Category Archives: Padres

An Indians Fan’s Dream

One of the beautiful things about April baseball is the unpredictability of early results. Every team has hot and cold streaks over 162 games, but if a surprising team goes on an early run, its fans can dream a little. … Continue reading

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April 6th MVPs

NL MVP Nick Hundley, Padres (.533/.588/.800) Nobody in the NL stands out quite like the top few hitters in the AL, but Hundley’s now 8-for-15 with three extra base hits and a walk. For a catcher who’s played a quarter … Continue reading

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Final Awards Picks

The regular season ended today with four meaningful baseball games, one of which went into extra innings (though the Rays had clinched the division by the end of the ninth), another of which was decided by one run (with the … Continue reading

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Judgment Day

Last night was a momentous night for pennant races, as the Rays, Yankees, and Reds clinched postseason berths. But those were all foregone conclusions. The real news happened when the Padres lost a game to the Cubs on the field … Continue reading

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Roughed Up, NL West-style

There are many things I love about the way the NL West race is shaping up. The tie at the top. The charging Rockies terrifying the co-leaders with a 10-game winning streak. The three-game series between the Padres and Giants … Continue reading

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…and the Padres’ eventual collapse

I just looked back at my first post on July 4th. I told my readers to stay tuned for posts about, among other things, the Padres eventual collapse. Since that post, the Dads built what looked like an insurmountable lead … Continue reading

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