Saturday was strange. After scoring a total of five runs over the previous six games, the Padres erupted for 11 en route to a rare laugher over the visiting Giants. Jesus Guzman and Orlando Hudson homered, with Cory Luebke working seven strong innings.
The folks at Gaslamp Ball have a fun article up about polarizing topics for Padres fans. Among the topics is Petco Park’s effect on offense. It’s a legitimate concern, but part of the discussion centers on a fallacy: “Fans used to seeing home runs fly out of a Qualcomm Stadium at an average rate were [...]
This is Part 10 of a 13-part series examining the 65 men who have collected exactly one hit as a member of the San Diego Padres. The current installment features a man involved in Kevin Towers’ worst trade as Padres GM, two members of the inaugural 1969 squad, a man once traded for Randy Wolf, [...]