Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on August 17th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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(MLB)

Miami…Suspends P-Jose Urena 6-games without pay for beaning Braves leadoff hitter Ronald Acuna with 97mph fastball on 1st pitch of game after Acuna had led off 3-straight games with homes runs for Marlins.

Los Angeles…Suspends Yasiel Puig 2-games without pay for shoving Giants catcher Nick Hundley 3-times and throwing punch in argument in batters box. Hundley is fined for arguing with Puig.

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Padres-L-Arizona (5-1)… Diamondbacks knock starter Jacob Nix out with 5-run 1st inning…..Clay Buchholz throws 5-hitter complete game…..Padres relievers had 14-striekouts over 8-innings…..Friars are (3-16) at home since early July…Padres lost 15-of-21….(48-76) on season.

San Diego-DBacks…Friday matchup..Joey Luchessi (6-6)-vs-Robbie Ray (3-4).

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Dodgers…Off day on Thursday

Dodgers-Seattle…Friday pitchers..Walker Beuhler (5-4)-vs-Wade LeBlanc (7-2)….LA is (2-6) in last week…bullpen has blown leads or games 7-games in a row.

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Angels-L-Texas (8-6)…..Rangers 4R-8th inning rally…Jurickson Profar-Joey Gallo HRs…….

Halos-Rangers…Friday matchup Odri Despaigne-vs-Mike Minor (3-6)….Despaigne just obtained from Marlins…has pitched for Padres-Orioles also.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-L-Tampa Bay…Tommy Pham RBI-double in Rays win…Yankees are (7-9) last two weeks.

Mets-W-Phillies..1st game twin bill..Jose Bautista Grand Slam HR triggers 10-run-5th inning..Bautista 7-RBIs.
Mets–L-Phillies…2nd game…Rhys Hoskins 3R-HR in nitecap for Phils win

Pirates-L-Cubs….Ian Happ HR….Jon Lester wins 13ths game…Chicago won 8-of-12

Cardinals-L-Washington…Bryce Harper 3RBIs….snaps .St Louis 7-game win streak……Nationals lost 7-of-10

Rockies-W-Atlanta…David Dahl HR-3RBIs in Colorado win….Braves won 8-of-101

Tigers-L-Twins…Minnesota erupts for 15-runs in win

Royals-W-Blue Jays…Luca Duda HR….KC (37-84).

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(Roster Moves)

Padres…Release P-Phil Hughes-owe him 7.2M on salary.

Mariners..Sign FA-P-David Rollins..had (2.79-ERA) in independent league.

Royas-Texas…KC deals P-Kelvin Gonzalez to Rangers for international signing slot

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(Injuries)

Braves…MRI-clean on elbow OF-Ronald Acuna-hit by beanball.
Yankees..OF-Aaron Judge still have pain in fractured wrist.
Pirates..DL-SS-Jody Mercer-calf.

Cubs… P-Yu Darvish set for rehab start on weekend.

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……..(Football)………

Chargers…QB-Philip Rivers will start in Saturday preseason game vs Seahawks.

Chargers..DE-Joey Rosa-OG-Forrest Lamp will be held out with injuries

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(Scoreboard)

Eagles-L-Patriots (37-20)…Patriots defense 8-sacks…Tom Brady (172Y) passing….Eagles QB-Nate Sudfeld (312P-3TD) in loss..

Steelers-L-Green Bay (51-34)…Tramon Williams 25-TD interception..Josh Jackson 22-TD interceptions for Packers…Green Bay QB-DeShone Kizer (149P-2TD)…Brett Hundley (67Y) passing…..Steelers QB-Josh Hobbs (166P-53R)-2TD..

Jets-L-Redskins…(15-13)….Colt McCoy (113P)…..in Washington win……QB-Sam Drnold (8-11) 52Y-passing…Teddy Bridgewater (127Y) passing….TD-Interception..

