Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on April 20th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)………

Padres-at-Arizona…Open 6G-road trip…Tyson Ross-vs-Matt Koch on Friday night.

Padres….Off day on Thursday.

Padres…Option struggling P-Luis Perdomo to AAA-El Paso…had (8.36-ERA)….Activate P-Kirby Yates from DL….Club could elevate P-Eric Laueer from El Paso on weekend and have him start in Colorado.

Padres..Wil Myers expected to be activated from DL after rehab games in Lake Elsinore.
Padres..OF-Manny Margot goes to extended spring trying for rehab from rib bruise.

Dodgers-Washington..Friday night matchup…Clatyon Kershaw (1-2) 1.73-ERA-vs-Max Scherzer (3-1) 1.33-ERA.

Dodgers…Idle on Thursday

Angels-L-Red Sox (5-2)….at press time….Mookie Betts HR..JD Martinez RBI-double…Raf Devers RBI-single…..Boston (16-2)..

Angels-Giants…Friday night matchup..Andrew Heaney-vs-Jeff Samardzija.

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(Scoreboard)

Giants-L-Arizona…D-Backs (13-5)…AJ Pollock HR…Ketel Marte HR in Arizona win.

Houston-W-Seattle…Jose Altus 3H-4RBIs…Astros (13-7)

Yankees-W-Toronto…Aaron Judge HR….Jays (12-6) after loss.

Pirates-L-Phillies…Rhys Hoskins HR…..Odubel Herrera 3-RBIs…Pittsburgh (12-7)

Mets-L-Braves…Kurt Suzuki 2R-HR…Preston Tucker 3R-double…Matt Wisler 2-hitter…NY (13-5)

Miami-L-Milwaukee…Ryan Braun 3R-HR…Lorenzo Cain HR…Lewis Brinson 2HRs…Marlins (5-13)

Tigers-W-Orioles..Leony Martin grand slam HR…Jeimer Candelario 4-hits…Alex Cobb (3.1inn-7R-10H)…Orioles now (5-14)

Cubs-W-Cardinals…Jason Heward 2R-HR…Anthony Rizzo 3-hits

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(MLB)

Reds..Fire Manager Brian Price in wake of (3-15) start….was (279-387) in 5-years in Cincinnati….Former Red Sox manager John Farrell-working in front office-might be lead candidate…..Jim Riggleman to serve as interim manager….Also fired Mack Jenkins-pitching coach.

(Roster Moves)

Mets..Sign FA-P-Vance Worley-ex Reds…FA-P-Scott Copeland-ex Miami
Yankees..Sign FA-1B-Adam Lind-ex Washington
Seattle..Sign FA-OF-Jose Martinez-Cuban OF-21Y..gets 2.8M bonus.
Mets..Release P-AJ Griffin
Atlanta..Calls up P-Matt Wisler

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(Injuries)

Atlanta…1B-Freddy Freeman-exam;”ined for possible reinsure of wrist.
Arizona..Surgery P-Taijuan Walker-torn elbow ligament…27th player to have surgery.
Twins..DL-Of-Byron Buxton-migraines
Dodgers..DL-P-Rcih Hill-finger injury
Mets..P-Anthony Swarczak-reinjured oblique in rehab
Tampa Bay…SS-Brad Miller sent out on rehab assignment
Houston..Activate P-Tony Sipp from DL
Seattle..Activate OF-Ben Gamel from DL

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……..(Basketball)……….

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Golden State-W-San Antonio..Kevin Durant (26P)…Warrios lead series (3-0)

New Orleans-W-Portland…Pelicans build 22-point lead in 2nd quarter…Lead series (3-0).

76ers-W-Miami…Joel Embed 23P…Marco Belinelli (21P) off bench…Sixers lead (2-1).

(Schedule)

Cabs-Indiana…Series tied (1-1)
Toronto-Washington…Raptors up (2-0)
Boston-Milwaukee..Celtics lead (2-0)

San Antonio….coach Greg Popovic takes leave-passing of his wife Erin-had long illness problems.

