Padres’ CEO gets vote of confidence from owner

DS Mike Dee

Padres’ Dee gets vote of confidence from owner – San Diego Union-Tribune
Amid calls for his firing as the Padres’ president and CEO, Mike Dee on Monday received a strong vote of confidence from managing partner Peter Seidler.

Responding to a coordinated effort from several local blogs urging the club, in the midst of another sub.-500 season, to remove its highest-ranking executive, Seidler cited Dee’s influence on the business side of operations while saying he expected Dee to remain with the organization for the foreseeable future.

Padres hit 4 HRs, but can’t contain Marlins –
Padres right-hander Colin Rea was roughed up, allowing eight runs over 2 2/3 innings in the shortest start of his career. Rea couldn’t bounce back from a critical error by second baseman Adam Rosales, who dropped the throw on a routine double-play ball that would’ve ended the third. Five runs scored after the error.

Quantrill signs with SD, hopes to debut in ’17 –
The 21-year-old right-hander out of Stanford University put pen to paper Monday afternoon, hours before the Padres’ 13-4 loss to the Marlins. Terms of the contract have not yet been disclosed, but the slot value for his selection is $3,630,900.

VIDEO: Cal Quantrill: ‘I’d like to be here next year’
Padres first round draft pick Cal Quantrill addressed the San Diego media for the first time after signing his contract and throwing a bullpen session at Petco Park.

AUDIO: Cal Quantrill: “I Took The Right Amount Of Time In Rehab And Feel 100% Back”
Padres first round selection Cal Quantrill joined Scott and BR from PETCO Park to talk about being taken by San Diego, he goes through his history from Canada to Stanford, his dad’s influence in his career, he talks about the rehab process from his Tommy John surgery and throwing bullpen session at PETCO.

Chargers mourn death of Earl Faison – San Diego Union-Tribune
Earl Faison, a member of the Chargers Hall of Fame and a defensive-line starter on the San Diego team that won the 1963 American Football League Championship, died Sunday in Prescott, Ariz. He was 77.

AUDIO: Daniel Jeremiah On Keenan Allen’s Deal & Tough AFC West
NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah compares the MLB Draft to the NFL Draft, discusses Keenan Allen’s extension, and explains why the AFC West will be a tough division in 2016.

Kyrie, LeBron overwhelm shorthanded Warriors to force Game 6 of Finals – Sports Illustrated
By night’s end, LeBron had put up a line (41 points, 16 rebounds, seven assists) no player in the Finals has ever matched, Irving became the first player to ever score 40+ (41 on 17-of-24 shooting) in tandem with his teammate during a game in the championship series, and the Cavs claimed a 112–97 win to push the series to a Game 6.

Ex-dunk champ Nate Robinson tries out with Seahawks – USA Today
The Seattle Seahawks’ Legion of Boom secondary has an unexpected suitor looking to join its ranks in the form of a 5-9, three-time former NBA Slam Dunk champion.

Nate Robinson, an 11-year NBA veteran who played for Hapoel Tel-Aviv this year, had a tryout Monday with the Seahawks as a defensive back, the team confirmed on its website.


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