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 (55-69) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (74-48), 4-1, in the finale of their four-game series yesterday.

Dinelson Lamet (7-5, 4.84) allowed three runs on three hits and six walks while striking out eight in four and a third innings. Gio Gonzalez scored on a sacrifice fly by Daniel Murphy in the third inning. In the fifth inning, Murphy singled to drive in Alejandro De Aza and scored on Adam Lind‘s double. Edwin Johnson scored on a bases-loaded fielder’s choice by Howie Kendrick in the eighth inning.

Gonzalez (12-5, 2.39) gave up one unearned run in five and two-thirds innings on five hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. Jabari Blash scored on when Wil Myers reached on an error in the first inning.

The Padres start a three-game series against the St Louis Cardinals (63-61) at Busch Stadium starting tomorrow at 5:15pm PDT. Clayton Richard (6-12, 4.84) gets the start in the first game against Lance Lynn (10-6, 3.05).
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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 (54-68) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (73-47), 7-1, last night at Petco Park.

Luis Perdomo (6-8, 4.93) gave up five runs (three earned) in six innings on six hit and three walks while striking out five. Howie Kendrick led off the game with a home run in the first inning. Matt Wieters scored in the second inning on a single by Michael Taylor that Padres’ shortstop Dusty Coleman threw away trying to get Wieters at second base. A single by Adam Lind drove in Anthony Rendon in the sixth inning. Andrew Stevenson scored on Alejandro De Aza‘s sacrifice fly and De Aza scored on a single by Kendrick in the seventh inning. Kendrick scored again in the ninth inning on a single by Daniel Murphy and a sacrifice double play by Rendon scored Wilmer Difo.

Matt Grace (1-0, 3.96) started in place of Max Scherzer, who was scratched and placed on the disabled list with a sore neck. Grace pitched four and a third innings, shutting the Padres out on two hits and a walk with one strikeout. Coleman hit a solo home run off Shawn Kelley in the fifth inning for the Padres lone run

Travis Wood (2-4, 6.46) gets the start tonight against Stephen Strasburg (10-3, 3.25) with the game time set to begin at 5:40pm 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 (54-67) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (72-47) last night, 2-1, in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Jhoulys Chacin (11-8, 3.98) allowed one run on three hits and four walks while striking out six in five innings. Adam Lind‘s sacrifice fly scored Howie Kendrick in the third inning. Ryan Zimmerman hit a solo home run off Kirby Yates in the eighth inning.

Edwin Jackson (4-2, 3.43) gave up one run in seven innings on eight hits and a walk with four strikeouts. Jose Pirela singled to drive in Manuel Margot in the third inning.

Luis Perdomo (6-7, 4.95) starts tonight against Max Scherzer (12-5, 2.25) with first pitch scheduled for 7:10pm 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 (38-51) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (51-40), 3-1, yesterday afternoon in the finale of their four game series at Dodger Stadium.

Christian Friedrich (4-5, 4.50) gave up three runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out seven over five innings. Corey Seager singled in the first inning to drive in Howie Kendrick. A Kendrick single in the second inning scored Scott Van Slyke. Adrian Gonzalez hit a solo home run in the fifth inning.

Kenta Maeda (8-6, 2.95) pitched seven innings, allowing a run on two hits and no walks with thirteen strikeouts. A single by Alex Dickerson in the second inning and a fifth inning solo home run from Derek Norris were all the Friars could manage against Maeda.

The All-Star break begins today. The All-Star Game is tomorrow at 5:00pm PDT at Petco Park. The Padres next game will be Friday at 7:40pm PDT against the San Francisco Giants (56-33) at Petco Park. Andrew Cashner (3-7, 5.40) is scheduled to go up against Madison Bumgarner (9-4, 2.09).

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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 (38-50) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (50-40) yesterday evening, 4-3, at Dodger Stadium.

Luis Perdomo (3-4, 7.48) gave up four runs (two earned) in six innings on nine hits and a walk while striking out three. Adrian Gonzalez hit an RBI double to score Chase Utley in the first inning. With the bases loaded and no outs in the fourth inning, Howie Kendrick doubled and Gonzalez and Yasiel Puig scored. Gonzalez reached on a Ryan Schimpf error in the fifth inning, scoring Corey Seager.

Brandon McCarthy (2-0, 2.70) pitched five innings, surrendering three runs on three hits and three walks with six strikeouts. After Travis Jankowski drew a walk and stole second base, Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run home run in the first inning. Jankowski singled in Alexei Ramirez and took second base on the throw home in the fifth inning.

This afternoon, the Padres send out Christian Friedrich (4-4, 4.42) in the final game of the four game series with the Dodgers against Kenta Maeda (7-6, 3.07). First pitch is scheduled for 1:10pm 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 (38-49) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (49-40), 10-6, last night in the second game of their four game series at Dodger Stadium.

