DAILY LINKS: New Padre Franmil Reyes: “It’s a dream come true”

Franmil Reyes

HRs sink Padres pitching at Petco – Padres.com
Kazuhisa Makita spent the first week of this Padres’ homestand at Triple-A El Paso. The Rockies greeted him rudely upon his return to the big leagues. Gerardo Parra launched a tiebreaking three-run homer off Makita in the top of the sixth inning, sending Colorado to a 6-4 victory at Petco Park. It wasn’t the softest landing spot for Makita, and it wasn’t the softest landing either. It’s

Mighty 1090 Interview: Andy Green On Where He Sees Padres Improvement And Hypothetical Role For Franmil Reyes
Padres manager Andy Green discussed who he’s seeing signs of improvement from, what type of role Franmil Reyes would have when move becomes official and if he’s concerned with Eric Lauer’s velocity.

Mighty 1090 Video: Franmil Reyes On “Dream Come True” Call-Up & What Padres Fans Should Know About Him
Franmil Reyes discusses his “dream come true” of being called up to the Padres, playing with Franchy Cordero and Manuel Margot and what Padres fans should know about him.

Mighty 1090 Interview: Andrew Burer – “Outside Of Eric Hosmer, Who Is Going To Be Here In 2020? You Can’t Name That Player Right Now With 100% Confidence”
Padres Insider Andrew Burer joined Scott to talk about the disappointing crowds at PETCO, Franmil Reyes call up and which Padre player will be around in 2020.

Kevin Durant, James Harden

Warriors put Rockets away with second-half burst in Game 1 – ESPN
The Warriors absorbed many blows from the Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, but as they so often do, the Warriors used a second-half burst to pull away, leading to a 119-106 victory.

Mighty 1090 Interview: Mark Medina: “Houston’s Roster Was Completely Built To Beat Golden State”
Warriors beat reporter Mark Medina previewed the Western Conference finals and why the Houston Rockets constructed their roster to beat Golden State.

Listen Live! Rockies broadcaster Jenny Cavnar joins Ben & Woods at 9:10 a.m.

Mighty 1090 Interview: Mark Grant: “It Really Irritates Me That People Think The Team Is ACTUALLY Trying To Tank”
Padres broadcaster Mark Grant talks Padres baseball, his thoughts on teams tanking, and the excitement he has when looking at the Padres farm system.

Mighty 1090 Video: Austin Hedges On Rehab Progress & Which Injury Is More Painful To A Catcher, Posey Or Molina
Padres catcher Austin Hedges discussed his progress recovery from elbow tendinitis and which injury is more painful to a catcher, Yadier Molina’s groin injury or Buster Posey’s broken leg.

Our Rendezvous

Mighty 1090 Podcast: Our Rendezvous with Ben and Sheli Higgins – Episode 1
Ben and Sheli introduce us to Tim, the co-owner of their local hangout, spin the Wheel of Indecision, and share stories. Ben recounts the time he almost died on live television (while Sheli watched at home), and Patrick tells the story of how he jumped into action to save the life of one of his customers — turning him into a viral video star, as well.

Now that Aztecs have transfer Malachi Flynn, who might they get next? – Union Tribune
Malachi Flynn committed last week and officially signed his scholarship agreement with SDSU, which means the NCAA no longer considers him a “recruitable athlete” and Aztecs head coach Brian Dutcher is allowed to speak publicly about him. Or, in this case, gush about him. “He can do it all,” Dutcher said of the 6-foot-2 point guard who also considered Creighton, Baylor, Texas A&M and Gonzaga. “He passes, he can score, he’s good off ball screens. He’s an elite player.”

Mighty 1090 Interview: Chad Millman: “I Would Be Surprised If Legalized Sports Betting Wasn’t Legal In California In The Near Future”
From the Action Sports Network, Chad Millman joined Scott to talk about the Supreme Court vote to make sports gambling legal in all 50 states.

Your state-by-state guide to sports betting in light of Supreme Court ruling – USA Today
“Broadly speaking, you’re looking at a few distinct waves” in how states will proceed, said Chris Grove, who oversees the sports betting practice of Eilers & Krejcik Gaming LLC, a California-based research firm that serves the gaming industry. The first wave comprises a handful of states that basically have legal mechanisms in place and were just waiting for a favorable ruling from the high court. This includes New Jersey, West Virginia, Delaware and Mississippi. The next involves a slightly larger set of states whose legislatures are still in session and have sports-betting bills pending. California, New York, Illinois and Michigan are among this group.

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Marchessault, Golden Knights Top Jets to Knot Western Conference Final – Sports Illustrated
After a rough start to the Western Conference Final, Jonathan Marchessault got himself a little redemption in Game 2. Marchessault scored twice as the Vegas Golden Knights rebounded from a Game 1 loss to take a 3-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets that evened their third-round series.

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