Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on September 24th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-L-Angels (5-2)….Shohei Ohtani..Justin Upton..Anthony Bemboom all hit homers off reliever Adrian Morejon in 2nd inning….Eric Hosmer hit 2R-HR in first inning for Friars….Padres lost 5-of-7 games.

Padres…P-Mike Clevinger throws perfect 12-pitch inning and then leaves the game…Had been coming off bicep tendonitis and had thrown a bullpen session on Monday without any problems..Club fears he could miss Wildcard round and possible Divisional series in postseason..

Padres…Manager Jayce Tingler comments on Clevinger situation:
..He was feeling good
..Arm tightened up on 2nd hitter after throwing curve ball
..Trainers gave him an MRI after he was pulled out
..Area problem is bicep tendon down near elbow
..Four more games to go-we will start hitting again

Padres…Off day….Open up final series of season at San Francisco with Friday doubleheader.

Padres..City Council gives approval to team to develop a business-entertainment complex on the grounds of Tailgate Park-a 4-block parcel currently a parking lot.

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Dodgers-A’s….Joe Kelly made bullpen start…gave up 3-runs in lst inning….A’s led (3-2) in 6th at Press Time….LA (39-16) heading into the game.

LA-Oakland…Thursday pitchers Walker Beuhler-vs-Mike Fiers.

Dodgers..3B-Justin Turner bothered again by tender hamstring.

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Angels…Off on Thursday

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(Scoreboard)

Phillies-W-Washington..Bryce Harper 2-solo HRs..Didi Gregorious 3R-HR

Rangers-L-Arizona..D-Backs hit 3-home runs

White Sox-L-Indians…Carlos Santana HR for Tribe

Yankees-L-Blue Jays..Vlad Guererro RBI single-RBI double

Reds-W-Brewers…Eugenio Suarez 3R-HR..Joey Vogto 2R-HR

Astros-L-Mariners..Ty France RBI single..RBI-double

Cubs-L-Pirates..Ke/Bryan Hayes HR for Buccos

Braves-W-Marlins..Dansby Swanson 3RBIs….

Rays-W-Mets…Tampa Bay now (37-20).

Red Sox-W-Orioles../six 6R-in-3rd..Raf Devers 3R-double..

Tigers-L-Twins..Jake Cave 2-homers-3RBIs..

Cardinals-L-Royals..Sal Perez 2R-HR..3R-HR..

Rockies-Giants….Tied (2-2) at Press Time.

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(MLB)

Dodgers agree to open up Chavez Ravine and make it a voting center for residents…Outdoor Voting and Ballott Dropoff…October 30th-thru-November 3rd.

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(Injuries)

Seattle…Lose 2B-Dylan Moore-concussion
Phillies…1B-Wade Miley-tests positive for Covid
Washington..DL-3B-Carter Kieboom-oblique

Reds..Activate P-Wade Miley from DL.

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(Roster)

Miami…DFA-P-Brett Eibner

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………(Football)…………….

Charges….Confirm team doctor punctured lung of QB-Tyrod Taylor while giving him a pain killing injection for cracked rib Sunday morning before pregame workouts…Taylor developed pain and breathing problems and was taken to the hospital….Doctor not identified….Team refused respond question if doctor was terminated….Doctors say Taylor ‘should remain out indefinitely’ with lung injury.

Chargers…Coach Anthony Lynn said he was not angry…everyone makes mistakes…no one is perfect…Said Taylor was injured on the first possession vs Cincinnati opening day-but played entire game….Pain increased on Monday….had X-rays that showed two cracked ribs on Thursday…took pain killing shot on Sunday morning….said Justin Herbert has taken all snap with #1 offense and will start on Sunday vs Carolina..Praised Herbert preparation…in building each morning at 6-30am….Easton Stick will be backup QB….Taylor yet to be placed on IR list….Lynn said still had trust in doctor….a fine man….Said players in locker-room will have to determine their relationship.

Chargers…Injury list grows
..LB-Nick Vigil-out-groin
..DT-Jutin Jones-out-shoulder
..RB-Justin Jackson-out quad
..TE-Hunter Henry-limited-ankle
..OT-Bryan Bulaga-limited-knee
..FS-Rayshawn Jenkins-groin
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(Schedule)

Miami-vs-Jacksonville….Thursday night football…Ryan Fitzpatrick-Gardner Minshew will be the starting QBs.

