Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on October 6th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(Baseball)………….

Padres-Dodgers….Game 1-NL playoffs in Arlington, Texas….Padres had not yet named a starter but likely leaning towards Zack Davies in Game 1-vs-Walker Beuhler…..Padres went (4-6) vs Dodgers in regular season.

Padres…28-man roster due to be released 8am-Tuesday…Team could add rookie P-MacKenzie Gore and Luis Perdomo  to pitching staff.

Padres…No decision as to whether Chris Paddack remains in rotation.

Padres..Manager Jayce Tingler says Garrett Richards will not return to rotation will become long reliever.

Padres..P-Mike Clevinger threw bullpen session over the weekend-no decision yet

Padres..P-Dinelson Lamet limited to playing catch-long toss..not likely to pitch.

Padres…(7-7) record the last two weeks.

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Dodgers (49-13) on the season…LA has won 12-of-14 games since mid-September.

Dodgers…3B-Justin Turner cleared to start at 3rd base…been bothered by hamstring.

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(Scoreboard)

Tampa Bay-L-Yankees (9-3)…Petco Park home run derby…Giancarlo Stanton Grand Slam HR….Clint Frazier-Aaron Judge solo HRs….Blake Snell gave up 3-homers in 5-innings…….Game 1-playoffs….Rays went (8-2) vs NY during regular season.

Houston-W-A’s (10-5)…Astros erupt for 16-hits in blowout opening win…George Springer (4-5)…Carlos Correa solo HR…2R-HR….3-hits…4RBIs in victory.

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(Schedule)

Atlanta-Miami…Game 1-NL series on Tuesday…Max Fried-vs-Sixto Sanchez.
Yankees-Tampa Bay…Game 2-at Petco Park
Houston-A’s…Game 2-at-Dodgers Stadium

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(Injuries)

Phillies…OF-Rhys Hoskins-surgery-elbow ligament

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(MLB)

Cubs…President Theo Epstien says ‘there will be changes’ in offseason…Team finished #21 in offense…Team may have to replace P-Jon Lester and as many as 3-starters in rotation.

Red Sox…TV ratings dropped 55% on NESN this season…after trade Mookie Betts-David Price and loss of P-Chris Sale.

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……………(Football)……………..

Chargers…Coach Anthony Lynn refuses to name QB-Justin Herbert as starter for next week in New Orleans….Says he is trying to ‘protect’ Herbert development…and be fair to veteran Tyrod Taylor-who could be cleared to practice this week after sitting 3-weeks with punctured lung….Herbert (5TD-3Int-72% completion ration)

Chargers…RB-Austin Ekeler will miss 6W-of action…hyperextended knee and hamstring injury….Joshua Kelly-Justin Jackson will replace him…Kelly has fumble problems…Jackson has had a history of injuries over last two years.

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(Scoreboard)

Chiefs-W-Patriots (26-10)….Kansas City defense 3-interceptions…1-fumble recovery..2-sacks against backup QBs Brian Hoyer and Jarrett Stidham…Patrick Mahomes (236P) 2TDs…Patriots had (185R) in loss but erratic play at quarterback without Cam Newton….Chiefs now (4-0)….

Packers-W-Falcons (30-16)…Aaron Rodgers (327P-4TD)…Aaron Jones (71R) in win…Green Bay (4-0)….Falcons fall (0-4)…

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(NFL)

Roger Goodell…Commissioner sends tersely worded memo to team owners threatening loss of draft picks and even forefeiture of games if teams violate covid rules that trigger more outbreaks…..Protocol officers sent to each NFL facility to investigate possible violations by clubs-players.

NFL…Fines 5-Raiders players total 75,000-for making public appearances without wearing facemasks….Included in those fined TE-Darren Waller and QB-Derek Carr.

NFL…Issues new directives to protect teams from Covid outbreaks
..Unsigned free agents must pass two covid tests before allowed to workout
..Ban players personal appearnaces by players
..Order players to wear masks at walk-thru practices
..Ask clubs to consider all player meetings be virtual gatherings
..Consider forming a Covid Academy of unsigned free agents-who are tested daily.

NFL…Source says league has had internal discussions about 12-game schedule if outbreaks continue and teams games are cancelled.

Houston…Fires Coach-GM-Bill O’Brien in wake of (0-4) start…WAs (52-48) as head coach but won just 2-playoff games in 4-years….Romeo Crennel will take over as interim coach…Lead candidate for job would be Chiefs Off Coord-Eric Bienemy.

Tennessee….NFL fines DE-Jadaveon Clowney 35,000 for flagrant hits in game last week.

Miami..coach Brian Flores refuses to say whether turnover prone veteran qQB-Ryan Fitzpatrick will start next week…he has 5-interceptions last 3-games.

Saints…say 1-player who tested positive over weekend was cleared because of false positive
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(Roster Moves)

Pittsburgh-Cleveland…Both express interest in longtime S-Eric Weddle-who retired from Rams last year.

Broncos..Sign FA-LB-Nigel Bradham-ex Eagles
Jets..Release RB-Kalen Ballage

Packers…Activate WR-Reggie Begelton-ex CFL-Calgary…had (104R) last year.

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(Injuries)

Browns…IR-RB-Nick Chubb-sprained knee
Cowboys…IR-OT-La’el Collins-hip surgery
49ers..IR-DE-Ziggy Ansah-torn bicep
Colts..IR-LB-Bobby Okereke-thumb surgery
Patriots..IR-RB-Sonny Michel-quad
Bucs..IR-TE-OJ Howard-torn Achilles

Jets..QB-Sam Darnold x-rayed shoulder sprain
Eagles..OG-Lane Johnson-sprained ankle
Bucs..RB-LeSean McCoy-sprained ankle

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………………..(Basketball)………………

(Schedule)

Lakers-Miami….Game 4-playoff series…..Lakers lead (2-1)….G0Jimmy Butler scored 40P-in Heat weekend win.

76ers…Doc Rivers…confirms he was contact by Houston-New Orleans before accepting Philadelphia coaching job.

Houston…Will interview John Lucas-longtime NBA guard and former head coach San Antonio…Cleveland..Philadelphia for vacant Rockets job.

Washington…Veteran G-Isaiah Thomas underges 2nd major hip surgery…will be cleared to play in fall.

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……………(Hockey)……………….

NHL Draft….1st round to be held on Tuesday night
..NY Rangers-1st pick..will take Quebec star Alex Lafreniere (32G-112P)
..LA Kings..2nd pick..likely to take Quentin Byfield-Sudbury-OHL
..Ottawa..3rd pick..likely pick Tim Sturtzle-C-Germany
..Detroit…4th pick..D-Jamie Drysdale-Eric
..Ottawa…5th pick…F-Lucas Raymond
..Ducks..6th choice..Jake Sanderson-D-Team USA program.

Minnesota-San Jose…Trade…Wild deal G-Devan Dubnyck for a 5th round pick
Minnesota-San Jose..Trade..Wild F-Ryan Donato for Sharks 3rd round pick
Arizona…Shopping high scoring F-Taylor Hall for a draft pick
Penguins…Buyout contract final 3Y-D-Jack Johnson-take huge cap hit

Flyers…Veteran D-Matt Niskanen-retires

Ducks..Assign C-Isac Lundestrom to play for Timra in Finland..played for Gulls

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…………….(General)…………..

Manchester United…Purchase contract of veteran goal scorer Edinson Cavani…scored 405-goals in legendary career with Paris-Ste Germaine and Napoli.

Manchesrter United…Sign 18-year old European star Amad Diallo from Atalanta-Italy.

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