Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on July 27th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-A’s…Open 2-game series with Athletics on Tuesday…Part of 6-game homestand…Padres play 12-of-next 14-at home..Chris Paddack-vs-James Kaprilian on Tuesday night.

Padres…(58-44) on season…Friars just (9-11) over last 3-weeks…San Diego (24-25) since (34-19) start…Last 6-games-Friars hitting (.195)..scored 19R…A’s (56-45)

Padres-Pirates…2B-Adam Frazier taking physical on Monday…expted to be activated on Tuesday….GM-AJ Preller conference call:
..Acquired Frazier to be in multiple pennant races next two years
..Told him to be ready to play 2B-LF-RF
..This deal not tied to another deal
..This deal is about winning a championship
..We’ll find a way to get at bats for everyone
..He gives us 1-and-a half years of good baseball
..Frazier is a winner-he wants to win at the MLB level
..There is a great vibe in our clubhouse..
..Talent on field and chemistry in the clubhouse
..We figured out the calculus of the best deals to make

Padres..Reports Padres shopping 1B-Eric Hosmer…owed 59M over next 4-years..Padres willing to pay a piece of contract in exchange for a pitcher…Padres over the Luxury Tax threshold

Padres-Washington..Reports Friars would be willing to rent P-Max Scherzer-on final year of contract..would have to give up pitching prospects to make deal work with Nationals.

Dodgers-at-Giants…Fight for first place resumes Tuesday night in San Francisco…Julio Urias (12-3)-vs-Logan Webb…Dodgers (61-40)…SF (62-37)..LA (61-40)

Dodgers…Off day on Monday.

Dodgers…DL-OF-Mookie Betts with ongoing hip issues.

Dodgers-Twins..Report have opened trade talks about deal for Minnesota P-Jose Berrios.

Angels-Rockies…Halos led (2-0) at Press Time..Shohei Ohtani RBI single….Started game on mound..Monday night game..Halos (48-49)

Angels-Rockies..Tuesday game..Jose Suarez-vs-Austin Gomber

Angels..OF-Mike Trout examined by specialist with more discomfort in calf area..Has been out 10-weeks..yet to be sent out on rehab.

Mets-L-Braves..1st game..Kyle Muller 5-shutout innings for Atl
Mets-W-Braves..2nd game..Jeff McNeill RBI double for NY

Red Sox-W-Blue Jays..Alex Verdugo 2RHR in 8th for Sox
Phillies-Nationals..Washingto led (5-3) at Press Time..Josh Bell-Josh Harrison RBI triples
Reds-Cubs..Cinn led (5-3) at Press Time..Joey Votto HR-3RBI
White Sox-Royals..KC led (4-2) at Press Time…Jorge Soler 2-HRs
Tigers-Twins..Minnesota led (5-3) at Press Time..Josh Donaldson 2RHR for Minn
Astros-Seattle…Houston scores 6R in 1st..led (6-0) at Press Time..Kyle Tucker 3RHR


Red Sox..P-Chris Sale-throws 64-pitches on rehab outing
Mets..P-Carlos Carrasco-strong rehab outing
Braves..MRI-P-Drew Smyly-knee issue
Astros..Activate SS-Aledmys Diaz from DL
White Sox..Activate OF-Eloy Jiminez

(Roster Moves)

Pirates-Yankees..Trade-Bucs deal P-Clay Holmes to NY for 2-prospects.

Miami…Put OFs Adam Duvall-Starling Marte on trade block
Seattle-Kansas City..Discuss Whit Merrifield trade
A’s-Pirates..Discuss deal for Bucs reliever Rich Rodriguez
Indians..Sign FA-P-Alex Young-ex Arizona.

Chargers..Open training camp on Tuesday…90-players to check in…Team vaccination rate at about 70% about Monday-still one of 4-lowest rates in NFL…1st practice on Wednesday morning.

Packers..Report Green Bay has offered to restructure contract of Aaron Rodgers…Team will void 2023-year of deal…Have him play 2021 at 22M..then will evaluate possible upgrade or possible trade in 2022 deal at end of this season…Will not be allowed to franchise tag him once contract complete….Rodgers expected to report on Tuesday

Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson…Attorney says 2-more women have gone to police charging sexual misconduct…Police have interviewed 10-of women in case…22-lawsuits remain in effect against Texans QB

Colts..coach Frank Reich tests positive for Covid-placed into isolation..will miss at least 10-days of camp.

NFL-Union…Dispute arises over league wanting players to wear colored wristbands to show who has been vaccinated and those not…Union says that is a private matter and wants wristband proposal dropped.

