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 (58-74) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (53-81), 6-3, last night at Petco Park.

Luis Perdomo (7-8, 4.69) gave up two runs (one earned) in six innings on seven hits and two walks with three strikeouts. In the first inning, Joe Panik scored on a bunt single by Matt Moore and an error by Cory Spangenberg and a Denard Span double drove in Nick Hundley. Panik also hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

Moore (4-13, 5.49) allowed five runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out two in five innings. Wil Myers scored on Spangenberg’s single in the second inning. Jabari Blash led off the fourth inning with a solo home run and Manuel Margot hit a three-run home run. A Carlos Asuaje single in the sixth inning drove in Spangenberg.

Travis Wood (3-4, 6.03) starts tonight’s series finale against Ty Blach (8-10, 4.68). First pitch is set for 6:10pm 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 (42-55) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (38-61), 5-4, in 12 innings yesterday afternoon at AT&T Park.

Luis Perdomo (4-5, 4.71) gave up four runs (one earned) in six innings on eight hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Joe Panik singled to drive in Gorkys Hernandez in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Orlando Calixte singled to score Hunter Pence and Eduardo Nunez singled to drive in Calixte and Matt Moore. Nick Hundley singled in the twelfth inning to drive in Kelby Tomlinson for the game-winning run.

Moore (3-10, 5.82) allowed four runs on seven hits and no walks while striking out seven in six innings. All four Padres’ runs came in the fourth inning. Wil Myers led off the inning with a solo home run, Cory Spangenberg scored on a Luis Torrens single, and Perdomo tripled to drive in Matt Szczur and Torrens.

This afternoon’s series finale has Dinelson Lamet (3-4, 6.40) going against Ty Blach (6-5, 4.36) beginning at 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 were drinking.

The Padres (62-85) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (70-77) in the first of three games at Coors Field last night, 8-7, on a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Christian Friedrich (5-10, 4.78) gave up four runs on six hits and two walks in five innings while striking out five. Tyler Chatwood‘s single in the second inning scored Stephen Cardullo and Cristhian Adames, Chatwood, and Charlie Blackmon scored on a DJ LeMahieu double. Blackmon scored on a Carlos Gonzalez groundout in the seventh inning. In the ninth inning, with Brandon Maurer coming in to close out the game, a Gonzalez single drove in LeMahieu, David Dahl reached on a single, Nick Hundley singled to drive in Gonzalez and tie the game, and Daniel Descalso hit a walk-off single for the win.

Chatwood (11-9, 4.13) gave up all seven Padres’ runs on eight hits and two walks with seven strikeouts in five innings. Wil Myers opened the scoring in the first inning with a two-run home run with Jon Jay on base. Alex Dickerson hit a bases-loaded single in the third inning to drive in Travis Jankowski and Jay and a groundout by Luis Sardinas scored Ryan Schimpf. Jankowski scored on a Jay single in the fourth inning, but Jay was thrown out trying to take second base to end the inning. In the sixth inning, Sardinas led off with a solo home run.

Tonight’s second game will have Edwin Jackson (4-5, 5.32) taking the mound versus Jon Gray (9-8, 4.69) starting at 5:10pm PDT.

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

The Padres (59-84) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (68-74), 3-2 in 10 innings, yesterday afternoon in the Rockies final game of 2016 at Petco Park.

Edwin Jackson (4-5, 5.32) gave up two runs on five hits and a walk in six innings while striking out four. Charlie Blackmon opened the scoring with a solo home run in the fourth inning. Blackmon then singled in the fifth inning to drive in Nick Hundley, but was thrown out at second base. Mark Reynolds scored the go-ahead run with a solo home run off Kevin Quackenbush in the tenth inning.

Chad Bettis (12-7, 4.78) pitched seven innings, surrendering two runs on four hits and a walk with five strikeouts. Travis Jankowski scored on a Wil Myers triple and Myers came in on a Yangervis Solarte sacrifice fly in the sixth inning.

The Padres head to San Francisco and AT&T Park to face the Giants (77-65) for three games beginning tonight at 7:15pm PDT. Paul Clemens (2-5, 5.44) gets the start tonight against Jeff Samardzija (11-9, 4.00).

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

The Padres (26-38) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (30-33), 2-1, yesterday afternoon at Coors Field. The Padres continue their streak of not winning on Sundays. They’ve now lost ten games in a row on Sundays in 2016.

Christian Friedrich (2-1, 2.12) pitched six innings, giving up an unearned run on two hits and three walks while striking out nine batters. Charlie Blackmon scored in the sixth inning after singling and advancing to second base on Alexei Ramirez‘s throwing error on DJ LeMahieu‘s ground ball in the next at-bat. After a walk to Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez‘s strikeout, Blackmon came home on Ryan Raburn‘s bases-loaded walk. Kevin Quackenbush gave up a leadoff home run to Mark Reynolds in the seventh inning.

Tyler Anderson (0-0, 1.42), making his Major League debut, pitched six and third innings, allowing one run on six hits and no walks with six strikeouts. In the seventh inning, Ramirez scored the Padres’ only run after hitting a ground-rule double to center field and scoring on Jon Jay‘s RBI single.

The Padres come back to San Diego and Petco Park for three games against the Miami Marlins (32-31). Tonight’s game features Colin Rea (3-2, 4.74) starting against Wei-Yin Chen (3-2, 4.56) with the first pitch scheduled for 7:10pm 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 (26-36) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (28-33), 7-5, last night in the first of three games at Coors Field.

Andrew Cashner left the game after just six pitches with upper back & neck tightness. Luis Perdomo (1-2, 9.50) took over and pitched five and two-thirds innings, striking out seven while giving up four runs (three earned) on eight hits and a walk. Nolan Arenado hit a two-run home run with DJ LeMahieu on base in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Carlos Gonzalez crossed the plate when Gerardo Parra reached on an error. Nick Hundley then knocked in Trevor Story one out later. In the eighth inning, Mark Reynolds‘ RBI single brought Story across the plate for the Rockies’ fifth run.

