Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on July 17th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Carlos Alcaraz storms from behind to derail Novak Djokovic in marathon finale-ending Djokovic 5-match Wimbledon streak, denying him his 8th title at Center Court
..Alcaraz won (1-6, 7-6,6-1,3-6,6-4)
..Match took (4:42) minutes to play
..Second set game lasted 27-minutes..had 32-points..Deuce 13X..6-break points
..Alcaraz, age 20, wins 2nd Grand Slam of his career

Marketa Vondrousova won Women’s title with (6-4, 6-4) victory over Ons Jabeur in upset marred women’s play.

Padres-L-Phillies (7-6) 1innings..   Sunday-long 3-hour rain delayed game.-Tension filled game…..Phillies win 3-of-4 games…San Diego lost (3-0) lead..Friars (44-50)…Padres now (0-9) extra inning games…(5-14) in 1-run games..Padres remain 10-games out of 1st place in NL West..now 7-games behind in wildcard race.

..Kyle Schwarber 12th inning Sacrifice Fly drives home winning run
..Feernando Tatis pinch hit 2R-single leads to extra innings
..Ha Seong-Kim Hr
..Xander Bogaerts HR
..Kyle Schwarber 2RHR-Phillies
..JT Realmuto 2R-double to tie game
..Manny Machado-2 huge defensive plays at 3rd base in 11th-12th innings

Padres-L-Phillies (6-4)-Saturday..1st game..waste Blake Snell brilliant (5inn-0R) outing..Bullen blows lead 2X..Kyle Schwrber HR-RBI single in win

Padres-L-Phillies (9-4)-Saturday..2nd game..Kyle Schwarber 3R-HR..Bryce Harper HR….Bullpen gives up (5R-6H) in loss..Phillies sweep doubleheader

Padres-W-Phillies (8-3)-Friday..Fernando Tatis-Juan Soto each hit 2RHRs in win

Padres..RF-Fernando Tatis-twisted ankle in Saturday game
Padres..OF-Juan Soto bothered by hand soreness in hamate bone area
Padres..P-Adrian Morejon-possible hyperextended knee
Padres..Called up P-Ryan Weathers from El Paso
Padres-Tampa Bay..TRADE..Acquire OF-Ben Gamel for future considerations..ex Rays-Brewers-Pirares..(.253) career hitter ..40HRs

Padres…Off day-Monday..play in Toronto on Tuesday
Dodgers-L-Mets (2-1) 10inn…Lance Guillorme RBI-double 10th….Sunday….LA (53-39)…Won 7-of-9

Dodgers-W-Mets (5-1)-Saturday..Mookie Betts (4-4) HR..LA won 6-in row
Dodgers-W-Mets (5-1)-Friday..Julio Urias (6inn-0R-1HR)..JD Martinez HR

Dodgers..Sign FA-OF-Jake Marisnick-ex Tigers-Cubs-Padres
Dodgers..Report open trade talks to acquire White Sox P-Lucas Gialito
Dodgers..P-Noah Syndegaard-rehab start (5inn-2R-6K)
Dodgers..P-Ryan Pepiot-rehab start (2inn-1R-2K)
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw-shoulder slow to recover after cortisone shot..will be out 3-more weeks.

Angels-Astros..Halos led (3-1) in 6th at Press Time on.Sunday…Mike Moustakas HR for Angels…Halos had been in a  (2-10) skid

Angels-W-Astros (13-12)-Saturday-Halos rally from 6R-deficit
Angels-L-Astros (7-5)-Friday-Jose Abreu 3-hits in win

Angels..Reports say agents indicating Halos taking trade offers for Shohei Ohtani.
Angels..Activate P-Matt Moore..SS-Zach Neto from IL
Angels..Put P-Sam Bachman on IL-shoulder
Angels..IL-OF-Jo Adell-oblique..3B-Anthony Rendon-shin
Angels..Outright SS-David Fletcher to AAA-Salt Lake City
Angels..Sign #1-1B-Nolan Schamul..(5.2M) slot bonus

