Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on April 9th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

..(Masters)

Masters…Patrick Reed holds off huge rallies from Ricky Fowler-Jordan Spieth to win the Green Jacket….Reed hit pressure packed shots on 18th hole for 1-stroke win…finished (-15-273)…..Rickey Fowler birdied 3-of-final 4-holes-finished second (274)…Jordan Spieth shot a 64…finsihed third ()275) along with Jon Rahm….Rory McIlroy was 5th (279) …but missed short putts on 2-3-5-8-10th holes….Tiger Woods had bad Friday-never recovered….Phil Mickelson double-triple bogeys on Friday-career worst (79) at Augusta.

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……(Hockey)……..

Humboldt Broncos…RCMP investigating fatal team bus crash that killed 15-people in Saskatchewan-including 10-players of Broncos Junior A-team on way to playoff game…Also killed Coach-GM-2 staff members and driver….Bus collided with tractor trailer truck fully loaded at a highway intersection…14-players hospitalized…2-in critical condition….1-in-coma…goaltender paralyzed…..Double tractor trailer-hauling Peat moss tee-boned bus…in 5pm accident.

NHL….helps raise 3M-in first 29-hours for families of players killed in Saskatchewan accident….Oilers coach Todd McLellan-Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock wept at their press conferences talking about the accident.

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Anaheim Ducks…late season surge-finish 2nd in Pacific Division and 5th in Western Conference…likely play San Jose in very tough first round…Ducks went (10-1-1) in playoff drive

LA Kings…struggle to finish season..wind up 4th in division…7th in conference…likely to play Las Vegas in brutal opening round.

NYRangers..fire coach Alain Vigneault after failing to make playoffs..team went into tank after management traded 3-veteran players at the deadline…Vigneault (226-147-37) in New York.

Red Wings..give GM-Ken Holland 2-year extension to rebuild team.

Chicago..Veteran F-Patrick Sharpe announces NHL retirement.
Arizona Coyotes..Sign G-Anti Rant to 3Y extension.
Ducks..Sign G-Ollie Eriksson-Ek to 3Y-deal..had (2.01-GAA) in Finnish Elite League.

San Diego Gulls-W-Ontario..score 2-power play goals.

Minnesota-Duluth-W-Notre Dame…Bulldogs win NCAA hockey title..outshot Irish (35-19) in title game…Won despite losing 10-players off last year’s team..played 5-freshmen on defense.

Hobey Baker Award…given to Vancouver rookie Andre Gaudette-Northeastern…scored 30-goals in 39-games this year.

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……..(Baseball)……..

Padres-L-Astros (4-1)…C-Mike Stassi hits 3R-HR..Josh Riddick solo HR off Tyson Ross…Ross ()6inn-4R-6H-7K) was strong early….Padres offense staggering….last 5-games (.209i) batting average….Padres now (2-8)….Astros (8-2).
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Padres-L-Astros..Saturday night..1B-Eric Hosmer over-runs pop fly ball allowing winning run to score…Padres struck out 14X.

Padres-Rockies…Monday night matchup-Clayton Richard-vs-Jon Gray.

Padres..Release minor leaguers P-Zach LeMond-former 3rd round pick went (15-22) in minors…OF-Edwin Moreno….OF-Fernando Perez-former 3rd round draft pick.

Padres-Texas..Trade…San Diego acquires minor league C-Brett Nicholas for player to be named later.

Padres..P-Dinelson Lamet-goes to 90′ long toss to test ailing elbow.
Padres..OF-Wil Myers-still no baseball related activity-rest elbow.
Padres..P-Kirby Yates…to rest sprained ankle-listed day-to-day

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Dodgers-W-Giants (2-1)…Kyle Farmer RBI-double in 10th…Clayton Kershaw (7inn-1R)….Dodgers (3-6) on year..

LA-L-San Francisco…Andrew McCutchen (6-7)..hit 3R-HR in 14th inning…Dodgers used 10-pitchers in the game….LA (2-6) start-worst since 1976.

Dodgers..P-Kenley Jansen says arm is healthy..velocity has gone from 93.6mph to 90.6 since end of last season.

Dodgers…Idle on Monday

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Angels-W-A’s (6-1)….Rookie P-.Shohei Ohtani dazzling (7-inn-0R-1H-12K)…Retired 19-batters in a row during game…Albert Pujols RBI-double…Mike Trout HR-RBI single…Halos (7-3)…

Angels-L-A’s…Saturday setback..P-JC Martinez (2inn-3R-2H-5W) in loss.

