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 (27-40) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (34-32) yesterday at Petco Park, 6-3.

Luis Perdomo (2-2, 8.79) surrendered three runs on six hits and two walks in six innings while striking out four. Christian Yelich‘s RBI single in the first inning scored Ichiro Suzuki, who had two hits to bring his total to 4,257 over his Japanese Leagues and Major Leagues career. In the fourth inning, an RBI single by J.T. Realmuto to plate Marcell Ozuna and a sacrifice fly by Miguel Rojas to bring in Justin Bour accounted for the Marlins’ other two runs.

Justin Nicolino (2-4, 5.17) pitched four and two-thirds innings, giving up five runs on ten hits and no walks with three strikeouts. Melvin Upton Jr.‘s solo home run in the second inning put the Friars on the board. A sacrifice fly by Ryan Schimpf scored Upton Jr. in the fourth inning. Derek Norris‘ two-RBI single in the fifth inning brought Matt Kemp and Yangervis Solarte around to score. And Norris crossed the plate later in the fifth inning on an RBI single by Upton Jr. Wil Myers added one more run with an RBI double in the sixth inning to score Jon Jay.

The Washington Nationals (41-25) come to Petco Park for four games starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Erik Johnson (0-3, 7.71) takes the hill versus Tanner Roark (5-4, 2.93) in the first game.

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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 (26-40) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (34-31), 5-2, last night at Petco Park.

Drew Pomeranz (5-7, 2.88) gave up all five Marlins’ runs in the first inning. Chris Johnson‘s RBI single with the bases loaded and one out scored Adeiny Hechavarria. The next batter, Jeff Mathis, hit a grand slam home run with Johnson, Martin Prado, and Marcell Ozuna on base. Pomeranz ended his night after five innings, with five hits, five walks, and six strikeouts.

Tom Koehler (5-6, 4.25) pitched six innings, giving up two runs on six hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. Alexi Amarista drove in both Padres’ runs. Amarista’s RBI single scored Ryan Schimpf, who had hit a double in his first Major League at-bat, with two outs in the second inning. In the fourth inning, Amarista had another RBI single to score Christian Bethancourt, who, like Schrimpf, had reached on a double.

This afternoon’s series finale pits Luis Perdomo (1-2, 9.50) against Justin Nicolino (2-3, 4.76) starting at 12:40pm 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 (26-39) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (33-31) last night, 13-4, in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Colin Rea (3-3, 5.37) lasted just two and two-thirds innings, giving up eight runs (six earned) on nine hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Justin Bour knocked in Ichiro Suzuki with an RBI single in the first to get the Marlins on the board. Then, the third inning happened:

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Top of 3rd, Marlins at Padres, June 13, 2016

Then the fifth inning happened:

Top of 5th, Marlins at Padres, June 13, 2016

Top of 5th, Marlins at Padres, June 13, 2016

J.T. Realmuto‘s RBI single in the seventh inning scored Marcell Ozuna for the Marlins’ 13th and final run.

On the plus side, Christian Bethancourt pitched a scoreless ninth inning.

Wei-Yin Chen (4-2, 4.68) gave up all four runs on four solo home runs. Wil Myers hit one in the first inning. In the third inning, Matt Kemp added the second. Adam Rosales hit the third in the fifth inning. And Melvin Upton Jr. hit the fourth and final one in sixth inning. Chen gave up seven hits and a walk in six innings while striking out seven batters..

Tonight’s game has Drew Pomeranz (5-6, 2.44) taking the mound against Tom Koehler (4-6, 4.36). First pitch is at 7:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending a Sunday afternoon in the pub. Here’s what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (51-54) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (43-62), 5-2, in the series finale at Marlins Park.

Jose Fernandez (4-0, 2.13) struck out ten batters — including Justin Upton three times on nine pitches (Upton struck out a fourth time on three pitches in the eighth inning) — while not allowing a run in his six innings on four hits and two walks. In the ninth inning, Derek Norris singled and Jedd Gyorko struck out, sending Alexi Amarista to the plate. Amarista tied up the ballgame with a line drive home run to right field.

James Shields (8-4, 3.77) pitched six innings, allowing two runs on five hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Both runs came in the first inning on back-to-back doubles to lead off the game from Ichiro Suzuki and Miguel Rojas. After reaching third on a Christian Yelich ground out, Rojas scored on a Derek Dietrich sacrifice fly. The Marlins did not score again until the ninth inning, when Brandon Maurer walked Martin Prado, Cole Gillespie ground out on a sacrifice bunt, and Jeff Mathis walked. Adeiny Hechavarria then hit a 1-0 pitch to center field for a three-run walk-off home run to end the game.

The Friars travel to Milwaukee to face the Brewers (44-62) for four games at Miller Park. Tyson Ross (7-8, 3.38) gets the start tonight at 5:10pm PDT against Wily Peralta (2-5, 3.90).

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub. Here’s what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (51-53) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (42-62), 5-3, at Marlins Park.

Odrisamer Despaigne (5-7, 4.75) pitched six innings, allowing three runs on five hits and a walk with five strikeouts. The Marlins got on the board in the fifth inning on pinch-hitter Donovan Solano‘s RBI single and an RBI single by Dee Gordon. In the seventh inning, Justin Bour ground into a fielder’s choice and Derek Dietrich scored the Marlins’ final run.

Jose Urena (1-5, 4.37) gave up all five Padres’ runs (four earned) in five innings pitched on eight hits and no walks with two strikeouts. A Justin Upton sacrifice fly in the first inning to score Yangervis Solarte opened the gates. The Friars added four more in the third inning on a Solarte RBI triple, a Matt Kemp sacrifice fly, and a two-run double with an error triple by Derek Norris.

