Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on June 12th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Football)…….

Kellen Winslow….Judge declares mistrial on 8-remaining counts after deadlocked jury fails to come to verdicts….Winslow found guilty of 4-counts of rape-lewd conduct…Facing as much as 9-years in prison…Prosecution will have to decide if it will retry 2-remaining rape cases.

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Chargers…Open 3-day veterans mini-camp
…RB-Melvin Gordon reports to camp after skipping OTA’s…says there is no contract extension yet-hopes to have one.
…#1-pick DT-Jerry Tillery-signs his contract but remains out while rehabbing from shoulder surgery
…#2- pick..S-Nassir Adderly remains out with foot rehab
…FA-LB-Thomas Davis heads rebuilding linebacker corps
…Battle begins to see who becomes #2-WR replacing departed Tyrell Williams….
…LB-Thomas Davis says Bolts defense loaded with ‘Alpha Males’

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(Teams)

Chiefs…Police say investigation into possible domestic abuse case WR-Tyreek Hill reveals his con broke his arm in fall…..Police say there were welts and bruises on boy from spanking or use of belt, but unable to determine who caused the injuries…Will not proceed with the case….NFL could still discipline him.

Green Bay…QB-Aaron Rodgers donates 1M to University California for renovation football training facilities.

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(Camp Notes)

Chiefs..Pro Bowl DT-Chris Jones boycotting veterans camp…coming off (15)-sack season….wants pay hike from (1.2M) contract.

Rams..RB-Todd Gurley in team meetings-not practicing at all..arthritic knee issues…Gurley says knee situation is ‘minor issue’ compared to trying to recover from knee injury at Georgia.

Ravens..order DT-Michael Pierce off field-reported to camp (367lbs)

Bills..WR-Zay Jones missing camp-recover foot surgery
Bills..OC-Mitch Morse..WR-Cole Beasley-cleared practice after surgeries

Bengals..OT-Jonah Williams-1st round pick-leaves workout with shoulder injury.

Cowboys..WR-Alan Hearns-clearned practice-ankle surgery

Colts..QB-Andrew Luck will miss veterans camp-rehab calf injury

Jets…Rookie RB-Miles Sanders remains out hamstring injury.
Vikings..sign TE-Kyle Rudolph to (4Y-36M) extension.
Saints..sign LB-Cam Jordan to (3Y-52M) extension
Houston..DE-Jadaveon Clowney remains out of camp-refuses to sign (15.9M) franchise tag contract.

Raiders..Confirm talks with Rams about join workouts in Napa.

Steelers..Open camp-all players on hand-‘No holdouts-no drama-all football’

Saints..QB-Ted Bridgewater takes all snaps with #1-unit with Drew Bree’s out of camp.

49ers..K-Robbie Gould boycotts camp-has not signed franchise tag tender offer.

Houston..Owner Cal McNair says new GM must be able to communicate with football staff…fired GM-Brian Gaine last week.

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(Roster Moves)

Denver…Veteran OG-Zane Beadles retires after 9-years.
Jets..Release TE-Neal Sterling
Colts..Sign FA-DT-Caraun Reid-ex Chargers-Lions
Saints..Sign FA-WR-Chad Hansen-ex Jets

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(College Football)

Oregon..OT-Cody Shear transfers to Arizona State-3Y eligibility left

UTEP..QB-Kai Locksley-arrested-made terrorist threats he had gun and fully loaded magazine and was going to ’empty it’

Florida..Fires staff member Otis Yelferton-charged with cyberstalking-threatening ex girlfriend.

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……(Baseball)……..

Padres-L-Giants (6-5)….Steve Duggar 2R-HR….Joe Panik 2R-double…Troy Wigenter gives up 3-runs out of bullpen in loss to last place Giants…Fernando Tatis solo HR on 1st pitch of game…adds RBI single..Ereic Hosmer 2R-single…..Ian Kindler HR…..Chris Paddock (5inn-3R-6H-1HR)….In last 5-starts, Paddock has (7.20-ERA)….(25inn-20R-30H-8HRs)…..San Diego won just 5-of-15-games….(33-34) on year…..San Francisco (27-38)

Padres-Giants…San Diego trades OF-Alex Dickerson to Giants for AA-P-Franlin Van Gurp (12-3) in minor league career.

Padres-Phillies…Report out of Philadelphia they are interested in talking to Padres about Hunter Renfroe deal.

Padres-Giants…Wednesday matchup…Joey Lucchesi (5-3)..3.41-ERA-vs-Shaun Anderson (1-1).

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Dodgers-Angels….Justin Bour 3R-HR…Shohei Ohtani HR off Kenta Maeda…..Halos lead (5-2) in 7th at press time….Angels beat LA on Monday night too…..LA (45-22)……Angels lost 5-of-8

Dodgers-Halos…both off on Wednesday

Dodgers…Relief P-Joe Kelly struggles continue (7.59-ERA)….(21inn-20R-38-baserunners)

Dodgers..P-Tony Cingrani-surgery-torn labrum shoulder.
Dodgers..Sign 3B-Kody Hoese-1st round pick-Tulane..(2.7M) package
Dodgers..P-Hyun Jin-Ryu ties record set in 1945…13-straight starts limiting opponent to 2R or less.

