Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on August 7th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

………….(FOOTBALL)………..

Chargers….Head to Phoenix for NFL preseason opener against the Cardinals on Thursday night….Team issues 1st depth chart
..LT-Trent Scott to start…Trey Pipken will be second unit
..RG-Forrest Lamp to ge with 2nd unit
..QB-Easton Stock demoted for 4th unit behind Cardale Jones
..DT-Jerry Tillery dropped to 3rd team
.. S-Desmond King dropped to 2nd team
.. P-Ty Long moved up to 1st unit

Chargers-Cardinals…1st round pick Jerry Tillery-DT-will not play Thursday-has had limited practices….S-Nassir Adderly remains out-has not practiced….Cardinals say QB-Kyler Murray may play only first series.

Chargers..Activate LB-Jatavis Brown from PUP-fully recovered from ankle surgery.

Rams…Sign FA-P-Brock Miller-ex 49ers

Raiders…CB-Nevin Lawson suspended 4G-failed drug test-tainted supplement.

Raiders..NBC report that WR-Antonio Brown damaged tissue on his feet entering Cryotherapy unit-got frostbite on his feet…has left camp to get 2nd medical opinion on tissue damage.

Raiders..LB-Vontaze Burfect praises ‘team chemistry’ under Coach Jon Gruden.

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(Injuries)

Falcons..IR-QB-Kurt Benkert-dislocated toe
Bills..CB-EJ Gaines injures groin
Broncos..LB-Joe Jones-strained tricep
Broncos..LB-Joasey Jewell-leg injury
Broncos..TE-Jake Butt-setbacks rehab-3rd knee surgery
Colts..DE-Jabal Sheard-out 8W-knee surgery
Jaguars..LB-James Onwualu-knee surgery-out for year
Jets..S-Marcus Maye-not cleared-nerve damage shoulder
Eagles..LB-Joe Ostman-torn ACL-gone for year
Seahawks..TE-Ed Dickson told needs knee surgery-out 6-8W

49ers..Activate RB-Jerick McKinnon-had knee surgery
Lions..Activate WR-Tommylee Lewis-from PUP

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(Roster Moves)

Packers…Release OG-Jason Spriggs-former 2nd round pick…3Y of injuries

Seahawks..Sign FA-LB-Chris Worley-ex Bengals
Dallas..Sign FA-CB-Tyvis Powell-ex 49ers
Bills..Sign FA-OT-Jaron Jones-ex Seahawks

Arizona..Withdraw contract offer to WR-Michael Crabtree

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(Teams)

Dallas…Sources say RB-Ezekiel Elliott will not play this season without a contract upgrade….Elliott demanding (4Y-60M) extension for average 15M a year..was 25M-signing bonus…45M-guaranteed…higher than Todd Gurley-Rams contract.

Dallas..Talks stall with QB-Dak Prescott-demanding 15M per season…WR-Amari Cooper contemplating going free agent route end of season to test the market.

Denver…Coach Vic Fangio says QB-Drew Lock struggling with taking snaps under center…reading defenses…listed as 3rd QB on roster…”not going to stop practice to teach him”

Giants..QB-Daniel Jones will get extensive playing time in preseason game with Jets.

Eagles..No decision yet on if QB-Carson Wentz plays in opening preseason game to test knee.

Patriots…QB-Tom Brady putting home in Brookline, Massachusetts up for sale for 39M…Looking to move to Greenwich, Connecticut

NFL-Union….meet in Chicago for 5th bargaining session in hopes of solving differences in new CBA agreement.

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(College Football)

USC…WR-Keyshaw Young transfers to Marshall.

UCLA…CB-Darnay Holmes graduates with degree in just 2-years plus 2-summer school sessions.

New Mexico State..NCAA denies special waiver for RB-O’Maury Samuels to transfer from Michigan to New Mexico State…was involved in domestic abuse case in Ann Arbor.

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………..(BASEBALL)………..

Padres-W-Seattle (9-4)….Fernando Tatis 2R-HR triggers 5R-rally in 5th inning…Eric Hosmer 2R-HR..Josh Naylor HR…Danilson Lamet-best game of career…threw no hitter into 6th inning…finished (7inn-2H-0R-12 strikeout game)…….Friars lost 15-of-22….(52-60) on season….Mariners (34-66) after redhot start.

Padres-Mariners..Wednesday game…Joey Lucchesi (7-6)-vs-Yusei Kikuchi (4-8).

Padres..P-Garrett Richards-examined for discomfort in shoulder after 2-dominant innings in rehab game at Lake Elsinore-pulled after (2.2inn-0R-2H-2W-5K) in Class A game

Padres..Move 1st round pick SS-CJ Abrams to Class A-Fort Wayne…hit (.402-14SB) in Arizona Summer League.

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Dodgers-W-Cardinals (3-1)…Clayron Kershaw (7inn-1R-9K)….Justin Turner RBI-double……..LA (45-15) at home….won 13-of-17 games….(76-40) on season….

LA-St-Louis..Wednesday pitchers…Dustin May (0-1)-vs-Jack Flaherty (5-6)

Dodgers..C-Kei Ruiz-breaks finger in Oklahoma City-done for year

Dodgers..P-Rich Hill goes thru first throwing session to test ailing forearm…may not be ready to start till mid-September-might go to bullpen during playoffs.

Dodgers..DL-OF-Alex Verdugo-oblique injury
Dodgers..Option P-Tony Gonsolin to Oklahoma City
Dodgers..Recall P-Caleb Ferguson from AAA

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Angels-L-Reds (8-4)….Reds hit 5-HRs…Tucker Barnhart hits 2-homers…….Halos lost 10-of-12…..Reds won 8-of-11

Angels..Off day Wednesday…head into Boston for weekend series

Angels..P-Andrew Heaney-throws 64P-bullpen session testing shoulder-could start game this weekend.

