Found September 03, 2012 on Friarhood:
The unpredictability of Coors Field continued yesterday. You never know who is going to win a game in that place. A deep fly ball that would be a routine out in Petco just keeps on going in Denver. That was the case last night when Casey Kelly gave up the 7 runs in the third, and Brad Brach gave up the 3 runs in the 7th. Ultimately though the Padres were done in by lack of defense. Any time this team loses I turn straight to the errors column to see what shows up there. Sure enough 2 errors were committed yesterday which aided in the long innings. When the Padres play solid defense then we can win a game, but once the defense gets shoddy we run into problems. Thus we lost a series to a weaker team because of it. Here are your Padres links for today:Submit articles and follow me on twitter Follow @M_RennickBig days from Headley, Amarista not enough - Padres.com"The Padres pounded out 20 hits but fell to the Rockies in the final game of their three-game series, an 11-10 setback ...
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