Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

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Padres-W-Arizona (5-1)..Clayton Richard-old school-throws complete game..allows 1R-5H in win over Diamondbacks-snapping 5-game losing streak…Ryan Schimpf solo HR…Hunter Renfroe 3H in win..San Diego (16-30)…

San Diego..Travel day heading out on 6-game road trip against Mets-Washington.

Padres..DL-P-Jered Weaver-put on strength program for chronic hip issues…blasted Friday night (.2-inning…7R-5H-2W-2HR)…Weaver had allowed MLB high 16HRs in 42-innings…(7.44-ERA).

Padres..Put P-Carter Capps on 60D-DL-rehab El Paso going slower
Padres..Claim SS-Chase D’Arnaud from Red Sox-been with 3-clubs
Padres..DFA-SS-Luis Sardinas-was hitting (.163)
Padres..P-Trevor Cahill having MRI on ailing shoulder-shutdown on longtoss workout.
Padres..P-Jered Weaver-MRI on ailing hip.

Padres..Team Stats amongst worst in baseball-entering weekend
..BA (.211)-29th in MLB..
..Strikeouts..(383K)-2nd most in MLB
..33-errors-28th MLB..
..Pitching..(4.70-ERA)…26th in MLB
..Pitching..allowed (59HR)..25th in MLB.

Dodgers-W-Miami (6-3)..Adrian Gonzalez 3RBIs..Joc Pederson HR…Dodgers now (26-19)…Marlins lost 11-of-13..

Dodgers…off day on Monday.
Dodgers..option P-Julio Urias to AAA..gave up 7R in 2-innings-Saturday
Dodgers…DL-3B-Justin Turner-hamstring..was hitting (.379)
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Dan Corcino-ex-Cubs
Dodgers..Former manager Tommy LaSorda (89) remains hospitalized..possible heart issues.

Angels-W-Mets (12-5)..CJ Cron grand slam HR..Mike Trout 2R-HR-RBI double..Trout with 14-HRs this season..Halos (23-23)..Mets lost 8-of-10…

Angels-Tampa Bay..Monday matchup-JC Ramirez-vs-Jake Odorizzi
Angels..Sign FA-P-Doug Fister-ex Astros-Tigers-Nationals..(77-76) career record
Angels..1B-Albert Pujols-tight hamstring-out lineup
Angels..P-Andrew Bailey-moved to 60-day-DL


Rockies-W-Reds..DJ LeMahieu 4Hts..Rockies hit 4HRs-Greg Holland 10th save..Colorado now (28-17)

Giants-L-Cardinals..Matt Carpenter 2R-HR..Randal Grichuk 3RBIs

Yankees-W-Tampa..Brett Gardner 2R-HR..NY (25-16)..

Blue Jays-W-Orioles..Devon Harris 3R-HR

Pirates-W-Phillies..David Freese hit by pitch-bases loaded in 1-0 win.

Washington-W-Braves..Steven Strasburg (5-1) 11K outing..Dan Murphy HR

Indians-W-Astros..Yan Gomes 3R-HR..RBI double-5RBI day

Twins-W-Royals..Minnesota hits 3HRs in opening game
Twins-L-Royals..Brandon Moss 2-solo HRs for Royals in nitecap

Cubs-W-Brewers..Kris Bryant 2-HRs..Anthony Rizzo 2R-HR

Red Sox-W-A’s..Mitch Moreland 2R-HR..Boston 15-hits-6 walks

White Sox-W-Mariners..Derek Holland (8inn-1R) in win

Texas-W-Detroit..Mike Napoli-Peter Kozma solo HRs.


Mets..Re-evaluation strength-conditioning program-wake of major injuries…8-players on DL including 4-pitchers.

Detroit..Former Tigers-Phillies OF-Glenn Wilson says he had to battle addiction to Vicodin end of his career..played 11-years in majors.


