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The San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night by a score of 5-2 and after the game, the Padres video board operator took the chance to take a shot at their rivals.

As fans were filing out of the stadium, a graphic flashed up on the jumbotron with a crying Clayton Kershaw, along with a graphic reading "Padres win."

It was reminiscent of the "crying Jordan" meme that became popular after Michael Jordan was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. You can see the clip below:

The win moved the Padres to 18-15 on the season while the loss dropped the Dodgers to 19-14. As a result, the Padres are just one game back of first place now in the National League West. 

As for where this writer stands on the whole thing?

I think it's probably fine, and if I were a Padres fan, I'd love it. It's always fun to poke your rivals, especially when you've beaten them. If I were a Dodgers fan, I'd hate it, because I'd remember that the Padres have never won anything and the division has been the Dodgers' for the last decade.

If I were Kershaw, I wouldn't care, because I'd remember that I'm going to the Hall of Fame and the Padres video board operator is not.

For what it's worth, the operator picked a good day to do this. Kershaw was chased after 4.2 innings, allowing eight hits and four earned runs. He also walked five guys and struck out seven.

He made a little history in the game also, after Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice off of him. 

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