Wednesday March 4th, 2015

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  • Padres..Open Cactus League season-12 Noon-vs-Mariners…38Y-Jason Lane will start-Lane is converted OF…37Y-Will Nieves will catch…Matt Kemp-Justin Upton will start in OF…Cam Maybin will likely hit leadoff and play CF today.
  • Padres..P-Josh Johnson-rehab continues-throwing 240′ in outfield..ready for lst bullpen session this week…coming off elbow surgery.
  • Dodgers-White Sox…LA opens Cactus League schedule with new look lineup…Debut young OF-sensation Joc Pederson..Dodgers without Matt Kemp-Hanley Ramirez-Dee Gordon on this year’s roster..Journeyman free agent P-Eric Bedard will start for LA.
  • Angels…Don’t start Cactus League schedule till Thursday game with Milwaukee…Big story will be how well young P-Andrew Heaney and Sean Newcombe pitch in spring.
  • Yankees..A Rod likely DH today..NY-Phillies at Tampa…Has played just 44-games in 2Years..Hip surgery..Drug suspension.
  • Chris Young..Ex-Padres pitcher has 3-offers-will likely sign this weekend.
  • Washington..Signs FA-OF-Tony Gwynn for AAA-Syracuse…(.238) career hitter.
  • Detroit-W-Baltimore..Ubaldo Jiminez (1.1-6R) allowed in Orioles start..Yoennis Cespedes-Grand Slam HR-debut Tigers.
  • Yankees-Phillies..Play to tie game..1B-Aaron Judge 3RHR for NY..Ryan Howard (2-2) for Phillies.
  • Pirates-W-Toronto..Pedro Alvarez 3RHR-4RBI for Bucs…Jays-Kevin Pillar 2RHR.
  • Red Sox-W-Northeastern University..Ric Porcello-Clay Bucholz combine 3-no hit innings.
  • Marlins-W-UMiami..Mel Rojas-Darren Dietrich HRs for Marlins..P-Chris Narverson strikes out side in 1-inning work..
  • Cincinnati-W-Indians..Ex Padres Jason Marquis-Keyvius Sampson (4inn-0R)…Tribe P-Zach McAllister (2in-1R)
  • A’s-W-Giants..SF-P-Madison Bumgarner (1.2-4R-5H)..Marcus Semien 2HRs-4RBIs-Ben Zobrist (2-2) for Athletics
  • Diamondbacks-W-ASU..Arizona pitches fan 9-batters.
  • Baltimore..Ex-major leaguer Jeff McKnight passes away (51Y) leukemia.
  • Miami..Biogenesis…Recruiter Carlos Nunez sentenced to 6-months prison-for recruiting Latin players-directing them to Tony Bosch clinic for HGH.


  • Chargers…Task Force meets privately to discuss problems with the Downtown site-talk to developers about transfer of MTS headquarters-toxic cleanup-complications arising..
  • Chargers..NFL says San Diego now has $23.2M left in cap space after signing King Dunlap..and adjustments to bonus payments to Eddie Royal-Chad Rinehart.
  • Forbes Magazine..Says Chargers owner Dean Spanos is worth $1.2B..15th richest owner in NFL.
  • Forbes..Paul Allen-Seattle-richest owner (17B)..Miami-Steven Ross (6B)..Rams-Stan Kroenke (6B)..Patriots-Robert Kraft-Cowboys-Jerry Jones (4B)
  • Eagles-Bills Trade..Philadelphia ships RB-LeSean McCoy (6,792R) to Buffalo for LB-Kiko Alonso..McCoy had (11.9CF)
  • Houston..Gives WR-Andre Johnson permission to seek trade..has (2Y-$21M) left on contract
  • NFL..Carolina DE-Greg Hardy meets with league officials-likely 6G-suspension for conviction domestic abuse last year..was paid $13.1M-while on exempt list-still faces NFL discipline.
  • Vikings…GM and Coach to meet today with RB-Adrian Peterson-want him to return to team-but take paycut.
  • Buccaneers..QB-Jameis Winston-likely lst pick in draft-spends all day Tuesday with Tampa Bay officials-background check.
  • Ravens..Settle contract dispute-give Ray Rice-RB ($1.5M) payment for games he was suspended for then released at mid-season.
  • Bills..RB-CJ Spiller criticizes QB-EJ Manuel-cannot control huddle-team lacks confidence in leadership abilities.
  • Eagles..Release-CB-Cary Williams (8.1CF)…DE-Trent Cole (11.1CF)
  • Browns..Visit with FA-WR-Brian Hartline.
  • 49ers..Sign FA-RB-Jarryd Kane-National Ruby Player of Year..(6’2-226) ran 4.5-40 in workout..never played football.
  • Cleveland..Longtime FB-Ed Modzelewski passes away (86)..was blocking fullback for Jim Brown in 1950s.


  • Denver..Fires Coach Brian Shaw-2nd year on job (20-39)…Nuggets lost 19-of-21..including 10-row at home.
  • Miami Heat..Set up FA-visit-JaVale McGee-just released by 76ers in buyout.
  • Lakers-L-Charlotte..(104-103)..Hornets G-Mo Williams (20P-13A)….LA  falls (16-43)
  • Houston-L-Atlanta..Rockets blow 18P-lead…Hawks (48-12).
  • NYK-L-Sacramento…Knicks get beat by 38P at the Garden by bad Kings team.
  • Lakers-at-Miami…Tonight…Heat (26-33) without Chris Bosh.
  • Clippers-Portland..Blazers (39-14)..Clippers might be without G-Jamal Crawford-calf injury…LA (40-27) on season.
  • SDSU-at-UNLV..Aztecs (22-7)..Rebels (16-13) but (14-5) at home…UNLV led by hi-scoring G-Rashard Vaughn (17P)..C-Christian Wood (15P)


  • Ducks-W-Arizona Coyotes…Anaheim (41-17-7)..Andrew Cogliano 2G.
  • Kings-W-Edmonton..Jeff Carter scores 21st goal…LA not lost at Rexall Place-in Edmonton since 2008.
  • Toronto..Veteran C-Phil Kessel rips media covering Leaf for making Captain-D-Dion Phaneuf-scapegoat for bad season-‘he didn’t put roster together’.


  • NASCAR..Will not reinstate Kyle Busch until he goes thru Anger Management-Domestic Abuse counseling..Assaulted girlfriend.
  • MLS…Mediator enters talks between owners-union..trying to avert Soccer Players Strike..Galaxy scheduled to open season-vs-Chicago Fire-Friday.
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