Jul 30, 2015; New York City, NY, USA; The San Diego Padres react after defeating the New York Mets 8-7 at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports
The San Diego Padres (51-54) are on a roll, winning 7 of their last 10 and they are 10-5 in the second half after finishing July 13-11. They took two out of three in Miami and now are in the last leg of their road trip.
They will face the Milwaukee Brewers (44-62) who have seen a few of their best players traded away. The now Carlos Gomez and Aramis Ramirez-less Brew Crew have lost 5 straight and were swept in four games at the hands of the Cubs. They are 20-33 at home, the worst record in the NL.
The Padres made headlines by not making headlines in the past weekend. They have their entire team still in tact after weathering the hurricane that was the trading deadline. This is a message that the front office believes in this team still. They are only 6 1/2 games back of a Wild Card spot. Crazier things have happened.