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 (25-36) scored fewer runs than the Atlanta Braves (17-42) 4-2, yesterday afternoon at Petco Park, denying the Friars another sweep attempt. The Padres are now 1-19 this season in series finales.
Drew Pomeranz (5-6, 2.44) gave up three runs on nine hit and a walk with six strikeouts in five innings pitched. Ender Inciarte scored the first Braves’ run on a Freddie Freeman sacrifice fly in the first inning. Chase d’Arnaud scored the second run later in that inning on an RBI single by Nick Markakis. Julio Teheran helped his own cause, driving in Daniel Castro for the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, d’Arnaud drove in Inciarte with an RBI double.
Teheran (2-6, 2.85) pitched eight innings, surrendering two runs on five hits and a walk while striking out eight. Both runs came on Wil Myers solo home runs. The first while leading off the fourth inning and the second with one out in the sixth inning.
The Padres travel to Denver for three games against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Andrew Cashner (3-5, 4.78) gets the start in tomorrow’s first game against Jon Gray (4-2, 5.33) with first pitch scheduled for 5:40pm PDT.