Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on May 27th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Auto Racing)……

Indy 500….Simon Pagenaud passed Alexander Ross with 2-laps left and outran him to win by just 2/10ths of a second…..Pagenaud and Rossi exchanged the lead 5-times over the final 15 laps after a red flag stop of the race because of a 5-car crash involving Sebastian Bordais and Grahame Rahal spread debris all over the track….Race marred by 5-incidents on Pit Row…involving drivers hitting crew members twice…..rossi served a (:23) pit stop of r fueling problems, but only dropped from 1st to 5th when a yellow flag came out…..103rd anniversary of race at Old Brickyard.

NASCAR…Charlotte 600…Martin Truex-Kyle Busch exchanging lead thruout the evening…..Running 1-2 virtually entire race……Truex led with 100 laps left at Press Time.

Formula1…Grand Prix-Monaco…Lewis Hamilton-Team Mercedes roars to victory….teammate Val Bottas falls back late in race….the 2-Team Mercedes drivers have won all 6-races this season,

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……(Baseball)………

Padres-L-Blue Jays (10-1)…..P-Chris Paddack scratched from start with stiff neck…will take 4-days off….Luis Perdomo gives up (4R-6H-3inn) out of bullpen…..Justin Smok 2R-HR-3RHR…Lourrdes Gurriel 4-hits including HR:….Csavan Biggio 3H…Vlad Guerrero 3-hits as Blue Jays young players had strong day…….San Diego had won 5-in row…now (28-25)

Padres-W-Toronto (19-4)..Saturday slugfest…Padres team record 7-home runs..Austin Hedges-grand slam HR..Hunter Renfroe 2-solo HRs-4 hits…Wil Myers solo HR-2R-HR…Padres had 20-hits-6 walks.

Padres-W-Toronto (6-3)…Friday nite win..Hunter Renfroe 3R-HR…Austin Hedges HR..Greg Garcia HR.

Padres-at-Yankees…Monday matchup..Matt Strahm (2-3)-3.35-ERA starts for Friars.

Padres..Confirm Washington Post report…They are cooperating with FBI-Department of Justice report investigating bribes-kickbacks-corruption in teams getting players out of Cuba…Under investigation 8-players the Padres signed in 2016 in Cuba…Dodgers-Braves also subpoenaed in probe.

Padres..DL-OF-Alex Dickerson-elbow
Padres..Move P-Aaron Loup to 60-day disabled list
Padres..Recalled OF-Josh Naylor for weekend series…(.299) El Paso.
Padres..Option P-Calvin Quantrill back to El Paso…must stay there 10-days

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Dodgers-W-Pirates (11-7)….Corey Seager HR…Joc Pederson HR………LA won 18-of-25….(35-18) on season.

Dodgers-Mets..Monday matchup..Clayton Kershaw (4-0)-vs-Jacob deGrom (3-6).

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Angels-W-Texas. (7-5)…Mike Trout HR..RBI-double……..Halos lost 5-of-7

Angels-A’s…Monday game-Felix Pena (2-1)-vs-Chris Bassitt.

Angels…OF-Justin Upton-cleared full running drills…been out since spring training with injured toe
Angels..DL-P-Matt Harvey-strained shoulder
Angels..Activate P-Andrew Heaney from DL-out elbow issues
Angels..Callup P-Jaime Barria from Salt Lake City
Angels..Option P-Luke Bard to AAA

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(Scoreboard)

Giants-L-Arizona….Ketel Marte HR in win…….SF (21-31)

Washington-W-Miami…Howie Kendrick HR-2R single…Anthohy Rendon 2R-double…Nationals (11-19) in last month…Marlins won 6-of-9.

Mariners-L-A’s…Matt Chapman 2R-HR….Josh Phigley HR..RBI-double….A’s won 9-in row…Seattle lost 21-of-26

Mets-W-Tigers…Adeiney Hecchavarria 3R-HR….iNY (5-7) struggles…..Tigers lost 10-of-11

Phillies-L-Milwaukee…Yasmani Grandal HR…Matt Gamel HR…Chris Yelich HR…Brewers lost 5-of-9…Phillies (11-8) after bad start.

Tampa Bay-W-Indians….Austin Meadows HR…Rays (31-19)

Twins-W-White Sox…Max Keplar 3R-HR….Eduardo Rosario 3R-HR….Minnesota (36-16)-best in American League

Yankees-L-Royals……Royals hit 4HRs….Adel Maldonado 3R-HR…..NY (31-8) in last 5-weeks….Royals (17-34)

Cubs-L-Reds…Eugenio Suarez 2RBIs….Reds score on error-wild pitch-double play…Chicago (20-9) stretch

Braves-L-Cardinals….Harrison Bader RBI-double…St Louis lost 15-of-21

Red Sox-W-Astros…Raf Devers HR…..Houston won 15-of-21….Astros (35-19)…Boston (14-7) hot spell

Rockies-W-Orioles…Rockies score on bases loaded walk and sacrifice fly in 9th…Baltimore (16-37)…..Rockies (4-2).

