- Padres-Front Office Shaekup-Fireworks back and forth…Disagreement over relationship in front office…Josh Byrnes-ousted GM said it was not a comfortable fit new ownership-new President-“I was an Inherited GM”…..Mike Dee-“We weren’t built for the future and we weren’t winning now-needed a change”.
- ESPN reports Padres looking for a young lst time GM…who has track record of building farm systems.
- ESPN-lead candidates Al Avila-Tigers..Dave Forst-A’s..Thad Levin-Texas..Jason McCloud-Cubs
- Arizona Republic-Ownership wants permission to talk to Kevin Towers.
- Padres-Andrew Cashner-becomes 8th pitcher go on DL with arm problems..shoulder soreness-Winless 8-starts..come off 92-98 pitch outings….Padres-Put ailing pitcher Casey Kelly on 60-day DL-effectively ending his season
- Padres-W-Giants…Odri Despaigner-27Y-Cuban free agent-who got lit up 3-starts in El Paso (7.31ERA), shuts out Giants for 7-innings-4 hits allowed in major league debut…had San Francisco lineup off balance all night-wide variety of deliveries-threw 69mph curveballs, 83mph-changeups, 94mph fastballs….Yonder Alonso RBI-double..Tommy Medica 2-run double in stunning win…Padres won 4-of-6…Giants lost 10-of-14..Buddy Black ejected arguing about instant-replay call overturned HR.
- Tonite-Padres-Giants..Jesse Hahn-2 impressive outings-vs-Tim Hudson.
- Dodgers-L-KCity (5-3)..Zack Grienke gets banged around…drops (1-4) in June.
- Angels-off last nite..Halos host Minnesota tonite
- Cin-W-Cubs..Devin Mesoraco Grand Slam..Reds won 9-of-11
- StL-Shells-Colorado…Matt Adams 2HRs-6RBIs..Cardinals won 11-of-14..Rockies lost 7-row
- Yankees-Lose-Toronto..Jays score 6R-in 3rd inning
- Seattle-Slam-Boston…Logan Morrison 2HRs
- Orioles-Sign-FA-Randy Wolfe-P
- Miami-Sign-FA-Brad Penny-P
- Phillies-Release-Tyson Gillies-OF-was key player in Cliff Lee trade
- A’s-shutdown-Sonny Gray (9-3) prevent shoulder fatigue-has already thrown 99-innings
- Yankees-Setback-Michael Pineda-P-reinjures back 3X
- Braves-Johnny Venters-P-recovering 2nd elbow surgery-needs plasma platelet injection
- Mexico moves into Knockout Round-World Cup..Rafa Marquez header goal-trigger (3-1) win over Croatia.
- Netherlands grinded (2-0) win over Chile…Dutch-El Tri matched up in knockout round
- Spain slams Australia (3-0)
- Brazil bombed Cameroon (4-1)..Neymar score 2-goals
- Today…England plays final game vs Costa Rica…lst time 56-years English side not make it out of group play…Italy-Uruguay.
- Miami-LeBron James wife causes stir with Instagram message…”Goal is 330”…that is area code for Cleveland-Akron..will he opt out
- Clippers-Alvin Gentry-resigns-become Assistant head coach Golden State
- Cleveland-Hires-Tyronne Lu as assistant to new head coach Dave Blatt
- Spurs-Tim Duncan-says he will return for 18th season next year
- 49ers-Jim Harbaugh-wrapping up minicamp-challenges players “Beware who you associated with”…6-Niners in trouble in offseason.
- Seattle-Terrelle Pryor-working-6 hours daily with Russell Wilson-QB-makes huge jump in play.
- NEngland-Veterans coming off surgery look impressive…Vince Wilfork-Tommy Kelly-Will Smith
- Jets-want Mike Goodson-RB-repay 1M-bonus he got a year ago-then got arrested guns-drug charges.
- UNLV-Proposes new Football Stadium-with Consortium of Casinos-to help finance 50,000-seat-550M stadium
- NHL-Hall of Fame..2014 Class includes ex-Montreal-Boston-Rangers-Leafs coach Pat Burns..legendary Kings-D-Rob Blake…Colorado forward Peter Forsborg…ex-Dallas Stars goal scorer Mike Modano
- Vancouver-Hires-Willy Desjardins-Coach…won AHL-championship with Texas Stars.
- Florida Panthers-Hire-Gerard Gallant-coach-was Canadiens assistant
- Pittsburgh-New GM-Jim Rutherford under fire for failing to hire a coach yet
- NYRangers-Buyout-Brad Richards-gets 12.6M-as buyout fee.
- Wimbledon-Andy Murray begins title defense at Center Court-victory..1st Great Brit to win trophy in 77-years..