Ah, yeah. Padres have 40-man roster issues. Have to protect some guys coming of age in the minors. Might see a few trades.
Crayonepa, guys. Let's use the proper term. Dude is the written equivalent of a child angrily coloring all over the table at Milton's.
#10YearChallenge. Crazy going from working in a bar/construction, partying way too much, struggling with anxiety/daily panic attacks, to finding a stable career I ♡ making unheard of contacts in a baseball, not drinking for the majority of the decade, happily married home owner
Love the home cream. Hate the navy alt. Glad to see the ball-in-glove back full-time. It was inevitable. The chest swoosh is going to drive me nuts, but @Dbacks, @Padres and @Brewers have all improved their uni sets thus far this winter. Good stuff.
I have made this comparison before and people hate it. I am one of the biggest Tony Gwynn advocates around, I think the entire Padres chapter in our (@76pack) book is pretty much about him... but these two are a lot closer than one might think.
Tony Gwynn: .338/.388/.459 3,955 TOB 1,383 R 543 2B 85 3B 135 HR 1,138 RBI 319 SB 5.7 DRS 69.2 rWAR 132 OPS+ 65.0 fWAR .370 wOBA 132 wRC+ Bobby Abreu: .291/.395/.475 3,979 TOB 1,453 R 574 2B 59 3B 288 HR 1,363 RBI 400 SB -8.3 DRS 60.0 rWAR 128 OPS+ 59.8 fWAR .378 wOBA 129 wRC+