Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on March 31st, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

..(Baseball)………

Padres-L-Rockies (10-5)…Clayton Richard gets beatup again (1.2-inn-3R-6H)…ERA in spring goes over 8.15….DJ LeMahieu (3H-2RBI)..Charley Blackmon (3RBI) in Colorado win…San Diego finishes up (11-21-3) in Cactucs League.

Padres…Tuneup game at Lake Elsinore tonight….Fan Fest on Saturday at Petco Park.

Padres…Starting rotation set for 4-game series at Dodgers Stadium…Monday-Jhoulys Chacin..Tuesday-Clatyon Richard…Wednesday-Trevor Cahill…Thursday-Jered Weaver…Friday-Luis Perdomo will start vs Giants home opener.

Padres..Roster stands at 30…must cut 5-more by Monday opener.
Padres..Purchase contract ex-Washington reliever Craig Stammen.
Padres..Put P-Rob Erlin on 60-day DL-continue rehab elbow surgery
Padres..DL-P-Carter Capps-will throw simulated game this weekend..went (1inn-0R-2K) vs Rockies..go on rehab assignaments to El Paso.

Dodgers-Angels…Open Freeway Series

Dodgers..Option 1B-Rob Segedin…1B-Ike Davis…1B-Cody Bellinger all to AAA-Oklahoma City.

(Injuries)

Cardinals..DL-P-Trevor Rosenthal-lat strain-shoulder.
Mets..DL-P-Steve Matz-elbow soreness
Houston..DL-P-Collin McHugh-shoulder
Orioles..DL-P-Wade Miley-shoulder
Red Sox..DL-P-Drew Pomeranz-elbow tendon
Tampa Bay..DL-Shawn Tolleson-back
Texas…May DL-3B-Adrian Beltre-calf issue

(Roster)

Seattle..Sign FA-P-Mark Lowe-ex Tigers
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Jonny Venters-ex Braves
Tigers..Release P-Mike Pelphrey- gave up (15R-in-17inn)
Texas..P-Dillon Gee-opts out of contract for free agency.

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………(Football)…………..

Chargers…LaDainian Tomlinson decides to accept offer to become Advisor to Owner Dean Spanos-and work for the club to market the Chargers in Los Angeles…Teammates had asked him not to accept work offer.

(Roster)

New England-Seattle…have trade discussions involved CB-Richard Sherman.

49ers..Ex-Coach Chip Kelly says NFL teams making mistake by bypassing QB-Colin Kaeperneck-still unsigned.

Tampa Bay…Admits interest in RB-Adrian Peterson-ex Viking.

Cleveland..Admits talking to NFL teams about trading up from 12th slot-offering that pick and high 2nd round pick to add another hi pick…Browns want to take both Texas AM defensive end Myles Garrett and Ohio State safety Malik Hooker in the top 6-choices

Vikings..Sign FA-TE-Nick Truesdell…clocked at (4.6-40) in workout..played in Arena League.

Falcons..OG-Chris Chester retires after 11Y in league.

Vikings..DE-Sharriff Floyd may be forced to retire-complications from knee surgery that resulted in nerve damage to his knee.

(Teams)

Bills..Owner Terry Pegula gives vote of confidence to front office-no rift between incoming coach Sean McDermott and GM-Doug Whaley.

Baltimore…Coach John Harbaugh leading committee of coaches meeting with league and union…say NFL must re-think off season ban on workouts and meetings with players…hurting quality of game….says coaches need more ‘teaching time’…and more OTA workouts on field…NFL cut off season sessions from 14-weeks to 9…cut out 2-a-days in camp…cutback on days in pads and contact workouts…as safety issue.

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………..(Basketball)……………..

(Final 4 Weekend)…Saturday

Gonzaga (31-6) faces South Carolina…prime matchup-can Gamecocks handle Bulldogs big men Przemek Karnowski and Jonathon Williams phsicality….which guard has big night-Nigel Williams-Goss or Si Thornwell.

Oregon-North Carolina…..Ducks big men playing best all season-Jordan Bell-Ty Dorsey….how does Dillon Banks deal with Carolina guards Justin Jackson and Joel Berry.

(College)

UCLA…F-TJ Leaf files for the draft after brilliant freshmen season (16P-8R)…follows G-Lonzo Ball (14P-7A-6R) who filed last week.

Arizona…7’-C-Lauri Markkinen leaves school for NBA draft (17P-7R)

Kansas..G-Frank Martin named AP-Player of Year (20P-5R-4A).
Gonzaga..Mark Few named AP-Coach of Year.

Dayton..Hires Anthony Grant as coach-was assistant with Oklahoma City Thunder..former head coach at VCU-Alabama and longtime assistant to Billy Donovan at Florida.

(NBA)

Lakers-L-Minnesota (119-104)..Andrew Wigginis-Keith Towns-Ricky Rubio combined for 92-points in win…Lakers go to (21-54)..now lost 17-of-19 games.

Lakers-vs-Clippers on Saturday
Lakers-vs-Memphis on Sunday

New Orleans Pelicans…contemplating firing GM-Dell Demps and hiring ex Pistons President and GM-Joe Dumars.

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………..(Hockey)…………..

San Diego Gulls….at Tucson in Friday-Saturday games…Gulls 4-points behind San Jose in Pacific Division…Gulls play 5-of-8 on the road.

LA Kings-Vancouver…Friday night game
Ducks-at-Edmonton…Saturday night game

Kings..sign preseason deal with NHL..will face Vancouver in 2-exhibition games next September in China..in Shanghei and Beijing.

Hobey Baker Award…3-finalists for hockey players of year…Zach Reese (31G) at Northeastern…D-Will Butcher-Denver U…F-MikeVecchinoe (29G) Union College.

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……….(General)……

NASCAR….Martinsville 500 in Virginia…..Kyle Larson-Brad Keselowski headline the field.

F-1….Off weekend…heading to Grand Prix of China next week.

Soccer…FIFA confirms it will vote on 48-team tourney to begin in 2026 at May 9th FIFA Council meeting.

PGA Tour-Shell Open…Ricky Fowler (-8)…Sun Kang (-7)…..Stewart Cink-Johnny Vegas big group at (-6)….Phil Mickelson-even par-8 strokes back.

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