Padres-L-Reds (10-3)..Scooter Gennett hits Grand Slam HR off Brad Hand in 7th inning..Eugenio Suarez HR follows…Zack Cosart 2R-HR..Joey Votto solo HR in 8th…Padres lost 3-of-4 to bad Reds team…now (50-64) for year.
Padres…Manager Andy Green defends decision to use Hand in 7th innings..says Hand-Votto matchup was better for Padres…and that Gennett was hitting just (.200)-vs lefthanded pitching…’Just didn’t work out this time’
Padres-Dodgers..Open weekend series in LA on Friday..Clayton Richard (5-12)-vs-Rich Hill (8-4)…Richard staggering (29inn-28R-49H-57 baserunners)
Dodgers-W-Arizona (8-6)..Yu Darvish (5inn-10K)..Chris Taylor HR..Justin Turner 2R-double..LA now (81-33)
Dodgers..PJulio Urias says theree is sadness and anger at his shoulder injury at age 20-will miss entire 2018 season..shoulder capsule surgery was a success.
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw to throw bullpen session on Friday to test back.
Dodgers..Say OF-Andre Ethier takes more batting practice…likely rehab stint next week…
Angels-W-Mariners (6-3)..Mike Trout bases loaded double in 9th..CJ Cron HR earlier
Angels-Seattle…Friday matchup..Ricky Nolasco (5-12)-vs-Marco Gonzalez.
Halos..Option P-Jose Alvarez to AAA
Pirates-W-Tigers..Sean Rodriguez HR-RBI single for Buccos
Miami-L-Washington..Brian Goodwin HR-RBI single for Caps
Mets-W-Phillies..Wilkmer FGlores 3R-HR…Mets it 4HRs in (10-0) win
Yankees-L-Blue Jays..Jose Bautista HR
Indians-L-Rays..Kori Dickerson 3R-HR for Tampa
Royals-L-Cardinals..Dexter Fowler-grand slam HR..RBI double
Astros-L-White Sox..Yoan Moncada RBI-single in 11th
Twins-W-Brewers…Zach Davies gives up 7R-11 hits early
Orioiles-W-A’s..O’s hit 4HRs in 2-inning stretch
Royals..DL-P-Trevor Cahill-shoulder impingement
Yankees..Activate OF-Aaron Hicks from DL
Orioles..Activate OF-Mark Trumbo
Astros..Activate OF-George Spring
Arizona..send OF-Rey Fuentes on rehab
Red Sox..P-Carson Smith goes out on rehab
Brewers..P-Chase Anderson on rehab
Washington..OF-Michael Taylor on rehab
Mets-Indians..Trade-NY deals OF-Jay Bruce (29HRs) to Tribe for minor league pitcher.
Orioles-White Sox..Baltimore sells P-Jim Johnson to White Sox
Pirates-Texas..Bucs sell P-Jhan Martinez to Rangers
Phillies..Callup top prospect 1B-Rhy Hoskins (.284-29HR) from minors
Phillies..Callup P-Zach Efflin from AAA
Tampa Bay..Recall P-Blake Snell
Blue Jays..Callup P-Leonel Campos
Texas..Option P-Nick Martinez
Minor League Baseball…Reports Tim Tebow-playing at Port St Lucie in Mets farm system-has had huge impact on attendance…”Florida State League average attendance is (1,500) per game…Games Tebow plays, home and road, average crowd (2,788).
(NFL Scoreboard)-Thursday Games
Broncos-W-Chicago (24-17)..WR-Isaiah McKenzie catches 47Y-TD pass..RB-DeAngelo Henderson scores on 41-TD run in 4th quarter…Broncos QB play poorly….Bears QB-Mitch Trubisky (166P-TD) coming off bench-impressive.
Saints-L-Browns (20-14)..Rookie QB-DeShone Kiser (184P-TD) coming off bench in win..Brock Osweiler just (6-14) passing.
Vikings-W-Bills (17-10)..QB-Case Keenum (121P) off bench…RB-Dalvin Cook (5C-13Y) in debut
Falcons-L-Miami (23-20)…Dolphins QB-David Faces throws 99Y-TD pass…(184P) off the bench…Matt Sims (104Y) passing for Falcons.
Ravens-W-Redskins (23-3)…Washington only (138Y) offense in game..Ravens QB-Ryan Mallet (9-18) 50Y passing
Patriots-L-Jaguars (31-24)…RB-Cory Grant (120R)…Chad Henne 97Y-TD pass..Leonard Fournette (9C-31Y)…Pats QB-Jim Garoppolo (235P-2TD)…Commissioenr Roger Goodall made first appearance in Foxboro in 3-years..was booed.
