Bob Kemp’s Bottom Line

IN THE THURSDAY SPORTS ZONE

       A DIAMONDBACKS-ROCKIES REWIND ... A SUNS SUMMER LEAGUE UPDATE ... FROM THE 17TH ANNUAL SPORTS ZONE/BOB KEMP FOOTBALL PREVIEW CONTINUES WITH A MIAMI DOLPHINS PREVIEW ... AND ALL THE DAILY FEATURES  

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018

        *ROCKIES 19, DIAMONDBACKS 2:  The score was not the worst for the Diamondbacks who lost starting pitcher Shelby Miller to a stiff right elbow after throwing 37 pitches and allowing five runs in the first inning. Also, T.J. McFarland left with a stiff neck after recording one out in the third inning ... STATISTICALLY SPEAKING - Former Diamondback Gerardo Parra was hitless in four at bats with two strikeouts ... THE BOTTOM LINE - The Diamondbacks had won all four games this season at Coors Field this season and nine straight at Denver over the past two seasons at Coors Field the longest home losing to one opponent in Rockies franchise history ... LAS VEGAS SUPER BOOK: Rockies 135 Diamondbacks (11 1/2) ... PREDICTION – Rockies 9, Diamondbacks 6

TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2018

        *DIAMONDBACKS 5 ROCKIES 3: The Diamondbacks overcame another less than five inning starting pitching outing with the bullpen recording the final 14 outs ... STATISTICALLY SPEAKING - The Rockies were zero for 10 with runners in scoring position ... THE BOTTOM LINE - The Diamondbacks have won all four of their games this season at Coors Field and nine straight in Denver over the past two seasons ... LAS VEGAS SUPER BOOK: Rockies 110 Diamondbacks (11) … PREDICTION – Diamondbacks 7, Rockies 5 > IN WEDNESDAY'S SPORTS ZONE - M0re analysis and post-game reaction from Torey Lovullo
        *MORE DETAILS OF STEVE KEIM'S ARREST: The Cardinals general manager told Chandler police he was the team’s director of security, refused to submit to a breath test, which led to officers taking to vials of his blood, and has a previous DUI conviction, according to the arrest report > IN WEDNESDAY'S SPORTS ZONE - Does your opinion of Steve Keim’s arrest change after hearing the news of him having a previous DUI conviction and misidentifying himself as the Cardinals director of security to police?
        *WEDNESDAY'S SPORTS ZONE/BOB KEMP FOOTBALL PREVIEW: The Buffalo Bills season could drastically change based on a story that broke on Tuesday that accused LeSean McCoy of beating his girlfriend, his son and his dog and using drugs, claims that McCoy denied > FROM WEDNESDAY'S PIPELINE - The Buffalo Bills season win total for 2018 was 6½ before Tuesday’s allegations against LeSean McCoy – let’s assume the NFL does nothing (one way or another) regarding McCoy during the 2018 season – the Bills over or under 6 ½ wins … Also, anything Bills is strongly encouraged discussion?

MONDAY, JULY 9, 2018

        *SUNS 71, MAGIC 53: There was a Dragen Bender sighting who had 11 points and eight rebounds after he was a negative in the Suns first two games ... STATISTICALLY SPEAKING - Deandre Ayton finished with 17 points and 13 rebounds (four of his six field goals were dunks on three lobs and an offensive rebound) ... THE BOTTOM LINE - The Suns have led nearly every minute while winning three straight Las Vegas Summer League games in four days > WE WILL HAVE MORE FROM TONIGHT’S SUNS WIN IN TUESDAY’S LOCAL ROUNDUP AT 11:15
        *THE DIAMONDBACKS WERE REPRESENTED IN MINNESOTA TONIGHT: The Diamondbacks were among a moderate list of teams scouting the Twins on Monday night ... THE BOTTOM LINE - Twins are expected to be active sellers including free agent to be second baseman Brian Dozier who could easily slide into the leadoff spot for the Dbacks.
        *THE DODGERS ARE LOOKING FOR INFIELD HELP: The candidates include Brian Dozier, Scott Gennett and Asdrubal Cabrera, according to Yahoo Sports ... THE BOTTOM LINE - All three make considerably less than Manny Machado, and all, like Machado, are free agents after this season.
        *SPEAKING OF MACHADO: The Yankees are showing increased interest in Manny Machado > IN TUESDAY'S SPORTS ZONE - Do you believe the Yankees are interested in Manny Machado or do you think Brian Cashman wants his competition to think he is interested in Machado?

