Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on August 24th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 


Angels…Owner Arte Moreno puts franchise up for sale-exiting after 20-years of ownership…Won 1-World Series…Have made playoffs just once in last 13-years…facing a 7th straight losing season….Struggled to get  land access to build new Stadium…Dragged into corruption case with Anaheim mayor…Franchise marred by in-house drug scandal and death of P-Tyler Skaggs…Now involved in 2-lawsuits involving Skaggs family…Impacted by bad decisions on high priced free agents….Failed investments in 1st round picks…and big money free agents and pitchers…Had 5-GMs….Had 4-managers in last 5-years……Warred with media about his meddling and impulsive decisions.

Angels..Franchise could net 2.5B in sale..Moreno bought team for 184M in 2003…Interested buyers could include former Padres President Larry Lucchino.

Padres…Fernando Tatis-AJ Preller address the media on Tuesday afternoon in aftermath of the 80-game Steroid suspension…Tatis humbled and hurt:
..Said ‘sorry’ four times in first 1:55 of statement
..Will have immediate shoulder surgery-rehab in San Diego
..Used Clostebol steroid to deal with neck infection
..Wrong not to use Padres resources to help him
..Let Padres-fans-family-his country down
..Alot of work to do to regain trust-will regain it
..Padres use of tough love was ‘fair’
..Blame me no one else
..Will not make mistakes going forward
..AJ Preller used words I had to hear
..I failed-I am so sorry
..I will learn and mature from this
..No excuses
..Never be in this position ever again
,,Me being a distraction-unacceptable
..I understand how the fans feel

Padres…GM AJ Preller:
..Now learn and grow
..I see his remorse
..Time to rebuild relationships
..We will go down the road with him..

Padres…Manager Bob Melvin
….Aked teammates for help repairing his image

Padres-Manny Machado:
..Look of relief on his face
..This was hardest part-talk to teammates

Padres-Jurickson Profar
..It was important for him to speak to us
..Guys hugged-we will forgive him

Padres-Joe Musgrove
..We all mistakes-we are family-we will help him
Padres-L-Cleveland (-3-1)….Andres Giminez-Omar Gonzalez solo HRs off Mike Clevinger…….Tuesday game…Friars (68-57)…Guardians (65-56)…San Diego (26-29) vs teams with Winning Records…Just (8-11) since trades.

San Diego-Cleveland…Wednesday game..Blake Snell-vs-Cal Quantrill

Padres..Callup P-Jose Castiloo from AAA-El Paso..activated
Padres…P-Yu Darvish leaves team for birth of child
Padres..OF-Juan Soto scratched with back tightness
Dodgers-W-Milwaukee….Dodgers led (7-1) at Press Time…Trayce Thompson 3RHR-RBI single for LA…LA (85-37)…Won 18-of-22

LA-Brewers..Wednesday game..Andrew Heaney starts for LA

Dodgers…P-Walker Buehler underwent Tommy John surgery-doctors found torn tendon near ligament..will miss all of 2023-season…2nd Tommy John surgery of career…Dr. Neil ElAttrache found torn UCL ligament and a tear in tendon…’worst case scenario but surgery successful’
Angels-L-Tampa Bay (11-1)..Christian Bethancourt HR-Isaiah Peredes HR for Rays……Halos (52-71)

Angels-Rays..Close out series in Tampa.

Angels..P-Michael Lorenzen (4inn-1R) in first rehab start

Cardinals-L-Cubs..1st game..Javier Assad 5-hitter in debut-Cubs
Cardinals-W-Cubs..2nd game..Nolan Arrenado HR-Tyler O’Neil HR-Tom Edman HR-3RBIs

Braves-W-Pirates..Max Fried wins (12-4)

White Sox-L-Orioles..Ryan Mountcastle 3RHR-Baltimore.

Phillies-W-Reds..Phillies 2R in 9th for win..

Mets-L-Yankees..Aaron Judge HR-RBI single..

Giants-W-Tigers..Carlos Rodon (7inn-1R-10K) for SF..

Red Sox-L-Blue Jays..George Springer 3R-triple-Toronto.

Arizona-W-Royals..Christian Walker RBI-double-Dbacks.

Houston-W-Twins..Trey Mancini RBI double-Astros..

Rangers-L-Rockies..CJ Cron 3rHR-Colorado..Nate Lowe-Marcus Semien HRs-Texas

Marlins-A’s….Brian Anderson HR-Miami…Led 5-1 at Press Time..

