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 (12-17) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (17-11), 11-3, last night at Petco Park.

Jered Weaver (0-3, 5.51) gave up ten runs (five earned) on ten hits and no walks in four innings while striking out two.

Yeah, you read that right. Ten hits and ten runs, with just five of those earned. Weaver gonna weave, man.

Charlie Blackmon led off the game with a double and scored on a single by DJ LeMahieu, who took second base on the throw from Hunter Renfroe. Nolan Arenado doubled, scoring LeMahieu, and Ian Desmond hit a two-run home run.

In the fourth inning, Dustin Garneau and Antonio Senzatela got on base and Blackmon hit a ball to first base that Wil Myers couldn’t handle, allowing two runs to score and Blackmon to get to third base on Renfroe’s throw. Blackmon scored on an Arenado sacrifice fly.

Desmond led off the fifth inning with his second home run of the night. Gerardo Parra reached on a throwing error by Ryan Schimpf, took third base on a single by Alexi Amarista, and scored on a Garneau single. Amarista later scored on a LeMahieu single.

In the seventh inning, Blackmon drove in Garneau with a double.

Senzatela (4-1, 2.84) pitched six innings, surrendering three runs (two earned) on six hits and a walk with two strikeouts. Cory Spangenberg scored on a Yangervis Solarte sacrifice double play (I don’t know, but it happened) in the first inning. Erick Aybar hit a solo home run and Jabari Blash scored on a Myers double in the fifth inning.

This afternoon’s series finale pits Luis Perdomo (0-0, 4.96) against Kyle Freeland (3-1, 2.93) starting at 12:40pm 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 (4-4) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (5-3) at Coors Field, 5-3, as Wil Myers hit for the second cycle in Padres history.

Jarred Cosart (0-0, 3.86) threw 70 pitches in four innings as he started the game in place of Trevor Cahill, who was placed on the disabled list Sunday evening. Cosart gave up five hits and a walk while striking out two and not allowing a run. DJ LeMahieu hit a solo home run off of Jose Torres in the sixth inning. And Mark Reynolds hit a two-run home run with Gerardo Parra on base off of Brandon Maurer in the ninth inning.

Tyler Chatwood (0-2, 6.35) allowed four runs on seven hits and three walks with seven strikeouts in five and a third innings. Myers hit a single in first inning, an RBI double to drive in Manuel Margot in the second inning, a solo home run to lead off the sixth inning, and tripled to complete the cycle in the eighth inning, scoring on a Yangervis Solarte sacrifice fly. Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run home run in the sixth with Ryan Schimpf on base.

Tonight, Jered Weaver (0-1, 7.20) gets the start against Antonio Senzatela (0-0, 0.00) at Coors Field starting at 5:40pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an afternoon at the pub, watching the Local NFL Team’s home opener (because, if the crowd photos are any sort of accurate, you weren’t at Qualcomm Stadium). Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were were drinking.

The Padres (62-87) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (72-77) yesterday, 6-3, in the final game of 2016 at Coors Field.

Jarred Cosart (0-4, 5.63) couldn’t get past the fourth inning, giving up five runs on five hits and four walks in three and two-thirds innings with four strikeouts. In the fourth inning, Mark Reynolds hit a two-run home run, a bases-loaded walk of DJ LeMahieu scored Tony Wolters, and a single by Carlos Gonzalez drove in Chad Bettis and Charlie Blackmon. Wolters’ single in the fifth inning scored Gerardo Parra.

Bettis (13-7, 4.79) surrendered three runs on five hits and a walk while striking out three in five and a third innings. Adam Rosales put the Padres on the board in the second inning with a solo home run. A Wil Myers double in the sixth inning scored Travis Jankowski and Jon Jay.

The Padres come back to Petco Park to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (63-86) for three games starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Clayton Richard (2-3, 3.00) gets the start tonight against Braden Shipley (4-3, 5.56). The game will be on Fox Sports 1, not Fox Sports San Diego.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were were drinking.

