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 (38-49) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (49-40), 10-6, last night in the second game of their four game series at Dodger Stadium.

Andrew Cashner (3-7, 5.40) pitched just two and two-thirds innings, giving up eight runs on eight hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Cashner gave up four home runs. Justin Turner‘s solo home run and Yasmani Grandal‘s two-run home run came in the first inning. Grandal added a three-run home run and Howie Kendrick hit a solo home run in the second inning. Grandal hit another home run off Jose Dominguez in the seventh inning, a solo shot.

Scott Kazmir (7-3, 4.52) had his own problems, lasting just three innings while surrendering three runs on six hits and three walks while striking out five. Wil Myers drove in Melvin Upton Jr. with a single in the first inning. In the second inning, Upton Jr. hit a two-run home run. Upton Jr. added a solo home run in the fourth inning. Christian Bethancourt came home on a Adam Rosales sacrifice fly and pinch-hitter Brett Wallace drove in Alexei Ramirez with a single in the fifth.

Tonight’s game is on Fox — NOT Fox Sports San Diego — starting at 4:15pm. Luis Perdomo (3-3, 7.93) takes the mound against Brandon McCarthy (1-0, 0.00) in game three of four at Dodger Stadium.

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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 (18-25) scored more runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (21-22) last night, 7-6 on a walk-off two run home run by Melvin Upton Jr., in the first game of a three-game weekend series at Petco Park.

Christian Friedrich (0-1, 2.89) lasted just three and one-third innings, giving up two runs on six hits and three walks with two strikeouts. However, Friedrich put the first runs on the board with a two-out single to score Brett Wallace and Alexei Ramirez in the second inning. Derek Norris added another run in the fifth inning with a leadoff solo home run. In the sixth inning, Christian Bethancourt hit a pinch-hit, two-run home run to left with Adam Rosales on. And Upton Jr. added the final two runs in the ninth inning with his shot to right-center with Wil Myers on base.

Scott Kazmir (3-3, 5.23) surrendered five runs on three hits and seven walks while striking out five in five and two-thirds innings. Cory Seager doubled in the third inning to score Enrique Hernandez for the Dodgers’ first run. In the fourth inning, Yasmani Grandal doubled to bring Yasiel Puig home. A Puig two-run home run in the fifth inning brought Trayce Thompson across the plate. And Justin Turner brought in Carl Crawford with a two-run home run in the eighth inning.

Tonight, Cesar Vargas (0-2, 3.55) takes the mound against Alex Wood (1-3, 4.17) at 7:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy while watching the Gwynn Opener at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (0-2) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (2-0), 3-0, in the second of three games to open the 2016 season. The Friars debuted their new brown uniforms that will be worn during Friday home games this year. And that was the extent of the Padres highlights.

James Shields (0-1, 4.50) pitched six innings with six hits, a walk, and six strikeouts, giving up all three runs in the fourth inning. Yasiel Puig scored Corey Seager and Adrian Gonzalez with a one-out triple to center field. Carl Crawford then drove in Puig from third with a single to left field.

Scott Kazmir (1-0, 0.00) pitched six innings, giving up one infield hit to Cory Spangenberg in the first inning, with no walks and five strikeouts. The Padres then went hitless until a two-out infield single by Jon Jay in the ninth inning off of Kenley Jansen.

Tonight at 6:10pm PDT, Andrew Cashner starts the series finale against Kenta Maeda. The Padres will be wearing their new Navy blue camo uniforms.

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The natives have become quite restless.

As the 2015 off-season enters the 2nd half of it’s 2nd month, while it has seemed like nearly every major transaction of this winter hot stove season has involved one of the other teams in the NL West, the Padres have basically the same holes with which they entered the off-season. They’ve made some moves, yes, but because those have been moves meant to add depth, clear payroll, and rebuild the team’s depleted farm system, there has been little done to add to the major league roster for 2016. After last off-season, everyone is waiting for the sequel to start.

The phrase of the year appears to be “contend and rebuild.” The Padres, wary of losing revenue in the short-term for what could be a better chance at success in the long-term, are unwilling as an ownership group to commit to a complete tear down and rebuild, such as what we’ve seen recently from the Astros and the Cubs. The club’s majority/minority owner Peter Seidler, by way of the Union-Tribune’s Dennis Lin this past summer, and brought back to the forefront by Chris from Padres Public’s own The Sacrifice Bunt just last week, is talking about “competing year after year after year.” Whether you fear or hope for a complete rebuild, this is not ownership’s vision for the franchise.

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

The Padres (32-35) scored fewer runs than the Oakland A’s (28-39), 6-5, yesterday at Petco Park in Pat Murphy‘s debut as the Padres’ interim manager.

Andrew Cashner (2-8, 4.45) surrendered five runs in five innings on five hits and three walks with three strikeouts. The sad strange part was he kept the A’s hitless through the first four innings until Max Muncy‘s double to right field with one out in the fifth. Ben Zobrist hit a two-run home run with no outs in the sixth inning to break a 3-3 tie and drive Cashner from the game.

Scott Kazmir (3-4, 2.84) also pitched five innings, giving up three runs (two earned) on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts. Austin Hedges hit his first Major League home run with a solo shot to left field with one out in the third inning. With one out in the fourth inning, Clint Barmes drove in Justin Upton from third base with a bunt single. In the fifth inning, Melvin Upton Jr. scored on an attempted steal of home that turned into a balk for Kazmir. In the eighth inning, J Upton ground into a double play that allowed M Upton to score from third base. Matt Kemp then followed by hitting his first home run at Petco Park with a two-out solo shot to left center.

Craig Kimbrel pitched the ninth with a tie game at 5-5, and Eric Sogard singled to drive in Billy Burns from second base for the final run of the game. Tyler Clippard struck out Will Venable, Cory Spangenberg, and pinch-hitter Derek Norris to end the game.

The Friars now race to try to beat the Athletics to Oakland, with another two games with the A’s at O.co Coliseum starting tonight at 7:05pm PDT. Odrisamer Despaigne (3-4, 4.38) gets the start tonight against Jesse Chavez (2-6, 2.64).

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