Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on May 23rd, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-Mets..Open road trip at Citi Field…Jhoulys Chacin (4-3) 4.16-vs-Matt Harvey(2-3) 3.56….Padres (16-30) on season..lost 7-of-9….14-of-18….Mets-staggered by injuries (18-24)…8-veteran players have been on NY-Disabled list.

Padres..MRI on Monday on P-Trevor Cahill-shoulder
Padres..Callup 2B-Carlos Asuaje-hitting just (.222) at El Paso
Padres..C-Hector Sanchez injures quad while on rehab assignment.
Padres..P-Anderson Espinoza-out since April with forearm soreness-cleared to begin throwing program in Peoria.

Padres..Sagging attendance…Offer fans specail “Guaranteed Win Deal”…5G-for-99 in June in leftield seats…if team does not win in those 5-games..buy will get a free ticket.

Dodgers-Cardinals..Tuesday night matchup..Clayton Kershaw (7-2) 2.15-ERA-vs-Lance Lynn (4-2)…Dodgers have won 11-of-16 despite injuries to Justin Turner-Adrian Gonzalez.

Dodgers…off last night

Dodgers..Send P-Julio Urias to AAA…(0-2) 5.40-ERA…last two starts-gave up 13-runs.

Angels-W-Tampa Bay (3-2)..Cam Maybin HR..Halos (24-23)

Halos-Rays..Tuesday pitchers-Matt Shoemaker (4-4)-vs-Alex Cobb (4-3).

Angels..Option 1B-CJ Crokn to AAA.


Orioles-L-Twins..Max Keplar-Miguel Sano combine 7-RBIs..Minnesota scores 14-on Baltimore pitching.

Yankees-W-Royals..New York hits 3-home runs..Yanks (26-16)

Rockies-W-Phillies..Nolan Arenado 2R-HR..Charley Blackmon 2R-double..Bud Black’s team (28-17)

Indians-L-Reds..Scott Feldman tosses 1-hitter.

Pirates-L-Braves..Matt Adams 2R-HR..Brandon Phillips HR

Cubs-L-Giants..Joe Panik-Brandon Belt-Justin Ruggerio hit HRs..Giants won 8-of-10..Cubs now (22-21) this year.

Tigers-L-Astros..Jose Altuve RBI double..Astros pitchers combine 1-hitter

Arizona-W-White Sox..Doug Delscalso 3R-HR..Paul Goldschmidt HR..Zack Grienke 11-strikeout performance….. Arizona (27-19)


Twins..DL-P-Phil Hughes-shoulder.
Arizona..DL-P-Taijuan Walker-blister issues
Royals..MRI-P-Nate Karns-forearm
Royals..Activate P-Ian Kennedy from DL
Blue Jays..Activate C-Russell Martin from DL
Rockies..Send P-Junior Guerra to AAA-rehab work.
Giants..OF-Denard Spann-sprained thumb

(Roster Moves)

Twins..callup P-Kyle Gibson
Miami..recall P-Vance Worley
Orioles..Callup SS-Paul Janish
Seattle..Callup P-Chris Heston
Royals..Release P-Kyle Bartsch
Atlanta..DFA-C-Anthony Recker
Reds..Sign FA-P-Vin Mazzaro
Orioles..Option P-Odri Despaigner to AAA
Tigers..Option P-Anubal Sanchez to AAA
Braves..Release 1B-James Loney.


Giants..C-Buster Posey-1B-Brad Belt have angry exchange in dugout over failure of Belt to hold runner on leading to stolen base.




San Antonio-L-Golden State (129-115)..Steph Curry (36)..Kevin Durant (29)..Warriors lite Spurs up for 65P in first half..sweep series (4-0)..

Boston-at-Cleveland..Tuesday night…Cavs lead (2-1) after being beaten at hom on Sunday.

Orlando…Hiring Toronto Raptors VP-Jeff Weltman to become President of Basketball Operations.



