Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on January 16th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(Baseball)…………….

Padres…Sign FA-P-Jared Eickhoff-ex Phillies..(21-30) 4.15-ERA..has battled shoulder problems last two years.

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(Roster Moves)

Twins..Sign FA-3B-Josh Donaldson (4Y-92M)-guaranteed-full not trade clause for (34Y) player…(.257-37HR) with Braves last year.

Arizona..Sign FA-OF-Travis Snider-ex Orioles-Pirates-Mets-Texas
Washington..Sign FA-OF-Mac Williamson-ex Giants
White Sox..Sign FA-OF-Andrew Romine-ex angels
Reds..Sign FA-P-Nate Jones-ex White Sox
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Jason Adams-ex Blue Jays
Dodgers…DFA P-Casey Sadler…had (2.14-ERA) out of bullpen

Red Sox-Texas…Trade-Boston deals 1B-Sam Travis to Rangers for P-Jeff Springs.
Yankees-Marlins..Trade..NY ships P-Stephen Tarpley (1.74) to Marlins for 3B-James Nelson.

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(MLB)

Mets…In house meetings to determine status of newly hired Manager Carlos Beltran-reported one of ringleaders in Astros sign stealing scam…Mets GM-says ‘Is this a Mets situation?’…Insinuation that Beltran lied to Commissioner about his role.

Houston…reportedly interested in talking to Bruce Bochy-ex Giants…and Dusty Baker-ex Washington…about managerial vacancy.
Houston..Will Interview Will Venable-Cubs….John Gibbons-ex Toronto for managerial job.

Yankees..Hire CC-Sabathia as pitching advisor for farm system.
Angels..Hire Dylan Axelrod-minor league pitching consultant

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…………..(Football)…………..

(NFL)

Hall of Fame-Centennial Class….15-additional enshrines announced.
..Paul Tagliabue-ex Commissioner
..George Young-ex Giants GM-built Super Bowl teams
..Jimmy Johnson..responsible 3-Super Bowls Cowbohys
..Bill Cowher..2-Super Bowls with Steelers
..Steve Sabol..Creative Genius-NFL Films
..Donnie Shell..Legendary Steelers safety
..Harold Carmichael..Eagles WR
..Jimbo Covert..Bears OT
..Cliff Harris..1970s Cowboys star
..Alex Karris..Lions-Packers DT 1960s
..Winston Hill..AFL star OT-Jets
..Bobby Dillon..1950’s Packers DB
..Mac Speedie..1940’s Browns RB
..Duke Slater..1920’s-1930’s star-Packers-Lions
..Ed Spinkel..1940’s Bears pass rusher

Hall of Fame…Bypassed for election
..Don Coryell..Chargers-Cardinals coach
..Randy Gradishaw..Broncos LB
..Tom Flores..2-Super Bowls with Raiders
..Drew Pearson..Cowboys WR

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(Teams)

Carolina..LB-Luke Keuchley retires because of 3-concussions.
Arizona..WR-Larry Fitzgerald will return for 17th season
Saints..FB-Zach Line-announces retirement.

Chicago..Fire Off Consultant-Brad Childress
Bears..Hire John DeFilippo-QB coach-ex Jaguars
Denver..Fire TC McCartney-QB coach
Dallas..Hire Skip Peete-RB-coach-ex Rams
Dallas..Hire Lunda Wells-TE coach-ex Giants
Miami..Hire Steve Marshall-OL coach-Jets
Pittsburgh..Hire Matt Canada-QB coach-ex Maryland
Giants..Interview Jason Garrett-Off Coord job-ex Cowboys coach

Tennessee…NFL investigating incident-DT-Jeff Simmons spit on Ravens lineman during game last weekend.
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(College Football)

LSU…S-Grant Delpit files for NFL draft.
LSU..RB-Clyed Hellfire files for NFL draft ..had nearly (2700Y) in two years
Clemson..WR-Tee Higgins files for NFL draft (54R)
USC…OT-Austin Jackson files for NFL draft
Cincinnati..RB-Jerome Ford-Alabama-transfers into Bearcats

Missouri State…Hires Bobby Petrino-head coach..former coach Louisville-Arkansas-Western Kentucky-Atlanta Falcons.

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………..(Basketball)……………..

Lakers-L-Orlando (119-118)….Magic rip off 13-points in a ┬árow in 2nd quarter…built a 20-point…then rallied late in 4th quarter to get win…….Magic hit 4-straight shots in final 2-minutes to regain lead…G-Markelle Fultz (21P-10R-11A) in upset win….Lakers had 14-turnovers….Magic hit 25-free throws in game…..LeBron James (19P-18A) in loss….Kyle Kozma just (2-10) shooting….Lakers 9-game win streak snapped…..LA now (33-8)…first loss to sub-500 team this year…Wednesday night action

Clippers-vs-Orlando…Thursday night game at Staples

Aztecs…Now (18-0)…host Boise on Saturday
USD-vs-BYU…WCC game on Thursday…Toreros (7-12)

New Orleans…Team doctors delay Zion Williamson return for another week…cleared to play on January 22nd.
Bulls..C-Daniel Gafford-out 4W-dislocated thumb

Charlotte…Hornets sign FA-G-Ray Spallding-ex Rockets…Release F-Robert Franks.

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……………(Hockey)……………

Las Vegas Golden Knights…Fire Coach Gord Gallant…team (24-19-6) just 3-points ou too first place…Gallants won 51-43 games first two years…7th NHL coach to be fired this year.

Las Vegas..Hire Peter deBoer-ex San Jose Sharks coach to replace Gallant.

Ducks-at-Nashville..Thursday game…Ducks lost 8-of-9 games to plunge to (17-24-5)

Kings-at-Florida…Thursday night…LA (18-27-4)

Gulls-W-Stockton (4-1)….G-Anthony Stelar 36-saves on road…Keifer Sherwood 2-goals…Gulls get 2-empty net goals…win 3rd in a row this season……AHL action on Wednesday night…Gulls (15-15-4)

Boston..G-Tuuka Raask-concussion injury
Red Wings..G-Jon Bernier-strained knee
Flyers..G-Carter Hart-oblique injury

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……………..(General)…………..

PGA Tour…1st round Thursday in American Express Classic
..Phil Mickelson-makes 1st start of 2020…”Did not have good year after Pebble Beach…..In best shape of his life….Needed to take accountability for my health…..Yes would consider going to Champions Tour if his ability to hit bombs off the tee goes away this year….Will determine his future at age 50-over next 6-months…..PGA issues with slow play is an individual issue-not a group issue involving all golfers.

Soccer…Manchester United…putting star F-Paul Pogba on trade block…wants (195M) in transfer fee this coming summer.

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