Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on January 11th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-White Sox…San Diego sells SS-Jose Rondon to Chisox for cash..hit (.290) in minors but taken off 40-man roster.

Padres..Hire Dave Cameron-metrics researcher for Fan Graphs..to lead research department expansion for team…Longtime researcher Bryan McBurnley leaves team.

Mets…Sign FA-OF-Jay Bruce (3Y-39M)..Split season between Mets-Indians..hit (.254-36HR)
Angels..Sign FA-C-Rene Rivera-ex Tampa Bay..Padres
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Phillippe Aumont-ex Mariners-Phillies reliever.
Giants..Sign FA-OF-Kyle Jensen-Softbank Hawks-Japan..(178HR) minors
Tigers..Sign FA-C-Brayan Pena-ex Royals.
Braves..Release 3B-Adonis Garcia-to sign in Japan.
Brewers..Release P-Taylor Jungman-to sign in Japan..(3.08-ERA) minors last year
Brewers..Sign FA-P-JJ Hoover-ex Arizona-Reds

Astros-Pirates…Houston denies it has reached agreement on top prospects to go to Pirates in deal for P-Gerrit Cole.
Miami..2B-Starlin Castro asks club to trade him.

Jason Wood…a player agent, suspended by Union-fired by his firm-under investigation to taking pictures of his clients who were showering in his home…Hidden camera discovered…represented OF-Andrew Benetendi-Red Sox..Jake Odorizzi-Tampa Bay.

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……..(Basketball)……..

Lakers-at-San Antonio….Thursday night matchup…Lakers won 2-in a row

Clippers-W-Golden State (125-106)….Clippers G-Lou Williams erupts for 50P…..Tyrone Wallace (22P) off the bench…..LA snapped an 11-game losing streak in Oakland…Golden StWarriors did not play Steph Curry-ankle…Klay Thompson-rest night…Kevin Durant had (40P) in loss….Clippers without F-Blake Grifin still won.

NBA..Suspends Toronto F-Serge Ibaka..Miami-James Johnson…1-game each for throwing punches in shoving match.

Miami..G-Dion Waiters considering ankle surgery-would end his season.
Pelicans..G-Tony Allen-Reinsures fractured knee.
Cleveland..G-Isiah Thomas fined 20,000 for punching Minnesota’s Andrew Wiggins.

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(College)

Wyoming-L-New Mexico…Lobos C-Joe Fursinger (17P-10R) in win at Pit….Cowboys (11-6)
UNLV-W-Air Force…Jordan Johson (20P) for Rebels..Vegas now (13-4).
Colorado State-W-Utah State…Rams get (26P) from Prentiss Nixon.

USD-at-Pacific..Toreros (12-4) on season heading to WCC game in Stockton.

Brian Bowen…high school star transfers from Louisville to South Carolina…His father reportedly took 100,000 in Adidas Slush fund money to get him signed at Louisville…cost AD Tom Zurich and coach Rick Pitino their jobs.

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……..(Football)………

Chargers..Sign FA-K-Roberto Aguayo-ex Tampa Bay Buce…(21-31) FG in career…was with Bears-Carolina last year…Chargers missed 10-field goals last year.

(Coaching Jobs)

Seahawks…Fire OL-coach Tom Cable…Def Coor-Kris Richard…Off Coor-Darrell Bevell…QB-coch-Carl Smith.

Raiders…Rich Gannon decides not to leave broadcast booth to become Raiders QB-coach.

Browns..Fire Ryan Greyson-Assistant GM
Browns..Hire Eliot Wolfe-Packers-as Assistant GM
Browns..Interview Sean Ryan-Houston-for vacant Off Coor job

Bears..Hire Harry Hiestand-OL coach-from Notre Dame.

Denver..Hire-Gregg williams-DB coach-ex Colts..Zach Azzanni-WR coach-ex-Bears

Packers..Hire Frank Cignetti-QB-coach-ex Giants
Packers..New GM-Brian Gutekunst-team will be active in free agency.

Giants..Interview Eric Studesville for head coach job-ex Broncos RB coach
Giants..interview Matt Patricia-Patriots Def Coor for NY head coaching job.

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(Injuries)

Steelers…CB-Artie Burns injured knee in Wednesday practice.
Saints..IR-OG-Andrus Peat-ankle injury

Steelers…LB-Ryan Shazier attends Pittsburgh practice in wheelchair..still having rehab for spinal column injury.

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(College)

Aztecs..Promote Doug Deakin to WR-Special Teams coach..had been grad assistant.

Arizona..Interview Troy Brown-head coach Troy State

Alabama..WR-Calvin Ridley-RB-Bo Scarborough-file for NFL draft.

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………(Hockey)……..

SD Gulls-W-Chicago Wolves (2-1)…G-Reto Berra makes 30-saves…Gulls have won 12-of-15 games….

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…..(General)……….

Golf..Sony Open…Dustin Johnson heads the field for tourney in Waialea, Hawaii that tees off on Thursday.

PGA Golf…Jimmy Walker returns to tour in Hawaii…battled lyme disease last year…his wife now struggling with it.

Soccer…Chelsea-Arsenal struggle to (0-0) in FA Cup tourney play.

US Gymnastics…Former teenage star Maggie Nichols says she was molested by team doctor Larry Nasser as a 15-year old…went to officials…charged that CEO-President Steve Penney tried to coverup incident…and then deceived and tried to intimidate the family from talking.

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