Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

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……….(Baseball)……..

Padres-W-Giants (2-0)….Wil Myers solo HR-RBI single…Eric Lauer (6inn-0R-4 hitter)-outduels P-Madison Bumgarner who struck out 9.
..Myers hit (456′) HR to right center….dropped fly-ball in left
..Fernando Tatis..line drive single…drag bunt single-first two at bats
..Manny Machado 2-strikeouts-hit into double play…chased down foul fly at fence
..Eric Lauer clocked between 90-94mph…picked off Madison Bumgarner also

Padres-Giants…Friday night matchup…Joey Lucchessi-vs-Derek Holland

Padres…DFA-P-Bryan Mitchell…owed 950,000-has 10-days to decide report El Paso
Padres..Send P-Cal Quantrill-Logan Allen to start season at El Paso
Padres..DL-P-Brett Kennedy..Miguel Diaz…Jacob Nix
Padres…Call up P-Nick Margaveicius for weekend start on Saturday
Padres..Option 2B-Jose Pirela..3B-Ty France to El Paso

Padres…Home sellout 44,655
Padres…1st opening day win in Andy Green’s 4-years as manager

Padres..Opening payroll of season is club record 121M…however 21M of that is ‘dead money’ to players not in San Diego…Team has 19-players out of top 30-making MLB minimum.

Manager Andy Green…..Wanted Luis Urias to play everyday-not sit-rotate at SS
Manager Andy Green…Says difference in Eric Lauer this year-very aggressive
Manager Andy Green..P-Joey Lucchessi has command of all his pitches this year

GM AJ Preller….Believe in young staff-have more young arms will call up
GM AJ Preller…Fernando Tatis is wired to excel…does so many things well.

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Dodgers-W-Arizona (12-5)….Dodgers tie club record with 8-home runs…set MLB record for 8-home runs on opening day..Dodgers hit 4HRs in 4-innings off Zack Greinke….Joc Pederson hits 2-2 run HRs….Keke Hernandez solo HR-2R-HR….Cody Bellinger HR..Maxx Muncey HR…Austin Barnes HR.

LA-Dimaondbacks…Friday matchup…Ross Stripling-vs-Robbie Ray

Dodgers..Put Clayton Kershaw-Rich Hill-Tony Cingrani on 10-day DL.

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Angels-L-A’s (4-0)….Khris Davis HR..Marcus Simian HR…A’s tee off on starter Trevor Cahill.

Halos-Athletics..Friday pitchers .Matt Harvey-vs-Marco Estrada

Angels..P-Andrew Heaney to see specialist after elbow pain resurfaces during workouts.

Angels..DH-Shohei Ohtani takes first full batting practice.

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(Scoreboard)

Phillies-W-Braves (10-4)…Rhys Hoskins Grand Slam HR..Mikhail Franco 3R-HR…Andrew McCutchen HR….Bryce Harper (0-3)

Tigers-W-Blue Jays (2-0)..Christin Stewart 2R-HR in 10th inning…..P-Jordan Zimmerman (7inn-1H)…P-Marcus Strohman (7inn-2H)

Houston-W-Tampa Bay (5-1)…George Springer 3R-HR..Jose Altuve HR…Michael Brantley HR.

Cubs-W-Texas (12-4)…Javy Baez solo HR-3R-HR..Kris Bryant 2R-HR

Twins-W-Indians (2-0)..Marwin Gonzalez 2R-double

Rockies-W-Miami (6-3)..Ryan McMahon 2R-single..Trevor Story solo HR

Reds-W-Pirates..Darren Dietrich 3R-HR…Jose Peraza solo HR..Jose Iglesias RBI double

Royals-W-White Sox (5-3)…Raul Mondesi RBI triple…Brad Keller 7-shutout innings

Yankees-W-Orioles..Luke Voit 3R-HR….Greg Byrd HR…

Mets-W-Washington….Jacob deGrom (6inn-0R-10K)…..outdueled Max Scherzer (7inn-12K)…Robbie Cano HR-RBI single in New York win.

