NFL

  • Jimmy Garoppolo has agreed to a restructured 1-year contract and will stay with the San Francisco 49ers. The new deal is reportedly worth $6.5 million in base salary and does carry performance incentives that could possibly increase his earnings for 2022 to almost $16 million. The deal also a carries both a no-trade and no-tag claus, guaranteeing that the QB can hit free agency in 2023.

 

  • Veteran running back Sony Michel has been released by the Miami Dolphins. The 27-year-old just signed a 1-year deal with Miami in May that was worth $1.75 million.

 

  • The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded wide receiver Laviska Shenault to the Carolina Panthers. The Jaguars in return will get a 2023 7th-round draft pick as well as a 2024 6th-round selection. Shenault was a 2nd round pick in the 2020 draft and spent his 1st 2 seasons with Jacksonville.

 

 

MLB

  •  St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols sent one over the wall on his major league record 450th different pitcher, smashing one off of Cincinnati Reds left-hander Ross Detwiler. St Louis rolled over the Reds 13-4 on Monday night. Pujols hit his 694th home run overall.

 

  • Shohei Ohtani broke a 2-all tie in the 5th inning with his 29th homerun, a 2 run shot over the wall in right-center. Aaron Judge hit his 50th homerun despite New Yorks loss, a 434-foot shot off reliever Ryan Tepera. The Los Angeles Angels handed the New York Yankees their 17th loss in August beating them 4-3 on Monday.

 

  • Corbin Carroll made his major league debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night and certainly did not disappoint. Carroll hit a go-ahead, 2-run double to break open a 5th-inning tie. The Diamondbacks fought back out of a 7-run hole to rout the Philadelphia Phillies 13-7, this was the biggest comeback win in franchise history for Arizona.

 

  • Los Angeles Dodger Mookie Betts and Texas Ranger Nathaniel Lowe were named Players of the Week on Monday. Betts put together yet another fantastic week for the MLB-leading Dodgers, hitting .346, contributing 4 home runs and 7 RBIs over six games. 7 of Mookie’s 9 hits last week were for extra bases. Lowe put together a pretty impressive week as well, he batted .385 with 4 home runs and 11 RBIs last week.