Phillies-L-Astros..(3-2)…Houston heads home with (3-2) lead…Astros pitching got out of jams all night…The Phillies left 12-on base.
..Jeremy Pena solo HR..RBI single for early lead
..Jose Altuve single-double-RBI
..Justin Verlander (5inn-1R) in strong start
..Trey Mancini rally killing stop ground ball in 8th inning
..Chas McCormick robbed extra base hit-catch against wall in 9th
..Ryan Pressly pitched thru heart of order in 9th-get 5-out save
..Noah Syndegaard (3inn-2R)
..Kyle Schwarber HR-1st inning
..Jean Segura RBI single in 8th inning
..Phillies scored 2R-in 18 innings after explosive wins
Astros-Phillies…Head to Houston for Games 6-7..Saturday-Sunday
White Sox..Fire Joe McEwing-3rd base coach..Frank Menechino-hitting coach…Jerry Narron-catching coach
Red Sox..Sign catching coach Jason Veritek-3Y extension
Pirates..Promote Mendy Lopez-infield coach
Arizona..Release P-Keynan Middleton
A’s.Sign FA-2B-Yonny Hernandez-ex Arizona
Mets..OF-Starling Marte undergoes core surgery-plagued all year-hit (.292)
Chargers-at-Atlanta…Sunday game…Bolts battered by injuries-9 limited practice
..WR-Keenan Allen misses workout again-hamstring setback
..RB-Austin Ekeler-limited workout Thursday-oblique issue
Chargers..Sign FA-K-Cam Dicker-ex Eagles
Chargers..IR-K-Taylor Bertolet-quad injury
Eagles-W-Houston Texans (29-17)….Eagles now (8-0) on year…QB-Jalen Hurts (243P-2TD)-had 4-sacks…Eagles added (143Rushing) in win…Texans QB-Davis Mills 2TD-2 Int-3 sacks in loss…RB-Damion Pearce (139R) in loss
Bills-Jets…Buffalo averaging (490YPG)…giving up (298YPG)
Cincinnati-Carolina..Bengals coming off bad loss to Cleveland
Packers-Lions..Aaron Rodgers (13TD-4Int)
Colts-New England..Sam Ehlinger starts 2nd game-Indy
Raiders-Jacksonville..Jaguars lost 5-in row..Raiders (2-5)
Dolphins-Chicago..Dolphins (380YPG)..Tua QB-rating (112)
Seattle-Arizona..Geno Smith has Seahawks (5-3)
Rams-Tampa Bay..2-teams combined *(6-9)
Titans-Chiefs…KC (408YPG) offense..Derrick Henry ailing foot again
Ravens-Saints…Monday Night Football
Lions..RB-DeAndre Swift returns to full practice
Titans..RB-Derrick Henry-has minor foot issues
Saints…IR-WR-Mike Thomas-for the year-needs surgery on toe
Ravens..WR-Rashod Bateman surgery-sprained foot
Ray Guy-Hall of Fame punter-legendary Raider-passes away (72Y)..kicked for 14-years with Raiders…1st punter into Hall of Fame
Houston..WR-Brandin Cooks negotiating pay cut-and possible buy out deal
Rams..RB-Cam Akers returns to practice after 2-weeks away from team
Miami..Sign DE-Brad Chubb to (5Y-110M)
Washington…Owner Daniel Snyder ..US Attorney General Office begins investigation of corrupt business practices…6th different investigation of Snyder ownership group.
Washington..Lawyers for Amazon owner Jeff Bezos contacts Bank of America lawyers to open discussions of purchase of Commanders team…Report entertainer Jay Z is part of Bezos group….Media mogul Byron Allen is also expected to make a bid.
Raiders…GM-Dave Ziegler says he understands fans frustration over teams (2-5) start.
Aztecs-UNLV…SDSU (4-4) vs Rebels (4-4)…UNLV gets young starting QB-Doug Brumfield back from minor concussion.
SDSU…Athletic Director JD Wicker being mentioned as lead candidate for vacant Mississippi State AD job…at his alma mater
USD-Butler…Pioneer League League game…Toreros QB-Judd Erickson coming off back to back hot games.
