Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on July 19th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

………(GOLF)………..

British Open…Disastrous first day for big name golfers at Royal Portrush course in Ireland

(66)..JB Holmes-birdied 3 of first 4-holes
(67)..Shane Lowrey
(68)..Brooks Koepka-Jon Rahm-Tony Finau-Webb Simpson
(69)..Justin Rose
(70)..Ricky Fowler-Jason Day-Jordan Spieth
(71)..Patrick Reed
(72)..Dustin Johnson

(75)..Phil Mickelson-7-bogey day
(78)..Tiger Woods-4 bogeys-double bogey on first 7-holes
(79)..Rory McIlroy took “8” on first hole-hit 3-bad shots in row
(91)..David Duval took “13” on one hole…”8″ on another

Tiger Woods…said he never felt comfortable teeing off…says his back stiffness has returned….has had poor practices…admits he’s not ’24’ any longer.

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(Horse Racing)

Delmar…Early morning tragedy…2-horses die when they collide while early morning training session….one horse threw jockey and took off on track and collided head on with another horse…1-horse trained by Bob Baffert….1-jockey hospitalized.

Delmar…Open day-no fatalities on track…Only 88-horses go to post…Attendance drops to (31,276)-plunging from 45,000 just three years ago.

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………….(BASEBALL)…………

Padres-L-Miami (4-3)…Brian Anderson RBI single in 9th gives lowly Marlins first walkoff win of year……Miami wins 2-of-3 over Friars…Padres drop to (46-50) on season….(1-5) since All Star break

Padres-Cubs…Friday opener of weekend series….Eric Lauer (5-7)-vs-Jon Lester (9-6)

Padres..P-Andres Munoz clocked at 102mph in Thursday game
Padres..Garrett Richards-rehab start in Arizona Summer League (2-innings-1R-2H-3K)-first outing since elbow surgery

Padres…OF-Wil Myers remains benched…started just 3-games since June 22nd…..is (5-37)…18-strikeouts…(.135BA) since benching.

Padres..Top young OF-Jorge Ona-shoulder surgery-labrum-out for rest of year…Has been sidelined since May 3rd with injury at Amarillo…was hitting (.348) at time of injury AA-Texas League

Padres…SS-Fernando Tatis .Last 6-games…(1-14)…9Ks….5-errors

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Dodgers-L-Phillies (7-6)..Rhys Hoskins 2R-single in 7th fuels 4R-rally against LA bullpen….Dodgers Waste 4-home run day…Keke Hernandez HR-2R-HR…Mat Beaty HR…Alex Verdugo HR.

Dodgers-at-Miami…Friday matchup…Hyun Jin-Ryu (10-2)-vs-Zac Gallen (0-1)

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Angels-L-Astros (6-2)…George Springer-Alex Bregman HRs…Matt Harvey (5inn-6R) in start…….Halos won 5-of-7 and 8-of-13….Astros on (11-5) spurt.

Angels-Seattle..Friday game…Halos not name starter yet….Mariners start Mike Leake (7-7)

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-W-Toronto..Raf Devers 3R-HR..Mookie Betts HR..Bosox won 9-of-13…Toronto (36-62)

Royals-W-White Sox….Jorge Soler 2R-HR..KC (36-62)

Yankees-W-Tampa Bay…1st game….Gio Urshela 2R-HR..Aaron Hicks HR…. NY won 21-of-27…Rays (56-43 )
Yankees-W-Tampa Bay..Nitecap-complete sweep..Luke Voit HR

Tigers-L-Indians..Jose Ramirez 2R-HR…Jordan Ludlow HR…..Detroit (29-63)….Tribe won 11-of-13

Cardinals-W-Reds…Tom Edman Grand Slam HR…St Louis won 8-of-12….Reds lost 7-of-9

Braves-L-Nationals..Stephen Strasburg hits 3R-HR…2R-single…Atlanta won 14-of-20…Nationals won 14-of-18

A’s-L-Twins…Eddie Rosario 3R-HR….Mitch Garver HR..CJ Cron HR…A’s won 14-of-18….Minnesota (59-36)

Arizona-Milwuakee…Tied (1-1) at PressTime…D-Backs won 6-of-8….Brewers lost 8-of-12

Giants-Mets… Tied (1-1) at Press Time..Giants won 12-of-14…Mets won 4-in a row.

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(MLB)

Sports Illustrated…Reporting that plane crash that killed former Phillies P-Roy Halladay two years ago may have been a ‘suicide’….says Halladay was battling depression over retirement and was loaded with painkillers when plan crashed into Gulf of Mexico…Family says it will not comment on tragedy.

Colorado….GM-Jeff Bridich says Rockies playing ‘bad baseball’….bad pitching-dropoff in hitting.

