Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on June 6th, 2024  •  0 Comments  • 

Hacksaw’s Great Sport Weekend Podcast–Thurday 1pm
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Padres…Reports that Padres ownership is not willing to allow GM-AJ Preller to package top young players in future trades…and not interested in taking on more salaries…Union Tribune reported ‘owners are against the thinning of the farm system in future deals’….Padres convinced the Marlins to pay virtually all of Luis Arraez salary for this season-but had to add more young players in the deal.

Padres-L-Angels (3-2)…Halos sweep Padres 3-straight game…Padres blow opportunity to close gap on Dodgers….Wednesday game..Friars (32-33)…lost 4-in a row…Friars (19-22) vs teams with losing records.

..Manny Machado leaves game early with possible hamstring cramp
..Dylan Cease gives up 2-HRs early before settling down
..Fernando Tatis went (4-4) in loss..hit streak at 11-games
..Nolan Schanuel solor HR..Zach Neto 2R-HR
..Padres-another runner thrown ou ton bases…another error
..Angels had not won any series this year at home till sweep of Padres.

Padres-vs-Arizona..Friday homestand opener..Randy Vasquez-vs-Sean Ciccone.

Padres..P-Joe Musgrove meets with surgeon Dr-Neal El’Attrache in Los Angeles to re-examine ailing right tricep..no elbow damage…4W-rest and weight work is next step.

Padres-Houston..Friars sell P-Nick Hernandez to Astros..had (1.90-ERA) at El Paso.
Dodgers-L-Pirates (10-6)….LA gets swept in Pittsburgh…Wednesday game…LA (38-26)…Dodgers lost 8-of-13
..Buccos score 7R-in 2nd inning battering James Paxton

Dodgers-Pirates..Thursday game..Walker Buehler-vs-Brian Falter.

Dodgers..Considering recalling OF-James Outman..hitting (.623)_-Oklahoma City…Bottom of batting order struggles continue…Gavin Lux (.209)..Keke Hernandez (.198)..Chris Taylor (108)
Angels..off day Thursday..open weekend series with Astros-Friday

Angels..Release 2B-Hunter Dozier.
(Wednesday Scoreboard)

Braves-L-Red Sox..Raf Devers HR-2RHR in 9-0 blowout win..Atlanta (34-25)
Astros-L-Cardinals..Nolan Arenado HR-St L
Reds-W-Rockies..Jon India Grand slam HR..triggers 6R-9th victory-Cinn
Giants-W-Arizona..Wilmer Flores Grand Slam HR-SF
Phillies-W-Milwaukee..Nick Castellanos 2R-HR..Phi (44-19)..
Mets-W-Washington..Luis Torrens 2-solo HRs-NY
Cleveland-Royals..Rained out..Guardians (40-20)..
Tampa Bay-W-Miami..Josh Lowe RBI-double-Rays
Yankees-W-Twins..Gleyber Torres 2R-double-NY..NY (44-19)
Orioles-L-Blue Jays..Isaiah Kiner-Falefa 2RBIs..Balt (39-30)
Cubs-W-White Sox.Mike Tauchman HR..Cubs come from 5-1 deficit..Sox lost 13-games row..Sox (15-47).
Tigers-L-Texas..Jon Heim 2R-HR..Rangers 9-run outburst..
Mariners-A’s..A’s led (2-1) at Press Time..

Astros..P-Christian Javier-elbow surgery-will miss 14-months
Astros..P-Jose Urquidy-elbow surgery
Red Sox..DL-P-Chris Martin-anxiety attacks
Seattle..MRI-P-Andres Munoz-back issue
Cardinals..P-Keynan Middleton-elbow surgery

Giants..P-Robbie Ray-sent out on rehab outing
Yankees..OF-Jasson Dominguez sent out on rehab
Yankees..P-Gerritt Cole (3inn-0R) in AA-rehab start
A’s..Activate P-Sean Newcome-from DL
(Roster Moves)

Brewers..Callup P-Aaron Ashby
Reds..Option OF-Nick Martini
Mariners..Option 3B-Luis Urias
Miami..Outright P-Woo-Suk Go to AA

