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 (43-55) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (38-62), 5-2, in yesterday afternoon’s four-game series finale at AT&T Park.

Dinelson Lamet (4-4, 5.92) allowed two runs on eight hits and a walk in six and two-thirds innings while striking out six. A Buster Posey single in the first inning drove in Denard Span. Gorkys Hernandez singled in the fourth inning to bring Miguel Gomez home.

Ty Blach (6-6, 4.50) gave up five runs in seven innings on eight hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. Wil Myers hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Jabari Blash hit a two-run double to score Myers and Hunter Renfroe, Hector Sanchez doubled to drive in Blash, and Cory Spangenberg‘s single scored Sanchez.

The Padres come back to Petco Park tonight to begin a four-game series against the New York Mets (45-51). Clayton Richard (5-10, 5.35) starts the first game against Jacob deGrom (11-3, 3.37) with first pitch scheduled 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 (42-55) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (38-61), 5-4, in 12 innings yesterday afternoon at AT&T Park.

Luis Perdomo (4-5, 4.71) gave up four runs (one earned) in six innings on eight hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Joe Panik singled to drive in Gorkys Hernandez in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Orlando Calixte singled to score Hunter Pence and Eduardo Nunez singled to drive in Calixte and Matt Moore. Nick Hundley singled in the twelfth inning to drive in Kelby Tomlinson for the game-winning run.

Moore (3-10, 5.82) allowed four runs on seven hits and no walks while striking out seven in six innings. All four Padres’ runs came in the fourth inning. Wil Myers led off the inning with a solo home run, Cory Spangenberg scored on a Luis Torrens single, and Perdomo tripled to drive in Matt Szczur and Torrens.

This afternoon’s series finale has Dinelson Lamet (3-4, 6.40) going against Ty Blach (6-5, 4.36) 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 (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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I used to do this Twitter Q&A thing a few years back, so with nothing to write about last night, I decided to reboot the series. Twitter came through.

With Yangervis Solarte currently out with a strained oblique, this question gets a little more complicated. Still, I have a feeling the Padres will end up sticking with Solarte even if he comes back before the deadline (the guys at Gwynntelligence felt the same way on their podcast yesterday). There are some soft factors that make a lot sense there, plus the Tigers didn’t get back a whole bunch for J.D. Martinez in a recent trade. It seems like most teams just aren’t looking to add position players at the deadline, as everyone scrambles for more arms. The Red Sox could make sense for a fit if they want to be patient with their top prospect, third baseman Rafael Devers.

If Solarte stays in San Diego, that means he’ll be getting regular reps at second. That leaves Cory Spangenberg and Carlos Asuaje to duke it out over at third, with both of them likely getting time at second and in the outfield. Ryan Schimpf lurks in El Paso as an obvious candidate for a late-season recall, but it’s not clear that the Padres are too high on him.

I’m not sure if any team would actually trade for Erick Aybar, and I write that with all due respect to the lad. He works as a fine placeholder with the Padres, but I wouldn’t mind them getting “crazy” and putting either Spangenberg or Asuaje there (they could try both, although that’d leave nobody manning third). Sometimes a guy ends up playing better there than you’d think, plus it give you an extra opportunity to get another interesting position player on the field every day. Jose Rondon could also get a look at some point, although he’s currently on the DL at Triple-A El Paso. Aybar’s 33 years old and a replacement level player; I’d like to see the Padres use the second half to audition a few other players at short.

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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 (41-54) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (37-60), 5-2, in the first game of four at AT&T Park.

Jhoulys Chacin (9-7, 4.26) allowed two runs on four hits and a walk while striking out four in six innings. Denard Span singled and took second on the throw to home as Gorkys Hernandez scored and Span came home on a single by Eduardo Nunez in the sixth inning.

Madison Bumgarner (0-4, 3.57) gave up four runs over six and a third innings on six hits and a walk with five strikeouts. Hunter Renfroe came off the disabled list and hit a two-run home run in the second inning. Cory Spangenberg hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning. Jose Pirela scored in the eighth inning on Wil Myers‘ double.

Trevor Cahill (4-3, 3.14) gets the start tonight at 7:15pm PDT against Jeff Samardzija (4-11, 4.86).
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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 (40-53) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (55-41) at Coors Field last night, 9-7.

Dinelson Lamet (3-4, 6.40) allowed six runs (five earned) on four hits and four walks while striking out seven in four innings. Mark Reynolds hit a three-run home run in the first inning. In the fifth inning, DJ LeMahieu hit a sacrifice fly that Jabari Blash dropped as Charlie Blackmon scored, LeMahieu and Gerardo Parra scored on Carlos Gonzalez‘ double, and Gonzalez scored on Alexi Amarista‘s single. Parra’s double drove in Pat Valaika and a single by Gonzalez drove in Parra.

Antonio Senzatela (10-3, 4.67) gave up four run (three earned) in five innings on four hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Jose Pirela‘s double scored Carlos Asuaje and a single by Blash drove in Wil Myers and Pirela in the first inning. Myers hit a solo home run in the fifth inning. In the sixth inning, Erick Aybar‘s sacrifice fly drove in Cory Spangenberg and a single by Matt Szczur scored Blash. Asuaje led off the seventh inning with his first Major League home run.

This afternoon’s series finale will pit Clayton Richard (5-9, 4.75) against Jon Gray (2-1, 6.23) beginning at 12:10pm 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 (40-51) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (35-58), 7-1, yesterday in the finale of three games at Petco Park.

Trevor Cahill (4-3, 3.14) gave up one run on eight hits and a walk in six and two-thirds innings with eight strikeouts. Buster Posey scored on a double by Brandon Crawford in the second inning.

Jeff Samardzija (4-11, 4.86) allowed seven runs in six innings on nine hits and no walks with eight strikeouts. Hector Sanchez followed up his two-run walk-off home run on Saturday night with a three-run home run and Erick Aybar drove in Cory Spangenberg with a double in the first inning. Spangenberg hit his own three-run home run in the third inning.

The Padres head to Denver to face the Colorado Rockies (53-41) for three games starting tonight at 5:40pm PDT. Luis Perdomo (4-4, 4.54) starts tonight against German Marquez (6-4, 4.36).
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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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