Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on August 12th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers…Head to Tennessee for Saturday night preseason opener…RB-Melvin Gordon-did not play in preseason game last year-will play a couple of series….LT-King Dunlop..OG-Orlando Franklin left workouts Thursday with ankle-leg minor issues.

Chargers…Put WR-Stevie Johnson on IR-list with knee meniscus surgery….Had (45R) last year.
Chargers..Release rookie OT-Mike McQueen-Ohio University-claimed on waivers by Cowboys.

(Scoreboard)

Denver (22-0) Bears..Mark Sanchez (10-13) 99P…32-TD-Demaryius Thomas..RB-Kapri Bibbs (53R)…Cody Latimord (7R-82Y)….Broncos defense 7-QB sacks.
Atlanta (23-17) Redskins…Matt Schaub (179P)…JD McKissic 101-KR-TD…Falcons defense 3-sacks…Washington QB-Nate Sudfeld (10-15) 89P
Eagles (17-9) Bucs..Carson Wentz (12-24) 89P-Int…Eagles Defense 3-Int-2FR-3 sacks…Jameis Winston (7-9) 97P
Patriots (34-22) Saints..Jimm Gazroppolo (168P)..RB-Ty Gaffney (64R)..Jamie Collins 43-TD-Int..Trey Flowers 17-TD-FuRec
Ravens (22-19) Carolina..Ryan Mallett (91P)..Josh Johnson (83P)..Panthers defense 3-takeaways..Ravens defense 3-sacks
Jets (17-13)..Geno Smith (8-14) 79P…Bryce Petty (93P)…Jaguars threw for (319P)

(Schedule)

Raiders-Arizona..Derek Carr and fast track Oakland offense on field.
Steelers-Lions…Pittsburgh resting most of starters on offense
Giants-Miami…Rebuild NY defensive front against Ryan Tannehill.
Bengals-Vikings…Minnesota unveils rookie WR-Laquon Treadwell.
Browns-Packers..Robert Griffin-Terrelle Pryor make first starts together for Cleveland.

(Injuries)

Steelers..WR-Ladarius Green out of camp-recurring headaches..had 2-concussions in 11-days in San Diego..was allowed to play…May have to return 4.7M-bonus.
Houston..DE-Jadeveon Clowney leaves workouts-pain in knee that had microfracture surgery.
Lions..LB-Jon Bostic out with possible broken leg
Bengals..OT-Andrw Billups-MRI-knee cartilazge

(Roster)

Colts..Sign FA-FB-Chase Price-ex Aztecs
Broncos..Release DT-:Phil Taylor-injuries in camp.

(NFL)

NFL…Hit with Class Action lawsuit..42,000-fans want ticket-hotel-expense-airline reimbursement from cancelled Hall of Fame game.
Andre Rison…ex-NFL star-Arrest Warrant-owes (323,000) back child support payments…has 7-kids…makes only 41,000-year-NFL fortune gone.

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————————(Baseball)————————-

Padres-L-Pirates (4-0)….P-Jameson Taillon 3-hit shutout…David Freese 2RBI…Christian Friederich has won just 1-of-10 starts.

San Diego-New York….Paul Clemens (1-2)-vs-Logan Verrett (3-7) in Friday night opener….Padres have lost 14-of-22…..Mets have lost 5-of-6….New York shredded by injuries-without OF-Yoenis Cespedes..OF-Juan Lagares…3B-David Wright..1B-Luca Duda…SS-Jose Reyes…P-Matt Harvey..all on DL. .

Padres…Installing P-Clayton Richards into a 6-man rotation for rest of season.

Dodgers….Off on Thursday
LA-Pittsburgh…Friday matchup-Ross Stripling (3-3)-vs-Ivan Nova (8-6)….Dodgers 1-game out of lst place in NL West.
Dodgers…P-Rich Hill cancels another bullpen session-on going blister problems.

Angels-L-Indians (14-3)….Tribe score 7R-off Jhoulys Chacin in 2-innings….Mike Napoli hits 29th HR-3-run blast.
Halos-Tribe…Friday nigth game…Tyler Skaggs (1-1)-vs-Carlos Carrasco (7-6)
Angels..Release 2B-Ryan Jackson

(Scoreboard)

Rockies-W-Texas..Carlos Gonzalez 3R-Triple-pinch hitting.
Brewers-W-Braves..Chris Carter 2R-HR
Orioles-W-A’s..Mark Trumbo hits 32nd HR-Grand Slam.
Arizona-W-Mets…Chad Owings 3R-triple…Dbacks 4-stolen bases off Noah Syndegaard.
Houston-W-Twins…Astros sweep doubleheader…Score 25R in two wins (15-7)..(10-2)
Yankees-W-Red Sox…A Rod starts as DH..goes (0-4) gets booed at Fenway
Cubs-W-Cardinals..Anthony Rizzo bases loaded walk in 12th..Cubs (71-41)
Royals-W-White Sox..Danny Duffy now (9-1) for KC.

(Injuries)

Cubs..P-Pedro Strop-out 6W-torn knee meniscus
Arizona..Surgery-OF-David Peralta-wrist
Seattle..P-Charlie Furbush-Surgery-rotator cuff
Yankees..P-Nathan Eovaldi-elbow issue
Cardinals..DL-1B-Matt Adam-shoulder

(Roster)

Marlins..Internal discussion about signing Alex Rodriguez-Yankees
Mwra…Internal discussions about signing ex Astros-OF-Carlos Gonzalez
Red Sox..DFA-P-Sean O’Sullivan
Orioles..DFA-P-Sam Deduno
Texas..DFA-3B-Kyle Kuitzka
Royals..Release P-Edwin Mujica
Yankees..Release-1B-Ike Davis
Mariners..Release 2B-Luis Sardinas

(MLB)

Yankees…Manager Joe Girardi lashes back at New York media for calling him ‘vindictive’ for benching Alex Rodriguez……”Not my job description to conduct ‘farewell tours’…..My job put best lineup on field…..Criticized for sitting (.204) hitting A-Rod…but allowing (.194) hitting Mark Teixeira to continue to start…..Also played SS-Derek Jeter final month of his career when he was hitting (.213)

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———————(Hockey)———————————

Colorado Avalanche……Stunning development…Coach Patrick Roy quits after GM-Joe Sakic refused to sign any NHL free agents this summer…and chose college playes in NHL draft-rather than gorup of junior players.

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———————————–(Olympics)——————————

Swimming….Michael Phelps winns 22nd career gold medal…4th of this games…blowing away field in 200-Individual Medal….Fellow American Ryan Lochte finished 5th.
Swimming…Ryan Murphy wins gold in 200-backstroke
Swimming..Missy Franklin-fails to reach finals in women’s backstroke…left Olympic team to enroll at Cal…never regained her dominance upon returning.
Volleyball…US-W-Brazil in qualifying game (3-1).

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—————————————(General)——————————-

Golf…Bad weather suspends 1st round John Deere Classic-Illlinois

NASCAR…off weekend…run next week at Bristol.
Indy Car…off weekend…next race Pocono 200
Formula 1..off weekend…next race Grand Prix of Belgium.

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