Originally posted on Padres Public  |  Last updated 7/5/13
As I sit here and type this up the Padres are down 6-2 to the Nationals in the 4th inning. Starter Andrew Cashner is long gone and twice the Padres have had runners in scoring position with less than 2 outs and not been able to score. The bright side? Chase Headley’s bat, after hitting the ball hard but with nothing to show for it in Boston, has a double and a HR already. But, assuming the Padres lose this game it will be their 7th loss in a row and 9th in their last 10. Bleak times friends. Bleak times. The obvious good side to all of this is the NL West remains remarkably mediocre and the Padres are somehow still within 4.5 games. Very much alive for the post-season. But this losing streak. This stupid losing streak. It’s draining. It sucks the wind out of your sails. During this losing streak I no longer look forward to the game but dread it. Because I know something bad is going to happen. It takes one good series to snap out of this feeling. One sweep of one team and the memori...
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