…P-Michael Pineda-lst rehab start (3inn-58P) no setbacks.
  • Pirates..OF-Andrew McCutcheon-DL-Out 4W-oblique injury-huge setback Pittsburgh in pennant race.
  • Giants..P-Matt Cain-elbow bone chip surgery next Monday.
  • Dodgers..DL-P-Chris Perez-sprained ankle.
  • Washington..DL-OF-Nate McLouth-back
  • Atlanta..P-Johnny Venters-coming off 2-elbow surgeries-throws 15-pitches in bullpen session. 
  • Colorado Rockies..Denver Post-calls for firing of GM-Dan O’Dowd in wake of team collapse
  • Cubs..Call up 2B-Javy Baez-hitting (.305-23HR) in minors.
  • Texas..Sign-FA-Mike Carp-1B-Red Sox
  • Minnesota..Sign-FA-Jordan Schaeffer-OF-Braves.
  • Phillies..Tony Gwynn-Junior accepts assignment to AAA-Lehigh Valley.
  • Orioles..Workout P-Jim Johnson-former closer-just released by A’s. 

Football

  • Chargers..Full practice in pads..CB-Brandon Flowers misses 4th day in row with injuries-Coach Mike McCoy refuses to dislose nature of injuries. 
  • Atlanta..RT-Gabe Carimi-carried off field-history knee problems.
  • Bears..WR-Marquess Wilson-broken collarbone.
  • Denver..RB-Montee Ball-appendectomy-out 4W.
  • Miami..QB-Matt Moore-shoulder sprain…WR-Charles Clay-knee.
  • Saints..QB-Drew Brees remains out with ribcage injury. 
  • Raiders..RB-Maurice Jones-Drew named starter ahead of veteran Darren McFadden.
  • Brown..QB-Johnny Manziel takes all snaps with lst team..goes (6-17) Interception-3-tipped balls.
  • 49ers..Release-Jon Baldwin-WR-former lst round pick
  • Seattle..Signs-FA-Wade Smith-OG-Miami
  • Minnesota..Signs-FA-Chris Crocker-S-Cinn. 
  • NFL completes hearing on Cleveland Browns-WR-Josh Gordon appeal of 1Y-drug suspension..13-half hours testimony..decision due end of week.
  • CFL Montreal Alouette hire longtime NFL-QB-Jeff Garcia as consultant..Team is (1-4) this year.
  • Reche Caldwell-ex Chargers-Patriots WR-arrested again Florida-drug possession..3rd arrest this year. 
  • Aztecs continue padless workouts tis evening at SDSU…full contact end of the week.
  • UCLA opens preseason camp with red-hot QB-Brett Hundley starting his 3rd year in a row.
  • USC kicks off Steve Sarkisian coaching era..Trojans have only 68-scholarship players-final year of NCAA sanctions.
  • Californian..Sued by family of DT-Ted Agu-died of heart attack in off season running session..Trainers slow to respond to athlete who became ill while running with teammates.   

Basketball

  • Lakers-former C-Vlade Divac-serious condition-stomach surgery in Sebia…Presidetn Serbian Olympic basketball team since NBA retirement.
  • SDSU-invited to play Utah-on ESPN-Tip Off Marathon games-Tuesday November 18th..will be Prime Time on East Coast. 

Hockey

  • Bill Stephenson-1 of Canada’s most farmous sports voices on radio passes away..50-years covering the Leafs-Argos at CFRB-Radio. 

General

  • Tiger Woods to see specialist today to determine severity of back injury at Firestone over weekend-did he reherniate the disc repaired by surgery…or did he injure different pasrt of back….still having back spasms..likely out this weeks PGA Championships.
  • PGA Tour taking criticism for refusing to detail disciplinary action over positive drug tests leading to 6-month suspension of Dustin Johnson…2nd time this year he has left the tour.
 

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