Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on September 2nd, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-Angels….Open short series in Anaheim…Padres have won 11-of-14 games in hot spell….San Diego (22-15)…..Were 4-and-half games behind Dodgers….Dinelson Lamet (2-1)-vs-Julio Teheran (0-2) in Wednesdasy matchup.

Padres..Future of 1st baseman Yonder Alonso up in the air..with acquisition of Mitch Moreland from Red Sox….Remains with taxi squad working out at USD.

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Dodgers-Arizona…..LA led (2-1) at press time..Chris Taylor RBI double for LA…Dodgers went into game at (26-10)….

Dodgers-Diamondbacks….Clayton Kershaw (4-1) starts for LA.

Dodgers…Report that veteran pitcher David Price is considering returning to team to finish the season….had opted out pritching during spring training because of the virus.

Dodgers…Put 3B-Justin Turner on DL-hamstring

Dodgers…Acquire P-Kendall Williams from Toronto…as first part of Ross Stripling trade…Williams was 2nd round pick last year out of Vanderbilt.

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(Scoreboard)

Cardinals-W-Reds..St Louis erupts for 16R-23H in lopsided win..Brad Miller 2RHR..2R-double..RBI single for St L

Blue Jays-L-Miami..Starling Marte HR in 1st game for Marlins

Tampa Bay-L-Yankees…DJ LeMahieu solo HRs in 1st and 3rd innings..Rays (25-12)..

Washington-L-Phillies..Andrew McCutchen 3R-HR

Cubs-Pirates…Rain delay with Cubs leading (6-5)..Kyle Schwarber 2R-HR

Braves-W-Red Sox…Marcel Ozuna HR..2R-HR…Atlanta (21-14)

Mets-L-Orioles..Renato Nunez 3RHR for Baltimore

Tigers-W-Brewers..Victor Reyes 3RBIs for Detroit

Indians-W-Royals..Franciso Lindor-Franmil Reyes-Rob Perez HRs for Tribe

Rangers-Astros..Houston led (4-3) at press time..Mike Brantley 3R-HR

White Sox-Twins…Tied (2-2 ) at press time..Eloy Jiminez 2R-double for Sox…Chicago (22-13)…Minnesota (20-16)

Rockies-L-Giants..Alex Dickerson HR-2R-HR

A’s-Seattle…Athletics (22-12)…Game postponed

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(Injuries)

Royals…DL-P-Ian Kennedy..calf injury
Rangers..DL-OF-Rougned Odor-eye infection
Rays..DL-3B-Yandy Diaz-hamstring

Twins..Activate SS-Josh Donaldson..OF-Byron Buxton…from DL
Twins..Activate P-Michael Pineda from suspended list.
Cubs..Activate 3B-Kris Bryant..OF-Steven Souza from DL
Yankees..Activate P-Zach Britton from DL

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(Roster Moves)

Miami…Report that 2B-Isan Diaz wants to opt-in..rejoin team

Cubs..DFA-2B-Hernan Perez
White Sox..DFA-2B-Ryan Goins
Phillies..DFA-P-Reg McClain
Milwuakee..Release P-Justin Grimm

Seattle…Sign FA-P-Walker Lockett-ex Padres-Mets
Mariners..Acquire OF-Albereto Rodriguez from Blue Jays

Red Sox…Callup P-Mike Keckham
Angels..Callup C-Jose Brecindl
Orioles..Callup 2B-Dilson Herrera
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(MLB)

Texas…Rangers confirm they will  reduce payroll from 153M-this year.

A’s…Test clean two days in a row after games with Astros were cancelled on weekend.

MLB…Announce 2021 Draft will be held on July 11th next summer during All Star week….This year’s draft was cut to 5-rounds.

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………………….(Football)……………………..

Chargers….Giving 2nd round draft pick Nassir Adderly a chance to compete with Desmond King for startin safety job to replace injured Derwin James.

Chargers…Demote LB-Denzell Perryman…Elevate rookie Kenneth Murray to starting inside LB job.

Chargers…Talking about signing S-Jahleel Addae-who spent last year with Houston Texans.

Chargers…Refuse comment on their interst in FA-RB-Leonard Fournette-ex Jaguars

Rams…IR-LB-Travin Howard..lose for year..torn meniscus
Raiders…IR-WR-Tyrell Williams for the year-torn labrum-shoulder
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(NFL)

NFL…Takes over investigation of Washington owner Daniel Snyder…Decision on ‘intervention’ came a day after RogerGoodell met with lawyers representing 12-wom who are filing lawsuit against Snyder for toxic culture in front office.

