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 (36-49) scored fewer runs than the Cleveland Indians (45-39) in the series finale at Progressive Field, 11-2.
Dinelson Lamet (3-3, 5.93) allowed six runs (five earned) in four innings pitched on six hits and four walks with five strikeouts. Michael Brantley tripled drove in Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez hit a two-run home run in the first inning. And it just kept going from there. Brantley scored on a Lonnie Chisenhall sacrifice fly and Edwin Encarnacion scored on Bradley Zimmer‘s sacrifice fly in the third inning. Encarnacion led off the fifth inning with a home run. In the sixth inning, Yan Gomes hit a lead off home run, Encarnacion drove in Jason Kipnis with a double, and Ramirez’ single scored Encarnacion. Chisenhall doubled in the eighth inning to drive in Brantley and Encarnacion.
Josh Tomlin (5-9, 5.90) gave up two runs on four hits and no walks while striking out six in seven innings. After a leadoff double by Hunter Renfroe for the Padres first baserunner of the night, Cory Spangenberg singled, Renfroe scored on Erick Aybar‘s ground rule double, and Spangenberg came home on Allen Cordoba‘s sacrifice fly.
The Padres start a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies (28-56) at Citizen’s Bank Park beginning this evening at 3:35pm PDT. Clayton Richard (5-8, 4.85) starts tonight against Nick Pivetta (2-4, 4.85) .