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 (68-93) scored fewer runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (68-93) last night in the second of three games at Chase Field, 9-5.

Clayton Richard (3-4, 3.33) gave up seven runs (four earned) on six hits and four walks in four and a third innings while striking out one batter. With the bases loaded and no outs in the first inning, Jean Segura scored on a passed ball, Brandon Drury hit an RBI single, and Yasmany Tomas hit a three-run home run. In the fifth inning, Segura scored again on a Chris Owings sacrifice fly and Paul Goldschmidt stole third base and scored on an error by Yangervis Solarte. Segura scored yet again in the seventh inning on another Owings sacrifice fly. Mitch Haniger hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

Archie Bradley (8-9, 5.02) pitched seven innings, surrendering two runs on seven hits and no walks with eleven strikeouts. Solarte scored the Padres’ first run on a single by Carlos Asuaje in the second inning. In the third inning, Solarte’s double drove in Wil Myers. Jon Jay led off the eighth inning with a triple and scored on Myers single, Myers scored on a Hunter Renfroe double, and Renfroe scored on Derek Norris‘ single.

The final game of 2016 is this afternoon starting at 12:10pm PDT. Paul Clemens (4-5, 4.27) gets the start against Matt Koch (1-1, 2.25).

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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 (64-87) scored more runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (63-88) last night, 5-2, in the second of three games at Petco Park. The game started after an hour and ten minute rain delay.

Paul Clemens (3-5, 4.48) pitched five and a third innings, allowing two runs on three hits and a walk with four strikeouts. Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning.

Archie Bradley (7-9, 5.00) gave up two runs on two hits and three walks in five innings while striking out seven. Ryan Schimpf scored on an Alex Dickerson double in the second inning. Schimpf scored again on an Adam Rosales sacrifice fly in the fourth inning. Schimpf came home once more on a Rosales two-run home run in the sixth inning. Rosales’ sacrifice fly in the eighth inning drove Wil Myers in. Rosales ended his night with four RBI and Schimpf ended up with three runs scored.

In today’s series finale at Petco Park, Luis Perdomo (8-9, 5.68) will go up against Zack Greinke (12-7, 4.42) starting at 6:10pm 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 (51-70) scored more runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (50-71) last night, 9-8, in the first game of four at Petco Park.

Paul Clemens (2-2, 4.82) surrendered three runs on eight hits and three walks in five innings while striking out three. In the first inning, while walking Paul Goldschmidt, Clemens threw a wild pitch on ball four, allowing Jean Segura to score. A single by Welington Castillo drove in Goldschmidt. Another single by Castillo in the fifth inning scored Goldschmidt again. Segura hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning. In the seventh inning, a double by Mitch Haniger drove in Yasmany Tomas. Michael Bourn singled in Rickie Weeks Jr. in the eighth inning. And another single by Haniger in the ninth inning scored Jake Lamb.

Archie Bradley (4-8, 4.91) gave up five runs (four earned) on seven hits and three walks with two strikeouts in four and two-thirds innings. Travis Jankowski scored the first Padres’ run in the first inning on a Yangervis Solarte ground out. In the third inning, Wil Myers‘ single scored Jankowski, Alex Dickerson reached on a fielding error by Segura to drive in Myers, and Solarte and Dickerson scored on a single by Christian Bethancourt. In the sixth inning, pinch-hitter Edwin Jackson walked, reached third base on a Jankowski double, and scored on a passed ball to Myers. A bases-loaded Dickerson double in the eighth inning drove Jankowski, Myers, and Solarte in for the last three Padres’ runs.

Tonight’s second game will feature Jarred Cosart (0-1, 5.03) getting the start against Zack Greinke (11-4, 4.31) beginning at 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 (36-47) scored more runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (37-48) last night at Chase Field, 8-4.

Luis Perdomo (3-3, 7.93) pitched six innings, giving up three runs (two earned) on nine hits and no walks while striking out five. Perdomo got into trouble in the first inning, when Jean Segura scored on a Paul Goldschmidt double and Goldschmidt came home on Yangervis Solarte‘s throwing error on Welington Castillo‘s ground ball. In the fifth inning, Jake Lamb tripled with Michael Bourn on base. Nick Ahmed‘s sacrifice fly in the eighth inning scored Brandon Drury for the Diamondbacks’ final run.

Archie Bradley (3-4, 4.81) surrendered five runs in six innings on six hits and three walks with seven strikeouts. Solarte hit a two-run home run with Matt Kemp on first base to put the Padres on the scoreboard in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Wil Myers walked and Kemp doubled to drive him in. Derek Norris then hit a two-run home run. In the eighth inning, after Alex Dickerson drew a walk, Travis Jankowski pinch-ran for him and stole second base. Norris then doubled Jankowski in, Ryan Schimpf doubled Norris in, and Alexei Ramirez drove in Schimpf with a single.

Tonight, Christian Friedrich (4-3, 3.96) gets the start in the second game of the series against Zack Godley (1-0, 4.35) with first pitch scheduled for 6:40pm 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 (20-31) scored fewer runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (23-29), 6-3, in the finale of their three-game series at Chase Field. The Padres are 1-15 in series finales this season and 0-8 on Sundays.

Drew Pomeranz (4-5, 2.48) gave up six runs in five innings on five hits and four walks while striking out nine batters. With one out in the first inning, Brandon Drury ground into a fielder’s choice that scored Phil Gosselin from third base. Chris Owings led off the second inning with a solo home run. Two batters later, Archie Bradley bunted for an RBI single to score Chris Herrmann. After a Jean Segura ground out, Gosselin reached on a fielder’s choice to plate Nick Ahmed. Finally, Paul Goldschmidt doubled to bring Gosselin and Bradley around for the Diamondbacks’ fifth and sixth runs.

Bradley (2-0, 6.11) pitched seven and one-third innings, giving up three runs on four hits and a walk while also recording nine strikeouts. Christian Bethancourt‘s RBI single in the second inning scored Yangervis Solarte. Alexei Ramirez hit his first home run as a Padre with a solo shot in the fifth inning. Wil Myers ground out in the eighth inning to bring pinch-hitter Brett Wallace, who walked and advanced to third on a double by Jon Jay.

The Friars travel to Safeco Field for two games against the Seattle Mariners (28-21). Hot Vedder Cup action starts this afternoon at 1:10pm PDT with Andrew Cashner (2-4, 4.87) facing Nate Karns (4-1, 3.53).

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