Padres interested in signing Lincecum

Padres, among many others, interested in Lincecum – San Diego Union-Tribune
Former Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum, who has no-hit the Padres twice, is expected to pitch in a showcase near the end of this month. The location will be in the Phoenix area, possibly either Scottsdale or Tempe. The Padres will be in attendance, though far from alone.

Tyson Ross on what’s different under Andy Green
Check out some of the sights and sounds from Padres spring training in Peoria and hear from Tyson Ross as he discusses a different camp under Andy Green and getting his first opening day start.

 

Padres sign reliever Casey Janssen to minor league deal – ESPN
The San Diego Padres have signed right-hander Casey Janssen to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. The 34-year-old will compete for a spot in the back end of the Padres’ bullpen. He was 2-5 with a 4.95 ERA with the Washington Nationals last season.

Hedges using strobe glasses to improve reflexes – MLB.com
22-year old Austin Hedges is spending Spring Training trying to get better, and he’s taking inspiration from the NBA’s Steph Curry on how to train his reflexes.

Peter Seidler: “We’re Building What Will Be A Championship Baseball Organization” – Mighty 1090
Managing Partner for the San Diego Padres, Peter Seidler, joined Kevin Acee and Hank Bauer in-studio on Friday as Spring Training was just getting under way and told them what he expects from the team this season and going forward.

Christian Bethancourt on getting to know a new pitching staff
Once considered the future starting catcher of the Atlanta Braves, Christian Bethancourt was traded to the Padres this season after just half a season in the majors. Now, amongst a crowded catcher depth chart, Bethancourt is trying to stand out.

 

Aztecs clinch at least a share of MW title – San Diego Union-Tribune
On Sunday, Malik Pope started for the first time in three months and responded with what was probably his best game since coming to SDSU. The team is hoping to ride Pope’s hot hand to another win on Wednesday, against Wyoming, which would give them sole possession of the Mountain West Championship. You can listen to that game, and every SDSU Aztecs basketball game, on The Mighty 1090.

2016 Daytona 500: Denny Hamlin wins in photo finish – USA Today
In one of the greatest Daytona 500 finishes of all time, Denny Hamlin held off Martin Truex Jr. by less than a nose to win his first 500 – and the first for team owner Joe Gibbs in 23 years.

Gulls trips up Reign, 4-2 – SanDiegoGulls.com
Matt Berry’s go-ahead goal with 4:18 remaining in the third period snapped a 2-2 tie, and Anton Khudobin made 30 saves on 32 shots faced to preserve the edge as the San Diego Gulls beat the Ontario Reign 4-2 on Saturday night at Valley View Casino Center.

Anthony Davis put up a historic statline against the Pistons – For The Win
Anthony Davis took time out Sunday to remind the entire sports world how special he is. He dropped a ridiculous 59 points, 20 rebounds and four assists against a helpless Pistons front line.

Copa America 2016 draw results: United States handed difficult group with Colombia – SB Nation
There were never going to be any easy groups in Copa America, but the United States drew just about the most difficult group possible. They’ll face CONCACAF rivals Costa Rica, 2011 Copa America finalists Paraguay and James Rodriguez-led Colombia.

 

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