Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on February 26th, 2024  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-W-Cubs (7-0)..,Randy Vasquez-2 no hit inning..Drew Thorpe (1inn-0R)..in win…Jackson Merrill 2-singles-2 RBIs…Jose Azucar HR-Double…Jacob Marsee 2-doubles…Sunday game…Padres (1-3) in spring

Padres-L-Brewers (11-7)..Saturday…Pedro Avila shelled (1in-54R-6H-2W)…Robert Suarez (0.1inn-3R-3H)…Adrian Morejon-Tom Cosgrove-Ale Jacob-Jairo Iriarte all 1-shutout inning.

Padres..Joe Musgrove-Michael King will pitch Monday-vs-Cleveland…Yu Darvish pitch-Tuesday
Padres.Yu Darvish throws 32P-live bullpen

Padres..2B-Xander Bogaerts…Last year’s team ‘Lacked Fight-Hunger’
Padres..Manager Mike Schildt…Spring Training results irrelevant…Progression import…Don’t over evaluate early in spring

Padres..Make offer to FA-OF-Keke Hernandez-ex Dodgers..career (.239-hitter)
Padres..P-Yuki Matsui leaves workout-back spasm
Padres..DH-Manny Machado-swing feels comfortable coming off elbow surgery

Dodgers-W-A’s (4-2)..Max Muncy 2RHR…James Outman HR in LA win..Sunday game..Dodgers now (4-0) in spring

Dodgers-Angels (7-7) tie-Saturday..Tyler Glasnow struggles (1.2inn-1R-4H)..Daniel Hudson 1inn-0R)


Dodgers..P-Walker Beuhler not ready for games-must find ‘strike zone consistency’
Dodgers..DH-Shohei Ohtani debuts-Tuesday…P-Yosh Yamamoto pitch Wednesday
Dodgers..Impressed by rookie pitcher Landon Knack (2inn-0H-4K)
Dodgers..P-James Paxton-Blake Treinen-impressive BP sessions
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw-will report this week continues shoulder rehab

Dodgers..President Andrew Friedman..’Yosh Yamamoto-best command since Greinke-Maddux…Arm talent incredible…spent 3Y-scouting him’….’Shohei Ohtani-preparation never seen this attention to detail

Angels-L-Reds 9-4)…Luke Maile 3RHR-Cinn…Hunter Green (1.2inn-4K) Cinn..Halos P-Adam Rangel (2inn-5R-6H)..Sunday..Halos (0-1-1) given up 16R-in two games


Angels..2B-Luis Rengifo-hamstring
Angels..IF-Mike Stefanic-quad issue
Angels..Release C-Francisco Mejia-ex Padres
Angels..Free agent offer to OF-Keke Hernandez-ex Dodgers
(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Resign OF-Cody Bellinger (3Y-80M) contract..with opt outs after 1st-2nd years..will make (30-30-20M) over contract

Giants..DH-JD Martinez rejects (2Y) free agent offer
Boston..Offer FA-P-Jordan Montgomery (25M) deal-rejected

Seattle..Sign FA-OF-Brian Anderson-ex Miami-Milwaukee
Royals..Sign FA-C-Austin Nola-ex Padres
Reds..Sign FA-OF-Tony Kemp-ex A’s..FA-OF-Mike Ford-ex Yankees
Arizona..sign FA-OF-Kyle Garlick-ex Twins..FA-OF-Albert Almora-ex Cubs
Phillies..Sign FA-C-Cam Gallager-ex Cleveland
(MLB Notes)

Trevor Bauer…Interview LA Times…’Served my time…this is not a lifetime ban…Deserve to comeback.

