Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on April 19th, 2017  •  2 responses  • 


Chargers…Begin Phase II of OTA workouts-1st time Coach Anthony Lynn on field with players…Philip Rivers on vacation not working out this week…Joey Bosa-absent-working with trainer in Florida…Melvin Ingram-unsigned franchise tag player-not working out.

Chargers…Coach Anthony Lynn on Bosa…”He should be here-he’s a leader-we’re a team-coaching the guys here”

Chargers..Remove James Collins as head trainer after 15-years on job..Damon Mitchell promoted to head trainer…Collins reassigned to Director Medical services.

Chargers..Source in building says as many as 30-of-65 non football staff employees will not move to LA with team…Club also cutting back on ticketing-marketing-sales staff as it moves to Costa Mesa offices.


Patriots..Sign FA-RB-Mike Gillislee-ex Bills..(2Y-6M)
Patriots..Re-sign CB-Malcom Butler..(1Y-3.9M) tender-could trade him now
Patriots..Re-sign RB-James White (3Y) extension
Patriots..Release OG-Tre Jackson
Patriots..WR-Danny Amendola takes pay cut from 6M to 3M
Raiders..Release DT-Dan Williams-clear (4.5M) cap space
Lions..LB-Steven Tulloch retires
Broncos..Re-sign CB-Bradley Robey (8.5M) cap figure
49ers..Sign FA-OT-Gary Gillam-ex Seahawks-contract not matched.
Packers..Veteran LB-AJ Hawk-retires

Seahawks..CB-Richard Sherman no-show at OTA workouts..rumors still waiiting for trade.

Broncos..Police will not file charges against CB-Aqib Talib-accidental self shooting.
Jaguars..Move LB-Paul Posluszny to strongside spot..Myles Jack becomes starter inside.

Vikings..Coach Mike Zimmer undergoes 5th eye retina surgery

Falcons..New stadium opening delayed till August 26th..Georgia Dome says it will remain operational if stadium not done by opening weekend of NFL schedule.

Raiders..QB-Derek Carr says fans should not abandon team in Oakland-saying they would not be true fans if they stopped going to games in aftermath of move to Las Vegas.


NFL..Release 2017 schedule on Thursday

North Carolina..former NFL player agent Terry Watson found guilty on 13-counts of tampering with college players…gave 24,000 to 3-North Carolina players-Marvin Austin-Robert Quinn-Greg Little…3-years probation..5,000-fine…NFL license revoked.

NFL Poll….(87%) fans say they would not want their team to draft Oklahoma EB-Joe Mixon because of the violent domestic abuse act he was invovled in in 2014-attempting to strangle pregnant girlfriend.



Padres-L-Arizona (11-2)…Padres bullpen implodes-allows 8-runs after P-Jared Cosart leaves with hamstring injury..Yasman Tomas 3R-HR..Chris Ianetta HR…Shelby Miller (7inn-1R)…Craig Stammen allows 2R-score on throwing error then gives up 4-more…Christian Bethancourt gets lit again-ERA now (14.73)…Eric Aybar left 2nd base to pitch in the 9th… Padres lost 5-in row…scored just 11-runs in 5-games..San Diego now (5-10)…

San Diego-Diamondbacks..Wednesday matchup-Jhoulys Chacin-Zack Greinke.

Padres..Manager Andy Green said team got back home 3am from Atlanta road trip…”Good be home-things will slow down for us”….Pleased with Allen Cordoba-Manny Margot-Hunter Renfroe-“getting job done now”…Cordoba-“was overwhelmed in the spring-understandable where he came from (Class A)..flying all over the field now-settling down-will get more starts in LF and SS.”….”Like camaraderie on club-Clayton Richard buying pajamas for all players on overnight trip”

Padres…P-Carter Capps will stay at El Paso during this entire homestand…P-Christian Friedrich throwing soft-toss in Peoria…P-Luis Perdomo doing mobility exercises after anti-inflammatory for shoulder.

Padres…Wil Myers scrawls on white board at entrance of clubhouse..”You’re in the show..this isn’t the PCL” making reference no complaining about MLB travel schedule.

Dodgers-L-Rockies (4-3)..Nolan Arenado solo HR-2R-HR..Trevor Story HR..Hyun Jin Ryu (5inn-4R-5H-3HR) second bad outing in row….

LA-Colorado..Clayton Kershaw-vs-Tyler Anderson..Kershaw last 11-starts (9-0) 0.47-ERA at Chavez Ravine.

Dodgers..P-Rich Hill may go to bullpen to deal with blister problems which surface after 30-to-50 pitchers..may convert him to reliever.

Dodgers..DL-P-Grant Drayton-oblique injury
Dodgers..2B-Logan Forsythe leaves game-foot injury
Dodgers..Callup PJosh Fields
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-David Hale-ex Braves.

Angels-W-Houston..Albert Pujols 3R-HR

Halos-Astros..Wednesday..JC Ramirez-vs-Dallas Keuchel (0.86-ERA)

Angels..Put P-Huston Street on 60-Day-DL-continued shoulder impingement-lat muscle issues.


