Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on May 24th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-W-Washington (3-1)…Tyson Ross 9-strikeouts in 6-innings…Christian Villanueva 2R-doube after Bryce Harper loses ball in the sun…..Padres now (21-30)…

Padres…Off day Thursday…head to LA for weekend series with Dodgers.

Padres..DL-P-MacKenzie Gore for 2nd time in minor leagues-blister problems.
Padres..P-Colin Rea-1st minor league start since forearm surgery (3.1-inn-4R)
Padres..C-Austin Hedges hitting (.181) in rehab assignment in El Paso.
Padres..OF-Hunter Renfroe hitting (.200) in rehab games in El Paso.
Padres..Release 3B-Chase Headley-owe 9.6M-rest of contract.


Dodgers-Rockies….LA led (3-0) at press time..Logan Forsythe RBI double…

Dodgers..Off day Thursday…weekend series hosting Padres.

Dodgers..P-Rich Hill back on DL-severe blister cut-likely out 4W.

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw throwing bullpen sessions.

Dodgers..Release P-Henry Owens
Dodgers..Option P-Adam Liberatore to AAA
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Eric Goeddell


Angels-W-Blue Jays (5-4)..Shohei Ohtani 2R-single in 9th

Halos-Toronto..Thursday matchup-Nick Tropeano (1-3)-vs-Marco Estrada (2-4)

Angels..MRI-P-Blake Wood-possible torn elbow ligament.
Angels..P-Keynan Middleton-elbow ligament surgery-out 14-months.
Angels..Release 2B-Ryan Schimp…P-Vincente Campos

Angels-Twins..Trade-Halos send DH-1B-Chris Carter to Minnesota in cash deal.



Arizona-L-Milwaukee..Jesus Aguilar-Taylor Shaw combined 6RBI..

Yankees-L-Texas..Jurickson Profar-Nomar Mazara combine 6RBIs-in 12-run outburst..

Astros-W-Giants..George Spring 2R-HR

Boston-W-Tampa Bay..Sox score runs on double play-Sac Fly-Bases Loaded walk.

Cubs-L-Indians..Michael Brantley RBI-single.

Tigers-W-Twins..Nico Goodrum 2R-HR..

Cardinals-L-Royals..Sal Perez HR

Braves-L-Phillies..Nick Williams RBI-double..

Pirates-W-Reds..Francisco Cervelli 2R-HR..

Mets-L-Miami…Marlins 2R in 9th inning

Orioles-L-White Sox…Yoan Moncada 3R-HR..Jose Rondon 2R-HR

Mariners-A’s…Seattle led (1-0) in 9th at press time



White Sox….Wellington Castillo-C…suspended 80G for PED violation.

Dave Garcia…Former Angels-Indians manager…ex-Padres coach passes away (97Y)…spent 65-years in baseball….20-years as minor league player then became coach.

Lenny Dykstra…Arrested New Jersey-drug possession and threatening a Uber driver in 3:30am incident.

Home Run Derby….Angels slugging rookie Shohei Ohtani says he would like to participate…..Defending champ Aaron Judge-Yankees-says he will not compete.


(Roster Moves)

Texas…Ask P-Cole Hamels and 3B-Adrian Beltre to waive no trade clauses in deals.

Mets..Sign FA-OF-Jose Bautista-ex Blue Jays-Braves.
White Sox..Sign FA-OF-Michael Saunders-Ex-Blue Jays-Mariners
White Sox..Sign FA-OF-Alex Presley-ex Tigers-Mariners
Washington..Sign FA-OF-Jaff Dacker-ex Padres-Marlins

Twins..DFA-P-Phil Hughes (5.99-ERA)
Mets.DFA-C-Jose Laboton
A’s..DFA-P-Wilmer Font
Miami..DFA-P-Junichi Tazarwa
Texas..DFA-P-Kevin Jepsen
A’s..DFA-C-Dustin Garneau ..
Washington..DFA-P-Carlos Torres

Astros..Release1B-Jon Singleton-was serving 100G-suspension for drug violations
Miami..Release P-Dustin McGowan

Seattle..Callup P-Ryan Cook
Atlanta..Callup P-Max Fried
Houston..Callup OF-JD Davis…hitting (.415) at AAA
Washington..Callup P-Tim Collins-coming off two elbow surgeries
Tampa Bay..Callup SS-Willy Adames..hitting (.311) at
Arizona..Callup OF-Socrates Brito from AAA
Yankees..Callup P-Ryan Bollinger (1.86-ERA) at AAA…spent 9-years minors

