Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 8/8/13
Woohoo, we won another series!!! These are the lies I will tell you to start off my uber-positive piece of “five good things”. This is because, frankly, the Padres played one of the most boring games in memory followed by an exciting contest which turned into a blowout in a blink of an eye. However I excel at putting a positive spin on all things (I put the “fun” in funeral), so here they are, five absolutely outstanding things from the short series hosting Baltimore.   5. Volquez’s Valiant Effort. Edinson Volquez racked up another loss, bringing his record to 8-8. This would seem like a negative but we actually got a good effort from our consistently inconsistent starter. Volqui gave up six hits over six innings, allowing only two runs, both earned. He struck out six and walked two and surrendered a homerun. But when he left the Pads were down 2-0. Edinson also provided one of his best #EVHAU* of all time during postgame interviews: backwards, cockeyed, and pointing up....
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