***Hacksaw is Back ***
Padres-L-Giants (12-0)….Giants tee off on Padres pitching..Wilmer Flores solo HR-2RHR…Thairo Estrada 2RHR…Mackenzie Gore (3inn-8R-8H) in battering in Sunday game…Dinelson Lamet (2inn-3R-6 Baserunners) in first outing back from El Paso.San Diego (49-38),,,Lost 10-of-14….14-of-22…Friars (22-23) vs teams with winning records…Fall 8-games behind Dodgers
Padres-L-Giants (3-1)-Saturday..Carlos Rodon 12-strikeout-3 hit win..Wilmer Flores 2RHR for SF.
Padres-at-Colorado..Open road trip on Monday in Denver.
Padres..Manny Machado named starting 3B-for All Star Game in LA…Joe Musgrove selected Sunday as a pitcher in game.
Padres..Fernando Tatis-will be re-exmained on Monday in Phoenix-seeking clearance to begin full swings off tee then batting practice.
Padres..OF-Jurickson Profar remains out with concussion and strained neck.
Padres..P-Craig Stammen on IL list-shoulder inflammation
Padres..Callup P-Dinelson Lamet-spent 8W-El Paso-San Antonio working on mechanics-arm strength
Padres..Relievers Taylor Rodgers-Luis Garcia..(9.88) since June 28th
Dodgers-W-Cubs…(11-9)…Cubs blow 5-0 and 8-3 leads in LA comeback.Freddie Freeman HR-3Hits in win…..Julio Urias gave up Grand Slam HR in first inning…LA won 10-in a row…11-of-12
Dodgers-W-Cubs (4-2) on Saturday..open up 7-game lead on Padres
Dodgers..Off day on Monday
Dodgers..OF-Chris Taylor-fracture of foot-out 4-to-6 weeks
Dodgers..P-David Price indicating he will retire at end of season..is in final yer of (7Y-217M) contract…has 3.20-ERA) pitching out of bullpen
Dodgers..Sign C-Austin Barnes (2Y-7M) extension
Dodgers..Mookie Betts-Trea Turner named starters for All Star game
Dodgers..Mourn passing of legendary Latin scout-Mike Brito (87)..Signed 23-players for the Dodgers including Fernando Valenzuala-Julio Urias-Yasiel Puig
Angels-L-Orioles (9-5)…Orrioles win 8th in a row-longest win streak since 2005…Halos now (11-32) since mid May……
Angels-L-Orioles (1-0)-Saturday..Waste Patrick Sandoval outing (6.1inn-1R-10K)
Angels-Braves..TRADE..Halos acquire P-Touki Toussaint for case
Angels..P-Michael Lorenzen placed on IL-shoulder fatigue
Angels..Shohei Ohtani-Mike Trout named starers for All Star game
Yankees-L-Red Sox…Boston rallies from early deficit..Trevor Story bases loaded 3-run double…Red Sox hit 3HRs late in game..NY (61-25)..
Braves-W-Nationals..Austin Riley RBI single in 12th inning for Atl
Mets-L-Miami..Sandy Alcantara stretches shutout streak to 19-innings in a row in Marlins win..
Rays-L-Reds..Mike Moustakas-Jon India hit 2RHRs in Cinn win..
Cleveland-L-Royals..Zach Grienke 5-shutout innings for KC..
Tigers-W-White Sox..Detroit scores 2 runs on dropped fly ball..
Brewers-L-Pirates..Buccos hit 4HRs..
Phillies-L-Cardinals..Albert Pujols hits 684th career HR for St L..
Twins-W-Texas..Ryan Jeffers HR for Minnesota..
Astros-W-A’s..Korey Lee 3H-3RBI for Houston..A’s (39-58)..
Arizona-L-Rockies..Garrett Hampson 2R-double in Rockies win..
