Padres-L-Cubs (3-2)..Will Contreras HR…Albert Almonte RBI double in 8th inning rally…Padres wasted HRs from Jose Pirela-Yangervais Solarte…strong 6-innings from Clayton Richard…Padres defense turned 4-double plays in loss..but San Diego left 7-on base in final 3-innings….C-Austin Hedges suffered bruised thigh when Anthony Rizzo targeted-aiming for catcher-not home plate in attempt to score…Manager Andy Green called it a ‘cheap shot play to take out my catcher’..New rule put in last year said catcher could not block plate..but runner had to slide towards plate not the catcher…Rizzo went in shoulder first to try and dislodge ball from Hedges…..Padres now (28-43)
San Diego-Chicago..Tuesday matchup..Jhoulys Chacin (6-5)-vs-Mike Montgomery…
Padres..Jhoulys Chacin struggling on road..Home (4-1)-1.72ERA…Road (2-4)-10.27-ERA…Opponents hitting (.167) at Petco Park…(.377) on road.
Padres…NL Stats (4.86-ERA)-3rd worst..Starters (5.00-ERA)..Relievers (4.80)..have given up 97-homers-2nd most.
Padres..Batting (.228) last in NL…(652K) most in NL…(48-errors)..2nd most
Padres..Send CF-Manny Margot to El Paso-rehab-out 3W-calf.
Padres..Shopping relief pitcher Brad Hand..want 2-prospects for him.
Padres..acquire P-Dillon Overton from Seattle..had (6.13-ERA) with Mariners..and (9.33-ERA) at Tacoma in PCL…DFA-P-Zach Lee-at El Paso
Dodgers-W-Mets..(10-6)..Cody Bellinger 3R-HR-solo HR-now has 21-for season..Justin Turner 2R-HR..Chris Taylor HR…LA won (10-of-11)…(18-of-24)…now (45-26) on season…Clayton Kershaw now (10-2)
LA-New York..Tuesday matchup..Brandon McCarthy (5-3)-vs-Robert Gsellman (5-4)
Dodgers..Report shopping OF-Yasiel Puig in trade talks..(.239-BA)…want young pitcher in return.
Dodgers..Callup P-Brock Stewart from Oklahoma City.
Dodgers..Activate P-Sergio Romo from DL.
Angels-Off day on Monday
Halos-Yankees..Open road trip Tuesday in New York…Parker Birdwell-vs-Michael Pineda (7-3)…Yankees have lost 6-in row…
Angels…Could activate Huston Street-Cam Bedrosian from DL this week…Halos have Mike Trout and 7-pitchers on DL.
Orioles-L-Indians..Carlos Santana 2R-HR..Jason Kipnis solo HR..Baltimore has lost 9-of-12.
Washington-L-Miami..Marcel Ozuna RBI-single in 9th..Justin Bour grand slam HR earlier..Nationals have lost 7-of-11.
Reds-W-Rays..Scooter Gennett 2R-HR..Cincinnati snaps 9-game losing streak
Giants-L-Braves..Matt Adams solo HR..Danny Santana 3R-HR..Giants have lost 16-of-20…Bruce Bochy team now (26-46)
Pirates-W-Brewers..Andrew McCutchen solo HR-RBI single
Blue Jays-W-Rangers..Josh Donaldson-Kendrys Morales RBI singles in 9th..Justin Smoak-Jose Bautista HRs earlier
Red Sox-L-Royals..Eric Hosmer 2R-HR..Lorenzo Cain RBI single in 9th
Tigers-L-Mariners..Mike Zunino 2R-HRs in 6th and 8th innings
Astros-W-A’s…Houston hits 3HRs..Astros now (47-24)
Tigers..Callup P-Anibal Sanchez from AAA
Rays..DFA 2B-Mike Martinez
A’s..Sign FA-P-Pat Schuster
White Sox..DL-P-Miguel Gonzalez-shoulder
Yankees..DL-P-CC Sabathia-out 6W-hamstring
Reds..DL-SS-Zack Cosart-quad..DL-P-Bronson Arroyo-shoulder
Orioles..CT scan-SS-JJ Hardy-wrist
Arizona..send OF-AJ Pollock out on rehab
Rockies..P-Chad Bettis-throws 30P-bullpen session-coming off cancer chemo
NBA…Draft Thursday night
Lakers….Attempting to acquire another lst round draft pick…
Lakers-Sacramento..LA deals #2 pick for #5-and-#10
Lakers-Sacramento…LA might offer Julius Randle-or-Jordan Clarkson for #5
Celtics-76ers..Blockbuster trade..Boston deals #1 pick for Sixers #3 pick…Boston also acquires the right to claim a #1 from Philadelphia next year (Lakers pick) or a #1 in (2018).
