Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

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***Program Note—Hacksaw on TV…6:30am…9:50am on KUSI-Saturday

***Program Note–Saturday 11am…KUSI ‘On the Air’ Show featuring the legendary XTRA 690-Sports Radio history with Hacksaw-Steve Hartman-Brian Wilson-Mike Costa…Rusty Nailz..Sully…Little Thomas….



Padres-W-Giants (7-4)…Fernando Tatis hits 39th HR of season…Tom Pham 2R-double..Wil Myers 2R-double….Manny Machado 2R-single…SD wins 2nd in a row in SF……Friars (76-70)….(10-21) record over last month…Giants won 9-of-11….Padres climb within 1-game of Cardinals

Padres-at-St Louis…Friday…Open weekend series against Cardinals that could knock one of them out of the wildcard race…Vince Vasquez starts for Padres
..Cardinals had 1-game lead over Padres
..St Louis lead over Reds was 1-and-half lead
..3-teams fighting for final playoff spot.

Padres..Sign FA-P-Vince Vasquez-ex Phillies (31-41) career record

Padres..P-Mackenzie Gore-1st outing-San Antonio (5inn-2R-3H-5W)

Padres..Top 4-farmclubs-combined (52) games below .500…El Paso (44-70)
Dodgers…Travel day Thursday

Dodgers-Reds..Friday..Walker Beuhler to start for LA
Dodgers..(94-53)…have won 29-of-37 games.
Dodgers..Rotation-last 5 games..(0.86-ERA)
Angels-W-White Sox (9-3)…Alex Cobb-5 shutout innings…Halos (72-74)

Angels-Athletrics..Open weekend serie son Friday.

Angels…shutting down P-Shohei Ohtani-developed shoulder soreness..will not pitch the rest of this season…has (9-2) record this year

Angels..Shut down OF-Mike Trout…has beenout since May with a calf injury.

Angels..Arrest warrant issued in Venezuala for 2B-Luis Rengifo for possible forgery issues in real estate documents he signed as part of a family transaction with houses.

Angels..DFA-P-Jake Petricka
Angels..Activate P-Alex Cobb from DL-had wrist injury

Rockies-Braves..Rained out
Reds-W-Pirates..Tyler Mahle 6-shutout innings for Cinn..
A’s-W-Royals..Sal Perez hits 45th HR for KC in loss..
Yankees-L-Orioles..Ryan Mountcastle HR-Baltimore
Cubs-L-Phillies..Bryce Harper 3RHR-RBI single in 17-run outburst
Tigers-L-Rays..Mike Zunino 2RHR..
Astros-W-Rangers..Carlos Correa 3RHR in 12R-bombing..
(Roster Moves)

Texas..DFA-P-Hyeon Yang

Astros..DL-OF-Michael Brantley-knee
Royals..DL-P-Wade Davis-shoulder
Texas..Activate OF-Willie Calhoun-had broken arm
Arizona..Activate P-Merrill Kelly-was on Covid list.
Cincinnati..Send OF-Jess Winker to AAA-on rehab
(MLB Notes)

Vito Valentinetti…1950s relief pitcher with Cubs-Indians-Reds passes away (87)


Giants-L-Washington (30-29)…Dustin Hopkins missed 48Y-FG on final play of game but because of penalty-had another kick, 43Y-FG to give Washington come from behind win…a minute after Giants had taken the lead on Grahame Gano FG…WFT-QB-Taylor Heinicke (336P) 2TD…Daniel Jones (249P-95R) in loss…Gano kicked 5FGs for Giants in setback..Heinicke led Washington to 2-scoring drives in final 3-minutes…Washington (1-1)…Giants (0-2)

Chargers-Dallas…Crowd of more than 50,000 expected but huge turnout of Cowboys fans will be there
..Justin Herbert coming off (337Y) passing day
..WRs Keenan Allen-Mike Williams combined 17R-182Y
..Bolts want better balance..47–asses-29 runs last week
..Dak Prescott threw for (403P) in his lst game for Dallas
..WRs Amari Cooper-Cee Dee Lamb combined (20R-243Y) last weekend
..Cowboys expected to unleash RB-Zeke Elliott now that OL totally healthy
..Chargers S-Derwin James returned to practce-had toe injury
..CBs-Chris Harris-Nassi Adderley-DT-JustinJones not practice

