Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on March 1st, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

………….(Baseball)………….

Padres-L-Seattle (5-4)…Mariners cash in on wildness of Padres reliever Parker Markel in 9th inning…2-walks-hit batsmen gives up bases loaded single..in Cactus League opener..
..Adrian Morejon (2inn-1R-2-H-3Ks)
..Wil Myers solo HR
..Jorge Ona 2R-HR into wind
..Taylor Williams gives up 3R-in 1-inning of relief
..Ha Kim (0-2) as DH
..Robert Hassle-CJ Abrams combined (0-4)

Padres-Cubs…Monday matchup..Chris Paddack starts for Friars.

Padres-Milwaukee….San Diego trade talks with Brewers seem stalled…Initial deal discussed was OF-Chris Yelich (23M) per year for Wil Myers (20M) per year…but Brewers want one of Padres top young pitchers-either Adrian Morejon or Ryan Weathers in transaction…Yelich has 7-years left on his (215M) contract.

Padres..Sign FA-OF-Patrick Kivlihan…ex Padres-Reds-Arizona..career (.208) hitter

Padres..Workout Ha Kim at shortstop in weekend practices..DH in first game

Padres..P-Mackenzie Gore tabbed to start Thursday exhibition game…struck out 4-of-7 batters faced in BP

Padres..3B-Manny Machado confirms he has laser eye surgery to help him with glare of lights at night….Told media ‘bringing playoff baseball to San Diego was awesome’….’There are no expectations-everyone knows how good we are’.

Padres..OF-Wil Myers…’Best team ever been on’
Padres..OF-Tommy Pham…’Stabbing incident opened my eyes to life-lucky to survive’
Padres…OF-Jurickson Profar reports over weekend after clearing visa issues in South America

Dodgers-W-A’s (2-1)..Matt Davidson HR in 7th inning for win…Dodgers rookie P-Mike Kickham (2inn-0R)…Cactus League opener

Dodgers..Name Trevor Bauer as starter in Monday game vs Colorado

Angels-W-Giants (5-2)..Halos score 2R-on bases loaded walks…also score on Sac Fly-Ground Out…Jose Quintana-1-perfect inning..Patrick Sandoval (1inn-2K)…Opening exhibition game

Angels..Sign FA-P-Jesse Chavez-ex Texas-A’s
Angels..Lose P-Pack Naughton-sprained elbow
Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani-clocked at 100mph throwing BP

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(Roster Moves)

Royals…Veteran reliever Kelvin Herra-retires..had (3.20-ERA)
Braves..Sign FA-OF-Terrance Gore-ex Jays-Mets-Dodgers
Phillies..Sign FA-OF-Mikki Mahtook-ex White Sox
Giants..Sign FA-P-Jordan Humprhies-ex Indians
Astros..Sign FA-2B-Robel Garcia-ex Angels
Miami..Sign FA-P-Steven Okert-ex Giants

Cubs-Boston..Trade-Chicago deals P-Zach Bryant to Sox (1.27-ERA)
Cubs..DFA-P-Robert Stock

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(Injuries)

Mets..P-Carlos Carrasco-Leukemia survivor-given Covid shot
Tampa Bay..OF-Kevin Kiermaier-out hip issue
White Sox..C-Yasmani Grandal-out 2W-knee issue
Red Sox..OF-Franchy Cordero-on Covid list-leaves team-returns to Dominican Republic
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………(Basketball)…………..

Aztecs-W-Boise State (62-58)…SDSU survives sloppy game to take over 1st place in Mountain West Conference..Tito Gomez hit 3-straight shots in the 2nd half to help SDSU pull away and take lead..Aztecs shot just (39%)…Broncos shot (35%)…Matt Mitchell (2-11) shooting…SDSU held Derrick Alston (2-12) shooting…Aztecs now (19-4)..Boise goes home (18-6)

USD-L-Pepperdine (90-84)…Toreroes end Covid plagued season (3-10)…Colby Ross (27P) for Wave in the win.

UCSD-L-UC Irvine..(85-80)..Tritons let 10-point lead get away..Now (5-i9) on season.

