Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on June 21st, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(Baseball)………..

Padres-L-Cubs (4-0)..Anthony Rizzo leadoff HR..Ian Happ HR…Mike Montgomery 6-shutout innings for Chicago…San Diego now (28-44)

Padres…2B-Yanger Solarte injures oblique, possibly in batting practice…C-Austin Hedges remains out with bruised thigh.

San Diego-Chicago..final game of series..Miguel Diaz (7.20)-vs-Eddie Butler (3-2).

Padres..Remain incensed that MLB has not disciplined Anthony Rizzo for breaking the sliding rule at home plate and intentionally hitting C-Austin Hedges…Rizzo did conference call with MLB exec Joe Torre..was told he violated Rule 7.13-but no fine nor suspension…Green called it an ‘egregious’ violation of the rules.

Padres…P-Jered Weaver headed for rehab outing…P-Trevor Cahill scheduled to throw simulated game….P-Christian Freidrich throws 4-shutout innings in rehab outing in San Antonio.

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Dodgers-W-Mets…LA jumps to early (12-0) lead…Corey Seager soloHR-2R-HR-3R-HR..Cody Bellinger 2R-HR..Yasmani Grandal HR…LA has won (11-of-12)…now (46-26) on year.
LA-New York..Series final..Rich Hill (3-3)-vs-Raf Montero (0-4).

Dodgers..1B-Adrian Gonzalez given epidural shot for herniated disc in back.

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Chris Rearick-ex Mariners

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Angels-W-Yankees (8-3)..Cam Maybin HR..Yunel Escobar RBI triple..Luis Valbuena HR…Aaron Judge hits 24th HR of year for NY…Yankees have lost 7-in row..

Halos-New York..Wednesday matchup-Ricky Nolasco (2-8)-vs-Jordan Montgomery (4-4).

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(Scoreboard)

Orioles-W-Indians..Manny Marchardo 2-solo HRs..Adam Jones RBI-double

Cardinals-W-Phillies..Jed Gyorko-Yadier Molina-Tommy Pham hit HRs..Phils lost (12-of-13)

Washington-W-Miami..Ryan Zimmerman 2R-double..RBI-single

Reds-L-Rays..Steve Souza 2R-HR..Korey Dickerson HR

Giants-W-Braves..Austin Slater 3R-HR

Pirates-W-Brewers..Andrew McCutchen HR-2R-single

Blue Jays-L-Texas..Carlos Gomez-Nomar Mazara HRs

Twins-W-White Sox..Miguel Sano 2R-HR…Kennys Vargas 3R-HR

Red Sox-W-Royals..Xander Bogaerts 2R-single..Sandy Leon 2R-double

Rockies-W-Arizona..Nolan Arenado 2R-triple…Colorado (47-26)

Astros-W-A’s..George Springer HR…Houston 5R-1st inning

Seattle-Detroit..Tay Motter HR for Mariners..Ian Kinsler HR-for Tigers

(Injuries)

Arizona..OF-AJ Pollock-injures quad while rehabbing groin in minors.
Indians..DL-OF-Michael Brantley-ankle
Red Sox..DL-3B-Pablo Sandoval-ear infection
Miami..Surgery for P-Braxton Garrett-last year’s #1 pick
Rockies..Send P-Tyler Anderson out on rehab.

(Roster)

Texas..callup P-Tanner Scheppers
Phillies..DFA-P-Jeanmer Gomez-closer…OF-Michael Saunders
Brewers..Sign FA-P-Tom Wilhelmsen-ex Arizona
Reds..Release P-Louis Coleman.

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……(Basketball)……….

NBA Draft-Thursday

Sports Illustrated…Mock Draft says Top 10-picks will fall this way
..76ers-Markell Fultz-G-Washington
..Lakers-Lonzo Ball-G-UCLA
..Boston-Jason Tatum-F-Duke
..Suns-DeAngelo Fox-G-Kentucky
..Kings-Josh Jackson-F-Kansas
..Minnesota-Lauri Markinnen-F-Arizona
..Orlando-Jon Issac-C-Florida State
..Knicks-Malik Monk-G-Kentucky
..Dallas-Frank Ntilikina-G-France
..Sacramento-Dennis Smith-G-North Carolina State

(Trade Rumors)

Lakers-NJ Nets…Blockbuster trade…LA deals G-DeAngelo Russell and C-Tim Mozgov to Nets for #27 pick and C-Brook Lopez…Russell averaged (15P) a game last year….Lopez averaged (20P)….
Deal clears 20M in cap space in 2018 for LA….Deal likely clears way for drafting of Lonzo Ball…Lakers now have 3-first round picks…2-27-28

Lakers-Pacers…LA rejects offer of Paul George for 2nd pick in draft.
Lakers-Pacers..LA rejects offer of George for Brandon Ingram
Pacers-Lakers..Indiana rejects offer of Jordan Clarkson-Julius Randle for George

Cavs-Chicago-Phoenix..Discussing 3-way trade..Cavs would get G-Jimmy Butler…Chicago would get G-Eric Bledsoe and pick…Suns would get F-Kevin Love.

