5/29 Morning Mighty: Ian Kennedy shelled by Pirates

San Diego Padres pitcher Ian Kennedy

Kennedy struggles early and Padres can’t recover – Padres.com
The Padres had won two in a row, and three out of their last four, heading into their series against the Pirates…but the Pirates were much hotter. They have now won seven consecutive games after battering Ian Kennedy last night.

Venable calls Petco grass ‘terrible’ – San Diego Union-Tribune
As the Padres prepared for Thursday night’s game against Pittsburgh, the usually pristine playing surface at Petco still showed signs of the Stones concert played four days earlier. The area in the outfield where the stage had been — stretching from left- to right-center field — was clearly outlined.

Which Padres Players Attacked The Crazy Crab? – Mighty 1090
The Crab was tackled by two Padres players in August of 1984, and his career was over. He sued the Padres and they settled out of court for $2,000. Ever since, the identities of these two Padres miscreants have been a mystery. Until now.

Ryan Clady has torn his ACL and is likely out for the season – Mile High Report
Not only did the Broncos lose Orlando Franklin in free agency to the Chargers, they’ll now be without their starting Left Tackle for the entire season. Can Peyton Manning survive behind this offensive line?

Aztecs Roll Into NCAA Tournament With A Hall Of Fame Presence – Mighty 1090
The SDSU baseball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament, and they’re bringing along the spirit of their former manager, Tony Gwynn.

Evaluating the Linebackers with LB Coach Mike Nolan – Chargers.com (Video)
New Chargers LB coach, Mike Nolan, is legendary around the league as a great defensive mind. What does he think of his new crop of linebackers?

PADRES: Morrow, Myers, Alonso Injury Update; Plus, What Happens In The Infield? – Mighty 1090
If the Padres ever do find themselves completely healthy, Bud Black is going to have some very tough decisions to make.


Darren Smith and Jordan Carruth share their thoughts on FIFA’s latest scandal and President Sepp Blatter in this week’s Unnamed Soccer Show:


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