Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

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Padres-White Sox…Rumors continue to persist Padres moving closer to deal to send P-James Shields to Chicago for group of prospects…Shields has (2Y-44M) left on contract after this season…(21M-each year) plus (2M) buyout….Shields (2-6) 3.06-ERA…no run support this year…San Diego scored just 14R in his 10-starts when he is on mound…If San Diego deals Shields-clear sign franchise is tanking the season.

Padres-L-Arizona (6-3)…Diamondbacks score 5R-2nd inning off Drew Pomeranz-win again..Chad Owings solo HR..Padres fail to throw runners out on infield ground balls twice in 2nd inning…Paul Goldschmidt 2R-double…Pomeranz 9-strikeouts in loss..Archie Bradley struck out 9-for Arizona…Padres have lost (10-of-13)…now (20-31) on season.

San Diego-Seattle…Padres close out 8-game road trip with games against surprising Mariners…Andrew Cashner (2-4)-vs-Nate Karns (4-1)..

Padres…Activate P-Matt Thornton from disabled list-out since spring with Achillies injury….Re-assign P-Kieth Hessler to El Paso.

Padres-Mets…San Diego sells 1B-James Loney to Mets-was hitting (.342) at El Paso-but Padres never game him opportunity with big club.

Padres…Say P-Tyson Ross might start soft-toss throwing program this week…progress to long toss.
Padres..DL-P-Cesar Vargas-elbow soreness-was allowed to throw 62 pitches in 2-innings in Arizona…Friars now have 3-starters on the DL….Can recall P-Colin Rea from El Paso

Dodgers-W-Mets (4-2)…Adrian Gonzales has 2-RBI singles including go ahead hit in 9th…Dodgers bullpen wastes 8-brilliant innings from Clayton Kershaw but rallies to win…Kershaw throws 3-hitter…strikes out 10-but does not get decision…Finishes May with (5-0) record…(49inn-4R-65K)…(0.73ERA) for the month….Dodgers have won 6-of-8.
Dodgers-at-Cubs…LA opens series at Wrigley Field…Alex Wood (1-3)-vs-Jason Hammel (6-1).

Dodgers..Option rookie P-Julio Urias back to AAA-Oklahoma City…Last just (2.2inn-3R-5H-9BR) in his first major league start vs Mets on Friday.

Angels-L-Astros (8-5)..Carlos Correa 3R-HR in 13th inning..Halos lost (6-of-9)…
Halos-Tigers…Monday matchup Jhoulys Chacin-vs-Justin Verlander

Angels..Tim Lincecum-1st start extended spring training-Arizona..throws 75P-in 5-inning start vs Mariners farmclub…Gazve up 2R-Clocked at 89mph…likely to make PCL rehab start for Salt Lake City-at-Tacoma next Thursday….
Angels..DFA-SS-Brendan Ryan


CubsW–Phillies..Ben Zobrist 3R-HR…Cubs now (34-14).
Giants-W-Rockies..Hunter Pence 3-doubles-3RBI..Giants hit 8-doubles..Won 15-of-17
Nationals-W-Cardinals..Stephen Strasburg (9-0)..Jason Werth pinch-hit Grand Slam HR.
Red Sox-W-Blue Jays..Dustin Pedroia RBI-double-11th.
Tigers-L-A’s..Billy Butler 2R-pinch hit single…
Indians-L-Orioles..Hyun Kim hits lst major league homer..Chris Tillman (7-1) gives up 3-homers…
Yankees-W-Rays..Starlin Castro 2R-HR..Yankes won 8-of-11
Marlins-W-Braves..Darren Deitrich 2R-HR..2R-double.
Pirates-L-Rangers…Mitch Moreland 3R-HR..Prince Fielder HR..
Brewers-W-Reds..Jon Lucroy 2RBI…Cincinnati lost 12-of-13..
Royals-W-White Sox..Lorenzo Cain HR-RBI double..Sox lost 14-of-18..
Mariners-L-Twins..Miguel Sano-Joe Mauer hit back to back HRs in 4th…


Blue Jays..DL-SS–Troy Tulowitzki-quad injury
Giants..DL-P-Matt Cain-hamstring
Mets…3B-David Wright-sits with neck pains-has battled stenois of back.
Royals..Surgery-3B-Mike Moustakas-torn knee ligament
Royals…OF-Alex Gordon-shoulder injury-ran into each other in outfield
Royals..C-Sal Perez-quad injury-fell catching foul ball .
Indians..OF-Michael Brantley-still having should woes on 2nd rehab stint
Yankees..1B-Mark Teixeira-cortisone injection neck
Arizona..DL-Ps-Shelby Miller-hand injury…P-Rubby dela Rosa-elbow
Mariners..DL-OF-Leonys Martin-hamstring
Phillies..DL-P-Mark Appel-shoulder
Braves..DL-SS-Eric Aybar-foot
Washington..P-Taylor Jordan-2nd elbow lingament surgery
Indians..P-Carlos Carrasco-sent to AAA-on rehab outing

(Roster Moves)

