Hacksaw’s Headlines—Friday

Posted by on April 6th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Golf)…….

Masters….Jordan Spieth seized 1st round lead with 5-birdies in a row on back nine…finished with 7-birds and an eagle to finish (-6) 66…Tony Final-Matt Kuchar in group at 68….Rorie McIlroy-Henrik Stenson in group at 69….Phil Mickelson-Ricky Fowler 70…..Tiger Woods had 4-bogeys in 9-hole span in group at 73 with Bubba Watson-Dustin Johnson…Jon Rahm-Jason Day cared 75.

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…..(Baseball)……..

Padres-L-Rockies (3-1)…..Brad Hand walks 3-batters in 9th inning…Padres commit 3-errors including key 9th inning error…DJ LeManthieu 2-run single in win….Padres wasted great outing by rookie -Joey Luchessi dazzling…(5inn-0R-1H-7K)…2nd bad outing of week for Hand-now (0-2) with 6.75-ERA….Chase Headley slump continues-now (0-12)….Padres also had 2-baserunners thrown out in same inning killing a rally….Padres now (1-6) on season.

Padres-Astros..Open 6-game road trip….Luis Perdomo (0-1) vs Lance McCullers (1-0)…Astros off to (6-1) start this season.

Padres…P-Dinelson Lamet goes thru 25-soft toss session with trainer-first throwing session since strained elbow a week ago.

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Dodgers…Off day on Thursday.

Dodgers-at-Giants..Friday…Kenta Maeda-vs-Derek Holland…LA off to (2-5) start.
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Alan Asher-ex Orioles

Angels..Off day on Thursday.

Angels-A’s…Parker Bridwell-vs-Dan Gossett in matchup at Big A.t
Angels..Sign FA-2B-Dustin Ackley-ex Mariners-Yankees.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-L-Orioles..Adam Jones 2R-HR for Baltimore…Aaron Judge homers for NY.

Red Sox-W-Tampa Bay Hanley Ramirez RBI-single in 13th..Bosox (6-1)..

Mets-W-Washington..Jay Bruce grand slam HR..Mike Conforto 2R-HR…Yoenis C├ęspedes solo HR…Stephen Strasburg (6inn-4R-5H) in loss…Mets now (5-1)

Cubs-W-Brewers..Jason Heyward 2R-HR…Jon Lester 3-hitter-6-shutout innings

Phillies-W-Miami..Mikhail Franco 2R-HR..2R-single

Texas-W-A’s…Shin Soo Choo 2R-HR

Mariners-L-Twins..Miguel Sano 2R-HR…Eduardo Rosario solo HR..

White Sox-L-Tigers..Tigers score 6-runs in a row vs Chicago bullpen..

Reds-L-Pirates..Greg Polanco 2R-HR-3RBI day….Buccos (5-1)

Arizona-W-Cardinals..David Peralta RBI single..RBI-double..D-backs now (6-1)

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(Roster Moves)

A’s…SignFA-OF-Trayce Thompson-ex Yankees-Dodgers.
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Jesus Liranzo-e Dodgers
Pirates..P-Kevin Segrist opts out of contract
Seattle..Release C-Tuffy Gosowisch
Royals..Release P-Kyle Zimmer

(Injuries)

Twins..P-Ervin Santana-suffers setback with finger injury.

(MLB)

Washington..Give GM-Mike Rizzo contract extension thru 2020
Reds..Moving 1st round pick Hunter Greene from SS-to-P..2nd player taken in draft.
Phillies..Fans boo Manager Gabe Kaplar first home game for mistakes.
Mets…Tim Tebow hits 3R-HR on 1st pitch in Double A-ball with Binghamton
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……….(Football)………

Broncos..Sign Pro Bowl P-Marquette King-ex Raiders (3Y-7M)..averaged 46YPP.
49ers..Sign FA-LB-Korey Toomer-ex Chargers
Patriots..Sign FA-WR-Jordan Matthews-ex Bills
Dallas..Sign FA-DE-Kory Ealy-ex Jets
Vikings..Sign FA-WR-Tavarris King-ex Giants
Houston..Sign FA-WR-Joe Webb-ex Vikings
Arizona..Sign FA-QB-Brandon Doughty-ex-Miami..FA-QB-Alex Torgerson-ex Lions

Ravens..Visit with FA-WR-Eric Decker-ex Jets
Raiders..Visit with FA-LB-Junior Galette-ex Redskins
Jets..Visit with FA-DT-Jon Hankins-ex Colts

Chiefs..Release RB-George Atkinson.

Browns..Give QB-Kevin Hogan permission to seek trade…behind Tyrod Taylor-Drew Stanton on depth chart…Cleveland already dealt away QBs Deshone Kizer-Cody Kessler.

(NFL)

Houston..Owner Bob McNair says ‘politics have no place on field’….says he wishes he didn’t apologize for comment ‘an’t have inmates running the prison’

Clinton Portis..reaches agreement to pay off 190,000-gambling debts to Atlantic City Casino.

Johnny Manziel…will debut this weekend in Spring League in Texas…will play in 1sst-3rd quarter of game
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…….(Basketball)……

San Diego State….Reportedly pays fired coach Beth Burns 4M-in out of court settlement on Title 1X-Whisteblower Retaliaton lawsuit…Burns will receive 1.5M as part of settlement….Lawyers fees and interest will eat up much of the rest of the money….Burns was fired after a 27-7 season…suit against school for wrongful termination…Jury ruled in ex-coahes favor….she has never been hired as head coach since.

San Diego State…Loses key assistant Justin Hutson-leaves Aztecs to become head coach at Fresno State..replacing Rod Terry-who went to UTEP.

Clippers-L-Utah (117-95)….Jazz score 65P in first half…6-in double figures…….

Lakers-Minnesota…Friday night game

Boston..G-Kyrie Irving to miss playoffs-following knee surgery
Dallas..F-Dirk Nowitzki-ankle surgery

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…..(Hockey)…..

Kings-Minnesota…..Dustin Browns scores 2-goals for LA-qualified for playoffs…..
Kings…Call up C-Johnny Brodzinski…D-Oscar Fant from Ontario Reign.

Ducks-Dallas….Friday matchup….Ducks (97-points) .

Vancouver…fans give 6M-standing ovation to Henrik-Daniel Sedin in final home game of year-played 18-years with team.

Chicago…Coach Joel Quennevhlle will return next season.
Calgary…Club refuses to give vote confidence to coach Glen Gulatzan (4-12-1) plunge.

Ottawa..RW-Marian Gaborek-surgey-herniated disc back.

San Jose..Sign FA-F-Lukas Radial-scored (16G) Spartak-KHL-Russia

San Diego Gulls-at-Ontario….Friday night AHL matchup…must win if Gulls hope to finish in 2nd pace in Pacific Division….

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…..(General)………

NASCAR….Texas 500…Martin Truex heads field.
Formula 1..Bahrain Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton goes for 2nd win in row
Indy Car…Grand Prix of Phoenix..Sebastian Bordais leads field.

English Premier League-Top games
..Manchester City-Vs-Manchester United..City (27-1-3)…Man U (25-1-5)
..Liverpool-vs-Everton

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