Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on April 28th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)……..

Padres-Diamondbacks…Arizona built (5-1) lead in 7th inning at Press Time in Phoenix….Arizona C-Carson Kelly hits mammoth 2R-HR..David Peralta RBI single…to give Arizona a lead…Trent Grisham charged with 2-run error early in game…Padres wasted 5-solid innings from Chris Paddack…San Diego was (13-11)…Arizona (11-11)-coming into the game.

San Diego-Arizona..Wednesday matchup..Ryan Weathers-vs-Taylor Widener.

Padres…Sunday Night Baseball TV ratings vs Dodgers:
..2.1M viewers..up 63% from last year
..San Diego had (9.9R)..LA (4.7R)
..Highest rating in San Diego since 2004 season

Padres..Manager Jayce Tingler sounds off about criticism of Dodgers:
..Trevor Bauer statements on Tatis sign stealing-‘ridiculous’
..I know 100% he was not peeking to steal signal
..We play the game the right way
..Deep down I know what Tatis is doing
..Dinelson Lamet will throw live BP on Wednesday
..Salute coaches Skip Schumacher-Wayne Kirby-They study pitchers..deliveries-pitch counts-know what to activate baserunners

Dodgers-Reds…LA led Cincinnati tied (5-3) in 7th at Press Time..Will Smith 3R-HR for Dodgers to tie game…Matt Beaty 2R-single….LA (15-8) on season

LA-Cincinnati…Wed-matchup..Clayton Kershaw-vs-Sonny Gray

Dodgers..Activate 2B-Gavin Lux from DL
Dodgers..Activate P-Daniel Santana from Covid list
Dodgers..DL-P-David Price-hamstring-could be out 2-weeks
Dodgers..Callup P-Mitch White
Dodgers..Option OF-DJ Peters to AAA

Angels-L-Texas (6-1)….Joey Gallo 2R-HR for Razngers…Nick Solek solo HR… ..Halos (11-11) on season.

Angels-Rangers..Wednesday pitchers..Alex Cobb-vs-Dane Dunning
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(Scoreboard)
Indians-W-Twins..Franmil Reyes 2-long HRs (432′-452′) for Tribe.

Pirates-W-Royals..Wilmer Difo RBI single in 7th..Buccos (12-11)..KC (14-8)

Yankees-W-Orioles..Aaron Judge-Giancarlo Stanton-Ky Higashioka HRs for NY

Washington-L-Toronto..Vlad Guerrero 3HRs-including Grand Slam-7RBIs

Red Sox-W-Mets..Garrett Richards (7inn-1R-10K) for Boston

A’s-L-Rays..Brett Phillips 2RHR for Tampa

Cubs-L-Braves..Ian Anderson (7inn-1R)..Ronald Acuna (481’HR)

Marlins-L-Milwaukee..Adam Houser HR..Tyrone Taylor HR-3RBIs in win

Cardinals-W-Phillies..Paul Goldschmidt 2R-double..Tommy Edman 2R-double

Tigers-W-White Sox..Miguel Cabrera HR..Nico Goodrum 2R-HR

Mariners-L-Astros..Yordan Alvarez Sac Fly RBI

Rockies-Giants..Tied (3-3) at Press Time..Brandon Belt HR for SF
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(Roster Moves)

Cubs..P-Jerry Blevins retires-ex Mets
Cubs..P-Hector Rondon retires-ex Arizona-Houston-Boston
Yankees..Bench C-Gary Sanchez

Yankees-Giants..Trade..NY deals OF-Mike Tauchman to SF-for P-Wandy Peralta
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(Injuries)

Atlanta..MRI-P-Mike Soroka-ongoing shoulder issues
Orioles..SS-Fred Galvis-ribcage issue
Giants..OF-Mike Yastremzki-oblique strain
Seattle..DL-P-Nick Margavicius-shoulder
White Sox..DL-OF-Luis Robert-covid
Cubs..3B-Kris Bryant-bicep injury
Milwaukee..DL-C-Manny Pina-fractured toe
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(MLB Notes)

Rockies..Want to talk to Twins GM-Thad Levine about becoming President Baseball Operations

MLB Network..Hire Yonder Alonso as in studio analyst

MLB…ESPN-TV Sunday Night ratings up 38%…FS1-ratings up 88%…MLB Network ratings up 48% for first month of season.

Pioneer League…gets approval to do ‘Rule Experiments’
..Extra innings replaced by 5-Pitch Home Run Derby
..Can use Designated hitter as Pinch Hitter in game
..Can use a Designated baserunner multiple times
..Batter can appeal Check swing call made by home plate ump

LA County..Will move to Yellow Tier next Tuesday meaning teams can have 67% capacity at games.

