Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on July 15th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…………………(BASEBALL)……………….

Padres…3-veteran free agents opt out of contracts after not being placed on 60-man roster for start of the season…joining 2B-Brian Dozier who was cut over the weekend.
..OF-Juan Lagares-ex Mets
..P-Kyle Barraclough-ex Giants
..P-Seth Frankoff-ex Phillies

Padres..Austin Hedges-Wil Myers go combined (6-6) in intrasquad game at USD.

Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani (3.1inn-0R-1H) in second summer appearance on mound.

Dodgers…OF-AJ Pollock reports to camp after testing clean-goes thru first workout…P-Pedro Baez..P-Scott Alexander also enter camp.

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(MLB)

Umpires Union…Confirm 11-umpires have ‘opted out’ and will not work games this year because of health concerns.

Texas..Furlough 60-employees..12% of office staff

Union…Asks for arbitrator to enter negotiations on players with ‘vested options’ for 2021…JA Happ due 17M option based on starts and innings pitched with Yankees….Twins P-Rich Hill has 9M option also based on starts….Union wants to determine how to restructure option clauses in shortened season.

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(Roster)

Braves…Sign FA-OF-Yasiel Puig-ex Dodgers-Reds-Indians
Boston..Bring FA-P-Zack Godley in for physical

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(Injuries)

Astros..OF-George Springer-miss workouts-test results not returned
Tampa Bay..P-Tyler Glasnow reports camp-cleared from virus.
Texas..C-Rob Chirinos-missed workouts-ankle
Orioles..P-Tyler Blach-elbow surgery
Twins..OF-Byron Buxton-sprained foot

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……………….(FOOTBALL)…………..

Chargers..Inform season ticket holders they can roll their 2020 tickets into 2021 season…Team says season ticket holders can buy individual tickets for 2020 season-if fans are allowed in stadium

Eagles…Says it does not appear fans will be allowed at home games this year.

New England..inform fans only 20% capacity expected at Gillette Stadium this year.

Washington…Owner Dan Snyder looking at list of nicknames including Red Wolves..Red Cloudy..Red Tails…Warriors to replace Redskin name.

NFL Union…expresses concern how teams can open up camps in hot spots…Worried about Chargers-Rams-49ers…Cowboys-Texans…Saints..Bucs-Dolphins opening camps

NFL..Quest Labs informs league there will be delays in test results…clinics overwhelmed by soaring results nationwide.

NFL…Informs Union it wants players to use Oakley Face Shield and Mouth Guard in all games…Union pushes back

Washington..Hire Eric Stokes-Director of Pro Scouting-ex Carolina.

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(Roster Moves)

Jaguars..Shopping DE-Yannick Ngakoue who refuses to sign Franchise Tag.

Chiefs..sign DT-Chris Jones (4Y-80M) extension replacing his franchise tag contract.

Titans..RB-Derrick Henry will not sign extension-will play under franchise tag (10.7M) then become free agent

Redskins..OT-Brandon Scherff will play under franchise tag (15M) then become free agent.

Eagles..Re-sign veteran OT-Jason Peters (1Y-6M) and will move him inside to OG.

Browns..Negotiating extension (5Y-25M) with DE-Myles Garrett before Wednesday contract deadline.

Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott faces Wednesday deadline to sign multiyear contract or play entire season on 1Y-franchise tag (31.4M) at risk of injury.

Houston..Release LB-Chris Landrum.

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(College Football)

USC…Athletic Director Mike Bohn says he fears only 50-50 chance college football season can take place.

Notre Dame..AD-Jack Swarbrick says he fears college football season will be victim of virus.

North¬†Carolina…Growing pressure on university to evaluate use of nickname ‘Tar Heels’.

Auburn..former head coach Tommy Tuberville wins Alabama senatorial election over longtime politician Jeff Sessions

Hawaii…Scrambling to fill 5-vacancies on roster-lines up Robert Morris University for home game.

UCLA..Lands 3-transfers
..TE-Ev Njoku-ex Miami
..RB-Brittain Brown-ex Duke
..CB-Obi Eboh-ex Stanford

Utah State…lands QB-Jason Shelley-ex Utah
Ohio U..lands QB-Armani Rogers-ex UNLV

Alabama…President Donald Trump-campaigning for candidate in Alabama…says Alabama coach is Lou Saban….said it twice…not Nick Saban…Lou Saban is deceased college and AFL coach.

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……………(BASKETBALL)………………..

Lakers..Move Kantavious¬†Caldwell-Pope into starting G-sport in place of Avery Bradley-opted out…and Rajon Rondo-wrist surgery.

Clippers..F-Kawhi Leonard ready to play full games on playoff schedule.

Houston..G-James Harden reporting to Rockets camp…has tested clean at home.

Denver..C-Nikola Jockic reports to Orlando camp after 4-negative tests in Serbia and Denver…had virus last month.

Brooklyn….F-Michael Beasley leaves bubble after positive test…6th player on Nets to test sick.

Sacramento…F-Harrison Barnes tests positive-not allowed to report to camp.

Indiana…Union asks for ruling on salary status of G-Vic Oladipo who opted out..recovering from quad injury…Doctors say he is healthy.

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…………………..(HOCKEY)……………..

Ducks..Sign RW-Troy Terry to 3-year contract extension…has scored 8-goals in Anaheim…had 23-goals over 2-years with Gulls.

Chicago..F-Andrew Shaw-opts out of playoffs-concussion issues

Vancouver…Sign star college D-Jack Rathbane-Harvard University..played 2-years in Ivy League.

Vancouver..Says F-Michael Ferlund will not be in playoffs-refuse to discuss if it is positive test or lingering concussion issues.

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………………..(GENERAL)……………..

PGA….Tiger Woods-speaking at Memorial about civil unreast in US
..’Change is fantastic-but don’t hurt innocent-but we have’
..’You can make a point without burning neighborhoods we live in’

NASCAR…Bristol All Star Challenge race-Wedneday night…30,000 fans will be allowed at 100,000 seat track

English Premier League
..Chelsea-W-Norwich..Olivier Giroud game winner..Blues (19-11-6)

English Premier League..Top games on Wednesday
..Manchester City-vs-Bournemouth…City (23-9-3)
..Hot Spur-vs-Newcastle
..Liverpool-vs-Arsenal…Liverpool (30-2-3) on season

EPL…London police arrest 12-year old for racial slurs directed at Crystal Palace star Will Zaha this week in game vs Aston Villa

MLS…Tournament continues

..LA Galaxy-L-Portland Timber…Chicharito scores for LA
..LAFC-Ties-Houston…LA scores 2-goals in 7-minutes in comeback

MLS..announces 2nd round of testing in bubble in Orlando…Zero positive tests in 1,227 tests of players-staff…24-teams

CIF….10-Commissioners statewide meet on Monday to vote on fall football schedules….Delay season or cancel season…move it to spring.

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