Hacksaw’s Headlines—Monday

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

……(Baseball)………

Angels….Manager Mike Scoscia forcefully denies report he is stepping down at the end of the season when his (10Y-50M) contract expires…says he loves managering-nothing’s changed from a year ago….called story ‘poppycock’….Has had no discussion about his future with the organization yet….In 19th year with Halos..Won 1-World Series…6-division titles…(1,625-wins)….been to playoffs just 1X-in last 9-years….”The Athletic” website says he will leave…..USA-Today reported he decided this would be his last year before season started.

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Padres-W-Cubs (10-6)…Hunter Renfroe 2R-HR…Fred Galvis HR..Franmill Reyes HR….Eric Hosmer 2R-triple….Joey Luchessi 9Ks-in-5innings ….Padres lost 9-of-11….16-of-20…..32-of-42…..now (44-70) on season.

San Diego…Off Monday-head to Milwaukee for series on Tuesday.

Padres…Sell P-Tyson Ross to Cardinals via waivers…was (6-9) 4.45-ERA
Padres…Sell P-Jordan Lyles to Brewers via waiver….had (3.45-ERA) this year
Padres…Manager Andy Green says ‘if we’re going to get to future-we have to embrace these younger guys”

Padres..DL-OF-Wil Myers-bruised foot from foul ball.

Padres..Callup OF-Franmill Reyes-AAA

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Dodgers-W-Astros (3-2)…Brian Dozier 2R-double…Kenley Jansen 31st save….. ……LA (42-29) streak….Astros (71-42) this season.

Dodgers..Idle on Monday..open series vs A’s on Tuesday.

Dodgers..DL-P-Alex Wood-shoulder…2B-Chase Utley-hamstring…P-Eric Goeddel-groin

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Angels-L-Indians (4-3)…Jose Ramirez 3R-HR……..Halos lost 6-of-7

Angels-Detroit…Monday matchup..Nick Tropeano (4-6)-vs-Matt Boyd (6-9)

Angels..DFA-3B-1B-Luis Valbuena (.199).

Angels..Surgery OF-Chris Young-hip-gone for year.

Angels..DL-P-Tyler Skaggs-shoulder

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-Yankees….Yankees led (4-1) in 8th inning at press time…scored 2-runs on Xander Bogaerts error after David Price had thrown 6-shutout innings….Boston had won 22-of-30…Bosox (78-34)…Yankees lost 4-in row.

Rockies-W-Milwaukee..Trevor Story 3R-HR..Nolan Arenado HR in 11th…Colorado won 21-of-31

Arizona-L-Giants…Evan Longoria HR-RBI single….D-Backs won 9-of-14

A’s-W-Tigers..Khris Davis 31st HR of season…Oakland won 33-of-43

Mets-L-Braves…Nick Markakis HR in 10th…NY (45-64) on year.

Toronto-L-Seattle.Kyle Seager 2-solo HRs…Nelson Cruz 2R-HR.

Twins-W-Royals…Jeff Cav Grand Slam HR….KC (34-77)

Orioles-W-Texas…Mark Trumbo 2R-HR..3R-HR…Jon Villar HR…Baltimore (34-78)

White Sox-W-Tampa Bay…Avisail Garcia 2-solo HRs..Daniel Palko 2R-HR….Chisox (41-70)

Washington-W-Reds..Matt Weiters HR for Nats….Washigton won 8-of-11….Reds lost 5-of-6..

Marlins-L-Phillies..Asdrubal Cabrera 2R-HR..

Cardinals-W-Pirates…Matt Carpenter solo HR

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(Injuries)

Pirates..SS-Jung Ho-Kang-fractured wrist on rehab outing
Giants..Surgery-3B-Pablo Sandoval-hamstring
Tampa Bay..Surgery OF-Tommy Pham-fractured foot
Tampa Bay..3B-Daniel Robertson-fractured thumb
Arizona..Surgery 3B-Jake Lamb-rotator cuff
Cardinals..F-Dexter Fowler-fractured foot
Indians..OF-Tyler Naquin-surgery-hip

