Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (45-52) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (40-56) at Petco Park last night, 3-1.
Andrew Cashner (4-10, 3.93) pitched seven innings, allowing just the one Marlins’ run on five hits and a walk while striking out five. In the first inning, Ichiro Suzuki led off the game with a walk, stole second base, and scored on a Justin Bour double to right field.
Dan Haren (7-6, 3.51) gave up all three Padres’ runs on solo home runs. Brett Wallace led off the fourth inning with his first home run as a Padre. Yonder Alonso and Matt Kemp had back-to-back two-out home runs in the fifth inning. Haren ended his night after six innings with eight hits, no walks, and three strikeouts.
Tonight’s game starting at 5:40pm PDT has Ian Kennedy (5-9, 4.78) taking the mound against David Phelps (4-6, 3.91) in the third of four games.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Then you fall asleep and miss the last two-and-a-half innings. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. And sleeping.
The Padres (63-70) defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers (76-59) in 12 innings last night, 3-2, on a walk-off RBI single by Yasmani Grandal. The 12th also saw the Dodgers employ what was apparently the first-ever 5-man infield shift in history, with 4 players lined up on the right side of the infield when Seth Smith came up to bat.
Andrew Cashner (2-6, 2.37) surrendered just one run over six innings on six hits and no walks with eight strikeouts. But the Dodgers tied up the game in eighth inning against Dale Thayer. Kevin Quackenbush got himself out of a jam in the ninth inning. Blaine Boyer shut the Dodgers out in the tenth and eleventh innings before Tim Stauffer was credited with the win after coming into pitch the twelfth.
Dan Haren (11-10, 4.33) nearly matched Cashner’s performance, surrendering two runs (one earned) in six innings on five hits and a walk with three strikeouts.
This evening at 5:40 pm PDT Ian Kennedy (10-11, 3.75) goes against the Dodgers’ Zack Greinke (13-8, 2.79). Before the game the Padres will be inducting Trevor Hoffman into the Padres Hall of Fame. They’re also giving out some sort of trucker hat-looking thing. Of course it’s white, because why would you want to do something that looks different than your opponent’s color scheme?
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (41-52) defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers (52-43) 6-3 last night at Dodger Stadium. Jesse Hahn (5-2, 2.21) and his curveball confused and confounded the Dodgers batters. Over six innings, Hahn gave up just one run on three hits and four walks with six strikeouts. The Dodgers’ Dan Haren (8-6, 4.23) surrendered four runs on six hits and two walk with five strikeouts in just four innings.
Alexi Amarista opened up the Padres scoring with a two-run home run in the second. Chase Headley added a run with an RBI double in the fifth to score Seth Smith, followed up by another RBI double from Carlos Quentin to score Headley. Quentin added two more RBI in the sixth inning with a bases loaded single to score Will Venable and Smith.
Huston Street pitched a perfect ninth inning for his 24th save on the season.
Tonight at Dodger Stadium the Friars send Ian Kennedy (7-9, 3.71) to the mound to face the dreaded TBD* at 7:10 pm PDT.
*It’s going to be Paul Maholm (1-4, 5.18.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy when you spend an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (32-42) #BeatLA last night with a 3-run ninth inning comeback win against the Los Angeles Dodgers (40-35) at PETCO Park. Seth Smith had two solo home runs, a double, and a walk. Everth Cabrera hit a sacrifice fly ball to right field to score Alexi Amarista in the ninth.
Ian Kennedy started for the Friars, lasting five innings with five strikeouts while giving up all five Dodgers runs on seven hits and two walks. Dodgers’ starter Dan Haren pitched 5 2/3 innings, surrendering three run on five hits and two walk with five strikeouts.
Tonight, Tyson Ross (6-6, 3.27) takes the mound against Josh Beckett (4-4, 2.49) at 7:10 pm PDT in the second game of the three-game series. It’s “Beat L.A.” T-shirt Night. So everyone in attendance has that going for them. Which is nice.