In the offseason the Padres unveiled their new/old brown alternate uniforms which, for the most part, will be worn for Friday home games. I am long on record of preferring some update on the old brown/mustard variations of the past, so the alternate is nice. It’s a half-measure, though. They should go to it full-time. And, since this is a home ensemble, I wish they’d go with the classic white uniform with brown accents instead of the solid brown jersey which was a road variation, but that’s just how things go these days.
Those nitpicks aside, I think they looked pretty good yesterday when they trotted these out against the Dodgers. The baseball was still horrible — maybe they’ll score a run eventually? — but they looked good being bad: