Four years ago, I started a project out of, quite frankly, spite and disappointment.

I now feel a responsibility to maintain this thing I started.

Because the Padres Twittersphere is an ever-evolving entity. Players and people leave, sometimes even of their own accord. Some who have stayed have changed their Twitter usage to not be all that interesting of a follow anymore. Still others just seem to have given up the medium altogether.

Some do a bit of all of that, sailing off into the distance in silence, like a sailboat in the night.

So, here we are. The fourth iteration of my “Padres Must-Follow” Twitter list.

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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 (12-20) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (17-14), 10-2, Saturday evening at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (2-4, 4.87) surrendered five runs on seven hits and six walks in five innings while striking out five. Cody Bellinger‘s RBI single in the fourth inning put the Dodgers on the scoreboard first, with Yasiel Puig batting a failed pickoff attempt by Austin Hedges allowed Franklin Gutierrez to score, and Puig singled to drive in Bellinger. A double by Enrique Hernandez in the fifth inning scored Chris Taylor and Justin Turner. In the ninth inning, a Miguel Diaz wild pitch let Joc Pederson cross the plate and Bellinger hit a grand slam home run.

Clayton Kershaw (5-2, 2.40) allowed one run on five hits and four walks with nine strikeouts in seven and a third innings. Ryan Schimpf hit a leadoff solo home run in the eighth inning. In the ninth inning, Jabari Blash scored as Cory Spangenberg reached on a throwing error.

This afternoon, Trevor Cahill (2-2, 3.60) starts the series finale opposite Brandon McCarthy (3-0, 3.10) with first pitch scheduled for 1:40pm PDT.

Update: Today’s game has been postponed due to rain. It has been rescheduled as part of a day/night doubleheader on September 2, 2017 at 12:40pm PDT, with the second game starting at 7:40pm PDT.

The Texas Rangers (13-18) come to Petco Park for two games starting tomorrow at 7:40pm PDT. Trevor Cahill (2-2, 3.60) gets the start tomorrow against Nick Martinez (0-1, 4.91).

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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 (12-17) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (17-11), 11-3, last night at Petco Park.

Jered Weaver (0-3, 5.51) gave up ten runs (five earned) on ten hits and no walks in four innings while striking out two.

Yeah, you read that right. Ten hits and ten runs, with just five of those earned. Weaver gonna weave, man.

Charlie Blackmon led off the game with a double and scored on a single by DJ LeMahieu, who took second base on the throw from Hunter Renfroe. Nolan Arenado doubled, scoring LeMahieu, and Ian Desmond hit a two-run home run.

In the fourth inning, Dustin Garneau and Antonio Senzatela got on base and Blackmon hit a ball to first base that Wil Myers couldn’t handle, allowing two runs to score and Blackmon to get to third base on Renfroe’s throw. Blackmon scored on an Arenado sacrifice fly.

Desmond led off the fifth inning with his second home run of the night. Gerardo Parra reached on a throwing error by Ryan Schimpf, took third base on a single by Alexi Amarista, and scored on a Garneau single. Amarista later scored on a LeMahieu single.

In the seventh inning, Blackmon drove in Garneau with a double.

Senzatela (4-1, 2.84) pitched six innings, surrendering three runs (two earned) on six hits and a walk with two strikeouts. Cory Spangenberg scored on a Yangervis Solarte sacrifice double play (I don’t know, but it happened) in the first inning. Erick Aybar hit a solo home run and Jabari Blash scored on a Myers double in the fifth inning.

This afternoon’s series finale pits Luis Perdomo (0-0, 4.96) against Kyle Freeland (3-1, 2.93) starting at 12:40pm 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 (9-14) scored more runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (14-9), 8-5, at Chase Field last night.

