Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on July 10th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Phillies (7-1)..Trevor Cahill gives up 3-HRs in 5-innings…Freddy Galvin solo HR-2R-HR…Padres go (4-2) on road trip..

Padres…Get to All Star break with (38-50) record…strong surge in late June into July…Padres were 16-games under .500…Won (4-of-6) on road trip heading into break.

Padres-Yankees..Trade Talks..NY interested in reliever Brad Hand…Padres scouts have been looking at 3B-Gleyber Torres-out with elbow surgery…OF-Clay Wade and minor league pitching.

Padres..DFA-SS-Chase D’Arnaud…hitting (.149)..sent to El Paso

Padres…Send P-DIllon Overton to El Paso after just 1-start

Padres…Shutdown P-Christian Friedrich at El Paso..injured elbow on rehab from forearm and shoulder woes dating to spring training.

Padres..Sign 31-of-41- draft picks includling top 20-choices.

Padres…Sign 30-international free agents, using their 5.7M pool…but were limited to just 300,000-bonus packages because they exceed spending limits last year…will remain limited next year also…Top signing P-Manuel Partita-Mexico…P-Edgar Martinez-Cuba….SS-Jerry Dale-Australia


Dodgers-W-Royals (5-2)..Justin Turner solo HR-2R-HR..Clayton Kershaw now (14-2)…13-strikeout performance..

Dodgers…Get to All Star break with (61-29) record…first time LA has gotten to 60-win mark before All Star break since 1974…only 3rd time in franchise history….LA have won 9-of-10….hot streak-have won 26-of-30…won 18-of-19 at home…now (39-11) at home.

Dodgers-Tigers…Trade talks…LA interested in P-Justin Verlander but wants Detroit to pick up a large segment of salary…Detroit asking for OF-Yaseil Puig and minor league pitching.

Dodgers-Tigers..LA interested in Detroit setup reliever Justin Wilson.

Dodgers..DL-P-Hyun Jin-Ryu with a bruised foot…3rd time on DL this season.

Dodgers..1B-Adrian Gonzalez says he may not return till August because of slow healing herniated disc issue.

Dodgers..Sign 19-international free agents…only 1-Cuban player.


Angels-W-Texas (3-0)..JC Ramirez throws 2-hitter in win..Albert Pujols HR…

Halos…Angels get to All Star break with (45-47) record.

Angels..OF-Mike Trout continues on minor league rehab assignment-could be there till next weekend.

Angels..P-Matt Shoemaker…shutdown with on going forearm problems-now given cortisone injection.

Angels..P-Huston Street goes back on DL with groin issue…3rd time on DL this year.

Angels..P-Andrxew Heaney throws 90P-simullated game-ready for rehab after 14-months recovering from elbow surgery.

Angels..Release OF-Michael Bourn-was hitting just (.260) at Salt Lake City

Angels..Sign FA-SS-OF-Nick Frankli-ex Mariners-Rays.



Yankees-L-Brewers..Logan Shaw 3R-HR for Milwaukee..NY slips to (45-42_

Astros-W-Blue Jays..Houston lopsided (19-1) win..Astros hit 5HRs..Houston now (61-29)

Cubs-L-Pirates..Buccos put up (14-3) win..Pittsburgh scores 10R in lst inning vs Jon Lester

Red Sox-L-Tampa..Brad Miller 2R-HR for Rays

Washington-W-Atlanta..Matt Wieters 3RBIs..Nats now (53-36)

Orioles-W-Twins..Adam Jones solo HR-3R-HR for Baltimore

Mets-L-Cardinals..St Louis hits 3HRs off Steve Matz

Rockies-W-White Sox..Pat Valaika 3R-HR-5RBI day..Colorado now (53-39)

Giants-L-Miami..Marlins rip Johnny Cueto 6R-in-6 innings

A’s-L-Seattle..Nelson Cruz 2R-HR

Arizona-L-Reds..Homer Bailey (6inn-1R) allowed

Indians-L-Tigers..Jose Iglesias RBI-double

(Roster Moves)

