Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on October 26th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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World Series…Cubs-L-Indians (6-0)….Tribe backup catcher Roberto Perez hits a solo home run, then a 3R-HR, and Indians starter Corey Kluber struck out 9-batters in 6-innings….Cleveland’s bullpen pitched out of a bases loaded jam in the 7th inning, and a 1st and 3rd-jam in the 8th…..Cubs struck out 15-times in the game.

Indians-Cubs…Game 2-tonite in Cleveland-start time moved up because of likely evening rain on the Lakefront……

(MLB)

Arizona..Hires Amiel Sawdaye-Assistant to GM…came from Red Sox..will work for new Diamondbacks GM-Mike Hazen-hired last week from Boston.

Rockies..Will interview Tim Wallach-ex Dodgers-Marlins coach for managerial job.

Mariners..Sign FA-P-Michah Owings-ex-Reds-Mets other clubs
Atlanta..Sign FA-P-Joel DelaCruz-been in Yankees farm system

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(Roster)

Giants..Release K-Josh Brown-under investigation for additonal domestic abuse incidents..is owed 720,000-on contract…had signed a 2Y-4M extension.

Miami..RB-Arian Foster-retires-injured 3-years in a row.
Falcons..Sign FA-RB-Stevan Ridley-ex Patriots
Falcons..Release LB-AJ Hawk-ex Packers
Arizona..Workout WR-Aaron Dobson

Denver-New England…Trade-Broncos pick up TE-AJ Derby from Pats for #5 pick
Patriots-Lions..Trade-New England acquires LB-Kyle VanNoy from Detroit for 6th round pick.

Seahawks..Workout DE-Wallace Gilberry-ex Chiefs
Seattle..Sign FA-DE-Mallitiah Goodman
Tampa Bay..Workout WR-Nate Washington-ex 49er
Jets..Workout LB-Nate Irving-ex Broncos
Patriots..Workout LB-Jasper Brinkley
Miami..Workout safeties James Ihedigbo-Lions..Major Wright-Tampa..Sergio Brown-Giants

(NFL)

Denver..Police investigate robbery home of DE-DeMarcus Ware-thieves stole 2-Super Bowl rings and his electronics while he was at Monday Nite game.

Rams..QB-Jared Goff will take snaps with #1-offense during bye week.
Chicago..QB-Jay Cutler says coach John FRox “has to back me”
Jaguars..Vote confidence QB-Blake Bortels (9TD-13-turnovers-58% passing)

(Injuries)

Ravens..Activate safety Matt Elam from IR list.
Denver..LB-Brandon Marshall out of workouts-hamstring
Colts..Activate WR-Donte Moncrief from :PUP
Jaguars..IR-DT-Roy Miller-torn Achilles
Steelers..Activate TE-Ladarius Green from PUP.
Seahawks..OT-Brad Sowell-out sprained knee.

(College)

UCLA…QB-Josh Rosen remains out with bruised nerve in shoulder.
Virginia..Police now investigating hazing case in football program led to head-eye injuries freshman WR.

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—————————(Basketball)———————

(NBA)

Golden State-L-San Antonio….Spurs stomp Warriors on opening night in Oakland…San Antonio built 18P lead in the first half, then ran away in 2nd half-leading by 28-points in the 4th quarter…F-Kawahi Leonard had 35P and hit 15-free throws in a row at one point in the game…F-LaMarcus Aldridge had 26P….Golden State 3-point shooting faltered…in opening 3-quarters they were just (7-31) shooting behind the arc..Steph Curry-Klay Thompson combined (4-16)

Cleveland-W-NY Knicks…Cavs raised their championship banner on opening nite…Got 71-points combined from Kyree Irving (29)..Kevin Love (23)..Lebron James (19)….Derrick Rose (17P)…but Jokim Noah had (0P)…Knicks shot just 36% in Coach Jeff Hornacek debut.

Lakers-Houston…Opener tonight..debut Luke Walton as head coach…Mike D’Antonio takes over Rockets…Lakers starting very young lineup….Life after Dwight Howard begins in Houston.

(Roster)

New Orleans..Release F-Alonzo Gee
Memphis..Release former lst round pick G-Jordan Adams
Sacramento..Release veteran G-Jordan Farmar
Houston..Release G-Pablo Prigioni.

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(Scoreboard)

Ducks-L-San Jose (2-1) OT…ME Vlasic scores on John Gibson in OT
Kings-W-Columbus (3-2) OT…Alec Martinez scores OT goal for LA

Ducks-host-Nashville tonight.

San Diego Gulls….Host Stockton tonite in AHL-action…Gulls (2-1) to start the season…head out on 4-game road trip this weekend, starting in Winnipeg on Friday night.
Kings..Sign FA-G-Anders Lindback-had been with Arizona Coyotes-had been playing in Sweden.

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————————(General)———————-

Scott Hamilton…Legendary Olympic figure skater-broadcaster-hospitalized-another brain tumor surfaces…had been treated prior for 2-tumors and fought back from cancer.

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