Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on July 29th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres…Baseball Trading Deadline-Sunday night 9pm
Padres-Orioles..Continue discussion Andrew Cashner for Class A-pitcher
Padres-Marlins..Reopen trade talks but Miami farm system barren.
Padres-Giants..San Francisco expressed interest in Cashner
Padres-Texas..Renewed interest in C-Derek Norris for minor leaguer if Jon Lucroy-Milwaukee deal falters.

Padres…Estimate team has cut payroll from 110M opening day this year-to 50M for opening day next year…Team does have Wil Myers-Yanger Solarte both arbitration eligible-status of impending FA-Jon Jay still to be determined….Matt Kemp would earn 21M of 50M payroll…Padres are paying 43M of James Shields-Melvin Upton contracts.

Padres-Reds…Weekend series tonite..Edwin Jackson (1-1)-vs-Brandon Finnegan (5-8)…San Diego (44-58)…Lost 7-of-10…Reds (40-61)….Friars have homered in 25-straight games-2nd most in baseball history…Reds (5.27-ERA)-worst in baseball….Jay Bruce-Adam Duvall 25HRs..Joey Votto 18HRs this year.

Dodgers-Arizona..Open weekend series…Kenta Maeda (9-7)-vs-Zack Godley (3-1)…LA (57-45)…Dodgers won 9-of-14…Diamondbacks (42-60).

Dodgers-Royals..Trade talks..KC offering package Wade Davis-Ian Kennedy but want Yasiel Puig and minor league pitcher Jose DeLeon…Kennedy is owed (62M) on contract…has (4.41-ERA) and has given up 26-homers this year

Angels-W-Red Sox (2-1)…Halos score 2R-bottom 9th on throwing error off Brad Ziegler…David Price outdueled Jered Weaver..Price threw 8-shutout innings…Angels have won 9-of-13 games.

Halos-Boston..Friday nite matchup-Rick Porcello (13-2)-vs-Tim Lincecum (2-4)…Lincecum last (24-innings-30R-63-baserunners-9-HRs)


Rockies-W-Mets..Colorado scores 2-in 9th on bases loaded walk-error
Brewers-W-Arizona..Hernan Perez 2R-single
Orioles-L-Twins..Max Keplar HR-RBI single
Braves-L-Phillies..Matt Wisler gives up 3HRs in 4 innings
Cardinals-L-Marlins..Martin Prado 2R-HR
Royals-L-Rangers..Cole Hamels now (12-2)
Cubs-W-White Sox..Aroldis Chapman saves game..12-of-15 pitches-over 100mph
Giants-Nationals..Treu Turner RBI-single..Bryce Harper RBI-double..SF has lost 10-of-12.

(Trade Rumors)

Giants-Twins…Trade.Minnesota sends 3B-Eduardo Nunez (.296-12HR) to San Francisco for top minor league P-Adalberto Mejia.

White Sox..Putting P-James Shields back on trade block..owed 43M..has (5.17-ERA) in Chicago.
Brewers-Mets..continue trade talks C-Jon Lucroy.
Indians-Twins..discuss deal for Minnesota OF-Eduardo Nunez
Arizona..Shopping reliever P-Daniel Hudson

Toronto..Sign FA-C-Eric Kratz.
Giants..DFA-OF-Grant Green.


Arizona..P-Zack Greinke-headed for rehab start in Arizona Summer League to test injured oblique.
Giants..Activate 2B-Joe Panik from DL
Royals..DL-P-Luke Hocheavar-possible blood clot issue
Texas..OF-Josh Hamilton-pain free following 3rd knee surgery-9 months-faces 6-month rehab.


Alex Guerrero…files lawsuit against Miguel Olivo for assault…has portion of ear bitten off by Olivo in dugout fite at Oklahoma City in AAA-game last year.



Chargers….Veteran players and rookies report to camp today…Team dinner tonight…lst on field practice-Saturday morning.
Chargers…No determination if holdout 1st round pick-DE-Joey Bosa reports to camp…He and 1-other player only draft pick holdouts.

Chargers…San Diego Chamber of Commerce endorses Stadium-Convention Center Annex referendum….Owner Dean Spanos says the initiative is ‘all about downtown’ not just a football stadium….Most other political groups against the proposal.

(Roster Moves)

Rams..QB-Nick Foles-just released-earned 13.7M-guaranteed…Dallas-Vikings-Bills interested.

Bengals..Sign FA-S-Jimmy Wilson-ex Chargers

Jets..QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick reports to camp after signing (1Y-12M) deal.


Browns…RB-Isiah Crowell still faces discipline for instagram throat slashing police photo…Club says behavious unacceptable.

Broncos..WR-Emmanuel Sanders-waiting for contract talks to open..earning just 6M this year.

Chiefs..S-Eric Berry no show at camp-has refused to sign 10M-franchis tag tenderrr.

Vikings..Give Coach Mike Zimmer-extension after (11-5) season.

Raiders..Coach Jack Del Rio implores team-‘ignore the hype’

Broncos..GM-John Elways says open competition at QB…Mark Sanchez sharp on all throws…Paxton Lynch moved pocket-threw well on run..Trev Siemian-rocket arm on deep balls-but erratic.

Patriots..Jimmy Garraffolo-Tom Brady take equal snaps (42) in practice.


Giants..WR-Victor Cruz completes all conditioning drills…missed 2-years with torn knee tendon then calf injury.

Ravens..RB-Ken Dixon-knee sprain in lst workout
Bears..DE-Leonard Floyd taken off field-heat issue..OT-Kyle Long-calf injury

Browns..IR-DE-Desmond Bryant-torn pectoral.
Giants..PUP-DE-Damon Harrison-DE Jay Bromley
Jets..PUP-DE-Mo Wilkeson-continued rehab back issues
Steelers..PUP-TE-Ladarius Green-still rehab ankle surgery
Redskins..PUP-TE-Josh Docton-slow recovery achilles injury.

Warren Sapp…Hall of Famer..recovering from shark bite to forearm while lobstering in Florida Keys.

Aztecs…Lose RB-Marcus Stamps for season-back surgery-injured disc from spring ball.



NBA Union…Announces health care program for retired players…Union to pay health care for all retired players who were in NBA for 3-years service time, up till Medicare kicks in…..Will pay health care for 10-years for both player and entire family up till Medicare kicks in.

Spurs..Sign FA-C-David Lee…ex-Golden State-Knicks-Celtics-Mavs..career (14P-9R) per game.



American Hockey League….Announces Pacific Division will have 8-teams this year with new Tucson Roadrunners joining……San Antonio-Texas Stars remain in Pacific….Pacific teams will play 68-games…rest of AHL teams will play 78-game schedule.



PGA-Championships….Jimmy Walker 6-birdies-early tee time (-5–65) for first round lead…Martin Kaymer in group (66)…Henrik Stenson (67)…Jason Day (68)…Phil Mickelson-3 bogeys back nine (71).

NASCAR…Rule Changes-strengthen Firewalls-Floorboards- better protect drivers legs-feet.
NASCAR…Pocono 400 Race
NASCAR…Dale Earnhardt missing 3rd race in row.concussion symptoms

Indy Car..Target drops sponsorship Chip Ganassi Racing after 27-year involvement in Indy car racing.
Indy Car…Mid-Ohio 200 road race.

Formula 1..German Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton won 5-races in a row.


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