Angels..DL-P-Luke Bard-tricep injury

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(Scoreboard)

Mets-W-Miami….Peter Alonso HR..Will Ramos HR…NY won 18-of-23….Marlins (42-70)

Brewers-W-Pirates….Yasmani Grandal 2-doubles…Pittsburgh lost 15-of-16

Yankees-W-Orioles….NY hits 6-HRs….Yankees hit 38-HRs in 9-games in Camden Yards this year…..Beat Orioles 13th game in a row in Baltimore…NY (74-39)…..Orioles (38-74)

White Sox-L-Tigers..1st game…Miguel Cabrera 3-hits
White Sox-W-Tigers..2nd game..Jose Abreu HR-3RBIs…Detroit (33-77)…Sox (50-62)

Royals-W-Red Sox…Jorge Soler hits 2-2R-HRs….Boston (1-9) skid….Royals (41-74)

Texas-Cleveland..Rained out….Tribe (22-8) streak

Toronto-L-Tampa Bay….Rays score winning run on wild pitch in 10th….Rays (9-2) streak…Toronto (46-60)

Cubs-L-A’s….Jon Lester shelled for 11R in 4-innings…Chicago just (7-8)….A’s (15-8) stretch

Twins-L-Braves…Ron Acura-Fred Freeman hit 1st pitch HRs…Minnesota (70-43)….Braves (67-48)

Phillies-L-Arizona….David Peralta 2R-HR….Eddie Escobar 2R-HR…Philadelphia (10-7)….D-Backs lost 9-of-16

Giants-L-Washington….Kurt Suzuki 2R-HR…Trea Turner HR…San Francisco (19-11)…..Nationals just (5a-7) last two weeks.

Colorado-L-Houston..Yuli Gurriell HR–2R-HR….Astros hit 4HRs…Astros won 20-of-23….(74-40) on year…Rockies lost 15-of-21

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(Injuries)

NYMets…2B-Robbie Cano-torn hamstring
Tigers..DL-P-Jordan Zimmerman-neck spasms
White Sox…Put P-Manny Banuelos on 60D-DL-shoulder
Royals..DL-P-Danny Duffy-hamstring
Indians..DL-OF-Jordan Ludlow-hand injury

Giants..P-Johnny Cueto-rehab outing (2inn-0H-5K)
Texas..Activate P-Shawn Kelly-from DL-shoulder
Cubs..MRI-P-Brandon Kintzler-pectoral issue

Texas..Send P-Edinson Volquez out on rehab for elbow
A’s..Rehab outing for P-Jesus Luzardo
Arizona..Rehab outing for P-Matt Andrise
Indians..P-Carlos Carrasco throws 1st bullpen since leukemia diagnosis.

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(Roster Move)

Giants..DFA-2B-Joe Panik-hitting (.235)…could be headed to Mets
Reds..DFA-SS-Blake Trajan
Washington..DFA-P-Kyle Barraclough
Cardinals..DFA-P-Ada Mejia

Seattle..SS-Tim Beckham-suspended 80G-positive test steroids

Cubs..Open talks with FA-C-Jon Lucroy

Reds..Sign FA-P-Brad Boxberger-ex White Sox
Tampa Bay…Sign FA-P-Neil Ramirez
Tigers..Sign FA-P-David McKay-ex Seattle
Giants..Sign FA-P-Justin Haley-ex Twins
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Alex Wilson
Braves..Sign FA-1B-Luca Duda-ex Royals-Twins

Seattle..Callup P-Hector Noesi-ex Phillies
White Sox..Callup P-Hector Santiago
Toronto..Callup P-Brock Stewart
Indians..Option P-Phil Maton

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(MLB)

Texas…Investigate report of Rangers fan harassing Hispanic fans in Sturday on Sunday at Globe Life Field….Used Donald Trump language about immigrants infesting Texas…Went on for 3-innings before security removed him.

Mets..Manager Mickey Calloway gives vote of confidence to closer Edwin Diaz (5.32-ERA).

Phillies..Bryce Harper changing batting stance..hitting (.248-19HRs) this year.

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……….(BASKETBALL)…………..

USC…Lands top recruit in country…7’C-Evan Mobely from Temecula….Ranked #1 in nation….joins his brother Issac-already at USC.

UCLA…Shareef O’Neal…6’9-F-cleared by doctors to play this year…had open heart surgery last season…son of Shaquille O’Neal.

Brooklyn Nets..Hire JR Holden-Director Player Personnel-76ers.

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………..(HOCKEY)…………

Minnesota…Wild interview Carolina Hurricanes GM-Don Waddell for vacant GM post

Toronto…Leafs make 3-contract offers to RW-Mitch Mariner….3-6-or-7Y deals)…..offering 9M a yer….Marner wants either (3Y-30M) or (5Y-55M) package.

Montreal..opens talks with FA-F-Jason Pomerville…scored 16G- for Sabres last season at (36Y)

Carolina-San Jose…Trade-Hurricane deal top AHL-D-Trevor Carrick for Sharks D-Kyle Ward.

Quebec Remparts…Quebec League team signs Japanese rookie F-Yu Sato-from Japan

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……(GENERAL)……….

Soccer…..Wayne Rooney leaves MLS-DC United to become Player-Coach of Derby County team in Championship League in England.

Manchester United…F-Romelu Lukaku not in training with Red Devils as team prepares for EPL opener this weekend.

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