Hacksaw’s Headlines

Posted by on July 22nd, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

………(BRITISH OPEN)……

British Open….Shane Lowrey builds 7-stroke lead on Sunday, then has 4-bogeys in 7-hole span to let Tommy Westwood pull within 3-strokes…the Westwood misses 3-short putts…puts a shot into a bunker and onto a hillside as Lowrey wins. Final round played in rainy squalls with wind gusts up to 35mph….None of the last 24-golfers who teed off broke par..Ireland native wins Claret Jug for Emerald Isle fans…first time tourney held there since 1951

..(269)..Shane Lowrey-..shot 1-over 72
..(275)..Tommy Fleetwood…shot 74
..(277)..Tony Finau-steady all four days
..(278)..Brooks Koepka started day with 4-bogeys
..(279)..Ricky Fowler
..(281)..Jon Rahm..shot 75
..(283)..Jordan Spieth

Tiger Woods…headed home on Friday-missing cut saying he was ‘tired and sore’ and pulling out of next weeks World Golf Championship in Memphis…shot (76-70) in two rounds and had back stiffness….Upset at questioning why he would take a long flight to Thailand for a vacation with back issues…rather than practice….Had played only 10-rounds of golf since winning Masters.

Phil Mickelson..headed home saying he is ‘playing terrible golf-I have no answers’…..has missed cut in 7-of-last=10 tourneys….shot (76-74)

Rory McIlroy…missed cut-never recovered from 1st hold-1st day-recorded an 8 digging a deep hole.

Century Club…names Marty Gorisch as President..replacing Petr Riga-headed to marketing company to work with LPGA.

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……..(BASEBALL)………..

Padres-W-Cubs (5-1)..Francisco Mejia HR…Fernando Tatis 2R-single….Cal Quantrill nearly 6-shutout innings……..Padres in (2-7) tailspin since All Star break….Cubs won 9-of-12 on hot streak

Padres-L-Cubs (6-5)..Saturday..Javy Baez 3R-HR..Joey Lucchesi (4.1inn-6R-13 baserunners)
Padres-L-Cubs (6-5)…Friday..Anthony Rizzo Grand Slam HR..Javy Baez HR.

Padres…6-roster moves
..Callup P-Adrian Morejon (4.25-ERA) Amarillo
..Callup P-Michel Baez (2.00-ERA) Amarillo
..Callup 2B-Luis Urias (.315-19HRs) El Paso
..Option P-Trey Wingenter..Gerrargo Reyes…Josh Naylor to El Paso
..Place P-Adam Warren on 60-Day-DL

Padres..Off day Monday…head to New York for 3-game series with Mets on Tuesday.

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Dodgers-W-Miami (9-0)….Joc Pederson 2R-HR…Max Muncy 2R-HR….AJ Pollock 3R-HR……….LA (67-35) despite bullpen problems…LA (40-12) home…best home field start in history of team in Los Angeles …Marlins (36-61)

Dodgers-W-Miami (10-6)..Saturday…Matt Beaty 3R-HR..Clayton Kershaw (10K-6 innings)

Doders-W-Miami(2-1)..Friday…Hyun Jin-Ryu goes to (11-2) on season.

Dodgers…Defense 20-errors in July..most in baseball this month
Dodgers..P-Scott Alexander-nerve damage in thumb
Dodgers..DL-P-Dylan Florio-neck issue
Dodgers..Callup P-Caleb Ferguson
Dodgers..P-Rich Hill throws 25-pitches-soft toss.

