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

The Padres (49-64) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-55) in the second game of three at PNC Park, 4-0.

Edwin Jackson (3-2, 4.19) did not allow a hit for the first five innings, until Jordy Mercer singled to lead off the sixth inning. Andrew McCutchen had the other Pirates’ hit leading off the seventh inning. Jackson finished with seven shutout innings on two hits and three walks while striking out seven. Ryan Buchter and Brandon Maurer each threw a perfect inning of relief, with one strikeout apiece.

Ryan Vogelsong (1-2, 2.67) allowed two runs on three hits and a walk with five strikeouts in six innings. Christian Bethancourt singled in the second inning and Jabari Blash scored on a throwing error by Vogelsong. Jackson then reached on a fielding error by Jung Ho Kang, allowing Bethancourt to cross the plate. In the seventh inning, Alexei Ramirez hit a single to drive in Ryan Schimpf, who made a perfect slide to get by the tag. Travis Jankowski stole home in the eighth while Alex Dickerson was at bat.

The game started strange, as Yangervis Solarte was pulled before the Padres took the field in the bottom of the first inning, apparently for not running out an infield pop fly.

This morning’s series finale has Christian Friedrich (4-7, 4.76) taking the mound against Jameson Taillon (2-2, 3.29). First pitch is scheduled for 9:35am PDT.

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

The Padres (48-64) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-54), 6-4, in the first of three games at PNC Park. The start of the game was delayed for 36 minutes due to rain.

Luis Perdomo (5-6, 6.80) pitched five innings, giving up six runs (five earned) on nine hits and three walks while striking out three. An RBI ground out by Sean Rodriguez drove in David Freese in the second inning. Rodriguez singled in the fourth inning to drive in Freese again. In the fifth inning, Gregory Polanco hit a three-run home run with Josh Harrison and Andrew McCutchen on base and a Francisco Cervelli double scored Freese.

Chad Kuhl (2-0, 3.91) surrendered two runs on five hits and four walks in six innings with four strikeouts. Alex Dickerson‘s RBI double scored Yangervis Solarte and a single by Jabari Blash drove in Dickerson in the first inning. Wil Myers led off the eighth inning with a solo home runs. And Blash led off the ninth inning with a solo home run.

Tonight, Edwin Jackson (2-2, 5.00) starts the second game of the series at PNC Park versus Ryan Vogelsong (1-1, 3.25). First pitch is scheduled for 4:05pm PDT.

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

The Padres (48-63) scored fewer runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (51-61) in the finale of their three game series at Petco Park, 6-5.

Jarred Cosart (0-1, 5.79) pitched five innings, giving up five runs on ten hits and no walks with five strikeouts. Odubel Herrera hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Carlos Ruiz singled to drive in Ryan Howard, a double by Freddy Galvis scored Ruiz, a Jerad Eickhoff double drove in Galvis, and Herrera singled to score Eickhoff. Tommy Joseph‘s RBI single in the seventh inning scored Cesar Hernandez with the eventual winning run.

Eickhoff (7-12, 3.78) surrendered five runs (four earned) on five hits and no walks while striking out five. Travis Jankowski‘s RBI groundout in the third inning drove in Derek Norris. Alex Dickerson hit a solo home run in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Jankowski scored on a Dickerson sacrifice fly and Ryan Schimpf hit a two-run home run. Jabari Blash ground into a 5-4-3 triple play in the seventh inning, the first triple play in Petco Park history.

The Padres travel to Pittsburgh and PNC Park to take on the Pirates (55-54) for three games starting tomorrow at 4:05pm PDT. Luis Perdomo (5-5, 6.67) gets the first start against Chad Kuhl (1-0, 4.19).

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

The Padres (47-62) scored fewer runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (51-60) last night in the first of three games at Petco Park, 5-4.

Christian Friedrich (4-7, 4.76) gave up four runs on five hits and no walks in seven innings while striking out four. Cameron Rupp hit a three-run home run with Aaron Altherr and Maikel Franco on base in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Rupp’s RBI double scored Franco again. And Tommy Joseph‘s single in the eighth inning drove in Cesar Hernandez for the eventual winning run.

