Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on April 15th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)…….

Padres-L-Pirates (5-1)..Friars drop 2nd in row to lowly Buccos…San Diego (8-5)
..Greg Polanco solo HR for Pittsburgh-on base four times
..Adam Frazier 2R-single
..Reliever Austin Adams gives up 3-runs in 8th
..Joe Musgrove labors (81-pitches) in four innings
..Padres now (23-107) RISP..(.215BA) this year
..Padres name Ryan Weathers to start against Dodgers-Friday
..Padres listless without Wil Myers-Fernando Tatis in lineup

San Diego-Pittsburgh..Getaway Day game..Chris Paddack-vs-Mitch Keller..

Padres..Chris Paddack (8inn-6R-8H-4W)..5.63-ERA
Padres..Chris Paddack..Last 4-starts (14inn-24H-17R-5W-4HR)
Padres..Chris Paddack only 4-quality starts in last 13-outings
Padres..Still awaiting 2nd opinion on P-Adrian Morejon
Padres..OF-Wil Myers-patella tendon pain knee..day-to-day
Padres..Callup P-Pierce Johnson from Alternate sight
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Dodgers-Rockies..Justin Turner HR-RBI single…LA led (3-0) at Press Time…Colorado manager Buddy Black ejected by Phil Cuzzi-arguments over strike zone calls…LA (9-2) on season

Dodgers-Colorado..Thursday game..Julio Urias-vs-Austin Gomber
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Angels-L-Royals (6-1)..Carlos Santana 2RHR..Sal Perez HR..Halos bullpen gave up 4R in loss…Angels drop (7-5)

Angels..off day Thursday..open weekend series with Twins-Friday
Angels..DL-OF-Juan Lagares-calf
Angels..Put OF-Dexter Fowler on 60-day DL
Angels..Recall OF-Jon Jay from Alternate sight
Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani-throws 24P-bullpen session-test blister
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(Scoreboard)
Yankees-L-Blue Jays..Bo Bichette 2HRs..Game winner in 9th
Washington-W-Cardinals..Joe Ross 6-shutout innings
Brewers-W-Cubs..Taylor Shaw HR-RBI single in win
Red Sox-W-Twins..1st game-Hunter Renfroe RBI single
Red Sox-W-Twins..2nd game-Alex Verdugo HR-2R single in sweep
Giants-W-Reds..Austin Slater RBI double..Tom LaStella RBI single
Orioles-Mariners..Rained out
Tigers-W-Astros..Akil Badoo RBI double
Mets-W-Phillies..Dave Peterson (10K) in win..James McCann 2RHR
Rays-L-Rangers..Nate Lowe HR
Braves-L-Miami..Jazz Chisholm 3R-HR-Marlins..Ron Acuna 2-2RHR..
Indians-L-White Sox..Carlos Rodon ‘No Hitter’..Perfect game into 9th..1B-Jose Abreu preserves no hitter with diving stop of ball and dove to tag bag

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(Roster Moves)

Indians..Sign FA-C-Rene Rivera-ex Mets-Padres-Pirates-Twins
Reds..Sign FA-OF-Phil Diehl-ex Rockies

Royals..Callup P-Ervin Santana from AA
Phillies..Callup OF-Mickey Moniak from AAA
Phillies..OF-Adam Hasely leaves team-family issue
Twins..Callup 2B-JT Riddle from AAA
Cubs..Callup P-Shelby Miller from AAA
Cubs..DFA-C-Tony Wolters
Royals..Option P-Carlos Hernandez to AAA
Royals..DFA-OF-Nick Heath
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(Injuries)
Braves..DL-P-Max Fried-hamstring
Braves..DL-OF-Christian Pache-groin
Toronto..DL-P-Julian Mayweather-oblique
Reds..Put P-Michael Lorenzen on 60-day DL-shoulder

Twins..DL-SS-Andrellton Simmons-Covid test
Cubs..Exam P-Liam Hendricks-possible Covid
Houston..2B-Jose Altuve..3B-Alex Bregman..1B-Yordan Alvarez-out
Brewers..OF-Lorenzo Cain-reinjures quad
A’s..OF-Chad Pinder-setback rehab knee
Red Sox..P-Brian Mata-elbow surgery

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(MLB Notes)

Cubs..President Jed Hoyer urges players to get Vaccine shots-Cubs fear Covid outbreak…5-players test positive..2-coaches