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(MLB)

Washington Post…Copyrighted story that Dodgers official turned over 200-pages of documents to FBI-Department of Justice…alledging teams were bribing Scouts-Trainers-Agents with kickbacks to steer players to defect to Haiti-provide false documents-deliver them to major league teams….Nick Francona told FBI that Dodgers had 5-corrupt scouts involved with Mafia in Cuba who wee extorting players to get them to pay large amounts of signing bonuses once they signed with MLB teams…FBI also looking into Padres-Braves- dealings in Cuba….Francona charged MLB was aware of bribes-kickbacks-did nothing about it.

Washington..President Mike Rizzo says ‘everyone to blame’ in team collapse..will not fire Manager Dave Martinez.

Texas…Longtime beat writer Gerry Fraley passes away (64) battle with cancer.

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(Roster Moves)

Mets..Sign FA-OF-Matt Kemp-ex Reds-Dodgers-Padres..was hitting (.200) when released by Cincinnati.
Mets..Sign FA-P-Ervin Santana-ex White Sox-Twins

Washington..Sign FA-P-George Kontos-ex Giants
Tigers…Sign FA-P-Carlos Torres-ex Padres-Mets
Tigers…Sig FA-P-Austin Adams-ex Twins

Miami..DFA-P-Fernando Rodney (9.42-ERA)
Arizona..DFA-C-John Ryan Murphy-hitting (.177)
Giants..DFA-OF-Mack Williamson
Twins..DFA-P-Austin Adams
Miami..DFA-OF-Issac Galloway
Mets..DFA-OF-Raji Davis
Pirates..DFA-OF-Jake Elmore
Seattle..Release P-Ty Danish

Toronto..Callup OF-Cavan Biggio…(.307-AAA)
Arizona..Callup 1B-Kevin Cron…(.339-AAA)
Houston..Callup OF-Derek Fisher (.314)
Pirates..Callup P-Mitch Keller..P-Rook Davis from AAA
Indians..Callup P-Zach Plesak.
Phillies..Callup P-Nick Pavetta

Washington..Option P-Joe Ross (9.22-ERA)
Indians..Option P-Neil Ramirez
Giants..Option P-Albert Suarez to AAA
Milwaukee..Option P-Jimmy Nelson-coming off labrum surgery

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(Injuries)

Arizona..DL-OF-David Peralta-shoulder
Houston..DL-OF-George Springer-hamstring
Phillies..DL-P-Pat Neshek-shoulder
White Sox..DL-C-Wellington Castillo-concussion
Orioles…DL-1B-Chris Davis-hip
Houston..DL-Aledmys Diaz-hamstring
Mets..OF-Brandon Nimmo-sprained neck
Red Sox..Shutdown 2B-Dustin Pedroia-chronic knee inflammation
Red Sox..Pull P-David Price after 3-batters-loss velocity
Pirates..C-Francisco Cervelli out-possible concussion foul ball
Phillies..Move P-Dave Robertson to 60-day DL

Pirates..Send OF-Corey Dickerson-out rehab
Royals..Send P-Drew Storen on rehab
Yankees..SS-Didi Gregarious begins rehab stint

Mariners..Activate 3B-Kyle Seager from DL
White Sox..Activate P-Manny Banuelos
Mets…Activate OF-Michael Conforto
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(College)

Aztecs….sseason comes to sudden end-knocked out of Mountain West Conference with back to back losses to UNLV-Nevada…will miss NCAA tourney.

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…….(Basketball)……..

NBA Playoffs….Golden State Warriors-Toronto Raptors to meet in NBA finals-starting Thursday.

(Scoreboard)

Toronto-W-Milwaukee…Raptors eliminate Bucks…Kawhi Leonard (27P-17R)…..Defense held Bucks (40%) shooting…Giannis Antetokoumpo-Kris Middleton combined (12-31) shooting.

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Houston..Fire assistant coaches Roy Rogers-Mitch Vanya-Jeff Bdzelik from Mike D’Antoni staff.

Portland..Give President Neil Olshey 3-year contract extension.

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……….(Football)………….

Chargers-Rams…Informed by NFL they must begin paying off (645M) territorial fee owed to NFL for move into Los Angeles…..Rams-Chargers will pay 129M-annually for next 5-years…Each NFL team will receive 43M-cut of money in territorial fees.

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(Roster Moves)

Browns-Ravens….Visit with FA-DT-Gerald McCoy-ex Bucs

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-DT-Ndomakong Suh-ex Rams

Giants..Workout FA-DE-Corey Liuget-ex Chargers
Giants..Workout FA-DT-Allen Bailey-ex Chiefs
Lions..Workout FA-QB-Luis Perez-ex AAF-Birmingham

Bengals..Veteran CB-Adam ‘Pac Man’ Jones-retires

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(Teams)

Green Bay…Mourns passing Bart Starr (85Y)….had been ill for 4-years since suffering series of strokes…..Led Vince Lombardi -Packers to 4-NFL championships in 1960s…..was also coach of Packers for 9-years.

