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 (19-18) scored zero runs against the Washington Nationals (20-17), who scored ten. It was an ugly, boring game that could be considered cruel and unusual punishment if any Padres fan was ever forced to rewatch it.
Odrisamer Despaigne (2-2, 6.75) lasted just three innings, giving up seven runs on ten hits and two walks with just one strikeout. The only thing you could say that was a positive: Despaigne didn’t allow a home run in those three innings. That honor was reserved for Shawn Kelley, who gave up a home run to Bryce Harper in the fourth inning.
Jordan Zimmerman (3-2, 3.66) combined with A.J. Cole to shutout the Friars. Zimmerman pitched six innings with six hits, a walk, and six strikeouts. Cole gave up just one hit [a two-out single from Yangervis Solarte in the ninth] while pitching the last three innings in relief to record his first Major League save.
This evening, the third of four games pits Andrew Cashner (1-6, 3.07) against Max Scherzer (3-3, 1.99) at 5:40pm PDT. Everyone in attendance will receive a long-sleeved hoodie-style t-shirt.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon at the pub. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (28-35) lost the series finale 6-0 against the Washington Nationals (32-29) at PETCO Park yesterday. Eric Stults (2-7, 5.68) lasted just 2 1/3 innings, giving up all 6 runs.
But the offense, once again, was virtually non-existent, with only 2 hits and no walks recorded in Nationals’ starter Jordan Zimmerman‘s (5-2, 3.17) complete game. The first hit was a bloop single by Alexi Amarista in the sixth inning. The second was a triple by Seth Smith with no outs in the seventh. The inning ended with Smith still standing on third base.
To say yesterday was a disappointing game would be an understatement. The only somewhat bright spot was the Padres’ bullpen, who managed to keep the Nationals from scoring in the 6 2/3 innings after Stults imploded.
The Padres are off today as they travel to Philadelphia to play the Phillies on Tuesday at 4:05 pm PDT. Ian Kennedy (5-6, 3.39) faces off against A.J. Burnett (3-5, 4.41), who may very well repeat his no-hitter of May 12, 2001.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Especially when an American football schedule with which we were already vaguely familiar is released into the wild and becomes a distraction. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
Your San Diego Padres (10-12) were defeated by the Milwaukee Brewers (16-6) by a score of 5-2. Kyle Lohse was the winner for Milwaukee, moving to 4-1. He pitched 7 innings, allowing 2 runs (1 earned) on 5 hits, while striking out 5 and walking zero. Tyson Ross (2-3) was the loser, surrendering 5 runs (all earned) on 9 hits, walking 2 and striking out 3 over 6 IP.
Everth Cabrera started things with a leadoff double, moved to third on a Chris Denorfia ground out, and scored on a Seth Smith single. While a promising start, the Padres wouldn’t score again until the 7th inning. There, Nick Hundley singled home Jedd Gyorko, who reached base on a fielder’s choice and advanced to third on an error. Padres Baseball. That would be it for the Friars on this eve.
On the other hand, Tyson Ross struggled with location and the Brewers took advantage. A 3-run home run to Jean Segura in the 3rd inning, preceded by a 1st inning Ryan Braun RBI double, was more than enough. However, they were followed by a Khris Davis solo home run in the 4th.
Tomorrow, the Padres travel to Washington DC to take on Matt Williams and his 12-10 Nationals. Eric Stults matches up against Jordan Zimmerman. First pitch happens on or around 4:10 PDT. Be there!