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 (70-89) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (102-57) in their three-game series finale at Dodger Stadium, 10-0, last night.

Clayton Richard (8-15, 4.79) gave up eight runs (six earned) on eight hits and three walks with seven strikeouts over five-plus innings. I’m not going to even bother typing anything, just look at these for the details:

Rich Hill (12-8, 3.32) shutout the Padres over seven innings on two hits and two walks while striking out ten.

The Padres finish up the 2017 season with a three-game series against the San Francisco Giants (62-97) at AT&T Park. Jordan Lyles (1-4, 7.23) starts the first game tomorrow night against Chris Stratton (3-4, 4.15) beginning at 7:15pm PDT.

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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 (70-88) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (101-57), 9-2, at Dodger Stadium last night.

Dinelson Lamet (7-8, 4.57) allowed four runs on four hits and six walks while striking out seven in five innings. Chase Utley scored on a Cody Bellinger ground out in the third inning. Yasmani Grandal hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning. Corey Seager‘s sixth inning single drove in Enrique Hernandez. Adrian Gonzalez hit a solo home run and Seager hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning.

Alex Wood (16-3, 2.72) gave up two runs in six innings on eight hits and a walk with one strikeout. Christian Villanueva hit a solo home run and Hunter Renfroe set the Padres rookie record for home runs in a season (25) one out later in the fifth inning.

Clayton Richard (8-14, 4.63) starts tonight’s series finale against Rich Hill (11-8, 3.50) beginning at 7:10pm PDT.

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

The Padres (70-86) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (84-72) yesterday, 8-4, in their four-game series finale and final home game at Petco Park for 2017.

Luis Perdomo (8-11, 4.65) gave up four runs on six hits and two walks with four strikeouts over five innings. Charlie Blackmon scored on Mark Reynolds‘ single in the first inning. In the third inning, a single by Gerardo Parra drove in Blackmon and Ian Desmond‘s single drove in DJ LeMahieu. Pat Valaika doubled in the sixth inning to drive in Trevor Story. Valaika and Blackmon hit back-to-back solo home runs and a Reynolds double drove in Ryan McMahon in the ninth inning.

German Marquez (11-7, 4.38) allowed two runs over five innings on five hits and three walks with three strikeouts. Wil Myers and Yangervis Solarte hit back-to-back solo home runs in the first inning. Christian Villanueva hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning.

The Padres start a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers (99-57) at Dodger Stadium tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Travis Wood (4-6, 6.55) gets the start tonight against Yu Darvish (9-12, 3.96).
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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 (70-85) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (83-72), 5-0, last night at Petco Park.

Jhoulys Chacin (13-10, 3.98) gave up one hit and three walks while shutting the Rockies out over six innings with six strikeouts. Craig Stammen, Buddy Baumann, Kirby Yates, and Brad Hand combined to keep the Rockies from crossing the plate over the final three innings.

Chad Bettis (1-4, 5.72) allowed one run on seven hits and two walks in four and two-thirds innings with three strikeouts. Wil Myers scored on a Yangervis Solarte single in the fifth inning. Christian Villanueva‘s pinch-hit infield single brought Cory Spangenberg home in the sixth inning. With the bases loaded in the eighth inning, Erick Aybar ground out but Spangenberg and Austin Hedges scored on Ian Desmond‘s throwing error to home and Travis Jankowski scored on Manuel Margot‘s sacrifice fly.

Luis Perdomo (8-10, 4.57) starts this afternoon’s series and 2017 Petco Park finale against German Marquez (10-7, 4.41) with first pitch set for 1:40pm.
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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 (69-84) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (82-71), 3-0, last night in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (8-14, 4.63) shut the Rockies out over seven and a third innings on seven hits and a walk while striking out eight. Kirby Yates finished the eighth inning and Brad Hand struck out the side in the ninth inning for his twentieth save.

Tyler Anderson (5-6, 5.24) allowed three runs on six hits and a walk with six strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings. Christian Villanueva hit a solo home run — his second in as many days — in the fifth inning. Manuel Margot scored on a Hunter Renfroe sacrifice fly and Villanueva’s single drove in Wil Myers in the sixth inning.

Jordan Lyles (1-3, 7.35) starts tonight’s game against Jon Gray (8-4, 3.75) with first pitch scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.
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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 (68-84) scored fewer runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (88-65), 13-7, last night in the finale of their three-game series at Petco Park.

Dinelson Lamet (7-7, 4.15) allowed six runs on six hits and a walk in five and a third innings with four strikeouts. David Peralta hit a solo home run to lead off the first inning. Jake Lamb hit a solo home run in the second inning. J.D. Martinez hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning. A.J. Pollock hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning.

Robbie Ray (14-5, 2.74) gave up five runs in four and a third innings on five hits and five walks while striking out six. Rocky Gale hit his first Major League home run, a two-run shot in the second inning. Hunter Renfroe hit three home runs: a two-run in the third inning and solo shots in the fifth inning and the ninth inning. Christian Villanueva hit his first Major League home run in the fifth inning.

There were a total of nine home runs hit in this game, a new Petco Park single game record.

The Colorado Rockies come to Petco Park for four games to finish out the Padres home schedule for 2017 beginning tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Clayton Richard (7-14, 4.82) gets the start tonight against Tyler Anderson (5-5, 5.28).
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A look at a Padres prospect or two from each level of the system that had a noteworthy week. The Fort Wayne TinCaps were the only affiliate that posted a winning week (4-3), while the rest combined for a 8-13 record.  Yikes.  That’s not quite as bad as the Padres current winning percentage, but it’s close.  Despite the losing, there were plenty of bright spots and examples of player progression, which is what Padres fans should really be looking for anyways.

 

Walker Lockett – SP, El Paso Chihuahuas

2 starts, 12 IP, 10 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K

Yes, Dinelson Lamet continues to miss more bats for the Chihuahuas (including 9 K’s in his last six inning start), but Lockett has been equally effective and even more efficient, throwing fewer pitches (90 in a 7 inning start, and then 75 in a 5 inning start) and going deeper in his appearances. It’d be surprising to see either Lamet or Lockett in San Diego before the All-Star break, and while Lamet probably has the inside track, more weeks like this from Lockett will make that a tougher decision.

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