Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on August 17th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-W-Orioles (5-2)..Explosive victory…Friars still cannot make up ground in pennant race…San Diego (58-63)…Orioles (74-4)..won 25-of-37…Pads won 2-of-3
..Fernando Tatis steal of home
..Jake Cronenworth diving stop of linedrive snuffs out rally
..Trent Grisham HR
..Tatis-Macado-Bogaerts RBI singles in 3R-rally
..Josh Hader 27th save
..Padres still 16-games out of 1st place…5-games out of last wildcard spot

Padres-Arizona..Thursday matchup…Rich Hill (0-2) 1159-ERA-Padres vs Zach Gallen-DBacks ace.
Dodgers-Milwaukee…LA led (4-1) at Press Time….Going into game….LA (72-46)…won 9-iun a row..and 13-of-14.

LA-Brewers..Thursday matchup..Lance Lynn (2-0) 2.-00-ERA-in LA..vs Corbin Burnes

Dodgers..Callup P-GusVarland (2.16-ERA) at Oklahoma City
Dodgers..SS-Miguel Rojas-luxury car broken into outside restaurant Wednesday nite

Angels-W-Texas (2-0)…Reid Detmers takes no hitter into 8th…Shehei Ohtani 42nd HR……Halos (60-62)..lost 11-of-15…Rangers (72-49)

Angels..Off Thursday..face Tampa Bay-Friday

Angels..2B-Daniel Murphy-retires at (38Y)..was hitting (.295) at Salt Lake City in rehab outing
(Wednesday Scoreboard)

Twins-W-Tigers..Jorge Polanco-Max Kepler 9th inning HRs-Minn
Mets-W-Pirates..DJ Stewart 2HRs-NY (55-66)
Arizona-W-Colorado..Christian Walker hits 2-2R-HRs-Ariz..Dbacks lost 20-of-29
Tampa Bay-W-Giants..Rays hit 3HRs..Rays (73-50)..SF lost 8-of-11
Cleveland-L-Cincinnati..Matt McClain-Stu Fairchild HRs for Reds..
Houston-W-Miami..Bregman-McCormick-Tucker HRs…Astros (70-52)
Cardinals-L-A’s..Athletics stunning 8-0 win..Oakland (34-89)
Red Sox-L-Washington..Kei Ruiz 3RHR-Nationals..
Phillies-W-Toronto..Bryce Harper HR-3 hits-Phillies
Yankees-L-Atlanta..Charley Morton 10-strikeout shutout…Braves (78-42)
Cubs-W-White Sox..Chris Morel 3R-walkoff HR-Cubs.
Mariners-W-Royals..Cal Raleigh 2R-HR…KC (39-83)
(MLB Notes)

Yankees..Slugger Aaron Judge criticizes team ‘not showing up’…NY (60-60)

Tampa Bay…P-Shane McClanahan-elbow surgery-will miss 2024
A’s..OF-JJ Bleday-sprained knee
Cubs..P-Marcus Stroman-shutdown again-rib injury

Texas..Release C-Kevin Plawecki
Mwra..Option OF-Abraham Almonte to Syracuse
Arizona..Release C-Carson Kelly
Mets..DFA-P-Edwin Uceta
Tampa Bay..Callup P-Hector Perez
Reds..DFA-P-Luke Weaver

Chargers-Saints..Join workouts begin-Thursday

Chargers..coach Brandon Staley upset people keep bringing up ‘Chargering’ phrase over teams failures in playoffs…Says phrase means ‘choking the game away’

Chargers..Release injured CB-Kemon Hall
Chargers..Sign FA-CB-Matt Hankins-ex Atlanta

Rams-Raiders..Joint workouts..Fight between DE-Maxx Crosby..RB-Cam Aikers…Matthew Stafford hits 8-passes in a row…QB-Stetson Bennett struggles.
(NFL Notes)

Hall of Fame-Contributors Committee…Chooses Buddy Parker for enshrinement..ex-Lions-Steelers coach (107-76-9) won two titles with Detroit Lions also coach Pittsburgh Steelers…Parker chosen over Mike Shanahan..Tom Coughlin..Mike Holmgren..Marty Schottenheimer

Baltimore…Ex-Ravens OT-Michael Oher criticized for trying to extort 15M from the Thouhey family who raised him in Memphis and created the movie ‘Blind Side’..Family says Oher made threatening comments towards family if not given the money

NFL..says Guardian Caps on helmets used in preseason camp have reduced camp concussions 52% from the prior 3-years.

Miami..DT-Christian Walker stages ‘hold in’-not working out in camp..wants contract upgrade

NFL Network..LaDainian Tomlinson leaves network after 10-years.

New England..Rookie QB-Malik Cunningham shining in workouts-ex Louisville

Tampa Bay..WR-Russell Cage-serious knee injury
Ravens..CB-Marlon Humphrey-foot surgery
Lions..WR-Jameson Williams-hamstring
Falcons..RB-Cordarrelle Patterson-thigh
Falcons..LB-Ade Ogundeji-ankle surgery
Atlanta..IR-OG-Matt Hennessey-knee injury
Titans..WR-Trey Burks-leg injury in practice
(College Football)

Aztecs..School has 11,000-to-12,000 unsold tickets for home opening game with Ohio University on August 25th

ACC…Florida State-Miami do not file paperwork to leave conference after 2024-season..but could still exit for 2025

Nebraska..AD-Trev Alberts says he believes college football  landscape willdrastically change  will change withnext wave of contracts…’Might be a 25-40-Champions League…football only…regional conferences will return to play all other sports.

NBA announces schedule for ‘NBA Cup’  in season tournament-November
..6-groups of 5-teams in round robin play in.
..Lakers headline Group D-with Suns-Jazz-Portland-Memphis
..Clippers head up Group E-with Denver-Pelicans-Dallas-Houston

..Quarterfinals..to be played December 4th-5th
..Semi finals..December 7th
..Championship..December 9th-Las Vegas

..Players on Championship team get 500,000
..Losers in finals get 200,000
..Teams get semi finals earn 100,000-bonus

West Virginia…Fired coach Bob Huggins enters a 12-month diversion program and remains in alcohol rehab after DUI-arrest in Pittsburgh

Boston..sign FA-F-John Farinacci-former star Harvard-ex Arizona Coyotes

Women’s World Cup

..Team USA..Coach Vlatko Andonovski resigns-on brink of being fired…Top ranked USA struggled in group play…Eliminated in knockout round…Went (1-1-2) in 4-games..scored only 4-goals in tourney….World Cup failure came after failure in Olympics last year….Was (3-5-2) in major tourneys for USA….Team USA could talk to coaches of English side..Team Canada and coaches in MLS.

..England-W-Australia…Lauren Hempe-Alys Russo score late goals in Englisn upset win

..England-vs-Spain….Championship game-Sunday

Manchester United..breaks off transfer talks with West Ham-will retain D-Harry Maguire

Manchester City…sells F-Ay Laport to Al-Nassr-Saudi team..58M-transfer
Fulham..sell F-Alek Mitrovic to Al-Hilal..65M-transfer

BMW-Championships-Illinois…1st round on Thursday.

LIV-West Virginia…TV ratings on CW-Network-worst of year..drew less than WNBA games.

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