Indiana-Cleveland…Pacers shopping G-Paul George to Cavs-demanding Kyrie Irving in straight up swap…George to become a free agent end of 2017-18 season.
Indiana-Lakers…Possible discussion of Paul George trade for Julius Randle..but Lakers do not have a future lst round pick to include in deal.
Indiana-Clippers..Report LA has contacted Pacers but Indiana not interested in sign and trade deal George for Blake Griffin.
Cleveland..Cavaliers not giving contract extension to GM-David Griffin despite getting to NBA finals 3-years in a row.
NFL Union….About to reopen CBA talks with NFL…Union now wants a “Salary Floor” as part of next deal….upset that in recent years…NFL teams have operated with 50-60-70M in cap space while rebuilding…money that is supposed to go to the players.
Carolina…OT-Michael Oher still not cleared by doctors for camp after concussion last September…Panthers may release him-save (4.5M) salary.
Titans..Sign FA-WR-Eric Decker-ex Jets-Broncos.
Saints..Sign FA-OC-Craig Watts-ex Chargers draft pick
49ers…New coaching staff calls it ‘disgraceful’ how DE-DeForest Buckner was used last year…played record (1,032) snaps.
Rams…QB-Jared Goff says he is vastly improved from last year’s struggles…in 2017…completed (54%-5TD-7Int-5 Fumbles-63QBR)
Saints..Moving 1st round pick Ryan Ramczyk to starting LT.
Lawrence Taylor..Hall of Fame Giants star-pleads guilty DUI…put on probation…fined 1500..license suspended 9-months.
Big 10-Network..Contract extension will guarantee each school 50M-beginning in 2018.
Pac 12-Network…Network President resigning to go into consulting work…Pac 12-ADs upset at poor economic return..schools getting 23M each.
Las Vegas Golden Knights…GM-George McPhee installed Monday 12-midnite deadline for trade offers from other clubs trying to hold onto players on expansion draft lists…..
Las Vegas…Expansion team says it will spend Tuesday deciding on trade offers and which players they will pick in expansion draft.
Las Vegas…Free Agent Window to sign unrestricted NHL free agents-closes 12-midnite Tuesday.
Las Vegas..Opens negotiations with FA-F-Evgeny Dadonov-KHL-St Petersburgh..scored 30-goals last season.
NHL…Las Vegas will turn in its 30-player expansion list on Wednesday morning 7am…..NHL will announce all picks and trades 5pm-Wednesday night.
Dallas…Opens negotiations to bring back young F-Valerie Nichuskin from KHL…scored 24-points in 36-games for CSKA-Moscow as a rookie.
Arizona Coyotes..Confirm will not offer a contract to 21Y-veteran forward-captain Shane Doan-making him a free agent…Began career with Winnipeg Jets and moved with team to Arizona.
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-G-Peter Budaj to 2-year deal.
LA Kings…Fail in attempts to move the contracts of F-Dustin Brown and Mrian Gaborik…Brown owed (29M)…Gaborik (19M) on deals over next four years.
Americas Cup….Team New Zealand reels off two more wins over US-Oracle team to take a (3-0) race lead off Bermuda….5-days layoff now…US team must find way to gain more speed in light wind conditions.
San Diego City Council….6-hours of meetings decides not to put Soccer City initiative on November ballot despite outpouring of support…Says it will consider issue on November 2018 ballot….Council says it wants a full calendar year to vett all the different potential proposals that might be out there for Qualcomm Stadium development…..Soccer City says it will continue to work towards having Council reconsider before late August deadline-they could still put measure up for vote….SDSU-fighting proposal-sides with Council for full evaluation of other possible developers.