Aztecs…Coach Mark Martinez  as team gets ready for series at Nevada:
..We are in playoff mindset now
..We are slugging our way to Omaha
..Need to solve 3B-LF issues
..Hitting numbers across the country are rocketing
..Our pitching went 11-months because of covid-not facing hitters
..We hit more than anyone in the country
..Firm believer-let our guys be a hitter-let them swing
..Learn to hit-who can-who can’t..let them understand pitching
..We run turbocharged program..hit-find out who we are
..Covid vaccines-halfway home with roster vaccinations
..We have been under strictest protocols since last fall
..We understand and have done a good job
..Players commit to our protocols to play an entire season
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……..(Football)……….

(Roster Move)
Miami-Washington…Trade..Dolphins deal OG-Ereck Flowers to Washington for late round draft pick.
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(NFL-Notes)

NFL..Lawyer Beth Wilkinson asks judge to allow a 2009-Sexual Harassment lawsuit against Daniel Snyder to be submitted as evidence in current lawsuit filed by 20-former Redskin cheerleaders.

49ers..Coach Kyle Shanahan tells fans to ‘ignore’ all the noise about what San Francisco will do with 3rd pick in draft on Thursday.

Denver..QB-Drew Lock-LB Von Miller report to voluntary OTA meetings.

Tampa Bay..Former Bucs LB-Geno Hayes-passes away (33Y) from liver disorder.
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(College Football)

 

Aztecs..Coach Brady Hoke wrapping up spring football:
..Final week spring ball..Spring game on Friday
..Winners get steaks..Losers get hot dogs
..Player Draft of teams Aztecs-vs-Warriors on Tuesday night
..QBs-Threw 7 interceptions last Friday..we are ahead of last year
..QB interceptions because they are under live fire
..Lucas Johnson is ahead of Jaylen Maden at QB
..Each of 3QBs is very different-but add something to offense
..QBs have learned how to extend drives with their feet
..Our defense has had exceptional spring

..Have to develop game breaking WRs in program
..Elijah Codie has had really good spring

Aztecs…QB-Carson Baker transfers to 1AA-Western Kentucky…has 3Y eligibility left.

Cal Baptist…Hires Tyler Mariucci as Director of Athletics…ex-SDSU-USD Assistant AD.

PAC 12-Conference…Report they may hire Co-Commissioners..talking to Amy Brooks-NBA Director of Business Operations about running business side of conference..Would hire an Athletic Administrator to actually run the sports side of league
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……….(Basketball)…………

Lakers-at-Washington-Wednesday game…Lakers (36-25)
Clippers-at-Phoenix-Wednesday..LA (43-20)..Suns (43-18)

Houston..Lose G-John Wall-hamstring injury
Cleveland..F-Larry Nance-fractured thumb
Dallas..Sign FA-F-Moritz Wagner-ex Boston-Lakers-Washington

Ohio..Star G-Jason Preston files for NBA draft (17P-7R-7A) for Bobcats
Maryland..Hires Danny Manning-ex Wake Forest head coach-as Terrapins assistant
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……..(Hockey)………..

Kings-Ducks..Wednesday game…LA (15-27-7)…Ducks (14-28-7)…Ducks lost 5-in row and 10-of-13…Ducks have scored 5-goals in last 5-games.

Columbus…Lost 9-games in row..lose G-Joonas Korpisalo with season ending injury.
Vancouver..G-Thatcher Demko goes down with injury at practice

Toronto..former LW-Miroslav Frycer passes away (61) in Europe-liver disease.

Patrick Roy..former coach-GM-Colorado Avalanche wants to return to NHL in front office job…Has been Coach-GM-Quebec Remparts in junior hockey

Colorado..Signs #1-draft pick Justin Barron-star for Halifax in QMJHL
Dallas..Sign F-Jacob Peterson-played at Farjestad in Sweden
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……….(General)………….

UEFA Championships: Semi final game
..Chelsea-Ties-Real Madrid (1-1)..Christian Pulisic scores (14′) for Blue…Game 2-of series next Wednesday

..Manchester City-vs-Paris St-Germian..Wednesday afternoon.

..Arsenal…Owner Stan Kroenke says he has no intention of selling the EPL team despite enormous criticism of operation of franchise.
..Liverpool…Fenway Sports Group releases financial documents showing team has had 122M in lost revenues this past year because of pandemic
..Hot Spur..Interviews Ten Hag-head coach at Ajax for job at Tottenham.

NASCAR..Driver Joey Logano says spoilers on rear of cars need to be cut back to keep cars on the track from flipping…Logano in bad flip at Talladega 500

Formula 1…says it will experiment with ‘spring qualifying’ in 3-races this year…cars will run 100mile qualifying race to early starting spots on the grid.

PGA..2-golfers..Will Gordon-Brice Garnett..test positive for Covid-pull out of Valspar PGA championships this weekend

Tokyo Olympics..Government puts in new protocols for Summer Games
..Athletes-Coaches..must have 2-covid tests 96-hours-before boarding plane to come to Tokyo
..Will be tested Daily in Olympic Center
..Drop 14-day quarantine to allow athletes to arrive early-train
..All athletes will live and stay within bubble during Olympics
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