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The Padres (50-70) scored fewer runs than the Tampa Bay Rays (50-69) in the series finale at Tropicana Field, 2-0.
Christian Friedrich (4-9, 4.69) pitched six and two-thirds innings, giving up both Rays’ runs on a two-run home run by Brad Miller in the first inning. Friedrich finished with five strikeouts, six hits against, and a walk.
Chris Archer (7-16, 4.18) struck out nine over his seven and a third innings. The Padres managed just four hits – all singles – and a walk against Archer.
The Padres come back to Petco Park for four games with the Arizona Diamondbacks (49-70) starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Paul Clemens (2-2, 4.73) get the start tonight against Archie Bradley (4-8, 4.91).
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The Padres (37-43) scored fewer runs than the Seattle Mariners (36-42) yesterday afternoon, 7-0, at Petco Park, dropping their third out of four games against the Mariners and giving Seattle possession of the Vedder Cup until at least next season.
The Padres offense once again sputtered behind a pretty good outing from James Shields (7-3, 4.14), who allowed two runs in five and two-thirds innings on four hits, four walks, and seven strikeouts. Robinson Cano hit a leadoff home run to left field in the sixth inning. And Cano knocked in the second run of the game with two outs in the seventh inning with a single to center field that scored Brad Miller. Dustin Ackley was then thrown out at home by Will Venable to end the inning.
The Mariners then scored another run in the eighth inning on an Austin Jackson sacrifice fly to bring Nelson Cruz in from third base. In the ninth inning, Mike Zunino scored on a Logan Morrison sacrifice fly, Cano then doubled to drive in Seth Smith, and Cruz hit his 20th home run to left field to plate the sixth and seventh Mariners’ runs.
Taijuan Walker (7-6, 4.34) allowed just one hit with seven strikeouts for the Mariners before he was pulled after the sixth inning due to an apparent injury.
The Padres travel to St Louis today to face the Cardinals () to start a ten-game road trip that leads into the All-Star break, mostly due to Comic-Con and all that comes with it. Which means there will not be a game at Petco for three weeks. Tyson Ross (5-7, 3.57) gets the call tonight at 4:15pm PDT at Busch Stadium against TBD, whom, one can only hope, is beatable.
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The Padres (37-42) scored fewer runs than the Seattle Mariners (35-42) on Tuesday night, 5-0, at Petco Park.
Mike Montgomery (3-2, 1.62) threw a one-hit complete game, the only hit being a Yangervis Solarte one-out double in the seventh inning. Solarte never got to third. Montgomery walked four and struck out seven.
Ian Kennedy (4-7, 4.86) had that pesky one bad inning thing happen to him again, as the Mariners increased a 1-0 lead into a 4-0 lead with two outs in the fourth inning on an Austin Jackson two-RBI single and a two-run home run by Brad Miller. In the third inning, Kennedy had Mike Zunino hit a one out home run to put the Mariners on the board. Nelson Cruz scored on a errant throw by Clint Barmes on a potential double play in the ninth inning for the Mariners’ fifth run.
The finale of the season series is this afternoon at 12:40pm PDT. James Shields (7-2, 4.24) shoulders the massive responsibility of keeping the Vedder Cup in San Diego for another year as he goes up against Taijuan Walker (6-6, 4.64).
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub throwing shade at those dirty, stinking Mariners. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking from the Vedder Cup.
The Padres (18-17) scored more runs than the Seattle Mariners (15-18) yesterday, 4-2, at Safeco Field to pull even in the 2015 Vedder Cup.
James Shields (5-0, 3.91) had a shutout through four and two-thirds innings, when Brad Miller hit a solo home run. Shields ended up pitching six innings with just the one run on six hits and three walks with nine strikeouts. Craig Kimbrel gave up the Mariners’ second run on a two-out RBI double by Miller to score Dustin Ackley in the ninth inning before striking out Robinson Cano to record his tenth save of the season.
Taijuan Walker (1-4, 7.22) pitched six innings, surrendering two runs on four hits and a walk with six strikeouts. Will Middlebrooks hit his fourth homer, a solo shot, in the third inning. Cory Spangenberg drove in Alexi Amarista with a sacrifice fly. Spangenberg then scored the fourth Padres’ run all on his own in the eighth inning, reaching base on a single, stealing second base and advancing to third on a throwing error by Mike Zunino, and then scoring on a wild pitch.
The Padres come home for four games against the Washington Nationals (19-16) starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Tyson Ross (1-3, 3.98) takes the hill against Doug Fister (2-1, 2.87).
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening upset at Tony Gwynn’s passing. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were sobbing.
The Padres (29-41) dropped their second game in a row last night with a 5-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners in Safeco Field. Tyson Ross (6-6, 3.27) gave up five early runs. Four of which came on Kyle Seager‘s 3-run home run in the first and Brad Miller‘s solo shot in the second.
Meanwhile, former Padres pitcher Chris Young pitched six shutout innings. The Padres’ only run came in the ninth on a solo home run by Carlos Quentin.
This afternoon the Vedder Cup continues in Seattle at Safeco Field at 12:40 pm PDT. Eric Stults (2-8, 5.79) will start against the Mariners’ Roenis Elias (5-5, 4.13).