Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (47-53) scored fewer runs than the New York Mets (52-48) at Citi Field in the first of three games, 4-0.

The Mets’ Noah Syndergaard (5-5, 2.70) was perfect through the first six innings until Will Venable led off the seventh inning with a single and Yangervis Solarte reached on an error by Ruben Tejada. Matt Kemp struck out and Justin Upton hit into an inning-ending double play. Yonder Alonso led off the eighth inning with a double, but Derek Norris, Jedd Gyorko, and Alexi Amarista left him standing at second base to end the inning. With Tyler Clippard pitching, Abraham Almonte led off the ninth inning with a double as well, but Venable, Solarte, and Kemp left him stranded.

James Shields (8-4, 3.77) only made one mistake, and it resulted in a two-run home run for Lucas Duda in the first inning. Shields was pulled after Juan Lagares led off the Mets’ eighth inning with a double. Curtis Granderson then hit a 1-1 pitch from Shawn Kelley into the upper deck in right field.

Tonight, Tyson Ross (6-8, 3.45) is scheduled to take on Bartolo Colon (9-9, 4.60) at 4:10pm PDT in game two of the series from Citi Field.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub, yelling at the TV and tweeting mean things just because you feel like it. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (44-52) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (40-55), 4-0, in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Tyson Ross (6-8, 3.45) gave up four runs (three earned) in five and two-thirds innings, allowing eight hits and no walks with eight strikeouts. Ross was dominant for the first five innings, then the defense behind him imploded in the sixth inning. After a wild pitch by Ross allowed Martin Prado to score from third base, Justin Bour singled to knock in Christian Yelich. Casey McGehee singled, then J.T. Realmuto singled to left field, scoring Bour. Realmuto then stole second, the throw from Austin Hedges was off, and McGehee scored after Alexi Amarista threw the ball away trying get McGehee at home.

Tom Koehler (8-6, 3.16) pitched seven shutout innings for the Marlins, giving up just three hits and four walks with seven strikeouts.

The second game tonight has Andrew Cashner (3-10, 4.10) taking the mound versus Dan Haren (7-5, 3.46) at 7:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a Sunday afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (29-29) scored fewer runs than the Cincinnati Reds (24-31) yesterday. Zero is fewer than four, right? Math is hard.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-4, 4.72) was smashed up by the Reds’ hitter — specifically Jay Bruce — giving up all four runs in six innings on nine hits and no walks with three strikeouts. Bruce had two home runs, a monster solo shot to right field in the second inning and a three-run home run in the sixth inning, for all four RBI for the Reds.

Johnny Cueto (4-4, 2.64) was almost the exact opposite of Despaigne, pitching seven shutout innings while allowing four hits and two walks with nine strikeouts.

The Padres travel to Atlanta for four games against the Braves starting this evening at 4:10pm PDT. Ian Kennedy (3-5, 6.60) takes the mound against Shelby Miller (5-2, 1.89). Also, Abraham Almonte was optioned to AAA El Paso to make room for Melvin Upton Jrwho was activated from the disabled list after his rehab assignment.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (24-26) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-23), 6-2, on a walk-off grand slam from Derek Norris last night in the second of their four-game series at Petco Park.

James Shields (6-0, 3.69) and Francisco Liriano (2-4, 3.47) both pitched six full innings. Shields allowed two runs on six hit and two walks with six strikeouts. Liriano shutout the Padres on three hits and a walk with eleven strikeouts.

Jared Hughes allowed two runs while only getting one batter out in the seventh inning when Abraham Almonte hit a two-RBI double.

In the bottom of the ninth inning, Jedd Gyorko, Almonte, and Cory Spangenberg loaded the bases with no outs. Alexi Amarista ground into a Fielder’s Choice to the shortstop to get Gyorko running home. With the bases still loaded, Yangervis Solarte then ground into almost the exact same play to the shortstop, who once again threw home to get Almonte. Then Norris — with four strikeouts so far on the night, a “Golden Sombrero” — came up and blasted 1-0 pitch into the Padres bullpen in center field.

