Best 15 Minutes

Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

.(Baseball)…

Padres-W-Reds (7-3)..Wednesday game…Friars (26-26)
..Luis Arraez HR-RBI single-3 hit day
..Jurickson Profar RBI-double
..Padres strafe Nick Martinez (4.2inn-5R-8H)
..Padres get back to 7-games behind Dodgers

San Diego-Cincinnati..Thursday matchup Matt Waldren-vs-Frankie Montas

Padres..DL-2B-Xander Bogaerts-fractured shoulder..Could be out will August…does not need surgery for torn labrum

Padres..Team hitting (.208) vs lefthanders…Manny Machado (.146)..Fernando Tatis (.156)..Ha Seong-Kim (.186)…Xander Bogaerts (.196)
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Dodgers-L-Arizona…DBacks led (6-0) in 8th at Press Time…LA (33-19)…Won 14-of-19 but have stopped hitting again
..Corbin Carroll 2R-triple
..Ketel Marte-Christian Walker HRs
..DBacks rough up Tyler Glasnow-Ryan Yarbrough

LA-Diamondbacks..Thursday..off day…play Reds on Friday

Dodgers..P-Dustin May-throws bullpen session-rehab continues..Come back likely August 1st

Dodgers..P-Bobby Miller-Will make 3-rehab starts..could be back July 1st
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Angels-W-Houston (2-1)..Wednesday..Tyler Anderson goes 8-innings in win…now (5-4) 2.52-ERA

Angels..Off day-Thursday..open series with Cleveland-Friday

Angels..Ron Washington-stays with closer Caxrlos Estevez despite (0-3) record-3-blown saves (5.06-ERA)
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(Scoreboard)

Cardinals-W-Orioles..1st game ..Nolan Gorman-HR-3RBI-StL
Cardinals-W-Orioles..2nd game..Brendan Donovan 2R-double-for sweep
Cleveland-W-Mets..Andres Giminez 3R-HR..NY blew 3-0 lead..Clev (33-17)
Royals-W-Tigers..Royals P-Cole Ragans (12K-1 hit outing)..KC (32-19)
Twins-W-Washington..Max Keplar-Carlos Correa HRs-Minn
Marlins-W-Brewers..Jazz Chisholm HR-in 1-0 Miami win
Giants-W-Pirates..Giants 4R-10th inning..Blake Snell (3inn-4R-8BR)-11.40-ERA
Phillies-W-Texas…Eli Sosa 3RHR…Alec Bohm 2R-double..Phi (36-14)
Red Sox-W-Tampa Bay..Bosox 5R-5th inning
Yankees-W-Mariners…Juan Soto HR-2R-HR..Aaron Judge 2RHR..NY (34-17)
Blue Jays-W-White Sox..Jays 7R-2innihg..Bo Bichette 2RHR
Braves-W-Cubs…Marcel Ozuna 3RHR..Matt Olson HR..Adam Duvall 2RHR-Atl
Rockies-A’s..Colorado led 2-1 at Press Time
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(Injuries)

White Sox..DL-OF-Eloy Jiminez-hamstring
Texas..MRI-P-Jon Grey-groin
Mets..Surgery P-Brooks Raley-elbow
Brewers..DL-P-Joe Ross-back strain
Cleveland..DL-P-Carlos Carrasco-severe neck strain

Rockies..Activate 1B-Kris Bryant-has missed 262-games over 4-years
Tampa Bay…Activate P-Ryan Pepiot-shin injury

Yankees..P-Gerritt Cole-throws full batting practice session-test elbow
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(Roster Moves)

Royals..Release P-Zach Davies
Texas..Sign FA-P-Nabil Crismatt-ex Dodgers-Padres
Tampa Bay..DFA-P-Erasmo Ramirez
White Sox..Call up OF-Zach DeLoach..P-Nick Mastrini
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(MLB Notes)

Yankees..MLB sources say agent Scott Boras will try to set up a New York bidding war between Yankees-Mets for soon to be free agent Juan Soto..not willing to open in season contract talks.

Astros..Looking for a 1st baseman..Jose Abreu-Jon Singleton hitting (.170)
Cubs..Send P-Kyle Hendricks to bullpen..has given up (37R-in-30 innings)
Boston..Bench 1B-Dom Smith..hitting (.182)
Toronto..Bench RF-George Springer..hitting (.194)

Dodgers..Shohei Ohtani purchases (8.7M) home in La Canada.