Yankees-L-White Sox..Chisox snap NY 8-game win streak..Avisail Garcia 3R-HR..

Red Sox-W-Blue Jays..Mookie Betts HR-RBI single..Mitch Moreland RBI-single-RBI double..Jays now (2-11)

Orioles-L-Reds.Adam Duvall Grand Slam HR..Joey Votto 2R-HR..Reds (9-5).

Mets-L-Phillies..Gregor Blanco 2R-double..Phils get 4R in 10th.

Tigers-L-Tampa Bay..Tim Beckham 2R-HR..Derek Norris RBI single.

Washington-W-Atlanta..Max Scherzer 2-hitter

Cubs-W-Brewers..Kyle Schwarber 2R-HR..Miguel Montero 2R-HR.

Indians-W-Twins..Edwin Encarnarcio 2R-HR..Francisco Lindor 2R-triple..JC Ramirez 2R-HR.

Giants-W-Royals..Hunter Pence RBI single

Pirates-L-Cardinals..Mike Leake (6inn-1R-2H)

Rangers-L-A’s..Adam Rosales HR.

Marlins-W-Mariners.Justin Bour 2R-HR.


Phillies..P-Clay Bucholz-out 4-months-surgery-torn tendon forearm
Phillies..DL-2B-Howie Kendrick-oblique

Cardinals..Send P-Steve Cishek-to AAA-rehab

Toronto..P-JA Happ diagnosed with elbow inflammation-goes on DL
Miami..P-Dillon Peters-fractured thumb
Texas..P-Tyson Ross-more back problems-still shutdown
Giants..Activate C-Buster Posey from DL


Texas..Callup P-Keone Kela from AAA
Phillies..P-Zach Eflin-called up
Miami..Sign FA-P-Daniel Schlereth-ex Arizona-Tigers
Giants..DFA-C-Tim Fedorowicz
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Mark Leiter-ex Tigers
Boston..Sign FA-P-Blaine Boyer
Angels-Blue Jays..Trade..Halos acquire C-Juan Graterol
Washington..Callup P-Joe Ross


Pirates…Slugging OF-Starling Marte 80-game suspension-use of steroids..Hit (.292) over 3-years.

Giants..Manager Bruce Bochy undergoes heart oblation procedure for irregular heartbeat..out till Friday

Roy Sievers…passes away (90)..legendary Washington Senators slugger in 1950s..hit (42HR) in 1957…17-year career

Ruben Amaro..passes away (83)..ex Phillies-Cardinals infielder

MLB..Confirms considering asking Umps Union to approve crew chief be given microphone to explain Instant Replay decisions.

Pirates..SS-Jung Kang appealing conviction DUI in South Korea-led to probation-but blocked him from getting work visa to return to Pirates.




Clippers-W-Utah (98-91)..Blake Griffin-Chris Paul combined (45P)..DeAndre Jordan (18P-15R)…Series tied (1-1) ..

Toronto-W-Bucks..Kyle Lowrey (22P)…Series now (1-1)..

Bulls-W-Boston..Jimmie Butler (22P)..Rajon Rondo 14-Assists-9-Rebounds..Chicago leads (2-0).


Oklahoma City-Houston..Game 2-after Rockets opening win.
Washington-Atlanta..Wizards go for 2nd win in a row
Golden State-Portland..Warriors lead (1-0).

Warriors..F-Kevin Durant out with calf injury
Cavs..G-JR Smith-hamstring injujry

Memphis..Coach David Fizdale faces big fine-rip job on refs over imbalanced foul calls vs Spurs..San Antonio shot 32-free throws..Grizzlies 15 in game one.

New Mexico State..Hires Chris Jans-Bowling Green assistant for Aggies job.
San Diego State..Chosen to host 1st round Western Regional games in 2022-NCAA tourney.




Edmonton-L-San Jose..Sharks explode 4G in 2nd period..win (7-0)..series now tied (2-2)..

Montreal-L-Rangers..Rick Nash goal..Series tied (2-2)

Penguins-L-Columbus..William Karlsson goal-assist..Pens still lead (3-1)


Ducks-at-Calgary..Anaheim goes for sweep in series..lead (3-0).
Toronto-Washington..Leafs up (2-1)
Ottawa-Boston..Sens lead (2-1)
St Louis-Minnesota..Blues can wrap up series..lead (3-0)

Toronto..D-Roman Polak-surgery-fractured ankle
Calgary..considers benching G-Brian Elliott for backup Chad Johnson.

Kings..Sign FA-F-Eric Iafallo-Minnesota Duluth-scored 21-goals

Ducks..Sign FA-F-Gio Fiore-(6’1-195)..scored 52G in 61Games for Cape Breton in Quebec Junior League

Vancouver..Interested in talking to ex-Oilers coach Ralph Krueger..and Travis Green-Utica Comets-AHL about Canucks job.


2 Responses to “Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday”

  1. Mike Gillivan says:

    Thanks, Hacksaw.

    • Lee Hacksaw Hamilton says:

      John Stephens hired on Sunday as head coach

      Lombardi and Sutter may be interviewing in Buffalo together

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