Padres…The Athletic Website writes detailed account about collapse of Padres this season with quotes from Padres players-staffers-former players-staffers and other Baseball Executives…Co-authored by Dennis Lin-Ken Rosenthal.
..AJ Preller calls his job..’results based industry’
..1-winning regular full season since taking job 2015
..Has spent 200M on draft picks-international free agents-little success
..Best talent evaluator in baseball…does not know how to handle people
..Guilty poor communication-lack of feel
..Padres are institutional failure
..Preller-5 managers-10 years-how trust him
..Relationship all his managers deteriorate
..29-coaches-5 managers departed
..Micromanages-hands on everything
..Nobody on same page
..GM cannot be in the dugout
..Staff jumps off boat-like leak in raft
..Absolute disaster-this group
..No consistency in the message
..Clubhouse is fractured mess
..Big salaries-big egos
..Machado too temperamental-to inconsistent behavior
..Fab 4-about individual performance-not team goals
..Atmosphere of pessimism
..Spy in clubhouse
..Players ran out of gas
Padres…Manager Bob Melvin…’Continue to do my job till someone tells me not too’….’We have differences of opinions sometimes-that’s healthy’….’Don’t believe anything upstairs is holding us back’….’We got beaten down-tough to push thru’….’We just didn’t get the job done’
Padres-W-Rockies (2-0)…Xander Bogaerts 2RHR on 3-2 pitch in bottom of 9th inning for win….Padres win their season best 6th …Blake Snell dazzling 7-no hit innings….10-strikeouts…lowers ERA (2.33)….Personal best (227K-174 innings)..Opponent batting average (.181) vs Snell this year.. ..Rockies broke up no hitter with lead off single in 9th off Josh Hader….Juan Soto-Fernando Tatis thrown out at home on plays…Padres hit into bases loaded double play too…Friars (74-78)..
Padres-Rockies..Wednesday game..Seth Lugo-vs-Chase Anderson
Padres..Manny Machado says he will have surgery on tennis elbow after cortisone shot and Plasma Platelet did not work…Could be out 4-to-6 months after invasive surgery.
Padres…P-Drew Pomeranz ends comeback attempts when pain returns to ailing elbow…has pitched only 44-innings in 4-years because of chronic elbow-forearm damage…Was given 34M-when he signed.
Padres..Break single season attendance reord..56-sellouts…Attendance at (3,029,09) heading into Tuesday game.
Dodgers-Tigers…Spencer Torkelson HR..Payton Meadows HRs for Detroit….Led (2-1) at Press Time…LA (92-57)….Won 33-of-45 games
LA-Detroit..Wednesday game..Bobby Miller-vs-Rich Olson
Angels-L-Tampa Bay (6-2)…Randy Arozarena HR-Rays…..Halos (68-83)…Angels (12-32) skid
Angels-Tampa..Halos bullpen day-Wednesday-vs-Adam Civale
Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani underwent elbow surgery at Kerlan-Jobe Clinic on Tuesday..Doctor Neal el-Attrache performed brace surgery on elbow and inserted stem cell tissue…Believe Ohtani will be ready to DH-opening day in 2014…Pitch in 2015.
Reds-L-Twins..Kenta Maeda 6-shutout innings-Min.
Mets-L-Miami..Jake Burger RBI double in 9th-Miami
White Sox-L-Washington..Joey Meneses pinch hit 3RHR-Wash..
Yankees-L-Blue Jays..Jays hit 3HRs
Braves-W-Phillies…Spencer Strider (18-5) win..Atl (87-54)
Cleveland-L-Royals..MJ Melendez 2RHR-KC..KC (50-102)
Cubs-W-Pirates..Cubs pound out 14-1 .
Cardinals-L-Brewers.Will Contreras HR-Milw.
Texas-W-Red Sox..Odalis Garcia HR-Tex
Orioles-W-Astros..Austin Hays 2HRs-Balt (95-56)
Seattle-As..Mariners led 6-0 at Press Time…Oak (46-104)..
