Wednesday August 5th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres-L-Brewers (4-1)..Ryan Braun single-double-2 walks…Milwaukee won just 3-of-16-games…Padres fall 7GB-Cubs for last wildcard spot…8-and-half behind lst place Dodgers.
  • San Diego-Milwaukee…Ian Kennedy (6-9)-vs-Troy Jungmann
  • Dodgers-L-Phillies (6-2)…Mikail Franco Grand Slam HR for Phillies
  • LA-Phladelphia…Brett Anderson (5-5)-vs-Aaron Harang (5-11)
  • Dodgers….Clayton Kershaw-Zach Greinke….Since June 23rd-Combined ERA (0.37)…allowed 4R-95-innings
  • Angels-L-Indians (2-0)….Reliever Cam Bedrosian gives up 2R-HR in 12th…Angels lost 7-of-8
  • Halos-Tribe…Hector Santiago

Scoreboard

  • Giants-W-Braves…Hunter Pence 3R-HR..Nori Aoki HR…Giants won only 3-of-7
  • Cardinals-L-Reds…Jay Bruce-Marlon Byrd RBI doubles for Cincinnati….
  • Arizona-L-Washington..Yunel Escobar 2H-RBI double.for Nats.
  • Pirates-L-Cubs…Starlin Castro 2 run scoring doubles….
  • Mets-W-Miami…Jose Legares 2R-double..Mets won 8-of-10..Marlins lost (9-of-11)..(43-64) season..
  • Astros-L-Rangers..Prince Fielder HR for Texas…
  • Yankees-W-Red Sox..Brian McCann 3R-HR..RBI-double..Chris Young 3R-HR for NY..Yanks won 16-of-22…
  • Royals-W-Tigers..Sal Perez RBI-single-2R-HR for KC..(63-42) on year.
  • White Sox-L-Rays..Logan Forsythe 2R-HR…Tampa hits 4HRs..
  • Mariners-W-Rockies..Nelson Cruz 31st HR..
  • Orioles-L-Athletics…Marcus Semien 3R-HR for Oakland
  • Twins-L-Blue Jays..Josh Donaldson-Troy Tulowitzki HRs…Jays won 6-of-7…
  • Tigers…Fire GM-Dave Dokmbrowski-despite being just 3G-out of wildcard spot…but having traded away P-David Price….Promote Al Avila to GM…Give vote of confidence to Manager Brad Ausmus……Tigers won 4-division titles…and went to ALCS 3-X during his run.
  • Padres..OF-Justin Upton bruised thumb…bothers him more on throwns than batting…pinch-hitting duties.
  • Angels..P-CJ Wilson said had elbow drained 4X this year because of bone spurs.
  • Braves..1B-Freddy Freeman-oblique injury.
  • Yankees..P-Michael Paneda will miss 1-month with forearm string..
  • Yankees..DL-OF-Dustin Ackley-lumbar injury
  • Nationals..P-Stephen Strasberg-11K effort-rehab game at Syracuse.
  • Cubs..DFA-P-Clayton Richard-ask him return to Iowa AAA
  • Texas..Option OF-Leonys Martin-AAA-was hitting just (.220)
  • Toledo…Minor league slugger Mike Hessman breaks all time HR record hits (433rd HR)…breaks record set 80-years ago by Buzz Arlett.

 

