Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

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


Padres-L-Reds..(4-1)…Reds P-Gardneer Ashcraft (6inn-1H-0R-10K) in dominant outing against Padres minor league batting order…Seth Lugo (5inn-3R)…Padres did not play Tatis-Machardo-Grisham in .Wednesday game

Padres-Royals..Split squad game-Thursday
Padres-Milwaukee…B squad game Thursday

Padres..P-Joe Musgrove to throw to live hitters on Thursday-test toe injury
Padres…Hall of Fame…will enshrine Owner John Moores-P-Jake Peavy

Dodgers-Mariners…LA trailed (3-0) at PressTime….P-Ryan Pepiot (4inn-3R)…Julio Rodrigez 2-doubles-3RBIs  for Mariners…Wednesday game

Dodgers-Arizona..Thursday game

Dodgers…Report LA has been paying for mental health care of OF-Andrew Toles who left team and was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2018 after suffering torn knee ligaments…Suffered mental health issues and was living outside when discovered in Key West…Dodgers have paid him a yearly salary since 2018 to help him get help

Angels-W-Rockies…Wednesday game

Angels…Off day-Thursday
(MLB Notes)

WBC…Record TV ratings for Japan-USA final game….Drew 5.2M-viewers-all time record for WBC history…..In 9th inning-viewership peaked at (6.5M) viewers…Report from Japan that (97%) TV sets on Tuesday night were watching Japan-USA game

MLB…Announces adjustments to new rule changes requested by Union
..Refuse to adjust Pitch Clock from 15-to-17 seconds
..Refuse to allow batters more than 1-timeout to step out of box
..Approve delay starting clock if pitcher came off mound to make a play
..Approve dealy starting clock if batter ran out foul ball
..Approve delay starting clock if catcher needs time to put equipment on
..Approve dealy starting clock is batter is knocked down or changes bat

Texas…Radio voice Eric Nadel leaves team with Mental Health issue

Miami…P-Johnny Cueto-shutdown shoulder fatigue
Houston…2B-Jose Altuve-will be out till June-thumb surgery
Orioles..P-John Means..could be back July 1st-elbow surgery
Phillies..OF-Bryce Harper to be placed on 15-day IL-not 60-day list
(Roster Moves)

Cardinals..Surprise roster cuts-P-Dakota Hudson..Matt Liberatore sent to AAA
Yankees..Send C-Francisco Alvarez to AAA

(NFL Notes)

Owners Meetings…Report league owners will consider vote to remove Daniel Snyder as owner of Washington Commander’s franchise.

Tom Brady…Ex-wife Giselle Bundchen says ‘never gave Brady ultimature-choose football or family’…..’People grow together-we grew apart’…’Did not meet int he middle’….’Marriage was a large puzzle’

Denver..QB-Russell Wilson had minor knee surgery right after the season..will be ready for Ota workouts.

Ohio State…Pro Day for QB-CJ Stroud…14-members of Carolina Panthers staff were there…only 2-scouts from Colts…3-from Houston.

Alabama..QB-Bryce Young-Pro Day-Thursday in Tuscaloosa.

XFL…TV ratings collapse in 4th week of the season..had only (264,000) viewers…going against March Madness which had (10.8M) viewers last weekend.
(Roster Moves)

Jets-Browns..TRADE..NY deals WR-Elijah Moore and #3 pick to Cleveland for #2 pick

Raiders..Sign FA-TE-Austin Hooper-ex Browns
Houston..Sign FA-LB-Denzel Perryman-ex Raiders
Jets..Sign FA-WR-Mecole Hardman-ex Chiefs
Saints..Sign FA-S-Jon Abrams-ex Raiders
Jaguars..Sign FA-RB-D’Ernest Johnson-ex Browns
Jaguars..Sign FA-DT-Henry Mondeaux-ex Giants
Jaguars..Sign FA-DE-Michael Dogba-ex Arizona
Cowboys..Sign FA-LS-Trent Seig-ex Raiders
Vikings..Sign FA-LB-Troy Reeder-ex Rams-Chargers
Vikings..Sign FA-KR-Brandon Powell-ex Rams
Arizona..Sign FA-OG-Dennis Dailey-ex Titans

Raiders..TE-Foster Moteau-surprise announcement-retireing
(College Football)

Aztecs..Hold Spring Scrimmage on Thursday night 6pm….Coach Brady Hoke on  QB-Jalen Mayden…’Made big plays down field but made bad plays too’….’Aztecs tryig to find 2-WR starters…a second pass catching TE…Need to replace 3-OL starters too.

