Tuesday June 23rd, 2014

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Baseball

  • 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

Soccer

  • 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.

Basketball

  • 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

Football

  • 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

Hockey

  • 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.

General

  • Wimbledon-Andy Murray begins title defense at Center Court-victory..1st Great Brit to win trophy in 77-years..

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