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(NFL Notes)

Chicago…Hall of Fame RB-Gale Sayers passes away (77Y)…had been battling dementia….Had 5-brilliant years with Bears before suffering bsd knee injury….Had (4,956Y-rushing) in 5-years prior to the injury…scored 39-TDs rushing…had 18TDs on kickoff and punt returns….Averaged 30Y-KReturns…14Y-punt returns.

NFL-TV Ratings…Week Two of schedule:
..Monday Night Football-ESPN (9.2-Rating)…up 31% for Raiders-Saints
..Fox (13.3-Rating) for Saints-Rams on Sunday..up 7%
..CBS (10.1-Rating) for Chargers-Chiefs..down 23%
..Thursday Night Football-NFL Network..(3.8-Rating)….down 7%

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(Injuries)

Eagles..WR-Jalen Reagor-torn thumb ligament..out 8W
Eagles..DT-Fletcher Cox-oblique injury
Atlanta..WR-Julio Jones-hamstring injury
Arizona..WR-Christian Kirk-groin injury
Cowboys..OT-Tyron Smith-misses pracitce again with neck issue
Cowboys..CB-Chidobe Awizie-hamstring
Jaguars..IR-Josh Lambo-hip issue
Raiders..IR-OG-Rich Incognito-Achilles injury
49ers…IR-RB-Tevin Coleman-knee strain
Titans..IR-RB-Senorise Perry-knee injury
Denver…IR-LB-Mark Barron-hamstring
Jets..Backup QB-Joe Flacco-cleared full practice-coming off neck surgery

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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-WR-Jaron Brown-returns to the team
49ers…Activate LB-Dion Jordan-former #1 pick

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(College Football)

NCAA-Covid Outbreaks continue to force game cancellation.
Notre Dame-Wake Forest
Tulsa-Arkansas State
Houston-North Texas
USF-Florida Atlantic
Memphis-UT San Antonio

Pac 12…CEO’s meet on Thursday to discuss restart of season..possible 8-game schedule starting October 24th.

Mid American Conference…meet Friday to vote on 6-game schedule starting November 1st.

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…………….(Basketball)…………..

(Scoreboard)

Miami-W-Boston (112-109)…Tyler Herro (37P) in Heat win…Heat just 1-turnover in 2nd half…..Jayson Tatum scored (28P)…Miami hit (23-of-25) free throws…Heat leads series (3-1)

Lakers-Denver…Game 4-on Thursday night….Lakers lead (2-1).

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Chicago…Hire Billy Donovan as coach…ex Oklahoma City coach
76ers…Interview longtime head coach Mike D’Antonio for coaching job
Indiana…Will interview longtime player Chauncey Billups

Golden State…C-Dragan Bender signs to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv

NBA…Announces Draft Combine will begin September 28th.

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…………….(Hockey)…………..

(Scoreboard)

Tampa Bay-W-Dallas (5-2)…Steven Stamkos scores early goal in 1st game back after long injury layoff….Brayden Point scores again….Lightning lead series (2-1)….

Toronto…Report former NHL players Shayne Courson-Darcy Tucker under investigation for illegal foreign currency trading in Europe.

Florida-Pittsburgh…Discussing trade…Pens would deal F-Patrik Hornqvist to Florida for D-Mike Mathieson…..Hornqvist has (238-career goals)

Ottawa….Will not offer new contract to veteran starting goalie Craig Anderson…won 202-games in 9-years with Senators.

Chicago..Sign FA-D-Cody Ransom-played last year in KHL-Russia.

NHL….Buyout window for NHL teams opens on Friday.

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……………..(General)……………

NASCAR….Las Vegas 400-Sunday….Kevin Harvick starts on the pole-Sunday
Indy Car…off weekend
Formula 1…Russian Grand Prix in Sochi

Indy Car…Andretti Autosport fires young driver Zach Veach…spent 3-years with team-never won a race.

IMSA…Team Porsche pulled its drivers and teams out of road race at Mid-Ohio this weekend because of Covid positive tests on team.

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