Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on July 15th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(TENNIS)………..

(Wimbledon)

Novak Djokovic rallies to win 5th title in London…with 7-3 win in tiebreaker after 12-12 score in final set to beat Roger Federer…Djokovic won despite 9-double faults and Federer’s 25-aces in match….Historic (4:57) match…1st time new tiebreaker rule used…Djokovic saved 2-championship match points to rally back to win (7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12).

Simona Halep won women’s title on Saturday beating Serena Williams (6-2-6-2) in match that last just 56-minutes….Serena had serve broken twice at start and was down (4-0) after just 12-minutes.

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……..(BASEBALL)…………

Padres-L-Braves (4-1)…Freddie Freeman hits 3R-HR in 8th inning breaking scoreless tie….Atlanta sweeps series handing Padres 7th loss in a row at home….Mike Siroki (7inn-0R-9K)-runs his record to (10-1)….Cal Quantrill (6-inn-0R-3H)….Fernado Tats 4-hits in loss…….Padres (45-48)…

Padres-L-Braves (7-5)..Saturday setback…Padres lost lead 3X in game..Josh Donaldson 2R-HR..Ron Acuna HR..Ty Flowers 2R-double.

Padres-L-Braves (5-3)…Friday loss..Josh Donaldson 3R-HR in 1st inning..Ron Acuna solo HR.

Padres…Off day-Monday…head to Miami to open 9-game road trip

Padres..P-Eric Lauer leaves club due to death of father
Padres..2B-Luis Urias-possible oblique injury at El Paso
Padres..P-Miguel Diaz-knee surgery–torn ligaments
Padres..P-Bryan Mitchell-1st start El Paso (1.2inn-7R-6H-3W)
Padres-Indians..Trade-deal P-Phil Maton (7.77-ERA) to Tribe for 250,000 international signing slot

Padres..GM-AJ Preller ‘not committed’ to making trade for starting pitcher-‘not willing’ to give up young pitching prospects.

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Dodgers-Red Sox…Tied (4-4) in 10th inning at Press Tie…AJ Pollack 3R-HR…..Xander Bogaerts-JD Martinez back to back HRs in 8th…tied gae….LA lost 4-of-5….Boston won 6-of-8

Dodgers-at-Philadelphia…Monday matchup..Clayton Kershaw (7-2)-vs-Zach Eflin (7-8)

Dodgers-Angels..Trade..LA deals P-Adam McCreery-C-Josh Thole to Hals for cash considerations.

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Angels-W-Seattle (6-3)…Matt Theiss 3R-HR for Angels…Kole Calhoun HR…..Angels lose OF-Mike Trout-calkf injury……..Halos won 6-of-12….Mariners lost 11-of-13

Angels…Honor deceased P-Tyler Skaggs…all wearing #45-uniform with his name…in emotional Friday night win…Mother throws out first pitch…Mike Trout hits HR on 1st pitch…Halos win (13-0)…Angels pitchers throw no-hitter in game…Players come to mound and lay their #45 jerseys on the mound to remember Skaggs….1st home game since his passing…Hung his jersey in dugout…Placed no-hit ball in his locker with his jersey.

Angels-Astros…Monday matchup…Gabe Canning (3-5)-vs-Brad Peacock (6-6)

Angels..C-Jonathon Lucroy-surgery on fractured nose-still in concussion protocol for violent home plate hit a week ago.
Angels..DFA-OF-Jared Parker.
Angels…3B-Zach Coast to have season ending shoulder surgery

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Toronto…Gio Ursela 2RBIs…….NY won 18-of-23

Rays-W-Orioles…Rays pitchers throw 8-perfect innings…..Tampa Bay (55-40)…Baltimore (28-65)

Pirates-L-Cubs…Jason Heyward 2R-HR…Kyle Schwarber HR….Buccos won 12-of-20….Cubs just (7-8)

A’s-W-White Sox…Ramon Laureano HR…A’s won 12-of-15

Mets-W-Miami…Robbie Cano-Jeff McNeil HRs…..NY (42-51)….Marlins (34-57)

Twins-L-Indians…Carlos Santana HR in 7th inning..Minnesota (58-34)…..Tribe (51-40)

Arizona-L-Cardinals….Paul Goldschmidt 2R-HR….D-Backs won 9-of-16….Cardinals just (6-9)

Royals-L-Tigers….Dertoit scores 7R in 3rd inning..Detroit (29-59)…..Royals (32-63)

Washington-L-Phillies…Mikhail Franco 9th inning HR….Nationals won 12-of-15….Phillies now (15-23) in disappointing stretch.

