Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on October 9th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

..(Baseball)……

(Playoffs Scoreboard)

Dodgers-W-Braves…Manny Machado 3R-HR in 7th inning breaks open game….David Freese 2R-pinch hit single in 6th gave them the lead….Dodgers win series 3-games to 1.

Astros-W-Indians….Houston erupts for 9-runs off Cleveland relief pitching in 7th-8th innings….George Springer 2-solo HRs….Carlos Correa 3R-HR…in (11-3) outburst win…Astros wins series 3-straight.

Yankees-L-Red Sox…Boston blasts New York starter Luis Severino with 7-runs in 4th inning enroute to (14-1) win….Bock Holt 2R-triple…Andrew Benetendi 3R-triple…..Sox lead series (2-1).

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(Schedule)

Red Sox-Yankees…Game 4-of series…Ric Porcello-vs-Luis Severino.

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(MLB)

Miami..Fire 3-coaches and team strength coach after 96-loss season…Fied were pitching coach Juan Nieves, hitting coach Frank Menechino and 1st base coach Perry Hill.

Minnesota..SS-Miguel Sano involved in incident with Dominican Republic Police officer-drove into police office after traffic stop….was ruled an accident-not a criminal act.

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……(Football)……….

(Scoreboard)-Monday Night Football

Saints-W-Redskins (43-19)…QB Drew Brees becomes NFL all time passing yardage leader-breaking Peyton Manning’s (71,940Y) record-threw 62Y-TD pass in 2nd quarter to shatter record in Superdome….Brees (26-29) 363Y-3TDs in lopsided win…has 499-career TD passes….

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(Injuries)

Eagles..IR-RB-Jay Ajayi-torn knee ligament
Jaguars..IR-TE-Austin Jenkins-abdominal surgery…RB-Corey Grant-foot injury
Browns..WR-Rashard Higgins-out 3W-sprained knee.

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(Roster Moves)

Giants..Release OT-Erek Flowers-started 48-straight games..former 1st round pick
Broncos..Release P-Marquette King-collected 2M in bonus-salary for 3-games

Arizona..Sign FA-WR-Kendall Wright-ex Titans
Ravens..Sign FA-CB-Cyrus Jones-ex Patriots
Eagles..Sign FA-DT-TY McGill-ex Chargers
Rams..Sign FA-CB-Darious Williams-ex Ravens

Jets..Release S-JJ Wilcox

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(Teams)

Broncos…Coach Vance Joseph job in jeopardy in midst of 3-game losing streak….Joseph refuses comment on possible shakeup in coaching staff.

Atlanta…Owner Arthur Blank shocked at teams (1-4) start-Coach Dan Quinn says defense devoted by loss of 3-starters in secondary to injury.

Chiefs..DT-Chris Jones and DE-Dee Ford both face fines for ejections on Sunday for targeting hits.

Dallas..Coach Jason Garrett under fire for not trying to make 4th and 1 in overtime-with Ezekiel Elliott at running back…punted ball away-lost game.

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden second guessed for throwing ball at 1-yard line resulting in critical end zone interception-when he had Mrshawn Lynch in backfield.

Broncos..QB-Case Keenum playing poorly…just 2TD passes in last 4-games…has 4-picks.

Packers..coach Mike McCarthy gives vote of confidence to K-Mason Crosby after 5-missed kicks on Sunday in loss to Detroit.

Chargers…K-Caleb Sturgis remains on team despite 7-missed kicks this year.

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(College Football)

AP Poll..1-Alabama..2-Georgia..3-Ohio State..4-Clemson…5-Notre Dame…6-West Virginia…7-Washngton….8-Penn State…9-Texas…10-Washington

Maryland…School removes top looster from contact with team after he went public saying that deceased OT-Jordan McNair bears responsibility for his own death after not hydrating properly before off season workout.

San Diego State…Hires Tim Rice as Associate AD-Development…will take over fundraising for Athletic Department….worked at San Jose State and Northern Illinois.

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……..(Basketball)……..

Suns..Fire GM-Ryan Mcdonough after 5-straight non playoff seasons…axed a week before season starts….criticized for bad drafts and bad trades.

Boston-Cleveland..NBA fines Celtics G-Marcus Smart 25,000-Csvs G-JR Smith 15,000 for five in preseason game last week.

Spurs..Lose PG-Dejounte Murray for year-torn knee ligament

Miami-Minnesota…Het end trade talks for F-Jimmy Butler…refused to put Josh Richardson-Justise Winslow and a 1st round pick in the same package.

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………..(Hockey)…………

Ducks-Red Wings…Detroit led (1-0) in 2nd period at Press-Time
Ducks…Put LW-Pontus Aberg on NHL waivers-could send him to San Diego Gulls or release him to sign in Europe.

Kings..G-Jon Quick on IR list with lower body injury
Kings..Callup G-Peter Budaj from AHL-Ontario Reign.

San Jose..IR-C-Joe Thornton-knee infection
Columbus…IR-F-Brandon Dubinsky-6W-oblique injury
Flyers..IR-F-James Van Riemsdyck-knee strain-out 6W
Florida..IR-G-Roberto Longo-knee inury

Seattle….NHL group seeking expansion team announces plans for 70M-practice facility in North Seattle-will also become headquarters for youth hockey programs

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(General)

Manchester United….Board of Directors gives vote of confidence to Coach Josie Mourhino despite mounting criticism of his leadership ability…..Mourhino at war with his own players…criticized front office for not being more active in off season transfer period…and has battled English media for almost two years.

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