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 (19-26) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (22-23), 9-5, in a game that took seventeen innings, yesterday at Petco Park.

Colin Rea (3-2, 4.47) and Kenta Maeda (3-3, 3.29) both pitched five innings. Rea gave up three runs on three hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Maeda surrendered four runs on four hits and a walk, striking out five. Russ Stripling (2-3, 4.53) was awarded the win after pitching the last three innings for the Dodgers. Luis Perdomo (1-1, 9.15) got the loss after pitching the last five innings for the Padres.

In the Padres’ half of the fifth inning, Melvin Upton Jr. scored on a Christian Bethancourt single. Later in the inning, Wil Myers hit a bases loaded triple to bring Alexi Amarista, Rea, and Jon Jay across the plate. In the eighth inning, Upton Jr. hit a triple to score Myers and tie the ballgame at five.

In the sixth inning, a single by Corey Seager scored Enrique Hernandez for the Dodgers’ first run. A wild pitch from Kevin Quackenbush allowed Howie Kendrick to score. And an RBI single by Adrian Gonzalez brought Seager home. In the seventh inning, Justin Turner hit a solo home run off Ryan Buchter. In the eighth inning, Brandon Maurer gave up a leadoff home run to Kendrick. In the seventeenth inning, a single by Yasiel Puig with the bases loaded and one out scored Kendrick and Gonzalez. Puig then stole second base and Perdomo threw a wild pitch that allowed Joc Pederson to score and Puig to get to third base. Carl Crawford ground into a force out that scored Puig.

The Padres travel to San Francisco to face the Giants (27-19) for three games starting tonight at 7:15pm PDT, with Drew Pomeranz (4-4, 1.96) taking on Johnny Cueto (6-1, 2.70) at AT&T Park.

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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 (18-25) scored more runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (21-22) last night, 7-6 on a walk-off two run home run by Melvin Upton Jr., in the first game of a three-game weekend series at Petco Park.

Christian Friedrich (0-1, 2.89) lasted just three and one-third innings, giving up two runs on six hits and three walks with two strikeouts. However, Friedrich put the first runs on the board with a two-out single to score Brett Wallace and Alexei Ramirez in the second inning. Derek Norris added another run in the fifth inning with a leadoff solo home run. In the sixth inning, Christian Bethancourt hit a pinch-hit, two-run home run to left with Adam Rosales on. And Upton Jr. added the final two runs in the ninth inning with his shot to right-center with Wil Myers on base.

Scott Kazmir (3-3, 5.23) surrendered five runs on three hits and seven walks while striking out five in five and two-thirds innings. Cory Seager doubled in the third inning to score Enrique Hernandez for the Dodgers’ first run. In the fourth inning, Yasmani Grandal doubled to bring Yasiel Puig home. A Puig two-run home run in the fifth inning brought Trayce Thompson across the plate. And Justin Turner brought in Carl Crawford with a two-run home run in the eighth inning.

Tonight, Cesar Vargas (0-2, 3.55) takes the mound against Alex Wood (1-3, 4.17) at 7:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy while recording a podcast during a game. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (0-1) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (1-0) in the 2016 home and season opener at Petco Park, 15-0.

Clayton Kershaw (1-0, 0.00). That pretty much sums up that.

Well, the Padres had just two baserunners against Kershaw (9 K’s) in his seven innings — thanks to a second inning walk for Yangervis Solarte and a single by Jon Jay in the third inning — and only four hits total in the game. So at least they didn’t get no-hit.

Tyson Ross (0-1, 11.81) gave up eight runs (seven earned) on nine hits and a walk with five strikeouts in five and one-third innings. Just click on the box score to see who DIDN’T score runs for the Dodgers, because I don’t feel like typing up all that garbage.

Game 2 of the season is tonight at 7:10pm with James Shields getting the start at Petco Park against former Tampa Bay Rays teammate Scott Kazmir. The Padres debut the new brown uniforms tonight, so at least we’ll have that to look forward to, if nothing else.

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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 (74-86) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (90-70), 6-2, last night in the first of three games at Dodger Stadium.

Casey Kelly (0-2, 7.94) gave up six runs (three earned) in four and a third innings on eight hits and two walk while striking out three. The Dodgers scored five runs in the third inning, and it looked like this:

The Dodgers added one more in the fifth inning on a Justin Turner single to score Howie Kendrick.

Alex Wood (12-12, 3.84) pitched seven innings while allowing two runs on five hits, one walk, and striking out four. Jedd Gyorko led off the seventh inning with a single and Melvin Upton Jr. followed with a double. Alexi Amarista‘s ground out scored Gyorko, and Cody Decker, getting his first start in the Major Leagues, hit a sacrifice fly to score Upton Jr for his first Major League RBI.

