6/18 Morning Mighty: Myers to miss 2 months after surgery

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Padres struggle to contain A’s, drop 4th straight – Padres.com
The A’s scored. Then they scored some more. Then they scored even more, running away with a 16-2 win over the Padres on Pride Night at the Coliseum on Wednesday.

Myers to undergo wrist surgery, miss 8 weeks – Padres.com
Padres outfielder Wil Myers will undergo surgery to remove bone spurs in his left wrist and will be out about eight weeks. Myers missed 28 games with left wrist tendonitis and was reinstated from the disabled list last Thursday. He played three days before returning to the DL. Myers sought a second opinion and will have the surgery on Thursday.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer Fires Back At The Chargers – Mighty 1090 (video)
One day after the Chargers released a statement saying the City’s proposed December vote was a no-go, Mayor Kevin Faulconer, city attorney Jan Goldsmith & county supervisor Ron Roberts lashed out at the team for refusing to negotiate with the city and trying to run out the clock.

Mayor flexes, now must run right race – San Diego Union-Tribune
Those who would like to keep rooting for the hometown NFL team must hope His Honor has the backbone he says he does. Because this is a perilous approach, and how Faulconer & Co. proceed from here will determine whether he is remembered as the mayor who helped keep the Chargers in San Diego or the mayor who failed to keep the Chargers in San Diego.

Political infighting could cast Carson in poor light in NFL stadium race – L.A. Times
The day after a chaotic Carson City Council meeting that included allegations of corruption and threats of litigation, one of the most vocal proponents of the city’s proposed $1.7-billion professional football stadium said toxic politics could undermine the project.

Story Time With Shawne Merriman and Nick Hardwick – The Players’ Tribune
Naked squats in the San Diego Chargers training room? It happened. Find out the who, what, when, why and how from Shawne Merriman and Nick Hardwick.

DARREN SMITH: Unnamed Soccer Show – What’s Up With Clint Dempsey? – Mighty 1090 (video)
Darren Smith says Clint Dempsey could really hurt the U.S. National team this summer if he is suspended (and potentially missed the Gold Cup) for tearing up a referee’s notebook in a recent match.

Playing the Right Way? – FOX Sports
Former Padres catcher John Baker talks about reintroducing fun into the game of baseball, and how it flies in the face of what the sport has become. This is a must read.


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