Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on July 18th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

………..(BRITISH OPEN)………….

British Open….1st round tees off at Royal Portrush in Ireland…..Heavy showers-15mph winds…temperature 62-but dropping during day… for opening round on Thursday….Practice rounds played in rain and 25mph winds-temperature 53-degrees on Wednesday.

..Tiger Woods-played only 10-rounds since the Masters Tourney-not confident in his game..Tees off (7:10am-PST)
..Phil Mickelson-dropped 15 pounds weight in a month for better conditioning…Tees off (11:52pm-PST-Wednesday)
..Jordan Spieth trying to play way out of season long slump
..Brooks Koepka trying to recapture Grand Slam magic

Tee Times…Ireland times-8-hours ahead of West Coast
..7:52am-Phil Mickelson….10:09am-Ricky Fowler..1:04pm-Brooke Koepka…1:26pm-Jordan Spieth…2:59pm-Dustin Johnson…2:59pm-Jason Day..3:10pm-Tiger Woods.

Delmar…1st day racing season.

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………….(BASEBALL)………….

Padres-W-Miami. (3-2)….Chris Paddock throws 7-shutout innings….Starlin Castro breaks up no hitter in 8th…Bullpen struggles but gets save…..Fernando Tatis 4-strikeouts-2 throwing errors……..San Diego had lost 4-in row….(46-49) on season….Marlins just (3-9) last two weeks.

Padres-Marlins…Thursday getaway game….Dinelson Lamet (0-2)-vs-Cale Smith (5-4)

Padres…3B-Manny Machado rips MLB network for defending Astros OF-Jake Marisnick for dirty play that injured C-Jon Lucroy of Angels….says if it had been him he would have been given 20-game suspension….says he is being critiqued unfairly because he is Latino.

Padres…option P-Robbie Erlin to El Paso…reinstate P-Eric Lauer

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Dodgers-Phillies……Julio Urias RBI Single….LA led (2-0) in 6th at Press Time….LA (63-34)

Dodgers-Phillies…Thursday game..Ross Stripling (4-3)-vs-Aaron Nola (8-2)

Dodgers…P-Kenley Jansen says he should have pulled himself out of game on Wednesday night after being hit with hard grounder on ankle.

Dodgers-Royals…continue trade talks about deal for reliever Jake Diekmann.

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Angels-Astros….Halos-Losing (11-1) in 7th at Press Time…George Springer 3R-HR…Michael Brantley 2R-HR….Halos won 5-in row and 8-of-11….Houston won 9-of-14

Halos-Houston…Thursday pitchers …Matt Harvey (3-4)-vs-Wade Miley (7-4)

Angels…Raw emotions-criticism for Halos reliever Noe Ramirez for throwing at head of Astros OF-Jake Marisnick in retaliation for violent slide that hurt C-Jon Lucroy…..Ramirez suspended 3-games and fined for hitting batter with 95mph pitch….Manager Brad Ausmus suspended 1-game for arguing Ramirez ejection…..Benches-dugoiuts cleared after Albert Pujols-Justin Verlander got into shouting match.

Angels…Send 1B-Justin Bour back to Salt Lake City.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-Tampa Bay……Rained out…Rays (56-41)….New York won 19-of-25

Washington-L-Baltimore…Trey Mancini HR-2R-HR in Orioles win….Nationals won 13-of-19….Orioles (29-66)

Tigers-L-Indians….Orlando Mercado 2R-single…Tribe won 10-of-12…Tigers (29-62)

Toronto-L-Boston…Raf Devers HR-2R-double….Red Sox won 8-of-12…Jays (36-61)

Arizona-W-Texas……Snakes score 19-runs…Sore 12-runs in first two innings….Kevin Cron-Eduardo Escobar hit 3R-HRs….D-Backs won 6-of-8….Texas lost 10-of-14

Cubs-W-Reds…Yu Darvish 6-shutout innings…Chicago won 7-of-9….Reds lost 6-of-8

Braves-L-Brewers….Christian Yelich HR…Manny Pina 2R-HR…..Atlanta won 14-of-19…Brewers won just 4-of-12

Mets-W-Minnesota…Dominick Smith 3R-Pinch Hit HR…Peter Alonso 474′ HR…Amed Rosario (4-4)….Twins (58-36)….Mets wins 4th in row…

White Sox-L-Royals….Jorge Soler 3RBIs…..KC (35-62) record

Cardinals-W-Pirates….Paul Goldschmidt 3R-HR….St Louis won 7-of-11….Bucs lost 7-of-10

Rockies-L-Giants…Donovan Solano (4-5) HR…Stephen Vogt HR….SF won 12-of-14…..Rockies lost 11-of-13

Mariners-L-A’s….A’s hit 6-home runs..Jurickson Profar 2=2R-HRs….Mark Canha 2-solor HRs….Oakland won 14-of-17….M’s (39-60)

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(Roster Moves)

Mets-Toronto…Trade…Mets deal P-Wilmer Font to Jays for cash…(5.79-ERA)
Royals-Yankees…Trade..KC deals OF-Terrance Gore for cash

Giants…Preparing to take trade offers for P-Madison Bumgarner-Will Smith-Sam Dyson-Tony Watson-trade deadline is July 31st.

