Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on June 3rd, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-L-Cubs..(6-1)…Swept in series..Padres have lost (5-of-7) games…Friars (34-23)….Cubs won 13-of-16 games
..Javy Baez tomahawked linedrive 2R-HR
..Anthony Rizzo 2R-double
..Dinelson Lamet (4inn-1R-4H-6K-72 pitches)
..Tommy Pham-Ha Seong Kim head injuries-ran into each other on fly ball in 4th inning…Pham hit in jaw by Kim forehead…Both down on field for 5-minutes..Kim had to be helped to clubhouse-concerned about  concussion
..Tommy Pham had to be restrained in dugout from going after Coach Bobby Dickerson after he appeared to curse Kim…
..Tommy Pham stitches in jaw..will have CT exam on jaw and mouth-not play on Thursday
..Ha Seong Kim got thru concussion protocols-will be monitored-was shaken up
..Tommy Pham blowup was ‘heat of the moment’ issue in dugout…passionate group…competitiveness is a good thing…we will be better for it going forward.
..Manager Larry Rothschild ejected in 5th inning for arguing balls and strikes.
..SS-Fernando Tatis did not play because of mild oblique strain

Padres-Mets..Open 4-game weekend series at Petco Park..Yu Darvish-vs-Taijuan Walker.
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Dodgers-W-Cardinals …LA scored 11-runs in first inning….led (14-3) at Presstime..Cody Bellinger Grand Slam HR and 2R-double in that first inning…….LA (33-23)…Dodgers had lost 5-of-7 games.

Dodgers…off day Thursday..open weekend series Friday-in-Atlanta.
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Angels…Off day Thursday..Halos (25-30)…Won 6-of-9

Angels-Seattle..Friday pitchers-Griff Canning-vs-Justus Sheffield
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(Scoreboard)

Mets-W-Arizona…James McCann 3R-HR…Francisco Lindor 3-hits in NY win…D-backs lost 17-of-20

Twins-L-Orioles…DJ Stewart 2RHR for Birds…Baltimore had lost 14-of-15..(19-37)

Tampa Bay-L-Yankees..Gio Urshela 2RHR…Rays won 16-of-19..(35-28)

Miami-L-Toronto..Bo Bichette 2R-double triggers 3R-9th rally

Washington-W-Atlanta…Juan Soto 2R-HR.. .Nationals (23-29)

Red Sox-L-Houston….Framber Valdez 10K outing for Astros..Boston (32-23)

Texas-L-Colorado..Ron Tapia 2R-Double for Rockies..Rangers (22-35)…Rockies (24-34)

A’s-Mariners..Oakland led (5-0) at Press Time..Mitch Moreland 2R-HR…A’s..(32-26)

Pirates-Reds..Rained out
White Sox-Indians..Rained out
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(Injuries)
Twins..C-Mitch Garver-groin surgery
St Louis..DL-P-Jack Flaherty-oblique
Washington..MRI-DL-P-Stephen Strasburg-strained neck
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(Roster Moves)
Giants..Callup P-Dom Leone from AAA
Giants..Option P-Nick Tropeano to AAA
Boston..P-Brandon Workman opts out of contract\
Rockies..Option 1B-Connor Joe to AAA
Giants-Yankees..Trade-SF sends 1B-Connor Cannon to NY.
Pirates-Arizona..Trade 2B-Idle Vargas to D-Backs
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(MLB Notes)
Arizona..TV broadcaster Bob Brenly criticized for mocking durag that Mets P-Marcus Stroman wore on his head…Stroman said it had ‘racial overtones’…Manager Luis Rojas called it inappropriate.
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……(Basketball)…….

Lakers-Suns..Game 6-series…Lakers down (3-2) heading to Staples Center…LA coming off 30-point blowout loss…Must win game-Thursday.