Blue Jays-L-Mariners..Daniel Santana HR-2RHR for Seattle win
Red Sox..IL-OF-Raf Devers-back
Red Sox..Activate P-Chris Sale from IL
Red Sox..IL-C-Christian Arroyo-groin
Red Sox..IL-P-Rich Hill-sprained knee-out 4W
Reds..Surgery P-Lucas Sims-back
Reds..Activate C-Tyler Stephenson from IL
Arizona..Surgery-OF-Pavin Smith-fractured wrist
Texas..Surgery C-Mitch Garver-forearm
Braves..P-Kenley Jansen-leaves team-2nd episode irregular heartbeat
Giants..IL-P-Anthony DeSlafani-out for year-ankle
Cardinals..IL-P-Jack Flaherty-shoulder-2nd time
Mets..C-James McCann-oblique issue
Tampa Bay..IL-OF-Kevin Keirmaier-hip issue
Tampa Bay..IL-P-Jeff Springs-leg injury
A’s..IL-P-Frankie Montas-shoulder-cortisone injection
A’s..IL-SS-Jed Lowrie-shoulder strain
Yankees..OF-Aaron Judge-calf issue..1B-Anthony Rizzo-back
Cubs..IL-P-Kyle Hendricks-shoulder strain
Blue Jays..IL-P-Yusei Kikuchi-neck
Braves..P-Mike Soroka-bruised knee
Washington..Surgery P-Jackson Tetrault-fractured shoulder
Rays..SS-Wander Franco-strained wrist
Cardinals..OF-Tyler O’Neil-reinjures wrist on rehab outing
Cleveland..IL-P-Anthony Gose-strained shoulder
Yankees..Open trade talks with Pirates-OF-Brian Reynolds..A’s-Raf Loreano..Arizona-David Peralta
A’s-Rays..TRADE..Oakland deals C-Christian Bethancourt to Rays
Phillies-Rockies..TRADE..Colorado acquires P-Corey Oswalt
Cleveland-Giants..TRADE..SF picks up P-Tobias Myers
Pirates..Put P-Jose Quintana on trade blocki
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Rich Rodriguez-ex Pirates
Red Sox..DFA-P-Michael Feliz
Red Sox..DFA-P-Hansel Robles
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Manny Banulose-ex Yankees-Mariners
Guardians..Sign FA-OF-Oscar Mercado-ex Phillies
Angels..Sign FA-2B-Jon Villar-ex Cubs-Brewers-Reds
Tigers..Club says P-Eduardo Rodriguez-remains away from team with family problems..has been gone since May..no communication with team…had signed (5Y-77M) deal last offseason
Washington…GM-Mike Rizzo..Manager Dave Martinez given extensions thru 2023-season
Washington..OF-Juan Soto rejected two contract extension offers..(13Y-350M)
MLB-Union…No progress on structure of ‘International Draft’ MLB wants to implement next year..MLB wants 20-rounds-bonus slot payments..Union wants 20-rounds-bonus signing pool instead.
MLB..Commissioner Rob Manfred believes robo-electronic strike zone will be implemented in 2024 season…ssys he forsees expansion to 32-teams in near future…Forming ‘Rules Committee’ comprised of players-umpires-front office execs
USC..Hires former major leaguer Andy Stankiewicz as new coach..was head coach at Grand Canyon University in Arizona.
Indiana-Boston..TRADE..Pacers deal G-Melvin Brogdon for #1 pick-5 players
Utah-Minnesota..TRADE..Jazz deal C-Rudy Gobert to T-Wolves for 4-#1 picks..G-Pat Beverley-F-Malik Beasley..F-Jared Vanderdishy..C-Walker Kessler
Atlanta-Sacramento..TRADE..Hawks ship F-Kevin Heuruter to Kings for kG-Justin Holiday..G-Moe Harkless..#1 picks
Dallas-San Antonio..TRADE..Mavs send F-Danillo Gallinari to Spurs
Utah-Brooklyn..TRADE..Jazz send F-Royce O’Neale for Nets #1 pick
Clippers..Sign G-John Wall to (2Y-44M)-ex Rockets-Wizards
Kings..Sign G-Malik Monk-ex Lakers
Bulls..Sign G-Goran Dragic-ex Miami-Nets-Toronto
Kings..Sign G-Gary Payton-ex Warriors
Warriors..Sign G-Donte DiVincezo-ex Kings
Lakers..Sign FA-C-Thomas Bryant-ex Washington
Lakers..Sign FA-G-Lonnie Walker-ex Spurs
Lakers..Sign FA-C-Damian Jones-ex Kings
Lakers..Sign FA-F-Juan Anderson-ex Warriors
Lakers..Sign FA-F-Troy Brown-ex Bulls
Nets..Sign FA-F-TJ Warren-ex Packers
Spurs..Sign FA-G-Isaiah Robey-ex Thunder
Pistons..Sign G-Buddy Boeheim-ex Syracuse
Suns..Extension G-Devin Booker (4Y-120M)
Blazers..Extension G-Damian Lillard (2Y-122M)
Blazers..Extension G-Anfernee Simmons(4Y-100M)
Blazers..Extension C-Josef Nuric (4Y-70M)
Bulls..Extension G-Zach LaVine (5Y-125M)
Denver..Extension F-Nikola Jokic (5Y-254M)
New Orleans..Extension C-Zion Williamson (5Y-230M)
Cavaliers..Extension G-Darius Garland (5Y-231M)
Memphis..Extension G-Ja Morant (5Y-231M)
Hugh Evans..Longtime Referee passes away (81)..Worked games for 24-years in Hall of Fame
Brittney Griner..remains in custody-Russian detention..Turns in written guilty plea possession of drugs..’never intent’ to deal drugs while playing abroad.