Arizona…May use ‘shotgun’ formation entirely with rookie QB-Kyler Murray.

Atlanta..Vetrans Grady Jarrett-Deion Jones-Vic Beasley-Julio Jones boycott OTAs in contract disputes.

Baltimore….Working on mechanical flaws with QB-Lamar Jackson..completed only 58% passes…(84) QB-rating last year.

Bears..Move OT-Brad Sowell to TE

Dallas..WR-Randall Cobb-ex Packers-impressive in camp.

Jaguars..Praise QB-Nick Foles-RB-Leonard Fournette for leadership in spring drills.

Saints..Bring 4-OC into camp-trying replace retired Max Unger

Jets..Angry exchange between coach Adam Game and media over his role in firing GM-Mike Maccagnay.

Steelers…ex LB-Joey Porter says QB-Ben Roethlisberger has power in organization but uses it for himself…selfish player.

Steelers…OG-Ramon Foster backs Roethlisberger…he’s our captain-has a rigt to be vocal.

Rams..S-Eric Weddle…’I’ve come to play and to lead’

Raiders-Packers..Agree to preseason game in Winnipeg, Manitoba

XFL…Agrees to purchase equipment from AAF for (375,000)…helmets-shoulder pads-weight equipment of 8-bankrupt teams..

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(Injuries)

Falcons..RB-Devonta Freeman-cleared full drills-knee-groin issues
49ers..TE-Garret Celek-not cleared from last year concussion
49ers..S-Jimmy Ward-surgery-broken collarbone

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(College Football)

Art Briles..disgraced Baylor coach-fired in sex scandal…hired to coach Mt Vernon High School program in Texas.

Wyoming..Ask state legislature for 50M to help upgrade aging War Memorial Stadium-built in 1950.

Texas AM…Hires Ross Bjork-AD..former AD-Ole Miss

UNLV…lands WR-Randall Grimes-ex USC
Georgia…Emergency surgery DE-D’Wan Mathis-brain cyst

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……(Hockey)……….

Gulls…Travel day.-Sunday…Head to Chicago…..Play Wolves in Game 6-on Monday night….Must win for San Diego……Gulls trail AHL playoff series (3-2)

Gulls-L-Chicago (5-2)…Saturday nite setback at home….Isac Landestrom dumps clearing pass into his own empty net late in game as Gulls tried to rally with extra attacker….Chicago scores 2-empty net goals to seal win.

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Stanley Cup….Game 1-of Finals…St-Louis-vs-Boston…Monday……Blues first time in finals since 1970.

..Bruins…On (12-5) playoff run…G-Tuuka Rask (1.84-GAA) and (.942) save percentage in playoffs…Bruins loaded with heavy firepower..Patrice Bergeron..Brad Marchand..David Pasternak..David Krejci…Chris Coyle and defense anchored by return of Zdeno Charra.

..Blues..Red hot G-Jordan Binnington…strong scoring front line with Vlad Tarasenko..Ryan O’Reilly..Jaden Schwartz…David Perron..Anders Steen..Patrick Maroon and big defensive unit.

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LA Kings…Will not allow D-Slava Voynov to return to team…Arbitrator cuts 1-year suspension in half to 40-games…can return to play in NHL in January….Had left country after violent Domestic Abuse incident 4-years ago…played 3Y in KHL in Russia…Kings can work a sign and trade deal to move Voynov rights to another NHL club.

Penguins-Minnesota..Potential trade of F-Phil Kessell falls apart-kassel invokes ‘no trade clause’ in contract.

Colorado Avalanche..Sign FA-G-Pavel Francouz-Colorado Eagles-AHL.
Montreal…Sign FA-F-Alex Belzile-Laval Rockets-AHL.

Jarri Kurri…Legendary Kings-Oilers star becomes owner of Jokriet-Finland team…that plays in KHL in Russia.

LA Kings…Hiring Trent Yawney as assistant on Todd Krueger new coaching staff.

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……..(General)……..

Golf…Charles Schwab Invitational-Ft Worth….Kevin Na shoots (66) on Sunday to post easy win….finishes (-13)….Tony Finau (-9)…Jonas Blix (-7)

Horse Racing…..Delmar Thoroughbred Club says it will adopt new racing policies on cutback of Lasix and elimination of riding whip being implemented by Santa Anita and Stronach Racing Group ownership……Stronach running into issues at Lauel…Gulfstream…Keeneland and other tracks it owns in….Racing commissions in Maryland, Florida, Ketucky against elimination of Lasix-which controls internal bleeding in horses when they run…Crisis at Santa Anita…25-horse fatalities since December.

Soccer…Chelsea demands (130M) transfer fee from Real Madrid if they want to sign EPL star Eden Hazard.

Tennis…Day 1-French Open….Roger Federer wins for first time in Paris since 2015……Serena Williams wins opening match……Venus Williams-Angelique Kerberupset.

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