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Padres-at-Philadelphia…Game 3-Joe Musgrove-vs-Ranger Suarez…Padres could play 5-games in 5-day period
Padres…Still struggling at home plate in playoffs
..Team batting average (.233)
..Manny Machado (.306)
..Juan Soto (.222)
..Josh Bell (224)
..Brandon Drury (.158)
..Wil Myers (.115)
Phillies..Hitting at home stats impressive
..Playoffs (.313-5HR) in 2-games.
..Regular season…(.260-107HR-255 extra base hits)
..Kyle Schwarber 21HRs at home
..Rhys Hoskins..(.262)-18 HRs at home
..JT Realmuto..(.312)..12 Homers
..Bryce Harper (.233)-12 homers
..Alex Bohm (.292)
..Jean Seguar (.282)
..Brad Marsh (.286)
..Opponents hitting just (.238) with 81-homers this year.
Dodgers…Criticism being directed at Dodgers players over epic collapse vs Padres….Mookie Betts hit (.143)…Justin Turner (.157)…Will Smith (.188)…Cody Bellinger (.147).
Angels…Fire 3rd base coach Mike Gallego…3rd coach let go in 24-hours from Phil Nevin staff
Yankees-L-Houston (3-2)…Alex Bregman 3RHR-gives Astros the win…Framber Valdez (7inn-2R-4H)….Astros lead (2-0) heading back to New York….Game 2-of ALCS
Yankees..Facing stretch of 8-playoff games in 9-days
Mariners..GM-Jerry DiPoto says he wants to sign a big name FA-SS
Cleveland…Star slugger Jose Ramirez-surgery-hand injury
Seattle..P-Andres Munzo-surgery-foot issue
Houston..Longtime OF-Josh Riddick announces retirement.
Chargers-Seattle…Matchup of hot throwing QBs-vs-struggling defenses
..Justin Herbert (1716P-10TD-3Int)
..Bolts offense (374YPG)-ranked 8th in NFL
..Defense (350-YPG)…Run defense (125-YPG)-3rd worst in AFC
..Geno Smith (1502P-9TD)
..Seahawks offense (356YPG)…
..Chargers without WR-Keenan Allen-Josh Palmer-Don Parham-Josh Kelly
..Seahawks without RB-Rashad Penny-ankle surgery
..Seahawks WRs-DK Metcalf-Ty Lockett to challenge young DBs
Chargers..Defensive Coord-Renaldo Hill on JC Jackson problems:
..It’s a process
..We are people of habit-takes time to learn
..Learning to play our zone coverage takes time
..He was asked to do 1-thing-1 thing only in New England
..He is in here early 7-30am-stays till 5pm-puts in extra work
..He can see it in meeting rooms-now translate that on grass
..Missing time on the field with the ankle procedure set him back
Chargers…5-players did not practice-Thursday…5-others limited with injuries
Rams..Headed to bye weekend-battered by injuries..have lost 6-OL hurt
Bengals-Falcons..Joe Burrow-vs-Marcus Mariota
Detroit-Dallas..Lions averaging (411YPG)..Dak Prescott returns at QB
Colts-Tennessee..Matt Ryan rallying Indianapolis
Packers-Washington..Commanders without QB-Carson Wentz
Tampa Bay-Carolina..Bucs struggling on offense
Giants-Jacksonville..NY off to (5-1) start
Browns-Ravens..Cleveland defense collapsing
Jets-Denver..Brett Rypien may start at QB
Houston-Las Vegas..Raiders trying to save season (2-4)
Chiefs-49ers..Showdown game-Jim Garoppolo-vs-Pat Mahomes
Steelers-Miami..Tua Tagovailoa returns as starting QB
Patriots-Bears..Monday Night Football..Mac Jones-Bailey Zappe-who starts?
(Scoreboard)..Thursday Night Football
Arizona-W-New Orleans (42-34)….Cardinals take 2-interceptions back for TDs in (:56) span in 2nd quarter to blow game open…Score on 38-56 TD returns…QB-Kyler Murray (204P-30R)….Saints QB-Andy Dalton (361P-4TD-3Int) in loss..
