Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on December 10th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

………(Baseball)……….

(Winter Meetings)

Padres…..GM-AJ Preller says the Tommy Pham-Hunter Renfroe trade has not been finalized because of 2-medical exams on ailing elbow of Pham from injuries last year in Tampa Bay…..Padres doctors have yet to clear him….2nd opinion doctors in Dallas did clear him….Preller says there are “contingencies” in trade…Rays GM says the deal is complete and no changes are coming.

Preller meeting with media:

Tampa Bay trade-Tommy Pham..We have different contingencies in place
..We’re still workying thru some final details
..Clarity in next 24-hours
..We made the trade with players involved-don’t expect it to change
..He is good corner outfielder-hits for average with power

Jurickson Profar
..Was a physical thing and a mental thing-the fielding problems
..He can do lot of things..play left side infield and outfield
..He had issues at 2nd base-but we expect him to be our 2nd baseman
..He is a quality defender
..He can hit-did in past-will hit again
..Our coaches will work with him in January

Pitching
..Feel good about pitchers in house now
..We have depth and quality
..Wanted to be organization with a lot of home grown options
..We have real options…and a lot of options coming thru the system
..Always open to talking about pitching  on trade front
..Our success will be to develop our own starters like we did last year

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(Teams)

Washington….Nationals stun Meetings by re-signing P-Stephen Strasburg to record (7Y-245M) free agent contract…35M average salary…80M is deferred with interest…full no trade clause….Coming off dominant 18W season and MVP-World Series award.

Yankees…Preparing to off FA-P-Gerrit Cole (8Y-270M) contract…Cole has told agent Scott Boras he wants deal done this week.

Angels…Reportedly ready to make mega offer (7Y-210M) to Gerrit Cole.

Dodgers..Continue talks with FA-3B-Anthony Rendon-Washington on possible (5Y-150M) contract.

Washington..Opens negotiations with FA-3B-Josh Donaldson on 4-year deal meaning team will not re-sign 3B-Anthony Rendon.

Cardinals..Negotiating with FA-P-Madison Bumgarner-ex Giants…Wants (5Y-100M) deal

Twins..Continue talks with FA-P-Hyun Jin-Ryu-ex Dodgers  on (4Y-80M) deal.

Tampa Bay…Open talks with FA-OF-Steve Souza-ex Arizona
Tampa Bay..Open talks with FA-P-Dellan Betances-ex Yankees

Brewers…Open talks with FA-SS-Didi Gregorious-ex Yankees

Red Sox..Contact FA-3B-Travis Shaw-ex Brewers.

Orioles..Contact FA-Ps-Chad Bettis-ex Rockies..P-Shelby Miller-ex Arizona…Martin Perez-ex Rangers.

Arizona…OF-Adam Jones-opens talks with Orix Blue Wave-Japan.

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(Roster Moves)

Indians…Take SS-Francisco Lindor off trade block.
Red Sox..Put OF-Jackie Bradley on the trade block.

Texas..Sign FA-P-Joely Rodriguez-Chunichi Dragons

Arizona..Sigh FA-P-Junior Guerra-ex Brewers
Rockies..Sign FA-P-Ty Kinley-ex Miami
Milwaukee..Sign FA-2B-Ron Rodriguez-ex Tigers
Orioles-Sign FA-P-Marcus Diplan-ex Tigers

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(MLB)

Mets…Hire Hensley Meulens…bench coach
Angels…P-Shohei Ohtani-strong first outing in bullpen session.

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……….(Football)…………

Chargers…Disciplined LB-Denzel Perryman…S-Rod Teamer for missing team meeting in Jacksonville…sent them home on Saturday.

Chargers…CB-Michael Davis-reinstated after 2-game drug suspension finished.

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(Scoreboard)

Eagles-W-Giants (23-17)-OT….Carson Wentz rallies team from (17-3) deficit…Wentz throws game tying TD to Zach Ertz with 1-minute left…then leads length of field drive on first overtime possession-finishing with another TD to Ertz….Wentz (325P)-2TD….Eli Manning (203P-2TD) in loss……Giants have lost 9-in a row-worst stretch since 1976….Eagles (6-7) and stay in NFC-East playoff chase.

