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 (42-54) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (37-61) last night at AT&T Park, 12-9 in 11 innings.

Trevor Cahill (4-3, 3.69) allowed six runs (five earned) in three and two-thirds innings on seven hits and four walks with a strikeout. Denard Span scored on a Brandon Belt single, Brandon Crawford‘s bases-loaded single scored Belt and Buster Posey, and Hunter Pence drove in Crawford in the first inning. Belt scored again in the third inning on a single by Pence. Cahill threw a wild pitch to Posey in the fourth inning that scored Gorkys Hernandez. In the ninth inning, Brandon Maurer gave up a single to Crawford that drove in Posey and a two-run home run to Conor Gillaspie to tie the game at nine.

Jeff Samardzija (4-11, 5.05) gave up five runs on eight hits and a walk in four and a third innings with three strikeouts. Cahill ground out and Franchy Cordero scored in the third inning. Hector Sanchez hit a lead-off home run in the fourth inning. In the fifth inning, Matt Szczur scored on a Jose Pirela single, Sanchez doubled to drive in Carlos Asuaje, and Wil Myers scored on Cory Spangenberg‘s ground out. Asuaje singled in the sixth inning to drive in Craig Stammen. Myers hit a lead-off home run in the seventh inning. Pirela tripled to drive in Szczur and Pirela scored on an Asuaje single in the eighth inning. Hunter Renfroe scored scored on a Szczur single, a Pirela single drove in Erick Aybar, and Szczur scored the go-ahead run on Asuaje’s single in the eleventh inning.

Luis Perdomo (4-5, 4.94) starts this afternoon’s third game against Matt Moore (3-10, 5.81) beginning 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 (10-16) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (9-16) last night at AT&T Park, 12-4.

Jhoulys Chacin (3-3, 5.82) gave up three runs in five innings on five hit and two walks while striking out six. In the fifth inning, Eduardo Nunez drove in Conor Gillaspie and later scored on a bases loaded two-run single by Brandon Belt. Gillaspie scored again on a Gorkys Hernandez single in the sixth inning.

Matt Cain (2-0, 2.30) pitched five innings, giving up just one run — on a single by Erick Aybar in the fourth inning to drive in Ryan Schimpf — on six hits and no walks with seven strikeouts, but didn’t get a decision after the Giants’ bullpen gave up eleven runs in relief. In the sixth inning, Chris Stratton lasted just one out while giving up five runs and Neil Ramirez lasted an inning and a third while giving up six runs.

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In the seventh inning, Allen Cordoba hit a three-run home run.

Today’s series finale, starting at 1:05pm PDT, matches Clayton Richard (2-3, 4.45) against Ty Blach (0-1, 4.22).

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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 (9-16) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (9-15), 4-3, last night in the first of three games at AT&T Park.

Luis Perdomo (0-0, 4.96) is still looking for his first victory of 2017. Perdomo pitched six innings, giving up three runs (one earned) on six hits and no walks while striking out five. In the first inning, Christian Arroyo reached on an error, allowing Joe Panik to score, and Brandon Belt scored on a Conor Gillaspie single. Belt scored on a Michael Morse sacrifice fly in the fifth inning. Arroyo led off the eighth inning with a home run.

Jeff Samardzija (0-4, 7.40) is also looking for his first victory of 2017. Samardzija surrendered three runs (two earned) in seven innings on four hits and a walk with five strikeouts. Ryan Schimpf hit a two-run home run and Cory Spangenberg scored on a Austin Hedges single in the fifth inning.

At AT&T Park tonight, starting at 6:05pm PDT, Jhoulys Chacin (2-3, 5.90) gets the start versus Matt Cain (2-0, 2.42).

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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 (60-84) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (77-66), 4-0, last night in the first of three games at AT&T Park.

