Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Especially when you were also running the brewery operations of the pub and may have sampled too much of the new marzen being prepared for Octoberfest. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while we were drinking.
The Padres (59-83) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (67-74) last night at Petco Park, 6-3, in the third game of four.
Christian Friedrich (5-10, 4.67) probably had the best start of nhis career as he surrendered only two hits and one walk and allowing no runs while striking out a personal best ten Rockies. Jose Dominguez and Brad Hand worked a sloppy eighth inning to give up three runs and Brandon Maurer pitched a clean ninth to close it out and earn a save.
Jon Gray (9-8, 4.69) gave up six runs (five earned) on eight hits in four innings, while also striking out and walking three batters. Eddie Butler and Chad Qualls blanked the Padres over the final four frames. Wil Myers, looking to break out of his second half funk, went two for three with a walk and drove in two runners. Yangervis Solarte had three hits and also drove in three runs.
Today in the finale will have Edwin Jackson (4-5, 5.55) taking the mound against Chad Bettis (12-7, 4.88) starting at 1:40pm PDT.
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 (11-16) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (12-14), 6-3, to take the second of three games at Petco Park last night.
Andrew Cashner (2-2, 4.85) started out shaky, giving up two quick runs before recording an out in the first inning. Charlie Blackmon led off the game with a home run to right field and Trevor Story scored on a Mark Reynolds sacrifice fly. Story then knocked in DJ Lemahieu with a two-out single in the second inning. Cashner finished after six innings pitched with five hits and three walks while striking out six.
Eddie Butler (0-1, 6.75) pitched five and two-thirds innings, giving up five runs on four hits and a walk with three strikeouts. Matt Kemp and Brett Wallace hit back-to-back solo home runs with two out in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Wil Myers doubled to knock in Jon Jay, Wallace doubled to score Myers, and Alexei Ramirez singled to bring Adam Rosales home. Myers hit another RBI single in the seventh inning to score Jay.
The series wraps up this afternoon at 12:40pm PDT with Cesar Vargas (0-0, 3.87) getting the start versus Tyler Chatwood (3-2, 2.73).
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending a rainy Sunday afternoon taking cover at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. And watching Back To The Future II and III on AMC during the rain delay.
The Padres (43-49) had their game against the Colorado Rockies (39-51) called during the fifth inning due to rain. That’s right. I said rain. The first game to be rained out at Petco Park since April 4, 2006.
Since they will be starting from scratch when the game is made up September 10th, Andrew Cashner (3-10, 4.10) and Eddie Butler (3-6, 4.80) stats remain the same. It will be like it never happened. Including Will Middlebrooks‘ two errors at shortstop and Matt Kemp‘s two doubles. Never existed.
Tomorrow night at 7:10pm PDT, the San Francisco Giants (49-43) come to Petco Park for three games. Ian Kennedy (4-9, 4.91) gets the start against the Giants’ Tim Hudson (5-7, 4.68).
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the first Fiesta Padres of the season and watching lucha libre in the Park at the Park. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (12-12) scored a plethora of runs against the Colorado Rockies (11-11) last night, 14-3, to take the first game of their three-game series at Petco Park. The Gold Glove-winning defense of Nolan Arenado and Troy Tulowitzki of the Rockies was unusually bad as each had one error among Colorado’s four on the night.
Ian Kennedy (1-1, 7.11) pitched six innings while only giving up two runs on four hits and two walks with six strikeouts. Both runs came off of solo home runs from Drew Stubbs in the fifth inning and Arenado in the sixth inning. Kevin Quackenbush and Dale Thayer each pitched a shutout inning of relief. The Rockies scored their third and last run of the night off of the newly called up Nick Vincent, who pitched the ninth inning.
Eddie Butler (2-2, 3.81) lasted just four innings, giving up five runs (three earned) on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts for the Rockies. Every Padres position player in the starting lineup managed to get on base. Justin Upton was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBI. Derek Norris was 3-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBI. Yangervis Solarte went 2-for-5 with one run scored and four RBI.
This evening, in the second game of the series, the Padres will have Brandon Morrow (1-0, 2.67) take the mound against the Rockies and Jorge De La Rosa (0-1, 11.57) at 5:40pm PDT. There will be a Led Zeppelin-themed fireworks show after the game and all fans will receive both a remastered Led Zeppelin CD and an MLB Network reusuable bag.