Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on December 9th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres…Draft P-Grant Gavin-Royals in Rule 5-Minor League draft..Gavin (18-11)..3.02-ERA in 3Y..350K in 290 minor league innings

Padres..Lose 5-pitchers in Minor League Draft
..P-Eric Sabrowski (2-0) 1.86-ERA went to Cleveland-had history injury issues
..P-Caleb Bouchley (18-21) in minor went to Brewers
..P-Nick Kuzla (11-4) in career went to Detroit
..P-Carlos Guartin (10-10) in career went to Cardinals
..P-Lua Arias (34-17) in career went to Marlns

Dodgers..Draft 3-players in Minor League Draft
..C-Keki Rios-Milwaukee…(.248) hitter in minors
..P-Carson Fuler-Reds..former #1 draft pick
..P-Jon Duplantier-Giants-Arizona

Angels..Draft 1-player
..P-Ken Rosenberg-Tampa Bay..(4-0) 2.48-ERA at AAA

(Roster Moves)

Orioles..Sign FA-C-Jacob Nottingham-ex Mariners
Yasiel Puig..ex Dodgers-Reds-Indians..offered contract by Kiwoom-Korean League
Yokohama Bay Stars..Sign FA-P-Brooks Kiske-ex Orioles
(MLB Notes)

MLB-Union..Agree to hold Rule 5-draft for major league teams when new CBA is ratified

Mets..Interview Buck Showalter-2nd time…Interview Bob Geren-Dodgers bench coach…were meeting in evening with Joe Espada-Houston bench coach

Chargers…Covid concerns grow with team…
..WR-Mike Williams placed on Covid list for ‘close contact testing’
..CB-Chris Harris also put on Covid list…close contact with Keenan Allen
..LB-Kyler Fackrell-scope surgery on knee..could be out 3W
..DE-Joey Bosa-cleared of concussion issues-practiced
..CB-Asante Samuel cleared to practice after 3W-concussion protocol
..DT-Linval Joseph clears Covid protocol-returns to full practice
..OC-Corey Linsley..DT-Justin Jones out of practice

(NFL Notes)

Saints..Former DE-Glen Foster dies after high speed chase in Alabama..Had mental health issues-arrested after incident with police at hospital where he was taken for Mental health issues.

Dallas..Former DE-Aldon Smith arrested again..Felony DUI injury accident in Northern California..held on 50,000-bail…2nd arrest in 9-months
(Roster Moves)

Washington…DE-Montez Sweat placed on Covid-list
Seattle..S-Jamal Adams-season ending surgery-torn labrum
Packers..Activate CB-Jaire Alexander from IR-had shoulder injury
Bengals..Activate CB-Trae Waynes-year long calf issue
Ravens..Activate OT-Ja’Wuan Jones from IR-out with Torn Achilles
Denver..Activate CB-Bryce Callahan from IR
(Roster Move)

Houston..Release starting LB-Zach Cunningham..repeated lateness issues with Covid test..Texans will take (12M-Cap Hit)
Raiders..Contract extension to K-Daniel Carlson…P-AJ Cole..each 4-year extensions
Saints..Sign FA-OT-James Carpenter-ex Jets-Seattle
Dallas..Sign FA-RB-Ito Smith-ex Falcons
Raiders..Release S-Clinton HaHa Dix


Steelers-vs-Minnesota Vikings…Thursday night football….Pittsburgh needs win to climb back into wildcard race…Vikings is desperate situation (5-7)

(College Football)

Aztecs…Starting OG-Chris Martinez…Backup OG-Jacob Capra both enter Transfer portal

Fresno State..Hire Jeff Tedford as coach…former Bulldogs and Cal coach
Duke..Interviews George Edwards..longtime assistant Dallas Cowboys
Duke..Jason Garrett expresses interest in head job..ex-Cowboys-Giants coach
Nevada..Interviews Adam Roderick-Off Coor-BYU
Idaho..Interview Matt Mumme-Off Coor-Nevada..Brian Lindgren-Off Coord-Oregon State

Nebraska..Hire Mark Whipple-Off Coord..had been at Pitt
Nebraska..HireDom Raiola-OL coach..had been with Chicago Bears
Texas Tech..Hire Tim DeRuuyter-Def Coord..had been at Oregon
Oklahoma..Hire Jeff Libby–Off Coord..had been at Ole Miss

USC..Vic So’oto exits-was Def Line coach

LSU..Starting QB-Max Johnson enters NCAA transfer portal…went (6-6) this year

Clippers-Boston…LA (63-51) at halftime at Press Time……shot 54% from floor….Brandon Boston comes off bench scores (18P) including 40′ three point turnaround basket at the half….Wednesday matchup…LA (13-12)

Lakers-at-Memphis…Thursday game…LA (13-12). on season

Atlanta..Lose F-Solomon Hill-torn hamstring
Bulls..G-Matt Thomas on Covid List…4th player to test positive this year
Portland..G-CJ McCollum-collapsed lung
NY Knicks..Demote C-Mitch Robinson-..move Nerlens Noel to starting spot

NBA..Informs teams…Unvaccinated players will not be allowed to cross border to play games in Toronto in January

Indiana Pacers…Put F-Domantas Sabonis¬†and G-Caris LeVert on trading block

Lakers..Owner Jeannie Buss says ‘will make no judgment on Coach Frank Voegel until team is 100%-healthy.

Aztecs-W-Cal State Fullerton (66-56)….SDSU built 14-point lead in opening half….let Titans back into the game in stunning struggle….Aztecs struggle with injuries…Nathan Mensah in and out of lineup in 2nd half with minor back-hip issue….State without F-AG Aroup..Lamonte Butler…Thia Diabate with injury and illness….Trey Pulliam-Adam Seiko combined for 7-baskets in 2nd half to stifle Fullerton comeback…..Matt Bradley had (22P)…Pulliam (14P)…SDSU had 16-turnovers in game…Titans G-Trey Maddux scored 15-points in 2nd half to bring Titans back in game…SDSU (6-3)


Ducks-at-Columbus…Anaheim now (14-9-4) on Thursday night
Kings-Dallas…LA (10-10-4) on Thursday night

LA Kings…Ontario Reign coach John Wroblewski takes personal leave of abscence from AHL team.

NHL…Board of Governors meeting to discuss Covid issues and the Beijing Winter Olympics controversies.

Arizona Coyotes…Report City of Glendale threatens to lockout Coyotes from Arena end of December…Club owes 1.3M in back rent at arena

Blackhawks..F-Jaj Khaira-hospitalized overnight with serious concussion-neck sprain after dangerous hit in game.

Soccer…Legendary icon Pele re-enters hospital for Chemo treatment for tumor on stomach

Soccer…Tottenham Hot Spur-EPL-Covid outbreak…8-players-5-coaches in isolation

Tiger Woods..says he will play a tourney with his son..PNC Championships…Been 10-months since his serious auto accident



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