The Padres (62-85) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (70-77) in the first of three games at Coors Field last night, 8-7, on a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Christian Friedrich (5-10, 4.78) gave up four runs on six hits and two walks in five innings while striking out five. Tyler Chatwood‘s single in the second inning scored Stephen Cardullo and Cristhian Adames, Chatwood, and Charlie Blackmon scored on a DJ LeMahieu double. Blackmon scored on a Carlos Gonzalez groundout in the seventh inning. In the ninth inning, with Brandon Maurer coming in to close out the game, a Gonzalez single drove in LeMahieu, David Dahl reached on a single, Nick Hundley singled to drive in Gonzalez and tie the game, and Daniel Descalso hit a walk-off single for the win.

Chatwood (11-9, 4.13) gave up all seven Padres’ runs on eight hits and two walks with seven strikeouts in five innings. Wil Myers opened the scoring in the first inning with a two-run home run with Jon Jay on base. Alex Dickerson hit a bases-loaded single in the third inning to drive in Travis Jankowski and Jay and a groundout by Luis Sardinas scored Ryan Schimpf. Jankowski scored on a Jay single in the fourth inning, but Jay was thrown out trying to take second base to end the inning. In the sixth inning, Sardinas led off with a solo home run.

Tonight’s second game will have Edwin Jackson (4-5, 5.32) taking the mound versus Jon Gray (9-8, 4.69) starting at 5:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during a Sunday afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (26-38) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (30-33), 2-1, yesterday afternoon at Coors Field. The Padres continue their streak of not winning on Sundays. They’ve now lost ten games in a row on Sundays in 2016.

Christian Friedrich (2-1, 2.12) pitched six innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits and three walks while striking out nine batters. Charlie Blackmon scored in the sixth inning after singling and advancing to second base on Alexei Ramirez‘s throwing error on DJ LeMahieu‘s ground ball in the next at-bat. After a walk to Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez‘s strikeout, Blackmon came home on Ryan Raburn‘s bases-loaded walk. Kevin Quackenbush gave up a leadoff home run to Mark Reynolds in the seventh inning.

Tyler Anderson (0-0, 1.42), making his Major League debut, pitched six and third innings, allowing one run on six hits and no walks with six strikeouts. In the seventh inning, Ramirez scored the Padres’ only run after hitting a ground-rule double to center field and scoring on Jon Jay‘s RBI single.

The Padres come back to San Diego and Petco Park for three games against the Miami Marlins (32-31). Tonight’s game features Colin Rea (3-2, 4.74) starting against Wei-Yin Chen (3-2, 4.56) with the first pitch scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.

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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 (26-37) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (29-33), 5-3, during yesterday afternoon’s second game of three at Coors Field.

Erik Johnson (0-3, 7.71) made his Padres debut after being acquired last Saturday from the Chicago White Sox for James Shields. Johnson gave up all five Rockies’ runs on nine hits and two walks with three strikeouts in four and two-thirds innings. A Carlos Gonzalez three-run home run in the first inning with Charlie Blackmon and DJ LeMahieu on base put the Rockies on the board. Blackmon led off the fifth inning with a solo home run and Gonzalez hit an RBI single for the Rockies’ fifth run of the game.

Tyler Chatwood (8-4, 2.89) pitched six and two-thirds innings, giving up three runs on six hits and three walks while striking out two. The Padres jumped out to a 2-0 lead after batting in the first inning. A Yangervis Solarte ground out scored Wil Myers and an RBI single by Melvin Upton Jr. scored Matt Kemp. In the fifth inning, a single by Jon Jay scored Alexi Amarista, but Jay was caught in a rundown between first and second bases to end the inning.

The series finale is this afternoon starting 1:10pm PDT. Christian Friedrich (2-1, 2.57) gets the start against Eddie Butler (2-3, 5.48) Tyler Anderson, who is making his Major League debut.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (26-36) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (28-33), 7-5, last night in the first of three games at Coors Field.