Mariners-Nationals….Eugenio Suarez 2RHR-Mariners led 4-1 at Press Time

(MLB Notes)

Yankees…GM-Brian Cashman vote of confidence for Manager Aaron Boone.

Cubs..Put OF-Jason Heyward on 60-day IL
Cubs..P-Kyle Hendricks-torn shoulder capsule-does not need surgery
Twins..IL-OF-Byron Buxton-hip issue..3rd  time on IL list
Brewers..IL-P-Aaron Ashby-shoulder inflammation
Houston..P-Blake Taylor-shutdown-elbow flareup on rehab effort
Red Sox..IL-1B-Eric Hosmer-back strain
Red Sox..IL-P-Nathan Eovaldi-neck strain
White Sox..IL-P-Mike Kopech-knee strain
(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-P-Reyes Moronta-ex Dodgers-Giants
Twins..Callup P-Aaron Sanchez from AAA
Giants..Sign FA-P-Jon Bermudez-ex Astros
Cubs..Callup P-Nick Padilla..(2.30-ERA) in AA-AAA

Aztecs…Hire Ryan Kirby as an assistant coach-working with hitters-catchers…Was assistant at USD after career with Toreros.


Chargers…CB-JC Jackson undergoes ankle surgery in New York..could be out 4W-could miss first two games of regular season.

Chargers..Release CB-Trevaughn Campbell-will go on IR-reserve-out 4G
Chargers..Sign FA-CB-Michael Jacquet-ex Jaguars-Eagles
(Roster Moves)

Broncos..Release LB-Joe Schobert
Bears..Release OT-Julian Davenport
Packers..Release OG-Wes Martin
Colts..Release RB-CJ Verdell
Jaguars..Release K-Ryan Santoso
Raiders..Release RB-Kenyan Drake
Jets..Release K-Eddie Piniero
Washington..Release LB-Nathan Gerry

Colts..Top P-Rigo Sanchez-ruptures Achilles running wind sprints
Ravens..Put RB-Gus Edwards on PUP-out 4G
Bills…Put OG-Ike Boettger on PUP-4G
Denver..Put OT-Tom Compton on PUP-4G
Lions..Put WR-Jameson Williams on PUP-likely out 8G
Miami..IL-CB-Mackenzie Alexander-out for year
Raiders..DT-Jordan Jenkins on IR-out for year
49ers..CB-Jason Verrett on PUP-out 4G
Washington..DE-Chase Young on PUP-out 4G-rehab knee issues
(College Football)

Indiana State…2-freshman players killed in auto accident..2-others seriously injured.

Washington…Huskies name Michael Penix-starting QB-transferred from Indiana
Marshall..Lose RB-Rasheen Ali-leaving school..(1400Y-rushing last year)

Gary Gaines-Legendary Odessa Permian football coach-Texas-passes away (73Y)…Book-movie- ‘Friday Night Lights” based on his career.

Brooklyn Nets…F-Kevin Durant withdraws trade demand after meeting with owner Joseph Tsai-Coach Steve Nash…’Time to go forward with partnership’

Dragen Bender…Ex-Suns-Bucks-Warriors…signs to play in Spain..ex #1 pick
Minnesota..Sign FA-F-Luka Garza-ex Pistons
Lakers..Reopen talks with FA-G-Dennis Schroeder-last year with Boston-houston

Carolina…Hurricane sign FA-C-Paul Stasney-scored 20-goals-Winnipeg
San Jose..C-Jon Dahlin-to sign with Timra-Finland
Rangers..Lose G-Adam Huska-signs with Torpedo-Novograd-KHL-Russia

LA Kings..Sign agreement with Greenville-South Carolina-ECHL.

NASCAR…Owner Rick Hendricks meets with feuding drivers Kyle Larson-Chad Elliott….Lawson won 2-races this year by knocking his teammate Elliott out of lead in races.

Michael Andretti….Announce plans to bu9ild racing facility…200M project..build 575,000-square foot facility..to house Indy Car-Indy Lites,,, IMSA operations and possibly Formula 1-team from Europe if granted a charter to race in Europe.
PGA Tour…Will review proposal made by players  to create ‘Elite Tournament’..mandating star players must play in 15-marquee tourneys-rather than pick and choose schedule….Also created Special 1-on-1 events with star players with big payoffs to be played each spring….Proposals made by Tiger Woods-Rory McIlroy after last week’s Players-Only meeting in Delaware.
Soccer..Manchester United acquires F-Casemiro in 60M-transfer fee deal with Real Madrid
Tennis…US Open…2nd seed Russian Alx Zverev-pulls out having problems with rehab from ankle surgery

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