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 (66-83) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (82-68) yesterday, 4-3, in their series finale at Coors Field. The game was delayed for an hour and twenty-three minutes because of rain in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Jhoulys Chacin (12-10, 4.12) allowed three runs on five hits and two walks with four strikeouts over four and a third innings. Carlos Gonzalez scored on single by Gerardo Parra, Parra advanced to second base on an error, and Trevor Story‘s double drove in Nolan Arenado and Parra in the fourth inning but Story was thrown out at third base by Matt Szczur.

Jon Gray (8-4, 3.75) shut the Padres out over five innings, giving up two hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte hit a solo home run in the sixth inning. Carlos Asuaje and Solarte scored on a Hector Sanchez single in the eighth inning. Austin Hedges hit a squeeze bunt and Szczur came home and scored the go-ahead run on an error by Greg Holland in the ninth inning.

The Padres come home to Petco Park for three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks (87-63) starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Luis Perdomo (7-10, 4.61) starts tonight against Patrick Corbin (14-12, 4.06).
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Vinnie Vincent Invasion was an ’80s hair band led by a former KISS guitarist named, as fate would have it, Vinnie Vincent. I’ve mentioned this before, but I once saw them open for Iron Maiden at Long Beach Arena. Pink amplifiers everywhere.

I’m still traumatized, thanks for asking.

Nick Vincent, on the other hand, is a reliever for the Padres. He traumatizes right-handed batters.

We’ll save the how and why for some other day. For now, let’s all revel in the glory that is Vincent. Here are pitchers with the lowest opponent OPS by right-handed hitters over 2013-2014, minimum 200 plate appearances (thanks, as always, to Baseball-Reference’s Play Index):

Craig Kimbrel 237 .125 .226 .188 24 87
Nick Vincent 231 .162 .199 .227 8 78
Greg Holland 217 .164 .218 .224 14 95
Jeurys Familia 203 .155 .251 .207 22 60
José Fernández 419 .163 .212 .258 22 135

First off, Fernández is a freak, or at least was before his injury. For baseball’s sake, here’s hoping he gets well soon.

Second, Vincent is sandwiched between two elite closers. It sort of makes you wonder if he might also be closer material. I mean, really, what’s the difference between Kimbrel, Vincent, and Holland?

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