Tuesday tidbits you might have missed

MLB

  1. The New York Mets beat the struggling Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 on Tuesday night. Chris Bassitt pitched 8 tight innings of 3-hit shut out baseball for the Mets. Milwaukee has dropped 9 of their last 10 games and were shut out in 4 of those.

Oh wow! 🤯@STIHLUSA | #LGM pic.twitter.com/P6vnrocxvo — New York Mets (@Mets) June 15, 2022

  1. Miles Mikolas, St. Louis Cardinals right-hander, was just 1 strike away from baseball history. Mikolas pitched 8 2/3 innings of a no-hitter against the Pittsburg Pirates. With 2 out in the 9th inning and a 2-2 count, Cal Mitchell ripped Mikolas’s 129th pitch over the head of Harrison Bader and into the stands on a bounce for a ground rule double.

"This place is about to get loud, really loud for Miles Mikolas!" 🎙️ @DannyMacTV pic.twitter.com/htRMU7w1Jj — St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) June 15, 2022

  1.  Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler had bone spurs removed from his right elbow. The procedure is unrelated to the flexor strain that he has been out with. He did it now because it doesn’t affect the rehab timeline for the strain. Buehler is expected to be out 10 to 12 weeks.

"I've been through the rehab process before with my Tommy John and came out the other side really good so just hoping for the same result this time." @buehlersdayoff on his injury and the rehab. pic.twitter.com/ZYdX7v44Mo — SportsNet LA (@SportsNetLA) June 15, 2022

NFL

  1. Robert Quinn, Chicago Bears linebacker isn’t expected to attend mandatory minicamp ahead of the first session Tuesday. Quinn has been training by himself said in April that he hopes to stay in Chicago. The 31-year-old recorded 18.5 sacks in 2021 which set the franchise’s single-season record. Quinn has been subject of trade rumors over the entire off season.

Sources: #Bears star pass-rusher Robert Quinn is not expected to be present for the team’s mandatory minicamp that begins today. Quinn is away from the team training on his own. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 14, 2022

  1. Amazon has announced that veteran cornerback, Richard Sherman, is joining their Thursday night football coverage for this up coming season.

495 Tackles 37 INTs 5x Pro Bowler 5x All-Pro Super Bowl XLVIII Champion. And now he’s on our Thursday Night Football team, only on @PrimeVideo. Welcome, @RSherman_25! #TNFonPrime pic.twitter.com/jy90HGwVJo — NFL On Prime Video (@NFLonPrime) June 14, 2022

  1. The Carolina Panthers and Cleveland Browns have continued to discuss a possible trade for quarterback Baker Mayfield as both teams begin mandatory minicamp. The Browns excused Mayfield from minicamp in what was said to be a mutual agreement.

As minicamps begin today for the Browns and Panthers, trade talks between the teams continue surrounding QB Baker Mayfield, per sources. The main issue remains Mayfield's salary and how much (or how little) teams pay. — Jonathan Jones (@jjones9) June 14, 2022

NHL

  1. Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson denies a recent report that he’s requested a trade out of Orange County.

Gibson said “All of the rumors that I got in a call from (agent) Kurt yesterday are false because I haven’t had a conversation with anybody there. When I signed my extension in Anaheim however many years ago, I said I’d be honored to play in the same city and be a part of the same organization my whole career. I still have all my intentions on doing that.”

  1. The Philadelphia Flyers are in the final stages of negotiating a contract with John Tortorella for their head coaching vacancy. Tortorella is reportedly meeting with the Flyers on Thursday to discuss the offer.

Told that Tortorella is meeting with the Flyers tomorrow to discuss the contract. So we’ll see where that goes. https://t.co/od4tngY5oX — Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) June 15, 2022

  1. The Vegas Golden Knights have hired former Boston Bruins bench boss Bruce Cassidy as their next head coach.

🚨 COACHING UPDATE 🚨 Bruce Cassidy has been hired as the Head Coach of the Vegas Golden Knights! #VegasBorn pic.twitter.com/MyOUQLzMoj — Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) June 14, 2022

  1. The Stanley Cup Finals begin tonight : Tampa Bay Lightning at Colorado Avalanche (Game 1) – 8:00pm EST (ABC)

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