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 (33-46) scored more runs than the Atlanta Braves (37-41), 6-0, in the finale of their three game series at Petco Park.

Dinelson Lamet (3-2, 5.35) pitched arguably his best game in his young Major League career, shutting the Braves out over seven innings on four hits and a walk while striking out eight. The Braves were unable to get any runners past second base, and that only happened twice.

Jaime Garcia (2-6, 4.35) gave up all six runs on seven hits and three walks with six strikeouts in six innings. Jose Pirela scored on Manuel Margot‘s double and Wil Myers followed that up with a two-run home run in the third inning. Hunter Renfroe added another two runs in the fifth with a two-run home run that was the longest hit at Petco Park so far this season at 444 feet. In the seventh inning, Margot drove in Matt Szczur with a single.

The Los Angeles Dodgers (53-28) come to Petco Park for three games starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Clayton Richard (5-7, 4.42) gets the start tonight against Alex Wood (8-0, 1.86).
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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 (5-9) scored fewer runs than the Atlanta Braves (6-6), getting swept in four games with a walkoff loss yesterday at SunTrust Park.

Jered Weaver (0-1, 4.24) pitched six innings, giving up three runs (two earned) on seven hits and no walks with three strikeouts. Brandon Phillips scored on Kurt Suzuki‘s ground out in the second inning, after singling, taking second base on Luis Sardiñas error, and moving to third base on a sacrifice fly. Freddie Freeman two home runs: a two-run shot in the third inning and a solo in the eighth inning. The Braves won when Brandon Maurer loaded the bases in the ninth inning and Dansby Swanson hit a single to left field that Allen Cordoba couldn’t catch.

Jaime Garcia (0-1, 4.67) surrendered two runs on five hits and three walks while striking out four in six and a third innings. Manuel Margot, Wil Myers, and Yangervis Solarte began the game with three straight singles, driving in Margot for the first run. Cordoba hit a pinch-hit solo home run to lead off the seventh inning before playing left field. And Austin Hedges hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning.

The Friars head home to Petco Park to begin three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks (9-5) tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Jarred Cosart (0-0, 3.86) gets the first start of the series against Shelby Miller (1-1, 5.06).

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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 (41-54) scored fewer runs than the St Louis Cardinals (50-44) in the third game of four last night, 3-2, at Busch Stadium.

Paul Clemens (1-1, 4.91) pitched five inning, surrendering three runs on four hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Jedd Gyorko had two home runs, a solo shot in the third inning and a two-run with Greg Garcia on base in the fifth inning.

Jaime Garcia (7-6, 3.98) gave up one run on six hits and two walks in five and two-thirds innings while striking out five. Matt Kemp hit a solo home run to lead off the sixth inning and Ryan Schimpf hit a solo home run in the seventh inning.

The series finale starts at 4:15pm PDT this evening. The Padres will try to avoid a four-game sweep with Andrew Cashner (4-7, 5.05) taking the mound against Adam Wainwright (9-5, 4.15).

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Sunday came the news that the Padres had released 36 year-old veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia.

Some (meaning me) were not surprised in the least by this news. When the Padres first announced they had signed Garcia to a minor league contract (with an invitation to major league spring training), I first had to double check that they hadn’t signed Jaime Garcia. Now THAT would have surprised me!

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