Padres outscored 25-7 in two-game series in Seattle

San Diego Padres pitcher James Shields

Padres reach nadir in 16-4 loss to Mariners – San Diego Union-Tribune
Shields allowed 10 runs in a game for the fifth time in his career, becoming the majors’ active leader in that department. This latest implosion took place over just 2 2/3 innings. The veteran right-hander surrendered four walks, six singles and two home runs. In each inning, he made it to two outs before allowing a run.

Padres Catcher Christian Bethancourt Made The Most Of His Chance To Pitch – Deadspin
There are two ways of looking at Bethancourt’s 0.2 IP: You could focus on the fact that he loaded up the bases by hitting Seth Smith and walking a pair of batters, or you could marvel at his range and velocity. He threw a 96-mph fastball, but also froze Smith (before he hit him) with a glacial 53-mph eephus.

VIDEO: Keenan Allen talks about the Chargers’ WR group without Malcom Floyd
Keenan Allen on his recovery from a lacerated kidney, the 2016 Chargers wide receiver corps and why he doesn’t measure up to the speed of Travis Benjamin.

Acee: Time for Melvin Ingram to put money where talent is – San Diego Union-Tribune
Yet here we are, with his fifth NFL season upcoming, with Melvin Ingram appearing to be the impossible combination of bigger and more explosive during the Chargers offseason workouts, and we wonder what the former 18th overall pick will ultimately be.

AUDIO: Drew Kaser: “Having To Fill His Shoes (Mike Scifres) Is Going To Be A Pretty Hard Task.”
New Chargers punter Drew Kaser joins Kevin Acee on this Tuesday evening and shares his thoughts on being drafted by San Diego this offseason.

LeBron: Klay Thompson and Steph Curry ‘probably the two greatest shooters’ ever – USA Today
Heading into an NBA Finals rematch against the defending champion Golden State Warriors, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are singing the praises of their opponents.

Where in the World Is Kevin Durant Going? – The Ringer
Other than LeBron James (both times), no NBA free agent has ever been the subject of more scrutiny than Kevin Durant. And it’s only just begun. The hand-wringing, sleuthing, prognosticating, and creative Zillowing will only intensify over the next few weeks.


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