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 (65-90) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (82-73), 9-6 in ten innings, last night at Petco Park.

Jarred Cosart (0-4, 6.00) left after giving up three runs on three hits and two walks in the first inning. After Cosart loaded the bases, Joe Panik singled to drive in Buster Posey and Hunter Pence and Eduardo Nunez scored on Angel Pagan‘s single. Jose Dominguez gave up three runs in the fourth inning. With the bases loaded again, Posey hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring Madison Bumgarner, Pence ground out, driving in Denard Span, and Nunez singled to score Brandon BeltKevin Quackenbush lost the game in the tenth inning with three runs scored against him as well. Kelby Tomlinson hit a single that Hunter Renfroe misplayed for an error, allowing Pagan to score. Span then hit a two-run home run.

Bumgarner (14-9, 2.71) allowed five runs on four hits and a walk in six innings while striking out five. All five runs were the result of home runs in three consecutive innings: Renfroe’s solo shot in the fourth inning, Derek Norris‘ two-run shot in the fifth inning, and Adam Rosales‘ two-run shot in the sixth inning. In the seventh inning, Manuel Margot singled to drive in pinch-runner Travis Jankowski.

This afternoon, Clayton Richard (3-3, 2.98) gets the start against Ty Blach (0-0, 0.00) in the Padres last game against the Giants for 2016. First pitch is set for 1:40pm 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 were drinking.

The Padres (65-89) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (81-73) in the second of four games at Petco Park, 7-2.

Edwin Jackson (5-6, 5.77) allowed two runs on four hits and five walks in six innings while striking out five. Buster Posey‘s two-RBI double in the fifth scored Denard Span and Angel Pagan.

Albert Suarez (3-5, 4.29) pitched four innings, giving up three runs on five hits and a walk with one strikeout. Wil Myers hit a three run home run with no outs in the first inning. The other four runs came off reliever Matt Reynolds, who gave up four hits and three walks while not recording an out in the fifth inning. Ryan Schimpf drew a bases-loaded walk that scored Jon Jay, a two-RBI single by Alex Dickerson drove in Carlos Asuaje and Myers, and an Austin Hedges sacrifice fly scored Schimpf.

Tonight starting at 5:40pm PDT, Jarred Cosart (0-4, 5.63) gets the start against Madison Bumgarner (14-9, 2.57) in the third game of the series.

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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 were drinking.

The Padres (64-89) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (81-72), 2-1, in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Christian Friedrich (5-11, 4.66) pitched seven-plus innings, giving up two runs on three hits and three walks while striking out six. Friedrich started the eighth inning with a ground-rule double by Joe Panik and a single by Kelby Tomlinson. Brad Hand then relieved and a fielder’s choice groundout by Eduardo Nunez got Tomlinson. But Angel Pagan‘s single scored Panik and one out later a double by Hunter Pence brought Nunez home.

Jeff Samardzija (12-10, 3.83) shutout the Padres over seven innings, allowing four hits and no walks with nine strikeouts. Alex Dickerson hit a pinch-hit solo home run off Derek Law in the eighth inning.

Edwin Jackson (4-6, 6.00) gets the start in tonight’s second game against Albert Suarez (3-4, 4.16). First pitch is set for 7:40pm 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 (61-84) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (77-67) last night, 6-4, at AT&T Park.

Clayton Richard (2-3, 3.00) gave up three runs on eleven hits and three walks in five and two-thirds inning with four strikeouts. Hunter Pence‘s double drove in Kelby Tomlinson in the third inning. Angel Pagan led off the fifth inning with a solo home run and Brandon Crawford‘s one-out single scored Tomlinson. In the seventh inning, Gorkys Hernandez hit a solo home run.

Albert Suarez (3-3, 4.20) pitched five innings, giving up one run on six hits and two walks while striking out two. Luis Sardinas‘ single in the third inning scored Jon Jay. In the ninth inning, Wil Myers drew a bases-loaded walk to bring Derek Norris home, Jay came home on Yangervis Solarte‘s ground out, and Ryan Schimpf hit a three-run home run to drive Sardinas and Myers in.

