Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on October 17th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Baseball)…..

(NLCS)

Dodgers-W-Brewers (2-1)….Cody Bellinger 13th inning RBI single drove home Manny Machado with winning run as LA survived 17-strikeouts and questionable use of their bullpen….Bellinger made a huge shoestring catch in 10th inning to stop Brewers rally….Brewers had to replace starter Gio Gonzalez in 2nd inning with ankle sprain…..Brewers got 10-shutout innings from bullpen….Game took (5:16) to play…Game had near bench clearing incident when it appeared Machado tried to kick ankle of 1st baseman Jesus Aguilar on a play at 1st base….Series tied (2-2)

Dodgers…Benched C-Yasmani Grandal for Game 4-catcher has 3-passed balls and catcher inference call in this series.

LA-Milwaukee-Game 5…Clayton Kershaw-vs-Wade Miley.

Dodgers…2B-Keke Hernandez criticizes fans for booing Yasmani Grandal over passed balls and strikeouts….Grandal 3-passed balls…failed to hold onto a Walker Beuhlel wild pitch….struck out 3-times….and is (7-68) hitting in postseason.

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(ALCS)

Red Sox-W-Astros (8-2)…Steve Pearce solo HR in 6th gives Boston lead…Jackie Bradley grand slam HR in 8th blows game open…Astros relief ace Roberto Osuna imploded with 2-outs in 8th inning…2-hit batsmen forced in a run then the Bradly bomb….Bosox lead series (2-1)…..

Boston-Houston…Wednesday matchup-Game 4….Ric Porcello-vs-Charley Morton.

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(MLB)

Angels…Opt out of lease at Angels Stadium in Anaheim…will operate year-bye-year…continuing efforts to find finance for new stadium….Angels lease would have had 10-year extension thru 2028 if team had not opted out.

Giants..Interview Jason McLeod-Cubs for vacant GM job.
Texas..Hire Shiraz Rehman-Assistant GM-had been with Cubs
Toronto..Interview Sam Fuld-ex Phillies..Rocco Baldelli-Tampa for managers job
Cardinals..Coach Jose Oquendo quits job

Pirates..Minor league SS-Ji Bae charged with sexual assault last January in Korea..charges filed by girlfriend

Marlins…Get City-County approval to move ‘Home Run’ sculpture in outfield and locate it outrun of Marlins Park.

Tampa Bay…sign FA-P-Ryan Sherriff-ex Cardinals

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……..(Football)………..

(College Football)

Aztecs…coach Rocky Long says RB-Juwaan Washington will likely be out 3-more weeks-rehabbing broken clavicle.
Aztecs..QB-Christian Chapman still favoring injured knee-not ready to return to play-could be another 3-weeks.
Aztecs..RB-Chase Jasmin still in concussion protocol-no further symptoms-but not cleared to play…S-Trenton Thompson also in concussion protocol

Ohio State…DE-Nick Bosa will not return to team from injury-will rehab and prepare for NFL draft.

USC…Former WR-Joseph Lewis sentenced to 1-year prison-guilty felony domestic assault…has had 4-incidents with the law in the past year.

Oregon..LT-Peniu Sewell-miss rest of season with high ankle sprain.
Arizona..QB-Khalil Tate will miss weekend game-reinjrd ankle 3rd time this year.

Big 12…Fines Iowa State 25,000-for lack crowd control after fans stormed field in upset win over W-Virginia.

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(NFL)

Giants..Owner John Mara criticizes WR-Odell Beckham…’needs to do more playing-less talking”….Criticizes offensive line for allowing Eli Manning to become a ‘punching bag’

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones denies reports he is considering giving coach Jason Garrett a contract extension.

Steelers….Players criticize Bengals LB-Vontaze Burfect for ‘pathetic’ head hit against WR-Antonio Brown….Ben Roethlisberger says Burfect threatened head hit to WR-JuJu Smith on the very next play.

Raiders …Coach Jon Gruden benches 1st round CB-Gareon Conley-not play a snap last weekend….CB-Rashaan Melvin benched poor play-Melvin upset at lack snaps-Gruen response-you’re on your 7th team…you got 5.5M-play better’

Patriots..Coach Bill Belicheck praises WR-Josh Gordon for learning playbook..has (9R-124Y) in 3-games.

Denver..GM-John Elway calls his defense ‘soft’….Yesterday said defensive play was ‘unacceptable’.

NFL…Does intervention with 7-NFL teams who had most concussions last year…met about practice schedule-training regimen-workouts-equipment helmets…
NFL…Survey shows preseason concussions went from 91-t0-79…none on kickoffs under new rules
NFL…Roughing passer penalties…34-in opening 3-weeks….19-in last 3-weeks.-

AAF…San Diego Fleet announce schedule…open season on road February 9th at San Antonio….home opener February 17th-Atlanta….Fleet has to play 3-straight road games in March at end of the season.