NFL..Doctors evaluating testing protocols..now say they want vaccinated players and staff tested regularly…Current protocol 1-test every 14-days for those with vaccine..NFL wants it upgraded to 1-test in 7-days…Unvaccinated players are tested daily..must wear masks daily…be separated in lockerroom-weight room….be allowed only Grab-Go food bags-not eat with teammates.

NFL Update…14-teams at 85% threshold…83% of players have at least one vaccine shot…..5-teams however remain in the 50-70% vaccine rate.

(Roster Moves)

Saints..Sign FA-WR-Chris Hogan-ex Bills-Patriots
Bears..Sign FA-TE-Jesse James-ex Lions-Steelers
Titans..Sign FA-LB-John Simon-ex Colts
Dallas..Sign FA-CB-Kyron Brown-ex Jets


Houston..Workout FA-OT-Dennis Kelly-ex Titans
Chiefs..OC-Dan Kilgore-retires
Vikings..Release S-Jaylen Twyman

Washington..DT-Jonathon Allen signs (4Y-72M) extension.

Bears..PUP-RB-Tarik Cohen
Bengals..DE-Wyatt Herbert-torn pec-miss season
Lions..PUP-DE-Antonio Bryant
Colts..PUP-OT-Eric Fisher
Jaguars..4-players now on Covid-List
(College Football)

Big 12..Oklahoma-Texas inform conference-they will not sign Media Rights extension and will seek to leave conference by 2024

SEC..Will hold President-Conference Call to discuss Sooners-Aggies application to league

West Virginia…Interested in exiting Big 12-with eye towards moving into the Atlantic Coast Conference.

AAC..American Athletic Conference interested in the remaining 8-Big 12-schools if league decides to shutdown.

Mountain West Conference…AD’s hold emergency conference call on Monday to discuss league future with possibility Boise State and others could be poached by Big 12-Conference.

Missouri…Director of Athletics Jim Sterk-resigned on Monday afternoon…former AD-San Diego State State

LA Clippers..ESPN report Kawhi Leonard thinking of opting out of contract and possibly talking to Miami Heat about free agent deal

Lakers…Shopping G-Kantavious Caldwell Pope and F-Kyle Kuzma in hopes of getting a quality guard.

Memphis New Orleans…Trade..Memphis acquires G-Eric Bledso (12P-3R-3A)..C-Steve Adams (7P-9R) plus #1-2-1 picks…Pelicans land C-Jonas Valancius (17P-12R) plus #1-2 picks in draft.

Toronto..G-Kyle Lowrey-headed to free agency..wants (3Y-75M) deal if he leaves Raptors.

Oklahoma City..Shopping draft picks 6-16-18 for chance to move up

Houston…Own 2nd pick..but cannot get C-Evan Mobley-G-Jalen Suggs to visit them.

Suns..Fire VP-Basketball Operations-Jeff Bower.

LA Kings..Re-sign veteran F-Trevor Moore-2Y deal
Ducks..Qualifying offers to 5-young players including Max Comtois
Boston..Release F-Nick Ritchie-Ondrej Kase-making them FA

Toronto-Arizona..Trade talks for Coyotes G-Darcy Kuempter
Rangers..Sign FA-D-Pat Nemeth-ex Avalanche
Montreal..Sign FA-D-Chris Wideman-KHL..scored (41P-59 games)

San Jose-New Jersey…Trade-Sharks deal D-Chrisitan Jaros for F-Nick Merkly.

Toronto-Boston..Leafs deal F-JD Greenway to Bruins for draft pick.


USA Swimming…Katie Ladecky tries to win double Gold Medals….races in finals of 200M and then 1500M in 1-hour time.

USA..Coach Greg Popovich remains defiant with media that USA is in trouble after loss to France in opening game..USA has Iran-Czech Republic next in group play.

USA-vs-Russia in Womens All Around Gymnastics on Tuesday
USA..Katie Ladecky finishes 2nd in Women’s 400-freestyle
USA..Amber English gets Gold in skeet shooting
USA..Lydia Jacoby-Alaska wins Gold in stunning 100M upset in Women’s race
USA..Upset by Russia in Men’s Backstroke…Ryan Murphy finishes 3rd
..Hot Spur signs F-Bryan Gill from Seville-Spain

..Real Madrid-Manchester United..Man U spends (57M) to acquire Center-back Raphael Varane of Real.

..Gold Cup…USA-vs-Qatar…Mexico-Canada in semi finals on Saturday.

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