Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on November 8th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)..

Padres..P-Mark Meloncan opts out of contract for 2022 to become free agent…Made 5M-this year after 39-save season..(2.23ERA)…Will likely want 8-to-10M next year on multi-year deal.

Padres..Pick up options on Ps-Criag Stammen (3.06-ERA) for 4M…Pierce Johnson (3.22-ERA) for 3M

Padres..Do not pick up options on P-Keone Kela..Of-Jake Marisnik-letting them become free agents.

Padres..Lose bench coach Skip Schumacher…takes same position with Cardinals
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Dodgers..Midnight Sunday deadline qualifying offers to 4-free agents…Make qualifying offers (18.4M) to Corey Seager..Chris Taylor..Do not offer Clayton Kershaw though can negotiate to re-sign him….Not allowed to offer to Max Scherzer or Kenley Jansen but will negotiate with them.

Dodgers..Outright P-Scott Alexander off 40-man roster

Angels..Sign FA-2B-Andrew Velasquez-ex Yankees..hit (.224)
Angels..Make (18.4M) qualifying offer to P-Raisel Iglesias
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(Roster Moves)

Houston..Offer SS-Carlos Correa (5Y-160M)..highest contract ever in Houston
Houston…Offer (18.4M) Q-offer to P-Justin Verlander
Rockies…Q-Offer to SS-Trevor Story…but do not offer P-Jon Gray
Giants..Make Q-offer to Brandon Beltt
White Sox..Pick up 16M-option P-Craig Kimbrel
Indians..Pick up option 3B-Jose Ramirez (14M
Toronto..Make qualifying offer (18.4M) to SS-Marcus Semien..P-Robbie Ray
Mets..Make qualifying offer (18.4M) to P-Noah Syndegaard..OF-Mike Conforto
Reds..Make qualifying offer (18.4M) to OF-Nick Castellanos

Astros..No qualifying offer to P-Justin Verlander
Giants..Decline (22M) option for P-Johnny Cueto
Twins..Decline offer P-Alex Colome
White Sox..Decline offer 2B-Cesar Hernandez

Red Sox..OF-Kyle Schwarber opts out (32HR)
Braves..OF-Joc Pederson opts out (18HR)

Giants..Sign FA-P-Hujter Harvey-ex Orioles
Giants..Sign FA-OF-Austin Dean-ex Cardinals
Giants..Sign FA-P-Joe Palumbus-ex Texas
Twins..Sign FA-P-Jharrell Cotton-ex A’s
Red Sox..Sign FA-OF-Tim Locastro-ex Yankees
Pirates..Sign FA-OF-Greg Allen-ex Yankees-Padres-Indians
Washington..Sign FA-1B-Francisco Perez-ex Indians
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Ryan Sherrif-ex Tampa
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Wade Miley-ex Reds..(3.37-ERA)

Texas..Outright P-Matt Bush..OF-Ron Guzman
Phillies..Outright OF-Travis Jankowski
Cardinals..outright 2B-Max Moroff
Twins..Outright 2B-Rob Refsnyder
Milwaukee..Release P-Eric Yardley
Tigers..Release P-Drew Hutchinson..P-Ian Krol
Royals..Release P-Jakob Junis
White Sox..Release P-Evan Marshall..OF_Brian Goodwin
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(MLB Notes)

Astros..Sign OF-Dusty Baker to 1-year extension…Led team to ALCS-World Series last two years…has (1,987) career wins.