Union-Tony Clark…Rejects idea MLBPA should agree to a FA-Window in December…’Players earned this right to take all the time they want on deals’….’Favor MLB Players in Olympics-but need to workout schedule’…’Union has right to have input on A’s relocation plans for ’25-26-27’…against  (:18) pitch clock with men on base

Mets..owner Steve Cohen1B-Peter Alonso will test free agency next winter-no contract talks

Yankees..Juan Soto 3R-HR…(2-2) in NY debut…Rookie Spencer Jones (5-5)-4RBI-HR in two games

Mets..P-Kodai Senga-Plasma Platelet-shoulder-out 4W
Red Sox..SS-Vaugh Grissom-hamstring
Giants..OF-Jung Hoo-Lee-oblique
Tigers.OF-Kerry Carpenter-hamstring
Cardinals..IF-Tom Edman-wrist
Seattle..P-Matt Brash-P-George Santos-shoulder issues.
Washington..P-Dylan Floro-shoulder
Houston..P-Forrest Whitley-finger sprain
Cleveland..OF-George Valera-hamstring
Reds..2B-Jon India-arch
Orioles..P-Craig Kimbrel-quad
Royals..P-Carlos Hernandez-shoulder
Phillies..3B-Alec Bohm-neck

Yankees..OF-Jasson Dominguez cleared to begin throwing-Monday-elbow issues
Tigers..P-Casey Mize-throws BP first time-since elbow surgery



NFL..Announces 2024-Salary Cap (255M)…goes up (30M) from last year..record single year increase

NFL..Combine opens in Indianapolis-Monday

Bears…Could start taking trade offers for QB-Justin Fields…Steelers-Atlanta-Raiders-Minnesota  all interested.

Broncos..Could make decision on releasing QB-Russell Wilson…Due (37M) Guaranteed on March 15th…Broncos could take (45M) dead money cap hit with release

Vikings..WR-Justin Jefferson reportedly wants (3Y-90M) extension-all guaranteed
Seattle..Former star DB-Richard Sherman-DUI Arrest

Saints..Restructure QB-Derek Carr…23M-cap savings
Tampa Bay..QB-Jameis Winston wants to be a starter-will test free agency
Tampa Bay..Begins contract extension talks QB-Baker Mayfield

Chiefs..P-Matt Araiza had 3-free agent offers at end of season-decided to wait till off season to sign

Chicago..Ex Bears K-Robbie Gould retires-18Y career..becomes high school coach-Illinois

Shareece Wright..former NFL-CB says he was sexually abused by a female trainer while in high school in Colton, California…Trainer Tiffany Strauss forced sex on young players..she became AD at a high school-now under suspension.

Chargers..New Off Coor-Greg Roman..’imagine QB-Justin Herbert with power run game’
Chargers..Def Coor-Jesse0 Minter..’Derwin James will be matchup piece-dynamic player closer to line of scrimmage

Eagles..Announce 9-new assistant coaches led by Kellen Moore-Vic Fangio

Dallas..Former star WR-Golden Richards-passes (73Y)..had health-drug problems

Arizona..KTAR-Radio condemned for interview with troubled owner Michael Bidwill and not asking him any pertinent questions about ‘Toxic Workplace’ issues and firings-resignations-lawsuits with at least 7-front office employees.
(Roster Moves)

Rams..Re-sign FA-WR-DeMarcus Robinson
Rams..Release C-Brian Allen
Bengals..Franchise tag WR-Tee Higgins (21.8M) cap hit
Miami..Release CB-Xaverian Howard-LB-Emanuel Ogbah

(College Football)

UCLA..Hires Eric Bieniemy as Assistant Head Coach-Offensive Coordinator..spent 15Y-Chiefs and last year in Washington

Georgia State..Hire Dell McGee-head coach..ex-U Georgia assistant

NBC..Removes Jac Collinsworth as TV-Voice Notre Dame..rehires Dan Hicks

CFB Committee…Meets 9-hours in Dallas discussing plans for 14-team playoffs in 2026..that would give additional ‘guaranteed slots’ to teams from Power 4-Conferences



Aztecs-W-Fresno State (73-41)…SDSU jumps out to (12-0) lead..has another (12-0) run in first half…led by 30-points early in game…Held Bulldogs to (24%) shooting

USD-L-St Mary’s (88-62)…Gaels hit 11-3’s..built 13P lead early

UCLA-L-USC (62-56)..Boogie Ellis (24P)..Bruins shot (32%)…UCLA (14-13)

Mountain West..Weekend of upset..Colorado State (20-17) lost to UNLV…New Mexico (21-7) lost at home to Air Force


