6/24 Morning Mighty: Amarista plays the hero in extra-innings win

San Diego Padres infielder Alexi Amarista

Padres break through late, top Giants in 11th – Padres.com
Alexi Amarista’s single off the glove of Giants reliever Hunter Strickland gave the Padres a much needed 3-2 victory over the Giants in 11 innings at AT&T Park on Tuesday. They’ll go again tonight at 7:15pm.

Dropping Knowledge – Is Pete Rose A Disgrace To Baseball? – Mighty 1090 (video)
Dan Sileo says that Pete Rose has given baseball a black eye and has brought shame to Major League Baseball after recently released documents show that he was betting on games that he played in.

Chargers: New Stadium EIR Deadline Not Possible – NBC San Diego
Despite the fact that the Raiders are moving along with a project to build a stadium in Oakland, and that they no-showed the Carson stadium event on Monday evening, the Chargers are still doing everything they can to tear down the city of San Diego to the media and to the NFL.

Ex-Chargers announcer Bauer finds new NFL broadcasting gig – FOX Sports
Hank Bauer didn’t need long to find a new announcing home. Sports USA announced Tuesday that the long-time San Diego Chargers radio analyst will be serving as a color commentator for its NFL broadcasts during the 2015 season.

Have Padres’ Players Recovered From Bud Black’s Firing? – Mighty 1090
Jay Paris is trying to be positive about the Pat Murphy hiring. So far, we’ve seen limited positive results. Jay goes digging to try and find out ways in which that may not be Murphy’s fault.

On Derek Norris’ Surprising Strength – Padres Public
One of the only concerns that was attached to Derek Norris when the Padres traded for him in the offseason was that he couldn’t throw out base-stealers. This season, he’s turning that reputation around.

Oscar De La Hoya seriously considering a comeback at age 42 – Boxing Junkie
Imagine this scenario if you can: Floyd Mayweather vs. Oscar De La Hoya – The rematch. Sounds far-fetched, sure. But according to the Golden Boy himself, it might not be that much of a stretch. De La Hoya told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday that he is seriously considering a comeback at the age of 42, after more than six and a half years away from the ring.

Taylor Metrics – What Is ‘ERA-‘? – Mighty 1090
Learn everything you need to know about ‘ERA-‘, including why it may just be the most valuable advanced stat available when evaluating pitchers, in this week’s Taylor Metrics.

If you’re leaving, Dean, come clean – San Diego Union-Tribune
There’s the pot, which the Chargers have been stirring for months. Time for Dean Spanos to either do his business or get off of it. We need to know. San Diego deserves to know.


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