Hacksaw’s Headlines—Friday

Posted by on June 21st, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Basketball)……….

(NBA Draft)…Top picks
1-New Orleans..C-Zion Williamson-Duke
2-Memphis..G-Ja Morant-Murray State
3-NYKnicks..G-RJ Barrett-Duke
4-Atlanta..F-DeAndre Hunter-Virginia
5-Cleveland..G-Darius Garland–Vanderbilt
6-Minnesota..G-Jarrett Culver-Texas Tech
7-Chicago…G-Coby White-North Carolina-
8-New Orleans..C-Jaxon Hayes-Texas
9-Washington..F-Rui Hachimura-Gonzaga
10-Atlanta…F-Cam Reddish-Duke

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(Top Picks)

New Orleans lands C-Zion Williamson…C-Jaxon Hayes..G-Nickell Walker
Atlanta..F-DeAndre Hunter..F-Cam Roddick
San Antonio..F-Luka Samanic. (Croatia)….F-Keldon Johnson-Kentucky
Indiana..C-Goga Bitadze (Russia)
Phoenix chooses F-Cam Johnson..G-Ty Jerome
Memphis..G-Ja Morant..F-Brandon Clarke
Clippers..C-MF Kabevgele
Cleveland..G-Darius Garland..G-Kevin Porter…F-Dyland Windler
Miami…C-Bol Bol-fell to 44th pick

Lakers…F-Talen Horton-Tucker-Iowa State-taken late in the 2nd round.

Charlotte Hornets…Draft Aztecs F-Jalen McDaniels (52nd pick) late in 2nd round

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(Trades)

New Orleans-Atlanta…Pelicans deal #4 pick..F-Solomon Hill and #2#2 picks to Hawks for Atlanta’s 3-first round picks #8-17-35.

Minnesota-New Orleans…Did discuss possible trade F-Andrew Wiggins to Pelicans for draft pick package..did not happen.

Milwaukee-Detroit..Bucks deal G-Tony Snell and #1 to Pistons for F-Jon Leuer.

Suns-Indiana…Phoenix trades F-TJ Warren (18PPG) and #1 pick to Pacers for cash to clear salary cap room.

Suns-Minnesota…Phoenix deals #6 pick to Timberwolves for 11th pick and C-Dario Saric

Suns-Boston….Phoenix acquires C-Aaron Baynes as part of thruway swap of picks.

Atlanta-Miami…Hawks deal #44 choice to Heat
Atlanta-Golden State…Warriors acquire #41 pick

Golden State…Reportedly considering a ‘Delayed Sign & Trade’ deal…would sign Kevin Durant to 2Y-extension and then trade him to NY Knicks for compensation.

Houston-NYKnicks…Breakoff trade talks for unhappy G-Chris Paul.

New Orleans..Sign C-Jahlil Okafor to contract extension-former #1 pick of 76ers.

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(College Basketball)

Aztecs…Jalen McDaniels-NBA Draft…goes to Charlotte Hornets-with 52nd pick.

Aztecs..Sign G-Lamont Butler (6’2) point guard-Riverside Poly.

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……..(Baseball)…………

Padres…Off Day on Thursday

Padres-Pirates…Friday matchup..Eric Lauer (5-6)-vs-Joe Musgrove (4-7)….Padres won 5-of-6…Pirates in (9-20) freefall.

Padres..Callup P-Chris Paddack from Lake Elsinore…has (7.20-ERA) in last 6-starts

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Dodgers-W-Giants….Dodgers led (9-4) at Press Time…Austin Barnes 2R-HR..Kyle Garlick 2R-HR..Joc Pederson 2R-HR…….LA (51-25)…..Giants (31-42)

LA-Colorado…Friday series opener…Walker Beuhler (7-1)-vs-German Marquez (7-3).

Dodgers..DL-P-Rich Hill-underwent MRI exam on tightness forearm-elbow…Callup P-JT Chargois (2.17-ERA) ..P-Josh Sborz (4.27-ERA) from Oklahoma City.

Dodgers..former 1st baseman Rob Segedin files medical malpractice lawsuit against team doctors and Jobe-Kerlan Clinic for failed wrist surgery.

