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This Week In Padres Twitter – 4/21/17

April 21st, 2017 at 2:42 AM
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So while I was traveling to Atlanta to watch the Padres play the Braves at Suntrust Park, SHOCKINGLY Marver didn’t post last week’s This Week In Padres Twitter.  Before we get too deep into things, let’s go to the hot new feature that’s sweeping Padres Twitter: Days Since Marver Has Actually Written Something

Days Since Marver Has Actually Written Something: 45 days

While this also means we are at least 45 days past when Marver could write some terrible Pokémon themed post, it also reflects the fact that Marver wasn’t able to podcast this week despite this author being willing to do so from the shores of Waikiki.  Let’s move past Marver’s many failings and focus on This Week In Padres Twitter.

Gwynntelligence Posts:

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Jersey Heads To The Dirty South

While it wasn’t posted to, I wrote a lengthy recap over at Gaslamp Ball of my weekend with the Sisterhood of the Traveling Jersey in Atlanta for the unveiling of Suntrust Park.  My basic finding from that trip is that Suntrust Park will likely be an underrated park among fans due to it’s unfair branding as “too generic”.

Padres Blogosphere Posts:

Padres Public: Is Austin Hedges Still A Great Pitch Framer

While Austin Hedges looks could launch a thousand ships, Sac Bunt Dustin shows that his framing skills may be coming in a little less effective than advertised.  Of course, this was a bigger issue when he started the season 0 for 19, but still, the fragility of the framing skill, either due to declining skills, umpire overcompensation, or goddamned robot umps, is a little alarming.  I noted on Twitter some drastic differences between Baseball Prospectus’ framing stats and Stat Corner’s, but any decline in Hedges’ defensive value is potentially a major issue.

Voice of San Diego: Why You’re Hearing the Padres On The Station That Plays Sublime and Nirvana

Kept Faith …

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