Dodgers…Off on Monday…Tuesday freeway series with Angels
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Angels-W-Seattle (9-3)…..Albert Pujols-Mike Trout=Brian Goodwin HRs….Halos lost 3-of-5…..Mariners (40-62)

Angels-W-Seattle (6-2)..Saturday..Mike Trout HR
Angels-L-Seattle (10-0)..Friday..Dave Vogelback 2-3R-HRs for Mariners

Angels…DFA-P-Matt Harvey…paid 11M…had (7.15-ERA)
Angels..DL-P-Andrew Heaney-shoulder issue…3X on DL this year
Angels..P-Keynan Middletown-shutdown-should issue on rehab
Angels..P-JC Ramirez-cutback on throwing..had (7.47-ERA) rehab
Angels..Sign FA-P-Ada Mejia-ex Twins

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-L-Rockies..Charley Blackmon 4-hits…Trevor Story 2R-double…NY (64-34)…won 7-of-10….Colorado lost 13-of-16

Red Sox-L-Orioles…Trey Mancini HR-2R-HR…Asher Wojcechowski 10K-outing for Baltimore..Boston won 8-of-13….Baltimore (31-67)

White Sox-L-Tampa Bay…Blake Snell 10-K outing…….Rays had lost 5-in row….Chisox (44-52)

Indians-W-Royals…Francisco Lindor-Jose Ramirez HRs..Tribe won 13-of-16….KC (37-64)

Blue Jays-L-Tigers…Nick Castellanos HR….Toronto (38-63)…..Detroit (28-66)

Cardinals-W-Reds..Yairo Munoz HR-Triple….St Louis won 7-of-9….Reds lost 9-of-12

Phillies-W-Pirates…Rhys Hoskins HR in 11th…Philadelphia just (7-8)….Pirates lost 9-of-13

Houston-W-Texas….Michael Brantley 2R-HR..solo HR….Astros (43-37)…Rangers lost 7-row

A’s-L-Minnesota…..Max Keplar 3R-HR….RBI single…Athletics won 16-of-22…..Twins (63-38)

Mets-L-Giants…Mike Yastremzki HR in 12th inning…New York won 5-of-8….San Francisco (15-3) hot streak

Arizona-L-Milwaukee..Tyler Saladino Grand Slam HR for Brewers…-Backs won 7-of-12….Brewers just (7-9)

Washington-L-Atlanta…Josh Donaldson HR-RBI single…Nationals won 11-of-16….Braves won 10-of-15

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(Injuries)

Washington..P-Max Scherzer-bursa sac issue in shoulder
Milwaukee…DL-P-Brandon Woodruff-oblique
Texas..MRI-P-Shawn Kelley-bicep injury
Yankees..1B-Luke Voit hit in face with 91mph fastball
Reds..DL-C-Kyle Farmer-concussion
Tampa Bay..DL-OF-Kevin Kiermaier-sprained thumb
Tampa Bay..DL-P-Ryan Staneck-hip
White Sox..DL-P-Kelvin Herrera-shoulder
Arizona..DL-P-Matt Andriese-forearm

Boston..Activate P-Nathan Eovaldi from DL
Cubs..Activate P-Carl Edwards from DL
Milwaukee..Activate P-Gio Gonzalez
Reds..Activate P-Amir Garrett

Indians..P-Corey Kluber throws 30P-bullpen session-coming ack from forearm fracture

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(Roster Moves)

Phillies..Sign FA-P-Drew Smyly-ex Rangers-Milwaukee
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Matt Magill-ex Twins

Houston..DFA-OF-Tyler White
Rockies..DFA-1B-Mark Reynolds
Orioles..DFA-OF-Keon Broxton
Royals..DFA-P-Wily Peralta

Tigers-Cubs….Open trade talks about OF-Nick Castellans in Detroit
Twins-Phillies…Minnesota deal P-Mike Morin to Philadelphia for cash
Seattle..P-Mike Leake says he would waive no trade clause for deal

Washington…Callup P-Joe Ross
Colorado..Callup P-Jeff Hoffman
Giants..Callup P-Tyler Blach..OF-Zach Green
Mets..Callup P-Walker Lockett
Brewers..Option P-Burch Smith
Rockies..Option P-Antonio Senzatela
Tampa Bay..Option P-Bredan McKay
White Sox..Option OF-Charley Wilson

