Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on April 15th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Masters Golf Tourney)

Masters….Tiger Woods-wins his 5th Green Jacket….his 15th major…..1st Masters win in 14-years…Survived bogeys on 4th-5th holes…got hot putter…finished up strong week at (-13) under par for tourney….overwhelmed with emotion coming off the 18th green….called win ‘overwhelming-unreal-was speechless.

(-13)..Tiger Woods had 6-birdies on day
(-12)..Dustin Johnson..Brooks Koepka..Xander Shuffle
(-11)..Francisco Molinari-two double bogeys in wind took him off the lead..finished with (74)..tied with Jason Day..Webb Simpson..Tony Finau.

Masters…Facing severe weather…Augusta went to threesomes on final round…had golfers tee off on both 1st and10th holes to try and finish before violet weather moved in late afternoon.

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……(Baseball)……..

Padres-L-Arizona (8-4)…David Peralta pinch hit 3R-HR..Chris Walker HR….Manny Margot HR-RBI double for San Diego…Sunday….Padres (11-6)….San Diego had 4-game streak snapped…but went (7-3) on road trip.

Padres-Colorado….Monday match up…Joey Lucchesi…Rockies yet to name starter.

Padres,,Option P-Pedro Avila back to AA-Amarillo…called up P-Gerardo Reyes.
Padres..Callup Phil Matoin and Luis Perdomo from AAA-El Paso

Padres…Hire longtime OF-Allen Craig as a scout.

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Dodgers-W-Milwaukee…(7-1)…Joc Pederson HR…Alex Verdugo HR-2R double……LA had lost 6-in row…(9-8)

Dodges-Reds…Clayton Kershaw debut coming off DL-vs-Luis Castillo….Monday matchup…Yasiel Puig returns to Dodgers Stadium after 6-year career in LA.

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Angels-Cubs…Snowed out at Wrigley Field.

Halos-Texas……Monday pitchers…Matt Harvey-vs-Shelby Miller.

Angels….Mike Trout-2nd exam for groin injury…will not need to go on DL list.

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(Scoreboard)

Giants-L-Rockies….Nolan Arenado 3R-HR..German Marques 1-hitter-9 strikeouts..Colorado (4-12)

Washington-L-Pirates..Jason Martin RBI double in 9th

Phillies-W-Miami….Jean Segura 2R-HR in 14th innings….Marlins (4-12)

Red Sox-W-Orioles..David Price (7inn-0R)…Xander Bogaerts 3R-HR..Bosox (6-11)

Yankees-L-White Sox…Brian Anderson grand slam HR…New York (7-9)

Twins-W-Tigers…Edwin Rosario-CJ Cron HRs…Cron 3-RBIs…

Tampa Bay-W-Toronto…Rays 6-relievers throw 5-shutout innings…..Rays (12-5)

Cardinals-W-Reds…Marcel Ozuna HR-3R-HR in win…Cincinnati (5-10)

Indians-L-Royals…Jorge Soler-Whit Merrifeld-Luca Duda HRs…Duda 4-RBIs…KC (5-10)

Braves-W-Mets….Josh Donaldson-Nick Markakis HRs..

A’s-L-Rangers..Danny Santana 2R-triple

Astros-.W-Mariners…Gerritt Cole (6inn-11K) in win….Seattle (13-5)

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(Injuries)

Yankees..DL-C-Gary Sanchez-calf…12th player on injured list.
Yankees..MRI-P-Dellin Betances-shows bone spur-shoulder-out 8W
Tigers..P-Matt Moore-surgery-torn meniscus-out 6W
Royals..OF-Billy Hamilton-knee injury
Seattle..P-Wade LeBlanc-oblique injury..DL-out 6W
Washington..DL-P-Justin Miller-back issues
Texas..IR-2B-Rougned Odor-sprained knee
Cubs..Surgery-2B-Victor Carotin-fractured hamate bone-out 7W
Brewers..Activate P-Jeremy Jeffress from DL

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(Roster)

