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 (10-16) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (9-16) last night at AT&T Park, 12-4.

Jhoulys Chacin (3-3, 5.82) gave up three runs in five innings on five hit and two walks while striking out six. In the fifth inning, Eduardo Nunez drove in Conor Gillaspie and later scored on a bases loaded two-run single by Brandon Belt. Gillaspie scored again on a Gorkys Hernandez single in the sixth inning.

Matt Cain (2-0, 2.30) pitched five innings, giving up just one run — on a single by Erick Aybar in the fourth inning to drive in Ryan Schimpf — on six hits and no walks with seven strikeouts, but didn’t get a decision after the Giants’ bullpen gave up eleven runs in relief. In the sixth inning, Chris Stratton lasted just one out while giving up five runs and Neil Ramirez lasted an inning and a third while giving up six runs.

201704296th

In the seventh inning, Allen Cordoba hit a three-run home run.

Today’s series finale, starting at 1:05pm PDT, matches Clayton Richard (2-3, 4.45) against Ty Blach (0-1, 4.22).

Read More…

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 (9-16) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (9-15), 4-3, last night in the first of three games at AT&T Park.

Luis Perdomo (0-0, 4.96) is still looking for his first victory of 2017. Perdomo pitched six innings, giving up three runs (one earned) on six hits and no walks while striking out five. In the first inning, Christian Arroyo reached on an error, allowing Joe Panik to score, and Brandon Belt scored on a Conor Gillaspie single. Belt scored on a Michael Morse sacrifice fly in the fifth inning. Arroyo led off the eighth inning with a home run.

Jeff Samardzija (0-4, 7.40) is also looking for his first victory of 2017. Samardzija surrendered three runs (two earned) in seven innings on four hits and a walk with five strikeouts. Ryan Schimpf hit a two-run home run and Cory Spangenberg scored on a Austin Hedges single in the fifth inning.

At AT&T Park tonight, starting at 6:05pm PDT, Jhoulys Chacin (2-3, 5.90) gets the start versus Matt Cain (2-0, 2.42).

Read More…

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

The Padres (2-3) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (1-4), 7-6, in yesterday’s 2017 home opener at Petco Park.

Luis Perdomo (0-0, 8.44) gave up five runs in five and a third innings pitched on seven hits and a walk with three strikeouts. After balking in Joe Panik for a run in the first inning, Perdomo shut the Giants out until loading the bases and giving up a grand slam to Brandon Belt with no outs in the sixth inning. Belt hit another home run, a solo shot, in the eighth inning off Ryan Buchter.

Matt Cain (0-0, 8.31) pitched just four and a third innings, giving up four runs on six hits and three walks while striking out three. Leading off in the first inning, Manuel Margot hit the first of his two solo home runs. Margot’s second home run came in his second at-bat to leadoff the third inning. Wil Myers scored on a Yangervis Solarte single later in the third inning. Solarte singled again in the fifth inning to score Travis Jankowski. In the seventh inning, Solarte hit a double to drive in Jankowski and Myers. Solarte then scored the Padres’ final run on a sacrifice bunt by Austin Hedges.

Tonight starting at 5:40pm PDT, Jhoulys Chacin (0-1, 24.30) gets the start at Petco Park against Madison Bumgarner (0-0, 3.86),

Read More…

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.

Read More…

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 (60-84) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (77-66), 4-0, last night in the first of three games at AT&T Park.

Paul Clemens (3-5, 4.94) pitched five innings — all while suffering effects of the flu — shutting the Giants out on three hits and a walk while striking out two. With two outs in the second inning when Brandon Belt walked and Joe Panik was hit by a pitch, but Conor Gillaspie ground out to end the inning. With one out in the fourth inning, Brandon Crawford and Hunter Pence hit back-to-back singles, Belt flied out, and the runners advanced on a wild pitch to Panik who then ground out.

Jeff Samardzija (11-10, 4.07) surrendered four runs on eight hits and a walk in six inning with six strikeouts. Luis Sardinas scored on a Yangervis Solarte single in the fourth inning. Solarte grounded into a fielder’s choice in the fifth inning and Clemens scored when Solarte beat the throw to first base. Hector Sanchez hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning.

Clayton Richard (2-3, 2.78) gets the start tonight against Albert Suarez (3-3, 4.37). First pitch is set for 7:15pm PDT.

