Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on June 14th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Baseball)……

Padres-L-Rockies (9-5)..Charley Blackmon 2-solor HRs-2R-triple…Trevor Story 2R-HR…Ian Desmond 2R-HR….Rockies shell Matt Strahm (3.1inn-6R-7H-4W)…. ….Friars on (5-12) skid…..Rockies won 13-of-18

San Diego-Colorado..Friday matchup..Cal Quantrill (1-2)-vs-Jeff Hoffman (1-3)

Padres..OF-Franchy Cordero injures leg running bases while on rehab at El Paso…was hitting just (.217).

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Dodgers-Cubs….LA led (6-3) in 7th inning at Press Time….David Freese-Max Muncy-Cody Bellinger 2R-HRs…..LA lost 4-of-6….(45-23) for season….Cubs won 7-of-10.

LA-Chicago..Friday pitchers…Rich Hill (3-1)-vs-Kyle Hendricks (7-4)

Dodgers..Put SS-Corey Seager on DL with severe hamstring injury…out till August 1st.

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Angels-W-Tampa Bay (5-3)…Shohei Ohtani (4-4)-3R-HR-hits for cycles…Albert Pujols 2R-HR………Halos (5-5) last two weeks….Rays (41-26) on season.

Halos-Rays…Friday pitchers…Anderew Heaney (0-1)-vs-Blake Snell (4-5).

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(Scoreboard)

Pirates-L-Braves…Freddie Freeman RBI-single…RBI-triple….Braves won 7-in row…..Pirates lost 18-of-24 in freefall.

Twins-W-Mariners..Nelson Cruz-CJ Cron solo HRs….Twins won 15-of-21….Twins now (45-22)…Mariners lost 17-of-23.

Blue Jays-W-Orioles…Lourdes Gurriel HR-3RBI…Cavan Biggio 2-solo HXRs….Toronto (30-43)….Baltimore (21-47)

Arizona-W-Washington…Jared Dyson 2R-HR…Al Avila HR..-Backs won 7-of-8….Nationals won 12-of-18.

Cardinals-Mets….Game suspended by rain…tied (4-4)….Mike Conforto 2R-HR…St Louis won 7-of-11…Mets won 5-of-7

Texas-L-Boston…Jackie Bradley 3R-HR…Mike Chavis-Xander Bogaerts-Raf Devers solo HRs….Rangers won 9-of-14….Boston lost 6-of-8

Tigers-L-Royals…Whit Merrifield 2R-double….Detroit lost 19-of-26…Royals (22-46)

Yankees-L-White Sox…Brian Anderson 3R-HR for Sox…..NY (41-26)….Chisox won 10-of-15.

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(Roster Moves)

Phillies..Sign FA-P-John Curtriss-ex Angels
Toronto..Purchase P-Nick Kingdom from Pirates for cash
Seattle..Release P-Nick Rumbelow

(Injuries)

Yankees..DL-DH-Kendry Morales-calf
Pirates..OF-Lonnie Chisenhall reinsures calf third time
Pirates..C-Francisco Cervelli not cleared to workout-concussion issues
Arizona..DL-P-Jon Duplantier-shoulder

Tampa Bay..Activate 2B-Joey Wendle-been out fractured wrist.
Astros..Send 2B-Jose Altuve-George Springer out on rehab stints
Pirates..P-Trevor Williams sent out on rehab

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(MLB)

Boston…David Ortiz remains in ICU at Massachusetts General Hospital…Santo Domingo police say they now have arrested 7-people in shooting incident…searching for 4-more.

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………(Basketball)…………

Golden State-L-Toronto (114-110)….Raptors win 1st ever NBA title….Kyle Cowrie-Fred VanVleet combined (48P)…VanVleet hit 3-straight 3-point shots in 4th quarter to stave off Warriors comebacks….Pascal Siaham (26P)….Kawhi Leonard hits 3-free throws in final seconds to seal win…..Raptors held Steph Curren without a basket for final 6-minutes of game with Box-and-1 defense…..Klay Thompson scored (30P) but left in 3rd quarter with hyper-extended left knee after coming down on leg at weird angle…..Curry finished with (21P)…Andre Iguodala (22P)….Draymond Green (11P-19R-13A) in loss……..

Golden State…Doctors say Kevin Durant will miss entire 2019-2020 season to rehab torn achilles.

Golden State…will get a 9M-medical salary cap exception next season if Kevin Durant ‘opts-in’ to remain with team in final year of contract.

NBA Playoffs…Game 5-TV Ratings rocket to (13.4R) in USA….Canadian rating (6.9-million) tops Super Bowl rating north of border.

Memphis…F-Jonas Valanciuis opts out of (17.9M) contract to become a free agent…averaged (19P-10R) a game last year.

ESPN…Fires Paul Pierce-Chauncey Billups-Michelle Beadle from NBA Countdown show.

NCAA…Informs 6-schools of ‘Notice of Allegations’ in aftermath of Adidas Slush Fund scandal….Schools under investigation…Auburn-USC-Louisville-Kansas-Arizona and possibly North Carolina.

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……..(Football)………..