Indians..Callup OF-Carlos Gonzalez
Indians…DFA-SS-Brad Miller
Rockies..Sign FA-OF-Craig Gentry-ex Orioles
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Ben Taylor-ex Indians
Orioles..Sign FA-2B-Jes Valentin-ex Arizona
Mariners..Sign FA-P-Neftali Feliz
Cubs..Release P-Jen Seng
Mariners-Brewers….Seattle trades C-Dave Freitas to Brewers for minor leaguer….
Blue Jays..Activate P-Clay Buchholz from DL
Texas..Sign FA-P-David Carpenter
St Louis..Sends P-Luke Gregorian out on rehab
Marlins..Option OF-Peter O’Brien to AAA
Braves..Optiuon P-Sean Newcomb to AAA
Dodgers,.Callup P-Josh Sborz from Oklahoma City

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(MLB)

Orioles…Chris Davis snaps (9-54) slump over two seasons with single-double

Mets…Ron Darling leaves broadcast team to have surgery for tumor in chest

Mets…OF-Tim Tebow struggling badly at AAA-Syracuse..hitting (.120)

Toronto…Vlad Guerrero Junior has single-double in debut at AAA-Buffalo.

Atlanta….Unsigned P-Craig Kimbrel reportedly dropped his contract demands…was asking (6Y-120M)….agent now indicating would sign (3Y-52M)

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………..(Basketball)…………

Lakers…Fire Luke Walton (61-103) 2-years on job.
Lakers..Get permission to interview Monty Williams-76ers…Tyronn Lue-ex Cavaliers
Lakers..Get permission to interview Juwan Howard-Miami assistant
Lakers..Pat Riley-Miami..Bob Myer-Golden State..not intersted in Lakers job

Lakers..Report that team interceded when Lonzo Ball decided to go outside medical treatment and have surgery on injured ankle with independent physician…Lakers threatened to revoke his guaranteed contract….Lonzo wanted to go to doctor his father and fired CEO-Alan Foster had recommended.

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(Scoreboard)-Playoffs-1st round

Celtics-W-Pacers..Kyrie Irving 28P in opening win

Oklahoma City-L-Portland..Damian Lillard-CJ McCollum combined (54P)..Thunder shoot (39%)…Paul George (8-34) from floor..

Milwaukee-W-Pistons…Bucks put on 345P beating…Pistons without F-Blake Griffen-bruised knee;….Bucks hit 15-3’s…..Pistons shoot 38%

Houston-W-Utah….Rockets win by 32 points..shoot 50%…James Harden (28P)…Houston hits 14-3’s.

Brooklyn-W-76ers..Nets pull off opening game upset…DeAngelo Russell-Curtis Levet combine (49P)…Jimmy Butler (36) in loss…Sixers just (3-25) on 3’s.

Toronto-L-Orlando..Magic hit 14-3’s in upset win…Orlando had (30-9) spurt blow game open

Clippers-L-Golden State…Steph Curry (38P)…Warriors hit 14-3’s…..Clippers shoot just (40%)…Warriors scored 69-in 1st half.

Spurs-W-Denver…San Antonio holds Nuggets to (42%) shooting in upset win.

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(Schedule)-Monday

Nets-Philadelphia..Brooklyn up (1-0)
Clippers-Warriors..Golden State leads (1-0)

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(Teams)

New Orleans..Hires David Griffen-ex Cavaliers..as VP basketball Operations-GM

Memphis..Demotes GM-Chris Wallace as front office housecleaning continues

76ers…Fine F-Amir Johnson-for pulling out cellphone while on bench in blowout loss in playoff game

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Nevada..Hires Steve Alford-ex UCLA…(124-63)…was (155-52) at New Mexico.
Utah Valley…Interviews Mark Madsen-Lakers assistant-for head job.
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………….(Football)…………

(Roster Moves)

Carolina..Sign FA-WR-Chris Hogan-ex Patriots
Jets..Sign FA-Ty Montgomery-ex Ravens
Raiders..Sign FA-DE-Benson Mayowa-ex Arizona
Atlanta..Sign FA-OT-Tyeler Davison-ex Saints
Atlanta..Sign FA-S-Chris Cooper-ex Chiefs
Atlanta..Sign FA-S-Afo Laguda-ex Rams
Seattle..Release K-Sam Ficken

49ers..Sign FA-OT-Daniel Brunskill-ex SD Fleet-AAF
Vikings..Sign FA-WR-Jordan Taylor-ex Broncos
Bears..sign FA-K-Elliott Frye-ex Orlando AAF (14-14FG)
Atlanta..workout S-Ed Reynolds-ex Atlanta-AAF

