Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on October 7th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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(Playoffs)

Blue Jays-W-Rangers (10-1)…Toronto rips P-Cole Hamels for 7R-in 3 plus innings..Troy Tulowitzki 3R-Bases Loaded Triple..Melvin Upton solo home run…Jose Bautista hits 3R-HR late in game.

Red Sox-L-Indians (5-4)…Cleveland hits 3HRs in 4-batter sequence off 22-game winner Ric Porcello in 3rd inniing..Rob Perez-Jason Kipnis-Francisco Lindor all hit solo homers….Tribe gets 4-plus innings of great relief from bullpen-gave up just 1-run…to win opener of series….

(Schedule)

Toronto-Texas..Game 2…JA Happ (20-4)-vs-Yu Darvish (7-5)
Boston-Cleveland..Gme 2..David Price (17-9)-vs-Corey Kluber (18-9)

Dodgers-Washington..Clayton Kershaw (12-4)-vs-Max Scherzer (20-7)
Giants-Cubs..Johnny Cueto (18-5)-vs-Jon Lester (19-5).

(MLB)

Padres…P-Erik Johnson has elbow ligament surgery…Went (0-6) this year…(31inn-29R)…came to San Diego in James Shields trade.
Padres…55-minor leaguers play tonite at Petco Park in “Futures Game”…including top Draft pick pitchers Cal Quantrill-Eric Lauer and top Cubans P-Adrian Morejon-OF-Jorge Ona.

Angels..Sign FA-P-Blake Parker-Kirby Yates from Yankees system.
Yankees..Release P-Anthony Swarczak

Mets..SS-Wilmer Flores-surgery-hamate bone-hand

Baltimore..Pitching Coach Dave Wallace leaves organization
Arizona..Will interview Kim Ng-Peter Woodfork-for vacant GM job..Ng worked for Dodgers..Woodford for Red Sox..both work for MLB currently.
MLB..Says it is completing probe of Cardinals hacking of Houston Astros computer-scouting files..fine may be coming to St Louis organization.

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——————————————–(Football)——————————————-

Chargers-Raiders…Sunday matchup…San Diego (0-9) vs AFC-West teams last two years…Chargers lost 15-of-last-20 games….and (9-21) since 2014 season.
Chargers..DE-Joey Bosa likely to make debut in Oakland as situational pass rusher…has spent 5-weeks recovering from hamstring injury after holdout.

Chargers..CB-Jason Verrett likely to have knee ligament surgery next week.

Chargers…Off Coor-Ken Whisenhunt says team has to run the ball…averaged (152YPG) weeks 1-2…(37YPG) last two weekends
Chargers…Def Coor John Pagano…”Damn right we will miss Verrett-Pro Bowler-others must stepup”

Chargers…1-of original owners-George Pernicano passes away-age 99-became part owner of team in 1961-when Barron Hilton moved team from LA in old AFL-days.

(Scoreboard)

Arizona-W-San Francisco (33-21)..QB-Drew Stanton throws 2-TD passes (214P)…RB-David Johnson goes over 100Y-mark 4th week in row….Cardinals defense 2-sacks-2 interceptions-safety….Niners QB-Blaine Gabbert held (164P)…(70R)…..Cardinals (2-3)…Chip Kelly-Niners fall to (1-4)

(Schedule)

Bills-Rams…LA QB-Case Keenum against Rex Ryan defense.
Jets-Steelers..NY-QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick thrown 9-picks in 2W-faces-Ben Roethlisberger-coming off 5TD passing day
Patriots-Cleveland..Tom Brady retursn as starter vs (0-4) Browns
Tennesse-Miami…Both teams desperately need win-QB-Marcus Mariota-too many turnovers-vs-Ryan Tannehill.
Houston-Minnesota..Brock Osweiler-vs-Vikings defense…Sam Bradford-vs-Texans injured defense
Washington-Baltimore..Kirk Cousins-vs-improved Ravens defense
Bears-Colts..Brian Hoyer goes for 2nd win in row QB-Chicago-vs-Andrew Luck…(3-9) in last 12-starts.
Eagles-Lions..Carson Wentz-Philadlephia go for 5th win in row
Atlanta-Denver..Pass happy Matt Ryan-comes off (503) passing day-vs-Broncos defense…Rookie QB-Paxton Lynch may start for Broncos
Cincinnati-Dallas..Bengals have to deal with rookie QB-Dak Prescott-RB-Zeke Elliott
Giants-Packers..Eli Manning-vs-Aaron Rodgers…Packers coming off bye week
Tampa Bay-Carolina..Turnover prone Jameis Winston…Panthers may not have Cam Newton-concussion issue