Lakers-L-Suns…(123-113)..Suns hit 17-3’s…Phoenix-6 in double figures…Grayson Allen-Royce O’Neale combined for 12’s in win…LeBron James (28P) in loss…Sunday…Lakers (30-28)…

Clippers-Sacramento..Kings led (56-51) at halftime at Press Time Sunday..Clippers (37-18)

Lakers-W-Spurs (113-108)-Friday…Survived Victor Webenyama (27P-10R-8A) game
Clippers-W-Memphis (101-95)-Friday..Kawhi Leonard (24P-8R)

Scott Pollard..NBA center has 2nd emergency procedure to help with heart transplant-stable
Miami..G-Tyler Herrro-hyperextended knee
Sixers..Activate G-DeAnthony Melton-missed 18G-back issues

Dallas..Mavs fans confront Kevin Durant before Suns game..call him ‘bitch’ while shooting video of him..Durant says fans ‘feel entitled they can do anything’

Kings..Fire broadcaster Matt Barnes-color analyst..for confrontations with refs-fans at high school basketball game…

Nets..Lose by (28P) in debut of interim coach Kevin Ollie…’no effort at all’

Warriors..Give coach Steve Kerr (2Y-35M) extension..has (502-264) record


Miami..G-Jimmy Butler among 4-players ejected fight with Pelicans players-fans
Washinngton..Bench G-Jordan Poole
Oklahoma City..Release OF-Aleksij Pokusevski



Ducks-L-Nashville (4-2)…Filip Forsborg G-A for Predators….Sunday…Ducks (20-35-3)..Los t6-of-8

Kings-at-Edmonton..Monday…Kings on (7-2-1) hot streak

Kings-W-Ducks (3-2) OT-SO-Saturday..G-John Gibson 48-saves in loss

Kings..Put F-Viktor Arvidsson back on injured list with recurring back issues..has missed 51-games


Gulls-L-Ontario (3-2)…Reign jumped to (3-0) lead -held on..

Winnipeg..Commissioner Gary Bettman will meet with Jets officials to discuss the financial issues with the club..Jets have lost 35%-season ticket holders and are 29th in NHL attendance…Season tickets have gone from 13,000-to-9500 in three years

Arizona..Release F-Adam Ruzicka after he appeared in a social media video that had drugs in them.

NJ Devils..Coach Lindy Ruff says excessive media pressure has caused problems with team

NY Rangers..hot streak..won 10-in a row

Montreal..Legendary D-Jean Guy Talbot passes away (91Y)…Won 7-Stanley Cup rings with Canadiens-Blues…Coached St Louis-NY Rangers



(Golf)..Mexico Open-PGA Tour
..(-19)..Jake Knapp had 11-birdies-Saturday-took commanding lead
..(-17)..Sami Valimaki finished second

Tiger Woods..son Charley fails to qualify for PGA event…shot (86)..had a 12-on one hole
(NASCAR)..Atlanta 400…Wild photo finish..DanielSuarez finishes by a bumper ahead of Ryan Blaney-Åustin Cindri in what appeared to be dead heat…Race had 10-cautions…47-lead changes…two major crashes in final 15-laps bunched field…Blaney had held lead by blocking challenges till Saurez got inside run to win

Formula 1…Max Verstappen-Red Bull-nearly crashes in testing at Bahrain road course…Cars horsepower and downforce package pullup manhole cover on street court nearly wrecking car.

English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Arsenal-W-Newcastle..(2-0)..Gunners (18-4-4)
..Manchester City-W-Bournemouth…City now (18-3-5)
..Manchester United-L-Fulham (2-1)..Man U-lose F-Rasmus Hojlund-injury
..Brighton-Tie-Everton…Everton 9-match winless streak
..Crystal Palace-W-Burnley…USA import Chris Richards scores first goal
..Aston Villa-W-Nottingham Forest..Ollie Watkins goal
..Wolverhampton-W-Sheffield…Sheffield now (3-19-4) headed to relegation

..West Ham-vs-Brentford..Monday
Wyoming…3-Wyoming swimmers die in rollover auto accident between Laramie-Ft Collins on Interstate 287

IOC..Court of Appeals..rejects ROC appeal of ban of Russian athletes competing for Russia as country in Paris Olympics


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