Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on June 22nd, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


NBA Draft-Tonite

..76ers…Top pick-Markelle Fultz-G-UWashington
..Lakers..Likely choice UCLA-G-Lonzo Ball
..Boston..Surprise pick-Jason Tatum-F-Duke
..Phoenix..DeAaron Fox-G-Kentucky
..Sacramento..Use 5th pick on Josh Jackson-F-Kansas.

Lakers..will draft 2-27-28
Sacramento…picks 5-10-34


Atlanta-Charlotte..Hawks deal C-Dwight Howard-and-#2 pick to Hornets for C-Miles Plumlee..F-Marco Belinelli and a #2 pick.

Houston-Clippers..Open trade talks…Blake Griffin or Chris Paul for F-Ryuan Anderson-and-G-Eric Gordon.

Suns-Clippers..Open trade talks..DeAndre Jordan to Suns for C-Tyson Chandler and 4th pick in opening round.

Atlanta-Phoenix…Discussing sign and trade deal-F-Paul Millsap for 4th pick in opening round.

San Antonio..Put G-Danny Green on trade block…move his salary and salry of Pao Gasol opt-out…gives them cap space to sign FA-G-Chris Paul.

NY Knicks..GM-Phil Jackson shopping Kristaps Porzingas in hopes of getting a Top 5-draft pick.

NOrleans-Washington..Trade-Pelicans deal G-Tim Frazier to Wizards for 2nd round pick

Lakers..F-Nick Young opts out of (5.6M) contract to become free agent..13P a game career average.


Cleveland…Chauncey Billups goes thru 2nd meeting for vacant GM job.



Padres-W-Cubs (3-2)..Eric Aybar solo HR….Koji Ueharra issues bases loaded walk for winning run..Will Myers-Jose Pirela combined for 4-hits..Padres bullpen retires 16-batters in row.

Padres..P-Miguel Diaz leaves game in 3rd inning-strained forearm-pain in elbow..will be re-examined today.

Padres..Will DL-2B-Yanger Solarte-severe oblique strain-hurt in batting cage right before Tuesday game.

Padres…Off day on Thursday…open long homestand vs Tigers on Friday.

Padres…Sign 8-of top 9-draft picks…still unsigned is #1-pick MacKenzie Gore-due (6.6M)..is repped by Scott Boras.


Dodgers-Mets…Yasiel Puig 3R-HR early stakes LA to (6-1) lead..Mets upset at Puig ‘home run trot’..Dodgers now (12-1) in last 13-games..go to (47-26) on year.

LA-NY…Series ending game..Hyun Jin-Ryu (3-6)-vs-Steven Matz (1-1)


Angels-L-Yankees (8-4)..Didi Gregarius 2R-HR..Matt Holiday solo HR..snap 7-game NY losing streak….

Halos-NY…Thursday game..Jesse Chavez (5-7)-vs-Luis Severino (5-2)



Indians-W-Orioles..Francisco Lindor 2R-HR..RBI single

Cardinals-W-Phillies..Redbirds hit 4HRs..Tommy Pham 2-HRs..Jed Gyorko HR

Washington-L-Miami..Max Scherzer loses no-hitter in 8th-thej loses game..Nats error-wild pitch-hit batsmen then Giancarlo RBI sing.e

Reds-L-Tampa;..Trevor Plouffe HR for Rays..Cincinnati (1-11) last 12.

Giants-L-Braves..Matt Adams 2R-HR

Pirates-L-Brewers..Domingo Santana 2R-HR..RBI single

Rangers-L-Blue Jays..Dexter Barney 2R-HR

White Sox-L-Twins..Miguel Sano 2R-HR

Royals-W-Boston..Sal Perez Grand Slam HR

Rockies-L-Arizona..Brandon Drury 3H-4RBI..D-Backs score 9R-in-3innings off Jeff Hoffman

Astros-W-A’s..Evan Gattis 2R-single..Houston(49-24)

Tigers-W-Mariners…Justin Upton 3RBs


Twins..Sign FA-P-Dillon Gee-ex Mets-Royals
Reds..Callup P-LuisCastillo
Orioles..Callup OF-Craig Gentry
A’s..Release OF-Ryan Lamarre
Mariners..DFA-P-Tyler Cloyd


Reds..Activate P-Homer Bailey-out since last year-elbow surgery
Orioles..Examine P-Chris Tillman…(8.39ERA) since coming off DL .
Mets..DL-P-Zach Wheeler-bicep..6th P-on DL this year
Atlanta..Surgery P-Patrick Weigel-torn elbow ligament
Houston..Surgery P-Jandrell Gustave-elbow


MLB-and-Union…Donate 1M to help fund Negro League Museum in Kansas City.

