7/8 Morning Mighty: Is it time for Preller to sell?

San Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller

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J. Upton robs fellow All-Star McCutchen of HR – Padres.com (Video)
On a wet Tuesday night in Pittsburgh, Upton used his glove to rob another All-Star, Andrew McCutchen, of a two-run home run with an over-the-fence grab in the fifth inning of a 3-2 loss to the Pirates.

Will Padres GM A.J. Preller be using his ‘sell’ phone? – FOX Sports
The Padres’€™ current stretch likely will determine Preller’€™s course, and the early returns have not been encouraging: They are 7-14 since firing manager Bud Black last month. Contending general managers have called Preller, but — for now – he’€™s telling him that he needs more time to evaluate his team.

Pirates groundskeeper eaten alive by tarp, Andrew McCutchen comes to the rescue – SB Nation (Video)
The life of a groundskeeper is not always seen as a dangerous one, but Tuesday at PNC Park we saw just how dangerous it can be.

Justin Upton: “Nobody knows what the future might hold” – Mighty 1090 (Audio)
The Padres lone All-Star, Justin Upton talks with Dan Sileo about the ASG experience as well as discusses his mindset this season.

Comic-Con over Chargers? Get real – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Chargers do bring money into the city, you know, but they are important for the memories and the promise, the anticipation of every season. Does Comic-Con and it’s “Big-Bang” crowd really make us proud? They are what we have become. If the Chargers leave, we lose part of our soul.

Clint Dempsey scores first two Gold Cup goals for USMNT off headers – USA Today
The U.S. Men’s National Team didn’t exactly impress against Honduras last night, but Clint Dempsey had enough talent to drag the team to a 2-1 victory off of two beautiful headers.

Rock Star GM Cancelled Show When He Fired Bud Black – Mighty 1090
San Diego’s Rock Star GM A.J. Preller sure looked like he put together one heck of a show last February. Too bad he stopped the music before it was even close to ending.

Dropping Knowledge: A-Rod Should Be An All-Star – Mighty 1090 (Video)
Dan Sileo sounds off on Major League Baseball for leaving Alex Rodriguez out of the 2015 All-Star game. Do you think A-Rod should be an All-Star?

Federowicz’s recovery ahead of schedule – Padres.com
Federowicz’s recovery has gone faster and smoother than he could have ever hoped for, so much so that after passing a notable physical test Monday, he could be on a Minor League rehabilitation assignment next week.

Is It Time for the Padres to Sell? (Not Yet) – Padres Public
It’s simple — there’s 18 games until the July 31st trade deadline, which gives the Padres some additional time to evaluate what they have and how well their playoff chances stack up. There’s no reason to decide to blow up the offseason plan just yet.



One thought on “7/8 Morning Mighty: Is it time for Preller to sell?

  1. rickochey

    I hate all the trades that happen in baseball. Its hard to follow a team. I get excited when the news says that the Padres are in the playoffs,and thats when i watch. Otherwise, its football and hockey.

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