Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on September 14th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-L-Twins (3-1) 10innings..Eddie Rosario crushes 2R-HR into 2nd deck in right field in 10th inning off Phil Mason….San Diego now (65-81)

San Diego…Off day on Thursday…head into Colorado on Friday.

El Paso-L-Memphis…Game 1-Pacific Coast League championships..Chihuahuas starter Chris Huffman gives up 4R early…Hunter Renfroe held to 1-hit

Ft Wayne-L-Quad Cities..Game 1-Midwest League finals….Tincups give up 5-runs in lst inning never get back in game…Pedro Avila 12K in loss.

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Dodgers-W-Giants..Cody Bellinger RBI triple-2R-HR…LA wins 2nd in row after 11-game losing streak.

LA…Off day on Thursday…travel to Washington for weekend series-Friday.

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Angels-W-Houston..Halos score 8R off Astros starter Mike Fiers in 3-inn.

Halos-Astros…Thursday matchup..Ricky Nolasco (6-13)-vs-Brad Peacock (10-2)

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(Scoreboard)

Rockies-L-Arizona..DBacks have 4-run scoring doubles..AJ Pollock 3R-HR

Yankees-W-Tampa Bay..Brett Gardner 2R-single..NY won 8-of-11

Red Sox-L-A’s..A’s score 6R early off Doug Fister

Indians-W-Tigers..Jay Bruce 3R-HR..Tribe wins 21st row-AL record.

Washington-L-Atlanta..Matt Kemp-Grand Slam HR..Max Scherzer tagged for 7-runs early

Cubs-W-Mets..Albert Amore 3R-triple-3R-HR in 17 run outburst..

White Sox-W-Royals..Adam Engel 2R-double for Sox

Miami-L-Phillies..Rhys Hoskins hits 17th HR of season for Phils

Orioles-W-Blue Jays..Adam Jones RBI double

Pirates-L-Milwaukee…Eric Thames 2R-HR.

Seattle-W-Texas..Mike Zunino 2-solo HRs.

Reds-W-Cardinals..Eugenio Suarez-Grand Slam HR.

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(Injuries)

Indians..Activate P-Andrew Miller from DL-out with knee issues
Texas..Activate P-Keone Kela-out with shoulder problems
Cardinals..Activate 3B-Jed Gyorko from DL-out with hamstring
Astros….Shutdown P-Lance McCullers-3rd time-shoulder fatigue

(MLB)

Nippon Ham Fighters..Star OF-Shohei Otani asks team to be prepared to “post” him this Novembver to sign with MLB team as a free agent….Hitting (.346) in Japan….has 102mph fastball.

A’s..Announce they will sign MOU with Laney College-to build 550M-stadium adjacent to their campus…will vacate Oakland Coliseum sight.

MLB-Union….Nearing agreement on adaption of (:20) pitch clock for next year.

Red Sox…tear down sign over Green Monster that read “Racism as American at baseball”

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…………….(Football)……………

Chargers…ESPN telecast drew (16.9) rating for Monday night opener with Broncos in San Diego TV market…..Saints-Vikings drew 8.9-rating…

..Sunday games-Fox telecast..Seahawks-Packers drew (11.5) in San Diego..Eagles-Redskins drew (8.7)

..Sunday-CBS telecast drew (2.6)…here..
..Sunday Nite-NBC telecast Giants-Cowboys-drew (13.0) in San Diego

Chargers..Activate DE-Tenny Pelepoi from NFL suspended list.

Chargers..Disgruntled San Diego fans-rent electronic billboard on 405-nears Carson-Stub Hub Center-denounce NFL for allowing team to move to LA…”N-F-L….No Fan Loyalty”

(Schedule)

Houston-Cincinnati…Thursday NFL games…both teams coming off terrible losses…Bengals shutout at home….Texans gave up 10-sacks-losing to Jacksonville at home.

(Injuiries)

Browns..OT-Kevin Zeitler breaks thumb-in cast.
Houston…7-players out with injuries-4 in concussion protocol
Jaguars..CB-Jalen Ramsey injures ankle in practice
Chiefs..S-Eric Berry achilles surgery-complete success
New Orleans..LS-Jon Dorenbos undergoes blood clot surgery near heart.
Redskins..WR-Josh Docton-hamstring injury in practice
Bears..IR-LB-Jerrell Freeman-ex Packers
Broncos..RB-Devontae Booker practices for lst time with team.

(Roster Moves)

49ers..Workout LB-Donald Butler-ex Chargers
49ers..Sign FA-LB-Elijah Lee-ex Vikings

Patriots..Workout FA-QB-Matt Barkley-ex 49ers..David Fales-ex Miami..Matt McGloin-ex Raiders.

