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 (23-36) scored fewer runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (35-25) in the first of three games at Chase Field, 10-2.

Dinelson Lamet (2-1, 6.92) gave up nine runs (seven earned) on five hits and five walks with three strikeouts in three innings pitched. Jake Lamb hit a two-run double in the first inning. Lamb hit a bases loaded single and Chris Owings hit a three-run home run in the second inning. In the fourth inning, Owings reached on a fielding error by Chase d’Arnaud and Daniel Descalso singled with the bases loaded for another two runs.

Robbie Ray (6-3, 2.85) surrendered one run on three hits and two walks while striking out eleven in six and two-thirds innings. Hunter Renfroe hit two solo home runs, one with two outs in the fourth inning off Ray and one to lead off the ninth inning off Tom Wilhelmsen.

Tonight, Luis Perdomo (0-2, 5.01) gets the start against Zack Greinke (7-3, 3.06) with first pitch scheduled for 6:40pm 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 (19-29) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (30-19), 4-3 in ten innings, yesterday afternoon in the series finale at AT&T Park. The Friars have yet to win a game this season against the Giants in nine chances.

James Shields (2-6, 3.06) pitched six strong innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts. In the second inning, Kelby Tomlinson hit an RBI single to bring Brandon Crawford into score. Matt Duffy hit an RBI single in the sixth inning to drive in Gregor Blanco. In the seventh inning, Denard Span‘s double off Ryan Buchter scored Trevor Brown. Crawford hit an RBI single off Brad Hand in the tenth inning to bring Duffy across the plate for the Giants’ victory.

Jake Peavy (1-5, 7.26) gave up one run in six and two-thirds innings on six hits and a walk while striking out four Padres. An Alexei Ramirez RBI scored Brett Wallace in the seventh inning. In the eighth inning, a two-run home run by Yangervis Solarte with Christian Bethancourt on tied the game at three runs. But that was it for the Padres.

The Padres have the day off today as they travel to Phoenix for three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks starting Friday at 6:40pm PDT. Christian Friedrich (0-1, 2.89) gets the start tomorrow against TBD of the Diamondbacks.

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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 (19-28) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (29-19), 8-2, last night in the second game of three at AT&T Park. The Padres remain winless in eight game this season against the Giants.

Andrew Cashner (2-4, 4.87) returned from the disabled list and pitched six innings, giving up three runs on four hits and four walks with a strikeout. Denard Span singled in the third inning to score Gregor Blanco. In the sixth inning, Buster Posey doubled to score Joe Panik and Posey then scored on a Brandon Crawford single. In the eighth inning, Crawford hit a bases loaded triple to score Matt Duffy, Posey, and Brandon Belt. Jarrett Parker then hit a two-run home run to straight-away center field for the Giants final runs.

Jeff Samardzija (7-2, 2.54) allowed one run on six hits and three walk while striking out seven in six and two-thirds innings. Jon Jay led off the sixth inning with a solo home run. And in the ninth inning, Brett Wallace singled, took second base on a passed ball, and made it to third base on a groundout by Derek Norris. Hector Sanchez singled to score Norris, but Jay then ground out to end the game.

James Shields (2-6, 3.07) takes the mound this afternoon against Jake Peavy (1-5, 8.21) at 12:45pm 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 (19-27) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (28-19) at AT&T Park, 1-0, in the first of three games last night.

Drew Pomeranz (4-4, 1.70) did not surrender a run in his seven innings, striking out four with two hits and four walks. Brandon Maurer pitched an inning of scoreless relief, with one hit and a walk. Brad Hand lost the game in the ninth inning. After Brandon Belt led off the inning with a single, Brandon Crawford struck out and Gregor Blanco popped up to Brett Wallace. Hunter Pence then hit a ball to shallow right field that was misplayed dropped just in front of Matt Kemp for a double, scoring Belt and giving the Giants the victory.

