Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

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Padres-W-Braves (9-0)….Sunday…Friars (24-24)..Braves (26-16)
..Yu Drrvish 7-shutout innings-2 hit ball…
..Darvish 25-innings without allowing a run
..Jake Cronenworth 2R-HR
..Fernando Tatis 2R-double
..Luis Campusano-Ha Seong-Kim solo HRs
..Padres beat battered Braves for 2nd game in a row

..1st game..Dylan Cease-vs-Rod Lopez
..2nd game..Randy Vasquez-vs-Chris Sale

Padres-Braves..Saturday rainout

Padres..Holdoff activating P-Joe Musgrove from DL till Tuesday
Padres..Sign FA-OF-David Peralta-ex Dodgers-Arizona-..Career (.279)
Padres..Release P-Matt Festa
Dodgers-Reds…Sunday…LA (31-17)

Dodgers-W-Reds (7-1)..Walker Buehler (5inn-0R-3H)

Dodgers-vs-Arizona..Monday..Gavin Stone (3-1) starts for LA

Dodgers..P-Em Sheehan undergoes Tommy John Surgery
Dodgers..Option OF-James Outlaw to  AAA..hitting (.147)
Dodgers..Purchase P-Anthony Banda from Cleveland..(2.12-ERA) AAA
Dodgers..DL-3B-Max Muncy-oblique injury
Angels-W-Texas 94-1)…..Sunday…Halos (18-29)
..Kevin Pillar 2R-single late in game

Angels-L-Texas (3-1)-13inn….Halos went (0-18) RISP in loss

Angels-Houston..Monday..Reid Detmer-vs-Framber Valdez

Red Sox-W-Cardinals..Tyler O’Neil-Raf Devers HRs-Sox
Yankees-W-White Sox..Aaron Judge 2R-HR..NY (33-15)
Orioles-W-Seattle..Gunnar Henderson HR-Balt.
Phillies-W-Washington…Alec Bohm HR-5RBIs..Phi (34-14)
Tampa Bay-L-Toronto..Dave Vogelbach HR-Alejandro Kirk 2R-double-Jays
Cleveland-W-Minnesota ..Will Brennan 3R-walkhoff HR-Cleve..(30-17)
Mets-W-Miami..Harrison Bader 2R-single-4R first-NY
Houston-W-Milwaukee..Kyle Tucker 2HRs-Astros
Cubs-L-Pirates..Mitch Keller 5th win of season-Pitts
Giants-W-Rockies..Matt Chapman RBI single
Arizona-W-Tigers..Joc Pederson 2HRs-Dbacks
A’s-L-Royals..Brady Singer 9K-performance-KC

(MLB Notes)

Angels..Former SS-David Fletcher and a friend placed bets with Matt Bowyer-Orange County bookie on sports at same time Shohei Ohtani’s personal aid was betting large amounts of money with the same man…Fletcher did not bet on baseball but his friend-former minor leaguer did.

NY Mets…Offered slugger Pete Alonso (7Y-158M) extension that was rejected by agent Scott Boras…Owner Steve Cohen willing to listen to trade offers on Alonso.

MLB..Hires longtime star Nelson Cruz as liaison to Latin American countries..hit (464-HR) in career

Toronto..GM-Ross Atkins-vote confidence to struggling team..’we believe in these players’

A’s..Ownership willing to sell minority shares in team to help raise 500M to pay its share of new Las Vegas Stadium

Pirates..P-Paul Skenes-talk of MLB…struck out 7-straight batters and 11-of-15 he faces vs Cubs

Cubs..P-Shoto Imanaga remains red hot..(5-0) 0.84-ERA (58K-53inn)

Mets..Remove closer Edwin Diaz..has (10.80-ERA..3-blown saves in a week

Giants…OF-Jung Hoo-Lee..torn labrum-out for year
Giants..Shutdown P-Alex Cobb-shoulder issue-3rd injury of year
Giants..P-DL-Keaton Winn-forearm tightness
Mets..P-Taijuan Walker-bruised toe
Mets..P-Nate Lavender-elbow surgery-top prospect
Cubs..DL-P-Colten Brewer-back issue
Cubs..2B-Nico Hoerner -hamstring
Boston..P-Garrett Whitlock-shutdown elbow
Texas..P-3B-Josh Jung-rehab-wrist injury delayed..out 2-months

Cubs..Activate SS-Dansby Swanson
Atlanta..Activate P-Pierce Johnson
Milwaukee..Send P-DJ Hall to Class on rehab assignment
(Roster Moves)

