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 (41-54) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (37-60), 5-2, in the first game of four at AT&T Park.

Jhoulys Chacin (9-7, 4.26) allowed two runs on four hits and a walk while striking out four in six innings. Denard Span singled and took second on the throw to home as Gorkys Hernandez scored and Span came home on a single by Eduardo Nunez in the sixth inning.

Madison Bumgarner (0-4, 3.57) gave up four runs over six and a third innings on six hits and a walk with five strikeouts. Hunter Renfroe came off the disabled list and hit a two-run home run in the second inning. Cory Spangenberg hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning. Jose Pirela scored in the eighth inning on Wil Myers‘ double.

Trevor Cahill (4-3, 3.14) gets the start tonight at 7:15pm PDT against Jeff Samardzija (4-11, 4.86).
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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 (39-51) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (35-57) last night at Petco Park, 5-3.

Jhoulys Chacin (8-7, 4.33) gave up three runs on six hits and four walks while striking out four in six innings. The Giants loaded the bases in the first inning and Hunter Pence‘s single drove in Eduardo Nunez and Buster Posey. Joe Panik led off the sixth inning with a solo home run.

Madison Bumgarner (0-3, 3.18) allowed three runs in seven innings on four hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Matt Szczur hit a solo home run in the third inning. Jabari Blash hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Hector Sanchez hit a two-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning.

Trevor Cahill (3-3, 3.38) starts the series finale this afternoon against Jeff Samardzija (4-10, 4.58) with the first pitch scheduled for 1:40pm PDT.
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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 (3-3) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (1-5) yesterday at Petco Park, 2-1.

Jhoulys Chacin (1-1, 8.10) shutout the Giants over six and two-thirds innings on three hits and a walk while striking out five. The Giants’ lone run came in the ninth inning when Buster Posey reached on a single, took second base on defensive indifference, and scored on a Brandon Crawford single off Ryan Buchter.

Madison Bumgarner (0-1, 3.00) pitched eight innings, giving up both Padres’ runs on six hits and two walk with five strikeouts. Hunter Renfroe drove in the first run in the first inning with a double to score Manuel Margot. Margot drove in the second run in the second inning with a double to score Allen Cordoba, who reached base with his first Major League hit.

This afternoon the Padres and Clayton Richard (1-0, 0.00) go for the sweep against the Giants and Johnny Cueto (1-0, 7.20) in the series finale starting at 1:40pm PDT at Petco Park.

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Saturday was the annual Padres FanFest. Originally, I was going to write a recap of my day. But I was so bored there I didn’t even bother taking any notes and only took a couple of photos. I’ll let Ryan sum up the rest of my feelings on the last few FanFests:

Now that we have that (not unexpected) disappointment out of the way, I ended up going to Bub’s at the Ballpark with your good friend and mine, Nathan Zack. The plan was to meet Dave and Laura Perek there, which has become sort of an annual tradition for Nathan whenever he’s in town. I had never met Dave or Laura before, even though we’ve followed each other on Twitter for years, so I was excited to finally get to do that.

Over the course of the two hours we spent at Bub’s, I was introduced to a little game the three of them play amongst themselves where they make predictions about the upcoming season. I was intrigued, to say the least, so I joined them for this year’s edition.

What follows is all of our selections for this game. We don’t know how it’s going to end yet, but I’m pretty sure I nailed every category. I’ve put my selections in bold.

There are no stakes. There is no prize. It’s all for fun.

So, relax, let’s have some fun out here! This game’s fun, OK?

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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 (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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