Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub, soaking up all the hot Vedder Cup action. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (21-33) scored more runs than the Seattle Mariners (30-22). A lot more runs. Like 14-6. Like put a really bad beating on them. Like.
Christian Friedrich (2-1, 2.53) pitched five innings, giving up four runs (three earned) on nine hits and four walks while striking out four. Robinson Cano hit a three-run home run with no outs in the first inning to put the Mariners on the board first. Kyle Seager scored in the fifth inning on a Luis Sardinas‘ double play with runners on first and third base. A Seth Smith RBI double in the eighth scored Sardinas. In the ninth inning, Chris Iannetta‘s RBI double brought Seager around to score the Mariners’ sixth and final run.
Felix Hernandez (4-4, 2.86) James Paxton (0-1, 7.32) came up from AAA Tacoma to replace Hernandez, who was placed on the disabled list before the game. Paxton surrendered eight runs (three earned) on ten hits and a walk with seven strikeouts in three and two-thirds innings pitched. The Padres decimated the Mariners’ pitchers, hitting four home runs. A solo shot from Wil Myers and a two-run from Adam Rosales came in the first inning. And Alexei Ramirez added two two-run home runs himself, one in the fourth inning and the other in the sixth inning. Myers ended up with three RBI and Ramirez had five.
Colin Rea (3-2, 4.47) gets the start tonight against Wade Miley (5-2, 4.95) in the final game of this year’s Vedder Cup. First pitch is scheduled for 6:10pm PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub throwing shade at those dirty, stinking Mariners. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking from the Vedder Cup.
The Padres (17-17) scored fewer runs, 11-4, than the Seattle Mariners (15-17) yesterday at Safeco Field. And, quite frankly, it wasn’t even that close of a game. The Mariners tied a
club Safeco Field record with six home runs in the game. Kyle Seager, Logan Morrison, Justin Ruggiano, and Nelson Cruz all had one home run. Mike Zunino had two in the game.
Ian Kennedy (2-2, 5.93) gave up four quick runs in the first inning, two of which came off Seager’s home run with two outs. In the third inning, Morrison’s home run put the Mariners up 5-0, and that would have been enough to win the game. Kennedy’s night was over after four and two-thirds innings after surrendering five runs on eight hits and three walks with five strikeouts.
James Paxton (1-2, 4.31) shut out the Padres over six innings, giving up three hits and five walks with five strikeouts. Danny Farquhar came in to start the seventh inning and gave up three runs (one earned) on one hit and two walks in just one-third of an inning.
This evening at 7:10pm PDT from Safeco Field, James Shields (4-0, 4.25) tries to stop the bleeding versus Taijuan Walker (1-3, 8.13).