Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on January 17th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

………….(Baseball)…………..

Padres…3B-Yanger Solarte named recipient of the Tony Conigliaro Award for Spirit..for overcoming obstacles…he will be honored in Boston on Thursday night.

Padres..Manager Andy Green says team will continue working with Christian Bethancourt on transitioning to pitcher…has made 2-one inning appearances in Winter Ball after getting late start to off season league.

Padres..P-Robbie Erlin making strides in recovering from Tommy John surgery-may be ready to pitch by midseason….P-Colin Rea will miss entire 2017-season.

Padres…May add another 2-pitchers on non-roster contracts before spring training opens….Team believes it has enough starting pitching with Luis Perdomo, Clayton Richard, Jhoulys Chacin, Trevor Cahill, Cesar Vegas, and Christian Friederich….Still unsigned are Paul Clemens, Edwin Jackson, Brandon Morrow off last year’s staff.

Padres..3-additions to coaching staff…Hire Jonathon Matthews as outfield coach-was with Arizona Diamondbacks last 3-years…hire Johnny Washington from AA-San Antonio……promote former Padre Ramon Vasquez as infield coach-had been in minor league system.

(Roster)

Blue Jays..Re-sign OF-Jose Bautista to (2Y-37M) free agent deal.
Yankees…Sign FA-1B-Ji-Man Choi..hit (.170) with Angels.
Phillies..Sign FA-OF-Michael Saunders-ex Blue Jays-hit 24HRs
Royals..Sign P-Dan Duffy to (5Y-55M) extension.

(MLB)

Cardinals….Say Jed Gyorko will move to 3B in spring training.

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………….(Football)………………

Chargers….Tuesday press conference at Stub Hub Center-11:30am… to introduce head coach Anthony Lynn to LA media…..San Diego media not aware of press briefing till CW-6 made inquiries….

NFL reportedly will introduce team to Los Angeles at Wednesday press conference, highlited by Commissioner Roger Goodell…..possibly an invitation only party-not open to full media…according to sources….Chargers had yet to reveal plans however to San Diego media.

Chargers…TV ratings for San Diego market plunged to (24.4) rating…lowest since 2003-NFL season.

(Coaching)

Patriots…Josh McDaniels withdraws as candidate for vacant San Francisco 49ers job.

49ers…Expected to meet a 2nd time within a week with Kyle Shanahan-Off Coor-Atlanta Falcons.

Houston..Fires George Godsey-Off Coor.
Vikings..Hire Kennedy Polamalu-RB coach-had been at UCLA
Bears..Hire Jeremiam Washburn-OL coach-ex Miami
Titans..Hire Craig Auckerman-Special Teams coach-ex San Diego

Washington..Interview Rob Ryan-Bills for Def Coor job..Jason Tarver-ex 49ers staff.

Washington..Interview longtime NFL assistant Greg Manusky for Def Coor job..had been with Chiefs-Chargers-Colts.

Jacksonville..VP-Tom Coughlin meets 2nd time with Chip Kelly-ex Eagles-49ers head coach about Offensive consultant post.

(NFL)

TV Ratings…Dallas-Green Bay game up (16%)…drew (28.2) rating…Steelers-Chiefs…Patriots-Texans…Seahawks-Falcons all down 10% in viewership.

(College)

UCLA..Fire Adrian Klemm-OL coach and key recruiting coach..for NCAA violations.

Cal..Hires Beau Baldwin-Offensive Coordinator…was head coach at 1AA power Eastern Washington in Big Sky Conference.

Oregon…3-Ducks OL hospitalized with severe muscle tissue deteoriation-triggering acute dehydration after hour long off season exercise routine…danger of kidney failure.

Alabama..Hire Greg Byrne-Arizona-as Crimson Tide new AD….Bill Battle leaving AD job to become Assistant to the President.

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……………(Basketball)…………………

Aztecs-at-UNLV…San Diego State (10-7) face Running Rebels (9-9)…UNLV has been victim to blowout losses of 18-18-20-20-28 and 49 points this year….bad losses to Duke-Iowa and Arizona State…Aztecs coming off 2-home court wins against Utah State and San Jose State.

Lakers-vs-Denver…Tuesday night matchup….LA now (15-30) on year.

Clippers-W-Oklahoma City..(120-98)…DeAndre Jordan (19P-15R) in win in Monday night game

Golden State-W-Cleveland (126-91)….Warriors built (78-49) halftime lead in ugly blowout….Golden State shot 50% floor…hit 15-3’s….Steph Curry-Klay Thompson combine for (46P)….Warriors (35-6)

NYKnicks..Internal bickering continues…Carmelo Anthony pops off…”If Phil wants me gone-let’s talk”…..Melo has full no trade clause in contract.

Detroit…Ownership gives Stan Van Gundy vote of confidence.

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…………..(Hockey)………………….

San Digo Gulls-W-Iowa (4-1)…Antoine Laganiere scores power play goal…Gulls win 4th in row…in AHL-Monday night action.

LAKings-L-Tampa Bay (2-1)…Goalie Ben Bishop 31-saves as Kings home ice problems continue…..Monday night

Ducks-vs-Tampa Bay…Tonite…Anaheim reeling with (1-8) record in overtime games.

Tampa Bay…lose F-Ryan Callahan-4W-hip injury.

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