Reds..P-Hunter Green-strained elbow ligament
Cubs..DL-P-Brian Duensing-shoulder
Red Sox..DL-C-Blake Swihart-hamstring
Astros..DL-P-Chris Devenski-hamstring
Red Sox..DL-2B-Ian Kinsler-hamstring
Red Sox…60-day-DL-Dustin Pedroia
Mariners..DL-P-Juan Nicasio-knee
Reds…OF-Scott Schebler-shoulder injury

Giants..Exam-C-Buster Posey-concussion
Houston..Exam P-Lance McCullers-elbow pain

Mets..P-Steven Martz-forearm-no structural damage
Cubs..P-Yu Darvish throws 53P-bullpen session

Indians..Activate P-Andrew Miller from DL
Pirates..Activate OF-Corey Dickerson from DL
Rockies..Send P-Chris Ruson to AAA on rehab assignment
Houston..Send 2B-Carlos Correa to AA on rehab outing.

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(Roster Moves)

Houston..Activate P-Rafael Osuna from suspended list-completed 75G-suspension for domestic abuse incident in Toronto.
Houston…GM-Jeff Luhnow defends deal to acquire Osuna saying club did extensive due diligence on player and person…clubhouse culture will control Osuna also.
New Mexico…drop 4-sports in major money crisis..cutting soccer, ski team, beach volleyball….Football and basketball remain untouched.

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(NFL)

Chargers…WR-Mike Williams catches 2-TD passes in Blue-White scrimmage….TE-Virgil Green…WR-Tyrell Williams also impressive…QB-Philip Rivers (12-14) 150Y….QB-Geno Smith (10-12) 81Y….QB-Cardale Jones interception……S-Rayshawn Jenkins continues impressive camp with interception-deflection

Chargers…Lose rookie WR-Dylan Cantrell-knee injury

Chargers…Front office being mocked for running add about ‘New Era’ football gear-ad contains words “San Diego Chargers”

Chargers….Bobby Beathard-former GM-enshrined into Hall of Fame
..”Don Shula prepared me for my NFL career”
..”Best decision I ever made was going to Washington”
..”Joe Gibbs got us to 3-Super Bowls”
..”Thank Spanos family for bringing me to San Diego”
..”Grateful for this honor”

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(Roster Moves)

Browns-Bills…Trade…Cleveland deals young WR-Corey Coleman to Bills for draft pick

Titans..Sign FA-S-Ken Vacarro-ex Saints

Raiders..Sign FA-K-Mike Nugent-ex Bengals
Raiders..Release K-Georgio Tacevano

Jets..Sign FA-DE-Kendall Reyes-ex Chargers
Saints..Sign TE-John Phillips-ex Chargers-Cowboys
Giants..Sign FA-CB-Leonard Johnson-ex Bills
Jaguars..Sign FA-DT-Sealver Silia-ex Tampa Bay
Broncos..Sign FA-WR-Bryce Bobo-ex Colorado
Bengals..Sign FA-CB-CJ Goodwin-ex Falcons-49ers
Bears..Sign FA-OG-Kali Johnson-ex Browns
Packers..Sign FA-LB-James Hearns-ex Cowboys

Saints..Release WR-Brandon Coleman

Packers..Workout FA-LB-Novarro Bowman-ex Raiders-49ers

Seattle..Workout FA-LB-Erik Walden-ex Colts..Dominick Rogers-Cromartie-ex Giants..DE-Lamarr Houston-ex Bears…CB-Dom Moore-ex Raiders.

Giants..Workout FA-S-Alterraun Verner-ex Titans..Zach Sanchez-LB-Carolina

Patriots..Workout FA-WR-Cobi Hamilton-ex Houston

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(Camp Notes)

Raiders..disappointed poor play WR-Martavis Bryant

Chiefs..QB-Patrick Mahomes 8-interceptions in 7-practices

Browns..WR-Josh Gordon thanks teammates for texts while in treatment for stress attacks.

Broncos…GM-John Always disappointed in poor play of backup QBs-Chad Kelly-Paxton Lynch

Cowboys…Impressed with WR-Tavon Austin-pushing for starting job

Giants..Evict CB-Eli Apple-TE-Evan Engram after on field fires.

