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

The Padres (76-86) lost the final game of the 2013 season to the San Francisco Giants in the most Padres way possible, squandering a 3-run lead after Jedd Gyorko‘s first career grand slam to lose it in the bottom of the ninth, 7-6.

Huston Street loaded the bases with no outs and Hunter Pence hit the full count pitch to center field to bring the winning run home.

Starter Tyson Ross gave up 3 runs on 7 hits and 1 walk with 7 K’s in 6 innings. Tim Stauffer came in to relieve Ross, and only lasted 2/3 of an inning, giving up 2 runs on 2 walks, the runs coming after Nick Vincent relieved Stauffer.

The Friars finished the season tied for third place in the NL West with the Giants. They matched last year’s record. That’s improvement, right? RIGHT?

The Padres start the 2014 season at Petco Park against the Los Angeles Dodgers on March 31st at TBD. TBD takes the mound against TBD.

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

The Padres (76-85) dispensed a little payback for Friday to the Giants yesterday in San Francisco, hitting 3 home runs in a 9-3 win.

Eric Stults pitched a solid 7 innings, giving up all 3 runs on 7 hits and no walks with 3 K’s to become the Friars’ winningest pitcher of 2013 with 11. For the Giants, Yusmeiro Petit didn’t fare as well, lasting just 3 2/3 innings while giving up 5 runs on 7 hits with 2 K’s.

Chris Denorfia led off the game with his 10th home run. Jesus Guzman followed with a 2-run home run of his own in the 4th. And Jedd Gyorko added his 22nd on the season in the 9th with a 2-run shot.

In today’s final game of 2013, it will be Tyson Ross getting the start against Guillermo Moscoso at 1:05pm PDT.

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

The Padres were smacked around by the Giants last night in San Francisco, 7-3. It wasn’t even that close.

Burch Smith surrendered 6 runs on 8 hits — 3 of which were home runs — and 3 walks while striking out a respectable 8 in 5 2/3 innings.  Ryan Vogelsong, on the other hand, only gave up 2 runs on 5 hits and 4 walks in 6 innings. Vogelsong only had 3 K’s, which tells me his defense was better. And he didn’t serve up the long ball.

Jedd Gyorko and Tommy Medica had the only RBI’s against Vogelsong, knocking in Chris Denorfia both times. Logan Forsythe came off the bench to hit a pinch hit solo home run off of reliever Javier Lopez in the 9th inning.

This afternoon, Eric Stults takes the hill against Yusmeiro Petit at 1:05pm PDT in the penultimate game of the 2013 season.

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

The Friars defeated the Diamondbacks in 11 innings by score of 3-2 in yesterday’s final game at Petco Park of 2013. Mark Kotsay received a nice send off from both the Padres and the fans in his last home game before he retires after Sunday’s game.

Robbie Erlin pitched 7 excellent innings, giving up 2 runs on just 3 hits and a walk with 7 K’s. Alexi Amarista hit a bases loaded game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning.

The final series of the the season begins tonight in San Francisco with 3 games against the Dickhats Giants. Burch Smith takes the mound against Ryan Vogelsong at 7:15pm.

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

The Padres keep getting further and further away from a Top 10 draft pick and currently sit in the #13 spot. Oh yeah, they won again last night, 12-2, backed by 3 homers from Chris Robinson, Jedd Gyorko and Tommy Medica. On the mound Ian Kennedy dominated his former team, throwing 7 IP, striking out 7 (1 walk) and only allowed 2 runs.

The Friars play their final home game of the 2013 season today at 3:40PM as Robbie Erlin takes on Trevor Cahill.

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

The Padres lost 2-1 in 12 innings to the D-backs last night. The loss dropped their record to 73-84 with 5 games to play.

Recaps

Ross dominant, but Friars fall in 12 to D-backs – Tim Powers (mlb.com)

Box Score (mlb.com)

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“We struck out 17 times,” Black said. “I thought among those 17, there were some good at-bats, but other times we didn’t do what we needed to do in certain two-strike counts. Again, that will be addressed moving forward.” [Powers]

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

The Padres won what started out as a boring game against the Arizona Diamondbacks last night. There really wasn’t anything going on until the sixth when Nick Hundley hit a 3-run home run to left field.

In the seventh, Ronny Cedeño was beaned in the helmet by a pitch from Heath Bell and was pulled from the game. Other than that, not much else happened.

Tonight, it’s Tyson Ross taking the mound against Wade Miley at 7:10pm PDT.

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

In what is probably going to be Andrew Cashner‘s final start of the 2013 season, the Padres couldn’t do anything against the pitching of Zack Greinke and the Dodgers bullpen.

Cashner pitched 7 innings of 1-run (unearned, no less) baseball with 4 hits and no walks while striking out 7 Dodgers. But that 1 run was enough for Greinke and 3 Dodgers relievers to take the game and the final series of 2013 against the Padres.

The Friars start the final home series of the season tonight against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Eric Stults takes the mound versus Brandon McCarthy at 7:10pm PDT for the first of 4 games.

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

The Friars couldn’t get past the pitching of Clayton Kershaw for the first time this season, with the Dodgers winning 4-0.

Kershaw shutout the Padres over 7 innings of 3 hit baseball with 10 K’s. Burch Smith pitched 6 innings with 6 K’s, but also 5 walks and a 2-run home run by A.J. Ellis.

Tim Stauffer gave up the other 2 runs in the 7th inning with a 2-run homer run to Yasiel Puig.

This afternoon the Padres (72-82) try to take the series with the Dodgers at 1:10pm PDT with Andrew Cashner dressing Zack Greinke.

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

The Dodgers clinched the NL West yesterday, leading to a pool party in Arizona. It also lead to something a bit less than the “A” lineup from them when the Padres returned home for the final homestand of the season. Be that as it may, Robbie Erlin tossed a gem against the Los Angeles Isotopes going 7.2 IP, walking 1 and striking out 7 and not giving up a run.

On the offensive side, Gyorko did Gyorko things, going deep to dead center field against everyone’s favorite hat wearing starting pitcher Edinson Volquez. For his part, Volquez did what Volquez does.

The Padres continue to play solid baseball and look to continue to end the season on a high note tomorrow when more of the Padres youth movement, Burch Smith, takes the mound on Padres/Xolos scarf night.

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