Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on July 25th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-L-Mets (6-3)…..Mike Contortio 3R-HR…..Devin Mesoroco 3R-double….Eric Lauer soughed up again early…. …..San Diego (8-24) last 32-games…..now (42-62) on year…Mets (10-19) skid.

Padres-Mets…Wednesday getaway game if the rain holds off…Clayton Richard (7-9)-vs-Corey Oswald (0-2).

Padres…Team ERA in July (5.43) second worst in club history….(6.40-ERA) in May in 2003 season.

Padres-Washington…San Diego opens trade talks with Nationals for P-Tyson Ross on short term rental.

Padres…DL-P-Colton Brewer-oblique

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Dodgers-L-Phillies (7-4) 16-innings…Trevor Ploufee hits 3R-HR in 16th off outfielder Keke Hernandez who had to pitch when Dodgers ran out of pitchers…Teams used 18-pithers in game….LA won 13-of-19 games…..

LA-Philadelphia…Wednesday matchup-Walker Beuhler (4-2)-vs-Jake Arrietta (7-6)

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Angels-L-White Sox.(4-2)….Yoan Moncada HR…Halos now (9-17) in last 26-games…..

Halos-Chisox….Wednesday matchup…Tyler Skaggs (7-6)-vs-James Shields (4-11).

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(Scoreboard)

Marlins-W-Bravest..Starlin Castro 3R-HR…JT Realmuto 2R-HR

Cardinals-W-Reds…Dexter Fowler 2R-HR in 11th…

Red Sox-L-Orioles…Jon Schoop 2R-HR…Tim Beckham 3R-HR…in surprise Orioles win….Boston won 15-of-21…(71-32) on year…Baltimore (29-73)

Twins-W-Toronto..Eduardo Escobar 3R-HR.

Pirates-W-Indians…Starlin Marte 2R-HR..Greg Polanco 2R-HR…Josh Bell 2R-HR….Tribe lost 9-of-14..

Yankees-W-Tampa Bay..Austin Romine 2 RBIs….New York (6-6)….(66-35)

A’s-W-Texas…Oakland wipes out 10-2 deficit….Khris Davis 3R-HR in 10th caps furious rally….A’s won 13-of-18…(59-43) on year.

Arizona-W-Cubs…Steven Souza RBI double…D-Backs (9-12)….Cubs won 6-of-10

Washington-L-Milwaukee…Nationals (9-17) skid….Brewers lost 8-of-10

Tigers-L-Royals….Mike Moustakas 2R-HR….KC (31-69)

Astros-W-Rockies…Alex Bregman 2R-HR..George Springer 2R-HR….Houston (67-36)…Colorado won 12-of-16

Giants-W-Seattle..Hunter Pence HR.

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(Injuries)

Yankees…C-Gary Sanchez-groin issue…was criticized for loafing after wild pitch last nite and not running out ground ball in 9th inning that could have led to tying run in loss.

Dodgers…Relief P-Tom Koehler-shoulder capsule surgery…will be out till mid season next year.

A’s…P-Kendall Graveman needs elbow ligament surgery.

Cardinals..DL-2B-Kolten Wong-hamstring

Arizona..Activate P-TJ McFarland from DL.

Mets….DL-OF-Yoenis Cespedes

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(Roster Moves)

Yankees-Orioles…Closing in on 3-for-1 deal for relief ace Zach Britton to go to New York…Birds would get top AA-P-Dillon Tate in package.

Washington-Texas….discuss deal for P-Cole Hamels.
Cubs-Tampa Bay…discuss deal for P-Nathan Eovaldi
Reds-Milwaukee..discuss deal for P-Matt Harvey

Indians..sign FA-2B-Johnny Field-ex Tampa Bay
Mets..Callup 2B-Jeff MNeil-19HRs in AA-AAA this year.
Mets…DFA-2B-Tim Kelly

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(MLB)

Washington…Manager Dave Martinez holds 20-minutes meeting with Ps-Stephen Strasberg-Max Scherzer after dugout spat on weekend after Strasberg got knocked out in the 1st inning.

New York Daily News…fires 50% of its editorial staff…including longtime baseball writers John Harper and Christian Red…NBA writer Frank Isola.

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………..(Football)………….

