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 (31-45) scored fewer runs than the Detroit Tigers (33-42) in their three game series finale yesterday at Petco Park, 7-5.

Clayton Richard (5-7, 4.42) gave up five runs on nine hits and two walks in five and a third innings with three strikeouts. Mikie Mahtook drove in Justin Upton with a triple, James McCann‘s double score Mahtook, and McCann scored on a Jose Iglesias single, all in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Nicholas Castellanos‘ two-run home run tied the game at five. In the ninth inning, Mahtook singled off Brandon Maurer to drive in Ian Kinsler and Upton before being tagged trying to take second base for the third out.

Jordan Zimmermann (5-5, 5.53) allowed five runs on six hits and three walks while striking out five in four innings. Wil Myers hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the second inning, Erick Aybar led off with a home run and Matt Szczur tripled to drive in Hunter Renfroe. Richard’s squeeze bunt in the fourth inning scored Aybar and Renfroe scored on Jose Pirelas‘ ground-rule double.

The Padres have the day off today. The Atlanta Braves (36-39) come to Petco Park for three games beginning Tuesday at 7:10pm PDT. Jhoulys Chacin (6-6, 4.95) gets the first start against Sean Newcomb (0-2, 1.96).
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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 (31-44) scored more runs than the Detroit Tigers (32-42) last night, 7-3, at Petco Park.

Dinelson Lamet (2-2, 6.60) allowed three runs (two earned) on three hits and a walk with five strikeouts in six innings pitched. In the fifth inning, Justin Upton scored on Andrew Romine‘s double and Romine took third when Hunter Renfroe threw the ball into the Tigers’ dugout. Romine then scored on Jose Iglesias‘ single and Iglesias took second base when Austin Hedges missed the throw home by Chase d’Arnaud. Romine drove in Upton again in the seventh inning with a single.

Anibal Sanchez (0-0, 6.75) gave up two runs (one earned) on two hits with no walks and four strikeouts in six innings. d’Arnaud scored on Lamet’s sacrifice bunt in the first inning, but Lamet was safe after an error by Sanchez. Jose Pirela scored on Wil Myers‘ sacrifice fly in the sixth inning. In the eighth inning, Hector Sanchez hit a pinch-hit two-run home run, the Padres loaded the bases and Carlos Asuaje and Myers scored on Cory Spangenberg single, and Hedges drove in Renfroe with a bunt single.

Allen Cordoba was hit in the hand by a Sanchez pitch in the third inning and left the game.

The Padres try for the sweep in this afternoon’s series finale. Clayton Richard (5-7, 4.20) takes the mound against Jordan Zimmermann (5-5, 5.25) starting at 1:40pm 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 (30-44) scored more runs than the Detroit Tigers (32-41), 1-0, in the first of three games at Petco Park last night.

Luis Perdomo (2-4, 4.56) allowed two hits and five walks with six strikeouts in six shutout innings. Perdomo didn’t give up a hit in the first four innings, but walked five, until Andrew Romine led off the fifth inning with a single.

Michael Fulmer (6-6, 3.29) gave up one run on two hits and four walks while striking out eight in seven innings. Austin Hedges returned to the lineup and hit a double in the second inning to drive in Cory Spangenberg for the only run of the game.

Tonight, Dinelson Lamet (2-2, 7.50) gets the start against Anibal Sanchez (0-0, 7.96) with first pitch scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.
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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an afternoon in the pub. And when Gyorko and Nady both go yard, you get so excited to raise your glasses in celebration. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

Tyson Ross out-pitched Max Scherzer in yesterday’s 5-1 Padres win over the Detroit Tigers. Ross went 7 innings, giving up 1 run on 6 hits and a walk with 7 strikeouts. Scherzer lasted just 5 innings, surrendering 4 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks with 10 strikeouts. The problem was one of those hits against Scherzer was a home run by Jedd Gyorko and another was a 2-RBI double by Will Venable. Xavier Nady added a huge pinch-hit home run in the eighth inning to put an exclamation point on the Friars win of the game and their first series win of the season.

Tonight, Eric Stults goes against Jordan Lyles and the Colorado Rockies at PETCO Park at 7:10 pm PDT. This is the first series of the season between the two teams.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Forgetting the fact you were at the game and spent all of your time from the 4th inning on at Neil the Beer Man‘s, here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (4-7) dropped the second game of their series against Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers (6-3) last night by a score of 6-2. Verlander pitched 7 innings, giving up 2 runs on 8 hits and 1 walk with 8 strikeouts. Ian Kennedy started for the Friars, pitching 6 innings while giving up 4 runs on 8 hits and 1 walk with 7 strikeouts. Basically, everything went Verlander’s way.

Jedd Gyorko had a sacrifice fly in the first inning, scoring Chris Denorfia, who had stolen both second and third after getting a single. Yasmani Grandal drove in Chase Headley in the fourth inning for the Padres’ other run.

This afternoon, Tyson Ross takes the hill against Max Scherzer at 1:10 pm PDT. It’s Military Opening Day, the 75th* Opening Day participated in this season so far for the Padres, and the first Kids Fest of 2014.

*Approximate number.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Especially when Andrew Cashner is dressing the Tiger–I mean–deer. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-0 last night, led by Andrew Cashner‘s complete game, 1-hit, 11 strikeout pitching performance and Chase Headley‘s breakout performance at the plate. The Tigers’ Rick Porcello lasted 6 1/3 innings, giving up 5 runs on 10 hits with 5 strikeouts.

But the player of the game was easily Cashner, who struck out Miguel Cabrera to end the game.

Tomorrow, pits Ian Kennedy against Justin Verlander at 5:40 pm PDT. The Padres will be giving away long-sleeve t-shirts to all fans at the game.

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When “LOST” premiered in 2004 it set ratings records for Part 1 of the pilot (18.4 million) and became an instant hit for ABC. By Season 3, to many, the shine had worn off on the show as it meandered through plot lines and mysteries that appeared to have no direction and it started to look like answers weren’t coming. By the end, only the diehards were left when the Flash Sideways was revealed to be (spoiler alert) a post-life purgatory and that back in the real world Hurley was the new Jacob.

And by now you are probably wondering what “LOST” has to do with Cameron Maybin, the Padres, or really, anything in 2013. It’s because I love both irrationally. To the bitter end.

Like “LOST,” Cameron Maybin began his career to much fanfare. In 2004 he was named Baseball America’s Youth Player of the Year (an award they did away with in 2007 for some reason). He very likely would have been the 2005 Player of the Year had it not been for a shortstop in Chesapeake, VA named Justin Upton.

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