Blame game. There will be a public hanging soon if this keeps up.
They’re not going to play in October if they keep playing like this in May. The San Diego Padres season is fast eroding, and so is fan support. You can throw all the parties you want at Petco Park, honoring the past, but that gets old, when the current is much like recent seasons, and there is little to look forward to.
The Padres let a struggling Minnesota team come in here and take two games in a row. They’ve been shutout 8X this year. 23-times they have scored 2-runs or less in a game. The pitching staff is 3rd best in baseball, the bullpen 2nd best, and the batting order dead last in virtually every category there is.
Appalling last nite, the middle of the batting order was hitting 194-193-168-200. And they got blanked by another struggling team Minnesota. (more…)