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 (10-16) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (9-16) last night at AT&T Park, 12-4.

Jhoulys Chacin (3-3, 5.82) gave up three runs in five innings on five hit and two walks while striking out six. In the fifth inning, Eduardo Nunez drove in Conor Gillaspie and later scored on a bases loaded two-run single by Brandon Belt. Gillaspie scored again on a Gorkys Hernandez single in the sixth inning.

Matt Cain (2-0, 2.30) pitched five innings, giving up just one run — on a single by Erick Aybar in the fourth inning to drive in Ryan Schimpf — on six hits and no walks with seven strikeouts, but didn’t get a decision after the Giants’ bullpen gave up eleven runs in relief. In the sixth inning, Chris Stratton lasted just one out while giving up five runs and Neil Ramirez lasted an inning and a third while giving up six runs.

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In the seventh inning, Allen Cordoba hit a three-run home run.

Today’s series finale, starting at 1:05pm PDT, matches Clayton Richard (2-3, 4.45) against Ty Blach (0-1, 4.22).

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

The Padres (2-3) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (1-4), 7-6, in yesterday’s 2017 home opener at Petco Park.

Luis Perdomo (0-0, 8.44) gave up five runs in five and a third innings pitched on seven hits and a walk with three strikeouts. After balking in Joe Panik for a run in the first inning, Perdomo shut the Giants out until loading the bases and giving up a grand slam to Brandon Belt with no outs in the sixth inning. Belt hit another home run, a solo shot, in the eighth inning off Ryan Buchter.

Matt Cain (0-0, 8.31) pitched just four and a third innings, giving up four runs on six hits and three walks while striking out three. Leading off in the first inning, Manuel Margot hit the first of his two solo home runs. Margot’s second home run came in his second at-bat to leadoff the third inning. Wil Myers scored on a Yangervis Solarte single later in the third inning. Solarte singled again in the fifth inning to score Travis Jankowski. In the seventh inning, Solarte hit a double to drive in Jankowski and Myers. Solarte then scored the Padres’ final run on a sacrifice bunt by Austin Hedges.

Tonight starting at 5:40pm PDT, Jhoulys Chacin (0-1, 24.30) gets the start at Petco Park against Madison Bumgarner (0-0, 3.86),

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon at the pub while playing hooky from work. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (44-51) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (51-44), 7-1, dropping the last two games after taking the first in the three game series at Petco Park.

James Shields (8-3, 3.77) was pulled after the fifth inning, having thrown 96 pitches, with a one-run lead. Shields didn’t allow a Giants run while striking out seven with three hits and three walks. Then, the Padres’ bullpen shat the bed.

Brandon Belt tied up the game at one in the sixth inning with a two-out solo home run off Marcos Mateo. The Giants scored three runs off Brandon Maurer in the seventh inning on two consecutive fly balls that Matt Kemp couldn’t get to. Dale Thayer surrendered a leadoff home run to Brandon Crawford to start the eighth, then gave up two runs on singles by Justin Maxwell and Matt Duffy.

Matt Cain (2-1, 4.09) gave up just the one Padres’ run in six innings, on a Jedd Gyorko solo home run to left field in the second inning. Cain struck out six with five hits and a walk.

The Miami Marlins (39-55) come to San Diego for four games starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Tyson Ross (6-7, 3.38) gets the start tonight against Tom Koehler (7-6, 3.38).

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon in the pub and an evening watching stuff explode in all the pretty colors of the rainbow.  Because, America.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (39-47) defeated the San Francisco Giants (47-39) 2-0 in the first of three games at PETCO Park to win their fifth game in a row.  Eric Stults (3-11, 4.96) pitched a gem, lasting seven innings four hits, two walks, and six strikeouts to earn the win.

Matt Cain (1-7, 4.27) gave up the two Padres’ runs in the third inning.  One from Alexi Amarista‘s solo home run and the other thanks to Chase Headley‘s two-out RBI single to score Seth Smith.

The Friars try to extend their winning streak to six this evening, with Odrisamer Despaigne (2-0, 0.66) taking on Tim Hudson (7-5, 2.59) at 4:15 pm PDT.  For those not going to the game to get a complimentary beach bag, the game is going to be on the FOX network (Fox 5 San Diego, for those in San Diego), not Fox Sports San Diego.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub.  Then the Giants pay homage to Tony Gwynn before the game and you get choked up again.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (32-44) defeated the San Francisco Giants by a score of 6-0 last night at AT&T Park.  Odrisamer Despaigne (1-0, 0.00) made his Major League debut by pitching seven shutout innings with only four hits, no walks, and one strikeout.  Matt Cain (1-6, 4.82) took the loss after pitching 7 1/3 innings with 6 earned runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out seven.

Yasmani Grandal had a fan-interfered ground rule RBI double in the third inning that caused Bud Black to get thrown out arguing the replay call, which is a no-no.  Tommy Medica then followed up with a double of his own to plate two more runs.

In the Padres’ eighth inning, Everth Cabrera hit a two-RBI single to score Jake Goebbert and Will Venable, then made it to third on a throwing error.  Seth Smith then hit a double to score Cabrera.

Tonight at 7:15 pm PDT Jesse Hahn Hahn (2-1, 2.16) takes the mound against the Giants’ Tim Hudson (7-3, 2.39).

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Then you find out that Yasmani Grandal is starting at first base instead of Yonder Alonso. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (13-15) were beat down by the San Francisco Giants (16-11) by a score of 6-0 last night.

Padres’ starter Eric Stults (1-3) got hit early and hit hard, lasting only 2 2/3 innings while surrendering 5 runs (all earned) on 7 hits and 2 walks with just one strikeout for the loss. Two of those hits were first inning solo home runs from Angel Pagan and Buster Posey. Hector Sanchez alone had 3 RBI on the night.

Donn Roach came in to relieve Stults, and ended up pitching 4 1/3 innings with 1 run on 2 hits. Roach also hit the first pitch he saw for a double for his first Major League hit.

The Giants’ scheduled starter, Matt Cain, was a late scratch with a cut finger. Yusmeiro Petit (2-1) took Cain’s place, pitching 6 innings with just 3 hits and no walks to go with 4 strikeouts.

Tonight, in the final game on this road trip, the Friars will send out Robbie Erlin against the Giants’ Tim Hudson at 7:15 pm PDT at AT&T Park.

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