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 (65-90) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (82-73), 9-6 in ten innings, last night at Petco Park.

Jarred Cosart (0-4, 6.00) left after giving up three runs on three hits and two walks in the first inning. After Cosart loaded the bases, Joe Panik singled to drive in Buster Posey and Hunter Pence and Eduardo Nunez scored on Angel Pagan‘s single. Jose Dominguez gave up three runs in the fourth inning. With the bases loaded again, Posey hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring Madison Bumgarner, Pence ground out, driving in Denard Span, and Nunez singled to score Brandon BeltKevin Quackenbush lost the game in the tenth inning with three runs scored against him as well. Kelby Tomlinson hit a single that Hunter Renfroe misplayed for an error, allowing Pagan to score. Span then hit a two-run home run.

Bumgarner (14-9, 2.71) allowed five runs on four hits and a walk in six innings while striking out five. All five runs were the result of home runs in three consecutive innings: Renfroe’s solo shot in the fourth inning, Derek Norris‘ two-run shot in the fifth inning, and Adam Rosales‘ two-run shot in the sixth inning. In the seventh inning, Manuel Margot singled to drive in pinch-runner Travis Jankowski.

This afternoon, Clayton Richard (3-3, 2.98) gets the start against Ty Blach (0-0, 0.00) in the Padres last game against the Giants for 2016. First pitch is set for 1:40pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an afternoon at the office, avoiding being productive as much as possible. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were making plans to start drinking.

The Padres (62-84) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (77-68), 3-1, yesterday afternoon at AT&T Park, completing a three-game sweep.

Luis Perdomo (8-9, 5.68) allowed one run on four hits and a walk in six and a third innings with five strikeouts. Brandon Crawford scored on a Joe Panik single in the second inning.

Madison Bumgarner (14-9, 2.66) pitched six and two-thirds innings, giving up three runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out five. Yangervis Solarte‘s RBI groundout drove in Luis Sardinas in the first inning. In the sixth inning, Alex Dickerson singled and took second base on the throw while Sardinas scored again. Sardinas’ single in the seventh inning scored Adam Rosales.

The Padres have today off as they head to Denver for three games versus the Colorado Rockies (69-76). Christian Friedrich (5-10, 4.67) takes the mound tomorrow against Tyler Chatwood (11-9, 3.82) starting at 5:40pm PDT.

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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 (39-51) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (57-34) last night, 4-1, in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Andrew Cashner (4-7, 5.05) gave up one run on four hits and no walk while striking out nine batters in six innings. Conor Gillaspie drove in Brandon Crawford on a single in the second inning. In the ninth inning, Brandon Belt was ejected for arguing balls and strikes and was quickly joined in the clubhouse by Bruce Bochy.

Madison Bumgarner (10-5, 2.12) pitched six innings, surrendering four runs on seven hits and a walk with nine strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte doubled to score Wil Myers in the first inning. An RBI single by Matt Kemp drove in Derek Norris in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Adam Rosales hit a solo home run. And Myers hit a solo home run in the fifth inning.

Tonight at 5:40pm PDT, Luis Perdomo (3-4, 7.48) gets the start versus Jeff Samardzija (9-5, 3.91) in the second game at Petco Park.

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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 (17-23) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (23-18) in the first of three games at Petco Park, 5-1.

Colin Rea (3-2, 4.37) pitched five innings, giving up three run on four hits and two walks while striking out two. Brandon Crawford hit a three-run home run to right-center field in the second inning that essentially won the game. But in the sixth, Buster Posey scored on Crawford’s sacrifice fly. And Crawford struck again in the eighth with an RBI double to right field that scored Hunter Pence, but Crawford was then tagged out trying to advance to third to end the inning.

Madison Bumgarner (5-2, 2.45) only gave up one run, on a ninth inning leadoff home run by Matt Kemp that landed on the third deck of the Western Metal Building. But that was all the Padres could manage. Bumgarner gave up five hits, walked none, struck out eleven while pitching a complete game.

