Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on July 22nd, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-L-St Louis…(6-5)…Ugly loss…San Diego butchers (5-1) lead…Cardinals jump on reliever Ryan Buchter..Steve Piscotty hits 3R-HR in 8th…Aldemys Diaz game winning single in bottom of 9th for win…Padres wasted Andrew Cashner 5-shutout inning effort….Alexi Ramirez 3H-2RBI…..San Diego loses 4th in row…falls to (41-55).

Padres…GM-AJ Preller…Trade Rumors on Andrew Cashner..”We know where we are as a club-but nothing is imminent”……Cashner 3rd quality start in last 4-outings….in those 3-starts…(17-innings-3 Runs allowed)..

Padres-Washington….Friars open weekend series tonite vs Nationals..Luis Perdomo (3-4)-vs-Ranner Roark (9-5).

Padres…GM-AJ Preller on scouting trip to Texas-watching prospect in Frisco-Rangers AA club…might be clearing way for possible deal Cashner to Rangers.

Dodgers-W-Washington…(6-3)…Justin Turner 2R-HR and 3-R-HR…..LA hands Stephen Strasburg first loss of season after (13-0) start…..Rookie Julio Urias (4inn-1R)….LA used 8-pitchers in win…..Nationals just (1-5) this year vs LA.
Dodgers….OF-Yasiel Puig leaves game with hamstring cramp…injured leg 3X-last year.
Dodgers..Callup P-Grant Drayton from Oklahoma City

Dodgers-Cardinals…Friday matchups..Brandon McCarthy (2-0)..1.69-ERA-vs-Micahel Wacha (5-7)

Angels-Idle last night
Halos-Houston…Open road trip vs Astros tonight…P-Matt Shoemaker (5-9)-vs-Lance McCullers (4-4).

(Scoreboard)

Orioles-W-Yankees…Chris Tillman wins-now (14-2) for Baltimore.
Marlins-W-Phillies..Marlins rap out 16-hits..Christian Yelich HR
Pirates-W-Milwaukee…Francisco Liriano 13K-outing….Matt Joyce 3R-HR.
Red Sox-W-Twins..David Ortiz 2R-HR..Mooke Betts HR…Dustin Pedroia (5-5) night
Tigers-W-White Sox…Miguel Cabrera-Ian Kinsler HR early in long rain delayed game
Rockies-W-Braves….Carlos Gonzalez 3R-HR…Mark Reynolds HR
Rays-A’s….Tampa scores 7R-early on A’s ace Sonny Gray.

(Injuries)

Dodgers…Manager Dave Roberts upset with media over reporting extent of Clayton Kershaw back injury…says surgery not seriously discussed ‘yet’.
Dodgers…Now have 22-players on the disabled list.
Mariners..1st round draft pick Kyle Lewis-torn knee ligament playing in Class A-ball..was hitting (.299) first month of season.
Rangers..DL-DH-Prince Fielder-possible neck surgery…DL-OF-Shin Soo Choo-back issue
Orioles..P-Hunter Harvey-needs elbow surgery.
Rays..P-Alex Cobb suffers setback in rehab from elbow surgery.
Cardinals..1B-Matt Holliday-hit in face-nose area with pitch…examined for concussion.

(Roster)

Indians-Brewers…Discussing trade for C-Jon Lucroy.
White Sox..Put OF-Adam Eaton on trade block….Put P-David Robertson on trade block
Twins..Put P-Erwin Santana on trade block.
Giants-Brewers…Discussing deal for Milwaukee closer Jeremy Jeffress..Brewers want top young pitcher Ada Mejia.
Yankees-Washington…Discuss Andrew Miller trade for OF-Mike Taylor..:P-Blake Treinan.

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——————————(Football)——————————

Chargers…..Melvin Gordon-working out in Houston with Vikings star Adrian Peterson…working on ball-control and fumbles…Gordon had 6-fumbles last year.

Houston..DE-JJ Watt undergoes back surgery on disc….had earlier off season surgery on torn core muscle in ribcage area.

Jaguars…Jacksonville brings in controversial DE-Greg Hardy for workout…ex-Cowboys-Carolina Panther.
Baltimore…RB-Ray Rice-out of football since 2014…seeks free agent contract-willing to donate salary to Domestic Abuse programs.
Ravens..OT-Eugene Monroe announces retirement after 10-year career…unsigned because of injuries…had led drive for NFL to look at use of ‘medical marijuana’
Cleveland..WR-Josh Gordon meets with Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss posible drug reinstatement.

Steelers..Release TE-Matt Spaeth

San Diego State….Holds football media day…but RB-Donnel Pumphrey not available-scheduling conflict…top DB-Demontae Kazee does not do on camera interviews-does not show…..QB-Christian Chapman…LB-Calvin Munson express optimism coming season…..”No longer just a good team….but rather a ‘good football program’…..Aztecs open camp-August 8th….SDSU has 10-game winning streak dating back to last year.

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—————————-(Basketball)————————–

NBA…Pulls 2017-All Star Game out of Charlotte because of “Bathroom Law”….
Duke..Coach Mike Krzewzki…..call Anti Gate Law-Bathroom Law…embarrassment to North Carolina.

WNBA…Hands out 20,000-fines to 4-clubs and 500-dollar fines to each player for wearing “Black Live Matters” warmup outfits before games.

Oklahoma City…C-Enis Kanter-native of Turkey-says he is receiving death threats for his public comments wanting overthrow of President Erdogan-referred to him as a “Hitler” for his treamtent of citiziens.

Houston..Veteran FA-G-Jason Terry says he will leave team and seek offers from another team…Averaged (12P) game last year.

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———————-(Hockey)———————-

Toronto…Signs lst pick in draft…C-Auston Matthews to (3Y-965,000) contract with record 2.6M-in bonuses.

NY Islanders…Reports say ownership has opened talks to build hockey rink adjacent to Citi Field-Mets home….can opt out of lease at Barclay Center-Brooklyn in 2018.

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—————————(General)—————————-

Delmar…San Diego Handicap….200,000-race on Saturday….California Chrome begins farewell tour….Dortemund-Bob Baffert’s horse-primary challenger.

Canadian Open….Dustin Johson hits eagle putt on 18th hole…finishes (6-under-66) tied for lead after Day 1-at Glen Abbey Course.

NASCAR…Brickyard 400…Jeff Gordon replaces injured Dale Earnhardt-this weekend race.
Indy Car…Off weekend for series.
Formula 1…Hungarian Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton goes for 5th win in a row.

Haas Racing…Romain Grosjean elects to stay with lst year team…speculation he might move to Ferrari team to replace Kimi Rakonnen.

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