Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on November 14th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(BASEBALL)…………..

Padres…Make contact with FA-P-Cole Hamels-interested in a short term contract…Hamels (35Y)..went (7-7) 3.81-ERA with Cubs last year…14Y career with Phillies-Texas-Cubs…(163-121) 3.42-ERA….Pitched at Rancho Bernardo.

Padres..Interested in discussing multi-year contract with SS-Fernando Tatis coming off rookie season (.317-22HR)…Would buy out 3-years and 3-years of arbitration…could be (6Y-60M) extension…along lines of contract Braves gave Ronald Acuna (10Y-100M).

Padres..Sign 16Y-P-Zayed Salinas-Mexico…received 800,000-package

Dodgers….Open contract talks with FA-3B-Josh Donaldson-Braves…hit 37HRs last year with (.900OPS) stat…Move would allow team to move Justin Turner to platoon at 2B-1B….Donaldson played 1-year in Atlanta on 23M-contract.

Dodgers..Utilityman Kris Negron announces retirement from team.

Angels…Longtime baseball exec Tony LaRussa joins Halos at GMs meetings in Scottsdale…will be advisor to GM-Billy Eppler.

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(MLB)

American League Cy Young Award….Astros ace Justin Verlander edges out teammate Gerritt Cole in voting…Verlander wins award for 2nd time…(21-wins..233-innings..302 strikeouts…..He received 17-first place votes…Cole 13-votes (21-wins)

National League Cy Young Award….Mets ace Jacob deGrom received 29-of-30 votes….won 11-games but had (1.89-ERA-255 strikeouts) in dominating votes.

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(Roster Moves)

Madison Bumgarner…sets up interviews with Braves-Phillies-Yankees in free agency.
Mike Moustakas…Brewers 3B-to meet with Phillies
Yasmani Grandal…Milwaukee catcher meets with Blue Jays
Jose Abreu…White Sox first baseman meets with Marlins.

Howie Kendrick..Nationals 2B-meets with Tampa Bay Rays
Jake Odorizzi…Twins P-meets with Toronto

Yadier Molina..asks Cardinals for contract extension-final year 20M deal

Houston..Seeking starting pitching because of uncertainty oer health of Ps-Lance McCullers-Collin McHugh-Aaron Sanchez…Ps-Gerritt Cole-Wade Miley leaving as free agents.

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(Teams)

Giants..Hire Gabe Kapler as manager-ex Phillies..went (161-163) in two seasons before firing

Cubs..Hire Dan Kantrovitz-VP Scouting-ex Oakland A’s exec

Mets..Interview Ron Wotus-Giants for bench coach job
Cubs..re-sign Will Venable as 1st base coach
White Sox..Hire Scott Coolbaugh-asst hitting coach-ex Dodgers
Twins..Give 3Y-extensions to President Derek Falvey-GM Thad Levine

MLB…Thursday afternoon-Deadline for 10-players to accept-reject 17.M-Qualifying offer for free agency

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………….(FOOTBALL)………….

Chargers…Get break in weather-practice in 50-degree temperatures in Colorado Springs after two days of cold weather
..WR-Keenan Allen-‘I hate everything about this idea’
..DE-Joey Bosa-‘Not sure it really helps-practice at altitude’
..Coach-Anthony Lynn-‘My experience says it helps’.

Rams..RB-Todd Gurley says he has no explanation why he is not being used in crunch time of key games..Sat out 4th quarter in loss last Sunday.

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(Teams)

NFL…Denies it helped set up free agent workout for QB-Colin Kaeperneck on Saturday in Atlanta as part of the 3M-out of court settlement for his collusion grievance against NFL…Team execs say you normally hold these type of workouts in June before camps open-not in November when season is half over.

