6/22 Morning Mighty: Padres’ bats go quiet over the weekend

San Diego Padres RF Matt Kemp

San Diego nightmare: Tell me again why any city would do business with the NFL – L.A. Times
San Diego has a right to be appalled. It doesn’t have a right to be surprised. This is how the NFL and its teams operate when they’re trying to get themselves a new stadium. To their incumbent cities, they dangle their interest in staying on a string; to wanna-be cities, they dangle their interest in relocating.

Cashner’s struggles continue in loss – San Diego Union-Tribune
On May 22, the 28-year-old Texan was a tough-luck pitcher, the very definition of owning a 1-7 record with a 2.89 earned-run average. Today, Cashner (2-9) is leaving Arizona with a 4.35 ERA after three more earned runs pushed his total to 25 over his last 33 innings.

Wait, is Jordan Spieth actually becoming the next Tiger Woods? – USA Today
After wining the U.S. Open in dramatic fashion yesterday, 21-year old Jordan Spieth has established himself as the best player in golf and is breaking records at a Tiger Woods-like pace.

Chris Watt On Building Oline Camaraderie & Why Melvin Gordon Wants To Be Great – Mighty 1090 (video)
Marty Caswell caught up with Chargers center Chris Watt at the Shoot to Cure HD event to talk about how the offseason has changed the team’s offensive line and running game.

Luebke progresses in Tommy John comeback – Padres.com
Cory Luebke took another step in his trek back from a pair of Tommy John surgeries, inching closer to rejoining the Padres for the first time since 2012. Luebke will head to Double-A San Antonio this week after three successful appearances at High-A Lake Elsinore. The left-hander gave up one run and one hit in three one-inning appearances. Both came Friday, though Luebke needed just six pitches to get through the first inning.

San Diego Gulls unveil new scoreboard – San Diego Union-Tribune
The new scoreboard will feature LED screens on all four sides and a brand new LED “doughnut” display. The new screens will stand 12-feet tall and 22-feet wide — more than three and a half times the square footage of the current video board.


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