Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on October 23rd, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Baseball)…….

World Series…Game 1..Tuesday night matchup;….Fenway Park..Dodgers-vs-Red Sox…Clayton Kershaw-vs-Chris Sale…Team have not met in World Series since 1916

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(World Series Notes)

..Kershaw (2.37-ERA) in posteason
..Kershaw (9-5) 2.73-ERA in regular season…on disabled list-back issues
..Kershaw (9-8) in career in post-season
..Sale..(3.48-ERA) in playoffs
..Sale..(12-4) 2.11-ERA in regular seson-on DL twice with shoulder woes.
..Dodgers…hit (.258-116HRs) on road this year….hit 235HRs for year.
..Red Sox..hit (.282) at Fenway Park this year..hit (.268-208 HRs) for year.
..Boston-8 World Series titles…last in 2013.
..Dodgers-6 World Series rings…last in 1988
..Red Sox (108W) regular season..(7-2) post season
..Dodgers (92-71) record in season..(7-4) in playoffs
..Boston (57-24)-Fenway Park…best home record in baseball
..LA (47-34) on road…3rd best road record in baseball.

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(MLB Notes)

Miami…Sign top Cuban free-agents…Victor Victor Mesa-22Y-OF-hit (.354) last year in league play…gets 5.2M-deal….Also sign his brother Victor Mesa-Junior-17Y-OF.

Arizona..Sign 3B-Eduardo Escobar (23HR) to 3Y-27M extension.

Giants..Open up 5-spots on offseason roster…send P-Casey Kelly…SS-Chase D’Arnaud-Kelby Tomlinson-outright to AAA.

Twins..Interview Rocco Baldelli-Tampa Bay-2nd time for managers job.

Mets..2nd interviews for vacant GM job with Chaim Bloom-Tampa Bay…Doug Melvin-ex Rangers-Brewers-GM….Brodie VanWagemen-player agent.

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………….(Football)…………

Raiders-Dallas…Trade-Oakland deals WR-Amari Cooper to Cowboys for 1st round pick…Cooper (22R-282Y)-production tailed off for 2nd year ina row…Raiders have now stockpiled 3-first round picks in 2019 and 2-first round picks for 2020.

Eagles..Coach Doug Pederson…Team (3-4)…we’ll fix this.

Cleveland..Coach Hue Jackson under fire…team now (3-35-1) in his 3-years.

Arizona..Byron Leftwich takes over as Off Coord-after firing of Mike McCoy last Friday.

Arizona..CB-Patrick Peterson asked to be traded last week.

Denver..WR-Demaryius Thomas says he expects to be traded.

Miami..Agent for WR-DaVante Parker rips coach Adam Gase….saying he is incompetent..a poor manager…and a liar…Parker had been benched.

Jacksonville…Coach Doug Marrone says Blake Bortels will remain starting QB despite Sunday benching….Bortels (2TD-8 Turnovers) in 3-game losing streak.

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Steelers…RB-Le’Veon Bell no-show…was supposed to report to team coming off bye week-ending his holdout over franchise tag contract…no show for team meetings today

Carolina…Former 1st round draft pick Rae Carruth-released from prison after serving 14-year term for hiring shooter that killed his then pregnant girlfriend in 2001….Baby son survived but has Cerebral Palsey afternearly dying at premature birth.

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(Injuries)

Raiders…IR-RB-Marshawn Lynch-groin injury-will be out till mid December if not entire season.

Miami…WR-Kenny Still-groin injury
Miami…WR-Albert Wilson-could miss rest of year-hip injury

Patriots..RB-Sonny Michel-MRI on knee came back clean-no tear-
Jets..S-Doug Middleton-torn pectoral
Tampa Bay..LB-Jack Cichy-torn knee ligament.

(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-S-Eddie Pleasant-ex Houston Texan.
Jacksonville…Release RB-Jamal Charles-signed two weeks ago as free agent
Dallas…Release WR-Brice Butler

(Scoreboard)-Monday Night Football

Atlanta-W-Giants (23-12)….QB-Matt Ryan completes 18-passes in a row in 2nd half of game…(379Y-passing)……WR-Julio Jones (7R-104)….K-Georgio Tavecchio had 40-50-56Y-FGs in win for Falcons…..QB-Eli Manning (399Y-passing-4-sacks)….WR-Sterling Shepard (5R-167)….Odell Beckham (8R-143)……Giants coach Pat Shurmur criticized for going for 2-point conversions in game…and play calling on goal-line that wasted 43-seconds of time at end of game….Giants now (1-6)…

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(College)

USC…QB-JT Daniels in concussion protocol-out this week….backup QB-Matt Fink-3 broken ribs…3rd string QB-Jack Sears will take 1st team snaps.

UCLA…QB-Dorian Robinson-in concussion protocol.

TCU..QB-Shawn Robinson-shoulder surgery
Indiana..QB-Tom Penix-torn ACL-knee

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…….(Basketball)…………

Lakers-San Antonio…in overtime at press time…(130-130)…LeBron James hits long distance 3-pointer with (:02) left to tie game-send it to overtime…capping furious comeback…..Spurs hit 11-of-12 shots to start game…led (24-7) early and (40-26) at end of the quarter…..Kyle Kuzma had (38P) in regulation….James had (27P-7R-11A)….in regulation….Lakers trying to avoid (0-3) start….Kuzma and LeBron combined for 29P in final quarter comeback….Liomel Aldridge-DeMar DeRozan combined for 66-points…

Clippers-at-New Orleans…Tuesday night matchup

Houston…Coach Mike D’Antoni upset at NBA discipline to Chris Paul forhis part in fight vs Clippers…..”He was punched twice-spat on…suspended 2G-cost him 491,887 in salary…cost him more than Rajon Rando-Brandon Ingram”

Denver…G-Will Barton-surgery-hip injury….out 8-weeks.

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……(Hockey)………..

LA Kings…Send young draft pick LW-Jarrett Anderson-Dolan bacl tp Spokane-Western Hockey League….did not score a goal in 50-NHL games.

Kings-at Dallas…Tuesday…Kings lost 4-in row.
Ducks-at-Chicago…Anaheim given up 89-shots on goal in last 2-losses.

Tampa Bay…set NHL record with 33-shots on goal in a period….old record set in 1955.

Vancouver…Rookie star Elias Pettersson clearend for workouts after 10-days in protocol with concussion after hit in Florida Panthers game.

Columbus…Top D-Seth Jones returns to team-been sidelined 4-weeks with groin injury from preseason.

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…..(Soccer)…..

English Premeir League
..Arsenal-W-Leicester City…Pierre Aubameyang comes off bench to score goal start 2nd half to trigger win.

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