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IN THE WEDNESDAY SPORTS ZONE 

(THIS PLAN IS TENTATIVE AND SOMEWHAT SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
        *AT THE TOP OF THE SHOW,  THE INTRODUCTION OF THE PIPELINE
        *AT 10:15,  THE LOCAL ROUNDUP:  topped by a Diamondbacks-Rockies rewind
        *AT 10:30, MORE LOCAL ROUNDUP: Dbacks-Rockies locker room reaction from Tuesday night
        *AND IN THE FINAL SEGMENT OF HOUR NUMBER ONE: THE NATIONAL ROUNDUP
        *AT THE TOP OF THE 11:00 HOUR, UPDATED RESULTS OF THE POLL QUESTIONS AND A REPEAT OF TODAY'S PIPELINE
        *AT 11:15, A MYSTERY SEGMENT
       *AT 11:30, INTERACTIVE TIME PART TWO: the first segment with phone calls and/or tweets
       *AND IN THE FINAL SEGMENT OF HOUR NUMBER TWO, OUR DAILY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP
       *AT THE TOP OF THE NOON HOUR, ITS LAST CALL AND THE BOTTOM LINE
        *AT 12:15, THE FINAL INTERACTIVE ROUND WITH PHONE CALLS AND/OR TWEETS PLUS THE LATEST LINE AND SOME TELEVISION VIEWING SUGGESTIONS  
        *AT 12:30, THE 17TH ANNUAL SPORTS ZONE/BOB KEMP FOOTBALL PREVIEW CONTINUES: a Dolphins Training Camp Preview with Hal Habib of the Palm Beach Post
        *AT 12:45, THANK YOU TIME AND TODAY IN ROCK HISTORY
       AND THREE SEGMENTS WITH INTERACTIVE ACTION – TWEETS ONLY AROUND 109:45 AND PHONE CALLS (602-260-10-60) AND/OR TWEETS (@SPORTS ZONE 1060 OR TWITTER.COM/SPORTS ZONE 1060) AT 11:30 AND 12:15

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17TH ANNUAL SPORTS ZONE/BOB KEMP FOOTBALL PREVIEW

(34) NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE (12:30 SEGMENTS)
        MONDAY, JULY 9: Around the NFL   
        TUESDAY, JULY 10: Fantasy Football  
        WEDNESDAY, JULY 11: Buffalo
        THURSDAY, JULY 12: Miami
        THURSDAY, JULY 19: New England
        FRIDAY, JULY 20: New York Jets
        MONDAY, JULY 23: Baltimore
        TUESSDAY, JULY 24: Cincinnati
        WEDNESDAY, JULY 25: Cleveland
        THURSDAY, JULY 26: Pittsburgh
        MONDAY, JULY 30: Houston
        TUESDAY, JULY 31: Indianapolis
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1: Jacksonville
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 2: Tennessee
        MONDAY, AUGUST 6: Denver
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 7: Kansas City
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8: Los Angeles Chargers
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 9: Oakland
        MONDAY, AUGUST 13: Dallas
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 14: New York Giants
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15: Philadelphia
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 16: Washington
        MONDAY, AUGUST 20: Chicago
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 21: Detroit
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22: Green Bay
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 23: Minnesota
        MONDAY, AUGUST 27: Atlanta
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 28: Carolina
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29: New Orleans
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 30: Tampa Bay
        TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4: Los Angeles Rams
        WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5: San Francisco
        THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6: Seattle
        FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7: Arizona (11:15)
 (12) PAC 12 CONFERENCE (10:30 SEGMENTS)
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 16: California
        FRIDAY, AUGUST 17: Stanford
        MONDAY, AUGUST 20: Oregon
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 21: Oregon State
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22: Washington State
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 23: Washington
        FRIDAY, AUGUST 24: Colorado
        MONDAY, AUGUST 27: Utah
        TUESDAY, AUGUST 28: UCLA
        WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29: USC
        THURSDAY, AUGUST 30: UA (11:15)
        FRIDAY, AUGUST 31: ASU (11:15)
(6) COLLEGE FOOTBALL (12:30 SEGMENTS)
        WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6: Top 25 Preview - Anthony Gimino, Lindy’s Sports Senior Editor (11:15) + ACC (12:30)
        WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13: Big Ten
        WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20: Big 12
        WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27: SEC
        TUESDAY, JULY 3: Pac 12

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2018 MLB PREDICTIONS
        *AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST: Boston, New York. Toronto, Baltimore, Tampa
        *AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL: Cleveland, Minnesota, Chicago, Kansas City, Detroit
        *AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST: Houston, Los Angeles, Seattle, Oakland, Texas
        *AMERICAN LEAGUE WILD CARDS: New York, Minnesota
        *AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPION: Boston
        *NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST: Washington, New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Miami
        *NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati
        *NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST: Los Angeles, Colorado, Arizona, San Diego, San Francisco
        *NATIONAL LEAGUE WILD CARDS: Milwaukee, Colorado
        *NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPION: Washington
         *WORLD SERIES CHAMPION: Washington
        *MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS: J.D. Martinez, Anthony Rizzo
        *CY YOUNG (Kershaw, Kluber, Sale, Scherzer are disqualiied): Carlos Carrasco, Carlos Martinez
        *ROOKIES OF YEAR: Gleyber Torres, Jesse Winker
        *MANAGERS OF THE YEAR: Alex Cora, Dave Martinez