USC-L-Utah (71-61)..Utes hit 9-3’s in win..Trojans (2-19) on 3’s…USC falls to (19-5)

UCLA-L-Colorado (70-61)…Buffs McKinley Wright (26P)……Bruins (17-6) on year

New Mexico..Fires coach Paul Weir after Lobos went (2-14) in Mountain West Conference-season destroyed by Covid outbreak in Albuquerque…had to play¬†entire road schedule…practice on road…take virtual classes off campus…had players opt out with Virus-Injuries.

Gonzaga..Finishes season (24-0 and ranked #1 heading into WCC tourney.
Baylor..2nd ranked Bears knocked from unbeaten ranks with weekend loss

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(NBA)

Lakers-W-Golden State…Lakers blowing out Warriors (99-66) in 4th Quarter at Press Time…Forced 15-turnovers…had 15-fast break points and 12-points on second chances….LA (24-11)..Sunday game

Clippers-L-Milwaukee (105-100)..Giannis Antetkounmpo (36P)….Bucks hold Paul George (7-21) shooting…Bucks had (9-0) run at end of game…held Clippers without a basket for final 4-minutes……LA (24-12)..Sunday road game

Lakers..Sign FA-F-Damian Jones (6’11)-ex Suns-10 day contract

Chicago-Toronto…game cancelled because Raptors have more players put into isolation
Toronto..G-Pascal Siam-covid issues
Spurs..Cancel practice..have 5-players isolated with covid exposure
Toronto..6-coaches put into isolation-positive covid test
Sacramento…F-Jabari Parker-covid positive test
Brooklyn..F-Kevin Durant will miss All Star game-hamstring

NBA..Investigating NBA-G League player-used racial slur against veteran G-Jeremy Lin last week after Lin had criticized American society for attacks on Asian Americans

WNBA..Atlanta Dream franchise is sold…Owner Kelly Leoffler-Congresswoman…removed from team afrter criticism of WNBA for its stance on ‘racial justice’

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……………..(Football)………………

Jaguars…DT-Louis Nix-former Notre Dame star-found dead in car found in lake near Jacksonville, Florida…had been reported missing by family 3-days ago…Nix had been wounded in a drive-by shooting in December and had been acting strangely since the incident at a gas station.

Irv Cross…Longtime Eagles DB…then became CBS-TV analyst…passes away (81Y)

Rams..Coach Sean McVay gives strong vote of confidence to Off Coord-Kevin O’Connell….’will take on more responsibility of offense’

Rams..Coach Sean McVay defends QB-Jared Goff…’Blame me for what happened on field’….’Unfair narrative to blame the QB when teams lose’….’Priority will be to find explosive down the field¬†pass plays with new QB-Matthew Stafford.’

Washington…Employees of franchise write letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell asking that facts in the NFL investigation of Owner Daniel Snyder be made public…Snyder under investigation after 12-cheerleaders filed lawsuit over Voyeur Videos made by staff members.

Arizona..QB-Kyler Murray purchases 60,000 hot meals for the North Texas Food Bank.

NFL…Rooney Report on Minority Hiring:
..3-Black GMs hired
..2-Minority Head Coaches hired
..3-Black Off Coord
..6-Black Def Coord
..4-Minority Special teams coaches
..3-Black QB coaches
..34% of Vacancies filled by Minorities this year
..47% of Applicants interviewed were blacks

NYGiants..Hire Pat Flaherty as Offensive Assistant-was at Penn State
Seattle..Hire Carl Smith-QB coach-was with HOuston Texans
Seattle..Hire former player DeShawn Steed as DB-asst coach

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(Roster Moves)

Patriots..LB-Dont’a Hightower..OT-Marcus Cannon..S-Patrick Chung say they will return in 2021..sat out 2020-Covid season

Tennessee..Release WR-Adam Humphrey..(4.5M) cap savings
Giants..OT-Nate Solder says he will play in 2021..opted out 2020
Ravens..Give OT-Orlando Brown permission to seek a trade
Denver..Interested in Tyrod Taylor-Chargers..for backup QB job
Denver..Interested in veteran backup FA-QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick
Houston..Release RB-Duke Johnson
Houston..Release starting OC-Nick Martin

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(College Football)

Wofford College..receives 150M-Grant from former Alumni and ex-owner Carolina Panthers-Jerry Richardson.

