BOLD Sports: Episode 45

Episode 2650 · August 3rd, 2018 · 1 hr 36 mins

About this Episode

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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