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 (19-18) scored zero runs against the Washington Nationals (20-17), who scored ten. It was an ugly, boring game that could be considered cruel and unusual punishment if any Padres fan was ever forced to rewatch it.
Odrisamer Despaigne (2-2, 6.75) lasted just three innings, giving up seven runs on ten hits and two walks with just one strikeout. The only thing you could say that was a positive: Despaigne didn’t allow a home run in those three innings. That honor was reserved for Shawn Kelley, who gave up a home run to Bryce Harper in the fourth inning.
Jordan Zimmerman (3-2, 3.66) combined with A.J. Cole to shutout the Friars. Zimmerman pitched six innings with six hits, a walk, and six strikeouts. Cole gave up just one hit [a two-out single from Yangervis Solarte in the ninth] while pitching the last three innings in relief to record his first Major League save.
This evening, the third of four games pits Andrew Cashner (1-6, 3.07) against Max Scherzer (3-3, 1.99) at 5:40pm PDT. Everyone in attendance will receive a long-sleeved hoodie-style t-shirt.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy when you spend an evening in the pub. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (48-59) dropped the hammer on the St Louis Cardinals (56-50) last night, winning 12-1. The Friars were the beneficiaries of a solo home run to left field from Jedd Gyorko in the fourth inning. Yangervis Solarte went 4-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored. And Will Venable had a 3-run home run to right field that capped off an eight-run seventh inning.
Jesse Hahn (7-2, 2.01) pitched seven innings, giving up just one run on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Oh, and it was his 25th birthday, too. The Cardinals’ Joe Kelly was pulled after five innings, surrendering four runs on seven hits and a walk with five strikeouts.
This afternoon, at 12:40 pm PDT at Petco Park, the Padres will send Odrisamer Despaigne (2-2, 1.66) up against Shelby Miller (7-8, 4.20) in the final game of the series with the Cardinals.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub. Then the FSSD crew admits to cheerleading from the booth and oh, brother. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (24-30) were defeated by the Arizona Diamondbacks (22-33) by a score of 12-6 last night. Tommy Medica continued his hot hitting in Arizona, going 3-5 with 3 RBI and missing the cycle by a single. He may have actually hit for it in another ballpark (definitely Petco Park), as he reached on what was scored an error in the second inning after Martin Prado had a hard time handling a ball Medica smoked to 3B.
Tim Stauffer (L, 2-1) started for the Padres and did not make it out of the first inning. He gave up 6 hits, 1 walk, and 7 earned runs, recording only one out via strikeout before being removed. All told, the Diamondbacks scored 8 runs in the 1st, 2 in the 2nd, and 2 more in the 7th.
Chase Anderson went for Arizona, pitching at Chase Field against Chase Headley and okay I’ll stop. He went 5, surrendering 8 hits, 4 runs (1 earned) while walking 1 and striking out 3. Not spectacular, but good enough to win when you’re spotted 8 in the 1st. Martin Prado and Paul Goldschmidt starred for Arizona, driving in 3 runs and hitting a 2-run home run each. Goldschmidt’s home run was a 470 foot bomb off of the scoreboard in CF (which will likely feature in the highlights below). Sorry, bad at mystery and intrigue.
Mercifully The Padres are off today, beginning a series tomorrow in Chicago vs. the White Sox. Ian Kennedy (3-5, 3.59 ERA) takes on John Danks (3-4, 4.90 ERA). Game time is 5:10 P.M.