(NFL)

NFL..Docks Atlanta Falcons 3-OTA workout days for violations about contract drills.
Denver..LB-Todd Davis fined 18,000 for horse-collar tackle
Steelers..WR-Antonio Brown fined 18,000 for taunting celebrations-and wearing illegal cleats
Bills..3-playes fined combined 41,000-for pregame scuffle last week with Patriots players.
Giants..Owner John Mara says WR-Odell Beckham is young and volatile
Eagles..LB-Nigel Bradham-had permit to carry concealed weapon…forget he had loaded gun in carry-on bag at airport.

(Injuries)

Packers..CB-Sam Shields exits workouts with more concussion symptoms.
Dallas..K-Dan Bailey hobbling with back issue
Miami..CB-Savien Howard-knee issue

(College)

Aztecs-UNLV…Saturday night matchup…SDSU must contain scrambling QB-Dalton Sneed
USD…Toreros (3-1) host Davidson
USC-Colorado…Trojans (2-3)-face-Buffaloes (4-1)
UCLA-Arizona State…Bruins (3-2) with red-hot QB-Josh Rosen-vs-Sun Devils (4-1)

(Mountain West)

Boise State-New Mexico…Broncos (4-0)..Lobos (2-2)..Ambush in Albuquerque?
Air Focre-Wyoming..Falcon (4-0) heading into Laramie-Cowboys (3-2)
Hawaii-San Jose State..Warriors must prove win on road (2-3)..Spartans (1-4) defensive problems
Fresno-Nevada..Bulldogs (1-4)-Wolfpack (2-3)
Utah State-Colorado State..Aggies-Rams both (2-3)

(Pac-12)

Arizona-Utah..Wildcats (2-3)..Utes (4-1)
Cal-Oregon State..Bears with QB-Davis Webb vs woeful Beavers (1-3)
Washington-Oregon..Huskies (5-0)-vs-Ducks (2-3) in Eugene
Stanford-Washington State..Cougars led by pass happy QB-Luke Falk.

(Top ranked)

1-Alabama-vs-Arkansas…Tough game in Fayetteville
2-Ohio State-Indiana..Buckeyes offense unstoppable
8-Texas AM-vs-Tennesee…Aggies-Vols both (5-0)
Miami-FloridaState..game impacted by Hurricane issues.

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————————————(Basketball)————————————

Denver…Nuggets G-Gary Harris-torn groin-needs surgery

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————————————(Hockey)——————————

San Diego Gulls…Pick up F-Ondrej Kase and Julius Nittenin-roster cuts from Anaheim Ducks
Gulls…Get top 2-defenseman back later Thursday night..Shea Theodore-Brandon Montour also sent to San Diego by Ducks
Gulls-W-Ontario Reign…Gulls win in Overtime vs Ontario (4-3) in AHL-exhibition game
Ducks..Release D-Clinton Stoner-owed 3.2M on contract…Still without F-Richard Rakell and D-Hampus Lindholm-both unsigned-both demanding 6M per year deals.

Edmonton-Chicago..Trade talks about deal that would send F-Nail Yakupov to Hasks for draft pick
Carolina..Release veteran F-Rafi Torres
Florida..lose F-Nik Bjugstad-6W-broken hand

Penguins..Saluted with Stanley Cup in White House ceremony with President Obama.

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———————————————-(General)————————————–

NASCAR…TV Ratings collapse…3-Chase for Championship Races-all time lows in TV ratings
NASCAR….Chase for Championship moves to Charlotte 400….12-drivers remain in running for 5M bonus prize.
Formula 1…Nico Rosberg-Lewis Hamilton continue points ballte with Grand Prix-Japan.
Indy Car….Team Penske signs Josef Newgarden to drive for 2017….does not renew contract Juan Pablo Montoya

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