Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on March 20th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Baseball)……..

Angels..Sign OF-Mike Trout to record (12Y-430M) contract extension…new contract kicks in 2021-after current deal expires…Trout (.307) career hitter…(.416-OB…573-Slugging Percentage)…surpasses Bryce Harper and Giancarlo Stanton deals of last two years.

Angels-W-Rockies (9-7)…Taylor Wrd 3R-HR..Justin Upton HR for Halos…..Tuesday game

Halos-Indians..Wednesday matchup.

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Padres-Indians…Trade Talks still on-going over possible deals for Corey Kluber-Trevor Bauer.

Padres…Withheld P-Chris Paddack from Tuesday start so not to expose him to Arizona Diamondbacks…might be starting against them first week of season.

Padres..P-Jacob Nix-diagnosed with torn UCL in right elbow-may face surgery…in shutdown mode because of continued elbow tightness.

Padres-W-Arizona (4-3)…Eric Hosmer HR..Greg Garcia sac fly…Bryan Mitchell 3-strikeouts in 1-inning…..P-Nick Margevicius (4inn-3R-6H)…Tuesday night game…San Diego (15-8-2)

Padres…P-Chris Paddock struggles in minor league game…(4.2inn-4R-5H)

Padres-Brewers…Matt Strahm will start on Wednesday

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Dodgers-Indians….Tribe led (3-2) in 9th at Press-Time….AJ Pollack-Russell Martin HRs….Tuesday game

LA-Cubs…Wednesday Cactus League matchup.

Dodgers..P-Walker Beuhler will not make opening night start-behing in throwing program with shoulder soreness from early spring.

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw to throw first live batting practice on Wednesday.

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(MLB)

Seattle-A’s…Open 2019 season at Tokyo Dome…Miguel Gonzalez starts for Mariners…Mike Fires for A’s….Game to air at 2:35am-PST on ESPN.

(Injuries)

Tigers..P-Mike Fulmer-surgery-elbow ligament
Reds..DL-P-Alex Wood-back
Yankees..DL-P-Dellin Bentances-shoulder
Cubs..P-Brandon Morrow-Pedro Strop-full bullpen sessions

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(Roster)

Reds..Option P-Brandon Finnegan to AAA
White Sox..Option OF-Charley Wilson to AAA
Pirates..Assign SS-Nick Franklin to AAA

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………(Basketball)………..

(NCAA-Play In Games)

Prairie View-L-Fairleigh Dickinson…FDU erupts for 48P-in 2nd half for win.
Temple-L-Belmont…Kevin McClain (29P) in Belmont win

(Schedule)…Wednesday Play In Game

Arizona State-vs-St John’s..Matchup coaches Bobby Hurley-Chris Mullen.
North Carolina Central-vs-North Dakota State.

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(NIT)

USD-L-Memphis (74-60)…Toreros shot 36% in loss….Isaiah Pineiro helot 8P in loss…
UNC-Greensboro-W-Campbell….UNC erupts for 51P in 2nd half
North Carolina State-W-Hofstra…Markell Johnson (28P) in Wolfpack win
Indiana-W-St Francis..Jawan Morgan (28P) for Hoosies
Clemson-W-Wright State..Marquis Read (24P) for Tigers
Arkansas-W-Providence..Mason Jones (18P-26 Min) off the bench for Razorbacks
Texas-W-South Dakota State..Dylan Osetkowski (24P) for Longhorns
Loyola-L-Creighton..Blue Jays put 4-in double figures
Colorado-W-Dayton..Buffaloes win..21-lead changes in game
Davidson-L-Lipscomb…Lipscomb hits 18 free throws in upset win.

(Schedule-Wednesday)

Georgetown-Harvard
Wichita State-Furman
Alabama-Norfolk
Toledo-Savier
TCU-Sam Houston
Nebraska-Butler

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(Division II)

Pt Loma Nazarene qualifies for Elite 8-of small college basketball…will play in the quarterfinal round on March 27th in Evansville, Indiana….Sea Lions (29-4) on season.

