No place, alas, like home for Padres this season - SignOnSanDiego.com
"You need to understand that if you can’t hit home runs here, you shouldn’t try. If you can hit home runs, you can hit them here. If you’re a good enough pitcher, you can pitch anywhere. Believe me, I’m not dogging anyone on this team. It’s just that baseball’s a game of adjustments, and we all have to make them."
Marine layer at Petco as formidable as faraway fences - SignOnSanDiego.com
"In the simplest terms, when you’re close to the water, there’s more moisture in the air and the air is cooler," said Miller. "The air becomes less dense with water in it, lighter than typical air molecules, so the ball can fly farther in the moister air. But when the marine layer moves in, like a big blob of cold air pouring over the stadium walls and onto the field, the air is more dense and harder for the ball to go through. "Those two effects compete against each other, and depending on which one is winning at the time, the ball goes farther or not as far when it’s hit."
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"I hit it well, put a good swing on it," said Forsythe, the rookie second baseman. "We just didn't get the result we wanted."
PADRES: Phillips' homers doesn't help this time
"My goal is just to try and get it over the fence," Phillips said, grinning. "If it bounces off the top and goes over or it hits the first row, it doesn't really matter."
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Busalacchi: Pad Squad member values smiles over wins - KSWB
"I love baseball, I love the Padres, and love making people feel like they're at home," Busalacchi said.