Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on May 27th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Basketball)…

Aztecs…6’10-C-Nathan Mensah decides to return to San Diego State for his 5th year of NCAA eligibility…Withdrew his name from NBA draft….Mountain West Conference Defensive Player of the Year….4-year starter….Will enroll in Graduate School…Was not invited to NBA-Chicago draft camp

Aztecs…Nathan Mensah becomes 4th Aztecs to return next year..joining leading scorer Matt Bradley….F-Adam Seiko…F-AG Aroup…SDSU added 3-transfers and 2-high school recruits to round out roster.
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(NBA Playoff Scoreboard)

Golden State-W-Dallas (120-110)…Warriors hit 14-3’s….6-score in double figures…Klay Thompson (32P)….Held Luka Doncic to 10-of-28 shooting…Warriors win series (4-1)..go to NBA Finals.
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(NBA Playoff Schedule)..Friday
Miami-at-Boston…Game 6..Celtics can clinch series with win
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(NBA Notes)

Lakers…Interview ex-Portland coach Terry Stotts for 2nd time for vacant coaching job

Cleveland..Report Cavs shopping F-Kevin Love..owed 29M next year
Chicago..Surgery G-Zach LaVine-knee
Toronto..Surgery C-Khem Burch-knee
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…(Baseball)…

Padres-Pirates…Friday matchup..Sean Manaea-vs-Jose Quintana
Padres…Off day-Thursday
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Dodgers-Arizona…LA jumped to early 6-0 lead…Led 12-1 at Press Time…Freddie Freeman 3RHR..RBI double…Led (1-1) at Press Time…Thursday game….LA (30-14)

LA-Diamondbacks…..Friday matchup..Tony Gonsolin-vs-Madison Bumgarner

Dodgers…Announce they will retire Uniform #14-Gil Hodges on Saturday June 4th….Hodges will be enshrined in Cooperstown on July 24th…Becomes 11th jersey to be retired by Dodgers….16-year career with Brooklyn-Los Angeles…Career (.273 BA-370 HRs)…2-World Series Rings…3-Gold Gloves…5-Pennant winners…8-time All Star…One of the ‘Boys of Summer’
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Angels-Toronto…..Jays led (6-3) at press time…Vlad Guerrero-George Springer HRs for Toronto..Thursday game…Halos (27-18)

Angels-Blue Jays..Friday pitching..rookie Chase Selseth starts for Halos

Angels..P-Griff Canning-shuts down rehab…has stress fracture reaction in back
Angels..Callup OF-Juan Lagares from AAA
Angels..DFA-P-Matt Mayers
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(Scoreboard)

Reds-W-Cubs…Cinn posts (20-5) win..Kyle Farmer 2HR-5RBI-4H..Reds 8R-in-3rd

Yankees-W-Tampa..NY scores 2R on errors..1 on WP.

Rockies-L-Washsington..Josh Bell 2RBIs for Nats

Tigers-W-Cleveland…..Miggy Cabrera RBI single for Det…Owen Miller 2R single for Cleve

Braves-L-Phillies..JT Realmuto HR..Odubel Herrera 2R-double for Phi.

Twins-L-Royals..Bobby Witt RBI double for KC

Cardinals-L-Brewers…Luis Urias HR for Milw.

Red Sox-W-White Sox..Trevor Story 3RHR..RBI-single…Alex Verdugo 3RBI for Boston
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(MLB Notes)

Yankees…3B-Josh Donaldson writes letter of apology to Jackie Robinson family for mocking comment made at White Sox SS-Tim Anderson…said he had meant no disrespect to the history of Jackie Robinson nor his family.

MLB-Union..Agree to extend pitching roster spots to 14-pitchers till June 19th
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(Roster Moves)

Yankees..Sign FA-2B-Matt Carpenter-ex Cardinals-Texas
Yankees..DFA-C-Rob Brantley
Royals..Sign FA-C-Jose Briceno-ex Angels
Giants-Marlins..TRADE..SF deals 2B-Luke Williams to Marlins
Cleveland-Mets..TRADE..Guardians send OF-Daniel Johnson to NY
Cubs..Option 2B-Idle Vargas to AAA
Miami..Callup 2B-Will Astudiollo
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Chris Vallemont-ex Twins
Pirates..OF-Anthony Alford signs with KT-Wiz-Korea
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(Injuries)

