Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on April 16th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Baseball)……….

Padres-W-Pirates (8-3)..Friars go (5-2) on road trip
..Manny Machado 2R-HR..Sacrifice Fly
..Eric Hosmer 2R-single.
..Jake Cronenworth RBI double-Sacrifice Fly.
..Chris Paddack (5inn-3R-5H-2W-4K).
..Padres jumped on starter Mitch Keller (3inn-7R-9H-12-baserunners…Padres now (9-5)

Padres-Dodgers…Open 3-game weekend series on Friday…Dodgers (10-2) on season…Ryan Weathers-vs-Walker Beuhler on Friday night…Upwards of (15,280) fans likely for home game..Dodgers swept Padres 3-straight in playoffs.

Padres Notes:
..Fernando Tatis full batting practice-activated on Friday
..Dinelson Lamet throwing session-Thursday..report Friday
..Adrian Morejon-no update-means no surgery planned this time
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Dodgers-Rockies…Colorado led (5-3) in 7th at Press Time…Justin Turner 3R-HR for LA…Rockies solo HRs-Ryan McMahon-Gabe Hampson.. Thursday night

Dodgers..Cody Bellinger remains on DH with swelling in calf area
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Angels…Off day on Thursday

Angels-Minnesota…Friday home game..Andrew Heaney to start for Halos…Twins undecided.
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(Scoreboard)

Braves-W-Miami..Pablo Sandoval 3R-HR..Dansby Swanson RBI single in 10th for win.

Twins-W-Boston..Max Keplar RBi single in 9th

Indians-W-White Sox..Jose Ramirez 2R-HR

Mariners-W-Orioles..1st game-JP Crawford RBI double
Mariners-W-Orioles..2nd game-Mitch Haniger HR-for sweep

Nationals-L-Arizona..Washington rips P-Patrick Corbin (2inn-10R) allowed

Tampa Bay-L-Texas..Adolis Garcia 2R-HR in 105th for Rangers

Toronto-L-Kansas City..Andrew Benetendi RBI double..Hunter Dozier RBI double for Royals

Tigers-A’s..Athletics led (7-2) at Press Time..Matt Chapman 2R-double..Matt Olson-Steven Piscotty solo HRs for A’s

Phillies-Mets..Rained out
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(Injuries)

Houston..5-Astros put on Covid list-including Alex Bregman-Jose Altuve
Toronto..P-Ross Stripling forearm injury
Tigers..OF-Nomar Mazara-oblique injury
White Sox..Activate SS-Tim Anderson from DL
Giants..Activate P-Alex Wood from DL
Giants..DL-P-Johnny Cueto-lat strain
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(Roster Moves)
White Sox..DFA-OF-Nick Williams
Seattle..Callup P-Robert Duggar
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(MLB Notes)
Cubs..P-Ryan Tepera suspended 3G for throwing at Brewers P-Brandon Woodruff
Cubs..Manager David Ross suspended 1G for beanball incident.
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…………(Basketball)…………
USC..NCAA puts Trojans on 2Y-probation..fines school (5,000)…suspended former Assistant Tony Bland for 3Y employment for his part in Adidas Slush Fund scandal..Bland had been put on probation by Judge…USC had already slashed 2-scholarships and fined Bland for his role.
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(NBA)

Lakers-Boston…Celtics jump out to (11-2) lead…..led by 13-at half…Blowing out Lakers in 4th Quarter (113-89)…Boston guard Jaylon Brown (36P) on 15-for-17 shooting at Press Time..Thursday night action…LA (34-21)..Lakers lost 8-of-14 games.

Lakers..F-Anthohy Davis-cleared full workouts this weekend..has missed (27) games with calf injury…(22P-8R) per game.

Clippers-at-Philadelphia…Friday game..Clippers (38-18)

Brooklyn..F-LaMarcus Aldridge-retires immediately…diagnosed with heart arrhythmia.

