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Padres talking with Yankees, Astros about trade for closer Craig Kimbrel – ESPN
The San Diego Padres traded for closer Craig Kimbrel just hours before the season started in April. Now they could be about to move him, hours before Friday’s 4 p.m. ET trade deadline.
VIDEO: Darren & Marty On Chargers Training Camp, Rivers Message, Manti’s Moment & Other Takeaways – Mighty 1090
The Darren Smith Show was lived from the first day of Chargers Park, and ended up broadcasting during a Padres rain delay. Darren and Marty recap the weird, wild day in this video.
Still a Padre, J-Up delivers game-winning HR – Padres.com
With rumors still swirling that Upton could be traded, the left fielder diverted all the attention away from the “will he or won’t he?” drama and onto the field. Upton blasted his second homer in two days in dramatic fashion, a go-ahead three-run shot off Jeurys Familia in the ninth inning to cap a comeback over the Mets.
VIDEO: Antonio Gates Addresses Four Game Suspension – Mighty 1090
Chargers tight end Antonio Gates addressed the media for the first time yesterday since he was given a four game suspension for taking a banned substance, and says he doesn’t know how or why he tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance.
Rosenthal: Why all MLB eyes are on San Diego as deadline nears – FOX Sports
The Pads, mind you, are still four games under .500, still 7½ games back in the wild-card race. But their next six series are against sub-.500 clubs. Preller, according to major-league sources, is still deciding which direction to take his team. The entire sport is waiting for him to move.
7/30 Training Camp Highlights – Chargers.com
A number of wide receivers impressed, but Stevie Johnson showed his flair for the dramatic, high-pointing a perfect Philip Rivers’ dime to make an acrobatic, one-handed catch in traffic.
VIDEO: Fans Speak Out At Chargers Training Camp – Mighty 1090
Bold predictions, gripes, hot takes and more … It’s all here as fans talk to Annie at the first practice of training camp.
AUDIO: Kevin Acee: “Contract Negotiations Are Over For Rivers” – The Scott & BR Show
UT Columnist Kevin Acee joined Scott and BR to talk about the ongoing negotiations with Philip Rivers and the Chargers and he explains why he thinks there won’t be a new contract before seasons end.
Robot umpires should be the future of baseball – Vox
On Tuesday night, at a minor league baseball game between the San Rafael Pacifics and the Vallejo Admirals, the home plate umpire called no balls or strikes. Instead, for the first time in history, a computer system did.
Chargers Training Camp Comes With Question Marks – Mighty 1090
Jay Paris goes over all of the storylines, good and bad, that are facing the San Diego Chargers as they kick off their 2015 Training Camp at Chargers Park.