Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on August 23rd, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-L-Rockies (6-2)…Ian Desmond 2R-triple…Tony Wolters RBI-triple……..San Diego (8-18) stretch….(50-79) on season…Rockies won 9-of-11.

Padres..3B-Wil Myers suffers cut on bridge of nose-hit by bouncing ball in batting practice….left pregame warmups with towel on bloody face

San Diego-Colorado..Thursday pitchers-Joey Luchessi (6-7)-vs-Kyle Freeland (11-7)

Padres…2019 Schedule announced…Open at home with Giants-last week of March….Interleague series vs Red Sox-Orioles-Tampa Bay at Petco Park…Road games at Yankees Stadium-Toronto-Tampa Bay-Seattle.

Padres…Talkers Magazine releases survey showing Padres have 2nd worst flagship radio ratings in all of baseball….(0.8) share…only Marlins have worse listenership I(0.3)…..Reds have the best radio ratings (10.4)

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Dodgers-Cardinals….Joc Pederson HR…..Game tied (1-1) in 9th inning at press time………LA had lost 9-of-13.

Dodgers….Off day on Thursday

Dodgers…2019 Schedule includes Interleague home games with Yankees-Angels-Blue Jays-Tampa Bay….Road games at Boston-Baltimore-Tampa Bay and Anaheim.

Dodgers…Put in a waiver claim on Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper….Nationals pulled him back off claim-but not trade talks happening…LA would be only team that could acquire him now.

Dodgers..P-Ross Stripling throws bullpen to test ailing back

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Angels-L-Arizona….Paul Goldschmidt 2R-HR….David Peralta 2R-HR….D-Backs led 5-1 at press-time….Angels had lost 4-of-5……Arizona won 5-of-6….

Halos…Off on Thursday

Angels…2019 schedule opens in Oakland in late March…interleague games vs Dodgers-Brewers-Reds-Pirates….road games with Cubs-Cardinals-Reds-Dodgerts…and series in Monterrey, Mexico vs Astros in May.

Angels..P-Shoehei Ohtani heads to Tempe to throw simulated game…..P-Matt Shoemaker throws bullpen to test forearm.

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(Scoreboard)

A’s-L-Texas…Shin Soo Choo-Joey Gallo HRs….A’s are (42-15) hottest team in baseball…

Houston-W-Seattle…Martin Maldonado 3H-3RBIs….Astros won just 4-of-12 games..

Red Sox-W-Indians…Mitch Moreland 2R-HR…Boston hits 3-homers…Bosox won 14-of-19…Tribe is (14-4)..

Yankees-L-Marlins..Mel Rojas 3R-HR…JT Riddle 2R-HR…

Blue Jays-W-Orioles…Deon Travis 3R-HR..Kendry Morales HR…Orioles falter to (37-90).

Twins-L-White Sox..Sox hit 3-home runs….Chicago (48-78)..

Reds-L-Milwaukee..Chris Yelich HR-RBI single….Brewers won only 5-of-15.

Washington-W-Phillies..Ryan Zimmerman HR in 9th…Phillies hit 3-homers in loss…..Nats just (6-9) stretch…

Braves-W-Pirates..Ron Acuna HR leading off game.

Cubs-W-Tigers…Javy Baez 3R-HR…Dave Bote 2R-HR…Anthony Rizzo HR…Cubs go to (72-53) on year.o..

Giants-L-Mets…Todd Fraizer-Jose Bautistq HRs….Mets won 10-of-15.

Royals-L-Tampa Bay…Mallex Smith 2RBIs…..KC (38-89).

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(MLB)

2019-Schedule..
..Red Sox-Yankees series in London
..A’s-Mariners series in Tokyo Dome
..Reds-Cardinals in Monterrey, Mexico
..Angels-Astros in Monterrey, Mexico

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(Injuries)

White Sox..Surgery-1B-Jose Abreu-groin area

Yankees..DL-P-Aroldis Chapman-knee pain
Indians..DL-OF-Raji Davis-virus
Cubs..DL-SS-Addison Russell-finger

Braves..C-Kurt Suzuki-tricep injury
Twins..MRI-P-Erwin Santana reinsures surgically repaired index finger

Washington..Activate P-Stephen Strasburg-nerve impingement
Indians..Activate P-Edwin Encarnarcion from DL
Indians..Say OF-Leonys Martin will not play rest of year because of infection in his organs the led to 2-week hospitalization.

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(Roster)

Mariners..DFA-P-Ross Detwiler

White Sox-Phillies….Trade-Chicago deals P-Luis Avilan to Phils..
NYY-Colorado..Trade-Yankees acquire C-Chris Rabago.

Yankees..Callup P-Chance Adams from AAA
Braves..Callup C-Chris Stewart from AAA
Angels..Callup OF-Jabari Blash from AAA
Giants..Callup P-Derek Law from AAA
Yankees..Callup 1B-Luke Voit from AAA

Reds..P-Matt Harvey put on trade waivers.

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……..(Football)…..

NFL….Refuses to modify the language in the helmet hit rule causing problems this off season…Rejects use of instant replay to help identify accidental hits vs hits with intent….52-helmet penalties called in first 2-weeks of preseason.

Arizona..GM-Steve Kim returns to work after 5-week suspension for DUI.

