Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on October 21st, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

………………(Baseball)…………

(World Series)

Dodgers-Tampa Bay…Dodgers led (8-3) at Press Time….LA batters Rays starter Tyler Glasnow..erupting for 5-runs in 5th inning-aided by 3-stolen bases to jump out to (8-1) lead early..
..Cody Bellinger 2R-HR in 4th.
..Mookie Betts HR in 7th
..Max Muncy 2-run scoring singles
..Will SmithRBI single
..Chris Taylor RBI single
..Clayton Kershaw (6-inn-1R-2H)…retired 13-batters in row..only 78-pitches.
..Tyler Glasnow walked 6-batters-threw 115 pitches in 5-innings.

LA-Rays..Game 2-Wednesday night..Dodgers undecided on Dustin May-Tony Gonsolin-Julio Urias…Rays will start Blake Snell.

Dodgers..say Walker Beuhler will start Game-3

Dodgers..change World Series roster…add Matt Beaty…replacing Edwin Rios…Roster includes 15-pitchers.

Tampa Bay….Roster includes just 13-pitchers.

Commissioner Rob Manfred …”State of Baseball Address”
..Teams lost combined 3B in local revenue by loss of fans
..Would like to see Extra Inning rule retained
..Wants 14-team expanded playoffs next year
..Will talk to Union about DH remaining in NL
..Will negotiate 28-man roster size
..No decision on 7-inning doubleheaders

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Padres…C-Luis Campusano arrested 5am-Saturday in Georgia, transporting 79-grams of marijuana…Charged with purchase-possession-distribution…felonies.

Padres..P-Luis Perdomo will miss 15-months following Tommy John elbow surgery

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(MLB)

Cardinals…All Star C-Yadier Molina opens contract talks…wants 2Y-40M free agent contract.

Houston..Former GM-Jeff Luhnow says he presented MLB a 150-page binder of text messages-Emails that showed he was not part of Sign Stealing scandal and should not have been suspended…says folder included 22,000-text messages….Says Commissioner Rob Manfred ignored the evidence.

Seattle..Former Marines P-Hishashi Iwakuma announces retirement…spent 17-years pitching in Japan then in American League.

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……………………(Football)………………..

Dallas…Report that Cowboys player openly criticize coaching staff…..Anonymous quotes…
..These guys don’t coach…don’t teach
..They don’t adjust on the fly
..They are totally unprepared
..They aren’t good at their job

Dallas…coach Mike McCarthy-response…”We are men here-discuss it with me”

Dallas…Owner Jerry Jones gives ‘Vote of Confidence’ to Def Coord-Mike Nolan.

Baltimore…S-Earl Thomas files grievance-demanding 10M-unpaid salary…was cut in camp for sucker-punching a teammate during argumet on field.

Browns..Will not fine WR-Odell Beckham for sideline tantrum duirng loss to Steelers.

Vikings..coach Mike Zimmer says ‘Kirk Cousins will not remain starter if he continues to throw interceptions;

Bengals…DE-Carlos Dunlap…DT-Geno Atkins upset at being demoed to strictly 3rd down plays.

Miami…Names Tua Tagovailoa starter this week against Jets replacing Ryan Fitzpatrick (10-TDs..7-interceptions).

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(Roster Moves)

Bears..Sign FA-LB-Mantei Te’o…ex Chargers-Saints
Denver…Release DT-Tim Jernigan
Eagles..Release CB-Trevor Williams
Falcons..Release S-JJ Wilcox
.Washington…OF-Josh Garnett retires because of injuries
Rams..Sign FA-K-Kai Forbath-ex Dallas-Washington-Minnesota
Raiders..Sign FA-DE-David Irving-ex Cowoybs
Giants..Sign FA-DE-Jabal Sheard-ex Jaguars
Packers..Sign FA-LB-James Burgess-ex Falcons
Cowboys..Acrivate DE-Randy Gregory-had been on NFL suspended list

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(Injuries)

Cowboys…OG-Zach Martin-concussion
Saints..Activate LB-Kiko Alonso from IR
Giants..Activate WR-Sterling Shepard from IR
Raiders..Activate QB-Marcus Mariota from IR

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Coach Brady Hoke confirms 8-players have left team because of concerns over Covid Virus..included sitting out the season RB-Zedane Thomas…..Says new look offense led by QB-Carson Baker will attack perimiter with quick passes in addition to running the football…..Says SDSU has been in road-game mode-travel-meetings-protocol since walkthru practice September 10th in Carson….Will stay at Chargers team hotel in Orange County for 4-home games…Open season on Saturday against UNLV

Mountain West Conference…Cancels New Mexico-at-Colorado State game because of bad virus outbreak in Albuquerque….21-Lobo players either quarantined or in isolation because of exposure to virus.

Penn State…Loses top RB-Journey Brown will sit out season with health issues-not related to Covid

Southern Mississippi..coach Scott Walden-tests positive for Covid.
Cal…Hires ex NFL-RB-CJ Anderson-ex Broncos as RB-consultant

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………………….(Basketball)…………………..

Aztecs….Coach Brian Duther confirms 6’10-C-Nathan Mensah cleared for full 5-on-5 basketball workouts…Left team last December with blood clot and respiratory problems….Aztecs began 5-on-5 scrimmage action on Monday.

Lakers…Ask NBA for 10M-salary cap relief for past contract for F-Luel Deng-released two years ago.

Indiana….Pacers hire Nate Bjorkgren-assistant with Toronto-Phoenix…former head coach in NBA-G League.

76ers…Hire longtime G-Jameer Nelson as Assistant GM to Elton Brand.

Wichita State…Investigating reports of racial abuse commehts from basketball coach Gregg Marshall….Former players at Winthrop College echoed comments about mistreatment of players, racial insensitivity issues while at that school.

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…………………(Hockey)……………..

Mike Hoffman….Florida Panthers top free agent negotiating with 6-different NHL teams…scored 29-goals last year.

Calgary…Sign FA-F-Joaquim Nordstrom-ex Boston Bruins.

Penguins..Sign FA-G-Shane Starrett-ex Oilers.

Chicago…GM-Stan Bowman writes letter to season ticket holders say club will begin a ‘rebilding campaign’ to upgrade roster.

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……….(General)……….

NASCAR….Reinstates driver Kyle Larson…suspened all last year for racial slur incident in spring….Was fired by Chip Ganassi racing.

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