Washington..NFL reinstates LB-Reuben Foster-fined 2-game checks for domestic abuse issues

Jets..Release RB-Bilal Powell (4,013APY)

Chargers..Workout WR-Fred Truvillion-ex Aztecs (22R-27YPC)

Vikings..Re-sign WR-Adam Thielen (4Y-64M)..had 113-catches last year
Patriots..Re-sign S-Patrick Chung

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(NFL-Notes)

NFL…Will announce 2019 schedule on Tuesday

Rams..DT-Aaron Donald-donates 1M to Pitt Panthers football program

Patriots..QB-Tom Brady-ordered to stop using Riddell VSR4-helmet-not meet safety standards.

Cincinnati…Longtime head coach Forrest Gregg passes (85)..coaches Browns-Bengals-was legendary OL for Packers-Vince Lombardi.

Cincinnati…Longtime scout Frank Smouse…had been with team from (1968-2000) passes away (95Y)

Chiefs…Longtime TE-Walter White passes away (67)…played 5-years then went into charitable work in Kansas City.

Eagles..CB-Jalen Mills arrested for fight in street with NBA player-Devin Robinson-sent to hospital in brawl.

AAF…Refuses to allow players to sign in CFL…but has allowed them to sign in NFL.

Daryl Johnston…says AAF leadership lied to front office executives…says they told them there was a 3-year commitment…then failed to alert them of impending problems….ordered players off the practice field on final day for fear of injury.

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(College)

Purdue..Signs coach Jeff Brohm (7Y-38M) extension.

Alabama…Nick Saban to miss 6W-hip surgery.

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……..(Hockey)…………

(NHL Playoffs)-1st round

NY Islanders-W-Pittsburgh…..Isles lead series (3-0)…..Jordan Eberle scores early goal.

Tampa BayL–Columbus…..Matt Duchene key goal…Blue Jackets lead series (3-0)

Blues-L-Winnipeg….Jets score 3-goals in 4-minutes in 2nd period…St Louis leads (2-1)

Las Vegas-San Jose….Knights led (4-1) 3rd period..Series tied (1-1).

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(Schedule) Monday

Toronto-Boston….Series tied (1-1) with Leafs holding home ice edge
Washington-Carolina..Capitals lead (2-0)
Dallas-Nashville..Tied (1-1) going to Dallas
Calgary-Colorado..Flames play on road having lost home ice.

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LA Kings…Open talks with ex-Sharks-Oilers coach Todd McLellan
Buffalo….Ends talks with coaching candidate Todd McLellan
Ottawa..Interviews Ralph Krueger-VP Hockey Operations
Flyers..Interviews Alain Vigneault for head coaching job

Edmonton..Star Connor McDavid has PCL-damage in knee-not need surgery.

Kings..Veteran G-Peter Budaj retires (36Y)..career (2.70-GAA)

Toronto..C-Nazim Kadri faces 5-game suspension for cross check to face of Bruins player…had 3-game suspension last year during playoffs for violent hit.

Colorado..Sign D-Cale Makar-U Mass..Hobey Baker award winner
Las Vegas..Sign F-Nikita Gusev…scored 82P-to lead KHL in scoring with St. Petersburg

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Gulls…Finish in 3rd place in Pacific Division….open 5-game series with San Jose…host games 1-2 on Wednesday-Thursday…..Play games 3-4-5 in San Jose next week….Gulls went (16-4-6) on road since December.

NCAA Tourney…..Finals…Minnesota Duluth-W-U Mass (3-0) to take 2nd straight NCAA crown…Parker Mackay goal-assist.

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…….(General)………

NASCAR…..Richmond 400…Martin Truex dominates final 80-laps for first short track victory of career.

Indy Car…Long Beach Grand Prix…Alex Rossi wins from pole position…beat Josef Newgarden by (:30) in road race..

Formula 1-Chinese Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton takes lead on 1st lap…and outruns teammate Val Bottas to give Mercedes a 1-2 finish….Sebastian Vettel finishes 3rd after teammate Charles Leclerc was ordered to let Vettel pass him…lost ability to chase down the front-runners.

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Boston Marathon….Rain 50-degree weather forecast for Monday race.

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