Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on August 5th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-L-Dodgers (5-2)…Dinelson Lamet throws (6.2inn) no hit ball then runs out of gas…Bullpen gives up 3R late in loss..Corey Seager 2R-single..AJ Pollock RBI-double and solo HR…Jake Cronenworth long HR and 2-sparking defensive plays in loss…Dodgers now (8-4)…Padres (7-5) fall into 3rd place

Padres-LA..Wednesday pitchers..Ross Stripling (2-0)-vs-Garrett Richards (3.38-ERA)

Padres…San Diego (57-114) over last 8-years vs Los Angeles

Padres..Elevate P-Luis Patino from taxi squad..had (2.89)ERA last year at Double AA.

Padres..1B-Eric Hosmer plays catch before game…Could be back by weekend when DL-stint is over…has lost significant weight with gastritis outbreak.

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Angels-Seattle…Halos led (3-0) at Press Time…Albert Pujols 2R-HR..Mike Trout HR…game in 6th inning

Halos-Mariners..Wednesday matchup Dylan Bundy (1-1)-vs-Marco Gonzales (1-1).

Angels..DL-P-Cam Bedrosian-shoulder
Angels..Option OF-Mike Hermosillo to taxi squad

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-L-Tampa Bay..Hunter Renfroe 2R-double…Boston now (3-8)

Rangers-A’s..Todd Frazier RBI double..tied 1-1 in 8th

Twins-W-Pirates..Nelson Cruz 3H…Minnesota (9-2)…Buccos (2-9)

Indians-W-Reds..Franmil Reyes 2R-HR for Tribe

Toronto-L-Braves..Austin Riley 3R-HR..Braves (8-4)

Orioles-L-Marlins..Jesus Aguilar HR..Francisco Cervelli HR

White Sox-W-Brewers..Eloy Jiminez 2R-HR…Sox now (7-4)

Cubs-W-Royals..Jason Heyward-Jason Kipnis 2R-HRs..Cubs (9-2)

Astros-W-Arizona..Jose Altuve-Carlos Correa HRs..D-Backs (3-8)

Rockies-W-Giants..Nolan Arenado HR…Colorado now (8-2)

Mets-L-Washington..Howie Kendrick-Josh Harrison HRs

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(Injuries)

Miami..Put 13-players on Covid DL-list including 8-pitchers

Cardinals..C-Yadier Molina..SS-Paul DeJong test positive virus
Houston..P-Roberto Osuna needs elbow surgery
Atlanta..P-Mike Soroka-torn achilles
Twins..DL-P-Rich Hill-shoulder fatigue
Mets..2B-Robbie Cano-groin..SS-Amed Rosario-quad
White Sox..DL-P-Carlos Rodon-shoulder fatigue
Texas..1B-Greg Bird-calf injury
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(Roster Moves)

Atlanta..DFA-P-Chris Rusin
Houston..Sign FA-P-Chase DeJong from independent ball

Miami..Marlins have added 13-players to roster in a week since virus outbreak. …Marlins-Orioles game was delayed by late testing results returned to team…Miami finally took field..had not played a game in 9-days-beat Baltimore.

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(MLB)

MLB-Union…discuss keeping 30-man rosters intact…were due to cut to 28-players on active roster on Thursday.

MLB-Union…discussing making ‘Extra Inning Rule’ permanent.

MLB..TV ratings rocket…Opening day ratings 4M viewers…ESPN ratings 34% increase…Regional Sports Networks up 31%

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……………(Football)…………….

NFL…Issues list of ‘heavy fines’ players who violate Covid protocols away from facilities.

NFL..Opt out deadline date for players-Thursday 1pm….
NFL..Opt out clause-players can opt out in season if family member gets sick.

Rams..Holding group meetings for players under tents on field
Bengals..Set up QB-in 4-separate meeting rooms
Seattle..Begin practice with split squads
Saints..Rent full hotel-quarantine players there entire camp
Browns..40-players per locker room..with plastic barriers each stall

NFL…51-players have opted out of season since Friday

NFL..Updated health protocols
..Ban teams from travelling 2-days early for East Coast games
..Ban teams from staying full week on East Coast for back-to-back games.

Antonio Brown…loses lawsuit by condominium owner..facing 200,000 bill.

NFL..Report ESPN-Fox reopening talks with league about inferior scheduling of games for Monday Night Football and Thursday night games..Upset NBC-Sunday Night getting marquee matchups.

CFL…Asks for 30M-interest free loan from Federal Government to help pay players this season.

