Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

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Padres-W-Diamondbacks (7-5)…Trent Grisham hits 2-two run doubles..Xander Bogaerts 2R-HR…..Matt Carpenter HR…Bullpen retired 12-batters in a row to preserve win …Thursday game…San Diego (10-11)…Dbacks (11-9)
..Fernando Tatis (0-5) in first game back..Great running catch in richfield
..Manny Machado slide continues (0-4)
..Juan Soto (0-3)
..Michael Wacha (4inn-5R-10H) allowed then pulled

San Diego-Arizona..Friday matchup..Seth Lugo (2-0)-vs-Zach Gallen (2-1)

Padres..Activated Fernando Tatis from suspended list..option OF-Brandon Dixon to El Paso.

Padres..Minor league P-Anderson Espinoza for 10-games for illegal substance on ball pitching for El Paso.

Padres..Move P-Robert Suarez to 60-day-IL..continuing elbow joint issues.
Dodgers-W-Cubs (6-2)…James Outman Grand Slam HR in 9th…solo HR earlier in game……LA (10-10)

LA-Chicago..Friday game..Julio Urias-vs-Drew Smyly

Dodgers…Team struggling badly…mediocre
..Offense-Shortstops hitting combined (.129)
..OF-Chris Taylor (161)
..SS-Miguel Rojas (125)
..2B-Miguel Vargas (191)
..OF-David Peralta (184)..Jason Heyward (200)
..C-Austin Barnes-Austin Wynn combined (071)
Angels-L-Yankees (9-3)…NY scores 5R in 1st..Anthony Rizzo (3-3)..Jose Torino 3RBI…Halos now (9-10)

Angels-Royals..Friday matchup…Shohei Ohtani (2-0..0.86-ERA-vs-Taylor Clarke

Red Sox-W-Twins….Boston erupts 6R-3rd inning
Pirates-W-Reds..Connor Joe 3RHR
Rockies-W-Phillies..CJ Cron 2RHR
Mets-W-Giants..Peter Alonso HR-4RBIs-NY..Alonso 9th HR year..
(MLB Notes)

Mets..P-Max Scherzer suspended 10-games and fined for ejection for doctoring balls…was ordered to change gloves and wash hands-then had sticky substance when examined a third time in game…He will appeal…Glove was confiscated.

A’s..Sign deal to purchase 49-acres land West of Las Vegas strip to build 35,000-seat Stadium…Negotiating with Las Vegas on land development project around stadium…Target date 2027 opening day…City of Oakland rips owner John Fisher for using Oakland to gain leverage with Las Vegas…MLB says it will approve the move.
(Roster Moves)

Arizona..DFA-P-Madison Bumgarner …had (10.26-ERA) this year…(16inn-20R-25H-15W)….Had (15-32) record..(5.32ERA) with Arizona…Dbacks will eat (34M) remaining on his contract.

Seattle..Send P-Tommy Milone to AAA
Yankees..Sign FA-OF-Kole Calhoun-ex Arizona-Angels

Mets..P-Carlos Carrasco-bone spur in elbow-cortisone injection-may need surgery.

Yankees..SS-Josh Donaldson-reinjures hamstring
Twins..P-Kenta Maeda-ankle bruise-hit by linedrive
Cubs..IL-P-Jameson Taillon-groin

Clippers…Lose F-Kawhi Leonard-sprained knee..will likely miss Games 3-4 in playoff series with Suns.

Clippers-L-Suns (129-124)…..Devin Booker had (45P) in game….Nick Powell (40P)-Russell Westbrook (30P)  for LA in game…Clippers shot 55% in game but could not overcome Booker’s big baskets….Suns (35-46) from free throw line…Suns lead series 2-1….Thursday game

76ers-W-Nets (102-97)…Tyreese Maxey-James Harden combined (46P)…Phi leads series (3-0)…James Harden ejected for low blow….But Joel Embiid was not ejected for what appeared to be a flagrant kick of a Nets player..Thursday game

Golden State-W-Sacramento (114-97)….Steph Curry (36P)…Warriors hit 16-3’s playing without Draymond Green-built 16P-lead-Kings never recovered….Kings still lead series (2-1)..Thursday game

(Friday Schedule)

