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 (13-22) scored fewer runs than the Texas Rangers (12-20) last night at Globe Life Park, 4-3, in the first of two games.
Luis Perdomo (0-0, 4.13) is still looking for his first decision of 2017, giving up three run on seven hits and four walks with seven strikeouts in six innings pitched. In the first inning, a Shin-Soo Choo reached on a single, took third on a single by Elvis Andrus, and scored on a wild pitch to Nomar Mazara. Mike Napoli scored on a Choo single and Delino DeShields scored on a balk by Perdomo in the fifth inning. In the seventh inning, DeShields scored on an Andrus ground ball that Yangervis Solarte threw wide of first base for an error.
Yu Darvish (3-2, 2.96) also pitched six innings and allowed three runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out six. Wil Myers hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the second inning, Erick Aybar hit a solo home run and Matt Szczur later doubled to drive in Hunter Renfroe.
This evening’s series finale at Globe Life Park pits Clayton Richard (2-4, 4.87) against Martin Perez (1-5, 4.06) starting at 5:05pm PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (41-49) scored more runs than the Texas Rangers (42-46) yesterday afternoon, 2-1, at Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX, to wrap up the proverbial first half of the 2015 season.
Tyson Ross (6-7, 3.34) looked a lot like his 2014 self, throwing for six and two-thirds innings while allowing no runs on three hits and two walks with six strikeouts. Ross was pulled with two outs in the seventh after a double by Adrian Beltre and a groundout to shortstop put Beltre on third base. Brandon Maurer struck out Rougned Odor to end the inning. While pitching the ninth, on the way to his 23rd save of the season, Craig Kimbrel allowed the Rangers’ only run on an Odor single to bring Beltre around from second base.
Yovani Gallardo (7-8, 2.62) was nearly as tough as Ross, allowing one run on six hits and four walk with three strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings. In the second inning, Will Venable tripled then scored on a Will Middlebrooks ground ball that Odor threw away trying to get Venable out at the plate. Jedd Gyorko‘s single to left field in the seventh inning off Keone Kela brought Justin Upton in to score the Padres’ second and final run of the day.
The Padres, like the rest of Major League Baseball, are off for the next four days. Their next game is Friday, July 17th at 7:10pm PDT against the Colorado Rockies (39-49). TBA is taking the mound for the Friars against the dreaded TBD of the Rockies.
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 (39-49) scored fewer runs than the Texas Rangers (42-44) at Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX, 4-3, to extend the Padres losing streak to six games.
Ian Kennedy (4-9, 4.91) lasted just four and a third innings, giving up all four Rangers’ run (three earned) on four hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Delino DeShields scored on a sacrifice fly from Prince Fielder (to 3B Will Middlebrooks. See first video below.) in the first inning to put the Rangers on the board first. In the third inning, Rougned Odor tripled to lead-off the inning and scored on a Carlos Corporan ground out to second base. Fielder and Adrian Beltre hit back-to-back solo home runs in the fourth inning with no outs to finish off the scoring for Texas. Dale Thayer, Odrisamer Despaigne, and Shawn Kelley pitched three and two-thirds innings of shutout relief for Kennedy.
Wandy Rodriguez (6-4, 4.07) pitched five and a third innings — giving up just one run on a lead-off home run from Melvin Upton Jr. in the sixth inning — on three hits and two walks with five strikeouts. In the eighth inning, Yonder Alonso walked, got to third base on a double by Matt Kemp, and scored on a sacrifice fly to left field by Justin Upton. Kemp then stole third base and scored on a throwing error.
Tonight’s game matches up James Shields (7-3, 3.88) against Colby Lewis (8-4, 4.83) at 6:05pm PDT in Arlington.