Originally posted on Padres Public  |  Last updated 8/15/13
The Padres ended up losing to Colorado 4-2 yesterday.  They had baserunners, got some timely hits for once, but couldn’t break on top.  One particularly painful sequence occurred in the top of the sixth inning, when singles by Jedd Gyorko and Jesus Guzman placed runners on the corners and no one out.  Logan Forsythe strode to the plate. Logan reached for a outside 2-2 pitch, rolled over, and chopped it to third.  Hilarity ensued.  Rather than attempting to describe it, take a minute and watch: (Padres eventual last gasp on 14 August) The club didn’t place another runner in scoring position during the game.  It also led to this query from the venerable Jay Posner: @BenHigginsSD Is there anything named after boneheaded baserunning? — Jay Posner (@sdutPosner) August 14, 2013 Yes.  Yes there is.  TOOTBLAN. What is TOOTBLAN?  TOOTBLAN stands for ‘Thrown Out On The Bases Like A Nincompoop’.  TOOTBLAN was originally invented by a Cubs Blogger (Wrigleyville23, now defunct) to capture Ryan...
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