Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on March 29th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Dodgers (3-1)…Luis Perdomo (3inn-0R)..Julio Urius (2.2inn-0R)..Hunter Renfroe RBI-double in loss..San Diego now (11-20).

Padres-White Sox..Wednesday matchup-Jhoulys Chacin-vs-Dylan Covey.

Padres…Confirm they are considering keeping all 3-Rule 5-players they drafted..P-Miguel Diaz..C-Luis Torrens (.152)…OF-Allen Cordoba (.155)…would shorten Andy Green’s bench terribly.

Dodgers-L-Cincinnati (9-3) in split squad game..P-Alex Wood (6inn-5R-11H)…knocks himself out of starting rottion.

Dodgers-Seattle…Wednesday matchup.

Dodgers..P-Brandon Morrow accepts assignment to AAA-Oklahoma City to start the season.

Dodgers…P-Hyun Jin-Ryu will be in starting rotation..(2.95ERA) in spring.

Dodgers..P-Juio Urias told he will not start season on MLB roster-likely at AAA-Oklahoma City to monitor innings.

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Justin Masterson-ex Red Sox-Indians-Cardinals..will start in Oklahoma City.

Angels-W-A’s (14-3)…Albert Pujols RBI-double..Yunel Escobar 2R-HR..P-Bud Norris 2-shutout innings.

Angels-Milwaukee..Wednesday game

Angels..Purchase contract P-Yusmerio Petit from Salt Lake City -AAA

Angels..Ask OF-Dustin Ackley to start season in Salt Lake City.

(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay-White Sox..Rays trade for Sox OF-Peter Bourjos.
Phillies-Orioles..Baltimore trades for P-Alec Asher from Phillies
Arizona..Sign FA-1B-Christian Walker-ex Reds
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Jon Niese-ex-Mets-Pirates
Rockies..Sign FA-C-Ryan Hanigan-ex Phillies-Reds-Red Sox.

Arizona..Purchase P-Jorge DelaRosa-from minors-ex Rockies
Arizona..Purchase P-Tom Wilhelmsen-ex-Mariners from minors

Giants..Release 2B-Jimmy Rollins
Phillies..Release OF-Chris Coghlan
Orioles..Release 3B-Chris Johnson
Tampa..Release 2B-Ricky Weeks..P-Tommy Hunter
Atlanta..Release P-Paco Rodriguez
Cubs..Release OF-Nori Kawasaki
Washington..Release OF-Clint Robinson

Baltimore..OF-Michael Bourn-opts out of contract for free agency
Reds..Claim FA-2B-Scotter Gennett-Brewers
Yankees..Reacquire Rule 5-P-Caleb Smith from Cubs
Yankees..Reacquire P-Tyler Jones-from Arizona-Rule 5-pick

Yanikiami..Option-P-Justin Nicolino to AAA
Arizona..Option SS-Ketel Marte to AAA
Kansas City..Option P-Al Albuquerque to AAA..Option OF-Pete O’Brien.
Yankees..Option C-Wilken Castillo..SS-Ruben Tejada to AAA


White House…rejects invitation to have President Trump throw out lst pitch at Washington Nationals home opener.

Mets..P-Jeurys Familia-facing 15-game suspension for domestic abuse incident last season.



Chargers….Announce they are distributing 27,000-Philip Rivers jersey to each seatholder who bought seats for the Stub Hub Center this season.


Owners..Pass rule changes
..Will eject any player who targeted a player with a helmet hit….
..Ban leaping over line of scrimmage to block field goal and PATs
..Approve penalty for hits on defenseless receivers running pass patterns
..Approve NFL Command Center-NY make final ruling on replays
..Reaffirm-Ejection rule any player committing 2-personal fouls in game.
..Extend kickoff rule-touchbacks bring ball out to 25-yard line
..Reject rule-any kickoff thru uprights-puts ball at 20-yard line
..Reject rule reducing NFL overtimes from 15-minutes to 10-minutes

Oakland..City Council leader Larry Reed wants city to revoke lease with Raiders and eject them from practice facilitiy and terminate lease at Coliseum for 2017.

Roger Goodell..Commissioner says he will attend New England Patriots home opener.

(Roster Moves)

Seahawks..Confirm they have taken trade offers for CB-Richard Sherman

Browns-Patriots..Cleveland says it will not deal #1 pick in draft for QB-Jim Garoppolo.

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones says QB-Tony Romo has ‘options’ and decision to make on his career..Paycut-Release…Paycut-Trade..Retirement to go into network TV.

Dallas..Restructure contract of TE-Jason Whitten from 7.5M-figure..gives club 4.5M-salary cap space.

Dallas..Give all 3-coordinators contract extensions.

Miami..Coach Adam Gase says QB-Jay Cutler has lots to offer a team.

49ers..Deny QB-Colin Kaeperneck is asking teams for 9M-per year as FA.

(Roster Moves)

Chiefs..Visit with FA-LB-Rey Maualuga-ex-Bengals.
Eagles..Sign FA-DE-Chris Long-ex Patriots..FA-CB-Patrick Robinson-ex Colts.


Notre Dame…QB-Malik Zaire visits U-Texas-may transfer in.
USF..Expels CB-Hassan Childs-shot 3-times after he pulled gun on a family in ‘road rage’ incident.



Lakers-L-Washington (119-108)….Lakers let 13-point lead get away in 4th quarter…John Wall rips off (34P) in Wizards win…Jordan Clarkson-DeAngelo Russell combined for (50) in loss..Wizards outscore LA (37-13) in 4th quarter….LA now (21-53)…lost 17-of-19.

Clippers-Wizards…Wednesday night matchup.

Sacramento..Wants to talk to former GM-Sam Hinke-ex-76ers.
Indiana..Lose G-Rod Stuckey-4W-knee sprain


Georgia Tech-W-Cal State Bakersfield (76-61)..Josh Okogie (22P) in Jackets win in semi-finals of NIT at the Garden.

TCU-W-Central Florida (68-53)..Frogs run away from Knights in 2nd half.


Dayton..Will interview John Grace-ex Illinois-Ohio U-Wake Forest coach.
Duquesne..Hires Keith Damboldt-Akron U coach
Quinnipiac..Hire Baker Dunleavy-assistant from Villanova.



Paul Kariya….legendary Ducks star-bitter at NHL mishandling of concussion injuries and cheapshots-refused to talk to Anaheim Ducks about front office job….Kariya forced into retirement by 4-concussions from cheap shot hits to the head.

Ducks-W-Vancouver…Patrick Eaves scores again in Anaheim (4-1) win on Canucks ice.

Kings-L-Oilers..Cam Talbot 34-saves in (2-1) Edmonton win..finishing off LA playoff hopes.

Detroit…Red Wings eliminated from playoff race-1st time in 25-years team missed playoffs.



USA-Panama….Tied (1-1) ..US gets valuable point in standings……Clint Dempsey scored at (39th Minute) with a driving shot to the left corner of the goal….Gabe Gomes came right back (43rd Minute) to tie game…US dominated in first 45 minutes…12-shots on goal…seemed to run out of gas in 2nd half of game….finished with 19-shots in match….US now (1-3-1) in round robin play.

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