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Good Morning San Diego: Padres DH Nelson Cruz designated for assignment

Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Wednesday, July 5, 2023.

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MLB: San Diego Padres at Pittsburgh Pirates Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

San Diego Padres News

Padres DH Nelson Cruz Designated for Assignment (Sports Illustrated)

Why would Shohei Ohtani want to sign with the Padres? (The Athletic)

Padres News: Friars President Expects a Huge Second Half of The Season (Sports Illustrated)

Padres News: Juan Soto Impressed by But Not Scared of Shohei Ohtani (Sports Illustrated)

MLB News

Blister ends Ohtani’s day on the mound (

J-Rod, Kirby, Wander, Tucker, Bednar added to All-Star squads (

SD star trio gets in groove against Ohtani, of all people (

Torres’ electrifying dash helps Yanks close gap in East (

Here’s who’s participating in the Home Run Derby (

Injuries: Trout to IL; Judge may need offseason surgery (

Will this former Cy Young winner be traded? (

Arraez goes 1-for-3 in chase for .400 (

Watch MLB.TV FREE to celebrate Independence Day (

Here are the 2023 All-Star rosters (

Which pitchers should get the call to start All-Star Game? (

Team-by-team breakdown of the 2023 All-Stars (

9 unlikely All-Stars on this year’s rosters (