Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on October 18th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Phillies-Arizona…Phillies led (6-0) at Press Time…..Trea Turner HR in 1st inning….Kyle Schwarber 2-solo HRs…Bryce Harper robbed of HR at left field wall…Phillies add 4-runs in 6th inning….leading to blowout….Phillies lead (2-0) as series goes back to Phoenix.


(Wednesday Schedule)

Texas-Houston..Game 3…Max Scherzer-vs-Christian Javier

(MLB Notes)

Dodgers..President Andrew Friedman says team suffered ‘orginizationalĀ failure’ in first round exit from playoffs…Vote of confidence Manager Dave Roberts and coaches-all return…Team will seek veteran pitching in free agency…Wants Clayton Kershaw to consider returning next season.

Dodgers…Report that LA is evaluating making a free agent bid on Padres P-Blake Snell

Angels…Outright 6-players off 40-man roster including 1B-Jarrad Walsh and P-Jaime Barria.

Boston..Report 6-MLB executives have rejected overtures to interview for the Red Sox open GM-job

Cardinals..Discussing offer to former C-Yadier Molina about becoming Bench Coach.

A’s..Retiring P-Trevor May calls on owner John Fisher to put the team up for sale…’Take Pride in what you own…Own what you have done to the A’s’

Chargers…Coach Brandon Staley backs QB-Justin Herbert….’We must run the ball better….We need to play better upfront’…..Herbert overthrew WR-Keenan Allen twice on what could have been TD passes-because of pressure…Herbert was pressured on 47% of his drop backs…Cowboys had 1-sack…12-Pressures…7-hits and had to scramble 6X

..Not encouraged by close losses-must win those games
..Rashawn Slate-playing thru ankle issue
..Joey Bosa needs to get back on the practice field
..Justin Herbert hung tough all game long
..CBs need to play with better technique
..Our secondary will win alot of games for us
..It will take all 11 on offense-defense to win

Rams…Will be without top two RBs-Kyren Williams-Ronnie Rivers with injuries suffered on Sunday…Veteran RB-Royce Freeman expected to move into starting job.

Rams..sign FA-RB-Myles Gaskin-ex Vikings..re-sign FA-RB-Darrelle Henderson

Rams..LB-Derion Kendrick-arrested early hours on Monday possession of gun and marijuana at a traffic stop…2nd time in career he has been involved in a gun charge.

Colts…Owner Jim Irsay says QB-Anthony Richardson will likely miss the rest of the season…Expected to need surgery on shoulder joint issue-labrum injury.

Jets..QB-Aaron Rodgers surgery for Torn Achilles says he had ‘Speed Bridge’ procedure to help in his recovery.

Vikings..DE-Marcus Davenport-out 6W-high ankle sprain
Jaguars..QB-Trevor Lawrence practiced with knee brace

(Roster Moves)

Eagles..Sign FA-WR-Julio Jones-ex Falcons-Titans..(13,629Y) in career
Bills..Contact FA-RB-Leonard Fournette-ex Jaguars about workout
Saints..Activate rookie QB-Jake Haener from suspended list
Ravens..Release RB-Kenyan Drake

(College Football)

Congress…NCAA President Charley Baker testifies infrontĀ of Congress asking for NCAA power to control the NIL funds given to athletes….’Players are not employees of colleges….if you allow this to happen…virtually all Division II-III programs would fold their athletic programs and some Group of 5-Conferences would have problems keeping programs.

Houston-Oklahoma City…TRADE..Rockets deal G-Kevin Porter-#2-#2 to Thunder for G-Victor Oladipo-F-Jeremian Earl

Houston..Police says suspended G-Kevin Porter did not fracture neck of his girlfriend..she had a congenital-defect in neck…Still charged with strangulation-assault charge.

Detroit..Former Pistons 1st round pick F-Josh Jackson arrested on rape-robbery charge.

Denver…GM-Calvin Booth says he traded away G-Bones Hyland to Clipper at deadline…’Wouldn’t-Couldn’t play defense’.

Washington..G-Johnny Davis out with sprained elbow.

LA Kings-Winnipeg Jets….Pierre Luc Dubous scored 1st goal against his former team as Kings jumped to a (3-0) lead at Press Time..Tuesday game

Jets..C-Gabe Villardi suffers knee injury on heavy hit in corner of game against Kings.

Ducks..#1 pick Leo Carlsson cleared to make NHL debut on Thursday-had missed two games with lower leg injury

Vancouver-Pittsburgh…TRADE..Canucks deal G-Jack Rathbone-F-Karol Plasek for Penguins D-Mark Friedman-F-Ty Glover.

Vancouver..put D-GuilliameĀ Brisebois on long term IR-knee injury

Rangers…Will reopen talks with FA-RW-Patrick Kane-recovering fromhip surgery

Ducks…Veteran D-Scott Harrington-released fromGulls contract…signs to play with Zurich Lions-Switzerland.

Soccer…Team USA-W-Ghana…USA storms to (4-0) lead at Press Time…Gio Reyna scores 10-39’…Christian Pulisic scored on penalty shot…Fal Balogun scores for US also…Tuesday friendly

NASCAR…former LA Times auto racing writer Shav Glick given Sports Media Award by Hall of Fame for coverage of auto racing.


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