Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on May 20th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-W-Phillies (2-0)…Yu Darvish 7-shutout innings…Robby Cano RBI single…Taylor Rogers 15th save on season…Friars now (4-2) on road trip…San Diego (19-9) since mid April.

Padres-at-Giants..Open weekend series Friday in San Francisco…Sean Manaea (2-3) starts for SD…Friars now (24-14)

Padres..Manager Bob Melvin flew in on Friday night to rejoin team after a weeks rest following prostate surgery
Dodgers-at-Philadelphia…Open weekend series on road..Julio Urias starts for LA…Dodgers (25-12) on season

Dodgers…were off on Thursday
Angels-A’s…open weekend series on Friday..Rookie Chase Silseth starts for Halos…Angels (24-16) on season

Angels..Off day Thursday

Angels…Federal judge blocks sale of Anaheim stadium land to owner Arte Moreno pending investigation of corruption in office of Mayor Henry Sidhu…Allegations Mayor asked Moreno for 1M-contribution to political campaign for Mayor’s promised help in land sale to the team….Judge says Angels not guilty of any wrong doing.

Yankees-L-Orioles..Antonio Santander 3RHR in 9th for Birds
Mets-W-kSt Louis..Pete Alonso 2RHR in 10th for NY
Reds-W-Guardians..Tylaer Naquan 423′ HR for Cinn
White Sox-W-Royals..Luis Robert HR-4RBI for Sox
Boston-W-Seattle..Trevor Story 3HRs in game for Bosox
Arizona-W-Cubs..Zach Gallen 5-innings -11R
Houston-W-Texas..Martin Maldonado 3RHR for Astros
(Roster Moves)

Tigers..Sign FA-OF-Trayce Thompson-ex Dodgers
Tampa Bay…Sign FA-OF-Luke Bard-ex Angels
Pirates..Release C-Andrew Knapp
Orioles-Arizona..TRADE..Baltimore deals P-Paul Fry to Arizona
Texas..Option OF-Nick Solak to AAA
Arizona..Callup C-Grayson Grienver-hitting (.350) in minors
Miami..Veteran 2B-Joe Panik retires

Phillies..OF-Bryce Harper can only DH-for next 6W-had platelet injection elbow
Mets..P-Max Scherzer-out 6W-oblique injury
Twins..P-Chris Paddack-undergoes 2nd elbow surgery-out for year
Houston..P-Jake Odorizzi-damaged ankle tendon
Cardinals..IR-OF-TJ O’Neill-shoulder
Tigers..P-Matt Manning-dizzy spells
Cubs..Activate P-Marcus Stroman-covid list
Cubs..Activate P-David Robertson from IR

Aztecs-L-UNLV…SDSU final series of weekend…falls to a disastrous (17-37) record this season.

(NBA Playoffs-Scoreboard)

Boston-W-Miami..(127-102)…Celtics hit 20-3 point shots in blowout win…Had (70-41) lead at halftime…Jayson Tatum (27P)..Jaylben Brown-Marcus Smart combined for (48P)…series tied 1-1
(NBA Schedule)

Golden State-Dallas…Game 2-series..Warrirors lead 1-0….Held Luka Doncic (6-18) shooting
(NBA Notes)

Suns..Not sure team wants to give C-DeAndre Ayton a max 5-year contract extension

Boston..G-Derrick White leaves team because of family issue with child

Sacramento..Hire Jordy Fernandez-ex assistant Denveer-Cleveland
Minnesota..Interview Tim Connelly-Denver Nuggets for President job
Charlotte..Contract extension GM-Mitch Kupchack

Chargers…GM-Tom Telesco signing of free agents this year ‘triggered by players past relationships with Head Coach Brandon Staley’.
(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Longtime P-Sam Koch retires after 16Y career

Browns..Sign FA-LB-Parnell Motley-ex Lions

Giants..Sign 5-FA-CBs..Maurice Canaday-ex Coboys…FA-CB-Henry Black-ex Packers..FA-CB-Michael Jaquet-ex Eagles..CB-Jaylen Holmes-ex Vikings..FA-CB-Khalil Dorsey-ex Ravens.

Seahawks..Workout FA-S-George Ioka-ex Bengals
(NFL Notes)

Vikings..QB-Kellen Monds-impressive OTA workouts
Colts..Talk to WR-TY Hilton about return to team-coming off neck injury

Vikings..LB-Eric Kendricks says Coach Mike Zimmer lost his team with his ‘fear-based type of leadership’

Bills..doanted 40,000 in aid to East Buffalo village where supermarket shootings occurred

NFL…Judge Sue Robinson will make decision on extent of discipline to be handed down to Browns QB-Deshaun Watson in sexual misconduct lawsuits…NFL-Union agree on hiring.

Chargers..Break ground on 276M-training facility in El Segundo..won’t open till 2024

CFL-Union…Finalize new CBA  ending 4-day strike of players blocking opening of training camps this week.
(College Football)

Alabama…coach Nick Saban refuses to back off criticism of Texas AM…putting together NIL financial packages to sign recruits this off season.

Texas AM..Coach Jimbo Fisher angry response…Aggies never cheated using NIL money to sign recruits…Calls Saban a liar…Despicable…Thinks he is God

USC…Lands WR-transfer Jordan Addison-Pitt..caught (100R-17TD) last year

South Carolina..Hire ex NFL coach Fred Kitchens-ex Browns-Giants..as senior offensive consultant.

Mountain West Conference…will consider dissolving Divisions but not until 2023 season.

(NHL Playoff Scoreboard)….
Blues-W-Avalanche…David Perron 2-goals for St Louis…led (3-1) at Press Time..St Louis win would tie series 1-1

Tampa Bay-W-Florida…Ross Colton scores with (:03) left..G-Andrei Vasilevskiy 36-saves..Lightning take 2-0 lead in series…
(NHL Schedule)…Friday

Calgary-Edmonton…Flames coming off wild (9-6) win over Oilers-Game one
Rangers-Carolina..Hurricane lead series 1-0
(NHL Notes)

Flyers..Interview Barry Trotz for vacant head coaching job
Boston..Ownership does not give Coach Bruce Cassidy vote confidence
Nashville…3-year extension Coach John Hynes
Las Vegas..F-Mark Stone undergoes major back surgery..on IR-4X this year

PGA Champsionships-1st round
(-5)..Rory McIlroy rips off 4-birdies in row to take lead
(-4)..Will Zalatoris-Tom Hoge
(-3)..Cam Smith..Matt Kuchar
(-2)..Xander Schaufele
(-1)..KH Lee
(+1).Jason Day..Scott Scheffler
(+2).Jordan Spieth
(+3)..Dustin Johnson
(+4)..Tiger Woods
(+5)..Brooks Koepka
(+6)..Pat Cantlay

Tiger Woods…struggles badly finishing with (74)…Had bogeys on 5-of-8 holes at the turn…Played well till 6th hole then started to limp badly on the course
Indy Car…Qualifying for 500-on Saturday and Sunday…Takuma Sato-Scott Dixon..Jimmie Johnson had fastest laps mid week getting cars set up.

NASCAR..Texas All Star Weekend-racing for 1M prize money

Formula 1…Off weekend
Soccer…Final weekend English Premier League
..Manchester City (90P)..Liverpool (89P) heading to final tame of season

FIFA..announces 6-Female refs will work World Cup tames in Qatar in November.
Preakness….9-horse field-led by Epicenter will rum at Pimlico on Saturday

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