Chargers…Reopen contract talks…want to re-sign TE Antonio Gates before camp opens on Friday.

Chargers…OF-Forrest Lamp not ready for camp-suffered setback in rehab from knee surgery in off season….could be headed to PUP.

Chargers…TMZ reports 1st round draft pick Derwin James robbed at gunpoint in Los Angeles…Rolex-jewelry-cash stolen coming out of restaurant…3-tires on his Rolls Royce slashed also in apparent targeting incident.

Rams…Sign RB-Todd Gurley to (6Y-72M) extension….after signing WR-Branden Cooks to (5Y-80M) extension last week.

Rams..DT-Aaron Donald refuses to report to camp…heading into final year of 6.9M-contract-no deal on extension yet.

Browns…Sign QB-Baker Mayfield (4Y-32M) all guaranteed contract…1st pick in draft.

Raiders..OT-Kolten Miller reports to camp 12-pounds heavier in upper body strength…was 1st round pick.

Dallas..DE-David Lawrence does not arrive in camp-battling depression issues…still has to serve 4G suspension.

Dallas…DE-Randy Gregory-coming off 1-year drug suspension…reinstated by NFL for 3rd time in career.

Seattle…S-Earl Thomas asks team for trade-not coming to camp

Jets…Rookie QB-Sam Darnold fails to report to camp on Tuesday-unsigned.

Atlanta…WR-Julio Jones no-show at camp…wants final 3-years of contract ripped up.

Cleveland…Report WR-Josh Gordon having anxiety attacks-not reporting to camp-still in counseling.

Vikings…Cancel workouts on Friday to attend funeral service of OL coach Tony Sporano…died of blocked arteries to heart.

Carolina…coach Ron Rivera says he wants RB-Christian McCaffrey to have 200-touchdes this year.

Chicago…WR-Taylor Gabriel exceptional in workouts at Bears camp

Rams…Put DT-Damian Easley on PUP-still recovering from knee surgery

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(Roster Moves)

Colts…workouts FA-CB-Bashaud Breeland-ex Redskins
Lions…workout FA-DT-Sialver Silaga-ex Tampa Bay.
Patriots…release S-David Jones.
Miami…LB-Mike McCray retires
Lions…sign FA-LB-Fred Bishop-ex Jets

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(NFL)

Ernie Palladino-longtime Giants beat writer suburban paper-passes away after 25-years on beat.

NFL…announces any player holding out under contract will be fined 30,000-a day…and will lose 1-game check for each preseason game missed.

CFL-Saskatechewan Roughriders…sign FA-CB-Will Blackmon-ex Packers-Giants-Redskins.

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(College)

Mountain West Conference-Preseason meeting
..Boise State picked to win Mountain Conference race
..Fresno State pick to win Western Conference…Aztecs picked 2nd.

..Aztecs OC-Keith Ismail..OT-Ty Roemer-S-Tariq Thompson all picked for all conference preseason honors…..3rd year starting QB-Christian Chapman snubbed for honors.

Ohio State..Fires WR-coach Zach Smith after 3rd domestic abuse incident.

Oregon…Lands WR-Bryan Addison-transfers in from UCLA.

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……….(Basketball)………

Cavaliers….sign C-Kevin Love to (4Y-120M) extension.

Dwayne Wade…ex Miami Heat star offered (3Y-24M) to sign in China.

Aztecs..will open Maui Classic against Duke in Hawaii in November……Arizona-Gonazaga-Xavier also part of big tourney.

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………..(Hockey)…………

Ducks…Sign D-Brandon Montour to (2Y-6.6M) extension.

Carolina Hurricanes…Fire broadcaster Chuck Kaito-had been with team for 39-years.

Washington Caps….Sign FA-D-Brooks Opik….had been traded to Colorado in June then released by Avalanche.

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………(General)……….

USA Swimming…Ryan Locate suspended for 14-months for receiving IV-transfusion during competition……was suspended for 10-month after Rio Olympics for lying to police about vandalism incident at gas station.

Victor Espinosa…jockey still in ICU with fractured vertebrae after horse suffered heart attack while training at Delmar-dismounting jockey…..to miss rest of the year.

Aston Villa…..hiring former French star Thierry Henry-as coach…was assistant for Team Belgium in World Cup tourney.

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