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Angels-L-Toronto (7-5)….Billy McKinney 2R-HR in 10th…Jays hit 4HRs……..Halos won 7-of-10…..Blue Jays (32-48)

Angels-Cardinals….Friday pitchers Gabe Canning (2-3)-vs-Michael Wacha (4-3)….Homecoming game for Albert Pujols…1st game in St Louis since leaving 8-years ago as free agent.

Angels..DL-C-Kevan Smith-sprained wrist…Callup C-Dusty Garneau from Salt Lake City

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(Scorecard)

Rangers-W-Indians..Elvis Andrus-Domingo Santana solo HRs….Rangers won 15-of-24…..Tribe is (10-5) last two weeks.

Rockies-W-Arizona….Charlie Blackmon HR..Ian Desmond HR….Colorado on (17-7) spurt….D-Backs (8-6)

Astros-L-Yankees….Gleyber Torres 3R-HR..DJ LeMahieu 2R-HR…Gary Sanchez-Edwin Encarnarcio HRs…Houston lost 5-in row..(48-28)….Yankees (46-27)

Washington-W-Phillies….Victor Rogles 3R-HR…Anthony Rendon HR…Nationals won 17-of-24….Phillies (2-8) skid

Miami-W-St Louis…JT Riddle 2R-HR in 11th….Cardinals (12-7) tear…Marlins (27-46)

Reds-W-Milwaukee…Jose Iglesias 2R-HR…Nick Senzel 2R-HR…Cincinnati won 5-in row….Brewers on (2-7) tailspin

Twins-L-Royals….Alex Gordon 2R-double…Minnesota (48-26)….Royals (24-49)

Mets-L-Cubs….Javy Baez HR..RBI triple…NY just (7-8)…Cubs (10-7)

Tampa Bay-A’s…..Rays led (3-1) at Press Time….Rays lost 7-of-9……A’s just (10-11)

Orioles-Seattle….Mariners led (4-2) at Prtess Time…Baltimore (21-53)…..Mariners lost 20-of-29

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(Injuries)

Indians…DL-P-Mike Clevenger-ankle
Rockies..DL-SS-Todd Story-thumb
Royals..DL-SS-Adalberto Mondesi-groin
Phillies..DL-P-Pat Neshek-hamstring
Pirates..P-Jameson Taillon-setback flexor injury

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(Roster Moves)

Braves..Activate P-Dallas Keuchel-makes first start on Friday…ex Houston Astros (76-63)-3.66-career

Boston…Interest in FA-P-Cody Allen-ex Angels
Royals..Release P-Drew Storen…Gave up 9R-20BR-10inn in AA
Texas..DFA-P-Drew Smyly-shoulder woes (8.25-ERA)
Cubs..DFA-P-Tim Collins
Miami..DFA-OF-Pete O’Brien
Rockies..Callup SS-Brendan Rogers from AAA

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(Teams)

Mets..Fire pitching coach Dave Eiland-bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez…Team has (4.67-ERA)…Hires Phil Regan (82Y) as pitching consultant.

Boston..Police re-affirm David Ortiz was mistaken target in nite club shooting in Dominican Republic….Intended victim was friend of Ortiz sitting at same table….Shooting linked to past drug arrest.

Tampa Bay….MLB gives owner Steven Sternberg permission to look at proposal to play split schedule….Early season games on Suncoast…late season games in Montreal…..Rays have leaves in Tampa thru 2027….Montreal been without baseball since 2004…..Idea hatched as way for Tampa to find funding for smaller open air stadium-1B….Montreal would build smaller open air stadium to replace Olympic Stadium.

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……….(Football)……….

Washington….QB-Colt McCoy undergoes 3rd surgical procedure on broken leg suffered at end of season….QB-Alex Smith recovering from 7th surgical procedure for shattered leg last year….Neither expected to play this season.

Rams-Lions…Both express interest in FA-DT-Dom Peko-ex Broncos-Bengals.

Ravens..Confirm QB-Trace McSorley-Penn State is being looked at multi position players…QB-TE-RB-KR.

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(NFL)

NFL informs Coaches…Coaches Challenge instant replay will be used for both Pass Interference on Offense-Defense-Calls-Non Calls…..Replay booth will take over reviews in final 2-minutes of half…game and in overtime period….Replay booth will also have the power to invoke ‘off setting penalties’ if review shows fouls on both sides of ball.