NFL..Confirms that Daniel Snyder has released 40-employees from Non Disclosure Agreement to cooperate with league investigation, but they cannot talk to media.

NFL-Union….discussing use of ‘Point of Care’ testing if players have false positive tests during the season.

NFL…League refusing to set police about home attendance at games to start season….24-teams have indicated ‘no fans’ for home openers…..5-teams yet to decide….Only Cowboys-Chiefs-Miami have indicated they will have fans opening weekend.

Atlanta…RB-Todd Gurley showing explosiveness out of backfield not seen in a couple of years with Rams.

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(Roster Moves

Tampa Bay…Sign FA-K-Ryan Succop-ex Titans-Chiefs
Tampa Bay..Release K-Elliott Fry

Titans..Workout FA-K-Stephen Haushka-ex Bills
Jaguars…Workout FA-CB-Kayvon Webster-ex Broncos
Giants..Workout FA-C-Jon Halapin

Colts..Release FB-Roosevelt Nix
Lions..Release WR-Geremy Davis-ex Chargers

Carolina-Buffalo….Panthers deal LB-Andre Smith to Bills for draft pick

New England…Activate RB-Lamar Miller from PUP list.

Washington-New England…Report both interested in ex-Jaguars RB-Leonard Fournette

Minnesota…Restructure 10M-contract LT-Riley Reiff to remain with team
Bengals…RB-Joe Mixon signs (4Y-48M) extension
Lions..Sign OT-Taylor Lewand (4Y-60M) extension

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(College Football)

Big 10…Commissioner Kevin Warren confirms he received call from President Trump pushing for restart of college season…..Big 10 looking at plans of either Thanksgiving start or January start…Presidents will decide in conjunction with Doctors

Central Florida…10-players opt out for season because of virus.

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………………(Basketball)……………………

(Scoreboard)

Utah-L-Denver (80-78)…Nikola Jokic (30P) in Nuggets win…Denver comes from behind to win series (3-2)…..Game 7-series

Boston-W-Toronto (102-99)…Jayson Tatum (30P) for Boston…Celtics lead (2-0)

Lakers..go thru scrimmage workout…won’t play 2nd round playoffs till weekend.
Clippers…off day workouts…statt next round playoffs on weekend.

Chicago…Interviews Kenny Atkinson-ex Nets coach…for vacant Bulls job.

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……………(Hockey)……………….

(Scoreboard)

Flyers-W-Islanders (4-3)…Philly scores 2-goals in (:93) in 3rd period..then wins on deflected shot in overtime to keep series going…..NY leads (3-2)

Las Vegas-Vancouver…..was (0-0) in 2nd period at press time….Canucks benched G-Jacob Markstrom for game…Knights led (3-1) in series

Penguins..Sidney Crosby undergoes wrist surgery.

KHL-Red Star-China….Franchise has been sued for 1M by 3-US coaches who were under contract when virus broke out…sent home …have not recevied paycheck since.

Boston…D-Zedeno Chara says he has not yet decided if he wants to play next year…he is (43Y) and an impending Bruins free agent.

Toronto-Carolina…Trade rumor the Hurricane-Leafs discussing deal for Toronto G-Frederic Anderson who has 4M-salary for nexxt yer.

San Jose…F-Jon Dahlen signs to play for Timra-Sweden
Colorado..F-Vlad Kamenov signs to play for KHL-St Petersburg team
Chicago…F-Joni Tuuolo-signs to play for Koo Koo-Finland
Kings..Sign C-Austin Wagner-3Y extension

Winnipeg…Reports Jets shopping star F-Patrick Laine…want forward-defense help and high draft pick

Pittsburgh…Interview ex-Washington Caps head coach Todd Reirden for assistants jobon Mike Johnson staff…Penguins fired assistant coaches last week..

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……………..(General)…………..

Soccer….Lionel Messi refuses to show up for opening of FC-Barcelona camp…wants release from contract….Soccer authoriites say the 833M-transfer clause in his contract is still in force.

Tottenham Hot Spur…sign Irish star Matt Doherty from Wolverhampton.
Arsenal….sign D-Gabriel from Lille-France.

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