Found April 04, 2012 on Friarhood:
So here we are one day away from my favorite day of the year, Opening Day for the San Diego Padres. Every year I find my self scouring over all reports trying to find that silver lining to fool myself into thinking my beloved Friars will reach baseball Nirvana. So I compiled a list on why this, the year 2012, will be their year. 1. All odd’s against them.I just read the odds about our team compiled by AccuScore that essentially gave the Pads two chances of making the postseason; Slim and none. They have a 2.3% chance of winning the division and a 5% chance of getting one of two Wild Card spots. In 2010 they snuck up on everyone. Last year there were no surprises and Hoyer’s gambles did not pay off. Suddenly, this season they Padres are off the radar again, right where they need to be.  2. We can pitch.Even last year when our offense (should have been spelled “awf-fense) was last in about every statistical category, we seemed to get the tying run to bat in the ninth inning in what se...
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