Andrew Cashner (3-7, 5.40) pitched just two and two-thirds innings, giving up eight runs on eight hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Cashner gave up four home runs. Justin Turner‘s solo home run and Yasmani Grandal‘s two-run home run came in the first inning. Grandal added a three-run home run and Howie Kendrick hit a solo home run in the second inning. Grandal hit another home run off Jose Dominguez in the seventh inning, a solo shot.

Scott Kazmir (7-3, 4.52) had his own problems, lasting just three innings while surrendering three runs on six hits and three walks while striking out five. Wil Myers drove in Melvin Upton Jr. with a single in the first inning. In the second inning, Upton Jr. hit a two-run home run. Upton Jr. added a solo home run in the fourth inning. Christian Bethancourt came home on a Adam Rosales sacrifice fly and pinch-hitter Brett Wallace drove in Alexei Ramirez with a single in the fifth.

Tonight’s game is on Fox — NOT Fox Sports San Diego — starting at 4:15pm. Luis Perdomo (3-3, 7.93) takes the mound against Brandon McCarthy (1-0, 0.00) in game three of four at Dodger Stadium.

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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 (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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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 (19-26) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (22-23), 9-5, in a game that took seventeen innings, yesterday at Petco Park.

Colin Rea (3-2, 4.47) and Kenta Maeda (3-3, 3.29) both pitched five innings. Rea gave up three runs on three hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Maeda surrendered four runs on four hits and a walk, striking out five. Russ Stripling (2-3, 4.53) was awarded the win after pitching the last three innings for the Dodgers. Luis Perdomo (1-1, 9.15) got the loss after pitching the last five innings for the Padres.

In the Padres’ half of the fifth inning, Melvin Upton Jr. scored on a Christian Bethancourt single. Later in the inning, Wil Myers hit a bases loaded triple to bring Alexi Amarista, Rea, and Jon Jay across the plate. In the eighth inning, Upton Jr. hit a triple to score Myers and tie the ballgame at five.

In the sixth inning, a single by Corey Seager scored Enrique Hernandez for the Dodgers’ first run. A wild pitch from Kevin Quackenbush allowed Howie Kendrick to score. And an RBI single by Adrian Gonzalez brought Seager home. In the seventh inning, Justin Turner hit a solo home run off Ryan Buchter. In the eighth inning, Brandon Maurer gave up a leadoff home run to Kendrick. In the seventeenth inning, a single by Yasiel Puig with the bases loaded and one out scored Kendrick and Gonzalez. Puig then stole second base and Perdomo threw a wild pitch that allowed Joc Pederson to score and Puig to get to third base. Carl Crawford ground into a force out that scored Puig.

The Padres travel to San Francisco to face the Giants (27-19) for three games starting tonight at 7:15pm PDT, with Drew Pomeranz (4-4, 1.96) taking on Johnny Cueto (6-1, 2.70) at AT&T Park.

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

The Padres (74-87) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (91-70) last night at Dodger Stadium, 2-1. The loss guaranteed a top-10 protected pick in next year’s draft. So, they’ve got that going for them. Which is nice.

Robbie Erlin (1-2, 4.76) pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits and no walks with four strikeouts. Justin Turner hit a solo home run with two outs in the first inning. In the fourth inning, back-to-back singles by Howie Kendrick and Turner led to Kendrick scoring on a double play groundout by Adrian Gonzalez.

Zack Greinke (19-3, 1.66) struck out eight in eight innings, allowing the one run on an Austin Hedges solo home run in the fifth inning. The Padres managed just four hits and a walk off Greinke.

In the season finale this afternoon, Frank Garces (0-0, 5.00) will start the game against Clayton Kershaw (16-7, 2.16) in what is being called “Bullpen Day.” In that the Padres’ bullpen will have to combine to throw a full nine inning game, at the very least. First pitch is scheduled for 12:10pm 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 may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (74-86) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (90-70), 6-2, last night in the first of three games at Dodger Stadium.

Casey Kelly (0-2, 7.94) gave up six runs (three earned) in four and a third innings on eight hits and two walk while striking out three. The Dodgers scored five runs in the third inning, and it looked like this:

The Dodgers added one more in the fifth inning on a Justin Turner single to score Howie Kendrick.

Alex Wood (12-12, 3.84) pitched seven innings while allowing two runs on five hits, one walk, and striking out four. Jedd Gyorko led off the seventh inning with a single and Melvin Upton Jr. followed with a double. Alexi Amarista‘s ground out scored Gyorko, and Cody Decker, getting his first start in the Major Leagues, hit a sacrifice fly to score Upton Jr for his first Major League RBI.

Robbie Erlin (1-1, 6.30) gets the start tonight against Zack Greinke (18-3, 1.68) in the second to last game of the 2015 season. First pitch is scheduled for 6:10pm PDT.

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