Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on July 20th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(British Open)……..

British Open-Carnoustie….
…Kevin Kisner shoots (-5) 65 to grab sole lead in windy-dried out conditions..had eagle early…then 3-birdies in a row late in round….
..Tony Finau heads up group (-4)..
..Justin Thomas-Rory McIlroy-Jon Rham-Pat Perez in group (-2)..
..Ricky Fowler-Matt Kuchar (-1)..
..Tiger Woods-Charley Hoffman-Jason Day-Martin Kaymer (Even par)
..Jordan Spieth (+1)
..Phil Mickelson (+2)
..Dustin Johnson (+5) 76.

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……….(Baseball)……….

Padres-Indians….Blockbuster trade….San Diego deals P-Brad Hand (24-saves)…setup reliever Adam Cimber (3.18) for C-Francisco Mejia (.291) career hitter…..

GM AJ Preller…Mejia will go to El Paso and catch everyday….will not play 3B-LF for time being.

Padres-Phillies….Friday matchup Clayton Richard (7-8)-vs-Jake Arrieta (7-6)….Padres have lost 21-of-27-games heading into All Star break.

Padres…SS-Fernando Tatis injures thumb stealing base in San Antonio…was hitting (.286-18HRs)
Padres..P-Jordan Lyles gives up 3-home runs in 2.2-inning rehab start in (16-1) El Paso loss….P-Colin Rea gets shelved…ERA up to (6.11)

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Dodgers-Orioles…Blockbuster trade….LA acquires SS-Manny Machado in 5-for-1 deal…Orioles gets top AA-slugger Yusiniel Diaz (.314)….plus Class A-prospects 3B-Ryan Brannon….P-Dean Kremer..P-Zach Pop and AAA-3B-Breyvic Valera.

Dodgers-At-Milwaukee….LA opens second half of season….Rich Hill (2-4)-vs-TBA….Dodgers play 3-straight games against teams with winning records.

Dodgers…Rumored ready to deal an OF to get a key setup relief pitcher….Talk to Mets about deal for P-Jeurys Familia.

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Angels-Houston….Huge American League West series….Tyler Skaggs (7-6)-vs-Dallas Keuchel (7-8)……Astros won 9-of-13……(64-35) on season.

Angels…Put out statement defending Mike Trout’s decision not to allow MLB to market him extensively…..Trout says he has no problem with Commissioner Rob Manfred.

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(Scoreboard)

Cardinals-L-Cubs…Ian Happ 2R-HR….Jason Heyward 2RBIs in Cubs win….Thursday game.

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(Injuries)

Cubs…DL-relief ace P-Brandon Morrow-bicep injury
Angels…Clear P-Shohei Ohtani to begin throwing regiment…has had 6-W-rehab-stem cell injection in ailing left elbow…much improved.

(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay-Twins…Trade-Rays deal OF-Jeremy Hazlebaker to Twins in cash deal
Texas-Cubs…Rangers deal P-Jesse Chavez to Chicago for minor leaguers.
A’s..Release P-Santiago Casilla…(3.16-ERA)
Braves..DFA-OF-Danny Santana

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………(Basketball)………

Oklahoma City-Atlanta-76ers…pull off 3-way trade…..Thunder deal Carmelo Anthony (27.9M) contract and 1st round pick to Atlanta for G-Dennis Shroder and F-Mike Muscala
Atlanta..To waive Anthony in amnesty buyout….allowing him to go to Houston Rockets.
Oklahoma City-76ers…..Trade-Thunder ship Mike Muscala to Sixers for Tim Cabsrrot. trads-

Toronto….Kawhi Leonard tells Raptors he will report to camp this fall and play out final year of his contract.

Boston…Re-sign G-Marcus Smart (4Y-52M)

Denver….1st round draft pick Mike Porter has 2nd back surgery this year…will miss start of season…was 14th pick in opening round…played in only 1-game at Missouri then had first back surgery.

Dallas..Coach Rick Carlisle hires Jenny Boucek as assistant-becomes third female assistant in NBA…worked for Sacramento Kings last year.

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……(Football)……….

Baltimore….Pays roster bonus to retain WR-Breshad Permian….has played 27-games..missed 21-games with injuries.

Bengals…RB-Joe Mixon reports to camp 12-lbs lighter than last year.

Jets…Release injury prone WR-Devin Smith-2-torn knee ligaments…former 2nd round pick.

Chiefs…workout small college RB-Marty Carter-Grand Valley State…rushed for (2,865Y) in 2-seasons.

Tampa Bay….Do not use Jameis Winston in team video to sell season tickets.

Detroit..DE-Armonty Bryant retires-has blood disorder.

Raiders…Fire Tom Flores as color analyst on radio broadcast….day after deciding not to bring lead voice Greg Papa.

Ravens..Hire Bobby Vega-former lead scout in Cleveland.

Albert Lewis…former Chiefs-Raiders star CB-still in critical care unit in Louisiana Hospital with undisclosed illness.

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……..(Hockey)………

Arizona-Columbus…Trade-Coyotes deal C-Ryan MacInnis for D-Jacob Graves.

Minnesota…Hire Tim Armey as head coach of AHL-Iowa Wild…longtime NHL assistant-including time with Ducks.

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……(General)………..

NASCAR…..Runs New Hampshire 300 on Sunday.

Formula 1….Greman Grand Prix at Hohenheim

Indy Car….Off weekend…runs next at Mid-Ohio

Manchester United…Coach Jose Mourinho says team has had bad off season….comes to US Tour without Paul Pogboa..Rom Lukaku…Marcus Ashford all resting from World Cup….and Alexis Sanchez-having visa issue.

Chelsea…New manager Maurizio Sarri wants to meet with Eden Hazard-Thi Courtois-both who may be headed to Real Madrid.

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