The Padres returned home from their unsatisfying road trip to host a four game series against a team who also had been struggling offensively. What was the result of the long series; a split. The Mets took the first two games while the Friars finished off the weekend with two straight victories of their own.
Here are my five points of interest from this last weekends contest against the Metropolitans.
5. Tyson Ross
Tyson Ross again continues to impress, this time with another quality start in game one. He racked up seven more innings, allowing only one run on five hits. He struck out eight and walked none, throwing strikes on 74 of the 109 pitches he tossed. He left the game with the game tied 1-1 as the Padres offense continued to struggle, going 2-10 with runners in scoring position.
4. Saturday’s Brilliant Bullpen.
There was only one point all series long that the Padres bullpen was called on to preserve a lead and that was when Dale Thayer came in with a 5-1 lead in the to ...