Raiders..Say 73% of PSL season tickets sold for new stadium have come from fans in Nevada…27% from California and other states….only 10% from Oakland fans.

Colts…Broadcaster Bob Lamey resigned after using ‘n’ word while telling a joke to fellow employees at Emmis radio station in Indianapolis.

Montreal…QB-Johnny Manziel remains in concussion protocol …was initially injured in game August 10th.

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Chargers…Begin 2-days joint workouts with New Orleans Saints.
Chargers..Sign FA-RB-Terrell Wason-played at Division II-Azuza Pacific
Chargers..WR-Tyrell Williams out with bruised foot
Chargers..CB-Craig Hayward misses workout with hamstring

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(Injuries)

Minnesota….Vikings doctor who performed knee surgery on QB-Ted Bridgewater says there was damage to 5-different ligaments on both sides of dislocated kneecap…amazing at Bridgewater success in rehabbing.

Cowboys..Confirm OC-Travis Fredericks suffering from immune disorder…Guillan Barre Syndrome.

Seattle..Coach Pete Carroll says RB-Rashaad Penny ready to return to workouts-will play opening day after finger surgery.

Arizona..QB-Josh Rosen injured thrums-hit on helmet in workout
Tampa Bay..OT-Donovan Smith-out 4W-sprained knee.
Seattle..RB-DJ McKissic out 4-weeks-fractured foot
Raiders..RB-DeAndrew Washington-out 2W-knee scope
Bears..LB-Roquan Smith injures hamstring after long holdout

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(Schedule)

NFL-Thursday Night Football…..Eagles-Browns…..Nick Foles will play coming off shoulder issues…no determination yet on QB-Carson Went……Browns will start Tyrod Taylor at QB….1st round pick Baker Mayfield to play in 2nd half.

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(Roster Moves)

Chiefs..Release RB-Charcandrick West (999Y-rushing-75 Receptions) in KC
Raiders..Sign FA-CB-Dominquie Rogers-Cromartie-ex Giants
Vikings…Sign FA-S-George Iola-ex Bengals
Raiders..Sign FA-CB-Antwuan Davis-ex Lions

49ers..DT-Cedric Thornton retires…Sign FA-DT-Chris Jones-ex Jets
Patriots..Release WR-Kenny Britt-plagued by hamstring injury
Jets..Release K-Cairo Santos

Colts..Sign FA-RB-Tion Green-ex Lions
Arizona..Sign FA-DT-Tani Tupou-ex Atlanta…FA-DT-Nigel Williams-ex Bills

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(College Football)

Ohio State….Board of Trustees suspend Coach Urban Meyer for 3-games for improperly handling discipline of former assistant coach Zach Smith on domestic abuse case….Board met for 12-hours on Thursday…..Meyer apologized to university…saying he missed the ‘red-flags’ on the case……admitted he failed on all fronts….AD-Gene Smith given 1-week suspension from duties

Maryland…Board of Trustees will meet on Friday to determine fate of head coach DJ Durkin.

Colorado State…Coach Mike Bobo-released from Denver hospital after examination of neurothapy problems with blood flow in his feet….did observe practice in a golf cart….having complications from knee replacement surgery.

USC…coach Chip Helton said not ready to name starting QB..Freshman JT Daniels (17-21) 4TD in scrimmages
UCLA…RB-Josh Kelly-transfer from Cal-Davis to the top of depth chart..ahead of Bolu Olorunfunmi and Soso Jamabo

Kansas..Names Washington State transfer Peyton Bender-starting QB
Memphis…Brady White starting QB-transfer from Arizona State

LSU..announces it will not allow Graduate Student QB-Justin McMillan to transfer to another SEC school.

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…..(Basketball)…….

San Antonio…Veteran G-Manu Ginobli meets with front office-discussing possible retirement.

Boston..Sign FA-G-PJ Dozier-6’7-played for Oklahoma City G-League team

Aztecs..Give coach Brian Dutcher contract extension thru 2023-season.

UCLA…mother former basketball player Tyler Honeycutt says player came home from Europe addicted to snorting nitrous oxide….had bad emotional outbursts…committed suicide after shootout with police.

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……..(Hockey)…..

Detroit…Former 1st round Red Wings draft pick Joe Murphy found living homeless in Kenora, Ontario with mental health issues…Top pick in 1986-played 15-years but is broke living on streets….Feared mental health issues.

Flyers…F-Sean Couturier to miss 4-weeks of camp with knee problems.

Winnipeg…Sign ex-Gulls LW-Nick Kerdiles to contract..socred 15-goals in AHL last year.

LA Kings…Invite veteran F-Emerson Etem to camp…played in Switzerland last year…ex-Ducks-Kings player-plagued by injuries…only 26Y old.

Gulls…Will not offer contract to veteran D-Jeff Schultz-had been with team all 3-years in AHL.

Humboldt Broncos…Team President Kevin Garinger steps down…had guided team thru traumatic rebuild after terrible bus crash tragedy last April during playoffs in Saskatchewan.

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……….(General)………

PGA Tour….Northern Trust Open begins in New Jersey…Surging Tiger Woods hoping for breakthrough victory as comeback continues.

Tennis…..Seedings set for US Open tourney….Serena Williams seeded only 17th despite getting to finals of Wimbledon.

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