Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on April 3rd, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

………..(March Madness)………

VIllanova-W-Micnigan (79-62)….Wildcats get 18P in first half from Donte DiVincinzo to jump out to 14-point lead…then blowout Michigan in 2nd half….Finishes with (31P)….Nova hit 10-3s in game…Michigan was (3-23) from the 3-point line.

USD…Promotes veteran assistant Sam Scholl to full-time head coach…went (2-2) after replacing Lamont Smith as head coach when Smith was investigated for domestic abuse…Scholl spent 7-years as Toreros assistant…also coached at Santa Clara.

NCAA…President Mark Emmert says ‘Commission on College Basketball’ will make strong recommendations on reform-‘will be bold’ once NCAA tourney is over.

NCAA..Mark Emmert says NCAA cannot pay football and basketball players because of Title 9-Federal regulations….says cannot pay players without cutting a lot of non revenue sports.

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(NBA)

Lakers-Utah…Tuesday night game…LA without Brandon Ingram-Lonzo Ball injuries.
Clippers-San Antonio…Tuesday night matchup.

Charlotte Hornets…hire Mitch Kupchack as General Manager….longtime LA Lakers GM and also worked under Jerry West.

Chicago….Zach Levine-knee..Kris Dunn-toe…gone for year.

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Padres-L-Rockies (7-4)…Charley Blackmon 2-doubles-HR….Ian Desmond RBI-double and 2R-HR..DJ LeMahieu HR….Carlos Gonzalez RBI-double….San Diego starter Bryan Mitchell in trouble all night (5inn-5R-8H-3W)….reliever Jordan Lyles 3-strong innings out of bullpen…Eric Hosmer 2-doubles…2-big plays on defense..SS-Freddy Galves 3-big defensive plays….Wil Myers pulled from game in 6th inning-back spasm…Chase Headley pulled in midst (0-9) start to season….Padres left bases loaded in 3rd-4th inning…San Diego starters now had (6.30-ERA) this season…Team batting average (.224)

Padres…4-starting pitchers so far this season….(6.30-ERA) in 4-games….(20inn-14R-28H-4W)….Team entered game with (.224) batting average.

Padres-Rockies…Tuesday night matchup-Tyson Ross-vs-Kyle Freeland…Ross recovering from thoracic outlet nerve surgery. coming off strong spring.

Padres….Roster move this morning to add Tyson Ross to 25-man active roster…will also have to cut loose a player to clear spot on 40-man roster…P-Kyle McGrath or Adam Cimber could be sent to El Paso.

Padres…MLB announces draft pick pool….Padres will have 9.6M-to spend on college-high school draft picks-6th most in baseball….Padres will have 5.5M-in pool for international signings-but cannot give out more than a 300,000-bonus to any International free agent.

Padres…Make more roster moves for minor league affiliates.
..El Paso…will have P-Walkee Lockett-Brett Kennedy-Eric Lauer-Phil Maton head pitching staff….Luis Urias-Travis Jankowski-Allan Craig lead roster.

..Lake Elsinore…will start season with promising pitching prospects Adrian Moreton-Ron Bolonas-Reggie Lawson…also assigned C-Luis Torrens-2B-Hudson Potts-OF-Jorge Ona-OF-Buddy Reed.

Padres…Manager Andy Green on team opening season with 3-losses to Milwaukee.
..Didn’t like day off-need to play to correct issues
..Eric Hosmer showed how he plays winning baseball.
..Believe we will be very good defensive team.
..Wil Myers back issue no problem-back in lineup
..Joey Luchessi did not get flustered in first start
..Robbie Erlin showed real fight-found his form-rhythm-cruised thru 3-innings.
..Padres will call up young prospects-never an issue about ‘service time-free agency’
..Dinelson Lamet had MRI on elbow-not giving daily updates
..Luis Torrens needs to play everyday at Lake Elsinore..can hit..needs work defensive skills…has valuable skills.

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Dodgers-W-Arizona (6-6).in 12th inning at press time..Hyun Jin-Ryu struggled (3.2inn-3R-10 baserunners)…Kenley Jansen blows save allowing 3R-HR late…Dodgers used 9-pitchers in game.. Yasmani Grandal 2R-HR…Logan Forsythe HR

LA-Diamondbacks..Clayton Kershaw-vs-Zach Godley-Tuesday night

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Logan Ondrusek-ex Orioles
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Daniel Hudson-ex Pirates
Dodgers-Orioles..Trade-LA deals P-Luis Ysla to Birds for P-Jesus Liranzo.

Angels-L-Indians (5-0)…Edwin Encarnarcion inside park HR…Yonder Alonso HR…Tyler Nyquin HR-all off starter JC Ramirez.

Halos-Tribe….Tonight matchup Garrett Richards-vs-Josh Tomlin.

Angels..P-Andrew Heaney-throws 69-pitches in workout-testing ailing elbow.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-Tampa Bay….snowed out in New York
Mets-Phillies…snowed out.