Packers-W-Eagles (24-9)..QB-Brett Hundley..(97P-2TD)…..Eagles QB-Matt McGloin (205P)…Ex Aztecs RB-DJ Humphrey…(4C-5Y) rushing…(5R-12Y)..and a fumble
Steelers-Giants..Ben Roethlisberger-Antonio Brown will not play
Bengals-Bucs..Debut Cincinnati RB-Joe Mixon
Chiefs-49ers..Debut Niners coach Kyle Shanahan
Rams-Cowboys..Rebuilt Rams OL plays infront QB-Jared Goff
Jets-Titans..Marcus QB-Mariota returns at QB from broken leg
Raiders-Arizona..RB-Marshawn Lynch debut for Oakland
Chargers-Seahawks..Coach Anthony Lynn debuts-game at Stub Hub Center
Lions-Colts..QB-Andrew Luck yet to practice.
Chargers…TE-Antonio Gates says QB-Cardale Jones has high upside…TE-Jeff Cumberland out with leg injury…WR-Tyrell Williams has leg injury….Coach Anthony Lynn says very impressed with CB -Michael Davis and DE-Chris McCain in camp.
Broncos..FA-RB-Stevan Ridley pushing for playing time in backfield with Jamal Charles-DeAngelo Henderson being CJ Anderson-Devontae Booker.
Chiefs..RB-Kareem Hunt excelling catching passes out of backfield.
Raiders..LB-Khalil Mack out of practice with groin-missed 3-days of work..WR-Amari Cooper remains out with leg injury.
Rams..QB-Jared Goff to start in preseason game..was (10-22) in scrimmage vs Chargers.
49ers..DE-Solomon Thomas-1st round pick-says NFL rule banning draft picks from working out in OTA’s is bad rule-impacts learning curve of rookies.
Giants..Coach Ben McAdoo using ‘cross-coaching’ technique…Has offense plays meet with defensive coaches to learn how to attack defenses…and defensive players meet with offensive coaches-learn how to defend formations.
Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson-impressive in first game..took 6-hits and 3-sacks though.
Steelers..GM-Kevin Colbert says RB-Le”Veon Bell holdout hurts the player (game shape) and hurts the team chemistry…Bell is unsigned franchise tagged player.
Steelers..NFL lifts suspension of WR-Martavis Bryant–allow him to practice and play in preseason games.
Colts..Sign FA-WR-Brian Riley-former star USD..caught (89P) with Toreros.
Colts..Release DE-Kendall Langford-waived injured
Seattle..Sign FA-DT-Greg Morehouse-ex CFL-Saskatchewan
Giants..Release CB-Mykkele Thompson-injuries
Seattle..DE-Frank Clark-knee injury
Bucs..CB-Jude Barimah-fractures patella tendon-2nd year in row
Bucs..CB-Brent Grimes-spike wound in leg
Redskins..DE-Junior Galette-hamstring..has missed 2Y with Achilles.
Colts..OC-Ryan Kelly-leg injury
Lions..OT-Rick Wagner-knee injury
Cowboys..LB-Sean Lee-hamstring injury
Cowboys..OT-Tyron Smith-has now missed 7-workouts-9 days-back issue
Carolina..DT-Vic Butler-knee injury
Jerry Campbell…DE-Ottawa Roughriders-Hall of Famer-passes at (73)…played 11Y in CFL.
Youngstown State…says S-Ma’Lik Richmond will redshirt this year and not play football after civic drive petition gathered 11,000-signatures to remove him from team…Richmond spent 1-year in jail after taking part in Steubenville High School rape of 16Y-old girl…School says he will remain in school and be part of team.
San Antonio…G-Tony Parker-post surgery update…Quad in leg is healing..expects to be back practicing in December..hopes to return to play in January.
NBA…Announces 76ers-Celtics will play regular season game in London, England….Yesterday announced Brooklyn Nets-Oklahoma City would play game in Mexico City in season.
Oklahoma City..hires former NBA guard Frank Johnson as assistant coach.
Duke..Coach Mike Krzyzewski-to undergo immediate knee replacement surgery..out till mid-September…had back problems all last year.
Minnesota Wild..Lose F-Kerill Kaprizov..leaves NHL to sign KHL-CSKA-Moscow
PGA Championships-Quail Hollow-Charlotte
(67)..Thor Oleson atop leaderboard
(68)..Brooks Koepka-Jon Rahm
(69)..Patrick Reed-Ricky Fowler in big group
(70)..Jason Day-Dustin Johnson-Jon Rahm
(72)..Jordan Spieth 2-birdies final 3-holes to rally..Rory McIlroy in group
(79)..Phil Mickelson never scored a birdie
Ricky Fowler-survived triple bogey to climb back into contention
Rory McIlroy rallied late to get back into contention
Phil Mickelson…had 7-bogeys-no birdies..was tied for 116th to miss cut
Tiger Woods…Agrees to Plea Bargain reckless driving charge-driving under influence of medications…will go into diversion program.
MLS..DC-United pays 3.5M-transfer fee to Tijuana XOLO to purchase contract of Paul Arriola to leave Liga MX.
Mexico..Coach Juan Carlos Osorio says he would rather Mexican players go abroad and play in English Premeir League not MLS for better competition.
NASCAR…Runs Michigan 400-on Sunday.
Formula 1..Has weekend off
Indy Car…is idle this weekend.