Brewers…Trade Talks with A’s-Sonny Gray…White Sox-P-Jose Quintana
Texas..Puts C-Jon LuCroy on trading block
Orioles-Dodgers..Trade-LA ships P-Jason Wheeler to Baltimore
Toronto-Texas..Jays deal P-Jaso Grilli to Rangers
Yankees-Orioles…NY sends P-Matt Wotherspoon to Birds
Twins..Sign FA-P-Bartolo Colon-ex Braves
Washington,,Sign FA-P-Kevin Jepsen-ex Twins
Cubs-Blue Jays..Trade-Chichago sends C–Miguel Montero-to Jays

Yankees..Release P-Tommy Layne
Red Sox..Release OF-Allen Craig
Indians..Release 1B-Chris Colabello

Phillies…DFA-Antonio Bastardo
A’s..DFA-C-Ryan Lavarnway.
White Sox..DFA-P-Michael Ynoa
Rockies…DFA-Chad Qualls
Cubs..Recall OF-Kyle Schwarber
Orioles..Recall 2B-Johnny Giovotella
Dodgers..Call up OF-Scott Van Slyke

Cardinals..Option SS-Aldemys Diaz to AAA
Mets..Promote Tim Tebow to High-Class A..was hitting just (.226)


Nationals..DL-SS-Treu Turner-fractured wrist..out 8W
Giants..DL-OF-Austin Slater-torn groin
Mets…DL-OF-Brandon Nimmo-collapsed lung
Royals….DL-P-Nate Karns-may face shoulder-blood clot surgery
Reds..P-Brandon Finnegan undergoes surgery-torn labrum-non throwing shoulder
Twins..DL-C-Joe Maeuer-strained back
Twins..DL-P-Hector Santiago-back
Tigers…DL-P-Daniel Norris-groin
Brewers..DL-P-Chase Anderson-oblique
Indians..DL-OF-Austin Jackson-quad
Yankees-DL-1B-Ty Austin-hamstring
Rockies..P-Chad Bettis-cleared for rehab assignment-coming off chemo treatments


Indians..Manager Terry Francona undergoes heart oblation procedure-has been hospitalized 3X this year for irregular heart beat.
Cardinals..Promote John Mozeliak to Team President..Mike Girsch ssts GM
Red Sox..David Price feuds with print media and now broadcaster Dennis Eckersley.

Astros..Minor League P-David Paulino-80G-drug suspension.
Mets..Minor League P-Logan Taylor assaulted by homeless man in Salt Lake City

Umpire Angel Hernandez files discrimination lawsuit against Joe Torre..failure to promote minority umpires to higher paying jobs…None of 28-umpires promoted in last 17-years is a minority…only 1-minority umpire has been chosen to work in a World Series game the last 6-years.

Reds..Give record signing bonus (7.2M) to SS-Hunter Green at Friday night deadline-was 2nd pick in draft….Mets sign 20th pick-P-David Peterson-Oregon…Dodgers ink 23rd pick Jeren Kendall-OF-Vanderbilt…..Cubs sign 30th pick Alex Lange-P-LSU.

Giants..Honor Barry Bonds with plaque on ‘Wall of Fame’ at ATT Park.

Boston..Gene Conley-former Red Sox-Braves pitcher dies at (86)…also played in NBA with Boston Celtics in the 1950s.

(All Star Game)

Home Run Derby…Tonight in Miami….Aaron Judge-Yankees-vs-Justin Bour-Miami….Giancarlo Stanton-Miami-vs-Gary Sanchez-Yankees…Mike Moustakas-Royals-vs-Miguel Sano-Twins…Cody Bellinger-Dodges-vs-Charley Blackmon-Rockies.



(NBA Free Agency)….22-players change teams…8-major trades in 1st week

(Free Agency)

Boston..signs F-Gordon Hayward-ex-Utah-relinks with Coach Brad Stevens.
Denver..sign C-Paul Millsaps-ex-Atlanta
Golden State..sign G-Nick Young-ex Lakers
Clippers..sign G-Milos Teodosic-Greece
Miami..sign F-Kelly Olynyk-ex Celtics
76ers..sign G-JJ Redick-ex Clippers
76ers..sign F-Amir Johnson-ex Pistons
Houston..sign C-Zhon Qui-China
Charlotte..sign F-Michael Carter Williams-ex Bulls
Knicks..sign G-Tim Hardaway-ex Hawks
Spurs..sign G-Rudy Gay-ex Kings
Sacramento..sign F-Vince Carter-ex Dallas
Sacramento..sign G-George Hill-ex Utah
Sacramento..sign F-Zach Randolph-ex Memphis
Minnesota..sign G-Jamal Crawford-ex Clippers
Minnesota..sign G-Jeff Teague-ex Indiana
Orlando..sign G-Shlevin Mack-ex-Jass
Cats..sign G-Jeff Green
Memphis..sign G-Ben McLemore-ex Kings
Bulls..sign G-Justin Holiday-ex Knicks


Pacers-Denver..Indiana deals G-Paul George to Nuggets for G-Vic Oladipo-F-Damontas Sabonis.

