Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on August 28th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)……..

Padres-W-Mariners (10-7)..1st game..Will Myers 3R-HR caps 7-run rally with 2-outs in 7th inning triggering comeback win…Manny Machado 2HRs-4RBI..Fernando Tatis solo HR…Mariners had scored 4-runs off Craig Stammen in top of 7th to take lead…Seattle aided rally with hit batsmen..2-wild pitches…walk by rookie closer Taylor Williams before Myers game winning HR.

Padres-L-Mariners (8-3) 2nd game….Garrett Richards gives up 6R in 1st inning…Jose Marmalejos hits Grand Slam HR for Seattle….Manager Jayce Tingler says ‘disappointed we played from behind in every game in series…need to solve some starting pitching problems…Padres now (19-14) on season
Padres-Colorado…Friars open 9-game road trip in Denver on Friday night…also play Angels and A’s on road.

Padres…GM-AJ Preller says club looking at trading deadline -focusing on internal changes to pitching staff rather than trade from outside.

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Dodgers-W-Giants (7-0)..1st game..AJ Pollock 2R-HR..Clayton Kershaw (4-1) with 6-shutout inning….

Dodgers-W-Giants (2-0)..Joc Pederson solo HR to complete sweep…LA now (24-9)..

Dodgers..OF-Mookie Betts sits out Thursday games..”My conscience would not let me play”.

Dodgers..Callup 2B-Gavin Lux from taxi squad

Dodgers..DL-P-Walker Beuhler-blister problems
Dodgers..Callup P-Mitch White from taxi squad

Dodgers-Texas…Open 3-game series against Rangers on road Friday.

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Angels-Mariners…Friday opener of weekend series…Halos off last two days are (10-22).

Angels..Could be ‘sellers by Monday trading deadline…Teams calling on Dylan Bundy-Julio Teheran-starting pitchers.

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(Scoreboard)

Pirates-W-Cardinals…1st game..Cole Tucker RBI single for Bucs
Pirates-W-Cardinals…2nd game..Adam Frazier RBI single in sweep

Reds-W-Brewers..1st game..Jess Winkler 2-home runs for Cinn
Reds-Brewers..2nd game..Nick Castellanos RBI double..Reds led (4-0) at press time

Rockies-Arizona..Postponed

Orioles-Rays..Postponed

Miami-Mets..NY took field…tipped hats and walked off field

Red Sox-Blue Jays…Postponed
Phillies-Washington..Postponed
A’s-Texas..Postponed
Tigers-Twins..Postponed

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(Roster Moves)

Seattle-Toronto..Trade-Mariners deal P-Taijuan Walker to Jays
Royals-Rays..Trade-KC ships OF-Brett Phillips to Tampa
Pirates..Sign FA-OF-Anthony Alford-ex Cardinals.

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(Injuries)

Indians..Manager Terry Francona remains out-on blood thinners for blood clots following 3-stomach surgeries

Yankees..OF-Aaron Judge-reinjures calf
Arizona..P-Merril Kelly-shoulder surgery-blood clot
Pirates..DL-3B-Colin Moran-concussion
Pirates..DL-P-Keone Kela-forearm strain
Tigers..DL-P-Matt Morrison-forearm issue
Tigers..DL-P-Alex Faedo-forearm strain
Cardinals..DL–Andrew Miller-shoulder

Orioles..Activate SS-Jose Iglesias-from DL

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(MLB)

Mets…Ownership makes GM-Brodie VanWagenen apologize for caustic comments directed at Commissioner Rob Manfred over scheduling issues.

Seattle..Manager Scott Servais on racial unrest…”People have got to take this personally…Get out and vote”

Mets..OF-Dom Smith knelt during National Anthem…wept at post game press conference

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……….(Basketball)……………

NBA-Union….Players agree to end boycott of playoff games after Charlotte owner Michael Jordan enters talks as go-between…convincing players their best platform for changing things would be by playing games.

NBA…Plans to resume gamed likely on Saturday

Lakers..LeBron James was preparing to leave the bubble and return home on Thursday but was talked out of it by teammates

President Trump….Insults NBA players again…saying “NBA players protested for TV ratings…I know their rating are bad”

Jared Kushner…Makes off hand remark..”NBA players, making so much money, are fortunate they can take a night off-rest of America cannot”

Mike Pence…Assistant makes comment …”NBA players actions-silly and absurd…I don’t think we care.”