Robbie Erlin (1-1, 6.30) gets the start tonight against Zack Greinke (18-3, 1.68) in the second to last game of the 2015 season. First pitch is scheduled for 6:10pm 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 (65-71) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (77-58) last night, 2-0, in the third of four games at Petco Park.

Tyson Ross (10-10, 3.21) gave up just one run in six innings on five hit and two walks with three strikeouts. Andre Ethier doubled to lead off the fourth inning and was knocked in by Carl Crawford ground-rule double into the Petco Porch in right field. Against Joaquin Benoit in the eighth inning, Ethier walked to lead off, Crawford singled, Yasmani Grandal bunted a ball into the air that was caught by Austin Hedges, then Joc Pederson singled to left field, scoring Ethier.

Alex Wood (10-9, 3.51) shutout the Padres over his seven innings on three hits and four walks with four strikeouts.  Chris Hatcher and Kenley Jansen each pitched a no-hit, shutout inning of relief.

The final game of the four-game series is this afternoon at 1:10pm PDT. Andrew Cashner (5-13, 4.15) takes the hill against Brett Anderson (8-8, 3.43).

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Things are often fuzzy after a night at the pub.  Or Beerfest.  Or after watching High School football in San Diego County.  Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

Powered by 4 home runs – three in a disastrous sixth inning – San Diego (65-70) lost to Los Angeles (76-58), 8-4, in front of a smaller than expected crowd of 33,025.  The loss added another nail to San Diego’s playoff coffin, although Baseball Prospectus already puts their playoff odds at 0%Mike Bolsinger (6-3) survived five innings for the win.  Marcos Mateo (1-1) was the tough-luck loser.

This game was memorable for tying the Petco Park record for most home runs in a game, with eight (last time it happened – 4 Sept 2013, against San Francisco).  In fact, in a statistical anomaly, San Diego managed only 4 hits – but 3 left the ballpark.  Starter James Shields started the barrage when he grooved a 1-1 pitch to Carl Crawford.  Carl said ‘thankyouverymuch’ by depositing it 454′ away (by StatCast) in the right-center field seats.  Not to be out-done, following a leadoff walk to Yangervis Solarte and a called strike 2 which was questionable, Matt Kemp drove a ball 418′ to dead center, and the Padres led a 2-1 after one.

But last night was all about giving, mostly by the Padres pitching staff.  Shields left another pitch over the heart of the plate (albeit low) and gave up Scott Schebler‘s first career HR, a towering 443’ drive to right-center, tying the game at 2 in the second inning.  In the third, recently-promoted-to-SS Jedd Gyorko drove a Bolsinger pitch to deep left-center, where it appeared to hit off the top of the wall for a double.  Replay conclusively proved it had cleared the wall and been knocked back into the field of play by a fan; the umpires took a look and agreed.  Home Run Gyorko. 3-2 Padres.

San Diego would have only one other batter reach base until the eighth.

Meanwhile the Dodgers tied the game in the fifth.  A double by Jimmy Rollins, followed by 2 walks, loaded the bases with one out (Shields would walk 6 in his five innings).  Rookie Corey Seager then hit a slow roller to first.  Will Myers – making his first appareance since June 4 – tried to turn two and went to second.  But the ball was hit too slowly and only the one out recorded, allowing Rollins to score and tie the game.

Don Mattingly came out to argue Gyorko was nowhere near second base (he wasn’t) and that Chase Utley should be safe.  That call is not reviewable when the runner is bearing down on the bag; unlike, apparently, Thursday’s game when a Padre runner was called safe because Utley didn’t have his foot on second base.  Pat Murphy then came out to argue Utley’s attempted take-out slide at second was nowhere near the bag (IT WASN’T), and that Seager should be called out on interference.  That call is not reviewable either (yeah I got nuthin’).  At any rate we left the fifth tied at 3.

Then the wheels came off.  Shields left, having thrown 107 pitches to get through five.  Mateo came in, blew down Schebler and walked the Shell of Joc Pederson.  Donny Baseball sent Andre Ethier to the plate to hit for Bolsinger.  Murphy countered with Marc Rzepczynski.  Mattingly pulled Ethier in favor of Justin Ruggiano, who hit a 1-0 pitch into the vacant space beyond the center field wall. 5-3.  After Rollins singled and Crawford struck out, Adrian Gonzalez hit a 0-2 pitch 390′ to left-center for another HR.  Murphy threw his Scrabble tiles into the dugout and summoned Jon Edwards.  Utley greeted Edwards with a home run to right, closing out the scoring for LA.

The Padres showed a little life when super pinch-hitter Brett Wallace homered to center, and Solarte followed that with a single.  But Chris Hatcher enticed Gyorko to ground into a 6-4-3 DP and the Padres never threatened again.

