Some encouraging news on the injury front. Kenyan Drake’s x-rays last night were negative, and the MRI today revealed a high ankle sprain. He should be sidelined 4-6 weeks. Jonah Williams’ neck injury was deemed not serious, and sounds like at most he might miss this coming week. Meanwhile, no new news on Landon Collins’ MRI for his possible Achilles tear.
The regular season of the Japan Softball League ended today, and Kelly Kretschman’s team, Toda Medics, did not advance to the playoffs, which means there’s a real possibility that we’ve seen Kretschman play for the last time. She was 0-4 in today’s finale, and her final AB was a ground-out to first base.
With Week 8 underway in Miami, Tua Mania has arrived. Here’s another round of media write-ups from south Florida anticipating Tagovailoa’s first start.
- The Phinsider blog trumpets Tua Time.
- The Sun-Sentinel identifies 10 things that Tagovailoa needs to succeed.
- More Sun-Sentinel – Miami’s ready to roll with Tagovailoa.
- The Miami Herald looks at the drama and pressure surrounding the QB change.
- The Palm Beach Post says that Tagovailoa is everything you’d want in a quarterback.
On a lighter side, the CBS affiliate in Miami has produced this jingle dedicated to Tagovailoa.
Eddie Jackson scored his 6th career defensive touchdown Monday night, adding to his Alabama record of defensive touchdowns scored in the NFL. Tonight’s TD was an 8-yard fumble return.
Highlights from tonight’s game.
- Jared Mayden – reverted back to San Francisco’s practice squad.
Monday Injury Report
Limited Participation – Julio Jones (hip).
SOFTBALL Shionogi 3, Toda Medics 2 (F/9). Kelly Kretschman (DP – Toda) – 0-4. FOOTBALL Los Angeles Rams 24, Chicago 10. Terrell Lewis – 1 tackle, 1 TFL, 1 QBH Eddie Jackson – 9 tackles, 1 FR, 1 TD (8 yd fumble return) BASKETBALL Tigrillos de Antioquia 89, Condores de Cundinamarca 71. Nick King (TIG) – 35 minutes, 25 points (9-17 2pg, 2-5 3pg, 1-2 FT), 10 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 2 turnovers, 3 fouls. SWIMMING International Swimming League – Match 4 Men’s 50m Freestyle: Robert Howard – 21.94 seconds, 8th International Swimming League – Match 4 Men’s 4x100m Free Relay: DC Trident – 3:08.59, 3rd Robert Howard – 48.21 seconds on 3rd leg.