Read More…

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 (39-51) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (57-34) last night, 4-1, in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Andrew Cashner (4-7, 5.05) gave up one run on four hits and no walk while striking out nine batters in six innings. Conor Gillaspie drove in Brandon Crawford on a single in the second inning. In the ninth inning, Brandon Belt was ejected for arguing balls and strikes and was quickly joined in the clubhouse by Bruce Bochy.

Madison Bumgarner (10-5, 2.12) pitched six innings, surrendering four runs on seven hits and a walk with nine strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte doubled to score Wil Myers in the first inning. An RBI single by Matt Kemp drove in Derek Norris in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Adam Rosales hit a solo home run. And Myers hit a solo home run in the fifth inning.

Tonight at 5:40pm PDT, Luis Perdomo (3-4, 7.48) gets the start versus Jeff Samardzija (9-5, 3.91) in the second game at Petco Park.

Read More…

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

The Padres (19-29) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (30-19), 4-3 in ten innings, yesterday afternoon in the series finale at AT&T Park. The Friars have yet to win a game this season against the Giants in nine chances.

James Shields (2-6, 3.06) pitched six strong innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts. In the second inning, Kelby Tomlinson hit an RBI single to bring Brandon Crawford into score. Matt Duffy hit an RBI single in the sixth inning to drive in Gregor Blanco. In the seventh inning, Denard Span‘s double off Ryan Buchter scored Trevor Brown. Crawford hit an RBI single off Brad Hand in the tenth inning to bring Duffy across the plate for the Giants’ victory.

Jake Peavy (1-5, 7.26) gave up one run in six and two-thirds innings on six hits and a walk while striking out four Padres. An Alexei Ramirez RBI scored Brett Wallace in the seventh inning. In the eighth inning, a two-run home run by Yangervis Solarte with Christian Bethancourt on tied the game at three runs. But that was it for the Padres.

The Padres have the day off today as they travel to Phoenix for three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks starting Friday at 6:40pm PDT. Christian Friedrich (0-1, 2.89) gets the start tomorrow against TBD of the Diamondbacks.

Read More…

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 (19-28) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (29-19), 8-2, last night in the second game of three at AT&T Park. The Padres remain winless in eight game this season against the Giants.

Andrew Cashner (2-4, 4.87) returned from the disabled list and pitched six innings, giving up three runs on four hits and four walks with a strikeout. Denard Span singled in the third inning to score Gregor Blanco. In the sixth inning, Buster Posey doubled to score Joe Panik and Posey then scored on a Brandon Crawford single. In the eighth inning, Crawford hit a bases loaded triple to score Matt Duffy, Posey, and Brandon Belt. Jarrett Parker then hit a two-run home run to straight-away center field for the Giants final runs.

Jeff Samardzija (7-2, 2.54) allowed one run on six hits and three walk while striking out seven in six and two-thirds innings. Jon Jay led off the sixth inning with a solo home run. And in the ninth inning, Brett Wallace singled, took second base on a passed ball, and made it to third base on a groundout by Derek Norris. Hector Sanchez singled to score Norris, but Jay then ground out to end the game.

James Shields (2-6, 3.07) takes the mound this afternoon against Jake Peavy (1-5, 8.21) at 12:45pm PDT.

Read More…

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 (19-27) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (28-19) at AT&T Park, 1-0, in the first of three games last night.

Drew Pomeranz (4-4, 1.70) did not surrender a run in his seven innings, striking out four with two hits and four walks. Brandon Maurer pitched an inning of scoreless relief, with one hit and a walk. Brad Hand lost the game in the ninth inning. After Brandon Belt led off the inning with a single, Brandon Crawford struck out and Gregor Blanco popped up to Brett Wallace. Hunter Pence then hit a ball to shallow right field that was misplayed dropped just in front of Matt Kemp for a double, scoring Belt and giving the Giants the victory.

Johnny Cueto (7-1, 2.70) pitched another complete game — his third one against San Diego this season — giving up just two hits and no walks with six strikeouts. Kemp singled in the fourth inning. Alexei Ramirez was hit by a pitch and Alexi Amarista singled in the eighth inning. But that was it for Padres baserunners.

Tonight, Andrew Cashner (2-3, 4.93) comes off the disabled list and gets the start against Jeff Samardzija (6-2, 2.66) at 7:15pm PDT in the second game.

Read More…

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.

Read More…