This morning’s series finale at Marlins Park pits James Shields (8-4, 3.77) versus Jose Fernandez (4-0, 2.53) at 10:10am PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the Tilted Kilt Downtown for the Fox Sports San Diego viewing party, sponsored in part by Montalvo Tequila, who kept handing out free shots of their product. Here’s what you might have missed while I was — I mean — you were drinking.

The Padres (50-53) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (42-61), 8-3 in 11 innings, in the first of three games at Marlins Park.

Ian Kennedy (6-9, 4.44) pitched seven innings and allowed just two runs on four hits and two walk with five strikeouts, but did not get the win. Craig Kimbrel blew the save with two outs in the ninth inning by giving up a solo home run to Derek Dietrich to tie the game up at 3. Kennedy’s two runs came on a two-run home run by Christian Yelich in the first inning. Kennedy was originally scratched to allow him to fly back to San Diego to witness the birth of his new daughter, but weather forced him to cancel those plans and he came back to start the game.

David Phelps (4-7, 3.93) also came away with a no-decision, pitching five innings and allowing three runs on seven hits and one walk with two strikeouts. Kennedy scored on a Yangervis Solarte single in the third inning for the Padres’ first run. In the fourth inning, a Jedd Gyorko single scored Yonder Alonso and a sacrifice fly from Alexi Amarista allowed Derek Norris to score.

Flash forward to the eleventh inning, when back-to-back bases-loaded walks to Alonso and Norris scored two runs. A single from Gyorko scored Justin Upton and Alonso. Will Venable then singled to bring Norris across the plate again.

Tonight has Odrisamer Despaigne (4-7, 4.76) scheduled to start against Jose Urena (1-4, 4.04) at 4:10pm PDT in the second game at Marlins Park.

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

The Padres (47-52) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (40-58) yesterday afternoon, 3-2, to take three of their four games at Petco Park.

Odrisamer Despaigne (4-7, 4.76) allowed just one run on two hits and two walks with three strikeouts in six innings. An Ichiro Suzuki sacrifice fly scored J.T. Realmuto in the fifth inning. The other Marlins’ run came in the seventh inning, when Realmuto hit a one-out solo home run off Brandon Maurer. Joaquin Benoit pitched a perfect eighth inning and Craig Kimbrel shut the Marlins down in the ninth inning for his 29th save.

Mat Latos (4-7, 4.48) pitched six innings, allowing all three Padres’ runs on six hits, no walks, and five strikeouts. Justin Upton led off the second inning with his 16th home run of the season. After a Yonder Alonso single, a Derek Norris strikeout, and a Jedd Gyorko single, Alexi Amarista‘s sacrifice fly scored the second run of the game and the inning. In the sixth inning, Matt Kemp ground into a fielder’s choice that scored Will Venable, who reached base on a leadoff double and took third on a Yangervis Solarte sacrifice bunt.

The Friars are off today as they travel to New York for a three-game series with the Mets (51-48) at Citi Field. James Shields (8-3, 3.77) gets the start versus Noah Syndergaard (4-5, 2.97) tomorrow at 4:10pm PDT.

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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 might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (46-52) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (40-57), 3-1, last night at Petco Park.

Ian Kennedy (6-9, 4.58) gave up just one run in six innings on seven hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. Derek Dietrich homered to lead off the seventh inning.

Marlins’ starter David Phelps (4-7, 3.86) also pitched six innings, allowing two runs on six hits and a walk with five strikeouts. In the first inning, the Padres loaded the bases against Phelps and a Yonder Alonso sacrifice fly scored Yangervis Solarte. In the second inning, Kennedy doubled to right field and scored on a Will Venable single. a Melvin Upton Jr. pinch-hit single that Martin Prado deflected to right field scored Clint Barmes.

This afternoon has Odrisamer Despaigne (3-7, 4.98) taking the hill against Mat Latos (4-6, 4.48) at 1:10pm PDT in the final game of the four-game series.

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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 might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (45-52) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (40-56) at Petco Park last night, 3-1.

Andrew Cashner (4-10, 3.93) pitched seven innings, allowing just the one Marlins’ run on five hits and a walk while striking out five. In the first inning, Ichiro Suzuki led off the game with a walk, stole second base, and scored on a Justin Bour double to right field.

Dan Haren (7-6, 3.51) gave up all three Padres’ runs on solo home runs. Brett Wallace led off the fourth inning with his first home run as a Padre. Yonder Alonso and Matt Kemp had back-to-back two-out home runs in the fifth inning. Haren ended his night after six innings with eight hits, no walks, and three strikeouts.

Tonight’s game starting at 5:40pm PDT has Ian Kennedy (5-9, 4.78) taking the mound against David Phelps (4-6, 3.91) in the third of four games.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub, yelling at the TV and tweeting mean things just because you feel like it. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (44-52) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (40-55), 4-0, in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Tyson Ross (6-8, 3.45) gave up four runs (three earned) in five and two-thirds innings, allowing eight hits and no walks with eight strikeouts. Ross was dominant for the first five innings, then the defense behind him imploded in the sixth inning. After a wild pitch by Ross allowed Martin Prado to score from third base, Justin Bour singled to knock in Christian Yelich. Casey McGehee singled, then J.T. Realmuto singled to left field, scoring Bour. Realmuto then stole second, the throw from Austin Hedges was off, and McGehee scored after Alexi Amarista threw the ball away trying get McGehee at home.

Tom Koehler (8-6, 3.16) pitched seven shutout innings for the Marlins, giving up just three hits and four walks with seven strikeouts.

The second game tonight has Andrew Cashner (3-10, 4.10) taking the mound versus Dan Haren (7-5, 3.46) at 7:10pm PDT.

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