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 (43-57) scored fewer runs than the Toronto Blue Jays (56-44), 4-2 last night, in the first of three games at the Rogers Centre.

Colin Rea (5-5, 4.98) allowed three runs on five hits and four walks in six innings with four strikeouts. A Troy Tulowitzki sacrifice fly scored Michael Saunders in the fourth inning. In the fifth inning, Devon Travis hit a double scored Kevin Pillar and Travis scored on a Josh Donaldson single. Pillar doubled in Tulowitzki in the eighth inning.

Aaron Sanchez (11-1, 2.72) pitched seven innings, giving up no runs on three hits and two walks while striking out seven batters. The two runs came on an Alex Dickerson two-run home run with Matt Kemp on base in the ninth inning off Bo Schultz.

Tonight at 4:07pm PDT, Andrew Cashner (4-7, 4.79) will start (if he’s still a Padre, that is) against Marcus Stroman (8-4, 4.90) in the second game at the Rogers Centre.

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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 (41-53) scored fewer runs than the St Louis Cardinals (49-44), 4-2, in the second game of four at Busch Stadium. This game was the first of a day/night doubleheader necessitated by Tuesday night’s rainout.

Colin Rea (5-4, 5.01) gave up four runs in six innings on eight hits and three walks while striking out two. In the second inning, Matt Holliday hit a leadoff solo home run. Jedd Gyorko hit a two-run home run with Matt Adams on base in the fourth inning. And Yadier Molina hit a solo home run to lead off the sixth inning.

Carlos Martinez (9-6, 2.85) pitched seven inning, surrendering two runs on four hits and a walk with five strikeouts. The Padres’ two runs came in the first inning on Ryan Schimpf‘s two-run home run. Travis Jankowski led off the game with a double.

This evening at 5:15pm PDT, Paul Clemens makes his Padres debut against Jaime Garcia (6-6, 4.11) at Busch 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 (37-48) scored more runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (38-49), 13-6, to win two games out of a three at Chase Field.

Colin Rea (5-3, 4.95) pitched four and two-thirds innings, giving up four runs on eight hits and three walks with four strikeouts. A Chris Herrmann RBI single in the first inning scored Paul Goldschmidt. In the third inning, Yasmany Tomas‘ single drove in Herrmann and Brandon Drury hit a two-run home run. Jake Lamb hit a two-run home run with Goldschmidt on base in the ninth inning.

Shelby Miller (2-9, 7.14) surrendered six runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out five over five innings. In the fourth inning, Yangervis Solarte singled to score Wil Myers, Melvin Upton Jr. doubled to drive in Matt Kemp, Derek Norris ground out to bring Solarte home, and Ryan Schimpf hit a two-run home run while Upton Jr. was on base. A Solarte double in the fifth inning drove in Travis Jankowski. Myers’ double brought Alex Dickerson in for another run and a single by Kemp brought Jankowski home in the seventh inning. In the ninth inning, Solarte hit a three-run home run with Myers and Kemp on base and Schimpf added a solo home run.

Tonight the Padres are in Los Angeles to begin a four game series against the Dodgers (48-39). Drew Pomeranz (7-7, 2.65) starts the first game against Hyun-jin Ryu, making his first Major League appearance since 2014. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10pm PDT at Dodger Stadium.

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The Padres (34-46) scored more runs than the New York Yankees (39-40) in the first game of three, 7-6, last night at Petco Park.

Colin Rea (5-3, 4.79) pitched six innings, giving up two runs (one earned) on four hits and a walk with five strikeouts. In the second inning, a Jacoby Ellsbury single drove-in Didi Gregorius. Brian McCann hit a solo home run in the sixth inning. In the ninth inning, the Padres nearly threw the game away, literally. Matt Thornton started the inning by walking McCann and hitting Starlin Castro with pitch. Pinch-hitter Alex Rodriguez then singled to bring McCann in. Brandon Maurer then came in to pitch — and give up a double to Gregorius that drove-in Castro. Aaron Hicks ground out to shortstop, but Rodriguez scored. The Yankees then had Carlos Beltran pinch-hit for Anthony Swarzak, and Maurer threw a wild pitch that allowed Gregorius to score. After Beltran doubled, Maurer got the last two outs for his first Major League save.

Nathan Eovaldi (6-6, 5.54) surrendered six runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out two in four and one-third innings. In the first inning, a single by Melvin Upton Jr. scored Wil Myers and Derek Norris followed that up with a double to bring Yangervis Solarte and Upton Jr. across the plate. Ryan Schimpf hit his first major league home run, a solo shot to right center field, in the second inning. Myers hit a two-run home run with Travis Jankowski on base in the fifth inning. With Swarzak pitching to Norris in the seventh inning, a passed ball by McCann let Solarte come in from third base.

Tonight starting at 7:10pm PDT, Drew Pomeranz (7-7, 2.76) takes the mound against former Padres’ farmhand Ivan Nova (5-5, 5.32) in the second game at Petco Park.

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The Padres (32-43) scored more runs than the Cincinnati Reds (28-45), 13-4, Friday night at Great American Ballpark.

Colin Rea (4-3, 4.81) pitched five innings, giving up four runs (one earned) on three hits and four walks while striking out seven. All four Reds’ runs came in the third inning. Billy Hamilton scored on a ground ball by Zack Cozart that Alexei Ramirez misplayed for an error. Joey Votto then walked. Cody Reed was driven in by another fielding error, this time by Yangervis Solarte. Jay Bruce‘s single scored Cozart and Votto.

