Padres-Colorado….Red hot Padres open long homestand against troubled teams…Joe Musgrove (6-0) 1.64-ERA starts for Friars vs Chad Kuhl…Padres (35-22)…won 5-of-6…Rockies (25-32)….Lost 5-of-7….(9-21) since early season success.
Padres..Off day Thursday
Padres…Play next 20-games against weakest teams in league..
Dodgers-W-White Sox (11-9)…Max Muncy 3RHR-2R single….Dodgers (37-20)
Dodgers-Giants..Open weekend series..Walker Beuhler (6-2)-vs-Jeff Junis
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw will make start on Sunday-coming off DL
Angels-Red Sox…Angels led (5-1) at Press Time…Shohei Ohtani 2RHR…Andrew Velasquez 3RHR to get the lead….Nick Pavetta struck out 11in 5-innings but was pulled…..Halos lost 14-in row…(27-31)
Phillies-W-Milwaukee..Bryce Harper-Kyle Schwarber-Odubel Herrera HRs
Rockies-W-Giants..Ryan McMahon RBI single
Reds-L-Arizona..Pavin Smith HR for DBacks
Tampa Bay-W-St Louis..Ji Sop Choi 2RHR for Rays
Washington-L-Miami..Stephen Strasburg (4inn-7R-8H)=1st game back surgery
A’s-L-Cleveland..Athletics lost 9-in row…(20-39) on year
Atlanta-W-Pirates..Travis D’Arnaud RBI double for Braves
Yankees-W-Twins..Twins hit 4HRs in first 3-innings…Yankees hit 4HRs late to rally to win…Joey Gallow HR-2RHR in NY comeback..Yankees now (41-16)
Orioles-L-Royals..Carlos Santana HR for KC..
Red Sox..IL-OF-Keke Hernandez-hip
Reds..C-Tyler Stephenson-fractured thumb
Tampa Bay…IL-_Andrew Kittredge-elbow issue
Arizona..Move SS-Nick Ahmed to 60-day IL-rotator cuff
A’s..Surgery..P-Daulton Jeffries-blood clot shoulder
Twins..Surgery P-Cody Stashak-shoulder
Twins..Activate SS-Carlos Correa from Covid list
Toronto..Callup C-Gabe Moreno
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Parker Markel
Atlanta..SS-Dansby Swanson wins 10M-arbitration hearing
Cubs..Sign C-Will Contreras to 10M deal-avoid hearing
Twins..Sign C-Gary Sanchez 9M deal-cancel hearing
Golden State-Boston…Game 4-series on Friday on Celtics floor…Boston leads (2-1)…Warriors G-Steph Curry re injured foot diving for loose ball
Lakers…LeBron James says his post playing goal is to own an NBA team in Las Vegas.
Minnesota..Hire Del Demps as consultant…former GM-New Orleans Pelicans.
Utah..Will interview Sean Sweeney-key assistant in Dallas.
Washington…NAACP-calling for firing of coach Jack Del Rio for his critical comments about January 6th riots and the George Floyd riots….Del Rio apologized on Thursday for his comments.
Houston..Lawyers say they will attach Houston Texans franchise as defendants in the Deshaun Watson lawsuits…Lawyers for 25-women charging the Texans were enablers in the incidents by providing Watson hotel rooms for meeting with massage therapists…and for writing the Non Disclosure Agreement Watson offered the women.
Tampa Bay..QB-Tom Brady denies he had any rift with Coach Bruce Arians..confirmed he talked to Miami owner Steen Ross about front office job
Rams..COO-Kevin Demoff on spending spree…’Don’t know if we can sustain this type of spending’…referencing huge contracts given to Matthew Stafford..Aaron Donald and Cooper Kupp.
Rams..WR-Cooper Kupp praises franchise…’they take care of their players’
Denver..Incoming owner Rob Walton-Walmart meets with Peyton Manning to discuss possible front office position.
Virginia..State Legislators withdraw financial support for possible new NFL stadium for Washington owner Dan Snyder.
DC Council…Rejects proposal to use RFK Stadium landsight as new home for stadium for Snyder’s team.
Lions..Confirm WR-Jameson Williams will not be ready for training camp-still rehabbing knee surgery at Alabama
Dallas..Lose LB-Devante Bond for year-torn knee ligament
Jaguars..Lose LB-Josh Smith-for year-knee injury in OTAs
Jets..OG-Laurent Tardif leaving NFL to enroll in advanced medical school in Montreal.
Seattle..RB-Chris Carson-not cleared by doctors for training camp with neck injury from last year
Chiefs..Coach Andy Reid praises troubled WR-Josh Gordon…’heir apparent to Tyreek Hill’
Dallas..Confirm passing OT-Rocky Frietas-played 10Y..was (76Y)
Ravens..Workout FA-DE-Jason Pierre Paul-ex Tampa Bay
Houston..Sign FA-WR-Chad Beebe-ex Vikings
Rams..Release LB-Travin Howard
Tampa Bay-W-New York Rangers (3-1)…Ondrej Palat scores on deflection with (1:50) left for game winner…..Tampa leads series (3-2) going home for Game 6.
Boston..Fired Coach Bruce Cassidy says he wants to coach new team next year
Flyers..Interview ex-Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill
Chicago..Will interview Montreal assistant Luke Richardson
Islanders..Fire assistant coaches John Gruden-Jim Hiller
Edmonton..LW-Evander Kane says he wants to re-sign with Oilers..had 13-goals in 15 playoff games.
Nashville..Sign FA-F-Markus Niermi-played for TPS-Finland
New Jersey Devils..D-Christian Jaros signs with Omsk-KHL-Russia
Seattle..Sign FA-D-Ville Petman-Sai Pai-Finland
PGA Tour…Suspends-Expels 17-players who jumped to Saudi Super League..including Phil Mickelson-Dustin Johnson-Grahame MacDowell…Banned from Tour evcents…stripped of Fed Ex-points bonuses…Banned from Ryder Cup-Presidents Cup teams
Saudi Super League…Greg Norman says league will file Anti-Trust suit against PGA Commissioner Jay Monahan for his ‘vindictive’ disipline against players who signed with new league.
Phil Mickelson…refuses to answer questions about PGA discipline
Ian Poulter..says he will file suit against PGA
Grahame MacDowell…we are not employees PGA-we are independent contractors
Canadian Open…Wyndham Clark (-7-63)…takes first round lead..had 5-birdies on front 9…
London Open…Charl Schwartzel (-5-65) takes first round lead in Saudi Super League event…Phil Mickelson-Dustin Johnson shot 69s
Soccer…Report FC Barcelona franchise in serious financial difficulty…needs (535M) load…had already borrowed (605M)….Team has (1.5B) in debts.
Indy Car…Runs Sunday at Road America in Wisconsin
NASCAR…Runs Sonoma 200 on Sunday
Formula 1..Runs Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Bacu
Formula 1..Team Haas contemplating firing driver Mick Schumacher…because of 2-dangerous wrecks costing the team over 2.5M in equipment.