Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on August 20th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

………(Baseball)………….

Padres-W-Texas (6-3)..Manny Machado hits Grand Slam HR in 10th inning…Fernando Tatis solo HR..Jurickson Profar solo HR….San Diego bullpen failed twice to hold leads in game…Padres (14-12)

San Diego-Rangers..Thursday matchups…Danilson Lamet-vs-Kyle Gibson.

Padres-Seattle…Friars sell P-Jimmy Yacabonis to Mariners in cash deal.

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Dodgers-Seattle…LA gets home runs from Bellinger-Pederson-Muncy…but trailed (6-3) in 7th at Press Time….LA (18-7)

Dodgers-Mariners…Clayton Kershaw-vs-Yi Kikuchi

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Angels-Giants…Angels trailed (5-2) at Press Time….Wilmeer Flores 3R-HR for SF….Halos (8-16)

Angels-San Francisco…Halos bullpen day-vs-Kevin Gausman

Angels..Demote P-Julio Teheran from rotation-sent to bullpen

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(Scoreboard)

Blue Jays-W-Orioles..Randal Grichuk hits HRs for Toronto..

Yankees-L-Tampa Bay…Mike Zunino solo HR..Ji Man Choi HRs…NY (16-8)…Rays (16-9)

Tigers-L-White Sox..Edwin Encarnarcio 2-solo HRs..Jose Abreu HR

Red Sox-W-Phillies..Raf Devers 3H-3RBIs for Boston…Boston (7-18)

Reds-L-Royals..1st game..Brad Keller 5-no hit innings for KC.
Reds-W-Royals..2nd game..Trevor Bauer 1-hitter..Nick Castellanos-Eugeni Suasrez HRs

Indians-W-Pirates..Carlos Santana 3R-HR..Cleveland (15-9)…

Twins-L-Brewers..Ryan Braun 2R-HR..Christian Yelich 2RHR…Minnesota (16-9)

Houston-W-Colorado..Astros hit 3HRs in blowout win…Astros (14-9)..Rockies (13-10)

A’s-Arizona…Mzark Canha 2R-HR ….A’s led (4-0) at PressTime..Athletics (16-8)

Cubs-L-Cardinals..1st game..Matt Carpenter Grand Slam HR for St L
Cubs-W-Cardinals..2nd game..Cubs (15-7)..Dave Bote 2R-single for Cubs

Braves-Washington..Atlanta (14-11)…Rained out

Mets-W-Miami…Michael Conforton 2R-HR

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(Injuries)

Houston..3B-Alex Bregman leaves game with ankle injury on home run swing
Houston..DL-1B-Yordan Alvarez-season ending knee injury-surgery torn tendon
Texas..OF-Willie Calhoun injures groin running bases
Rockies..DL-OF-David Dahl-back issues
Toronto..DL-P-Nate Pearson-elbow tightness
Seattle..DL-C-Tom Murphy-fractured foot
Cubs..DL-OF-Steve Souza-hamstring
Braves..DL-OF-Nick Markakis-exposed to virus
Reds..DL-OF-Nick Senzel-covid symptoms

Cardinals..Activate C-Yadier Molina..SS-Paul DeJong from covid list
Phillies..Activate OF-Roman Quinn from covid list

Cleveland..Manager Terry Francona-2nd surgery gastric issues

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(Roster Moves)

Rockies..Suspend C-Elias Diaz-violated health protocols

Cubs..Callup 2B-Hernan Perez from taxi squad
White Sox..Callup P-Dane Dunning from taxi squad
Red Sox..DFA-P-Mike Shawaryn
Cardinals..Option P-Rob Kaminsky to taxi squad
Seattle..Option OF-Mallex Smith to taxi squad-hitting (.133)

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(MLB)

MLB…Threatend to eject Reds P-Trevor Bauer from game if he wore shoes with a social message “Free Joe Kelly”….Bauer wore black shoes instead.

Reds..Suspend TV voice Thom Brenneman for a homo phobic slur during a bteak in TV break that got out on a hot mic.

Angels..Manager Joe Madden said baseball should put an *asterisk if Charley Blackman hits .400 in shortened season.

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………..(Basketball)…………..

Lakers-Portland…Game 2-of series on Thursday….Lakers plagued by terrible 3-point shooting….hit just 15% from arc in opening playoff game…have hit just 25% of three pointers all season long.

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(Scoreboard)

Clippers-L-Dallas (127-114)…Mavs jump to 17-point lead in opening half…shoot 50% for the game….Series tied (1-1)…

Denver-L-Utah (124-104)…Donovan Mitchell-Jordan Clarkson combine for (56P) in win…Series tied (1-1)..

Celtics-W-76ers..(128-102)..Jayson Tatum (33P)…Boston leads (2-0)..

Toronto-W-Brooklyn (104-92)..Norman Powell 24P off bench for Raptors..Toronto leads series (2-0)….

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Clippers…G-Patrick Beverly out with calf injury

Sacramento…Longtime exec Joe Dumars says he will not be a candidate for vacant GM job to replace Vlade Divac….NY Knicks GM-Scott Perry surfaces as lead candidate.

NYKnicks..Inform Mike Miller will not be retained as Assistant Coach….served as interim coach this past season..went (17-27)…not retained by new head coach Tom Thibodeau.

