Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on March 10th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(Baseball)……..

Padres-W-White Sox (4-2)…Friars now (4-5)
..Fernando Tatis sits out 3rd game in a row with flu issue..Club says not Covid 19 issue
..Blake Snell (2inn-1H-0R)
..Ryan Weathers (2inn-2R-2H-1W)
..Wil Myers solo HR
..Luis Campusano RBI-double
..Tommy Pham now (0-11) spring
..Eric Hosmer (.077-BA)
..Drew Pomeranz-Emilio Pagan combined (2inn-0H-4K)
..Miguel Diaz (1inn-0H)

Padres-Rockies..Wednesday matchup..Mackenzie Gore starts

Padres..CEO-Eric Greupner says team has nearly 14,000-season tickets..Only way for fans to get into mix for access to start of season is to buy season tickets and wait to see how many ‘opt outs’ there are from current season ticket holders…Believes 80% of full season ticket holders will opt in…so some half-season plan fans will get chance to buy tickets…Gruepner believes with full vaccines for county by May…Padres could host a full Petco Park late in season.

Padres…San Diego County remains in ‘Purple Zone’ with 8.8-figure…Needs to get to 7.0 to reach Red Tier that would allow fans in stands

Padres..Dinelson Lamet throws 3rd bullpen…Next will be simulated game or live batting practice..Could pitch in game next week.

Dodgers-W-Reds..(5-3)…Jimmy Nelson 2-perfect innings for LA..Chris Taylor 2R-HR…

Dodgers-Arizona..Wednesday game

Dodgers..P-David Price says he is willing to workout of bullpen to start season…Has (150-80) career record as a starter.

Angels-Cleveland..Wednesday game
Halos..Off day on Tuesday

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(MLB)

Giants-A’s…San Francisco-Alameda County drop into ‘Red Tier’ meaning fans get to go to home games to start season.

Colorado-Baltimore…Governors will allow 50% fans at Coors Field-Camden Yards.

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(Injuries)

Yankees..MRI-P-Zach Britton-elbow bone chip…will have minor surgery..out 4W
Texas..P-Jon Hernandez-out 4W-sprained elbow
Toronto..OF-George Springer-rib cage issue
Washington..P-Jon Lester returns to team after thyroid treatment
Cleveland..OF-Franmil Reyes-3B-Jose Ramirez-cleared-Covid issue

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(Spring Training Notes)

Yankees..P-Deivi Garcia (3inn-0R)
Cardinals..P-Carlos Martinez (3inn-0R)
Texas..P-Matt Bush (1inn-0R)
Cleveland..P-Aaron Civale (3inn-1R)
Cubs..P-Trevor Williams (3inn-1R)
White Sox..P-Lance Lynn (2inn-0R-5K)
Rockies..P-Chi Chi Gonzalez (3inn-1R)
Seattle..P-LJ Newsome (3inn-0R)
Giants..P-Alex Wood (2inn-1R)
Twins..P-Kenta Maeda (3inn-0R)..P-Alex Colome (1inn-3K)
Orioles..P-Bruce Zimmerman (3inn-0R)
Boston..P-Nick Pavetta (3inn-1R)
Pirates..P-Steven Breault (2inn-0R)
Toronto..P-Steven Matz (3inn-0R)

Yankees..P-Luis Cessa (1inn-3R)
Tigers..P-Daniel Norris (1inn-2R)
Cubs..P-Craig Kimbrel (1inn-1R)
Arizona..P-Luke Weaver (3inn-4R-5H)
Royals..P-Dan Duffy (3inn-5R)
Braves..P-Drew Smyly (2inn-5R-8H)
Phillies..P-Vince Vasquez (1.2inn-2R)

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…………(Football)…………..

Chargers..Inform TE-Hunter Henry-not Franchise Tag..Free to test Free Agent market…has (193R-21TD)..not willing pay him (13M).

Chargers…Exposing 7-starters to free agency next week.

Chargers..Former GM-Steve Ortmayer passes away from cancer (77Y) in Kentucky…Chargers GM for 3-years early in Spanos family ownership…(21-27)…was fired so team could hire Bobby Beathard…Drafted Anthony Miller-Courtney Hall….Plagued by aging team and last vestige of Dan Fouts era…Traded OT-Jim Lachey to Raiders in controversial deal…Built (3-0) Strike team in 1987…kept 13 players from strike roster on main team when strike settled…Chargers started (8-1)…lost 6-in row at end of season..missed playoffs….Worked for Raiders twice…was GM Rams….assistant Green Bay-Chiefs….coached at U-Kentucky for 9-years with ex NFL coach Rich Brooks.

