Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on October 13th, 2023  •  1 Comment  • 

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(Playoff Scoreboard)

Phillies-W-Braves (3-2)….Nick Castellanos 2-solo HRs…Trea Turner 4-hits…Phillies used 5-relievers to stunt Braves comebacks in 7th-8th-9th innings..Phillies eliminate Braves (3-1) and head back to NLCS….Game 4-series
(Playoff Schedule)

Phillies-Braves..Game 5-Saturday-Game 5-NL Divisional Series

Rangers-Astros..Game 1-ALCS-Sunday…Home Run Derby series…
..Jose Altuve-Alex Bregman-Yordan Alvarez-Kyle Tucker-Astros
..Corey Seager-Marcus Semien-Odalis Garcia-Rangers
(MLB Notes)

Dodgers..Begin exit meetings after shocking elimination by Diamondbacks.
..Dave Roberts (45-39) in postseason
..Dodgers lost 6-of-7 playoff games over last two years
..Lance Lynn finishes season allowing 48-HRs
..Mookie Betts-Freddie Freeman (1-21) in Diamondbacks series
..Starting pitchers went combined (4.2inn-13R-16H)
..Dodgers scored 6 runs in 27-innings..hit (.177) in series
..Dodgers regular season hit (.257-249HRs)

Tampa Bay..Will take payroll from (77M) to (120M) for 2024

Will Venable..will remain in Texas..turn down interviews Cleveland-Anaheim

Giants..OF-Austin Slater-elbow surgery
Twins..OF-Alex Kiriloff-shoulder injury

Chargers-Cowboys…Monday Night Football..Bolts (2-2)..Cowboys (3-2)
..Bolts (388YPG) offense…(404YPG) defense
..Bolts defense 16-sacks..7-takeaways
..Bolts #31-Defense…#32-Pass Defense
..QB-Justin Herbert (1106Y-7TD-1 Int)..106-QB rating
..Dallas..#5 defense..#2 pass defense
..Cowboys defense (292YPG)..15-sacks..11-takeaways
..QB-Dak Prescott (1,011Y-5TD-4 Int-9 sacks)
..WR-CD Lamb-Brendin Cooks-Michael Gallup yet to have breakout game

Chargers..Head coach Brandon Staley comments:
..JC Jackson trade-we had 2-years of his body of work-decided to make trade
..Full trust in our young secondary
..Not answering any more questions about  Jackson
..QB-Justin Herbert-no surgery on his injured finger
..Did not seek outside opinions
..He can play in shotgun with fractured finger issue
..Cowboys have had alot of big wins the last two years
..Cowboys defensive front is disruptice
..The Cowboys have an outstanding offensive line
..LB-Micah Parsons-have to be aware of where he lines up
..DE-DeMarcus Crawford can rush from all over the field
(NFL Schedule)

49ers-Cleveland..SF #3-Offense..#3-Defense..(402YPG-Off) (266YPG-Def..Browns likely without QB-Deshaun Watson-bruised rotator cuff….RB-Christian McCaffrey (678APY)..WRs averaging (18-15-13YPC)…QB-Brock Purdy (72%-9TD-0 Int-121 QB Rating…Chargers begin stretch play 13-weeks in a row..RB-Austin Ekeler returns to starting lineup

Lions-Tampa Bay..Baker Mayfield-vs-Lions pass rush
Ravens-Tennessee…2-struggling offenses
Miami-Carolina..Dolphins #1-offense (513YPG)
Colts-Jaguars..Gardner Minshew takes over at QB..Jon Taylor returns RB
Vikings-Bears..Kirk Cousins-vs-Justin Fields
Saints-Houston..Derek Carr-vs-CJ Stroud
Seahawks-Bengals..Joe Burrow 100%-healthy
Falcons-Washington..Sam Howell sacked 29-times-Washington
Patriots-Eagles..Mac Jones remains starting QB with 71-QB-rating
Rams-Arizona..Cooper Kupp returns to starting WR lineup
Eagles-Jets..Phila #2 offense (404YPG)….Def (308YPG)..15-sacks-8  tovers
Bills-Giants..NY QB-Daniel Jones sacked 28-times this year
Steelers-Packers..TJ Watt will play with finger injury
(Scoreboard)-Thursday Night Football

Chiefs-W-Broncos (19-8)…Patrick Mahomes (306P-TD-Int) in dominant win…TE-Travis Kelce (9R-124)..Russell Wilson (95P-TD-2 Int-4 sacks)…Denveer outgained (397-190) yards in offense….KC(5-1)..Broncos (1-5)


(NFL Notes)

Arizona..The Athletic reports 12-female employees told them of toxic workplace culture under team owner Michael Bidwell…Abusive treatment…lack of Human Resources guidance..people work in fear.

Pittsburgh…Report if Steelers make a change in Off Coord-might want to talk to Jon Gruden-ex head coach

Jon Gruden..Judge sets hearing date-November 7th to determine wheher Gruden-vs-NFL lawsuit should go to court or to NFL arbittation

Buffalo..Fires COO-Jon Roth because of affair with another management person.

