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 (15-27) scored fewer runs than the Milwaukee Brewers (23-18) last night, 3-1, at Petco Park.
Jhoulys Chacin (4-3, 4.61) pitched seven innings, allowing a run on two hits and two walks while striking out eight. The Brewers scored one run in the first inning on Travis Shaw‘s single that drove in Eric Sogard. But Chacin retired the next nineteen batters before walking Jett Bandy in the seventh inning. Brandon Maurer gave up two runs on four straight hits and an RBI groundout in the ninth inning to take the loss.
Matt Garza (2-0, 2.43) gave up one run on four hits and a walk with three strikeouts over six innings. Yangervis Solarte‘s double in the sixth inning scored Wil Myers.
The series finale this afternoon at 12:40pm PDT has Jarred Cosart (0-1, 3.24) getting the start against Zach Davies (4-2, 5.80).
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (52-57) scored fewer runs than the Milwaukee Brewers (47-63), 10-1, yesterday afternoon, dropping the game and the series.
Odrisamer Despaigne (5-8, 5.11) surrendered seven runs in five innings on nine hits and three walks with just one strikeout. Khris Davis hit two three-run home runs; the first off Despaigne in the third inning and the second off Kevin Quackenbush in the eighth inning.
Matt Garza (6-12, 4.95) pitched seven innings — giving up the one Padres’ run on a home run from Melvin Upton Jr. in the fifth inning — with two hits, two walks, and five strikeouts.
This can only be described as a horrible game, on all fronts.
The Friars come home to Petco Park and begin a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies (42-67). James Shields (8-4, 3.74) gets the start tonight versus Aaron Nola (2-1, 3.38) at 7:10pm PDT.
It’s July 1st and the Padres are potentially buyers as we move towards the July 31st trade deadline. It’s a minor surprise, at least, and once again, after failing to do so in the offseason, the Padres are looking to upgrade their pitching staff. Lead owner Ron Fowler said so himself, in an interview with the Los Angeles Times’ Bill Shaikin.
Why does Fowler keep talking before acting when he so famously said the ownership group would “under promise and over deliver”? Why is he giving interviews to the LA Times in the first place? Shouldn’t he take a cue from Tom Garfinkel and stop talking for awhile? I’m not going to pick apart the Shaikin article. I’m much more interested in potential trade deadline moves the Padres could make in the next 30 days. Read More…