Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on September 21st, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Baseball)……

Padres-Dodgers…Open weekend series…Eric Lauer (5-7)-vs-Rich Hill (9-5)…Padres (61-92)…..lost 4-of-6….Dodgers won 7-of-8……21-of-34…..now (85-68)

Padres…off on Thursday heading out for final 6-game road trip.

Dodgers..off on Thursday…play Cardinals-Giants-Padres in final 9-games….Doddgers have 2-and-half lead over Rockies in battle for 1st place in NL-West.

Padres…Mourn passing of longtime Player Personnel Exec Don Welke-had battled diabetes…..served as AJ Preller Director of Scouting….worked in Texas…Dodgers…and nearly 2-decades with Pat Gillick in Toronto-Baltimore…Welke was (75)

Padres…Wil Myers says move to 3rd base not reason he has played poorly…hit just (.214) since move from LF-to-3B.

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Angels-L-A’s…(21-3)……A’s hit 3HRs…bang out 22-hits….get 7-walks in lopsided win….Athletics (92-61)……Halos won 8-of-14.

Angels-at-Houston…Friday night matchup..Andrew Heaney (9-9)-vs-Gerril Cole (14-5).

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-W-Yankees…Mookie Betts 4H-5RBIs…Boston clinches American League East…..Bosox won 10-of-15…..

Washington-L-Mets…Jay Bruce HR…Michael Conforto 2R-HR

Tampa Bay-L-Toronto….Justin Smoak HR in 9th…Rowdy Talley 2R-HR

Indians-L-White Sox…Matt Davidson RBI single in 11th.

Royals-L-Tigers…Christin Stewart 6RBIs-2 HRs…

Reds-W-Miami…Scooter Gennett 2R-HR..2R-double.

Phillies L-Atlanta…Braves score 3-runs on sacrifice flies and bases loaded walk

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(MLB)

John Smoltz…Hall of Fame pitcher says MLB needs to change the game…Attendance dropping 2.9% this year….will be lowest since 2993. …Smoltz told USA-Today

..MLB needs to outlaw the ‘shift’…has taken offense out of game…..
..Clubs need to stop exploitation of the 7-day DL…….
..Split schedule with a best of 3-playoff for each divisional winner from each half….
..Reduce schedule to 154-games…
..Eliminate interleague play……
..Put the DH in both leagues…….

Yasiel Puig…TMZ says vandals caused 10,000-damage vandalizing his home trying to move a safe.

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………(Football)…………

(Scoreboard)-Thursday Night Football

NY Jets-L-Browns (21-17)…..Baker Mayfield comes off bench and leads 4-scoring drives…(201Y) passing….Carlos Hyde (98Y-2TD) rushing…Browns defense 2-interceptions in 4th quarter…..Jets QB-Sam Darnold (169P) in loss …..Browns (2-32-1) under coach Hue Jackson.

(Schedule)

Charges-Rams….Fight for LA game at Coliseum….
..Bolts averaging (445YPG)-offense…329Y-passing
..Rams offense (398YPG)…283Y-passing
..Chargers defense (329YPG)..Opposing QB-55% completions-6 sacks..allow 15.2YPC
..Rams defense (266YPG)..just 74Y per game rushing
..Philip Rivers (680Y-73%-6TD-1 Int)
..Jared Goff (587Y-64%-3TD
..Melvin Gordon (232APY)..Austin Ekeler 7.3YPC…13.5Y-per catch..(224APY)
..Brandon Cooks (20YPC)..Robert Woods (13.1YPC)…Todd Gurley (117YPC)
..Rams defense 4-interceptions-2 sacks…allowed (8-23) 3rd down conversions

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Raiders-Miami..Oakland looking for pass rush
Denver-Baltimore..Case Keenum to start desire knee issue
Chiefs-49ers..QB-Pat Mahomes (10-TD-0 Interceptions)
Saints-Atlanta..Drew Brees-Matt Ryan matchup
Buffalo-Minnesota..Kirk Cousins coming off 400-yard passing day
Colts-Eagles..Carson Wentz makes first start.
Packers-Redskins..QB-Aaron Rodgers having more knee problems
Bengals-Carolina..Boh teams (2-0)
Titans-Jaguars…Jacksonville off to (2-0) start
Giants-Houston..Both teams (0-2)
Bears-Arizona..Cardinals 0-TDs-in 8-quarters
Dallas-Seattle…Seahawks off to (0-2) start
New England-Detroit…Bill Belicheck-vs-Matt Patricia
Steelers-TampaBy..Ryan Fitzpatrick coming off two 400Y-passing days.

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(Injuries)

Minnesota..RB-Dalvin Cook misses practice-hamstring
Packers..QB-Aaron Rodgers concerned about knee soreness
Colts..WR-TY Hilton out of practice-quad
Seattle…C-Justin Britt-ailing should..G-Ethan Kocic-Ankle
Titans..OT-Taylor Lewan-cleared from concussion protocol.

