Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on May 10th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Baseball)…….

Padres-Rockies…Friday matchup Eric Lauer (2-3)-vs-German Marques (3-2)…Padres (21-17)-right now in 5-way dogfight for what would be a wildcard playoff spot.

Padres..Decide to send SS-Fernando Tatis to Peoria for extended spring training games to test healing hamstring.

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Dodgers-L-Washington….LA trailed (5-0) in 8th at press time….Howie Kendricks 3R-HR early in game….LA had won 10-of-13…(25-14) on year…Nationals lost 11-of-14.

LA-Nationals..Friday pitchers..Kenta Maeda (3-2)-vs-Anibal Sanchez (0-5).

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Angels-W-Detroit (13-0)..Tommy LaStella HR-2R-HR-4RBI…Kole Calhoun-Albert Pujols solo HRs….Feix Pena 7-shutout innings….Halos now (17-20).

Angels-at-Baltimore…Halos open weekend series vs Orioles (13-24)…Trevor Cahill (1-3)-vs-Dan Straily (1-2).

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(Scoreboard)..Thursday

Indians-W-White Sox..Jordan Luplow 2-solo HRs…Tribe (19-16)

Cubs-W-Miami..Kris Bryant HR…Anthony Rizzo 2R-HR…Cubs won 10-of-11….Marlins now (10-27).

Rockies-Giants…Tyler Austin 2R-HR..3R-HR for San Francisco…Nolan Arenado 2R-HR..Ian Desmond 2R-HR..Mark Reynolds HR for Colorado…Rockies led (7-0) early

Reds-W-A’s…Eugenio Suarez HR..Darren Dietrich 2R-HR in Cincinnati win

Yankees-W-Mariners….Cam Maybin RBI double…….JA Happ (5inn-1 hit allowed)……NY won 14-of-19….Seattle just (4-12) in struggles.

Cardinals-W-Pirates….Redbirds 17-run explosion…Marcel Ozuna 4RBIs..Dexter Fowler 4RBIs….St Louis won just 2-of-last 8.

Houston-W-Texas…George Springer HR….Astros (23-15)

Arizona-Atlanta…Tied (2-2) at press-time…..David Peralta HR….Josh Donaldson HR….Diamondbacks had won 10-of-15.

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(Injuries)

Giants…Put C-Buster Posey on Concussion DL list….took 2-foul balls off the mask…
Giants..DL-P-Drew Pomeranz-Lat strain shoulder.

A’s..OF-Khris Davis out of lineup-bruised hip

Mets..DL-P-Steve Matz-nerve issue in shoulder
Texas..DL-P-Shawn Kelly-infection
Pirates..DL-P-Keona Kela-shoulder
Miami..DL-P-Drew Stekenrider-elbow
Tampa Bay..DL-C-Michael Perez-oblique
Tampa Bay..C-Mike Zunino-quad issue
Yankees..Move P-Dellan Betances to 60-day DL-shoulder

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(Roster Move)

White Sox..Sign FA-P-Ross Detwiler-ex Nationals
Pirates..Callup P-Montana duRapan from AAA
Pirates..Callup P-Clay Holmes from AAA
Yankees..Callup P-Nestor Cortes from AAA

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(Teams)

White Sox…P-Bobby Jenks reaches 5.1M-settlement of medical malpractice lawsuit against Massachusetts General Hospital for failed spinal column surgery that led to leaking fluid on brain….Charged that doctor was doing ‘concurrent surgeries’….two procedures at once when mistakes wee made that damaged his spinal column.

Cubs…Seize season tickets of fan-who made White Supremacist sign on closeup shot during TV telecast.

Mariners..P-Yusei Kikuchi under investigation for having pine tar under bill of cap while throwing 7-shutout innings against Yankees.

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…….(Basketball)………..

Lakers…Breakoff negotiations with Tyronn Lue for head coaching job….Lue rejected (3Y-18M) contract…..Backed out of deal when Lakers refused (5Y-25M) contract demand….Lue refused to allow Lakers to dictate assistant coaching staff-they wanted him to hire Kurt Rambis and Jason Kidd on staff.

Lakers…Interview Frank Vogel-former head coach Indiana-Orlando…(304-291) career record.

Golden State…F-Kevin Durant out at least week with strained calf…has MRI on right leg….evaluated next Monday.

Adidas….Christian Dawkins-mastermind of slush fund scandal with college players…found guilty…faces 12-to-24 months in prison.

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(Scoreboard)….Thursday

76ers-W-Toronto….Ben Simmons (21P)….Joel Embiid (17P-12R) in Sixers win…..Series tied (3-3)….going back to Toronto for Game 7.

Denver-Portland….Blazers led (114-103)) at press-time…..Series tied (3-3) going back to Denver for 7th-final game.

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(Schedule)….Friday….

Golden State-at-Houston….Warriors lead (3-2)

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………..(Football)………

Chargers…..Original S-Bob Zeman-AFL era…passes away (79)…had 17-interceptions with AFL-Chargers-Broncos…went on to coach with Raiders-49ers for 22-years.

