Tuesday February 24th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Red Sox..Win bidding war-Sign-FA-1B-Yoan Moncada-Cuba (19Y)…$31M-Bonus package..Means Bosox pay ($31M) tax on signing too…Moncada rejected bigger offer from Dodgers-LA wanted him to wait till July 2nd to sign so they would not have to pay tax…Yankees made lower bid ($27M) package.
  • Yankees..Alex Rodriguez-coming off 2014-year long suspension-reports to camp 3-days early-not talk to media-workouts in off-limits minor league camp.
  • Miami..P-Mat Latos rips Reds organization-rushed him back from knee surgery..questioned Brian Price-manager-leadership ability..called clubhouse ‘circus’..players late to meetings..players sleeping in clubhouse during games
  • Braves..OF-BJ Upton-slump ridden (.208) changes his lst name to Melvin.
  • Padres..P-Casey Kelly sidelined with minor groin strain-off mound 3rd day in row.
  • Orioles..Sign FA-SS-Evreth Cabrera-ex Padres (1Y-$2.4M)
  • Yankees..P-Masahiro Tanaka-35-pitch bullpen outing-no elbow issues.
  • Mets..P-Matt Harvey-40-pitch bullpen-coming off elbow surgery a year ago.
  • Giants..P-Sergio Romo-shutdown with sore shoulder…P-Matt Cain-throwing off flat ground-coming off surgery.
  • Braves..P-Mike Minor-throws off mound-no shoulder soreness.
  • Angels..OF-Josh Hamilton-shoulder surgery rehab going slow-could be out another 3-months.
  • Boston..Owner Larry Lucchino buys minor league Pawtucket Red Sox team.
  • Phillies..Longtime C-Darren Daulton comes to camp-cancer free exams-had been battling brainĀ cancer.

Football

  • Chargers..Mayor’s Stadium Task Force meets with Ron Roberts-County Board of Supervisors to discuss County role in helping finance Stadium.
  • Chargers..GM-Coaching staff heads back to San Diego with volume information about 6-OL could go in lst round..will have shot at OL in lst round..WR-2nd round.
  • Washington..AJ Smith leaves Redskins after failing to get contract extension..had been mentioned as GM candidate in off season.
  • Arizona…Gives 3Y-contract extension Coach Bruce Ariens..GM-Steve Keim-thru 2018 season.
  • Carolina..Releases veteran RB-DeAngelo Williams-9 year vet…Will not re-sign FA-OT-Byron Bell.
  • Colts..Release DE-Ricky Jean Francois
  • Arizona..Release KR-PR-WR-Ted Ginn
  • Broncos..TE-Julius Thomas likely leaving as free-agent..rejected $8M-year deal.
  • Vikings..Sign CFL-FA-LB-Brian Peters-Saskatchewan.
  • Steelers..LB-James Harrison says he wants to play in 2015.
  • Combine..CB-Trea Waynes-Michigan State runs (4.32-40)…CB-Byron Jones-UConn-12’3 Broad Jump..44′ vertical jump.
  • Combine..S-Landon Collins-runs (4.53-40)
  • Aaron Hernandez..Trial moves into 4th week-2 maids who clean home testify they found a stash of guns, hidden under mattress, in dresser drawer-in clothing…but when police searched house-most all guns were gone.
  • Tampa Bay..Warren Sapp-Charged in court with assaulting 2-prostitues-filming sex act on his cell phone.
  • Minnesota..Report that Adrian Peterson’s agent Ben Diogra nearly came to blows with Vikings Personnel Director Rob Brzezinski over argument about proposed pay cut club wants player to take.
  • UCLA..Hire-Tom Bradley-longtime Penn State Def Coor-Paterno staff-as Bruins new Def Coor

Basketball

  • Clippers-L-Grizzlies (90-87)..Chris Paul miss jumper-turnover last two possessions..Grizzlies won despite shooting 40%-had 10 shots blocked..Memphis (40-14)..Clippers 4-game win streak snapped…
  • Knicks..GM Phil Jackson rips into (10-45) teamĀ on twitter…’Each game opportunity to show what It takes to win…keyword “IT”.
  • Brooklyn Nets..Sign FA-F-Thomas Robison-ex #1-pick in NBA.
  • Portland..F-LaMcarcus Aldridge-sprained right thumb..playing with torn left thumb ligament.

Hockey

  • Ducks-W-Detroit (4-3) OT-Shoot…Anaheim scores 2-goals in (:90) then wins in overtime…..Anaheim (38-16-7)
  • Kings-Detroit…LA has won 7-in row going into tonight’s game.
  • Vancouver..G-Ryan Miller-MRI-Leg injury.
  • Bruins..F-David Krecji-miss 6W-torn MCL.
  • Ducks..Waive G-Ilya Bryzgalov-won only 1-of-8 starts..want him to go to AHL.
  • Toronto..G-Jon Bernier leaving as free agent-team refuse open contract extension talks.

General

  • NASCAR..Kevin Harvick rips officials for leaving unprotected infield wall-Kyle Busch severe leg injuries in head on crash-non Safe Wall protection.
  • Formula 1..Fernando Alonso in stable condition-hospital-crash-testing in Spain-significant concussion.,

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