Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on April 26th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Football)……….

(NFL Draft-Trade Rumors)

Chargers…Trying to acquire another 1st round pick..willing to deal high 2nd round choice and early 3rd round choice to trade into back end of 1st round…Will likely spend 7th pick in first round on a safety…want later 1st round pick to get a top OL.

Browns…Cleveland, with 5-picks in top 65 choices, trying to move up in lst round..willing to deal pick #12 and a 3rd round choice, to get to as high as the 7th pick…Would take DE-Myles Garrett with 1st overall pick, then trade up to use other pick on QB-Mitch Trubisky.

49ers..Chicago..Jacksonville..Jets…who pick 2-3-4-6 all shopping their picks, willing to deal back….Cleveland-New England seem most interested.

Bengals..Shopping backup QB-AJ McCarron-but want either late 1st round pick or a high 2nd round choice..he becomes walk-free agent end of 2017.

Seattle..Still listening to offers for CB-Richard Sherman-asking late lst round or 2nd round pick.

(Roster Moves)

Saints..Sign FA-RB-Adrian Peterson (2Y-7M)…ex Vikings star-32 years old-had (11,747Y) rushing in Minnesota.

Bills-Patriots…Trade-Buffalo gets 5th round pick from Patriots for RB-Mike Gillislee.

Chicago..Agent for QB-Jay Cutler says client not retiring-will sign contract with team after NFL draft.

Bengals..Interested in FA-RB-Jamal Charles-ex Chiefs.
Giants..Contact FA-RB-LeGarrett Blount-ex Patriot (1,167Y-18TD) last year
Denver..Meets with RB-Joe Mixon-Oklahoma
Steelers..WR-Martavis Bryant-reinstated by NFL after 1-year suspension.
Arizona..LB-Daryl Washington-reinstated from year-and-half suspension
Lions..Sign FA-K-Casey Redfern.

Miami..OC-Mike Pouncey has stem cell injection for recurring hip issues.

(College)

Clemson..QB-Deshaun Watson says NFL teams making mistake if they draft QB-Mitch Trubisky ahead of him…Watson went (28-2) at Clemson..Trubisky started just 10-games for Tar Heels.

Texas..RB-D’Onta Foreman confirming infant son, born prematurely, died during the season….Baby weighed just 1-ounce, but was alive for 2-months.

USC..Announce 270M-renovation plan for LA Coliseum to start in December…build skyboxes..cut seating from 94,000 to 77,500.

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…………(Baseball)…………

Padres-L-Diamondbacks (9-3)..Paul Goldschmidt HR-RBI single-RBI double..Chris Owings 2R-triple, RBI-single..Doug Descalso HR…Clatyon Richard (3inn-6R-11 Baserunners)…Craig Stammen (1.2-inn-3R-4H) in second bad outing in row..Padres now (8-14)….lost 4-in row…Pitchers given up 16R in Arizona in 16-innings…San Diego batters 28-strikeouts last 2-games.

San Diego-Arizona..Wednesday pitchers-Trevor Cahill (1-2)-vs-Taijuan Walker (2-1)

Padres…Recall 2B-Corey Spangenberg from AAA-El Paso-hitting (.382)..to to likely replace slump ridden 3B-Ryan Schimpf (.102-25K-59AB).

Padres..Outright C-Christian Bethancourt to El Paso…will groom him to be relief pitcher…Can be brought back without going onto waivers…Padres now have 39-players on 40-man roster…Bethancourt in pitching experiment (3.2-inning-9R-14-baserunners)…

Dodgers-W-Giants (2-1)..Clayton Kershaw (7inn-1R)..Yasiel Puig RBI-single..

LA-San Francisco…Alex Wood (1-0)-vs-Johnny Cueto (3-1)-Wednesday

Dodgers..Callup 1B-OF-Cody Bellinger from Oklahoma City..hitting (.343)..will play in outfield to start
Dodgers..DL-OF-Joc Pederson-strained groin
Dodgers..Recall P-Julio Urias from AAA.

Angels-W-A’s (2-1) Kole Calhoun 11th inning single for Halos….Josh Phegley HR for A’s….Jesse Hahn limits Angels 1-hit..JC Ramirez gives up only 2-hits.