Angels-Yankees..Open series on Monday

Tampa Bay-L-Royals..Bobby Witt HR-2R triple-KC
Braves-L-White Sox…Jake Burger Luis Robert 2RHRs..Atl (61-31)
Orioles-W-Miami..Anthony Santander 2RHR…Balt (57-35)
Arizona-L-Toronto..Anthony Santander 3R-double-Jays
Brewers-W-Reds..Christian Yelich HR-RBI single
Cardinals-W-Nationals..Paul Goldschmidt 2RHR-St Louis.
Red Sox-W-Cubs..Mas Yoshida Grand Slam HR-2R triple-Sox
Texas-W-Cleveland..Josh Jung 2R-single in 8th..Rangers (55-39)
Yankees-L-Rockies..Colo 2HRs-11th..waste .Gerritt Cole (6inn-11K-1R)-NY
Twins-W-A’s.Alex Kirilloff HR-3R-double-Minn….Athletics (25-70)
Mariners-W-Tigers..Cal Raleigh HR-Seattle
Giants-W-Pirates.Mike Conforto-Pat Bailey 2R-doubles-SF.
(MLB Notes)

MLB..Mid Season Report on Rule Changes:
..Pitch Clock-Time of Games reduced (3:05-to-2:39)
..Violations..down to (.56) per game
..Shift ban-Team batting averages (.242) last year..(.248) this year
..HRs per game..up (2.3) per game
..Stolen bases..up (1.8) per game
..Runs per game (8.4R) last year..(9.2R) this year

Aztecs..Outgoing coach Mark Martinez refuses to detail why he retired…reports he was criticized for neoptism-playing his son all year despite hitting (.193)…SDSU lost top pitcher Eldridge Armstrong and top hitter Caden Miller to transfer portal.

Phillies..Surgery-OF-Christian Pache-elbow
Atlanta..IL-P-Nick Anderson-shoulder
Cleveland..IL-P-Shane Bieber-shoulder
Rockies..P-Antonio Senzatela-elbow surgery
Toronto..P-Kevin Glausman-oblitque
Cardinals..IL-3B-Tom Edman-wrist
Braves..IL-P-AJ Minter-shoulder
Marlins..P-Matt Barnes-hip surgery
Rockies..IL-P-Kyle Freeland-shoulder sprain
Yankees..IL-3B-Josh Donaldson-calf
Brewers..OF-Rowdy Tellez-reinjures finger
Orioles..OF-Ced Mullens-quad
(Roster Moves)

Mariners..sign FA-P-Logan Allen-ex Indians-Brewers
Yankees..Sign FA-3B-Jake Lamb-ex Arizona-Angels-Houston
Mets..DFA-P-TJ McFarland
Braves..Sign FA-OF-Dalton Guthrie-exGiants
Rockies..Sign FA-P-Chris Flexen-ex Mariners
Texas..P-Ryan Tapera opts out of contract
Toronto..Contacts ex Padres-DH-Nelson Cruz
A’s..DFA-1B-Tyler Wade
Royals..Release P-Amir Garrett

Tennessee…Sign FA-WR-DeAndre Hopkins-ex Arizona-Houston..outbid Chiefs-Patriots-Bills.

Jaguars..Sign TE-Evan Engram (3Y-41M)..had been franchised tag

Giants..RB-Saquon Barkley faces 1pm-Monday deadline on Franchise Tax..due (10M)…..Giants offered 13M per year but Barkley wants 33M-guaranteed.

Cowboys..RB-Tony Pollard remains unsigned as Franchise Player

Chargers..RB-Austin Ekler says it is ‘disgrace’ backup WR make more than star RBs

Denver…QB-Legend John Elway says Sean Payton is ‘perfect fit’ for Broncos as coach

CJ Roberts…Longtime 49ers-USC fullback-passes away (87)..Starred at Oceanside High.
(College Football)

Aztecs…Judge in Matt Araiza rape trial says he will allow testimony from lawyers about 17-year old women’s past sexual history i upcoming damages lawsuit.

