Henceforth, Pads Pod shall attempt to post some takeaway thoughts/notes following most games. Below, you’ll find the above-mentioned attempt as we think through the Padres’ 3-2 defeat of Arizona to gain a series win and complete a 5-2 homestand.
Our superstars don’t take the game for granted:
Unlike that douchebag right fielder up in LA, our superstars hustle and play humble. Upton’s huge night, which consisted of 2 singles, a diving catch, and a game winning solo HR, is a great example of that. Upton realizes it’s a team game. He is having smart, contact-focused at bats when needed, but also seems to realize when it’s appropriate to swing for the fences.
Also, Upton got super fucking pissed when he popped out with men on in the sixth. That’s not the first time I’ve seen him do that. Dude knows he’s a leader and accountable.
I think this applies to Kemp too. He hasn’t gone yard yet, but that shit doesn’t bother him. He’s taking what’s being given to him and getting on base instead (or sacrifice flying in the 6th) instead of trying to make it on shitty-ass SportsCenter.
How the fuck did the Diamondbacks win a World Series?:
They’re fucking lame. Read more