Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

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Padres-W-Braves (1-0)…Nick Martinez retires 12-in a row-7 shutout innings… in strong outing…Juan Soto-soto HR….Manny Machado robbed of 2RHR by Rex Hilliard over the fence catch….Machado made 3-big defensive player during game… Wednesday game…Friars (9-11)…had Lost 6-of-7…San Diego (5-8) at home..Braves ( 14-5)…had won 8-in a row

Padres-at-Arizona..Open long road trip…Michael Wacha-vs-Ryne Nelson

Padres..Fernando Tatis suspension ends…will be in right field…Has not played since 2021 because of surgeries and 80-game PED suspension…Hit (.515) in rehab at El Paso.

Padres..IL-P-Nabil Crismatt-hip injury..has (10.80-ERA)
Padres..Callup P-Ray Kerr from El Paso..had (2.84-ERA)
Dodgers-L-Mets (5-3)…Brandon Nimmo (5-5) with 2RHR……Noah Syndegaard (6inn-2R)……Wednesday game…LA (9-10) on season

Mets..P-Max Scherzer ejected when umpires found a substance on his glove…had thrown 3-shutout innings when ejected.

Dodgers-at-Cubs..Thursday…Michael Grove-vs-Jameson Taillon

Dodgers..Considering moving Mookie Betts to SS from OF
Dodgers..SS-Chris Taylor-rib issue
Dodgers..SS-Miguel Rojas-hamstring
Dodgers..Move P-Daniel Hudson to 60-day IL
Angels-L-Yankees (3-2)..Aaron Judge 2RHR….Gleyber Torres Saf Fly-10th-NY…..Halos (9-9)

Angels-Yankees..Thursday game..Patrick Sandoval-vs-Nestor Cortes

Tampa Bay-W-Reds…Rays 6R-1st inning..Tampa (16-3)
Cleveland-W-Detroit..Jose Ramirez 3RHR-Guardians
Giants-W-Twins..Mike Conforto-Mike Yastremzki 2RHRs-SF
Cardinals-W-Arizona..Tommy Edman double-triple-3RHR-StL
Phillies-W-White Sox..Trea Turner HR-RBI single-Phillies
Texas-W-Royals..Jonah Heim 3RHR-Rangers (12-6)
Pirates-W-Rockies..Andrew McCutchen 2RHR..Rod Castro 3RHR-Bucs
Cubs-W-A’s…Eric Hosmer HR…A’s fall (3-16).
Brewers-W-Mariners..Rowdy Tellez 2RHR..
Orioles-W-Washington..Adam Frazier 2RHR-Balt
Twins-Red Sox..Joey Gallo 3RHR-Minn
Astros-W-Blue Jays..Jeremy Pena 3RHR-Houston.
(MLB Notes)

Rob Manfred…Commissioner says MLB owners want to put a limit on contract lengths in the future…says extended contracts ‘create inflexibility for teams futures’…..Union responded ‘contract limits-attack the fundamental aspect of a free market system’…’It is an assault on guaranteed contracts’….MLB responding to 11Y contract Padres gave to Xander Bogaerts and the 14Y deal given to Fernando Tatis.

Oakland A’s…Manager Mark Kotsay, his team (3-15), says aging stadium, lack of fans, creates ‘non competitive environment’….A’s drew (5,194) for home game Tuesday…averaging just over (12,000) fans a game this year.

Twins..Activate OF-Joey Gallo from IL
Rockies..Activate P-Daniel Bard from IL
Giants..IL-P-Alex Wood-hamstring
Pirates..1B-Ji Man Choi-out 8W-Achilles
(Roster Moves)

Reds..Sign P-Hunter Green (6Y-53M)
Twins..Option OF-Kyle Garlick to AAA
A’s..Callup P-Mason Miller
Cleveland..Option P-Hunter Gaddis to AAA
Rockies..Option P-Peter Lambert
A’s-Giants..TRADE…Athletics send OF-Cal Stevenson to SF in cash deal

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Lakers-L-Memphis..(103-93)…Grizzlies built 20 point lead…hold off Lakers 3-times in LA comeback attempts…Series tied (1-1) heading to LA

..Backup F-Xavier Tillman (22P-13R) in win
..Des Baines-Ty Jones combined (27P)
..Grizzlie hit 11-3’s
..Grizzlies packed paint in first half-Anthony Davis (1-9) shooting
..Memphis outshot Lakers 50%-38% in opening half
..Lakers started game shooting (2-12)
..LeBron James (28P)
..Anthony Davis (4-14) shooting

Miami-L-Milwaukee (138-122)….Bucks poured in 81-points in first half…Shot 60%-from floor..had (81-55) lead at half…and 30-point lead by 4th quarter..Brook Lopez (25P)…Bobby Portis (10P-15R) in win…Series tied 1-1

Denver-W-Minnesota (122-113)..Jamal Murray (40P) explosion for Denver in win…Anthony Edwards rifled home (41P) in loss in leading Twolves to late comeback…. Nuggets built 21-point lead in first half….Led (64-49) at halftime…saw lead cut to 3-points in 4th quarter….Denver leads series 2-0

Sacramento-Golden State…Kings lead 2-0
76ers-Nets…Philadelphia goes for 3rd straight win
Clippers-Suns…Series tied 1-1 heading into Los Angeles
(NBA Notes)

Golden State…NBA suspends Draymond Green for flagrant foul-ejection vs Sacramento…Stomping incident led to Green’s 17th technical and ejection..NBA says his violent stomp, taunting of crowd, and fact he is a repat offender led to suspension.

