Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on April 21st, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Baseball)…..

Padres-Brewers…Milwaukee scores 5R-in 3rd off Chris Paddack..had (6-0) in 9th at Press Time…Billy McKinney HR..Travis Shaw 2R-double for Brewers…Padres left 7-runners on in 3-inning span…Padres rested Manny Machado-Fernando Tatis…San Diego (10-8)…Padres had lost 5-of-7 heading into the game.

Padres-Milwaukee..Wednesday pitchers-Dinelson Lamet-vs-Adrian Houser.

Padres…P-Adrian Morejon to undergo elbow ligament transplant surgery…after multiple doctors ruled he suffered a tear in forearm…will need 14-to-18 months recovery time…Padres paid 11M-bonus to sign Cuban rookie and paid 11M-signing tax for going over the bonus pool in 2016…It is 4th significant injury Moregon has had-included shoulder impingement…back…and forearm…Had pitched only 62-63-65 innings in three seasons in minor leagues.

Padres..Manager Jayce Tingler on offense..”Capable so much more’

Dodgers-W-Seattle (1-0)…Julio Urias (7inn-1H-0R-11K) in dazzling start…Corey Seager RBI single for Dodgers…Kenley Jansen gets saves..LA (14-4)

Dodgers..Off day on Wednesday..host Padres on Thursday

Dodgers…OF-Mookie Betts-bruised forearm-Xrays-Negative

Angels-Texas…Angels led (6-4) in 8th…Shohei Ohtani (4inn-1H-7K)…Kurt Suzuki 2RHR..Mike Trout-Albert Pujols solo HRs..Halos (9-6)

Angels-Texas..Wednesday pitchers-Jose Quintana-vs-Mike Foltyniewicz.

Angels..3B-Anthony Rendon begins workouts-rehab groin issue
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(Scoreboard)

Indians-L-White Sox..Jose Abreu 2-solo HJRs..Yasmani Grandal 2R-HR..Tim Anderson HR

Twins-L-A’s..1st game..Matt Olson-Grand Slam HR..Mitch Moreland HR-2RHR in win
Twins-L-A’s..2nd game..A’s complete sweep-won 10-games in row

Yankees-W-Braves..Gio Urshela HR..Jameson Taillon (5inn-1R)

Reds-L-Arizona..Anthony Young HR for D-backs..Kyle Farmer 2RHR-RBI single for Cinn

Orioles-W-Miami..Trey Mancini-Fred Galvis HRs

Pirates-Tigers..Snowed Out

Giants-W-Phillies..SF score 6R in 8th..Alex Dickerson 3R-HR..Wilmer Flores 3R-HR….Phils-Brad Miller 3R-HR..Alex Bohm 2R-HR

Cardinals-L-Nationals..Trea Turner RBI single..Josh Bell HR for Nats..

Blue Jays-L-Red Sox..Xander Bogaerts 3RHR

Mets-L-Cubs..Eric Sogard RBI single

Rays-W-Royals..Manny Margot 3RBI..Tampa 4R-2nd inning

Rockies-W-Houston..CJ Cron 2R double..2RHR in Colorado win
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(Injuries)

Washington..DL-P-Stephen Strasburg..has pitched only 15-innings since signing (7Y-245M) contract.

Phillies..SS-Jean Segura-hamstring injury
Washington..DL-OF-Juan Soto-shoulder
Reds..DL-3B-Mike Moustafa-viral infection
Twins..Put DH-Max Keplar..OF-Kyle Garlick on Covid list
Seattle..Activate SS-Kyle Lewis from DL
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(Roster Moves)

Veracrus-Mexican League..signs ex Dodgers-Reds-Indians Yasiel Puig…career (.265) hitter
Braves..Sign FA-P-Jesse Chavez-ex Angels-A’s-Rangers
A’s..DFA-OF-Ka’ai Tam
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(MLB Notes)

Union-MLB..Open talks about new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
..Owners want 14-team playoff
..Union wants change in service time pay schedule for 1st-2nd years
..Wants to move Arbitration up a year
..Wants to allow free agency after four years
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(Basketball)

Clippers-W-Portland (113-112)..Paul George (33P)…George hits 2-free throws (:04) left…Kawhi Leonard sits out game with ailing foot…Tuesday night…Clippers (41-19)

Clippers-Memphis..Wednesday game.

Lakers..LeBron James…’Weeks away from playing’…rehab hi ankle sprain going slowly…Been out 30-days

Lakers..Anthony Davis could be activated for Thursday game.

Lakers..Vanessa Bryant ends relationship with Nike…”Would not extend a lifetime marketing deal on Kobe Bryant footwear-like they have with Michael Jordan-LeBron James’.

Charlotte..G-LaMelo Ball-cleared full practice-recovered wrist surgery

Denver..Sign FA-G-Austin Rivers..ex Clippers-Houston-Thunder-Knicks.