Jeremy Hellickson (9-7, 3.72) pitched six and two-thirds innings, surrendering three runs on six hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Jose Rondon singled to bring Alex Dickerson in to score in the second inning. A sacrifice fly by Dickerson in the third inning scored Travis Jankowski. Alexei Ramirez hit a pinch-hit solo home run in the seventh inning. And Wil Myers hit a solo home run in the eighth.

Paul Clemens (1-2, 4.70) gets the start tonight against Jake Thompson, who is making his Major League debut. First pitch is scheduled for 5:40pm PDT.

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

The Padres (47-61) scored more runs than the Milwaukee Brewers (48-58), 12-3, in the three-game series finale yesterday afternoon at Petco Park.

Edwin Jackson (2-2, 5.00) pitched eight innings, striking out five while allowing three runs on eight hits and no walks. In the eighth inning, Jonathan Villar scored on a Scooter Gennett single and Ryan Braun hit a two-run home run.

Junior Guerra (7-3, 2.93) gave up four runs in four innings on six hits and three walk with five strikeouts. Travis Jankowski scored on a Yangervis Solarte ground out and Solarte and Alex Dickerson scored on a Christian Bethancourt single in the first inning. Dickerson’s double in the third inning drove in Solarte. In the sixth inning, Wil Myers hit a two-RBI single to drive in Jackson and Jankowski and Solarte hit a two-run home run. Jabari Blash hit his first Major League home run with a opposite field shot to leadoff the seventh inning, Rondon scored on a Jackson double, and Jankowski scored on a Ryan Schimpf double. A Bethancourt ground out drove in Solarte in the eighth inning.

The Philadelphia Phillies come to Petco Park for three games starting Friday at 7:40pm PDT. Christian Friedrich (4-6, 4.72) gets the start in the first game against Jeremy Hellickson (8-7, 3.70).

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

The Padres (44-59) scored fewer runs than the Cincinnati Reds (41-61), 6-0, last night in the first game of three at Petco Park.

Edwin Jackson (1-2, 5.46) gave up six runs (four in the first inning) on ten hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Alex Dickerson collided with Travis Jankowski going for a fly ball to left-center field with one out in the first. Dickerson had to leave the game with a right hip contusion. The Padres hit into four double plays in the game. They loaded the bases with two outs in the first inning, but Derek Norris lined out to end the threat. In the ninth inning, Wil Myers and Ryan Schimpf were on base with two outs, but Norris struck out to end the game.

Brandon Finnegan (6-8, 4.68) pitched six shutout innings (obviously) while giving up four hits and three walks with five strikeouts. Jay Bruce put the first run on the board in the first inning, hitting a sacrifice fly to score Zack Cozart. Brandon Phillips knocked in Joey Votto with an RBI single. And Eugenio Suarez‘ two-RBI double scored Adam Duvall and Phillips. Suarez singled in the fifth to bring Bruce and Phillips home.

Tonight, Christian Friedrich (4-6, 5.00) gets the start in the series’ second game against Anthony DeSclafani (6-0, 3.09). First pitch is scheduled for 5:40pm PDT.

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The Padres (44-58) scored more runs than the Toronto Blue Jays (57-45) at the Rogers Centre yesterday, 8-4.

Luis Perdomo (5-4, 6.89) allowed four runs on six hits and two walks while striking out four in five and two-thirds innings pitched. Devon Travis scored on a sacrifice fly by Darwin Barney in the fifth inning. In the sixth inning, Kevin Pillar‘s RBI double scored Edwin Encarnacion and Ezequiel Carrera hit a single to plate Pillar.

R.A. Dickey (7-12, 4.66) pitched five and two-thirds innings, giving up seven runs (six earned) on four hits and four walks with five strikeouts. Adam Rosales hit a two-run home run with Brett Wallace on base in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Christian Bethancourt hit a double that scored Ryan Schimpf, advanced to third base on a fielding error by Pillar, and scored on a throwing error to third base by Travis. Wallace hit a solo home run in the fifth inning. Bethancourt hit another double in the sixth inning, scoring Matt Kemp, and Bethancourt scored on a single by Wallace. Finally, Alex Dickerson hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

The Padres return to Petco Park for a nine-game homestand, beginning with three games against the Cincinnati Reds starting tomorrow night at 7:40pm PDT. Edwin Jackson (1-1, 4.30) takes the mound against Brandon Finnegan (5-8, 4.93).