New England..Report of serious ‘tension’ between owner Robert Kraft and Coach Bill Belichick.

ESPN-TV ratings explode with Shannon Sharpe joining Steven A Smith on 1st Take…has 852,000 viewers compared to 172,000 for Skip Bayless-Undisputed on Fox Network.

Dallas…Walt Garrison-longtime Cowboys running back pases away age (79)…star in late 60s into 70s.
(Roster Moves)

Houston..Sign FA-CB-Jason Verrett-ex Chargers-49ers
Jets..Sign FA-OT-Dennis Kelly-ex Titans-Eagles
(College Football)

Aztecs-at-Hawaii…Late Saturday game..SDSU lost 4-in a row….UH-QB-Brandon Schraeger ranked 5th in country throwing football

USD-Marist…Torerors (1-4) on season
(PAC 12)

Oregon-Washington..QB-shootout..Ducks QB-Bo Nix (1459Y-15TD)-vs-Huskies QB-Michael Penis (1999Y-16TD)..Huskies (569YPG) on offense..Ducks (557YPG)

USC-Notre Dame..Trojans (523 YPG)..Def allow (421YPG)..QB-Caleb Williams (1822P-22TD-1 Int)…Irish defense allow (259YPG)

Colorado-Stanford..Friday night game
Arizona-Washington State..QB-matchup Cam Ward-vs-Noah Fafita
UCLA-Oregon State..Bruins tough defense-vs-QB-DJ Uiagalelei
California-Utah..Bears led by RB-Jayden Ott vs Utes defense
(Mountain West)

Fresno-Utah State..Bulldogs QB-Mikey Keene-shoulder issue-Friday game
UNLV-Nevada..Barry Odom has Rebels off to (4-1) start
San Jose-New Mexico..Spartans only (1-5)
Wyoming-Air Force..Cowboys (5-1)..Falcons (5-0)
Boise-Colorado State..Broncos struggling at QB
(Top 10)

2-Michigan-Indiana..Wolverines allowed 4TD-5 games
3-Ohio State-Purdue
4-Florida State-Syracuse..Seminoles QB-Travis Jordan red hot
6-Penn State-U Mass
10-USC-Notre Dame..Caleb Williams offense plays at South Bend

Aztecs…Preseason pick to win Mountain West Conference race…25-first place votes..Boise State picked second in race.

Lakers-Milwaukee…Sunday preseason game..Giannia-Damian Lillard will start against LeBron James-Anthony Davis

Charlotte..Arrest warrant issued for G-Miles Bridges..violated restraining order
Suns..G-Damion Lee-meniscus surgery

Houston..NBA fines F-Dillon Brooks (25,000) for punch to groin of Indiana Paceers player

San Diego Gulls…Open AHL season with Friday game vs Ontario Reign on the road…Debut of new coach Matt McIlvane…Rebuilt defense with 4-top young draft picks on ice infront of young goalie Callie Clang…AHL veterans Anthony Agozzino-Jacob Perrault lead forward lines..1st game of C-Nathan Gauche…Play Reign also on Sunday on road..home opener next Friday

Ducks-at-Las Vegas…Saturday..debut of head coach Greg Cronin…Ducks get Trevor Zegras-Jamie Drysdale back from injuries..Debut of #1 pick Leo Carlsson at center ice…and rookie D-Jackson Lacombe-Pavel Mintyukov

Kings-Carolina..Saturday…Kings coming off opening loss to Colorado

Kings..Put F-Viktor Arviddson on long term IR with back injury
Sabres..Sign D-Owen Power (7Y-85M) extension
Vancouver..G-Thatcher Demko treated for dehydration in 1st start season
Chicago..LW-Taylor Hall-shoulder injury

Edmonton…Star Connor David-upset at (8-1) pasting in Vancouver..was (-3)
Toronto..Auston Matthews 3-goal hat trick in come from behind win-Montreal

NHL TV ratings rocket for opening night debut of Connor Bedard-Blackhawks-vs-Penguins….Game drew record 1.43M viewers..hightest rated regular season game..up 92%.

(Soccer)..Team USA-vs-Germany…friendly game-Saturday in Connecticut…Gio Reyna rejoins team with Christian Pulisic..Fol Balogun-Alex Zendeas..Ricard Pepi

(Auto Racing)
NASCAR…Texas 400-Sunday..8-drivers left in field for championships
Formula 1…Off weekend

(Gymnastics)…Family of critically ill Mary Lou Retton says fellow gymnasts have raised (275,000) in 24-hours to help with medical bills…55-year old Retton has no health insurance.



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One Response to “Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday”

  1. Chris says:

    It is clear that the Donkey’s are in full tank mode. Teams that struggle are fine losing. All out blatant tanking should not be rewarded with draft picks.

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