Padres’ Schimpf named Rookie of the Month

San Diego Padres' Ryan Schimpf scores against the Milwaukee Brewers in the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Ed-win: Padres overpower Brewers in finale – MLB.com
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Jabari Blash Hits First Major League Home Run
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Schimpf snags NL rookie honors for July – MLB.com
Ryan Schimpf hit .269/.387/.705 with a franchise rookie record nine home runs in July. In the process, Schimpf took home the National League Rookie of the Month Award, becoming the fourth Padre in history to earn those honors.

AUDIO: Ryan Schimpf: “I Just Want To Keep Learning. Not Just For Me, But For Other People…To Show Them Something.”
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Aztecs’ Damontae Kazee an SI.com preseason All-American – San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego State cornerback Damontae Kazee has received national recognition when SI.com on Wednesday named him to its 2016 Preseason All-American Team.

Kazee was a second-team selection at cornerback. He earned Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year last season after collecting a MW-record eight interceptions, along with 75 tackles, seven pass breakups and two forced fumbles.

VIDEO: Life With Rocky – Ocean Beach
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AUDIO: Club Tijuana Look Like A Playoff Team
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Report: Russell Westbrook agrees to three-year extension with Thunder – Sports Illustrated
Westbrook would have a player option for the third year, allowing him to opt out in 2018. The renegotiated deal would move his salary for next season to the current max of $26.5 million, rising by around $2 million each subsequent year.

Chiefs agree to terms with former Rams QB Nick Foles – NFL.com
The Chiefs have agreed to terms with former Rams quarterback Nick Foles, NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo reported, via a source informed of the clubs talking contract with Foles’ representatives. The Cowboys and the Vikings had also extended offers to the former Los Angeles Rams quarterback, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport added.

 

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