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 (52-66) scored more runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (43-73) last night, 7-4, in the first of three games at Petco Park.
Travis Wood (2-4, 6.46) allowed two runs on six hits and two walks in five innings with three strikeouts. Odubel Herrera singled to drive in Cesar Hernandez but the third inning was ended by a great throw and tag, relay, and throw by Manuel Margot, Carlos Asuaje, and Austin Hedges to get Freddy Galvis at home. Rhys Hoskins hit a solo home run — his first as a Major Leaguer — in the fourth inning. Hernandez reached on a fielding error and Tommy Joseph came home in the sixth inning. Hoskins hit his second home run in the seventh inning.
Jerad Eickhoff (3-7, 4.33) gave up two runs (one earned) in five innings on five hits and three walks while striking out five. An Hedges sacrifice fly in the second inning drove in Wil Myers. Cory Spangenberg scored when Margot reached base on a throwing error in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Spangenberg scored on a Hedges single, Hedges took second base on the throw, Matt Szczur scored on Asuaje’s sacrifice fly, and Jose Pirela singled to drive in Hedges and Margot. Spangenberg led off the seventh inning with solo home run.
Dinelson Lamet (6-4, 5.00) gets the start in tonight’s second game of the series against Mark Leiter (1-2, 4.08) with first pitch set for 7:10pm PDT.
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 (38-50) scored fewer runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (29-58) yesterday, 7-1, in the three-game series finale at Citizens Bank Park.
Trevor Cahill (3-3, 3.38) allowed four runs on six hits and no walks with eight strikeouts in five innings. All seven Phillies’ runs came on six home runs. Nick Williams and Cameron Rupp each hit a solo home run in the second inning. Freddy Galvis hit a two-run home run in the third inning. Odubel Herrera hit a solo home run in the sixth inning. Aaron Altherr and Galvis hit back-to-back solo home runs in the seventh inning.
Jerad Eickhoff (1-7, 4.63) shutout the Padres out over five innings on five hits and a walk while striking out eight. Erick Aybar scored the Padres only run in the ninth inning on a sacrifice fly by Hector Sanchez.
The Padres start a three-game series after the All-Star break against the San Francisco Giants (34-56) on Friday night at 7:10pm PDT at Petco Park.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during a Sunday afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (48-63) scored fewer runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (51-61) in the finale of their three game series at Petco Park, 6-5.
Jarred Cosart (0-1, 5.79) pitched five innings, giving up five runs on ten hits and no walks with five strikeouts. Odubel Herrera hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Carlos Ruiz singled to drive in Ryan Howard, a double by Freddy Galvis scored Ruiz, a Jerad Eickhoff double drove in Galvis, and Herrera singled to score Eickhoff. Tommy Joseph‘s RBI single in the seventh inning scored Cesar Hernandez with the eventual winning run.
Eickhoff (7-12, 3.78) surrendered five runs (four earned) on five hits and no walks while striking out five. Travis Jankowski‘s RBI groundout in the third inning drove in Derek Norris. Alex Dickerson hit a solo home run in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Jankowski scored on a Dickerson sacrifice fly and Ryan Schimpf hit a two-run home run. Jabari Blash ground into a 5-4-3 triple play in the seventh inning, the first triple play in Petco Park history.
The Padres travel to Pittsburgh and PNC Park to take on the Pirates (55-54) for three games starting tomorrow at 4:05pm PDT. Luis Perdomo (5-5, 6.67) gets the first start against Chad Kuhl (1-0, 4.19).
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 (3-6) scored fewer runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (4-5) last night at Citizens Bank Park, 2-1.
Colin Rea (0-1, 5.56) was tagged with the loss after giving up both Phillies’ runs on a 2-out solo home run in the first inning and an RBI double in the third inning, both hit by Maikel Franco. Rea pitched seven innings with five hit and two walks while striking out five.
Jerad Eickhoff (1-1, 1.50) shut the Padres down for seven innings, giving up four hits and no walks with nine strikeouts. The only run for the Padres came in the ninth inning, when pinch-hitter Brett Wallace singled off Jeanmar Gomez with two outs to drive in pinch-hitter Derek Norris, who had walked and advanced to second base on defensive indifference. Pinch-hitter Alexei Ramirez then popped out to the shortstop to end the rally and the game.
The series wraps up this morning at 10:05am PDT. The Padres hope to split the four-game series, with Drew Pomeranz (1-0, 3.60) taking the mound against Vincent Velasquez (1-0, 0.00).