Tonight at 7:10pm PDT, Tyson Ross (2-4, 3.84) takes the mound versus Charlie Morton (1-0, 2.57) at Petco Park. It’s Matt Kemp Replica Camouflage Jersey Night.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (20-20) scored more runs than the Chicago Cubs (21-17) last at Petco Park, 4-3, in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Neither James Shields (5-0, 3.74) nor Jason Hammel (3-1, 3.11) figured into the decision. Shields pitched seven innings, giving up two runs on six hits and a walk while striking out eleven. Both runs came off of solo home runs in the third inning by Chris Coghlan and Dexter Fowler. Coghlan had a second solo home run off Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning.

Hammel also pitched seven innings with two runs on three hits and no walks with eight strikeouts. Hammel was perfect through four innings until Kris Bryant had a throwing error to first base to allow Justin Upton to get on base to lead off the fifth. Yangervis Solarte followed that up with the first Padres’ hit, scoring Upton from second base.

In the bottom of the seventh inning, the Friars tied the game at two with a Will Venable RBI single, scoring Solarte after Starlin Castro misplayed Solarte’s ground ball for the Cubs’ second error.

The bottom of the eighth inning was strange, to say the least. Derek Norris hit a two-RBI double to score Clint Barmes and Cory Spangenberg. Barmes reached base on an error by Addison Russell and advanced to second base on a bunt single by Abraham Almonte. Spangenberg bunted and advanced Barmes while Almonte was forced out at second.

Kimbrel came in for the ninth inning to record his eleventh save.

Tonight, the Padres send out Tyson Ross (2-3, 3.94) at 7:10pm PDT to face Tsuyoshi Wada (0-0, 0.00), who is making his first appearance of 2015.

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Crowdsourcing is the latest fad in seemingly every endeavor.  From Kickstarter to Storify, it seems gathering money or ideas from others and using it for your own benefit has become commonplace.

I’m not immune.  Occasionally I use it to figure out topics to write about that you people would like to read.  This is one of those occasions.  That I chose something to write about, not necessarily that you would like to read.

In Episode 13 of the Padres And Pints podcast, Rick revealed he was drinking not the standard beer, but rather Cran-Grape juice.  This caused a certain degree of ridicule from me some.  So, of course, when I decided to take suggestions for topics, Rick decided to get back at me us a little bit.

Here’s the thing:  I have little to no shame.  And I’m a little desperate to write about something Padres-related.  Challenge accepted.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a Labor Day afternoon hanging out at the beach, sneaking swigs of alcoholic beverages from 2-liter soda bottles in an attempt to get around the law.  Allegedly.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (65-71) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (57-80) 3-1 yesterday.  September callup Cory Spangenberg made his Major League debut with a start at third base, going 1-for-4 with two RBI on his lone hit in the fifth inning, which proved to be the difference in the game.  And, especially considering he’s only been playing third base for about a week in the minors, he made two excellent defensive plays.

Tyson Ross (13-12, 2.60) pitched six innings with one earned run on six hits, two walks, and eight strikeouts.  The D-Backs’ Trevor Cahill (3-10, 5.06) only lasted four-plus innings, giving up all three runs on five hits and six walks with five strikeouts.

Alexi Amarista had the other Padres RBI on a single in the fourth inning.  Kevin Quackenbush struck out the side in the ninth inning for his second save.

Tonight the Friars send Odrisamer Despaigne (3-5, 3.24) to the hill against the D-Backs’ Wade Miley (7-10 4.30) at 7:10 pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. trying desperately to think of ways to have your commemorative brick removed from the soon-to-be renamed Bud Selig Hall of Fame Plaza.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (60-70) defeated the Milwaukee Brewers (73-58) last night by a score of 4-1.  Tyson Ross (12-12, 2.64) recorded his 13th quality start in a row by allowing just one run in six and one-third innings on four hits and two walks with six strikeouts.

Abraham Almonte hit a solo home run to right field off Brewers’ starter Jimmy Nelson (2-5, 4.10) in the first inning.  He then added a second RBI with a single to right to score Ross from third in the third inning.  Yasmani Grandal and Jedd Gyorko then each added an RBI of their own before Rene Rivera ended the inning.

Tonight it’s a slightly earlier 6:10 pm PDT start time as Odrisamer Despaigne (3-5, 3.44) takes the hill against Yovani Gallardo (8-7, 3.38) in the final game of the season series with the Brew Crew.

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