Red Sox..Demote P-Drew Pomeranz to bullpen-allowed 17-HRs
Phillies..Demote P-Nick Pavetta to bullpen

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(MLB)

Hall of Fame Ceremony-Coopestown…Enshriness
..Mariano Rivera-Yankees..(652) career saves
..Roy Halladay..(170-75) with Phillies-Blue Jays
..Mike Mussina..(270W) with Orioles-Yankees
..Edgar Martinez..(312-BA) as DH-Mariners-Yankees
..Lee Smith..(478) saves in career
..Harold Baines..(.289) career average over 2-decade career

White Sox..Vote of confidence Manger Rick Renteria (129-196) record

MLB..Veteran Umpire Mike DiMuro resigns job midseason

MLB-Union..Player Association negotiator Rick Shapiro steps down as CBA talks get underway.

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………(NFL)…………

Chargers…Training camp opens Wednesday…RB-Melvin Gordon say he’s not reporting without contract extension.

Chargers..Ex-LB-Shawne Merriman denies allegations in lawsuit he had anything to do with Playboy employees overdosing on alcohol-cocaine and GHB (date rape drug)….Texts indicate he was with woman night she died in 2017.

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(NFL)

Chiefs…NFL reinstates WR-Tyreek Hill to join team in training camp…no discipline action after 4-month investigation in child abuse allegations…Interview over 30-people..including an 8-hour interview with Hill….listened to 2-audio conversations ….says it could not confirm who caused injuries to child….and that NFL cannot discipline player for ‘angry argument’ on cell phone since there were not threats made….Hill could be asked to undertake ‘anger management’ classes.

NFL-Union…Put in place Mental Health Counselors and Pain Management doctors on each team with training camps opening.

NFL…Will allow a clause that made 22-referees full-time employees to expire…all 122-NFL officials are now part-time employees again

Tennessee…Albert Haynesworth undergoes emergency dialysis to remove 12-pounds of water from damaged kidneys….is awaiting a match for kidney transplant…Vanderbilt University has had over 1100-inquiries from people willing to make donation.

Raiders…Las Vegas officials says construction of NFL Stadium is 50% completed..ahead of schedule for July 2020-completion

NFL..Being criticized for pricing tickets for Raiders-Packers preseason game in Winnipeg….Ticket scale goes from (75-to-439) per ticket….CFL-Tickets for Blue Bombers games are (37-75)

Denver…Ex-coach Mike Shanahan visits practice…1st time he has been at Dove Valley since 2008-firing.

Baltimore…Colts NFL legend Bert Rechichar passes away (89Y)….was star DB-field goal kicker in the 1950s-60s.

NYG…Former OG-Mitch Petrus-passes away heat stroke (32Y) while working construction job in Arkansas.

Rams….Legendry star Marshall Faulk meets-takes part in NFL Agent’s Seminar.

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(Camp Notes)

Dallas..RB-Ezekiel Elliott planning to go to Mexico rather than report to Cowboys game in Thousand Oaks this week…in a contract dispute

Chiefs..DT-Chris Jones threatening not to report in contract dispute
Chiefs..WR-Tyreek Hill to report to camp end of week

49ers..#1-pick DE-Nick Boss unsigned-not reporting
Jets..#1-pick DT-Quinnen Williams unsigned-does not report
Tampa Bay..Signs #1-pick-LB-Devin White
Saints..DE-Carl Grandson begins 6-month jail sentence-sexual battery

Packers..Praise OG-Billy Turner-ex Broncos
Broncos..Excited RB tandem Phil Lindsey-Devontae Booker-Royce Freeman

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(Roster Moves)

Eagles…Re-sign FA-RB-Darren Sproles (19,529APY) in career
Giants..Talk to FA-WR-Kelvin Benjamin-ex Bills-Carolina
Colts..Talk to FA-RB-Jay Ajayi-ex Miami-Eagles