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(NFL)

Carolina…Reach agreement on 115M-in tax breaks to build state of art training facility in Rock Hill, South Carolina, right on border across from Charlotte.

Raiders..Hire Dwayne Joseph-Eagles..Director Pro Scouting.

Carolina..Hire Mark Carrier-Ex Director FB Operations

Raiders…GM-Mike Mayock-taking criticism for reaching by drafting DE-Clelin Ferrell with 4th pick….”I wanted our type of guys-who played at great programs like Clemson-Alabama.”

CFL….QB-Ricky Ray-retires after major neck injury last year with Toronto Argonauts…Played 16Y in Canada…(60,736Y-324TD) passes.

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(Roster Moves)

Seattle…Release WR-Doug Baldwin-failed physical-had 3-off season surgeries
Seattle..Release S-Kam Chancellor-failed physical-neck injury-did not play last season.
Seattle..Sign FA-DE-Ziggy Ansuh-ex Lions
Seattle..Sign FA-S-Jamar Taylor-ex Arizona
Seattle..Sign FA-OG-Marcus Martin-ex Cowboys
Seattle..Sign FA-FB-Nick Bellore-ex Lions

Patriots..Sign FA-TE-Ben Watson-ex Saints

Miami..Sign FA-OT-Jordan Mills-ex Bills

Jaguars..Release QB-Cody Kessler-ex USC star
Jaguars…Starting LB-Telvin Smith-announces retirement
Jaguars..Release RB-Blair Brown
Jaguars…Release OG-Parker Ehringer

Raiders..Release WR-Jalin Marshall

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(Indoor Football League)

San Diego Strike Force-L-Tucson Sugar Skulls (65-48)…..San Diego defense allows 9-TD….5-passing-4 rushing….Ran out of gas in 2nd half….Strike Force QB-Jehad Vercher (205APY)….Int-Fumble………Strike Force (1-9) on season.

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(College Athletics)

UCLA…APR reports Bruins basketball-football near bottom of NCAA-APR ratings…UCLA basketball (933) score just above (930) minimum for post season ban….UCLA football (948)….Bruins ranked last in Pac 12 Conference over 4-year average.

USC…Trojans football scores (972) in APR ranking….USC basketball (973)…..Southern Cal (983) in all sports.

USD…Toreros score impressive (975) in football…(983) in basketball.

APR…Top scores nationwide….Air Force (997)..Northwestern (996)….Clemson-Duke (992)

APR…Worst scores…Florida State (936)….East Carolina (937)…Southern Mississippi (941)

Florida…Top recruit CB-Chris Steele files to enter NCAA portal
Florida..QB-Jalon Jones-under investigation sex assault-to transfer
TCU…QB-Matt Baldwin transfers in from Ohio State
Kansas State..Lands RB-Jordan Brown-transfer North Carolina

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…….(Hockey)………..

San Diego Gulls-Bakersfield….AHL playoffs…Gulls lead series (2-1) heading into Friday matchup after blowing lead and losing in OT on home ice on Wednesday.

(Scoreboard)..Thursday

Carolina-L-Boston….Bruins score 2-power play goals in (:18) span in 3rd period….Erupt for 4-goals in final period to win ……Game 1-playoff sereies

(Schedule)…Saturday

St Louis-San Jose..Western Conference finals open.

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(Teams)

Maple Leafs..D-Travis McDermott-shoulder surgery-out 6-months.

Buffalo..G-Ukko Luukkonen-hip surgery-out 6-months…had (38-11-2) record with (.920) save percentage for Sudbury-OHA.

Seattle..interview Bill Zito-Columbus Blue Jackets for vacant GM job

Vancouver..Release F-Brandon Guance-Derrick Pouliot from contracts.

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………(General)………..

PGA….ATT-Byron Nelson-1st round leaders
..(63) Daniel McCarthy
..(64) Tyler Duncan
..(65) Brooks Koepka

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NASCAR….Kansas 400 on Sunday

Formula 1…Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday…Lewis Hamilton-Val Bottas-Team Mercedes have won the first four races.

Indy Car…Run Indy Grand Prix on road course at Speedway on Saturday…..Qualifying for 500-next weekend….for 36-car field.

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Soccer…MF-DeAndre Yedlin-surgery-groin-out 3-months

London…Soccer star David Beckham-drivers license suspended for driving violations in England…speeding-cell phone violations…Loses license for 6-months.

English Premier League-Top games

Liverpool (29-1-7)-vs-Wolverhampton…Liverpool 94-points in 2nd place with 2-weeks to go.

Manchester City (31-4-2)-vs-Brighton…City has 95-points in 1st place

Chelsea (21-8-8)-vs-Leicester…Blue in 3rd place in race

Hot Spur-vs-Everton..Tottenham (23-13-1)

Arsenal (20-10-7)-vs-Burnley

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