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 (5-6) scored fewer runs than the Atlanta Braves (3-6), 5-2, in the first ever game at SunTrust Park.
Jhoulys Chacin (1-2, 7.80) gave up four runs on eight hits and four walks while striking out three in five innings pitched. Nick Markakis hit a two-run double in the first inning. Julio Teheran helped his own cause with an RBI single in the fourth inning. And Ender Inciarte hit a two-run home run off Craig Stammen in the sixth inning.
Teheran (1-0, 0.95) pitched six innings, allowing two runs on five hits and four walk with five strikeouts. Chacin and Manuel Margot hit back-to-back RBI singles in the second inning, driving in Erick Aybar and Austin Hedges, respectively.
Tonight, Clayton Richard (1-1, 2.57) takes the mound against R.A. Dickey (0-1, 4.76) starting at 4:10pm PDT at SunTrust Park. The game will be broadcast on FS1 and not Fox Sports San Diego.
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 (55-76) scored fewer runs than the Atlanta Braves (49-83) in the first of three games at Turner Field, 7-3.
Edwin Jackson (3-5, 6.26) gave up five runs in two and two-thirds innings on seven hits and three walks with no strikeouts. The third inning did Jackson in, as you can see:
In the fifth inning, Dansby Swanson‘s double drove in Tyler Flowers and Jace Peterson.
Julio Teheran (4-9, 3.12) pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on six hits and no walks while striking out eight. Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Ryan Schimpf scored the third and final Padres’ run after hitting a triple and coming home on Arcia’s groundout in the ninth inning.
Tonight’s game has Paul Clemens (2-3, 5.06) taking the mound against Matt Wisler (5-11, 4.92) starting at 4:10pm PDT.
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 (25-36) scored fewer runs than the Atlanta Braves (17-42) 4-2, yesterday afternoon at Petco Park, denying the Friars another sweep attempt. The Padres are now 1-19 this season in series finales.
Drew Pomeranz (5-6, 2.44) gave up three runs on nine hit and a walk with six strikeouts in five innings pitched. Ender Inciarte scored the first Braves’ run on a Freddie Freeman sacrifice fly in the first inning. Chase d’Arnaud scored the second run later in that inning on an RBI single by Nick Markakis. Julio Teheran helped his own cause, driving in Daniel Castro for the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, d’Arnaud drove in Inciarte with an RBI double.
Teheran (2-6, 2.85) pitched eight innings, surrendering two runs on five hits and a walk while striking out eight. Both runs came on Wil Myers solo home runs. The first while leading off the fourth inning and the second with one out in the sixth inning.
The Padres travel to Denver for three games against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Andrew Cashner (3-5, 4.78) gets the start in tomorrow’s first game against Jon Gray (4-2, 5.33) with first pitch scheduled for 5:40pm PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after calling in sick from work to get a late breakfast at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (31-31) scored fewer runs than the Atlanta Braves (29-31), 6-4 in 11 innings yesterday, to split the series at Turner Field and finish up the road trip with a 4-3 record.
Andrew Cashner (2-8, 4.16) gave up four runs in six and two-third innings on seven hits and four walk with just one strikeout. Freddie Freeman hit an RBI double in the first inning and a solo home run to lead off the sixth inning. Jace Peterson had an RBI single and Cameron Maybin hit a sacrifice fly to right field in the seventh to cap the Braves scoring.
Julio Teheran (4-2, 4.78) surrendered four runs in seven innings on four hits and three walk with seven strikeouts. The Friars got out to an early 1-0 lead on Derek Norris‘ single to score Matt Kemp, who reached base after being hit by a pitch which then cleared both teams’ benches in the first inning. In the eighth inning, Alexi Amarista scored on a passed ball, Yangervis Solarte then came in on a Yonder Alonso RBI single, and Cory Spangenberg reached on catcher’s interference with the bases loaded. In the top of the eleventh, Spangenberg and Melvin Upton Jr. scored on a Solarte single to right field to put the Padres ahead for good.
The Padres come home to Petco Park for three games against the Los Angeles Dodgers (35-25) starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Odrisamer Despaigne (3-4, 4.72) gets the start tonight against Clayton Kershaw (5-3, 3.36).
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub after seeing Dawn of the Planet of the Apes instead of watching the game. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. And watching monkeys fight.
The Padres (46-57) lost 5-3 to the Atlanta Braves (56-48) at Turner Field. Odrisamer Despaigne (2-2, 1.66) had the first bad game of his short major league career, giving up all five runs (two earned) on six hits and five walks with three strikeout in just 3 2/3 innings. On a positive note, the bullpen kept the Braves from scoring for the rest of the game.
Julio Teheran (10-6, 2.71) lasted six innings, surrendering three earned runs on nine hits and no walks with five strikeouts. Yasmani Grandal had two RBI and Yangervis Solarte had the other.
The third game of the four-game series at Turner Field pits Eric Stults (3-12, 5.00) against Mike Minor (3-6, 5.32) at 2:05 pm PDT. The weird start time is so the Braves can show the Hall of Fame induction ceremony for former Braves players Tony LaRussa, Greg Maddux & Tom Glavine, former Braves manager Bobby Cox, Georgia native Frank Thomas, and Joe Torre.
Welcome to extension season.
If late Fall is free agency season and Winter is hot stove season, then early Spring is extension season. As the arbitration process comes to an end and rosters have for the most part taken shape, GM’s and agents begin to focus on retaining their top young talent. Already since the beginning of the new year, GM’s around the league have handed out long-term deals to Clayton Kershaw, Freddie Freeman, Michael Brantley, Julio Teheran, Craig Kimbrel, Homer Bailey, Andrelton Simmons, and Brett Gardner. It’s also been rumored that Mike Trout and the Angels are discussing a deal, which reportedly could end up somewhere in the realm of 6 years, $150 million.
For Padres fans, there are a few players who could be looking at possible extensions, but thus far the team hasn’t handed out any of that sweet long-term scrilla. There’s of course Chase Headley, who is entering his final season of team control, and who has been an extension candidate since before Osama Bin Laden died. There are also a few other guys who could possibly be extension candidates, including but not limited to Jedd Gyorko, Andrew Cashner, and Everth Cabrera. No, not Yonder Alonso. Read More…