Brooklyn..G-James Harden-reinjures hamstring-out till playoffs
Dallas..Fires front office exec-Tony Ronzone-sexual misconduct
with an employee
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(College Basketball)

Aztecs..Coach Brian Dutcher-talks recruiting:
..Matt Bradley-F-Transfer from Cal..Warrior..Elite Defender
..Bradley can score on all 3-levels
..Can play all types of rolls like Matt Mitchell
..Scored over 1000-points at Cal..shot 40% on 3’s
..Hoping to sign 2-more transfers from the portal

UCLA..G-Johnny Jurzang enters NBA draft (17PPG)
VCU..G-Na Hyland enters draft (19PPG)
USC..F-Isaiah Mosley declares for NBA draft (14PPG)
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…………(Football)……….

(NFL Notes)

Union….says it wants NFL to drop all off season OTAs and minicamp workouts for health and safety of players…NFL says CBA allows teams to hold Rookie Minicamp…Veterans Minicamp….1-All Team roster minicamp…It is in union deal-will not be dropped.

Raiders-Broncos…some players break ranks and report to OTA conditioning drills and virtual learning.

NFL…21-teams are still not reporting to camp.

Kansas City…Coach Andy Reid says he’d talk to retired QB-Alex Smith about coaching-consultant job.

Steelers..Give Coach Mike Tomlin 3-year extension thru 2024…is (145-78-1) in Pittsbugh.

Atlanta..Owner Arthur Blank says team has interest in drafting a QB with the 4th pick in draft rather than TE-Kyle Pitts or WR-Ja’Marr Chase.

Carolina..Confirms would be willing to trade out of #8 spot for team wanting to move up to take a QB.

Dallas..CB-Rashad Robinson-suspended 2G-violation PED program.
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(Roster Moves)
Miami..Sign FA-OG-DJ Flukers-ex Chargers-Seahawks
Carolina..Sign FA-DE-DaQuan Jones-ex Titans
Saints..Sign FA-OG-Chris Montano-ex Steelers

Raiders.Workout FA-CB-Rashard Robinson-ex-Eagles
49ers..Workout FA-DE-Arden Key-ex Raiders

49ers..TE-Jordan Reed-retires-concussion issues

Tampa Bay..Re-sign QB-Ryan Griffen.
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(College Football)

UTEP..NCAA puts former Miners coach Dana Dimel on 1-year suspension for violations of illegal use of assistant coaches in practices.

Aztecs…Coach Brady Hoke comments on spring football”
..Only about 50-of-98 players vaccinated
..Some 40 plus players have decided with families not to take it
..Recommended to all parents they have players approve vaccine
..It is a family-individual choice
..Entire football coaching staff has been vaccinated
..Aztecs spring game-Only open to family members
..Aztecs cancel spring passing camp for high school QBs-health issues..California guidelines still blocking it.
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……..(Hockey)……..

Ducks-L-Kings (4-1)….Kings score 3-goals early against John Gibson…Anaheim (14-26-7)…LA (17-20-6)

Gulls-W-San Jose (5-1)…Sam Carrick 13th goal of season…Lukas Dostas 39-saves…AHL action..Gulls (20-13)

Ducks..Send C-Sam Carrick back to AHL-San Diego Gulls

Montreal..Lose G-Carey Price-concussion
Nashville..Sign D-Mac Del Gaizo-UMass college star

Ontario Hockey…Cancels entire season because of outbreaks in Ontario

Western Hockey League..Cancels playoffs because out Covid issues in Canada.
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………(General)………..

Soccer…UEFA-Governing body condemns 12-teams for voting to breakaway for former Euro Super League….Called the owners of the 12 teams…’snakes-liars-thieves’….’Spit on 100-years of tradition’….’Rich stealing from the poor’

English Premier League…held meeting to discuss expelling Manchester City-Manchester United-Liverpool-Arsenal-Hot Spur from EPL.

Manchester City-Chelsea..under enormous pressure-drop plans to be part of Super League…Manchester United..Arsenal…Liverpool announce they are exiting new league 48-hours after announcement.

Manchester United..Legendary Board Chairman Ed Woodward fired to working to leave English Premier League.

England…Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will intercede to block 6-teams in EPL from leaving league….Condems JP Morgan Bank for bankrolling 6B deal that would have led to severe damage to EPL and smaller leagues.

PGA..Golf Weekly reporting PGA has developed a 40M-bonus pool for 10-top players each year..called ‘Player Impact Plan’ for players who help league grow-market and have strong seasons…Will 6-different metrics to determine who is eligible for bonus pool.

USGA..Announces it is refunding ticket prices to all who bought US Open tickets at Torrey Pines…Will allow only 10,000-fans per day this June after drawing over 290,000 last time tourney was held here…Fans will have to attempt to repurchase tickets thru a lottery.

English Premier League-Tuesday game
..Chelsea-Brighton..Play (0-0) Tie…Chelsea moves back into 4th place.

Indy Car…Driver Ryan Hunter-Reay says the new ‘aero screen’ saved his life Sunday in 1st lap crash in Alabama Grand Prix…says the roll bars in aero screen preventing a careening lose tire from crashing into his cockpit…fears he would have been killed.

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