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 (49-61) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (54-57) in twelve innings yesterday at PNC Park, 5-4.

Clayton Richard (5-12, 5.17) allowed four runs — all unearned — in six innings on five hits and a walk with five strikeouts. In the third inning, Andrew McCutchen singled to score Chris Stewart and Jose Osuna hit a bases-loaded double to drive in Starling Marte, McCutchen, and David Freese. Sean Rodriguez led off the twelfth inning with a game-winning home run off Buddy Baumann.

Jameson Taillon (6-5, 4.60) gave up two runs on two hits and two walks while striking out eight in six and a third innings. Cory Spangenberg singled to drive in Manuel Margot and, after a single by Wil Myers, Taillon threw a wild pitch to Hunter Renfroe that brought Spangenberg home in the first inning. Margot hit a two-run single in the ninth inning to drive in Renfroe and Matt Szczur.

The Padres begin a four-game series against the Cincinnati Reds (45-66) at Great American Ballpark tonight at 4:10pm PDT. Jhoulys Chacin (11-7, 3.99) starts the first game against Tim Adleman (5-9, 5.42).
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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 (49-60) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (53-57) last night at PNC Park, 5-2.

Dinelson Lamet (6-4, 5.12) shutout the Pirates on one hit and three walks with five strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings. In the seventh inning, Josh Harrison led off with a home run and Adam Frazier‘s bases-loaded single drove in Francisco Cervelli.

Gerrit Cole (9-8, 4.00) gave up three runs on eight hits and two walks in six innings while striking out five. Wil Myers‘ RBI double in the third inning drove in Cory Spangenberg. Myers hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning. Dusty Coleman hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning.

Clayton Richard (5-12, 5.40) starts today’s series finale against Jameson Taillon (6-5, 4.74) with first pitch scheduled for 10:35am PDT.
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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 (48-60) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (53-56) last night, 10-6, in the first of three games at PNC Park. The start of the game was delayed for two hours and five minutes because of weather.

Travis Wood (1-3, 6.49) allowed four runs on six hits and two walks over five innings with five strikeouts. Ivan Nova hit a sacrifice bunt that Austin Hedges threw away to allow Francisco Cervelli to score and Josh Harrison singled to drive in Jordy Mercer in the fifth inning. David Freese led off the sixth inning with a home run and Jose Osuna scored on an Adam Frazier single. In the seventh inning, a three-run home run by Gregory Polanco, a Frazier sacrifice fly, and a two-run single by Harrison put the final nails in the Padres coffin.

Nova (10-8, 3.75) gave up four runs (one earned) in six innings on four hits and two walks while striking out five. In the fifth inning, Wood reached on an error that allowed Hedges to score and Carlos Asuaje hit a two-run home run (that actually hit a fan at the fence in the crotch). Yangervis Solarte hit a leadoff home run in the sixth inning. Manuel Margot hit a solo home run and Cory Spangenberg drew a bases loaded walk to score Asuaje in the seventh inning.

Dinelson Lamet (5-4, 5.62) starts tonight against Gerrit Cole (9-7, 3.97) beginning at 4:05pm PDT.
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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 (47-58) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (51-54), 7-1, yesterday in the finale of three games at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (5-12, 5.40) gave up four runs in six innings on seven hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Andrew McCutchen hit the first of his three solo home runs in the first inning. In the sixth inning, Jose Osuna tripled to drive in McCutchen and David Freese. McCutchen’s second home run came in the eighth inning off Jose Torres. In the ninth inning, Josh Bell led off with a home run and McCutchen added his third.

Gerrit Cole (9-7, 3.97) allowed one run on five hits and two walks while striking out eight in seven innings. Dusty Coleman hit a solo home run in the seventh inning.

The Padres are off today with the Minnesota Twins (50-53) heading to Petco Park for two games beginning tomorrow at 7:10pm PDT. Jhoulys Chacin (10-7, 4.22) gets the start tomorrow versus Jose Berrios (9-4, 3.76).
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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 (47-57) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (50-54) last night at Petco Park, 4-2.

Dinelson Lamet (5-4, 5.62) allowed two runs on two hits and two walks in six-plus innings while striking out seven. Andrew McCutchen scored on a single by David Freese and Josh Bell scored on a double-play groundout by Francisco Cervelli in the seventh inning.

Ivan Nova (10-8, 3.75) gave up four runs in five innings on eight hits and no walks with six strikeouts. In the first inning, Jose Pirela tripled to drive in Manuel Margot and then scored on Hector Sanchez‘ double. Hunter Renfroe‘s double in the fourth inning drove in Cory Spangenberg. Margot led off the fifth inning with a home run.

This afternoon’s series finale has Clayton Richard (5-11, 5.37) starting versus Gerrit Cole (8-7, 4.12) beginning at 1:40pm PDT.
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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 (46-57) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (50-53), 3-2, in the first of three games at Petco Park last night.

Travis Wood (2-3, 6.42) pitched six innings in his Padres debut, allowing two runs on two hits and a walk while striking out seven. Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run home run in the third inning.