Washington Wizards..Fire GM-Tommy Sheppard after failing to make playoffs 2nd year in a row.

NBA..Commissioner Adam Silver denies ‘In Season Tournament’ is not a ‘Cheap Stunt’ to grow the stale mid season schedule.

Pistons..Interview Chris Quinn-assistant Miami Heat
Washington..Wizards G-Brad Beal sued by fan for failig to pay back bets

Ryan Rupert…(6’7-F) from France-files for NBA draft…exceptional 3-point shooter…Likely Top 10-pick.

LA Times…Conducts NFL Mock draft with beat-writers each city-top picks
..Carolina..QB-Bryce Young
..Houston..LB-Will Anderson
..Arizona..DE- Tyree Wilson
..Colts..QB-CJ Stroud
..Seattle..DT-Jalen Carter
..Detroit..QB-Anthony Richardson
..Tampa Bay..QB-Hendon Hooker

..Chargers..TE-Dalton Kinkaid-Utah
..Raiders..CB-Christian Gonzalez-Oregon

Vikings-49ers…Trade Talks for QB-Trey Lance
Atlanta..Visit with QB-CJ Stroud
Seattle..Visit with LB-Will Anderson
Eagles..Sign FA-WR-Ola Zaccheaus-ex Arizona

Miami..QB-Tua Tagovaiiloa confirms he contemplated retirement in off season because of concussions

Jaguars..WR-Chris Claybrooks-arrested domestic abuse case

Vikings..announce ‘Celebration of Life’ for legendary coach Bud Grant-May 21st at US Stadium-Minneapolis
(College Football)

USD…Hire Brandon Moore as head coach-replacing Dale Lindsey…Moore built Colorado School of Mines into a Division II-power…The Orediggers went (13-1) last year reaching the Division II finals…Moore played for the San Francisco 49ers…Lindsey went (80-30) at USD but was removed after spring practice.

Aztecs…Meet with OT-Jacob Eichorn (6’6-325) transfer from Weber State

Dartmouth College…Coach Buddy Teevens moved to rehab center after amputation of leg…was hit by a pickup truck while cycling on a highway while on vacation in Florida…suffered crushed leg and a spinal column injury in late March crash.

(NHL Playoff Scoreboard)

Kings-L-Edmonton (4-2)….Oilers held Kings without a shot for 19-minutes..jumped to a 2-0 lead…Kings scored 2-goals on goal mouth scrambles late in 2nd period to tie game…Clim Kostin scored on screen shot in 3rd period for Oilers go ahead goal…Series tied 1-1 heading to LA

NY Islanders-L-Carolina..(4-3) OT…Jacob Slavin scores goal from bad angle…Hurricane lead 2-0

Boston-L-Florida (6-3)…Panthers mug Bruins..Florida scores 4-goals in 3rd period in testy game..Brandon Montour scores 2-goals for Panthers…Series tied 1-1..

Dallas-W-Minnesota…Stars led (6-3) in 3rd period at Press Time…Scored 2-power play goals and shorthanded goal
Tampa Bay-Toronto..Leafs down 1-0 on home ice
Rangers-Devils..NY up 1-0 on road
Seattle-Colorado..Kraken won first game on Avs ice
Jets-Las Vegas..Winnipeg won first game on road
Jets..F-Morgan Barrow needed 75-stitches for skate cut on face
Dallas..F-Joe Pavelski placed in concussion protocol
Tampa Bay..Could be without Vic Hedman-D-Erik Cernak-concussions
Tampa Bay..F-Mikey Essyimont placed in concussion protocol

Toronto..D-Michael Bunting-faces suspension for head hit caused concussion

Edmonton..F-Leon Draisaitl criticizes team…’still do not know how to close out potential victories’ after bad home ice loss to Kings

Vancouver..GM-Patrick Allvin says ‘will be changes on roster in off season’
Vancouver..Sign top D-Elias Pettersson-Obrego-Sweden

Colgate University…Longtime Red Raiders coach Don Vaughan

Soccer….USA-Mexico..Tie (1-1)…Jesus Ferreria scores 81′ for USA to earn tie…Mexico dominated…outshot USA 9-4 in match in ….Clasico Tournament

PGA…1st round action Zurich Open-New Orleans-Thursday
Tiger Woods…Undergoes foot fusion surgery in New York…Specialists fuse bone linking heel to ankle…Rehab takes 3-to-6 months..likely threatening the rest of playing schedule….Withdrew from Masters after 2-rounds.

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