Humpday Happenings You May Have Missed
The San Francisco 49ers have listed quarterback Brock Purdy as questionable for Thursday's game against the Seattle Seahawks siting an injury to his oblique and rib. Purdy was listed day to day after last Sundays win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim will be taking an indefinite leave of absence siting health-related reasons. The 50-year-old is in his 10th season as the Cardinals GM. No more details have been given as of right now.
Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker is expected to play against the San Francisco 49er's on Thursday. The 22-year-old suffered an ankle injury in week 13 against the LA Rams causing him to miss last Sundays game against the Carolina Panthers.
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry exited Wednesday's 125-119 defeat to the Indiana Pacers in the 3rd quarter siting a shoulder injury. Curry looked to have suffered the injury while reaching in for the ball on a drive by Indiana's Jalen Smith.
Chicago Bulls guard Lonzo Ball is hopeful to be able to hit the court again after the All-Star break in mid-February. The 25-year-old underwent knee surgery in September to fix a meniscus tear. There is a possibility of him missing more time then he would like to, if the Bulls are not in the playoff picture they will likely hold him off for the rest of the season.
The Cleveland Guardians have traded infielder Owen Miller to the Milwaukee Brewers. They will get in return a player to be named later or cash considerations. To make room on the 40-man roster the Brewers also designating catcher Mario Feliciano.
The Detroit Tigers and right-hander Michael Lorenzen have come to an agreement on a 1-year, $8.5-million contract. The 30-year-old could earn up to $10 million with incentives. Detroit is planning to use him as a starter.
The Los Angeles Dodgers came to an agreement with free-agent right-hander Noah Syndergaard on a 1-year, $13-million contract that carries an additional $1.5 million in incentives. The 30-year-old did sign a 1-year, $21-million deal with the Los Angeles Angels last winter but was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies midseason.