Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on January 23rd, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)……

Hall of Fame-Cooperstown-Voting-4 Enshrined
..Mariano Rivera-Yankees-Got 100% Vote-all time record vote for first time ever unanimous vote…(625-saves)…(2.21-ERA) over 19-years…(0.70-ERA) in post season….1st time in 75-years of voting that a player got all 100% votes…received all (425) votes from writers.

..Edgar Martinez-Mariners…got in on final time on ballots….(.312-309-HR) as a DH…won 5-Silver Slugger Awards..got 85% vote

..Roy Halladay-Blue Jays-Phillies..16Y-dominant career..(203-Career Wins-2 Time Cy Young Award)…named on 85% ballots

..Mike Mussina-Orioles-Yankees…(220-career wins)…reached 76% vote

..Curt Shilling-Phillies-Red Sox received 60% votes
..Larry Walker-Montreal got 54% of vote-bump up-needed 75%.
..Fred McGriff-Braves-Padres-Blue Jays fell off ballot-final year (39%) vote

..Roger Clemens-Red Sox-Yankees-Rangers-stalled at 59% vote
..Barry Bonds-Giants-Pirates…moved up only to 58% vote
..Manny Ramirez-Red Sox-Dodgers..only 22% vote.

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(Roster Moves)

Texas..Sign FA-SS-Asdrubal Cabrera-ex Indians-Mets
Texas..Sign FA-P-Zach McAllister-ex Indians
Texas..Sign FA-P-Taylor Guerrier-ex Blue Jays
Texas..Sign FA-C-Tony Sanchez-ex Pirates

A’s..Sign FA-P-Parker Bridwell-ex Angels
Tigers..Sign FA-SS-Gord Beckham-ex White Sox

Dodgers-Pirates..Open trade talks about OF-Starling Marte
Atlanta..Re-signs OF-Nick Markakis (1Y-6M) extension
Seattle..Talk to OF-Ichuro Suzuki about roster spot at age (45)

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….(Football)…….

(NFL)

NFL…Competition Committee to consider rule allowing each team 1-possession in overtime in Post Seasons games…Since 2011-8 playoff games have gone to overtime with current rules…5-teams won the overtime games on first possession with opponent never touching the ball.

NFL…Denver Broncos President John Elway says it is impossible to implement instant replay review on all pass interference penalties.

NFL..TV Ratings….LA market….Rams-Saints game (26R)…..Chiefs-New England (27R) in LA.

Raiders..Former RB-Darren McFadden-arrested in Texas-DUI-passed out in car at carry out restaurant.

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(Coaching Moves)

Chiefs..Fire Bob Sutton-Def Coord-team finished 31st in defense
Bengals..Hire Brian Callahan-Off Coord-ex Raiders.
Packers..Hirte Luke Getsay-QB coach-ex Mississippi State
Raiders..Hire Brenston Buckner-DL coach-ex Tampa Bay
Jets..Hire Dowell Loggains-Off Coord-ex Miami

Montreal…CFL-Alouettes hire longtime Packers coach Bob Slowik as Def Coord.

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…..(Basketball)…….

Aztecs-L-Fresno State (66-62)….SDSU loses 13-point lead at halftime…..Fresno roars from behind hitting 7-3’s in 2nd half…then hitting 7-free throws in final 4-minutes to rally for win….Aztecs had 1-basket in final 9-possessions over final 4-plus minutes as lead went away……State jumped to big lead early-holding Fresno to 29%-shooting in first half……and Dogs just (3-13) from arc in opening half…….Mountain West Conference

Lakers..Will activate G-Rajon Rondo to roster on Thursday-been out twice with broken hand and thumb injury.

Clippers-L-Dallas (106-98)….Mavericks DeAndre Jordan thundering dunk late in 4th quarter triggers (14-3) burst as Dallas pulls away…..Clippers Tobias Harris (1-9) shooting from floor for LA…..Clippers lost 6-of-7 …..Tuesday night action

Clippers-at-Miami…Wednesday night game

Dallas..G-Luka Doncic-fined 10,000-tantrum with fans during game.

Sacramento..Former CEO-Jeff David-pleads guilty-stealing (13.4M) from club.

Houston-Chicago…Rockets deal F-Carmelo Anthony to Bulls-his contract will be bought out and becomes a free agent.

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……..(Hockey)………

Ducks-St Louis Blues…..Wednesday matchup-last game before NHL All Star break.

Ducks..callup RW-Adam Cracknell from Gulls..had scored 6-goals in last 6-games.

Las Vegas-Minnesota…Trade….Knights deal D-Brad Hunt to Wild for 5th round pick.

Carolina-Pittsburgh…Hurricane discussing deal to trade goal scoring F-Michael Ferland to Penguins in pack package deal…Ferland-headed to free agency-has scored 32-goals in last year and a half.

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…….(General)……

Farmers Insurance Open….
..Tiger Woods-tells media he is a different player now-knows how to take care of his body following 4-back surgeries….says training regimen is very different…knows when to back off…believes he can ‘win’ tourneys again.

..Tiger Woods group tees off 10:40am on Thursday
..Rory McIlroy tees off at 10:30am
..Jason Day-Jon Rahm will tee off at 9:20am.

Australian Open….Serena Williams shocked by Karolina Pleskova……Serena had 4-match points-could not close out match….Serena jammed ankle on a rally-then had key foot fault on next serve…….had (5-1) in 3rd set and wilted……Rafael Nadal reaches semi final…..Danielle Collins-continues tremendous run thru tourney to move to qualify for semi-finals….

Tottenham Hot Spur….Legendary soccer team suffers another setback…Dle Alii-ouyt 10-weeks with hamstring injury…Hot Spur lost goal scorer Harry Kane for 12-weeks last week with torn ankle ligaments.

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