Twins..DFA-P-Jay Jackson
Giants..Sign FA-OF-Jerar Encarnación-Oaxaca-Mexican League
A’s..Sign FA-P-Roberrt Dugger-Korea
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-Richard Lovelady-ex Cubs
Giants..Sign FA-P-Ryan McKenna-ex Orioles
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Easton Lucas-ex A’s
Cubs..Callup P-Porter Hodge

Aztecs…Complete 2nd worst season in history (17-38) under new coach Shaun Cole..losing 2-of-3 vs Nevada-Reno



(NBA Playoff Scoreboard-Sunday

NYKnicks-L-Indiana…(130-109)….Pacers shoot blazing (67%)..hit 13-3’s…put 6-double figures..bury injury prone Knicks..Pacers guards combined (62P)…Tyrese Haliburton (26P)…..Dante DiVincenzo (39P) in losing effort-NY…Game 7

Denver-L-Minnesota (98-90)…Timberwolves win series…win 3rd game in Denver…Hold Nuggets without a basket for 3-and-half minutes at end of game…TWolves bigs had combined (59P-27R)…Survived Nikola Jokic (34P)..Jamal Murray (35P)…Denver got only 5-points off the bench in bitter loss…Denver went (8-33) on 3’s in game….Game 7-of series
(NBA Notes)

Denver…Criticism of leadership of Coach Mike Malone…Nuggets were buried in Minnesota in Game 6…lost by record (45P)…Timberwolves had scoring runs (20-0..13-0…24-0) in blowout

Boston..F-Kristaps Porzingas will miss start of Eastern playoff finals with ongoing calf issue

Knicks..G-Josh Hard has abdominal issue
Denver..G-Jamal Murray-bruised elbow

Suns..new coach Mike Budenholzer…’I am the coach-I will demand alot’

Lakers..NBA sources say top candidates for coaching job will be::
..JJ Redick-Concern about inexperience..worry poisoned locker room because relationship with LeBron James
..Sam Cassel…15-year veteran player..longtime NBA assistant
..James Barrego..Longtime assistant New Orleans

Lakers-Cleveland..Report Cavs want #1 pick-G-Austin Reaves in trade for Donovan Mitchell

Lakers-New Orleans..Pelicans willing to send F-Brandon Ingram back to Lakers but want two #1 picks and players.

Lakers..Meet with Jamal Shead-G-U Houston at NBA combine
Utah..Meet with Bronny James at combine-might use #32 pick to take him
Spurs..Interest in using #4-8 picks on shooters Reed Shephard-Dalton Knecht

Chicago..Hires Wes Unseld-Junior as assistant head coach-ex Washington Wizards head coach

Caitlin Clark…Bounceback game-WNBA..had 22-points vs New York…Indiana Fever lose now (0-3)

Arizona..G-KJ Lewis withdraws from NBA draft-will return


NFL..Will not take discipline against Chiefs K-Harrison Butker for critical Christian comments at Commencement ceremonies at Benedictine College…’they are his views’….He condemned Joe Biden..the Abortion controversy..the handling of covid, the role of Women in society and Abortion.

Chiefs..OL-Wanya Morris and teammate arrested marijuan possession in Kansas.

NFL..reports that star WRs- Cee Dee Lamb-J’Marr Chase-Justin Jefferson will all seek (30M) per year deals in extensions.

Houston..DT-Dylan Horton-free of lymphoma-cleared to play
Miami..QB-Tua Tagovailoa-absent from OTAs-waiting for contract extension
New Orleans..Moves #1-pick Taliese Fuaga to LT in rookie camp
Miami..WR-OJ Beckham says ‘no problem’ being 3rd WR in lineup
Eagles..Move OG-Cam Jurgens to starting OC-replace retiring Jason Kelce
Patriots..#1 pick Drake Maye-impressive in rookie workouts..’made all the throws’
(Roster Moves)

Chiefs..Release RB-LaMical Perine
Falcons..Release DE-Ade Ogundeji
(College Football)

USC..Report Trojans spent (19.7M) in hiring of Lincoln Riley…Earned (10.4M) first year salary…Paid (4.5M) buyout-Oklahoma…spent (6M) to buyout Clay Helton-Alex Grinch.

Whittier College..Proposes plan to bring back College Football in 2025…Had program for 115-years but ended program in 2022 because of financial issues.