Houston-W-Texas…Jose Altuve Grand Slam HR…Astros won 9-of-12….(59-35) on season.

Rockies-W-Reds…Ryan Mc Mahon 2R-double..RBI triple …Colorado lost 7-of-9

Giants-W-Milwaukee…Brandon Belt HR…Dom Solan 2RBI…SF won 8-of-10…Brewers lost 7-of–9

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(Roster Moves)

Orioles-Red Sox…Baltimore trades P-Andrew Cashner to Bosox for 2-17-year old players in Dominican Summer League.
Royals-A’s….KC deals P-Homer Bailey for minor leaguer.
Tampa Bay-Texas..Trade..Rays deal 2B-Nick Solak for Rangers P-Peter Fairbanks.

Milwaukee..Signs FA-P-Shelby Miller-ex Texas
Rockies..Sign FA-1B-Yonder Alonso-ex White Sox
Phillies..Sign FA-1B-Logan Morrison-ex Twins-Tampa Bay
Giants..Sign FA-2B-Christian Adames

Mets..Release OF-Matt Kemp-was hitting (.235-Syracuse)
Cubs..Release P-Junichi Tazawa
Twins..Release P-Chase deJong
Twins..DFA-P-Adalberto Mejia
Mets..DFA-P-Wilmer Font
Royals..DFA-OF-Terrance Gose
Indians..OF-Leonys Martin signs with Chiba Lotte Marines-Japan

Jays…Option 1B-Rudy Telliez to AAA

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(Injuries)

Yankees..P-Luis Severino-shoulder setback in rehab-out 6W
Phillies..DL-P-Tommie Hunter-reinjures forearm 2nd time
Orioles..DL-Dylan Bundy-knee strain
Atlanta..DL-P-Grant Drayton-fractured toe
Red Sox..DL-P-Steve Wright-foot
Blue Jays..DL-P-Clayton Richard-lat strain
Washington..DL-P-Jonny Venters-shoulder
Washington..DL-P-Max Scherzer-strained back
Toronto..P-Ken Giles-shutdown-elbow issue
Phillies..Move P-Pat Neshek to 60-day DL
Houston…P-Brad Peacock suffers shoulder injury setback in rehab

Texas..OF-Hunter Pence begins rehab games
Red Sox..1B-Mitch Moreland goes out on rehab
Indians..P-Corey Kluber throws 150′-long toss
Cubs..P-Cole Hamels begins soft toss workouts
Mariners..P-Felix Hernandez to to throw bullpen
Pirates..P-Keone Kela sent on rehab outing
Houston..SS-Carlos Correa..2B-Aldemys Diaz begin rehab stints

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(MLB Notes)

Wall Street Journal….Survey of attendance drops in sports over last 10-years…Detroit 41% attendance drop leads all team….Phillies attendance down 35%….White Sox drop 34%…Reds 20%.

Padres…Fox Sports San Diego says TV ratings up 83% for first 90-games of season compared to last year….4.1-rating compared to 2.8 last year.

NY Mets..former star P-Doc Gooden-arrested possession 2-bags of cocaine..picked up in New Jersey driving while impaired.

Texas..P-Jesse Chavez faces fine…walked off mound and offered his glasses to home plate umpire in dispute of balls-strikes

Bob Gibson…legendary Cardinals Hall of Fame pitcher-begins chemo treatment for pancreatic cancer….age (84Y)

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…….(BASKETBALL)………..

Lakers-Memphis…Lakers Open trade talks for F-Andre Igodala..
Houston…Sign FA-C-Tyson Chandler-ex Lakers
Houston..Sign FA-F-Anthony Bennett-ex Cavs #1 pick
NY Knicks..Sign FA-F-Marcus Morris-ex Boston
Utah..Sign FA-G-Nigel Williams-Goss-ex Gonzaga-played in Greece
Denver..Sign F-Vlatko Cancor-played in Spain-former draft pick
Sacramento..Sign FA-F-Tyler Lydon-ex Denver
Brooklyn..Sign FA-G-David Nwaba-ex Cavaliers
Clippers..G-Milos Teodois-signs in Italy
Memphis..C-Omri Casspi-signs in Israel
NY Knicks…C-Joakim Noah has six FA-contract offers

Aztecs…UT report shows in game attendance at SDSU has plunged over the last four years…In game attendance has dropped from (8,989) to (6,868) last year.

