Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on July 18th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 


British Open…..Henrik Stenson pulls away from Phil Mickelson to win at Troon, Scotland by 2-strokes..Stenson has 10-birides on day enroute to (63)…include were sinking puts of 51-feet on 16…and 20-feet on 18th hole….Stenson sets record finishing (-20) with score (264)…..Mickelson has 2-stroke lead early in final round-but couple of tee shots took away lead…had 3-puts in the final round stop on edge of cup….Had just 1-birdie on final 8-holes while Stenson continued to make critical shots all over course….Mickelson, who has 5-Grand Slam wins, has 11-second place finishes in major tournaments.



Padres-W-Giants (5-3)..Matt Kemp-Christian Bethancourt-Yanger Solarte hit solo HRs…Edwin Jackson throws 6-no hit innings in first start…Padres sweep ailing Giants, who were without Hunter Pence, Matt Duffy, Joe Panik…Jackson-journeyman, pitching for his 11th different major league team, was signed 3-weeks ago by Padres after release by Marlins..former Dodgers-Cubs pitcher….had (88-108) career record in majors.

Padres-Cardinals…San Diego opens 10G-road trip…Christian Friederich (4-5)-vs-Mike Leake (6-7)

Padres..GM-AJ Preller defends Drew Pomeranz-Boston trade..”Exciting time-building this organization”….”Looking at how to be competitive as soon as possible”….”Not want to keep clawing to mediocrity and have just 1- year burst-then fall back”.

Padres…Manager Andy Green…”Trades not painful if you embrace the process:….”This is gonna be fun”….”Young guys not paid their dues in minors-will learn on the job”….”Organization of opportunity”

Padres…2B-Cory Spangenberg-likely out rest of season-re-tears quad for 3rd time this season…does not need surgery…having 2-more plasma injections…out at least 6-more weeks…reinjured it after 7-weeks rehab.

Padres…Reach Draft Pick Deadline…sign all players in top 14-rounds of draft…Finished signing 32-of-43 players drafted.

Padres…Minor League Stats-Mid Season

El Paso..Austin Hedges (.390)..Hunter Frenfroe (.335-21HR-76RBI)…Carlos Asuaje (.326)…Manny Margot (.298)…Jabari Blash (.277-9HR)….P-Buddy Bauman (1.13-ERA)…Lionel Campos (3.19-ERA)

San Antonio…Jose Rondon (.287)…Nick Torres (.283)…P-Jose Torres (1.08ERA)

Lake Elsinore…Mike Gettys (.318)..Luis Urias (.327)…Javy Guerra (.204)….P-Din Lamet (7-1-2.35-ERA)…Colby Blueberg (1.99)…Yun Brasoban (0.68)….

Ft-Wayne..Austin Allen (.306)..Mike Gettys (.304)….Brad Zunika (.248-11HR).

Arizona Summer League..Fernado Tatis (.325)…Hudson Potts (.,297)…Cal Quantrill (7.50-ERA)…Eric Lauer (10.80).

Dodgers-L-Diamondbacks (6-5)…Yasiel Puig fails to get to 2-fly balls in center field…Arizona jumps on P-Kenta Maeda..Jake Lamb HR…D-Backs beat LA 2nd day in row.

Dodgers….Off day Monday.

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw throws 60P-simulated game..ready to come off DL-rejoin rotation Thursday.

Dodgers..OF-Trayce Thompson headed to DL-with back issues

Dodgers..OF-Andre Ethier-bone scan on slow healing fractured tibia hurt in March..still not fully healed.

Angels-W-White Sox…Albert Pujols hits 2-2R-HRs in win…Angels won 7-of-9

Halos-Texas….Angels open series-vs-Rangers..Nick Tropeano-vs-AJ Griffin.

Angels..P-Tyler Skaggs 14-strikeout rehab outing-Salt Lake City
Angels..P-CJ Wilson undergoes labrum surgery-will not pitch again for Halos-in final year of deal.


Texas-W-Cubs..Cole Hamels strikes out 6-in row..Ian Desmond HR

Pirates-W-Washington..Starlin Marte HR in 18th inning..teams used 17-pitchers..42-players.

Yankees-W-Red Sox..Starlin Castro RBI-double..Masahiro Tanaka outduels David Price.

Mets-W-Phillies..Jacob deGrom throws 1-hitter..Curtis Granderson-Asdrubel Cabrerea solo HRs

Tigers-W-Kansas City..Jarrod Saltlamacchia 2R-HR in 90th.

Reds-W-Milwaukee..Billy Hamilton scores only run on 9th inning passed ball.

Tampa-W-Orioles..Evan Longoria 2-home runs…Rays won just (4-of-28) games.

Braves-W-Rockies…Travis D’Arnaud RBI-single in 9th

Indians-W-Twins..Tribe hits 3HR’s…Mike Napoli hits 20th homer of year.

Miami-W-Cardinals..Ichuro 3-hits

Blue Jays-W-A’s…Josh Donaldson 2R-double..Troy Tulowitzki HR

Houston-W-Mariners..Carlos Gomez-Grand Slam HR..Astros won 18-of-26


Braves..1B-Freddie Freeman-surgery for cancerous mole-now cancer free.

