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Good Morning San Diego - October 19, 2021

Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Tuesday, October 19, 2021.

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San Diego Padres News

Padres managerial candidates: Five names San Diego should consider, including Ron Washington and Mike Shildt (CBS Sports)

Report: Former Cardinals Manager Mike Shildt Expected to Interview for Padres’ Job (Bleacher Report)

Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. to forego shoulder surgery (San Diego Union-Tribune)

MLB News

Astros start rookie Siri in center field for Game 3 (

New Cubs GM looks to raise bar ‘even further’ (

Giants want to exercise Posey’s $22M option (

Roberts: Urias was ‘best option’ in 8th in G2 loss (

Acuna feeling ‘good’, embracing cheerleader role (

MLB clubs to give minor league players housing (

Padre of the Day

Matt Kemp

San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies, 2015 Spring Training Set Number: X159340 TK1

After nearly a decade of tormenting the Padres with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the team acquired Kemp via trade following the 2014 season in an attempt to buy into contention. Kemp would have a decent stint in San Diego, batting .264 and hitting 46 home runs in 254 games with the team. Unfortunately, the team around him wasn’t living up to the standards set for them and Kemp was dealt in 2016 to the Atlanta Braves. He would go on to finish his career in 2020 with the Colorado Rockies.