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Here’s a simple comparison between the Padres’ most recent 24-game stretch and the one that preceded it: Games AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K DP SB CS LOB BA OBP SLG 102-125 806 120 204 41 4 25 113 91 163 19 18 3 166 .253 .329 .407 126-149 794 70 187 [...]

Hairston Never Got the Memo

I spend the weekend at Comic-Con, and the Padres go out and win three straight games. Are they even allowed to do that? Scott Hairston hit another home run on Sunday. Dude is batting .364/.417/.909 in July. He also has eight homers this month and 11 RBI. That’s pretty hard to do. Hairston has some [...]

Here’s to Humble Foundations

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 [...]

Notes on a Victory

Satisfying win on Tuesday night. The last two games I’ve attended have followed the exact same pattern: Randy Wolf serves up a two-run homer in the first, settles down, and watches his teammates play long ball late. To the bullet points: Hard to complain about a victory, but I’ll do it anyway. The Pads really [...]