Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on August 29th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)……..

Padres-W-Seattle (2-1)….Jacob Nix goes (8inn-1R)….Travis Jankowski leads off game with HR……Padres finally get a home field win after a (3-18) skid…….San Diego lost 12-of-16…..45-of-62 games….now (51-83) on season….

Padres-Mariners…Wednesday pitchers…Joey Luchessi (6-7)-vs-Erasmo Ramirez (1-2).

Padres…DL-P-Clayton Richard-knee issues…will have scope surgery on both knees…bone spur and cartilage……..Activate P-Colten Brewer….Option 2B-Carlos Asuaje to AAA.

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Dodgers-W-Texas…(8-4)…Manny Machado 4RBIs…..LA just (7-9) last two weeks…Dodgers moved to 1-and-half game behind Arizona

LA-Rangers..Wednesday pitchers-Alex Wood (7-6)-vs-Mike Minor (10-6).

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Angels-L-Rockies (3-2)…Carlos Gonzalez 2R-HR……..Halos (1-7)…won just (2-of-11)….Rockies won 12-of-17….Colorado half-game behind Arizona

Angels…off day on Wednesday

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-W-Marlins….Eudardo Nunez HR…Jackie Bradley 2R-signle…Boston (3-6)….but (81-42) on season…Bosox 6-and-half ahead Yankees

Astros-L-A’s….Matt Olson 3R-HR….Houston had won 6-row…(81-51) on year….A’s (46-17) win string….Astros 1-and-half lead in AL-West.

Yankees-W-White Sox…Neil Walker HR in 9th…Yankees hit 3-bombs…NY won 9-of-11….Sox (52-80)

Atlanta-W-Tampa Bay…..Ender Inciarte 2R-HR..Ty Flowers 2R-HR…Nick Markakis 2R-HR…Braves won 6-of-8…Atlanta 4-and-half lead over Phillies

Phillies-L-Washington…Anthony Rendon 2R-HR…Philadelphia lost 8-of-10…..Nationals lost 9-of-16

Arizona-Giants…Scoreless 0-0- in 9th at press-time….D-Backs won 7-of-11…Arizona 1-game lead over Colorado.

Toronto-L-Orioles…Chris Davis RBI-single….2R-double…Baltimore (39-94)

Indians-W-Minnesota…Jose Ramirez 2R-double…Tribe….won 11-of-16

Brewers-L-Reds…Jose Peraza 2R-HR…Scooter Gennettt 2R-triple…Milwaukee won 5-of-8……Cincinnati lost 10-of-15

Cubs-Mets…Game suspended in 10th inning-tied (1-1) because of rain…Chicago won 9-of-12….Mets (58-73)…Cubs 4-ahead surging St Louis

Tigers-L-Royals…Hunter Dozier 2R-double….KC (41-91)

Cardinals-W-Pirates….JD Martinez 2R-HR….St Louis won 16-of-19

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(MLB)

Cardinals…Give interim manager Mike Schildt 3-year contract extension…was (26-12) since replacing Mike Matheny.

MLB Union…hire Bruce Meyer as lead negotiator for CBA-talks with owners..comes from NHL where he worked with Donald Fehr.

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(Roster Moves)

Mets-Phillies…NY deals OF-Jose Bautista to Phillies for player to be named later..Bautista hitting (.197)

Pirates…Veteran 2B-Josh Harrison clears waivers-can be traded.

Washington..Relief P-Ryan Madson cleears waivers-opening way for trade

Phillies..DFA-P-Mark Leiter.

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(Injuries)

Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani throws 50-pitch simulated game
Mariners..DL-P-Marco Gonzalez-neck injury
Twins..P-Michael Pineda tears knee menisuscus
A’s..P-Brett Anderson put on DL-forearm injury

Yankees..C-Gary Sanchez begins rehab stint-been out 5W-hamstring

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…..(Football)……..