Reed (0-1, 6.75) surrendered five runs over five innings on nine hits and two walk with six strikeouts. The Padres scored a single run in each of the first six innings, two runs in the seventh, and five in the eighth. Wil Myers was 3-for-5 with five RBI, including a solo home run in the first inning and a two-run double in the eighth. Melvin Upton Jr. also was 3-for-5, with two, two-run home runs, one in the seventh inning and the other in the eighth. Adam Rosales hit a solo home run in the sixth inning.

This afternoon at 1:10pm PDT, Drew Pomeranz (6-7, 3.00) gets the start against Brandon Finnegan (3-5, 3.81). The game is being broadcast on Fox Sports 1 instead of Fox Sports San Diego.

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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 (28-42) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (43-26), 7-3, in the third of four games at Petco Park last night.

Neither Colin Rea (3-3, 5.15) nor Max Scherzer (8-4, 3.29) figured in the decision. Rea gave up two runs on four hits and two walk with six strikeouts in six and a third innings. Daniel Murphy‘s RBI single in the first inning scored Michael Taylor. In the seventh inning, Anthony Rendon hit an RBI single to bring Wilson Ramos home. And a Ryan Zimmerman RBI single in the eighth inning scored Taylor again.

Scherzer pitched six innings while surrendering just one run on four hits and no walk with ten strikeouts. Wil Myers hit a solo home run with one out in the first inning. Felipe Rivero came into pitch the eighth inning, and proceeded to load the bases with no outs. Myers then hit a two-run double. After Matt Kemp walked to load the bases again, Brett Wallace hit a ground ball to Rivero that he threw away trying to get Jon Jay at home on a force out. After a pitching change, Myers scored on a walk to Melvin Upton Jr. Yangervis Solarte then hit a two-run single to score Kemp and Wallace. There were still no outs.

In this afternoon’s finale the Padres will send out Drew Pomeranz (5-7, 2.88) in an attempt to split the series. Gio Gonzalez (3-5, 3.96) goes for the Nationals with first pitch scheduled for 1:40pm PDT.

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The Padres (26-39) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (33-31) last night, 13-4, in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Colin Rea (3-3, 5.37) lasted just two and two-thirds innings, giving up eight runs (six earned) on nine hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Justin Bour knocked in Ichiro Suzuki with an RBI single in the first to get the Marlins on the board. Then, the third inning happened:

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Top of 3rd, Marlins at Padres, June 13, 2016

Then the fifth inning happened:

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Top of 5th, Marlins at Padres, June 13, 2016

J.T. Realmuto‘s RBI single in the seventh inning scored Marcell Ozuna for the Marlins’ 13th and final run.

On the plus side, Christian Bethancourt pitched a scoreless ninth inning.

Wei-Yin Chen (4-2, 4.68) gave up all four runs on four solo home runs. Wil Myers hit one in the first inning. In the third inning, Matt Kemp added the second. Adam Rosales hit the third in the fifth inning. And Melvin Upton Jr. hit the fourth and final one in sixth inning. Chen gave up seven hits and a walk in six innings while striking out seven batters..

Tonight’s game has Drew Pomeranz (5-6, 2.44) taking the mound against Tom Koehler (4-6, 4.36). First pitch is at 7:10pm PDT.

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The Padres (25-35) scored more runs than the Atlanta Braves (16-42) in the second game of three at Petco Park last night, 4-3, on a Wil Myers walk off single in the ninth inning.

Neither Colin Rea (3-2, 4.74) nor Aaron Blair (0-4, 7.13) figured in the decision. Rea pitched seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out five batters. The Braves’ first run came in the first inning on an RBI double by Nick Markakis to score Freddie Freeman. In the third inning, Chase d’Arnaud singled to drive in Ender Inciarte and Markakis plated d’Arnaud on a sacrifice fly.

Blair pitched just four and a third innings, allowing two runs on six hits and three walk with four strikeouts. Matt Kemp‘s RBI single in the first inning drove Wil Myers home for the Padres’ first run. In the fifth inning, a sacrifice fly by Melvin Upton Jr. with the bases loaded allowed Jon Jay to score. Derek Norris hit a solo home run to lead off the ninth inning and Myers’ one-out single drove Alexei Ramirez home for the walkoff win.

The Padres get a shot at the series sweep this afternoon starting at 12:40pm PDT. Drew Pomeranz (5-5, 2.22) takes the mound against Julio Teheran (1-6, 2.92).

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The Padres (21-34) scored fewer runs than the Seattle Mariners (31-22), 16-13, last night in the finale of the 2016 Vedder Cup at Petco Park.

Wade Miley (5-2, 5.85) gave up nine runs in four and two-thirds innings on twelve hits and two walks while striking out two. The Padres scored seven runs off Miley and reliever Mike Montgomery in the fifth inning. It looked like this:

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It wasn’t so painful to watch.

Colin Rea (3-2, 4.85) pitched five and a third innings, giving up six runs (five earned) on six hits and a walk with three strikeouts. But Rea did not figure in the decision after the Padres bullpen of Ryan Buchter, Brandon Maurer, and Matt Thornton combined to give up nine runs in the seventh inning. The Padres went from being in the lead by a score of 12-7 to being behind 16-12 after one inning. It looked like this:

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It was painful to watch.

The Colorado Rockies (24-29) come to Petco Park for three games starting tonight at 7:40pm PDT. Drew Pomeranz (4-5, 2.48) gets the start tonight against Chris Rusin (1-3, 4.79).

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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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