Paul Clemens (3-5, 4.94) pitched five innings — all while suffering effects of the flu — shutting the Giants out on three hits and a walk while striking out two. With two outs in the second inning when Brandon Belt walked and Joe Panik was hit by a pitch, but Conor Gillaspie ground out to end the inning. With one out in the fourth inning, Brandon Crawford and Hunter Pence hit back-to-back singles, Belt flied out, and the runners advanced on a wild pitch to Panik who then ground out.

Jeff Samardzija (11-10, 4.07) surrendered four runs on eight hits and a walk in six inning with six strikeouts. Luis Sardinas scored on a Yangervis Solarte single in the fourth inning. Solarte grounded into a fielder’s choice in the fifth inning and Clemens scored when Solarte beat the throw to first base. Hector Sanchez hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning.

Clayton Richard (2-3, 2.78) gets the start tonight against Albert Suarez (3-3, 4.37). First pitch is set for 7:15pm 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 (41-51) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (57-36) yesterday afternoon, 5-3, to complete a three-game series sweep at Petco Park. It was the first series sweep of 2016 for the Padres.

Edwin Jackson (1-1, 4.76) had a no-hitter through six and a third innings in his Padres debut, until Conor Gillaspie hit a three-run home run with one out in the seventh inning. That was the only hit against Jackson, who struck out four with five walks and two batters reaching on errors, for three runs (two earned). Ryan Schimpf had a throwing error in the second inning and Jackson misplayed a soft chopper in the seventh inning.

Johnny Cueto (13-2, 2.64) pitched five innings, giving up four runs on six hits and three walks while striking out four. Matt Kemp led off the fourth inning with a solo home run and Christian Bethancourt added his own solo home run two outs later. RBI singles in the sixth inning by Schimpf and Jackson added two more runs. Yangervis Solarte hit a solo home run in the seventh inning.

The Friars begin a ten-game road trip tonight at 5:15pm PDT against the St Louis Cardinals (47-44). Christian Friedrich (4-5, 4.50) gets the start against Mike Leake (6-7, 4.14) in the first of four games 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 (40-51) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (57-35) last night, 7-6 in 10 innings on a walk-off balk, in the second game of three at Petco Park.

Luis Perdomo (3-4, 7.36) pitched four and two-thirds innings, giving up three runs on eight hits and no walks with two strikeouts. Angel Pagan put the Giants on the scoreboard with a two-run home run in the third inning. In the fifth inning, an RBI double by Buster Posey scored Denard Span. Mac Williamson and Ramiro Pena each hit a solo home run in the sixth inning. And Posey hit a solo home run in the tenth inning.

Jeff Samardzija (9-5, 4.05) surrendered five runs (four earned) on five hits and four walks while striking out four. Travis Jankowski stole third base and scored on a throwing error by Posey in the first inning. Ryan Schimpf hit a solo home run in the second inning. In the third inning, Matt Kemp hit a leadoff home run and Alex Dickerson scored on a two-out Schimpf triple off the right center field wall. In the tenth inning, Dickerson scored on Adam Rosales single and Derek Norris came in from third base on a balk called on Santiago Casilla.

Edwin Jackson (0-1, 5.91) makes his Padres debut this afternoon against Johnny Cueto (13-1, 2.47). The series finale starts at 1:40pm 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 (39-51) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (57-34) last night, 4-1, in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Andrew Cashner (4-7, 5.05) gave up one run on four hits and no walk while striking out nine batters in six innings. Conor Gillaspie drove in Brandon Crawford on a single in the second inning. In the ninth inning, Brandon Belt was ejected for arguing balls and strikes and was quickly joined in the clubhouse by Bruce Bochy.

Madison Bumgarner (10-5, 2.12) pitched six innings, surrendering four runs on seven hits and a walk with nine strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte doubled to score Wil Myers in the first inning. An RBI single by Matt Kemp drove in Derek Norris in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Adam Rosales hit a solo home run. And Myers hit a solo home run in the fifth inning.

Tonight at 5:40pm PDT, Luis Perdomo (3-4, 7.48) gets the start versus Jeff Samardzija (9-5, 3.91) in the second game at Petco Park.

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