Seattle-W-Boston (12-4)…Tim Beckham solo HR-2R-HR….Edwin Encarnarcion solo HR..rip Chris Sale for 7R-early in game

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(Roster Moves)

Giants..DFA-C-Tom Murphy…OF-Mac Williamson.
Boston..C-Sandy Leon clears waivers..will report to AAA
Reds..DFA-P-Brandon Finnegan
Reds..Sign FA-Jose Lopez-P-ex Giants
Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Marenday Gonzalez-ex Giants
Atlanta..Callup 1B-Matt Joyce…P-Josh Tomlin
Toronto..Callup P-Javy Guerra

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(Injuries)

Pirates…OF-Lonnie Chisenhall-could be out 4-6 weeks-fractured finger

Milwaukee..P-Corey Knebel-to get 2nd opinion for possible elbow surgery.

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(MLB)

MLB Payrolls for Opening day down 8M-from last year…This year’s 25-man rosters totaled 106M…..Last year (114M)

Fox TV….Hires ex-Yankees manager Joe Girardi as color analyst.

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………..(Basketball)………….

(March Madness)

Gonzaga-W-Florida State (72-58)…..Zags put 4-in double figures…hit 15-free throws in game….Seminoles cut 11 point lead to 3-twice in game-could not take lead.

Purdue-W-Tennessee (99-94)……Boilermakers lost 14-point lead in 2nd half…hit 2-free throws with (:01) left….got game to overtime-pulled away for upset win……Ryan Cline (27P) in come from behind win for Purdue.

Virginia-W-Oregon (53-49)…UVA hits 3-striaght 3-‘s late in game to take the lead…Oregon goes final 9-possessions without a basket covering (5:44) in loss…Virginia now with 32-wins.

Michigan-L-Texas Tech (63-44)….UM goes (1-19) from 3-point line…shot just 32% from floor…lowest point total ever for Michigan in a tourney game…

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(Friday Schedule)

Duke (31-5)-vs-Virginia Tech
LSU-vs-Michigan State (30-6)
North Carolina (29-6)-vs-Auburn
Houston (33-3)-vs-Kentucky

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(College Notes)

Alabama..Hires Nate Oats from University of Buffalo..was (96-43)
Washington State..Hires Kyle Smith-USF to take over Cougars program.

UCLA…F-Kris Wilkes files for NBA draft.

Nike…Lawyers says shoe company funneled 10,000 to family of DeAndre Auyton to get him to sign at Arizona…and indicate payoffs were made to Brandon McCoy to sign at UNLV.

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(NBA)

Clippers-L-Milwaukee…Bucks exploded for 39-point 2nd quarter to bury LA….Giannia Antetkoumpo (34P)…Kris Middleton (39P) in win.

Lakers-Charlotte Hornets…Friday night at Staples Center.

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Chicago…C-Laurie Marrkinen to miss rest of season-irregular heartbeat

Golden State..Fine F-Jordan Bell for buying goods at hotel store and charging it to assistant coach account.

Milwaukee…F-Donte DiVincenzo-out for year-heel injury…4th player to get hurt in a month.

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………..(Football)………

(AAF)

Lead investor Tom Dundon threatening to fold the league after this weekend because NFL Union will not agree to negotiate access for players on NFL developmental squad or backup young players for next year…..Union has also been approached by XFL about working agreement for next spring…Disputes over salaries NFL assignees would be paid….insurance overage…injury risks…

(Schedule)

San Diego Fleet-at-Salt Lake City….Fleet winless on road…now (3-4)…lost 3-in row…playoff hopes in jeopardy.

Orlando-Memphis…..Steve Spurrier Appollos are (6-1)….Johnny Maniel may get more playing time this weekend…played 3-series last weekend.

