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 (1-3) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (3-1) in yesterday afternoon’s series finale at Dodger Stadium, 10-2.

Jered Weaver (0-1) pitched five innings, giving up four runs on five hits — all four runs came from two two-run home runs by Yasiel Puig — and three walks while striking out just two. Puig’s first home run came with no outs in the second inning, driving in Chase Utley. Puig hit his second one in his next at-bat, in the fourth inning, with Joc Pederson on base. The Padres’ wheels came off after Weaver was taken out of the game, as the Dodgers scored two in the sixth inning and four in the seventh inning. Christian Bethancourt came in to pitch in the seventh inning and got Utley to ground out. However, Bethancourt walked the next four batters before being relieved by Brad Hand.

Brandon McCarthy (1-0) surrendered two runs on four hits and a walk with four strikeouts in six innings. Both Padres runs came on a Wil Myers two-run home run in the sixth inning.

Today, the Padres’ home opener starts at 3:40pm PDT, with Luis Perdomo (0-0) getting his first start of 2017 against the San Francisco Giants (1-3) and Matt Cain (0-0).

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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 (68-90) scored more runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (90-68) in the second game of three at Petco Park, 6-5.

Luis Perdomo (9-10, 5.71) surrendered all five runs in five innings on seven hits and a walk with two strikeouts. Chase Utley led off the game with a solo home run and Adrian Gonzalez added another solo home run two outs later. Gonzalez hit an RBI double to score Corey Seager in the third inning. Joc Pederson hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning.

Jose De Leon (2-0, 6.35) lasted just two and a third innings, giving up five runs (three earned) on four hits and three walks with a strikeout. Hunter Renfroe had four RBI, the first two coming on a bases loaded single in the first inning to drive in Manuel Margot and Yangervis Solarte and Ryan Schimpf drove in Renfroe with a double. In the third inning, Renfroe hit a two-run home run onto the roof of the Western Metal Supply Company building, the first player to ever do so in a game. Margot scored the Padres’ final run in the fourth inning on a groundout by Wil Myers.

Tonight’s 2016 Petco Park season finale will have Christian Friedrich (5-10, 4.66) taking the mound against Julio Urias (5-2, 3.53) 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 (67-90) scored more runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (90-67), 7-1, in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Paul Clemens (4-5, 4.27) allowed the one run on three hits and no walks in five innings with two strikeouts. The lone run came when Chase Utley hit a solo home run in the third inning.

Kenta Maeda (16-10, 3.28) started the game in place of Jose De Leon in order to help setup the Dodgers playoff rotation and gave up three runs in four innings on three hits and a walk while striking out five. All seven runs were driven in by Hunter Renfroe on a three-run home run in the first inning and a grand slam home run in the eighth inning.

Tonight’s second game at Petco Park has Luis Perdomo (8-10, 5.59) taking the hill against De Leon (2-0, 5.52) beginning at 7:10pm 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 (56-80) scored less runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (76-60) yesterday at Dodger Stadium, 7-4.

Christian Friedrich (4-10, 4.99) gave up four runs on six hits and three walks with four strikeouts in four and a third innings. Yasiel Puig hit a three-run home run in the third inning. In the fifth inning, a Chase Utley single drove in Justin Turner and Puig scored on a single by Yasmani Grandal. Grandal hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning.

Jose De Leon (1-0, 6.00) won his Major League debut while surrendering four runs on six hits and no walks with striking out nine in six innings. Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run home run with Travis Jankowski on base in the third inning. Alexi Amarista scored on a throwing error on a Jankowski bunt single and Jankowski scored on a Solarte sacrifice fly in the fifth inning.

The Padres return home to Petco Park for three games against the Boston Red Sox (76-60) starting this afternoon at 1:40pm PDT. Edwin Jackson (3-5, 6.26) gets the start against former Padre Drew Pomeranz (10-10, 3.00).

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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 (38-50) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (50-40) yesterday evening, 4-3, at Dodger Stadium.

Luis Perdomo (3-4, 7.48) gave up four runs (two earned) in six innings on nine hits and a walk while striking out three. Adrian Gonzalez hit an RBI double to score Chase Utley in the first inning. With the bases loaded and no outs in the fourth inning, Howie Kendrick doubled and Gonzalez and Yasiel Puig scored. Gonzalez reached on a Ryan Schimpf error in the fifth inning, scoring Corey Seager.

Brandon McCarthy (2-0, 2.70) pitched five innings, surrendering three runs on three hits and three walks with six strikeouts. After Travis Jankowski drew a walk and stole second base, Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run home run in the first inning. Jankowski singled in Alexei Ramirez and took second base on the throw home in the fifth inning.

This afternoon, the Padres send out Christian Friedrich (4-4, 4.42) in the final game of the four game series with the Dodgers against Kenta Maeda (7-6, 3.07). First pitch is scheduled for 1:10pm 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 (38-49) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (49-40), 10-6, last night in the second game of their four game series at Dodger Stadium.

Andrew Cashner (3-7, 5.40) pitched just two and two-thirds innings, giving up eight runs on eight hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Cashner gave up four home runs. Justin Turner‘s solo home run and Yasmani Grandal‘s two-run home run came in the first inning. Grandal added a three-run home run and Howie Kendrick hit a solo home run in the second inning. Grandal hit another home run off Jose Dominguez in the seventh inning, a solo shot.

Scott Kazmir (7-3, 4.52) had his own problems, lasting just three innings while surrendering three runs on six hits and three walks while striking out five. Wil Myers drove in Melvin Upton Jr. with a single in the first inning. In the second inning, Upton Jr. hit a two-run home run. Upton Jr. added a solo home run in the fourth inning. Christian Bethancourt came home on a Adam Rosales sacrifice fly and pinch-hitter Brett Wallace drove in Alexei Ramirez with a single in the fifth.

Tonight’s game is on Fox — NOT Fox Sports San Diego — starting at 4:15pm. Luis Perdomo (3-3, 7.93) takes the mound against Brandon McCarthy (1-0, 0.00) in game three of four at Dodger Stadium.

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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 (9-15) scored more runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (12-13), 5-2, to win the second of three games at Dodger Stadium last night.

Colin Rea (2-1, 4.61) pitched six innings, giving up two runs on four hits and three walks with three strikeouts. Chase Utley hit a two-run home run with no outs in the third inning for the Dodgers’ only runs.

Ross Stripling (0-2, 4.33) gave up five runs on seven hits and two walks with six strikeouts over just four and two-thirds innings. Of the nine total Padres’ hits, five of them were doubles. Jon Jay, Wil Myers, and Matt Kemp had back-to-back-to-back doubles in the third inning. In the fifth inning, back-to-back walks to Myers and Kemp led to a two-RBI double by Melvin Upton Jr. Upton then scored on an RBI single by Alexei Ramirez.

The Friars attempt to return the favor of Los Angeles’ Opening Series sweep at Petco Park this afternoon at 1:10pm PDT, with Drew Pomeranz (2-2, 2.86) getting the start against Clayton Kershaw (2-1, 2.43).

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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 (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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