NBA…Teams spent (2.6B) in contract extensions in first 4-days of July.
Brooklyn…Continues to entertain trade offers for F-Kevin Durant..has 4Y-left on his contract
Suns..Continue to shop C-DeAndre Ayton in blockbuster trade
Blazers..#1 pick Shaedon Sharpe-torn labrum in summer league
Pistons..#1 pick Jaedon Ivy sprains ankle in summer league
PAC-12-ACC…discussing Schedule Alliance..and would merge their TV networks..so PAC 12 games would wind up on ESPN..and leagues would schedule games against each other as non conference games.
Big 12..Discussing expansion with possible addition of Oregon-Washington-Arizona-Arizona State
Browns-Carolina..TRADE..Cleveland trades QB-Baker Mayfield to Panthers for 4th…Browns will pay 10.5M of Mayfield salary..QB-takes 3.5M pay cut to allow deal to go thru.
Seattle…Former Seahawks LT-Duane Brown arrested in possession of loaded gun at LAX-Saturday afternoon…Detained in jail for 11-hours till posting bond..Charged with concealing loaded weapon in luggage.
Washington..Owner Daniel Snyder’s lawyer refused to accept Subpoena to appear in Congressional hearing…Would agree to do Zoom meeting snd answer some questions-but would not be under oath.
NFL-Union…Talks on suspension of QB-Deshaun Watson breakdown..Union refuses to give up ‘appeal’ process in trade off for shorter suspension…Judge expected to issue final suspension this week
Hall of Fame…25-nameed to semi finalist list..including Mike Shanahan..Mike Holmgren..Kenny Anderson..Roger Craig..White Shoes Johnson
Bears..WR-David Moore arrested-possession of drugs and 3-weapons..found passed out in restaurant drive thru.
Denver..Family of late WR-Demaryius Thomas says (33Y) player had CTE-Stage two when he passed away in spring
Ravens..Autopsy says LB-Jaylen Ferguson died of fentanyl-cocaine overdoes
Raiders..Former P-Marquette King says NFL teams discriminate against black kickers.
Raiders..Hire Sandra Morgan as Team President..1st Black Female President in NFL..Takes over scandal ridden front office where 5-top execs were forced out over last year and half.
Hank Goldberg…ESPN personality-longtime Miami broadcaster-passes away (82Y)
Steelers..Reject 20M-year contract demand WR-Diontae Johnshon
1-Montreal..LW-Juraj Slafkovsky-Czech Republic-played in Finland
2-N Jersey..D-Simon Nemec-Slovakia
3-Arizona..C-Logan Cooley..Team USA-scored 27G
4-Seattle..C-Shane Wright-Kingston-32 goals in OHL
5-Flyers..LW-Cutler Gauthier-scored 34-goals
D-Pavel Mintyukov-Saginaw OHL
C-Nathan Gauche-Quebec Remparts (6’3)..scored 31G
D-Noah Warren-Gatineau-Quebec League
C-Jack Hughes-Northeastern University
Chicago-Ottawa..TRADE..Hawks deal F-Alex BeBrincat (40G) for #1-2-3 picks
Rangers-Colorado..TRADE..Avs get G-Alex Georgiev for #3-3-5
Montreal-Chicago..TRADE..Habs pick up C-Kirby Dach for D-Alex Romulov
Oilers-Arizona..TRADE..Edmonton ships LW-Zach Kassian #1-for #2
Leafs-Chicago..TRADE..Toronto moves G-Petr Mrazek #1-for #2
Blues-Red Wings..TRADE..St Lous G-Villie Husso for #2
Washington-Devils..TRADE..Caps G-Vitek Vanicek for #2-3
Carolina-Flyers..TRADE..Cane D-Tony DeAngelo for #2-3-4
Nashville-San Jose..TRADE..Preds ship D-Luke Kunin for #3
Tampa Bay-Nashville..TRADE..D-Ryan McDonogh to Preds for D-Phillipe Myers..F-Brant Mismach
Nashville..Sign F-Filip Forsborg to (8Y-70M)
Kings..Sign F-Adrian Kempe (5Y-26M):
Minnesota..Sign G-Marc Andre Fleury to 2Y extension
Penguins..Sign D-Kris Letang to (6Y-36M) extension
Ottawa..Buys out D-C-Colin White-has 3Y left on deal
San Jose..Mourns passing of 17-year veteran D-Bryan Marchment-passed away in hotel at NFL Draft in Montreal..Had been longtime scout after career..was only (52Y).