NFL…Discuss changes in Overtime Rule and Injured Reserve list and forming a Concussion Exempt List at owners meetings in Chicago…will vote tomorrow.


Washington..Redskins say they are willing to let Kirk Cousins play the year on (23M) franchise tag contract.

Washington..WR-Josh Docton-cleared all workouts-missed most of last year with achillies issues.

Buffalo..RB-Reggie Bush says he wants to play in NFL this year..had 12-carries for (-3Y) rushing last season.

Detroit..Lions make WR-Calvin Johnson repay (320,000) pro rated signing bonus for retiring early from contract.

Raiders..QB-Derek Carr says he wants contract extension done before camp opens end of July.

Pittsburgh..QB-Ben Roethlisberger urges NFL players not to hide ‘concussion issues’ from teams…”You cannot fix a brain”.

Vikings..Coach Mike Zimmer will all OTA workouts after having 8th eye surgery.

New York..ex-Jets CB-Darrelle Revis will not be charged with assault from off season incident in Pittsburgh.

Baltimore..ex-Ravens S-Matt Elam arrestd again…Grand Theft and gun charges in Florida…2nd arrest of offseason.

Buffalo..Former NFL great OJ Simpson, imprisoned for 9-years for armed robber, will be given a Parole Hearing in June.

(Roster Moves)

Chiefs..Sign FA-LB-Tourek Williams-special teams standout the last 4-years with Chargers.

Rams..Release OT-Kwayde Miller…rookie free agent from Aztecs.
Bills..Workout FA-LB-Gerald Hughes-ex 49ers.

Jaguars…Visit with FA-OG-Orlando Franklin-ex Chargers..Alterraun Verner-CB-ex Titans…Workout FA-WR-Victor Cruz-ex Giants
Jaguars..Sign FA-CB-Tyler Patmon-ex Cowboys
Jaguars..Release WR-KR-Brian Walters..
Saints..Sign FA-OT-Bryce Harris-ex Falcons.
Bucs..Release QB-Sean Renfree
Jets..Release former 2nd round pick WR-Devin Smith-never recovered knee surgery.


California….Picks up QB-transfer Brandon McIlwain from South Carolina.



Ducks-L-Nashville (6-3)…Colton Sissons scores 3-goal hat trick….G-Pekka Rinne makes 38-saves with traffic infront of net…Predators win war of attrition and take playoff series (4-2)…Nashville gave up 41-shots on goal, and lost (2-0) lead at home..but rallied to put game away…Coach Randy Caryle pulled goal Jon Bernier with 2-and-half minutes left, just 1-goal down and dominating..gave up 2-empty net goals at the end…F-Nick Ritchie took 5-minute major and game misconduct for hit that drew blood.

Pittsburgh-at-Ottawa….Game 6..Senators must win…trail Pens (3-2).

Chicago..Longtime D-Bill White passes away (77)…teammed with Pat Stapleton as star in 60’s-70’s.

Blackhawks..hire Ulf Samulelsson as assistant coach.



Indianapolis 500….Drivers Scott Dixon-Dario Franchitti robbed by 2-men with guns at Taco Bell near Speedway on Sunday night..men arrested short time later.

Preakness….15-year low (4.9) TV rating…lowest since 2000 race at Pimlico.

English Premeir League

Sunderland..Fires Coach David Moyes after team was relegated..won just 6-games.

Arsenal..Board of Directors meeting to determine status of coach Arsene Wenger after missing Champions League by finishing 5th in table (standings)

Manchester United..Coach Jose Mourinho heavily criticized for poor use of F-Paul Pogba.and issues with veteran star Wayne Rooney.

Watford..Fire Coach Walter Mazan after poor season.

XOLOs…Coach Miguel Herrera likely out after playoff failure for 2nd year in row…Finished in lst place..then failed to advance in Liga MX postseason…Herrera may be headed to Club Atlantic.

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