MLB Network..Loses lawsuit (1.5M) filed by Mitch Williams-unlawful termination.

Cubs..SS-Addison Miller-wife sues for divorce-adultery-she claims domestic abuse but will not cooperate with MLB probe.




New England..Sign FA-LB-David Harris-ex Jets
Rams..Release OG-Demetrious Rhaney
Jaguars..Sign FA-OG-Demetrious Rhaey
Bills..Move LB-Shaq Lawson to DE

Carolina..TE-Greg Olson asks for upgrade of 6.5M-contrtact
Raiders..Reach contract extension QB-Derek Carr-payraise from (977,000-to-25M) in new deal-avoiding free agency.


Green Bay..DT-Leroy Guion-DUI arrest in Hawaii-already facing 4G-drug suspension from league.

Giants..Ex-LB-Ryan Jones-shot-killed in gang incident in Reno

Steelers..CB-Justin Gilbert-suspended 1-year-additional drug violations..

Lions..DT-Khryi Thornton-6G-suspension drug violation.

Minnesota..Ex-head coach and long time offensive coordinator Norv Turner says he will take a 1-year sabbattical-but hopes to coach in NFL again.



(NHL Expansion Draft)-Las Vegas Golden Knights…Pick 30-players..announce 9-trades on Wednesday night-Biggest Names taken:

G-Marc Andre Fleury-Penguins..Calvin Pickard-Islanders..JF Berube-Islanders

D-Mark Methot-Ottawa..Luca Sbisa-Canucks..Jon Merrill-Devils..Deryk Engelland-Calgary..Brayden McNabb-Kings..Colin Miller-Boston..Alexi Emelin-Montreal..Nate Schmidt-Washington..Thomas VanRiemsdyk-Blackhawks..Griff Reinhardt-Oilers..Clayton Stoner-Ducks..David Schlemko-San Jose

F-James Neal-Nashville..Thomas Nosek-Red Wings..William Carrier-Sabres..Jon Marchessault-Florida..David Peron-Blues..Eric Aaula-Minnesota..William Karlsson-Columbus .Oscar Lindbergh-Rangers..Timo Pullkinen-Arizona..Connor Brickley-Carolina…Chris Thorburn-Winnipeg…Pierre Bellemare-Philadelphia..
Cody Eakin-Dallas..

(NHL Trades)

Anaheim..Trades D-Shea Theodore to Las Vegas
Rangers..Deal F-Mikhail Grabovski to Las Vegas
Florida..Ships F-Reilly Smith to Knights
Minnesota..Trades F-Alex Tuch to Las Vegas
Columbus..Deals F-David Clarkson to Las Vegas
Tampa Bay..Trades -Nikita Gusev to Knights

Knights also pick up 3-first round picks…3-second round picks ..a 3rd-4th-6th also.

(NHL Awards Ceremony)

Hart Trophy-MVP-Connor McDavid-Oilers
Lindsay Trophy-Outstanding Player-Connor McDavid-Oilers
Vezina Trophy-Top Goalie-Sergei Bobrovsy-Columbus
Calder-Rookie of Year-Auston Matthews-Leafs
Masterson Trophy-Sportsmanship-Craig Anderson-Ottawa
Lady Byng Trophy-Johnny Gaudreau-Calgary
Art Ross-Scoring-Connor McDavid-Oilers
Maurice Richard-Goals-Sidney Crosby-Penguins
GM of Year-David Poile-Nashville
Coach of Year-John Tortotella-Columbus


Ducks..say C-Ryan Kesler will be out 5-months with hip fracture surgery.

Chicago..Doctors say F-Marian Hossa-will miss 2017-season with severe skin condition and medication problems…Scored 26-goals last year.


………( General)…………..

PGA Tour…Travelers Insurance Open starts today in Hartford.

NASCAR…Teams head to California for Sonoma 400 Grand Prix

Indy Car…Teams run at Road America in Wisconsin

Formula 1…European Grand Prix this weekend

Formula 1..Announces 2018 schedule with 21-races….French Grand Prix and German Grand Prix are reinserted in schedule….Malaysian Grand Prix is dropped.


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