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

The Padres (51-53) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (42-62), 5-3, at Marlins Park.

Odrisamer Despaigne (5-7, 4.75) pitched six innings, allowing three runs on five hits and a walk with five strikeouts. The Marlins got on the board in the fifth inning on pinch-hitter Donovan Solano‘s RBI single and an RBI single by Dee Gordon. In the seventh inning, Justin Bour ground into a fielder’s choice and Derek Dietrich scored the Marlins’ final run.

Jose Urena (1-5, 4.37) gave up all five Padres’ runs (four earned) in five innings pitched on eight hits and no walks with two strikeouts. A Justin Upton sacrifice fly in the first inning to score Yangervis Solarte opened the gates. The Friars added four more in the third inning on a Solarte RBI triple, a Matt Kemp sacrifice fly, and a two-run double with an error triple by Derek Norris.

This morning’s series finale at Marlins Park pits James Shields (8-4, 3.77) versus Jose Fernandez (4-0, 2.53) at 10:10am PDT.

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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 might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (47-52) scored more runs than the Miami Marlins (40-58) yesterday afternoon, 3-2, to take three of their four games at Petco Park.

Odrisamer Despaigne (4-7, 4.76) allowed just one run on two hits and two walks with three strikeouts in six innings. An Ichiro Suzuki sacrifice fly scored J.T. Realmuto in the fifth inning. The other Marlins’ run came in the seventh inning, when Realmuto hit a one-out solo home run off Brandon Maurer. Joaquin Benoit pitched a perfect eighth inning and Craig Kimbrel shut the Marlins down in the ninth inning for his 29th save.

Mat Latos (4-7, 4.48) pitched six innings, allowing all three Padres’ runs on six hits, no walks, and five strikeouts. Justin Upton led off the second inning with his 16th home run of the season. After a Yonder Alonso single, a Derek Norris strikeout, and a Jedd Gyorko single, Alexi Amarista‘s sacrifice fly scored the second run of the game and the inning. In the sixth inning, Matt Kemp ground into a fielder’s choice that scored Will Venable, who reached base on a leadoff double and took third on a Yangervis Solarte sacrifice bunt.

The Friars are off today as they travel to New York for a three-game series with the Mets (51-48) at Citi Field. James Shields (8-3, 3.77) gets the start versus Noah Syndergaard (4-5, 2.97) tomorrow at 4:10pm PDT.

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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 might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (44-50) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (50-44), 9-3, at Petco Park last night to have their five game winning streak snapped. This game had it all; possible no-hitter, hit batsman, grand slams, bat flips, gum throwing, bench clearing, broken bats, Spider-Man. Everything.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-7, 4.98) pitched bad and he should feel bad, giving up six runs on seven hits and two walks with a strikeout. Hunter Pence led off the second inning with a home run to center field. Gregor Blanco hit into a double play that scored Brandon Belt later that inning. Brandon Crawford hit a three-run home run with one out in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Hector Sanchez came up with the bases loaded against Dale Thayer and crushed a grand slam home run into the right field seats.

Chris Heston (10-5. 3.18) had a no-hitter going until the sixth inning, when a Melvin Upton Jr. broken bat single landed in center field to lead off the inning. Heston pitched seven and a third innings, allowing just the one hit and two walks with six strikeouts.

The Padres loaded the bases in the ninth inning against Josh Osich. Pinch-hitter Austin Hedges hit a sacrifice fly to center field to plate Clint Barmes and finally put the Padres on the scoreboard. After Jedd Gyorko lined out to center field, Brett Wallace doubled to center field to score Yangervis Solarte and Alexi Amarista.

This afternoon at 12:40pm PDT, James Shields (8-3, 3.92) gets the start against Matt Cain (1-1, 5.06).

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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 might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (39-49) scored fewer runs than the Texas Rangers (42-44) at Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX, 4-3, to extend the Padres losing streak to six games.

