Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on March 2nd, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Baseball)…………..

Padres-W-A’s (5-0)..Wil Myers solo HR..Jabari Blash 2R-HR…Trevor Cahill (2inn-0H-3K) in first outing..Logan Bawcom (2inn-0H)…Christian Bethancourt pitches 1-2-3 inning.

Padres-L-Rockies (3-1)..in split squad game..Paul Clemens (3inn-1R)…Cesar Vargas (1.1inn-5W-2R-7KBR)…Padres held to 2-hits in loss.

Padres-Arizona…San Diego (2-4) in Cactus League..Christian Friederich to make start followed by Zach Lee.

Padres…Delaying game action relief P-Carter Capps-will hold him out of games till mid-March-continues bullpens sessions coming back from elbow surgery.

Padres..P-Jered Weaver will throw another live BP-session before making first spring start-likely early next week.

Padres..SS-Allen Cordoba out of lineup-tight hamstring…OF-Alex Dickerson goes thru first throwing session-been out 2-weeks with back tightness.

Dodgers-Giants…Wednesday night game.

Dodgers..P-Hyun Jin-Ryu scratched from live BP-session-tightness in rib cage

Dodgers…SS-Corey Seager out with bruised shin-from foul ball off foot.

Dodgers..OF-Trayce Thompson goes thru BP-first outing..had 2-stress fractures of back last season.

Angels-W-Texas (3-2)…P-Jesse Chavez and Alex Meyer combined for 4-shutout innings…Luis Valbuena RBI-single….C-Jose Buceno game winning single in 9th..Mike Trout 2-hits-on base 3-times…Angels now (5-0).

Angels-Giants..Ricky Nolasco makes first start.

(Injuries)

Orioles..P-Chris Tillman throws off flat ground-recovering from Plasma Platelet injection in shoulder.

Mets..3B-David Wright to see specialist for shoulder impingement-getting 2nd opinion in New York after leaving Port St-Lucie camp.

Mets..P-Zach Wheeler throws live BP-coming off elbow surgery-tenderness.

Twins..Lose P-Alex Kiriloff-elbow surgery-former #1-draft pick.

(Roster)

Tigers..Sign Cuban FA-SS-Luis Valdez…(28Y) veteran-career (.275-hitter)

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………….(Football)…………..

NFL…Combine opens for workouts in Indianapolis….330-players on hand.

DJ Pumphrey…Aztecs star RB-arrives in camp but dropping down draft board because so many underclasmen RBs filed for draft…Viewed now as 3rd down back and kickoff-punt returner…might be a 5th round pick….

DeSean Watson…QB-Clemson was (28-2) as starter…must prove accuaracy as starter under center after being in shotgun with Tigers.

(Rosters)

49ers…Agent for QB-Colin Kaeperneck says he will opt out of contract and become a free agent-bypassing (14.5M) contract.

Denver..GM-John Elway says team will look at veteran QB to come in and work with Paxton Lynch and Trev Siemien…may have interest in ex-Browns-QB-Josh McCown and ex-Jets-Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Chiefs..Elect not to franchise tag NT-Dontari Poe-will try to re-sign him once he goes on open market.

Rams..Did franchise tag-CB-Trumaine Johnson at 11M next year.

New England..DE-Chris Long says he will leave Patriots-test free agency-wants to be a starter in NFL.

Saints..Releasing CB-Jairus Byrd-had signed 6Y-deal-had just 3-interceptions in 3-years.

Steelers…Sign LB-James Harrison to 2Y-extension to return at age (38)

Eagles..Make contact with just released Chiefs RB-Jamal Charles.

Giants..Expressing interest in FA-RB-Adrian Peterson-cut loose by Chiefs.

Jets..CB-Darrelle Revis becomes free agent after NY refuses to pick up bonus option on contract.

(Teams)

Atlanta..Super Bowl coach Dan Quinn says Falcons loss taught him a lesson about better ‘game management’.

Jaguars…Coach Doug Marrone says he mishandled his exit from Buffalo poorly…has apologized to owner Terry Pegula for quitting after just 2Y-on job.

Browns..WR-Josh Gordon is applying for NFL reinstatement after nearly 2-years of drug related suspensions…has been disciplined by league 4-times in career.

Giants..Longtime NFL-DB-Will Allen sentenced to 6Y in prison for running a 37M-Ponzi scheme-defrauding athletes.

Colts..Police report say DT-David Parry issued racial and sexual slurs in addition to 5-counts of robbery-assault-DUI-for stealing a golf cart.

NFL…League office preparing to hire 17-Head Refs as fulltime employees.

(College)

Alabama..to hire Chris Weinke as QB-consultant…former star at Florida State.

Western Michigan…Leading tackler Robert Spillane leaving program as a graduate student transfer…may go to Minnesota to join coach PJ Fleck to play next year.

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………….(Basketball)……………..

Aztecs-W-Air Force…(51-38)…Ugly game…SDSU shoots just (28%)..Falcons shoot (25%)…Air Force just (3-21) from the 3-point line…SDSU defense force 15-turnovers…AFA had 20-fouls…Aztecs held Falcons to 3-baskets in opening half…SDSU now (9-8) in conference…closes out league play Saturday at New Mexico before conference tourney starts.

Clippers-L-Houston……Rockets destroy Clippers with 3-point baskets….Houston scored 70-points in first half…James Harden and Ryan Anderson combined for 10-3 point baskets in first 3-quarters…Rockets had 20-3’s in game heading into 4th quarter.

Golden State…Star F-Kevin Durant out 4W-with bone bruise and sprained knee ligament.

76ers..Put C-Joel Embid on NBA injured list for rest of season with bone bruise-meniscus tear in knee.

Warriors..Sign FA-F-Matt Barnes to replace Kevin Durant on roster.

Miami…Heat want to meet to negotiate a buyout with C-Chris Bosh-out all season with failed physical….Will get (75M) owed over final 3-years of deal…but Heat want to negotiate a disability buyout to get salary cap relief.

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…………(Hockey)……………

NHL-Trading Deadline on Wednesday…20-deals made…40-trades in all since last Friday.

Kings-Colorado…LA acquires 39Y-old rightwinger Jerome Iginla-has (619) carrer goals…Avs get a 4th round pick.

Kings-Montreal..LA ships center Dwight King to Canadiens for #4 pick.

Chicago-Anaheim…Ducks acquire 2-AHL veterans…F-Sam Carrick-Spencer Abbott for F-Kent Helgersen

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Detroit-Carolina..Wings deal RW-Thomas Vanek to Hurricane.
Detroit-Montreal..Wings send F-Steve Ott to Montrdeal.

Tampa Bay-Pittsburgh…Penguins get D-Mark Striet in 3-way deal.
Toronto-Pittsburgh…Leafs send D-Frank Carrado to Penguins in 3-for-1 deal.

San Jose-Vancouver..Sharks send young prospect Nik Goldobin to Canucks for young F-Jannik Hansen.

Kings-Toronto…Thursday Night matchup

Kings…Longtime Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Miller retiring after complications from a stroke suffered during All Star week.

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……(General)………..

PGA Tour….World Championship of Golf in Mexico City begins today…Adam Scott is defending champion.

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