Besides the 8 HR, San Diego pitchers never retired the Dodgers in order.  Maybe that will change tonight when Tyson Ross (10-9, 3.27) faces Alex Wood (9-9, 3.67).

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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 (65-69) scored more runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (75-58), 10-7, in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Colin Rea (2-2, 5.47) pitched five innings, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks with six strikeouts. In the fifth inning, Corey Seager‘s first Major League hit was a double to right field. Pinch-hitter Scott Schebler ground out, sending Seager to third base, and a single by Joc Pederson gave the Dodgers their first run. A double by Chase Utley immediately followed to score Pederson. In the sixth inning, Odrisamer Despaigne faced three batters without getting an out, loading the bases. Marc Rzepczynski came into the game and got Scott Van Slyke to ground out, scoring Justin Turner from third base. Seager’s second hit plated Carl Crawford and Yasmani Grandal, and Seager made it to second on the throw home. Pinch-hitter Justin Ruggiano singled to score Seager, and Ruggiano took second base on the throw home. After Pederson popped out to first base, Utley bunted and Rzepczynski’s throw missed the first base bag and rolled into the right field corner. Utley made it to third and Ruggiano scored.

Mat Latos (4-9, 4.92) gave up four runs on eight hits and no walks with three strikeouts in just four innings. In the first inning, Yangervis Solarte led off with a double and advanced to second base on a sacrifice bunt [In the first inning AND with a man already in scoring position? Really?] by Cory Spangenberg. After a strikeout by Matt Kemp, Justin Upton came to bat and hit a double, scoring Solarte. Upton then came home on a single by Jedd Gyorko. In the second inning, Kemp hit a two-RBI single to score Derek Norris and Solarte. Norris doubled to score Upton in the sixth inning. Solarte hit a towering shot into the top deck of the Western Metal Building for a home run in the seventh inning to make it a one-run game. A two-run home run by Gyorko gave the Padres the lead in the eighth inning. Norris singled and scored on a Melvin Upton Jr. pinch-hit triple, followed by Solarte with another double.

Tonight is the final pregame Beerfest of the season at Petco Park. James Shields (10-6, 3.78) takes the mound at 7:10pm PDT again Mike Bolsinger (5-3, 2.83) in the second game of the series.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening binge-drinking $5 beers in the Park At The Park and Padres Beerfest. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed after you blacked out and woke up under the swing set in a playground in Ramona.

The Padres (10-8) scored less runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (10-6) last night. In fact, they didn’t score any runs, dropping the first game of the home stand 3-0. Zack Greinke (3-0, 1.35) shut down the Padres hitters over his seven innings, giving up just four hits and three walks with seven strikeouts.

Andrew Cashner (1-3, 2.63) looked good, but seemed to have trouble hitting his spots again, surrendering two runs on six hits and a walk with six strikeouts. Carl Crawford hit a leadoff home run to start the seventh inning off Cashner that increased the Dodgers lead to 2-0. Kevin Quackenbush was called up from AAA El Paso and made his 2015 debut, pitching one and a third innings. Joc Pederson knocked in Yasmani Grandal with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning off Quackenbush for the Dodgers final run.

Tonight has Ian Kennedy (0-0, 0.00) returning from the disabled list to face the Dodgers and Brandon McCarthy (2-0, 4.50) at 5:40pm PDT in the second game of the three-game series at Petco Park.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub, pleading with the waitress to change the TV in your line of sight from Monday Night Football to the Padres game.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (66-77) lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers (82-62) by a score of 9-4 last night, despite the Dodgers making three errors on the same play in the sixth inning.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-6, 3.55) lasted just four and a third innings, surrendering seven runs (six earned) on eight hits and three walks with three strikeouts.  A Juan Uribe solo home run in second inning was merely one of Despaigne’s problems on the night.

Clayton Kershaw (18-3, 1.67) pitched eight innings, giving up three runs, just one of which was earned thanks to a fly ball to center in the sixth inning that Yasiel Puig threw away towards first base trying to double up Rymer Liriano.  A.J. Ellis then threw it away trying to get Liriano at second base.  And then Hanley Ramirez erred on the throw home trying to get Yangervis Solarte.  At this point, Liriano managed to slide safely into home.  It was all very confusing to watch, not to mention type out after the fact.

Rene Rivera had an RBI single in the fourth inning.  Yasmani Grandal hit a solo home run in the ninth inning off of Pedro Baez.  Carl Crawford hit a three-run home run off of reliever Frank Garces in the fifth inning for the Dodgers.

Tonight’s matchup in Dodger Stadium features Andrew Cashner (2-7, 2.39) versus Roberto Hernandez (2-2, 4.61) at 7:10 pm PDT.

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