Arizona..coach Kliff Kingsbury under fire…Cardinals (4-9) since their (10-2) start in 2021
Jets..WR-Elijah Moore-not at practice after demotion..was #2 pick last year
Broncos..Reinstall RB-Melvin Gordon as starting running back
Patriots..QB-Bailey Zappe-Mac Jones take equal snaps with 1st offense
49ers-Carolina…TRADE…San Francisco trades 4-draft picks to Carolina for star RB-Christian McCaffrey…Niners give up #2-3-4 picks in 2023..and #5 in 2024…
Niners out bid Bills-Patriots-Rams in pulling off deal
Chiefs..Open contract talks with FA-WR-Odell Beckham-ex Rams-Giants
Raiders..Shopping S-Jon Abram..DE-Cle Ferrell in trades
Arizona..Workout FA-WR-John Ross-ex Bengals-Giants
Ravens..Workout FA-WR-Tavon Austin
Carolina..Put LB-Shaq Thompson on trade block
Arizona..WR-Marquise Brown-will be out 4W-foot injury-not need surgery
Broncos..LB-Aaron Patrick-gone for year-torn ACL
Miami..IR-DE-Tre Flowers..LB-Nick Needham
Saints..Will be without 5-starters this Sunday
Raiders..Activate CB-Anthony Averett from IR
Washington..DE-Chase Young-sees specialiast-cleared practice-knee rehab
Aztecs-at-Nevada…Jaylen Maden starts at QB-vs-Wolfpack…SDSU (3-3)..Nevada (2-5)
Aztecs..Sign 3Y-contract to play Oklahoma Sooners…2-games in Norman..1-game at Snapdragon-starting in 2027
USD…off weekend…play St Thomas-Minnesota next week
Oregon-UCLA…Showdown game…Ducks (5-1)..Bruins (6-0)…Both teams averaging (512YPG)…Matchup QB-Dorian Robinson-vs-Bo Nix…RB-Zach Charbonnet-vs-Buck Fleming.
Bye Week..USC-Utah-Washington State-Arizona
San Jose State-New Mexico State
Boise State-Air Force
3-Tennessee-Tennessee Martin-Vols easy non conference game
5-Clemson-Syracuse..ACC showdown-both unbeaten
6-Alabama-Mississippi State..Tide defense vs Will Rogers
9-UCLA-10-Oregon..Pac 12 showdown
Lakers-L-Clippers (103-97)….Ivan Zubac (14P-17R)…Paul George (15P)…Kawhi Leonard (12P)…played 17-minutes….LeBron James (20P)…Anthony Davis (25)…Lonnie Walker (26P)….
..Clippers built 16-point lead…Lakers fought back to tie just before halftime with (20-4) run….Clippers exploded for (19-2) in 3rd quarter-only to have Lakers fight back in 4th stanza behind LeBron James furious play.
..Russell Westbrook sat down after going (0-11) shooting
..Lakers (9-43) on 3’s…now (19-83) in 2 games from arc
..Clippers beaten Lakers 8-in a row dating back to last year
..Clippers (33-7) vs Lakers over last 4-season
..Lakers now (0-2)
Clippers..Discuss bringing F-Kawhi Leonard off bench to manage his minutes rather than allow him to be starting forward
Cavs..G-Darius Garland..cut eye lid from elbow in opener
Indiana..C-Myles Turner-ankle sprain
Orlando..1st round pick Paolo Banchero-quite a debut (27P-9R-5A) vs Detroit
Ducks-L-Boston (2-1)..in shootout…Taylor Hall scores in game..then game winner in shootout.
Kings-L-Penguins..(6-1)…Pittsburgh scores 3-goals on first 6-shots against Cal Peterson..
Kings..Unveil Retro Jersey with Purple-Gold Crown as crest-saluting ‘Miracle on Manchester’ team.
Detroit..F-Jakub Vrana-leaves team to enter Player Assistance Program
Flyers..Sign Fa-F-Lucas Sedlak-ex Colorado
Andrew Hammond…veteran NHL goalie ‘voids’ contract with KHL-Traktor team-KHL-Russia…returning home to US.
NASCAR….Race for championship moves to Miami 400 race.
Formula 1…Comes to US..Circuit of Americas course in Austin Texas.
Soccer….Manchester United removes Cristiano Ronaldo from roster for Chelsea game this weekend…after Ronaldo walked off the field after being substituted for in game with Hot Spur…Ronaldo wants to be moved to a team in Italy or Spain
English Premier League: Scoreboard:
..Leicester-W-Leeds..City scores 2-goals in 21-minutes
..Fulham-W-Aston Villa…Score on penalty shot-and-own goal
English Premier League-Top games:
..Manchester City (7-1-2)-vs-Brighton
..Hot Spur (7-2-2)-vs-Newcastle