Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on February 23rd, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres…Owner Peter Seidler spent 2nd day talking to Media at camp
..Manny Machado has ‘earned the right’ to ask for the money he wants
..Fernando Tatis will honor the relationship  he has with the team-town

Padres…Name Nick Martinez-Ryan Weathers-Jay Groome will pitch on Friday vs Mariners in opening Cactus League game.

Padres…Manager Bob Melvin says he will hold Fernando Tatis out of lineup to work him back into play slowly…Have decided to play him extensively in right field to get used to he position during first half of spring training games.

Dodgers..Rookie Michael Grove will start in Cactus League opener with Brewers

Dodgers…Dustin May-Bobby Miller throw high 90s in Wednesday bullpens.
(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OF-Ben Gamil-ex Pirates-Brewers.
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Bryan Shaw-ex Indians-Rockies-

Astros..P-Lance McCullers has minor shoulder strain-out 3W
Atlanta..Shutdown P-Mike Siroka-hamstring issue
Brewers..OF-Tyrone Taylor-sidelined-elbow injury
Yankees..C-Ben Rostvedt-surgery-fractured finger

Chargers…Interview DeMarcus Covington-ex Cowboys for Def Line job
Chargers…Interview Doug Belk-UHouston for Def Line job

Rams..Hire Chase Blackburn-ex Carolina-as Spec Teams coach
Houston..Hire Chris Strausser-ex Colts as OL coach
Houston..Hire Jake Moreland-ex Denver as TE coach
Browns..Hire Ephraim Banda-ex Utah State as LB coach
Browns..Inteverview-Bubba Vetrone-ex Colts for Spec Teams job
Ravens..Hire Willy Taggert-ex Florida Atlantic as RB coach
Arizona..Hire Ben Steele-ex Denver..as TE coach

Chiefs…Former RB-LeSean McCoy criticized Eric Bienemey-saying ‘he was not an important part of Chiefs offensive game plan’…..brought immediate criticism from former teammates.
(Roster Moves)

Tennessee…Titans major housecleaning of roster…Release OT-Taylor Lewan..WR-Robert Woods..K-Randy Bullock…LB-Zach Cunningham…clear (28M) salary cap space.

Washington..Will franchise tag DT-DeRon Payne as free agent

Carolina…Yet to respond to report they are setting up FA-visit with QB-Derek Carr

Packers…Sources say QB-Aaron Rodgers must ‘be fully bought in’ if he is to be part of team next season.

49ers…Delay surgery on elbow of QB-Brock Purdy till early March because of renewed swelling in damaged elbow.

CFL-Toronto Argonauts..QB-McLeod Bethel Thompson leaves as a free agent..says he will play in USFL this spring…led Argos to Grey Cup title…(4731Y-23TD)

Raiders…GM-Dave Zeigler says ‘Franchise does not have any long term answers at QB’
(College Football)

Miami…Hurricanes hire longtime NFL RB-Tim Harris as RB coach

Ohio State..Cancels non conference home and home schedule with Washington Huskies-as USC-UCLA leave Pac 12 to come to the Big 10.

Lakers-Golden State….Thursday game…Lakers have 23-games left to try and move from 13th place to 10th place or better in NBA standings for playoffs.

Clippers-Sacramento….Friday game..Russell Westbrook likely debut in LA.

Bucks..Sign FA-C-Meyers Leonard…ex Miami…was suspended for nearly 2-years because of anti-semetic slur.

Atlanta…Will interview ex Nets coach Ken Atkinson for vacant Hawks coaching job

Suns..New owner Matt Ishiba says ‘no risk’ in making trade for Kevin Durant by sending 4-first round picks to Brooklyn

Brittney Greiner..signs to return to WNBA-Phoenix Mercury after spending 9-months in prison in Russia on a drug charge.

Aztecs…Off night-Thursday…Take (22-5) record to New Mexico on Saturday
USD-vs-Gonzaga..Thursday night game

Alabama…Police say leading scorer Brandon Miller picked up a gun and delivered it to teammate Darius Miles-who gave it to another man who killed a woman with it…Miller has been allowed to continue to play with Tide despite involvement in police investigation of shooting.

Kings-at-New Jersey..Thursday game
Ducks-at-Washington..Thursday game

Ducks..Trade deadline March 3rd with reports team is looking to deal D-John Klingberg..Kevin Shattenkirk…Dmitry Kulikov and forwards Maxime Comtois and Adam Henrique

Ottawa-Chicago..TRADE…Senators deal D-Nikita Zaitsev and draft pick to Blackhawks for taking on 6M-salary

Vancouver-Minnesota…Canucks give agent for F-Brock Boeser permission to negotiate possible trade with Wild.

NHL..Fines Red Wings-Dylan Larkin (5,000) for cross check incident

Nashville..F-Ryan Johansson-surgery for fractured leg
Toronto..D-Jake Muzzing ruled out rest of year-continued spine issues

Edmonton-San Jose..Trade talks breakdown for D-Erik Karlsson…Oilers want Sharks to pay 5M of 8M salary on Karlsson’s annual contract.

PGA Tour…1st round action-Honda Golf Classic-West Palm Beach
LIV Tour..Tees off 2023 schedule with LIV-Mexico tourney

Soccer…English Premier League hands out 68,000-fines to Everton-Liverpool for players fight at end of weekend game.

MLS Soccer…Commissioner Don Garber says San Diego-Las Vegas are finalists for 30th expansion team to be awarded sometime in March…

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