Ian Kennedy (4-9, 4.91) lasted just four and a third innings, giving up all four Rangers’ run (three earned) on four hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Delino DeShields scored on a sacrifice fly from Prince Fielder (to 3B Will Middlebrooks. See first video below.) in the first inning to put the Rangers on the board first. In the third inning, Rougned Odor tripled to lead-off the inning and scored on a Carlos Corporan ground out to second base. Fielder and Adrian Beltre hit back-to-back solo home runs in the fourth inning with no outs to finish off the scoring for Texas. Dale Thayer, Odrisamer Despaigne, and Shawn Kelley pitched three and two-thirds innings of shutout relief for Kennedy.

Wandy Rodriguez (6-4, 4.07) pitched five and a third innings — giving up just one run on a lead-off home run from Melvin Upton Jr. in the sixth inning — on three hits and two walks with five strikeouts. In the eighth inning, Yonder Alonso walked, got to third base on a double by Matt Kemp, and scored on a sacrifice fly to left field by Justin Upton. Kemp then stole third base and scored on a throwing error.

Tonight’s game matches up James Shields (7-3, 3.88) against Colby Lewis (8-4, 4.83) at 6:05pm PDT in Arlington.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an entire day searching for parking anywhere near the beach. Or gorging yourself on hot dogs and hamburgers at your friend’s barbecue. Or braving the traffic and the crowds in Coronado to watch the Independence Day parade. Or passed out after drinking a little too many Bud Light Lime-a-Ritas before the Big Bay Boom. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (39-44) scored fewer runs than the St Louis Cardinals (52-28) yesterday, dropping the third game of four by a score of 2-1.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-6, 4.75) gave up just one run on four hits and a walk with three strikeouts over five innings. Tommy Pham doubled in the sixth inning for his first Major League hit and came around to score on a Matt Carpenter single in the next at-bat. In the eighth inning, with Brandon Maurer pitching, Pham reached on an error by Alexi Amarista, stole second base, and then scored on a Jhonny Peralta sacrifice fly.

Carlos Martinez (9-3, 2.70) pitched six and two-thirds innings, surrendering just one run on eight hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte hit a solo home run to lead off the fourth inning.

In this afternoon’s finale, Ian Kennedy (4-7, 4.86) takes on Lance Lynn (5-4, 2.74) at 11:15am PDT at Busch Stadium.

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Sunday afternoon at Petco Park, with two outs and nobody on in the top of the 6th inning and the Padres trailing 4-3, Odrisamer Despaigne hit Yasmany Tomas with a pitch to bring up the D-Backs’ young left-handed hitting third baseman Jake Lamb. Although Despaigne had pitched well despite the four earned runs allowed, allowing just 3 hits and no walks to go along with 6 strikeouts and just 84 pitches, Padres interim manager Pat Murphy made the decision that this was an important situation, and he called to the bullpen for young lefty specialist Frank Garces.

It’s not your fault, Frank Garces.

Garces has just barely hung onto a bullpen spot by a thread since the start of the season. He made the opening day roster, was optioned to AAA El Paso on April 25th, and then was recalled from AAA on May 5th. He’s never been better than the 6th or 7th best option in the bullpen (it’s also not Cory Mazzoni’s fault), and at many points in the season better relievers have been sent down to AAA while he’s stuck on the roster because he’s left-handed and he’s the only left-handed reliever they’ve got.

It’s not your fault, Frank Garces.

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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 might have missed while you were drinking.

An unscheduled home run derby occurred yesterday afternoon as the Padres (37-41) scored fewer runs than the Arizona Diamondbacks (36-39), 6-4 at Petco Park.

Matt Kemp led off the game with his sixth home run of the season. Derek Norris hit two home runs, a two-run shot in the fourth inning and a solo home run in the sixth inning. For the Diamondbacks, Welington Castillo hit a three-run home run in the second inning, David Peralta had a solo home run in the third inning, and John Lamb added a two-run home run in the sixth inning.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-6, 4.94) pitched five and two-third innings, giving up five runs (four earned) on three hits and no walks with six strikeouts. Padres manager Pat Murphy pulled Despaigne with one on and two outs in the sixth to bring in left-handed reliever Frank Garces to pitch to Lamb. That didn’t work out so well.

