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 (54-66) scored more runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (43-75), 3-0, at Petco Park yesterday to complete a three-game sweep.

Clayton Richard (6-12, 4.84) pitched a shutout on three hits and a walk with six strikeouts in a complete game. No one from the Phillies got farther than second base.

Nick Pivetta (4-8, 6.25) allowed three runs on five hits and three walks while striking out eleven over five innings. Wil Myers singled Carlos Asuaje in, stole second base, then stole third base, and came home on a double steal with Austin Hedges in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Hunter Renfroe doubled to drive in Cory Spangenberg.

The Washington Nationals (71-47) head to Petco Park for four games beginning tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Jhoulys Chacin (11-8, 4.06) starts tonight against Edwin Jackson (3-2, 3.86).
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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 (51-64) scored more runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (81-34) last night, 4-3, in the first of three games at Dodger Stadium.

Clayton Richard (5-12, 5.14) allowed three runs on eight hits and four walks while striking out five in six innings. In the first inning, Justin Turner scored on a Cody Bellinger single but Bellinger was thrown out trying to take second base. Bellinger had another RBI single in the third inning to drive in Chris Taylor. Bellinger scored in the fifth inning on a double by Austin Barnes.

Rich Hill (8-4, 3.44) gave up two runs in six innings on five hits and three walks with nine strikeouts. Manuel Margot hit a solo home run and Carlos Asuaje scored on Cory Spangenberg‘s single in the third inning. Margot hit another solo home run in seventh inning. Jose Pirela led off the eighth inning with a home run.

Hill was grazed in the neck by a pitch while attempting a bunt in the fourth inning, but stayed in the game.

Jhoulys Chacin (11-8, 4.15) gets the start in tonight’s second game of the series against Hyun-Jin Ryu (4-6, 3.53) with first pitch set for 6:10pm 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 (49-61) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (54-57) in twelve innings yesterday at PNC Park, 5-4.

Clayton Richard (5-12, 5.17) allowed four runs — all unearned — in six innings on five hits and a walk with five strikeouts. In the third inning, Andrew McCutchen singled to score Chris Stewart and Jose Osuna hit a bases-loaded double to drive in Starling Marte, McCutchen, and David Freese. Sean Rodriguez led off the twelfth inning with a game-winning home run off Buddy Baumann.

Jameson Taillon (6-5, 4.60) gave up two runs on two hits and two walks while striking out eight in six and a third innings. Cory Spangenberg singled to drive in Manuel Margot and, after a single by Wil Myers, Taillon threw a wild pitch to Hunter Renfroe that brought Spangenberg home in the first inning. Margot hit a two-run single in the ninth inning to drive in Renfroe and Matt Szczur.

The Padres begin a four-game series against the Cincinnati Reds (45-66) at Great American Ballpark tonight at 4:10pm PDT. Jhoulys Chacin (11-7, 3.99) starts the first game against Tim Adleman (5-9, 5.42).
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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 (47-58) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (51-54), 7-1, yesterday in the finale of three games at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (5-12, 5.40) gave up four runs in six innings on seven hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Andrew McCutchen hit the first of his three solo home runs in the first inning. In the sixth inning, Jose Osuna tripled to drive in McCutchen and David Freese. McCutchen’s second home run came in the eighth inning off Jose Torres. In the ninth inning, Josh Bell led off with a home run and McCutchen added his third.

Gerrit Cole (9-7, 3.97) allowed one run on five hits and two walks while striking out eight in seven innings. Dusty Coleman hit a solo home run in the seventh inning.

The Padres are off today with the Minnesota Twins (50-53) heading to Petco Park for two games beginning tomorrow at 7:10pm PDT. Jhoulys Chacin (10-7, 4.22) gets the start tomorrow versus Jose Berrios (9-4, 3.76).
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Yesterday I wrote about the perceived trade value of three pitchers the Padres have already traded. Let’s just say it didn’t lock up the Padres Public servers. So, today, I thought I’d take a more conventional approach and discuss the relative trade value of the players still on the Padres roster.

I put everybody into made-up tiers.

Tier 1 is for primo guys. Andrew Miller‘s a tier 1 guy. Brad Hand isn’t, at least not unless he grows out the beard, steals some of Miller’s mojo, and hires Jeff Sullivan as his agent. In fact, the Padres don’t have any tier 1 players. (By the way, I didn’t consider young, unlikely-to-be-traded players like Manuel Margot in this exercise.)

Tier 2 is for good, solid trade chips. These are players that a bunch of teams are genuinely interested in, even if they lack some tier 1 mojo.

Tier 3 is for guys who aren’t good enough for tier 2. There’s some trade value here, but not a whole lot of it.

Tier 4 is for players who have little (or no) trade value.

Here we go.

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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 (43-56) scored fewer runs than the New York Mets (46-51) last night, 5-3, in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (5-11, 5.37) pitched eight innings, giving up five runs on twelve hits and two walks while striking out eight. Wilmer Flores led off the second inning with a home run. In the third inning, Yoenis Cespedes tripled to drive in Asdrubal Cabrera and Jay Bruce singled to score Cespedes. Bruce singled in the fifth inning to drive in Michael Conforto. Jose Reyes scored in the eighth inning on a Travis d’Arnaud single.