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(NFL Roster Moves)

Raiders-Patriots…Raiders trade OT-Trent Brown to New England for #5-pick..Missed 16-games in Oakland over 2Y..Gives up (29M) in contract to sign (1Y-11M) deal in New England

Arizona..LB-Hassan Reddick-not franchise tagged
Atlanta..S-Keanu Neal-not tagged
Detroit..WR-Ken Golladay..DE-Romeo Okwara-not tagged
Patriots..OG-Joe Thuney-not tagged
Steelers..LB-Bud Dupree-not tagged
Seattle..LB-Shaq Griffin-not tagged

Bucs..Franchise tag WR-Chris Godwin (12M) cap figure
Saints..Franchise tag CB-Marcus Williams (13M) cap figure
Giants..Franchise tag DT-Leonard Williams (19M) cap number
Bears..Franchise tag WR-Allan Robinson (14M) cap figure
Bears..OT-Kyle Long says he want to make comeback
Jaguars..Franchise tag LT-Cam Robinson (14M)

Cleveland..Release DE-Adrian Clayborn-3M-cap savings
Atlanta..Release OT-James Carpenter-4M cap savings
Vikings..Release K-Dan Bailey
Titans..Released CB-Malcom Butler

Bills..OC-Mitch Morse takes paycut from 7M-to-5M
Tampa Bay..Re-sign LB-Lavonte David
Packers..Re-sign WR-Devin Funchess
Miami..Re-sign LB-Calvin Munson

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(NFL)

Giants..Hire Kyle O’Brien as Scout..ex Lions exec
Giants..Hire Jeremy Pruitt-Def consultant-ex Tennessee coach

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(College Football)

Kansas…Fired Coach Les Miles after he with held information about investigation into sexual misconduct while at LSU…KU received (148-page) investigation from LSU..Miles (3-18) at KU…Kansas program has (20-99) record in last decade.

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……….(Basketball)………….

Aztecs…Leave for Mountain West Conference tourney…play Thursday opening round…face either San Jose or Wyoming.

Aztecs…MWC Coaches name Brian Dutcher-Coach of Year..Matt Mitchell-Player of Year.

Aztecs…Players talk about Brian Dutcher with rumors he may interview at U-Minnesota.
..Trey Pulliam…Very relatable coach-let’s us play on the floor.
..Matt Mitchell..Patience as coach amazing-never yells at players…So stable-no highs-no lows..Patience with Pandemic-he showed us how to do it
..Jordan Schakel..He knows people..systems..how to coach against them..His record speaks for itself.

Mountain West Tourney-Wednesday
..Fresno State-New Mexico..
..UNLV-Air Force..
..Wyoming-San Jose..

Pac 12-Tourney-Wednesday
..ASU-Washington State..
..Utah-Washington..
..Stanford-Cal

West Coast Conference
..Gonzaga-W-BYU (88-78)…Bulldogs go to (26-0)…Rallied from 12-point deficit…Jalen Suggs hits back to back 3’s with 2-minutes left to break tie…Suggs (23P)…Zags put all 5-starters in double figures…head to tourney as #1 seed in nation.

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(NBA)

All Star Game…All time low TV viewership..only (5.9M) viewers on Sunday.

Miami…C-Meyers Leonard apologizes for Jewish slur he used in interview…did not know what word meant.

Houston..Rockets lost 13-in row..put Victor Oladipo-PJ Tucker-Eric Gordon on trade block to begin full rebuild.

Lakers..Do not have assets to make trade for F-Andre Drummond-Cavaliers..will wait to see if he clears waivers after possible buyout

Toronto..G-Kyle Lowry-expects to be traded by March 24th deadline

Lakers-Clippers..both off on Wednesday.

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……………(Hockey)……………..

Gulls-L-San Jose..(4-2)…Barracuda score (:11) into game…then score 2-goals in (2:20) span and win…AHL…Tuesday night action…Gulls (9-6)….San Diego lost 6-of-9 after (6-0) start.

Kings-Ducks…Wednesday game…Ducks go for 3rd win in a row (8-12-6)…Kings (10-9-5).

Sabres..Lose C-Jack Eichel-neck injury
Vancouver..F-Elias Pettersson-out 6-games-leg injury
Arizona..G-Darcy Kuemper placed on IR list
Nashville..D-Roman Josi-back injury

Gulls..Recall F-Brent Gates from Tulsa-ECHL-had 6-goals..scored 5-goals with Gulls as AHL rookie last year.

ESPN…Wins bidding war for NHL TV rights…signs 7Y contract to take rights from NBC-Sports-Network

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……………(General)………….

Soccer…Team USA loses G-Jon Klinsmann-concussion
Team Germany…Coach Joachim Low retires..won World Cup 2014

PGA..Cancels Canadian Open because of Cross Border travel ban.

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