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).
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.
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).
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (23-26) scored a lot fewer runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-22), 11-5, last night in the first of four games at Petco Park.
Ian Kennedy (2-5, 7.15) gave up seven runs in three and two-thirds innings, the first six all thanks to home runs. Jung Ho Kang connected in the first inning for a three-run moonshot, Gregory Polanco hit a solo home run in the second inning, and Starling Marte had a two-run shot in the third inning. Shawn Kelley relieved Kennedy in the fourth and pitched one and a third shutout innings. But Cory Mazzoni gave up another four runs in his two innings.
A.J. Burnett (5-1, 1.81), meanwhile, looked good early in his five and two-thirds innings, but got into a little bit of trouble in the fourth, fifth, and sixth innings. All five Padres’ runs came in those three innings. But the Friars were shutout over the last third of the game.
Tonight, James Shields (6-0, 3.75) takes the mound against Francisco Liriano (2-4, 3.86) at 7:10pm PDT.