Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on August 4th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-Pirates…San Diego opens tough 10G-road trip…Travis Wood (2-3)-vs-Ivan Nova (10-8).

Padres..Travel day on Thursday.


Dodgers-W-Braves (7-4)..Chris Taylor 2R-HR-went (3-for-5)..Alex Wood now (13-1)..LA goes to (76-32)

Dodgers-Mets..Friday matchup-Yu Darvish (6-7) makes debut for LA-vs-Jacob deGrom (12-4) at Citi Field.

Padres..Decision coming this weekend on Adrian Gonzalez-possible rehab stint at Oklahoma City or Rancho Cucamonga.


Angels-Phillies..Mike Trout 2R-HR for Halos..Nick Williams 2R-HR for Phillies

Halos-A’s…P-Tyler Skaggs (1-1) comes off DL after 3-months rehab oblique injury-vs-Jarel Cotton (5-8).

Angels..Demote P-Jesse Chavez to bullpen with (5.43-ERA)
Angels..Send OF-Cam Maybin out on rehab
Angels..P-Matt Shoemaker throws 30P-bullpen session
Angels..P-Garrett Richard throws 200-feet-long toss.



Cardinals-L-Brewers..Keon Broxton RBI-single

Cubs-L-Arizona..Paul Goldschmidt solo HR-2R-HR-3R-HR in 10-run explosion

Mets-L-Rockies..Nolan Arenado bases loaded walk…Charley Blackmon-Mark Reynolds HRs

Orioles-L-Tigers..Ian Kindler-Justin Upton HRs..Chris Tillman shelled for 7R-2innings

Reds-L-Pirates..David Freese 2-run scoring singles

Red Sox-W-White Sox..Mookie Betts 2R-HR

Yankees-L-Indians..Corey Kluber 11-strikeout-3 hitter

Texas-W-Twins..Joey Gallo 3R-HR

Houston-L-Tampa Bay..Steve Souza 2R-double and HR

Mariners-W-Royals..Brandon Moss 2R-HR…Trevor Cahill fails to get to 5th inning

Giants-W-A’s..Brandon Belt 2R-HR…SF scores 7R in first two innings


Tigers..P-Justin Verlander on trade waivers
Blue Jays..Put OF-Jose Bautista on trade waivers

Tigers..Callup P-Edwin Mujica-ex Padres-Cardinals
Milwaukee..Recall OF-Keon Broxton
A’s..Callup OF-Mark Canha
Tampa Bay..Option P-Chase Whitley to AAA
Washington..Callup P-AJ Cole..Option P-Sammy Solis

Rockies..Release P-Jordan Lyles
Giants..DFA-IF-Conor Gillaspie


Mets..3B-David Wright-out all season with shoulder impingement and neck stenois-cleared to beging limited baseball activities..throwing-hitting off tee.

Rockies..P-Greg Holland out with cut finger from kitchen accident-33 saves.

Indians..DL-P-Josh Tomlin-out 6W-hamstring
Giants..Activate IF-Jarrett Parker from DL
Pirates..Activate OF-Greg Polanco from DL
Twins..P-Hector Santiago begins throwing program.


Red Sox..Name Sam Kennedy-President and CEO

Dodgers..Former co-owner-Jamie McCourt-nominated for Ambassador to France…was part of Dodgers bankruptcy issues.

Yankees..Slugger Aaron Judge stays in lineup..hitting just (.147) since All Star game and Home Run Derby.




Hall of Fame…Ceremonies in Canton…Enshrine legendary Chargers RB-LaDainian Tomlinson….Broncos RB-Terrell Davis….Rams QB-Kurt Warner….Seahawks safety Kenny Easley…..Saints kicker Morten Anderson..Miami pass rusher Jason Taylor…and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.

Hall of Fame Game….Cowboys-W-Cardinals (20-18)…QB-Kellen Moore throws for (182Y)…rookie RB-Rod Smith (64Y) rushing…Cowboys run for (127Y)…rallied from 15-0 deficit…WR-Brice Butler (2R-78Y)….Arizona QB-Blaine Garrett hit 8-passes in a row to start game…finished with (185Y) passing.

June Jones..Former Falcons-Chargers coach named Offensive Consultant-CFL-Hamilton TiCats…Cats are (0-5) were beaten (60-1) by Calgary last weekend..and had a major brawl on practrce field this week between offense-defense.

John Reaves…Former Florida Gators QB-passes away (67Y)…had battled drug problems..Former lst round pick of Eagles..played with 5-clubs..starred in USFL with Tampa Bay Bandits.

(Camp Notes)

Chargers…Face Rams in joint workout and scrimmage on Saturday in Carson-closed to public.

Chargers..Remove sign ‘San Diego Chargers’ from their facility in Mission Valley.

Denver..Trying to sort out play-calling of new staff..Mike McCoy-Bill Miusgrave-Geep Chryst-Jeff Davidson all been offensive cooridinators.

Steelers..Tony Dungy sais Donnie Shell belongs in Hall of Fame..had 51-interceptions and 19-fumble recoveries in career

Jets..DT-Sheldon Richardson rejected paycut from 8.1M deal-would have led to trade to Seahawks.

Giants..Battle for backup QB-job..Geno Smith-vs-Josh Johnson.