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(Injuries)

Arizona..CB-Deone Buchanan-hyperextended knee
49ers..CB-Richard Sherman-hamstring injury
Arizona..C-AQ Shipley-leg injury
Browns..OT-Kevin Zeitler-calf
Packers..OT-David Bahktiari-ankle
Patriots..RB-Sonny Michel-knee scope-meniscus injury-out 2-weeks
Jets..WR-Quincy Enunwu-thumb injury
Raiders..OG-Gabe Jackson-OT-Beno Giacomini-leg injuries
Steelers..WR-Antonio Brown-quad strain
Redskins..WR-Josh Doctor-heel
Rams..LB-Mike Longacre-bicep injury
Colts..OT-Anthony Castaonzo-hamstring injury

Ravens..Activate OG-Marshall Yanda from PUP
Packers..Activate OT-Bryan Bulaga from PUP
Bills..Activate WR-Zay Jones from PUP
Carolina..Activate DE-Julius Peppers from PUP-

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(NFL)

Raiders..CB-Daryl Worley plea bargains DUI-case..2Y-probation-facing NFL suspension

Pittsburgh…Former LB-Ryan Shazier walks across practice field without cane for first time-recovering from spinal column injury.

CFL…Johnny Manziel throws 4-interceptions in 1st half in 1st start for Montreal Alouettes in (50-11) loss to Hamilton Ti-Cats.

San Diego Alliance….AAF team names Dave Boller as General Manager to work with Mike Martz as coach for spring league team.

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…….(Basketball)…..

Detroit…F-Blake Griffen ordered to pay 3.1M-per year in child support for 2-children he fathered with former girlfriend.

Lakers…Lu’el Deng asked team for meeting to determine his future…sat out 81-games last year…still owed (2Y-36M) contract…wants buyout or trade.

Clippers-Cavaliers…Trade..LA deals F-Sam Dekker to Cavs for salary cap slot.

Atlanta..Sign FA-C-Alex Len-ex Suns

LeBron James-Donald Trump….war of words continued over weekend…Trump tweeted after CNN-interview…Don Lemon dumbest reporter even made LeBron look smart…..Trump tweeted ‘I Like Mike’ referencing Michael Jordan career……Lemon tweeted in response-LeBron James puts kids in schools in Akron…..Trump puts kids in cages at the border”:….LeBron had called Trump a ‘bum’ earlier this year for his divisive ways of dealing with people.

Charles Oakley…Former NBA star caught on video of cheating 3-times in Las Vegas casinos during Texas Hold’em games.

WNBA….Las Vegas Aces team fails to show up for game vs Washington Mystics after it took 25-hours to fly to Nations capital…team arrived at 3pm with no rest time nor food….team had 2-flights cancelled by weather and another 8-hour delay

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……..(Hockey)…….

Anaheim Ducks…Sign G-John Gibson to extension (8Y-52M)….has (93-55-20) record….career best (.923) save percentage-best in NHL since 1955.

Ducks..Sign 1st round pick Issac Lundestrtom-C-to contract-likely to return to play in Sweden

Carolina-Buffalo….Trade-Hurricane deal F-Jeff Skinner to Sabres for C-Cliff Pu and 2nd-3rd-6th round draft picks…Skinner scored (204G) in Carolina in career.

Las Vegas..Sign William Karlsson to 1Y-5.2M-contract-avoiding arbitration…scored 43-goals last season.

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…….(General)………..

PGA Golf-Bridgewater-at-Firestone Tourney-Akron…Justin Thomas runs away from field-finishes (-15)…Kyle Stanley second (-11)…Dustin Johnson in group (-10)…Phil Mickelson finishes (-3)….Tiger Woods staggers with 73-73 final two days…winds up even par

NASCAR….Watkins Glen Grand Prix..Chase Elliott wins 1st race of career….Martin Truex runs out of gas at end and finishes 2nd in race

Formula 1….Driving legend Niki Lauda in stable condition after lung transplant surgery (69Y).

Formula 1…Daniel Ricciardo leaving Red Bull Team…signs to drive next year for Renault…has 7-career wins.

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