Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after a Sunday afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (38-50) scored fewer runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (29-58) yesterday, 7-1, in the three-game series finale at Citizens Bank Park.
Trevor Cahill (3-3, 3.38) allowed four runs on six hits and no walks with eight strikeouts in five innings. All seven Phillies’ runs came on six home runs. Nick Williams and Cameron Rupp each hit a solo home run in the second inning. Freddy Galvis hit a two-run home run in the third inning. Odubel Herrera hit a solo home run in the sixth inning. Aaron Altherr and Galvis hit back-to-back solo home runs in the seventh inning.
Jerad Eickhoff (1-7, 4.63) shutout the Padres out over five innings on five hits and a walk while striking out eight. Erick Aybar scored the Padres only run in the ninth inning on a sacrifice fly by Hector Sanchez.
The Padres start a three-game series after the All-Star break against the San Francisco Giants (34-56) on Friday night at 7:10pm PDT at Petco Park.
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 (37-49) scored more runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (28-57) in the first of three games at Citizen’s Bank Park last night, 4-3.
Clayton Richard (5-8, 4.66) allowed one run on five hits and a walk with two strikeouts in six innings before the game was delayed an hour and 34 minutes by rain in the middle of the seventh inning. Tommy Joseph hit a solo home run in the fourth inning. Cameron Rupp scored on a groundout by Daniel Nava and Freddy Galvis‘ single drove in Nick Williams in the seventh inning.
Nick Pivetta (2-4, 4.73) gave up three runs on five hits and no walks while striking out nine in seven innings. Jose Pirela hit a solo home run in the first inning. Austin Hedges hit two solo home runs — in the third and fifth innings — and drove in Cory Spangenberg with the go-ahead run in the ninth inning with a sacrifice fly.
This afternoon’s second game features Jhoulys Chacin (7-7, 4.52) taking the mound versus Aaron Nola (6-5, 3.73) starting at 1:05pm PDT.