It rained hard in the in the early morning hours but it has finally stopped. There are blue skies and dark clouds still in the sky so we'll have to see who wins out.
Just heard and interview with Colbie Caillat. This will be her first time singing the National Anthem at game. She grew up going to Dodger games, but her manager is a die hard Padres fan. Her and her guitar player are going to do an island-y acoustic rendition of the song.
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The mood in the Padres' clubhouse was tinged with regret after they fell to the Rockies on Sunday, after Jon Garland allowed four runs in six innings and the offense piled up 10 strikeouts.
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"I can’t say I went to all the Opening Days," said Kevin Correia, "but the ones I went to had a different atmosphere from other games, a different feel."
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"PETCO Park entry gates open at 1:30 p.m. Opening Day ceremonies begin at 3:10 p.m."
Storm gives San Diego County an early drenching - SignOnSanDiego.com
“It’s a nice, strong front, but it’s dumping its load pretty quickly,” weather service meteorologist Ted Mackechnie said.
"Headley hopes to continue fast start" by Padres Scorecard
He already has three multi-hit games and has scored four runs with one RBI.
"Who's on first, no one at Padres top" by Padres Scorecard
The Nos. 1 and two hitters in the Padres lineup have yet to score a run.
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"I've left a lot of stuff out over the plate these early games," Garland said. "It would be good if I threw 95 mph or above, but I don't. I can't really get away with it."
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"Five games, of course, isn't much of a sample size at all. But I can see that scoring runs is still going to be a chore at times for these guys."
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"I come from the sabermetric school of thought regarding baseball, maybe not as devoutly as some of the guys at Fangraphs or whatever, but strongly nonetheless."