Cleveland..Hires Chris Valaika-hitting coach-ex Rockies

Hall of Fame-Golden Committee…meets Monday to discuss candidates for Cooperstown…On the list..Gil Hodges..Minnie Minoso..Roger Maris.
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(NFL Scoreboard)

Chargers-W-Eagles (27-24)…K-Dustin Hopkins kicks 29Y-FG with (:02) left to cap red-hot passing day for QB-Justin Herbert…Bolts go to (5-3)…Eagles lost 4-in a row at home
..Justin Herbert (32-38) 356Y-2TD in win..had 2-4th down QB sneaks for first downs
..Keenan Allen (12R-104Y)
..Joey Bosa 1QB-sack..6-pressures on Jalen Hurts
..9-Chargers caught passes in game
..Bolts (445Y) total offense
..Chargers survived failing on 4th down at 1..after 98-yard drive
..Eagles QB-Jalen Hurts (162P-62R) in loss
..WR-DeVante Smith (5R-176Y)
..Eagles had (176R) but lost
..Chargers survived losing 4-CBs with injuries during game

 

Chargers…4-DBs on injured list…Tavaughn Campbell…Mike Davis..Ahoi Gilman..Asante Samuel all ailing heading to Sunday game.

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(Scoreboard)

Rams-L-Titans. (28-16)……Tennessee scores 2-TDs in (:11) in 2nd quarter dominates game…Kevin Bayard 24Y-TD-interception….Titans defense 5-sacks-2 interceptions….Ryan Tannehill (143P) in win without injured RB-Derrick Henry….Matthew Stafford (294Y) passing in lopsided loss…LA (7-1)..Tenn (6-2)…Sunday Night Football..

Browns-W-Bengals (41-14)..Denzel Ward 99Y-Interception TD..Browns defense 5-sacks-3 takeaways…RB-Nick Chubb (137R)..Baker Mayfield (218P-TD)…Joe Burrow (242P) in loss..Cleve (5-4)..Cinn (5-4)

Denver-W-Dallas (30-16)…Broncos led 30-0 during game..QBTed Bridgewater (249P-TD)…RBs Javante Williams-Melvin Gordon combined (191R)…Dak Prescott (232P) 2TD…….Cowboys (6-2)..Broncos (5-4)..snap Dallas 6-game win streak

Houston-L-Miami (17-9)…Game marred by 9-turnvoers…QBTyrod Taylor  3-interceptions..5-sacks…Jacoby Brissett 2-intercpetions-fumble-4sacks…..Texans (1-8)..Dolphins (2-7)

Saints-L-Falcons (27-25)…Matt Ryan (343P2TD)…WR-Cordarelle Patterson(6R-126Y) in win…Trevor Sieman (249P-2TD) in loss….New Orleans (5-3)..Atlanta (4-4)

Raiders-L-Giants(23-16)…Giants CB-Xavier McKinney 41-Interception-TD…2nd pick also..RB-Devotae Booker (99R)…QB-Derek Carr (296P)-2 picks-fumble……Las Vegas (5-3)..Giants (3-6)

Patriots-W-Carolina (24-6)…Pats defense 3-interceptions..QB-Mac Jones (139P-TD)……New England (5-4)..Panthers (4-5)

Bills-L-Jaguars..(9-6)…Jags defense 3-takeaways-4 sacks..QB-Josh Allen 2 picks-fumble..in loss..Buffalo (6-2)..Jacksonville (2-7)

Vikings-L-Ravens (34-31) OT…Jason Tucker 36Y-FG (:16)…QB-Lamar Jackson (266P-160R)….WR-Marquise Brown (9R-116Y) in win…Ravens (500Y) offense…..Minn (3-6)..Balt (6-2)

Packers-L-Chiefs (13-7)..Patrick Mahomes (166P-TD)…Harrison Butker 2FGs..Jordan Love (190P-Int)…Mason Crosby flocked field goal-missed field goal in loss….GBay (7-2)…KC (5-4)..Snapped Packers 7-game win streak

Arizona-W-49ers (31-17)…QB-Colt McCoy (249P-TD)…RB-James Connor (173APY) including 45Y-TD catch…Jim Garoppolo (376P-2TD-Int-5 sacks) in loss..Cardinals (8-1)..SF (3-5)…Ninerslost 4-in a row at home

Steelers-Bears..Monday Night..Pittsburgh (4-3)..Chicago (3-5)
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(Injuries)

