Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

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Padres-Nationals….Blockbuster Trade collapses….Padres thought they had acquired P-Max Scherzer (7-4) 2.83…(142K-105inn)..(37Y)…Career (182-97) 3.19-ERA..(7-5 ) Postseason..(2,926K-2,462Inn) in possible deal for 1B-Eric Hosmer and OF-Robert Hassle…Washington took Padres offer and shopped it…Deal fell apart when Nationals asked Padres to pick up half of 59M-owed to Hosmer and to pay the 12M-deferred on Scherzer contract…

MLB source…Red Sox-Dodgers-Angels got back into the talks…Scherzer told Nationals he would waive no trade deal to go to Boston and Anahiem..means 5-teams were in the bidding by 5pm on Thursday night after Padres thought they had a deal.

Padres-Nationals..were discussing a Daniel Hudson-Mason Thompson trade late Thursday night, adding another reliever to very strong bullpen

Padres-Twins..San Diego still talked to Minnesota about P-Jose Berrios but he would be a short rental.

Padres-Cubs..Zach Davies becomes fall back rental with Cubs.


Padres-W-Rockies (3-0)…Joe Musgrove dazzling with 11-strikeouts in first 7-innings…Fernando Tatis RBI double…(1-0) lead,,Jake Cronenworth 2RHR in 8th inning at Press Time….Thursday Night..Friars (60-45)…just (11-12) last 3-weeks.

San Diego-Colorado..Friday pitchers..Ryan Weathers-vs-Jon Gray

Dodgers-L-Giants (5-0)..Brandon Crawford 2R-double…David Price gives up 4R-4inn….LA (62-42)…LA lost 7-of-11 games..Giants (64-28)

LA-Arizona..Open weekend series vs Diamondbacks..Tony Gonsolin-vs-Zac Gallan.

Dodgers-Nationals…Trade offer as of late Thursday……Washington would send P-Max Scherzer and SS-Trea Turner to LA for C-Kei Ruiz..P-Josiah Gray..P-Gerrardo Carillo…OF-Donovan Casey…Scherzer would agree to sign contract extension in LA…if deal goes thru.

Dodgers-Royals…Trade-LA gets veteran starting P-Danny Duffy for prospects…Duffy (4-3)-2.31-ERA…Career (68-68)-3.95 ERA.

Dodgers..Taking trade offers for relief P-Brusdar Graterol
Angels-A’s….Ramon Laureano 2R-double early..Oakland led (4-0) at Press Time….. Halos (51-50).

Halos-A’s…Friday pitchers Patrick Sandoval-vs-Chris Bassett

Angels..DL-1B-Jared Walsh-rib injury
Angels..Callup 2B-Matt Thaiss
Angels..Callup P-Austin Warren

Tampa Bay-W-Yankees..Brent Phillips Grand Slam HR-(14-0) win
White Sox-L-Royals..Carlos Perez 6-shutout innings for KC
Reds-W-Cubs..Joey Votto HR for 6th game in row
Nationals-W-Phillies-1st game..Max Scherzer (6inn-1R)
Nationals-L-Phillies-2nd game..Brad Miller Grand Slam-trailed (7-0)
Braves-W-Mets..Austin Riley-2RHR
Brewers-W-Pirates..Manny Pina 2RHR-3RHR for Milwaukee
Orioles-L-Tigers..Miguel Cabrera 2-solo HRs
Red Sox-L-Blue Jays..Toronto (13-1) win..Vlad Guerrero 3RHR
(MLB Notes)

Trading Deadline..1pm-Friday…Top names still on trade board:
..Kris Bryant–Craig Kimbrel-Cubs
..Trevor Story-Jon Gray-Rockies
..Jose Berrios-Michael Pineda-Twins
..Kyle Gibson-Texas
..Eric Hosmer-Wil Myers-Padres

Texas..President John Daniels says club traded slugger Joey Gallo after he rejected (5Y-80M) offer..demanded (8Y-160M).
(Roster Moves)

Yankees-Cubs…NY pulls off 2nd blockbuster deal-acquiring Cubs 1B-Anthony Rizzo on Thursday night for P-Alex Viscaino..Of Kevin Alcantra..Cubs paying final 6M of Rizzo contract.

Yankees-Texas..Rangers ship 1B-Joey Gallo-P-Joely Rodriguez to NY for top minor leaguers Ezran Duran-Josh Smith-Trev Hauver-Glenn Otto.

Washington-Toronto..Nationals ship P-Brad Hand to Blue Jays for C-Riley Adams.

Indians-White Sox..Tribe deals 2B-Cesar Hernandez for minor leaguers.