Giants-Arizona..Dbacks led 8-4 at Press Time…
Brewers…Ask for (614M)-state legistlative funds to renovate Brewers-Miller Park
Tigers…P-Eduardo Rodriguez-back issue
Marlins..2B-Luis Arraez-sprained ankle
Royals..P-Brady Singer-back issue
Tigers..OF-Riley Greene-shoulder surgery6
Atlanta..activate P-Jesse Chavez-from IL
Twins..exam SS-Carlos Correa-torn arch
Mets..P-Edwin Diaz-shuts down comeback attempt-knee injury
Red Sox..shutdown OF-Tristan Casas-shoulder issue
Reds..DFA-OF-Hunter Renfroe-hitting (.128)
Reds..Release P-Chasen Shreve
Marlins..Sign FA-P-Matt Moore-ex Angels-Cleveland
Cleveland..RB-Nick Chubb-hospitalized-dislocated kneecap..two torn ligaments..concerns artery damage…released last Monday night
Cleveland..QB-Deshaun Watson faces NFL fine-2 flagrant facemask penalties
Chicago..QB-Justin Fields-criticized…taken 10-sacks in 2-games
Rams..Shopping RB-Cam Akers..has (1443Y) rushing in 2-plus seasons in LA
..Report Rams talking to Tampa Bay-Baltimore-Cleveland-Raiders…might only get a 3rd-round pick for Akers
New England Patriots…30-year Patriots season ticket holder-fan sucker punched by Miami fan at end of Dolphins win at Foxborough-man dies from head injuries at Stadium.
Cleveland..Visits with FA-RB-Kareem Hunt
Colts..Sign FA-RB-Tre Sermon-ex-Eagles
Miami..Sign FA-DT-Byron Cowart-exColts
Vikings..Sign FA-OG-Dalton Risner-ex Broncos
Patriots..Release QB-Matt Corral..QB-Ian Book
49ers..Sign FA-CB-Anthony Brown-ex Cowboys-Steelers
Seattle..Sign FA-S-Artie Burns-ex Steelers
Carolina..Surgery LB-Shaq Thompson-fractured ankle
Lions..IR-CB-CJ Gardner-Johnson-pectoral tear
Steelers..CB-Minkah Fitzpatrick-hospitalized chest injury
Saints..RB-Jonathon Williams-out with hamstring injury
Aztecs..Coach Brady Hoke says team ‘ready’ for MWC-showdown on Friday with Boise State…’Team needs to protect Jaylen Maden better-too many hits-sacks’..WR-Brionne Penny ‘has earned more playing time by being productive in practice-games’..LB-has been explosive..TE-Mark Redmen not afraid to stick his nose in things to block-expanding offense with pass routes..
SDSU…Over 10,000-unsold tickets for Friday night game with Boise State
SDSU..Forms new NIL program ‘Aztecs NIL’ to raise money for players.
ESPN..Reports record 9.3M-viewers for night-time telecasts of Colorado-Colorado State
Michigan State…Fired coach Mel Turckeer says his termination of job was ‘miscarriage of justice’….University released 1200-page of documents…Tucker refused to take part in probe of Sexual Misconduct…wants to know who leaked information.
USC…bars Orange County Register beat writer from covering team for two weeks-violated media rules when he could interview players.
Nebraska…Lose top two RBs-Gabe Ervin..Rahim Johnson with injuries
SEC..Suspends 3-Florida players and 1-Tennessee for brawl end of game
Army…3-year extension to coach Jeff Monken
Alabama…Coach Nick Saban criticized for failing to land a QB-in transfer portal….Loss of Off Coord-Steve Sarkisian and Bill O’Brien have hurt continuity
Maui Invitational….November tourney moved from Lahaina to Univeristy of Hawaii-Stan Sherrif Center in Honolulu on UH campus…Hope to return to play in Maui in 2024.
Lakers..Release G-Bryce Hamilton
Detroit..Sign FA-G-Jontay Porter-played in G-League last year
Portland-Miami…Trade talks for G-Damian Lillard-stall again..Blazers asking a 6-for-1 trade with Heat..equal to price Phoenix Suns paid to get Kevin Durant.
Brooklyn…G-Ben Simmons says he owes it to team-fans to become an NBA All Star again
Ducks..Open training camp with 63-players on ice Thursday..included are 11-1st round draft picks-Ducks have drafted or acquired…
..Leo Carlsson-C-Sweden..this year’s #1 pick
..Alex Killorn-RW-veteran FA-Tampa Bay
..7-top draft picks on blueline-most who could be with San Diego Gulls
Vancouver..Activate F-Tanner Pearson-from long term IR..Canucks (1.7M0 over cap
Blues..Sign FA-D-Andy Welinski-ex Ducks
Dallas..Sign FA-G-Chri Gibson-ex Tampa Bay-NY Islanders
San Jose..Sign FA-F-Justin Bailey-ex Edmonton.
Golf…Phil Mickelson says he has stopped gambling
..Gambling moderation became an addiction
..Addiction damaged my family
..I was involved with gambler Billy Walters for 6-years
..Friends became enablers