Kellen Winslow-Junior….Prosecution will decide today whether to re-try former NFL player on 2-additional rape cases….8-counts in his trial ended in mistrial.

Kellen Winslow…Sports Illustrated in lengthy piece writes Winslow ‘was unchecked sexual deviant behavior as an NFL players….Quotes 5-sources saying teammates would not room with him because he was addicted to porn and masturbated…..Said teammates turned off by his ‘narcissistic personality’……Said he was found masturbating in the Browns parking lot….in the Browns lockeroom and in a shopping center parking lot while with the Jets….Sources said he viewed porn videos on team flights…..Police found pornography on his home computers…..Romeo Crennel-Terry Robiske-Browns coaches tried to an intervention to get Winslow help.

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(NFL)

NFL…..Accepts proposal from Competition Committee that Instant Replay Booth will make all judgements on Pass Interference ‘Calls and Non-calls’ …in the final 2-minutes of half, end of game, and overtime …Also says Replay Booth will make any calls on Hail Mary passes….in essence the Replay Booth becomes a ‘sky judge’ on those calls.

Houston…Reports that GM-Brian Gaine was fired after Team Security Director files Racial discrimination lawsuit over his termination.

AAF…Report that League had only 12M in revenues last year and 100M in expenses when it folded…..Report says owner Tom Dundon agreed to fund league at 15M per week…never made a 250M commitment….shut league down after he lost 70M in 6-weeks.

CFL…Opening weekend of season
..Hamilton-Saskatchewan

..Edmonton-Montreal open season on Friday.
..Ottawa-Calgary….BC Lions-Winnipeg on Saturday.

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(Teams)

Chargers..Close out veterans mini-camp on Thursday without any injuries….QB-Philip Rivers says he is in favor of sitting out all 4-preseason games to avoid injuries-says players get bulk of work in in 2-a-days and in practice against other teams.

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden cancels final minicamp workout-please with rookie pay.

Baltimore..S-Earl Thomas-ex Seahawk-impressive coming off broken leg

Houston-New England..discuss possible draft pick trade for Texans right to interview Nick Cesario for vacant GM job.

Colts..wrap up workouts excited retiring 21-of-22 starters form 2018.

Jaguars..Confirm WR-Marquise Lee-Cam Robinson may not be ready to open camp in July-coming off knee surgeries.

Chiefs..Sign K-HarrisonButker to (5Y-20M) extension.

Steelers..Rave about rookie LB-Devin Bush ‘dazzling play’

Rams..OT-Andrew Whitworth says he will likely retire after 2019-year.

Seattle…Impressed with rookie WR-DK Metcalf play

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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Release starting CB-David Amerson
Arizona..Workout FA-DE-Andre Branch-ex Miami

Lions-Patriots..Trade-Detroit deals TE-Michael Roberts to Pats

Colts..Release DT-Chunky Clements
Chiefs..Sign FA-WR-Neal Sterling-ex Jets
Jaguars..Sign FA-WR-Tre McBride-ex Jets
Saints..Sign FA-WR-Rishad Matthews-ex Titans
Jets..Sign FA-CV-Mek Meyers-ex Tampa Bay
Titans..Sign FA-TE-Ryan Hewitt-ex Colts
Vikings..Workout FA-P-Drew Kaser-ex Chargers

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……..(Hockey)………

St Louis Blues…Arrive home with Stanley Cup for city-wide parade…1st Cup win since franchise founded in 1967.

Columbus…Hire Rick Nash-as Assistant GM

Ducks-Oilers…Open trade talks-deal that would send RW-Corey Perry to Edmonton.

Kings…Shopping G-Jon Quick..F-Jeff Carter…F-Ilya Kovalchuck in deals to clear salary cap space.

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…….(General)……….

US Open…..1st round Pebble Beach
(65)..Justin Rose-strong late afternoon round
(66)..Ricky Fowler-Sander Schauffele-Louis Oosthuizen
(67)..Scott Piercey
(68)..Rory McIlroy
(69)..Jon Rahm-Martin Kaymer
(70)..Jason Day…Tiger Woods.
(71)..Dustin Johnson
(72)..Phil Mickelson

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Soccer…Gold Cup Tourney starts this weekend
..Team USA-vs-Guyana-Tuesday game in St-Paul
..Mexico-Cuba-Saturday game at Rose Bowl.

Women’s Word Cup
..Australia-W-Brazil..Aussies pull upset wiping out (2-0) deficit…score 3-goals in row in comeback win…Brazil loses on ‘own goal’
..China-W-South Africa..Li Yeng scores lone goal (41′)

..Scotland-Japan….Italy-Jamacia…England-Argentina …Friday matchups.

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NASCAR….Runs Darlington 400 on Sunday.
Formula 1…Off weekend…runs French Grand Prix next week
Indy Car…Off weekend..runs at Road America next week.

NASCAR…Owner of DC-Solar-Jeff Carpoff indicted for running 800M-Ponzi Scheme….He was sponsor of Chip Ganassi Infinity team….FBI raids home-seizes 40-luxury vehicles….4-homes…1.8M in cash.

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