7/10 Morning Mighty: Chargers vs. Comic-Con

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What Matters More To San Diego: Chargers Or Comic-Con? – Mighty 1090 (Video)
Marty takes to the streets to find out what matters more to the people at Comic-Con: That the event continue to be in San Diego or that the Chargers stay in San Diego?

Santiago, Templeton elected to Padres’ Hall – Padres.com
The Padres Hall of Fame is opening its doors to two more players — shortstop Garry Templeton and catcher Benito Santiago. Templeton and Santiago will become the 10th and 11th members of the Padres Hall of Fame during induction ceremonies at Petco Park on Saturday, Aug. 8, before the Padres’ game against the Phillies.

Former Chargers Curtis Conway and Nick Hardwick Join Chargers Radio Broadcast Team – Chargers.com
As part of the new Chargers Broadcast Team, Conway will join Josh Lewin, play-by-play announcer, in the broadcast booth as color analyst and Hardwick will report from the sidelines for all home and away games.

PADRES: Murphy always prepares, even if the wins aren’t piling up yet – The Press Enterprise
Pat Murphy takes everything into account. How many at-bats did somebody have in winter ball last year? When is the best time to have the outfield play no-doubles? What’s “so-and-so’s” track record when playing six days in a row? He finds the answers to all those questions daily, and in his little booth in the Omni, writes them down.

Blue Jays trade rumors: Padres among teams scouting Toronto – MLB Daily Dish
More than a few teams were scouting two top pitching prospects for the Blue Jays, and the Padres were among those with multiple high-ranking officials in attendance.

Cosplay And More At Comic-Con 2015! – Mighty 1090 (Video)
Annie Heilbrunn checks out another year of craziness at Comic-Con in downtown San Diego!

Maybin playing way Padres once envisioned – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Three months later, the Braves are quite pleased the Padres insisted they take Maybin. Because Maybin and second baseman Jace Peterson, another former Padre acquired in another Braves offseason trade involving another Upton, have been the most pleasant surprises among the position players brought in during a frenetic five months of Braves personnel moves.

Former Raiders QB Ken Stabler dies at age 69 – USA Today
Ken Stabler, a quarterback who rose to fame by leading the Oakland Raiders to victory in Super Bowl XI, died at the age of 69 on Wednesday, his family confirmed in a statement Thursday. Stabler had been battling Stage 4 colon cancer since February, his family said.

The Home Run Derby Field Is A Good One – Deadspin
Yes, it’d be nice to have Giancarlo Stanton (injured), Bryce Harper (skipping because his father, who pitches to him, is recovering from rotator cuff surgery), or Mike Trout (“I’m eventually going to do it”). But the field has a little bit of everything: there’s resurgent superstar Albert Pujols; hometown hero Todd Frazier; standby sluggers Josh Donaldson and Prince Fielder; emerging power threat Manny Machado; and three young mashers in Joc Pederson, Anthony Rizzo, and Kris Bryant. And they’ll be paired off in a brand-new bracket format, seeded by number of home runs on the year.



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