The highly anticipated 2013 MLB campaign is on the horizon.
The San Diego Padres failed to deliver this weekend, but that should come as no surprise. The San Francisco Giants stretched their division lead to a commanding 15 games over the fading Padres.
Retracing the roller-coaster season, there isn’t much to be disappointed about. Injuries proved to be the inescapable this year.
My early projections leading into the season didn't materalize. Then again, you cannot control the injury bug.
As the offseason approaches, things are only looking up for the Padres. In the coming seasons, we should see a new-look squad that is ready to turn winning into a habit.
There will be a few headlining contributors that will help pave the way toward success for 2013.
Now, let’s check them out.
Honorable mention: Casey Kelly, Austin Hedges, Brad Boxberger, Joe Wieland