Hacksaw’s Headlines

Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

………(Golf)……………

British Open…1st-round…3-way tie.
..(65) Jordan Spieth birdies 8th and 9th holes to set sail on strong round….(5-under-65)….Brook Koepka-US Open winner sinks 3-birdie puts in a row then records and eagle (65)…Matt Kuchar birdies 4-holes in 6-hole span

..(66).. Charl Schwartzel…Paul Casey
..(67)..Charley Hoffman..Ian Poulter..Justin Thomas
..(68)..Bubba Watson
..(69)..Jon Rahm..Jason Day..Henrik Senstrom
..(71)..Ricky Fowler…Dustin Johnson..Ricky Fowler (5-bogeys in 6-hole span)
..(73)..Phil Mickelson-no birdies….Jason Dufner..Paddy Harrington
..(79)..David Duval
..(81)..Mark O’Meara

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………(Baseball)…………

Padres-W-Giants (5-2)..Hunter Renfroe-Corey Spangenberg hit 2R-HRs….Padres (41-54)…Giants now (37-60)

San Diego-San Francisco..Friday night matchup..Trevor Cahill (4-3) 3.14-ERA may be making his last start before trade deadling-vs-Jeff Samardzija (4-11).

Padres..Head into Giants series with horrific pitching numbers…(4.79-ERA)…Starters-(4.98)…Relivers (4.63)

Padres..Wil Myers continuing to stagger..since May 17th…(.215-BA)…74K-in-175 at bats.

Padres..C-Austin Hedges said he had vision problems after foul ball hit mask…no symptoms now

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Dodgers-L-Braves (6-3)…LA 11-game win streak snapped…Kurt Suzuki 2R-HR..Freddie Freeman 2-RBIs…LA (66-30)….Blue have won 30-of-35

LA-Atlanta..Friday night matchup…Alex Wood (11-0) 1.56-ERA-vs-Jaimie Garcia (3-7).

Dodgers..Pitching stats sizzling…(3.07-ERA)….Starters (3.17-ERA)…Relievers (2.70-ERA).

Dodgers..DFA-P-Sergio Romo-relivers had allowdd 17R-in-35 innings.

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Angels-Red Sox..Open weekend series..Chris Sale (11-4) 2.59-ERA-vs-Ricky Nolaso (4-10).

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(Scoreboard)

Mets-W-Cardinals..Luca Duda-Wilma Flores HRs.

Arizona-W-Reds..Jake Lamb 3R-HRs in 1st and 9th innings..DBacks (55-40).

Pirates-W-Brewers…Greg Polanco HR

Blue Jays-W-Red Sox..Justin Smoak 2-solo HRs and RBI signe.

Orioles-W-Rangers…O’s hit 4HRs….3-HRs off Cole Hamels..

Tigers-L-Royals..KC explodes for 16-runs..Brandon Moss-Mike Moustakas combine for 7-RBIs

Yankees-W-Mariners..Brett Gardner HR..Aaron Judge RBI single..

(Roster Moves)

Marlins-Mariners..Trade..Miami deals relief ace David Phelps to Seattle for top young OF-Brayan Hernandez and 3-minor league pitchers.

A’s..Sign FA-1B-DH-Chris Carter-ex Yankees-Brewers

Astros-A’s..Open trade talks about deal for Oakland ace P-SonnyGray

Detroit-Milwaukee..Start trade talks about deal for P-Justin Verlander.

Royals-Cardinals..KC inquires about P-Lance Lynn

Red Sox Giants..Boston talks about big deal with 3B-Eduardo Nunez and P-Hunter Strickland for OF-Jackie Bradley and young pitching.

Twins-Braves..Minnesota discuss deal for P-Jaime Garcia

Giants..Sign FA-3b-Pablo Sandoval-just released by Red Sox.

Mets..DFA-P-Neil Ramirez
Texas..DFA-2B-Peter Kouzma
Tampa Bay..Release P-Dan Farquhar.

(Injuries)

Arizona..OF-JD Martinez-xrays on bruised hand-HBP.
Nationals..P-Joe Ross has elbow ligament surgery.
Indians..P-Boone Logan-lat strain in shoulder
Toronto..DL-P-Aaron Sanchez-blister problems
Texas..Activate P-Keone Kela from DL.

(MLB)

Union…says the qualifying offer for free agents this year will be around 18M…clubs wishing to retain rights or get draft pick compensation will have to make that offer…Yu Darvish-Jake Arietta are key players who might get Q-offer.

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……………….(Football)…………….

(NFL)

Cleveland..Fire Marshall inspecting Browns Stadium…concern Aluminum tiles used in new stadium (“Reynobond”) are same type of tiles that ignite in horrible London hotel fire last month, killing 32.

Dallas..Police end investigation into Ezekiel Elliott assault case…man injured has disappeared.

Las Vegas..OJ Simpson wins parole after 9-year sentence…will be released in October on strict probation rules

Packers..WR-Geronimo Allen suspended 4G-drug violation.

(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-RB-Chris Johnson-ex Tennessee Titans star.

Carolina..Release OT-Michael Oher-still having concussion issues from last September.

Dallas..Sign FA-LB-Justin Durant..spent time with Falcons.

Rams..Sign FA-QB-Dan Orlovsky-ex Lions

Patriots..Release OT-Chris Farris

Miami..Visit with FA-DT-Roy Miller-ex Jaguars

(College)

San Diego State…Coach Rocky Long at Media Day says his biggest question in camp will be finding 4-starting offensive lineman to replace departed stars….Might have to start 3-redshirt freshman…Also will have to fast forward development of very young safeties…Aztecs open camp August 5th.

..”OL-Big-Strong-Talented-Inexperienced”
..”QB-Christian Chapman must do more than just manage the games now-make the plays down the field”
..”RB-Rashard Penny-versatile-runs with power-has quickness-catches ball-makes people miss…a 225-pound beast”

Nevada….Loses top RB-James Butler (3,300Y) in 3-years…transferring to University of Iowa as graduate student…will have 1-year left with Hawkeyes.

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……….(Basketball)………..

Lakers..Open contract talks with FA-G-Derrick Rose-ex Knicks-Bulls…can offer him (4.3M) exception.

NYKnicks…F-Carmelo Anthony willing to waive 8M-trade bonus to accept deal to Houston Rockets.

Boston..Sign FA-G-Shane Larkin-ex Brooklyn Nets.

Utah..Sign FA-F-Royce O’Neal-played last year in Spain.

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………….(Hockey)…………..

Las Vegas Golden Knights…internal discussions about unsigned FA-goal scorer Jaromir Jagr…veteran presence at age 45.

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…………….(General)……………..

NASCAR….Brickyard 400-Indianapolis.

Formula 1-Off weekend before the Hungarian Grand Prix

Indy Car…Off weekend.