5/26 Morning Mighty: Weddle not expected to attend OTAs

San Diego Chargers S Eric Weddle

Padres rally but Angels answer with walk-off in 9th – Padres.com
Tyson Ross continued to have success over the Los Angeles Angels, but the offense got going a little too late for the Padres up in Anaheim.

Eric Weddle, seeking extension, won’t attend OTAs – NFL.com
Eric Weddle is heading into the final year of his contract with the Charger and, obviously, isn’t very happy about the situation. When OTAs start up this week, expect Weddle to be sitting at home instead of with his teammates.

The 5 biggest concerns for the struggling Padres – SB Nation
What’s wrong with the Padres? Is it fixable? Grant Brisbee takes you through why the Padres are 21-25 currently, and if their playoff hopes are already over.

Johnson keeps patient after latest hiccup – San Diego Union-Tribune
Josh Johnson’s rehab had been going swimmingly through April 28, when, a full year after last April’s surgery, he threw his first simulated game. He awoke the next morning with triceps tightness, was shut down from throwing and did not get back on the mound until a May 15 bullpen. Four days later, he threw in the bullpen again. He felt something afterward.

Myers encouraged, but no timetable for return – Padres.com
Center fielder/first baseman Wil Myers will return to San Diego on Tuesday to get a new scan done on his injured left wrist.

Myers, who hasn’t played since May 10 due to tendinitis in his left wrist, will also undergo tests to check the rate of healing with the tendinitis, manager Bud Black said.

‘Voila’: Melvin Ingram drops 20 pounds – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Chargers outside linebacker weighed 266 pounds last season. Ingram 2.0 is 20 pounds lighter, down to 246 with 8 percent body fat. The lighter and leaner version is gravitating toward a larger leadership role. He’ll be on the field Tuesday for the start of organized team activities (OTAs).

Aztecs headed to Lake Elsinore – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Aztecs learned Monday morning during the NCAA Selection Show that they are headed to the Lake Elsinore Regional. Their opening game will be against No. 1 seed UCSB (40-15-1), which is the regional host but has 100 miles more to drive to the ballpark than does No. 4 seed SDSU (40-21).


Check out the video below, in which Scott Kaplan sounds off on local media for criticizing CSAG’s stadium proposal.


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