Alabama…Coach Nick Saban sounds off about suspending football star Tony Mitchell after DB is arrested doing (141mph) during a police chase and in possession of marijuana and large amount of cash….”Everyone makes choices-good and bad’….’There is no such thing as being in the wrong place at the wrong time’….’You are responsible for your situation’

(March Madness)…Sweet 16 begins on Thursday:
..Gonzaga-UCLA..Bruins have to contain C-Drew Timmie
..Arkansas-UConn..Razorbacks run floor vs Huskies size
..Michigan State-Kansas State..Tom Rizzo 40-career NCAA tourney wins
..Tennessee-Florida Atlantic..Vols huge physical team

Aztecs…Shootaround Thursday morning…play on Friday vs Alabama.

Arizona State..2Y-extension Bobby Hurley after 28-win season.
Arizona..PG-Kerr Kiisa-enters transfer portal (9P-5A) last year
Wyoming..F-Grahame Ike enters transfer protal

Lakers-Suns…LA led (51-45) late in 2nd quarter at Press Time….Suns without F-Kevin Durant….Wednesday game

Clippers-Oklahoma City…Thursday game

Clippers…G-Paul George-sprained knee-will be out minimum 3W
Dallas..F-Luka Doncic-cleared to return-out 3W-thigh injury

Denver..Bench G-Reggie Jackson-shooting just (31%) from floor
Memphis…G-Ja Morant rejoins team..says his job now ‘Be responsible’ after 8-game suspension and 11-days in counseling program for off the court issues involving guns and police.

Gulls…Head to Canada for AHL games vs Calgary Flames on Friday-Saturday….Gulls (19-41-2)…worst record in league

Ducks-Winnipeg…Thursday matchup

IHHF…International Federation bars Russia-Belarus from the World Hockey Championships and the World Junior Championships for their war with Ukraine

Colorado…3Y-extension to Coach Jared Bednar
Edmonton..Sign college star Carl Berglund (36G) at U Mass

Boston..F-Taylor Hall-cleared to return to practice-been out 3-months injuries
Seattle..Surgery D-John Hayden-out 3 months-knee surgery
Montreal…D-Kaiden Guhle-to miss rest of season-severe ankle injury
Montreal…F-Josh Anderson-shoulder injury
Vancouver..Activate D-Filip Hronek from injured list

NCAA…16-teams begin Frozen 4-playoffs…University of Denver (30-9)….Minnesota..Michigan..Quinnipiac are top four rated teams.

World Match Play Golf Tourney-Austin, Texas
..Scottie Scheffler 1-up win..won 3-of-5 holes at start
..Rory McIlroy wins 3&1
..Xander Schauffele wins 4&3
..Jordan Spieth won 4&3
..Jason Day posted 4&2 victory
..Patrick Cantlay 1-up win
..Jon Rahm lost 2&1 to Ricky Fowler

IOC…Will meet next Tusday to discuss the status of Russian athletes for 2024-Paris Summer Olympics

Tennis…Legendary star Martina Navratilova cleared to return to TV work…66-year old star has been declared cancer free after treatment for breast and throat cancer.

Soccer…British billionaire Sir James Ratcliffe has put in record bid (6.8B) for Manchester United franchise….Report as many as 7-bidders for team owned by NFL owner Malcom Glazer.

NASCAR..Suspends Infinity driver Joshua Williams for 1-race for refusing to bring wrecked car into pits in Atlanta…and parking it at start-finish line and walking away from car.


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