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 (54-68) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (73-47), 7-1, last night at Petco Park.

Luis Perdomo (6-8, 4.93) gave up five runs (three earned) in six innings on six hit and three walks while striking out five. Howie Kendrick led off the game with a home run in the first inning. Matt Wieters scored in the second inning on a single by Michael Taylor that Padres’ shortstop Dusty Coleman threw away trying to get Wieters at second base. A single by Adam Lind drove in Anthony Rendon in the sixth inning. Andrew Stevenson scored on Alejandro De Aza‘s sacrifice fly and De Aza scored on a single by Kendrick in the seventh inning. Kendrick scored again in the ninth inning on a single by Daniel Murphy and a sacrifice double play by Rendon scored Wilmer Difo.

Matt Grace (1-0, 3.96) started in place of Max Scherzer, who was scratched and placed on the disabled list with a sore neck. Grace pitched four and a third innings, shutting the Padres out on two hits and a walk with one strikeout. Coleman hit a solo home run off Shawn Kelley in the fifth inning for the Padres lone run

Travis Wood (2-4, 6.46) gets the start tonight against Stephen Strasburg (10-3, 3.25) with the game time set to begin at 5:40pm PDT.
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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 (18-33) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (30-18) yesterday at Nationals Park, 3-0.

Clayton Richard (3-6, 4.33) gave up three runs on ten hits and a walk while striking out five in six innings. Stephen Strasburg scored on a Bryce Harper fielder’s choice in the third inning. Michael Taylor hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning.

Strasburg (6-1, 2.94) shut out the Padres over seven innings, striking out a career-high fifteen against three hits and a walk. The Padres loaded the bases in the first inning, but Strasburg struck out Austin Hedges to end that threat.

Jhoulys Chacin (4-4, 5.74) tries to keep the Padres from being swept today at 10:35am PDT. Joe Ross (2-0, 5.32) starts for the Nationals.

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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 (18-32) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (29-18), 5-1, last night in the first of three games at Nationals Park.

Luis Perdomo (0-2, 5.61) gave up three runs on six hits and two walks in six innings while striking out six. Trea Turner hit a leadoff home run in the first inning. Michael Taylor hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. And Bryce Harper hit a monstrous two-run home run into the right field upper deck in the seventh inning.

Max Scherzer (5-3, 2.77) was on fire, giving up just three hits and two walks with thirteen strikeouts in eight and two-thirds innings. The lone Padres’ run came on a Ryan Schimpf solo home run in the fourth inning. The Padres did load the bases in the ninth inning off Scherzer, but Koda Glover struck out pinch-hitter Hunter Renfroe to end the game.

This afternoon, Clayton Richard (3-5, 4.31) starts the second game of the series against Stephen Strasburg (5-1, 3.28) with first pitch scheduled for 1:05pm 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 (29-42) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (43-27) yesterday afternoon, 6-3, splitting their four-game series at Petco Park.

Drew Pomeranz (6-7, 3.00) gave up three runs in six innings on six hit and a walk while striking out seven. All three runs came off solo home runs. Michael Taylor had two of those, one in the first inning on the first pitch of the game and the other with two outs in the fifth inning. Danny Espinosa led-off the fifth inning with the other home run.

Gio Gonzalez (3-6, 4.25) pitched five and a third innings, surrendering six runs (five earned) on eight hits and four walk with three strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte drove-in Wil Myers with an RBI single in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Adam Rosales doubled to drive-in Melvin Upton Jr. and Derek Norris. Norris hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the fifth inning to drive-in Solarte and Alexei Ramirez followed that up with a single to drive in Upton Jr. Matt Kemp‘s RBI single in the sixth inning scored Ryan Schimpf.

The Friars are off today after traveling to take on the Baltimore Orioles (40-28) for two games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Tomorrow’s starters are scheduled to be Luis Perdomo (2-2, 8.79) and Tyler Wilson (3-5, 4.16), with the first pitch scheduled for 4:10pm 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 (28-42) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (43-26), 7-3, in the third of four games at Petco Park last night.

Neither Colin Rea (3-3, 5.15) nor Max Scherzer (8-4, 3.29) figured in the decision. Rea gave up two runs on four hits and two walk with six strikeouts in six and a third innings. Daniel Murphy‘s RBI single in the first inning scored Michael Taylor. In the seventh inning, Anthony Rendon hit an RBI single to bring Wilson Ramos home. And a Ryan Zimmerman RBI single in the eighth inning scored Taylor again.

Scherzer pitched six innings while surrendering just one run on four hits and no walk with ten strikeouts. Wil Myers hit a solo home run with one out in the first inning. Felipe Rivero came into pitch the eighth inning, and proceeded to load the bases with no outs. Myers then hit a two-run double. After Matt Kemp walked to load the bases again, Brett Wallace hit a ground ball to Rivero that he threw away trying to get Jon Jay at home on a force out. After a pitching change, Myers scored on a walk to Melvin Upton Jr. Yangervis Solarte then hit a two-run single to score Kemp and Wallace. There were still no outs.

In this afternoon’s finale the Padres will send out Drew Pomeranz (5-7, 2.88) in an attempt to split the series. Gio Gonzalez (3-5, 3.96) goes for the Nationals with first pitch scheduled for 1:40pm 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 (27-42) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (43-25) in last night’s second game of four, 7-5, at Petco Park.

Christian Friedrich (3-2, 3.15) gave up six runs on nine hits and two walks in six innings while striking out three. A sacrifice fly by Anthony Rendon in the second inning scored Ryan Zimmerman. In the third inning, Jayson Werth and Bryce Harper scored on Daniel Murphy‘s double. And Zimmerman hit a two-run home run with Murphy on base. Murphy led off the sixth inning with a solo home run. And a seventh inning RBI single by Harper scored Michael Taylor.

Joe Ross (6-4, 3.13) pitched six innings, surrendering three runs on six hits and two walks with six strikeouts. Matt Kemp‘s RBI single scored Jon Jay to put the Padres on the board in the first inning. Jay hit an RBI single in the fifth inning to bring Alexei Ramirez across the plate. Derek Norris hit a solo home run in the sixth inning. In the seventh inning, a Wil Myers groundout scored Christian Bethancourt and a Yangervis Solarte groundout scored Jay.

Colin Rea (3-3, 5.37) gets the start tonight at 7:10pm PDT against Max Scherzer (8-4, 3.40).

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