San Jose..Hire Mike Grier as GM-was Director Hockey Ops-NY Rangers
Winnipeg..Hire Ric Bowness as head coach-ex coach Dallas-Ottawa
Boston..Hire Jim Montgomery as head coach..ex coach St Louis-Dallas
Blues..Hire Criag MacTavish as assistant coach
Flyers..Hire Brad Shaw as assistant-ex Vancouver
Vancouver..Mike Yeo-Jeremy Collinton as assistants
Dallas..Hire Steve Spoilt-Allan Nasreddine as assistants
Red Wings..Hire Derek Lalonde as head coach-ex Tampa Bay
Gulls..Report negotiating to hire longtime AHL-coach Roy Sommer as head coach..all time winningest coach in AHL…was with San Jose Barracudas and Sharks
Gulls..Lose D-Brandon Guhle-signs to play in Germany
Flyers..Confirm G-Ivan Fedotov has been detained in Russia for not doing military service
..Novak Djokovic rallies from behind to over power Nick Kyrgios (4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6)..Wins 7th Wimbledon title and 21st Grand Slam event…Kyrgios got into shouting match with chair umpire-tossed a water bottle and yacked at fnans..Djokovic has won 28-straight matches at Wimbledown in winning his 4th crown in a row.
..Elena Rybakia wins first ever Women’s title beating Ons Jabeur to finish upset-marred women’s play at Centre Court.
WTA..Fines Wimbledow and All English Club 1M-for expelling Russian-Belarus players from tourney.
Scottish Open…Xander Schauffele had lead-survived 3-bogeys at the turn…came back and birdied 14-and-16 to win his second tourney in a row.
Paul Casey..Becomes 24th player to jump to the Saudi Super League.
Rory McIlroy..says he would like to see PGA Tour-LIV Golf develop working agreement on scheduling
Greg Norman..Royal & Ancient bans Greg Norman from any of festivities this week
Tiger Woods..Shoots practice rounds at St Andrew’s leading into British Open on Thursday
Billy Horschel..Criticizes 24-players who ‘took the money’ and then lied about why they went to Saudi Super League…called it bunch of ‘untruths’
Fred Couples..Rips Phil Mickelson and LIV tour…’they know it’s a joke-never going to talk to them again’
NASCAR…Atlanta 400..Chase Elliott catches leader Corey LaJoie with 2-laps left…then blocks LaJoie on final lap leading to LaJoie crash into wall.
Formula 1…Austrian Grand Prix..Charles Leclerc holds off Max Verstappen in tense fight to finish…Verstappen on pole-lost lead to Leclerc 3-times then could not pass him in final laps of race
Formula1..Sebastian Vettel fined 25,000-for storming out of drivers meeting during argument about dangerous driving.
Formula 1..Driver Zhon Guanyu says driver bars above cockpit saved his life after car flipped over tire barrier in Briitish Grand Prix last week.
Indy Car….Off weekend
NASCAR…Fines Infinity driver Noah Gregson (35,000) and docks him 30-points for crashes with Sage Karam that led to 13-car crash last weekend
Liverpool..Sign star F-Mo Salah to 5-year extension..has 156-goals in career
Hot Spur..Signs F-Richarlison from Everton
Manchester United..Crisitano Ronaldo asks for release-wants to sign Bayern Munich
Manchester United..Signs F-Christian Erikson from Brentford..Eriksen suffered heart attack on field two years ago.
Arsenal..Signs F-Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City
Chelsea-Juventus…Discussing major trade that would send Christian Pulisic-Timo Werner to Italian side for Matt deLigt and cash transfers
Leeds..English Premier League team signs USA F-Tyler Adams
DC United..MLS team talking to Wayne Rooney about head coaching job..Rooney spent last 2-years at Derby County in English Championship League.