Halos-at-Texas..Monday matchup Garrett Richards-vs-Doug Fister.

Angels..P-JC Martinez has forearm tightness-history elbow injuries
Angels..P-Matt Shoemaker-MRI-elbow nerve
Angels..P-Andrew Heaney sent to Class A-for rehab assignment
Angels..Callup 2B-Ryan Schimpf…hit 34HRs in parts of two seasons with Padres-but plagued with strikeouts.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-L-Orioles..Danny Valencia 2R-HR in 12-inning win…NY now (5-5)..
Red Sox-W-Rays..Bosox erupt for 6R-in-8th inning..Boston (8-1)…Tampa (1-8)
Indians-W-Royals..Yan Gomes 2R-HR..
Pirates-W-Reds…Jaimson Taillon throws 1-hitter..Greg Polanco 2R-HR…Pittsburgh now (7-2)..
Tigers-White Sox..Mifuel Cabrera Sac Fly in (1-0) win.
Cubs-W-Brewers..Ben Zobrist HR..Chicago (5-4)
Arizona-W-Cardinals..AJ Pollock solo HR..David Peralta 2R-HR…Arizona (7-2)..
Blue Jays-W-Rangers…Kendrys Morales 3R-HR .
Rockies-L-Braves..Nick Markakis HR…Atlanta now (6-3)..
Mets-Washington..Adrian Gonzalez Grand Slam HR..Asdrubel Cabrera solo HR..Bryce Harper 2R-HR.
Twins-Mariners…Snowed out in Minnesota

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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-P-Troy Scribner-ex Angels
Arizona..DFA-OF-Jeremy Hazlebaker
Miami..Open talks with FA-P-Dustin McGowan
Milwaukee..Callup P-JJ Hoover
Indians..Recall OF-Tyler Naquin
White Sox..Callup P-Bruce Rondon
Mariners..DFA-P-Jacob Turner
Mariners..Callup P-Tyler Cloyd.
Mariners..Sign FA-C-Chris Herrmann-ex Arizona

(Injuries)

Brewers..DL-P-Corey Knebel-hamstring-out 6W
Brewers..DL-OF-Christian Yelich-oblique injury
Yankees..DL-P-CC Sabathla-hip
Yankees..C-Gary Sanchez-calf issue
Yankees..CF-Jacoby Ellsbury-seeks 2nd opinion on hip injury
Yankees..DL-OF-Brandon Drury-mgraine headaches
Yankees..P-Ben Haller-elbow surgery
Indians..DL-OF-Lonnie Chisenhall-calf-out 6W
Orioles..DL-OF-Colby Rasmus-hip injury
Angels..DL-P-JC Ramirez-strained elbow
A’s..DL-OF-Boog Powell-strained knee
A’s..DL-OF-Chad Pinder-hyperextended knee
Red Sox..Activate P-Eduardo Rodriguez from DL

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(MLB)

Marlins..Lose (20-1) to Phillies..pitchers give up 2-grand slam HRs.
Rockies..Play home opener in 27-degrees with sleet in Denver
Boston..Minor League OF-Michael Chavis-80G suspension-PEDs

Cardinals-Arizona..Yadier Molina-Torey Lovullo-restrained from each other during bench clearing incident-arguing balls and strikes.

Carl Schieb…former Philadelphia A’s pitcher-passes (87)…youngest pitcher in American League…pitched in 1943 at age 16…wound up with 11-year career….Joe Nuxhall-youngest player of all time…pitched for Reds at age 15 in 1944.

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…….(Football)……

(NFL)

Jim Kelly…Hall of Fame Bills QB-removed from ICU-four days after cancer-jaw surgery….has lost ability to speak…being fed on IV..upgraded to stable condition.

Colin Kaeperneck…in Baltimore to view depositions against Ozzie Newsome-John Harbaugh in collision case filed against NFL and teams.

Johnny Manziel…plays in 1st game…Spring League…goes (9-15) 82Y-1TD-3 sacks in Texas…will play next weekend in final game.

Aldon Smith..ex 49ers-Raiders defensive end arrested for 3rd time in 1-week…Contempt of Court..violations of Electronic monitoring system…bail 500,000 set.

