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 (50-68) scored fewer runs than the Tampa Bay Rays (48-69), 8-2, last night in the first of three games at Tropicana Field.

Luis Perdomo (5-7, 6.68) allowed three runs on five hits and three walks in five and two-thirds innings while striking out five. Logan Morrison was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the first inning, scoring Kevin Kiermaier. In the second inning, former Padre Logan Forsythe hit a two-run home run. A double by Morrison in the eighth inning drove in Matt Duffy, Forsythe’s sacrifice fly scored Morrison, and Kiermaier hit a three-run home run.

Drew Smyly (5-11, 4.85) pitched seven innings, giving up one run on one hit and two walks with four strikeouts. Alexei Ramirez hit a solo home run in the first inning. A solo home run by Yangervis Solarte in the ninth inning capped off the Padres night.

Tonight at 4:10pm PDT, the Padres will send Edwin Jackson (3-2, 4.19) to the hill against Blake Snell (3-5, 3.18).

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

The Padres (19-29) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (30-19), 4-3 in ten innings, yesterday afternoon in the series finale at AT&T Park. The Friars have yet to win a game this season against the Giants in nine chances.

James Shields (2-6, 3.06) pitched six strong innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts. In the second inning, Kelby Tomlinson hit an RBI single to bring Brandon Crawford into score. Matt Duffy hit an RBI single in the sixth inning to drive in Gregor Blanco. In the seventh inning, Denard Span‘s double off Ryan Buchter scored Trevor Brown. Crawford hit an RBI single off Brad Hand in the tenth inning to bring Duffy across the plate for the Giants’ victory.

Jake Peavy (1-5, 7.26) gave up one run in six and two-thirds innings on six hits and a walk while striking out four Padres. An Alexei Ramirez RBI scored Brett Wallace in the seventh inning. In the eighth inning, a two-run home run by Yangervis Solarte with Christian Bethancourt on tied the game at three runs. But that was it for the Padres.

The Padres have the day off today as they travel to Phoenix for three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks starting Friday at 6:40pm PDT. Christian Friedrich (0-1, 2.89) gets the start tomorrow against TBD of the Diamondbacks.

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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 (19-28) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (29-19), 8-2, last night in the second game of three at AT&T Park. The Padres remain winless in eight game this season against the Giants.

Andrew Cashner (2-4, 4.87) returned from the disabled list and pitched six innings, giving up three runs on four hits and four walks with a strikeout. Denard Span singled in the third inning to score Gregor Blanco. In the sixth inning, Buster Posey doubled to score Joe Panik and Posey then scored on a Brandon Crawford single. In the eighth inning, Crawford hit a bases loaded triple to score Matt Duffy, Posey, and Brandon Belt. Jarrett Parker then hit a two-run home run to straight-away center field for the Giants final runs.

Jeff Samardzija (7-2, 2.54) allowed one run on six hits and three walk while striking out seven in six and two-thirds innings. Jon Jay led off the sixth inning with a solo home run. And in the ninth inning, Brett Wallace singled, took second base on a passed ball, and made it to third base on a groundout by Derek Norris. Hector Sanchez singled to score Norris, but Jay then ground out to end the game.

James Shields (2-6, 3.07) takes the mound this afternoon against Jake Peavy (1-5, 8.21) at 12:45pm 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 (17-25) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (25-18), 3-1, getting swept by the Giants in three games at Petco Park.

James Shields (2-6, 3.07) pitched six and two-thirds innings, giving up three runs (two earned) on nine hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. In the first inning, after a leadoff walk to Denard Span and Joe Panik‘s single, Matt Duffy grounded out to advance the runners. Span scored on a sacrifice fly by Buster Posey, but Panik was tagged out trying to advance to third base. Leading off the fourth inning, an error by Matt Kemp allowed Duffy to reach base and take second. Duffy scored after a two-out single by Hunter Pence. Brandon Crawford then led off the seventh inning with a solo home run to right-center field for the Giants’ final run.

Jeff Samardzija (6-2, 2.66) pitched eight innings, surrendering one run on three hits and no walks with eight strikeouts. Alexi Amarista doubled to score Christian Bethancourt from second base. Samardzija retired every batter after that until he left the game after the eighth inning. Jon Jay singled to lead off the ninth inning and advanced to third base on two consecutive instances of defensive indifference, but Brett Wallace lined out to end the game.

The Los Angeles Dodgers (21-21) come to Petco Park for a three-game weekend series starting tonight at 7:40pm PDT. Christian Friedrich (0-1, 1.50) takes the mound against Scott Kazmir (3-3, 4.89).

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon at the pub, sitting in a dark corner in the very back that has the only TV not tuned to the Local NFL Team’s first regular season game. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (67-77) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (75-68), 10-3, yesterday afternoon.

