Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on May 3rd, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Baseball)…….

Padres-W-Braves (11-2)….Slump ridden-Ian Kinsler HR-RBI double-single…Wil Myers 2R-HR…Matt Strahm picks up 1st win as starter…Padres finish up (4-3) on road trip…..

Padres-Dodgers..Open weekend series at Petco Park..Clayton Kershaw (1-0) 2.25-ERA-vs-Eric Lauer (2-3) 4.41-ERA

Padres…AAA-El Paso Chichuahs won 12-games in a row….and have won 18-of last 19 in Pacific Coast League.

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Dodgers…Off day on Thursday.

Dodgers…Head into San Diego in first place…..(.255-team BA)….52HR in 33-games…Cody Bellinger (.425-14HR)…Alex Verdugo (.342)….Joc Pederson (10HR)

Dodgers..OF-Andrew Toles reports to extended spring training…had not reported to camp with depression problems in spring….will stay at Camelback Ranch working out before starting rehab assignment.

Dodgers..OF-AJ Pollack has surgery for bursa sac infection in elbow-screw to be removed.

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Angels-Toronto….Halos led (3-0) at Press Time….Kole Calhoun 2R-HR

Angels…off day on Friday before opening short series with Astros in Mexico City on Saturday.

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(Scoreboard)

Astros-L-Minnesota…Juan Castro 3R-HR…Twins won 8-of-11

Tampa Bay-W-Royals..Brandon Lowe 2R-HR

Red Sox-White Sox…Boston led (4-3) in the 9th at Press Time…Raf Devers 2RBIs for Boston..Andrew Benetendi HR

Rockies-W-Milwaukee..Nolan Arenado 2R-HR-3 Hits…David Dahl single-double-HR…Mark Reynolds 3R-double

Mets-W-Reds..Noah Syndegaard (10K-4H-shutout)..also hit HR

Washington-W-Cardinals…Stephen Strasbug 4-hitter-9K outing in Nationals win..

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(Injuries)

Indians..P-Corey Kluber-fractured forearm-could be out 8-weeks

Yankees..SS-Troy Tulowitzki reinjures calf on rehab assignment

Brewers…DL-P-Chase Anderson-finger injury

White Sox..DL-P-Carlos Rodon-flexor forearm injury

Cubs..Move P-Brandon Morrow to 60-day DL

Texas..Top minor league P-Owen White-2nd round pick-needs elbow surgery…P-Mason Englert-4th round pick to have same operation.

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(Roster)

Cardinals-Giants..Trade…St Louis sends C-Francisco Pena to Giants…5th catcher San Francisco has acquired since spring training.
Washington..Sign FA-P-Seth Maness-ex Cardinals

Twins..callup P-Mike Morin
Twins..release P-Justin Nicolino
A’s..callup P-Skye Bolt from AAA..option P-Ryan Dull

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(MLB)

Houston…investigate OF-George Springer-using homophobic slur against umpire Angel Hernandez.

Washington..Fires pitching coach Derek Lilliquist in wake of (13-17) start and failure of bullpen

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……….(Basketball)………..

(Scoreboard)..Thursday

Toronto-L-Philadelphia….Sixers post 21-point win on home floor…..Joel Embed (33P-10R)….all 5-starters in double figures…..Kawhi Leonard (33P) for Raptors-little support frhim….Sixers lead (2-1)

(Schedule)…Friday

Boston-Milwaukee…Tied (1-1) as they play in Boston
Denver-Portland…Tied (1-1) heading to Oregon

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Boston…GM-Danny Ainge hospitalized minor heart attack in Milwaukee…had heart blockage 10-years ago…listed in good condition.

Brooklyn…Nets G-DeAngelo Russell arrested LaGuardia Airport..small amount of marijuana hidden in ice tea container.

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UCLA…Negotiating to hire Rod Palmer as lead assistant coach on Mick Cronin staff…Palmer spent last year at SDSU.

Iowa…Judge in Cedar Rapids hands down 180-year lifetime prison sentence to AAU coach on conviction of child porn…..had collected 440-sexually explicit pictures of his players over 20-year period…and more than 1,000-ponographic pictures and vides in his computers…..Legendry coach of AAU sponsored team who coached top players in Iowa….George Stewart also convicted of molesting 12-players he coached over the years.

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……..(Football)………..

(Teams)

New England….Judge in Martin County, Florida rules that video obtained in closure of massage parlor in that county was illegally obtained-cannot be used in prostitution case in that county…..Robert Kraft case in adjoining Jupiter County also had video obtained -his lawyers say illegally….will be back in court May 21st.

San Diego….Kellen Winslow Jr-remains in jail-bond revoked…case of lewd behavior now bundled into case of 2-alleged rapes against him for assaults on homeless women…Jury selection for trail in late April.

Kansas City…Lawyer for Tyree Hill releases texts from players fiancee in which she admits hitting 4-year old boy with belt….Lawyer says fiancee to blame for child’s abuse and possible injuries.

New Orleans…Agreement reached on 450M renovation-upgrades to Superdome…Saints will pay 209M of the cost….city and state will foot rest of the bill.

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(Roster Moves)

Houtson…Sign FA-S-Jahleel Addae-ex Chargers

Arizona..Sign FA-TE-Maxx Williams-ex Ravens
Arizona..Release K-Cole Murphy-ex San Diego Fleet-AAF.