Angels..Sign 1st round pick-OF-Will Wilson-North Carolina State..(3.4M) package.
Angels..Shutdown P-Matt Harvey-rehab..struggled throwing 82-pitches in 2.2-innings..more back issues.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Mets….1st game..Luke Voit 3R-HR..Gary Sanchez HR..Gio Urshela 2R-HR in opening game of doubleheader.
Yankees–L-Mets…2nd game..Peter Alonso 3R-HR..Carlos Gomez HR…JD Davis HR in Mets win……Yankees (41-25) on year.

Reds-L-Indians..Oscar Mercado bases loaded single in 10th

Arizona-L-Phillies..Scott Kingery 3R-HR….Diamondbacks had won 5-in row

Orioles-W-Blue Jays..O’s had 4-RBI doubles in game….Baltimore (21-45)….Blue Jays (23-43)

Red Sox-L-Texas..Hunter Pence 2R-HR..Ron Guzman 2R-single…Boston lost 5-of-6

Cardinals-W-Miami…Marcel Ozuna HR…Harrison Bader RBI triple…Marlins (23-42)

Brewers-L-Astros..Yander Alvarez 2R-HR…Yuli Gurriel 2R-HR…Rob Chorines 2R-HR…Tony White 2R-HR….Milwaukee won 6-of-9…Astros (46-22)

Pirates-Alanta ..Braves led (7-5) in long rain delay….Brian McCann 3R-HR..solo HR….Ozzie Albers…Nick Markakis HR…Josh Donaldson HR… Buccos (6-15) skid

Twins-W-Mariners…Jon Schoop 2R-HR…Minnesota won 14-of-19…(44-21) on year …Seattle (28-42)

Tigers-L-Royals…Ryan O’Hearn HR….Detroit (6-18) over last 3-weeks…Royals (21-45) on year

Cubs-L-Rockies…Charley Blackmon 3R-HR…Daniel Murphy 2R-double…Colorado won 12-of-16….Cubs won 6-of-9

Washington-L-White Sox….Wellington Castillo Grand Slam HR….Nationals won 13-of-17

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(Teams)

Boston…Icon David Ortiz underwent 2nd surgery for wounds in shooting…will remain in ICU for 48-more hours after shooting in Dominican Republic….1st suspect in case charged with accomplice to attempted murder….2nd suspected arrested in Santo Domingo…might have been the shooter.

White Sox..Female fan hospitalized after hit with foul ball behind home plate.

Pirates-Braves…Joe Musgrove-Josh Donaldson fined for 1st inning ejection in game last nite for beanball.

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(Roster Moves)

Yankees..Sign FA-P-Danny Farquahar-ex Indians…suffered blood clot on brain and minor stroke two years ago.

Twins-Reds..Minnesota deals P-Tyler Jay to Cincinnati

Texas..Option P-David Carpenter to AAA.

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(Injuries)

Pirates..DL-P-Jordan Lyles-hamstring
Cardinals..Activate C-Yadier Molina from DL
White Sox..OF-Yoan Moncada-leaves lineup back issue
Texas..Exam P-Drew Smyly..ERA explodes (8.40)
Angels..Shutdown rehab P-Matt Harvey-more back issues..last (2.2inn-threw 82P) in rehab start.

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(Basketball)

Golden State….Fear F-Kevin Durant tore Achilles tendon in Monday night playoff loss….Durant injury could be devastating to free agent status….Player has right to opt-out of (31M) Warriors contract to become free agent-but who would sign him to a max contract (38M) a year without knowing if he can play next season….Durant flew to NY to see foot specialist for MRI.

Toronto..Coach Nick Nurse drawing criticism for calling timeout with 3-minutes left in game with his team on a (10-2) run and had opened a 6-poiont lead…after timeout Warriors hit 3-straight 3-point shots to take lead and win game.

Warriors-Raptors….Game 6-Thursday in Oakland

Memphis Grizzlies…Hire Taylor Jenkins-ex Bucks assistant as head coach.

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……(Hockey)………

(Stanley Cup)

Boston-St Louis…Game 7-in Boston on Wednesday night.

Pittsburgh…Pull high scoring F-Phil Kessel off trade block…no trade clause limited ability to deal him

Calgary…Former college star Spencer Foo opts out of contract to sign with Kunlon Red Star in KHL.

Gulls..Lose D-Trevor Murphy…signs with Red Star-KHL in Russia.

Edmonton….Names Keith Gretzky-GM of Bakersfield Condors in AHL.

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……..(General)…….

(World Cup)

USA-W-Thailand (13-0)….Alex Morgan scores record 5-goals for Team USA….Erupt for 10-goals in 2nd half of blowout game.

Holland-W-New Zealand..Jill Rood scores on header (92′)
Sweden-W-Chile…Swedes score 2-goals in final 10-minutes….game delayed 45-minutes in 2nd half by lightning storm.

(Schedule)..Wednesday

France-vs-Norway
Germany-vs-Spain
Nigeria-vs-South Korea

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US Open..Tiger Woods takes off day from practice on Tuesday at Pebble Beach.

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ESPN-DEPORTES….Spanish language all sports networks is folding-ceasing operation September 1st….leaves ESPN station in New York-Boston-Philadelphia-Miami and other markets without Spanish sports-talk.

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