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 (23-25) scored more runs than the Los Angeles California Anaheim Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (23-24), 5-4, last night in the final game of their series at Angel Stadium.

Andrew Cashner (2-7, 3.00) pitched seven innings, allowing all three Angels’ runs on eight hits and a walk with six strikeouts. Carlos Perez had an RBI single in the second inning and an RBI double in the fourth inning. And Matt Joyce hit a solo home run in the sixth inning.

Garrett Richards (4-3, 3.12) pitched six and two-thirds innings, giving up five runs (three earned) on eight hits and two walks with six strikeouts. Will Middlebrooks hit an RBI double in the second inning and a 2-run home run in the fourth inning. In the seventh inning, back-to-back RBI singles from Justin Upton and Matt Kemp proved to be the difference.

In the eighth inning, Brandon Maurer‘s scoreless innings streak ended at thirteen when Kole Calhoun‘s sacrifice fly added the Angels’ fourth run. Craig Kimbrel pitched the ninth inning for his twelfth save.

Tonight the Padres are back at Petco Park for four games against the Pittsburgh Pirates (24-22). Ian Kennedy (2-4, 6.11) takes the mound against A.J. Burnett (4-1, 1.37) at 7:10pm PDT.

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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 (22-25) shutout the Los Angeles California Anaheim Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (23-23), 4-0 in 10 innings, last night at Angel Stadium.

Odrisamer Despaigne (2-3, 5.23) pitched six shutout innings to start the game, with five hits, no walks, and five strikeouts. Brandon Maurer, Joaquin Benoit, Frank Garces, Dale Thayer, and Craig Kimbrel combined to pitch the last four innings in relief, with Thayer getting credit for the win.

Matt Shoemaker (3-4, 5.44) pitched seven innings without allowing a run. Joe Smith had all four runs charged to him and got the loss after the Padres loaded the bases and Matt Kemp hit a bases-clearing double in the tenth inning. Derek Norris then followed with a single to score Kemp for the fourth and final run.

Tonight’s game at 7:05pm PDT will have Andrew Cashner (1-7, 2.89) taking the hill against the Angels’ Garrett Richards (4-2, 2.98) in the final game of the series in Anaheim.

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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 (21-25) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles California Anaheim Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (23-22), 4-3, last night in the first of three games at Angel Stadium. Neither Tyson Ross (2-4, 3.84) nor Jered Weaver (3-4, 4.06) figured in the decision.

The Angels got off to an early lead against Ross, scoring three runs (two earned) on ten hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. Carlos Perez singled to drive in Matt Joyce in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Joyce drove in Kole Calhoun with a single. In the fifth inning, with the bases loaded, Ross threw a wild pitch that Derek Norris blocked, but the carom took him too far away from the plate to tag Erick Aybar at home.

In the Padres’ seventh inning, a Yangervis Solarte double off of Jose Alvarez, in relief of Weaver — who went six and two-thirds innings with one run on six hits, a walk, and seven strikeouts — scored Will Middlebrooks. A two-RBI single by Will Venable then brought Jedd Gyorko and Solarte around to score.

With two outs in the ninth inning, a walk-off Albert Pujols RBI single off of Craig Kimbrel scored Collin Cowgill to win the game for the Angels.

Tonight, at 7:05pm PDT, Odrisamer Despaigne (2-3, 6.11) takes the mound versus Matt Shoemaker (3-4, 6.29) of the Angels.

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The Padres announced their 2015 regular season schedule this morning, along with every other MLB team.  If you want to read about all the Dodgers and when the Padres will face them in 2015, see the Padres Friarwire article here.  At least, it seems to me that’s what that article mostly focuses on.

The Friars will open their 2015 season with three games against the Dodgers in Los Angeles before starting their home schedule on April 9 against the San Francisco Giants.

The interleague schedule will feature games against teams from the American League West.  And with their Vedder Cup rivals, the Seattle Mariners, with two-game series in Seattle (May 12-13) and in Petco Park (June 30-July 1), of course.

The Houston Astros come to San Diego for the first time as an American League team August 27-29.

The Padres 2015 interleague schedule also includes home series against Oakland (June 15-16) and Texas (August 31-September 2). The Padres will also travel to Texas, Oakland, and Anaheim.

Times have not yet been announced.

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From a chili patio in Peoria, Arizona at Zero Dark Thirty, the Mighty 1090’s Lee “Hacksaw” Hamilton discussed baseball with SB Nation’s Rob Neyer. With icicles dangling from his ample mustache, Hacksaw and Neyer talked about topics ranging from the Biogenesis clinic in south Florida to the Angels, Dodgers, and Padres.

On PEDs . . .

  • Neyer doesn’t think  that everyone connected to the South Florida clinic is innocent. But not everyone is guilty either. There’s little context for what some of the guys purchased and for some there is nothing listed at all.
  • There are so many guys on the list that a lot of the guys will eventually be forgotten. If there aren’t big names ( e.g. Alex Rodriguez, Manny Ramirez, et al) they’ll be forgotten by the media and people won’t really care.
  • Biogenesis founder, Anthony Bosch, does not appear to be a stable person. And he’s the interesting story. He’s shady!

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