Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on February 22nd, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres…Owner Peter Seidler strong statements about criticism his team is taking because of his spending spree and 3rd highest payroll in baseball.

..Don’t spend too much time thinking about what other people thinking
..My top priority is Machado
..There are not unlimited resources-unlimited budgets
..Winning is what is sustainable in San Diego
..Going after that trophy-delivering that Parade
..Baseball Gods are smiling on San Diego

Padres…Manager Bob Melvin says Fernando Tatis will not play every day in Cactus League…’pace his comeback from two surgeries’…Will rotate between RF-CF-SS-2B when he does play

Padres..No decision yet on starting pitchers for opening weekend of Cactus League….Padres play Mariners on Friday…White Sox on Saturday…Arizona on Sunday.

Dodgers…Open Cactus League on Saturday vs Brewers.

Angels..Open Cactus League on Saturday vs White Sox.

Angels…Shohei Ohtani’s agent (Nez Balelo) says the Halos superstar ‘earned the right to explore free agency’…’he is open to an extension with Angels’….’he is a competitor who wants to play in a World Series’.

Angels open the 6th start in rotation…Jaime Barria-Griff Canning-Chris Rodriguez-Chase Silseth will compete for sot in rotation.
(Roster Moves)

Brewers..Sign FA-1B-Luke Voit-ex Padres
Brewers..Sign FA-OF-Tyler Naquin-ex Reds
Twins..Sign FA-2B-Donovan Solano-ex Giants
Seattle..Sign FA-2B-Kean Wong-ex Angels
Texas..Sign FA-P-Joe Polumbo-ex Giants
Cleveland..Veteran 2B-Jason Kipnis-retires
(MLB Notes)

Yankees..Discuss flipping Aaron Judge to LF..Giancarlo Stanton to RF
Houston..Move OF-Michael Brantley to 1B-coming off shoulder surgeries

Mets..Former pitching coach Phil Regan files ‘age discrimination suit’ against team after being terminated from his job at age 82.

Royals..OF-Drew Walters-out 6W-oblique
Houston..1B-Yordan Alvarez leaves workouts-lingering hand injury

Aztecs-Colorado State….SDSU gets (24P) off the bench in first half from AG Aroup..Jaedon LeDee…Micah Parrish….State jumped out to (41-26) halftime lead at Press Time…..SDSU (22-5) heading into the game.

Atlanta..Fires Coach Nate McMillan (29-30)..season marred by player unrest
Atlanta..Will interview ex Utah coach Quinn Snyder for head coach job
Brooklyn..Contract extension for coach Jacques Vaughn thru (2026) season.

Clippers…Veteran G-Russell Westbrook joins team after release from Utah
Bulls..Sign FA-G-Patrick Beverly-ex Lakers
Utah..Sign FA-G-Kris Dunn-ex Portland
Utah..Sign FA-G-Frank Jacobson-ex Knicks
Washington..Buyout G-Will Barton

Chicago..G-Lonzo Ball to miss rest of season-yet to recover from 2-surgeries for Meniscus damage in his knee..has not played since 2021.

Dallas-Washington…Cowboys owner Jerry Jones goes public ‘Dan Snyder-not the most beloved’…’Would ot fall on a sword for him now’

Carolina…Longtime coach Jim Caldwell says ‘will no longer interview for head coaching jobs’…’NFL needs to help develop more minority coaches  in the college ranks’…Lauds Commissioner Roger Goodell but says ‘more must be done’….Only 6-minority head coaches in football.

Baltimore..New Off Coord Todd Monken says ‘not concerned about Lamar Jackson’s contract situation..will coach the QBs heere when OTA workouts begin’….Report Jackson may sit out all off season workouts if team ‘franchis tags him this week’.

Arizona..Hire Klayton Adams-OL coach-ex Colts
Browns..Fire Special Teams coach Chris Priefer
Eagles..Interview Chris Shula-Rams..Jesse Minter-Michigan for Def Coord job
Tampa Bay..Hire Skip Peete-ex Cowboys-RB coach
Tampa Bay..Hire George Edwards-ex Cowboys-LB coach
(College Football)

UNLV..Investigation into death of DT-Ryan Kesler-found dead in apartment…had transferred in from Rutgers and started 8-games as freshman last year.

UCincinnati..Hire Brad Glenn-Off Coord-from Virginia Tech

Ducks-L-Tampa Bay (6-1)…Lightning erupt for 4-goals in span of (5:55) late in second period to blow game open…Ducks fall to (17-34-7)…Tuesday game

Kings-L-Minnesota (2-1)…Ryan Hartman scores both goals for Wild..Kings lost despite outshooting Wild (34-20) on their ice…..Tuesday game

Gulls-Bakersfield….Goal scoring drought on road continues….trailed (3-1) in 3rd period at Press Time……Condors outshot Gulls (20-10) in opening two periods…Chase DeLeo-just back from season long injury-scored Gulls goal…Condors scored 2-power play goals.

Vancouver…Bench D-Luke Schenn-likely to be traded this weekend
Ducks..Lose D-John Klingberg-ankle injury
Colorado..D-Cole Makar-sidelined concussion

Golf…Adidas..Cancels endorsement contracts of Dustin Johnson-Sergio Garcia-who jumped to LIV last year.

Soccer…Mexico makes contact with Team USA-F-Alejandro Zendejas who can transfer to Team Mexico as a dual national.

Soccer..Longtime Turkish coach Taner Savut’s body found in rubble in Turkey …earthquake victim…Body uncovered in same building in which player Christian Atsu was recovered on Monday.

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