Saturday, April 7, 2012

Paying attention

On the Philadelphia scale, the booing tonight at Petco Park registered an 0.9 or a 1.7, which is only a few decibels louder than a hot dog vendor in the City of Brotherly Vocals.

On the San Diego scale, however, the booing hit a 3.8 or a 4.6.

Padres fans almost never boo the home team, and when they do, they sound guilty or self-conscious two seconds into it. The boos tonight, in response to a flurry of defensive gaffes, set an unofficial record: I can't recall ever hearing a Padres team booed as loudly, if at all, only two games into the season. I don't make much of it. Following six months of waiting for the season to arrive, Padres fans are still waiting for their team to show up. 

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