Reds..Callup C-Juan Graterol from AAA

Yankees…P-Aroldis Chapman denies he will opt out of contract end of season…due to make 15M a year from now.

Mariners..Shopping OF-Domingo Santana for trade

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(Injury)

Royals…MRI-SS-Adalberto Mondesi-shoulder separation-headed for DL
Phillies…DL-OF-Jay Bruce-oblique
Atlanta..DL-P-Jake Webb-shoulddrt impingement
Colorado…Surgery-P-Seung Oh-elbow ligament
White Sox..DL-OF-Eloy Jimenez-elbow
Twins…2B-Jon Schoop-rib cage injury
A’s…3B-Matt Chapman-ankle

Cubs..P-Cole Hamels throws off mound before heading out on rehab
Giants…P-Johnny Cueto ready for rehab assignment coming off elbow surgery

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(Teams)

Phillies..Give 3Y-extensions to President Andy McPhail…GM-Matt Klintack
Phillies…P-Hector Neras-suspended 3-games….throwing at head of Dodgers David Freese after giving up 3R-HR.
Royals..say they will extend meeting around entire stadium protect fans

Phillies…Bench 3B-Mikhail Franco-lack of hustle
Blue Jays..Minor league phenom-Bo Bichette wants callus…hitting (.301) AAA

MLB History…..78th anniversary Joe DiMaggio 56-game hitting streak snapped in Yankees game at Cleveland in 1941…..Indians 3B-Ken Keltner made 2-diving stops of ground balls….DiMaggio then it in 16-more games in a row right after streak stopped…had (.408) batting average during record streak.

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………..(FOOTBALL)………..

NFL…Training camps begin to open with top draft picks still signed…
..#2-49ers-Joey Bosa….#3-Jets-Quinnen Williams…#5-Tampa Bay-Devin White….#6-Giants-Daniel Jones

Broncos…1st team to open training camp….rookie QB-Drew Lock finally signs contract-reports will workout on Thursday.

NYJets…NFL suspends CB-Rashard Robinson 10G-for repeated violations drug program

Arizona..Release OT-Desmond Harrison after arrest for strangulation incident in domestic abuse case.
Arizona…Sign S-Jalen Thompson-picked last week in supplemental draft

Atlanta…signs star LB-Deion Jones (4Y-57M)-extension.year

Tennessee….Tells RB-Derrick Henry he will be lead back-could have 150-carries.

Seattle…Put 4-rookies on PUP-including CB-Marquise Blair-hamstring….LB-Ben Kervin-hernia

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…………..(BASKETBALL)………..

Auburn….Judge refuses to send former NBA player Chuck Person to prison despite being ringleader of Adidas Slush Fund scandal…Person given 2-years probation…ordered to do 200-hours community service work and pay court costs…..Person took (91,500) bribes in slush fund scandal to give to recruits….Judge was lenient because Person is financially destitute despite 13Y-NBA career……Scandal involved assistant coaches Tony Bland-USC, plus assistants at Arizona-Oklahoma State…none got jail terms.

Lakers….C-Anthony Davis says he is concentrating on this season only….not discussing potential to opt out of contract next summer.

New Orleans…F-Brandon Ingram-cleared for shooting drills-coming off shoulder surgery mid season last year in LA.

New York…G-Reggie Bullock-ex Laker-undergoes surgery herniated disc in neck…will be out till October.

Toronto..Sign FA-F-Devin Robinson-ex Washington
Toronto..Sign FA-G-Cam Paine-ex Cleveland
Brooklyn…Sign FA-F-Henry Ellensen-ex Pistons

Suns..F-Dragen Bender leaves team after 3-years…signs with CSKA-Moscow.

Charles Barkley…Financial advisor-Donald Watkins-who stole 6M in investments-sentenced to 7-years in prison….stole 4M-from former NBA player Damon Stoudamire…found guilty of stealing over 15M from clients.

Rich Paul….Powerful player agent merges his Klutch Agency with United Talent Agency…..Paul represent 21-marquee NBA players.

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………….(HOCKEY)……………

Seattle…NHL expansion team hires Ron Francis as GM….former longtime GM-Carolina Hurricanes…Team starts play in 2021-22 season.

Toronto…..No progress is signing restricted FA-RW-Mitch Marner…..Reports Marner wants 11M a year and other RFA-players, Brayden Point-Tampa Bay…Matt Tkachuk-Calgray…Mikka Rantenen-Colorado are waiting to see what financial deal Marner gets before signing.

Washington..Release F-Jusso Ikonen to sign in Sweden
Flyers…Sign FA-F-Chris Stewart-palyed in England last year
Edmonton….F-Ryan Spoone signs to play for Lugano in Swiss League.

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………..(GENERAL)…………….

Soccer…..Aresenal……Lead owner Josh Kroenke being criticized for writing letter to fans saying ‘team not ready to compete for trophies’….but said rebuilding of franchise is headed in right direction…Team finished 5th in English Premeir League last year…..Fans distaste for Kroenke Family ownership growing.

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