Through three series, the Padres are off to a rough start. The team has had two- and four-game losing streaks, and has yet to win back-to-back games. They’ve scored more than two runs twice, and more than three runs only once.
True to how the team typically starts the season, they are pairing terrible injury luck with underwhelming performances and making a lot of season ticketholders nervous in the process. But there’s certainly reason to be optimistic, according to Geoff Young from Padres Public.
Small sample sizes aside, FiveThirtyEight has figured out a pretty neat formula that spells doom for the future for the friars this year. Take what you want from that post, but one thing is assured: The team isn’t going to the postseason this year unless they can find a way to get Carlos Quentin healthy and arrest whoever is masquerading as Chase Headley.
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