Andrew Cashner left the game after just six pitches with upper back & neck tightness. Luis Perdomo (1-2, 9.50) took over and pitched five and two-thirds innings, striking out seven while giving up four runs (three earned) on eight hits and a walk. Nolan Arenado hit a two-run home run with DJ LeMahieu on base in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Carlos Gonzalez crossed the plate when Gerardo Parra reached on an error. Nick Hundley then knocked in Trevor Story one out later. In the eighth inning, Mark Reynolds‘ RBI single brought Story across the plate for the Rockies’ fifth run.

Jon Gray (4-2, 5.33) struck out seven batters in seven innings, giving up three runs (one earned) on four hits and no walks. In the third inning, Alexei Ramirez scored on Jon Jay‘s ground out. Wil Myers‘ sacrifice fly then scored Perdomo. Melvin Upton Jr.‘s solo home run put the Padres ahead in the fourth inning. Jay’s ground-rule double scored Ramirez in the ninth inning. A three-run home run by Myers followed, scoring Jay and Alexi Amarista.

This afternoon starting at 1:10pm PDT, Erik Johnson (0-2, 6.94) makes his Padres’ debut against Tyler Chatwood (7-4, 2.79).

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (22-34) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (24-30) last night, 4-0, in the first game of three at Petco Park.

Drew Pomeranz (5-5, 2.22) pitched seven shutout innings, allowing two hits and two walks while striking out eight batters. The Rockies only had two men reach base in an inning twice. In the second inning. Mark Reynolds reached on an error by Yangervis Solarte with two out and Gerardo Parra walked. In the third inning, Charlie Blackmon walked with one out and Nolan Arenado singled with two outs. Both times, Pomeranz got out of the inning.

Chris Rusin (1-4, 4.62) gave up four runs (three earned) on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts in seven innings pitched. With no outs and Jon Jay & Wil Myers on base, Matt Kemp hit a towering three-run home run to left field. The Padres measured the home run at 458 feet while MLB had it at 451 feet. Either way, Kemp hit it a long, long way. In the fourth inning, Melvin Upton Jr. stole home with Pomeranz up to bat. Upton avoided the tag by catcher Nick Hundley and was called safe.

Andrew Cashner (2-5, 4.79) gets the start in tonight’s second game of the series against Chad Bettis (4-4, 4.56). First pitch is at 7:10pm PDT.

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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 (11-17) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (13-14), 2-0, to drop the third of three games at Petco Park yesterday. The Friars are 0-9 so far in the final game of a series this season. That’s probably not ideal.

Cesar Vargas (0-1, 1.10) gave up one run in six innings, striking out three with four hits and three walks. Cristhian Adames ground into a fielder’s choice to score Tony Wolters in the fifth inning. In the ninth inning, with Brad Hand pitching, a sacrifice squeeze from DJ LeMahieu brought Mark Reynolds home for the second and final run.

Tyler Chatwood (4-2, 2.15) struck out seven in eight innings on three hits and a walk. The closest the Padres came to scoring a run came in the seventh inning. With two outs, Brett Wallace doubled and Adam Rosales came into pinch run for him. Melvin Upton Jr. then walked, but Alexei Ramirez grounded out to end any threat.

The New York Mets (17-9) come to Petco Park for four games starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Colin Rea (2-1, 4.61) takes the hill against Jacob deGrom (3-0, 1.02).

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (10-16) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (12-13), 2-1, in the first of three games at Petco Park last night.

James Shields (1-4, 3.23) gave up one run on nine hits and two walk with five strikeout in six innings to finally win his first start of 2016. Former Padres catcher Nick Hundley doubled in the fourth inning to knock in Carlos Gonzalez.

Jon Gray (0-1, 7.98) technically pitched a better game, allowing four hits and a walk with eleven strikeouts in six innings. But one of those hits was a 2-RBI double by Matt Kemp in the first inning to score Jon Jay and Wil Myers, who reached base on back-to-back singles to open the inning. After walking Brett Wallace, Gray then retired every batter until Kemp came up in the sixth inning and singled with one out.

Tonight’s second game pits Andrew Cashner (1-2, 4.94) against Eddie Butler (0-0, 3.86). First pitch is scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.

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