Originally written June 06, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Carlos Quentin was clearly the Padres' biggest injury loss during spring training. But the Padres lost another player to surgery at the start of the exhibition season. And while Logan Forsythe's name didn't carry the cache of Quentin's, he was still a huge loss. The Padres figured Forsythe would open the season as their top bat in the middle infield and possibly unseat Orlando Hudson at second. Forsythe, however, had surgery March 9 to remove a fractured sesamoid bone from the ball of his left foot. Quentin had surgery 10 days later to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. Both were on the disabled list until last week. And on Tuesday night in San Diego, both figured prominently in the Padres' 6-5 victory over the San Francisco Giants. Forsythe hit his first major league homer -- the 410-foot blast into the second deck in left at Petco Park doubling as a walk-off homer. And Quentin had two homers in the game -- giving him five homers in his first 23 a...

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