Bandwagon Beach

John Gennaro
A daily newsletter/blog about the San Diego Padres and other things.
Created 24 Sep 2020
  • Down with the ship
    20 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 3 1
    Hi. I haven’t written anything here in a while, and I should probably explain why before I get started writing again as if nothing happened. First, life has gotten a bit busier. Bandwagon Beach starte...
  • Death by attrition
    26 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 2 1
    I think the best description of what happened last night between the Dodgers and Padres was this: AJ Cassavell @AJCassavell The Padres and Dodgers have played some incredible games this season where n...
  • Padres fire Larry Rothschild
    24 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 2 1
    Hi! It’s me. Before we dig into the news of the day, which is that the San Diego Padres have fired pitching coach Larry Rothschild, I’d like to point you in the direction of a thing that I wrote five ...
  • It's probably over for the Padres
    23 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 1 1
    The San Diego Padres are no longer in a position to keep playing if the season ended today. They have lost their 2nd wild card spot to the Cincinnati Reds, whom the Padres now trail by a full game. Th...
  • It's not all Preller's fault
    19 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 3 8
    The San Diego Padres are bad! *Audience*: How bad are they? The San Diego Padres are so bad that they have a record of 18-23 since the beginning of July, which means they’ve been bad for almost two mo...
  • Listen to Padres Hot Tub
    17 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    I am angry. I am angry at the San Diego Padres, because they’re a talented team that can’t stop losing games to the worst teams in baseball. It’s incredibly frustrating. And while I’m perfectly happy ...
  • The Tatis Return Game
    16 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    This is starting to get ridiculous. I don’t know if it’s the rest or the adrenaline or the time spent practicing or what, but Fernando Tatis Jr. appears to be at his very best when returning from abse...
  • The Ryan Weathers problem
    12 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 1 2
    Remember a while back when we looked at Blake Snell’s weird splits and tried to figure out what was going on? The good news is that Blake has pitched well on the road and during the day since that pos...
  • An actual Padres winning streak!
    11 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    The San Diego Padres won their fourth consecutive game last night, out-dueling the Miami Marlins without the help of a starting pitcher. In fact, Craig Stammen got lit up to start the game and the tea...
  • Fernando Tatis Jr., Center Fielder
    10 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Let’s talk briefly about Fernando Tatis Jr. switching positions, because it looks like it is actually happening. After being rumored for what feels like over a year, the San Diego Padres are finally a...
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