Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on October 19th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres…’The Athletic’ reports that the Yankees-Red Sox-Seattle may be prepared to bid on slugger Juan Soto if San Diego cannot sign him to an extension before the Winter Baseball Meetings.
..Yankees deal would include P-Michael King..OF-Ev Pereira
..Red Sox deal might include OF-Alex Verdugo..OF-Jaren Duran
..Mariners trade would involve P-George Kirby-OF-Gabe Gonzalez
..Giants trade might include P-Kyle Harrison-OF-Luis Matos

Padres…RF-Fernando Tatis..2B-Ha Seong-Kim named finalists for Rawlings Gold Glove Awards…3B-Manny Machado not on final 3-at that position.

Dodgers…Sources say LA will ‘operate at the top of the free agent market’ starting in November…The Dodgers will bid on DH-Shohei Ohtani and P-Blake Snell.

Angels…No determination yet on future of Halos coaching staff that worked under fired Manager Phil Neven.

Astros-W-Rangers (8-5)…Houston climbs back into series….Astros jump on Max Scherzer for 5R in 4 innings…Martin Maldonado 2R-single…Yordan Alvarez 2R single…Jose Altuve HR… ..Game 3..Rangers lead (2-1) series


Phillies-Arizona..NLCS matchup…Ranger Suarez-vs-Brandon Phaat…Phillies lead (2-0)

Houston-Texas..Game 4-of series
(MLB Notes)

Houston..Report Dusty Baker may leave at end of playoffs..Feuding with front office about use of ‘analytics’

Tampa Bay..Fire coaches Chris Prieto-Dan LeMent
Boston..Interview Thad Levine-Twins for vacant GM job
Boston..Interested in talking to Kim Ng-just exited Miami Marlins GM job

Thursday Night Football…New Orleans Saints-vs-Jacksonville Jaguars…Jags QB-Trevor Lawrene questionable with strained knee
(NFL Notes)

Chargers…Have taken a league high 10-penalties on 3rd downs this season
Chargers..S-Derwin James leads NFL with personal foul penalties
Chargers..Run game has 22%-efficiency running the ball this year

Chargers…Coach Brandon Staley comments on upcoming Chiefs game”
..Mahomes-Kelce-best QB-TE tandem in league
..RB-Isaiah Pacheco-he is engine makes offense dangerous
..Kelce-premiere player at every level of his routes
..He attacks every way you try to defend him
..We need change coverages on him all the time-make it tough for him to read
..Andy Reid-head coach since 1999-you don’t stay here if you don’t evolve
..He is ahead of the league trends all the time
..Def Coord-Steve Spagnulo has found consistency in secondary
..DT-Chris Jones-they can put him anywhere along line and he gets there
..Very short week for us..comig off Monday night..short prep..travel KC
..Derwin James needs to change his approach…lower target-strike zone
..Needs to stop taking penalities
..Justin Herbert will bounce back-he can get hru tough games.

Chargers..Sign FA-S-Jaylin Hawkins-ex Falcons
Chargers…IR-S-Raheem Layne-torn ACL-MCL

Rams..Announce ticket price hike for 2024..Ticket prices will go up $120-to-300 per ticket depending on locations at So Fi Stadium

Bears…name rookie Tyson Bagent a starting QB-for Sundays game…Division II-rookie from Shepard State-West Virginia

Roger Goodell…Signs contract extension thru 2027.

Raiders..Veteran DE-Chandler Jones arrested for 3rd time in a month on Domestic Protection Order violation in Las Vegas.

Kansas City..QB-Patrick Mahones..TE-Travis Kelce have become investors in Formula 1-Alpine Team 1 team.

NFL Competition Committee…begins meetings to evaluate the QB-push rule and the inherent dangers to players..the Eagles have converted 37-of-41 times

NFL…Survey shows use of ‘Guardian Caps’ on helments have reduced concussions in preseason by 46% over the last 3-years.

NFL..says this past weekend was the lowest scoring series of games since 2014..tems averaged just 2-TDs per game and (18P) last weekend
(Roster Moves)

Jets-Chiefs…TRADE..NY deals WR-Mecole Hardman back to Chiefs
Bears..Sign FA-QB-Trace McSorley-ex Ravens-Arizona-Jets
Lions..Sign FA-RB-Mo Ibrahim-ex U Minnesota
Miami..Release LB-Chase Winovich
Patriots..Sign FA-OT-Conor McDermott-ex Buffalo
Raiders..Release LB-Blake Martinez
Steelers…Release CB-Desmond King

Colts..QB-Anthony Richardson to have immediate shoulder joint surgery
Browns..QB-Deshaun Watson remains out-potator cuff issue-3rd week row
Arizona..Activate QB-Kyler Murray from PUP-has 3-weeks to join roster
Patriots..Activate CB-Jack Jones from IR
Vikings..IR-DE-Marcus Davenport
Carolina..S-Jeremy Chinn-miss 6W-quad injury
Raiders..IR-S-Rod Teamer-knee
(College Football)

Air Force…Lose QB-Zac Larrier-strained knee…(971APY) this year
South Carolina..Coach Shane Beamer-fractured foot-kicking a door

Clippers-W-Denver (116-103)…Kawhi Leonard-Paul George combine (30P)…Bones Hyland (12P) off bench

Lakers-Suns..Thursday preseason game

76ers..Report that unhappy guard James Harden has taken part in just 1-scrimmage in camp..trying to force the Sixers hand to finalize trade with Clippers.

Houston..Report woman ex Rockets guard Kevin Porter assaulted is WNBA player Ky Gondrezick…He is facing ‘strangulation’ charges.

Oklahoma City..Sign FA-F-Hunter Maldonado-ex Wyoming star
Milwaukee..Release F-Drew Timmie-ex Gonazaga star


Ducks-Dallas..Thursday game..debut of #1 pick-C-Leo Carlsson

Kings…D-Andreus England facing suspension…leg whip badly injured Winnipeg Jets C-Gabe Villardi.

Carolina..F-Sebastian Aho-shoulder sprain
Jets..C-Gabe Villardi-sprained knee-out 6-weeks
Montreal..F-Kirby Darch-torn ACL-MCL
Nashville..Lose D-Luke Schenn-sprained knee
NY Rangers…C-Nick Bonine-bruised knee

Vancouver..coach Rick Tocchett upset at team…’we have standards-where is compete level’….Canucks gave up 85-shots in last two games

Soccer…Team USA-excited after Gio Reyna 2-goals in win over Ghana.

FIFA…Reuters reporting that FIFA may not schedule any World Cup games in LA market for 2026….So Fi Stadium ruled out hosting finals because of feud with owner Stan Kroenke over revenue shares…World Cup is worth 8B-in revenue…Appears Met Stadium-Meadowlands and ATT-Stadium-Dallas are finalists for championship game…FIFA could put group games in Rose Bowl-LA Coliseum…but So Fi wants high rental fee for any games they host.


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