(Schedule)–Friday night

Chiefs-Falcons…KC will play #1-offense entire first half
Giants-Lions…1st round pick RB-Saquon Barkley-out hamstring
Bills-Browns..Rookie QBs Josh Allen-Baker Mayfield will play
Bengals-Dallas..Dak Prescott-Zeke Elliot will play for Cowboys
Tampa Bay-Tennessee..Ryan Fitzpatrick-Jameis Winston to QB-Bucs
49ers-Houston..JJ Watt may play for Texans coming off surgeries
Bears-Broncos..QB-Chad Kelly expected to play again for Denver.

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(Injuries)

Eagles..QB-Nick Foles-sprained shoulder on QB-sack
Washington..RB-Sam Perine-sprained ankle
Patriots..OT-Isaiah Winn-leg injury
Carolina…OC-Tyler Larsen-hyperextended elbow-3rd OL hurt in camp
Saints..LB-Alex Okafor has bone bruise ankle-not Achilles injury
Giants..WR-Brittan Golden-doctors discover tumor in mouth
Raiders..IR-DT-Ahtyba Rubin-torn bicep
Titans..TE-Delanie Walker hurt in joint workouts.

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(Teams)

Seahawks…Coach Pete Carroll says RB-Rashaad Penny could be next Marshawn Lynch.

Cowboys..Praise WR-Tavon Austin-becoming complete receiver

Raiders…LB-Khalil Mack has now been fined 2-game checks (1.6M) for missing preseason games in contract dispute.

Rams..K-Greg Zeurlein nails 57-60Y field goals in practice
Eagles..WR-Greg Ward impressive in workouts-ex QB-UHouston.
Jets..QB-Sam Darnold takes all snaps with #1-unit on Thursday

Vikings..CB-Antonio Williams facing suspension-pleads guilty to DUI case from last April..

CFL-Montreal…QB-Johnny Manziel still suffering concussion symptoms-5 days after goal line hit in game vs Ottawa.

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(Roster Moves)

Browns…Meet throat Thursday with WR-Dez Bryant-ex Cowboys…Cleveland had 53M-cap space.

Chiefs..Release CB-Robert Golden-asked for release

Packers..Refuse comment putting together trade offer for LB-Khail Mack of Raiders.

Houston..Release QB-Stephen Morris.

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(College)

Aztecs…Hold Red-Black scrimmage at Stadium at 5:30pm…..SDSU confirming it has sold just 13,485 season tickets this year.

Aztecs…coach Rocky Long comments heading into Saturday scrimmage
..Different environment now…less time in pads…less contact…new freshman rule
..Think about saving freshman recruits to play at end of season-since they have 4-game window to play without losing redshirt year
..Worried about 2-young safeties having to start
..Needs WRs to step up-we need chunk plays from offense
..Like 2-TEs we have-will catch balls
..Juwaan Washington-packs a wallop at running back.

Maryland..Board of Regents-calls meeting on Friday to determine status of coach DJ Durkin-under investigation for abuse of players.

Sun Belt Conference…Commissioner Karl Benson announces he will retire…had been Commissioner of WAC-Mid American Conference also.

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………..(Basketball)……….

Clippers…Owner Steve Ballmer says his team will rebuild quickly because he has expectations….’will not allow 5-6 years of crap the 76ers put on the floor’.

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…….(General)………

PGA-Wyndham Classic-Greensboro….Brendt Sneaker reels off record (-11) under par 59….had 11-birdies and eagle in round….Becomes 10th player in history to break ’60’ round on tour…Jim Furyk has all time record (68).

Tennis…ITF votes to make radical changes in Davis Cup play for 2019….Will have 18-country playoff in late November at one sight rather than qualifications spread out across the calendar year.

English Premeir League-Top weekend games
..Manchester City-vs-Huddersfield
..Manchester United-vs-Brighton
..Chelsea-vs-Arsenal
..Liverpool-vs-Crystal Palace

NASCAR….15-year veteran driver Kasey Kahne announces retirement.
Formula 1…Team McLaren signs Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso for 2019.

NASCAR…Runs Bristol 400 on Saturday night in Tennessee.
Indy Car…Runs Pocono Grand Prix on Sunday in Pennsylvania
F-1…Off weekend…runs Belgian Grand Prix next weekend.

Del Mar….Hightlite of summer racing season….Pacific Classic on Saturday night.

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