12/10 TMM: A Padres Fire Sale?

San Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller

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Padres shopping Jankowski, Renfroe – San Diego Union-Tribune
Hearing that the Padres are actively shopping two of their top prospects, and listening to trade offers on most of the players on their major-league roster, it’s easy to wonder if the team is trying to do a complete tear down and rebuild. However, it seems more like A.J. Preller is trying to make the roster fit together better, and perhaps focused on getting some guys in here that weren’t acquired by the previous GM (including a pretty famous Japanese 3B).

Eric Grubman: “There Is No Compelling Proposal From Any Of The 3 Cities” – Mighty 1090 (audio)

Scott Kaplan and Billy Ray Smith break down the audio of an interview the NFL’s EVP Eric Grubman did in St. Louis, where he talked about the stadium proposals made by all three cities that are trying to retain their NFL teams.

The Stadium Crisis on the NFL’s Horizon – Bolts from the Blue

San Diego and Oakland losing teams because of stadium issues is no surprise. St. Louis, on the other hand, hasn’t even had their facility for 20 years. What does this mean for the NFL moving forward? Could their stadium plan be the thing that eventually takes the league down?

Chargers WR Vincent Brown Is Back; Plus, DJ Fluker Speaks About His Concussion Symptoms – Mighty 1090 (video)
Vincent Brown says joining the Chargers is like “waking up from a long nightmare” … plus, the scary effects of DJ Fluker’s concussion and how he’s doing now:

Fluker: body ‘burning’ post-concussion – San Diego Union-Tribune

Chargers guard D.J. Fluker, coming off his first practice in three weeks, recalled “weird” burning sensations, “scary” moments losing focus and a week-plus of light sensitivity following the Nov. 22 concussion he sustained against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Chargers Notes: Rivers Limited, Vincent Brown Returns, Malcom Floyd On Finishing Career On High Note – Mighty 1090 (video)

Vincent Brown discussed returning to the Chargers and Malcom Floyd spoke of why it’s a “sick” feeling during the 3-9 season and his hopes of finishing his career on high note.

Sileo’s ESET Fantasy Picks – Week 14: Dan Sileo says Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tyrod Taylor, and Jameis Winston are three sleepers to consider for fantasy football this week.


Melvin Gordon fumbling at an alarming rate – San Diego Union-Tribune
Here is a very good take on the Chargers’ rookie RB 12 games into his first season. It’s included some ups and downs, and there’s plenty of reason for optimism and concern in the future.

Unnamed Soccer Podcast: Champions League Down To 16 – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Darren Smith and Jordan Carruth get together to discuss the knockout stages in Champions League, how serious the Leicester City Foxes should be taken, Portland winning the MLS Cup, and return of Club Tijuana, and more.

Dana White to Holly Holm: Ronda Rousey is your next opponent – ESPN
The UFC has targeted a bantamweight title rematch between Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey on July 9 in Las Vegas, despite a report that Holm wishes to fight sooner.

Gulls In Flight #9: Chris Mueller – Mighty 1090 (audio)
This week’s Gulls In Flight is filled with great conversation and insight from one of the San Diego Gulls’ top veteran players: center Chris Mueller.



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