5/11 Morning Mighty: Remembering Tony Gwynn

San Diego Padres OF Tony Gwynn

Tony Gwynn remembered on 55th Birthday – Friar Wire
On what would have been Tony Gwynn’s 55th birthday, Bill Center tells one of many stories that illustrates Tony was as great of a person as he was a hitter.

VIDEO: How Tony Gwynn’s Love Of Baseball, Beer & Legacy Led To .394 Ale – Mighty 1090
Marty Caswell stopped by the Alesmith Brewery on Tony Gwynn’s birthday to talk with the CEO about why, and how, they started brewing their famous “.394 Pale Ale” beer with the help of the Gwynn family.

Snakebit Cashner solid again in Padres’ loss – Padres.com
Once again, the Padres’ main offense in their loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday was a lack of offense. The team still has incredible overall offensive statistics, they simply need to find a way to be more consistent with scoring runs.

Even more uniform mock-ups in old Padres colors – Gaslamp Ball
Padres fans continue to come up with new logos, color schemes, and jerseys for the local baseball team. This one may be the best one yet!

Despaigne pushed back in Padres’ rotation – Padres.com
The Padres have decided to skip Odrisamer Despaigne this time around the pitching rotation, manager Bud Black said prior to Sunday’s finale of a four-game series against the D-backs at Chase Field. With an off-day on Monday prior to a two-game series against the Mariners up in Seattle, Black decided to keep the other four starters on their regular days in the rotation.

There were 3 NBA buzzer beaters in 3 days. Watch all of them here – SB Nation
In addition to the (former San Diego) Clippers taking a commanding 3-1 lead over the (former San Diego) Rockets on Sunday, the NBA Playoffs provided plenty of reasons to watch over the weekend.

New San Diego Chargers DB Craig Mager lost his mother at a young age, which led to him having to grow up quick and provide care for his little sisters. He tells Marty Caswell his story:


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