Cubs-White Sox..Cubs send P-Ryan Tepera to Sox for P-Bailey Horn

Reds-Rockies..Cincinnati deals P-Ashton Goudrea to Rockies

Tampa Bay-Seattle..Rays send P-Diego Castillo to M’s for P-JT Chargois-3B-Austin Shelton

Washington-Red Sox..Nats send OF-Kyle Schwarber to Boston

Mets..put 3B-JD Davis on trade block
Twins-Seattle..discuss Jose Berrios trade
Giants-Seattle..discuss Jose Berrios trade
Giants-Cubs..discuss Kris Bryant trade
Giants-Cubs..discuss Craig Kimbrel trade
Yankees-Rockies..discuss Trevor Story trade
Yankees..shop 1B-Luke Voit

Giants.DFA-OF-Mike Tauschman
Arizona..Release P-Jon Duplantier
Seattle..Sign P-Asher Wojciechowski-ex Yankees-Orioles

Seattle…P-Hector Santiago-suspended 80-games for use of Testosterone in system..had been suspended 10-games for illegal substance on baseballs.

Indians..Manager Terry Francona leaves team-will have two surgeries for digestive problems..will not return rest of season.

Rockies..P-CC Gonzalez-positive Covid test
Washington..P-Daniel Hudson-C-Alex Avila on Covid list
Giants..Activate P-Aaron Sanchez from DL
Giants..Activate SS-Brandon Crawford from DL

Lakers-Washington…Pull off Pre Draft trade…Lakers acquire G-Russell Westbrook from Wizards for F-Kyle Kuzma..G-Kantavious Caldwell-Pope..C-Montrzl Harrell and #1 pick…Westbrook averaged (22P-11R-11A) last year for Wizards…Owed (44M-47M) last two years of contract.

Minnesota-Cleveland..Timberwolves trade G-Ricky Rubio to Cavs for G-Taureon Prince

(NBA Draft)..Top Picks
1-Detroit..G-Cade Cunningham-Oklahoma State
2-Houston..G-Jalen Green-NBA G League
3-Cleveland..C-Evan Mobley-USC
4-Toronto..F-Scottie Barnes-Florida State
5-Orlando..G-Jalen Suggs-Gonzaga
6-Oklahoma City..F-Josh Giddey-Australia
7-Golden State..F-Jon Kuminga-NBA G League
8-Orlando..F-Franz Wagner-Michigan
9-Sacramento..G-Davion Mitchell-Baylor
10-Memphis..F-Ziare Williams-Stanford
11-Charlotte..G-James Bouknight-UConn
12.-San Antonio..G-Joshua Primo-Alabama


Lakers pick 22-Isiah Jackson-PF-Kentucky..will be traded to Washington

Clippers pick 23-Quentin Grimes-Houston

..F-Matt Mitchell..bypassed in draft..may get Utah Jazz Summer League tryout.
..G-Jordan Schakel..bypassed..may get Golden State Summer League invite.
..C-Neemias Queta-Utah State…only MWC player taken..in 2nd round by Sacramento.
(NBA Trades)

Lakers-Sacramento…were closing in on trade…Lakers to get G-Buddy Hield for F-Kyle Kuzma..C-Montrzl Harrell..but deal stalled on Lakers giving up #1 pick

Lakers-San Antonio..were discussing sign and trade deal..Kyle Kuzma and #1 for Spurs G-DeMar DeRozan..salary cap issues may have blocked deal.

76ers-Golden State..reopened trade talks for G-Ben Simmons..Deal would include C-James Weisman and #1-#1 picks.

New Orleans..F-Jaxson Hayes arrested on domestic abuse and resisting arrest charge in Los Angeles..was tasured by police.

LA Clippers…hire Brian Shaw as lead assistant coach-coached NBA-G League Ignite team last year.

USC…Longtime assistant coach Jason Hart-named head coach of NBA-G League Ignite team.

Chargers…2nd day of camp in Costa Mesa
..C-Corey Linsley leaves practice-illness
..Workout FA-QB-KJ Costello-ex Stanford-Mississippi State
..QBs-Justin Herbert-Easton Stick throw interceptions in 7-on-7
..Herbert threw 55Y-TD pass to Jared Cook in 7-on-7

Chargers..Press Conferences:
..QB-Justin Herbert-Off Coor-Joe Lombardi talks about pass routes-passing trees…Knowing strength of each receiver

..Joe Lombardi-Off Coor..Want a roster full of  tools..hammers-screwdrivers..Design rolls for each player-play to their strength-avoid weaknesses

..S-Derwin James..100% healthy-cannot play slow

..LB-Joey Bosa…Real challenge learning this defense.

(Roster Moves)

Bears..TE-Jake Butt-retires-knee injuries
Bears..Workout FA-TE-Josh Docton-ex Washington

Packers-Houston..Trade..GB gets WR-Randall Cobb for #6
Packers..Sign FA-OT-Dennis Kelly-ex Titans-Eagles
Houston..Workout FA-C-Austin Reiter-ex Chiefs

Colts..Sign FA-DE-Dermontrae Moore-ex Giants-49ers
Colts..Sign FA-CB-Holton Hill-ex Vikings

Giants..Workout FA-LB-Todd Davis-ex Broncos
Giants..Release WR-Kelvin Benjamin-reported to camp (268lbs)