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(Teams)

Houston…Defense with JJ Watt-Jadaveon Clowney-Whitney Mercilus-no QB-sacks
Arizona..QB-Sam Bradford says team has overload of information from playbook.

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(NFL)

NFL…closes NFL Experience, 40,000-square foot store on Times Square after just 10-months…tried to charge 25-to-37 dollars entry fees.

Colin Kaeperneck says Patriots-Raiders have talked to free agent QB.

LeSean McCoy….ex fiancee says Bills player refusing to cooperate with police probe into home invasion and assault she suffered…is offering 20,000-for information about people who tried to rob her.

Alliance American Football….reveals names and logos of 4-teams in East….Atlanta Legends..Birmingham Iron…Memphis Express…..Orlando Appolos……Names of other teams to be released next week.

CFL….Montreal-at-Winnipeg…Johnny Manziel makes first start after concussion a month ago.

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(College Football)

(Mountain West Conference)

Aztecs-Eastern Michigan…SDSU comes off win over Arizona State….Eagles have a win over Purude….Eastern Michigan been to two bowl games in 44-eyars….have had 1-winning season in a 22year span….went (23-96) during terrible drought in Mid American Conference.

Air Force-Utah State…Falcons open MWC league play.
Nevada-Toledo…Wolfpack QB-Ty Gangi against Rockets.
Colorado State-Illinois State..Rams off to (1-3) start
UNLV-Arkansas State
Hawaii-Duquesne..Warriors play 1-AA team.

Fresno State-New Mexico-Wyoming have bye weeks.

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(Pac 12)

USC-Washington State…Trojans needs to find run game…Cougars led by transfer QB-Garrett Minshew (1203Y-8TD) in Cougars (3-0) start.

UCLA…bye week…may put Will Speight back in as starting QB..Bruins (0-3) start.

Arizona-Oregon State…Wildcats QB-Khalil Tae red-hot

Stanford-Oregon…Bryce Love returns as starting RB-Ducks led by QB-Justin Herbert

Arizona State-Washington…QB matchup Manny Wilkens-vs-Jack Browning.

Colorado-Utah also have bye weeks.

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(Top Ranked Teams)

1-Alabama-vs-Texas AM…Aggies go to Tuscaloosa.
2-Georgia-vs-Missouri…Bulldges with RB injuries
3-Clemson-vs-Georgia Tech..QB-Kelly Bryant could be out with injuries
4-Ohio State-vs-Tulane…Urban Meyer returns as head coach
5-Oklahoma-vs-Army…Kyler Murray(3-0) as starter.
6-LSU-Louisiana Tech..Transfer QB-Joe Burrows remains starter
7-Stanford-Oregon..Matchup RB-Bryce Love-vs-QB-Justin Herbert
8-Notre Dame-Wake Forest…Irish (3-0)
9 Auburn-Arkansas-Razorbacks off to awful start
10-Wasington-Arizona State..QBs Manny Wilkens-vs-Jake Browning
10-Penn State-vs-IllinoisQB-Trace McSorley carrying team.

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(College Notes)

Minnesota…grieves death OT-Nick Connelly-passes away after 3-month bout with caner.
Ohio State..DE-Nick Bosa-surgery-abdominal tear.

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……(Basketball)……….

Houston…G-Brandon Knight-knee scope-will miss start of camp.

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……….(Hockey)……………

Kings-W-Vancouver…..Emerson Etem scores for Kings-triggering 3-goal 2nd period…Canucks winless in 3-games

Kings-L-Las Vegas…Knights erupt for 5-goals early…Jon Marchessault (2G-2A) for Knights….

Ducks-L-San Jose….Anaheim trailed 4-3 in 3rd period at press time…Two teams combined for 7-goals in opening period.

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Montreal…NHL suspends Max Domi for 5-games-sucker punch in fight.

Flyers…G-Alex Lyon-out 4W-groin

Vancouver…F-Loui Ericsson-Out bone bruise to leg

Rangers..Veteran G-Ondrez Pavelec-retires

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…….(General)……….

Golf-Players Championship…Tiger Woods eagles 18th hole…finishes (65) tied with Ricky Fowler for 1st round lead at Eastlake-Atlanta.
(65) Tiger Woods-Ricky Fowler
(66) Justin Rose
(67) Rory McIlroy
(68) Xander Schaufele
73) Phil Mickelson

NASCAR….Chase for Championship-Richmond 400…Brad Keselowski won 2-races in row.

Indy Car…season concluded-Scott Dixon-points champion

Formula 1…Off weekend..run Grand Prix Russia next weekend

NASCAR…President Brent Dewar steps down immediately-sagging sponsor support-TV ratings.

English Premeir League-top games
..Manchester City (4-0-1)-vs-Cardiff
..Liverpool (5-0)-vs-Southampton
..Chelsea (5-0)-vs-West Ham
..Manchester United-vs-Wolverhampton
..Arsenal (3-2)-vs-Everton (1-1-3)

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