7/2 Morning Mighty: Should you boo the Padres?

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Shields solid, but Padres’ bats struggle – Padres.com
Taijuan Walker and four relievers combined to shut out the Padres on three hits Wednesday as the Mariners took both games of the series at Petco Park with a 7-0 Interleague victory. Seattle held the Padres to no runs and four hits over 18 innings in the two games and won the season series, 3-1.

Pat Murphy Shocked How ‘Tense’ Padres Are – Mighty 1090 (video)
The Padres suffered their 13th shutout of the season and are now a season-worst six games under .500 after being swept by the Mariners. Are expectations too high for this team?

Matt Kemp “I’d Boo Us Too” And Justin Upton On Padres Struggling Offense – Mighty 1090 (video)
Matt Kemp talked after the team’s loss to the Mariners on Wednesday about the team’s confidence level and needing to turn it around, while Justin Upton spoke a bit about the team’s struggling offense.

World Cup final rematch with Japan exactly what U.S. wanted – USA Today
The Americans got what they wanted. The U.S. will play Japan for the World Cup title Sunday in a rematch of the 2011 final. You know, the one the Americans lost on penalties after having the lead not once but twice, extending their oh-fer streak at the World Cup to 16 long years.

Every NBA free agent signing this offseason – SB Nation
Plenty of big-name signings were announced yesterday, and there was even a catastrophic trade made! Keep up to date on the madness that is the NBA offseason with this handy tracker.

Fading Padres Need To Trade Big Names For Prospects – Mighty 1090
Jay Paris pulled no punches with this one. He says it’s time to A.J. Preller to get back to the aggressive trading ways of the offseason, except this time it’s time to ship out the big names instead of bringing them in.

Chargers Job Post Requires Move To Los Angeles, If Necessary – Black Sports Online
The San Diego Chargers understand how real a potential move to Los Angeles is — and now they want potential employees to get the hint as well.

U.S. asks Swiss to extradite FIFA officials in bribery probe – USA Today
The United States asked Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich in May on suspicion of taking bribes worth over 100 million dollars, Swiss authorities said Thursday.

Unnamed Soccer Show – Great Time To Be An American! – Mighty 1090 (video)
With the Fourth of July coming up this weekend, and the USWNT playing in the World Cup Final on Sunday, Darren and Jordan say it’s a great time to be an American!





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