The MLB trade deadline is upon us!
Matt and Steve are talking about this week in sports updates, including:
– The MLB trade deadline.
– Pirates made a splash with bringing in Chris Archer and Keone Kela.
– Archer was traded for Glasnow and Meadows and a player to be named later.
– Kela was traded for two players to be named later.
– Archer is under contract through 2021 costing $27.7 Million total which is right around $8 Million a season.
– Kela is under contract through 2020 at $1.2 Million.
– Kela will be a closer this season with 38GP, 3 W, 3 L, and 24 S 3.44 ERA
– Dodgers: Manny Machado and Brian Dozier
– Brewers: Mike Moustakas
– Astros: Roberto Osuna (suspended) P 75 game for domestic charges.
– The Riverhounds took two losses in a row before a win with the Richmond kickers in town.
– Nico Brett had two goals and Fitzpatrick also came in with a goal.
– The Hounds are in 3rd with 20 MP, 37 Points, 25 GF, 10GA.
– The Hounds have TFCII coming to town.
– In PGA Tour news, The Open Championship came and went with Francisco Molinari as the First Italian to win.
– Some big names were in it until the end, but Molinari was too good.
– DJ won the Canadian Open that finished on Monday due to weather. It was his 3rd win this season and 19th overall.
– It’s the Firestone CC on the South Course in Akron OH.
– NFL Hall of Fame inductees have been named: Bobby Beathard Contributor, Robert Brazile LB, Brian Dawkins S, Jerry Kramer LB, Ray Lewis LB, Randy Moss WR, Terrell Owens WR, and Brian Urlacher.
– The Hall of Fame game will be held on Thursday Night Football on the NFL Network with the Bears and the Ravens.
– Urban Meyer is placed on paid administrative leave after rumblings that he knew about the domestic abuse that an assistant coach Zach Smith has against him.
– While Meyer is on leave, OC Ryan Day is acting head coach.
– Malkin is celebrating his 32nd birthday, and Crosby turns 31.
– How long do we see them playing?
– The Pirates were HOT HOT HOT but have cooled a bit. They’re not yet cold.
– Errors caused the 9-2 loss to the Cubs who newly acquired Cole Hammels who was on the hill.
– Steelers Camp is underway.
– The guys are working hard at St Vincents and putting in work.
– AB, Villanuva left practice early with soreness but is expected to be fine.
– Mike Hilton is feeling more comfy at camp and looking to make more of a impact at Corner.
– The Steelers’ first preseason game is in Pilly.
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