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 (55-68) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (73-48) last night at Petco Park, 3-1.
Travis Wood (3-4, 5.81) allowed one unearned run on three hits and two walks in seven innings while striking out two. Jose Lobaton scored on Adrian Sanchez‘ double in the fifth inning.
Stephen Strasburg (10-4, 3.24) gave up two runs in six innings on four hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run home run in the first inning. Wil Myers scored on a double play groundout by Austin Hedges in the seventh inning.
Dinelson Lamet (7-4, 4.78) starts this afternoon’s series finale against Gio Gonzalez (11-5, 2.49) beginning at 1:40pm PDT.
Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (18-33) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (30-18) yesterday at Nationals Park, 3-0.
Clayton Richard (3-6, 4.33) gave up three runs on ten hits and a walk while striking out five in six innings. Stephen Strasburg scored on a Bryce Harper fielder’s choice in the third inning. Michael Taylor hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning.
Strasburg (6-1, 2.94) shut out the Padres over seven innings, striking out a career-high fifteen against three hits and a walk. The Padres loaded the bases in the first inning, but Strasburg struck out Austin Hedges to end that threat.
Jhoulys Chacin (4-4, 5.74) tries to keep the Padres from being swept today at 10:35am PDT. Joe Ross (2-0, 5.32) starts for the Nationals.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (61-64) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (63-61), 8-3, last night in the first of three games at Nationals Park.
James Shields (9-6, 3.89) threw 121 pitches in just five and two-thirds innings, giving up five runs on eight hits and four walks with two strikeouts. Wilson Ramos hit a two-run home run with two outs in the second inning. After being relieved by Marc Rzepczynski in the sixth with two outs and one base runner, Bryce Harper appeared to ground to first base to end the inning. The umpire called it foul however after Harper feigned like the ball hit his foot. Harper drew a walk. Rzepczynski was taken out in favor of Bud Norris, who then walked Yunel Escobar. Ryan Zimmerman then came up and hit a Grand Slam. Pat Murphy stewed over the Harper call for about a half-inning before he was tossed in the top of the seventh inning.
Stephen Strasburg (8-6, 4.14) pitched six innings, surrendering two runs on two hits and a walk while striking out seven batters. Jedd Gyorko was the Padres’ entire offense, hitting a two-run home run off Strasburg with no outs in the second inning and a solo shot with two outs in the seventh inning.
Tonight at 4:05pm PDT, Tyson Ross (8-9, 3.92) takes the mound versus Gio Gonzalez (9-6, 3.98).
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 drinking.
The Padres (19-20) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (22-17) yesterday at Petco Park, 10-5. The final score doesn’t show how close this game wasn’t. The Friars dropped the last three of four to lose the weekend series.
Ian Kennedy (2-3, 6.75) gave up six runs in five innings on three hits and four walks with six strikeouts. The big blow came from Danny Espinoza’s three-run home run with two outs in the fifth inning. The Padres were up 2-0 at that point. Then, in the sixth, the wheel’s came off Kennedy’s start, as he loaded the bases with no outs. Frank Garces relieved Kennedy and proceeded to give up an RBI single to Bryce Harper. Dale Thayer then came in to the game for Garces. A sacrifice fly and a 2-RBI double later, the Nationals were up 7-2 and never looked back.
Stephen Strasburg (3-4, 5.98) came back to San Diego and gave up three runs in five innings on five hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. Justin Upton had a solo home run in the third inning off of Strasburg and another in the eighth inning off of Tanner Roark. Jedd Gyorko added another with his solo home run in the ninth inning off of Sammy Solis.
The Padres are off today. The Chicago Cubs come to Petco for three games beginning tomorrow. James Shields (5-0, 3.91) takes on Jason Hammel (3-1, 3.11) at 7:10pm PDT.
The Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBBA) was founded in 2009 with the purpose of encouraging collaboration and communication among bloggers from across baseball. The Alliance also votes on various awards at different times in the year, including end of season awards.
Award season. That time-honored tradition of someone deciding who or what should get something for their performance. Movies have the Academy Awards. TV has the Emmy’s. Baseball has the
ESPY’s Baseball Writers Association of America‘s end of season awards.
None of the folks in the BBBA are likely members of the BBWAA. At least I don’t think so. I do know that no one in the San Diego chapter is. So we get to make up our own awards. Which is nice.
Last week, Padres Trail gave you the first category, Manager of the Year. Today, I get the chance to show you who we selected for Reliever of the Year and Pitcher of the Year.
There are no Padres pitchers on our collective ballots for the Reliever of the Year or Pitcher of the Year, despite Padres Trail’s blatant attempts at homerism by putting Tyson Ross on his ballot. Sorry. That’s life.
This is my first year in the BBBA, which means that these are the first awards I’ve ever voted on. And no, I don’t count the McRib Awards from last year. No one should count those. Ever.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Then rain in the nation’s capitol leads to the start of the game being delayed. Which leads to more drinking. Which leads to more fuzziness. Which leads to more drinking. And so on. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (11-13) got their butts handed to them by the Washington Nationals (13-11) and Stephen Strasburg last night by a score of 11-1, the most lopsided loss so far this season. And it wasn’t even that close. Nick Hundley hit a RBI single in the 8th inning to plate Jedd Gyorko for the Padres’ only run.
Given the fact that the Friars used a lot of players in the 12-inning game the night before, Robbie Erlin lasted 5 1/3 innings the hard way, surrendering 8 runs — all earned — on 13 hits and 2 walks with 3 strikeouts.
The only other highlights of this game were the Major League debuts of Kevin Quackenbush and Jace Peterson, who both came into the game in 6th inning as part of a double-switch. Peterson later got his first big league hit in his first at-bat on the first pitch he saw in the 7th inning. And his parents were there in Washington, D.C. to witness it all. Which is nice.
This morning we get some breakfast baseball [RIP Tom Garfinkel’s Breakfasttown] as Andrew Cashner takes the mound against the Nationals’ Tanner Roark at 10:05 am PDT at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.