Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on September 14th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-Dodgers…Padres led LA (4-0) in 7th inning at Press Time….Blake Snell threw 6-shutout innings-8K’s…Juan Soto solo HR..Luis Campusano 3RHR off rookie Ryan Pepiot….Heading into game….Friars (68-78)..San Diego (11-24) since early August…Dodgers (88-56)…(29-11) hot streak

Padres…off Thursday..heads to Oakland for weekend series
Dodgers…off Thursday..play in Seattle on Friday
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Angels-L-Seattle (3-2)…Julio Rodriguez RBI double-Seattle….Halos (68-79)…Angels (12-28) skid

Angels..off Thursday..play Tigers on Friday

Angels..Manager Phil Nevin says he is frustrated with how long Shohei Ohtani has been out with oblique…but says Ohtani is making the decision when he is ready.
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(Wednesday Scoreboard)

Tampa Bay-W-Minnesota..Randy Arozarena HR-Ryas..
Cubs-L-Rockies..Kris Bryant HR-Colorado 4HRs in win
Giants-W-Cleveland..Lamont Wade Sac Fly-10th inn-SF.
Orioles-L-Cardinals..Richie Palacious HR-StL..Balt (91-54)
Washington-L-Pirates..Brian Reynolds HR-3H-Pitts
Braves-W-Phillies…Spence Strider 17th win of year..Clinch 1st..Atl (96-50).
Reds-W-Tigers..TJ Friedl 2R-triple-Cinn.
Texas-W-Toronto..Rangers 3HRs in 10-0win..
Mets-W-Arizona..Peter Alonso RBI single-double-NY
Yankees-Red Sox..Rained out
Houston-W-A’s…Houston 3HRs in win..Athletics (46-100)
White Sox-L-Royals..Mike Massey 2RHR…KC (45-102)
Milwaukee-L-Miami..Colin Rea (4inn-1hit)
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(MLB)

Washington..Mike Rizzo signs 3Y-extension to remain GM

DEA..Toronto report that Alex Rodriguez ratted out other players on PEDs while he was under investigation.
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(Injuries)

Texas..IL-P-Max Scherzer-MRI on tricep-miss rest of season
Red Sox..IL-P-Kenley Jansen-Covid
Giants..Activate C-Patrick Bailey-concussion
Miami..MRI-OF-Mark Canha
Royals..P-Austin Cox-knee surgery
Texas..IL-1B-Brandon Belt-back
Cubs..IL-3B-Jemeir Candelario-back issue
Mets..IL-P-Sean Foley-lat injury-shoulder
Pirates..Shutdown SS-O’Neil Cruz-rehab dislocated ankle-stalled
Twins..Surgery 2B-Jose Miranda-shoulder
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(Roster Moves)

Giants..Release 3B-Johan Camargo…OF-Luis Gonzalez
Texas..Callup P-Jackson Rutledge-#1 pick
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…(Football)…

(Thursday Night Football)
..Eagles-Vikings..QB shootout coming Kirk Cousins-vs-Jalen Hurts
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Chargers..RB-Austin Ekeler-does not practice-ankle issue-also left team to be with the family of his agent-who passed from cancer this weekend…..DE-Joey Bosa has minor hamstring issue…-LB-Eric Kendricks ¬†not on practice field either-hamstring

Chargers..Coach Brandon Staley:
..We must learn from a tough loss
..Won’t determine till Friday..status Ekeler-Bosa
..Will need Team Defense on RB-Derrick Henry
..OL gave us winning performances
..CB-JC Jackson-getting lots of reps-will improve
..Made mistakes in overage in end zone last week

Chargers..Sign FA-RB-Jarrett Patterson for Developmental squad

Rams..QB-Stetson Bennett placed on NFL-I list with health issue..Coach Sean McVay refused to say if it was ‘Covid related’
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(NFL Notes)

Roger Goodell….NFL will investigate allegations of racial slurs made against Bills owner Tom Pegula and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones…Allegations were part of Jim Trotter lawsuit against NFL media…Goodell told reporters ‘these are allegations-we will look for the facts’…’We always strive for diversity’

NFL Union..New President Lloyd Howell petitions NFL to evaluate need to outlaw artificial turf in Stadiums and mandate installation of natural grass..Players survey showed 76% want turf removed…Howell told reporters ‘NFL cares more about soccer players than NFL players’…NFL can afford to replant grass 2X a year at lower cost than losing a 40M-QB

NFL..Rule change 2024…Developmental squad will be increased to 17-players with each team mandated to carry 1-International player.

Jets..QB-Aaron Rodgers…I will rise again
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(Roster Moves)

New York Jets…Had conversation with agent for QB-Colin Kaepernick-ex 49ers…who has not played in 6-years

Carolina..sign FA-RB-Tarik Cohen-ex Bears
Houston..release RB-Larry Rountree
Patriots..sign FA-QB-Ian Book-ex Eagles
Steelers..release S-Luq Barcoo..RB-Greg Bell..ex Aztecs
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(Injuries)

Eagles..CB-James Bradberry-concussion issues
Vikings..C-Garrett Bradbury-back issue
Carolina..CB-JC Horn-surgery-hamstring
Carolina.IR-OG-Brady Christensen-bicep injury
Ravens..CB=Marcus Williams-bicep tear
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(College Football)

North Carolina..Coach Mac Brown blisters NCAA handling transfer portal by refusing to give players immediate eligibility if they are double transfers

U-Conn..Season ending shoulder injury-QB-Joe Fagnano-
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…(Basketball)….

NBA…Hands down new rules for ‘Load Management’….Teams can only rest 1-marquee star at a time..Cannot hold out players from National TV games or NBA Cup games…Cannot shutdown players for extended time because of contract disputes.

Oklahoma City Thunder…Propose 900M-Arena…Team says it will pay 50M only of cost…wants the rest of money to come from a current 1-cent sales tax to be extended for the next 6-years…Oklahoma City officials criticize the team…Clippers are paying entire 2B of their arena costs..Detroit-Sacramento-Milwaukee have paid between 41-and-61% costs for their new arenas.

Houston…Source say G-Kevin Porter faces 1-year suspension from NBA following felony arrest of strangulation charge….Has had past arrests for gun-drug charges…and Covid violations

Sacramento..Release C-Nerlens Noel and C-Neemius Queta
Cleveland..Sign FA-F-Peter Nance-ex North Carolina
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…(Hockey)…

Pittsburgh Penguins..not interested in signing FA-C-Phil Kessel
New Jersey Devils..sign FA-G-Keith Kinkaid-ex Boston
Montreal..G-Carey Price retires-unable to come back from knee surgeries

NHL..Negotiating World Cup tourney for 2025…but World Federations want Russian team and players banned because of Genocide in Ukraine
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…(General)…

(Soccer)
..Team USA-W-Oman (4-0)..Ricardo Pepe-Folarin Balogun scores goals…Rookie MF Yunus Musuah-made 51-of-56 passes in impressive debut

..Matt Crocker-head of USA soccer-says Team USA Women’s team should have new coach by November
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