Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on August 4th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-W-Dodgers (5-4)..Trent Grisham-Wil Myers-Fernando Tatis hit solo homers…Kirby Yates strikes out side in 9th inning…in Padrses win…Joc Pederson HR..Cody Bellinger HRs in loss…San Diego (8-4)…LA (7-5)

Dodgers..Did not have OF-Mookie Betts in lineup with finger injury

San Diego-LA..Tuesday matchup..Dinelson Lamet-vs-Dustin May

Padres…Add P-Travis Radke…OF-Jake Vosler…OF-Seth Mejia-Breen to 60-man roster

Padres..Callup OF-Abraham Almonte from taxi squad…Option P-Jared Eichoff back to taxi squad…Almonte been with 5-teams…career (.239) average…put him into DH-slot.

Padres..3B-Manny Machado…’we miss energy of fans in stands’….’players should follow protocols-won’t have what happened in Miami-St Louis’

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Angels-Mariners…

Halos-Seattle..Tuesday pitchers..Andrew Heaney-vs-Justin Dunn.

Angels…MRI-P-Shohei Ohtani…shoulder fatigue….had (37.80-ERA)…in (1.2inn-7R-8W-3H)….Club says he has Grade 1-strain of flexor muscle near elbow…will not pitch for 4-to-6 weeks..can continue to DH…

Angels…Call up OF-Jo Adell from taxi squad..is (.298) career minor league hitter

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(Scoreboard)

Indians-L-Reds..Joey Votto 2R-HR..Nick Castellanos HR
Yankees-W-Phillies..DJ LeMahieu-Geo Urshela-Brett Gardner HRs
Mets-W-Atlanta..Robbie Cano RBI single-RBI double
White Sox-W-Brewers..Jose Abreu 2R-HR.
Pirates-L-Twins..Max Keplar 2R-double..Bucs blew 4-0 lead
Cubs-W-Royals..Kris Bryant HR
Giants-L-Rockies..Nolan Arenado 3R-HR..Rockies (7-2) in 1st place
A’s-W-Seattle..Ramon Laureano 2R-single..A’s 10R-outburst

MLB..Cancels Yankees-Phillies game on Tuesday because of impending tropical storm hitting New York coast

MLB..Cancels entire Cardinals-Tigers series because of virus outbreak.

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(Teams)

Cardinals..Confirm 7-players..6-staffers have tested positive with virus..Report 3-Cardinals players went to a casino and were exposed…then went on team flight…Team still locked down in Milwaukee hotel.

Miami…CEO Derek Jeter says 2-players left team hotel in Atlanta a week ago…as did some staff members and were exposed…Marlins have not played a game since last Sunday…now series in Baltimore threatened by tropical storm.

Phillies..Tested clean 3-days in a row…ready to play Yankees in New York weather permitting…Had not played in 8-days.

MLB…researchers critical of baseball 113-page protocol document..no section on how MLB would handle an ‘outbreak’ on one team.

MLB…Roster cut from 30-to-28 players on Thursday…Taxi squad will increase from 3-to-5 players effective Thursday.

MLB…Players respond to baseball Covid outbreak:
..Dodgers-David Price..”Players health not put first”
..Cubs-Jon Lester…”Stop pointing fingers”
..Yankees-Giancarlo Stanton..”There has to be a learning curve”

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(Injuries)

Milwaukee..Coach Pat Murphy-stable after heart attack-stent surgery
Texas..DL-OF-Dan Santana-forearm injury
Mariners..DL-P-Brandon Brennan-oblique
Rockies..P-Scott Oberg facing 4th surgery-blood clot-shoulder
White Sox..Activate OF-Nomar Maraza.
Atlanta..P-Mike Soroka-ankle injury

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(Roster Moves)

Pirates..DFA-P-Robbie Erlin
Mets..DFA-P-Hunter Strickland
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Clayton Richard-ex Padres
Miami..Sign FA-P-Brian Moran-ex Toronto

Mets..OF-Yoenis Cespedes-opts out

Brewers..P-Shelby Miller-opts out

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…………..(FOOTBALL)……………….

(NFL)

Raiders…announce no fans at home games this year…72,000 seat Allegiant Stadium was sold out.

New Orleans..discussing forming a hotel bubble…all players stay in secluded hotel thru September opening of NFL season.

NFL..Moves opt out deadline for players to Thursday-1pm.

Seattle..Former OL coach Howard Mudd on life support-ventilator because of fractured spine and kidney damage after bad motorcycle accident.

Carolina..turn 80-skybox suites into players private classrooms to do individual virtual learning with coaches.

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden wants team to practice outdoors in 113-heat in Las Vegas.

Vikings..Give GM-Rick Spielman a 3-year contract extension.

Arizona..Longtime OT-Tootie Robbins passes away from virus (62Y)…played 12-years in NFL.

XFL…Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson heads up financial group that buys spring league out of bankruptcy for 15M.