Dallas ..RB-Jamal Charles caught 3-passes in first live action in camp

Chiefs..QB-Alex Smith poor outing (14-29) 2 interceptions…Chiefs QBs throw 4-picks..Pat Mahomes (12-29)

Saints..Coaches praise RB-Adrian Peterson-running with ‘temperament’

Rams..QB-Sean Mannion throws 2TDs-continuing to shine in camp.

(Roster Moves)

49ers..Release WR-Bruce Ellington
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-WR-Shaq Hill-ex-Houston
Texans…Visit with FA-OT-Austin Howard
Bears..Release RB-Joel Bouagnon-Northern Illinois
Jaguars..Sign LS-Matt Overton-Colts
Eagles..Sign WR-Corey Grahame-ex Bills


Miami..QB-Ryan Tannehill hyperextends left knee-has MRI..same knee had surgery last year
Bengals..RB-Joe Mixon injures foot in workouts
Packers..Lose CB-Herb Walters for year-shoulder dislocation
Jaguars..Lose LS-Carson Tinhu for year with torn knee ligament
Vikings..WR-Laquon Treadwell-leg injury
Rams..WR-Tavon Austin-hand injury
Titans..RB-DeMarco Murray-goes down with hamstring
Bills..OT-Cordy Glenn-out with stress fracture foot
Jaguars..DT-Calais Campbell-out with medical issues-not injury
Vikings..OT-Riley Rieff-sidelined-back issues
Tampa Bay..WR-Cecil Shorts has 3rd knee surgery in 7-months-tore 3-knee ligaments last year vs Chargers.
Titans..WR-Corey Davis-out with hamstring
Redskins..DT-Junior Galette-cleared full workouts-out 2Y-achilles injuries

Seattle..eject DE-Frank Clark from practice-punched teammate in face on sidelines.


San Diego State…Coaches Media Day…..Rocky Long’s team not ranked in ESPN-Preseason Top 25….Aztecs complete 3-day of workouts with 51-freshman..transfers…redshirt players…First full squad workout will be Saturday….Long quotes:
..Young offensive lineman will have to play
..Toughest challenge is to learn assignment and polish technique
..Likely youngest starting OL ever had here
..Freshman and redshirt freshman will scrimmage a lot
..Christian Chapman will have to do more in the passing game
..We need chunk passing plays to get teams to stop putting 8-men in box
..Fred Truvillion-JUCO transfer-Mississippi-has great speed..put on 20lbs.
..We have to prove ourselves in the polls…beat Power 5-schools
..Most important thing to us is winning the conference
..The value of our season is winning in the league
..Games vs Pac 12-we need them to prove we can play with them
..Being top pick in Pac 12-we get everyone’s best game
..May have to start 2-freshman at safety
..We have 6-young safeties…3 of them will have to play
..Playing spread offenses-communication in back 8-is huge
..Will play a lot of young kids in the secondary
..Closer you get to line of scrimmage-the bigger-tougher you have to get
..Line of scrimmage play..you have to be a man in there.
..Rashaad Penney-real threat catching the ball…
..DJ Humphrey was a slot guy catching balls…Penny is a flat guy-catch-run over you
..We will find a punter so John Barron can concentrate on kickoffs-field goals
..Juwaan Washington will likely handled kickoffs..Penny will get 25-touches a game
..Nico Siracusa-learning about severity of injuyry-so tough to come back from when you such a big man
..Reports on Humphrey in Eagles camp positive as slot receiver

USD….Open camp on Saturday…Coach Dale Lindsey (36-10)…laoded on offense..returns key players on defense.

UCLA..Begins preseason camp…OT-Sunny Odagwu (6’8-310)..transfer from Miami joins program in rebuilt offensive front….Bruins must replace 3-starters in OL and DT-Eddie Vanderhose.



San Diego State…Aztecs basketball confirming huge dropoff in student fan support…65% of student tickets distributed-were not used at home games last year.

Charlotte Hornets…Sign FA-G-Marcus Paige-North Carolina.



Nashville…Captain-C-Mike Fisher-retires after 17Y in NHL.

Florida Panthers..reneged on contract extension for F-Jaromir Jagr-team cutting payroll.

Minnesota..Sign FA-F-Jack Walkerj-scored 67-goals for Victoria in WHL.

St Louis Blues..sign working agreement with San Antonio Rampage for 2018…..Colorado Avalanche will relocated AHL team to Loveland, Colorado-home of ECHL team as AHL goes to 31 teams next year.



World Championship of Golf….Firestone Country Club….Thomas Pieters hits 30-foot birdie putt on 18…finishes (65)….Russell Knox in at (66)….(67)-Rory McIlroy…Bubba Watson…Jon Rahm….Jordan Spieth-hit 30-and-50 foot birdie putts on 5th-6th holes…..(68)-Jimmy Walker-Dustin Johsnon….(70)-Ricky Fowler…..(73)-Phil Mickelson-Jason Day

Soccer..Neymar signs deal for 35M-contract with Paris Ste. Germain….FC-Barcelona gets record 263M-tranfer fee in deal

NASCAR…Suspends Eric Jones crew chief 2-races..fined 50,000-for violations of rules..Hands out 30,000-in fines to 3-other crews for incidents at Pocono 400 last Sunday

NASCAR…runs road race at the Glen…Watkins Glen-upstate NY.
Indy Car…off weekend
Formula 1..off weekend..


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