Chad Kuhl (3-7, 4.84) gave up two runs on four hits and five walks with four strikeouts in five and a third innings. Wood singled to drive in Cory Spangenberg in the fourth inning. In the sixth inning, Spangenberg tripled and drove in Jose Pirela and Daniel Hudson threw a wild pitch on a walk to Allen Cordoba to let Spangenberg to cross the plate.

Dinelson Lamet (4-4, 5.92) gets the start in tonight’s second game against Ivan Nova (10-7, 3.62). First pitch is scheduled for 5:40pm PDT.
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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during a morning at Starbucks. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (49-65) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (57-55), 4-0, in the series finale at PNC Park.

Christian Friedrich (4-8, 4.84) gave up four runs in six innings on nine hits and a walk with two strikeouts. David Freese‘s single in the first inning scored Josh Harrison for the first run. Freese doubled in the third inning to drive in Starling Marte and later scored on Gregory Polanco‘s single. In the fourth inning, Harrison singled to score Sean Rodriguez.

Jameson Taillon (3-2, 2.85) shutout the Padres with three hits and two walks while striking out four over eight innings. Nick Noonan made his first Major League start at shortstop and got his first Major League hit in the third inning. Noonan took second on a sacrifice bunt by Friedrich, Travis Jankowski walked, but Wil Myers grounded out to end the inning. In the ninth inning, Myers singled off Neftali Perez to lead off, took second on defensive indifference and Ryan Schimpf walked. Tony Watson came in to face Jabari Blash, who then struck out on three pitches to end the game. Those two innings were the closest the Padres came to getting on the board.

The Friars travel to New York to take on the Mets (57-57) for three games at Citi Field starting tonight at 4:10pm PDT. Paul Clemens (1-2, 4.61) gets the start against Logan Verrett (3-7, 4.66).

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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 (49-64) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-55) in the second game of three at PNC Park, 4-0.

Edwin Jackson (3-2, 4.19) did not allow a hit for the first five innings, until Jordy Mercer singled to lead off the sixth inning. Andrew McCutchen had the other Pirates’ hit leading off the seventh inning. Jackson finished with seven shutout innings on two hits and three walks while striking out seven. Ryan Buchter and Brandon Maurer each threw a perfect inning of relief, with one strikeout apiece.

Ryan Vogelsong (1-2, 2.67) allowed two runs on three hits and a walk with five strikeouts in six innings. Christian Bethancourt singled in the second inning and Jabari Blash scored on a throwing error by Vogelsong. Jackson then reached on a fielding error by Jung Ho Kang, allowing Bethancourt to cross the plate. In the seventh inning, Alexei Ramirez hit a single to drive in Ryan Schimpf, who made a perfect slide to get by the tag. Travis Jankowski stole home in the eighth while Alex Dickerson was at bat.

The game started strange, as Yangervis Solarte was pulled before the Padres took the field in the bottom of the first inning, apparently for not running out an infield pop fly.

This morning’s series finale has Christian Friedrich (4-7, 4.76) taking the mound against Jameson Taillon (2-2, 3.29). First pitch is scheduled for 9:35am 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 (48-64) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-54), 6-4, in the first of three games at PNC Park. The start of the game was delayed for 36 minutes due to rain.

Luis Perdomo (5-6, 6.80) pitched five innings, giving up six runs (five earned) on nine hits and three walks while striking out three. An RBI ground out by Sean Rodriguez drove in David Freese in the second inning. Rodriguez singled in the fourth inning to drive in Freese again. In the fifth inning, Gregory Polanco hit a three-run home run with Josh Harrison and Andrew McCutchen on base and a Francisco Cervelli double scored Freese.

Chad Kuhl (2-0, 3.91) surrendered two runs on five hits and four walks in six innings with four strikeouts. Alex Dickerson‘s RBI double scored Yangervis Solarte and a single by Jabari Blash drove in Dickerson in the first inning. Wil Myers led off the eighth inning with a solo home runs. And Blash led off the ninth inning with a solo home run.

Tonight, Edwin Jackson (2-2, 5.00) starts the second game of the series at PNC Park versus Ryan Vogelsong (1-1, 3.25). First pitch is scheduled for 4:05pm 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 (6-10) scored fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (8-8), 11-1, at Petco Park last night.

James Shields (0-3, 4.15) gave up three runs in six innings on five hits and two walks with five strikeouts. The real problem happened in the seventh inning, when Leonel Campos took over for Shields. Campos gave up seven runs (five earned) on four hits and a walk with only one strikeout, which was the only out Campos got. Brad Hand relieved Campos and the Pirates scored another run off him before the inning finally ended. Hand pitched the eighth inning as well. Brandon Maurer was the lucky one, pitching the ninth inning in mop-up duty.

Gerrit Cole (1-2, 2.70) also pitched two innings, but with only four hits and no walks against seven strikeouts, the Padres were unable to score. Their one run came in the eighth inning on a Jon Jay single to score Adam Rosales, who reached base after getting hit with a pitch and advanced on Jabari Blash‘s groundout.

Tonight at 7:40pm PDT, the St Louis Cardinals come to Petco Park for three games. Andrew Cashner (0-1, 5.40) gets the start tonight while the Cardinals send out Adam Wainwright (0-2, 8.27).

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