Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on October 30th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

……………(Baseball)…………..

Padres….Two senior executives leave teams front office
..Wayne Partello-Senior VP-Communications-Marketing exits…Came with Mike Dee in 2013…spent 7-years as top executive.
..Katie Jackson..VP of Marketing…been with franchise since 2014..spent just 23-months as a VP with club.

Dodgers…MLB investigation shows there was a positive test of a family member of Tampa Bay player the day before Game Six….Turner could have been infected at hotel…..No one on either team has been positive.

Dodgers..Could be facing fine for intervening in clubhouse incident when MLB attempted to prevent Justin Turner from going on the field for post game celebration.

Dodgers..Team flew home from Texas late Wednesday night after two sets of negative tests….Travelling party will be quarantined and will be tested rest of this week.

Dodgers…Players remain adamant Turner had a right to be on the field….He had been in dugout and on field with teammate for 7-innings before being removed.

Angels..Ask permission to interview Cubs VP-Scouting Dan Kantrovitz for vacant GM job.

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(MLB)

White Sox…hire Tony LaRussa as manager…76Y old….Managed for 33-years…Has not managed in 9-years…Hall of Famer….3rd on all time winning list formanagers…3-World Series rings…4X-Manager of Year.

Tigers…Extended interview with former Astros manager AJ Hinch

Cardinals…Begin cost cutting in front office…Do not retain Asst GMs-Cris Carpenter..Jim Edmonds..Jason Isringhausen.

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(Roster Moves)

Brewers..Decline 15M-option OF-Ryan Braun
Indians…Buyout relief ace P-Brad Hand-had 10M contract.
Astros..Buyout relief P-Rob Osuna-had 10M option
White Sox…Sign FA-SS-Tim Beckham-ex Mariners-Orioles
Braves..Do not pick up option P-Darren O’Day

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…………….(Football)……………..

Chargers….Cancel Practice on Thursday after OG-Ryan Groy tests positive for Covid….

Chargers…Send OG-Forest Lamp..QB-Easton Stick..home because of exposure to Groy.

Chargers…Invoked ‘Close Contact testing’ with OL group after Groy test.

Chargers…No decision on Friday practice schedule….Had players do virtual meetings on Thursday.

Chargers-Broncos…Sunday game…Both teams (2-4) on season….Matchup young QBs-Justin Herbert-vs-Drew Lock….Broncos without LB-Von Miller-hurt in preseason…Bolts (18-41-1) all time in Denver…..Broncos have won 10-of-last 13-games against Chargers. over last 7-years.

Chargers…IR-TE-Virgil Green-severe ankle injury

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(Injuries)

Giants….OG-Will Hernandez tests positive for Covid…6-OL quarantined.
Giants..LB-coach Brett Bielema..DB-coach Jerome Henderson test positive

Vikings…IR-CB-Cam Dantzler..CB-Chris Jones-covid tests

Tampa Bay…Equipment manager tests positive for covid

Denver..RB-Philip Lindsay cleared from concussion protocol
Jaguars..QB-Gardner Minshew has 2-fractures of his passing thumb
Patriots..WR-Julian Edelman undergoes minor surgery knee

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(Teams)

Cowboys…Rookie QB-Ben DiNucci takes all snaps with first team
Cowboys..Owner Jerry Jones rips DT-Dontari Poe-30 pounds overweight

Packers-Houston..Talking trade for Texans WR-Will Fuller
Washington..QB-Dwayne Haskins asks team to trade him

Jets..Release backup QB-David Fales

Bills…workout FA-LB-Darron Lee-ex Jets

Tampa Bay..Coach Bruce Arians calls WR-Antonio Brown ‘dazzling’ in practice.

Vikings..Coach Mike Zimmer says QB-Kirk Cousins will be yanked if he keeps throwing interceptions..has 10-picks this season.

