Padres-Orioles..San Diego opens 6-game road trip vs Baltimore…Luis Perdomo (2-2)-8.79-ERA-vs-Ty Wilson (3-5)-4:16-ERA…San Diego (29-42)….Orioles (40-28)….Baltimore won 12-of-18 in battle for 1st place in AL East….Team has (.263-BA) and leads majors with 107-Home Runs…..Mark Trumbo (20HR)..Manny Machado (17)..Chris Davis (16)..Adam Jones (13)…Jon Schoop (12).
Padres…Idle last night
Dodgers-W-Washington (4-1)..Justin Turner-Joc Pederson HRs..Clayton Kershaw wins (11-1)…Stephen Strasburg-scratched-strained back.
LA-Nationals..Tueday matchup..Scott Kazmir (5-3)-vs-Tanner Roark (6-4)
Dodgers..Sending P-Hyun Jin Ryu and Brandon McCarthy to Oklahoma City for rehab starts…Ryu fastball at only 86mph.
Angels-L-Astros (10-7)..Houston scores 6R-early off Jhoulys Chacin..Astros 3-HRs..Doug Fister wins 7th in row
Halos-Houston..Tuesday game..Hector Santiago (4-5)-vs-Colin McHugh (5-5).
Cubs-L-Cardinals..Brandon Moss-Jhonny Peralta HRs for St. Louis…Cubs now (47-21)
Orioles-.L-Texas..Ian Desmond HR..Shin Soo Choo 2R-single…..Rangers won (15-of-19)
Tigers-W-Mariners..Justin Upton HR-2R-HR…Detroit won (11-of-17)…Seattle has lost (7-of-9)
Red Sox-L-White Sox…Jose Abreu 2R-double in surprise Chisox win..Chicago has lost (26-of-37)
Giants-L-Pirates..Eric Kratz HR off Madison Bumgarner..San Francisco won (26-of-35)…Buccos lost (10-of-12)
Arizona-W-Phillies….Jake Lamb 2R-HR…Phillies lost (11-of-12)..go (0-6) homestand-worst since 1964
Indians-L-Tampa Bay..Juan Uribe 2R-HR..Tribe hits 3-homers
Rockies-W-Miami..Mark Reynolds 2-HRs..Trevor Story-Charley Blackmon HRs.
Arizona..Put OF-David Peralta back on DL with back issues.
Cubs..OF-Dexter Fowler out of lineup-hamstring
A’s…Send P-Henderson Alvarez to see specialist Dr. James Andrews-has had 3rd shoulder setback in a year.
Dodgers-Seattle…Trade-LA deals P-Zach Lee-former 1st round pick to Mariners for young 2B-Chris Taylor
Red Sox..Release OF-Rusney Castillo-Cuba-still owed him 46M on contract.
Texas..Sign FA-P-Neil Cotts-ex White Sox-Cubs
Mariners..Send P-Steve Johnson to AAA-Tacoma
Tampa Bay..Send P-Dana Eveland to AAA-Durham.
Phillies-Texas…Trade-Philadlephia sends cast to Rangers for P-Phil Klien
Phillies..Sign OF-Mickey Moniak-#1 Pick in MLB draft for record 6.1M-signing bonus…Moniak hit (.472) at LaCosta Canyon.
Atlanta….Falcons cost-over-runs at new Stadium go thru the roof….NFL team wants 200M in changes in new stadium before it opens…Cost will now likely run to 1.8B…Team initially said new stadium would cost 1.4B.
Kansas City…Coach Andy Reid says RB-Jamal Charles..LB-Justin Houston not likely to be ready for opening of camp…both coming off knee surgeries.
Houston..Concerned about health NT-Vince Wilfork-at minicamp at (365lbs)
Ravens..TE-Dennis Pitta cleared full workouts…has missed nearly 2-years with hip surgeries.
Cowboys..QB-Tony Romo and WR-Dez Bryant will begin private workouts for next 4-weeks..both coming off surgeries.
Rams…Say RB-Tre Mason-facing drug charges-will not be in camp in August…missed all OTA’s.
Houston..WR-Cecil Shorts takes paycut from (2.7M-to-1.2M)
Steelers..LB-Bud Dupree lauded by coaching staff-making big jump in productivity
Broncos..WR-Cody Latimer pushing for starting job after impressive OTA workouts.
Rules Committee…Evaluating further changes on kick returns….Already passed rule if ball goes out of end zone…Team will start possession at 25-rather than 20-yard line….Now NFL does conference call with special teams coordinators…consider additional rule changes….10-players on coverage unit will be banned from running starts on kickoffs….8-blockers on return units will be moved up to 40-yard line to block….NFL trying to cut down on full speed collissions….Also considering rule that would allow for “fair catch” on kickoffs…or the ball to be downed if not returned but not a ‘live football’.
Cavaliers-Golden State….NBA Game 7-on ABC-TV had a record 18.9-rating on Sunday
Cleveland..Veteran F-Richard Jefferson-retires.
Anaheim Ducks-Toronto Maple Leafs….Ducks trade veteran G-Frederic Andersen to Leafs for 1st and 2nd round draft picks…..Andersen (22-9-7) record last year with 2.30-GAA.
LA Kings..Facing major salary cap issue…may lose FA-F-Milan Lucic…Edmonton most interested….Kings have 68M-committed to 20–players..only 4M-left to re-sign veterans.
Detroit…14Y-veteran Pavel Datsyuk leaves club to sign in KHL in Russia.
NHL..Board of Governors to vote on Wednesday to expand into Las Vegas.
Hockey Night in Canada…Rehires Ron McLean to host Pregame shows after sagging ratings two years in a row.
Copa America…..Knockout game…USA-vs-Argentina tonite……US without Jermaine Jones-Bobby Wood upfront with red card suspensions….Argentina led by superstar Lionel Messi.
Mexico…..Star forward Chicharito says (7-0) loss to Chile-hurts Mexico’s Soul……..Coach Juan Osorio asks soccer fans forgiveness for dreadful loss in knockout round game.