NBA….Draft Lottery on Thursday night for 14-non playoff teams

NBA…Approves plans for 8-non Playoff teams to hold OTA workouts at home practice sights starting September 7th for 3-weeks…Teams can bring their roster in to workout and add 6-players from NBA-G League teams.

NBA…Proceeding with plans for a Virtual Draft combine and personal interviews before NBA draft.

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……………(Football)……………..

Chargers…Coach Anthony Lynn lectures QB-Justin Herbert to be more vocal..not so passive in huddle.

Chargers..LB-Melvin Ingram not at practice on Wednesday…missing 3rd day of full on field workouts.

Chargers..Get health scare…assistant coach Seth Ryan sent home after showing symptoms of Covid…then brought back after determining it was a ‘false positive test’.

Rams..coaches rave about rookie WR-Van Jefferson’s routes
Rams…Players react positively to new ‘3-4’ defense.
Rams..S-Taylor Rapp misses workouts-knee inflammation

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(Teams)

Washington..Former Redskins RB-Derrious Grice implicated in 2-possible rape cases while he was at LSU…Victims told TMZ coach Ed Ogeron was aware of attacks and did nothing…Grice indicted on 3-felony counts of domestic abuse last week…and implicated in 4-traffic violation cases.

Tennessee..Titans say no fans at home games to start season.

Minnesota..Breakoff contract talks with RB-Dalvin Cook..slated to earn just (1.3M) this year…wants (15M)…had over (1,800 APY) last year.

Chiefs..Starting CB-Bashaud Breeland suspended 4G for drug violation.

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(Roster Moves)

Jacksonville..Report will trade holdout DE-Yannick Ngakoue for a 2nd round pick…Refused to sign (14.6M) franchise tag.

Baltimore..FA-WR-Dez Bryant goes thru full workout with Ravens
Dallas..Release DT-Gerald McCoy with injury settlement
Titans..Sign FA-QB-Trevor Siemian-ex Broncos
Titans..Sign FA-TE-Geoff Swaim-ex Cowboys-Jaguars
Titans..Release rookie QB-Cole McDonald-ex Hawaii-7th round pick
49ers..Sign FA-WR-Jaron Brown-ex Arizona-Seattle
49ers..Attempt to set up workout with FA-WR-Dez Bryant-ex Dallas
Jets..Release RB-Kenneth Dixon
Saints..Sign Fa-TE-Ethan Wolf-ex Rams

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(Injuries)

Washington..DE-Chase Young-#1 pick-hip flexor injury
Giants..KR-Cody Case-ruptured Achilles

Dallas..Activate NT-Dontari Poe from PUP list
Bengals..DT-Renel Wilson-quad injury
Eagles..RB-Miles Sanders-hamstring injury

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(Teams)

Patriots..Install a Cam package for QB-Cam Newton-may platoon with QB-Jarrett Stidham.

Eagles..Coaches rave about talent-leadership rookie QB-Jalen Hurts

Miami..Rookie QB-Tua Tagoavailo struggles in 7-on-7 and 11-on-11 passing drills.

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(College Football)

USC…Star DT-Jay Tufele-Opts out playing in spring..will go to NFL
Michigan..OT-Jaylon Mayfield-Opts out for NFL draft
Wake Forest..WR-Sage Surratt-Opts out

Notre Dame…Pauses Irish preseason camp…(154) students on campus test positive for virus in 2-days this week-Monday-Tuesday

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…………(Hockey)………………..

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Montreal-W-Flyers (5-3)..Nick Suzki key goal…Flyers still lead (3-2)..

Boston-W-Carolina (2-0)..Patrice Bergon goal and assist…Bruins win (4-1)..

Tampa Bay-W-Columbus..Brayden Point scores in OT to give Lightning the series (4-1)…Blue Jackets lost 2-goal lead in 3rd period..Columbus lost despite (41-25) shots advantage

Arizona-L-Colorado (7-1)..Nazek Kadri scores 5th goal of series…Avs crush Coyotes in series (4-1)..

Vancouver-St Louis..Vancouver led (4-3) in 3rd period early. at Press Time …Series tied (2-2)

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Winnipeg…Accolades pour in remembering NHL Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk-passed from cancer on Tuesday…Reports Hawerchuk spent weekend calling former teammates to say ‘good bye’ before passing away from cancer.

Washington..Caps sign FA-G-Zach Fucale-ex Montreal

Ducks..Send G-Roman Durney to Bratislava in Czech League…played in ECHL-Norfolk..had (4.22GAA) in lower minors

Detroit..Send F-Dmiyro Temashof to Djurgarden-Swedish League

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………….(General)……….

PGA…Opening round of Northern Trust Tourney in Boston…1st of Fed X-Cup playoffs

PGA..Brooks Koepka leaves tour with hip-knee injuries…may not play till Masters in November.

Alex Zanardi..longtime F-1 driver removed from ICU in rehab center..recovering from severe head injuries in biking accident.

Indy Car…Carburetion day for 33-starters heading into Sunday race.

MASL Soccer…Monterrey Flash-Sonora teams suspend operations because of Covid virus…will not play rest of 2020-21 schedule

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