Denver-at-Portland..Game 6-series..Nuggets lead (3-2)
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(Scoreboard)

Clippers-Dallas….LA led 67-62 in 3rd quarter at Press Time…4-starters in double figures…Tied (2-2)

Utah-W-Memphis (126-106)…Jazz hit 17-3’s and built 25-point lead….Utah wins series .

Atlanta-W-Knicks (103-89)…Trae Young (36P)….Hawks win series (4-1)

76ers-W-Washington (129-112)…Seth Curry-Tobias Harris combined (58P) in blowout win..Philadelphia wins series (4-1)
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(NBA Notes)

Boston…President Operation Danny Ainge quits after 18-years on the job…Brad Stevens elevated to President…Team will begin search for new head coach…Team expected to interview Ime Udoka-Miami assistant…Jason Kidd-Clippers assistant….Lloyd Pearce-ex Hawks coach

Pistons..Hire John Beilein as Head Player Development..former head coach Michigan-Cleveland Cavaliers.

76ers..Joel Embiid-C-out with torn meniscus

NBA..Releases list of 236-early entrants in draft and 57-international players.

Duke..Legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski announces he will retire…after 2021-22 season…41Y as head coach…(1,170-wins)…5X-NCAA champ…12X in Final Four.

Charlotte….Rick Bonnell-longtime NBA beatwriter passes away in sleep…had worked at Charlotte Observer for 33-years.
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………(Football)……….

Chargers…LB-Kenneth Murray praises coaching staff after OTA workouts…will move him into blitz packages…had (107-tackles-1 sack).

Atlanta..WR-Julio Jones salary cap figure drops from (15.5M-to-7.5M) on Wednesday with new financial year beginning…Opens window for him to be traded.

Carolina…Sean Padden-President of FB Operations quits-to leave team…Had worked with Coach Matt Rhule-at Temple-Baylor and in NFL.

Dallas..TE-Blake Jarvin-cleared to full practice coming off ACL surgery.

Vikings..DE-Danielle Hunter boycotts OTA workouts in contract issue-forfeits 100,000 workout bonus

Vikings..OT-Chris Darrishaw-#1 pick-groin injury in OTA
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(Roster Moves)
Vikings..Sign FA-CB-Tye Smith-ex Titans
49ers..Sign FA-TE-MyCole Pruitt-ex Titans
Carolina..Release QB-Tommy Stevens.

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……….(Hockey)………..
(Scoreboard)

Winnipeg-L-Montreal (5-3)….Carey Price 27-saves…Nick Suzuki goal….Habs pulled off road win….Game 1-series….Game marred by scary injury…Jets F-Mark Schauffele ejected from game for plowing into F-Jake Evans with head hunting hit after empty net goal…Evans was prone on ice for 5-minutes with neck injury

Las Vegas-Colorado…Knights-Avs tied (2-2) at Press Time in 3rd period….Avalanche led series (1-0)
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Boston-NY Islanders..Game 3-Thursday..tied (1-1)
Tampa Bay-Carolina…Lightning lead (2-0)
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Toronto…Besieged GM-Bredan Shanahan…’We will fix this-we are not idiots’ after awful opening round loss in playoffs.

Toronto..Immense criticism of stars Auston Matthews-Mitch Marner…being paid a combined (22M)…scored 1-goal between them in playoff series.

NHL Draft Lottery:
..1..Buffalo
..2..Seattle expansion team
..3..Anaheim Ducks
..4..NJ Devils
..8..LA Kings

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……..(General)………

Kentucky Derby….Churchill Downs suspends trainer Bob Baffert for two years and bars any horses from his stables from running after 2nd drug test Medina Spirit comes back positive for steroids…Spirit is disqualified from Derby win.

Belmont State…Only 8-horses entered for 3rd race in Triple Crown.

PGA…Memorial Golf Tourney-Dublin, Ohio….tees off Thursday

Soccer…Team USA-vs-Honduras in Nations League Cup tourney.

Hot Spur…Opens negotiations with Juventus coach Antonio Conte to take over as Manager.
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