(Injuries)

Carolina…QB-Cam Newton surgery for Lis’franc injury.
Seattle..IR-RB-Rashaad Penny-badly-sprained knee
Tampa Bay..QB-Jameis Winston-MRI-hand
Tampa Bay..WR-Mike Evans-hamstring injury
49ers..CB-Richard Sherman-MRI-hamstring
49ers..IR-C-Weston Richberg-torn patella tendon
49ers..DE-Dee Ford-out 3W-hamstring
Chiefs..MRI-QB-Patrick Mahomes-bruised hand on fall
Atlanta..WR-Calvin Ridley-IR-sports hernia
Atlanta..CB-Desmond Trufant-broken forearm
Colts..K-Adam Vinatieri-surgery-knee meniscus
Colts..WR-Parris Campbell-IR-knee
Jaguars..WR-DJ Chalk-high ankle injury
Saints..TE-Jared Cook-in concussion protocol
Raiders..IR-TE-Foster Moreau-knee injury
Redskins..RB-Derrious Grice-sprained knee-3rd major injury-2 years
Eagles..WR-Alshon Jeffrey leaves game with possible Achilles injury…OG-Lane Johnson-knee injury
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(Teams)

New England….NFL seizes camera and video of Patriots official who was at Browns-Bengals game on Sunday….Bengals official told NFL the videographer filmed the Cincinnati sideline for a full quarter-shooting the Bengals coaches and sideline signals….Patriots later in evening issued statement that it was an independent contractor who did not know about NFL rules about shooting players and coaches and sidelines in-game…

Carolina…Vote of confidence QB-Kyle Allen-5 games (11-turnovers-24-sacks)

Browns..Coach Freddy Kitchens denies he has fractured relationship with WR-Odell Beckham

Detroit..Coach Matt Patricia says he still ‘believes’ in his players despite (3-9-1) record.

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden says he’s ‘staying’ with QB-Derek Carr…Raiders have 1-offensive TD in 24-possessions in 2nd half of games over last 4-weeks.

Washington…Interested in talking to David Shaw-Stanford about Redskins coaching job.

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(Roster Moves)

Cowboys…release K-Brett Maher..Sign FA-Kai Forbath-ex Patriots

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(College Football)

Auburn..Fires Ken Dillingham-Off Coor
South Florida..Offers head coach job to Jeff Scott-Off Coor-Clemson
U-Conn…Vote confidence coach Randy Edsall..has (6-30) record
South Carolina…hires Mike Bobo as Off Coor-just fired at Colorado State

Utah…lands transfer QB-Jake Bentley-transfer from South Carolina

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…………(Basketball)………….

Aztecs…..Move into AP-poll for first time this season…(10-0)…ranked 25th in poll.

AP Poll…1-Louisville..2-Kansas…3-Ohio State…4-Michigan….5-Maryland.

LaMelo Ball….ex-UCLA recruit-injures foot-out 4W-playing Pro Ball in New Zealand.

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(NBA)

Clippers-W-Indiana (110-97)…Paul George (36P) in win

Lakers…Travel day on Tuesday-head to Orlando with (21-3) record
Clippers..Travel day-head to Toronto.

Charlotte Hornets…Callup F-Jalen McDaniels from NBA-G League…Averaging (17P-7R-47% shooting) in Greensboro.

Boston..F-Gordon Hayward returns to active roster-been out since October-broken hand.

Memphis..Suspends former #1 pick-Josh Jackson…missing team meetings-practices in NBA-G League..averaging (23P).

San Antonio…Reports Greg Popovich considering retirement…team has interest in Kansas coach Bill Self.

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………(Hockey)……….

Ducks-at-Minnesota…Anaheim (12-14-4)…Tuesday game
Kings-NY Rangers…LA (11-18-2)

Gulls…Off till Wednesday game with Grand Rapids.

NHL-Board of Governors…Opens Winter Meetings at Pebble Beach to discuss a ‘Code of Conduct’ policy for Coaches-Players-Front Office Execs….Gary Bettman says there will be zero tolerance policy towards abusive behavior of coaches-players-execs…

Ducks..LW-Nick Ritchie-out (6-10W) sprained knee ligament
Flyerrs..F-Travis Konecny-concussion
Blackhawks..D-Andrew Shaw-placed back into concussion protocol

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………..(General)…………….

NASCAR….Justin Bonnett-grandson of legendary driver Neil Bonnett-broke both legs..serious burns..in fiery crash in race at Pensacola hospital.

Indy Car…Conor Daly signs to drive road races for Ed Carpenter racing…Was former driver for AJ Foyt team.

Soccer-EPL
..Arsenal-W-West Ham….Pierre Aubameyang goal for Gunners.

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