Remember that scene from Animal House where a young Kevin Bacon is trying to convince a panicked parade crowd it has nothing to fear? He just stood with his hands up screaming "All is well!"
But Bacon knew all was not, indeed, well. And the Padres are now in the same runaway Deathmobile.
The Friars lost to the Giants 10-1 on Friday night. It was a fireworks night, and people were still leaving early, the game was so upsetting.
It's crazy, too, because the day had started out with so much Padres promise. Jedd Gyorko and Yonder Alonso came off the disabled list. Valhalla H.S. alum Sean O'Sullivan made his first start for his home town team. They wore the classic 1940's-era PCL Padres throwback uniforms. They even gave out some great-looking fedoras to the crowd.
O'Sullivan was solid (5 IP, 2 ER, 4 K). The fedoras were a hit. The uniforms looked great. But, the other guys playing in them did not.
Gyorko and Alonso combined for an 0-8 night and the Padres bullpen gave up 8 runs in 4 innings. San Diego has lost 13 of their last 14 games. At this point, they're actually less fun to watch than Sharknado.