6/4 Morning Mighty: Shields moves to 7-0 with win over Mets

San Diego Padres starting pitcher James Shields

Shields beats Mets, Padres win series – San Diego Union-Tribune
Wednesday’s 7-3 win over the Mets featured the familiar (another successful effort by James Shields), the less familiar (a second consecutive offensive eruption) and the previously unthinkable (the Padres’ first series win at Petco Park in four weeks).

Derek Norris, James Shields & Justin Upton On Series Win & Need To Play Better – Mighty 1090 (Video)
After their series win over the Mets, Marty Caswell talked with Padres catcher Derek Norris on starting to gel as a team, James Shields on why the Padres must play better and Justin Upton on returning to Atlanta.

Keenan Allen is ‘maturing up’ – San Diego Union-Tribune
Keenan Allen is looking to make another leap in his third NFL season, this time into NFL superstardom. Having Stevie Johnson, a similar player, on the team has helped him to learn more about how to become that type of player.

Wil Myers Takes BP For First Time Since Injuring Wrist – Mighty 1090 (Video)
Wil Myers took batting practice Wednesday for the first time since going on the disabled list with left wrist tendonitis. Manager Bud Black said Myers will go on the road trip to Cincinnati and Atlanta, will hit again Friday (assuming there’s no inflammation or abnormal soreness) and if all goes well, may see a rehab start by the time the team returns to San Diego.

Padres Hoping A Hot Kemp Is Around The Corner – Mighty 1090
With two hits against the Mets last night, could Matt Kemp finally be busting out of his slump? The Padres might need him to, if they want to keep up their winning ways.

Not much of a first meeting on stadium – San Diego Union-Tribune
Nick Canepa reveals that up in Carson, later today, the Chargers and Raiders will move on creating a stadium authority which will hire the necessary personnel and retain the outside experts to move that project forward.

Yahoo Will Stream the NFL’s First Web Game, for Free – Re/code
What does Yahoo streaming an NFL game online mean for the future of sports broadcasting?

Everything you need to know about the Women’s World Cup – SB Nation
Among the FIFA scandal, the Women’s World Cup kicks off on Saturday in Canada, and Team USA is considered one of the favorites to win it all.

2015 NBA Finals Guide – SB Nation
Get ready for Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, which kicks off tonight!

In this week’s Unnamed Soccer Show (below), Darren Smith and Jordan Carruth talk Sepp Blatter’s resignation, preview the Champions League Final between Barcelona and Juventus, and new Xolos manger Ruben Romano.


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