Padres refuse to wilt

Posted: 04/20/2009 in baseball
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My preseason prediction was that the Padres would win 72 games this season but I didn’t anticipate they would already be one-eighth of the way to that total after just 13 games. The 9-4 start makes the Padres the biggest surprise in baseball after two weeks of the 2009 season. It’s way too early to talk about a division title or ordering playoff tickets or anything like that but perhaps the Padres will stay in the NL West race much longer than anyone anticipated. This was a team that desperately needed to have a strong start, and when play began Monday, only three other big-league teams had more victories …


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