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 (57-72) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (65-63) at Marlins Park last night, 2-1 in 11 innings.

Dinelson Lamet (7-5, 4.60) gave up one run on four hits and three walks with five strikeouts in six innings. Marcell Ozuna hit a solo home run to lead off the bottom of the fourth inning. In the bottom of the eleventh inning, Derek Dietrich scored the winning run on Miguel Rojas‘ sacrifice fly.

Odrisamer Despaigne (0-1, 3.70) allowed one run over six innings on three hits and two walks while striking out one. In the second inning, a double steal by Jabari Blash going to second base and Cory Spangenberg stealing home was the only Padres run.

Today’s series finale pits Clayton Richard (6-12, 4.89) against Dan Straily (8-8, 3.83) with first pitch set for 10:10am 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 (57-71) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (64-63), 8-6, in the first of three games at Marlins Park last night.

Travis Wood (3-4, 6.03) allowed five runs on nine hits and two walks with three strikeouts in five innings. Giancarlo Stanton hit two home runs — a two-run bomb in the first inning and a solo shot in the third inning. Stanton then added a bases-loaded double to score Mike Aviles and Adam Conley in the fourth inning. Marcell Ozuna hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning.

Conley (6-5, 5.17) gave up five runs in five innings on six hits and no walks while striking out four. Carlos Asuaje hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Jose Pirela‘s single drove in Manuel Margot, Wil Myers‘ sacrifice fly scored Asuaje, and Jabari Blash hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning.

Dinelson Lamet (7-5, 4.84) starts tonight’s second game against former Padre Odrisamer Despaigne (0-1, 4.42) beginning at 4:10pm 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 (57-70) scored more runs than the St Louis Cardinals (64-63) in their three-game series finale at Busch Stadium last night, 4-3.

Luis Perdomo (6-8, 4.84) allowed two runs on seven hits and two walks with two strikeouts over six innings. Jedd Gyorko doubled in the fourth inning to drive in Dexter Fowler. Paul DeJong scored on a single by Yadier Molina in the sixth inning. Randal Grichuk hit a solo home run off Brad Hand to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning.

Carlos Martinez (10-9, 3.48) gave up two runs (one earned) in seven innings on seven hits and two walks with six strikeouts. Manuel Margot scored when Cory Spangenberg reached on an error and Matt Szczur singled to drive in Carlos Asuaje in the sixth inning. Asuaje drove in Jabari Blash with a single in the top of the ninth inning and Margot scored on Jose Pirela‘s sacrifice fly.

The Padres take on the Miami Marlins (63-63) for three games at Marlins Park beginning tonight at 4:10pm PDT. Travis Wood (3-4, 5.81) starts tonight’s game against Adam Conley (6-5, 4.93).
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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 (46-57) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (50-53), 3-2, in the first of three games at Petco Park last night.

Travis Wood (2-3, 6.42) pitched six innings in his Padres debut, allowing two runs on two hits and a walk while striking out seven. Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run home run in the third inning.

Chad Kuhl (3-7, 4.84) gave up two runs on four hits and five walks with four strikeouts in five and a third innings. Wood singled to drive in Cory Spangenberg in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Spangenberg tripled and drove in Jose Pirela and Daniel Hudson threw a wild pitch on a walk to Allen Cordoba to let Spangenberg to cross the plate.

Dinelson Lamet (4-4, 5.92) gets the start in tonight’s second game against Ivan Nova (10-7, 3.62). First pitch is scheduled for 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 (45-57) scored more runs than the New York Mets (47-53) in the finale of four games last night at Petco Park, 7-5.

Luis Perdomo (5-5, 4.76) allowed four runs on nine hits and two walks with three strikeouts in six and two-thirds innings. Manuel Margot hit a leadoff solo home run in the first inning. In the second inning, the Padres loaded the bases and Margot hit a double to drive in Jabari Blash, Dusty Coleman, and Luis Torrens. Coleman hit his first Major League home run, a three-run opposite field shot, in the fifth inning.

