Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (19-29) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (30-19), 4-3 in ten innings, yesterday afternoon in the series finale at AT&T Park. The Friars have yet to win a game this season against the Giants in nine chances.
James Shields (2-6, 3.06) pitched six strong innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts. In the second inning, Kelby Tomlinson hit an RBI single to bring Brandon Crawford into score. Matt Duffy hit an RBI single in the sixth inning to drive in Gregor Blanco. In the seventh inning, Denard Span‘s double off Ryan Buchter scored Trevor Brown. Crawford hit an RBI single off Brad Hand in the tenth inning to bring Duffy across the plate for the Giants’ victory.
Jake Peavy (1-5, 7.26) gave up one run in six and two-thirds innings on six hits and a walk while striking out four Padres. An Alexei Ramirez RBI scored Brett Wallace in the seventh inning. In the eighth inning, a two-run home run by Yangervis Solarte with Christian Bethancourt on tied the game at three runs. But that was it for the Padres.
The Padres have the day off today as they travel to Phoenix for three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks starting Friday at 6:40pm PDT. Christian Friedrich (0-1, 2.89) gets the start tomorrow against TBD of the Diamondbacks.
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 (71-81) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (79-72) last night, 5-4, on a walk-off single by birthday boy Jedd Gyorko to score birthday boy Matt Kemp in the ninth inning.
Andrew Cashner (6-15, 4.21) allowed two runs on two hits and five walks in six innings while striking out six. A Brandon Crawford two-run single in the first was the only damage on Cashner’s watch. Joaquin Benoit gave up a solo home run to Jarrett Parker in the eighth inning. In the ninth inning, with Craig Kimbrel pitching, a Kemp error put Buster Posey on base. Crawford then hit a double. After striking out the next two batters, a wild pitch from Kimbrel to Trevor Brown allowed Posey to score and tie up the game at four. Brown then ground out to end the Giants’ ninth inning.
Jake Peavy (7-6, 3.83) shut out the Padres in his six innings of work, allowing four hits and a walk with four strikeouts. The Padres tied-up the game at two in the seventh inning when Yangervis Solarte‘s double off Josh Osich scored Gyorko, who had singled, and Derek Norris, who walked. A Travis Jankowski double in the eighth inning scored Brett Wallace and Gyorko to tie the game at four. Then came the ninth and Gyorko’s RBI single to win the game. The Giants used ten pitchers in the game.
Tonight, Ian Kennedy (8-15, 4.29) takes the mound against Madison Bumgarner (18-8, 2.84) at 6:10pm PDT in the season series finale.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (44-50) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (50-44), 9-3, at Petco Park last night to have their five game winning streak snapped. This game had it all; possible no-hitter, hit batsman, grand slams, bat flips, gum throwing, bench clearing, broken bats, Spider-Man. Everything.
Odrisamer Despaigne (3-7, 4.98) pitched bad and he should feel bad, giving up six runs on seven hits and two walks with a strikeout. Hunter Pence led off the second inning with a home run to center field. Gregor Blanco hit into a double play that scored Brandon Belt later that inning. Brandon Crawford hit a three-run home run with one out in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Hector Sanchez came up with the bases loaded against Dale Thayer and crushed a grand slam home run into the right field seats.
Chris Heston (10-5. 3.18) had a no-hitter going until the sixth inning, when a Melvin Upton Jr. broken bat single landed in center field to lead off the inning. Heston pitched seven and a third innings, allowing just the one hit and two walks with six strikeouts.
The Padres loaded the bases in the ninth inning against Josh Osich. Pinch-hitter Austin Hedges hit a sacrifice fly to center field to plate Clint Barmes and finally put the Padres on the scoreboard. After Jedd Gyorko lined out to center field, Brett Wallace doubled to center field to score Yangervis Solarte and Alexi Amarista.
This afternoon at 12:40pm PDT, James Shields (8-3, 3.92) gets the start against Matt Cain (1-1, 5.06).