Pac 12…Report Gene Smith-Ohio State AD..Greg Byrne-Alabama AD..Randy Freers-CEO Hulu…are lead candidates for vacant Commissioner’s job.

Penn State…Hire Dowell Loggains-Offensive Consultant-ex Jets Off Coord.

Michigan..Lands transfer QB-Alan Bowman as Grad Transfer

North Dakota-L-Southern Illinois..Bisons had 1AA record 39-game win streak snapped on Saturday
Jackson State…Deion Sanders-2nd game cancelled because of Covid issue at Mississippi Valley State

VMI…Record setting QB-Reece Ulinski-playing this spring for Keydets says he will transfer to Maryland as a Grad Student and play this fall.

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………..(Hockey)…………..

Gulls-L-Henderson Silver Knights (4-2)…San Diego G-Jeff Glass makes 35-saves in loss…Knights win 3-straight against Gulls…San Diego now (7-4) on season.

Kings-L-Minnesota (4-3) OT…Wild D-Matt Dumba scores game-winner in OT…Saturday night game

Ducks-L-Las Vegas (3-2) in OT…William Karlsson 2-goals for Knights…Saturday night

Ducks-Blues…Monday night matchup

Ducks-Vancouver..Report Canucks close to trading RW-Jake Virtanen to Anaheim for C-Danton Heinen….Virtanen has (51G) in 5-years in NHL.

Boston..Sign FA-D-Jarrod Tinardi-ex Nashville

Ottawa..Lose C-Derek Stepan for 6-months-shoulder surgery
Colorado..G-Pavel Francouz-out with groin injury
Buffalo..G-Linus Ullmark-miss 4W-sprained knee

Penguins..Hire Chris Pryor-Director Player Personnel-ex Flyers

Montreal..Mourns passing of Team President and GM-Irving Grundman (76Y)..Ran Montreal Forum then replaced Sam Pollock as GM

Western Hockey League…opened 24-game schedule on weekend..Ontario Hockey League and Quebec League remain on pause because of Covid.

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…………….(General)……………..

Tiger Woods…undergoes 2-surgical procedures on Thursday-Friday at Cedars Sinai Hospital…Flush of tissue…and Exam of bone damage in badly injured right legs.

PGA…WGC-Bradenton..Collin Morikawa finishes (-18) for win-pulled away from field
..(-18)..Collin Morikawa…4-birdie day
..(-15)..Brooks Koepka..5-birdies on day..Victor Hovlund..Billy Horschel
..(-12)..Rory McIlroy..Webb Stimpson

Champions Tour…Mike Weir wins Senior tour event in Tucson…Phil Mickelson finishes (-4)..shot (70-72-73)..had 2-match winning streak on Senior tour snapped

NASCAR…Miami 400..William Byron leads for 102-laps at end of race for win..beating Ty Reddick

MLS…Owner Ron Burkle backs out of deal to run an expansion team in Sacramento…cancelled plans after cost overruns at new Stadium would have increased 120M…on top of fee for franchise…and purchase price of the USL-Sacramento team.

English Premier League…Scoreboard
..Manchester City-W-West Ham..City wins 20th game in a row
..Manchester United-Tie-Chelsea..Drab game-both sides played poorly
..Liverpool-W-Sheffield..Liverpool snaps 4-match losing streak
..Leicester-L-Arsenal..Gunners score 3-goals..Leicester loses Harvey Barnes-knee injury
..Hot Spur-W-Burnley..(4-0) rout..Gareth Bales 2-goals for Tottenham
..Crystal Palace-Tie-Fulham..(0-0) game
..West Brom-W-Brighton..Refs void 2-Brighton goals

..Aston Villa-W-Leeds…Villa scores only goal (5′)
..Wolverhampton-Ties-Newcastle..Reuben Nieves scores (73′)

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