Halos-Athletics..Wednesday matchup-Matt Shoemaker (1-0)-vs-Sal Manaea

(Scoreboard)

Astros-W-Indians..JJ Reddick 3RBI-game saving home run catch..Houston now (14-6)

Orioles-L-Tampa Bay..Derek Norris sac fly..Rays bullpen (6inn-0R)

Marlins-Phillies..Rained Out

Cubs-W-Pirates..Kyle Hendricks throws 4-hit shutout..

Yankees-Boston..Rained Out

Mets-Braves….Rained Out

Mariners-L-Tigers..Detroit pounds out (19-9) win..Jutin Upton 2R-double-2R-HR..James McCann 2R-HR..Alex Avila HR..Tigers scored 9R in 6th

Reds-L-Brewers..Eric Thames hits 11th homer of season..Hernan Perez HR, RBI double, RBI triple in win

Texas-L-Twins..Minnesota lights up Andrew Cashner (4-inn-2R-11 baserunners)…Miguel Sano 3H-2RBI

White Sox-W-Royals…Luis Garcia RBI single-RBI double

Cardinals-L-Blue Jays..Toronto scores 3R on 3-different errors.

Rockies-L-Washington…Treu Turner (4-5) 7RBI-hits for cycle..single, 2R-double, 3R-triple, HR…Daniel Murphy 3R-double…Charlie Blackmon-DJ Mathieu combine for 6-hits in loss..Nationals win (15-12)..Washington (14-6)..Rockies (14-7).

(Roster)

Giants..Callup top young OF-Christian Arroyo from AAA (.323)
Giants..DFA-OF-Chris Marrero
Atlanta..DFA-C-Chase D’Arnaud
A’s..DFA-P-Paul Alcantra
Dodgers..DFA-P-Joe Gunkle

(Injuries)

Red Sox..DL-3B-Pablo Sandoval-knee sprain
Red Sox..Activate 2B-Josh Rutledge from DL
Giants..P-Matt Cain-hamstring
Giants..DL-2B-Aaron Hill
Twins..P-Ryan O’Rourke-elbow surgery
Mariners..OF-Mitch Haniger-oblique
A’s..DL-OF-Raji Davis-hamstring
Houston..DL-OF-Joe Marisnik-concussion

(MLB)

Miami Marlins…Owner Jeffrey Loria reaching agreement to sell team for 1.6B-to group led by Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter.

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…………..(Basketball)……..

(Playoffs)

Oklahoma City-L-Houston..Rockets win series (4-1)..Russell Westbrook scores (47P) in Thunder loss…James Hardin scores (34)

Spurs-W-Memphis..San Antonio leads (3-2)…Kawhi Leonard (28P) in win

Clippers-L-Utah (96-92)…Ugly game-both teams shot in 30% range into the 4th quarter…Gordon Hayward (27P) for Jazz…Chris Paul-JJ Redick combined (51P)…Utah now leads series (3-2)…Clippers got nothing from bench-on brink of elimination again..

(Schedule)

Chicago-Boston..Game 5-Wednesday..series tied (2-2)
Washington-Atlanta..Game 5…series knotted (2-2)

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……….(Hockey)……………..

Ducks-Edmonton…Game 1-second round….Matchups of veteran Anaheim team led by F-Ryan Getzlaf-Ryan Kesler-Corey Perry….plus snipers Pat Eaves-Rikard Rakell-Jacob Silfverberg……against young Oilers firepower led by Connor McDavid-Ryan Nugent Hopkins-Leon Draisaitl-Jason Eberle and veterans Milan Lucic-Pat Maroon.

Nashville-St Louis..matchup of goalies Jake Allen (1.47GAA) vs Pekka Rinne (0.70) in postseason.

Gulls..Callup F-Austin Brassard from Utah ECHL

Vancouver..Hire Travis Green as coach-was coach at AHL-Utica Comets
Chicago..Fire AHL minor league coach Ted Dent-Rockford

Kings..Confirm RW-Marian Gaborik-major knee surgery-will be out till October
Ducks..D-Cam Fowler-full practice-could play vs Oilers

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……………(General)………

NASCAR…Dale Earnhardt Junior announces he will retire at end of season…Coming off major concussion issues from last year..finished only 38th at Bristol…and has had 4-finishes of 30-or-worst this year…26-career wins..Voted most popular driver 14X in 18-year career.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic…Manchester United star enters UPittsburgh Medical Center for surgery on badly torn knee ligaments.

Landon Donovan…Named advisor to Swansea team in English Premeir League..will attempt to sign MLS players to play abroad.

John Brooks..Veteran defender-Team USA-tears hip muscle playing in Germany.

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