6/18 Morning Mighty: Myers to miss 2 months after surgery

DS Padres vs DBacks 7

Padres struggle to contain A’s, drop 4th straight – Padres.com
The A’s scored. Then they scored some more. Then they scored even more, running away with a 16-2 win over the Padres on Pride Night at the Coliseum on Wednesday.

Myers to undergo wrist surgery, miss 8 weeks – Padres.com
Padres outfielder Wil Myers will undergo surgery to remove bone spurs in his left wrist and will be out about eight weeks. Myers missed 28 games with left wrist tendonitis and was reinstated from the disabled list last Thursday. He played three days before returning to the DL. Myers sought a second opinion and will have the surgery on Thursday.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer Fires Back At The Chargers – Mighty 1090 (video)
One day after the Chargers released a statement saying the City’s proposed December vote was a no-go, Mayor Kevin Faulconer, city attorney Jan Goldsmith & county supervisor Ron Roberts lashed out at the team for refusing to negotiate with the city and trying to run out the clock.

Mayor flexes, now must run right race – San Diego Union-Tribune
Those who would like to keep rooting for the hometown NFL team must hope His Honor has the backbone he says he does. Because this is a perilous approach, and how Faulconer & Co. proceed from here will determine whether he is remembered as the mayor who helped keep the Chargers in San Diego or the mayor who failed to keep the Chargers in San Diego.

Political infighting could cast Carson in poor light in NFL stadium race – L.A. Times
The day after a chaotic Carson City Council meeting that included allegations of corruption and threats of litigation, one of the most vocal proponents of the city’s proposed $1.7-billion professional football stadium said toxic politics could undermine the project.

Story Time With Shawne Merriman and Nick Hardwick – The Players’ Tribune
Naked squats in the San Diego Chargers training room? It happened. Find out the who, what, when, why and how from Shawne Merriman and Nick Hardwick.

DARREN SMITH: Unnamed Soccer Show – What’s Up With Clint Dempsey? – Mighty 1090 (video)
Darren Smith says Clint Dempsey could really hurt the U.S. National team this summer if he is suspended (and potentially missed the Gold Cup) for tearing up a referee’s notebook in a recent match.

Playing the Right Way? – FOX Sports
Former Padres catcher John Baker talks about reintroducing fun into the game of baseball, and how it flies in the face of what the sport has become. This is a must read.


Sign up to get the Morning Mighty delivered straight to your inbox every morning!

Did we miss any stories? Let us know in the comments below!



Recently in Morning Mighty

Indianapolis Colts' T.Y. Hilton (13) makes a catch for a 63-yard touchdown reception during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Chargers give up another late lead, drop to 1-2

The San Diego Chargers once again put their Head Coach on the hot seat with a late road loss, the “King of Golf” passes away, the SDSU Aztecs climb the college football rankings, Marlins’ pitcher José Fernández dies in a boating accident, the Padres’ young prospects flash tremendous talent, and more.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck give shis hand signals at the line scrimmage during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Chargers are underdogs against the Colts

The Chargers are likely heading to Indianapolis without Antonio Gates or Joey Bosa, the Padres show off their top prospects at Petco Park, Michael Jordan makes a statement on the protests in Charlotte, Landon Donovan’s future with the L.A. Galaxy (again), and more.

San Diego Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa looks on from the sidelines as the Chargers play the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Joey Bosa begins practicing again after injury

Donnel Pumphrey starts to get national attention for his Heisman candidacy, the Chargers finally see their 1st Round pick practice in pads, the Padres see the future of their team on the field today, players and coaches show their support for Colin Kaepernick, and more.

World Team's Manuel Margot, of the San Diego Padres, takes a home run away from U.S. Team's Carson Kelly, of the St. Louis Cardinals, during the sixth inning of the All-Star Futures baseball game, Sunday, July 10, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Padres call-up 4 highly-touted prospects from El Paso

The San Diego Chargers find a temporary replacement for Danny Woodhead, the San Diego Padres finally call up their best prospects after El Paso loses the PCL Championship, the mastermind behind the Chicago Cubs, one downtown business owner is unhappy about the Chargers’ stadium plans, and more.

San Diego Chargers running back Danny Woodhead, left, is brought down by Jacksonville Jaguars outside linebacker Telvin Smith (50) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Woodhead done for the year with torn ACL

The Chargers prepare for life without Danny Woodhead, Wil Myers breaks a Petco Park record for the Padres, Donnell Pumphrey’s Heisman chase puts San Diego State on the map, and more.