Mariners..Sign FA-P-Matt Bowman



NBA-Championships-Game 1

..Celtics averaging (117P) in playoffs…Mavericks (111P)
..Boston (12-2) in playoffs after (64-18) season record
..Mavericks (12-5) in playoffs..Mavs won 3-playoff series-without home court
..Boston shooting 48%..Mavericks shooting 47%
..Mavs 37% on 3’s..Celtics 36% on 3’s
..Both teams average (43) rebounds a game

..Luka Doncic averaging (32P-9R-8A) in playoffs
..Kyrie Irving (23P) in playoffs
..Jayson Tatum (26P) in playoffs
..Jaylen Brown (25P) in postseason
..Al Horford (17P)..Jrue Holiday (12P) off the bench
..Celtics F-Kristaps Porzingas likely to come off bench-calf injury

FBI..Arrest Brooklyn gambler-loan shark artist Long Pham…accused of co-ercing Toronto F-Jontay Porter-to fake injuries-illness..to come out of NBA games…Pham bet heavily on those games and won over 1M-in bids…Porter was deeply in debt to Pham and agreed to take part in scam…Porter was banned for life last month by NBA.

WNBA..Chicago Sky rookie Angel Reece fined for ejection-double technical…a game after she was seen cheering flagrant fouls on Caitlin Clark-Indiana Fever.

Minnesota..give President Tim Connelly-contract extension

Spurs..Reject trade offers for their 4th and 8th picks in first round.

Nikola Topic..(6’7-G) tears meniscus in NBA draft workouts in Italy..expected to be lottery pick

U-Conn..gives Coach Geno Auriemma (5Y-18M) extension….beginning 40th year as head coach.



Chargers…Release starting OC-Corey Linsley-heart disorder

Chargers..Sanjay Lei-new WR coach-speaks at mini-camp:
..Took job because of the coach and QB (Harbaugh-Herbert)
..Jim Harbaugh-teaches culture..is super detailed..always teaching
..WR-Quentin Johnston..Don’t look back..has high potential..Must master techniques.has alot of juice in his game…Teaching him like I taught DK-Metcalf
..WR-DJ Chark…a classic veteran..true vertical threat
..WR-Josh Palmer…intense player..
..WR-Ladd McConeky..very sudden moves in and out of breaks
..RB-Gus Edwards..big dude..JK Dobbins-highly intelligent
..RB-Isaiah Spiller..has all the tools-time to break out

Chiefs..owner Clark Hunt used the term ‘new stadium’ about team’s future..State of Kansas preparing offer sheet…Chiefs referendum for funding for Arrowhead Stadium renovation failed in spring.

Steelers..Sign FA-CB-Cam Sutton-ex Lions
Colts..Lose S-Daniel Scott-torn achilles

Browns..coach Kevin Stefanski-extension 2-years…is (37-30) as head coach



NHL-Stanley Cup Finals…Opens Friday…33-NHL coaches-GMs polled by The Athletic…30-of-33 say Dallas Stars will beat Edmonton Oilers.

Toronto…Hire Lane Lambert as lead assistant..ex head coach NY Islanders.

Kings..Re-sign Akil Thomas..had 22-goals-Ontario Reign-AHL



(Golf)…Memorial Tourney-Dublin, Ohio…Scottie Scheffler..Xander Schaufele…Rory McIlroy head the field

Memorial..Legendary Jack Nicklaus says he is concerned about proposal moving his tourney to a week before the US Open on permanent basis
..Most star golfers don’t want to play a week before the Grand Slam event
..I didn’t
..I’m worried about our sponsors and losing big galleries
..Merger talks with LIV-in pretty good hands..trust they solve it
..Do not think PGA tour is in trouble with fans nor TV ratings.

(Tennis)…French Open semi finals on Thursday-Friday
..Coco Gauff-vs-Iga Swiatek
..Carlos Alcaraz-vs-Jannik Sinner

(Tennis)..WTA confirms it is finalzing an agreement with the Saudi-Public Investment Foundation to become equity ower in tour.

(Soccer..English Premier League..20-teams vote on proposal to eliminate VAR-Video Replay system..Need 14-votes to remove VAR…Survey showed 107-referees mistakes were corrected last year…31-video errors occurred.

Paris St-Germain..Witholding 4-months salary and bonuses from departing star Kylian M’bappe after Real Madrid reneged on 86M-transfer fee payment for superstar.

(Auto Racing)…Parnelli Jones-legendary 1960s star passes away (90Y)…Jones won Indy 500-in 1963..won Baja 1000…won Trans Am championships


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