Chiefs..Workout FA-S-Aaron Williams-ex Bills

Colts..Sign FA-LB-Sean Spence.

Saints..Workout FA-OT-Eric Winston-ex Bengals..OG-Earl Watford-ex Jaguars…OG-Dallas Thomas-ex Eagles.

Patriots..Workout FA-WR-KR-Bryan Walters-ex Chargers

49ers..Workout FA-DTs-Tony McDaniel-ex Seahawks..Jaye Howard-ex Bears..Ahtyba Rubin-ex Seattle.

(CFL)

Canadian League…bans full contact workouts in practice for rest of season…Union signed off on precautionary move….teams not allowed to put players in pads during practices..only walkthrus.

Montreal…Alouettes fire coach Jacques Chapdelaine with (4-8) record….2nd coach to get fired…Hamilton Ticats axed coach Kent Austin two weeks ago.

Hamilton Ti Cats…QB-Johnny Manziel invokes “10-day notice”…Ticats have to sign him off negotiation list or release him.

(NFL)

Houston…LB-Brian Cushing hit with 10-game suspension for 2nd positive test for PEDs in career.

TV….Says 10-of-16 games played last Sunday in under 3-hours with new limitations on TV timeouts and instant replay evaluations.

(College)

San Diego State….says Home-and-Home games with Pac 12-teams are moneymakers…Aztecs do not pay Pac 12-teams extra fee to come play here…equal trade off….If Pac 12 teams want a 2-for-1 deal…Aztecs get an additional 350,000 for playing extra game on road….For straight 1-game road contracts, SDSU asks for 750,000 for payday games at Power 5-Conference schools.

New Mexico..Reports Lobos coach Bob Davie under investigation for abuse of players and proiblems with Lobos drug testing plan.

Nebraska…Gives coach Mike Riley a 1-year extension…Huskers are (12-10) in his two plus years there.

Ole Miss…Begins testimony infront of NCAA Rules Committee on 15-major violations in the Rebels football program under past coaches Houston Nutt and Hugh Freeze.

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…………(Basketball)……….

Boston…Talking to FA-C-Andrew Bogut about a contract.
Utah..Sign FA-G-Nate Wolters-ex Bucks
Denver..Sign FA-F-Josh Childress…has played in China-Japan last 4-years
Lakers..Will retire Kobe Bryant uniforms 8-24 this fall.

Phoenix..Jury selection in felony assault trial of ex-Suns players Marchus-Morris Markeiff for fight that injured a man who was seeing their mother

ESPN…Female anchor Jamie Hill tweets President Trump is a ‘white supremacist..most ignorant-offensive president I have seen in my life”…White House calls for her firing.

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……(Hockey)…………
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LA Kings…66-players report to camp…New players in camp
..FA-RW-Mike Cammillari-ex New Jersey Devils
..Brandon Prust-F-ex Vancouver Canucks
..Brooks Laich-F-ex Maple Leaf
..Shane Harper-F-Florida Panthers
..Chris Lee-D-played in Mettalurg-KHL in Russia
..Andre Loktionov-F-played with Yaroslavl-KHL
..Stefan Folkowsky-6’7-D-Belarus-scored 21-goals last year.
..Chris Folin-D-Minnesota Wild

Anaheim Ducks…Open camp on Friday

Colorado-Carolina…Report Avalanche may trade F-Matt Duchene to Hurricane for top young player Noah Hanifan.

Nashville…F-Vern Fiddler retires
Calgary..Sign FA-F-Dylan Olson-former lst round pick Chicago
Ottawa..Sign FA-F-Brendon Woods-ex Carolina

Edmonton…Announces closing of iconic Northolands Coliseum-Rexall Place-home to legendary Oilers teams of Wayne Gretzky.

Calgary Flames…say they offered to pay 200M of costs to construct new hockey arena..but wanted equal contributions from city and province of Alberta…broke off talks on Wednesday.

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……….(General)……………..

PGA Tour….Rory McIlroy-Phil Mickelson-both struggling-headline field for BMW-Championships in Chicago.

IOC…Announces 2024-Olympics go to Paris…2028 in Los Angeles..Using Rams Stadium-LA Coliseum-Staples Centers as key venues.

Olympics…Gary Wadler-a front runner in drug testing and leader in battle against steroids passes away (79)…helped develop the very tough drug testing programs for WADA…battled NFL-MLB over steroid use….was credited as being a ‘Mirror of Honesty” for amateur sports

NASCAR…Stewart-Haas team fires Danica Patrick….never won a race in 180-starts

NASCAR…Richard Petty team in trouble…loses main sponsor Smithfield Farms.

Tennis..Legend Serena Williams names her baby Alexis Olympia…born on September 1st.

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