That’s just one of many nettlesome questions facing Major League Baseball in a season where the pitcher-hitter relationship is overwhelmingly one-sided, as myriad batting benchmarks find a low-water mark not reached since 1968. As you’re probably aware, batting average is at its lowest point in modern history - . For the fourth consecutive year, strikeouts are outpacing hits – a once-unheard concept that’s now occurring at a 16% rate.
The game between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies scheduled for Monday night was postponed due to a forecast that called for inclement weather. The Padres and Rockies were set to begin a three-game series at Coors Field. They will play Tuesday and then a traditional doubleheader Wednesday.
The Torrey Pines High School Falcons got the chance to play at the home of the San Diego Padres for the CIF San Diego Section’s High School Baseball Series. The Falcons beat Sage Creek 7-2 at a day game on May 7 at Petco Park. Junior Cole Wilson was named the Player of the Game, with 3 runs batted in, one stolen base and eight outs recorded while roaming the Petco outfield.