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

The Padres (57-80) scored more runs than the Boston Red Sox (76-61), 2-1, in game one of their three-game interleague series at Petco Park.

Edwin Jackson (4-5, 5.55) shut out the Red Sox for seven innings, giving up four hits and two walks while striking out eleven. Brad Hand surrendered the Red Sox’ one run in the eighth inning on a solo home run by Chris Young. Brandon Maurer pitched the ninth to record his eighth save.

Drew Pomeranz (10-11, 3.01) gave up two runs on six hits and two walk with five strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings. Adam Rosales hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning.

Tonight’s second game will feature Paul Clemens (2-4, 4.93) going up against Clay Buchholz (5-10, 5.20) starting at 7:10pm PDT.

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Last offseason the Padres turned Yonder Alonso and Marc Rzepczynski into Drew Pomeranz. Then they turned Pomeranz into a healthy and effective pitcher for three and a half months. Then, earlier today, they turned that healthy and effective pitcher into Anderson Espinoza, a consensus top 25 prospect in all of baseball.

My opinion on A.J. Preller’s body of work seemingly changes weekly (as it should, I suppose), but right now it’s hard to argue that he’s not moving this franchise in the right direction. Give him—and his staff, obviously—credit for realizing that Alonso wasn’t the guy and that Pomeranz was both a good buy-low option and a potential breakout candidate. Give them further credit for actually helping Pomeranz reach that level and then, finally, for realizing that this season is lost and that Pomeranz is probably more useful as a trade chip in a thin market than as an ace on a fourth or fifth place team—especially when Dave Dombrowski has a team in the playoff hunt.

Espinoza is just 6-feet tall and 18 years old, but he’s already thrown 79 and 1/3 innings at Red Sox Single-A affiliate Greenville, posting a 4.54 ERA but a much more impressive 2.62 strikeout-to-walk ratio and 0.2 HR/9. Remember, he’s 18, nearly four years younger than the average South Atlantic League player. A few weeks back we noted that recent Padres pickup Chris Paddack was super young for the South Atlantic League . . . well, Espinoza’s a full two years younger than him. In fact, Espinoza entered the season as the youngest player in the entire South Atlantic League. There’s a decent change he’s never faced anyone younger than himself.

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The American League All-Stars scored more runs than the National League All-Stars, 4-2, in the 2016 All-Star Game at Petco Park.

Chris Sale (0-0, 9.00) pitched one inning, allowing just one run on one hit and no walks with one strikeout. Kris Bryant hit a solo home run with two outs in the first inning. Marcell Ozuna singled off Aaron Sanchez to score Buster Posey in the fourth inning.

Both San Diego Padres representatives got into the game. Wil Myers started the game at designated hitter and was 1-for-3 with a double and a strikeout. Drew Pomeranz threw a scoreless fourth inning, allowing a hit.

Johnny Cueto (0-1, 16.20) pitched one and a third innings, giving up three runs on five hits and no walks with one strikeout. In the first inning, 2016 All-Star Game MVP Eric Hosmer hit a solo home run and Salvador Perez followed with a two-run home run with Mookie Betts on base. Hosmer singled in the fourth run in the third inning to score Edwin Encarnacion.

The next All-Star Game will be played on July 11th, 2017 in Miami’s Marlins Park at 5:00pm PDT.

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The Padres (38-48) scored more runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (48-40) last night, 6-0, in the first of four games at Dodger Stadium.

Drew Pomeranz (8-7, 2.47) gave up just two hits and two walks over seven innings, striking out six. Howie Kendrick singled in the third inning and Trayce Thompson doubled in the fourth inning. That was the closest the Dodgers came to getting on the scoreboard.

Hyun-jin Ryu (0-1, 11.57) pitched four and two-thirds innings, surrendering six runs on eight hits and two walk with four strikeouts. Melvin Upton Jr. led off the game with a solo home run in the first inning. Pomeranz hit an RBI single in the second inning, driving in Alex Dickerson. In the fourth inning, Derek Norris scored on an Alexei Ramirez double. In the fifth inning, a Yangervis Solarte double drove in Matt Kemp and Dickerson tripled to bring Solarte and Norris home.

Andrew Cashner (3-6, 4.42) gets the start tonight against Scott Kazmir (7-3, 4.37) in the second game of the series at Dodger Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.

