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 (47-62) scored fewer runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (51-60) last night in the first of three games at Petco Park, 5-4.

Christian Friedrich (4-7, 4.76) gave up four runs on five hits and no walks in seven innings while striking out four. Cameron Rupp hit a three-run home run with Aaron Altherr and Maikel Franco on base in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Rupp’s RBI double scored Franco again. And Tommy Joseph‘s single in the eighth inning drove in Cesar Hernandez for the eventual winning run.

Jeremy Hellickson (9-7, 3.72) pitched six and two-thirds innings, surrendering three runs on six hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Jose Rondon singled to bring Alex Dickerson in to score in the second inning. A sacrifice fly by Dickerson in the third inning scored Travis Jankowski. Alexei Ramirez hit a pinch-hit solo home run in the seventh inning. And Wil Myers hit a solo home run in the eighth.

Paul Clemens (1-2, 4.70) gets the start tonight against Jake Thompson, who is making his Major League debut. First pitch is scheduled for 5:40pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (73-82) scored more runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (74-81) last night at Petco Park, 3-0.

Robbie Erlin (1-1, 6.30) had a no-hitter through five and two-thirds innings, before giving up a triple to Ender Inciarte with two outs in the sixth inning. Erlin struck out Aaron Hill to end the inning, finishing his night with seven shutout innings pitched with two hits, a walk, and four strikeouts.

Jeremy Hellickson (9-11, 4.60) allowed just one run in six innings on four hits and two walk with five strikeouts. Cory Spangenberg doubled to lead off the sixth inning and scored on a Jedd Gyorko sacrifice fly. In the eighth inning, Spangenberg led off with a single, followed by Matt Kemp‘s single. Justin Upton then doubled to score Spangenberg. Kemp then came home on another sacrifice fly by Gyorko.

In this afternoon’s season series finale, James Shields (13-6, 3.86) takes the mound against Zack Godley (5-1, 3.48) at 1:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (68-77) scored more runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (68-76) last night, 10-3, in the first of three from Chase Field.

James Shields (12-6, 3.80) pitched seven innings, allowing one run on four hits and two walk with six strikeouts. Shields now has 200 strikeouts for the season. In the first inning, A.J. Pollock hit a leadoff double, advanced to third on a groundball out, and scored on a Paul Goldschmidt double. Jay Jackson made his Major League debut in the ninth inning, and the Diamondbacks scored two runs off him. Jake Lamb hit a ground-rule double and scored on Phil Gosselin’s single. Gosselin took second on defensive indifference and scored on Brandon Drury‘s double.

Jeremy Hellickson (9-9, 4.78) lasted just one inning, giving up five runs (three earned) on five hits, two walks, and a strikeout. Wil Myers led off the game with a home run to right field. The Padres loaded the bases with no outs and a Jedd Gyorko sacrifice fly and Cory Spangenberg single plated two runs. A throwing error by Hellickson on an attempted pick-off move allowed Spangenberg to get to third base and Justin Upton to score. Derek Norris then singled to score Spangenberg. The Padres loaded the bases with no outs again in the fifth inning and Spangenberg doubled to score two more runs. After a Norris walk and two strikeouts, Myers hit a bases-clearing double. In the ninth inning, pinch-hitter Cody Decker popped out to first base in his first Major League at-bat.

Tyson Ross (10-10, 3.24) gets the start tonight at 6:40pm PDT against Jhoulys Chacin (0-1, 2.70) in the second game of the series.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (37-40) scored more runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (35-39), 7-2, last night.

Andrew Cashner (3-9, 4.22) finally got some run support and used it, giving up the two Diamondbacks runs while pitching seven innings with eight hits, no walks, and six strikeouts.

Jeremy Hellickson (5-5, 5.38) lasted five and a third innings, surrendering all seven Padres runs on ten hits and a walk with eight strikeouts.

Justin Upton hit his team leading fourteenth home run, a two-run shot in the fifth inning off Hellickson with two out. Besides Upton’s two RBI, the Padres got contributions from Yonder Alonso, Derek Norris, Matt Kemp, Yangervis Solarte, and Cashner, whose sixth inning suicide squeeze bunt single allowed Will Venable to cross the plate.

In this afternoon’s series finale, Odrisamer Despaigne (3-5, 4.83) takes the hill against Chase Anderson (3-2, 3.54) at 1:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an afternoon at Gameday Sports Bar & Grill at Sycuan Casino. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (34-38) scored fewer runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (34-34), 7-2, yesterday in the final game of three at Chase Field.

Andrew Cashner (2-9, 4.35) gave up seven runs (three earned) — all coming in the second inning — while pitching four innings with four hits, two walks, and five strikeouts. The second inning was a mess, and I don’t feel like typing all of that, so here’s a screenshot of what exactly happened via MLB.com:

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As you can see, it was ugly. On a positive note, Frank Garces, Shawn Kelley, and Joaquin Benoit combined to throw four perfect innings of relief. So they have that going for them. Which is nice.

Jeremy Hellickson (5-4, 4.94) gave up both Padres runs in six innings pitched on six hits, no walks, and seven strikeouts. Brett Wallace, pinch-hitting for Cashner in the fifth inning, hit an RBI double to score Will Venable. And, in the sixth inning, Yonder Alonso scored on a Matt Kemp sacrifice fly to right field.

The Padres have today off as they travel back to the Bay Area (Seriously. The schedule makers are idiots.) for three games against the San Francisco Giants (38-32) at AT&T Park. Odrisamer Despaigne (3-5, 4.92) gets the nod Tuesday night against Madison Bumgarner (7-4, 3.09) at 7:15pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (16-15) scored one more run than the Arizona Diamondbacks (13-15), 6-5, last night at Chase Field.

James Shields (4-0, 4.25) gave up all five D-Backs’ runs on four home runs in his six innings of work. Chris Owings, A.J. Pollock, Paul Goldschmidt, and David Peralta made Shields’ start an adventure.

Jeremy Hellickson (1-3, 5.20) didn’t figure into the decision, leaving after four and two-thirds innings with the score tied at five. Will Venable and Wil Myers each had a home run off of Hellickson. Venable and Myers both came one hit short of hitting for the cycle. Venable needed a double and Myers a triple. Neither one managed to become the first Padres player in history to do it, though.

Tonight at Chase Field, the third game of the series will match up Tyson Ross (1-3, 4.15) against Chase Anderson (0-1, 3.38). First pitch is scheduled for 5:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (5-4) scored more runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (4-4) last night, 5-1, as Odrisamer Despaigne (1-0, 0.00) pitched another gem, this time as a starter. Despaigne lasted seven innings while only allowing one run on two hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Joaquin Benoit relieved him in the eighth, getting out of the inning with some help defensively from a double play turned by SS Alexi Amarista & 2B Yangervis Solarte that was rather impressive.

Jeremy Hellickson (0-2, 6.55) was knocked around for six and two-thirds innings, surrendering five runs on seven hits and three walk with six strikeouts. Justin Upton hit his second home run of the season in the bottom of the fifth inning with a towering solo shot to left field that landed underneath the scoreboard in the first row of the second deck. Matt Kemp tripled in the bottom of the seventh that RF Mark Trumbo misplayed.

Dale Thayer pitched the ninth inning to wrap up the Friars victory.

Brandon Morrow (0-0, 0.00) takes the hill versus Chase Anderson (0-0, 5.40) tonight at 6:10pm PDT at Petco Park. It’s College Night, which doesn’t mean anything to me. Maybe it does for you.

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