Arizona-San Antonio….battle for 1st place in Western Division

Atlanta-Birmingham.

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(NFL)

New England..Greg Schiano quits as Def Coor-Patriots just 2-months after accepting job…says it is family related.

New Orleans…Judge rejects appeal of murder conviction for man found guilty gunning down Saints DE-Will Smith in 2016….Cardell Hayes to serve 25Y in prison.

Cincinnati…VP-Tony Blackburn defends team giving (3Y-21M) contract to OT-Bobby Hart released earlier in year….said he was ‘best option’ to fill opening.

Cincinnati…Club says hit had to move on from ‘distractions’ with Vontaze Burfect on roster…has missed 37-games in career with suspensions-injuries

Titans…LB-Diontrez Mount-arrested for assaulting Uber driver.

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(Roster Moves)

Bears-Eagles…Trade-Chicago deals RB-Jordan Howard to Philadelphia for 6th round draft pick.

Dallas-Miami…Discussing trade of DE-Robert Quinn to Cowboys for draft pick…Miami would pay a portion of his 11.8M-salary.

Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Brandon Marshall-ex Broncos
Raiders..Sign FA-RB-Isaiah Crowell-ex Browns-Jets

Bills..Sign FA-RB-Senorise Perry-ex Dolphins

Browns…Take RB-‘Duke Johnson off trading block, will have role for him.

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(College)

San Diego State…Signs Memorandum of Understanding about negotiations for 132-acres of land at SDCCU-Stadium sight…..Imposing media blackout and shutout of City Council members from participating in talks.

BYU…lands RB-Emmanuel Esukpa-transfer from Rice University.

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(Indoor Football League)

San Diego Strike Force-at-Tucson….Saturday afternoon game…Strike Force (0-4)….sign 6-new players for defense

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………(Hockey)……….

LA Kings-Vancouver….Were tied (2-2) going to late shootout at Press Time on Thursday night

Ducks-at Calgary…Friday night game

Gulls…Friday-Saturday home games….Friday-vs-Bakersfield…Saturday-vs-Stockton….Gulls in 2nd place tie with San Jose in Pacific Division- both have (73P)

Gulls…Callup C-Alex Dottie…LW-Jared Thomas from ECHL-Tulsa..Thomas scored 18-goals.

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…………(General)…………

PGA-Dell Match Play Golf

..Tiger Woods-L-Brandt Snedeker….wins 2-holes at turn…2-holes late to beat Woods
.. Phil Mickelson-L-Jim Furyk….Furyk won 3-of-4 holes late in round for victory
..Jason Day-L-Henrik Senstrom….lost by 4-strokes
..Jon Rahm-L-JB Holmes…Rahm lost by 5-holes
..Rory McIlroy…won 15th-16th holes to get victory
..Jordan Spieth wins by 3-holes
..Francisco Molinari dominates for 2nd day in row with 4-stroke win
..Bubba Watson loses 2nd day in row-losing by 2-holes.

LPGA…Lady Kia Classic-at Aviara Course
..Chella Choi-South Korea takes 1st round lead (-7)
..Steph Meadow-Ireland (-5) in 2nd place

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Soccer…Team USA star Christian Pulisic out 4-weeks with torn thigh muscle.

English Premier League-Top games

..Liverpool (23-1-7)-vs-Tottenham Hot Spur (29-9-1)
..Manchester City (24-4-2)-vs-Fulham
..Manchester United (17-6-7)-vs-Watford
..Chelsea (17-7-6)-vs-Cafdiff
..Arsenal (18-6-6)-vs-Newcastle United.

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Santa Anita…Opens spring meet on Fridasy…banning use of whips and with reduce usage of Lasix medications for horses…23-horses died during winter meet.

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NASCAR….Texas 500 on Sunday.
Indy Car…has weekend off
Formula 1…runs Bahrain Grand Prix…2nd race of schedule

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