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

The Padres (50-64) scored fewer runs than the Cincinnati Reds (48-67) yesterday, 10-3, in the finale of four games at Great American Ballpark.

Dinelson Lamet (6-4, 5.12) gave up two runs on three hits and three walks in five innings with five strikeouts. Tucker Barnhart hit a two-run double in the second inning. In the seventh inning, with one out, Kirby Yates walked a batter, hit the next one, and went to two balls & two strikes against Joey Votto before Brad Hand was brought in. Hand walked Votto to load the bases and one out later Scooter Gennett hit a grand slam and Eugenio Suarez hit a solo home run back-to-back. In the eighth inning, Zack Cozart hit a two-run home run and Votto hit a solo home run back-to-back off Phil Maton.

Luis Castillo (2-5, 3.64) allowed three runs on six hits and three walks with four strikeouts in six innings. Wil Myers hit a solo home run in the fourth inning. In the fifth inning, Cory Spangenberg‘s double drove in Luis Torrens and Jose Pirela singled to drive in Spangenberg.

The Padres head to Dodger Stadium for three games against the Los Angeles Dodgers (80-33) beginning tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Clayton Richard (5-12, 5.17) gets the start tonight against Rich Hill (8-4, 3.47).
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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 (50-63) scored fewer runs than the Cincinnati Reds (47-67), 8-3, in the third of four games at Great American Ballpark last night.

Travis Wood (2-4, 6.71) gave up six runs (five earned) on seven hits and four walks while striking out seven in five innings. In the first inning, a bases-loaded single by Jose Peraza scored Joey Votto and Adam Duvall. Eugenio Suarez hit a two-run home run in the third inning. Stuart Turner hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning. In the sixth inning, Billy Hamilton scored on a Votto fielder’s choice and Votto came home on a Peraza single.

Asher Wojciechowski (3-1, 4.23) allowed three runs on seven hits and no walks in five and two-thirds innings with six strikeouts. Manuel Margot hit a solo home run to lead off the sixth inning and Wil Myers hit a two-run home run.

Dinelson Lamet (6-4, 5.12) starts the series finale today against Luis Castillo (2-5, 3.64) beginning at 9:35am 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 (26-40) scored more runs than the Cincinnati Reds (29-35), 6-2, last night at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (5-7, 4.30) nearly pitched his second complete game of 2017, going eight and two-thirds innings and allowing two runs on eight hits and two walks with six strikeouts. Tucker Barnhart‘s double scored Eugenio Suarez and Scott Schebler in the ninth inning. Phil Maton faced one batter in relief and gave up a hit. Brandon Maurer recorded his eleventh save by retiring Scooter Gennett on a groundout.

Scott Feldman (5-5, 4.29) gave up four runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out six in five innings. In the first inning, Wil Myers singled to drive in Jose Pirela and Franchy Cordero scored on Yangervis Solarte‘s single. Cordero hit two solo home runs, in the third innings and in the seventh inning. Cory Spangenberg‘s RBI single in the fifth inning drove in Solarte. Pirela singled in the eighth inning to score Austin Hedges.

Jhoulys Chacin (5-5, 5.35) gets the start in this afternoon’s series finale against Amir Garrett (3-5, 7.40) starting at 12:40pm 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 (45-60) scored fewer runs than the Cincinnati Reds (42-62) in the series finale yesterday at Petco Park, 3-2.

Paul Clemens (1-2, 4.70) came out after pitching four and a third innings, allowing two runs on four hits and a walk with five strikeouts. Jose Peraza hit a two-run home run – his first career home run – with Eugenio Suarez on base in the second inning. Tucker Barnhart‘s single in the sixth inning scored Adam Duvall.

Homer Bailey (1-0, 3.18) – making his first start since April, 2015 – pitched five and two-thirds innings, giving up two runs on four hits and three walks while striking out six. Travis Jankowski scored on Wil Myers‘ ground out to first base in the first inning. In the sixth inning, Myers stole home when he caught Bailey not paying attention after a walk to Jabari Blash.

