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 (11-11) scored a lot fewer runs than the Houston Astros (13-7), 14-3, last night at Petco Park. Tyson Ross (1-2, 4.55) lasted five innings, giving up four runs on five hits and two walks with nine strikeouts. Evan Gattis hit a two-run home run with two outs in the first inning to start the Astros off. Chris Carter hit a solo shot in the sixth inning and George Springer had a two-run home run in the seventh, both off of Odrisamer Despaigne. The Padres’ bullpen continued the disturbing trend of throwing gasoline on the fire, as the Astros scored seven runs off Despaigne, Kevin Quackenbush, and Cory Mazzoni.
Roberto Hernandez (1-2, 3.80) meanwhile pitched six innings for the Astros, surrendering all three Padres’ run on six hits and a walk with six strikeouts. Wil Myers and Justin Upton had solo home runs off of Hernandez, in the fifth and sixth innings, respectively. Other than that, whatever the Padres hit seemed to be right at an Astros player.
This afternoon will have Andrew Cashner (1-2, 2.63) taking the mound against the Astros and Dallas Keuchel (2-0, 0.62) at 12:40pm PDT in the final game of the series at Petco Park. It’s the first of five Way Back Wednesday afternoons of the 2015 season, in which the Friars will be wearing the brown pinstriped uniforms originally worn from 1985-90.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (67-77) defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers (82-63) by a score of 6-3 last night in Dodger Stadium. Andrew Cashner (3-7, 2.40) helped his own cause at the plate as well as throwing seven innings and giving up just 2 runs on nine hits and one walk with two strikeouts.
Roberto Hernandez (8-11, 4.04) meanwhile lasted just three innings. The Padres scored five runs (two earned) off Hernandez on five hits and a walk with three strikeouts. Cashner opened up the scoring in the second inning with a two-RBI double, taking third on a fielding error by Hanley Ramirez. Cashner then scored on Cory Spangenberg‘s single to center field. Jedd Gyorko followed up in the third with a two-run home run. Adrian Gonzalez had the only big hit off of Cashner, a two-run home run in the sixth.
The Friars wrap up their season series with the Dodgers tonight at 7:10 pm PDT with Ian Kennedy (10-12, 3.75) facing Dan Haren (12-10, 4.17) at Dodger Stadium.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending your evening at the pub. Then you fall asleep right after the game ends. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (59-65) defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers (71-57) by a score of 4-1 last night at Dodger Stadium. Eric Stults (6-13, 4.53) continued his recent success, giving up just the one Dodgers run while pitching five innings on four hits and a walk with five strikeouts. Dodgers’ starter Roberto Hernandez (7-9, 3.78) gave up all four (three earned) Padres’ runs in five innings on eight hits and two walk with only two strikeouts.
Alexi Amarista reached base in all four of his plate appearances, scoring two runs with an RBI. Stults helped his own cause with a bases loaded single that Dodgers’ left fielder Justin Turner bobbled twice for an error. Rymer Liriano made a nice catch in right field. Kevin Quackenbush pitched the ninth inning for his first Major League save.
Tonight at 7:10 pm PDT Tyson Ross (11-11, 2.70) takes the mound in the final game in Los Angeles against Clayton Kershaw (14-3, 1.86) and the Dodgers.