My latest at Baseball Prospectus ($) touches on the Padres’ struggles at Petco Park (I’m working on a follow-up to yesterday’s piece), as well as Andre Ethier’s recent 30-game hitting streak, Kelly Johnson’s early season struggles in Arizona, and the efficiency of Rockies pitchers… Oh yeah, and a certain ex-Padre who has been even worse [...]
The Padres, thanks to Wednesday’s 3-1 victory over the Dodgers, are back on top in the National League West for the first time since… whew, Saturday? Time flies.
A few random thoughts on Tuesday night’s 6-0 victory over the Dodgers in LA…
That was satisfying. We took the in-laws out to the ballgame — sprung for Toyota Terrace seats, first time this year. They picked a good time to visit. Mom is from the old country, but I was heartened to see that she chose to root for the home team rather than Hiroki Kuroda. She digs [...]