Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on July 27th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-Blue Jays…Trade…San Diego deals OF-Melvin Upton and 16M-cash to Blue Jays for Class A-P-Hansel Rodriguez (19Y)-has (3-6) record in lower minor leagues-clocked 95mph

Padres-Orioles..Potential trade fell apart when Padres asked for 2-minor leaguers in addition to Ubaldo Jiminez..and a change in how much money they were paying on Upton deal.

Padres…4th trade GM-AJ Preller has made in a month…Dealing away Upton..Fernando Rodney…James Shields..Drew Pomeranz…Got 4-Clas A pitchers in return in deals…but also ate 43M-contracts in dealing Upton-Shields to make deals.

Padres..Preller told CW6 about deals…”Not like we are breaking up a championship club here”….”We are challenging players here to step it up”…..”Giving players here an opportunity to win jobs”…..”Not ready to call up either Austin Hedges-Hunter Renfroe yet from El Paso-maybe September lst”…..”Instead of trying to sneak into playoffs-want build depth be a postseason player every year:…”We’re not trying to lose 100-games a year”….”Position player wise we are set to field a good team”….

Padres..Preller-hired August 2014…has traded away 14-veteran players….dealt away 13-top minor leaguers….has acquired 11-Class A prospects…..has just 5-veterans left he dealt for-Wil Myers-Matt Kemp-Christian Bethancourt-Brad Mauer-Jon Jay….Has also eaten 43M in salaries to make deals work…Has signed 16-International players and 36-draft picks this summer at cost of 89M in bonus money-guarantees and tax overage payments in the last month….Franchise is (85-102) since firing Buddy Black and purging roster.
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Padres..P-Chris Paddack injures forearm-elbow pitching in Class A-game last nite..had come last month in trade
Padres..OF-Manny Margot comes out of El Paso lineup-Achillies
Padres..OF-Luis Urias-out of Lake Elsinore-quad strain

Padres-L-Blue Jays (7-6) 12 innings…Padres bullpen implodes again…Carlos Villanueva loads bases in 12th…Paul Clemens issues bases loaded walk..then wild pitches winning run in in 3-run Toronto rally….San Diego wastes Matt Kemp 2R-HR in top of 12th…Andrew Cashner (6-innings-3R) in loss…Padres now (2-7) on road trip…now (43-58)..Jays won 6-of-8.
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San Diego-Toronto..Close out series at Skydome with 9:35am start…Luis Perdomo (4-4)-vs-Marco Estrada (5-4) 2.94-ERA.

Dodgers-W-Rays (3-2)..Justin Turner-Corey Seager RBI singles early in game..Yasmani Grandal solo HR…Bud Norris (6inn-0R-2H)
LA-Tampa Bay..Brandon McCarthy (2-0)-vs-Matt Moore (6-7)
Dodgers-White Sox…Trade Talks continue for Chris Sale-Chris Archer…Yasiel Puig is key part of either deal.

Angels-W-Royals (13-0)..Yunel Escobar (5-5)..Tyler Skaggs 6-shutout innings in lst start since 2014…Kole Calhoun 4RBI..Angels won 8-of-11..
Halos-Kansas City..Wednesday matchup Matt Shoemaker (6-10)-vs-Danny Duffy (6-1)

(Scoreboard)

Mets-L-Cardnals..Jed Gyorko 2R-HR wins lst game of doubleheader
Cardinals-L-Mets..Bartolo Colon throws 3-hitter in nitecap for Mets split..Gyorko another HR
Cubs-L-White Sox..James Shields 4-hitter..Adam Eaton HR..Sox won 4-row..Cubs lost 14-of-22..
Orioles-L-Rockies..Colorado won 8-of-12..snapped Birds 5-game win streak..
Pirates-L-Mariners..Kyle Seager HR-3RBI for M’s..
Red Sox-L-Tigers..Miggy Cabrera 2R-HR for Detroit
Nationals-L-Indians..Tribe 3R rally late..Francisco Lindor key RBI single in 9th
Marlins-W-Phillies..Giancarlo Stanton 2RBI..
Texas-L-A’s..Coco Crisp-Josh Reddick-Marcus Semien hit HRs early in game..
Arizona-L-Milwuakee..Scooter Gennett 3RBI…D-Backs lost 6-of-7..now (41-59)..
Braves-W-Minnesota..Adonis Garcia HR..Braves (34-66)..Twins (37-62).
Yankees-W-Houston..Aaron Hicks RBI triple..Chase Headley RBI-single.
Giants-W-Reds..Matt Cain hits 3R-HR for San Francisco..