Trevor Cahill (1-2, 4.50) gave up all five Diamondbacks’ runs over five and two-thirds innings on nine hits and four walks while striking out nine. Paul Goldschmidt had RBI singles to score A.J. Pollock in the first and third innings. Also in the third inning, Jake Lamb singled to drive David Peralta in and Goldschmidt scored on a Chris Owings groundout. Goldschmidt also doubled to drive in Peralta in the fourth inning for the Diamondbacks’ final run.

Zack Godley (0-0, 3.60) pitched five innings, giving up two runs on four hits and three walks with six strikeouts. In the fourth inning, Erick Aybar hit a solo home run and Cahill doubled to drive in Jabari Blash, who had walked. Hunter Renfroe led off the sixth inning with a home run. In the ninth inning, Ryan Schimpf hit a three-run home run and Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run double.

Tonight’s series finale pits Jered Weaver (0-1, 3.91) against Taijuan Walker (2-1, 4.57) starting at 6:40pm 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 (8-14) scored less runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (14-8) last night, 9-3, at Chase Field.

Clayton Richard (2-3, 4.45) gave up six runs on eight hits and three walks in just three and two-thirds innings, with two strikeouts. Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the second inning, Nick Ahmed and A.J. Pollock scored on Chris Owings‘ triple and Goldschmidt’s single drove in Owings. In the fourth inning, Ahmed scored on a double by Pollock and Owings’ single drove Pollock in. Daniel Descalso hit a solo home run in the fifth inning. In the sixth inning, Goldschmidt doubled and took third on a Jabari Blash error and drove in Pollock. Yasmany Tomas‘ sacrifice fly brought Goldschmidt home.

Patrick Corbin (2-3, 3.10) pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on eight hits and two walk while striking out nine. Wil Myers doubled and scored on Yangervis Solarte‘s single in the third inning. Blash hit his first home run of 2017, a solo shot in the seventh inning. In the eighth inning, Hunter Renfroe doubled, took third on a line drive out by Luis Torrens, and scored on Luis Sardinas single.

Tonight’s third game of the series matches Trevor Cahill (1-2, 3.44) against Zack Godley (0-0) starting at 6:40pm 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 (8-13) scored less runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (13-8), 7-6, in first of four games at Chase Field.

Jhoulys Chacin (2-3, 5.90) gave up all seven Diamondbacks’ runs on eight hits and two walk while striking out six in six innings. David Peralta hit a solo home run in the first inning. Jake Lamb scored on a Yasmany Tomas double in the fourth inning. In the fifth inning, the Diamondbacks loaded the bases and Chris Owings hit the first grand slam of his Major League career. Tomas scored on Chris Herrmann‘s single in the sixth inning.

Zack Greinke (2-2, 2.93) also pitched six innings, but only allowed one run on six hits and no walks with eleven strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte scored on an Austin Hedges sacrifice fly in the sixth inning. In the seventh inning Jabari Blash scored on Manuel Margot‘s grounder and Wil Myers hit a three-run home run with Erick Aybar & Margot on base. Hedges hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

Tonight, Clayton Richard (2-2, 3.04) takes on Patrick Corbin (1-3, 3.27) in the second game of the series starting at 6:40pm 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 (50-65) scored more runs than the New York Mets (57-58), 8-6, in the first game of a three-game series at Citi Field.

Paul Clemens (2-2, 4.73) allowed three runs on five hits and three walks while striking out three in five innings. Travis d’Arnaud hit a two-run home run in the second inning. In the fifth inning, Curtis Granderson scored on a Jay Bruce single. The Mets’ other three runs were charged to Buddy Baumann, who started the sixth inning in relief but did not record an out. d’Arnaud scored on a Matt Reynolds double, Ty Kelly‘s single drove in Alejandro De Aza, and Reynolds scored on a ground out by Wilmer Flores after Brad Hand relieved Baumann.

Logan Verrett (3-8, 5.36) last just two and two-thirds innings, giving up eight runs on six hits and three walk with four strikeouts. After Verrett loaded the bases with just one out in the first inning, Ryan Schimpf hit his first career grand slam and Jabari Blash followed that up with a solo home run. Schimpf hit a two-run home run in the third inning and Christian Bethancourt hit a solo home run one out later.

