Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on August 3rd, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Rockies (9-6)..Matt Kemp 2R-HR..Daniel Murphy 4H including HR..Ryan McMahon 2R-HR..Charley Blackmon 2R-double…Padres fall to (6-4)…Rockies go to (6-2)

Padres-Dodgers..Open 3-game series at Petco Park in battle for lst place..Chris Paddack-vs-Walker Beuhler.

Padres..DL-1B-Eric Hosmer-gastritis issue-inflammation stomach lining-has been sick for 3-weeks…not Covid related..to see specialists.

Padres..Callup P-Jared Eichoff-ex Phillies..had (4.15) career ERA

Padres..P-Kirby Yates has tenderness in shoulder and is having mechanical problems…in (2.1-inn..4R-9Baserunners)…Bullpen has (5.40-ERA)


Dodgers-W-Arizona..(3-0)..Clayton Kershaw (6inn-0R-3H)..Cody Bellinger 2R-HR..Mookie Betts HR…LA now (7-3)…Arizona (3-7)

Dodgers..Justin Turner tells teammates…Masks in dugout…Actions of some teammates ‘irresponsible-unacceptable’

Dodgers..Callup P-Mitch White from taxi squad then option him back …Option P-Tony Gonsolin to taxi squad


Angels-L-Houston (6-5)..Alex Bregman singles to center in 11th inning….Halos waste..Albert Pujols Grand Slam HR….Shohei Ohtani pulled after (1.2-inning-5W)..has (37.80-ERA)

Angels..Shohei Ohtani-MRI on ailing shoulder.

Angels..Off day on Monday

Angels..OF-Mike Trout due back early this week after birth first child

Angels..Struggling at plate..Anthony Rendon (.188)..Albert Pujols (.125)..Justin Upton (118)

Angels..Callup P-Jose Rodriguez from taxi squad



White Sox-W-Royals..Yasmani Grandal 3RBIs in 9-run outburst

Red Sox-L-Yankees…Aaron Judge 3R-HR-2R=HR for NY…Xander Bogaerts 2R-HR for Boston..NY now (7-1)..Sox (3-7)

Mets-L-Braves..Jon Camargo HR for Braves-now (7-3)..Mets (3-7)

Indians-L-Twins..Mitch Garver HR…Twins now (7-3)

Rays-L-Orioles..Hansel Alberto RBI double for Birds..Orioles (5-3)

Cubs-W-Pirates..Kyle Schwarber RBI double..Cubs (7-2)

Rangers-W-Giants..Shin Soo Choo 2R-HR for Texas

A’s-W-Mariners..Ramon Laureano 3R-HR for Oakland

Reds-W-Tigers..1st game..Nick Castellanos HR-2R-HR in win
Reds-W-Tigers..2nd game..Chis Colon 2R-single..Trevor Bauer 6inn-0R



Milwaukee…Coach Pat Murphy-ex Padres manager-suffers heart attack on field during Sunday workout..Taken to hospital for stent surgery..in stable condition.

Red Sox..P-Eduardo Rodriguez-inflamed heart muscle-will miss year
Rockies..P-Scott Oberg-blood clot of arm-facing surgery for 4th time
Rockies..DL-P-Wade Davis-strained shoulder
Cubs..3B-Kris Bryant-flu symptoms
Mets..OF-Yoenis Cespedes no show for game..no contact team
Twins..SS-Josh Donaldson-calf
Brewers..OF-Ryan Braun-DL-finger infection
Houston..P-Roberto Osuna leaves team-MRI shoulder
Houston.DL-P-Chris Devenski-shoulder
White Sox..DL-SS-Tim Anderson-hip
Yankees..P-Tommy Kahnle-forearm surgery
Yankees..Activate P-Masahiro Tanaka from concussion list
Yankees..Activate P-Aroldis Chapman from covid list
Mets..Put SS-Jed Lowrie on 45-day DL..ligament damage knee
Tigers..DL-OF-Cam Mayben-quad
Pirates..DL-P-Mitch Keller-oblique
Pirates..DL-P-Michael Feliz-forearm

Reds..DL-OF-Joey Votto-covid test
Tampa Bay..DL-C-Kevan Smith-covid test

Miami…2nd day in row without positive test
Miami..Charter 2-buses transport 19-players home from Philadelphia
Phillies..Test clean 2-days in row
Cardinals…4-players…3-staffers have failed test..Awaiting 3rd test results for more possible positive tests.


(Roster Moves)

Mets..OF-Yoenis Cespedes goes AWOL-test team Opt-out
Milwaukee..OF-Lorenzo Cain opts out-virus
Miami..2B-Isan Diaz opts out-virus
Orioles..P-Kohl Stewart-opts out

Pirates..DFA-P-Robbie Erlin
White Sox…DFA-P-Kelvin Herrera
Yankees…DFA-C-Chris Ianetta.
Royals..DFA-2B-Oscar Hernandez
Atlanta..Release P-Jhoulys Chacin

Giants-Mets..SF trades OF-Billy Hamilton for minor leaguer
Indians-Miami..Tribe sells P-James Hoyt to Marlins
Orioles-Miami..Baltimore sells P-Rich Bleier to Miami
Mets-Pirates..NY deals P-Tyler Bashlor to Bucs for cash

Cubs..Sign FA-P-Cody Allen-ex Rangers-Indians
Braves..Sign FA-P-Chris Rusin-ex Giants-Rockies
Texas..Callup 1B-Greg Byrd from taxi squad
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Matt Dermody-ex Blue Jays
Royals..Option P-Ron Bolonas to taxi squad



Commissioner Rob Manfred…Meets with Union discussing possible new mandate..quarantine each road team in hotel-not allow players leave premises.

