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 PokÃ©mon 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.
While it wasn’t posted to Gwynntelligence.com, 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:
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.
Kept Faith …
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