Originally written on Padres Public  |  Last updated 10/23/14
Before we get to the meat of the post, a quick comment about last night.  San Diego tied yesterday’s game in one of the weirdest ways possible – on passed ball, which allowed the runner to score from third.  It immediately reminded me of this game three years ago, when the Padres tied the game – against the Phillies, no less – on a bases loaded BALK.  The Padres eventually lost that night 3-2 in 12 innings; Chase Headley just missed tying it up with a HR in the home half of the twelfth.  It became lost #2 of the 10-game losing streak that cost them a playoff spot. This time, the team turned its good fortune into a 4-3 win.  Here’s hoping this is the start of a 10-game winning streak that propels them into the playoffs.  Yeah, I said it. ***** There are few things better than talking baseball every day.  Maybe watching AND talking baseball.  Maybe sleep.  Maybe waking up from a a nap with the game about to start.  But eventually, even with things we really enjoy, they get tiresome; o...
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