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 (5-7) scored fewer runs than the Atlanta Braves (4-6) at SunTrust Park, 4-2.
Clayton Richard (1-2, 3.60) gave up all four Braves’ runs on nine hits and two walks with two strikeouts over six innings. In the third inning, RBI singles by Dansby Swanson and Nick Markakis scored the first two Braves’ runs. And back-to-back solo home runs by Brandon Phillips and Adonis Garcia in the sixth inning accounted for the other two runs.
R.A. Dickey (1-1, 3.86) surrendered both Padres’ runs on seven hits and a walk while striking out six in six innings. The Padres’ runs came from back-to-back solo home runs by Hunter Renfroe and Austin Hedges with one out in the second inning.
This afternoon, Trevor Cahill (0-1, 3.18) returns to take on Bartolo Colon (0-1, 6.30) starting at 10:35pm PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during a morning at Coffee Time, eh? Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were eating donuts, hosers.
The Padres (44-58) scored more runs than the Toronto Blue Jays (57-45) at the Rogers Centre yesterday, 8-4.
Luis Perdomo (5-4, 6.89) allowed four runs on six hits and two walks while striking out four in five and two-thirds innings pitched. Devon Travis scored on a sacrifice fly by Darwin Barney in the fifth inning. In the sixth inning, Kevin Pillar‘s RBI double scored Edwin Encarnacion and Ezequiel Carrera hit a single to plate Pillar.
R.A. Dickey (7-12, 4.66) pitched five and two-thirds innings, giving up seven runs (six earned) on four hits and four walks with five strikeouts. Adam Rosales hit a two-run home run with Brett Wallace on base in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Christian Bethancourt hit a double that scored Ryan Schimpf, advanced to third base on a fielding error by Pillar, and scored on a throwing error to third base by Travis. Wallace hit a solo home run in the fifth inning. Bethancourt hit another double in the sixth inning, scoring Matt Kemp, and Bethancourt scored on a single by Wallace. Finally, Alex Dickerson hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.
The Padres return to Petco Park for a nine-game homestand, beginning with three games against the Cincinnati Reds starting tomorrow night at 7:40pm PDT. Edwin Jackson (1-1, 4.30) takes the mound against Brandon Finnegan (5-8, 4.93).