Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

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Hacksaw’s Monday BONUS Podcast




Padres…Expected to name Manager this week prior to Thanksgiving Holiday..Source indicates that Phil Nevin interview was impressive and may have given Padres ‘pause’ as to their final decision…No confirmation if Padres followed thru and interviewed ex-Cubs manager David Ross…No evidence they ever contacted ex Arizona-Texas-Baltimore-Mets manager Buck Showalter.

Padres..OF-Fernando Tatis puts out text on the passing of Peter Seidler…’We Will continue your legacy’.
Dodgers-White Sox..Trade talks…Sox offer to deal P-Dylan Cease (43-35) 3.83-ERA to LA but want P-Gavin Stone and minor league C-Diego Cartaya.
(Roster Moves)

Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Lance Lynn (1Y-10M) deal..Spent 6-years with St. Louis…gave up 44-HRs last year splitting time with White Sox-Dodgers.

Braves..Sign FA-P-Rey Lopez-ex White Sox-Angels-Cleveland
Mets..Sign FA-P-Cole Suser-ex Tampa Bay-Arizona
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Yery DeLos Santos-ex Pirates
A’s..sign FA-P-Oswaldo Bido-ex Pirates
Pirates..Sign FA-OF-Gil Celestine-ex Twins

Tigers..Open talks with FA-P-Seth Lugo-ex Padres


Yosh Yamamoto-Japanese free agent pitcher…Window opens Tuesday morning to sign free agent contracts…went (16-6) 1.21-ERA for Orix Buffalo-Japan…Has till January 4thto sign with MLB team….Yankees-Mets-Giants most interested…Could be offered (3Y-75M) deal
(MLB Notes)

Hall of Fame Ballot…2024 list of names includes Todd Helton-Bobby Wagner…plus controversial stars Alex Rodriguez-Manny Ramirez-Gary Sheffield.

Cardinals..Hire Doug Descalso-Bench Coach..worked in Arizona front office last year.


Chargers…Head coach Brandon Staley remains defiant about criticism directed at his defense over 10-games
..Chargers defense has given up (132 Plays-Plus-10Y)..(47 Plays-Plus-20)
..Chargers offense has (104 Plays-Plus-10Y)..(39 Plays-Plus 20)

Chargers..Coach Brandon Staley-Press Briefing:
..Joey Bosa headed to IR-sprained foot
..Defense-high level of play in spurts-stretches-but not consisten
..Have not had complete performances
..Quinton Johnston-going to lern alot thru adversity
..Has ability..must prepare-improve
..He will find consistency thru his improvement

Chargers..MRI-DE-Joey Bosa injured foot…sprained foot..not broken bone..headed for MRi..uncertain if he returns this season.

Eagles-W-Chiefs (21-17)…Chiefs had (17-7) lead..shutout in second half…Eagles kept Chiefs out of end zone on 6-straight possessions…
..QB-Jalen Hurts (150P)..ran for 2-TDs in comeback
..Hurts survived 5-QB sacks
..RB-DeAndre Swift (107APY) in win
..Patrick Mahomes (177P-2TD) in loss
..Marquez Scantling dropped TD bomb in 4th quarter
..Chiefs had 6-dropped passes in loss
..Monday Night Football..Phi (9-1)..Chiefs (7-3)


Arizona..DE-Leki Fotu-broken hand
Cleveland..S-Rod McLeod-season ending bicep injury
Miami..RB-De’Von Achane-reinjures knee a 2nd time
Saints..QB-Derek Carr-remains in concussion protocol for 2nd week
Rams..WR-Cooper Kupp-minor ankle injury
Niners..S-Tala Hufanga-season ending ACL
Washington..Activate LB-Cody Barton from IR
Vikings..IR-DE-Dean Lowry-torn pec
Arizona..IR-LB-Kyzir White-torn bicep
Washingtoh..Surgery DE-Ebe Obada-broken leg
Rams..Activate RB-Kyren Williams
(Roster Moves)

Browns..Sign FA-QB-Joe Flacco
Steelers..Sign FA-LB-Myles Jack
Houston..Sign FA-CB-Desmond King-ex Steelers
Packers..Sign FA-RB-James Robinson-ex Jaguars
(NFL Notes)

Jets..Bench QB-Zach Wilson for 3rd time in 13-months…Will be replaced by journeyman Tim Boyle…Wilson career record (11-20)..(21TD-25 Int)…Ranked #30-Offense (270YPG)…(22%) on 3rd down conversions…26%-Red Zone conversion…9TD-10 Games on offense…

Denver..NFL suspends CB-Kareem Jackson-4 games for helmet hit…had just served 4-game suspension for personal fouls

CFL-Grey Cup…Montreal Alouettes come from behind win over Winnipeg Blue Bombers (28-24)…Winnipeg lost (17-7) lead in 2nd half…Montreal QB-Cody Fajardo (290P-3TD) in win

(College Football)

Florida State..QB-Jordan Travis-season over with fractured leg.

Northern Arizona..Fire Coach Chris Ball….was (20-30) with Lumberjacks over 5-years.


Clippers-W-San Antonio (124-96)…Paul George-Kawhi Leonard combined (49P)…Tough night Victor Wembenyama (9P-3R-in 29 minutes)…Monday game

Lakers-vs-Utah..Tuesday game

Aztecs…Now (4-1) after (100-97) overtime win over Washington in Las Vegas tourney…Jaedon LeDee (34P) in win

UCLA-Marquette…Maui Invitational-Monday…Late starting game in  Hawaii

USD-Navy…Toreros led Middies (44-42) in 2nd half

UCLA..NCAA approves transfer of 6’9-F-Berke Buyuktencel-Turkey…Cleared to play in Maui Invitational.

USC..Freshman G-Bronney James goes thru pregame layup drills with Trojans on weekend..though ot yet cleared to play in game…Has been doing individual drills in practice-not yet scrimmage..after cardiac arrest incident last summer

AP Poll..1-Kansas..2-Purdue..3-Arizona..4-Marquette..5-UConn

Big 12-Conference…Will meet this week and may vote on admitting Gonzaga as a basketball member only…They need 9-‘yes’ votes to add the Zags.

Milwaukee..Impressive weekend game…Giannis Antetokoumnpro-Damian Lillard combined for (67P-18R-19A) in win

Chicago..Upset at G-Zach LaVine for his criticism of being put on NBA trading block.

Detroit..#1 pick-Cade Cunningham critical of team..(2-12) record with 11-game losing streak…’not know how to win…not willing to compete’



Kings-Arizona Coyotes…Kings led (3-1) in 3rd period at Press Time…Monday game

San Diego Gulls-at-San Jose…Gulls have 11-game winless streak in AHL action heading into Tuesday game

Columbus…Benches RW-Patrick Laine-indifferent defensive play
Boston..RW-Milan Lucic charged with domestic assault following weekend arrest at his home

Flyers..Send G-Felix Sandstrom to AHL
Carolina..Release G-Jaroslava Halak
Edmonton-Chicago..Trade talks..Oilers interested in Hawks G-Petr Mrazek
Devils..Activate C-Nico Heshier-been out 4-weeks




USA-Trinidad….Monday game-Nations League

USA-Women..Releases roster for December games with China…not on roster veteran Alex Morgan-San Diego Wave


Tiger Woods new golf league has suspended plans to launch in January 2024 and will wait instead to 2025 after the collapse of their Golf Dome roof facility in Florida.  The new league had TV contracts with ESPN and was co-created by Woods and Rory McIlroy


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