7/9 Morning Mighty: Padres, and fans, voice frustration

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Cashner solid, but Padres lose 5th straight – Padres.com
Just when the Padres desperately needed some wins to keep hope alive heading into the All-Star break, they split with the Cardinals and were swept by the Pittsburgh Pirates. They’ll head to Arlington to take on the Texas Rangers, with the series starting Friday, before getting a few days off.

Padres CEO Ron Fowler Is Disappointed And Frustrated, Just Like You Guys – Mighty 1090 (Video)
The San Diego Padres fans are disappointed with how this season has played out, and rightfully so. The team is 39-48 once again, despite all of the changes to the roster and coaching staff. The one fan who might be the most disappointed? Padres CEO Ron Fowler.

Rose Bowl officials do not want stadium to be a temporary NFL home – L.A. Times
By an 11-0 vote Wednesday night, the Rose Bowl Operating Co. decided not to respond to a request for proposal the NFL sent last month to at least five local venues, the others being the Coliseum, Dodger Stadium, Angel Stadium and StubHub Center. The NFL did not respond to a request for comment on the development.

Should Kots Stay or Should He Go? – Baseball Prospectus
Geoff Young submits an article from July 8, 2017, in which he discusses the moves Preller has made in his two years as the Padres’ GM and whether or not Mark Kotsay is a good choice for manager of the team. This article is likely going to be eerily close to being how things are for the team two years from now.

After Two Swings And Misses, Preller Needs To Make Contact – Mighty 1090
A.J. Preller may have a five-year deal to be the General Manager of the San Diego Padres, but after missing on his first two big moves (offseason roster overhaul and firing Bud Black), it appears that whatever Preller does next needs to be successful before this whole thing turns ugly.

Padres, Preller prepared to sell and buy – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Padres’ key decision-makers realize it is getting extremely late to make a run up the standings. Still, even as a majority of Preller’s winter splashes haven’t panned out, they feel as strongly as ever about their first-year GM.

Upton sits with a sore left oblique – Padres.com
Justin Upton, who Monday was named as a reserve to the National League All-Star team, is currently considered day to day. Murphy is hopeful that won’t lead him to a disabled list stint.

Scott And BR Commercial Free Uncensored Podcast #8 – Mighty 1090 (Audio)
Scott and BR are back for another podcast, joined by Voice of San Diego’s Scott Lewis to discuss the city pushing forward with a public vote for a new stadium in January despite the Chargers leaving the negotiations table.

Chargers fans still showing loyalty, with their money – Bolts from the Blue
As one of the crappiest off seasons in Charger history drags on, Charger fans continue to show their loyalty in the way the team, and the league, cares about most…buying their stuff.

Annie & John Podcast: “Drink Up, Everybody!” – Mighty 1090 (Audio)
Annie Heilbrunn and John Gennaro are back with another podcast about the San Diego Padres and San Diego Chargers, and this time they’re wondering if San Diego sports fans are snakebitten or if things will get better one day.

Every ridiculous thing that happened on the day DeAndre Jordan changed his mind – SB Nation
DeAndre Jordan turned his back on Dallas after a verbal agreement and signed with the Clippers. Here’s every weird twist and turn that made that possible.

Federal judge orders cancellation of Redskins’ trademark registrations – Washington Post
The Washington Redskins lost the biggest legal and public relations battle yet in the war over the NFL team’s name after a federal judge Wednesday ordered the cancellation of its federal trademark registrations, opposed for decades by Native American activists who call the name disparaging.

The cancellation, called a “huge victory” by the activists, doesn’t go into effect until the team has exhausted the appeals process in the federal court system. And Redskins President Bruce Allen vowed Wednesday that the team would appeal.



One thought on “7/9 Morning Mighty: Padres, and fans, voice frustration

  1. Paul Williams

    I’m sure that you guys there at The Mighty 1090 must be just as disappointed in the Friars as the rest of us are!

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