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

The Padres (70-80) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (63-86), 10-4, yesterday afternoon to avoid the series sweep and wrap up the season series.

James Shields (13-6, 3.86) gave up four runs in six and two-thirds innings on two hits and four walks while striking out eight. Charlie Blackmon hit a solo home run in the first inning. After a wild pitch, two walks, and another wild pitch that scored Justin Morneau, Shields was relieved by Bud Norris. Norris threw another wild pitch then gave up a two-run single to Ben Paulsen.

Kyle Kendrick (6-13, 6.37) pitched four innings, allowing six runs on six hits and a walk with six strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run home run in the first inning to put the Padres on the board. Matt Kemp hit two doubles and added a solo home run in the third inning. Jedd Gyorko added a solo home run in the third inning as well. And Cory Spangenberg hit a solo home run in the fourth inning.

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

The Padres (69-79) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (62-85) last night, 7-4, in the first of three games at Coors Field in Denver, CO. The loss ended any chance of the Padres getting into the postseason, which no one really expected to happen at this point anyway.

Ian Kennedy (8-15, 4.29) threw 110 pitches in six innings, allowing four runs (three earned) on six hits and a walk with five strikeouts. An RBI single from Corey Dickerson followed by a two-run double by Dustin Garneu in the second inning opened the scoring for the Rockies. Justin Morneau‘s RBI double in the third inning made it 4-1. Jay Jackson and Marc Rzepczynski allowed the other three runs in a combined two-thirds of an inning in relief in the seventh inning. Jose Reyes hit a two-RBI single and Nolan Arenado hit an RBI single two-batters later.

Chad Bettis (8-5, 4.46) allowed one run in five innings on four hits and a walk while striking out six. In the third inning, a groundout by Justin Upton allowed Wil Myers to score from third base to put the Padres on the board. Myers then hit a solo home run in the seventh inning. A single by Cory Spangenberg plated J Upton and Melvin Upton Jr. scored on a throwing error by Charlie Blackmon.

This evening at 5:10pm PDT, Robbie Erlin gets his first start of 2015 for the Padres against Yohan Flande (3-3, 4.95).

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

The Padres (67-73) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (57-82) last night, 11-4, in the third of four games at Petco Park.

James Shields (11-6, 3.90) had a rough first inning but settled down to go six innings with four runs allowed on eight hits, four walks, and four strikeouts. In the first inning, Charlie Blackmon reached on an error and Jose Reyes walked. Carlos Gonzalez then singled to left field and Blackmon was thrown out at home. After Nolan Arenado popped out, Justin Morneau and DJ LeMahieu hit back-to-back singles to score Reyes and Gonzalez. In the fourth inning, Corey Dickerson walked and Dustin Garneau hit his first Major League home run. Bud Norris and Marcos Mateo each pitched a shutout inning of relief. Odrisamer Despaigne pitched the ninth inning and gave up two hits, but got Ben Paulsen to fly out to right field to end the game.

Chris Rusin (5-8, 5.14) pitched just three innings, giving up six runs on eight hits and a walk with one strikeout. Matt Kemp hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the second inning, the Padres loaded the bases and Rusin walked Shields for a run. Jedd Gyorko hit a three-run home run in the third inning, scoring Yangervis Solarte and Kemp. And back-to-back doubles from Derek Norris and Melvin Upton Jr. made the score 6-2 after three innings. The Friars scored another three runs in the sixth inning and two more in the seventh inning.

This afternoon at 12:40pm PDT Tyson Ross (10-10, 3.21) takes on Jorge De La Rosa (9-6, 4.24) in the rescheduled game from July 19th that was rained out.

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

The Padres (65-73) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (57-80) yesterday at Petco Park, 6-4, in the first of four games.

Ian Kennedy (8-13, 3.88) surrendered all six Rockies’ run (four earned) in five innings on seven hits and a walk with nine strikeouts. In the first inning, Charlie Blackmon led off with a double and came around on a triple by DJ LeMahieu. LeMahieu then scored on a single from Justin Morneau. Blackmon and LeMahieu hit back-to-back singles to lead off the third inning, and Nolan Arenado hit a ground-rule double to score Blackmon. LeMahieu and Arenado then came around to score on Daniel Descalso‘s fly ball to right field that was lost by Matt Kemp in the sun. Kyle Kendrick hit his first Major League home run in the fourth inning with a solo shot off the facade of the third floor on the Western Metal Building.

Kendrick (4-12, 6.29) pitched five innings, giving up three runs on seven hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Kemp hit a two-run home run with one out in the first inning. In the fourth inning, after a leadoff walk by Justin Upton, Jedd Gyorko doubled into the left field corner to bring Upton around to score. Upton would score the Padres’ fourth run in the sixth on a Cory Spangenberg bunt single.

Tonight has Colin Rea (2-2, 5.47) taking the mound versus Jon Gray (0-0, 6.15) at 7:10pm PDT.

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

The Padres (9-5) scored a lot more runs than the Colorado Rockies (7-6) last night at Coors Field in Denver, 14-3. Odrisamer Despaigne (2-0, 1.47) recorded the win by pitching six and two-thirds innings while only surrendering two runs on six hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Those two runs came in the bottom of the fourth inning when Justin Morneau singled to score Troy Tulowitzki from second base, Nick Hundley walked, and Rafael Ynoa bounced a single off of Jedd Gyorko‘s glove into right field to score Morneau. The Rockies’ third run came in the bottom of the ninth when Charlie Blackmon tripled to center field, scoring Daniel Descalso.

Jorge De La Rosa (0-1, 31.50) lasted just two innings, giving up nine runs (seven earned) on nine hits and a walk with three strikeouts. In the first inning, Derek Norris had one of his two doubles, Matt Kemp doubled to score Norris, Justin Upton singled, Gyorko doubled to score Kemp, and Yonder Alonso singled to score Upton and Gyorko. In the second inning, Will Myers reached on an error and advanced to second base on a wild pitch, Norris singled to send Myers to third base, Kemp singled to score Myers, Will Middlebrooks tripled to score Norris and Kemp, and Alonso hit a sacrifice fly to score Middlebrooks. In the Padres’ fifth inning, a Will Venable two-run home run capped off another five-run inning.

Tonight at 5:40pm PDT matches Brandon Morrow (0-0, 1.29) against Tyler Matzek (1-0, 1.80) in the second game of the four-game series at Coors Field.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an Sunday afternoon in the pub.  And then Avenging Jack Murphy gets sick and begs someone to finish writing the recap for him.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (21-24) lost yesterday to the Colorado Rockies (25-20) 8-6 in 10 innings.  Donn Roach made his first Major League start in place of Andrew Cashner, who missed his start after being placed on the 15-day disabled list because his elbow is sore.  Roach was on a 60-pitch limit and only made it through 3 innings, giving up 4 runs (all earned) on 4 hits and 2 walks without a strikeout.

Seth Smith, Rene Rivera, and Everth Cabrera all had home runs in the game.  But so did Corey Dickerson, Troy Tulowitzki, and Justin Morneau of the Rockies, who hit a walkoff 2-run shot off Dale Thayer in the 10th inning to win the game.

Oh, and Carlos Quentin left the game with a groin injury.  At least it wasn’t his knee, right?  RIGHT?!?

The Padres now return home to face the Minnesota Twins for a two game series starting Tuesday night at 7:10 pm PDT.  The projected starters Tuesday will be Ian Kennedy for the Friars and former Padre Kevin Correia for the Twins.

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