Cubs-L-Reds..4-Cincinnati pitchers combine on 11-strikeout shutout.
Twins-L-Pirates…Buccos off to (4-0) start..Colin Moran Grand Slam in 1st inning.
Tigers-W-Royals..Victor Martinez 3-RBIs-game played in 35-degree weather.
Cardinals-W-Milwaukee..P-Miles Mikolas hits 2R-HRl…Paul DeJong 3H-3R-HR
Astros-W-Orioles..Marwin Gonzalez HR..Chris Tillman (4inn-4R-7H)
Red Sox-W-Miami..Hanley Ramirez 2R-HR..Ed Nunez RBI-double..Mookie Betts HR
Washington-W-Braves…Bryce Harper 3R-HR..Howie Kendrick RBI-double
Texas-L-A’s…Mark Chapman HR..Bartolo Colon (6inn-1R)
White Sox-L-Toronto..Russell Martin 2R-HR…Josh Donaldson HR

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(MLB)

MLB…Releases Bonus Pool totals for teams signing draft picks….Royals (12.7M)…Tampa Bay (12.4M)….Detroit (12.4M)….Giants (11.7M)…Reds (10.9)….have tightest totals….Angels (6.9M)…Dodgers (5.4M) have the lowest.

Phillies…Manager Gabe Kaplan admits he made mistakes first weekend in handling bullpen…used 18-relievers in 3-games to start the season.

Miami….Only 11,000-fans show up for Red Sox game in Marlins Park
(Injuries)

Tigers..OF-Victor Reyes-8-stitches in forearm-ran into teammate.
Cardinals..2B-Jed Gyorko-hamstring
Pirates..DL-P-Joe Musgrave-shoulder ailment
Pirates..XRay-SS-Jody Mercer-hand injury
Royals..1B-Luca Duda-hamstring
Washington..DL-C-Matt Weiter-oblique
Houston..2B-Carlos Cornea-Toe injury
Seattle..DL-DH-Nelson Cruz-ankle injury

(Roster Moves)

Arizona…will attempt to trade 3B-Yasmany Tomas to American League team where he can DH…sent to AAA-Reno…owed (4Y-42M).

Miami..DFA-P-Severino Gonzalez.

Orioles-Arizona..Trade-Baltimore deals minor league P-Stefor Chricto to Arizona for minor league pitcher.

Brewers..Sign FA-SS-Andres Blanco-ex Phillies
Miami..Sign FA-OF-Josh Hart-ex Orioles
Orioles..Sign FA-OF–Michael Saunders-ex Mariners-Blue Jays
Royals..Sign FA-OF-Abraham Almonte-ex Indians

Atlanta..Calls up P-Anibal Sanchez
Texas…Calls up P-Bartolo Colon from minors.

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………(Football)………..

(NFL)

Competition Committee…will invite 6-coaches…3-GMs to join them to write the new ‘Helmet Hit’ rule…Committee says of 291-concussions last year in NFL-more than half were caused by helmet to helmet hits….Coaches say new culture must develop in tackling…’eyes up-head up’.

NFL Wonderlick Scores….QBs-Josh Allen scored (37)…Josh Rosen (29)…Sam Darold (28)….Baker Mayfield (25)….Lamar Jackson (13).

Jim Mora…ex-UCLA coach says he would choose Sam Darnold with 1st pick in draft ahead of Josh Rosen….’Darold is blue collar gritty guy’…..’Rosen needs to be challenged intellectually-not get bored-must hold his concentration’.

Fox TV…Considering moving Joe Buck-Troy Aikman to Thursday Night TV package.

Todd Marinovich…Arrested twice in 4-dauys ion Palm Springs…has history of drug issues…at age (48).

(Roster Moves)

New England-49ers…Report Patriots would consider dealing TE-Rob Gronkowski to San Francisco for 1st round draft pick.

Giants-Rams…Dialogue continues about possible Odell Beckham trade to LA for 1st round pick and other choices…Rams refused give up 2-first round picks.

Giants-Bills…Rumor Bills want to trade up to Giants 2nd choice in first round…Buffalo would have to give up #12-22 this year and next year #1 to make deal happen.

Raiders..Sign FA-KR-PR-Dwayne Harris-ex Cowboys;….has averaged (26Y-KR)…(9Y-PR)

Arizona..Sign FA-WR-Brice Butler-ex Cowboys
Arizona..Visit with FA-WR-Jordan Matthews-ex Bills

Jets..Sign FA-TE-Clive Walford-ex Raiders
Titans..Sign FA-LB-Will Compton-ex Redskins

Steelers..Visit with S-Nat Behre-ex Giants
Dallas..Visit with DT-Kony Ealy–ex Jets
Denver…Visit with WR-Eric Decker-ex Jets
Jaguars..Visit with QB-Kellen Clemens-ex Chargers
Jaguars..Visit with QB-Austin Davis-ex Seattle
Patriots..Visit with WR-Jordan Matthews-ex Buffalo

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……….(Hockey)……….

Kings-W-Colorado (3-1)……Dustin Brown shorthanded goal…Monday Night action…Kings jump back into 6th place (96-points)…Ducks (95)…Colorado (93) with loss…Blues (92) also lost. .

Vancouver…Henrik-Daniel Sedin announce they will retire at end of season…ending 18Y-run with franchise….Henrik scored (462G) in career….Daniel (261G)….came to Canucks in draft day deals in 2000.

Ducks…G-John Gibson examined for forearm to jaw in goal mouth scramble.

Minnesota…D-Ryan Suter-gone for year-fractured ankle.

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………(General)………

NASCAR….Told that Bankrupty Judge has the right to seize ‘BK’ Racing and to sell the NASCAR ownership charter .to payoff some (14.4M) in outstanding debts owed by owners of team.

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