Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on March 1st, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(Baseball)…………..

Padres-W-Giants (9-5)…Jabari Blash hits 3R-homer..adds RBI-single and sacrifice fly in come from behind win…Mexican League righthander Barry Enright roughed up (.1inning-4R-5-Baserunners) allowed.

Padres-Colorado….Trevor Cahill-ex Cubs-makes lst start…Christian Bethancourt will pitch one inning also as his conversion experiment continues.

Padres..Sign FA-P-Steven DeFratus-was in Washington Nationals farm system.

Dodgers-W-Rockies (14-3)…Rookie O’Koyea Duckson hits 3R-HR and solo HR..Henry Ramos 3R-HR..Brett Eibner 2R-double…Young P-Julio Urias (1inn-3Ks).

Dodgers-Giants…Wednesday matchup.

Angels-W-Cubs (7-5)….CJ Cron solo HR and RBI-single….Jefry Marte 2RBI…Halos P-Manny Banuelos (2-innings-0R)….Halos now (4-0).

Angels-vs-Texas…Wednesday.

(Roster)

Washington..Sign FA-P-Joe Blanton-ex Dodgers..had (2.48-ERA) 2016
Miami..Sign FA-2B-Steve Lombardozzi-ex Nationals.
Brewers..Sign FA-2B-Nick Noonan-in Padres farm system in 2016

(Injuries)

Mets..3B-David Wright-shutdown 2-weeks-shoulder impingement…coming off neck surgery last year.
Astros..P-Will Harris-down with groin injury.

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…………..(Football)……………..

Chargers…Offering Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson a front office job-position not yet defined.

(Roster)

Vikings…Release RB-Adrian Peterson-do not pick up his option-was due 6M-roster bonus this coming week on top of 12M-salary…becomes unrestricted free agent.

Chiefs..Release RB-Jamal Charles-failed to come back from 2nd knee surgery.

Chiefs..Sign S-Eric Berry (6Y-78M) deal with 19M-bonus
Chiefs..May franchise tag NT-Dontari Poe by deadline today.

Jets..Release CB-Darrelle Revis-6 days after assault arrest…Club clears (9.6M) cap space..Revis had 15M-cap figure

Redskins..Franchise tag QB-Kirk Cousins (24M)
Jaguars..Sign FA-OT-Greg VanRoten-CFL-Toronto Argonauts
New England…Will not franchise tag LB-Donta Hightower.

(Teams)

Chargers..Offer LaDainian Tomlinson position as ‘Special Advisor’ to owner Dean Spanos..trying to capitalize on his Hall of Fame enshrinement…

Indianapolis..DT-David Parry-arrested-5 charges-stealing golf cart-assault-DUI.

Cleveland..QB-Johnny Manziel plea bargaining from assault..tells judge “I’ve gotten my life in order”.

Bill Polian…NFL Hall of Fame exec says Terrell Owens and Randy Moss do not belong in Canton…says “Hall of Famers contributed individually and to team”..said Owens did not because he was such a disruption…..says Hall of Famers were “100% players all the time”…Moss was not.

Tennessee…Hires new AD-John Currie from Kansas State.

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………….(Basketball)………………

Aztecs-Air Force…..Final home game of season….Senior Night for Matt Shrigley-Dakari Allen amongst others….Aztecs (8-8) in conference.

Colorado State-W-Wyoming..Prentiss Nixon 3-point shot (:06) left gives Rams ‘Border War’ win and lst place title in conference..CSU now (21-9) overall (13-4) in conference…

Boise State-L-Fresno…Deshon Taylor (26P) in Bulldogs road win in Idaho..Broncos fall into 2nd place in conference (11-6)…

Lakers-L-Charlotte (109-104)…Kemba Walker scores 30P..Hornets 4th quarter rally win over LA…Tremendous night for F-Julius Randle..(23P-18R-6Assts-2-Blocks..1-Steal)….Lakers now (0-3) since Magic Johnson takeover..now (19-42) on year..

Clippers-Houston….Wednesday night battle…LA (36-23)….Houston (42-19)

Golden State..F-Kevin Durant suffers hyperextended knee when players falls into him (:93) into opening quarter in Washington…MRI scheduled on Wednesday morning.

Washington..Sign FA-G-Brandon Jennings-ex Knicks-Bucks.
Toronto..Surgery G-Kyle Lowery-wrist-out 4-weeks

NYKnicks…Criticism of Phil Jackson….longtime coach Larry Brown says Jackson should return to coaching if he is demanding NY use triangle offense-rather than force it on another coach.

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……..(Hockey)………….

LA Kings-L-Calgary (2-1) OT..TJ Brodie scores (1:47) into overtime…Ben Bishop made 28-saves in road loss…Kings in 9th place in Western Conference playoff race…LA lost 8-of-11 games..

Gulls-W-Tucson (5-3)..Kallie Kossila-Corey Tropp score goals..San Diego now (20-3-1) since Christmas week.

NHL Trade Deadlines…1pm-today…15-Trades since Thursday.

Rangers-Red Wings…Detroit deals D-Brendan Smith to NY for #2-3 round draft picks.
Rangers-Sabres..NY ships D-Mat Brodie to Sabers for F-Dan Catenacci.

Carolina-Ottawa….Hurricanes deal F-Victor Stalberg to Senators for #3 draft pick

Montreal-Edmonton..Habs deal C-Dave Desharnais to Oilers for D-Brandon Davidson and #4 pick.

Dallas-Chicago…Stars ship D-Johnny Oduya to Hawks for F-Mark McNeil and #4 pick

Montreal-Dallas..Habs trade D-Greg Pateryn to Stars for F-Jordie Benn

San Jose-Vancouver..Sharks deal promising F-Nik Goldobin (41P-46Games-AHL) to Canucks for F-Jannik Hansen.

Russia…Mourns passing of Vladimir Petrov-goal scoring star-played with Valeri Kharmilov and Boris Mikailov on Olympic gold medal teams in 1972-and-1976..and on 1980-team that lost to Herb Brooks-USA team….Petrov scored (154) points…in (102) international games…had (77) career goals in World tournaments and Olympics….and (350) goals in Russian league play…was (69Y)

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……(General)……..

Wayne Rooney….Manchester United soccer star-becomes a free agent end of EPL-season…getting interest from Everton-where his career started.

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