There was some excitement after Wil Myers struck out to end the third inning when he and Bumgarner got into a shouting match and the benches cleared. But no one got cold-cocked and the game went on.

Drew Pomeranz (4-3, 1.80) gets the start in the second game tonight against Johnny Cueto (5-1, 2.97) at 7:10pm.

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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 (7-13) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (10-11), 5-4, in the first of three games at AT&T Park.

Drew Pomeranz (2-2, 2.86) pitched just four and a third innings, surrendering four runs (three earned) on seven hit and three walks with six strikeouts. Solo home runs by Hunter Pence in the fourth inning off Pomeranz and Buster Posey in seventh inning off Carlos Villanueva cemented the win for the Giants.

Madison Bumgarner (2-2, 3.64) gave up two runs on six hits and two walks with nine strikeouts in six and two-thirds innings. Jon Jay‘s RBI single in the third put the Friars on the board. And Derek Norris hit an RBI double off Bumgarner in the sixth inning. The Padres started to rally against the Giants’ bullpen, scoring two runs off Hunter Strickland in the eighth inning on an RBI single by Alexei Ramirez and another RBI single by Brett Wallace. But it wasn’t enough.

Tonight at 7:15pm PDT, James Shields (0-3, 4.15) goes up against Johnny Cueto (3-1, 3.49).

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night at the pub.  Or perhaps you get distracted thanks to four pitching changes in the span of six hitters – twice.  Here’s a friendly reminder of what you missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (72-81) took the rubber game and the 3-game series from San Francisco (79-73), 5-4, on a walk-off single by Alexi AmaristaCraig Kimbrel (4-2) was awarded the win for a scoreless inning of relief.  Mike Broadway (0-2) took the loss after allowing a leadoff double to Derek Norris in the ninth.  An announced crowd of 31,137 watched the proceedings, and a surprisingly good chunk of them stayed the whole Three Hours and Thirty-Three minutes it took to play.

Ian Kennedy started for San Diego and managed to escape damage in the first only because Angel Pagan forgot how to round third.  His squared-off turn would have made a Drill Instructor happy, but it enabled Melvin Upton Jr. and Wil Myers to complete the relay to Norris, nabbing Pagan at the plate.  The Giants jumped to an early lead anyway on Brandon Crawford‘s home run to lead off the second.  Madison Bumgarner, who had throttled the Padres the last time he faced them, walked Justin Upton to start the second, allowed Jedd Gyorko to single, and then surrendered a 3-run HR to Norris that juuust cleared the wall in RC.  3-1 San Diego.

San Francisco got on back on Alejandro De Aza‘s RBI single in the second, and tied the game in the fifth on Marlon Byrd‘s RBI single.  The Giants forged ahead thanks to a wild pitch (that moved runners to second and third), and a balk that allowed Brandon Crawford to score.  Pat Murphy came out to argue to no avail.

It stayed that way until Bumgarner left the game after seven.  Former lights-out closer Sergio Romo hung a pitch to Matt Kemp, who lined it into the LF corner for a double.  When the left-field foul pole turned into a pinball flipper, knocking the ball away from De Aza, Cory Spangenberg scored easily from first.  In the ninth, Norris’ double was followed by Melvin Upton’s perfect sacrifice bunt; an intentional walk to Brett Wallace; and the RBI single from Amarista against a drawn in infield and outfield.

And so we bid farewell to the legions of invading orange-clad fans for another year.

Tomorrow NL West foe Colorado Houston Cincinnati Atlanta Los Angeles Arizona makes its final appearance at Petco for 2015.  Casey Kelly will face Rubby De La Rosa at 7:10.

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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 (67-76) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (74-68) last night, 8-0.

Ian Kennedy (8-14, 4.28) got knocked around in four and two-thirds innings, allowing seven runs on seven hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Angel Pagan led off the fifth inning with a solo home run. Brandon Belt hit another solo home run off Frank Garces with one out in the seventh inning.