49ers..IR-DE-Dee Ford-knee
Miami..IR-WR-DaVante Parker-hamstring
Dallas..IR-TE-Blake Jarwin-hip
Browns..IR-OT-Jack Conklin-elbow
Bills..Put QB-Mitch Trubisky on Covid list
Bills..IR=OG-Jon Feliciano-calf
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(Roster Moves)

Raiders…Zoom call with FA-WR-DeSean Jackson-ex Rams-Eagles
Browns..Release WR-Odell Beckham on Monday..Saints-SF-Patriots interested
Vikings..Sign FA-OC-Spencer Pulley-ex Chargers
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(NFL Notes)

Packers..QB-Aaron Rodgers tries to portray himself as a ‘victim’ in Covid test without vaccine…Says he has immune issue and is taking different type of medication to protect against the virus…Petitioned NFL for waiver from vaccine-rejected…Has problem with Union agreement “I didn’t sign away my rights as a player-the union did’…”Some of rules of NFL are not based on science’…’Union tried to shame people to get the vaccine’….Preva Health-who employed Rodgers as a spokesman for its health group cancelled his endorsement contract on Saturday

Raiders…WR-Henry Rugg-now facing 4-DUI felonies in drunk driving death..back in court on Wednesday for hearing

Raiders..CB-Damon Arnette sued for 92,000 for hitting woman’s car-injuring her and then leaving scene to go to practice.
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(College Football)

Aztecs-W-Hawaii (17-10)…SDSU defense shuts off Warriors drives at 5 and 15 yard line…Aztecs defense 4-sacks..2-takeaways..6-tackles for losses…SDSU now (8-1) on season

USD-W-Morehead State (10-3)…Toreros win 6th in row…USD 2-interceptions…goal line stand..blocked field goal.
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(Pac 12)

USC-L-Arizona State (31-16)…Devils RB-Rachaard White (202R-3TD)..had TD runs of 7-47-50

UCLA-Bye week

Oregon-W-Washington (26-16)..Ducks RB-Travis Dye (211R-TD) driving rainstorm

Oregon State-L-Colorado (37-34)..Beavers missed 38Y-FG in OT-hit 60Y-FG in 4th Q

Arizona-W-Cal (10-3)..Wildcats snap 20-games losing streak

Utah-W-Stanford (52-7)..Utes RB-Tavion Thomas (177R-4TD) in win
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(Mountain West)

Wyoming-W-Colorado State (31-17)..RB-Titus Swenn (166R) for Cowboys
Utah State-W-NMexico State (35-13)..Logan Bonner (358P-4TD)
Air Force-L-Army (21-14) OT..Cadets recover fumble in end zone for game winning TD
Boise-W-Fresno (40-14)..Broncos defense 3-interceptions-5 sacks in huge upset
UNLV-W-NMexico (21-17)..Rebs QB-Charles Friel (227P-2TD) in upset win
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(Top Ranked)

1-Georgia-W-Missouri..QB-Stetson Bennett (255P-2TD)
2-Cincinnati-W-Tulsa..Cats QB-Desmond Ritter (274P-2TD)
3-Alabama-W-LSU..QB-Bryce Young (302P-2TD) in 20-14 win
4-Oklahoma..Bye Week
5-Michigan St-L-Purdue..QB-Aiden O’Connell (531P-3TD)
6-Ohio State-W-Nebraska..QB-CJ Stroud (405P-2TD)
7-Oregon-W-Washington..Travis Dye (211R) for Ducks in rainstorm
8-Notre Dame-W-Navy..QB-Jack Coan (269P-TD)..Irish (430-180) edge offense
9-Michigan-W-Indiana..RB-Hassan Haskins (168R)
10-Wake Forest-L-North Carolina..Ty Chandler (213R-4TD) in upset win..Deacons QB-Sam Hartman (398P-5TD) in loss
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(College Football)

Sun Belt Conference…adds James Madison as 14th member..Dukes 1AA power

Conference USA..Adds New Mexico State..Liberty-Jacksonville State-Sam Houston…after 9-schools exited conference

Washington..Huskie fire Off Coord-John Donovan after he shoved player in anger outburst on sidelines..
U Mass..fires head coach Walt Bell (2-23) in 3 years

AP Poll…1-Georgia..2-Cincinnati..3-Alabama…4-Oklahoma…5-Oregon..6-Ohio State..7-Notre Dame..8-Michigan State…9-Michigan..10-Oklahoma State
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…(Basketball)……..