Jacob deGrom (12-3, 3.30) allowed two runs on five hits and two walks in eight innings with eight strikeouts. Hunter Renfroe hit two solo home runs: the first landed on the roof of the Western Metal Supply Company building in the seventh inning and the second was to dead center in the ninth inning. Carlos Asuaje doubled to drive in Jose Pirela in the eighth inning.

Tonight Jhoulys Chacin (9-7, 4.26) starts against Seth Lugo (4-2, 4.05) with first pitch set for 7:10pm PDT.
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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 (40-54) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (56-41) yesterday, 18-4, in the finale of three games at Coors Field.

Clayton Richard (5-10, 5.35) allowed eleven runs (ten earned) on fourteen hits and a walk while striking out three in three and two-thirds innings. Kevin Quackenbush gave up six runs in his two and a third innings of relief. Nolan Arenado went 5-for-6 with three home runs, four runs scored, and seven RBI. Trevor Story and Charlie Blackmon each had a home run of their own.

In other words…

And Padres fans were like…

…for pretty much the entire game.

Jon Gray (3-1, 6.19) gave up four runs on seven hits and two walks with seven strikeouts in six innings. Jabari Blash drove in Carlos Asuaje with a single and Cory Spangenberg hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning.

The Padres head to AT&T Park to take on the San Francisco Giants (37-59) for four games starting tonight at 7:15pm PDT. Jhoulys Chacin (8-7, 4.33) gets the start tonight against Madison Bumgarner (0-3, 3.18).
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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 (38-51) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (35-56), 5-4, last night in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (5-9, 4.75) gave up four runs on eleven hits and two walks with four strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings. Buster Posey‘s RBI single in the first inning drove in Brandon Belt. In the second inning, Johnny Cueto singled to score Brandon Crawford but Cueto was thrown out after rounding first base. Miguel Gonzalez‘ sacrifice fly drove in Hunter Pence and Gorkys Hernandez scored on Denard Span‘s single in the sixth inning. Posey hit a solo home run in the seventh inning,

Cueto (6-7, 4.59) allowed three runs in four innings on six hits and three walks with five strikeouts. Cory Spangenberg scored on Jabari Blash‘s double and Blash scored on an Erick Aybar single in the second inning. In the fourth inning, Aybar came home on a single by Austin Hedges. Jose Pirela‘s single in the ninth inning drove in Manuel Margot.

Tonight, Jhoulys Chacin (8-7, 4.32) starts the second game against Madison Bumgarner (0-3, 3.00), who makes his first appearance since going on the disabled list on April 20th. First pitch is scheduled for 5:40pm 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 (37-49) scored more runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (28-57) in the first of three games at Citizen’s Bank Park last night, 4-3.

Clayton Richard (5-8, 4.66) allowed one run on five hits and a walk with two strikeouts in six innings before the game was delayed an hour and 34 minutes by rain in the middle of the seventh inning. Tommy Joseph hit a solo home run in the fourth inning. Cameron Rupp scored on a groundout by Daniel Nava and Freddy Galvis‘ single drove in Nick Williams in the seventh inning.

Nick Pivetta (2-4, 4.73) gave up three runs on five hits and no walks while striking out nine in seven innings. Jose Pirela hit a solo home run in the first inning. Austin Hedges hit two solo home runs — in the third and fifth innings — and drove in Cory Spangenberg with the go-ahead run in the ninth inning with a sacrifice fly.

This afternoon’s second game features Jhoulys Chacin (7-7, 4.52) taking the mound versus Aaron Nola (6-5, 3.73) starting at 1:05pm 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 (33-47) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (54-28) last night, 10-4, in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (5-8, 4.85) pitched four and a third innings, allowing seven runs on nine hits and four walks while striking out three. Austin Barnes hit a grand slam home run in the first inning. Justin Turner hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. The Dodgers loaded the bases in the fifth inning and Chris Taylor walked to bring Logan Forsythe home. Barnes hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning.

Dodgers’ starter Alex Wood took offense to what he thought was Jose Pirela attempting to steal signs in the first inning and the umpires warned both dugouts. When Andy Green and Dave Roberts came out to talk to the umpires about their warning, Green and Roberts started arguing with each other. As Green started to walk away, Roberts charged him. Both benches cleared and Green and Roberts were both ejected.

Wood (9-0, 1.83) gave up one run on two hits and three walks with eight strikeouts in six innings. Manuel Margot scored on Cory Spangenberg‘s ground out in the fourth inning. In the seventh inning, Allen Cordoba‘s sacrifice fly drove in Matt Szczur. Hector Sanchez hit a pinch-hit two-run home run in the ninth inning.

Tonight Dillon Overton (0-0, 6.38) makes his Padres debut against Rich Hill (4-4, 4.60) with first pitch scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.
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