Odrisamer Despaigne (5-9, 5.79) got the start due to Colin Rea‘s sore forearm. Rea is expected to be limited to bullpen duty for the rest of this season. Despaigne went three and a third innings, giving up four runs on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts. All four runs charged to Despaigne came in the second inning, on a Ehire Adrianza RBI single followed by a Mike Leake (yes, the pitcher) three-run home run.
The Giants added two more in the fifth inning on a Matt Duffy RBI single and Buster Posey‘s RBI double. They added two more in the seventh inning on a bases-loaded walk to Posey followed by a sacrifice fly by Marlon Byrd. Against Frank Garces in the eighth inning, the Giants added their final runs on an Angel Pagan RBI single and a Duffy RBI single.

Leake (10-8, 3.72) pitched six innings, allowing three runs on four hits and two walk with two strikeouts. In the first inning, Yangervis Solarte tripled to lead off the game and scored on a Jedd Gyorko groundout. Justin Upton then tripled and scored on a Brett Wallace double. Travis Jankowski hit his first Major League home run in the second inning. That was it. Nothing else happened for the Friars.

The Padres travel to Phoenix for three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks (68-75) starting tonight at 6:40pm PDT. James Shields (11-6, 3.90) takes the hill against Jeremy Hellickson (9-8, 4.60).

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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 the afternoon at Pizza Port in Ocean Beach with your former roommate and his wife visiting San Diego on their honeymoon. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while I was (day) drinking.

The Padres (35-40) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (40-33), 13-8, yesterday in the final game of three at AT&T Park.

James Shields (7-2, 4.24) lasted just four innings, giving up seven runs on nine hits and two walks with seven strikeouts. The Giants scored two runs in the first inning on a single by Joe Panik and a triple — one of four by Giants’ hitters — by Brandon Belt. In the fourth inning, singles by Gregor Blanco, Chris Heston, and Angel Pagan scored another three runs against Shields. A Buster Posey single in the fifth inning was the end of Shields’ day, but not the runs charged to him, as Blanco drove in Posey after Frank Garces retired two Giants. In the seventh inning, a Brandon Crawford triple and a Blanco sacrifice fly scored two more runs for the Giants. In the eighth inning, a Matt Duffy single and Posey and Crawford doubles combined to add another four runs.

Heston (8-5, 3.73) pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts. The Giants’ bullpen made it a game though, as Jeremy Affeldt and Javier Lopez combined to give up five runs on four hits and a walk in the eighth inning, all without getting a single Padres’ batter out. Sergio Romo finally ended the Padres’ eighth inning — but not without giving up the eighth Padres’ run — on three hits and a strikeout. Matt Kemp hit his fifth home run, a two-run shot with Clint Barmes on second base, off Romo.

The Friars return to San Diego and Petco Park tonight at 7:10pm PDT. The Arizona Diamondbacks (35-37) are in town for three games.

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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 afternoon fainting with excitement because Austin Hedges started his first game. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were swooning.

The Padres (15-14) scored a few more runs than the San Francisco Giants (14-14) yesterday, eventually ending up with a 9-1 win to avoid a three-game sweep.

Ian Kennedy (2-1, 5.03) gave up just the one run in seven innings on six hits and no walk with five strikeouts. Nori Aoki drove in Matt Duffy in the third inning for the Giants’ lone run. Brandon Maurer and Frank Garces each pitched a scoreless inning in relief.

San Francisco’s Chris Heston (2-3, 3.38), on the other hand, was knocked around in the Padres’ third inning, surrendering five runs as the Friars batted around, and leaving after five innings pitched with eleven hits, three walks, and four strikeouts. Matt Kemp, Yonder Alonso, Jedd Gyorko, Alexi Amarista, and Austin Hedges all had RBI hits in the third. For Hedges, it was his first Major League hit and RBI. Hedges also had a sacrifice fly to score Gyorko in the eighth for his second RBI.

The Padres travel to Phoenix for a four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks starting tonight at 6:40pm PDT. Odrisamer Despaigne (2-0, 2.95) gets another shot at the rotation in place of the injured Brandon Morrow as he takes the mound against the D-Backs’ Rubby De La Rosa (2-2, 5.40).

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon in the pub. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (77-84) lost 3-1 to the San Francisco Giants (87-74) on a bases loaded two-run eighth inning single against Dale Thayer in the second-to-last game of the 2014 season.

Eric Stults (8-17, 4.30) went seven innings, giving up just one run on six hits and no walks with five strikeouts.  Brandon Belt‘s RBI off of Stults came the second inning on a double to score Matt Duffy.  In the eighth inning Thayer loaded the bases before Brandon Crawford singled to score Belt and Duffy.

Jake Peavy (6-4, 2.20) pitched five innings against his former team, giving up the one run on four hits and three walks with three strikeouts.  Yasmani Grandal hit a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning, allowing Will Venable to score from third base.

The season comes to a close (finally) today from AT&T Park with first pitch scheduled for 1:05 pm PDT.  Robbie Erlin (4-4, 4.53) gets the start against the Giants and rookie Charlton Chris Heston (0-0, 0.00), who is getting his first ever Major League start.

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