(Playoff Schedule)

Edmonton-Vancouver..Game 7-Monday night…Tied (3-3)…Connorr McDavid-Leon Draisaitl lead Oilers firepower…Canucks 3rd string goalie Arturs Silovs will remain in goal..Canucks Elias Pettersson has only 1-goal in all of playoffs
(NHL Notes)

Maple Leafs..Hire Craig Berube-ex St Louis-Flyers coach
Jets..Interview Todd McLellan-ex Kings coach
Kings..Fire assistant coach Trent Yawney
Boston..coach Jim Montgomery could lose job after playoff failure-2X-row
Carolina..Signs coach Rod Brind’amour to 5Y-extension

Team USA..Mark Wells-C-Defensive specialist-1980 Olympic team-passes away (60)-back disorder

Flyers..Top draft pick Matvei Michkov terminates contract in Sochi-Russia-will sign with Flyers…had (41P-49G) as 19-year old

Flyers..Lose D-Alexi Kolesov-3rd round pick-signing in KHL-Russia



PGA Championship-Louisville…Sunday duel-Wire to Wire win
..(-21)..Xander Schauffele birdies 18th hole to win 1st grand slam…had 7-birides
..(-20)..Bryson DeChambeau-birdied 18th despite being in bunker
..(-18)..Victor Hovland fell out of lead group on final 2-holes
..(-15)..Thomas Detry
..(-15)..Colin Morikawa

Tiger Woods..failed to make cut at PGA..had 7-bogeys-2 double bogeys-2 rounds
Phil Mickelson…failed to make cut also

Scottie Scheffler…Will appear in court on Tuesday to answer to 4-charges including felony assault of police officer in trying to drive around police blockade investigating a traffic fatality right at entrance to Valhalla Country Club…Dragged police officer 10-yards after refusing to stop SUV upson request.
(Horse Racing)

Preakness…Seize the Gray led from start to finish to pull off upset…outran Derby winner Mystik Dan down the stretch after Dan started poorly a distant 3rd out of gate.
(Auto Racing)

Indy 500-qualifying-Top 12-shootout…Temps on track reached a scorching 130-degrees in final hour of qualifying
..(234.2)..Scottie McLaughlin  has lapss of (231.5) (234.1) grabbing record pole
..(233.9)..Will Power-had lap (234.1)
..(233.8)..Josef Newgarden had early laps of (234)
..(233)..Alexander Rossi-ran lap (234)
..(232.8)..Kyle Larson-NASCAR star had huge weekend

Indy 500-Time Trials..
..Will Power ran (233.7) qualifying
..Scott McLaughlin0-Josef Newgarden were 2nd-3rd fastest
..Kyle Larson-NASCAR driver got into shootout (232.5) qualifying time

..Nolan Siegel-19-year old rookie-flipped car into wall twice-failed qualify
..Marcus Ericsson crashed-practice..let  up on 3rd qualifying lap-had reqaulify
..Reenus VeeKay hit both walls in crash
..Scott Dixon-Alex Palou had to change engines

Formula 1…Italian Grand Prix…Max Verstappen fights off challenge of Lando Norris to win by (.72)…Norris chased down Verstappen over final 4-laps on road course but ran out of laps to try and pass him.
(Soccer)..English Premier League:

..Manchester City-W-West Ham…City wins a record 4th title in a row…(28-3-7)
..Arsenal-W-Everton..Kai Havertz goal..Gunners finish 2nd (28-5-5)
..Liverpool-W-Wolverhamton..Score in 34-40′-finish 3rd
..Manchester United-W-Brighton..Firing of coaching staff coming (18-14-6)
..Newcastle-W-Brentford..Alek Isak goal
..Nottingham Forest-W-Burnley..Chris Wood-2 goals
..Chelsea-W-Bournemouth..Raheem Sterling keyu goal
..Aston Villa-L-Crystal Palace..Jean Mateta 3-goals for Palace
..Fulham-W-Luton..Raul Jiminez-2 goals
..Hotspur-W-Sheffield..Spur scores 59-65′

Liverpool…Beloved coach Jurgen Klopp retires after 9-yers and 1-EPL title
Manchester United..could fire coach Erik VanTeg on Monday

Southampton-Leeds…qualify to play in Championship League to see which team joins Leicester City-Ipswitch being promoted to EPL-next year

Tyson Fury loses heavyweight championship belt to Olek Lesyk-Ukraine on split decision…Fury knocked down in 9th round..pounded in 10th round…lost on points…The 6’9 Fury had 30-pound weight advantage but lost…Lesyk became the first heavyweight to unify all the titles since 1999-Lenox Lewis…Fury was (34-0-1)…Leskyk (22-0) coming into bout

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