I was kind of hoping that Dex was going to write this game recap, since I kept drifting off into a Sunday nap during the game. I only remember a few things and I'm not sure if they are real or if I was dreaming.
You know what I like about Mat Latos? When he drops his curve for a called third strike. He's already got his back turned and is walking away from the batter before the ball gets to the catcher. I also like that if the Pads need to stop a 2 game losing streak, they throw Latos out there with a fist full of bubble gum and he gets the job done.
"I love the feeling I get when someone says they doubt us as a team or calls us an underdog. I heard it this morning, one of those guys on TV saying we were in trouble. I wanted the ball right then."
What got into Padres offense? They went off on the D-Backs. Jerry Hairston Jr. had three hits and scored 4 times? That's impressive, but just a typical night out for me.
As Yorvit Torrealba says, Latos and this team are "crazy good".
|Final - 8.8.2010||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||R||H||E|
|San Diego Padres||0||1||1||0||4||0||2||0||2||10||12||0|
|WP: Mat Latos (12 - 5)
LP: Joe Saunders (1 - 1)
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