USC-Cal…Trojans averaging (498YPG) on offense
UCLA-Arizona State…bruins trying to stay in Pac 12 race
Oregon State-Washington..Friday night game
Air Force-Army..Commander Chief Trophy game
Boise State-BYU..QB matchup Talen Green-vs-Jalen Hall
Fresno-Hawaii..Bulldogs take (4-4) record on road to Islands
San Jose State-Colorado State..Spartans (5-2)
New Mexico-Utah State..Lobos (2-6) in bad season
1-Tennessee-vs-3-Georgia..QB-battle..Herndon Hooker-Stetson Bennett
(College Football Notes)
Holiday Bowl…Pac 12-vs-ACC matchup…Looking at Oregon-vs-Wake Forest or Washington-vs-Syracuse
Alabama…Carlsbad High School star QB-Julian Sayan commits to sign with Tide..Chose Alabama over Georgia-LSU-USC-UCLA
Kyrie Irving….Brooklyn Nets suspend him for 5G-without pay for using social media to promote Anti-Semetic movie and Alex Jones quotes….Nets ‘he is unfit to be a Brooklyn Net’
NBA..Commissioner Adam Silver orders Irving to NBA hearing next week…’he was reckless with no remorse’
Kyrie Irving…Remains defiant in Friday press conference
..I didn’t hurt anyone
..I am a beacon of light
..Not afraid of mics-cameras
..Not an anti-semite
..Why don’t you ask about atrocities to blacks for 300-years
..My freedom of speech
Lakers-Utah..Friday game…Lakers (2-5)
Clippers..Fined 25,000 by NBA for misinformation about injured players
Oklahoma City…Hit with similar 25,000-fine for injury list violations
San Antonio…Team psychiatrist files suit against 1st round pick Josh Primo and against team…says Primo exposed himself 9-times in 6-months of counseling….She informed the team but they did not remove him from roster or team.
76ers…G-James Harden-out 4W-sprained foot
Charlotte..F-Gordon Hayward-sprained shoulder
Nets..G-Ben Simmons-out of workouts-knee
Atlanta..F-Trae Young-eye injury
Miami…G-Jimmy Butler-hip issue
Louisville…NCAA puts school on 2Y-probation and 5,000-fine but no further discipline against Rick Pitino or lead assistant for the Adidas recruiting scandal.
Gonzaga….Report Pac 12 and Big 12-have had discussions about joining as a basketball expansion program.
Aztecs…Open season-Monday night with Cal State Fullerton Titans.
Ducks-Vancouver….Canucks led (3-2) in 3rd period at Press Time…Bo Horvat power play goal for Vancouver….Ducks (3-6-1) heading into game
Kings-L-Blackhawks (2-1)…Chicago’s Jon Toews scores overtime game winning goal…….Kings (6-7)
Gulls-vs-Milwaukee Admirals…Friday and Saturday games-AHL
Nashville…Callup F-Mark Jankowski
Montreal..Activate D-Joe Edmundson
Winnipeg…Lose F-Morgan Barron-wrist surgery
Ottawa…G-Cam Talbot returns to team-been out a month with injury i camp.
NASCAR….Final 4-Championship race to determine season champion on Sunday…Chase Elliott-Ross Chastain-Joey Logano-Christian Bell are the only eligible drivers who can win 5M-prize.
Formula 1…Off weekend…Run Brazilian Grand Prix next weekend
Britteny Grienr….WNBA star allowed to meet with officials of the American Embassy in Moscow prison.
Golf…LIV-Saudi Arabia Super League…drew only 67,000-viewers over 3-days for Championship Weekend at Doral-Miami
Soccer…Top Games-English Premier League
..Manchester United (9-3-2)-vs-Aston Villa
..Hot Spur (8-3-2)-vs-Liverpool
..Manchester City (9-1-2)-vs-Fulham
MLS Cup….Championship Game-Sunday….LAFC-vs-Philadelphia Union.