Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on October 5th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…….

(National League Playoffs)

Dodgers-W-Atlanta (6-0)…Joc Pederson led off game with HR….Max Muncy hit 3R-HR…Keke Hernandez late HR…Hyun Jin-Ryu (7inn-0R)…..LA leads 1-0.

Rockies-L-Milwaukee (3-2)…Mike Moustakas RBI single in 10th gives Brewers win..Rockies held to 1-hit in 8-innings…had 3-straight singles to tie game in 9th…but lost in 10th….Rockies trail 1-0-in series

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(Schedule)-Friday games

Indians-at-Houston..Corey Kluber-vs-Justin Verlander..Astros red hot batting order…Indians 4-hitters over .280

Yankees-at-Boston..JA Happ-vs-Chris Sale….Bosox booming bats…Sale coming off shoulder woes twice in season

Rockies-at-Milwuakee..Jon Gray-vs-Jhoulys Chacin…Gray tailed off badly second half of season..Chacin won 15-games leading staff

Braves-at-Dodgers..Anubal Sanchez-vs-Clayton Kershaw…Dodgers left-hander not dominant but respectable 2.85-ERA.

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(Teams)

Padres..DFA-P-Jose Torres-had 100-game suspension in season for domestic abuse case involving a gun

Dodgers..Leave P-Ross Stripling and 2B-Chase Utley off playoff roster..go with 8-relievers including newcomer Ryon Madison.

Toronto..Asks for permission interview Giants exec David Bell for managerial job.

Giants..Will interview Josh Byrnes-Dodgers VP-Ops for vacant GM job

Rangers..Want to interview ex-player Mark DeRosa, now on MLB network, for manager’s job.

Reds..Report considering hiring ex Red Sox manager John Farrell-asking Jim Riggleman to be his bench coach

Angels..will interview Joe Espada-Astros-for managerial job

Washington..Fire Assistant GM-Bob Miller-was Mike Rizzo’s right-hand man.

Cubs..President Theo Epstein says ‘offense is broke’….time to stop talking about talent…start talking about production.

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(College)

San Diego State…unveil challenging baseball schedule…includes non-conference games against College World Series teams Oregon State-Texas Tech…other non conference games against Fullerton-Irivine-Arizona-Oklahoma and USD.

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….(Football)……..

(Scoreboard)-Thursday Night Football

Patriots-W-Colts (38-24)…Tom Brady (341P-3TD-2 Int)….RB-Sonny Michel (98R)….RB-James White (10-receptions)…Colts QB-Andrew Luck (365P-3TD) in loss..

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(Schedule)

Chargers-Raiders…Bolts (2-2)…Silver & Black (1-3).
..Raiders ranked 2nd in offense (441YPG).
..Chargers ranked 5th (403YPG).
..Derek Carr (1373Y-71%-6TD-7Int-8 sacks).
..Philip Rivers (1156Y-65%-11TD-2Int-5 sacks)…
..RBs Melvin Gordon (276Y-5.1YPC)…Austin Eckeler (184Y-6.3YPC)….Gordon-Eckeler combined (37R-362Y) catching passes.
..Raiders RB-Marshawn Lynch (300Y-4.4YPC)
..Raiders TE-Jared Cook (14.2YPC)..Jordy Nelson (17.1)..Amari Cooper (12.9)
..Chargers defense allows 46% conversions on 3rd downs
..Chargers defense allows (13.6YPC) to receivers and (4.2YPC) to Res
..Raiders defense allows (14.4YPC) to receivers…RBs (5.6YPC)
..Chargers Its Russell Okung-Joe Barksdale could both miss game.

Chargers..WR-Travis Benjamin ruled out 3W-sprained foot.

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Rams-Seattle…LA (4-0)….Jared Goff (1406P-11TD)…Rams offense (476YPG)

Chiefs-Jaguars…KC (4-0)…Patrick Mahomes (1400-14TD-0 Int)..126-QB rating…WRs (13.6YPC)..Jacksonville off to (3-1) start

Miami-Cincinnati..Both teams (3-1)..Andy Dalton (1197P-11TD)

Ravens-Cleveland..Joe Flacco (1252P-8TD)..vs-Baker Mayfield

Green Bay-Detroit..Packers (2-1-1) heading on road

Atlanta-Pittsburgh..Falcons (1-3)…Steelers (1-2-1)…Ben Roethlisberger (1414Y-8-TD)

NY Giants-Carolina…NY struggling (1-3)

Vikings-Eagles..Minnesota (1-2-1) despite big throwing numbers Kirk Cousins…Eagles (2-2)

Denver-Jets…Broncos lost 2-in a row

Bills-Tennessee…Buffalo rookie QB-Josh Allen 18-sacks already

Dallas-Houston..Ezekiel Elliott (426Y) rushing..Texans QB-Deshaun Watson (17 sacks)

Washington-New Orleans..Monday Night Football…Drew Brees (1296P-8TD)

Arizona-San Francisco…Cardinals (0-4)-Josh Rosen makes 2nd start at QB…Niners are (1-3)-CJ Beathard second start.

Bye Week…Chicago Bears-Tampa Bay

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(Injuries)

Atlanta..RB-Davonta Freeman-cleared to play-knee issue
Bengals..Activate LB-Vontaze Burfect off suspended list
Bengals..RB-Joe Dixon practices after knee scope
Bengals..RB-Gio Bernard out of practice hamstring
Dallas..WR-Terrance Williams still out-foot issue
Packers..WR-Davante Adams misses workout-calf
Colts..WR-TY Hilton ruled out-hamstring
Chiefs…WR-Sammy Watkins misses workout-hamstring
Jets..CB-Trumaine Johnson injures quad in Thursday practice
Jets..CB-Darryl Roberts ailing with hamstring
Rams..S-Mark Barron to play first game-coming off achilles
49ers..QB-Jim Garoppolo undergoes knee surgery-out forbear.

