Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on August 25th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)……….

Padres-Seattle…Open 3G series at Petco Park with Mariners…Chris Paddack (2-2)-vs-Marco Gonzalez (2-2)…Padrews (18-12)…won 7-in row.

Padres…Off day Monday

Padres..3B-Manny Machado wins NL-Player of Week Award…SS-Fernando Tatis won it last week…2B-Jake Cronenworth lead candidate for Rookie of Year..has 8-game hit streak..hitting (.347) in that span.

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Dodgers-Giants…LA opens 3-game series with Giants…Julio Urias (2-0)-vs-Johnny Cueto (2-0)….Dodgers (22-8) on season.

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Angels-L-Houston…Astros led (9-4) at Press Time..Kyle Tucker HR..RBI-double…..Halos (9-21) on season.

Halos-Astros…Tuesday matchup Jose Suarez-vs-Cristain Javier.

Angels..Rookie OF-Jo Adell struggling badly (.196)..22-strikeouts in 51-at bats.

Angels…Getting trade offers for P-Dylan Bundy..has (2.58-ERA)

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(Scoreboard)

Toronto-W-Tampa Bay..Randal Grichuk 3R-HR

Twins-W-Indians….Nelson Cruz HR..Miguel Sano 2R-HR

A’s-L-Rangers..Ian Falifa HR for Texas..

Cubs-W-Tigers..Javy Baez 2R-HR

Royals-L-Cardinals..Jack Flaherty (5inn-1H)..Paul Goldschmidt 2R-HR

Marlins-W-Washington..Miami scores 6R in 4th inning in surprise win..

Reds-L-Brewers..Justin Smoak 2R-HR…RBI single

Rockies-Arizona…Rockies led (3-2) in 7th at Press Time…Trevor Story HR

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(Injuries)

Braves..Activate OF-Ron Acuna from DL
Rockies..OF-Charley Blackmon-quad issue

Toronto..DL-P-Matt Shumacher-lat shoulder injury
Toronto..DL-P-Trent Thornton-elbow issue
Orioles..P-Wade LeBlanc-elbow issue
Orioles..C-Pedro Severino-hip

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(Roster Moves)

Yankees..Deny put 3B-Miguel Andujar on trade block
Giants..Release OF-Hunter Pence
Mets..Release 2B-Brian Dozier
Mariners-Blue Jays..Seattle sells 1B-Dan Voglesbach to Blue Jays
Cubs..Call up OF-Ian Miller
Toronto..Call up P-Travis Bergen.

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(MLB)

Mets..Revised schedule..have to play doubleheaders Tuesday-Friday-Sunday.

Angels-Indians..Chosen to play in Little League Classic in Williamsport next August.

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………….(Basketball)………….

Lakers-W-Portland (135-115)…Lakers shoot 68% in opening quarter…take 23P lead…scored 80P in first half….LeBron James-Anthony Davis combine (57P)….Lakers led series (3-1) …

Clippers-Dallas..Tuesday matchup…Series tied (2-2)

Clippers…Coach Doc Rivers says he has ’emotionally weak team’…aftermath of blowing 21-point lead and losing to Dallas.

Clippers..coach Doc Rivers meets with C-Montrzl Harrell about his slur of Mavs star Luka Doncic…”bitch-ass white boy”…says he does not believe it was an intended slur.
..NBA has yet to discipline Harrell-who apologized after game
..Doc Rivers..In BLM era-should not be said
..Jay Williams-ESPN…term unacceptable
..Shaq O’Neal-TNT…just trash talk
..Kenny Smith-TNT..don’t identify race
..Charles Barkley..there should be no double standard

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(Scoreboard)

Miami-W-Indiana…Heat sweep series (4-0)

Houston-L-Oklahoma City (117-114)..Dennis Shroeder-Chris Paul combine (57P)…Series tied (2-2)

Milwaukee-W-Orlando (121-106)…Giannis Antetokoumpo (31P-15R) for Bucks…Bucks lead (3-1)

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Dallas..F-Kristaps Porzingas-MRI on ailing knee
Toronto..G-Kyle Lowrie-sprained ankle
Lakers..G-Rajon Rondo-back spasms surface

76ers…Fire Coach Brett Brown after 7-years with team..GM-Elton Brand remains on hot seat after 3rd straight year playoff failure.

Brooklyn…Report Nets want to talk to Greg Popovich about Nets coaching job.

LA City Council votes to change name of Figeroa Street near Staples Center to Kobe Bryant Boulevard.

