Padres defeat the Brewers, win their first series of the season.

As a fan of the high-five, I appreciate "up high", but I'm saddened at the lack of "down low", and a little disturbed at the complete avoidance of "too slow".

Final - 5.2.2012 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Milwaukee Brewers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
San Diego Padres 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 X 5 9 0
WP: Jeff Suppan (1 - 0)
LP: Yovani Gallardo (1 - 3)

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I'm trying to think of what weird thing, among a myriad of weird things, weirds me out the most.

Is it that Jeff Suppan, who I'm pretty sure the team doesn't really want nor need in the rotation for the rest of the season brought us our first series victory? Is it that Jeff Suppan even exists in this context with us? The wily veteran who hasn't had a win since 2010 and is basically playing out the tail of his career on a minor league contract with the best minor league system in baseball. How is it possible that it even came to him? Is it that Mark Kotsay, another old man who was only meant to be filler on a team of youth, continued to come through with production?

Maybe it's the whole thing that as soon as May comes around Cameron MAYbin and Jesus Guzman, two of our stars from last year, suddenly catch fire in a game for 2, 2 out RBI apiece.

It's weird that there were no errors, right?

I guess, the Suppan thing is weirdest. If he doesn't start for the Padres again this season, I won't mind, because it will likely mean that our future is getting healthy, but that really was something wasn't it?

Jeff Suppan

#38 / Pitcher / San Diego Padres





Jan 02, 1975

Old: Like that really big tree over there

Roll call......

TTG did his thing to lead the comments this afternoon with 59, but there was also a freelunch (1) sighting, which warms my heart.

Roll Call: jodes0405, TheThinGwynn, kevintheoman, All Things SD, Dex, ishboofizzle89, Wonko, Sam (sdsuaztec4), jbox, Jsn L, MrDanielX, ThisIsSanDiego, SolanaFan, Darklighter, IputtheYinTony, freelunch, CoraTheKitty, Axion, PadreBolt21, scout1222, london_balling, Friar Fever, ariz2cali, Timmah73, queenofpiedmont, Aussie fan, Zach (maestro876), JollyWaffle, abara, StrangeBroP25, creanium, theodore donald kerabatsos, iheartyourfart, Ivan Verastica, tonoxtono, EvilSammy, sdchicken, Hormel, podpeople, B Cres, Drama, greekpadre, padmadfanman, padres4life, backtocali, Ketchup, Tuggster, BrianFantana

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