MLB…Rob Manfred expresses pessimism to Union…’Players making bad decisions-going into restaurants and bars outside hotel.

MLB…Changes rules..all doubleheaders will be 7-inning games

MLB..Now postponed 36-games in first 9-days of baseball season.

Cubs..demote closer Craig Kimbrell..has allowed 11-homers in 22-innings.



Lakers-Utah…Monday NBA game..Lakers (1-1)
Lakers-L-Toronto..Kyle Lowrey (33P) in Saturday loss

Clippers-W-New Orleans..Paul George (28P)..Clippers hit 25-3’s in win..now (1-1).

Clippers..C-Montrzl Harrell remains away from team over grieving over death of grandmother.

TNT..says Lakers-Clippers opening night telecast drew 4.1M-fans



Milwaukee-L-Houston..Rockets hit 21-3’s…Bucks 9-3’s…James Harden-Russell Westbrook combined (54P)..Giannis (36P) in loss

Washington-L-Brooklyn..Caris Levert (34P) for Nets
Spurs-W-Memphis..Dejounte Murray (18P) for SAntonio
Orlando-W-Sacramento..Magic built 33P lead in blowout

Dallas-Phoenix..Mavs scored 73P in opening half…blew 23P lead..Suns led 111-108 late in 4th Qtr at press time

Orlando…C-Jonathon Issac suffers apparent severe knee injury while driving to basket late in game.



Houston..James Hardin-Russell Westbrook combined (80P) in wild (153-149) win over Dallas..Kristaps Porzingas (39P) in Mavs loss

Indiana..F-TJ Warren (53P) in win over Sixers

New Orleans..say C-Zion Williamson must remain on minutes limit in games in Orlando…played just 15 and 17-minutes in first two games

NBA….says it has conducted (3,440) tests in 10-days inside the bubble…no positive tests.



Aztecs..F-Matt Mitchell withdraws from draft..averaged (12P-4R) game last year

USD..Lands 3-star guard Wayne McKinney-Coronado..averaged (28P-7R) game last year.

Gonzaga..F-Joel Ayayi withdraws from NBA draft…averaged (10P)



NFL…suspends WR-Antonio Brown for first 8-games of next season…is removed from Commissioner’s Exempt list and declared an NFL free agent…Discipline after 5-different incidents involving sexual assault…assault battery…domestic incidents.

Eagles..Coach Doug Pederso leaves team after testing positive for Covid virus

Arizona..Revokes season tickets for home games-will roll them into 2021…will sell only single game tickets this year.

Indianapolis..Longtime OL-coach Howard Mudd-severe injuries in motorcycle accident….has fractured spine and pelvis in crash in Seattle

NFL-Union…Discuss teams forming individual bubbles…’sequester players in team hotels for all of training camp.

NFL..Suspends Lions-S-Jayron Kearse-3G-DUI arrest

Forbes Magazine…Value rankings
..Dallas Cowboys..#1 in all sports (6.6B)
..New England…(4.4B)
..NY Giants..(3.9B)
..LA Rams (3.8B)
..Chargers (2.6B)


(Roster Moves)

Chargers..Release suspended S-Rod Teamer..WR-Andre Patton..TE-Andrew Vollert.

Rams..Release RB-James Gilbert..DT-Sam Renner

Jets..LB-CJ Mosely-opts out for season-virus
Patriots..WR-Marquis Lee..TE-Matt LaCosse-opt out..8-players gone
Bengals..DT-Josh Tupou..OT-Isaiah Prince opt out
Jaguars..DT-Al Woods..DE-Laurentee McCray opt out
Rams..OT-Chandler Brewer opts out
Bills..CB-EJ Gaines opts out
Dallas…FB-Jamize Oliware opts out
Detroit..WR-Geronimo Allison opts out

Raiders..Sign FA-RB-Jeremy Hill-ex Bengals
Patriots..Sign FA-QB-Brian Lewerke-ex Michigan State
Jaguars..Sign FA-DE-Adam Gotsus-ex Broncos
Denver..Release TE-Jeff Heureman
Dallas…Release K-Kai Forbath
Buffalo..Sign FA-CB-Akeem King-ex Seattle