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(Roster Moves)

Bills..Sign FA-DT-Jordan Phillips-ex Miami 2nd round pick
Saints..Sign FA-CB-Josh Robinson-ex Tampa Bay
Patriots..Release RB-Kenjon Barner
Saints..Release DT-Jay Bromley

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(NFL)

Raiders…Report NFL will not allow team to move to Sam Boyd Stadium in 2019-not NFL ready….Raiders might leave Oakland because of City Council lawsuit against team.

Dave Anderson….longtime NFL columnist for NY Times passes away after retiring.

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(College Football)

Aztecs-at-Boise State….SDSU (3-1)…Broncos (3-1)….State is (2-3) vs Broncos…including a (1-1) record in Boise.
..Boise-home record since 2000..(109-7)
..Boise overall record wince 2000 (200-39)
..Boise conference record (125-16)
..Boise QB-Brett Rypien (1,389Y-12TD-0 Int)
..Boise offense averaging (538YPG)..42PPG
..Boise-3WRs averaging over 16YPC
..Aztecs (34-7) last 4-years……SDSU (22-4) in conference last 4-years.
..Aztecs defense giving up (337YPG)
..Aztecs offense averaging (370YPG)
..Aztecs 177-running plays to 89-passes
..Aztecs pass defense given jp 8-TD passes in 4-games.
..Azecs defense 8-sacks..21-takles for losses

USD-at-Morehead State…Toreros (11-0) all time vs Eagles….Toreeros QB-Anthony Lawrence (9,772Y) passing..2nd on all time list.

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(Mountain West)

Utah State-BYU…Friday night game…Aggies averaging 51points per game..QB-Jordan Love (1050Y) passing

Fresno-Nevada..Bulldogs QB Marcus McMaryion (1050Y-7TD)…Wolfpack QB-Ty Gangi (1332Y-11TD)
Hawaii-Wyoming….Rainbow QB-Cole McDonald (2100-24TD) this year
Colorado State-San Jose..Rams QB-KJ Samuels (1461-11TD).
New Mexico-UNLV…Lobos-Rebels both lost starting QBs
Navy-Air Force…battle of option running offenses.

(Pac 12)

UCLA-Washington…Bruins off to (0-4) start…Defense just contain QB-Jake Browning.
Arizona State-Colorado…Devils have to contain Buffs-QB-Steve Montez
Washington State-Oregon State…Cougars transfer QB-Garrett Minshew red hot
California-Arizona…Golden Bears have QB problems…Cats QB-Khalil Tate has ankle problems
Utah-Stanford..RB-Bryce Love might now play-leg injuries

USC-Oregon…bye weeks

(Top Ranked)

1-Alabama-Arkansas
2-Georgia-Vanderbilt
3-Ohio State-Indiana
4-Clemson-Wake Forest
5-LSU-Florida
6-Notre Dame-Virginia Tech
7-Oklahoma-Texas
8-Auburn-Mississippi State
9-West Virginia-Kansas
10-Washington-UCLA

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………..(Basketball)………….

Lakers-Sacramento Kings…Lakers led (67-66) at half time at Press-Tim

Golden State…F-Draymond Green-MRI on knee swelling.

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……..(Hockey)……….

Gulls-Tucson….Open season on Saturday night with road game….Gulls led by veteran G-Kevin Boyle-back for 3rd season..(2.66GAA) last year….veteran defensive corps led by 6’6-Jaycob Megna and 1st round pick Jacob Larsson….Rookie draft pick LW-Jack Kopecka (32G-in OHL)…..2nd year LW-Gio Fiore (17G)….veteran C-Corey Tropp (18G)……Newcomers C-Logan Shaw-played 72-games between Montreal and Ducks…..veteran AHL C-Chase DiLeo-played last year at Manitoba…..Tucson led by LW-Michael Bunting (23G)…..Goalies Aden Hill (2.23GAA) and Hunter Miska-22 wins last year.

Gulls…Ambassador Willie O’Ree honored at Smithsonian Institute-African American Museum of History for contributions to NHL…as 1st black player.

LA Kings-San Jose….Kings open season with healthy Jeff Carter and veteran FA-Ilya Kovalchuk in lineup on Friday night…
LA Kings…Veteran LW-Emerson Etem signs to play in AHL-Ontario Reign after being cut form Kings camp.

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(Scoreboard)-Top Thursday games

Washington-L-Pittsburgh (7-6) in OT…Kris Letang scores twice….Pens pound 41-shots on goal
Las Vegas-L-Philadelphia (5-1)…Flyers jump to early 5-goal lead.

Toronto…GM-Brendan Shanahan criticizes holdout William Nylander..”I want players concerned with wins more than the most money they can get’…..
Washington..Upset at 20G-suspension-Tom Wilson for head hits…loses 1.2M-in salary….4th time disciplined by NHL

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…….(General)……..

NASCAR…..Chase for Championship…..heads to Dover for Delaware 400.

Formula 1….Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday….Lewis Hamilton points leader (8W-306P)….Sebastian Vettle (256P-5W) on year.

English Premier League-Top games on weekend

Manchester City-Liverpool….Both teams (6-0-1)
Tottenham-Cardiff City…Hot Spur (5-2)
Manchester United-Newcastle…Man U just (3-3-1)
Arsenal-Fulham…Gunners (5-2)
Chelsea-Southhampton….Chelsea (5-0-2) start.

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