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……….(FOOTBALL)…………

Chargers..RB-Melvin Gordon reiterates-‘wants to be paid’ before he will report to camp…Due to make (5.6M) this year….Wants (13M) contract…Chargers last offer (3Y-extension-worth 8M-9M-10M)

Raiders..OG-Richie Incognito suspended 2-games by NFL for off field issues.

Jets..TE-Chris Herndon-4G suspension -multiple DUI incidents.

Dallas..DE-Randy Gregory..LB-Rolando McClain apply for NFL reinstatement….had been out over a year with drug suspensions.

Seattle..Ex-Seahawks DT-Malik McDowell suspended 2G for arrest after fight with police in Atlanta.

Rams..Strength coach Ted Rath found ‘not guilty’ of sexual battery in incident with female friend.

Miami…Assistant Head Coach Jim Caldwell taking leave of absence for entire season-health issues.

Dallas…Scout Josh Brent-sent for psychiatric evaluation of alcohol-behavior issues after 2nd incident off field.

Green Bay…President Mark Murphy proposed 17-game regular season schedule…2-bye weeks….8-home games…8-road games…each team plays 1-neutral sight game….Proposes only 2-preseason games….Says cannot justify 18G schedule because of health issues for players.

Miami…Police give DT-Kendrick Norton 2-traffic violations for accident that resulted in severe injuries-amputate of left arm.

Redskins..Wall Street Journal report on fan support says Redskins have lost 41% of fan support over 10-year span…Redskins attendance has gone from 87,000 a game to 61,000 a game since 2008.

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(College Football)

SDSU…Land transfer RB-Greg Bell-Nebraska…has 2-years eligibility left….Add Arizona transfer CB-Sammy Morrison….OT-Jake Jimenez as graduate transfers…Brings to 7-number of transfers coming in this year.

USC…Lose 2-recruits..CB-Jaylen Watson-fails to make academic requirements….CB-Trey Davis withdraws from school after 1-month on campus-will transfer.

USC…Schools announces non conference contracts with 1AA schools…Nevada….UC-Davis….San Jose State as ‘payday games’

Florida..Starting QB-Feleipe Franks leaving Gators..signs baseball contract with Red Sox.

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………(HOCKEY)…………..

Ducks..Sign FA-D-Mike DelZotto-ex Blues-Vancouver
Carolina..Sign FA-F-Ryan Dzengel-ex Columbus Blue Jackets
Colorado..Sign FA-G-Hunter Miska-ex Arizona Coyotes..starred in AHL

LA Kings….D-Slava Voynov signs with KHL-Avangard Omsk-in Russia….was facing another 1-year NHL suspension as part of Domestic Abuse incident that led to deportation and ban 3-years ago.

Boston..Shopping C-Brian Backes-has 6M-cap figure
Toronto-St Louis..Leafs deal F-Dakota Joshua to Blues

Columbus..Open contract talks FA-RW-Mitch Marner-Maple Leafs..demanding 11M-a year.

Vancouver…RW-Brock Boeser rejects 6M-year extension…wants (8Y-56M) as restricted free agent

Blues..Sign G-Jordan Binnington (2Y-8.8M)..earned 750K-minimun last year in leading Blues to Stanle Cup with (24-5-1) record.

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……….(GENERAL)…………..

F-1..British Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton wins drama filled victory over teammate Val Bottas…Team Mercedes now won all 10-races this year.

F-1…London Times reports Lewis Hamilton met with officials of F-1…told FIA officials they must invoke Budget Cap on all teams…make more rule changes to make more teams competitive…says sport is headed for trouble

F-1…Haas Team…Troubles continue…driver Romain Grosjean crashed in pits during time trials on Saturday because of problems with new setup…then nearly crashed on 1st lap of testing….Ownership erupts in anger after Grosjean and teammate Kevin Magnusson collide on 1st lap and both suffer tire punctures….”Give them shovels-they have dug themselves into a huge hole with this team”

Indy Car…Grand Prix-Toronto..Simon Pagenaud won 3rd race of season….coaxed his way with fuel shortage to win race…

Indy Car…Fines coming to Sebastian Bourdais-Takuma Sato after fight in pits after on track incident during qualifying.

NASCAR…Kentucky 400….Kurt Busch holds off brother Kyle to win race after leader Joey Logano crashes with laps left.

Soccer…Newcastle United…former English World Cup coach Sam Allardyce turns down job offer to take over EPL squad.

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