(Roster Moves)

Toronto-Seattle…Trade-Jays deal P-Drew Storen to Seattle for P-Joaquin Benoit
Baltimore..DFA-OF-Julio Borbon
Texas..Recalls OF-Joey Gallo
Cubs..DFA-P-Clayton Richard
Royals..Callup OF-Raul Mondesi-Junior

Marlins..Activate SS-Dee Gordon-finished 80-game PED suspension.
Blue Jays..Activate OF-Jose Bautista from DL-turf toe
Cardinals..DL-P-Trevor Rosenthal-rotator cuff
Mets..SS-Jose Reyes out with oblique injury.

(MLB)

White Sox..P-Chris Sale apologizes for temper tantrum in clubhouse…says he addressed uniform concerns 3X with team-did nothing…says Manager Robin Ventura needs to fight for players.
Yankees..Bench Alex Rodriguez….in (1-21) slump…..hitting (.206-9HR) this year.
Mets..Will wear ceremonial patch honoring Hall of Famer Mike Piazza this weekend.

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—————————————(Football)—————————————–

Chargers…GM Tom Telesco says he ‘doesn’t know’ if #1-pick Joey Bosa wil report to camp on Friday….”Not changing language in contracts for just 1-player”

Seahawks..Sign Coach Pete Carroll-extension thru 2019…yesterday signed GM-John Schnieder extension.

Detroit..Signs FA-WR-Anquan Boldin-ex 49ers
Redskins..Make contact with FA-DE-Greg Hardy about coming in for visit.
Bills..Meet 2nd time with RB-Reggie Bush-ex Lions
Falcons..Release KR-Devin Hester
Ravens…Sign FA-OT-Jake Long-ex Miami-Rams-former lst round pick
Lions..DE-Corey Wootten-retires
Dallas..OT-Charles Brown-retires
Colts..Sign FA-TE-Chase Coffman-ex Titans
Tennessee..Brings in WR-Andre Johnson for workout-ex-Houston Texans star

Arizona..PUP-S-Tyrann Mathieu..DE-Frostee Rucker
Bengals..Put LB-Rey Maualuga on Non football injury list
Browns..PUP-CB-Joe Haden-ankle surgery rehab…WR-Josh Gibson-quad
Colts..PUP-DE-Henry Anderson..S-Clay Gaethers….RB-Ty Varga-retires-concussion issues
Chiefs..LB-Justin Houston will not report to camp-still rehabbing knee surgery-likely :PUP candidate
Tampa Bay..WR-Louis Murphy-rehab knee surgery

Cowboys…LB-Randy Gregory enters drug treatment center..already serving 4G-suspension-may have had drug relapse.
Rams..Family of RB-Tre Mason concerned about mental health issue of player….Police have come to Mason’s home 5X to deal with disturbances-recommended he seek counseling help….Not invited back to Rams camp.

Browns..Meet with WR-Josh Gordon-just reinstated from 1-year drug suspension.
Browns…Say QB-Robert Griffin will take all of lst team snaps…Josh McCown will not compete for starting job.

Aztecs…Unanimous pick to win Western Division of Mountain West Conference race at Media Day….Boise State picked to win Mountain Division

Sports Arena…Announces it will host Arena League playoff game…..LA Kiss-vs-Cleveland Gladiators-Sunday-August 7th.

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————————————(Basketball)————————————–

Miami Heat..Sign FA-G-Dion Waiters-Oklahoma City.
Cleveland…C-Sasha Kaun-retires-returning to Russia…played 1Y in NBA…will not report to 76ers following trade.

Cleveland…Signs Coach Tyronne Lue to (5Y-35M) contract extension.

Washington..Former Wizards 2nd round draft pick Glen Rice-Junior-arrested again…armed burglary-battery-possession of drugs.

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———————————(Hockey)———————————-

Edmonton Oilers….Talking trade with Minnesota Wild….F-Ryan Nugent Hopkins to Wild for D-Matt Dumba…..Oilers already traded LW-Taylor Hall to New Jersey for D-Adam Larsson.

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Manchester United….Negotiating with Juventus to acquire striker Paul Pogba…Italian team wants 145M in transfer and agents fees.

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