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Belated Spring Training Trip FanPost

So, I got real lazy about putting up a FanPost for my annual Spring Training trip. I probably would have put it off forever, but when I was updating the wiki I noticed a really old quote from [[Dex]] talking about how much he loved seeing pics like this. Also, with so many other people going on similar trips recent there was a constant reminder of my laziness.

Basically, because I go with a large group with a fans of many different teams I go to at most only 1 or 2 Padres games. This year it was just the one, but as always I checked out the practice fields first. Here's a tease from batting practice. More after the jump.

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Another important reason for this post is to document Savior's beard. He shaved it off by the end of the weekend, so a lot of you probably missed it.

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Eckstein gives us a scrappy smile

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Adrian stares off into space.

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Shrek is keeps an eye for anybody coming at his brother's backside.

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Obligatory Allen Dykstra pic. I know he's sort of a bust, but he went to my high school.

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Onto the game. CY looks as awkward and ridiculous as ever.

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Savior gives one a ride.

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Blanks cranks out an extra base hit.

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Shrek swing at the ball and holding onto his bat. Unfortunately the one where he lost his bat and his brother teased him about it was not captured.

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Heath Bell doing his homage to Rod Beck.

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We visit the Salty Senorita in order to kill some time during rush hour.

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The next day we went to Scottsdale to see the Giants and the Rockies. Before the game, Cal Ripken was there signing autographs for reasons unknown.

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He chatted with Will Clark for a bit. My aunt, who is a Giants fan going back to their New York days, passed up Cal for Will's autograph.

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There was also an incident at this game where a sizable parade (2 dozen or so) of Dodger fans walked through the concourse. This did not please the Giants fans very much.

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via i251.photobucket.com


This FanPost was written by a member of the Gaslamp Ball community and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Gaslamp Ball managers or SB Nation.

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