Boston-Chicago..Discussing a deal that would send G-Jimmy Butler to Boston for picks…Celtics own 7-first round picks over the next 3-years.

NY Knicks-Chicago…Discussing deal Jimmy Butler for Kristaps Porzingas.

(NBA)

Clippers..Jerry West becomes consultant…..says “change is terrible-but sometimes change is necessary”…..Rumblings team might lost G-Chris Paul or try and do sign and trade with F-Blake Griffin.

Cavaliers…Searching for 5th GM in 12-year span….GM-David Griffin leaves…VP-Operations Trent Redden relieved of duties also.

Golden State…Coach Steve Kerr says he will spend next 2-months seeking alternative medical solutions for chronic back issues…more possible surgery.

Golden State…F-Andre Iguodala wants (4Y-80M) extension or will test free agency.

Golden State..F-Kevin Durant will opt out of contract…Leave 27M deal on table-take 21M so club has more cap space.

Spurs..F-Pao Gasol opting out of 16M-contract.

Lakers..strike out in attemps to move contracts of G-Luel Deng…owed (3Y-54M) left on deal…

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………(Football)………….

Dallas…Owner Jerry Jones yet to reveal who will present him in Hall of Fame ceremonies.

New England..Retired OT-Ryan O’Callahan confirms he contemplated suicide because he was gay…admitted Chiefs trainers also helped him deal with addiction to pain killers after 6Y-career.

Jets..Sign FA-WR-Marquess Wilson-ex Bears….averaged (17YPC) but missed 18-games-2Y-breaking foot twice.

Seahawks..CB-Deshawn Shead-will miss start of camp in August-slow recovery from torn ACL.

Fox TV..hires Ray Lewis as studio analyst.

Tennessee..Legendary Vols coach Phil Fulmer returns as Assistant to President.

West Virginia..QB-Will Grier-transfer from Florida-reinstated after 1-year PED suspension.

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……………(Hockey)………….

NHL…Las Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft-List turned in at 7am…NHL will reveal 30-players taken in draft and trades at 5pm in evening….Golden Knights can select players and then trade them to other teams to stockpile assets.

Draft Board..Hottest names Knights are considering taking…
..G-Marc Andre Fleury-Penguins..Michael Nuewirth-Flyers..Phil Grubauer-Capitals.
..D-Marc Methot-Ottawa..Kris Russell-Edmonton..Karl Azner-Capitals..Matt Dumba-Minnesota..Toby Enstrom-Winnipeg..Colin Miller-Boston…Sami Vatanen-Ducks
..F-James Neal-Nashville..Tomas Plakanec-Montreal..Mike Grabner-Rangers..Josh Nelson-islanders..Mike Cammillari-Devils..Pat Eaves-Ducks..Jon Marchessault-Florida

Las Vegas..Reportedly have lined up 8-different trades with clubs in players from expansion pool…..Deals reported with Ducks-Toronto-Pittsburgh-Tampa Bay-NYIslanders-Chicago-Buffalo-Columbus.

Las Vegas..Will pick up at least two additional first round picks in entry draft on Friday…Knights will draft 6th..15th..24th in opening round by virtue of deals.

NHL…Trading window reopens tonight leading into Friday draft-Hot rumors
..Oilers-Islanders..Jordan Eberle-for-Travis Harmonic..
..Colorado…to deal F-Matt Duchene
..NY Islanders..to deal F-Mikhail Grabovski
..Ducks..listening to offers D-Sami Vatanen
..Ottawa..taking offers on F-Bobby Ryan

Russia…Sergei Mylnikov-Goalie on Soviet Red Army Team in the Canada Classic-Olympic team…passes away (58Y).

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………..(General)………..

Tiger Woods…Agent confirms he has entered clinic for counseling for painkiller medications and pain management and sleep issues….Woods coming off DUI incident told police he had been using Vicodin-Xanax-and Ambien…Agent said Woods has had pain issues for so very long.

Phil Mickelson…parts way with 25-year veteran caddie Bones Mackay…had been on his bag for all 45-career wins and 5-majors…no reason given.

ESPN…getting back into boxing business…says it will televise the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn title fight from Austrlia-July 1st.

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