Cardinals..DFA-SS-Ruben Tejada-ex Mets was hitting (.176)
Yankees..Option 2B-Rob Refsnyder back to AAA.
Tampa Bay..Option SS-Tim Beckham to AAA
Royals..SS-Clint Barmes retires.
Yankees..Release OF-Slade Heathcott-former lst round pick
Braves..DFA-2B-Reed Brignac
Royals..Sign FA-2B-Steve Tolleson-Orioles
Blue Jays..Sign FA-C-Ryan Lavarnway-ex Red Sox


Twins..Suspend pitching coach Neil Allen-following DUI arrest.
Braves..2B-Hector Olivera begins 82-game suspension-domestic abuse case
Rockies..SS-Jose Reyes begins 2W-rehab stay AAA-coming off suspension



Oklahoma City-Golden State..Game 7-NBA Western finals tonite…Tied (3-3)…Warriors hit 21-3 point shots in wild Saturday night win…Came from 13-points back…Klay Thompson-Steph Curry combine 71-points in wild road win…Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook combined 59-in loss..

Cavaliers-W-Toronto…Cavs eliminate Raptors from NBA playoffs..get 4-days rest before Championship series begins.

76ers..Reports new GM-Bryan Colangelo shopping former lst round picks Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel….looking for veteran players to put around lottery picks on the roster…Okafor very marketable.

Lamar Odom…Former Lakers-Clippers star-sued for divorce by Kim Khardashian.

Jamal Russell….Former Aztecs star signs 2Y-deal to stay in China rather than attempt to get NBA free agent contract.

Winston Shepard…Former San Diego State star begins individual workouts for 76ers-Clippers-Pistons…might be late 2nd round pick or free agent…Did not get invited to NBA draft camp in Chicago.



Chargers…Back on field on Tuesday…full team OTA workouts…2nd week of activity for entire roster.

Baltimore…Department of Navy clears Middies QB-Keenan Reynolds to begin career with Ravens…will be assigned to Navy Reserve Unit while pursuing NFL career.

Jets…Re-open contract talks with QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick with 12M offer for 2016-season…but paycuts to 7M-5M in years two and three.

Ravens..Will not appear loss of 1-Week OTA workouts-due to rules violations putting players into pads….Fined John Harbaugh (134,000)…Fined Ravens (343,000) for violations.

Broncos…LB-Brandon Marshall held out of OTA’s-finger surgery


Ricky Williams…Ex-NFL running back opens Weighlifting store in Bay Area that allows use of marijuana.

Brett Perriman…Ex-NFL receiver transferred to rehab center-suffered major stroke 2-months ago…(50Y)-played 10Y with Dolphins-Lions.


Baylor…Coach Art Briles-fired in scandal-family says he was victim of witch-hunt….Is owed (6Y-48M) on contract….School terminates contract will not negotiate buyout.

Ole Miss…Files 52-pages of proposed self-discipline to NCAA for 28-violations-mostly in football program….Proposes stripping school of 11-schoarlships…ban 2-months of on campus recruiting visits…Fine Athleetic Department (159,000)…dismiss 5-athletic department employees…Ban 3-boosters from involvement with program.

Duke…Former QB-Anthony Brown still hospitalized with hip-hand surgeries-after head on crash…was badly injured when Carolina Panthers LB-Shaq Thompson went left of center and hit him last week.



(Stanley Cup Finals)

Penguins-San Jose….Game 1-Stanley Cup finals tonite….both teams loaded with goal scoring…Key may be in goal…Sharks with ex-Kings sensation Martin Jones…Pittsburgh must start young rookie goalie Matt Murray-spent most of year in AHL.

Ottawa…Longtime D-Chris Phillips announces retirement after 13Y-career.
Kings..Strip Dustin Brown of captaincy after 8-years.



Indy 500….Pit Lane disaster knocks out 1st and 2nd place cars-Townsend Bell clips Helio Castronvees getting out of pit box-then skids into teammate Ryan Hunter Reay who was also in pit box…When repairs finished they went back on track 25th-26th…Alexander Rossi-rookie running 1st race for Brian Herta-runs away from the field with limited fuel to get win…Ran out of gas on victory lap-had to be towed into Victory Lane…Challengers Tony Kanaan..Josef Neugarden and Crlos Munoz all made pit stops in final 5-laps for splash of fuel-but could not chase down Rossi.

Coca Cola 600….Martin Truex sets NASCAR record…leads for 588-miles…392-of-400-laps…most dominant win ever in NASCAR history and at Charlotte which opened in 1960.

Grand Prix-Monaco….Lewis Hamilton wins in driving rain…Daniel Ricciardo had lead-went to pit for rain tires-his pit crew had not put tires out….Blew (:11-lead) after having to make (:13) pit stop…Hamilton blocked Ricciardo 3-times on passing attempts.

French Open Tennis…Novak Djokovic-Serena Williams pound their way to wins moving to quarter finals.

PGA…Colonial Invitation Golf…Jordan Spieth hits 32-foot putt…survives hitting a marshall with errant shot…hits 6-birdes on back 9-finishes with (6-under-65) to win in Ft Worth….Harris English finishes 2nd,,


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