This afternoon, Luis Perdomo (7-9, 5.89) takes the mound against Madison Bumgarner (14-8, 2.61). First pitch is scheduled for 12:45pm 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 (40-51) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (57-35) last night, 7-6 in 10 innings on a walk-off balk, in the second game of three at Petco Park.

Luis Perdomo (3-4, 7.36) pitched four and two-thirds innings, giving up three runs on eight hits and no walks with two strikeouts. Angel Pagan put the Giants on the scoreboard with a two-run home run in the third inning. In the fifth inning, an RBI double by Buster Posey scored Denard Span. Mac Williamson and Ramiro Pena each hit a solo home run in the sixth inning. And Posey hit a solo home run in the tenth inning.

Jeff Samardzija (9-5, 4.05) surrendered five runs (four earned) on five hits and four walks while striking out four. Travis Jankowski stole third base and scored on a throwing error by Posey in the first inning. Ryan Schimpf hit a solo home run in the second inning. In the third inning, Matt Kemp hit a leadoff home run and Alex Dickerson scored on a two-out Schimpf triple off the right center field wall. In the tenth inning, Dickerson scored on Adam Rosales single and Derek Norris came in from third base on a balk called on Santiago Casilla.

Edwin Jackson (0-1, 5.91) makes his Padres debut this afternoon against Johnny Cueto (13-1, 2.47). The series finale starts at 1:40pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night at the pub.  Or perhaps you get distracted thanks to four pitching changes in the span of six hitters – twice.  Here’s a friendly reminder of what you missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (72-81) took the rubber game and the 3-game series from San Francisco (79-73), 5-4, on a walk-off single by Alexi AmaristaCraig Kimbrel (4-2) was awarded the win for a scoreless inning of relief.  Mike Broadway (0-2) took the loss after allowing a leadoff double to Derek Norris in the ninth.  An announced crowd of 31,137 watched the proceedings, and a surprisingly good chunk of them stayed the whole Three Hours and Thirty-Three minutes it took to play.

Ian Kennedy started for San Diego and managed to escape damage in the first only because Angel Pagan forgot how to round third.  His squared-off turn would have made a Drill Instructor happy, but it enabled Melvin Upton Jr. and Wil Myers to complete the relay to Norris, nabbing Pagan at the plate.  The Giants jumped to an early lead anyway on Brandon Crawford‘s home run to lead off the second.  Madison Bumgarner, who had throttled the Padres the last time he faced them, walked Justin Upton to start the second, allowed Jedd Gyorko to single, and then surrendered a 3-run HR to Norris that juuust cleared the wall in RC.  3-1 San Diego.

San Francisco got on back on Alejandro De Aza‘s RBI single in the second, and tied the game in the fifth on Marlon Byrd‘s RBI single.  The Giants forged ahead thanks to a wild pitch (that moved runners to second and third), and a balk that allowed Brandon Crawford to score.  Pat Murphy came out to argue to no avail.

It stayed that way until Bumgarner left the game after seven.  Former lights-out closer Sergio Romo hung a pitch to Matt Kemp, who lined it into the LF corner for a double.  When the left-field foul pole turned into a pinball flipper, knocking the ball away from De Aza, Cory Spangenberg scored easily from first.  In the ninth, Norris’ double was followed by Melvin Upton’s perfect sacrifice bunt; an intentional walk to Brett Wallace; and the RBI single from Amarista against a drawn in infield and outfield.

And so we bid farewell to the legions of invading orange-clad fans for another year.

Tomorrow NL West foe Colorado Houston Cincinnati Atlanta Los Angeles Arizona makes its final appearance at Petco for 2015.  Casey Kelly will face Rubby De La Rosa at 7:10.

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

The Padres (70-81) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (79-71) last night, 4-2, in a game that featured a combined 27 strikeouts by both teams, 16 by the Giants’ batters and 11 by the Padres.

