Padres….Baseball Free Agent Draft-4pm this afternoon….Padres draft 8-24-25 in opening round…and have 6-of-top-58 picks in draft…..
Padres…GM-AJ Preller says club desperately needs pitching, especially at the Class A-Double AA level.
Padres…Top picks who might be there…P-Braxton Garrett-Alabama high school sensation…100mph-P-Riley Pint from Kansas high school ranks….OF-Cory Ray-hit (.344) U-Louisville-top player in country….Later first round pick might be Stanford P-Cal Quantrill-coming off Tommy John surgery…Will Benson-OF-Georgia high school ranks
MLB Draft….Phillies-Reds-Braves-Rockies-Milwaukee have the top five picks in opening round….LaCosta Canyon OF-Mickey Moniak is likely to go in the topp five picks, Rockies showing most interest…Angels draft 16th…Dodgers draft 20th in opening round.
Padres-L-Braves (4-2)…Atlanta P-Julio Teheran (8-innings-2R)….Ender Inciarte single, double, triple….Wil Myers hit 2-solo homers….P-Drew Pomeranz, called ace of staff by Manager Andy Green earlier in day, gets rought up, (5inn-3R-9H) allowed.
Padres…Off Day today-head out on 3G-road trip to Colorado starting Friday.
Padres…Will callup P-Erik Johnson-from El Paso-just acquired in James Shields trade.
Padres..Manager Andy Green invited to be bench coach in All Star Game at Petco.
Dodgers-L-Rockies (1-0)..Chris Rusin3-hit shutout..Kenta Maeda (6.2inn-1R-9K) in loss
LA…Off on Thursday.
Dodgers..Release 3B-Alex Guerreo…eat 10M of his contract..career (.224) hitter
Angels-L-Yankees (12-6)..Chris Parmales hits 2HRs-adds double
Halos-New York..Close out series tonite…Jhoulys Chacin-vs-Ivan Nova
Angels-Tigers..Trade-Halos acquire P-Jose Valdez from Detroit..had (3.34ERA) minors
Tamp Bay-W-Arizona..Corey Dickerson 2HRs-Des Jennings HR..D-Backs now (10-22) home.
Cubs-W-Phillies..Kris Briyant-Ben Zobrist HRs..John Lackey (7-2)..Cubs (41-17)
Toronto-W-Tigers..Josh Donaldson single-double-HR
Orioles-W-Royals..Chris Tillman (8-1) throws 7-shutout innings..
Mets-W-Pirates..Wilma Flores RBI-single in 10th
Cardinals-W-Reds…Brandon Moss HR-2R-HR in St Louis win
Astros-W-Rangers..Jose Altuve 2R-double..Yu Darvish pulled in 5th inning-strange sensation in elbow
Washington-W-Chicago..James Shields gives up 3-HRs..(2.2inn-8H-7R)..Sox lost 20-of-26
A’s-L-Milwaukee..Scooter Gennett 3RBI.
Cleveland-L-Seattle..Tijuan Walker (8inn-11K) outing
Red Sox-L-Giants..Mac Williamson HR
Braves-Mets..Trade..Atlanta sends 2B-Kelly Johnson to NY for minor leaguer.
Blue Jays..DFA-3B-Matt Dominguez..Callup P-Pat Vinditte from AAA
White Sox..DFA-OF-Jerry Sands
Yankees..Callup P-Anthony Swarczak-ex Twins pitcher
Texas..3B-Adrian Beltre leaves game with tight hamstring..P-Yu Darvish pulled with sensation in nerve in elbow
Giants..Buster Posey-examined nerve damage in thumb
Phillies..P-Vincente Velasquez pulled after 2-pitches-bicep injury
Red Sox..P-Joe Kelly-injures groin in rehab start
Tampa Bay..Sends 2B-Logan Forsythe to AAA-rehab work
Pirates..P-Justin Masterson-clocked 93mph-on rehab start.
MLB…Confirms that SS-Delvin Perez-top 5-draft pick today-tested positive for PEDs.
Cleveland-W-Golden State (120-90)…Cleveland rebounds from 33P-beating in Oakland to rip Warriors by 30P….LeBron James (32P)..Kyrie Irving (30P)..JR Smith (20P) including 5-3’s…..Cavs jumped to 20P lead in lst half…Warriors cut lead to 8-by halftime…Cavs blow game open in 3rd quarter….Steph Curry-Klay Thompson combine for (10-26) shooting ball…..Game 4 is Friday…Warriors still lead (2-1).
Cavaliers…NBA does not clear F-Kevin Love from Concussion protocol-misses game..will go thru 4-step protocol workout tomorrow.
Knicks..Negotiate contract extension to retain Kurt Rambis as assistant-Jeff Hornicek staff.
NOrleans..Hires ex-Atlanta Hawks GM-Danny Ferry as consultant.
Denver…Breaks off contract talks with franchise tagged LB-Von Miller..Offered (6Y-114M) 39M-guaranteed….IF he plays under frnchise tag-he gets 1Y-14.8M-but no bonus.
Carolina..Sign FA-P-Mike Scifres-ex Chargers.
Dallas..Sign FA-DE-Lawrence Okoye-ex-49ers
Lions..;Visit with FA-DE-Kroy Bieermann-ex Falcons
Miami..Talk to FA-RB-Arian Foster-no offer yet-ex Houston Texans star
Bengals..Sign RB-Gio Bernard to (3Y-15M) extension.
Denver..CB-Aqib Talib-minor leg wound in shooting at strip club-reports to Broncos for examination and team meetings…cannot practice.
Arizona..OG-Evan Mathis has bone chip-ankle surgery.
Ravens…OT-Eugene Monroe-cleared to play coming off injuries last season
Steelers..CB-Brandon Boykin denies report he has career threatening hip injury
Steelers..K-Sean Suisham-not recovering from torn ACL-may not be ready for camp.
Baylor…2-JUCO-All Americans leave school…OG-BJ Autry..DT-Jeremy Fualk
Baylor…Top WR-recruit Tren Dickson-entered school early in January-asks for release-transfer
Oregon State…Son of woman sexually assautled by 2-Beavers players asks NCAA to consider suspending any player for a year convicted of any type sexual assault on campus.
Pittsburgh-San Jose…Penguins can win Stanely Cup tonite with home-ice win over Sharks…Pens lead series (3-1)…..San Jose leading scorers Joe Thornton-Joe Pavelski-Pat Marleau-Brent Burns have a combined 1-goal in 4-games.
Minnesota Wild…Hire longtime AHL coach John Anderson as assistant on Bruce Boudreau staff.
ITA…Tennis governing body hands down 2Y-suspension to Maria Sharapova, for 4-year use of Blood Oxygen supplement…..She claims she had no knowledge of it being banned by WADA this past January…..Her doctor, coach, trainer had no knowledge she uwas using it.
Belmont Stakes….13-horse field drawn for 1-and-half mile-third jewel of Triple Crown….Preakness winner-Exaggerator starts outside #11…..Challengers Destin-#2…Cherry Wine-#3 start inside.
PGA….St-Jude Classic-Memphis…Tees off tomorrow…tune up tourney for next week’s US Open in Oakmont-Pittsburgh.