Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on March 5th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Baseball)…….

Padres-W-Indians (8-0)…Joey Lucchessi-Matt Strahm combine (6inn-0R-3H)…second straight impressive start for both…..Manny Machado double…Franmil Reyes 2-doubles….Franchy Cordero 2R-double in win.

Padres-White Sox…Tuesday matchup…Calvin Quantrill-Bryan Mitchell will pitch for San Diego.

Padres…Send 11-plyaers to minor league camp-including OF-Alex Dickerson-Allen Craig-Buddy Reed-Boog Powell…leaves 59-in camp.

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Dodgers-W-Giants (8-2)….Julio Urias (2inn-1R)….Jeff Samardzija-Giants (3inn-0R) in start.

Dodgers-Off day on Tuesday

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw does 60′-long toss to test shoulder joint-no problems…has thrown 4-of last 5-days off flat ground..not ready for bullpen session yet.

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Angels-White Sox (6-6) Tie……..Kaleb Cowart grand slam HR for Halos….P-Trevor Cahill (3inn-2R) allowed.

Halos-Cubs..Tuesday game

Angels..P-Andrew Heaney bothered by elbow tendinitis….3B-Zach Cosart-out of lineup with calf issue.

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(Roster Moves)

Phillies…Contact FA-P-Dallas Keuchel-ex Astros…interested in only 1-year contact offer

Tigers..Release P-Chris Smith

Twins-Texas..Minnesota deals OF-Zach Granite to Rangers
Twins-Orioles..Twins get international signing slot for OF-Xavier Moore.

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(Teams)

Giants..President Larry Baer takes leave of absence following domestic argument with wife-not charged with assault.

Mets..Al Leiter-John Franco join organization as Assistants to GM-will work in baseball operations.

Reds…Move rookie Nick Senzel from 3B-to-CF.

Texas..Concerned about 3-potential starting pitchers..Shelby Miller..Edinson Volquez…Drew Smyly-all coming off arm surgeries.

Arizona..Shutdown P-TJ McFarland-shoulder…P-Silvio Bracho-elbow

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…..(Football)……..

Chargers-Browns….Make contact about possible trade for starting ILB-Jamie Collins…Bolts looking for bigger run support linebackers.

(NFL)

NFL Franchise Tag…Deadline is Tuesday afternoon to tag players.
..Cowboys-Tag DE-DeMarcus Lawrence (20.5M)
..Houston..Tag DE-Jadeveon Clowney (15.4M)
..Seattle..Tag DE-Frank Clark (17.2M)
..Tampa Bay..Tag OT-Donovan Smith (14M)
..Atlanta..Tag DT-Grady Jarrett (15.2M)

NFL…Discussing splitting Combine…physicals be held in Indianapolis…Positional workouts-timing to be held in Los Angeles.

NFL..Negotiating to have Cowboys-Rams preseason game in Hawaii.

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(Roster Moves)

Jacksonville…FA-QB-Nick Foles-Eagles..interested in signing with Jaguars.

Arizona-Raiders..discuss possible deal for QB-Josh Rosen for 3rd round pick.

Arizona..Meets with QB-Kyler Murray-Oklahoma at NFL combine.

Denver…Pulls out of trade talks with Steelers for WR-Antonio Brown.

Bills-Baltimore…Make contact with FA-TE-Dwayne Allen-ex Patriots-Colts

Eagles..Put DE-Michael Bennett on NFL trading block

Browns..Put RB-Duke Johnson on trade block

Steelers…Ask WR-Antonio Brown to defer (2.5M) roster bonus he is due this month to help make trade.

Titans..Release S-Jon Cyprien-has 6.2M-cap figure.

Eagles..Release DT-Tim Jernigan

Lions..Release DE-Kerry Hyder

Colts..Sign OT-Mike Person (3Y) extension

Chiefs…Close to releasing LB-Justin Houston

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AAF…San Diego Fleet-searching for QB-help due to collarbone injury to starting QB-Phillip Nelson…..Nelson gone (4-6W) with fracture of left collarbone…took 2-big hits on back to back plays in Memphis….

Fleet…Make 6-roster moves on Monday night…Sign FA-QB-Alek Torgerson-ex Tennessee Titans….Activate RB-Bishop Sankey-ex Washington Huskies star from IR list….

Fleet…Coach Mike Martz…’thought hit on QB was late-defender took two steps then hit Nelson after ball was away’….’need to protect the QBs- better’…..’Maybe inexperienced crews reason for lack of flags for late hits on QB’s’……..’Mike Bercovicci will start this weekend against Salt Lake City’….’Not good when you have used 3-QBs in 5-games because of injuries’……’Nelson’s development was skyrocketing’

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Open 3W of spring football workouts….First 3-workouts without pads….Full pads on March 11th.

Combine…..S-Zed Woods-Ole Miss-runs (4.28)…CB-Greedy Williams-LSU clocked at (4.38).

Penn State…QB-Trace McSorley asked to workout at CB-S at combine.

Big 10 Conference…Jim Delaney-Commissioner-announces he will retire in June…has been with conference since 1987.

Wake Forest..Hire John Currie-AD-ex Tennessee
Utah..Contract extension thru 2023-Coach Kyle Whittingham-has had 12-winning seasons in 14-years.

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…..(Basketball)……

Lakers-L-Clippers (113-105)…..Lakers free-fall continues….Clippers build 14 -point lead in 2nd half-Lakers fade…..fall 5-and-a half games from final playoff spot…..Danilo Gallinari (23P)…Clippers guards combine (60P)…….LeBron James (27P)…..Rajon Rondo (24P)…….Lakers did not have Brandon Ingram-shoulder….then Kyle Kozma leaves with ankle injury in 4th quarter….Lakers (30-34)…lost 13-of-18….Clippers won 6-of-8.

Lakers..NY Times says coach Luke Walton will be fired at end of season…President Magic Johnson upset with poor offensive-defensive schemes and with Walton’s assistant coaching staff.

Lakers…breakoff contract talks with FA-F-Carmelo Anthony-released last month by Atlanta.

Golden State..Sign FA-C-Andrew Bogut-ex #1 pick-Milwaukee…been playing in Australia.

AP Poll….1-Gonzaga….2-Virginia…3-North Carolina….4-Duke…5-Tennessee.

Mountain West Conference…May suspend Nevada F-Jordan Caroline for violent outburst at end of Nevada-Utah State game in Logan.

Virginia-W-Syracuse….2nd ranked Cavaliers hit 18-3’s enroute to lopsided win over Orange in Carrier Dome.

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….(Hockey)…….

Ducks-at-Arizona…Tuesday night matchup….Anaheim lost 5-of-6 and 13-of-17 games.

Kings-Montreal….Tuesday game…LA is just (1-10) since mid February.

Detroit..Mourns passing of legendary Ted Lindsey…scored 379-goals in 17-year NHL career…won 4-Stanley Cup rings…joined Wings as (19Y) in 1944….played left wing on Detroit’s Production Line with Sid Abel-Gordie Howe….helped form the NHL Players Union in .

Sabres…D-Jake McCabe-out 6W-shoulder injury.

Pittsburgh…Sign F-Jan Drosgz-one of learning scorers in Quebec Junior League
Rangers..Sign F-Vitali Kravtsov (6’4-RW) playing in KHL in Russia.

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…(General)…….

Tiger Woods…Pulls out of Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill….had neck issue bothering him for 3-weeks.

Manchester United…Lose striker Alexis Sanchez-sprained knee ligament.

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