Lakers-Brooklyn..LA sends G-DeAngelo Russell to Nets for Brook Lopez-#1 pick

Clippers-Denver-Atlanta..LA send G-Jamal Crawford-#1 picks to Atlanta…Clippers get F-DIno Gallinari…Hawks gets #2 pick.

Clippers-Houston..LA ships G-Chris Paul to Rockets for G-Pat Beverly..G-Hou Williams..F-Sam Dekker..C-Mont Harrell.

Minnesota-Utah..Twolves send G-Ricky Rubison to Jazz for #1 pick

Miami-Dallas..Heat trade F-Josh McRoberts to Mavs for F-AJ Hammons.

Celtics-Pistons..Boston ships G-Avery Bradley to Pistons for F-Marcus Morris.

Toronto-Brooklyn…Raptors move G-Demarre Carroll-#1 pick for G-Justin Hamilton


Clippers…Meet with G-Derrick Rose-ex Knicks..C-JaVale McGee-ex Warriors
Lakers..Visit with G-Rajon Rondo-ex Bulls-Kentavious Pope-ex Pistons


Miami.Buys out 53M-contract C-Chris Bosh-missed parts of 2-seasons with blood clots

Houston..signs G-James Harden to (4Y-70M) extension

Warriors..sign G-Steph Curry to (5Y-201M) extension..Kevin Durant (2Y-56M) extension..Andre Igoudala (3Y-43M)…Sean Livingston (1Y-extension).

Washington…matches Nets offer sheet Otto Porter (4Y-108M)

(Summer League)

76ers..1st pick G-Markelle Fulda scores 23P in debut but sprains ankle.

Lakers..2nd pick Lonzo Ball goes (2-15) shooting…(1-11) on 3’s…gets beat 11-times on defense in poor first start….In 2nd game has (11P-11R-11A) in summer league game.



49ers…Colin Kaeperneck…unsigned…visits Ghana to discover the roots of his family…visits children’s hospitals in Egypt.

Jets..Keyshawn Johnson-ex NFL receiver..pulls son out of Nebraska after drug arrest-will send him to junior college.

Dallas…Torrin Tucker-OL-arrested possession of drugs in Florida.

Phoenix..Derrick Loville-RB-sentenced to 15 months in prison for being part of drug ring.

LA..Todd Marinovich-career life-ruined by drugs..signs to play semi pro football at age 48…says he has been sober for 16-months.

Dallas…LB-Damian Williams arrested 2-counts aggravated assault with deadly weapon.

Chargers..LaDaniaan Tomlinson selects former fullback Lorenzo Neal to present him for Hall of Fame induction in Canton in August.

New York…NFL Films-Former VP-Glen Adamo sued by former female employees-sexual assault

Indianapolis….Jim Mora-ex head coach decides not to take part in Peyton Manning uniform retirement ceremony because of way he was treated by owner Jim Irsay and GM-Bill Polian when he was fired.

Dallas…RB-Darren McFadden-files lawsuit against Ameriprise for employing a financial advisor who defrauded him of 15M on his savings.

Denver..Former TE-Mitchell Henry dies of leukemia at (24Y)

Steelers…CB-Artie Burns arrested driving on suspended license..was doing (130 in 60) zone.

Titans..RB-Antonio Anderson placed on 6-months probation for assault case.

Ravens..TE-Darren Waller-suspended 1Y-drug violation.



(NHL Free Agency)…52 ‘name’ veteran players change teams…total of 139-players in all move to new clubs in 1-week.