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The Padres (43-58) scored fewer runs than the Toronto Blue Jays (57-44) in twelve innings, 7-6, in the second game of three at the Rogers Centre.

Andrew Cashner (4-7, 4.76) pitched six innings, allowing three runs on four hits and three walks while striking out six. Josh Donaldson hit a two-run home run with Jose Bautista on base in the first inning. Justin Smoak led off the Blue Jays’ fifth inning with a solo home run. A wild pitch on a Bautista strikeout brought Russell Martin across the plate in the seventh inning. In the twelfth inning, Bautista drew a bases-loaded walk from Paul Clemens to bring Kevin Pillar home, then a ground out by Donaldson drove in Darwin Barney, and another wild pitch by Clemens scored Devon Travis for the game-winning run.

Marcus Stroman (8-4, 4.92) gave up four runs on seven hits and a walk with seven strikeouts in six and two-thirds innings. Ryan Schimpf‘s RBI double in the second inning scored Yangervis Solarte. Alex Dickerson hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning, driving in Travis Jankowski and Matt Kemp. Kemp hit a two-run home run in the top of the twelfth inning with Wil Myers on base.

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

The Padres (43-57) scored fewer runs than the Toronto Blue Jays (56-44), 4-2 last night, in the first of three games at the Rogers Centre.

Colin Rea (5-5, 4.98) allowed three runs on five hits and four walks in six innings with four strikeouts. A Troy Tulowitzki sacrifice fly scored Michael Saunders in the fourth inning. In the fifth inning, Devon Travis hit a double scored Kevin Pillar and Travis scored on a Josh Donaldson single. Pillar doubled in Tulowitzki in the eighth inning.

Aaron Sanchez (11-1, 2.72) pitched seven innings, giving up no runs on three hits and two walks while striking out seven batters. The two runs came on an Alex Dickerson two-run home run with Matt Kemp on base in the ninth inning off Bo Schultz.

Tonight at 4:07pm PDT, Andrew Cashner (4-7, 4.79) will start (if he’s still a Padre, that is) against Marcus Stroman (8-4, 4.90) in the second game at the Rogers Centre.

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

The Padres (43-56) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (58-41), 10-6 yesterday, to take two out of three games at Nationals Park.

Christian Friedrich (4-6, 5.00) lasted just three innings, giving up five runs on six hits and a walk while striking out none. Carlos Villanueva pitched the next three innings in relief, giving up one run on two hits and no walks with four strikeouts. Daniel Murphy‘s sacrifice fly in the first inning brought Trea Turner in to put the Nationals on the board. In the third inning, a sacrifice fly by Jayson Werth scored Lucas Giolito, Turner scored again on a single by Murphy, and Wilson Ramos hit a two-run home run. Ramos hit a single in the fifth inning to drive in Murphy again, but Ramos was thrown out trying to take second base.

Giolito (0-0, 4.91) didn’t fare much better than Friedrich, surrendering four runs (two earned) in three and a third innings on four hits and three walks, also with no strikeouts. Wil Myers‘ two-RBI single scored Derek Norris and Travis Jankowski in the third inning, but Myers was thrown out trying to take second base. Ryan Schimpf‘s RBI single in the fourth inning scored Alex Dickerson. Dickerson and Schimpf then hit back-to-back solo home runs to begin the eighth inning. Yangervis Solarte drove in Myers with a single and Alexei Ramirez hit a bases-loaded double to drive in Solarte, Dickerson, and Schimpf in the ninth inning.

The Padres travel to Toronto for the first time ever to take on the Blue Jays (55-44) for three games at Rogers Centre. Colin Rea (5-4, 5.01) starts tonight at 4:07pm PDT against Aaron Sanchez (10-1, 2.87).

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