Saturday, April 10, 2010
The Padres played in 17 extra inning games last year. Two years ago they played in a 22 inning game (which they lost to the Rockies), so I am used to sitting at the Postgame desk waiting for them to finish games.
We're only 5 contests into the 2010 season and the Padres have already logged their first extra inning game. For the record, it lasted 14 innings over 4:27 and the Padres won. I mean if you're going to play for 4 and half hours...you may as well win the game, right?
The thing is, I knew it was going to be a long game tonight. Yesterday the Padres and Rockies played a 2 and half game...at Coors Field. That never happens. The law of averages was against us tonight...and we paid for it. In the grand scheme of things though, it wasn't that bad. It was an early start tonight (5:10 PM) so even though it went long we still got out of there by 10:15.
We didn't wrap up postgame on the 22 inning game until 1:50 AM. Like I said...tonight wasn't that bad.