Golden State..C-James Wiseman-meniscus surgery-out 4 months
Bulls..G-Zach LaVine-leaves team-Covid test
Sacramento..C-Marvin Bagley-activated from IR-had broken hand
Sacramento..C-Richaun Holmes-hamstring issue

NBA..Hall of Fame..Announces Michael Jordan will present Kobe Bryant in ceremonies on May 15th
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………….(Football)………….
(Roster Moves)
Seattle..Sign FA-De-Aldon Smith-ex Cowboys-Raiders-49ers

Atlanta..Sign FA-KR-Cordarelle Patterson-ex Bears-Vikings
Atlanta..Sign FA-S-Duron Harmon-ex Lions-Patriots
Atlanta..Release RB-Ito Smith

Raiders..Release DE-Arden Key-former 3rd round pick
Raiders..Release DT-Maurice Hurst-former 5th round pick
Raiders..Release QB-Kyle Sloter

Houston..Sign FA-OG-Lane Taylor
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(NFL Notes)
Washington…Owner Daniel Snyder wants to depose former President-GM-Bruce  Allen..sighting Allen’s relationship with Lawyer John Moag-who headed up group seeking to sell 40% team stock of minority holders…Snyder’s lawyer say Allen talked to Moag 87-times in one year..and had provided links of negative stories about Snyder to Moag..Snyder says Allen’s actions may also be part of Washington Post stories about Cheerleader-sex scandal uncovered this past year…Snyder is suing a media group for defamation of character.

Hall of Fame..Announces it will hold special Ceremony for 8-deceased members of Centennial Class…on April 28th…To be honored will be longtime Giants GM-George Young..Steelers scout Bill Nunn..NFL Films founder Steve Sabol..Alex Karras-Lions..Winston Hill-Jets..Bobby Dillon-Packers..Mac Speedie-Browns.

LeRoy Keyes..Legendary Purdue CB and Eagles first round pick passes away (74Y)
Lynn Thomas..Former 49ers draft pick-CB-passes away (61Y)

Cleveland..Browns become 6th NFL team to say they will not take part in OTA workouts during pandemic.

Houston…5-women, who have filed suit against Deshaun Watson confirm they are now talking to police about incidents.
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(College Football)
Tennessee State…Hires Hue Jackson as Off Coord on staff of new head coach Eddie George..Jackson former head coach Browns.
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……………(Hockey)………….

Gulls-W-Ontario (2-1)…San Diego G-Lukas Dostal 37-saves…Rookie Trevor Zegras scores 8th goal of season….Gulls moved into tie for first place with HendersonKnights…..AHL-Thursday night action..Gulls (19-12)

Kings-Colorado..Friday game…
Ducks-Las Vegas…Golden Knights (29-17-2)

NHL..Cancels Vancouver-Edmonton game on Friday after Canucks players criticized league calling NHL handling of Covid crisis ‘unsafe’..NHL Union intervened saying up to half of 22-players who were ill had yet to clear protocol…and Canucks were not ready to return to action after just 1-full team practice.

Ontario Hockey League…Government officials call it ‘irresponsible’ for OHL to attempt to return to play after sitting out entire year with Covid epidemic…OHL cancels entire season.

Nashville…Predators sign G-Tomas Vomacka-U Connecticut star
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………….(General)……..

PGA-RBC Heritage..Cameron Smith storms to lead late 1st round
(62)..Cameron Smith 9-birdie binge at (-9)
(63)..Stewart Cinq-7-birdies and eagle
(65)..Collin Marikawa-Matt Wallace
(66)..Billy Hoeschel

NASCAR…Richmond 400 this weekend

Indy Car..Grand Prix Alabama..Jimmie Johnson debuts-Team Ganassi

Formula 1..Imola Grand Prix-Italy..Lewis Hamilton heads field

Formula 1..Report Canadian Grand Prix-Montreal to be cancelled for a second year because of Canadian Covid outbreak and 14-day quarantine to get into country.

Tokyo Olympics…Liberal Democratic Party says games should be postponed…”Why holding games-become a covid spreader”….Tokyo has 3200 new cases per day..Only 1.4%-vaccinated in country.

Soccer-Arsenal…Star forward Pierre Aubameyang leaves team..contracted Malaria..played game for native African National Team last month.

English Premier League..Top games this weekend:
..Manchester United-vs-Burnley
..Manchester City-vs-Aston Villa
..Everton-vs-Hot Spur
..Liverpool-vs-Leeds
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