Braves..DL-P-Arodys Vizcaino-oblique

Giants..Send OF-Hunter Pence out on rehab assignment…gets cramp on hamstring

Dodgers..DL-Trayce Thompson-back issues

White Sox..Activate 1B-Justin Morneau from DL.

Pirates..P-Ryan Voglesong..(6inn-0R) rehab outing

Reds..P-Homer Bailey (4inn-1R) rehab start.

Mariners..P-Felix Hernandez (5inn-1R) rehab

(Roster Moves)

Yankees-Washington..Discussing trade for P-Aroldis Chapman-or-Andrew Miller
Yankees-Cubs…Chicago scouting P-Andrew Miller.
Yankees-Pirates..Talk about deal for P-Nathan Eovaldi
Yankees-Toronto..Toronto inquires about DH-Carlos Beltran.

Pirates..Put P-Jon Neise-Jeff Locke on trade block

Arizona..Shopping P-Daniel Hudson-Ty Clippard.

Cardinals-Rockies..Discuss deal for OF-Charlie Blackmon.

A’s-Texas..Discuss trade P-Rich Hill

Astros..Sign Cuban FA-3B-Yulieski Gurriel (9M-year) deal..(.331-hitter).

Texas..Sign Cuban FA-OF-Alexi Bell..(.314-hitter)
Royals..Sign FA-P-Edwin Mujica-ex-Phillies

Royals..Release P-Joe Biemel.

Arizona..Option P-Shelby Miller (2-9) 7.14-ERA

Miami..Sign FA-2B-Cole Figaro-Dodgers

A’s..DFA-P-Nick Tepesch.



Chargers…Competitive Edge Research Poll shows 58% registered voters against Chargers Stadium project at Tailgate Park.

Rams…Hire 2-construction firms…1-for Hollywood Park Stadium…other for land development of office buildings-entertainment center.

New England…Owner Robert Kraft attacks Commissiioner Roger Goodell again over Tom Brady 4G-suspension…Penalty “Unprecedented..Unjust…Unreasonbable”….”Goodell hearing was never about fair justice”….”NFL disparage one of all time greats”….”This was 18-month ordeal-far removed from dur process”.

Agent-David Cornwell….Critical of Robert Kraft for continued attacks on NFL leadership…”I don’t think appropriate to question integerity of leadership of NFL”…..”Union picking these fights is harmful to NFL”……”These were integrity game issues”.

49ers..LB-Aaron Lynch suspended 4G-drug violation.

Bills..RB-Karlos Williams-suspended for 4G-drug violation

Eagles..Police end sex assault probe of case involving WR-Nelson Agholor

Denver..Signs LB-Von Miller to (6Y-114M) with 70M-guarantee.

Jets..Sign DE-Mo Wilkerson (5Y-85M) with 30M guarantee

Washington..QB-Kirk Cousins will play on 19.9M-franchise tag contract

Chiefs..S-Eric Berry will play on one year deal worth 10M.

UWashington..Hires Jeff Teford as offensive consultant..ex-Cal coach..was in CFL-last year.



Miami..GM-Pat Riley says he ‘regrets’ handling of Dwayne Wade contract talks..had offered (1Y-10M) deal..Wade left for Chicago Bulls.

Miami..Discusses blood clot issues with Chris Bosh-wants to play next year..might play only home games….

Minnesota..Talks to 40-Y-FA-F-Kevin Garnett about finishing career with T-Wolves.

Brooklyn..Sign FA-G-Randy Foye-split last year with Denver-Oklahoma City.

76ers..Sign European F-Dario Sakic.

Cavs..Sign FA-C-Chris Anderson-was in Memphis last year.

Clippers..Sign FA-G-Ray Felton-ex Minnesota-Portland-Denver

Clippers-Orlando..Trade-LA deals G-CJ Wilcox to Magic for F-Dwayne Marble.

Lakers..F-Larry Nance-Junior has sprained wrist-not broken hand

NBA…Mourns passing Nate Thurmond-legendary Golden State C-age 74-leukemia…averaged (15P-15R) a gam in career-playing again Bill Russell-Wilt Chamberlain-Kareem Abdul Jabbar



Vancouver-Buffalo…Canucks discuss deal for Sabres unhappy F-Evander Kane.

Dallas..Sign hi-scoring F-Jamie Benn to (8Y-64M) deal.

Vancouver..Sing F-Mike Carcone-scored 47-goals in Quebec League-undrafted.



NASCAR….New Hampshire 300….Matt Kenseth holds off Tony Stewart-Joey Logano thru 4-yellow flag restarts

NASCAR…Dale Earnhardt-plagued by concussions..talks to Jeff Gordon about replacing him for Brickyard 400

Indy Car..Grand Prix-Toronto…Will Power wins 3rd race in last 4-outings…edging Helio Castroneves

Delmar..Confirms likely matchup California Chrome-vs-Beholder in Pacific Classic in August.

Olympics…Javid Best qualifies to run in Rio Olympics in sprint races…for native St-Lucia in Caribbean.

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