Football

  • NFL-LA…Deadline passes for venues to make bids to host NFL team interim basis for 2016…Only LA Coliseum files application….Stub Hub Center, Rose Bowl, Angels Stadium turn down offers…Dodgers Stadium never replies.’
  • Chargers…Off day yesterday…Return to practice field today…Continue experimenting moving OL around…Joe Barksdale-Chris Hairston move OT-to-OG.
  • Chargers..Sign FA-CB-Jordan Mabin-was on Falcons practice squad last year.
  • Raiders…Visit-FA-DT-Tony McDaniel-released by Seahawks.
  • Texans..Bring in FA-RB-Pierre Thomas-ex-Saints for physical
  • Jacksonville…NFL suspends WR-Ace Sanders 10G-2nd failed drug test since rookie season.
  • Jacksonville…Ownership says it does not expect WR-Justin Blackmon to play football again..been suspened 21-months for repeated drug violations…making no attempt to contact team nor do workouts to prepare for return.
  • New England..Federal judge assigned to act as ‘mediator’ in Tom Brady-Roger Goodell negotiations to avoid Deflate-Gate lawsuit.
  • Houston…Father of Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney-arrested-attempted murder at strip club early Tuesday morning.
  • Baltimore…RB-Ray Rice-still unsigned-says he is a rehabilitated man..3-teams lose RBs this week-injuries-he doesn’t get a call.
  • Tennessee…QB-Marcus Mariota….0-Interceptions-75-Passes thru first four practices.
  • Houston…Coach Bill O’Brien…not ready to name starting QB in battle between Bryan Hoyer and Ryan Mallett.
  • Houston..RB-Arian Foster needs immediate groin surgery…could be put on 8W-IR list.
  • Carolina…IR-WR-Stephen Hill-severe knee injury.
  • Miami…WR-Kenny Stills-out calf injury
  • Eagles…LB-Travis Long-tears ACL-knee-2nd year in a row.
  • Browns…WR-Terrelle Pryor suffers minor hamstring injury after impressive weekend
  • Aztecs…Open preseason camp…RB-Donnell Pumphrey-Marcus Stamps-Chase Price-Rashard Penny-possibly best RB group in conference….SDSU look closely at 5-transfer players….Pumphrey had over 1,800-all purpose yards last year….ex Kentucky QB-Maxwell Smith starts workouts as #1 on depth chart….Aztecs top recruit-WR-DeSean Holmes will not play this season-academic issues not resolved in high school-won’t be in camp-hopes to be on campus first day of classes….Aztecs lose 2-OL freshman-knee surgery this week after getting injured in off season workouts…will redshirt Daishawn Dixon-San Antonio and Pesi Savea-Hawaii…
  • Rocky Long on QB-Maxwell Smith…”He’s big, has a nice touch, can move the pocket and started for years in the SEC.”….On RB-Donnell Pumphrey…”The most amazing thing to me-he proved he could run it up inside tackle to tackle, as well as bust it outside….we didn’t know if he oculd hold up to 25-carries a game-but he did…he’s one of the best in the country and the best in the conference” …On his defense that returns 10-veterans…”We now have the experience so we can be more aggressive on blitzes”…….On questions he wants answered by end of camp…”Determine if Smith is the starting quarterback, and solidify offensive line-where we will have three new starters.
  • Aztecs…Unveil new Nike Uniforms with the historic “Aztec calendar seal” emblazoned on the helmets and on the shoulder sleeves.
  • Fox TV…Former college analyst Craig James files religious discrimination lawsuit over his firing follow comments on Gay-Lesbian marriages.

Basketball

  • WNBA…Star C-Brittany Griner files lawsuit against former spouse-ending 28-days marriage…found out Glory Johnson was having affair and became pregnant by ex-boyfriend.
  • Lakers..Kobe Bryant says he does not want a ‘farewell tour’ and is not sure he is retiring after his contract expires this season.
  • Josh Howard…Former NBA power forward cleared by doctors to attempt comeback…missed 2Y with 2-torn knee ligaments.

 

Hockey

  • Edmonton…..Construction new Rexall Place-new home of Oilers-ahead of schedule and under budget-due open October 2016.
    Quebec City…Olympic Arena ready to open…will host NHL preseason games this fall.
  • Toronto…ex-Maple Leaf Sergei Berezin-charged felony theft-illegal purhase of 50,000-medicaid food stamps in Boca Raton, Florida.
  • NJ Devils..Hire ex-Montreal GM-Andre Savard and former Winnipeg Coach-Claude Noel as scouts.

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