“I didn’t reach Jay directly I don’t know what he was doing but I left a message. Then Brian called at the end of the day and asked me if I had heard from him. I hadn’t. He shown signs of nastiness, which is a big part of his game as well. When all those variables come together it a pretty darn good player. UPDATES.
The right hander, making his Angel Stadium debut, had received only three total runs of support in his previous six starts since beating the Chicago Cubs 5 2 on April 19.Cashner handed a 5 3 lead to Brandon Maurer, who gave up a sacrifice fly to Kole Calhoun in the eighth before Craig Kimbrel got three outs for his 12th save in 13 attempts. Pinch hitter Johnny Giavotella singled with two outs in the inning and tried to stretch it into a double, but Matt Kemp threw him out from right field.Garrett Richards (4 3) was charged with five runs and eight hits over 6 2 3 innings on his 27th birthday. Both San Diego runs in the seventh were unearned, after the right hander committed his second fielding error of the game when he mishandled a sacrifice bunt to the left of the mound by Austin Hedges after a leadoff walk to Alexi Amarista.Richards came in with a 3 0 record and 0.80 ERA against National League clubs, spanning 14 appearances and seven starts.Rookie Chris Perez drove in the Angels’ first two runs with single in the second inning and a double in the fourth.
(Photo by Kena Krutsinger/Getty Images)BOSTON (CBS) For 31 teams, the NFL Draft gets underway Thursday night in Chicago. For the New England Patriots, they have to wait until Friday or at least the very end of Thursday night. That doesn mean the Patriots haven been hard at work filling up their big board, but they can trade into the first round unless they acquire the30th, 31st or 32nd pick.For the last few weeks you probably been bombarded with mock drafts and potential picks, so here a Patriots cheat sheet with everything you need to know entering Thursday night first round.The Patriots don have a first round pick and it very, very unlikely they trade up to nab one of the final picks in the round.
It was too cold for the liking of Tom Landry, who despaired taking his team out of the 50 degree climes of summer Michigan for the typical 100 degree Texas summer day for preseason Game 1. Tight end Pettis Norman was the darling of the rookie class, though he was hardly the only good prospect. Defensive end George Andrie, 6 7, 252, was another rookie, from Marquette, poised to set anchor at right defensive end and be a companion to Bob Lilly on the other side.