(Key Free Agent Signings)

Rangers..Kevin Shattenkirk-D-Washington
Dallas..Martin Hanzal-F-Chicago..Alex Radulov-D-Montreal..
Nashville..Nick Bonino-C-Penguins..F-Scott Hartnell-Columbus
Toronto..Pat Marleau-F-San Jose..D-Dom Moore-C-Boston..D-Ron Hainsay-Montreal
Ducks..Ryan Miller-G-Vancouver
Kings..Mike Cammillari-C-Devils
Tampa Bay..Chris Kunitz-F-Penguins..D-Dan Girardi-Rangers..G-Mike Leighton-Flyers
Florida..Evgenyi Davodov-F-Russia-KHL..F-Radim Vrbata-Arizona
Montreal..Karl Aznar-D-Capitals..D-F-Alec Hemsky-Dallas..F-Peter Holland-Coyotes
Winnipeg..Steve Mason-G-Flyers..D-Dmitiri Kulikov-Sabres
Chicago..F-Patrick Sharp-Dallas
Colorado..F-Nail Yakupov-Blues
Edmonton..Jusie Joinnen-F-Florida
Washington..F-Davante Pelley-Smith
Ottawa..F-Nate Thompson-Kings
Penguins..G-Anti Niemi-Dallas
Carolina..F-Justin Williams-Washington
Avalanche..G-Jon Bernie-Ducks
Sabres..G-Chad Johnson-Flames
Vancouver..D-Mike Del Zotto-Flyers..C-Sam Gagner-Columbus..G-Anders Nilsson-Buffalo
Flyers..G-Brian Elliott-Calgary
Rangers..G-Ondrej Pavelec-Jets
Minnesota..D-Ryan Murphy-FLames
Sabres..F-Beonit Pouliot-Oilers
San Jose…F-Bryan Bolling-Flames
Blues..Sign F-Klim Kostin from Moscow Dynamo


Las Vegas-Nashville..Knights send D-Alexi Emelin to Preds for #2 pick
Nashville-Colorado..Caps deal F-Colin Wilson to Avs for #4 pick
Las Vegas-Carolina..Knights deal F-Marcus Krueger to Canes for #5 pick
Washington-Devils..Caps trade F-Marcus Johansson for Devils for #2-#3 picks.
Arizona-Calgary…Coyotes deal G-Mike Smith to Flames
Calgary-Islanders..Flames acquire D-Travis Harmonic


Edmonton..Emotional memorial service for longtime Oilers LW-Dave Sewmenko-Died of cancer (59Y) old.

Arizona..Interviews Rick Tocchett-Penguins..for head coaching job.

Edmonton..C-Connor McDavid signs record (8Y-100M) contract..average 12.5 M per year.

Montreal..loses D-Nikita Nesterov-signs in KHL-Russia

Colorado…lose F-Mikhail Gregorrinko-signs with CSKA-Moscow in KHL

Ilya Kovalchuk…changes mind about coming to NHL..signs to stay with KHL-St Petersburgh team.

KHL…League declares players on Moscow Dynamo free agents after teams falls into bankruptcy.



Tom Cushman….longtime Union-Tribune columnist passes away (83Y).

Manchester United…signs F-Romelu Kukaken-Everton in 75M-transfer deal..has scored (71-goals in 3-years)

Everton..Signs Manchester United F-Wayne Rooney..had spent 13 years at Man U.

NASCAR….Kentucky 400..Martin Truex wins 3rd race of season in strong second half performance

NASCAR..Matt Kenneth..confirms-leaving Joe Gibbs Racing

Indy Car…Iowa 300..Helio Castroneves breaks 3-year win drought with victory

Formula 1…Austrian Grand Prix…Val Bottas holds off Sebastian Vettle on restart to pull off surprise win…Lewis Hamilton falls back in pack…now trails Vettle by 20-points in championship standings..Veteran Fernando Alonso first lap crash..has finished only 2-races this year..

PGA..Greenbrier Classic…Xander Schauffele hits 3-foot birdie putt on 18 to win tourney beating Robert Streb down the strech.

Wimbledon..Showdonw Monday with top seeds heading into 2nd week of action..Andy Murray-Novak Djokovic-Raf Nadal-Angelique Kerber-Venus Williams all play.

Fox Sports…Jamie Horowitz-President-fired after week long probe into sexual harassment.

Herve Fillion…legendary trotter driver passed away (77Y)…won 15,179-races in career mostly on East Coast…was suspended for 7-years.


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