Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on November 17th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres…Add P-Tom Cosgrove to 40-man off season roster…Had (2.45-ERA) in AA last year…Padres have only 33-players on off season roster

Padres..Sign P-Nick Martinez to (3Y-26M) extension…had (2.74-ERA) as long reliever.

Dodgers..Add C-Diego Castaya to 40man off season roster.

Dodgers..Believe Dustin May..Ryan Pepiot…Michael Grove will be able to replace departed free agent P-Tyler Anderson in rotation.

Angels..Will move veteran Tyler Anderson-ex Dodgers, into 2nd spot in rotation behind Shohei Ohtani.  Say Reid Detmers-Patrick Sandoval-Jose Suarez will fill out rotation.

Angels..Says retiring Albert Pjulols will act as spring training coach and coach at Dominican academy as part of his 10-year personal services contract upon retirement.
(MLB Notes)

Cy Young Awards-handed out on Wednesday
AL.Justin Verlander-Houston-Unanimous choice…3rd time award winner.
NL..Sandy Alcantara-Miami-got all first place votes to win

Yasiel Puig….Agent asks for 5-years probation fot 5-years prison sentence after guilty plea for lying to FBI about gambling habits and contacts….Agent says Puig is suffering from ADD and Mental Health issues…had no legal representation when he met with FBI earlier this year.

Phillies…Slugger Bryce Harper to have surgery for torn UCL-elbow…could be out 4-to-8 months but could also be DH next year rather than an outfielder.

Houston..Owner Jim Crain says P-Justin Verlander wants a (3Y-130M) contract
extension…He is (39Y).

Royals..Ownership announcing plans for 2B-downtown stadium-entertainment district with target date of 2031….Current Royals Stadium is 51-years old

Red Sox..Top minor league pitcher Starlin Santos hit with 60-game suspension-positive steroid test.
(Roster Moves)

Toronto-Seattle…TRADE…Jays deal OF-Teo Hernandez to Mariners for P-Eric Swanson and PAdam Macko…Hernandez hit (.278-78HR) over 3-years in Toronto…Swanson (1.68-ERA) out of bullpen.

White Sox..Sign FA-P-Nate Fisher-ex Mets-Seattle
Washington..Sign FA-OF-Derek Hill-ex Tigers..P-Hobie Harris-ex Brewers

Chargers…Devastated by defensive line injuries…sign 2-FA
..FA-DT-Tyeler Davison-ex Browns-Carolina
..FA-DT-David Moa-ex Titans

Chargers…Ailing WR-Keenan Allen limited practice..says he hopes to play Sunday vs Chiefs.

Rams…QB-Matthew Stafford still in concussion protocol
Rams..WR-Cooper Kupp placed on IR-ankle surgery-out 4-games
(NFL Notes)

NFL..says Browns-Bills game still scheduled for Sunday could be moved to Monday Night if potential blizzard conditions worsen…Weather forecast up to 33-inches of snow Friday into Sunday…Say travel will be dangerous or next to impossible.

Tampa Bay..Former head coach Bruce Arians confirms taken to hospital over weekend with heart inflammation…did not have heart attack…became ill while hosting party at his home.

Tampa Bay…class Action lawsuit filed over FTX-Crypto Currency Bankruptcy…Suing FTX..Tom Brady..Steph Curry…Shaq O’Neal…charging US consumers were misled by their endorsements….US investors lost 11B in investments…FTX had said its net worth was 32B

Thursday Night Football….Green Bay-vs-Tennessee

Chiefs…WR-JuJu Smith-concussion..WR-Marquez Scantling-flue…WR-Mecole Hardman-abdomen issues…all missed Wednesday workouts

Eagles…IR-TE-Dallas Goedert-shoulder injury
Eagles..IR-DT-Marlon Tuipolatu-hamstring

Denver..WR-KJ Hamler-reinjures hamstring-out of lineup
(Roster Moves)

Saints..Sign FA-RB-David Johnson-ex Arizona-Houston
Saints..Release RB-Derrick Gore..RB-Jordan Howard
Titans..Sign FA-K-Josh Lambo-ex Chargers-Jaguars
Eagles..Sign FA-DT-Linval Joseph-ex Chargers-Giants
Giants..Workout FA-OG-Laurent Tardif-ex Chiefs-Jets
Houston..Sign FA-KR-Amari Rogers-ex Packers
Cowboys..Sign FA-WR-Antonio Calloway-ex Browns
Cowboys..Sign FA-DE-Takk McKinley-ex Falcons-Browns-Rams
Browns..Sign FA-DT-Ben Stille-ex Miami
(College Football)

Virginia…Cancels Saturday game with Coastal Carolina in wake of murder of 3-football players by former teammate

Virginia..Washington Post…Student on bus where shootings occurred-said shooter Chris Jones stalked and targeted football players on bus in execution style after argument on trip home..said 24-people on field trip went to see play about Emmitt Till in Washington, DC, but that Jones sat by himself..in theatre…then sat in back of bus by himself on way home..May have argued with football player just before bus arrived back on campus…then pulled gun and walked down aisle targeting players…shot one player who was asleep on bus.

Virginia…Shooter Chris Jones charged with 3-felony murder charges and 3-other gun felonies.

UCLA…California Board of Regents meets to discuss whether they should block UCLA  move to the Big 10-Conference…Regents never consulted by UCLA about potential of move.

Clippers-vs-Detroit…Thursday game

Aztecs…Now (3-0) head to Maui Classic on weekend

USD-Utah State..Thursday game..Torerors now (3-0)

NY Knicks..Bench G-Evan Fournier
Brooklyn..G-Ben Simmons says poor play because of knee-ankle issues
Brooklyn..Criticism of G-Ben Simmons-questioning dedicaton-level of play-availability.

Detroit..Lose C-Isaiah Stewart-toe injury
Memphis..Activate F-Jaren Jackson-out all year injuries

San Diego Gulls-San Jose…AHL action…0-0- in 2nd peeriodat Press Time

Kings-Edmonton…Wednesday game…Kings led 1-0 in 2nd period at PressTime

Ducks-at-Winnipeg…Thursday game….

Minnesota..Wild lose G-Marc Andre Fleury-shoulder
Winnipeg..Jets F-Mason Appleton-surgery-wrist-out 8W
Montreal..Lose F-Jon Druoin-8W-ankle injury
Colorado..Callup D-Jayson Megna from AHL

PGA…Rory McIlroy says there will be no ‘Peace Talks’ with LIV-Golf until Greg Norman is removed as CEO…Norman has filed two antitrust lawsuits against PGA.

NASCAR…Stewart-Haas Team fires Cole Custer as driver-promotes Ryan Preece to replacement

World Cup Soccer..Announces Men’s Teams will play for 440M-in payouts to 32-teams…Women’s Teams next year will play for only 60M in prize money for 24-teams.

FIFA…President writes letters asking Ukraine-Russia to declare a ‘cease fire’ of war during World Cup soccer.

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