Boston…Honors memory of 2B-Pumpsie Green-passed away (85Y) in San Francisco…broke color barrier in Boston in 1959….last team to have a black player.

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(Roster Moves)

Reds..Acquire P-Justin Grimm from Dodgers-had been at Oklahoma City.
Minnesota..Sign FA-OF-Alejandro deAza-ex White Sox
Reds..Sign FA-C-Ryan Lavarnway

Milwaukee..P-Drew Smyly opts out of contract after struggling AAA
Toronto..DFA-P-Nick Kingham
Twins;..DFA-P-Matt Magill

Giants…Callup P-Williams Jerez….Option P-Andrsew Suarez
Phillies..Callup P-Fernando Salas from AAA
Cubs…Move up P-Danny Hultzen to AAA-Iowa..former 1st round pick Mariners-battled arm problems for 6-years.

Arizona..Put OF-Adam Jones on trading block-hitting (.261-13HRs)

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(Injuries)

Seattle…C-Mitch Haniger begins rehab workouts after testicular surgery
Indians..P-Corey Kluber throws 20-pitches in bullpen session to test forearm injury
Miami..DL-2B-JT Riddle-forearm.
Reds…DL-P-David Hernandez-shoulder….C-Curt Casali-hamstring

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…………(FOOTBALL)………..

(NFL)

NFL-Union hold joint meetings to begin implementation of Mental health-Pain Management Committees….
..Each team has now hired a Clinician to help players who may have mental health issues…on hand 12-hours a week at team facility….All meetings are private-club not given access to those medical files of players.
..Each team hires a physician to deal daily with players pain issues.
..Team Doctors begin meetings with Doctors doing Marijuana Medical Research.
..Each team develops ‘Emergency Action Plan’ for players who have on and off field problems.

49ers…DE-Solomon Thomas praises GM-John Lynch for his leadership ability to help him and other players with personal problems including Suicidal thoughts..Painkiller issues…Family trauma.

NFL-Union…hold 4th meeting discussing new CBA…confirm “Mountain of issues” to be negotiated….beginning with 18-game schedule proposal….Players 47% split of revenues….New G-3 Stadium funds.

Scottsdale…Police arrest hotel worker for theft of 2-Super Bowl rings of ex-Redskin Mark May….tried to sell them to Las Vegas pawn broker.

Kansas City….Chiefs fan fined 500-dollars for flashing laser light at Tom Brady in AFC-playoff game last year at Arrowhead.

NFL…First teams report to training camp….Denver-Arizona-Seattle-Baltimore….Atlanta-New Orleans-Detroit first to open camp.

Chargers-Rams…Open camps on July 24th.

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(Teams)

Denver…LB-Todd Davis carted off field with calf injury-first workout…out 4W-partial tear
Broncos…Sign FA-WR-Steve Dunbar-ex 49ers

Ravens..Put WR-Marquise Brown on Non Football Injured List-yet recover from Lisfrance foot injury in college

Lions..Meet with holdout S-Darius Slay..DT-Damon Harrison

Cleveland..QB-Baker Mayfield continues criticism of former head coach Hue Jackson…calling him a ‘Fake Head Coach’

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………(BASKETBALL)……….

Milwaukee…Bucks visit with FA-G-JR Smith-ex Cavaliers
Pistons…Sign FA-C-Christian Wood-ex New Orleans.

Toronto..G-Kyle Lowrie-surgery-tendon damage in thumb..out 2-months.

Oklahoma City-Miami…Trade talks collapse in potential deal to send G-Chris Paul to Heat…Teams cannot agree on draft pick compensation in trade.

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………(HOCKEY)……….

Nashville….Sadness in Predators organization….Police report on death of former Captain Greg Johnson-committed suicide last week in Detroit…..had concussion issues in career…but had not exhibited depression or other symptoms in retirement.

NY Rangers…Newly signed C-Artemi Panarin criticizes Vladimir Putin leadership in Russia…says he does not believe Putin should be given a 4th team as President….says ‘Putin needs to serve the citizens-not his inner circle’.

Rangers…sign FA-F-Philllipe diGuiseppe-ex Carolina
Carolina…Sign FA-RW-Hunter Shenkarow-ex Montreal-Calgary

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…………(GENERAL)……………

Soccer….1904-FC…..minor league football team says it intends to operate this August…joining a 3rd Division League-NISA League…wants to play at SDCCU-Stadium……would go head to head with USL-expansion team granted to Landon Donovan business group-which hopes to start in 2020.

Real Madrid…breaks off talks with Manchester United about 121M-purchase of Paul Pogba….Real says it has spent 300M on player acquisitions this off season and cannot budget more.

NASCAR….Runs New Hampshire 301 this Sunday on Loudon road course.

Indy Car…Runs Iowa 300 under the lights.

Formula 1….Off weekend…runs German Grand Prix next weekend.

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