49ers..Workout FA-CB-Dre Kirkpatrick-ex Bengals

Rams..OL coach Kevin Carberry leaves team-positive Covid test
Rams..TE-Josh Harris-surgery-core injury
Eagles..OG-Brandon Brooks-hamstring
Raiders..RB-Jalen Richard-Theo Riddick-Covid tests
Patriots..Activate OT-Trent Brown from PUP
Patriots..QB-Jared Stidham-PUP-shoulder issue
Chiefs..TE-Travis Kelce-leaves workout-back issue
Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott-shoulder strain-out 3-days
Cowboys..DE-Randy Gregory-hamstring
Bears..CB-Eddie Jackson-NFI list-hamstring
Arizona..DE-JJ Watt-on PUP-hamstring
Arizona..C-Rodney Hudson..OG-Justin Pugh-Covid tests
Falcons..LB-Dante Fowler-Covid issue
Falcons..OT-Kal McGary-PUP

(MLB Notes)

Denver..coach Vic Fangio praises RB-Melvin Gordon..full offseason and mini camp helped him learn offense heading into 2nd year

Denver..QB-Drew Lock (3-8) passing…Ted Bridgewater (7-7)

Jets..QB-Zach Wilson signs contract (4Y-35M)..23M bonus-no deferrals

Miami..CB-Xavien Howard reaffirms trade demand while in camp..wants contract he signed in 2019-renegotiated.

Packers..GM-Brian Gutekinst…Aaron Rodgers is not on a 1-year contract..his deal covers 3-years.

Browns..GM-Kevin Stefanski refuses to have players wear colored wristbands in practice-not going to divide this team.

New Orleans..KR-Devontae Harris-arrested two weeks ago on DUI charge.

Tennessee..WR-Julio Jones and former Falcons teammate Roddy White being sued by company for withholding information about 3M income from sale of Cannabis not reported to parent company

Houston…NFL teams talking to Texans about QB-Deshaun Watson willing to make ‘conditional trade’…not willing to commit to #1 picks until it is determined if NFL disciplines Watson forcing him to miss games.

(College Football)

Big 12-ESPN…War of Words…Big 12-Commissioner Bob Bowlsby threatening lawsuit..says ESPN had influence into SEC attempt to lure Oklahoma-Texas to SEC…Also charged ESPN trying to help American Athletic Conference-poach 3-to-5 Big 12 schools leading to conference to collapse…Bowlsby..’We will fight to the death to preserve this conference’

Big 12..Says its bylaws mandate Oklahoma-Texas forefeit 75M each in revenue sharing money and give up 2Y-TV rights fees if they leave the conference.

ESPN..Denies it played any role in the decision of Sooners-Longhorns to apply for admission to SEC.

SEC..Presidents and Chancellors voted (14-0) to admit Oklahoma-Texas to conference-possibly in 2024.


(NHL Free Agency)…Day 2 of deals..119-players changed teams
..Tampa Bay..sign RW-Corey Perry-ex Montreal
..St Louis..sign RW-Brandon Saad (5Y-22M)-ex Colorado
..Colorado..sign D-Darren Helm-ex Red Wings
..Buffalo..sign G-Craig Anderson-ex Washington
..Boston..sign G-Troy Grosenik-ex Kings
..San Jose..sign D-Jaycob Megna-ex Colorado
..Toronto..sign F-Jack Kopacka-ex Ottawa-Ducks
..Ottawa..sign F-Pontus Aberg-KHL-Russia
..St Louis..sign F-Matt Peca-Ottawa
..St Louis..sign G-Charley Lindgren-Montreal
..Dallas..sign D-Janni Hakanpaa-ex Ducks-Carolina
..Minnesota..sign D-Jon Merrill-ex Montreal
..Ottawa..sign F-Andrew Agozzino-ex Gulls
..Winnipeg..sign F-Mike Eyssimont-ex Kings
..Carolina..sign F-Ian Cole-ex Minnesota
..Calgary..sign D-Andy Welinski-ex Ducks- Gulls

Anaheim Ducks-sign 4 players for Gulls:
..D-Brogan Rafferty-ex Vancouver
..D-Greg Pateryn-ex San Jose
..F-Buddy Robinson-ex-Colorado
..F-Danny O’Regan-ex Las Vegas


Soccer-Gold Cup-Semi Finals
..US-W-Qatar..Guy Zardes scores in 86′ to give US the win and put them in the finals…Both goaltenders made point blank saves thruout the evening.

..Mexico-Canada..El Tri led (1-0) at halftime on Orb Pineda penalty shot goal in 47’…then won game on Hector Herrera goal at 99′ in extra time…Mexico wins (2-1) to move to finals to meet USA.

Olympics…Team USA-Women soccer (1-1-1) play Netherlands (3-0) in knockout round game on Friday.

Gymnastics..Suni Lee wins Gold on Uneven bars after replacing Simone Biles.

Simone Biles..Tweets…”Outpouring of Love makes me realize I am more than an accomplished gymnast”

USA..High jumper Sam Kendrick tests positive Covid
Australian track team..Removed and isolated while testing
German..Cycling coach-barred from games for racial slur.



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