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 (18-32) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (29-18), 5-1, last night in the first of three games at Nationals Park.
Luis Perdomo (0-2, 5.61) gave up three runs on six hits and two walks in six innings while striking out six. Trea Turner hit a leadoff home run in the first inning. Michael Taylor hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. And Bryce Harper hit a monstrous two-run home run into the right field upper deck in the seventh inning.
Max Scherzer (5-3, 2.77) was on fire, giving up just three hits and two walks with thirteen strikeouts in eight and two-thirds innings. The lone Padres’ run came on a Ryan Schimpf solo home run in the fourth inning. The Padres did load the bases in the ninth inning off Scherzer, but Koda Glover struck out pinch-hitter Hunter Renfroe to end the game.