Monday, December 6 2021

Padres deny Tingler’s reported firing, call it ‘premature’ originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

The San Diego Padres have denied a report that manager Jayce Tingler will be relieved of his duties ahead of Saturday’s game against the Giants. MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman first reported the news Saturday afternoon citing league sources.

Expectations were high for San Diego in 2021, as they were commonly seen as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ top competition in the NL West race heading into the season.

The Giants instead came out of nowhere and have paced the division just about the entire season, while San Diego has collapsed over the final few months of the season.

RELATED: Padres manager explains decision in loss to LA that hurt Giants

Tensions seemed to flare up several weeks ago when the Padres’ top two stars engaged in a visible shouting match in the dugout, as Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. had to be separated by teammates.

The decision either way on Tingler’s future likely won’t be made official until after Sunday’s season finale at Oracle Park. 

Regardless, Tingler and the Padres certainly fell short of expectations this season.

Download and follow the Giants Talk Podcast

Source: Yahoo Sports

Previous

Who should serve as Celtics captains on Ime Udoka's new team?

Next

HIGHLIGHTS: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Talladega

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also

Pro Sports Media

Trending Now

Raptors vs. Wizards odds, line: 2021 NBA picks, Dec. 5 predictions from proven computer model

The Washington Wizards will take on the Toronto Raptors at 6 p.m. ET Sunday at Scotiabank Arena. Toronto is 10-13 overall and 3-8 at home, while the Wizards are 14-9 overall and 6-6 on the road. These teams have already met twice this season and split those matchups. Toronto is favored by one point in […]

Read More

Minnie Miñoso belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame. I should know, I’m his son.

Minnie Miñoso is considered the first Black Cuban to play in the MLB. He led the American League in triples three times and steals three times. Over 20 seasons he had 2,110 hits, 365 doubles, 95 triples, 195 homers, 1,093 RBI, 1,225 runs and 216 steals. He was a 13-time All-Star. Miñoso is a Hall […]

Read More

Boston Celtics’ Enes Kanter Freedom blasts Jeremy Lin for playing in China: ‘Shame on you’

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter Freedom blasted former NBA player Jeremy Lin for choosing to play in the Chinese Basketball Association and called on him to “stand with Taiwan.” Freedom, 29, originally from Turkey, has been outspoken on various social and political issues, in particular, being critical of Communist and repressive regimes. Lin, 33, is […]

Read More