Orioles..Option C-Caleb Joseph to AAA
Braves..Option P-Matt Wisler to AAA



Mets…OF-Juan Lagares-gone for year-foot surgery
Cardinals..SS-Paul DeJong-surgery-fractured hand
Rockies..2B-DJ LeMahieu-fractured thumb
Cubs..DL-OF-Jason Hayward-Concussion
Washington..OF-Howie Kendrick-surgery-ruptured achilles
Tampa Bay..C-Will Ramos-hand injury
Tigers..P-Matt Boyd-oblique injury

Reds..DL-P-Rafael Iglesias-bicept
A’s..DL-OF-Khris Davis-groin
Tampa Bay..DL-P-Jake Faria-8W-oblique
Houston..DL-OF-Josh Roddick-Leg infection_
Brewers..DL-OF-Ryan Braun-back
Braves…DL-P-Mike Soroka-shoulder
Toronto..DL-P-Jaime Garcia-shoulder
A’s..DL-P-Brett Anderson-shoulder
Twins..DL-1B-Joe Mauer-concussion
Miami..DL-SS-Aveny Hecchavarria-hamstring
Texas..DL-P-Matt Moore-knee
Washington..DL-P-Ryan Madsen-pectoral injury
Arizona..DL-OF-Steven Souza-shoulder
Phillies..shutdown P-Jared Eickhoff-reinjured forearm on rehab.
Houston..DL-OF-JD Fisher-stomach

Giants..Madison Bumgarner-Mark Melancon sent out on rehab outings
Braves..P-Anubal Sanchez-out on rehab
Blue Jays..OF-Randal Grichuk-rehab outing
Indians..OF-Lonnie Chisenhall-rehab assignment





Chargers…Lose starting TE-Hunter Henry for year-torn ACL in OTA workout-went down in non-contact drill running pass route.

Chargers..In need of TE-will evaluate possible re-signing of Antonio Gates…also available ex-Jaguars TE-Marcedes Lewis..

Chargers..DE-Joey Bosa reports to OTA workouts
Chargers..LB-Melvin Ingram not at OTA drills.



Owners…Vote on new ‘National Anthem Rule’…..Players given option of standing for anthem on field…or remaining in lockeroom or tunnel…..If players make any type of gestures on field (fist-kneeling-locking arms)-team will be fined and club can fine player….NFL Union says it did not have input in decision.

Owners..Pass rule 15-yard penalty for OL-DL lineman who lead with their head in pass rushing or blocking on offensive line.

Owners..Approve rule that instant replay can be used to eject player for helmet hit.

Owners..Vote to make 5-changes in kickoff rule in attempts to cut back major injuries.

NFL..Commissioner Roger Goodall writes congress asking for uniform regulations on how State’s operate gambling on games.

NFL..West Virginia refuses to negotiate a 1% integrity fee on earnings from bets on NFL games.

Billy Cannon…legendary Houston Oilers RB-LSU star-Heisman Trophy winner-passes away (88)…also played for Raiders-Chiefs.

JJ Watt..says he will pay the funeral costs for victims in Santa Fe, Texas shootings.

Johnny Manziel…begins 2-a-day workouts with CFL-Hamilton TiCats.

DaQuon Bowers..former 1st round pick Tampa Bay-retires from Edmonton Eskimos

Trent Richardson…ex-Browns 1st round pick-suspended by Saskatchewan.

Paul Allen…Seattle owner-donates 1M to lead campaign statewide to get ballot vote forbidding anyone under (21Y) from buying semi-automatic rifles.

Brian Dawkins..ex-Eagles DB-quits job with team as Assistant to GM.

Brett Favre..admits he went into rehab 3X in career for pain killer addictions.

Jim Kelly..legendary Bill quarterback to face more cancer surgery on jaw.

Don Testerman…ex-Seahawks RB-passes away (65)

Terrance Williams…Cowboys WR-wrecks his Lamborghini-leaves scene of accident…then arrested for public intoxication.

Matt Patricia…NFL concludes-closes investigation of Lions coach on incident involving Grand Jury probe 22-years ago.

Reuben Foster…49ers LB-back in court-judge to decide on dropping domestic abuse charge.

Demetrius Harris…Chiefs TE-suspended 1-game-marijuana violation.