Carolina…Hires Taylor Rajack-Eagles..head of anlytics research.

Green Bay…Former players George Koone-Eric Torkelson hired as members of the 43-person Board of Directors of club.

New Orleans…Jury begins deliberation on 9M-lawsuit filed by Saints QB-Drew Brees who sold him fraudulent diamonds.

CFL…Commissioner criticizes Union for appealing 2-game suspension of Hamilton Ti-Cats LB-Simoni Laurence for head hit that injured Saskatchwain QB-Zach Collaros….CFL Commissioner says appeal undermines league desire to elimination violent head hit…Union says Commissioner criticism violates players right to due process-appeal.

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(College Football)

UNLV…signs lease to move into Raiders new stadium in 2020.

Western Michigan…Waldo Stadium damaged by 4-feet flood waters in Kalamazoo.

Missouri…Waiting for NCAA verdict on its appeal of harsh sanctions..Bowl ban..7M fines…12% cutback in recruiting…after school uncovered a tutor doing classwork for 4-students…Mizzour fired tutor and cooperated but still was hit with sanctions.

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………(Hockey)………

NHL Draft…Friday night in Vancouver
..NJ Devils-1st pick-could take C-Jack Hughes-US National team
..NY Rangers-2nd pick might take RW-Kappo Kakka-Finland
..Chicago-3rd pick might take C-Alex Turcotte-US National team

..Colorado choose 4th-16th…Buffalo 7th-31st…Rangers 2nd-20th picks

..LA Kings…pick 5-22-33..projected to take (6’1-D) Bowen Byram-Vancouver-WHL (26G)

..Anaheim Ducks…pick 9-29 in first round..projected pick Dylan Cozens (6’3-C)-Lethbridge (34G)

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(Teams)

Vancouver..Re-signs D-Alex Elder (2Y-12M) extension

Ducks..Re-sign G-Ryan Miller..D-Korbin Holzer..C-Derek Grant to 1-year deals.

Ducks…FA-RW-Corey Perry contacted by 11-teams after buyout

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(Trade Rumors)

Toronto…Shopping to trade C-Nazim Kadri..RW-Kesperi Kapanen..D-Nikolai Zaitsev..F-William Nylander..F-Patrick Marleau

Colorado..Shopping D-Tyson Barrie
Calgary..Shopping D-TJ Brodie..D-Travis Harmonic
Las Vegas..Shopping C-William Karlsson
Carolina..Shopping D-Dougie Hamilton
Buffalo..Shopping D-Rasmus Ristolaien
Rangers..Shopping D-Kevin Shattenkirk..LW-Chris Keidler
Winnipeg..Shopping LW-Nick Ehlers
Minnesota..Shopping F-Jason Zucker
Nashville..Shopping D-PK Subban
Florida..Shopping G-James Reimer
Edmonton..Shopping RW-Jesse Puljujarvi
Ottawa..Shopping F-Mikkel Boedker

Columbus…Attempting to work Sign-Trade deals for C-Artemi Panarin and G-Sergei Bobovsky.

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……(General)……..

PGA…Travellers Championship-Connecticut
(64)..Ryan Armour heads 6-way tie
(65)..Keegan Bradley heads 6-way tie
(66)..12-golfers tied

(67)..Phil Mickelson
(70)..Jason Day
(71)..Brooks Koepka

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(Women’s World Cup)

..USA-W-Sweden (2-0)..Lindsay Horan scores (3′) off corner kick…USA finished group play (3-0)…will play Spain in knockout round on Monday.

..Cameroon-W-New Zealand…Scores winning goal (95′)
..Holland-W-Canada..Dutch finish (3-0) in group
..Chile-W-Thailand…miss penalty shot means Chile misses next round on goal differential.

Landon Donovan…Former USA World Cup star named VP-Soccer Operations for group bidding on USL-expansion franchise for San Diego…have signed deal to play home games at USD-Torereo Stadium….USL has 36-teams nationwide in its Division II-league.

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(Auto Racing)

F1-French Grand Prix…Team Mercedes-Lewis Hamilton-Val Bottas won all 6-races this year.

Indy Car…Simon Pagenaud-Scott Dixon head field for Road America-Grand Prix in Michigan.

NASCAR…Sonoma 350-road race in Northern California.

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