Padres-Cubs Rained Out, Doubleheader Scheduled

Padres Cubs rainout

Opener vs. Cubs postponed; twin bill Wednesday –
The Friendly Confines weren’t so friendly to the Padres on Monday night, as their series opener against the Cubs was postponed by rain.

The two clubs will make up the game on Wednesday afternoon as part of a split doubleheader. Game 1 is slated for 10:05 a.m. PT; Game 2 will take place in the originally scheduled 5:05 p.m. timeslot.

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Underwent Microfracture Surgery In The Offseason
It was revealed yesterday that Melvin Gordon, whom the San Diego Chargers traded up and then drafted in the 1st round of the 2015 NFL Draft, underwent microfracture surgery over the offseason.

While he is expected to be ready for the start of the 2016 season, the history of running backs who have had this surgery is not great.

Gordon, Benjamin, Johnson On Offseason Workouts
Melvin Gordon, Travis Benjamin, and Stevie Johnson talk the start of offseason workouts, learning some new wrinkles on offense and meshing with new teammates.

Chargers Sign Veretan OL Matt Slauson
The San Diego Chargers were in desperate need of some help in the middle of their offensive line, and so they pounced when the Chicago Bears released veteran Guard/Center Matt Slauson last week.

Chargers sign 5 of 8 draft picks – San Diego Union-Tribune
Defensive end Joey Bosa, tight end Hunter Henry and center Max Tuerk were in San Diego on Monday for the start of the team’s rookie development program. But unlike the rest of the draft class, the first three rounders have yet to be formally initiated. The other five are now under contract, the team announced.

AUDIO: Scott Lewis On Why So Many Politicians Are Against The Chargers Plan
Voice of San Diego’s Scott Lewis on why so many politicians are against the Chargers stadium plan, if they can gather enough signatures and why Mayor Faulconer has remained quiet.

Stephen Curry reminds us why he’s the MVP in return from injury – USA Today
After a mostly disappointing 2016 NBA Playoffs thus far, Steph Curry showed up to Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers and reminded the world (as well as his Golden State Warriors teammates) that he is the best player on the planet.


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