Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on June 8th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-W-Braves (4-3)..Derek Norris solo HR in 9th ties game..Wil Myers RBI-single wins it..San Diego beats Braves 2nd game in row…now (25-35) on season.
San Diego-Atlanta..Drew Pomeranz (5-5) 2.22-vs-Julio Teheran (1-6) 2.92 in afternoon game finale of series

Padres…P-James Shields says it was unfair of lead owner Ron Fowler to criticize him before the trade…”had 8-quality starts in row..had 3-ERA..had no run support”…”It takes time to turn a team around”

Dodgers-W-Rockies (4-3)…Trayce Thompson HR in bottom 9th…Rookie Juio Urias (4inn-1R-7K)..Justin Turner 3R-HR..Joe Blanton blows lead coming out of bullpen…Dodgers starters had fanned 15-Rockies
LA-Colorado..Wednesday matchup…Kenta Maeda (5-3) 2.84-vs-Chris Rusin (1-4)
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Nick Tepesch-Rangers
Dodgers..P-Brandon McCarthy to throw 50P-simulated game

Angels-L-Yankees (6-3)..Carlos Beltran 2R-HR..Starlin Castro solo HR..Halos fall to (26-32)…..
Halos-New York…Jered Weaver (5-4) 5.19-vs-Nathan Eovaldi (6-2)
Angels…Tim Lincecum-2nd rehab start for Salt Lake City-vs-Reno…Gives up 4R in lst inning…(5inn-4R-3H)…threw 95-pitches..now (0-2)
Angels..Callup P-David Huff-ex Giants-Royals-Indians
Angels..P-Tyler Skaggs to throw 5-inning extended spring training game

(Scoreboard)

Mets-L-Pirates..Jon Neise throws 7-shutout innings for Bucs in 1st game of twinbill.
Mets-L-Pirates..John Jaso RBI-double to win nitecap also..Mets have lost 7-of-10 with injuries to lineup…
Royals-L-Orioles…Mark Trumbo 2R-double..2R-HR…KC lost 6-row..Bench clearing brawl Ace Ventura hit Manny Machado with 99mph fastball in back.
Cubs-L-Phillies…Ryan Howard HR….Cubs (40-17)
Blue Jays-L-Tigers..Ian Kinsler RBI double-RBI single..Toronto (9-4)…Detroit won (6-of-7)
Cardinals-L-Reds..Adam Duvall 3R-HR..Billy Hamilton HR for Cincy..
Houston-L-Texas..Ian Desmond 2R-HR..Astros (11-4)…Rangers won (9-of-10)
Washington-W-White Sox..Bryce Harper-Anthony Rendon combine 6RBI…Chicago (6-19) tailspin
A’s-L-Brewers..Zach Davies 6-no hit innings.
Tampa Bay-L-Arizona….Zach Greinke 3-hit shutout…D-Backs just (10-21) home
Indians-L-Mariners…Nelson Cruz solo HR-2R-HR…snap Tribe 5-game win streak…Mariners lost (5-of-7)
Red Sox-W-Giants…Xander Bogaerts 2R-single in 10th…SF have still won (18-of-25)..
Marlins-L-Twins..Brian Dozer 2R-HR in 11th for Minnesota

(Roster)

White Sox…Former 1st round pick Phillipe Aumont retires…had (6.80) career ERA..went from Mariners-to Phillies-to Chisox
Washington..Sign FA-2B-Steve Lombardozzi-ex Twins
Cubs..Callup OF-Albert Almora..hitting (.318) in minors
Pirates..Callup P-Jameson Taillon…had (2.03) ERA in AAA
Cardinals..Option 2B-Kolten Wong to AAA-weeks after giving him (5Y-25M) extension

(Injuries)

Cubs..DL-OF-Jorge Soler-hamstring.
Mets..OF-Juan Lagares-out with torn thumb ligaments
Indians..DL-OF-Michael Brantley-reinjures shoulder third time
Indians…P-Danny Salazar-pulled from rotation-shoulder fatigue.
Cardinals..Activate SS-Jhonny Peralta from DL.

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———————————-(Basketball)———————————-

Golden State-Cleveland….Game 3-playoffs tonite in Cleveland….Warriors have won by 18-and-33…..Lead series (2-0)…..Cavs without F-Kevin Love-concussion.

Charlotte..G-Jeremy Lin opts out of contract to test free agency.
Toronto..F-Bismack Biyombo-opts out for free agency.

76ers…Confirm that former NBA center Sean Rooks died of heart attack in restaurant at age (46)…was 76ers Director of Player Personnel..had just interviewed for assistant coaching job on Knicks staff….Played with 7-NBA teams-starting with Mavericks, also played Minnesota-Clippers and Lakers.

Cal State-San Marcos….Basketball coach Jim Saia exits…becomes head coach at Cal State-LA.

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—————————————(Football)—————————————–

Chargers…Open contract extension talks with WR-Keenan Allen-coming off (67R) season.

Atlanta…Sign FA-OG-Michael Huey-spent time on Chargers developmental squad.
Saints..Sign FA-S-Roman Harper-ex Carolina Panthers
Rams..Sign FA-DE-Cam Thomas-former Steelers-Chargers
Rams..Release WR-Steadman Bailey-suffered 2-wounds to skull in driveby shooting last year.

(NFL)

Commissioner Roger Goodell has begun making calls-looking to help find investors for group headed by Ronnie Lott-Rodney Peete-want to develop stadium for Raiders in Oakland.
NFL…Confirms its twitter account was hacked…someone wrote Roger Goodell-passed away.
Denver..Broncos WR-Demaryius Thomas meets with President Obama-thanks him for pardoning mother who spent 15Y in prison for drug dealing….Grandmother serving life term.
Houston..QB-Brock Osweiler elected to remain in Texans OTA workouts rather than go to White House with Broncos for ceremony.
Miami..Dolphins may move home preseason games because renovation at Stadium not complete by August lst.

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————————(Hockey)——————————

Penguins-Sharks….Pittsburgh can win Stanley Cup with home ice win tonite…Lead series (3-1)….
Sharks….San Jose leading scorers…Logan Couture..Joe Pavelski..Joe Thornton..Pat Marleau…Brent Burns…top 4-players have scored just 1-goal in Penguins series.

Minnesota Wild…Hire Scott Stevens-legendary NJ Devils star defenseman-as assistant coach on Bruce Boudreau staff.

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——————————-(Gemeral)————————————

US-W-Costa Rico (4-0)….Clint Dempsey scores on penalty shot at 9-minute mark….US scores 3-goals in 36-minutes-coasts to win and in good shape to move on in Copa America Tourney…

Copa Tourney….Uruguay officials say tourney should not have been held in US….gives Mexico unfair fan support because of large Mexican-American fan base in US…..US Coach Jurgen Klinsmann says Copa should be held every 4-years in US…better facilites…better TV contracts.

Phil Mickelson…linked to another shady character…..Greg Silveira-gambler-sentenced to 12-months in prison for money laundering….Took 2.7M-gambling debt Mickelson had run up…transferred it to 3-different bank accounts to launder it…..Mickelson owed money to off-shore account.

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