Boston..P-David Price-poor outing-rebab-(2inn-3R-5H-2W)
Astros..DL-P-Dallas Keuchel-pinched nerve neck (5-0)
Astros..DL-C-Brian McCann-concussion
Toronto..DL-P-Aaron Sanchez-finger cut
Miami..DL-P-Tom Koehler-shoulder
Mets..Setback 3B-David Wright-shoulder impingement
TBay..P-Shawn Tolleson-elbow surgery
Phillies..P-Jeremy Hellickson-back tightness

Indians..P-Corey Kluber-35P-sim game-test back
Reds..P-Anthony DeScalfini-throwing program-elbow
Cardinals..Activate SS-Jhonny Peralta from DL-viral infection


White Sox..Will sign Cuban FA-OF-Luis Robert-25M package..outbid Cardinals and other teams for 19-year old slugger.

Cardinals-Braves..Trade-1B-Matt Adams to Braves for minor leaguer.
Arizona-Braves..Trade P-Enrigue Burgos to Atlanta
White Sox-Orioles..Trade-Sox acquire P-Adam Katz
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Jhan Marinez from Milwaukee
Brewers..Callup P-Paolo Espino-30Y old-(2.54-ERA) in AAA.
Toronto..Callup OF-Anthony Alford-#1 prospect.



San Diego..Mayor Kevin Faulconer endorses ‘Soccer City’ Plan to build 33,500-seat stadium for MLS-Aztecs.

San Diego State..Says ‘FS Investors’ trying to hijack public lands…says FS wants to buy Qualcomm land 3M per acre-undeveloped…then re-sell it to SDSU for 13M-per acre value as developed real estate.

UT Poll….readers says (61%) support Soccer City plan..(25%) oppose.

Chargers…NFL says team will have to give up home date in 2018-19 to play an international game-pull them out of Stub Hub Center..Team faces ‘diminished revenues’ by having to play in soccer stadium for a three year period.

Chargers..WR-Dontrelle Inman to miss rest of OTA-minicamps..out 6W-with core abdominal muscle surgery.


Owners..Open spring meetings in Chicago…will review Raiders lease for Las Vegas Stadium….Will vote on changing Overtime games from 15-to-10 Minutes…Vote on allowing 2-IR players to be recalled each season..Will discuss possible NFL concussion list

New England..Police report says TE-Aaron Hernandez plead with prison officials to let him room with a gang member rather than be in isolation..

Detroit..Longtime Lions LB-Wayne Walker..then 20Y-broadcaster-passes away Parkinson’s disease (80Y).

Tampa Bay…Armed teenage robber sentenced to 5Y-prison for theft in home of Bucs DE-Gerald McCoy…had robbed 5-other houses.


Vikings..Coach Mike Zimmer-8th surgery on right eye-retina issues

Bills..Hire ex-Dolphins GM-Dennis Hickey for scouting job
Bills..Change defense from 3-4 to 4-3

Browns..Sign #1-pick-DE-Myles Garrett (4Y-30M) 20M guaranteed

Packers..Vote confidence to Def Coor-Dom Capers-team ranked 31st pass defense.

New England..Agent Don Yee denies Tom Brady suffered concussion last year.

49ers..Hire Ron Carthon-Rams-as Director Players Personnel.

Tampa Bay..Tell WR-DeSean Jackson ‘paying you big money to produce-not paying you on old school cred’.

(Roster Moves)

Eagles..Contact FA-CB-Darrelle Revis
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick-ex Jets
Browns..Sign Browns OG-Chris Barker-ex Patriots.
49ers..Visit with FA-DT-Kedric Goldston-ex Redskins

Calgary..CFL-Stampeders sign FA-QB-Ricky Stanzi-ex Chiefs


Oregon..RB-Thomas Tyner-transfers to Oregon State..sat out last year with shoulder surgeries.




