Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on May 8th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…..

Padres-Mets……Padres tied (5-5) at at Press Time….Ty France 2R-HR…Franmil Reyes HR….San Diego survives shaky start from P-Cal Quntrill-pulled in 4th inning….but bullpen gave up lead in 7th inning….Friars were (20-16) heading into the game.

San Diego-NY…Wednesday afternoon game..Matt Strahm to start for Friars.

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Dodgers-W-Braves….Justin Turner hits 2-solo HRs–3R-HR-and adds RBI single…Max Muncy 2R-single…..LA led (9-0) at Press time…. LA had won 8-of-11….LA (23-14)

LA-Atlanta…Wednesday matchup..Clayton Kershaw (1-0)-vs-Mike Foltyniewicz

Dodgers..move 1B-Cody Bellinger from 1B-to-RF to protect injured right shoulder.

Dodgers..Doctors say OF-AJ Pollock will be out 6W with step infection in elbow.

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Angels-W-Tigers (5-2)….Andrellton Simmons 2-run scoring singles…..Shohei Ohtani (0-4) 2-Ks in win………Halos (16-19).

Angels-Detroit…Wednesday game…Tyler Skaggs (3-2)-vs-Matt Boyd (3-2).

Angels..Make 6-roster changes on Tuesday..Activate DH-Shohei Ohtani…SS-Zack Coast…P-Cody Allen from DL….DFA OF-Peter Bourjos…P-Chris Stratton.

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(Scoreboard)

Brewers-W-Nationals…Lorenzo Cain 3R-double……..Milwaukee won 9-of-11…Washington lost 10-of-13

Phillies-W-Cardinals…Bryce Harper Grand Slam HR…Philadelphia won 7-of-10…St Louis lost 4-of-5

Cubs-W-Miami…Kris Bryant 3R-HR in 9th….Chicago won 8-of-9…Marlins (10-25)

Giants-W-Rockies…Mac Williamson 3R-HR…Kevin Pillar 2R-HR….SF (16-20)…Colorado (16-20)

White Sox-W-Indians…Lucas Giolito 3-hit shutout against Tribe

Yankees-W-Mariners…Gio Ursula 2RHR in 9th…DJ LeMaheiu RBI single in 9th wins it….NY (13-4)…Seattle (3-11)

Boston-W-Baltimore…Mitch Moreland 3R-HR..JD Martinez 2R-HR….Xander Bogaerts HR…Red Sox won 7-of-9…..Orioles (13-23)

Twins-W-Toronto…Mitch Garver 2R-HR…3-hits….Minnesota won 9-of-12

Houston-L-Royals….Ryan O’Hearn and Whit Merrifield hit Grand Slam HRs…..Astros won 6-of-10….Kansas City (13-24)

Pirates-W-Rangers…Greg Polanco 2R-HR

Reds-A’s….Scoreless at Press Time after 2-hour rain delay in Oakland

Arizona-L-Tampa Bay….Brandon Lowe HR-2 RBIs…….D-Backs (20-16)…Rays (23-12)

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(Roster Moves)

James Shields….Longtime major league pitcher has workouts for Indians-Tigers-Texas…(37Y) free agent….(145-139)…..Has had ERAs 5.85..5.23…4.53 the last 3-years after 7-dominant seasons.

Dallas Keuchel…ex Astros starter says he is not signing an undervalued contract…remains unsigned free agent.

Giants…Callup OF-Mac Williamson…2B-Mac Williamson…P-Williams Jerez.

White Sox..C-Brett Nicholas retires

Rockies..Sign FA-P-Tim Melville-ex A’s..Pat Dean-ex Orioles

Cubs..Recall P-Carl Edwards from rehab

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(Injuries)

Twins..P-Addison Reed begins rehab assignment after thumb injur
Cardinals..P-Carlos Martinez to rehab at AAA-shoulder issues
Mets..DL-P-Jason Vargas-hamstring

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……..(Hockey)……….

San Diego Gulls-Bakersfield Condors…home playoff game-Wedndesday night….Gulls lead playoff series (2-0)..in AHL.

(Scoreboard)…Tuesday

Dallas-L-St Louis Blues….Stars goalie Ben Bishop makes 52-saves…gives up rebound that Pat Maroon rapped into open next in 2nd overtime….giving Blues win and berth in Western Conference finals in a .Game 7-showdown

(Schedule)….Wednesday

Colorado-at-San Jose…Game 7 of playoff series.

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Boston…F-Charley McAvoy given 1-game suspension for head hit of Columbus Blue Jackets player….will miss opener in Eastern Conference finals vs Carolina.

Toronto…Vote of confidence coach Mike Babcock-will return to Leafs..has 4-years left on contract.

Edmonton…GM-Ken Holland takes over team after 22Y-run with Detroit Red Wings….first priority finding head coach….dismisses interim coach Ken Hitchcock.

