Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on November 21st, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres….Turn in 40-man protected list for Rule 5-draft…Busiest day of all major league teams….3-trades…1-sale…DFA 4-veterans…add 7-rookies to roster.

Padres-Mariners…reopen trade talks..3B-Wil Myers and minor league pitching for SS-Jean Segura-P-Mike Leake….Myers owed (64M) on contract….Segura owed (57M)-hit (.304)….Leake owed (36M) on contract went (10-10) in rotation.

Padres…Sell contract of 3B-Christian Villanueva to Yomiuri Giants…Japan…hit (22HR) last season but tailed off badly after torrid April (.338-8HR)…Had 15HRs in April-May…only 5HRs rest of year…13-errors at 3B.

Padres-Red Sox…Trade-San Diego deals P-Colton Brewer to Bosox for 2B-Esteban Quiroz…Brewer (9inn-6R-22 Baserunners) in San Diego…Quiroz-former Mexican League hitter…(.299) in AA last year.

Padres-Cubs…Trade…San Diego deals P-Rowan Wick to Chicago for 2B-Jason Vosler (.251-23HR) in minors last year.

Padres-Indians..Trade…Friars deal P-Walker Lockett to Tribe for P-Ignacio Felix…..Lockett gave up (16R-15inn) in San Diego..had (4.73-ERA) in AAA..Felix (19Y)…(5-3) 3.00-in Arizona Rookie League.

Padres…DFA-3B-Corey Spangenberg..P-Colin Rea…OF-Allen Cordoba….3B-Christian Villanueva to open up more roster spots..Could be claimed-released-traded or exposed to draft.

Padres…Left unprotected..OF-Michael Gettys..P-Jerry Keel..Trevor Megill.

Padres…Surprise names still on 40-man roster…P-Brett Kennedy…2B-Carlos Asuaje..P-Bryan Mitchell…P-Jacob Nix.

Padres..Place rookies P-Chris Paddack..Anderson Espinoza..Pedro Avila…Gerardo Reyes…OF-Ed Olivares…C-Austin Allen…2B-Ty France to 40-man roster.

Dodgers…Promote P-Yadier Alvarez and OF-Alex Rios to 40-man protected list.

Angels..DFA-P-Parker Bridwell-sidelined most of year with arm problems after going (10-3) in 2017.

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(Roster Moves)

Texas…3B-Adrian Beltre retires (39Y)…spent (21-years) in majors…(3,166-hits)…(477HRs-1,707 RBI) in likely Hall of Fame career.

Mets..Release closer Jenhry Mejia-coming off 3-drug suspensions for steroid use.

Angels..DFA-P-Parker Bridwell-spent most of year on DL
Tampa Bay..DFA-1B-CJ Cron
Marlins..DFA-2B-Derek Dietrich

Dodgers..Release P-Tom Koehler-missed entire year-forearm injuryeTexas..DFA-P-Eddie Butler…P-Ron Herrera
Red Sox..Sell P-William Cuevas to KT-Wiz..Korean League
Cardinals..DFA-P-Connor Greene
Miami..Sign FA-P-Julian Fernandez-ex Giants
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Ian Clarkin-ex White Sox
Braves..Sign FA-OF-Ryan LaMarre-ex White Sox

Twins-Miami…Trade-Minnesota deals P-Nick Anderson to Marlins
Pirates-A’s;…Buccos trade P-Tanner Anderson to Oakland.

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(Teams)

Cubs..Jim Hickey-pitching coach-resigns after 1-year on job.

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….(Basketball)…….

Aztecs-W-Xavier (79-74)…SDSU rallies from 19-point deficit in first half…use scoring runs of (19-3)..(16-2) to beat Muskies…F-Jalen McDaniels (26P-8R-3BShots) in win…G-Devin Watson (21P)….SDSU now (3-1) will play either Illinois or Iowa State in final game on Wednesday in Maui Classic..

USD-W-Colorado (70-64)…Isaiah Pinero (27P)…Ollin Carter (22P) in Toreros upset win…USD won despite shooting 36%….USD now (3-1)….

Duke-W-Auburn…Maiu Classic…Blue Devils go to (5-0)…..Duke defense 11-blocked shot…..had 17-point lead early
Arizona-L-Gonzaga…..Maui Classic…Bulldogs erupt for 54P in 2nd half for (91-74) win…hit 53% shots-4 in double figures..