Cleveland..IR-P-Aaron Civale-glute injury
Washington..MRI-P-Joe Ross-elbow pain on rehab
Yankees..IR-1B-Giancarlo Stanton-calf strain
Yankees..IR-P-Jon Loaisiga-shoulde
Cubs..OF-Seiya Suzuki..finger injury
White Sox..IR-P-Joe Kelly-hamstring
Cardinals..IR-P-Jordan Hicks-forearm issue
Marlins..IR-P-Anthony Bender-shoulder
Cubs..IR-C-Yan Gomes-oblique
Miami..Activate 3BJoey Wendle..P-Rich Blier
Royals..IR-P-Amir Garrett..2B-Keith Isbel-Covid issues
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…(Football)…

(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Sign FA-QB-Brett Hundley-ex Packers
Atlanta..Sign FA-RB-Jeremy McNichols-ex Titans
Raiders..Sign FA-DT-Tyler Lancaster-ex Packers
Falcons..Release DT-John Comiskey

49ers..C-Alex Mack-not at OTA-may retire
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(NFL Notes)

NFL…Changes IR Rules for 2022
..Players must stay on IR for 4-weeks
..Teams can bring back only 8-players in season from IR

NFL…Changes interview windows for head coaches…Teams cannot interview any head coaching candidates till after Wildcard Weekend

Raiders…Report QB-Colin Kaepernick strong arm strength and good conditioning in private workout in Las Vegas.

Ravens..QB-Lamar Jackson not at OTA workouts
Dallas..WR-James Washington-injures foot in OTAs
Chiefs..WR-Mecole Hardman injures hamstring in workouts
Atlanta..LB-Deion Jones will miss all OTA-shoulder rehab

Arizona..CB-Budda Baker says team became too complacent-comfortable

Carolina-Cleveland..Trade talks for Baker Mayfield failed-Panthers demanded Browns pay 13M of the 18.8M salary.

Seattle…Original GM-John Thompson psses away (95Y)..hired Jack Patera and built team around stars Jim Zorn-Steve Largent

Seattle..Alonzo Highsmith leaves as scout to take Football Operations job at University of Miami.

CFL…Players voting on new CBA on Thursday night…Preseason games scheduled to begin this weekend.
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…(Hockey)…

(NHL Playoffs-Scoreboard)

Edmonton-W-Calgary (5-4)…..Wild game at Saddledome…Connor McDavid scored on a wrist shot early in overtime to give Oilers the win….Calgary lost 2-0 at home…Oilers scored twice in 2-minutes to start 2nd period to tie..Flames scored  2-goals in (:15) to retake lead that led to 4-4 tie…7-goals scored in 2nd period…Flames had goal wiped out by video because puck kicked into net…Oilers won series 4-to-1.

Carolina-W-NY Rangers (3-1)…Canes use breakaway goal to win game…Carolina leads series (3-2) going back to New York
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(NHL Playoffs-Schedule)..Friday

Colorado-St Louis….Avs lead series (3-2)
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(NHL Notes)

LA Kings…F-Johan Sodergran leaves team-signs with Modo-Sweden
Vancouver…Sign F-Linus Karlsson-scored 26-goals-Skelleftea-Sweden
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…(General)….

Indy 500….Sunday…84-degrees-humidity on race day
..Scott Dixon-will be on pole with Alex Palou-Rinus Veekay
..33-fastest field in Indy history…Average speed (231mph)
..Top 23-cars separated by 6/10th a season
..8-former winners in field
..Helio Castroneves goes for 5th win
..Jimmie Johnson-starts 12th in field-in Indy debut
..Formula 1-driver Romain Grosjean debuts
..International stars Pato O’Ward-Mexico..Takuma Sato-Japan..Josef Newgarden

NASCAR…Sunday night Charlotte 600
Formula 1..Grand Prix of Monaco..Max Verstappen leads the field

Bernie Ecclestone….Former F1-CEO arrested at Brazilian Airport-tried to board a plane to Switzerland with a gun

NASCAR…Former F-1 driver Kimi Raikkonen signs deal with Trackhouse team to drive in Watkins Glen road race this summer.
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Golf-Colonial-Charles Schwab Invitational
..(-4)…8-way tie at 66 including Scott Sheffler..Patrick Reed-Webb Simpson
..(-3)…7 golfers shot 67
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Soccer….Champions League title game-Liverpool-vs-Real Madrid
..Real Madrid led by Karin Benzema..27-goals
..Liverpool paced by Mo Salah-Sadio Mane-combined 34-goals

English Premier League…Playoff game between Nottingham Forest-vs-Huddlesfield…winner gets promoted to EPL with Bournemouth-Fulham…
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