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 (31-43) scored more runs than the Cincinnati Reds (28-44) last night at Great American Ballpark, 7-4, in the first of four games.
Christian Friedrich (4-2, 3.60) gave up all four runs in five innings on six hits and four walks with two strikeouts. All four runs came in the third inning. Billy Hamilton hit an RBI double to drive in Zack Cozart, then took third base on a throwing error by Yangervis Solarte. Hamilton scored on Brandon Phillips‘ single. And Adam Duvall then hit a two-run home run.
John Lamb (1-4, 4.78) did not get a decision after pitching five and a third innings, surrendering four runs (three earned) on four hits and three walk while striking out four. Melvin Upton Jr. led off the second inning with a single, then stole second base, and ended up at third base on a throwing error by Ramon Cabrera. After Derek Norris popped out, Alexei Ramirez hit into a groundout that allowed Upton Jr. to score. Matt Kemp led off the fourth inning with a solo home run. In the sixth inning, Wil Myers came home on a Solarte single, then Norris hit a three-run home run. Travis Jankowski single in the ninth inning score Adam Rosales, who had reached on a double.
Tonight at 4:10pm PDT, Colin Rea (3-3, 5.02) gets the start versus Cody Reed (0-0, 5.14) in the second game of the series.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending Mother’s Day at the Hotel Del Coronado’s Crown Room brunch. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking bottomless mimosas.
The Padres (17-16) scored one fewer run than the Arizona Diamondbacks (14-16) yesterday at Chase Field, 2-1, for a series split in Phoenix.
Andrew Cashner (1-6, 3.07) pitched seven innings, giving up just the two runs on four hits and no walks with six strikeouts. Aaron Hill hit a solo home run in the second inning and A.J. Pollock hit another one in the third. However, the Friars were unable to get any clutch hits against the Diamondbacks’ five pitchers.
Daniel Hudson (0-1, 4.80) started the game for the Diamondbacks, his first start since undergoing the first of two consecutive Tommy John surgeries in 2012, with three and one-third innings. J.C. Ramirez (1-0, 3.38) relieved Hudson and surrendered the lone Padres run on a Jedd Gyorko double to score Will Venable in the sixth inning.
The Padres are off tomorrow as they travel to Seattle for two games against the “natural rival” Mariners to compete for the Vedder Cup. TBD gets the start against the Mariners and James Paxton (0-2, 5.08) on Tuesday evening at 7:10pm PDT.