Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 5/13/12
In past years the Padres have been accused of playing “boring” baseball. The primary rationale behind this unflattering characterization was the lack of scoring in games involving the Friars. Perhaps some fans disapprove of low scoring baseball but not necessarily this guy. I can get behind a clean, well-played, 2 – 1 loss as easily as I can with coming up on the short end of a thrilling, HR-filled 10 – 9 outcome. The Padres have played in their fair share of those low-scoring affairs, both on the losing and winning side, over the last several seasons and I don’t consider that the same as playing boring baseball. Of course winning trumps all but let’s face it, the Padres haven’t had the talent on their roster to realistically challenge in their division in quite some time. Because of that the hopes of Padre fans, myself included, have been tempered. We know the team we love won’t likely bring home a division title. We also know they won’t score a lot of runs because they can’t seem...
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