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The Padres (35-46) scored more runs than the New York Yankees (39-41), 2-1, on a walkoff home run by Melvin Upton Jr. last night at Petco Park.

Drew Pomeranz (7-7, 2.65) pitched seven innings, giving up one run on five hits and no walks with seven strikeouts. Jacoby Ellsbury led off the sixth inning with a double. Brett Gardner then bunted for a single and Ellsbury moved to third base. Starlin Castro ground out to Ryan Schimpf, but Ellsbury scored.

Ivan Nova (5-5, 5.06) surrendered one run on four hits and a walk in five and a third innings while striking out seven. Wil Myers walked, stole second base, and later scored on a Matt Kemp double in the sixth inning. Leading off the ninth inning, Upton Jr., hit the first pitch he saw from Andrew Miller into the left field seats for the walkoff win.

The series finale is this afternoon at 1:40pm PDT at Petco Park. Andrew Cashner (3-5, 4.75) gets the start against Chad Green (0-1, 7.20).

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The Padres (33-43) scored more runs than the Cincinnati Reds (28-46) Saturday afternoon at Great American Ballpark, 3-0.

Drew Pomeranz (7-7, 2.76) shutout the Reds for seven innings, giving up three hits and walk while striking out six batters. Brandon Phillips led off the fourth inning with a double, but was thrown out trying to steal third base. That was the closest the Reds’ came to scoring until the eighth inning, when Ramon Cabrera doubled with one out, but was stranded at second base.

Brandon Finnegan (3-6, 3.83) gave up all three Padres’ run in six and two-thirds innings on five hits and three walks with eight strikeouts. Matt Kemp drove in the first run in the first inning with a groundout that brought Travis Jankowski across the plate. Pomeranz drove in the other two runs with a solo home run in the fifth inning and an RBI single to plate Derek Norris in the seventh.

Starting at 10:10am PDT, Luis Perdomo (2-2, 9.00) gets the start against Anthony DeSclafani (1-0, 2.30), as the Friars try to sweep the four-game series.

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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 (29-42) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (43-27) yesterday afternoon, 6-3, splitting their four-game series at Petco Park.

Drew Pomeranz (6-7, 3.00) gave up three runs in six innings on six hit and a walk while striking out seven. All three runs came off solo home runs. Michael Taylor had two of those, one in the first inning on the first pitch of the game and the other with two outs in the fifth inning. Danny Espinosa led-off the fifth inning with the other home run.

Gio Gonzalez (3-6, 4.25) pitched five and a third innings, surrendering six runs (five earned) on eight hits and four walk with three strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte drove-in Wil Myers with an RBI single in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Adam Rosales doubled to drive-in Melvin Upton Jr. and Derek Norris. Norris hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the fifth inning to drive-in Solarte and Alexei Ramirez followed that up with a single to drive in Upton Jr. Matt Kemp‘s RBI single in the sixth inning scored Ryan Schimpf.

The Friars are off today after traveling to take on the Baltimore Orioles (40-28) for two games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Tomorrow’s starters are scheduled to be Luis Perdomo (2-2, 8.79) and Tyler Wilson (3-5, 4.16), with the first pitch scheduled for 4:10pm PDT.

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The Padres (26-40) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (34-31), 5-2, last night at Petco Park.

Drew Pomeranz (5-7, 2.88) gave up all five Marlins’ runs in the first inning. Chris Johnson‘s RBI single with the bases loaded and one out scored Adeiny Hechavarria. The next batter, Jeff Mathis, hit a grand slam home run with Johnson, Martin Prado, and Marcell Ozuna on base. Pomeranz ended his night after five innings, with five hits, five walks, and six strikeouts.

Tom Koehler (5-6, 4.25) pitched six innings, giving up two runs on six hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. Alexi Amarista drove in both Padres’ runs. Amarista’s RBI single scored Ryan Schimpf, who had hit a double in his first Major League at-bat, with two outs in the second inning. In the fourth inning, Amarista had another RBI single to score Christian Bethancourt, who, like Schrimpf, had reached on a double.

This afternoon’s series finale pits Luis Perdomo (1-2, 9.50) against Justin Nicolino (2-3, 4.76) starting at 12:40pm PDT.

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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 MarkakisJulio 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.

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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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