Saturday shenanigans you might have missed

NFL

  1. Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Matt Corral will likely be out for the entire season. Coral missed the last 2 series of their pre-season game against the New England Patriots after being stepped on and suffering a foot injury. After having xrays it was determined that he has suffered a Lisfranc foot injury.

Panthers’ rookie QB Matt Corral suffered a lisfranc injury, according to HC Matt Rhule, who called it a significant injury. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 20, 2022

  1. New York Jets linebacker Quincy Williams was handed a $10,609 fine for an out of bounds late hit on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts during last week’s preseason game.

Quincy Williams with a late hit on Jalen Hurts 😳 pic.twitter.com/Zwx1crjDsm — PFF (@PFF) August 12, 2022

  1. Kenny Pickett’s 2nd preseason game proved to be as impressive as his 1st. The Steelers rookie quarterback completed 6 of 7 for 76 yards and a touchdown beating Jacksonville 16-15 on Saturday night.

That's a Kenny Pickett-led TD drive for the @steelers. 🎯 📱: Stream #PITvsJAX on NFL+ https://t.co/b5R6YDpBPe pic.twitter.com/RdAdaQFx3P — NFL (@NFL) August 21, 2022

  1. Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa played just 2 series in his preseason debut, completing 6 of 8 for 58 yards. Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Jarrett Stidham led a touchdown drive on the team’s very 1st possession. The Raiders beat the Miami Dolphins 15-13 in Saturday’s preseason game.

🔴🎥 Live: Coach Josh McDaniels addresses the media live from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. https://t.co/VUxXn8yYeQ — Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) August 21, 2022

  1. KaVontae Turpin is the 1st player in 9 seasons to manage a kickoff return and a punt return both for touchdowns within the same game. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Los Angeles Chargers 32-18 on Saturday night.

The definition of CHARGED 🆙 @KaVontaeTurpin ⚡️ #DALvsLAC on CBS11/NFL+ pic.twitter.com/DfqeU9jPex — Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) August 21, 2022

.@KaVontaeTurpin said LET'S TURN IT UP❗️#DALvsLAC on CBS11/NFL+#DallasCowboys pic.twitter.com/Osqw2u6EOQ — Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) August 21, 2022

MLB

  1. The New York Yankees have lost 14 of their last 17 games and has been watching the Toronto Blue Jays claw away at their AL East lead cutting it to 7 games. According to Greg Joyce of the New York Post outfielder Aaron Judge said on Saturday :

“Just gotta have a little better energy in the dugout and push each other a little bit. We’re just missing that a little bit right now. We gotta come out and bring it (Sunday).”
This Blue Jays season is a rollercoaster 🎢 Jays now 7 GB of the Yankees for top of the AL East pic.twitter.com/x6PFEITfj7 — Tim and Friends (@timandfriends) August 20, 2022

  1. Matt Olson hits an accidental check swing double in the 11th to tie it up followed by pinch hitter Travis d’Arnaud hitting a single to win it for their 11th win in the last 12 games. The Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros 5-4 on Saturday. Atlanta currently sits 3 games behind the New York Mets in the NL East.

MATT OLSON HAS TIED IT#OVERTHEFENCEBB / #forthea pic.twitter.com/rcyJELluwX — Over The Fence Braves (@OTF_Braves) August 21, 2022

  1. Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Dustin May made his return from Tommy John surgery and was dominate through 5 innings. This was May’s 1st start since May of 2021, he gave up just 1 hit, struck out 9, walked 2 and retired the last 13 batters.  Will Smith and Justin Turner both contributing 3-run homers lifting the Dodgers to their 7-0 shutout win over the Miami Marlins.

.@redturn2 with @kirsten_watson on his 3-run homer and Dustin May's return to the mound. pic.twitter.com/nq1Wsdy5Kw — SportsNet LA (@SportsNetLA) August 21, 2022

  1. San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin said on Saturday that they will give closer Josh Hader a break. They move to a closer-by-committee approach while Hader finds a way to get back on his game. He was acquired by the Padres on August 1st from the Milwaukee Brewers and has racked up a 16.20 ERA in his 5 appearances with the team.

Josh Hader being traded to the #Padres was the most unexpected development of the Trade Deadline. Josh Hader's continued struggles are the most unexpected development post-Trade Deadline. Baseball. pic.twitter.com/Cx8S87KAjO — Pat's Stats (@PatsStats5) August 21, 2022

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