Buffalo..Sign FA-DT-Niles Scott-ex Bengals
Jets..Release OG-Brian Winters..7.6M cap savings
Saints..Release WR-Tommy Lee Lewis
Saints..Sign FA-WR-Bennie Fowler-ex Broncos-Giants
49ers..Sign FA-LB-Alex Barrett-ex Lions-former Aztec
Bills..Lose OG-Jon Feliciano-surgery-torn pec
Houston..CB-Gareon Conley-PUP-foot injury
Jaguars..CB-DJ Hayden-shoulder injury-on PUP
Saints..LB-Keke Alonso-PUP-knee rehab continues
Patriots..Put RB-Sonny Michel..WR-Mo Sanu on PUP

Lions..Put QB-Matt Stafford on Covid list
Falcons..FB-Keith Smith on Covid list
Tampa Bay..FB-Aca Ware on Covid list
Jaguars..QB-Gardner Minshew on Covid List
Miami..OT-Erek Flowers on Covid List
Steelers..WR-James Washington..RB-Jaylen Samuels on Covid List


(College Football)

Pac 12 Conference..Delay start of training camps till mid-August..will begin 10-game conference season on September 26th..highlited by USC-vs-UCLA at Rose Bowl.

Mountain West Conference…San Jose State-Fresno State suspend voluntary workouts because of more virus outbreaks in Bay Area.

Oklahoma…Mourns death legendary CB-Ricky Dixon (53Y)…was 1st round draft pick of Bengals..had 17-interceptions for Sooners.

SW Louisiana..Mourns death of OL coach DJ Looney-suffered heart attack while running conditioning drills with players.

Red Box Bowl…Will not play bowl game in Santa Clara in December-postpone it will 2021.

Iowa..Kirk Ferentz says he will not remove any of 4-coaches names in racial bias investigation filed by black players

Michigan..former player files lawsuit over sexual misconduct against former team doctor..says he informed Coach Bo Schembechler in the 1980s-nothing was done against Dr Richard Anderson.

ESPN..says broadcast team Steve Levy-Louis Riddick-Brian Griese will move from college football to Monday Night Football.



Winnipeg…F-Mark Schiefle-suffers possible calf skate cut-when hit by Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk in controversial play in playoff game on Saturday

Winnipeg..F-Patrick Laine suffers wrist injury in slash incident

NY Islanders..D-Johnny Boycheck-concussion-checked head first into boards.

Boston..G-Tuuka Rask-ruled out flu symptoms

NHL..says it has conducted (9,060) tests in 6-days in bubble-no positive tests.

(Scoreboard) Playoffs

Chicago-W-Edmonton..Blackhawks score 4-goals in 7-minutes-start Carolina-W-NY Rangers..Sebastian Aho key goal early
Islanders-W-Florida..G-Semyon Varlamov (27-saves)
Montreal-W-Pittsburgh..G-Carey Price (39-saves)
Calgary-W-Winnipeg…Jets lost 2-scorers with injuries on hits

Arizona-W-Nashville..Coyotes score 3G in 7-minutes in win.
Flyers-W-Bruins..G-Carter Hart 34-saves in Philly win
Blues-L-Colorado..Avs Nazem Kadri scores with (:01) left game
Toronto-L-Columbus..Jackets G-Joonas Korpisalo (28-saves)
Vancouver-Minnesota..Wild led (1-0) in 1st period at press time

(Schedule)..Top games on Monday
Montreal-Pittsburgh..Habs try go up (2-0) in series
Edmonton-Chicago..Oilers face must-win on home ice
Winnipeg-Calgary..Jets shorthanded with injuries have to wi


(Roster Moves)

Carolina..Hi draft pick Jack Drury leaves Harvard-will sign Vaxjo-Sweden.



PGA-World Golf Championship-Memphis………Justin Thomas storms from 4-strokes back to win..had 6-birdies and hit 13-greens to win..Finished at (-13) …Phil Mickelson-Brooks Koepka-Daniel Berger lead 4-way tie for 2nd place at 10-under…Brandon Todd-By Hun-Ah faded badly-finished 8-under.

MLS Soccer
..LAFC-L-Orlando City…on 5-man shootout..LAFC eliminated from tourney.

FA Cup:

..Arsenal-W-Chelsea…Pierre Aubameyang scores both goals in Gunners stunning win….Christian Pulisck injures hamstring in game for Chelsea.

..San Diego Loyal-Tie-Sacramento (0-0)..game marred by 7-yellow cards and 22-fouls.
..USL shuts down LA Galaxy Training facility after 11-positive virus tests of Galaxy 2-players

NASCAR…New Hampshire 300..Brad Keslowski powers way to dominant win outrunning Denny Hamlin-Martin Truex for victory

Formula 1-British Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton starts on pole and wins..survived punctured tire on last lap..had (:30) lead cut to (:05) but held off Max Verstappen…87th career win for Hamilton-Team Mercedes.

Indy Car…Cancels next weeks Mid-Ohio doubleheader race because of virus outbreak in Ohio.

NHRA…Driver owner John Force says his 4-car team is dropping out of racing this year because of virus outbreak in his shop and loss of sponsorship…Will return to race in 2021.

Olympics..Legendary Kenyan distance running star and Medialist Ben Jipcho passes away (77Y)…ran with Kip Keino in beating Jim Ryan in 1968-Olympics…Jipcho became elite marathon runner later in career…won 7-total medals.


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