Madison Bumgarner (17-7, 3.05) was perfect until two outs in the eighth inning when Melvin Upton Jr. hit a ground ball up the middle into center field for the Padres first and only hit and baserunner of the night.

This afternoon Odrisamer Despaigne (5-8, 5.65) gets the start due to Colin Rea‘s sore forearm. The Giants will send Mike Leake (9-8, 3.70) to the mound. First pitch is scheduled for 1:05pm PDT.

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

The Padres (35-38) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (38-33) late last night at AT&T Park. It took them 11 innings — and four  hours & three minutes — but they eventually pulled it off.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-5, 4.83) threw five innings, allowing two runs on five hits and two walk with two strikeouts. Both Giants’ runs came in the fifth inning on a Gregor Blanco RBI single to score Matt Duffy. Followed by a double to center field by Joe Panik to plate Blanco.

Madison Bumgarner (7-4, 3.04) struck out fourteen Padres in his seven and a third innings, surrendering two runs on five hits and a walk. Matt Kemp struck out three times in his three at-bats before getting ejected in the eighth inning at the same time as manager Pat Murphy. Derek Norris and Justin Upton each struck out four times before each getting a hit (double & single, respectively) in the eleventh inning to start the winning drive. Alexi Amarista, who replaced Kemp in the lineup and played center field (Don’t get me started), singled in Norris from third base for the go-ahead run.

Craig Kimbrel struck out three out of four batters in the bottom of the eleventh inning for his eighteenth save of 2015.

Tonight, Ian Kennedy (4-5, 5.43) takes the AT&T Park mound versus Ryan Vogelsong (5-4, 4.38) at 7:15pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub trying your hardest to not punch everyone right in the nose who says “May the fourth be with you.” Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (14-13) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (13-13) last night at AT&T Park. At least, I think so. Zero is less than two, right? Damn.

Madison Bumgarner (3-1, 3.03) no-hit the Padres into the seventh inning, when Justin Upton laced a single to left field to leadoff the inning. Yangervis Solarte then followed with another single, but that’s was it. Bumgarner then struck out Jedd Gyorko, Will Middlebrooks flied out to center field, and Clint Barmes struck out to end the threat. Bumgarner finished with seven and a third innings pitched with two hits, one walk, and six strikeouts.

Tyson Ross (1-3, 4.15) struggled early to find the plate, surrendering both Giants runs in the third inning. Angel Pagan had an RBI single and Ross walked Justin Maxwell with the bases loaded for the second run. Ross pitched seven innings with seven hits, three walks, and five strikeouts.

Austin Hedges made his Major League debut in a pinch-hitting appearance for Ross in the eighth inning. Unfortunately, Hedges struck out on four pitches.

In the second game of the series tonight, the Giants will send out Ryan Vogelsong (0-2, 9.31) against the Friars and Andrew Cashner (1-4, 2.61) at 7:15pm 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 (3-3) defeated the San Francisco Giants (3-3) handily last night by a score of 10-2. The Friars collected twenty hits, tying their Petco Park high.

James Shields (1-0, 2.08) pitched seven innings, giving up one run on three hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. The one run was thanks to a Joaquin Arias home run to left field in the fourth inning.

Madison Bumgarner (1-1, 5.40) lasted just three innings, surrendering five runs on ten hits with no walks and four strikeouts. Ryan Vogelsong relieved Bumgarner and didn’t fare much better, giving up another five runs (four earned) in three and two-thirds innings on nine hits and a walk with two strikeouts.

Every starting player for the Padres had at least one hit after Shields singled in the sixth inning. Justin Upton, Will Middlebrooks, and Wil Myers each had two RBI in the game.

This afternoon at 1:10pm PDT the Padres will send Tyson Ross (0-0, 3.00) to the mound against old friend Jake Peavy (0-0, 0.00) in the series finale with the Giants.

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