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(Injuries)

Lions..Activate QB-Matthew Stafford-has false positive virus test
Jaguars..QB-Gardner Minshew cleared play-had false positive

Bengals..PUP-OG-Xavier Su’a-Filo

Miami..WR-Allen Hurns-opts out
Arizona..OT-Marcus Gilbert-opts out
Browns..DE-Andrew Billings-opts out-virus
Colts..LB-Skai Moore-opts out
Raiders..LB-Ueme Eligive-opts out

Pittsburgh..QB-Ben Roethlisberger confirms had 3-torn tendons elbow

Redskins..QB-Alex Smith goes thru four full workouts-coming back from broken leg.

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(Teams)

Rams..QB-Jared Goff raves about new playbook of new Off Coord-Kevin O’Connell.

Tampa Bay…QB-Tom Brady..RB-LeSean McCoy go thru lst full workouts with Bucs

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(Roster Moves)

Seattle…Confirms interest in Josh Gordon-Antonio Brown-both coming off NFL suspended lists.

49ers..Workout FA-LB-Dion Jordan-ex Seahawks…DE-Ziggy Ansuh-ex Lions

Jets..Release WR-Quincy Enunwa

Bills..Release OG-Spencer Long…LB-Mike Bell

Vikings…Void trade with Raiders after DT-PJ Hall fails physical
Raiders..Release Hall

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(College)

NCAA…Board of Governors meeting…Defer action on cancelling fall sports season….Ask Board of Directors to join in special meeting on Wednesday then will possibly vote.

Power 5-Conferences…Looks at proposal that each conference would take on responsibility of hosting a fall sports championship….5-conferences would host cross country..soccer..volleyball…field hockey championships.

SEC..Announces training camps will be pushed back to August 17th.

Big 12…Announces it will play 9-conference games and 1-out of conference game.

Idaho…60-of-82 players on Vandals squad vote not to play this year because of health scares.

Colorado State…Players upset that coaches inferring they should not talk about test results and are pushing players to stay on the field and practice…Concerned about lack of ‘contact testing’ if players test positive…..Coloradoan newspaper says 27-players staff tested positive when workouts were shutdown end of July…says coaches told players not to report symptoms to trainers….

Minnesota..Star WR-Rashad Bateman opts out of season because of NCAA shortcomings in testing…Is likely lst round draft pick.

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………..(Basketball)………

Lakers-Oklahoma City….Wednesday matchup…Lakers (3-1) in NBA bubble games….now (51-14) and have clinched #1-seed in Western Conference playoffs.

Brooklyn…G-Jamal Crawford injures hamstring in first game with team.

NBA-G-League…’Select team’ will be headquartered and train in Walnut Creek, California.

Indiana..Report that GM-Larry Bird quit franchise three years ago because owner Herb Simon refused to increase player budget to sign stars.

Memphis..Lose F-Jazrin Jackson with torn knee meniscus

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(Scoreboard)

Clippers-L-Suns…Devin Booker hits turnaround jumper (:01) left to cap comeback..Booker (35P)..Kawhi Leonard (27P) in loss…Clippers (1-2) in bubble play.

Oklahoma City-L-Indiana..Pacers score 71P in opening half in win

Houston-L-Portland..Damien Lillard-CJ McCollom (41P) combined

Milwaukee-L-Brooklyn..Nets put 6-double figures

Boston-L-Miami..Goran Dragic (26P) off bench for Heat

Dallas-W-Sacramento..Luca Doncic (34P) for Mavs

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…………(Hockey)……………..

Vancouver-Minnesota..Canucks led (3-1) at press time
Winnipeg-L-Calgary..Gaudreau-Lucic-Monahan score Flames
Arizona-L-Nashville..Predators jump to (4-0) lead-coast..
Toronto-W-Columbus..Auston Matthews-John Taveras goals
Rangers-L-Carolina..Canes sweep series with 3-wins row
Islanders-Florida..Jordan Eberle 2-goals..Isles lead (2-0)

Toronto..D-Jake Muzzin hospitalized with concussion..hit head on players skate blade

Washington…F-Brendan Leipsic signs with CSKA-Moscow-KHL.
Red Wings..Send F-Montz Seider to Manheim-German League
Rangers…Send #2 pick Nico Gross to play for EV Sug-Switzerland

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…………….(General)……………..

Indy 500…Roger Penske announces no-fans will be allowed for August 23rd running of race…1st time in 109-year history.

NASCAR…Leavine Racing will cease operation end of year…Putting team up for sale…Has run 240-races…has just 1-top-10 finish…Kasey Kahne-Reagan Smith-Matt DiBenedetto began careers with team.

Tennis..Rafael Nadal opts out of US Open because of virus scare…Roger Federer out with knee surgery….Ash Barty-top seeded woman had already pulled out.

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