Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 3/12/13
The Padres must have felt like they were in batting practice yesterday. In total they hit five doubles and four home runs in route to a very strong win over the Oakland A’s. In fact the pitching even had very little trouble all day as the staff collectively gave up just four hits. It’s nice to see everything work out even if it is just in spring. The bats were heating up as the sun was shining down in Peoria, much like the bats tend to heat up during Sunday’s home games. We know this team can hit, the question remains how will that translate when they head back to Petco and try to hit there again? The first three stadiums that the Padres open the season with are polar opposites of each other. First they start in Citi Field, which is a pitchers park no doubt and then it’s off to Coors Field before coming home to Petco. They are really going to have to keep the gap hitting up with runners on base in order to score runs in my opinion. Anyway enough of that, let’s get to some articles: ...
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