Memphis…Coach Penny Hardaway lands top recruit in the nation..7′-C-James Wiseman from Tennessee

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Clippers-L-Washington (125-118)….John Wall-Brad Beal combine 57P in win…Jeff Green adds 20-off bench for Wizards…..LA (11-6) on season.

Lakers-at Cleveland….Wednesday game…LA (9-7)…Cavaliers (2-12)

Cavs..G-JR Smith leaves team-will be traded after criticizing front office for ‘tanking’ the season.

Washington…Fines G-John Wall (10,000) for insubordination-dropping F-bombs on coach Scott Brooks in argument in practice.

Golden State..F-Kevin Durant fined (25,000) by NBA for verbal abuse-cursing fans curtsied.

76ers..G-Markelle Fulda leaves team to seek 2nd opinion on injury flareup with shoulder and scapula area…played only 14-games last year..ailing again early the season.

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……..(Football)…..

Chiefs-Rams…Monday Night Football rating (16.6M)…up 9% from last year.

Chiefs..QB-Patrick Mahomes apologizes to team for 5-turnovers-said he gave Rams 21-points in the loss.

(Teams)

Redskins…Colt McCoy elevated to starting QB rest of season.
Arizona..coach Steve Wilks refuses to talk about his future in wake of (2-8) season.
Eagles..CB-Malcom Jenkins rips team for ‘lack of fight’ in games
Cowboys..WR-Michael Gallup-returns to team after brother suicide

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(Roster Moves)

Broncos..Release CB-Pac Man Jones
Broncos..Sign FA-OT-Cyrus Kouandjio-ex Bills
Broncos..Workout OT-Isaiah Battle-ex Ramss….C-Austin Paszter-ex Carolina
Lions..Sign FA-CB-Don Carey-ex Jaguars
Colts..Sign FA-RB-Jon Williams-ex Bills
Colts..Sign FA-C-Josh Anderson-ex Eag;es
Bucs..Sign FA-S-Josh Shaw-ex Chiefs

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(Injury)

Bears..QB-Mitch Trubiskey-doctors exam on shoulder injury
Bucs..IR-TE-OJ Howard-fractured foot.
Cowboys..IR-TE-Geoff Swaim-fractured wrist
Bengals..IR-LB-Preston Brown-knee sprain
Eagles..Activate DT-Tim Jernigan from IR list

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(College)

Aztecs..Coach Rocky Long says college football has become a totally ‘skill game’….football losing ‘toughness aspect of game’…with rule changes-protecting QBs-WRs….says Hawaii will throw-throw-throw…averaging (432YPG)…says defense can’t practice to stop the run-ranked 111th in nation….OT-Ryan Pope says it has been disappointing finish to season…team does not have strong senior vocal leadership like it has had in the past….don’t have ‘alpha male’ leader right now.

U-Mass…Fires Coach Mark Whipple (16-44) over six years.

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……(Hockey)……

Edmonton….Fire coach Todd McLellan (9-10-1) this year..had lost 6-of-7…went (36-40-6) last year….Hire Ken Hitchcock to replace him….ex Dallas-Flyers-Blues-Blue Jackets coach.

St Louis..Fire coach Mike Yeo…teams (7-9-3)….Craig Berube takes over as interim coach…Report team might bring back Joel Quenville-fired last week at Chicago.

Dan Maloney…Legendary LW-passes away (68)…played for Blackhawks-Maple Leafs-Red Wings-Kings…..also coach Detroit-Toronto-LA.

Bruins..Lose F-Patrice Bergeron-rib fracture..had (26P-19G) this year
Montreal…D-Noah Juulsen-surgery-facial fractures-hit with 2-pucks in face in one game.
Washington..D-Brooks Orpick-surgery-knee injury-out 6W
Florida..F-Vince Trocheck-surgery-fractured leg

Kings-vs-Colorado…Wednesday matchup
Ducks-vs-Vancouver…at Honda Center…Anaheim lost 12-of-15

Gulls-vs-Ontario…Wednesday-Valley View Center….Gulls go for 4th win in a row.

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…..(General)……

Soccer…USA-L-Italy (1-0)…Italia scores in 94th minute after dominating the game….Dave Saerachan finishes interim coaching stretch with (3-5-4) record.

Zlaten Ibrahimovic….negotianting with AC Milan to join them…spent past year with LA Galaxy scoring (22G).

NASCAR….New President says there will be changes to 2020-schedule…Talking about shortening 500-mile races….putting 1-race events back into short tracks…considering more road races….Staging mid-week races on short tracks….Package special weekend with Indy Car to run races on an ‘All Race’ weekend.

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