Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on December 18th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(Baseball)…………..

Padres…Strike out on attempts sign Korean FA-P-Kwang Kim-signs with Cardinals.

Padres..Sign FA-P-Kyle Barraclough…ex-Miami-Washington-Giants…had (6.66-ERA) with Nats..(2.25-ERA) with Giants

Dodgers-Red Sox..USA Today reports LA-Red Sox open trade talks blockbuster deal…Dodgers would acquire OF-Mookie Betts…Red Sox asking for SS-Corey Seager..OF-Joc Peterson..P-Julio Urias and prospects.

Dodgers-Indians..Trade talks for SS-Francisco Lindor stall…Cleveland may take him off the trade block

Angels…Internal discussions ¬†offering contracts to both P-Hyun Jin-Ryu-ex Dodgers…P-Dallas Keuchel-ex Atlanta.

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(Roster Moves)

Cardinals..sign FA-P-Kwang Kim (17-6) in Korea.
Blue Jays..Sign FA-P-Shun Yamaguchi-Yomiuri Giants..(2.96-ERA)
Royals..Sign FA-P-Braden Shipley-ex Arizona
Brewers…Sign FA-3B-Ryon Healey-ex Mariners…FA-2B-Jace Peterson-ex Orioles-Braves
Cubs..Sign FA-2B-Hernan Perez-ex Brewers
Pirates..Sign FA-OF-Socrates Brito-ex Arizona..P-Miguel del Porto-ex Angels..OF-Phil Evans-ex Mets-Cubs

Jerry Sands..former Dodgers prospect..signs with Hanshin Tigers-Japan..hit (.306) in Korea last year.

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(Teams)

Tampa Bay…Open talks with FA-OF-Shogo Akimama-Seibu Lions
Phillies..Open talks with FA-P-Dellan Betances-ex Yankees

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(MLB)

Twins..Hire Mike Bell as bench coach..was Farm Director Arizona
Tigers..Announce retiring Uniform #1-Lou Whitaker.

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……………….(Football)………….

Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn-Defends turnover prone season of QB-Philip Rivers….says team has had OTs-Russell Okung-Sam Tavi on field for just 3-full games this year….Rivers has 21TDs-21 Turnovers in (5-9) season.

Chargers…DE-Joey Bosa..WR-Keenan Allen named 1st team Pro Bowl….LB-Melvin Ingram named Alternate….RB-Austin Eckeler-snubbed despite (1,392APY)

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(Roster Moves)

Seattle…Report Seahawks may approach WR-Antonio Brown about free agent contract to replace suspended Josh Gordon…Question whether NFL puts him on Commissioner’s Exempt List or let’s him play.

Dallas..Sign FA-LB-Malcom Smith-ex 49ers-Patriots
Dallas..Workout FA-LB-Ray Ray Armstrong-ex Saints

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(Teams)

Lions…Ownership gives vote confidence GM-Bob Quinn…Coach Matt Patricia…Detroit lost 10-of-11 games.

Steelers…Vote of confidence QB-Duck Hodges..will start next weekend…has (5TD-6Int) in 4-games this year.

Miami…Will not play QB-Josh Rosen final two games….dreary stats (53%-1TD-5 Int)…Miami gave up #2-#5 draft picks for him in trade.

Atlanta..QB-Matt Ryan says team is playing to save job Coach Dan Quinn.

Denver..S-Kareem Jackson suspended 2-games for DUI arrest in off season.

Saints..QB-Drew Brees-WR-Mike Thomas drawing praise for season…Brees (29-30) passing in Monday night game…Thomas now has (133R-1,552Y-8TD) this year.

Pro Bowl Teams….Lamar Jackson heads AFC-12 Ravens on team….Drew Brees leads 7-New Orleans Saints on NFC…..Only 2-Rams chosen-DT-Aaron Donald..S-Jalen Ramsey

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(Injuries)

Cowboys..DE-Tyrone Crawford undergoes surgery for hip-shoulder injuries.
Lions..IR-QB-Matthew Stafford-fractures of back
Giants..IR-TE-Evan Engram-sprained foot.

