12/9 TMM: Padres’ Gyorko trade gets mixed reviews

San Diego Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko hits game-winning single

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Padres acquire Jay, send Gyorko to Cards – MLB.com
You can check one item off the Padres’ offseason wish list, as the team Tuesday traded for outfielder Jon Jay of the Cardinals. The Padres, seeking a left-handed-hitting outfielder, landed Jay for infielder Jedd Gyorko and $7.5 million in cash considerations.

Scott Miller On Why Gyorko Trade Was Good For Padres – Mighty 1090 (audio)
MLB columnist Scott Miller on why the Jedd Gyorko trade was a good move for the Padres and the difficulty in figuring out what A.J. Preller is trying to do.

Gyork store called: Padres may regret this – San Diego Union-Tribune
While many are happy with the deal the Padres made to get Jon Jay, nearly as many Padres fans are upset to see the team dump the salary (and the potential future performance) of a player that appeared to have so much promise in Jedd Gyorko.

2015 Prospect Watch (Padres) – MLB.com

A definitive list of the top 30 prospects in the San Diego Padres organization as it stands now. Interesting to note that two of the top four were acquired in the deal to send Craig Kimbrel to the Boston Red Sox.

Chargers bring back familiar face, sign WR Vincent Brown – Bolts from the Blue
Not that is helps or hurt the San Diego Chargers any more at this point in the season, but a familiar face is back with the team and could be catching passes on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Stadium Squadcast: Haves Vs. Have Nots – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Can San Diego even afford to build an NFL stadium along with, and for, the Chargers? With the cost of NFL stadiums rising, how many markets are left that can afford it? What will stadium construction costs do to the future of the league and it’s mid-market teams?

Late-season predictions for all 32 teams – ESPN
ESPN’s Chargers reporter Eric Williams predicts that the San Diego Chargers will lose each of their remaining four games, finishing 3-13 for the season and 0-6 against the AFC West.

The Warriors can’t go 82-0 … right? – For The Win

The better question here might be if the Golden State Warriors even want, or should want, to go undefeated this NBA season. Will they run out of gas by time the NBA Playoffs come around?



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