I’ve run out of words to describe the ineptitude of the Padres offense. Well, words that I care to use in decent company. Here’s how they fared while being swept at Petco Park by the Phillies: G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG 4 145 133 3 22 [...]
Ah, November… Of all the months between October and December, it is by far my favorite. It’s also the month in which I once wrote many things, some of which have not come back to embarrass me…
I finally made it to a game Tuesday night. About time… I get cranky when I can’t get out to the ballpark, and it had been way too long. Ah, who am I kidding? I’m always cranky.
Let’s see, what were we talking about this time last year? Two years ago? Four years? Six? 2007 We were chatting with our pal Steve Poltz about music, baseball, and life: I have a song coming out on my new CD that’s called “A Brief History of My Life.” It starts off with us moving [...]
In Part 4 of our chat with singer/songwriter/Padre fan Steve Poltz poltz.com, Steve talked about Steve Garvey’s homer in the NLCS in ’84, shagging fly balls while Tony Gwynn took batting practice, and more. In our final segment, Steve discusses his meeting of Ken Caminiti, the heartbreak of watching USD alum Brady Clark struggle in [...]
In Part 3 of our chat with singer/songwriter/Padre fan Steve Poltz (poltz.com), Steve discussed the connections between music and baseball, Jewel, and the Ramones. In the latest installment, Steve talks about the Roseanne Barr incident, running up Bruce Bochy’s minibar tab at a hotel, and pelting his parents’ walls with marbles as part of a [...]
In the previous installment of our chat with singer/songwriter/Padre fan Steve Poltz (poltz.com), we talked about Celine Dion, great places to play music, and the effect James Taylor had on his love life in the ’70s. This time, Steve muses on the connections between music and baseball, his work with Jewel, and what it was [...]