Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on August 24th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers…UT reports Spanos Family plane is in Ft-Lauderdale, Joey Bosa’s hometown, amidst reports Agent Todd France has stepped aside in negotiations and a CAA-lawyer is handling talks. Bosa missed 26th day of workouts at Chargers camp.

Chargers….OG-DJ Fluker remains in boot…MRI-okn injured foot-no fracture…will not practice this week-nor play in Minnesota-Sunday…Rookie OG-Spencer Pully taking bulk of snaps at RG.

(Injuries)

Dallas..WR-Dez Bryant knocked out of action-concussion on hit in practice.
Patriots..DE-Jabaal Sheard-sprained knee
Seahawks..TE-Nick Vannett-severe ankle sprain.
Ravens..QB-Joe Flacco-will start this weekend-recovered torn ACL
Denver..QB-Trevor Siemian misses 2nd practice in row-shoulder bruise.
Bills..WR-Marquise Goodwin-concussion in practice

(Roster)

Steelers..Workout FA-S-Keenan Lewis-just release by Saints.
Patriots..Release RB-Donald Browns…CB-EJ-Biggins
Titans..Veteran TE-Craig Stevens retires after 8-year career.
Cowboys..DE-Jeremy Mincey retires after 9-years in NFL
Jets..Bring in FA-RB-Karlos Williams-ex-Bills for workout

(NFL)

NFL..Will interview Clay Matthews-Julius Peppers today in Green Bay about Al Jazeera TV report of HGH usage.

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————————(Baseball)———————-

Padres-L-Cubs (5-3)…Jake Arietta throws 8-innings-2hit-shutout ball..now (16-5) on year..Kris Bryant..Addison Russell hit HRs….Cubs now (80-45)…Padres now (53-73)-20 games under .500….Christian Friederich loses 8th decision in row…has 1-win in last 13 starts.

San Diego-Chicago..Final game of series..Paul Clemens (2-2) 4.82-vs-Kyle Hendricks (11-7) 2.16-ERA.

Padres..P-Tyson Ross will make 45-pitch rehab start-Thursday in Lake Elsinore on Thursday..has been out since opening day start.

Padres…Move rookies Hunter Potts and Fernando Tatis to Tri Cities-A-Northwest League..Potts hit (.295) Arizona Summer League..Tatis (.273)…
P-Cal Quantrill (1.84-ERA-14-innings-23K-2W)…Eric Lauer (1.29-ERA-21-innings-25K-6W)

Dodgers-W-Giants (9-4)..Adrian Gonzalez 3RBI-night…Stretches hitting streak to 16G….Corey Seager 3-hits-runs his streak for 14-games in row…Dodgers now have 2-game lead over San Francisco..Bruce Bochy’s team now (11-24) since All Star Game.

LA-San Francisco..Game 2-series..Johnny Cueto (14-3)-vs-RichHill (9-3)

Dodgers…Yasiel Puig continues to hit-Oklahome City (.417-4HR-12RBI-11-games…Slugging percentage (.750).

Angels-L-Toronto (7-2)…Russell Martin 3H for Jays…Angels lost 15-of-18…Halos lost 11 in row on road-worst streak since 1969.

Halos-Blue Jays..Wednesday matchup..Matt Shoemaker (7-13)-vs-Marco Estrada (7-5)

Angels..P-Tim Lincecum-best start Salt Lake City…(6inn-1R-5K) at El Paso….Season (5G-3.29-eRA-27-innings-12R-18H-11W-28K)

Angels..Sign FA-P-Dan Johnson-ex Tampa Bay-A’s..being converted from 1B-to-P..Learn throw knuckleball.

(Scoreboard)

Orioles-W-Washington..Matt Wieters 2RBI
Astros-L-Pirates..Greg Polanco 2HRs..Ivan Nova (8inn-0R)
Rangers-L-Reds..Joey Votto 2RBI
Royals-W-Marlins…KC won 9-in row..Starting rotation (1.69-ERA) in streak.
Red Sox-W-Tampa Bay..David Ortiz RBI-single..Boston (71-54)
White Sox-W-Phillies..Jose Abreu RBI-single..2R-HR
Rockies-L-Brewers..Hernan Perez 2-run triple
Tigers-W-Twins…Victor Martinez 2R-HR..Eric Aybar HR..
Mets-W-Cardinals…Wilmer Flores 3R-HR..
Diamondbacks-L-Braves..Matt Kemp 2R-double
Yankees-W-Mariners..Jacoby Ellsbury 2R-HR
Indians-L-A’s..Khris Davis 3R-HR…33rd homer of season

(Roster Moves).

Texas..OF-Josh Hamilton placed on waivers for release..will re-sign in off season
Tigers..Release P-Bobby Parnell
Orioles..Option C-kCaleb Joseph to AAA.
Red Sox…Oprion P-Henry Owens to AAA
Marlins..Sign FA-OF-Ossie Arcia-ex Tampa Bay ..

(Injuries)

Giants..DL-OF-Gregor Blanco-shoulder
Mets..P-Jon Neise injures knee in lst inning of start
Braves..2B-Jace Peterson to see specialist-neck injury
Mariners..DL-P-Drew Stanton-shoulder
Milwaukee..P-Sean Nolin-elbow surgery
White Sox..C-Alex Avila sent out on rehab
Tigers..Rehab assignment SS-Jose Iglesias
Atlanta..P-Williams Perez sent out on rehab.

(MLB)

MLB…To announce postseason schedule…World Series will have final games played in November.

A’s..Fine Danny Valencia-Billy Butler for sucker punch fite after argument over batting shoes and equipment contract.

Tim Tebow…20-teams will watch his workout in Los Angeles-August 30th…seeking free agent contract…has been training with Gary Sheffield.

Mets..Dwight Gooden says he is ending his friendship with Daryll Strawberry after ex-Mets outfielder went public with Gooden’s problems with drug abuse.

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——————————–(Basketball)—————-

Michael Brooks…Former San Diego Clippers F-dies at age 58-of strokes..had undergone stem cell treatment then bone marrow transplant in Switzerland-body rejected it.

Detroit..Tim Hardaway-Pistons assistant coach-arrested DUI.

Milwaukee..Bucks sign longtime FA-G-Jason Terry-was with Houston last year.

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——————————–(Hockey)—————————

Colorado Avalanche…Coaching Search…ask permission to inerview San Jose assistant coach Bob Boghner…and Blackhawks assistant Kevin Dineen.

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————————————-(General)———————

Mexico…Soccer star Javier ‘Chicarito’ Hernandez out with fractured hand.

Olympics…Swimmer Ryan Lochte loses 4-top-endorsements after drunken-lying incident in Rio.

Olympics..TV Ratings…NBC takes hit ratings…Closing ceremonies only 8-share…had a 17-in London games….Overall TV ratings..down 10% for 2-weeks of Summer Games.

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