Fox TV…Hires Michael Strachan to work with Howie Long-Terry Bradshaw on Thursday Nite NFL pregame package…Joe Buck-Troy Aikman to do play-by-play.

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(Roster Moves)

Browns-Redskins…Trade-Cleveland deals QB-Kevin Hogan to Washington for 6th round pick.

Raiders..Sign FA-CB-Senquez Golson-ex Steelers
Raiders..Sign FA-DT-Armonty Bryant-ex Lionbs
Saints..Sign FA-WR-Cam Meredith-ex Bears-to offer sheet
Patriots..Sign FA-WR-Jordan Matthews-ex Bills
Dallas..Sign FA-DE-Kony Ealy-ex Jets-Patriots-Panthers

Rams..Release CB-Kayvon Webster

Carolina..LB-Thomas Davis-suspended 4G-PED violation

Saints..Visit with OT-Austin Howard-ex Jets
Jets..Visit with DT-Jon Hankins-ex Colts
Chiefs..Visit with RB-Kerwynn Williams-ex Cardinals

(College)

UCLA…ex Bruins RB-James McAllister passes away (66Y)…teamed with Kermit Johnson in 1973-Bruins averaged 400YPG rushing.

UCLA..Coach Chip Kelly installs new ‘Blur’ offense…read option-triple option-quick tempo passing attack.

USC..QBs Matt Fink…Jack Sears-turnover plagued spring workouts.

West Virginia…lands CB-Denzel Fisher-transfer-UCLA…last week picked up DT-Ken Bigelow-transfer-USC.

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…..(Basketball)…….

Lakers-L-Utah (112-97)…Jazz hit 13-3’s…Lakers without Kyle Kouzma-Lonzo Ball…….Sunday action…LA lost 10-of-14…now (34-46) on year.
Lakers…Lonzo Ball-returns to workouts..has missed 27-games this year

Clippers-New Orleans…Monday night game
Clippers-L-Denver..Give up 134-points on Saturday-out of playoff race.

Lamar Odom…confirms he is becoming part owner of ‘Rich Soil Organics’…licensed farm grows marijuana….supporting wellness programs.

Golden State..Release F-Omri Casspi.

(College)

Kentucky…F-Kevin Knox files for NBA-draft-6’9-F
Duke..G-Gary Trent files for NBA draft

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……..(General)……

Conor McGregor…UFC star hit with 3-felonies and 10-counts of assault -vandalism…for incident in which he attacked a bus carrying UFC fighters at Barkley Center in Brooklyn…injured 2-fighters throwing a hand truck thru glass windows of bus….posted 50,000 bail.

Novak Djokovic…fires Andre Agassi as coach…lost 3-first round matches this year…eliminated at Indian Wells-Key Biscayne…not won a grand slam event since 2016….had hired Agassi to replace Boris Becker.

NASCAR…Texas 500…Kyle Busch muscles way to win…led for 116-laps-bat Kevin Harvick.

Formula 1…Bahrain Grand Prix…Sebastian Vettle holds off Val Bottas to win race…Lewis Hamilton penalized for gearbox infraction pushed back to 9th on grid-finishes 3rd in race….KImi Rakkonen injures pit crew member hitting him while exiting pit stop.

Indy Car…Phoenix 400…Josef Newgarden catches leader Robert Wickens with 3-laps left after 4-tire pit stop to win race.

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Soccer-English Premier League

..Manchester United-W-Manchester City..City blows (2-0) lead…Paul Pogba 2-goals for United in win…City (27-2-3)…United (22-5-5)

..Chelsea-West Ham…Ties-Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez scores in 73rd minute to earn West Ham tie.

Arsenal-W-Southampton..Danny Walbeck game winner…Both teams had players red carded in extra time…finished 10-each side.

..Liverpool-Everton..Tie..Everton missed on 4-late scoring chances
..Burnley-W-Watford..Burnley scores 2-goals in 3-minutes
..Hot Spur-W-Stoke..Christian Eriksen scores 2-goals
..Crystal Palace-Bournemouth..Tie-Josh King scores in 89th minute
..Leicester City-L-Newcastle..Newcastle wins 3rd in row-fites relegation
..Swansea-West Brom..Tie..West Brom snap 8-match losing streak
..Brighton-Huddersfield..Tie..Brigthon got tie with 10-men on field.

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