Tuesday June 16th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres…Fire Manager Bud Black-in his 8th year-never been to postseason…2-winning seasons….(617-680) record….Team 50-games under .500 since 2011-season…..Team (32-34) this year with $110M payroll-massive overhaul of roster…Black managed in a very volatile environment…worked for 3-owners and 4-General Managers in his 8-years.
  • Padres…Lead candidate for interim job is Padres-El Paso manager Pat Murphy-who reportedly arrived in town on Monday night for meetings with AJ Preller….Coach Dave Roberts was to meet late last night with Preller to discuss his status…. Veterans managerial candidates include ex Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington…ex-Reds-Giants manager Dusty Baker…former Cubs manager Rick Renteria….ex-Twins manager Ron Gardenhire….Phil-Nevin-managing at Reno.
  • GM-AJ Preller said he determined Black would not be the manager next year based on what he saw this season-and decided to make the move now…Said he was tired of all the inconsistencies on the field…Would have never imagined Matt Kemp would have just 2-homers…or starters could not get to the 8th inning…Pitcher James Shields said he was stunned the move was made at the 65-game mark of the season…Matt Kemp said the entire clubhouse was shocked..Coach Dave Roberts said there has to be accountability from the players about this…Broadcaster Randy Jones said the new manager must be a ‘kick butt’ guy.
  • Padres-L-Athletics (9-1)..Steven Vogt Grand Slam HR-5RBI…Brett Lawrie 3H-2RBI…Tyson Ross knocked around again…
  • San Diego-Oakland…Andrew Cashner (2-8)-vs-Scott Kazmir (3-4)….Cashner 3-bad outings in row (17in-17R-35BR)…Padres scored 25-runs in last 10-starts.
  • Dodgers-L-Texas (4-1)..Yvonni Gallardo (7inn-0R)..Prince Fielder RBI-single.
  • LA-Texas…Brett Anderson-vs-Chi Chi Gonzalez (0.42-ERA) tonite
  • Angels-L-Arizona (7-3)..Paul Goldschmidt 3R-HR..Yasmani Tomas HR.
  • Halos-Diamondbacks…Garrett Richards-vs-Jeremy Hellickson tonite.
  • Seattle-W-San Francisco..Kyle Seager HR for Mariners.
  • Cardinals-W-Twins..Yadier Molina-Mark Reynolds HRs for St. Louis.
  • Houston-W-Colorado..George Springer 2-solo-HRs..Colby Rasmus 3R-HR.
  • KCity-W-Milwaukee..Lorenzo Cain 2R-HR
  • Tampa Bay-W-Washington..Rays won 12-of-16
  • Miami-W-Yankees..Tom Koehler 3-hitter for Marlins.
  • Mets-W-Toronto..Noah Syndegaard 11K-outing..Wilmer Flores game winning single in 11th.
  • Tigers-W-Reds..JD Martinez 2R-HR for Detroit.
  • Pirates-W-White Sox..Josh Harrison-Starlin Marte combine 8-hits top of order..Francisco Liriano 12K game.
  • Orioles-W-Phillies..Wie Chen 9K-4 hitter..Phillies (22-43)
  • Braves-W-Red Sox…Bosto lost 7-row…(27-38)
  • Indians-Cubs..Rained out.
  • Tigers-Yankees…Scouting Reds P-Johnny Cueto
  • Giants…Scouting Reds P-Mike Leake.
  • Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OF-Grady Sizemore-Indians-Red Sox
  • Marlins..DL-OF-Martin Prado-sprained shoulder.
  • Miami..P-Jose Fernandez to make lst rehab start-Wednesday-elbow surgery.
  • Washington..Stephen Strasburg-make rehab start AA-Wednesday-shoulder woes
  • Padres..P-Corey Luebke-makes rehab start-tonite-Lake Elsinore.
  • Phillies…Housecleaning coming…Team (22-42)….GM-Ruben Amaro in jeopardy…Phillies interested in Orioles exec Andy McPhail.

Football

  • Chargers…Open Mandatory Minicamp-Tuesday-Eric Weddle ends boycott-will practice this week.
    Chargers..GM-Tom Telesco-says club has been paying ‘market value’ for Eric Weddle-will readdress his value end of 2015-season
  • Falcons..Release OT-Sam Baker-knee injuries.
  • NYJets-NY Giants..Express interest in OF-Evan Mathis-Eagles
  • Jets..Sign FA-OT-Charles Brown-ex NO Saints starter
  • NOrleans..Sign FA-DT-Kevin Williams-ex Seahawk-Vikings.
  • Tampa Bay..Sign FA-TE-Tim Wright-Patriots
  • Lions..Sign FA-QB-Garrett Gilbert-Patriots
  • 49ers..Sign FA-OG-Sean Hooey-Jets.
  • Houston…DE-Jadaveon Clowney-cleared trailing camp workouts-July-coming off micro fracture knee surgery.
  • Broncos..DE-Shane Ray-1st round pick-works out after treatment toe issues-6 weeks.
    Seahawks..DT-Jesse Williams-cleared rejoin team after cancer treatments.
  • Montreal…CFL sources say Alouettes DE-Michael Sam left camp after being criticized by teammates being poor player.
  • Bills..Cap season ticket sales at 60,000
    Vikings..Sell naming rights to US Bank…20Y-deal-worth $225M.
  • CCA…Collegiate Commissioners Association meets to vote this week on Early Signing Period Division 1-football…3-day window mid-December

Basketball

  • Cleveland-Golden State…Game 6-Tonite…Warriors can win NBA title with win on Cavs floor tonite..lead series (3-2)…LeBron James stunning stats…(45.6Minutes per game)…37P-11R-9Assists in this playoff series.
    NBA…TV ratings 13.5-for Sunday’s game.
  • Denver..Hire Mike Malone-ex Sacramento Kings coach as head coach.

Hockey

  • Chicago-W-Tampa Bay (2-0)…Blackhawks win Stanley Cup…G-Corey Crawford makes 25-saves…Chicago checking game made hi scorers Tyler Johnson-Steve Stamkos disappear during the series…3rd Cup win in 6Y for Hawks.
  • Washington..Star Nick Backstrom could be out till December after hip surgery.
    KHL…Offers contract to former Minnesota Wild-Dany Heatley-spent last year in the AHL.

General

  • Womens World Cup Soccer…Team USA (1-0-1) faces Nigeria (0-1-1) in final game of Group play tonite in Canada…
  • FIFA…Reports that Sepp Blatter met with African-Asian nations who want him to rescind his resignation letter-ask for ‘revote’ for presidency.

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