Jon Gray (4-2, 5.33) struck out seven batters in seven innings, giving up three runs (one earned) on four hits and no walks. In the third inning, Alexei Ramirez scored on Jon Jay‘s ground out. Wil Myers‘ sacrifice fly then scored Perdomo. Melvin Upton Jr.‘s solo home run put the Padres ahead in the fourth inning. Jay’s ground-rule double scored Ramirez in the ninth inning. A three-run home run by Myers followed, scoring Jay and Alexi Amarista.

This afternoon starting at 1:10pm PDT, Erik Johnson (0-2, 6.94) makes his Padres’ debut against Tyler Chatwood (7-4, 2.79).

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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 (23-34) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (24-31), 4-3 last night in the second of three games at Petco Park.

Andrew Cashner (3-5, 4.78) threw 107 pitches in five and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs on eight hits, three walks, with three strikeouts. Mark Reynolds and Nick Hundley scored on Charlie Blackmon‘s double in the second inning. In the fourth inning, Reynolds hit a solo home run to center field for the Rockies’ third and final run of the night. Kevin Quackenbush, Brandon Maurer, and Fernando Rodney pitched three and a third innings of shutout baseball, giving up just a single hit in the process.

Chad Bettis (4-5, 5.58) allowed four runs in five innings pitched on ten hits and a walk with three strikeouts. Wil Myers put the Padres on the board first with a solo home run with one out in the first inning. In the second inning, Derek Norris hit a two-run home run with Brett Wallace on first and one out. And a Matt Kemp RBI single in the third inning plated Jon Jay with the eventual winning run.

This evening, Luis Perdomo (1-1, 10.10) gets the start in another Bullpen Day against Jon Gray (3-2, 5.76). Tonight’s game starts at 6:10pm PDT due to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon events in the morning.

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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 (22-34) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (24-30) last night, 4-0, in the first game of three at Petco Park.

Drew Pomeranz (5-5, 2.22) pitched seven shutout innings, allowing two hits and two walks while striking out eight batters. The Rockies only had two men reach base in an inning twice. In the second inning. Mark Reynolds reached on an error by Yangervis Solarte with two out and Gerardo Parra walked. In the third inning, Charlie Blackmon walked with one out and Nolan Arenado singled with two outs. Both times, Pomeranz got out of the inning.

Chris Rusin (1-4, 4.62) gave up four runs (three earned) on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts in seven innings pitched. With no outs and Jon Jay & Wil Myers on base, Matt Kemp hit a towering three-run home run to left field. The Padres measured the home run at 458 feet while MLB had it at 451 feet. Either way, Kemp hit it a long, long way. In the fourth inning, Melvin Upton Jr. stole home with Pomeranz up to bat. Upton avoided the tag by catcher Nick Hundley and was called safe.

Andrew Cashner (2-5, 4.79) gets the start in tonight’s second game of the series against Chad Bettis (4-4, 4.56). First pitch is at 7:10pm 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 (10-16) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (12-13), 2-1, in the first of three games at Petco Park last night.

James Shields (1-4, 3.23) gave up one run on nine hits and two walk with five strikeout in six innings to finally win his first start of 2016. Former Padres catcher Nick Hundley doubled in the fourth inning to knock in Carlos Gonzalez.

Jon Gray (0-1, 7.98) technically pitched a better game, allowing four hits and a walk with eleven strikeouts in six innings. But one of those hits was a 2-RBI double by Matt Kemp in the first inning to score Jon Jay and Wil Myers, who reached base on back-to-back singles to open the inning. After walking Brett Wallace, Gray then retired every batter until Kemp came up in the sixth inning and singled with one out.

Tonight’s second game pits Andrew Cashner (1-2, 4.94) against Eddie Butler (0-0, 3.86). First pitch is scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.

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

The Padres (56-61) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (47-68) last night at Coors Field, 7-5.

Andrew Cashner (4-12, 4.20) gave up four runs on seven hits and two walks with two strikeouts over five innings. Carlos Gonzalez ground-out in the first inning to score Charlie Blackmon. In the third inning, Nolan Arenado‘s two-run single plated Jon Gray and Jose Reyes. Cashner started the sixth inning, but walked Gonzalez and Arenado singled. Pat Murphy brought in Marc Rzepczynski who proceeded to let both runners advance on a wild pitch. A Ben Paulsen sacrifice fly brought Gonzalez in to score. Bud Norris then replaced Rzepczynski. DJ LeMahieu singled and Arenado was called out after the ball hit him as he ran to third base. LeMahieu stole second base, reaching third base on an error, and then scored on former Padre Nick Hundley‘s single to left field.

Gray (0-0, 2.40) shut the Padres down in his five innings, giving up just one run on four hits and no walks with five strikeouts. Rockies’ manager Walt Weiss pulled Gray after just 69 pitches. And that’s when the Padres struck. The Friars scored three runs off reliever Gonzalez Germen in the sixth inning on a Justin Upton RBI single and Jedd Gyorko‘s two-run double. In the ninth inning, Melvin Upton Jr. reached on a throwing error by Hundley, bringing Derek Norris home. Pinch-hitter Brett Wallace then singled to score Cory Spangenberg, who reached on a pinch-hit bunt single. Upton Jr. then scored on a Yangervis Solarte sacrifice fly.

This afternoon Ian Kennedy (7-10, 4.37) starts the final game of the three-game series at Coors Field against Chris Rusin (3-5, 4.43). First pitch is scheduled for 1:10pm PDT.

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