Cavs-L-Boston…Celtics hit 18-3 point shots…Marcus Smart-Alvin Bradley combine for (40P)…Boston stays alive in series after getting beat by 46-at home on Friday…Held LeBron James to (11P)…Cleveland leads (2-1)

Boston..G-Iahiah Thomas-out for rest of year-hip injury.


Spurs-Golden State…Warriors go for sweep in San Antonio…lead series (3-0).

Spurs..Lose C-David Lee-torn patella tendon-knee


Cavs..Upset LeBron James left off final MVP list…3-finalists..Russell Westbrook..James Harden..Kahwhi Leonard.

Oklahoma City..C-Enes Kanther flies to London after having passport lifted as tried to enter home country Turkey…had been critical of Turkish government.

Atlanta..Interviews Chauncey Billups for vacant GM job.
Portland..deny Hawks permission to interview Neil Olshey-GM job
Pacers..Interview Chad Buchanan-Charlotte for front office job
New Orleans..Hire Chris Finch-Denver assistant-coach big men.




Ottawa-L-Pittsburgh (7-0)..Penguins score 4-goals in lst period-knock goalie Craig Anderson out of game..Pittsburgh leads (3-2) in series…


Anaheim-at-Nashville….Game #6-tonight in Bridgestone Arena…Predators lead (3-2) but without 3-forwards..Ryan Johannsen..Mike Fisher…Pontus Aberg all hurt.

Nashville..Ryan Johannsen-emergy surgery for blood clot in thigh and tissue breakdown brought on by exhaustion….Fisher-shoulder injury…Aberg-concussion.

Ducks..Ryan Getzlaf apologizes for homophobic slur towards ref-was fined 10,000

San Jose..F-Joel Ward-major shoulder surgery-out 4-months.

Arizona..Sign FA-D-Kevin Larsson-Weden.
NY Islanders..Sign FA-G-Linus Soderstom-Weden.

Islanders..Hire Kelly Buchberger-Scott Gomez-assistant coaches

Memorial Cup…Erie Otters win lst playoff game over Seattle Thunderbirds…Windsor Spitfires upset St John’s Sea Dogs in opening game of round robin tourney.



Indy 500-Pole Qualifying…Scott Dixon takes pole (232.1)…Ed Carpenter (231.6)..Alex Rossi (231.4) round out front row..Formula 1-star Fernando Alonso starts 5th (230.0)….Ryan Hunter Reay will start 10th..Juan Montoya-2 time winner-start 18th..Helio Castroneves-19th

Indy…Sebastian Bordais fractured hip-pelvis-back after hitting wall after red hot 231mph lap on Saturday..horrific crash.

Indy….Saturday top qualifiers..Ed Carpenter (230.4)..Takuma Sato (230.3)….Scott Dixon (230.0)…Fernando Alonso (230).

NASCAR…Charlotte All Star Race…Kyle Busch out runs Kyle Larson-Jimmie Johnson on final 10-lap restart…Race plagued by tire problems…and new format which led to no passing at all.

Preakness…Cloud Computing come from behind win on final turn in big upset at Pimlico…Out ran tiring Classic Empire…Derby winner Always Dreaming faded to 8th.

Soccer…English Premeir League…Chelsea wins league race…Tottenham Hot Spur finishes 2nd..Manchester DCity-3rd…Liverpool surprising 4th…..Arsenal finishes 5th-first time in 20-years-will not play in the Champions League next year.

Arsenal…Board of Directors proposes 1.3B buyout of majority owner Stan Kroenke-disliked American owner….Kroenke rejects overture to leave EPL franchise.

Boxing…UCF and Connor McGregor say they want to negotiate a fight with champion Floyd Mayweather-but arguing over purse split…Mayweather wants 70-30% split.

Canelo Alvarez…Signs to fight Gennady Galookin for September 16th title bout.

Tennis..Roger Federer pulling out of French Open…to concentrate on prep for Wimbledon.

Golf…Byron Nelson-Classic…Billy Hoeschel beats Jason Day on lst hole of playoff..Day misses 4-foot putt in loss.

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