Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on May 30th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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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.

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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.
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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

(Scoreboard)

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…

(Injuries)

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

(MLB)

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

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——————(Basketball)—————

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.

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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

(NFL)

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.

(College)

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.

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———————-(Hockey)——————————-

(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.

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———————–(General)————————-

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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