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(CFL)

CFL-Negotiations list…Teams prepared to raid US for Quarterbacks
..Hamilton TiCats..QB-Jalen Hurts-Oklahoma..QB-Ty Huntley-Utah…QB-Anthony Gordon-Washington State
..Toronto..QB-Connor Cook
..BC Lions..QB-Khalil Tate-Arizona…QB-Tyree Jackson-Buffalo
..Edmonton..QB-Manny Wilkens-Arizona State
..Calgary..QB-Trace McSorley-Penn State
..Saskatchewan..QB-Josh Love-San Jose State
..Ottawa..QB-Eric Dungey-Syracuse

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Expect to sign up to 10-recruits on Wednesday…Included in group USC-QB-Jack Sears-graduate transfer-2 years eligibility remaining.

Aztecs..Leave in late afternoon for New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque….play Central Michigan on Saturday.

Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long confirms 3-SDSU assistants are interviewing for jobs at other schools…none offered posts yet.

New Mexico…Hire Danny Gonzalez-head coach-was Def Coor-Arizona State-San Diego State

Fresno State..Hire Kalen DeBoer-head coach-was Off Coor-Indiana

USC..Sign Off Coor-Graham Harrell to extension to stay

Iowa…Legendary coach Hayden Fry passes (90Y)…won 3-Big 10-titles…(143-88-6) with Hawkeyes….Also coached at North Texas and SMU.

LSU…Ed Ogeron named AP-Coach of the Year.

Mountain West Conference…Closing in on new split TV deal with Fox Sports 1-CBS…Will net each conference school about 3M per year…Decided not to take offer from ESPN-Plus.

Utah State…Aggies QB-Jordan Love..RB-Greg Bright-cited for possession of marijuana….Aggies play in Bowl game on Saturday.

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………….(Basketball)…………..

Lakers-L-Indiana (105-102)…Domontas Sabonis scores on reverse layup (:36) left…finished with (26P)….LeBron James (20P-9R-9Asst)……C-Anthony Davis missed game with sprained ankle…..Snaps 14-game road winning streak….LA (23-4)

Clippers-Phoenix…..Clippers jumped to 11-point lead early in game….led (48-38) in 2nd quarter at Press Time…LA (20-8)

David Stern….Ex NBA Commissioner remains in serious condition after blood clot surgery on brain last Friday night….Is (77Y).

Boston..Lose F-Vince Poirier-6W-broken finger..had just lost C-Rogert Williams-3W-hip injury on Tuesday.

Washington..F-Rui Hachimura-out 6G-groin injury

Utah….2-fans file 100M-defamation lawsuit against Jazz and Russell Westbrook for incident early in season…Fan was barred for life for abuse and racial taunts towards Westbrook during Utah-Houston game…Jazz say fan and girlfriend broke NBA Code of Conduct for heaping abuse on Westbrook.

Suns..C-Deandre Ayton reinstated after 25G-suspension for drug violations.

New Orleans…Off to (6-21) start…shopping Gs-Jrue Holiday and JJ Redick in possible trades.

NY Knicks…Shopping F-Julius Randle in possible trade.

Aztecs-San Diego Christian….SDSU (10-0) ranked 20th in country-play on Wednesday….Aztecs then play Utah at Staples Center on Saturday.

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……………(Hockey)………..

Ducks-L-Flyers (4-1)….Flyers score 2-goals ¬†3-minute span ….Ducks lost despite 41-shots on goal on road….Anaheim (14-16-4).Tuesday night action

Kings-W-Boston (4-3) OT….Anzi Kopitar scores game winner in OT-14th goal of season……Kings (15-18-3). Tuesday night game

Gulls-Grand Rapids…AHL action…Gulls (10-11-1)

Boston….Make contact with FA-RW-Ilya Kovalchuk-ex Kings

Penguins-Florida…Trade..Penguins acquire LW-Kevin Roy for F-Ryan Haggerty…Roy is ex Ducks-Gulls forward.

Carolina..Release RW-Hunter Chinkaruk from contract to sign in KHL in Russia.

Detroit…D-Danny DeKeyser-surgery-back
Columbus..D-Josh Anderson-out 6W-shoulder

Scott Kleinendorst-former Hartford Whaler-Washington Cap-NY Rangers..killed in construction job at Paper Mill in Minnesota…Crane he was operating fell onto railroad track…suffered severe head injuries…was (59)…played 11-years in NHL.

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………(General)………..

MLS…Awards expansion team to Charlotte-30th team in the league

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