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Derek Norris was Series MVP for the Padres against the San Francisco Giants

Well, I think he was.

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Two walk-off wins for the Padres to give the series to the Padres.

That's best for business.

I watched the last 5 innings of the Wednesday's walk-off and just about 4 innings of yesterday's game.

So, you're welcome.

In the last series, Jedd Gyorko and Wil Myers tied for the Series MVP honors against the Colorado Rockies. It was good to see the Padres start their final homestand with a series win over the San Francisco Giants.

Batters Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Total
Amarista 0 X 4 4
Barmes X 0 -4 -4
Decker X X -2 -2
Dickerson X 0 X 0
Gale X X X 0
Gyorko -7 12 4 9
Hedges -3 X X -3
Jankowski 2 6 1 9
Kemp -2 6 2 6
Myers -5 -2 3 -4
Norris -2 4 21 23
Solarte 4 12 0 16
Spangenberg 12 0 -3 9
J. Upton 1 -1 -2 -2
M. Upton Jr. -1 1 0 0
Wallace 12 1 1 14
Ross -1 X X -1
Cashner X -2 X -2
Kennedy X X -2 -2

Starters Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Total
Ross 26 X X 26
Cashner X 17 X 17
Kennedy X X 2 2
Relievers Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Total
Benoit X -1 X -1
Campos X X X 0
Despaigne X X X 0
Edwards 1 X 1 2
Garces X X X 0
Jackson X X X 0
Kelley 7 X X 7
Kelly X X X 0
Kimbrel X 7 8 15
Mateo X X 5 5
Norris X X -1 -1
Quackenbush -6 X -1 -7
Rzepczynski X X 1 1
Thayer X X 2 0
Vincent 1 7 2 2

I'm just gonna go ahead and name the Series MVP.

I was very much leaning towards giving it to Jedd Gyorko who was celebrating his birthday with a good game, but that 1st game of the series? That's brutal.

Yangervis Solarte looked nice, but in the series clincher, he was nowhere to be seen. I mean, unless you looked on the field, then you would have saw him. But on the stat line. Nowhere to be seen.

That leaves Derek Norris.  He's the series MVP.

That final game of the series? That's good stuff.

Two doubles and a homer in a game where every run counted plus his overall contribution to the other 2 games is what gets the MVP honors.

Or am I wrong?

That's up to you.

But, I think I'm right.