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 (57-72) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (65-63) at Marlins Park last night, 2-1 in 11 innings.

Dinelson Lamet (7-5, 4.60) gave up one run on four hits and three walks with five strikeouts in six innings. Marcell Ozuna hit a solo home run to lead off the bottom of the fourth inning. In the bottom of the eleventh inning, Derek Dietrich scored the winning run on Miguel Rojas‘ sacrifice fly.

Odrisamer Despaigne (0-1, 3.70) allowed one run over six innings on three hits and two walks while striking out one. In the second inning, a double steal by Jabari Blash going to second base and Cory Spangenberg stealing home was the only Padres run.

Today’s series finale pits Clayton Richard (6-12, 4.89) against Dan Straily (8-8, 3.83) with first pitch set for 10:10am PDT.
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The Fielding Bible Awards highlight the best defensive players across both leagues in Major League Baseball. They’re voted on by a panel of experts, and the results of the voting are made public.

This year’s awards were the most decisive ever with three unanimous decisions at. The winners headlined Tampa Bay centerfield prodigy Kevin Kiermaier who established a new record for defensive runs saved in a season at 42. Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons and Cardinals right fielder Jason Heyward were other unanimous selections.

Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso finished fifth. Once thought of as a defensive liability, Alonso garnered strong support from Bill James, the Baseball Info Solutions video scouts, and Hal Richman among others. Left fielder Justin Upton received high votes from the BIS video scouts, writer Joe Posnanski, and defensive data analyst John Dewan, among others. Derek Norris and Odrisamer Despaigne also received votes.

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon at the pub, sitting in a dark corner in the very back that has the only TV not tuned to the Local NFL Team’s first regular season game. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (67-77) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (75-68), 10-3, yesterday afternoon.

Odrisamer Despaigne (5-9, 5.79) got the start due to Colin Rea‘s sore forearm. Rea is expected to be limited to bullpen duty for the rest of this season. Despaigne went three and a third innings, giving up four runs on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts. All four runs charged to Despaigne came in the second inning, on a Ehire Adrianza RBI single followed by a Mike Leake (yes, the pitcher) three-run home run.
The Giants added two more in the fifth inning on a Matt Duffy RBI single and Buster Posey‘s RBI double. They added two more in the seventh inning on a bases-loaded walk to Posey followed by a sacrifice fly by Marlon Byrd. Against Frank Garces in the eighth inning, the Giants added their final runs on an Angel Pagan RBI single and a Duffy RBI single.

Leake (10-8, 3.72) pitched six innings, allowing three runs on four hits and two walk with two strikeouts. In the first inning, Yangervis Solarte tripled to lead off the game and scored on a Jedd Gyorko groundout. Justin Upton then tripled and scored on a Brett Wallace double. Travis Jankowski hit his first Major League home run in the second inning. That was it. Nothing else happened for the Friars.

The Padres travel to Phoenix for three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks (68-75) starting tonight at 6:40pm PDT. James Shields (11-6, 3.90) takes the hill against Jeremy Hellickson (9-8, 4.60).

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

The Padres (67-73) scored more runs than the Colorado Rockies (57-82) last night, 11-4, in the third of four games at Petco Park.

James Shields (11-6, 3.90) had a rough first inning but settled down to go six innings with four runs allowed on eight hits, four walks, and four strikeouts. In the first inning, Charlie Blackmon reached on an error and Jose Reyes walked. Carlos Gonzalez then singled to left field and Blackmon was thrown out at home. After Nolan Arenado popped out, Justin Morneau and DJ LeMahieu hit back-to-back singles to score Reyes and Gonzalez. In the fourth inning, Corey Dickerson walked and Dustin Garneau hit his first Major League home run. Bud Norris and Marcos Mateo each pitched a shutout inning of relief. Odrisamer Despaigne pitched the ninth inning and gave up two hits, but got Ben Paulsen to fly out to right field to end the game.

Chris Rusin (5-8, 5.14) pitched just three innings, giving up six runs on eight hits and a walk with one strikeout. Matt Kemp hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the second inning, the Padres loaded the bases and Rusin walked Shields for a run. Jedd Gyorko hit a three-run home run in the third inning, scoring Yangervis Solarte and Kemp. And back-to-back doubles from Derek Norris and Melvin Upton Jr. made the score 6-2 after three innings. The Friars scored another three runs in the sixth inning and two more in the seventh inning.