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NCAA Women Brackets….Baylor-Notre Dame-Louisville-Mississippi State all seeded #1 in regionals…Legendary power U-Conn seeded #2.

St Joseph-Pennsylvania…Fires coach Phil Martelli…spent 24-years at school….went (41-51) last 3-years.

Temple..Fran Dunphy retiring..former NBA player Aaron McKie to replace him.

Auburn..Former NBA star Chuck Person pleads guilty to taking 91,000 in bribe money as part of Adidas Slush Fund scandal…becomes 4th assistant coach to plead guilty…facing 3-to-12 months in jail.

Ole Miss…4Y-extension to coach Kermit Davis.

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Lakers-L-Milwaukee (115-101)…Kantavius Pope (35P) off bench in loss for LA….Kris Middleton-Brooke Lopez combined (58P)…LeBron James sits out game…Lakers lost 9-of-10……Tuesday matchup…Lakers (31-40) on season.

Clippers-W-Indiana.(115-109)….Montrzl Harris (20P-12R) win Clippers win…..Tuesday game.

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……(Football)……….

New England…Patriots owner Robert Kraft 1-of-24 men offered plea bargain in solicitation prostitute case in Jupiter, Florida….would have to admit guilt, pay small fine, go to seminar on prostitution, do 100-hours community service work.

NFL Owners…Meetings start this weekend in Phoenix…will evaluate proposals to change instant replay-include pass interference or personal foul challenge…Hire a ‘Sky Judge’ as 8th official on each crew to help with replay decisions..Change of overtime possession rule.

NFL Union…Meets with agents to discuss changes in CBA with owners..Want to drop the ‘franchise tag rule’…..Change the 89% rule and force teams to spend to the NFL salary cap…..Wants increased roster sizes….Willing to discuss 18-game schedule.

Ladanian Tomlinson…commits funding for Tomlinson Foundation at his alma-mater TCU to help finance programs for all 21-varsity sports at school.

ESPN..offers color analyst job to Peyton Manning to replace Jason Witten.

CFL…Negotiating to change “import rule”….drop demand each team must carry 21-Canadians on roster….or have 7-starters from Canada on offenses-defenses.

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(Roster Moves)

Cowboys..Sign FA-WR-Randall Cobb-ex Packers (470-Rec-41-TD)
Carolina..Sign FA-LB-Bruce Irvin-ex Raiders-Seattle

Rams..Sign FA-LB-Clay Matthews-ex Packers

Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Vontaze Burfect-ex Bengals

Lions..Sign FA-WR-Tommylee Lewis-ex Saints
Lions..Sign FA-RB-Malcom Brown-ex Rams
Houston..Sign FA-QB-AJ McCarron
49ers..Sign FA-P-Justin Vogel-ex Packers

Vikings..Re-sign K-Dan Bailey
Giants..Re-sign TE-Bennie Fowler

Miami..S-Alterraun Verner-retirtes

Houston..Visit with OT-Donald Penn-ex Raiders
Bills..Visit with FA-DE-Ziggy Ansuh-ex Lions
Raiders..Workout FA-CB-Nevin Lawson-ex Lions

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(College)

Nick Bosa..Says he will not workout at Ohio State Pro Day.

Quinnen Williams…Did not workout at Alabama Pro Day.

Kyler Murray…Spent entire day visiting with Arizona coaching staff-could be first pick in draft by the Cardinals.

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…..(Hockey)………

Gulls-L-Manitoba Moose (4-3) OT…..Gulls give up 3-goals in opening period…rally back…lose in overtime;….Lost despite 39-shots on goal by San Diego……AHL action in Winnipeg.

Ducks-Winnipeg….Anaheim has won 6-of-9…..Wednesday game

Calgary..Sign college hockey star Luke Phillip-University of Alberta

Arizona..Negotiating to sign C-Nail Yakupov-currently starring in KHL-St Petersburg, Russia….ex-Edmonton Oilers.

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