Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on May 31st, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

.(Baseball)…..

Padres-Miami…..Open 10-game home stand..Joey Lucchesi (3-3)-vs-Caleb Smith (3-2)…Friars lost 3-of-4….Marlins have won 9-of-13 since awful start.

Padres..Release P-Sammy Solis..had opt out clause in contract…had (3.57-ERA) pitching at El Paso.

Padres…OF-Franchy Cordero begins rehab stint at El Paso..been out with elbow issues since April.

Padres…Confirm they will unveil their new Padre Brown-California Gold uniforms right after World Series.

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Dodgers-Mets….LA led (1-0) in 6th at Press Time….Max Muncy RBI double…LA won 11-of-14….(37-19) on season

Dodgers-Phillies..Open weekend series on Friday…Jake Arrieta (5-4)-vs-Kenta Maedea (6-2)…Slugger Bryce Harper raised batting average from (.219-to-.255) in 3-weeks….Phillies won 9-of-13.

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Angels-Mariners….Angels led (8-0) a Press Time…Kole Calhoun HR..Cesar Puello solo HR….Mike Trout 3-RBIs…Halos won 4-of-5…..Seattle lost 11-of-13 and 17-of-22 after strong start.

Angels-Seattle..Friday pitchers..Tyler Skaggs (4-4)-vs-Mike Leake (3-6)

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(Scoreboard)

Cardinals-W-Phillies…Jedd Gyorko 2R-HR…Marcel Ozuna..Matt Wieters..Matt Carpenter solo HRs…Cards just (7-18) last 3-weeks.

Giants-W-Marlkins…Brandon Crawford 2R-ground rule double….Giants snap 7-game losing streak.

Rockies-W-Arizona…David Dahl 2R-HR..Ryan McMahon 2R-HR…Ian Desmond HR….Colorado won 8-of-10…D-Backs lost 9-of-12.

Red Sox-Yankees….Rained Out…..Boston lost 4-of-6….NY now (36-19)

Pirates-L-Brewers…..Mike Moustakas HR..2RHR..RBI single…Pittsburgh lost 8-of-11….Milwaukee lost 6-of-11

Twins-L-Tampa Bay…Austin Meadows-Brandon Lowe combined 7-RBIs…Rays score 11R in 2-inning span….Minnesota (37-18)….Rays (35-19)

Royals-W-Texas…Jorge Soler 3R-HR..KC (19-37)

Indians-L-White Sox…Yonder Alonso 2R-HR…Jose Abreu 2R-HR…Tribe lost 8-of-12.

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(Injuries)

Houston…SS-Carlos Correa-fractured rib while having massage at home..out 6W.

Houston..DL-P-Forrest Whitley-shoulder fatigue

Phillies..P-Victor Arano-elbow surgery

Phillies..DL-P-Adam Morgan-forearm…5th hurler on injured list.

Washington..DL-P-Jeremy Hellickson-strained shoulder

Tigers…2B-Josh Harrison-out 6W-partial tear hamstring
Tigers..SS-Jody Mercer reinsures quad while on rehab

Red Sox..DL-P-Hector Velazquez-back injury.

Orioles…send 1B-Mark Trumbo out on rehab
Royals..1B-Luca Duda out on rehab
Twins..C-Match Garver out on rehab
Yankees..SS-Didi Gregorious promoted to AAA-continue rehab
Tampa Bay..C-Mike Zunino ou ton rehab
Cubs..P-Pedro Strop sent on rehab
Milwaukee..C-Manny Pina goes on rehab

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(Roster Moves)

Cubs…Sign FA-OF-Carlos Gonzalez-ex Indians-Rockies.
Washington..Sign FA-P-Jonny Venters-ex Braves
Royals..Release P-Michael Ynoa

White Sox..Put reliever Alex Colome on trade block

Red Sox..Callup P-Colton Brewer from AAA
Arizona..Callup P-Stefan Christen from AAA
Giants..Recall P-Williams Jerez from AAA
Indians..Option P-Josh Smith to AAA
Arizona..Option P-Jimmie Sherfy to AAA

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(Teams)

Mets…Bench coach Jim Riggleman accuses Dodgers of stealing signs this week…’getting too many good swings on our pitches’

Giants..Ex-OF-Angel Pagan rescued in Atlantic off Puerto Rico after boating mishap.

Cubs…OF-Albert Amor gets emotional in batters box after line drive injured 5-year old in stands.

Eric Wedge…former Indians-Mariners manager-hired as coach Wichita State-his alma mater

USC..fires coach Dan Hobbs after (25-29) season….was (188-200) with Trojans.

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…….(Basketball)………

(Scoreboard)

Golden State-L-Toronto (118-109)…..Raptors build 13-point leading first half…Warriors never got inside 3-points deficit in 2nd half…..Pascal Siakam hits 11-shots in a row…finishes with (32P)….Mark Gasol (20P)…including 14 in first half…..Kawhi Leonard held to 2-baskets in first half….finishes with (23P)…….Raptors hit 50% of shots…and (27-32)FT…..Steph Curry (34P) in loss…Draymond Green plagued by foul problems……..Game 1-NBA finals

Warriors-Raptors…Game 2-on Sunday.

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Warriors…Activate C-DeMarcus Cousins from injured list.

Houston….coach Mike D’Antoni breaks off contract extension talks with Rockets…Wanted guaranteed 3Y-extension…ownership wanted only incentive based contract…..Rockets won 4-playoff series and got to NFL conference finals once with D’Antoni…..Rockets fired 3-assistants this pas week…..may tear roster apart in rebuild drive.

