Originally written on Friarhood  |  Last updated 3/6/13
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How sweet is it to beat up on the Dodgers? I know it’s only spring, but any chance that we get to beat them is, to quote Mark Grant, “some kinda nice!” The other nice part about it is that the Padres were teeing off on Clayton Kershaw, who pitched three innings allowing 7 hits, 4 runs (all earned) and only struck out 2. Two of those runs came off the bat of Nick Hundley who sent a ball over the left field wall to add to his impressive spring numbers. On to the defensive side of things, Jason Marquis had another great outing as he pitched three innings giving up 2 runs, only 1 of those earned. He did walk two, but he also struck out two to make up for it. I know we don’t like walks since it is a free runner, but if you are going to walk a guy and not let them score I can handle that. It’s the walks that lead to runs that obviously bug me. I hope that the Padres can keep beating the Dodgers heading into the regular season as we are set to take them on in the opening series at Petco Pa...
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