Aztecs…11-Mountain West President hold Zoom call to discuss final decision on status of San Diego State:
..Allow them to leave immediately and pay 17M exit fee
..Grant them extension for final decision and delay pay fee
..Readmit them but fine them 1M for mishandling league bylaws

Aztecs…Land Matt Barcot (OC) Long Beach City College transfer..(6’2-300)

Tennessee…NCAA fines Vols 9M-places them on 5-years probation..strips them of 28-scholarship…strips school of 36-paid recruiting visits…takes away 40- walk on visits…issues 28-week ban on recruiting communication…Bars coach Jeremy Pruitt for 6-years…Vols guilty of illegal financial payments for families of recruits.

Clippers…Can open contract extension talks with F-Kawhi Leonard and G-Paul George…Both elibible for (4Y-220M) max contract…Both have been plagued by major injuries 3Y in a row…Leonard-Gorge have missed a combined (266) games over last 4-years of 308-games Clippers have played.

Suns-Spurs..TRADE..Phoenix deals G-Cam Payne-#2 pick to Spurs for #2 pick
Suns..Sign FA-F-Bol Bol-ex Orlando Magic (9P-5R) last year
Suns-Orlando..TRADE..Phoenix deal future #1 pick for 3-#2 picks
Brooklyn..Sign FA-F-Darian Bazely-ex Oklahoma City
Charlotte..Sign #2-pick Amari Bailey-UCLA to 2-way contract

Dallas-Detroit..Discuss big deal..F-Boj Bogdanovic for Mavs guard Killian Hayes and #2 pick
Dallas..Open talks with FA-F-Kelly Oubre-ex New Orleans
Dallas..Sign FA-G-Steth Curry-ex Nets

Oklahoma City..former #1 draft pick Chet Holmgren (29P-5BS-9R) in Las Vegas Summer League game.

U-Memphis…lands G-Jahvon Quinnerly-transfer from Alabama

Arizona…Release F-Alex Galchenyuk following violent arrest incident in auto accident in Scottsdale..Charged Hit-run-leaving scene of accident…making terrorist threats to police…leaving scene of accident..resisting arrest…Threatened police ‘I have friends in Moscow-who will kill you and your families’

Flyers..buyout D-Tony DeAngelo (5M)
Devils..Sign FA-F-Chris Tierney-ex Montreal
Arizona..Sign FA-F-Zach Sanford-ex Blues
Arizona..Sign FA-C-Justin Kirkland-ex Gulls
Ducks..Sign G-Lukas Dostal (2Y) extension
Washington..F-Evgenyi Kuznetsov-asks to be traded.

Ondrej Kase..Signs to play in Czechia League..Ex-Ducks-Bruins-Carolina..career plagued by concussions.


Golf..Scottish Open…Rory McIlroy birdies 17-18th holes-passes Robert MacIntrye to win…finished with (68)..finished (-15) under in tuneup tourney for British Open.
Soccer…Hot Spur star Harry Kane leaving to sign deal with Bayern Munich

MLS Soccer…says it would be willing to accept sponsorship from Saudi-Public Investment Fund.

Gold Cup…Mexico-Panama….Mexico dominated but did not tally goal in a scoreless opening half ..was 0-0 at Press Time… in Championship game..

US World Women’s Cup…Team USA goes thru final preparation for first game in Australia on July 20th in Group E-play that includes Vietnam-Portugal-Netherlands.

Sergino Best…Leaves AC Milan-signs Real Barcelona
Auto Racing:
..Indy Car-Grand Prix Toronto…European George Lungaard started on pole-led 53-laps..out ran Alex Palou to get first Indy car career of career…Palou had damaged front wing but came back to finish 2nd.

..NASCAR..New Hampshire 300..rained out..will run on Monday..

..Formula 1..off weekend
IOC…says Russia-Belarus officials will not be invited to Paris Summer Games..Athletes can compete as Independent athletes




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