This afternoon at 12:40pm PDT Tyson Ross (10-10, 3.21) takes on Jorge De La Rosa (9-6, 4.24) in the rescheduled game from July 19th that was rained out.

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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 may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (65-69) scored more runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (75-58), 10-7, in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Colin Rea (2-2, 5.47) pitched five innings, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks with six strikeouts. In the fifth inning, Corey Seager‘s first Major League hit was a double to right field. Pinch-hitter Scott Schebler ground out, sending Seager to third base, and a single by Joc Pederson gave the Dodgers their first run. A double by Chase Utley immediately followed to score Pederson. In the sixth inning, Odrisamer Despaigne faced three batters without getting an out, loading the bases. Marc Rzepczynski came into the game and got Scott Van Slyke to ground out, scoring Justin Turner from third base. Seager’s second hit plated Carl Crawford and Yasmani Grandal, and Seager made it to second on the throw home. Pinch-hitter Justin Ruggiano singled to score Seager, and Ruggiano took second base on the throw home. After Pederson popped out to first base, Utley bunted and Rzepczynski’s throw missed the first base bag and rolled into the right field corner. Utley made it to third and Ruggiano scored.

Mat Latos (4-9, 4.92) gave up four runs on eight hits and no walks with three strikeouts in just four innings. In the first inning, Yangervis Solarte led off with a double and advanced to second base on a sacrifice bunt [In the first inning AND with a man already in scoring position? Really?] by Cory Spangenberg. After a strikeout by Matt Kemp, Justin Upton came to bat and hit a double, scoring Solarte. Upton then came home on a single by Jedd Gyorko. In the second inning, Kemp hit a two-RBI single to score Derek Norris and Solarte. Norris doubled to score Upton in the sixth inning. Solarte hit a towering shot into the top deck of the Western Metal Building for a home run in the seventh inning to make it a one-run game. A two-run home run by Gyorko gave the Padres the lead in the eighth inning. Norris singled and scored on a Melvin Upton Jr. pinch-hit triple, followed by Solarte with another double.

Tonight is the final pregame Beerfest of the season at Petco Park. James Shields (10-6, 3.78) takes the mound at 7:10pm PDT again Mike Bolsinger (5-3, 2.83) in the second game of the series.

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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 may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (63-67) finally scored more runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (52-79), 9-4, at Citizens Bank Park yesterday, avoiding a season series sweep.

James Shields (10-6, 3.78) pitched seven innings while allowing one run on six hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. Cameron Rupp hit a solo home run with two outs in the second inning. Odrisamer Despaigne pitched two innings and gave up the other three Phillies’ runs. Cesar Hernandez‘s RBI triple and Aaron Altherr‘s RBI single added two in the eighth inning. In the ninth inning, Andres Blanco tripled to lead off and Cody Asche ground out to score Blanco.

Alec Asher (0-1, 6.35) gave up four runs in five and two-thirds innings on eight hits and a walk with three strikeouts. Matt Kemp hit a two-run home run with one out in the first inning. In the third inning, Justin Upton hit a solo home run with two outs. Shields helped his own cause with an RBI single in the sixth inning. Yangervis Solarte led off the seventh inning with a solo home run. In the eighth inning, pinch-hit RBI singles from Clint Barmes and Brett Wallace and an RBI single from Derek Norris added on. And Melvin Upton Jr. added the final run in the ninth inning with an RBI single.

The Texas Rangers come to Petco Park for three games starting tonight at 7:10pm PDT. Tyson Ross (9-9, 3.42) takes the mound versus Colby Lewis (14-6, 4.38)

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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 may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (62-66) scored fewer runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (51-78), 7-1, in the first of three games at Citizens Bank Park.

Ian Kennedy (8-12, 3.94) threw 118 pitches in six and two-thirds innings, allowing two runs on two hits and five walks with seven strikeouts. Bud Norris finished the seventh inning by getting Cesar Hernandez to ground out. Marc Rzepczynski started the eighth inning and gave up a single to Odubel Herrera, an RBI triple to Aaron Altherr, struck out Ryan Howard, and hit Andres Blanco with a pitch. Odrisamer Despaigne came in to pitch and pinch-hitter Jeff Francoeur hit an RBI double and Cameron Rupp hit a monstrous three-run home run.

