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Join The Mighty 1090 and Darren Smith as he broadcasts live today from 12pm-3pm at the East Village Opening Day Block Party on J Street outside of Petco Park!

 

The San Diego Padres kick off their 2016 season at 4pm today with a matchup against the Los Angeles Dodgers. You can catch every Padres game, all season long, on The Mighty 1090AM. Make sure to check mighty1090.com regularly for updates and analysis of the team as well!

Kershaw-Ross rekindles storied NL West rivalry – MLB.com
Padres starter Tyson Ross remains a force, and he’s making his first Opening Day start, getting the nod over veteran James Shields, the club’s starter a year ago. The opposing pitcher is the same — left-hander Clayton Kershaw, the three-time NL Cy Young Award winner looking to add to his already historic career resume.

Tyson Ross on Opening Day start vs Dodgers
Tyson Ross on his first opening day start vs the Los Angeles Dodgers, having Derek Norris behind the plate instead of Austin Hedges, expectations and where the Padres got better.

 

Padres set Opening Day roster – MLB.com
SAN DIEGO — The Padres finalized their 25-man roster Sunday morning, deciding on No. 6 prospect Colin Rea for their final rotation spot and choosing Adam Rosales and Ryan Buchter for the final bench and bullpen roles, respectively.

Jabari Blash on trying to make the Padres as a rule 5 player and learning from Matt Kemp
Padres outfielder Jabari Blash on what it would mean to make the team (which he did), learning from Matt Kemp and what he wants to show the Padres.

Andy Green on final roster decisions, Hedges’ bright future & role of Blash and Jankowski
Padres manager Andy Green on final roster decisions, why Austin Hedges has a bright future and the role of Jabari Blash and Travis Jankowski.

 

Padres’ opening-day payroll below $100 million – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Padres’ opening-day payroll is a little more than $99 million, down from last season’s club-record sum of $108 million. Three veterans — James Shields, Matt Kemp and Melvin Upton Jr. — account for $55,300,000 in combined commitments, or roughly 56 percent of the payroll.

Previewing Padres season with owner Peter Seidler
Kevin Acee sat down with Padres owner Peter Seidler to preview the upcoming season.

 

Who has the edge in the Villanova-North Carolina NCAA championship game? – USA Today
North Carolina and Villanova have dominated their opponents on the way to Monday night’s NCAA championship. Which has the edge in the final? USA TODAY Sports college basketball writer Nicole Auerbach analyzes the matchup.

SPONSORED: Come to Striders for great food, craft beer and the final three games of the NCAA Tournament!
Striders in downtown San Diego is your #1 destination to watch the NCAA Tournament Championship Game today.

Stockton scores early in Overtime to post 2-1 win over San Diego – SanDiegoGulls.com
Kenny Agostino netted the game-winning goal just twelve seconds into sudden death overtime as the Stockton Heat skated away with a 2-1 overtime victory over the San Diego Gulls on Sunday afternoon at Valley View Casino Center.

Blake Griffin is back and he’s dunking like he never left – SB Nation
Blake Griffin returned to the court on Sunday after missing games since Christmas due to a quad injury, as well as getting a four-game suspension after punching a Clippers staffer, which resulted in a fractured right hand. After all that, Griffin scored his first points with a pretty sweet alley-oop dunk. It’s like he never left.

Abby Wambach arrested on DUI charge – USA Today
Retired U.S. women’s soccer star Abby Wambach was arrested early Sunday morning by police in Portland, Ore., and charged with driving under the influence, according to booking information from the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.

 

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