Lakers-L-Portland (105-90)….Trailblazers led by 14-in first quarter…built lead to 36-points in second half…Lakers F-Ahthohy Davis left with virus issue during 1st quarter…Russell Westbrook (1-13) shooting…..Saturday game

Clippers-Charlotte…LA rallied from behind…led (106-102) late in 4th quarter at Press Time…Clippers had 6-players in double figures….Terrance Mann-Luke Kennard had 29-combind off the bench in Sunday game

 

NBA..Begins probe of Suns owner Robert Sarver accused of using N-word racial slurs in staff meetings and lewd behavior comments with staff.

Portland..NBA begins probe of Blazers GM Neil Olshey after charges of creating a toxic workplace.

Toronto..Buys out contract F-Sam Dekker.

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…(Hockey)…

Ducks-W-Blues (4-1)…Troy Terry scores 8th goal of season…Sam Carrick-Sam Steele also score as Anaheim hot streak continues……Sunday game

Ducks-Arizona (3-2)..Sam Carrick scores goal…Coyotes (0-10-2)
Kings-W-Devils (3-2)..Alex Iafallo game winning goal

Ducks..Callup D-Simon Benoit from San Diego Gulls-AHL

Chicago..Fires Coach Jeremy Collation after (1-9-2) start

Las Vegas..Newly acquired C-Jack Eichel to have disc replacement surgery in neck next Friday..will be out 3-to-4 months after ‘experimental’ surgery

Blues..D-torrey Krug placed on Covid list
Blues..Lose D-Brayden Schenn-knee issue
Ottawa..C-Austin Watson-placed on Covid list
Washington..D-Anthony Mantha-shoulder surgery
Columbus..F-Patrick Laine-out 4W-oblique

Calgary..C-Matthew Tkachuk-fined 5,000 for hi stick incident

San Diego Gulls-Colorado Eagles..AHL action-Saturday

AHL..announces expansion team in Palm Springs will be known as Coachella Valley Firebirds when it starts play next fall.
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…(General)….

Breeders Cup Classic….Knicks Go bolted to early lead and coasted to a near 3-length win in 6M race at Delmar…Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit was 2nd…Essential Quality finished a strong 3rd…Hot Rod Charley was 4th.
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NASCAR….Phoenix 400…Kyle Larson wins 10th race of season…surged to lead..held off Martin Truex final 28-laps to win points championship

Formula 1…Max Verstappen runs away from field for easy win Mexico City Grand Prix…had (:16) lead over Lewis Hamilton.
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Soccer..English Premier League…Scoreboard

Manchester United-W-Manchester City (2-0)  United guilty of own goal in loss
Chelsea-Ties-Burnley..Blues give up goal in 79′
Wolverhampton-L-Crystal Palace (2-0)..Will Zaha key goal
Norwich City-W-Brentford..City scores on penalty shot=1st win of year
Brighton-Newcastle..wind up in 1-1 tie
Southampton-W-Aston Villa..upset win for Southies

Arsenal-W-Watford…Gunners turning season around..
Everton-Hot Spur..Plays to 0-0 tie
Leeds-Leicester..Winds up in suprirse 1-1 tie
Liverpool-L-West Ham…Liverpool gives up own goal and goals in 57 and 64’…Liverpool now (6-1-4)

 

San Diego Loyal-L-San Antonio (2-0) in USL playoff game…Loyal were winless in final 4-games of season and hot streak middle of year.

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