Toronto..Sign FA-D-Teemu Kivihalme-Finland
Montreal..Sign FA-D-Otto Liskinen-Finland

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……..(Basketball)……….

(Scoreboard)..Tuesday

76ers-L-Toronto…Raptors jump to 19-point lead in 1st half…..Toronto erupted for 37-points in 2nd quarter…..Raptors hit 16-3’s….put 6-in double figures…also went (29-33) from free throw line….Toronto leads .series (3-2)
Blazers-L-Denver….Nuggets take (3-2) lead…..Nuggets score 65P in 1st half…..Denver shot 54% in first half…..built 18P-lead…..

(Schedule)…Wednesday

Milwaukee-Boston…Bucks lead (3-1)
Houston-Golden State…Tied (2-2) going back to Oakland.

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Golden State…Warriors may be about to lose two key free agents….G-Klay Thompson interested in signing with Clippers….F-Kevin Durant interested in Knicks.
Oklahoma City…G-Paul George has surgery for torn labrum-will be out 5-months-may miss start of training camp.

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……….(Football)………….

(NFL)

Robert Kraft….17-men file Class action suit against Jupiter Police Department…saying they were illegally video taped while having ‘legal massage’ in Jupiter where Kraft was arrested for soliciting prostitution….17-men say the ‘Sneak-and-Peak’ videos are illegal…said police already knew prositution was taking place at spa…never found Human Trafficking…therefore video is illegal and irrelevant.

NFL…Funding an ‘NFL Academy’ in London, to train 18-19-20 year old athletes who might want an NFL tryout….focused on developing rugby players and soccer players.

Buffalo…Hire 3-scouts…Dennis Hickey-ex Miami GM….AJ Highsmith-ex 49ers…Mike Szabo-ex Carolina.

XFL-Los Angeles…New franchise hires Winston Moss as GM-Coach.

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(Roster Moves)

Patriots..Sign FA-OT-Jared Veldheer-ex Broncos-Raiders-Cardinals
49ers..Sign FA-OT-Willie Beavers-ex Bears.
Raiders..Sign FA-WR-Jalin Marshall-ex AAF-Orlando

Houston..Workout FA-P-Marquette King-ex Raiders-Broncos

NFL…Free Agent window closes for compensatory picks….any team signing free agent effective on Wednesday will not be penalized in the compensatory pick formula. Top FA-stil on open market
..DT-Ndomakong Suh-Rams…
..DE-Ziggy Ansuh-Lions
..FS-Eric Berry-Chiefs
..DT-Mo Wilkerson-Packers
..LB-Nick Perry-Packers
..OT-Donald Penn-Raiders
..LB-Shane Ray-Broncos
..LB-Jamie Collins-Browns
..DT-Danny Shelton-Patriots
..RB-Jay Ajayi-Eagles
..CB=Mo Clairborn-Jets
..DT-Alan Bailey-Chiefs
..RB-LeGarrett Blount-Lions

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(Injuries)

Tampa Bay..DE-Jason Pierre Paul facing surgery-fractured neck from auto accident-likely to miss 2019 season.

Dallas…C-Travis Frederick-full workouts after missing last year with nervous system disorder.

Carolina..QB-Cam Newton yet to be cleared to throw in OTAs-coming off shoulder surgery.

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(Teams)

Bills…move LT-Jake Fisher to TE position.

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones says Jason Garrett has contract…finish out final year of deal.

Chiefs…WR-Mecole Hardman-top pick-struggling to learn NFL passing routes.

Jets…RB-LeVeon Bell remains out of voluntary off season workouts with new team-drawing criticism in NY.

Eagles..Praise WR-DeSean Jackson-becoming leader on team…averaged (18.9) YPC last year in Tampa Bay.

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(College Football)

Washington State…Coach Mike Leach criticizes scouts for downgrading bypassing record setting QB-Gardner Minshew…’Look at his tapes-all the throws he made-leadership ability-kid is a winner’.

USC…QB-Matt Fink-transfers to Illinois
Colorado State…Lands LB-Tron Folsom-transfer from Troy State
BYU…Lands RB-Ty’son Williams-transfer from S-Carolina.

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……….(General)………..

PGA…Veteran golfer Chris Kirk leaves tour to enter rehab center for alcohol and depression issues.
PGA…Will allow golfer John Daly to use golf cart because of arthritic knees in PGA championships next week…he filed under American Disabilities Act.

Manchester United….Star Paul Pogba asks club to sell his rights to another team….came to Man U from Juventus in 100M-transfer 3-years ago…..Has never fit in since deal…could be going to Real Madrid.

FC-Cincinnati….New MLS-expansion team fires coach Alan Koch with (2-7-2) record in first season in league….Team has not scored a goal in 3-games.

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