Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (12-19) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (16-14) at Petco Park last night, 8-2, in the first of three games. And, at 4 hours and 11 minutes, it was the longest 9-inning home game in Padres history.
Jhoulys Chacin (3-3, 5.26) gave up one run on four hits and a walk in five and a third innings with three strikeouts. Cody Bellinger hit a solo home run in the fourth inning. In the seventh inning, Chris Taylor and Franklin Gutierrez scored on Andrew Toles‘ double. Taylor’s eighth inning single drove in Yasiel Puig. In the ninth inning, Yasmani Grandal singled to drive in Corey Seager and Bellinger hit a three-run home run.
Kenta Maeda (2-2, 5.81) allowed two runs (one earned) in five innings on three hits and three walks while striking out eight. In the fourth inning, Ryan Schimpf‘s single scored Cory Spangenberg. Erick Aybar came in for a run on Manuel Margot‘s sacrifice fly in the fifth inning.
Tonight at 5:40pm it’s Clayton vs Clayton as Clayton Richard (2-3, 4.29) goes up against Clayton Kershaw (4-2, 2.61).
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 (68-91) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (91-68), 9-4, in the Padres’ final game of 2016 at Petco Park. The Padres ended with a losing record at home in 2016 at 39-42.
Christian Friedrich (5-12, 4.66) gave up five runs in five and two-thirds innings on seven hits and a walk with three strikeouts. Joc Pederson‘s double in the fifth inning drove in Rob Segedin and put the Dodgers on the board. A single by Justin Turner in the sixth inning scored Charlie Culberson, Turner scored on a wild pitch by Jose Torres, and Yasiel Puig and Segedin scored on a Pederson double. Carlos Ruiz‘ two-run double in the seventh inning scored Turner and Puig. Andrew Toles scored on a Andre Ethier single in the eighth inning. And Toles’ single in the ninth inning drove in Micah Johnson
Julio Urias (5-2, 3.39) was pulled after three innings — to help keep him fresh for the postseason — while giving up one hit and three walks and striking out five. Jesse Chavez pitched the fourth inning and gave up two runs. Carlos Asuaje drove in Hunter Renfroe with a single and Derek Norris scored on Luis Sardinas single. Three Dodger pitchers shutout the Padres until the ninth inning, when Jon Jay‘s single scored Manuel Margot and a Yangervis Solarte double drove Jay in.
The Padres wrap up the season with three games at Chase Field against the Arizona Diamondbacks (66-93). Edwin Jackson (5-6, 5.77) gets the start tonight at 6:40pm PDT against Braden Shipley (4-5. 5.26).