Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on October 27th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 


World Series-Game #2….Indians-L-Cubs (5-1)…Jake Arrieta throws 5-no hit innings in cold damp weather..Kyle Schwarber 2-run scoring singles..Anthony Rizzo RBI-double..Ben Zobrist RBI-triple in Chicago win..Series tied (1-1)…Heavy rain hit Cleveland just after finish of game.

World Series..Travel Day…Game #3 on Friday at Wrigley Field

World Series…Commissioner Rob Manfred says he will sit down with Indians owner Larry Dolan after the Series to discuss the on-going criticism of the club use of “Chief Wahoo” logo, dating back to the 1950s…Says MLB cannot demand a club change a logo that had been aproved before…Says tradition is part of baseball.

MLB..Cancels its Dominican Showcase Rookie Workouts this weekend after agents and trainers say they would not allow top players to participate in protest over baseball decision to adopt an international draft.

Padres..GM-AJ Preller-just reinstated-says there was no intent to deceive clubs about players injuries during trade talks…says mistakes were made how to store information in MLB files..Padres had set up two files…one on players injuries that resulted in disabled list action..the other on preventive treatment for injuries.

Miami…Police say a high level of alcohol and excessive speed were factors in the death of Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez last month when his power boat hit a Miami Beach jetty at 3:20am on a Sunday morning…Police investigation continues

Minnesota..Offers GM-job to Thad Levine-Texas Rangers assistant GM
Arizona..Will interview Torey Lovullo-Red Sox coach for manager’s job.
Rockies..Interview Tim Wallach-ex-Dodgers-Marlins coach for manager’s slot
Pirates..Hire Joey Cora-3rd base coach-was manager at AA-Altoona team.

Mets..OF-Yoenis Cespedes opting out of 2Y-47M contract to seek a 5-year deal on the open free agent market.

Padres…Assign P-Jose Dominguez..2B-Jemile Weeks..P-Jake Smith to AAA-El Paso roster-clearing 3-spots off 40-man roster…Have numerous decisions to make with players currently on 60Day-DL-recovering from surgeries.

A’s..Sign FA-C-Gio Soto-just released by Cubs.
Red Sox..Say P-Drew Pomeranz will not need forearm surgery.



Chargers…WRs-Tyrell Smith-Travis Benjamin miss workouts on Wednesday-knee issues…TE-Hunter Henry cleared to practice after concussion protocol evaluation…CB-Brandon Flowers goes thru full practice after missing 3G-with concussion issues.


Bears..QB-Jay Cutler-thumb..RB-Jeremy Langford-ankle-return to practice
Cowboys..QB-Tony Romo begins throwing regimen-recovering from back fracture.
Broncos..RB-CJ Anderson leaves practice-seek 2nd medical opinion on knee hyperextension.
Lions..TE-Eric Ebron..RB-Theo Riddick..DT-Hloti Ngata return to practice
New England..Activate RB-Dion Lewis from season long PUP.
Tennessee..CBs Perrish Cox-concussion…Rashard Johnson-neck-ruled out of games this weekend.


Carolina..QB-Cam Newtwon says running football and scrambling key part of Panthers offense-not backing off despite concussion issues.

Jaguars..Owner Shad Khan holds team meeting to discuss troubled franchise..Jacksonville just (16-54) since he purchased team.

Tampa Bay..Coach Dirk Koetter upset Bucs fans selling tickets for this weekend’s game to Raiders fans.

NFL..TV ratings for Monday Nite game plunge again..down 14% from last year.

Thursday Night Football…Jaguars-vs-Tennessee Titans

College Football..Thursday Night…USC (4-3)-vs-California (4-3)…QB-Sam Darnold (13TD-2Int) for Trojans…Bears QB-Davis Webb (27TD) this year.




Lakers-W-Houston (120-114)…Lakers explode for 30P-4th quarter..Jordan Clarkson scores 25P off bench…Lakers get 64P-from guards…LA hit 12-3’s in game…Opening game of season-debut Luke Walton as coach.

Oklahoma City-W-Philadelphia..Sixers rookie Joel Embid (20P) in debut after rehabbing 2-years from foot surgery.

Miami-W-Orlando..Hassan Whiteside 18P-14R..Heat wins in first game without Chris Bosh-Dwayne Wade

Denver-W-New Orleans..C-Anthony Davis has 50P-14R-7 Steals-5-Assist-4 Blocked Shot but Pelicans lose game.

Indiana-W-Dallas..Pacers score 130P in opening night win. .

Clippers-Portland…LA opens season on road tonight.

Cavaliers…G-Iman Shumpert-out with concussion



San Diego Gulls-L-Stockton Heat (7-5)…Gulls goalie Matt Hackett gives up 6-goals in game…Ondrej Kase scores twice for Gulls…only 5600-plus fans at Sports Arena-lowest crowd in 2-years.

San Diego Gulls…G-Dustin Tokarski called up by Anahiem Ducks…Gulls pickup G-Kevin Boyle-started season with Utah in ECHL

Ducks..G-Jon Bernier out with shoulder injury

Ducks..Waive F-Emerson Etem off roster-could be headed to Gulls.

Arizona Coyotes…Ownership meeting…Team lost 5-in row-with very young roster led by draft picks Dylan Strome-Jakob Chychrun..Max Domi..Anthony Duclair.

Boston..F-David Backes undergoes emergency elbow surgery-damaged bursa sack


Ducks-W-Nashville…Anaheim explodes for 5-goals in 2nd period…2-Power Play goals-2 shorthanded goals.

LA Kings-host-Nashville-Thursday night.



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