5/13 Morning Mighty: Could Tulowitzki be Padres’ next trade target?

Coloradio Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki

Padres stung by six Mariners home runs – Padres.com
When the Padres lose, they tend to lose big. That was again the case on Tuesday, with Ian Kennedy giving up 5 runs in 4.2 innings and the team losing 11-4 to the Mariners in Seattle.

Should Padres fans be worried about James Shields? – Mighty 1090
Andrew Burer digs into the numbers to try and find out what has gone wrong for James Shields in his first season with the Padres, and if there’s a reason for fans to be worried.

Could Colorado Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki be Padres’ next star target? – LA Times
It appears that the Rockies’ superstar short stop is preparing to demand a trade, and the Padres could certainly use some help on the left side of their infield. The bigger question is whether or not A.J. Preller has enough left in his farm system to actually make a fair bid.

Like Brady, Spanos Was Once Accused Of Playing Loose With The Rules – Mighty 1090
Jay Paris reminds us of a time when the CEO of the San Diego Chargers, Dean Spanos, faced cheating allegations (in his golf game).

Myers day to day with sore left wrist – Padres.com
Wil Myers, who leads the Padres in both hits and runs scored, said that he’s day to day with a sore left wrist, one that he originally hurt on Sunday against the D-backs. Myers, the center fielder who has been getting starts of late at first base, was scratched from Tuesday’s starting lineup against the Mariners after aggravating the wrist.

Bob Nightengale: “You’re Talking Close To 200 Million” – Mighty 1090
Bob Nightengale joined Dan Sileo and told him that the Padres better be ready to sign Justin Upton to a superstar contract if they want to keep him past this year.

Homers continue to plague Padres pitchers – Padres.com
The Padres have allowed the most home runs (50) in the big leagues, just ahead of the Brewers (49). San Diego starting pitchers have allowed 34 of the home runs. The relievers have been especially hit hard, as they allowed 33 home runs all of last season. Now, they’re nearly halfway to that mark on May 12. What is going on with the Padres pitchers this year?
 

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