NFL..Suspends DT-Robert Nkedeche-2G for off field issues with alcohol-marijuana…Has been released by Miami-Arizona

Seattle..Former Seahawks DT-Malik McDowell sentenced to 11-months in prison for robbery-DUI-assault of officer charges relating to 3-off field arrests since he left NFL with injuries…2nd round pick Seattle..never played in a game because of off field ATV injuries…then released…has had trouble with law for over a year.
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(Roster Moves)

49ers..Sign FA-DE-Demontrae Moore-ex AAF-San Diego Fleet-NY Giants

Houston..Sign FA-CB-Vernon Hargreaves-ex Tampa Bay #1 pick

Broncos…Sign FA-PR-Cyrus Jones-ex Ravens
Broncos..Release S-Coty Sensabaugh

Titans..Workout FA-RB-Jeremy Hill-ex Bengals
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(Injuries)

Eagles..OT-Jason Peters-knee scope surgery-out 3W

New Orleans..OG-Andrus Peat-surgery-broken forearm

Seahawks..WR-Ty Lockett released from hospital-2 days treatment for shin injury-did not have blood clot.

Arizona..CB-Patrick Peterson-calf..CB-Tramaine Brock-hip-out of workouts

Ravens..Activate S-Iman Marshall from IR
Bengals..Activate WR-John Ross from IR
Miami..Activate LB-Anderew Van Ginkel from IR

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(College)

Alabama..QB-Tua Tagovailoa-misses practices Tuesday-Wednesday…soreness in surgically repaired ankle in loss to LSU.

Ohio State…NCAA reinstates DE-Chance Young after 2-game suspension for taking loan from family friend to visit Rose Bowl…will be able to play against Penn State-Michigan.

Rutgers..Interviews Greg Schiano-Patriots for 2nd time about Scarlet Knights job.

USC…RBs Vavae Malapeai-Stephen Carr return from injuries-surgery to practice…Freshman Kenan Christon will remain starter for Trojans heading into gave vs Cal.

UCLA…Prepared ¬†for cold weather matchup against first place Utah this weekend.

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……….(BASKETBALL)………..

Aztecs-W-Grand Canyon (86-61)…..SDSU blows Antelopes off floor in first half….State hits 13-3’s…shoots (54%) from floor….Nathan Mensah (7-8) shooting-14P…..Gs-KJ Feagin-Malachi Flynn combine 6-3’s in win …..SDSU (3-0).

USD-at-Weber State…Toreros come off emotional win over Fresno State..now (1-2) on season.

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Lakers-Golden State…LA led (102-85) in 4th quarter at Press Time…Shot 62% from floor in first 3-quarters….LeBron James (23P)…Kyle Kuzma (14P)…F-Anthony Davis does not play-shoulder soreness….Lakers (9-2)…Golden State (2-10) with likely loss

Clippers-L-Houston (102-93)….Rockets jump out to 17-point lead in opening quarter…Clippers rally to take lead in 3rd quarter…Houston storms back to win at end….G-James Hardin goes off for (47P) in Rockets win…Houston hits 14-3’s….Kawhi Leonard (26P) in loss…..

Clippers-at-New Orleans….LA continues Southern road trip on Thursday….G-Paul George expected to make debut coming off 2-shoulder surgeries

NYKnicks..Report that owner James Dolan has stormy meeting with front office telling them their jobs are in jeopardy if team does not start winning.

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…………(HOCKEY)………….

Gulls-San Jose Barracuda…Gulls led (5-3) in 3rd period at Press Time….Sam Carrick scored 3-straight goals in 1st-2nd period…..Gulls would go to (5-7) with win..in AHL action

LA Kings-Detroit…..Thursday night matchup…Kings (6-11-1).
Ducks-San Jose….Anaheim now (9-8-1)…just (3-6-1) since quick start

Penguins..confirm F-Sidney Crosby has sports hernia injury-may need surgery.

Colorado..G-Pavel Francouz-out with hand injury..already without starting G-Philip Grubauer.

Sabres..Lose F-Vlad Sobotka for 6W-knee injury

Vancouver..IR-C-Brandon Sutter-shoulder injury

Florida Panthers…Hire longtime G-Roberto Luongo as Assistant GM

Gulls…Off night…play Ontario Reign in Friday-Saturday…home and home.

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……………(GENERAL)…………….

Soccer….FIFA hires Arsene Wenger-ex Arsenal legendary coach as Director of Operations.

Soccer…LA Galaxy will open season next year on road ¬†against Inter Miami-David Beckham’s expansion team debut.

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