Portland..G-Damien Lillard leaves bubble in Orlando to return home for further exam of knee injury.

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……….(Football)………….

Chargers…Postpone Scrimmage in So Fi Stadium after emotional team meeting in locker room discussing incidents in Wisconsin.
..Anthony Lynn…”Want social justice-get out and vote”
..Tyrod Taylor..”Raw emotions…a real conversation..impacted by what NBA players did…by what is happening at convention.

Chargers-Rams…HBO-Hard Knocks ratings fall for 3rd week in row…have now lost 66% of viewership had last year….Each of 3-weeks ratings have gotten worse.

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(NFL)

Dallas…Coach Mike McCarthy…”Sports is great escape but you cannot escape what is going on”

Seattle..Coach Pete Carroll…”The best thing we can do is listen to our players and let them decide next action”

Tampa Bay..Coach Bruce Arians..”Your responsibility to take action-Protesting don’t do crap”

Eagles..Announce no fans at home games this season

NFL…8-teams cancel practice in wake of shootings in Wisconsin…Denver..Jets..Arizona..Colts..Washington…Tennessee…GGreen Bay.

Washington….The Post reports massive sexual harassment lawsuit may be filed against owner Daniel Snyder…42-more women have come public about abuse they received while working for Redskins franchise over 21-years Snyder ownership.

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(Roster Moves)

Broncos..Workout FA-LB-Mark Barron-ex Rams
Lions..Workout FA-QB-DeShone Kizer-ex Packers-Browns

Miami-Jets..Trade-Dolphins deal RB-Kalen Ballage to NY

49ers..Release WR-Jaron Brown
Bills..Release K-Stephen Haushka
Arizona..Release CB-BW Webb

49ers..Sign FA-WR-Kevin White-ex Bears #1 pick
Browns..Sign FA-C-Jon Toth-ex Jets
Lions..Sign FA-DT-Kevin Wilkins-ex Giants
Titans..Sign FA-LB-Will Compton

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(Injuries)

Eagles..OT-Andre Dillard to miss year-torn tricep
Eagles..DE-Genard Avery-knee injury
Bears..RB-David Montgomery-out 4W-groin
Bengals..RB-Joe Mixon-held out workouts-migraine headaches
Dallas..DT-Mitch Hyatt-torn knee ligament
Saints..DT-Jalen Dalton-torn tricep
49ers..FB-Kyle Juszczyk-hamstring injury

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(College Football)

USC…Pauses preseason workouts…8-Trojan athletes test positive for virus on Wednesday.

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…………(Hockey)…………

NHL…Cancels Thursday playoff games:
..Canucks-Las Vegas..Vancouver players vote not to play
..Flyers-Islanders..Cancelled

NHL…Says cancelling games important…”Human Rights is Priority over sports”

San Jose…Evander Kane calls NHL slow response to racial issues…
“Incredibly insulting”

Minnesota..Matt Duma…”Disheartened by NHL approach”

Nashville..Longtime assistant coach Dan Muse named head coach for US National Men’s Team program.

Florida..interview John Ferguson-Junior for vacant GM job..former GM-Winnipeg Jets.

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……….(General)…………

PGA…BMW-Championships-Illinois…1st round-Fed X Playoffs
(67) Hidecki Matsuyama
(68) Ty Duncan
(69) MacKenzie Hughes
(70) Rory McIlroy-Tony Finau head up big group

(73) Tiger Woods..3-bogeys in row at turn ruined round

NASCAR…Daytona 400…Kevin Harvick-Denny Hamlin lead the field

NASCAR…Jimmie Johnson-William Byron-Matt DiBenedetto fight for final 2-slots in the championship playoffs.

Indy Car…Gateway 250-St Louis…Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato leads the field

Formula 1..Belgium Grand Prix-Ardennes Forest…Lewis Hamilton running away with points championship.

Soccer..Manchester United…Paul Pogba-tests positive for covid virus
Soccer..Juventus-Italy…Opens contract talks with Weston McKinney-Team USA..would be first American ever signed there.

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