6/10 Morning Mighty: Shields, Padres can’t hold lead vs. Braves

San DIego Padres pitcher James Shields

Shields, Padres can’t hold lead vs. Braves – Padres.com
After being up 5-0 after six innings, it seemed like the Padres were well on their way to a second straight victory at Turner Field, but Atlanta rallied late to steal a win away, similar to what the Padres did the night before in Turner Field.

Scott & BR- Even If Vote Were To Pass, Do Bolts Want To Stay? – Mighty 1090 (Video)
Scott and BR wonder, if a vote for a new stadium in San Diego were to actually pass, is that what the Chargers really want?

Chargers Lock Up DT Corey Liuget with Multi-Year Extension – Chargers.com
While fans pine for contract extensions for Philip Rivers and Eric Weddle, the Chargers have announced a 5-year deal rumored to be worth $50 million for defensive lineman Corey Liuget.

Morrow shut down after rehab setback – Padres.com
Padres right-hander Brandon Morrow won’t pick up a ball for a few weeks after a setback in rehab, manager Bud Black said Tuesday. Morrow, who has been on the disabled list since May 3 with right shoulder inflammation, exited Sunday’s start with Double-A San Antonio after just 2 2/3 innings after giving up three runs on eight hits.

Fabiani still defends team, criticizes city – San Diego Union-Tribune
Prior to meeting with the Mayor and other San Diego City officials, and before the announcement of a possible vote on December 15th that could keep the Chargers in town, Mark Fabiani sat down with Nick Canepa to criticize the Mayor and the city.

American Pharoah, the Belmont and the making of a story for all time – Sports Illustrated
A beautiful telling of American Pharoah’s winning of the Belmont Stakes, and the Triple Crown, and how it fits in with horse racing history.

Padres draft Jacob Nix in third round – San Diego Union-Tribune
After taking high school pitcher Austin Smith with their lone selection Monday, San Diego used a third-round pick on Jacob Nix, another intriguing right-handed prospect, albeit with a unique story.

NBC Sports Chairman Has Pushed NHL Players To Shave Their Playoff Beards – Deadspin
NBC appears to “get” hockey in a way that ESPN never wanted to. That’s apparently mostly thanks to middle management, because the head of NBC Sports thinks one of hockey’s most venerated traditions is just getting in the way of marketing.

 

Marty Caswell talked with San Diego Chargers WR Malcom Floyd, who told her that he plans on retiring after this season…

This is my last year. This is it. 12 years. I’ve been fortunate to play this long, this will probably be, I hope my best year, top of my prime before I start to taper off. I kind of want to save it for my kids, you know. It’s a dangerous sport. I really do want to save it for my kids.

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