5/20 Morning Mighty: Shields shines with arm and bat vs. Cubs

San Diego Padres SP James Shields

Shields shines, before Norris’ double proves decisive – Padres.com
It was a much needed and decisive win over a very good Cubs team last night, which is good news for the Padres. They obviously still have the ability to beat good teams, they just need to find a way to do it consistently.

James Shields On Why He’s Not Worried About HR’s Or K’s – Mighty 1090 (Video)
Padres pitcher James Shields on a much-needed team win, why he’s not concerned about the number of home runs he’s given up or taken in by his league-leading 75 strikeouts.

Padres’ Myers lands on DL – UT San Diego
Padres fans are concerned, after hearing that Wil Myers’ disappointing 2014 season was due to a similar wrist injury to the one he’s dealing with now, but the team seems confident that another week of rest should get back to 100%.

The Big Problem with the New New Stadium Plan – Voice of San Diego
Combined with the mayor’s commitment to hold a public vote, the necessary zoning change to make money off a Mission Valley land sale would take too long to meet the Chargers’ absurd demands and deadlines. Perhaps they weren’t meant to be met.

San Diego’s handling of Triple-A skipper Murphy highly unusual – FOX Sports
Pat Murphy is the Padres’ Triple-A manager. The Brewers want to hire him as a major-league coach. And the Padres have balked at letting him go. A simple case of a team valuing an employee? Perhaps. But some in the industry view the Padres’ actions as highly unusual — and perhaps a sign that the Pads want Murphy to replace manager Bud Black or, at the very least, join the team’s coaching staff.

Kris Bryant On Returning To San Diego, Cubs Young Core & Last Petco Memory – Mighty 1090 (Video)
Former USD star Kris Bryant on his return to San Diego, being a part of the Chicago Cubs young core and what he remembers about his last visit to Petco Park.

Kevin Acee On Issues With Stadium Financing & The Hiring Of Carmen Policy – Mighty 1090
UT San Diego’s Kevin Acee on the big picture hiring of Carmen Policy for the Chargers Carson project & what stands out with the CSAG financing plan.

Annie with an update on Brandon Morrow’s return, OD’s struggles and what Darren Balsley said in his pitchers’ meeting. (PS — there may or may not be dancing at the end…)


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