Boston-Atlanta…Celtics lead 2-0
Cleveland-Knicks..Series tied 1-1 heading to Garden
Denver-Minnesota..Tied 1-1
(NBA Notes)

Sacramento .Kings coach Mike Brown-unanimous vote-Coach of Year
Washington..Wants to interview Masai Ujiri-Toronto for GM job-Wizards

Golden State..G-Andrew Wiggins-misses practice-shoulder issue
Memphis..G-Ja Morant still plagued by injuries to 2-fingers-not practice
Kings..XRays on C-Domantas Sabonis-chest-come back clean
76ers…Report James Harden may opt out of (37M) contract-for free agency
James Niraji…(6’11-C)-Spain-files for NBA draft

Memphis…San Diego high school star Mikey Williams pleads not guilty to assault with deadly weapon for firing shots at car near his house..Could face 4-years in prison.

New Mexico State…Top freshman recruit Deuce Benjamin-file suit against school, AD, coach..says he was sexually abused in hazing incident last year…says coach-AD did nothing about incidents.

China Basketball Organization…Expels Shanghai Sharks-Jiangsu Dragons from playoffs…Fines each team 5M…Suspends GM-Coaches 5-years for game fixing scandal in playoff game.

Eagles..Hire Matt Patricia-ex Patriots for Defensive consultant job
Dallas..Visit RB-Bijan Robinson-Texas
Patriots…Visit QB-Will Levis-Kentucky
Bengals..Will not trade LT-Jonah Williams-asked to be moved
Colts..Will not re-sign DE-Yannick Ngokue despite 9-sacks
Chiefs..Reopen talks with FA-RB-Jerick McKinnin

Jaguars..WR-Calvin Ridley-been working out for 5W at facility since year long suspension lifted for gambling issue

Bengals..RB-Joe Mixon pleads not guilty to charge pulling gun on woman last January

49ers…former star LB-Dave Wilcox-passes away (80Y)-7X Pro Bowler
Dallas..RB-Don McIlhenny-1950s star-passes away ..was (88Y)
(College Football)

Colorado…Caps season ticket sales at (45,000) with Deion Sanders hiring….Record 66,000-expected for Buffs spring game this weekend.

(NHL Playoff Scoreboard)

Maple Leafs-W-Tampa Bay..Toronto scores 3-goals first period..John Tavares hat trick in blowout (7-2) win…Series tied 1-1

Rangers-W-Devils..Chris Kreidler 2-power play goals…NY leads 2-0

Seattle-L-Colorado…Avs rally from 2-goal deficit to win..Series tied 1-1.

Winnipeg-L-Las Vegas..Knights got goals William Karlsson-Jack Eichel and were leading (4-2) late in third period at Press Time…Series tied 1-1
(Friday Schedule)
Kings-Edmonton….Series tied 1-1
Carolina-NY Islanders..Hurricane lead 2-0 heading to Long Island
Boston-Florida..Bad blood rivalry tied 1-1 heading to Florida
Dallas-Minnesota…Series tied 1-1
(NHL Notes)

Toronto..D-Michael Bunting-suspended 3-games for head hit to Tampa player
Carolina..F-Teuvo Teravainend-surgery-broken hand
Penguins..Surgery D-Jan Ruutu-core muscle injury

Minnesota..Coaches criticized for sitting Filip Gustavsson after 51-save playoff win and starting Marc Andre Fleury-gave up 7-goals to Stars

Columbus..F-Alex Texier will play in NHL…Spent last year with Zurich Lions..left NHL with Substance Abuse issues

PGA..Zurich Open..Brad Hossler-Wayne Clark combined (-11) for first round lead.

Tiger Woods..Will need 3-months rehab following fusion surgery on ankle joint for severe arthritis..then will be allowed to practice.
Soccer..English Premier League: Top weekend games
..Manchester City-vs-Brighton
..Manchester United-vs-Chelsea

Snapdragon Stadium…Will host semi-final game of Concacaf Gold Cup-July 12th
NASCAR…Talladega 500-Sunday…Controversy about ‘lack of respect’ drivers to drivers-with so many contact wrecks this year.

NASCAR…Richard Childrxess Racing fined 75,000-stripped 60-points..Crew Chief suspended 2-races and similar fines-points loss…as well as driver Autin Dillon for illegal downforce packages used last week race Martinsville.

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