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…..(Football)………

(NFL Schedules)

Chargers…Open season at home with Chiefs….then road games at Buffalo and Rams…face 49ers-Raiders in weeks 4-5….Tough part of schedule in November back to back games at Seattle..at Raiders-home Denver….Play 3-of-final-5 on road…at Pittsburgh…at Kansas City…at Denver……Chargers no Monday Nite games…No Sunday night games…have Thursday nigte game in Kansas City in December…..also have just 7-home games because they play London game vs Tennessee.

Raiders….Tough September schedule for Jon Gruden…open with Rams…at Denver…Chargers…Seattle…..Home schedule also includes Pittsburgh.

Chiefs…Tough 6-game stretch to start season….at Chargers…at Pittsburgh….49ers…at Denver….Jacksonville…at New England.

Dener….Home games early with Steelers..Rams…Seattle…..home games late with Seattle-Oakland-Chiefs in final 4-weeks of season.

Thursday Nite Opener….Eagles-vs-Atlanta
Monday Nite Opener..Jets-vs-Lions….and Rams-at-Oakland
Sunday Nite Opener…Bears-at-Green Bay

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USA Today…Survey of 25-playe agents…ranks General Managers
..Ozzie Newsome-Baltimore..Bill Belicheck=Patriots..John Schneider-Seattle-Most respected.
..Bruce Allen-Washington…Mike Tannebaum-Miami…John Elway-Denver..most disrespected.

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(Teams)

Browns..GM-John Dorsey says he has been contacted about trade offers for both the 1st and 4th picks in draft.

Giants…GM-Dave Gentlemen says ‘you miss on a QB-it’s a 5Y-mistake’

(Roster Moves)

Gians..Release WR-Brandon Marshall-failed physical-ankle issues
Detroit…Release CB-Adarius Barnes
Arizona..Sign FA-CB-Marcus Williams-ex Jets

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(College)

Tennessee…Give 4Y-contrat extension to AD-Phil Fulmer.

NCAA…Talbes plan that would have allowed players to play in 4-games in a season without losing ‘redshirt year’.

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……..(Hockey)……….

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Maple Leafs-L-Boston…bruins score 2-goals on ‘2-on-1’ breaks…Boston leads series (3-1) after win in Toronto.

Washington-W-Columbus…Alexander Ovechkin scores key goal…Caps win 2nd in row…series tied (2-2).

(Schedule)

Penguins-Flyers..Pittsburgh up (3-1) in series.
Winnipeg-Minnesota…Jets lead (3-1)
Nashville-Colorado…Predators lead Avalanche (3-1).

RCMP….Investigators return to Saskatchewan trying to re-set accident scene from Humboldt Broncos bus crash that killed 16-two weeks ago.

Humboldt….Go Fund Me campaign completed-raised a record 15.1M for families of victims of accident.

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…..(General)………

Lance Armstrong…agress to pay 5M to US Postal Servie for fraud in the Tour-de-France scandal….US Postal sued for fraud of governmental money after they spent 32M to sponsors Armstrong’s team during his 7-Tour victories…Armstrong will also pay legal fees from the fraud lawsuit.

PGA….Valero Open…Grayson Murray (-5) 67 has first round lead in San Antonio…Billy Herschel heads group 68.

English Premeir League
..Liverpool-Southampton tied (0-0)..Southampton still in relegation.
..Chelsea-W-Burnley…Vic Moses scores game winning goal

..Manchester City-vs-Swansea….Arsenal-vs-West Ham….Everton-vs-Newcastle United….Chelsea-vs-Huddersfield in top games this weekend.

Tottenham Hot Spur….Scheduled to play AS-Roma of Italy in San Diego at SDCCU Stadium as part of the Challenge Cup tourney.

NASCAR….Richmond 400 on Sunday.
Indy Car…Grand Prix of Alabama in Birmingham
Formula 1…Weekend off

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