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Headley returns, Maybin heads to DL for Padres

Headley returns, Maybin heads to DL for Padres

CNNSI.com yahoo.com MLB.com Updated Apr 17, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- Third baseman Chase Headley is back in the lineup for the San Diego Padres, who put center fielder Cameron Maybin on the disabled list with a sore right wrist.
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  • Rivers Gives Himself Props For His Play With The Bolts

    Rivers Gives Himself Props For His Play With The Bolts

    chargersgab.com Apr 17, 2013
    Philip Rivers has done a lot of good things for the Chargers. He pointed out some of the positives on Tuesday, after a reporter asked him to evaluate where his career stands, Tom Krasovic of U-T San Diego reports. “As far as whatever the numbers say ove
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  • Mattingly senses Kemp needs a breather

    Mattingly senses Kemp needs a breather

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    Matt Kemp was not a happy camper Wednesday because the Dodgers' starting lineup was posted without him in it for the closer of a three-game series against the Padres at Dodger Stadium.
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  • Eric Weddle Thinks The Bolts Are The NFL’s Best Team

    Eric Weddle Thinks The Bolts Are The NFL’s Best Team

    chargersgab.com Apr 17, 2013
    The Chargers were once considered among the top teams in the league but experienced a decline from 2010-2012 which led to the dismissals of GM A.J. Smith and coach Norv Turner. But safety Eric Weddle believes the Chargers are still an elite team, Tom Kr…
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  • Jaworski likens Manuel to Kaepernick

    Jaworski likens Manuel to Kaepernick

    signonsandiego.com Apr 17, 2013
    Ron Jaworski likens Florida State senior EJ Manuel to Colin Kaepernick.
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  • Prospect Profile: Robert Woods

    Prospect Profile: Robert Woods

    chargers.com Apr 17, 2013
    Learn more about wide receiver Robert Woods out of USC.
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  • NFL Draft: Top 5 outside linebackers

    NFL Draft: Top 5 outside linebackers

    signonsandiego.com Apr 17, 2013
    Aside from being very fast, LSU's Barkevious Mingo has a brother named Hughtavious.
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  • Is a Star in the Chargers future?

    Is a Star in the Chargers future?

    signonsandiego.com Apr 17, 2013
    The Chargers need an elite OT, but may have to settle in the first round of the draft.
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  • Philip Rivers thinks he’s played “pretty dang good”

    Philip Rivers thinks he’s played “pretty dang good”

    profootballtalk.com Apr 17, 2013
    Speculation about a quarterback’s future after a regime change is natural. But Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers defended his record this week, saying he doesn’t feel like his job’s on the line. “As far as whatever the numbers say over the last f
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  • Weddle: McCoy is off to a good start

    Weddle: McCoy is off to a good start

    signonsandiego.com Apr 17, 2013
    Eric Weddle says new Chargers coach Mike McCoy is"very headstrong," and that's good.
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  • Capuano exits with strained left calf

    Capuano exits with strained left calf

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    Filling in for injured starter Zack Greinke, Chris Capuano left Tuesday's 9-2 loss to the Padres in the top of the third inning due to a strained left calf. He'll have an MRI Wednesday or Thursday.
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  • Amarista's four RBIs back Marquis' gem in LA

    Amarista's four RBIs back Marquis' gem in LA

    MLB.com Apr 17, 2013
    Jason Marquis allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings and Alexi Amarista drove in four runs as the Padres defeated the Dodgers, 9-2, and earned their first series win of the season at Dodger Stadium.
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