Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on July 14th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

All Star Game..American League-W-National League (5-2)…AL wins 8th All Star game in a row…won 11-of-12….and (26-6-2) in last 35-years.
..Vlad Guerrero 468′-HR
..Mike Zunino HR
..Xander Bogaerts RBI single
..JT Realmuto HR for NL
..Shohei Ohtani (1inn-0R-0H) in start
..Fernando Tatis (0-2)_
..Manny Machado single-scored run
..Jake Cronenworth single
..Mark Melancon (1inn-0H-3K)

 

Home Run Derby….ESPN telecast drew 7.1M viewers…..Peaked at 8.3M for semi final between Shohei Ohtani-Juan Soto….ESPN-Sunday Night Baseball draws 1.7M viewers.
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MLB Union…Wants MLB to do away with 7-inning doubleheaders next year…Wants to eliminate Extra Inning Rule-Runner at 2B….Wants DH-adopted permanently in NL for 2022.

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(Roster Moves)

Washington-Milwaukee…Trade-Nats deal P-Kyle Lobstein to Brewers
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-James Sherfy-ex Giants

Cole Hamels..Will showcase workout for Red Sox-Phillies-Mets-Padres on July 16th

Mets…Sign #1 pick-P-Kumar Rocker-Vanderbilt to 6M-bonus deal.
Pirates..Ex #1 pick Will Craig signs with Kiwoom-Korea League
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(Injuries)

Tampa Bay…Send P-Chris Archer to AAA-rehab assignment.
Atlanta..MRi-P-Ian Anderson-shoulder.
Mets..Surgery P-Tom Szyapucki-elbow
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(MLB Notes)

Dodgers..Former LA-Kansas City pitcher Joe Beckwith passes away (66)…pitched for 7-years in majors

Mets..Ex-Yankees-Mets C-Phil Lombardi passes away (56Y)

Detroit…Ex-Tigers-Pirates-Senators SS-Coot Veal passes away.
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…(Football)…

St-Louis-NFL Lawsuit….Judge orders 5-owners, Stan Kroenke..Jerry Jones..Robert Kraft..John Mara…Jerry Richardson to open financial books to determine their wealth….Owners who took lead to relocate Rams franchise to Los Angeles….St Louis suing NFL and owners for violating Franchise Transfer Bylaws in allowing Rams to move to LA in 2017…City-County-State demanding 1.6B in damages plus punitive damages…Trial scheduled for July 10th

NFL…8-teams have now reached the 85%-Vaccine limit.
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…(Basketball)…

Suns-Milwaukee…Game 4-of series on Bucks floor…Suns lead series (2-1)…Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo has scored 41-42 points in last two game.

New Orleans..Hires Willy Green as head coach…was Asst-76ers.

Houston-Detroit…discussing major deal…Rockets would trade #2 pick and G-Eric Gordon to Pistons for #1 pick.

NY-Cleveland..Discussing trade-Cavs send G-Collin Sexton to Knicks for #19 pickin opening round.

76ers….Ben Simmons trade talks continue with both Minnesota-Indiana.
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…(Hockey)…

Montreal…Give Coach Dom Ducharme 3Y-extension thru 2024 after leading Habs to Stanley Cup finals.

Minnesota..Buy out contracts of Zsch Parise-Ryan Suter…Wild eat (4Y-30M) on each contract…Clear 10M cap space this year…but take 19M-cap hit over next four years…Both players had signed (13Y-08M) contracts years ago.

Nashville..Veteran G-Pekka Rinne retires after 15Y with team…had (369) wins and career GAA (2.43.

Colorado…Veteran D-Erik Johnson waives no trade clause in contract and will be exposed for expansion draft.

Montreal..F-Jordan Weal leaves team..signs Ak-Bars Kazan in Russia-KHL

San Diego Gulls..Sign veterans Sam Carrick (25G)..Vinnie Lettieri (14G) and D-Trevor Carrick to AHL extensions..
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…(General)…

Roger Federer…Withdraws from participating in Olympics.

FIFA…begins probe of fans who hurled racial slurs at 3-black-English players during penalty shootout loss to Italy in Euro championships.

San Diego Loyal…Host Orange County FC on Wednesday night…at USD….Loyal (5-4-3) on season in USL action.
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