Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on May 25th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-W-Mets (6-5)..Hunter Renfroe solo HR in 8th…Brad Hand pitches out of bases loaded-none out 9th inning for save..Yanger Solarte 3RBIs…Padres rallied from a (5-0) deficit.

Padres..P-Jared Cosart injures ankle when hit by hard grounder back to the box..Manager Andy Green with strong lecture to Cosart to pitch thru adversity..was yanked in 3rd inning by miffed manager…

Padres..OF-Manual Margot comes out with tightness in calf..

Padres..P-Jered Weaver-on disabled list, mocked by ESPN writer Sam Miller in a ‘cruel article’ on website…saying he should never have tried to continue to pitch in baseball. …

San Diego-New York…Series final..rookie P-Dinelson Lamet debuts-vs-Jacob duGrom (3-1)…Lamet has spent 4Y in Padres farmsystem, moving fast thru the system…Minor League Career (20-20) 2.99-ERA…had (336K-298inn-125-Walks).

Padres..P-Trevor Cahill will remain shutdown for another 14-days eventhough MRI on shoulder came back clean.

Dodgers-L-Cardinals (6-1)…Mike Leake throws 4-hitter-lowers ERA to (1.91)..Jed Gyorko 3-hits in win. …

LA-St Louis..Kenta Maeda (3-2)-vs-Michael Wacha (2-1 on Thursday.

Dodgers..OF-Joc Pederson-strained neck after violent collision with Yasiel Puig in outfield.

Angels-L-Tampa Bay (5-2)..Rays OF-Steve Souza solo HR-2R-HR

Halos-Rays..Final game of series-Alex Meyer (2-2)-vs-Matt Andraise (4-1)


Arizona-W-White Sox..Jake Lamb 2R-HR..D-Backs (29-19)

Twins-W-Orioles..Max Keplar RBI-double..Baltimore 3HRs in loss

Blue Jays-W-Brewers..Ryan Goins Grand Slam HR

Indians-L-Reds..Adam Duvall 3R-HR..

Yankees-W-Royals..Didi Gregorious HR..NY now (27-13)

Washington-W-Seattle..Anthony Rendon 3RBI..Nats (28-17)

Rockies-W-Phillies..Carlos Gonzalez 3R-HR..Rox (31-12)

Texas-L-Red Sox..Chris Sale 5th win..Mookie Betts 2RBI

Pirates-W-Braves..Bucs 7R in 12th inning..hit 3HRs in 12th

Giants-L-Cubs..Anthony Rizzo 2-solo HRs.

Astros-L-Tigers..Jose Iglesias HR for Detroit


Commissioner….Rob Manfred says MLB will explore regular season games in Mexico City-Montrerrey to test markets for possible expansion teams.

Tigers..Convert OF-Anthony Gose to relief pitcher-clocked 99mph in workout.


Yankees..OF-Jacoby Ellsbury-sprained neck-concussion-hit OF wall
Miami..OF-Christian Yelich-hip flexor injury
Miami..P-Wie Chen-2nd Plasma Platelet Injection
Phillies..DL-OF-Daniel Nava-back
Toronto..DL-OF-Anthony Alford-fractured hamate bone
Mets..OF-Jay Bruce-stiffness back
Boston..Surgery 3B-Marco Hernandez-shoulder-gone for year
Twins..MRI-P-Phil Hughes-shoulder
Blue Jays..SS-Josh Donaldson sent out on rehab
Mets..P-Steven Matz sent out on rehab
Arizona..OF-Socrates Brito goes on rehab


Orioles..Sign FA-SS-Luis Sardinias-ex Padres
Houston-Seattle..Trade..Astros send OF-Andrew Aplin to Mariners.
Seattle..DFA-P-Chris Heston.
Orioles..Release OF-Michale Bourn from minor league contract.
Cardinals..Release P-Daniel Bard-control problems (19W-8inn) AA
Dodgers..Release OF-Tyler Holt from minor legues
Royals..Sign FA-2B-Chris Nelson.


