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West Notes: Gray, Halos, Lamet, Hand, Shelby

Sonny Gray's two most recent starts for the Athletics have altered his stock in a hurry, writes ESPN's Buster Olney. Gray's struggles over the past 13 to 14 months have been tied not only to injury but to a (quite possibly related) drop in his swinging-strike rate, but he's racked up swings-and-misses in his each…

GWYNNTELLIGENCE PODCAST: JOHN GENNARO

The "agenda": John Gennaro's podcasting Casual fans Radio stuff Santa Rosa is great The tank If you want to have your audio question answered on a future podcast, submit it for free (and easily!) at sayquick.com/gwynntelligence . In addition to playing the link below, you can also listen to the the podcast .mp3 file at…

Padres Receiving Trade Interest In Brad Hand

The Padres recently reaffirmed to clubs that they're "open for business," and lefty reliever Brad Hand is the "primary" piece that they have on the table at present, according to ESPN's Buster Olney (Twitter link). The Padres' willingness to sell off pieces isn't exactly a new development, though the fact that they're marketing Hand is…

Nashville Predators latest example of expansion teams’ struggle to contend

When the Nashville Predators won the NHL's Western Conference Finals on Sunday, it wasn't just the culmination of a tough series. It was the result of a 19-year process, one that included building

Orioles Claim Luis Sardinas

The Orioles have claimed shortstop Luis Sardinas off waivers from the Padres, per a club announcement. He had been designated for assignment recently.

Padres catcher Austin Hedges makes ridiculous diving catch vs Mets

There isn't too much to be excited about if you're a San Diego Padres fan these days. The team's best win total over the past six years is 77 wins, and this year's team may be worse than all of

10 best young players in baseball

rsal excitement around the league.Major League Baseball was in need of an influx of new talent for the future, and they've certainly got it. The youth movement has become the story of baseball thanks

MRI Reveals No Structural Damage In Cahill’s Shoulder

The Padres sent Trevor Cahill for an MRI on his injured right shoulder, but the test revealed no structural damage, tweets MLB.com's AJ Cassavell. Cahill will nonetheless be shut down from throwing for the next 10 to 14 days, though, after experiencing continued discomfort in a weekend throwing session.

Padres offering $99 ticket plan for five June wins or 16 June games – whatever happens first

Teams are getting more and more creative with their ticketing plans in order to draw fans. The San Diego Padres are the latest team to jump into the fray with the creation of the $99 "Five Win Pass?

Padres To Promote Dinelson Lamet

Meanwhile, the Padres will get their first look at interesting pitching prospect Dinelson Lamet, per Craig Mish of Sirius XM (Twitter links). He'll start on Thursday, per the report.

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