- Padres-L-Mariners (11-4)..Night starts bad for Padres-gets worse..1B-Wil Myers jams left wrist in batting practice-same one he jammed early last year…then Ian Kennedy gets lit up early in Mariners blowout win..Mariners hit 6-HRs on night…Kyle Seager 3R-HR…Logan Morrison-Mike Zunino solo HRs-Zunino 2RHR-Justin Ruggiano HR-Nelson Cruz HR also.. in blowout win…Kennedy ERA jumps to (5.92).
- Padres falter to (17-17) record..now (3-5) road trip…Slide into 3rd place in NL-West…Padres pitchers given up 50-home runs in 34-games this year..Bullpen has given up 15-homers already in 1-month after giving up just 33-all last season…Matt Kemp in (3-35) slump…Justin Upton (7-31)…
- San Diego-Seattle…James Shields (4-0)-vs-Roenis Elias..Final game of 9-game road trip..Shields (4.25ERA)…Allowed 11HRs-42 innings….Jedd Gyorko-raise batting average 78-points in a week…On (9-23) splurge.
- Dodgers-W-Miami (11-1)…Marlins Giancarlo Stanton hits 467′-HR out of Dodgers Stadium over LF pavilion…Howie Kendrick-Andre Ethier HRs…LA erupts for 9-runs in 2-inning burst against Dan Haren..LA finishes night with 21-hits…..Blue (22-10) on season.
- LA-Marlins…Carlos Frias (3-0) 2.12-ERA-vs-Jarrod Cosart…tonite.
Dodgers..Cuban FA-2nd baseman-Hector Olivera reports to LA on Friday for physical after working out visa issues.
- Angels-W-Rockies (5-2)….Matt Joyce 3RBI-backs CJ Wilson pitching
- Halos-Colorado…Hector Santiago-vs-Jordan Lyles this evening.
- Yankees-L-Tampa Bay..Chris Archer retires 15-of-16-NY batters in Rays win.
- Orioles-L-Blue Jays..Edwin Encanarcio hit 2-2R-HRs in Toronto win.
- Tigers-W-Twins..Ian Kinsler RBI-single
- Royals-W-Rangers..Eric Hosmer-Mike Mostaksas-Alex Gordon HRs in KC win.
- White Sox-W-Brewers…Chicago P-Chris Sale 11K-3 hit performance
- Red Sox-L-A’s..Steven Vogt bombs 2R-HR lead hit parade against Justin Masterson.
- Mets-L-Cubs…Kris Bryant single-triple-HR for Chicago..
- Cardinals-W-Indians..Matt Holiday RBI-single-3R-HR in St. Louis win
- Pirates-W-Phillies..Josh Harrison 3R-HR..
- Reds-W-Braves..Devin Mesocaro RBI-double in 9th
- Giants-W-Astros…Matt Duffy 2R-single-2R-double
- Nationals-L-Diamondbacks..Steven Strasberg shelled again (6.06ERA)…Mark Trumbo solo-HR-3R-HR.
- Texas..Josh Hamilton (1-7) rehab games at AAA-denies having more shoulder issues.
- Mets..P-Buddy Carlyle-injures back…Mets bullpen already without Jerry Blevins-Bobby Parnell-Jenrry Mejia-Josh Edgin.
- Barry Bonds..Hires Lawyers to consider Grievance-Lawsuit against MLB-Collusion Charge-not offered contracts by any teams in 2008 after 28-home run season…eventually cleared of all allegations in Balco Case…not offered coaching job any teams.
- NFL..Lawyer Ted Wells defends his conclusions in 243-page “Deflate-Gate” report…says Tom Brady answered all questions, but refused to allow access to any text messages-Emails…and followup interview…Wells charged Patriots tried to block 2nd interview with staffers who tampered with footballs…Patriots derided NFL security officials for their initial interviews with staffers also…Wells denied NFL targeted a star player as alledged by agent ‘to make an example of him’.
- New England..Report that Patriots owner Robert Kraft friendship with Commissioner Roger Goodell is ‘dead’ after years of co-operation.
- New England..Tom Brady agent Don Yee says there will be appeal of 4-game suspension-wants an independent arbitrator-not Goodell-nor NFL employee Harold Henderson.
- Chargers..Say LB-Melvin Ingram-Jerry Attaochu in best shape of their lives at voluntary workouts.
- Browns..Sign FA-Saints-K-Garrett Hartley.
- Lions..Sign FA-WR-Lance Moore-ex Steelers.
- Tampa Bay..Sign FA-S-DJ Swearinger-Houston Texans
- 49ers…Meet 2X-LB-Lance Briggs-ex Bears….GM-Trent Baalke to meet with DE-Justin Smith about retirement status.
Saints..Visit DT-Kevin Williams-ex Seahawks-Vikings.
- Ravens..LB-Jarrett Johnson-3Y with Chargers-to sign 1-day contract-retire then as Baltimore Raven.
- Florida State…ex-Seminoles coach Bobby Bowden says “Consensus” of key people at FSU think Jameis Winston was ’embarrassment’ to university-‘He’s NFL problem now.’
- Clippers-L-Houston..(124-103)..Rockets erupt for 63P-in lst half..James Harden (26P-11R-10A)…Houston shoots 54% from floor..Chris Paul-Blake Griffin combine (53) in loss..LA still leads series (3-2) returning to LA.
Cavaliers-W-Bulls…Cavs take (3-2) lead in series..LeBron James (38P)..Kyrie Irving (25P)…Derrick Rose (2-15) shooting in final 3-quarters…
- Memphis-at-Golden State..Series tied (2-2) heading back to Oakland-Warriors reclaim home-court advantage.
Washington-at-Atlanta…Hawks regain home-court..series tied (2-2) tonite.
- New Orleans…Fires Pelicans coach Monty Williams-despite (45-37) record and playoff season with young team and injuries….Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau and ex-Suns-Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni lead candidates.
- SDSU…Lands (6’8-F) transer Max Hoetzel-Indiana University…averaged (2P) per game..will sit out this year..have 3-years left-excellent 3Pt shooter-
- Montreal-L-Tampa Bay…Nikita Kuchenov 2-goals…Tampa jumps out to (3-0) lead-overwhelmes G-Cary Price-wins series.
- Washington-NY Rangers..Game 7-Madison Square Garden tonite..Winner faces Tampa Bay in Eastern Conference finals.
Ducks-Chicago…Both practice-awaiting start of Western Conference finals that start in Anaheim.
- American Hockey League…Surprise realignment-decides to put 7-teams in the new Pacific Division…the Texas Stars and San Antonio Rampage will join the San Diego Gulls..Ontario Reign..Bakersfield Condors..Stockton Flames and San Jose Barracudas in the new division. AHL now rethinking its schedule…had contemplated 68-game slate for teams in Pacific, while other divisions played 76-but may rework the schedule which won’t be released till August.