Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on November 28th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

..(Baseball)….

Padres-Mariners….Trade talks about 3B-Will Myers deal for SS-Jean Segura-P-Mike Leake remain on back burner for time being.

Padres-Mets…Trade talks with P-Noah Syndegaard seemed stalled-Padres refusing to part with top tier young pitchers plus Austin Hedges-Hunter Renfroe package.

Padres..Sign FA-P-Todd Van Stiensel (27Y)…had (2.11-ERA) over last two years at AA in Twins farm system.

Dodgers-Indians…Trade talks stall for Cleveland C-Yan Gomes…LA refused to part with OF-Alex Verdugo or Yasiel Puig in straight swap.

Angels-Indians…Halos talk to Cleveland about deal for starting P-Carlos Carrasco but LA does not seem to have right components for a deal.

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(Roster Moves)

Giants-Phillies….Trade rumors that San Francisco is shopping P-Madison Bumgarner-1year left on contract before free agency…Bumgarner (90-64) 3.02-ERA in last 7-years….Giants want young pitching and everyday position player in deal.

Tigers..Sign FA-P-Matt Moore-ex Giants-Tampa Bay-Texas
Texas..Sign FA-P-Jess Chavez-ex Cubs-gave up 5R in 40 innings
Washington..Sign FA-P-Henderson Alvarez-ex Miami

Phillies..Open contract talks with FA-P-Patrick Corbin-Arizona

Phillies..1B-Tommy Joseph signs with LG-Twins-Korea
Boston..P-Justin Haley-signs with Samsung Lions-Kore

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(Teams)

Pirates..P-Chris Archer-sports hernia surgery.

Arizona…Hire Darnell Coles-hitting coach-ex Tigers
Dodgers..Hire Robert Van Scoyos-hitting coach-did analytics for Arizona-never been a coach
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…..(Basketball)…….

Aztecs-W-Jackson State (87-44)..SDSU hits 8-3’s in first half….defense has 10-steals and forces 16 turnovers in 20-minutes…Aztecs shoot 53% from floor….jumped out to (49-21) halftime lead and destroyed the SWAC school. …Nolan Nahrain had 11-off the bench…..put 5-in double figures…outboarded Tigers (44-29)

USD-at-Ole Miss….Toreros continue tough non conference schedule-playing Rebels in Oxford, Mississippi on Wednesday night

AP Poll…1-Gonzaga…2-Kansas…3-Duke…4-Virginia
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Lakers-L-Denver (117-85)…..LA loses by 32- in horrible second half collapse….Nuggets put 6-in double figures…..Paul Millsap-Jamal Murray combined for 40P in lopsided win…..Denver shot 48% from floor…outrebounded Lakers (60-39)…..LeBron James just (5-15) from the floor…not part of offense in 2nd half……..Tuesday night game….Lakers (11-9)

Clippers-Phoenix….LA off to (13-6) start.

Houston…James Harden scores 54-in overtime loss to Washington
Golden State..Kevin Durant goes off for 49P in win.

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……(Football)…….

Chargers…RBs Austin Ekler-Justin Jackson will take all snaps with 1st unit on Wednesday-begin preparation for Steelers road game.

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(Roster Moves)

Washington…Claims LB-Reuben Foster from 49ers-waived after 3rd domestic violence incidence…..NFL may put him on Commissioner’s Exempt List until they complete investigation of latest off field incident with woman friend…Redskins say he will not play for them until his legal issues are cleared up.

Arizona..Sign FA-DE-Cam Malveaux-ex Miami
Arizona..Sign FA-CB-Dontae Johnson-ex Bills-49ers-Seattle
Arizona..Release CB-Ben Benevikere…CB-Chris Jones

49ers..Sign FA-CB-Godwin Igwebuike-ex Tampa Bay

Raiders..Sign FA-OT-Chaz Greene-ex Saints

Ravens..Workout LB-Marcus Smith-ex Eagles 1st round pick
Lions..Workout RB-CJ Anderson-ex Broncos-Ravens-Carolina

Houston..Release LB-Josh Keyes

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(Teams)

49ers….coach Kyle Shanahan-blunt criticism of LB-Reuben Foster…’Hope he has hit rock bottom’….’Not many things worse than domestic violence’…..’We couldn’t trust him any longer’…..’He knew what he needed to do-we tried to help him a lot’…..’Upset this happened in team hotel on the road’

Tampa Bay..QB-Jameis Winston reaches financial settlement with Uber driver-who sued after player fondled her in cab.