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(Roster Moves)

Raiders-Vikings…Trade…Raiders deal DT-PJ Hall to Vikings for 7th round pick…Hall was originally a 2nd round pick

49ers..Sign FA-TE-Jordan Reed-ex Redskins
Seattle..Sign FA-DT-Brendan Jackson
Buffalo..Sign FA-OG-Brian Winters-ex Jets
Ravens..Sign FA-TE-Jerrell Adams-ex Giants
Miami..Sign FA-WR-Picasso Nelson-ex Colts

New England..Visits with FA-TE-Delanie Walker-ex Titans

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(Injuries)

Cleveland…WR-Odell Beckham says ‘season should not happen’…worried about virus outbreaks.

Denver..OT-Ja’Juan James-opts out of season
Raiders..CB-DJ Killings-opts out
Carolina..LB-Christian Miller-opts out

Arizona…OT-Marcus Gilbert..TE-Maxx Williams on covid list
Browns..QB-Gale Gilbert fails test
Miami..WR-Malcom Perry tests positive

Seattle..RB-Rashad Penny placed on PUP list-could miss 6W season rehabbing last year’s late season knee surgery.

Jaguars..Confirm 9-players on Covid list.
Lions..Without starting QB-WR-TE-all tested positive.

Eagles..coach Doug Pederson will be ‘virtual’ coach for first week of camp while recovering from a positive test.

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(College Football)

Pac 12…10-players sign petition with 17-demands from Athletic Departments before they report to camp..
..Ask better daily testing programs for virus
..Want 6Y scholarship grants for football
..Want Commissioner Larry Scott to take pay cut from 5.6M salary
..Want AD-Coaches salaries reduced
..Want cut of Pac 12 money split among athletes at each school
..Want Stanford to reinstate 11-cancelled sports using endowments

Washington State…says 5-players who want to opt out in Player Protest will not be allowed to be part of team in training camp.

Ohio…Department of Health bans fans from attending any college or high school football games..includes Ohio State, Mid American Conference schools and all schools in OHSAA.

Virginia Tech..CB-Caleb Farley say he opted out because NCAA does not have a safe testing protocol program.

Sun Belt Conference..says it wants to play a 12-game schedule

Arizona..QB-Kevin Doyle-opts out for season

Nevada..Lands transfer QB-Jacob Barage-Riverside City Community College…led team to (13-0) record under Tom Craft…threw (2786Y-30TD)…has 3-years eligibility left.

TCU…Defensive players boycott workouts-alledge coach Gary Patterson used “Niggah” word twice in argument with players over language in lockeroom.

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……………….(BASKETBALL)…………………….

Lakers-W-Utah (116-108)…C-Anthony Davis (42P-12R) in best showing since season restarted…Lakers now (51-15)..

Toronto-W-Miami..Fred Van Vleet (36P) for Raptors

Denver-W-Oklahoma City..Michael Porter-Nikola Jokic combine (65)

Pacers-W-Washington..TJ Warren (34P) for Indiana

New Orleans-W-Memphis..Brandon Ingram (24P)

San Antonio-L-76ers…Joel Embid (27P)

Clippers-Phoenix..Tuesday matchup

NBA..meets with medical specialists about ‘inconclusive tests’ that are popping up in results survey.

Orlando..Surgery for C-Jon Issac-torn ACL in fall in open court.

Arizona State..G-Remy Martin pulls out of NBA draft
Baylor…G-Jared Butler-withdraws from draft
Iowa..G-Luke Garza pulls out draft

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…………….(Hockey)……………

NHL…Says no discipline nor hearing for Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuck after hit injured Winnipeg player in playoffs.

NHL..Fines Vancouver’s Michael Ferland (5,000) for spearing incident on bench during loss to Minnesota.

NHL..says it has conducted (7,013) tests…teams in Hub Cities..no positive tests

Montreal…Send D-Otto Leskinen to Kalpa-Finland league.

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(Scoreboard)

Carolina-W-Rangers…Andrei Svechnikov 3-goals…Hurricane lead series (2-0)

Winnipeg-W-Calgary..Nick Ehlers power play goal in 3rd period for Jets…Series tied (1-1)

Tampa Bay-W-Washington..Nikita Kucherov-Brad Point scored shootout goals in Lightning win.

Las Vegas-W-Dallas..Knights score 4-goals in 7-minutes in 3rd period

Montreal-L-Pittsburgh..Sidney Crosby early goal

Edmonton-Chicago..Oilers led (4-3) late in 3rd period at press time..Connor McDavid 2-goals for Edmonton

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…………(GENERAL)………….

Indy Car…Team Penske…Signs driver Brad Keselowski to 2Y-contract extension.

Soccer…Arsenal attempting to re-sign F-Pierre Aubameyang to extension and sign Chelsea star Willan to contract.

KNBR…Longtime San Francisco talkshow show Ralph Barieri passes away (74Y) from Parkinsons.

ESPN-LA-710..Hires Scott Kaplan to do evening sports-talk show.

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