Tonight at 7:10pm PDT, the Milwaukee Brewers (47-56) come to Petco Park for three games. Jarred Cosart (0-1, 5.95) makes his Padres debut against Jimmy Nelson (6-9, 3.42) for the Brewers.

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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 (45-59) scored more runs than the Cincinnati Reds (41-62), 2-1 in ten innings, on a run-off walk-off home run last night in the second of three games at Petco Park.

Christian Friedrich (4-6, 4.72) pitched six innings, allowing one run on five hits and a walk with two strikeouts. Billy Hamilton‘s RBI single in the third inning brought Eugenio Suarez across the plate. Jose Dominguez, Ryan Buchter, Brandon Maurer, and Brad Hand combined to throw four innings of perfect relief, not allowing a baserunner.

Anthony DeSclafani (6-0, 3.09) gave up one run on four hits and two walks in six innings while striking out six. In the sixth inning, a single by Alexi Amarista drove-in Ryan Schimpf to put the Padres on the scoreboard. In the tenth inning, Adam Rosales hit a walk-off (More like “run-off,” amirite?) solo home run to win the game.

Matt Kemp was pulled from the starting lineup at the last minute, before a trade with the Atlanta Braves was made official in the fourth inning.

The rubber game this afternoon pits Paul Clemens (1-1, 4.82) against Homer Bailey, making his first appearance of 2016 after sitting out most of last season recovering from Tommy John surgery. First pitch is set for 1:40pm 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 (44-59) scored fewer runs than the Cincinnati Reds (41-61), 6-0, last night in the first game of three at Petco Park.

Edwin Jackson (1-2, 5.46) gave up six runs (four in the first inning) on ten hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Alex Dickerson collided with Travis Jankowski going for a fly ball to left-center field with one out in the first. Dickerson had to leave the game with a right hip contusion. The Padres hit into four double plays in the game. They loaded the bases with two outs in the first inning, but Derek Norris lined out to end the threat. In the ninth inning, Wil Myers and Ryan Schimpf were on base with two outs, but Norris struck out to end the game.

Brandon Finnegan (6-8, 4.68) pitched six shutout innings (obviously) while giving up four hits and three walks with five strikeouts. Jay Bruce put the first run on the board in the first inning, hitting a sacrifice fly to score Zack Cozart. Brandon Phillips knocked in Joey Votto with an RBI single. And Eugenio Suarez‘ two-RBI double scored Adam Duvall and Phillips. Suarez singled in the fifth to bring Bruce and Phillips home.

Tonight, Christian Friedrich (4-6, 5.00) gets the start in the series’ second game against Anthony DeSclafani (6-0, 3.09). First pitch is scheduled for 5:40pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (54-61) scored fewer runs than the Cincinnati Reds (50-62), 7-3, in the series finale yesterday afternoon at Petco Park.

James Shields (8-5, 3.89) had a rough first inning as Billy Hamilton led off the game with a single, Eugenio Suarez was hit by a pitch, and Hamilton then scored on a Joey Votto single. After striking out Todd Frazier, a Jay Bruce triple cleared the bases and made it 3-0 before anyone knew what was going on. In the third inning, Shields balked in Votto from third base while facing Bruce. In the seventh inning, Shields loaded the bases with one out and was pulled for Shawn Kelley. Frazier then hit a sacrifice fly to score Brandon Phillips. Shields ended his day after six and one-third innings, allowing five runs on six hits and four walks with seven strikeouts. Frank Garces gave up a two-run home run to Votto in the ninth inning.

Raisel Iglesias (3-4, 4.70) pitched six innings, with three runs on three hits, a walk, and eight strikeouts. In the Padres’ first, Yangervis Solarte was hit by a pitch, Yonder Alonso singled, and Matt Kemp hit a three-run home run to left field with no outs. That was all the Padres could manage.

The Friars travel to Denver for three games against the Colorado Rockies starting tomorrow at 5:40pm PDT. Tyson Ross (8-9, 3.39) gets the first start versus Yohan Flande (2-1, 3.86).

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