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(Schedule)

Chargers-Broncos..Bolts QB-Justin Herbert (108) QB rating
Steelers-Ravens..Pittsburgh never been (7-0) in franchise history
Raiders-Cleveland…Las vegas explosive offense (392YPG)
Patriots-Buffalo..Cam Newton stays at QB..New England facing (2-5) record
Tennessee-Cincinnati..Ryan Tannehill (16TD-1 Int)…Bengals (1-5-1)
Chiefs-NY Jets…New York (0-7) heading into Arrowhead
Rams-Miami..Tua Tagovailoa makes NFL debut against Aaron Donald defense
Colts-Detroit..Indy (4-2)
Vikings-Green Bay..Packers (5-1)..Vikings (1-5)
Saints-Chicago..New Orleans still without WR-Mike Thomas
49er-Seattle..Seahawks worst defense in NFL
Cowboys-Eagles..Rookie Ben DiNucci debuts at QB-vs-Philly defense

Tampa Bay-Giants…Monday night football

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(Scoreboard)

Atlanta-W-Carolina (25-17)…QB-Matt Ryan (281P)…RBs-Todd Gurley-Brian Hill (101R)….Falcons defense 3-sacks..1-interception….Teddy Bridgewater (176P)…….Falcons (2-6)…Carolina (3-5)

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(College Football)

Clemson…QB-Trevor Lawrence tests positive for Covid virus on Thursday

Aztecs-at-Utah State….SDSU defense faces big challenge from Aggies QB-Jason Shelly-former starter at Utah in Pac 12.

Nevada-vs-UNLV..Rebels used 3-QBs in horrible opening loss
Colorado State-vs-Fresno..Rams first game of season
Boise State-vs-Air Force…Falcons struggling at QB
New Mexico-vs-San Jose..Lobos game moved out of Albuquerque
Hawaii-vs-Wyoming..Rainbows come stateside to play in cold weather.

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(1) Clemson-vs-Boston College..Tigers averaging 424YPG
(2) Alabama-Mississippi State..Mike Leach off to disappointing start-QB issues
(3) Ohio State-Penn State…Nittany Lions lost top 2-RBs
(4) Notre Dame-Georgia Tech…Irish hi powered offense led by QB-Ian Book
(5) Georgia-Kentucky

Conference USA..Marshall-Florida International..North Texas-UTEP cancelled by virus outbreaks.

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……………….(Basketball)………………….

Minnesota Timberwolves….Hold face to face meeting with potential 1st pick in the draft…former high school star LaMelo Ball-played in New Zealand last year…report that Ball did not have good interview

Milwaukee-Indiana….Open trade talks about Pacers G-Vitor Oladipo.

Aztecs…Lineup November non-conference tourney..UCLA..Pepperdine-UC Irvine at Viejas Arena

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…………………..(Hockey)………………

Boston…former Bruins draft pick Travis Roy passes away from blood clot problem…Had lived life for 45-years as a quadraplegic….Roy was injured 25-years ago this week breaking his neck and suffering spine injury in his first shift at Boston University….He dedicated his life raising funds for athletes with spinal chord injuries…

Arizona Coyotes…Release their top draft pick Mitchell Miller-D-U North Dakota…he was convicted of racial bullying four years ago while in high school in Ohio….Had gone to counseling…apologized….and sent letters to each NHL team before draft….Public pressure on Coyotes led decision to part ways with player.

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………………(General)………..

Jack Nicklaus…writes letter stating support for President Trump…’has delivered on his promises’

NASCAR…Martinsville 500…Kevin Harvick has 9-wins this season.
NASCAR..Rick Hendrick Racing hires suspended driver Kyle Larson.

Indy Car…Chip Ganassi Racing..signs Alex Palon as 4th member of team…Joins NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson…Scott Dixon..Marcus Eriksson in 4-car entry next year.

Indy Car..Arrow McLaren team signs Felix Rosenqvist to drive next year

English Premier League…top games this weekend:
..Everton (4-0) vs Newscastle United
..Liverpools (3-1) vs West Ham
..Manchester City (1-1-1) vs Sheffield
..Hot Spur (2-1-1) vs Brighton
..Chelsea (2-1-1) vs Burnley..
..Arsenal (3-1) vs Manchester United (1-2)

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