Tonight’s second game has Jarred Cosart (0-1, 5.79) taking the mound against Jacob deGrom (7-5, 2.35). First pitch is at 4:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during a morning at Starbucks. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (49-65) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (57-55), 4-0, in the series finale at PNC Park.

Christian Friedrich (4-8, 4.84) gave up four runs in six innings on nine hits and a walk with two strikeouts. David Freese‘s single in the first inning scored Josh Harrison for the first run. Freese doubled in the third inning to drive in Starling Marte and later scored on Gregory Polanco‘s single. In the fourth inning, Harrison singled to score Sean Rodriguez.

Jameson Taillon (3-2, 2.85) shutout the Padres with three hits and two walks while striking out four over eight innings. Nick Noonan made his first Major League start at shortstop and got his first Major League hit in the third inning. Noonan took second on a sacrifice bunt by Friedrich, Travis Jankowski walked, but Wil Myers grounded out to end the inning. In the ninth inning, Myers singled off Neftali Perez to lead off, took second on defensive indifference and Ryan Schimpf walked. Tony Watson came in to face Jabari Blash, who then struck out on three pitches to end the game. Those two innings were the closest the Padres came to getting on the board.

The Friars travel to New York to take on the Mets (57-57) for three games at Citi Field starting tonight at 4:10pm PDT. Paul Clemens (1-2, 4.61) gets the start against Logan Verrett (3-7, 4.66).

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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 (49-64) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-55) in the second game of three at PNC Park, 4-0.

Edwin Jackson (3-2, 4.19) did not allow a hit for the first five innings, until Jordy Mercer singled to lead off the sixth inning. Andrew McCutchen had the other Pirates’ hit leading off the seventh inning. Jackson finished with seven shutout innings on two hits and three walks while striking out seven. Ryan Buchter and Brandon Maurer each threw a perfect inning of relief, with one strikeout apiece.

Ryan Vogelsong (1-2, 2.67) allowed two runs on three hits and a walk with five strikeouts in six innings. Christian Bethancourt singled in the second inning and Jabari Blash scored on a throwing error by Vogelsong. Jackson then reached on a fielding error by Jung Ho Kang, allowing Bethancourt to cross the plate. In the seventh inning, Alexei Ramirez hit a single to drive in Ryan Schimpf, who made a perfect slide to get by the tag. Travis Jankowski stole home in the eighth while Alex Dickerson was at bat.

The game started strange, as Yangervis Solarte was pulled before the Padres took the field in the bottom of the first inning, apparently for not running out an infield pop fly.

This morning’s series finale has Christian Friedrich (4-7, 4.76) taking the mound against Jameson Taillon (2-2, 3.29). First pitch is scheduled for 9:35am 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 (48-64) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-54), 6-4, in the first of three games at PNC Park. The start of the game was delayed for 36 minutes due to rain.

Luis Perdomo (5-6, 6.80) pitched five innings, giving up six runs (five earned) on nine hits and three walks while striking out three. An RBI ground out by Sean Rodriguez drove in David Freese in the second inning. Rodriguez singled in the fourth inning to drive in Freese again. In the fifth inning, Gregory Polanco hit a three-run home run with Josh Harrison and Andrew McCutchen on base and a Francisco Cervelli double scored Freese.

Chad Kuhl (2-0, 3.91) surrendered two runs on five hits and four walks in six innings with four strikeouts. Alex Dickerson‘s RBI double scored Yangervis Solarte and a single by Jabari Blash drove in Dickerson in the first inning. Wil Myers led off the eighth inning with a solo home runs. And Blash led off the ninth inning with a solo home run.

Tonight, Edwin Jackson (2-2, 5.00) starts the second game of the series at PNC Park versus Ryan Vogelsong (1-1, 3.25). First pitch is scheduled for 4:05pm PDT.

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