Johnny Cueto (7-1, 2.70) pitched another complete game — his third one against San Diego this season — giving up just two hits and no walks with six strikeouts. Kemp singled in the fourth inning. Alexei Ramirez was hit by a pitch and Alexi Amarista singled in the eighth inning. But that was it for Padres baserunners.

Tonight, Andrew Cashner (2-3, 4.93) comes off the disabled list and gets the start against Jeff Samardzija (6-2, 2.66) at 7:15pm PDT in the second game.

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

The Padres (7-15) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (12-11), 13-9, yesterday afternoon at AT&T Park.

Andrew Cashner (1-2, 4.92) lasted just two and two-thirds innings while throwing 89 pitches, giving up six runs (three earned) on four hits and four walks with two strikeouts. Michael Kirkman came in in relief and surrendered another four runs in his one and a third innings. Then Luis Perdomo gave up another three runs in his two innings. Brad Hand and Fernando Rodney finally stopped the bleeding to close out the game, but it was much too late at that point.

Jeff Samardzija (3-1, 3.86) gave up five runs on five hits and two walks over five and two-thirds innings. Matt Kemp hit a two-run home run off Samardzija in the third inning. Wil Myers hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning to extend his hitting streak to twelve games. And Adam Rosales hit a solo home run in the ninth inning.

The Padres have the day off today as they travel to Chavez Ravine to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (12-10) for three games at Dodger Stadium. Friday’s game will pit Cesar Vargas (0-0, 1.80) against Alex Wood (1-2, 6.00) starting at 7:10pm PDT.

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

The Padres (44-50) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (50-44), 9-3, at Petco Park last night to have their five game winning streak snapped. This game had it all; possible no-hitter, hit batsman, grand slams, bat flips, gum throwing, bench clearing, broken bats, Spider-Man. Everything.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-7, 4.98) pitched bad and he should feel bad, giving up six runs on seven hits and two walks with a strikeout. Hunter Pence led off the second inning with a home run to center field. Gregor Blanco hit into a double play that scored Brandon Belt later that inning. Brandon Crawford hit a three-run home run with one out in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Hector Sanchez came up with the bases loaded against Dale Thayer and crushed a grand slam home run into the right field seats.

Chris Heston (10-5. 3.18) had a no-hitter going until the sixth inning, when a Melvin Upton Jr. broken bat single landed in center field to lead off the inning. Heston pitched seven and a third innings, allowing just the one hit and two walks with six strikeouts.

The Padres loaded the bases in the ninth inning against Josh Osich. Pinch-hitter Austin Hedges hit a sacrifice fly to center field to plate Clint Barmes and finally put the Padres on the scoreboard. After Jedd Gyorko lined out to center field, Brett Wallace doubled to center field to score Yangervis Solarte and Alexi Amarista.

This afternoon at 12:40pm PDT, James Shields (8-3, 3.92) gets the start against Matt Cain (1-1, 5.06).

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

The Padres (44-49) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (49-44), 4-2, at Petco Park last night to extend their season-long winning streak to five games.

Ian Kennedy (5-9, 4.78) pitched six full innings, allowing two runs on six hits and a walk with six strikeouts. Gregor Blanco led off the third inning with a home run that just bounced off the top of the right field wall for the game’s first run. In the fifth inning, Buster Posey single to left field to score Joe Panik.

Tim Hudson (5-8, 4.76) lasted just four innings in his return from the disabled list, giving up three runs on five hits and four walks with three strikeouts. Matt Kemp hit a two-run home run to the Beach in right-center in the third inning. A Jedd Gyorko sacrifice fly in the fifth inning scored Yangervis Solarte. And Solarte’s single in the sixth inning scored Melvin Upton Jr., who led off the inning with a triple.

Craig Kimbrel pitched a perfect ninth inning for his 26th save of the season.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-6, 4.64) gets the start in the second game of the three game series tonight at 7:10pm PDT. The Giants will send Chris Heston (9-5. 3.39) to the mound.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending the afternoon at Pizza Port in Ocean Beach with your former roommate and his wife visiting San Diego on their honeymoon. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while I was (day) drinking.