Redskins..CB-DJ Swearinger- criticism of team’s poor practice habits

Lions..Off Coor Jim Bob Cooter remains under fire for teams poor play…still has hit job

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden praises RB-Doug Martin..had (380APY) in 5-starts.

Jaguars…Players blame themselves for firing of Off Coor-Nathan Hackett and benching of QB-Blake Bortels.

Browns..Players praise interim Coach Gregg Williams for focus-leadership of team last four weeks.

Bills..Hire architectural firm to design possible new stadium to replace 43-year old ‘New Era Field’

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(Alliance American Football)….Hold QB draft for 2019 season

..San Diego Fleet-with 1st choice-protect USD-QB-Josh Johnson-former Tampa Bay Buc-Cincinnati Bengal…has been on 10-different NFL rosters in career….Mike Martz also selects former Arizona State QB-Mike Bercovici and small college QBs Phil Nelson-Alex Ross.

..Atlanta Legends…take former Chiefs QB-Aaron Murray….Matt Simms–ex Tampa Bay-Jets

..Memphis…picks ex Jets-Chistrian Hackenberg….ex-Saint-Zach Mettenberger…

,,San Antonio choices include ex-Toledo star Logan Woodside….former North Carolina QB-Marquise Williams..

..Birmingham took small college West Texas QB-Luis Perez (San Diego native)…ex-Wisconsin-Scott Tolkien…ex-Alabama-Blake Sims

..Arizona selected ex Texas AM-Trevor Knight and small college star John Wolford.

..Orlando picked Miami Hurricane Stephen Morris and ex-TXexas starter Garrett Gilbert

..Salt Lake City chose ex Seahawks BJ Daniels….small college AQB-Josh Woodrum-Liberty..

Bypassed in draft-Colin Kaeperneck

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(Injuries)

Carolina..IR-KR-Demeire Byrd-broken arm
Cowboys..OT-Tyron Smith returns to practice despite neck stinger
Vikings..IR-S-Andrew Sendejo-groin injury
Raiders..Activate OT-Donald Penn from IR
Tampa Bay..WR-DeSean Jackson-exam for thigh injury.

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(College Football)

Central Florida..Star QB-McKenzie Milton-doctors say they saved his leg from ruptured artery injury last weekend…Surgery restored blood flow…still needs surgery on kneecap and ligaments..

USC…Fire Off Coor-Tee Martin….DL-coach Kineche Udeze in shakeup of Clay Helton’s staff.

Auburn…Ex-Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops denies reports Auburn boosters have approached him about possible coaching job at Auburn if Gus Malzahn is removed.

North Carolina..Hires Mack Brown-ex Texas Longhorns coach-to return to Tar Heels program.

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……(Hockey)…….

Kings–W-Vancouver. (2-1)…..Dustin Brown rams home a rebound to start overtime to give Kings road win….Brown 4-th goal in last two games…..LA rookie goalie Cal Peterson makes 32-saves in row…before giving up late 3rd period goal…..Brock Boeser scores on deflection late tie game….Peterson amazing acrobatic saves in final period…..

Ducks-W-Tampa Bay (3-1)…Nick Rithie scores power play goal in 3rd period…G-Ryan Miller makes 34-saves…Ducks kills off 6-on-power play in final 2-minutes to win game..

Anaheim-at-Florida…Wednesday night

Gulls-Manitoba Moose…Wednesday AHL game at Sports Arena….Moose led by former Gulls C-Logan Shaw.

Kings…Send C-Gabe Villard to Ontario-AHL on conditioning program
Kings..Send G-Peter Budaj to Ontario
Kings..Activate G-Jon Quick-recovered from knee meniscus surgery

Flyers…GM opening…may interview Dean Lombardi-ex Kings..Mark Hunter-ex Leafs exec…..Steve Yzerman-ex Tampa Bay…Ron Francis-ex Carolina GM for open position.

Montreal..Activate D-Shea Weber-been out since last year-knee surgery.

Blues..Report team is ‘Open for Business’ for possible trades after blowout loss to Winnipeg-allowed Patrick Laine to score 5-goals.

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……..(General)……..

LA Galaxy…release 6–players including veteran fullback Ashley Cole.

Dortmund…German team confirms it is taking bids on possible transfer off 20Y-old American star Christian Pulisic to team in English Premier League…Dortmund seeking 90M transfer fee from EPL teams…….Liverpool…Chelsea…Hot Spur…Manchester United all interested.

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