Last evening, as the Padres crawled back to tie the game in the bottom of the 9th inning, sleep deprivation began to take a wicked toll on my body. I commented on Twitter that I was tired and needed to go to sleep. My body simply did not need extra innings. I set my handheld device down and readied myself for a much needed slumber.
But I just couldn’t do it.
I walked back to the TV where the Padres mounted a rapid assault against the Seattle Mariners. With the Vedder Cup on the line the Padres loaded the bases with no outs for Will Venable. Venable wasted little time slapping a single to RF, giving the Padres a walk-off 3-2 win against our rivals from the northwest.
I picked up my phone to gauge the reaction of fellow fans, only to find that my Twitter mentions had completely blown-up with gems like these:
Will Venable. For the #VedderCup win. All eyes turn to @AvengingJM
— Geoffrey Hancock (@LeftCoastBias) May 30, 2013
And it’s all on Will Venable. The good news is that @Aven...