There has been a bunch of things that I have wanted to talk about lately but there wasn’t enough for a whole post. So here is a mish mosh of stuff. Enjoy?
The Padres were kind enough to invite us to try out some of the delicious new and existing foods at media night, and on a “Petco Park Food Crawl” Monday and Wednesday, respectively. I ate too much at both events.
From the morning’s SABR meeting, Mrs. Ducksnorts and I walked a few blocks to The Mission (coincidentally the name of a favorite San Diego restaurant). Our server recommended the street tacos, and they did not disappoint. Mrs. D’s pork shoulder tacos were smoky, 55+. My skirt steak tacos were an easy 70.
After a brief rest, I bid farewell to Mrs. D and piled with my fellow conference attendees into a bus to Surprise for the Fall Stars Game. We sat just to the first-base side behind home plate. I spent the evening with my usual companions, Brian and Drew, as well as BaseballHQ writer Jock Thompson in front of me and the parents of Austin Hedges to my left. Read More…