Kellen Winslow II….Ordered to stand trial on 2nd rape case involving 19-year old woman in 2003….Rape trial coming up in attacks to two older women for incidents in 2018.

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(Roster Moves)

Raiders…Shopping WR-Amari Cooper-want a 1st round pick for him.
Raiders..Release veteran LB-Derrick Johnson-ex Chiefs

Jets..Workout WRs-Corey Coleman-ex Bills…WR-Rishard Matthews-ex Titans

Redskins..Release veteran DE-Ziggy Hood-3 year veteran
Chiefs..Sign FA-OG-Jeff Allen
Colts..Sign FA-WR-Donnie Inman-ex Chargers-Bears
Falcons..Sign FA-K-Georgio Tavecchio-ex Raiders
49ers…Sign FA-QB-Tom Savage-ex Texans
Eagles..Sign FA-CB-Derrick McDougle-ex Lions

Rams..Sign FA-WR-Nick Williams-ex Eagles
Rams..Release K-Cairo Santos

Browns..Workout FA-LB-Novarro Bowman-ex 49ers-Raiders
Jets…Workout FA-WR-JJ Jones-ex Chargers…RB-Donnell Pumphrey-ex Eagles…OT-Darrell Newton-ex Carolina
Chiefs..Workout FA-WR-WR-JJ Jones-ex Chargers

Bills..Name veteran Derek Anderson-starting QB in place of injured Josh Allen.

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(Injuries)

Bills..QB-Josh Allen-has partial tear of UCL ligament in elbow-does not need surgery.
Raiders…RB-Marshawn Lynch-MRI-groin

Falcons…IR-RB-Davotne Freeman-groin injury-will have surgery.
Falcons..K-Matt Bryant ailing with hamstring

Bears..LB-Khalil Mack-ankle injury…5-sacks-4 forced fumbles in 3-games
Packers..OT-Bryan Bulaga-innured shoulder

Jaguars..IR-TE-Niles Paul
Giants..IR-WR-Cody Latimer-hamstring..IR-LB-Ray Ray Armstrong-Concussion

Rams..WR-Cooper Kupp misses practice-knee

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……(Basketball)………

(Scoreboard)–NBA Opening Night

Celtics-W-76ers…Boston pulls away in 2nd half for easy win…Jayson Tatum (23P)…Marcus Morris (16P) off the bench…Celtics hit 11-3s…Sixers hit just 5 from arc…..Joel Embed-Ben Simmons combined (42)…no one else in double figures.

Warriors-W-Oklahoma City…Steph Curry (32P)…Kevin Durant (27P)….Warriors hit 17-of-18 free throws in win…Paul George (26P) in loss….Thunder played without G-Russell Westbrook

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(Schedule)

Clippers-Denver….LA opens season with rebuilt roster after C-DeAndre Jordan left as free agent…LA led by F-Tobias Harris. .

Lakers…Open season on Thursday at Portland.

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(College)

Mountain West Conference….Nevada gets 18-votes to finish 1st in preseason poll….San Diego State got 1-vote and picked to finish in second place.

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……..(Hockey)……

Ducks-NY Islanders….Wedniesday night matchup

LA Kings-NY Islanders…play on Thursday.

Gulls…Lose C-Joe Blandish…Chase DeLeo-both called up by Ducks for Wednesday game

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NHL….Says it will not consider changing drug program now that Canada has legalized recreational use of marijuana.

Vancouver…says rookie F-Elkias Pettersson will miss 10-days with concussion.

Colorado…lose F-JT Compher with severe concussion.
Red Wings..F-Evgeny Svechnikov-out 5-months-knee surgery
Calgary..F-Sean Monahan out with bruised foot
Toronto..G-Frederic Andersen-leaves workout with more knee pain

Montreal..Put F-Jaob DeLaRosa on waivers

Toronto..Report that holdout F-William Nylander may sign contract with Omsk in KHL in Russia.

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…(General)…….

USA Gymnastics….Interim President Mary Bono-appointed to job on Friday, resigns 4-days later after controversial tweet….Bono tweeted picture of her crossing out Nike Logo on golf shoes-in protest of Nike hiring Colin Kaeperneck as marketing ploy….Bono critical of wording from Nike about ‘sacrificed everything’…Bono brother in law-Navy Seal died-‘sacrificed everything’….Bono critical saying Kaeperneck allowed to use 1st Amendment rights, but she was forced to fire for using her 1st Amendment rights.

Karl Moldenberger…former European heavyweight dies at (80Y)….fought Muhammad Ali in title bout in 1966.

Soccer…Team USA gives goal in 86th minute…winds up in (1-1) with Peru in friendly game….Josh Sargent scored for US in 46th minute….Edison Flora scored late for Peru.

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