The Padres (35-40) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (40-33), 13-8, yesterday in the final game of three at AT&T Park.

James Shields (7-2, 4.24) lasted just four innings, giving up seven runs on nine hits and two walks with seven strikeouts. The Giants scored two runs in the first inning on a single by Joe Panik and a triple — one of four by Giants’ hitters — by Brandon Belt. In the fourth inning, singles by Gregor Blanco, Chris Heston, and Angel Pagan scored another three runs against Shields. A Buster Posey single in the fifth inning was the end of Shields’ day, but not the runs charged to him, as Blanco drove in Posey after Frank Garces retired two Giants. In the seventh inning, a Brandon Crawford triple and a Blanco sacrifice fly scored two more runs for the Giants. In the eighth inning, a Matt Duffy single and Posey and Crawford doubles combined to add another four runs.

Heston (8-5, 3.73) pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts. The Giants’ bullpen made it a game though, as Jeremy Affeldt and Javier Lopez combined to give up five runs on four hits and a walk in the eighth inning, all without getting a single Padres’ batter out. Sergio Romo finally ended the Padres’ eighth inning — but not without giving up the eighth Padres’ run — on three hits and a strikeout. Matt Kemp hit his fifth home run, a two-run shot with Clint Barmes on second base, off Romo.

The Friars return to San Diego and Petco Park tonight at 7:10pm PDT. The Arizona Diamondbacks (35-37) are in town for three games.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after going out to have coffee with friends & peruse the books at Barnes & Noble. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were doing that stuff I just said.

The Padres (35-39) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (39-33), 6-0, last night at AT&T Park.

Just like Andrew Cashner‘s start on SundayIan Kennedy (4-6, 5.09) had one inning go horribly wrong for him. The Giants scored five runs in the third inning thanks in no small part to an error by Will Middlebrooks that allowed Andrew Susac to reach base to leadoff the inning. After a single, a sacrifice bunt, a walk, a sacrifice fly to score Susac, and another walk, Buster Posey deposited a ball in the left field seats for a grand slam home run. In the fourth inning, Susac “tripled” to right field and scored again on a single by Gregor Blanco.

Ryan Vogelsong (6-4, 4.05) shut out the Padres over six innings on five hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Javier Lopez, George Kontos, and Jean Machi combined to throw three perfect innings of relief to close out the win for the Giants.

This afternoon at 12:45pm PDT, James Shields (7-1, 3.75) takes the hill in the rubber game against the Giants and Chris Heston (7-5, 3.83).

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

The Padres (35-38) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (38-33) late last night at AT&T Park. It took them 11 innings — and four  hours & three minutes — but they eventually pulled it off.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-5, 4.83) threw five innings, allowing two runs on five hits and two walk with two strikeouts. Both Giants’ runs came in the fifth inning on a Gregor Blanco RBI single to score Matt Duffy. Followed by a double to center field by Joe Panik to plate Blanco.

Madison Bumgarner (7-4, 3.04) struck out fourteen Padres in his seven and a third innings, surrendering two runs on five hits and a walk. Matt Kemp struck out three times in his three at-bats before getting ejected in the eighth inning at the same time as manager Pat Murphy. Derek Norris and Justin Upton each struck out four times before each getting a hit (double & single, respectively) in the eleventh inning to start the winning drive. Alexi Amarista, who replaced Kemp in the lineup and played center field (Don’t get me started), singled in Norris from third base for the go-ahead run.

Craig Kimbrel struck out three out of four batters in the bottom of the eleventh inning for his eighteenth save of 2015.

Tonight, Ian Kennedy (4-5, 5.43) takes the AT&T Park mound versus Ryan Vogelsong (5-4, 4.38) at 7:15pm PDT.

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