Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

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


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.


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


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



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.


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 ..


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…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.



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.



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



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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