Chris Flexen (0-1, 9.00) gave up four runs (three earned) in three innings on five hits and four walks while striking out two in his Major League debut. Michael Conforto scored in the first inning on a Jay Bruce fielder’s choice. In the seventh inning, Conforto scored on Yoenis Cespedes‘ double, Jose Torres was called for a balk to bring Asdrubal Cabrera home, and Bruce hit a two-run home run.

The Pittsburgh Pirates (50-52) come to Petco Park for three game starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Travis Wood (1-3, 6.91) gets his first start as a Padre against Chad Kuhl (3-7, 4.92).
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Yesterday I wrote about the perceived trade value of three pitchers the Padres have already traded. Let’s just say it didn’t lock up the Padres Public servers. So, today, I thought I’d take a more conventional approach and discuss the relative trade value of the players still on the Padres roster.

I put everybody into made-up tiers.

Tier 1 is for primo guys. Andrew Miller‘s a tier 1 guy. Brad Hand isn’t, at least not unless he grows out the beard, steals some of Miller’s mojo, and hires Jeff Sullivan as his agent. In fact, the Padres don’t have any tier 1 players. (By the way, I didn’t consider young, unlikely-to-be-traded players like Manuel Margot in this exercise.)

Tier 2 is for good, solid trade chips. These are players that a bunch of teams are genuinely interested in, even if they lack some tier 1 mojo.

Tier 3 is for guys who aren’t good enough for tier 2. There’s some trade value here, but not a whole lot of it.

Tier 4 is for players who have little (or no) trade value.

Here we go.

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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 (44-57) scored more runs than the New York Mets (47-52) last night at Petco Park, 6-3.

Jhoulys Chacin (10-7, 4.22) allowed two runs on four hits and three walks in five and a third innings with five strikeouts. Jose Reyes drove in Jay Bruce with a single in the second inning. In the sixth inning, Reyes drew a bases loaded walk to score Asdrubal Cabrera. Wilmer Flores hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

Steven Matz (2-4, 5.51) gave up six runs in three innings on nine hits and no walks while striking out four. Manuel Margot hit a two-run home run in the first inning. Margot scored again in the third inning on Wil Myers‘ double and Myers, Hunter Renfroe, and Cory Spangenberg scored on a bases loaded triple by Luis Torrens.

Luis Perdomo (4-5, 4.71) starts tonight’s series finale against Chris Flexen in his Major League debut. First pitch is set for 6:10pm PDT.
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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 (43-55) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (38-62), 5-2, in yesterday afternoon’s four-game series finale at AT&T Park.

Dinelson Lamet (4-4, 5.92) allowed two runs on eight hits and a walk in six and two-thirds innings while striking out six. A Buster Posey single in the first inning drove in Denard Span. Gorkys Hernandez singled in the fourth inning to bring Miguel Gomez home.

Ty Blach (6-6, 4.50) gave up five runs in seven innings on eight hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. Wil Myers hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Jabari Blash hit a two-run double to score Myers and Hunter Renfroe, Hector Sanchez doubled to drive in Blash, and Cory Spangenberg‘s single scored Sanchez.

The Padres come back to Petco Park tonight to begin a four-game series against the New York Mets (45-51). Clayton Richard (5-10, 5.35) starts the first game against Jacob deGrom (11-3, 3.37) with first pitch scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (42-55) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (38-61), 5-4, in 12 innings yesterday afternoon at AT&T Park.

Luis Perdomo (4-5, 4.71) gave up four runs (one earned) in six innings on eight hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Joe Panik singled to drive in Gorkys Hernandez in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Orlando Calixte singled to score Hunter Pence and Eduardo Nunez singled to drive in Calixte and Matt Moore. Nick Hundley singled in the twelfth inning to drive in Kelby Tomlinson for the game-winning run.

Moore (3-10, 5.82) allowed four runs on seven hits and no walks while striking out seven in six innings. All four Padres’ runs came in the fourth inning. Wil Myers led off the inning with a solo home run, Cory Spangenberg scored on a Luis Torrens single, and Perdomo tripled to drive in Matt Szczur and Torrens.

This afternoon’s series finale has Dinelson Lamet (3-4, 6.40) going against Ty Blach (6-5, 4.36) beginning at 1:05pm PDT.
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