New Orleans…New GM-David Griffin meets with Anthony Davis and agent Rich Paul…to discuss his ‘new vision’ for team ..arrival of #1-pick Zion Williamson…free agency…..renovation of facilities….Can offer Davis a (5Y-225M) max contract July 1st….Davis asked for trade in February.

Sacramento Kings…Judge orders payment of 13.4M in stolen funds back to Kings…Money taken by former CEO-Jeff David in major fraud case…His homes seized and sold..he sentenced to 3-years in prison..

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……..(Football)……….

(NFL)

NFL-Union…Open talks about changes in collective bargaining agreement…
..NFL wants to explore 18G-schedule…only 2-preseason game
..NFL wants to add 2-teams to wildcard playoffs..14-teams playoffs
..Union wants use of Medical Marijuana
..Union wants arbitrator to determine all NFL discipline
..Union wants rosters expanded beyond 53-players
..Union wants elimination of ‘franchise tag’ free agency

NFL..Informs clubs it will allow teams logos and players images to be used by Alcohol-Liquor sponsors this season.

Raiders…NFL investigating two different arrests involving just signed OF-Richie Incognito last fall in Arizona..could face a suspension.

Seattle..Arbitrator rules former 2nd round pick Malik McDowell must repay entire 1.5M-signing bonus for violating his contract…suffered career ending head injury on ATV during accident…contract has clause barring that activity…Seahawks suing-player refused to pay back money.

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(Teams)

Arizona..Rookie QB-Kyler Murray drawing rave reviews for his command of playbook…quickness…strength of arm..accuaracy in OTA workouts.

Atlanta..move DE-Takk McKinley to strongside LB

Buffalo..report Bills increased security in building because of outbursts former OG-Richie Incognito.

Bears..Praise QB-Mitch Trubisky-big jump in learning new playbook.

Browns..Coach Freddy Kitchens disappointed Odell Beckham missing OTAs…’missing installation entire offense’.

Jets…Teammates disappointed RB-Le’Veon Bell not at OTA’s.

Titans..Tell QB-Ryan Tannehill he will be backup to Marcus Mariota.

Jets..Report owner Chris Johnson…GM-Mike MacCagnan made contact with Kliff Kingsbury during the Texas Tech season last year before firing coach Todd Bowles.

Jacksonville..Ex-LB-Blair Brown-arrested on domestic abuse charge-pulled gun on woman.
Bills..Rookie LB-Tyrell Dodson arrested violent domestic abuse incident in Arizona.

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(Roster Moves)

Carolina..Vist with FA-DT-Gerald McCoy-ex Tampa Bay
Jaguars..Sign FA-WR-Terrelle Pryor-ex Browns-Jets

Raiders..Sign FA-CB-DJ Killings-ex Colts
Carolina..Sign FA-OG-Kofi Amichia-ex Ravens
Arizona..Sign FA-DT-Pita Taumopenu-ex 49ers
Chiefs..Workout FA-TE-Nick Kilzer-ex Ravens
Raiders..Release FB-Ryan Yurachek-knee injury
Tampa Bay..Release DT-Stevie Tui’kolovatu

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(Injuries)

Colts..QB-Andrew Luck-leaves OTA with calf strain.
Colts..S-Clayton Gaethers-knee scope surgery
Redskins..LB-Reuben Foster-undergoes knee surgery-Torn ACL
Tampa Bay..WR-Breshad Perriman-shoulder injury in OTA

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(College Football)

Ohio State…37-former Buckeyes football players sue University …say school did nothing for years while team physician Dr. Richard Strauss sexually abused players while treating them for injuries…Says Ohio State knew about incidents from 1979 on…but ‘dismissed-disregarded-denied-silenced-concealed actions’…..Suit filed under Title IX bylaws of NCAA.

Virginia..Gives coach Bronco Mendenhall contract extension thru 2024.

North Carolina State…QB-Micheal Leon transfers to U-Conn
Boston College..QB-Matt McDonald transfer to Bowling Green
West Virginia..Lands QB-Jarrett Doege-transfer from Bowling Green.

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…..(Hockey)……..

Boston-St Louis….Game 3-playoff series on Blues ice…series tied (1-1)

St Louis..NHL holds disciplinary hearing for Blues D-Oskar Sundqvist for head hit that injured Bruins D-Matt Grzelcyk in Game-2.

Arizona..F-David Ullstrom leaves club to sign with Dinamo Riga-KHL in Russia.

Toronto-Minnesota…Trde..Lefs deal (6’7-D) Fedor Gordiev to Wild for draft pick.

Buffalo…Opens contract talks to try and re-sign 40-goal scorer Jeff Skinner-headed to NHL free agency.

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……..(General)………

Golf..Memorial Tourney…Dublin, Ohio
..(65)..Ryan Moore-5 birdies in 6-hole span to start
..(66)..Jordan Spieth…5-birdies and eagle in opening round
..(67)..Martin Kaymer
..(69)..Ricky Fowler
..(70)..Tiger Woods-Xander Schaufele-Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson
Ricky Fowler

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Tennis-French Open…Naomi Osaka…Serena Williams…Slaone Stephenson all move to 3rd rounds with wins……Novak Djokovic advances to 3rd round with win in men’s play.

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NASCAR…Run Pocono 400 this Sunday
Indy Car….Detroit Grand Prix-dual road races..Saturday-Sunday
Formula 1…Off weekend…run Canadian Grand Prix next week

Indy Car…Driver Oriol Servia celared of any wrong doing..did not block Alexander Rossi as he tried to pass a lapped car…Servia was racing to get back on the lead lap.

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Soccer…..MLS-Liga MX…League Cup schedule released….LA Galaxy will host Tijuana XOLOs in 1st round match in July at Stub Hub Center-Carson.

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