Bills..Sign FA-S-Kurt Coleman-ex Saints
Raiders..Sign FA-WR-DeMourney Pierson-El..ex Washington
Miami..Sign FA-WR-Saed Blacknall-ex Raiders
Packers..Sign FA-WR-Malik Taylor…Division II-star Ferris State
Arizona..Sign FA-DT-Sterling Bailey-ex Colts

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(Injuries)

Lions..PUP-OT-Ryan Pope-ex Aztecs
Lions…NFI-WR-Chris Lacy-on Non Football Injured list
Ravens..PUP-OG-Alex Lewis-shoulder
Ravens..PUP-DT-Michael Pierce-weight issue
Arizona..PUP-DT-Robert Nkendeche-knee..LB-Brooks Reid-hip
Patriots…PUP-RB-Sonny Michel-coming off knee scope…PUP-WE-DeMaryius Thomas
Seahawks…PUP-DE-Ziggy Ensah…coing off shoulder issues.

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(College Football)

UNLV….Offensive Coordinator Barney Cotton leaves program-needs heart transplant surgery

Michigan..Coach Jim Harbaugh says he will rotate QBs Shea Patterson-Dylan McCaffrey this season.

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…………(BASKETBALL)…………

Lakers…Reports franchise is miffed that FA-F-Kawhi Leonard delayed his decision on signing for a week…allowed other NBA teams to sign free agents Lakers would have gone after to sign elsewhere

Lakers..Sign FA-F-Jordan Carolina-ex Nevada star

Sacramento..Sign FA-F-Isaiah Pinero-ex-USD star..went (13-24) shooting in Las Vegas Summer League

Sacramento…Lose C-Kosta Koufos..signs CSKA-Moscow
Milwaukee..Sign FA-F-Kyle Korver-ex Suns
Milwaukee..Sign FA-G-Frank Mason-ex Sacramento
Knicks..Sign FA-F-Ken Wooten-ex Oregon
76ers..Sign FA-C-Chris Koumaje-ex Florida State
Minnesota..Sign FA-C-Naz Reid-ex LSU..averaged (11P-5R) summer league
New Orleans..Sign FA-G-Josh Gray-ex NBA-G League
New Orleans..Sign FA-G-Justin Holiday-ex Memphis

Sacramento….Hire Stacy Augmon…Lindsey Harding for Luke Walton staff…Harding becomes 3rd female assistant in NBA.

San Antonio…RC Buford steps down as GM after 16-years.
Washington..Promotes Tommy Sheppard to GM

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……………(HOCKEY)…………….

Edmonton-Calgary…Trade…Oilers deal RW-Milan Lucic to Flames for LW-James Neal….Lucic has 6M-contract…Neal 7M-contract….

Rangers..Sign D-Jacob Trouba to (7Y-56M) extension
Carolina..Sign FA-RW-Hunter Shenkaruk-ex Montreal-Calgary
Toronto..Sign FA-F-Garrett Wilson-ex Penguins
Minnesota…Veteran C-Eric Fehr signs to play in Switzerland

Toronto…RW-Mitch Marner says ‘wants to stay with Leafs but must be paid’….top unsigned restricted free agent.

San Jose..Offers C-Joe Thornton 1-year extension
LA Kings..confirm #1-draft pick Alex Turcotte will play this year at University of Wisconsin.

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…………(GENERAL)……………

Indy Car….Iowa 300…Josef Newgarden leads 245-laps in dominant win in race delayed by over 2-hours by storms.

NASCAR…New Hampshire 300…Kevin Harvick catches Denny Hamlin late in race to get win…1st win since November..

Formula 1…Had weekend off

Soccer…Manchester United rejects offer of 54M-for F-Romy Lukaku from Inter-Milan in Italy.

Saratoga…cancels Saturday racing because heat index in upstate NY reached 110-degrees

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