Detroit..Sign FA-DT-Darius Kilgo-ex Patriots-Broncos
Detroit..Release RB-Kerwynn Williams

Jets..Sign FA-QB-Luke Falk-ex Dolphins
Patriots..Sign FA-LB-Shalique Calhoun-ex Raiders
Bears..Sign FA-OC-Sam Mustipher-undrafted Notre Dame
Patriots..Sign FA-RB-Nick Brosette-undrafted out of LSU
Giants..Sign FA-QB-Eric Dungey-undrafted out of Syracuse

Raiders..Release TE-Lee Smith

Broncos..Release QB-Garrett Grayson-ex Orlando AAF

Rams..Sign FA-LB-Josh Carraway-ex Redskins
Rams..Release S-Blake Countess

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(Teams)

Arizona..GM-Steve Kim says he expects 1st round pick Kyler Murray to be starting QG on opening day.

Arizona..do not pick up 5th year option DT-Robert Nkemdiche

Bears…Hire Brad Childress…as offensive consultant-ex Vikings coach

Denver…President John Elway says he wants to be ‘ahead of the curve’ in drafting QB-Drew Lock…learned a lot from mistakes in the past in acquiring QBs.

Chiefs..DT-Chris Jones boycotts off season workouts…in final year of deal…24-QB sacks..due to make only 2M in final year of contract-wants upgrade.

Jaguars…..DE-Yannick Ngakoue-29 QB-sacks..boycott workouts…wants final year of contract upgraded.

Raiders..Fire scouts Dave McCloughan….Raleigh McKenzie

Tampa Bay…Offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich says QB-Jameis Winston cannot play at 250-pounds.

New Orleans…Judge orders Drew Brees lawsuit against LaJolla jeweler to go to trial…Brees charging CJ Charles Jewelers and a Houston jeweler defrauded him out of 9M investments by lying about true value of investment jewelry he and his wife bought….Paid over 15M for jewels-diamonds that had true appraisal value of less than 8M.

Carolina..do not pick up option DT-Vern Butler for 2020
Jets..not picking up 5th year option LB-Darron Lee
Steelers..will not pick up option CB-Artie Burns
49ers..not pick up option OG-Josh Garnett
Redskins..not pick up option WR-Josh Docton.

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(College)

Oregon-Clemson…2-finalists for top QB-recruit in the nation…DJ Uiegalelei from St John Bosco in California.

Wyoming…San Mateo County police recover body of DE-Nap Moi Moi who drowned a week ago in surfing accident in Half Moon Bay.

USC…moves its football and basketball ames to KABC-Radio….leaving 710-ESPN.

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……..(Hockey)………

(Scoreboard)…Thursday

Boston-W-Columbus…Bruins climb back into series with big win on Columbus ice…Patrice Bergeron scores 2-goals…..Pound 46-shots on goal in lopsided win….Series now tied (2-2).

San Jose-Colorado….Game scoreless (0-0) late in 2nd period at PressTime….Sharks up (2-1) in series

(Scoreboard)

Carolina-NY Islanders…Hurricane can sweep series tonite..lead (3-0)
Dallas-St Louis….Series tied (2-2)

San Diego Gulls-at-Bakersfield…Game 1-AHL second round series…Gulls been off for 8-days.

Gulls (18-6-4) on road since December….Condors had 17-game winning streaks at end of season…

Gulls…led by red-hot rookie Sam Steele (20G)….veterans Sam Carrick (32G)…Corey Tropp (20G)…Chase DeLeo (20G)…Adam Cracknell (18G)….Gulls goalies Kevin Boyle (2.90GAA)….Jeff Glass (3.48GAA)

Condors..led by 1st round draft pick D-Evan Bouchard…veterans Josh Currie (27G)…Joe Gambardello (29G)….rookie F-Kailei Yamamoto….Goalie Shane Starrett (2.33-GAA)

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Detroit…Red Kelly-legendary Red Wings-Maple Leafs star passes away (91Y)…Kelly was on 8-Stanley Cup winning teams in Original 6-era…Went from defenseman to Hall of Fame center in career.

Las Vegas…Name Kelly McCrimmon as GM…..George McPhee will stay as President Hockey Operations.

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………(General)………..

Kentucky Derby….20-horse field on Saturday…but favorite Omaha Beach scratched from race with throat infection…Game Winner is favorite starting at 16th post position…..Roadster is 17th in gate…War of Will will go off inside at 1st spot.

Golf..Wells Fargo Championship….Quail Hollow, North Carolina
(66)..Rorie McIlroy-5-birdies back nine..tied with Jon Dahmen
(67)..Patrick Reed
(68)..Jason Day
(71)..Phil Mickelson-Ricky Fowler

Tiger Woods…Invited to White House-to be presented Medal of Freedom by President Trump on Monday

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Boxing..Canelo Alvarez (51-1)-vs-David Jacobs (35-2)..WBC-WBA-IBF-middleweight title unification fight in Las Vegas.

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NASCAR….Delaware 400-at-Dover on Sunday
Indy Car…36-cars to begin testing for Indy 500
Formula 1…Remembers 25th anniversary of death of Artyn Senna

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Soccer…English Premier League…top matches this weekend
..Liverpool (28-1-7)-vs-Newcastle United
..Manchester United (19-9-8)-vs-Huddersfield
..Manchester City (30-4-2)-vs-Leicester City
..Arsenal (20-10-6)-vs-Brighton
..Hot Spur (23-12-1)-vs-Burnley

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..Vancouver..mourning passing of hockey columnist Jason Botchford at age (48)..covered Canucks
..Philadelphia…Daily News columnist Bill Fleischmann passes away (80Y)..wrote extensively about Flyers

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