Yasiel Puig…Denies Sex Assault charges in lawsuit filed by LA woman..says they had consensual sex..2-Lawyers say it is a ‘moneygrab’

MLB..Will experiment with “Mound Change” in independent Atlantic League this summer…1st half of season mound will stay at (60’6″)…second half of season mound will move to (61’6″)
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……….(Basketball)…….
Clippers-W-Pistons (100-98)..G-Reggie Jackson (29P)…Clippers (19-21) free throws in come from behind win….LA (39-18)

Lakers-Boston..Thursday game…Lakers lost 8-of-14..(34-21) on year

Brooklyn..Kevin Durant (Hamstring)…LaMarcus Aldridge (Virus)..Blake Griffin (Knee)..James Harden (Hamstring) all sit out Wednesday game

Brooklyn..Rookie G-Chris Chiozza-surgery-fractured hand

Boston..G-Jayson Tatum says he is still having lung issues-not fully recovered from Covid issue in January.

Toronto..Raptors lost 17-of-21..Fred VanVleet-Kyle Lowrey remain out with injuries

Cavaliers..Activate F-Larry Nance-virus..C-Jarrett Allen-concussion from injured list

Washington..Sign FA-Jordan Bell-ex Golden State

Evansville..Coed at school files rape lawsuit against former basketball coach Walter McCarty-fired last year for Title IX-violations.

USD..Lands 4th transfer..6’6-F-Marcus Earlington-St John’s University..(9P-4R) for Big East Conference team..has 2-years eligibility left.

Aztecs..Lose out on transfer..6’6-F-Tim Allen transfers from Utah to Texas Longhorns program.
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……….(Football)…………

Browns..Sign FA-DE-Jadaveon Clowney-ex Titans-Seahawks
Steelers..Sign FA-QB-Josh Dobbs-ex Jaguars
Steelers..Re-sign LB-Vince Williams

Seattle..Meet with FA-DE-Aldon Smith-ex Raiders-49ers-Cowboys
Atlanta..Visit with FA-WR-KR-Cordarelle Patterson-ex Bears-Vikings

Bills..Visit with FA-S-TJ Carrie-ex Colts
Vikings..Visit with FA-TE-MyCole Pruitt-ex Titans

Giants..Release CB-Ryan Lewis
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(NFL Notes)

NFL Competition Committee…Meets with GMs-Coaches..recommends giving Replay Official in the booth the power to interact with refs on field on controversial calls…Against adding a ‘Sky Judge’ to throw flags on plays.

NFL..New England-Detroit-Tampa Bay opt out of OTA’s this spring
NFL Union…Players being asked to forefeit workouts bonuses by opting out of OTAs.
..Green Bay has (5M) in workout bonuses
..Jaguars (3.7M)
..Chiefs (3M)

Rams..DT-Aaron Donald..Charged with criminal assault in bar fight that injured a Pittsburgh man…Concussion-Broken Arm-16-stitches.

NFL..Tells teams that they can open training facilities for OTAs from May 24th thru June 18th for workouts after virtual workouts in April-May.
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………(Hockey)………..

Kings-Las Vegas..Knights score 3-goals in 8-minutes in first period…Led (3-1) in 2nd period at Press Time..Wednesday game..Kings (16-19-6)

Ducks-San Jose…Ryan Getzlaf scores 4th goal of season…Ducks led (1-0) in 2nd period at Press Time…Anaheim (13-23-7)

NHL Union-Vancouver…Canucks players hold conference call to express concern about having to play on Friday while half of team remains in isolation with covid outbreak.

Vancouver..Canucks have just 12 players on ice for practice because of Covid issues…NHL wants Canucks to re-open season on Friday..Vancovuer faced with prospect of playing 5-games in 7-nights and 19-games in 31-nights.

Colorado..Cancelled Wednesday skate-Covid issue

Buffalo..Lose C-Jack Eichel-herniated disc of neck-facing surgery
Dallas..Lose G-Ben Bishop-rest of season-knee meniscus surgery
Dallas..F-Alex Radulov-needs core muscle surgery

Ducks..D-Hampus Lindholm-miss rest of year-fractured wrist

Buffalo..Hire Jason Karmaonis-Asst GM…ex-Penguins-Carolina exec
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…….(General)……….

PGA….1st round RBC-Heritage-Hilton Head Island-South Carolina…Dustin Johnson-Webb Simpson head field.

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