Buffalo…ex-Bills OG-Richie Incognito taken to psychiatric hospital after rage incident in workout at Boca Raton gym.

Tampa Bay…WR-Vincent Jackson announces retirement after 11Y-NFL..caught (540P-57TD) in career with Chargers-Bucs.

Jets-Raiders..Trade-NY deals QB-Christian Hackenberg to Oakland for 7th round pick…was former 1st round pick.

Browns-Arizona..Trade-Cleveland ships CB-Jamar Taylor to Cardinals for 6th round pick.

Rams..Sign FA-DT-Chucky Clements-DT-ex Houston

Eagles..Release starting LB-Mychal Kendricks…-7.8M-cap savings
Patriots..Release WR-Chirs Lacy.
Packers..Release DE-Filip Mokofis-rookie Utah

Packers..Workout TE-Marcedes Lewis-ex Jaguars.



USC…Jury rules against 27M-damage suit filed by ex-coach Todd McNair for defamation against the NCAA.

USC..CB-Jack Jones to miss 2018-academic issues
USC..WR-Jospeh Lewis-jury selection begins in 2-domestic abuse cases.
Washington State..QB=Gardner Minshaw-transfer in from East Carolina.

San Diego State…School reaches all time high (985) score on APR-results for its 18-txeams…..Football (982)….Baseball (982)….Basketball (1000) score.

Kansas..Fire AD-Shehon Zenger after failing to fix Jayhawks football program…bought out Charley Weis, then hired coach who went (3-33)





(Playoff Scoreboard)

Cleveland-L-Boston…..Celtics use (15-3) run in 1st quarter to trigger victory..Ca s just (9-34) on 3’s….Boston leads (3-2) in series

Golden State-at-Houston…Series tied (2-2) heading into Thursday game.

Lakers…tell G-Lonzo Ball he will not play in Las Vegas Summer League…team wants him to spend summer on weight training and working on his offensive game after shooting (38%) from floor and (30%) from 3-point line.

Knicks..Hire Mike Woodson as assistant coach.

Minnesota…F-Karl Anthony Towns could be on trading block…club has not offered him the max (5Y-157) extension.





(Playoff Scoreboard)

Washington-W-Tampa Bay….Caps win Game 7-Andre Burovkosky scores 2-goals on Lightning turnovers in 2nd period…G-Braden Holtby 29-saves…1st time Caps get to Stanley Cup finals.j….

NHL-Stanley Cup finals open on Monday night….Las Vegas-vs-Washington.

New York Islanders…Hire Lou Lamoniello as President of Hockey Operations….Built NJ Devils and Toronto Maple Leafs into playoff teams….Could fire GM-Garth Snow and Coach Doug Weight.

Toronto…Mark Hunter quits as Assistant GM after not getting promotion to Leafs GM

Minnesota Wild…Hire Paul Fenton as GM-ex Nashville Predators exec.

Rangers…Hire David Quinn-Boston University as head coach.

Ducks….Gulls Coach Dallas Eakins multi-year contract extension to remain in San Diego…GM-Bob Ferguson still not signed for next year.

New Jersey..Sign FA-D-Egor Yakovew-played in KHL-Russia last year
Edmonton..Sign FA-D-Joel Persson-played in Sweden last year
Montreal..Sign G-Anti Niemma to contract extension.

San Jose..Closing in on deal to give F-Evander Kane-7 year extension.





PGA-Tour….The Colonial tees off in Ft-Worrth…Jordan Spieth-Jon Rahm head field.

LPGA….Carol Mann-won 2-Grand Slam events and 38-tournyes in career-passes away (77Y).

DC United…MLS team meets on Wednesday-Thursday with Wayne Rooney of Everton in English Premeir League.

Team USA…Chrisitan Politic reports from Germany for team workouts-to play vs Bolivia in friendly game this weekend.

English Premier League..
..Arsenal-hires Unai Emery-former coach Paris Ste-Germaine-Sevilla
..Stoke-Fires Paul Lambert..won just 2-of-15-games end of season
..West Brom..Hire Darren Moore as head coach
..Swansea…Fires coach Carlos Carvalhal…finished season with 9-losses row.
..Mancdhester City…gives coach Pep Guardiola 3-year contract extension.
..Manchester Unied..refuse comment on report negotiating to buy Christiano Ronaldo contract fromReal Madrid.

Triple Crown….Justify-winner of Derby-Preakness…given extra rest-fighting fatigue.




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