Aztecs…Open Mountain West Conference Tournament play-double elimination in Albuquerque….SDSU (38-18)-vs-Fresno State (31-23)….New Mexico-vs-Nevada in other opening day game.

Aztecs…9-.300 hitters on roster..led by Tyler Adkison (14HR-57RBI) in 56-games….Team has hit 57HR in 56-games this year.

Aztecs..Team with impressive (3.86-ERA)…Ace is Brett Seeburger (10-2)….Relief ace CJ Saylor (2.97-ERA)…12-saves…(44K-33inn)



Chargers…OTA workouts continue…Rebuilt Offensive Line….
..LT-Russell Okung-ex Seahawk-Broncos starter
..LG-Matt Slauson-moving from center position
..OC-Spencer Tulley…played guard as rookie.
..RG-Forrest Lamp..played left tckle at Eastern Kentucky
..RT-Joe Barksdale..only returning starter at same position.

(NFL Teams)

Seahawks…bringing in QB-Colin Kaeperneck-49ers..Austin Daivs-Browns for meetings with Coach Pete Carroll…Seattle searching for backup QB.

Dallas…RB-Ezekiel Elliott sits out OTA workouts-minor head injury was involved in rear-end auto accident..will practice next week.

Steelers..RB-LeVeon Bell not at OTA-not signed franchise tender.

Broncos…Giving QBs Trevor Siemian-Paxton Lynch…5-days each to work with #1-units.

Raiders..RB-Marshawn Lynch at OTA but not in helmets-pads to go thru practice.

Rams..Robert Woods-Cooper Kupp-WR-most impressive at OTA.

Steelers..RB-Le’Veon Bell donates 750,000-to his high school to fund academic program and football field.


Bills….Sign FA-WR-Rod Streater-ex Raiders…Release OT-Cyrus Kouandijo-former 2nd round pick

Patriots..Sign FA-WR-Andrew Hawkins-ex-Browns..6th veteran WR on roster.

Patriots..Release WR-Devin Still

Redskins..Put RB-Matt Jones on trade block..not at OTA workouts.


Browns..#1 pick-LB-Myle Garrett-remains out hamstring.

Houston..OT-Dave Quessenberry-full practice-coming back from year long battle with lymphoma.

Vikings..QB-Ted Bridgewater-limited snaps recovering from knee surgery.

Steelers..DT-Stephen Truitt-surgery-broken hand


Guy Morriss…former head coach Baylor-Kentucky confirms he is suffering from Alzheimers…played 15Y in NFL with Eagles.

Air Force Academy….Remove name of WR-Jalen Robinette from graduation-commissioning ceremonies…over questions about his academics….Robinette is in Buffalo Bills camp as free agent…was told last month would not be allowed to bypass military committment after service academies changed their rules.




Cavs-at-Boston..Cleveland can close out series…lead (3-1)

Miami..Negotiating buyout of contract of C-Chris Bosh-did not play last year while recovering from 2nd leg-blood clot episode…was owed 3Y-75M on contract.

Derrick Rose…Veteran NBA guard to test free agency-interested in Minnesota Timberwolves..could leave NY Knicks.

Milwaukee Bucks…Hire longtime NBA exec Rod Thorn to conduct search for new GM.

Atlanta..Hires Travis Schlenk-GM…came from Golden State.

UCLA..C-Thomas Welch..G-Aaron Holiday returning to school-not go thru NBA-draft.



Ottawa-at-Pittsburgh…Game 7-of playoff series…Tied (3-3).

Ducks..Hold exit meetings for players all day after disappointing finish to NHL playoffs.

Detroit..Sign FA-D- Libor Sulak-Czech star.


PGA Tour….Tees off lst round in the Colonial in Ft-Worth.

Indy 500…Gasoline Alley closed today…Final day of practice for cars on Friday leading to Sunday race.

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