Rams-Indianapolis..Matthew Stafford-vs-Carson Wentz-QB duel
Chiefs-Baltimore..Patrick Mahomes-Lamar Jackson showedown
Raiders-Pittsburgh..Derek Carr offense-vs-Steelers blitzing defense
Denver-Jacksonville..QB-Trevor Lawrence coming off 3-Int game
Bengals-Bears..QB-Justin Fields expected to play more for Chicago
Browns-Texans..Odell Beckham remains out of lineup
Bills-Miami..Buffalo at risk going (0-2) start season
Patriots-Jets..Mac Jones-vs-Zach Wilson-battle #1 picks
49ers-Eagles..Eagles try go 2-0
Saints-Carolina..Jameis Winston comes off 5-TD game
Vikings-Arizona..Kyler Murray-vs-Kirk Cousins shootout
Tampa Bay-Atlanta..Tom Brady-vs-Matt Ryan
Titans-Seattle..Tennessee coming off opening day loss at home
Green Bay-Detroit..Packers battered 38-3 las weekend..Monday Night game
(NFL Notes)

Kansas City…DUI injury trial against former Chiefs LB-Coach Britt Reid will begin April 19th

Miami..OT-DJ Fluker-6G-suspension-violation Drug program
Carolina..WR-Kelvin Benjamin-2G suspension-violations

49ers…Surgery-LB-Dre Greenshaw-groin
Raiders..Backup QB-Marcus Mariota-groin issue
Cowboys..DE-DeMarcus Lawrence-out 8W-surgery broken foot
(Roster Moves)

Atlanta..Sign FA-DT-Mike Pennell-ex Chiefs-.Bryan Witzmann-ex Chiefs
49ers..Sign FA-RB- Trenton Conners
Jets..Release CB-Corey Ballentin
Denver..Release LB-Jerrell Freeman
Browns..Workout FA-LB-Reuben Foster-ex 49ers
Ravens..Activate RB-Devonae Freeman-ex Falcons star
(College Football)

Aztecs-Utah…SDSU defense-vs-Utes QB-Charley Brewer-transfer from Baylor.

USD-Montana State…Toreros take (0-2) record on road to meet Bobats of Big Sky Conference.

UCLA-Fresno…Bruins defense to be tested by Bulldogs pass happy  offense

USC-Washington State…Trojjans play first game since firing of Clay Helton..will face Cougars QB-Jake DeLaura in Pullman.
(Top Ranked Teams)
2-Georgie-South Carolina
4-Oregon-Stony Brook
5-Iowa-Kent State
6-Clemson-Georgia Tech
7-Texas AM-New Mexico
9-Ohio State-Tulsa
10-Penn State-Auburn

(Pac 12)

Oregon State-Idaho
Cal-Sacramento State
Washington-Arkansas State
Arizona-Northern Arizona
Arizona State-BYU
(Mountain West)

Nevada-Kansas State
Wyoming-Ball State
Colorado State-Toledo
Air Force-Utah State
Boise-Oklahoma State
UNLV-Iowa Sgate
San Jose State-Hawaii

Aztecs..Unviel non-conference schedule..Includes games against BYU..Arizona State…Michigan..St Marrys..Georgetown..USC.

Aztecs..Coach Brian Dutcher comments”
..We will schedule 1-additional non conference game
..Our goal  is to build schedule to help us with ‘at large slot’
..Do not want to travel 3-time zones to play outside conference
..Like to schedule up-willin play anywhere
..Have to have someone want to play us.
..Want to continue to schedule BYUY-St Mary’s-Gonzaga
..UCSD will replace USD on schedule for next 3-years
..Players work out on own..bestg collection bigs ever had.
..Do not think Pac 12 alliance with Big 10-ACC will hurt us
..Teams want to play Aztexts…San Diego easier to travel to get into
..Against 20-game conference schedule
..Want to play whom I want to play..not have MWC tell us who to play
..Matt Mitchell has signed to play in France
..Jordan Schakel negotiating with an NBA-G-League team
..Virtually entire roster is fully vaccinated…Being tested weekly

Lakers..Sign FA-G-Cam Oliver-ex Houston..Averaged (10PPG)
Atlant..Sign FA-F-Jahlil Okahor
Golden State..Workout FA-G-Isaiah Thomas-ex Denver-Cavs-Boston

Ducks..Sign FA-F-Tobias Rieder-ex Montreal-Calgary-Buffalo-Edmonton
Kings..Sign FA-D-Cam Gaunce-..longtime AHL veteran

Las Vegas…F-Nolan Patrick-remains unsigned-not coming to camp..concussion issues

Islanders..Sign FA-D-Erik Gustafsson-ex Montreal
Seattle..Sign FA-Scott Wilson=ex Florida
San Jose..F-Vlad Kotkov signs with CSKA-Moscow
NASCAR…Bristol 400 this weekend
Indy Car…Runs Laguna Seca Grand Prix
Formula 1..Off weekend…runs Grand Prix-Russia next week

NASCAR..Announces it will stage the NASCAR Clash race inside LA Coliseum next year..will build a quarter-mile asphalt track for the invitational only race.
English Premier League…Top games:
..Hot Spur-vs-Chelsea
..Manchester United-vs-West Ham
..Manchester City-vs-Southampton
..Liverpool-vs-Crystal Palace

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