Tyson Ross (10-11, 3.17) struck out eleven in six innings, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks. Trevor Brown‘s RBI double in fifth inning put San Francisco on the board. Brandon Crawford singled in the sixth inning to score Alejandro De Aza. In the seventh inning, Angel Pagan hit a two-run home run.

Chris Heston (11-10, 3.51) shutout the Padres over four and a third innings, striking out seven with two hits and five walks. Heston loaded the bases with one out in the fifth inning and was pulled. But George Kontos got Matt Kemp to pop out to first base in foul territory and Justin Upton to fly out to center field. Cory Spangenberg hit a solo home run in the sixth inning and Brett Wallace added a pinch-hit solo home run in the seventh inning.

Andrew Cashner (6-15, 4.25) gets the start tonight against Jake Peavy (7-6, 4.08) at 7:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon at the pub, sitting in a dark corner in the very back that has the only TV not tuned to the Local NFL Team’s first regular season game. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (67-77) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (75-68), 10-3, yesterday afternoon.

Odrisamer Despaigne (5-9, 5.79) got the start due to Colin Rea‘s sore forearm. Rea is expected to be limited to bullpen duty for the rest of this season. Despaigne went three and a third innings, giving up four runs on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts. All four runs charged to Despaigne came in the second inning, on a Ehire Adrianza RBI single followed by a Mike Leake (yes, the pitcher) three-run home run.
The Giants added two more in the fifth inning on a Matt Duffy RBI single and Buster Posey‘s RBI double. They added two more in the seventh inning on a bases-loaded walk to Posey followed by a sacrifice fly by Marlon Byrd. Against Frank Garces in the eighth inning, the Giants added their final runs on an Angel Pagan RBI single and a Duffy RBI single.

Leake (10-8, 3.72) pitched six innings, allowing three runs on four hits and two walk with two strikeouts. In the first inning, Yangervis Solarte tripled to lead off the game and scored on a Jedd Gyorko groundout. Justin Upton then tripled and scored on a Brett Wallace double. Travis Jankowski hit his first Major League home run in the second inning. That was it. Nothing else happened for the Friars.

The Padres travel to Phoenix for three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks (68-75) starting tonight at 6:40pm PDT. James Shields (11-6, 3.90) takes the hill against Jeremy Hellickson (9-8, 4.60).

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

The Padres (67-76) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (74-68) last night, 8-0.

Ian Kennedy (8-14, 4.28) got knocked around in four and two-thirds innings, allowing seven runs on seven hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Angel Pagan led off the fifth inning with a solo home run. Brandon Belt hit another solo home run off Frank Garces with one out in the seventh inning.

Madison Bumgarner (17-7, 3.05) was perfect until two outs in the eighth inning when Melvin Upton Jr. hit a ground ball up the middle into center field for the Padres first and only hit and baserunner of the night.

This afternoon Odrisamer Despaigne (5-8, 5.65) gets the start due to Colin Rea‘s sore forearm. The Giants will send Mike Leake (9-8, 3.70) to the mound. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05pm PDT.

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

The Padres (67-75) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (73-68) last night, 9-1, in the first of three games at AT&T Park.

Andrew Cashner (5-15, 4.27) threw 117 pitches in just four and two-thirds innings, allowing five runs on nine hits and five walks with seven strikeouts. Angel Pagan‘s single with two on and two outs in the second inning scored Kelby Tomlinson and Ehire Adrianza was thrown out at home plate for the third out. The Giants scored two more in the third inning, another two in the fifth inning, and four in the seventh inning.

Jake Peavy (6-6, 4.15) pitched seven innings, allowing just one run on two hits and no walks with two strikeouts. Justin Upton‘s 25th homer of the season, a solo shot to lead-off the second inning, was the only run allowed by Peavy and the Giants.

Tonight, Ian Kennedy (8-13, 3.99) gets to face-off with Madison Bumgarner (17-7, 3.05) at 6:05pm PDT.

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