Aaron Nola (5-1, 3.26) allowed the one Padres’ run on two hits and two walk with six strikeouts in seven innings. Justin Upton hit a solo home run with one out in the fourth inning. Jerome Williams recorded the save by pitching two scoreless innings.

Colin Rea (2-1, 5.52) gets the start tonight at 4:05pm PDT against Adam Morgan (4-4, 4.43) in the second game.

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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 may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (61-63) scored fewer runs than the St Louis Cardinals (78-45), 10-3, yesterday afternoon in the final game of their three-game series at Petco Park.

Colin Rea (2-1, 5.52) had the wheels come off early, giving up four runs in the first inning. Tommy Pham walked with one out in the first inning, then took second and third bases on a throwing error by Rea on a pickoff move. Jhonny Peralta reached on an error by Yangervis Solarte that scored Pham. A single by Jason Heyward followed, then a single by Yadier Molina. Stephen Piscotty tripled to clear the bases. Rea lasted just four innings, surrendering five runs (four earned) on five hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Piscotty also hit two home runs, a solo shot off Odrisamer Despaigne in the seventh inning and a two-run home run off Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning.

Michael Wacha (14-4, 2.85) pitched six innings, giving up a run on five hits, two walks, and three strikeouts. Yonder Alonso singled in the second inning, moved to second on a walk to Austin Hedges, and scored on a single to right field by Clint Barmes. In the ninth inning, a leadoff, pinch-hit double by Brett Wallace was followed by a single by Jedd Gyorko. After a pop-out by Solarte, Cory Spangenberg was hit by a pitch. Matt Kemp then singled to score Barmes and Gyorko. But, Justin Upton struck out and Alonso ground out to the first baseman to end the game.

The Padres are off today as they travel to Washington, D.C. to take on the Washington Nationals (62-61) for three games starting tomorrow night at 4:05pm PDT. James Shields (9-5, 3.74) gets the start versus Stephen Strasburg (7-6, 4.22).

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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 may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (58-62) scored more runs than the Atlanta Braves (53-66), 9-0, last night as Melvin Upton Jr. and Yangervis Solarte put on a power display.

That’s right. I said Melvin Upton Jr.

Matt Wisler (5-3, 4.65) pitched five innings in his first start against San Diego in a Braves’ uniform, giving up two runs on six hits and two walks with two strikeouts. In the third inning, Cory Spangenberg scored on a Matt Kemp sacrifice fly. The next inning, Upton Jr. had the first of his five RBI as he knocked in Derek Norris with a single.

In the sixth inning, after Wisler was pulled for David Aardsma, Justin Upton led off the inning with a double. Two outs later, Upton Jr. hit the first of his two two-run home runs. After an Alexi Amarista single and a Brett Wallace pinch-hit walk, Solarte hit a three-run home run.

In the seventh inning, Norris doubled to lead off the inning, and Upton Jr. then connected on a 1-0 pitch for his second two-run home run of the game, in almost the exact same spot in left-center field the first one landed.

James Shields (9-5, 3.74) pitched six innings, striking out seven with five hits and two walks. Odrisamer Despaigne pitched the seventh and eighth innings, giving up three hits. And Kevin Quackenbush pitched the ninth inning, surrendering a walk.

This afternoon at 12:40pm PDT, the Padres wrap up the series and try for the sweep. Tyson Ross (8-9, 3.40) gets the start while the Braves will send out Julio Teheran (8-6, 4.44).

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

The Padres (52-57) scored fewer runs than the Milwaukee Brewers (47-63), 10-1, yesterday afternoon, dropping the game and the series.

Odrisamer Despaigne (5-8, 5.11) surrendered seven runs in five innings on nine hits and three walks with just one strikeout. Khris Davis hit two three-run home runs; the first off Despaigne in the third inning and the second off Kevin Quackenbush in the eighth inning.

Matt Garza (6-12, 4.95) pitched seven innings — giving up the one Padres’ run on a home run from Melvin Upton Jr. in the fifth inning — with two hits, two walks, and five strikeouts.

This can only be described as a horrible game, on all fronts.

The Friars come home to Petco Park and begin a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies (42-67). James Shields (8-4, 3.74) gets the start tonight versus Aaron Nola (2-1, 3.38) at 7:10pm PDT.

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