Chargers…Sign FA-DT-Marcus Hardison-ex Bills
Chargers…Off Coor Ken Whisenhunt praises WR-Mike Williams-learning to run route tree-expects big season.

Chargers…Hall of Fame RB-LaDainian Tomlinson being mocked for coming to San Diego-calling a press conference, then not talking to San Diego media about film project he was working on.

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(Roster Moves)

Baltimore-Tennessee…Ravens trade LB-Kam Correa to Titans for pick.

Browns..Sign FA-OG-Earl Watford-released by Bears
Bengals..Sign FA-RB-Darius Hillary-ex Browns
49ers..Sign FA-RB-Ja’Quan Gardner-Humboldt State (5,495Y-72TD)
Rams..Sign FA-RB-Larry Rose-New Mexico State
Eagles..Sign FA-TE-Anthony Denham-ex Arizona Cardinals
Lions..Release DE-Robert Ayers-1 day after signing him

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(Injuries)

Houston..OT-Seantrelle Henderson-surgery for benign cyst.
Steelers..LB-TJ Watt not cleared for practice yet-hamstring
Ravens..IR-WR-Jahleel Scott-knee…OT-DeShon Elliott-knee
Carolina..OG-Jeremiah Sirles-hamstring-4th OL hurt in camp
Chicago..LB-Roaquan Smith not cleared practice-hamstring.
Browns..CB-Darmarious Randall-MRI-knee
Denver..IR-LB-Jerroll Williams-knee
Denver..LB-Su’a Cravens-clearted to practice-knee

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(NFL)

Jacksonville..Internal discussions about FA-WR-Dez Bryant-ex Cowboys
Steelers..RB-Le’Veon Bell to end holdout on Monday-sign franchise tag
Cowboys..Say Connor Rush will be backup QB-will not seek out a veteran.
Denver..NFL-fines LB-Jerroll Williams 20,000 for personal foul hit
Raiders..OT-Donald Penn struggling with move to RT.

Cowboys..Owner Jerry Jones says he favors NFL going to 18-game schedule and cutting preseason games to just 2-games.

CFL…Toronto Argonauts-sign FA-WR-Duron Carter.

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(College Football)

San Diego State…Coach Rocky Long says he will travel 4-freshman recruits for Stanford game….says he will use ‘4-game freshmen rule’ likely later in season.

San Diego State…Aztecs open at Stanford…Coach Long says he is not sure if he has solved lack of ‘big play pass catchers’ in starting lineup.

Aztecs-Stanford…Play Friday night in Palo Alto.

Michigan…Backup QB-Jeff George-Junior-transfers to Pitt….had initially transferred in from Illinois to Wolverines program.

Arizona…Coach Kevin Sumlin dismissed LB-Santino Marchiol after video surfaced of him using racial slurs against players at Texas AM.

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….(Basketball)……..

Houston….coach Mike D’Antoni says he plans to use Carmelo Anthony coming goff the bench…signed as free agent last month.

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……..(Hockey)…….

Martin Brodeur….Legendary goaltender hired as Assistant to President of NHL New Jersey Devils…had spent last 3-years as Assistant GM-St Louis Blues.

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……….(General)……..

Washington D-C……Larry Fitzgerald-Cardinals….Luis Gonzalez-Diamondbacks…Shane Doan-Coyotes-will serve as pallbearers at funeral of Senator John McCain.

US Open Tennis….Novak Djokovic goes 4-sets to win first match….Rafael Nadal wins when David Ferrere leaves with injury….Roger Federer overcomes heat exhaustion and wins…Angelique Kerber-Carolina Wazniocki also win…….Maria Sharapova-late matches.

Manchester United…Board of Directors gives controversial coach Josie Mourinho vote of confidence after (1-2) start….Mourinho feuded with media this week over lack of respect he gets from British press….has feuded with players-agents-ownership of lack of transfer fee acquisitions.

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