Chase Anderson (4-2, 3.66) gave up all four Padres’ runs over seven innings on five hits and a walk with one strikeout.

The Padres have a day off tomorrow before finishing up the Vedder Cup with two games against the Seattle Mariners (34-42) on Tuesday night. Ian Kennedy (4-6, 5.09) is penciled in to start against Mike Montgomery (2-2, 2.04) at 7:10pm PDT at Petco Park.

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

The Padres (35-38) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (38-33) late last night at AT&T Park. It took them 11 innings — and four  hours & three minutes — but they eventually pulled it off.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-5, 4.83) threw five innings, allowing two runs on five hits and two walk with two strikeouts. Both Giants’ runs came in the fifth inning on a Gregor Blanco RBI single to score Matt Duffy. Followed by a double to center field by Joe Panik to plate Blanco.

Madison Bumgarner (7-4, 3.04) struck out fourteen Padres in his seven and a third innings, surrendering two runs on five hits and a walk. Matt Kemp struck out three times in his three at-bats before getting ejected in the eighth inning at the same time as manager Pat Murphy. Derek Norris and Justin Upton each struck out four times before each getting a hit (double & single, respectively) in the eleventh inning to start the winning drive. Alexi Amarista, who replaced Kemp in the lineup and played center field (Don’t get me started), singled in Norris from third base for the go-ahead run.

Craig Kimbrel struck out three out of four batters in the bottom of the eleventh inning for his eighteenth save of 2015.

Tonight, Ian Kennedy (4-5, 5.43) takes the AT&T Park mound versus Ryan Vogelsong (5-4, 4.38) at 7:15pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. And then, right before you pass out, you see Alexi Amarista taking the mound to pitch. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were unconscious. And your friends were drawing penises on your face.

Ugh.

The Padres (32-36), 2. The Oakland A’s (29-39), 16.

Ugh.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-5, 4.79), six innings, eight hits, one walk, two strikeouts, and six runs.

Ugh.

Jesse Chavez (3-6, 2.52), seven innings, three hits, one walk, ELEVEN strikeouts, and one run.

Ugh.

Frank Garces, two-thirds of an inning, three hits, one walk, no strikeouts, and three runs.

Ugh.

Cory Mazzoni, two-thirds of an inning, eight hits, one walk, one strikeout, and SEVEN runs.

Ugh.

Alexi Amarista, one-third of an inning, no hits, no walks, no strikeouts, and no runs. That’s right, THE FIVE FEET NOTHING TALL SHORTSTOP PITCHED!

Ugh.

Just click on any of the recaps below for more details. This game was so bad that if I think any more about it my brain will explode and ooze out of my ears.

The Padres try to salvage their dignity in the final game of the series this afternoon at 12:35pm PDT. Ian Kennedy (3-5, 5.84) takes the hill against the Athletic’s Kendall Graveman (3-3, 4.22).

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

The Padres (31-32) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (36-25) last night, 4-3, in the first of three games at Petco Park in a battle of the bullpens.

Odrisamer Despaigne (3-4, 4.38) pitched six and a third innings, allowing two runs on six hits and a walk with five strikeouts. Adrian Gonzalez was ejected in the seventh inning for arguing balls and strikes, but not before getting the first RBI of the game with a single in the third inning. A.J. Ellis knocked in Justin Turner with a single in the fourth inning. Turner and Alex Guerrero had RBI singles in the eighth inning to put the Dodgers ahead for good.

Clayton Kershaw (5-3, 3.36) was taken out after six and two-third innings, after allowing only one run — a Clint Barmes solo home run with one out in the seventh inning — on four hits and three walks with eleven strikeouts. Wil Myers then reached on a two-base error by Turner, who was moved to first base after Gonzalez’s ejection. Reliever Yimi Garcia then gave up a two-run home run to Derek Norris to give the Padres a short-lived 3-2 lead.

Tonight, Ian Kennedy (3-5, 6.48) takes the hill against Zack Greinke (5-1, 1.92) at 7:10pm PDT in the second game of the three game series.

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