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…(Basketball)…

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Dallas-W-Minnesota (108-105)..Mavs upset win…Game 1-series
..Mavs had (8-0) run late in 4th quarter
..Luca Doncid explodes 15P in 4th quarter
..Doncic (33P)..Kyrie Irving (30P)
..Mavs go (16-17) free throw line
..TWolves  hit 18-3’s but lose
..Anthony Edwards (6-19) shooting
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(Playoff Schedule)

Indiana-at-Boston…Game 2-of series..Celtics lead (1-0)
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(NBA Notes)

Minnesota..G-Mike Conley-calf issue
Boston..F-Kristaps Porzingas-remains out calf

NY Knicks..Report team puts F-Julius Randle on trading block after injury ravaged season..Averages (24P-9R)

NY Knicks..G-Jalen Brunson-surgery fractured left hand

Charlotte..G-LaMelo Ball sued for injurying 11-year old boy-hit by his car during autograph sessions

Suns..Fire 2-Asst GMs..Morgan Cato..Trevor Buckstien

Denver..Coach Mike Monroe criticized for letting Bruce Brown-Jeff Green go inh off season-weakened team bench

Suns..Announce will operate NBA-G-League team called Valley Suns next year.

NBA..Expected to finalize 7B-TV contracts with ESPN-ABC-NBC-Amazon by Friday…TBS has right to match 1-contract offer but might lose out on bidding

LSU..Hires David Patrick as assistant coach..was head coach at Sacramento State

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…(Football)…

Rams…RB-Kyran Williams will miss all of OTA’s with on going foot injury
Rams..Move training camp from UC-Irvine..to Loyola Marymont this summer
Rams..Will move into new training facility in Woodland Hills in July.

Jets..WR-Mike Williams ruled out OTA’s..still recovering knee surgery
Ravens..RB-Keaton Mitdhell cleared July training camp-recover knee surgery
49ers..WR-Brandon Ayuik-boycott OTAs in contract dispute
Steelers..QB-Russell Wilson named starter..Justin Field-backup
Chiefs..1st round pick Xavier Werthy-hamstring issue
Packers..TE-Tucker Kraft-pec injury in OTAs
Packers..RB-Josh Jacobs-hamstring injury-in OTAs
Cleveland..QB-DeShaun Watson limited to throwing 3-times a week-shoulder
Ravens..QB-Lamar Jackson reports to OTAs at 205-pounds

Chiefs..coach Andy Reid surprised NFL scheduled his team to play games on 6-different days this year…Chiefs play a Thursday night game…a Monday night game..Black Friday…Christmas Day-Wednesday and 10-Sunday games

Chiefs…QB-Patrick Mahomes says team has to help Rashee Rice ‘become a great person’

Raiders..NFL owners refuse to vote on Tom Brady attempt to purchase minority stock in TV..worried about conflict of interest with his broadcasting career.

49ers..Name Brandon Staley as Assistant Head Coach-Defense..Nick Sorensen will be Def Coord.

Dallas..Cowboys owner Jerry Jones-will be point man-for leading NFL to 18-game schedule..with 2-bye weeks…Report TV networks against  schedule expansion because it dilutes the TV schedule-weekly

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(College Football)…

Florida..Former Gators QB-Jaden Rashada files 10M-lawsuit against Coach Billy Napier, the school, and its NIL collective for pulling a 14M-NIL deal off the table after signed documents with the school…Rashada transferred to Arizona State a year ago, and now at Georgia.

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…(Hockey)…

(NHL Playoffs Scoreboard)

NY Rangers-L-Florida Panthers (3-0)…Florida upset win at Garden
..Matt Tkachuk-Sam Bennett goals for Fla
..Florida hold Rangers without a shot on goal for 17-minutes
..Sergie Bobrovsky stones NY in final 5-minutes of game in goal
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(Playoff Schedule)

Edmonton-at-Dallas…Game 1-Thursday
..Oilers led by Connor McDavid-Leon Draisaitl-have 10-goals-35-points in 12-games…
..Oilers (15-30) on Power Plays….Oilers Penalty Kill (35-of-38) opportunities
..Stars led by Wyatt Johnson (32G)..Jason Robertswon (29G)..Joe Pavelski (27G)..Matt Duchene (25G)..
..Stars red hot G-Jake Oettinger
..Dallas has 8-players with 20-plus goals.
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(NHL Notes)

Kings..Give interim coach Jim Hillier-3 year extension
Devils..Hire ex-Maple Leaf-coach Sheldon Keefe-4Y deal

NHL Playoffs…Record 1.1M viewers per game in Rounds 1-2

Kings..Sign draft pick Atu Jamen-F-Pelicans-Finland..(28-goals)
San Jose..Sign draft pick D-Luca Canoni-Portland-WHL (90P-65 games)
Carolina..Shopping F-Martin Necas..has (97G) in career
Toronto..Putting F-Mitch Marner on trade block..has (1Y-10M) deal

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…(General)…

(Golf)…Charles Schwab Invitational-Ft Worth-1st round

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(Soccer)..Chelsea fires Coach Maurcio Pachettino after 1st year on job

Inter Milan…Italian team foreclosed on after failing to make 395M-payment from Chinese ownership…Oakview Investments-led by Tim Liewicke-seizes control of the team.

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(Auto Racing)…Indy 500-Carbeuration Day for Sunday’s race

NASCAR..Fines Ricky Stenhouse (75,000) for fight in pits with Kyle Busch after they wrecked in All Star race on Sunday night.

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