Milwaukee Bucks…Coaches-Players respond with despondence over the shooting of Kenosha man by police…shot 7-times in back
Coach Mike Budenholzer..’Lawmakers need to fix this’
George Hill…’No consequences-No accountability’
Kris Middleton..’Stop shooting us’

Michigan..Coach Juwan Howard say he is not candidate for an NBA coaching opening.

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………..(Football)……………

Chargers…WR-Mike Williams out two weeks with sprained right shoulder.
Chargers..CB-Chris Harris-hobbled with quad injury
Chargers..OC-Mike Pouncey misses 2nd day practice

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(Injuries)

Raiders..WR-Tyrell Williams-suffered torn labrum in shoulder
Browns..S-Grant Delpit-examined for Achilles injury
Arizona..RB-Kenyan Drake-foot injury
Denver..LB-Justin Strnd-surgery-broken wrist
Eagles..OT-Andrew Dillard-leg injury
Eagles..OG-Lane Johnson-hip issue
Rams..RB-Darrell Henderson-hamstring injury

Browns..Coach Kevin Stefanski-confirms he had false positive test.

Redskins..DE-Chase Young returns practice-had hip issue
Chiefs..WR-Tyreek Hill returns from minor hamstring issue

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(Roster Moves)

Seattle..File grievance to void 10M-guarantee salary of S-Earl Thomas for ‘conduct detrimental to team’…was involved in ugly fight on field…missed practices…late for meetings

Bills..Workout FA-LB-Darron Lee-ex Jets

Bucs..Sign FA-C-AQ Quigley-ex Cardinals
Patriots..Sign FA-K-Nick Folk-ex Jets

Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Chris Smith-ex Browns
Eagles..Sign FA-CB-Trevor Williams-ex Chargers

Saints..Release LB-Nigel Bradham
Atlanta..Release OG-Jauron Brown
Lions…Move CB-Jamal Agnew to WR

Chiefs…Praise versatility of RB-Clyde Edwards-Helaire

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(NFL)

NFL…confirms it received 77-false positives on 11-teams from contaminated lab in New Jersey…All 77-players retested-came back negative…Bio-Reference Labs said it was an ‘isolated contamination’….said it tested all employees…none came back positive.

Buffalo…Bills say NFL should have ‘standard rule’ for attendance at home games this year.

Baltimore..Announce no fans at games this season.
Miami..Announce 13,000 at home games this year

CFL…Toronto Argos QB-McLeod-Bethel Thompson opts out contract will try to sign in NFL…had (4,026Y-26TD) passing last fall.

Roger Goodell…says NFL reached out 3-times to Colin Kaepernick to meet with league to discuss his decision to kneel down in 2016…never responded.

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(College Football)

AP Preseason Poll…
1-Clemson..led by QB-Trevor Lawrence
2-Ohio State..returns QB-Justin Fields
3-Alabama…race on to replace QB-Tua Tagovailoa
4-Georgia..welcomes USC-transfer QB-JT Daniels
5-Oklahoma..must replace QB-Jalen Hurts
6-LSU..life after Joe Burrow, Clyde Hellair and 2-top WRs
7-Penn State…overhaul offense
8-Florida
9-Oregon..must replace QB-Justin Herbert
10-Notre Dame

San Diego State..despite returning a nationally ranked defense-Aztecs did not receive 1-vote in the AP poll.

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(Scoreboard)

Flyers-L-Islanders..New York scores 3-goals in 2nd period…NY leads (2-0)

Dallas-Colorado…Stars erupt for 4-goals in 2nd period…..Dallas headed for 2nd win in a row in series

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(Schedule)

Boston-Tampa Bay..Bruins go for 2nd win in a row
Vancouver-Las Vegas..Golden Knights posted (5-0) win in opening game

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NHL…Hub City testing….Tested (4,644) players last week..no positive tests

Colorado..G-Phil Grubauer…D-Erik Johnson-out indefinitely with lower body injuries

Vancouver..Considering line changes after rookie D-Quinn Hughes turned puck over 9-times in opening playoff game.

Penguins-Calgary…Reportedly talking trade with Flames…G-Matt Murray for F-Sean Monahan.

Washington…Interested in interviewing Mike Babcock..Bruce Boudreau…Peter Laviolette for vacant Caps head coaching job.

Florida Panthers..Will interview Bill Armstrong-St Louis Blues-Asst GM for vacant Panthers post

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……………..(General)…………..

Manchester United….F-Paul Pogba commits to play for Red Devils next year.

Usain Bolt…Legendary Olympic track star confirms he has Covid 19-virus.

Indy 500…Driver Scott Dixon says Indy car should develop Red Flag rule for end of races…so races do not end under caution…Takuma Sato won Sunday’s 500 with final laps run under caution….says NASCAR Green-White-Checkered format works well.

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