Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (44-49) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (49-44), 4-2, at Petco Park last night to extend their season-long winning streak to five games.
Ian Kennedy (5-9, 4.78) pitched six full innings, allowing two runs on six hits and a walk with six strikeouts. Gregor Blanco led off the third inning with a home run that just bounced off the top of the right field wall for the game’s first run. In the fifth inning, Buster Posey single to left field to score Joe Panik.
Tim Hudson (5-8, 4.76) lasted just four innings in his return from the disabled list, giving up three runs on five hits and four walks with three strikeouts. Matt Kemp hit a two-run home run to the Beach in right-center in the third inning. A Jedd Gyorko sacrifice fly in the fifth inning scored Yangervis Solarte. And Solarte’s single in the sixth inning scored Melvin Upton Jr., who led off the inning with a triple.
Craig Kimbrel pitched a perfect ninth inning for his 26th save of the season.
Odrisamer Despaigne (3-6, 4.64) gets the start in the second game of the three game series tonight at 7:10pm PDT. The Giants will send Chris Heston (9-5. 3.39) to the mound.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an afternoon at the pub avoiding Dickhats in and around San Diego. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (1-3) lost the 2015 home opener to the San Francisco Giants (3-1), 1-0 in 12 innings. Ian Kennedy (0-0, 0.00) pitched just two and a third innings (2 hits, 2 walks, and 2 strikeouts) before coming out of the game with a hamstring strain. Odrisamer Despaigne relieved Kennedy and pitched four and two-third perfect innings with a strikeout.
Tim Hudson (0-0, 0.00) started for the Giants with six and a third innings pitched with five hits, five walks, and a strikeout. The lone run came for the Giants in the top of the 12th inning when Brandon Crawford scored on a single by Justin Maxwell.
Tonight at 7:10pm PDT the Friars have Brandon Morrow (0-0, 0.00) taking the mound against the Giants and Tim Lincecum (0-0, 0.00) in the second game, aka the Tony Gwynn Opener, of the four-game Opening Weekend series at Petco Park.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening wandering aimlessly around the Park at the Park during the season’s last Beerfest looking for a bathroom and a place to pass out. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (72-81) defeated the San Francisco Giants (84-69) 5-0 last night at Petco Park. Odrisamer Despaigne (4-7, 3.36) once again dominated the Giants, giving up just two hits and a walk with six strikeouts over seven innings. In twenty innings this season against San Francisco, Despaigne has given up just one run.
Tim Hudson (9-12, 3.52) lasted just four and a third innings, giving up all five Padres’ runs (four earned) on seven hits and two walks with two strikeouts. Alexi Amarista started off the scoring with a two-run double in the first inning. Cameron Maybin then followed that up immediately with a two-run single. Seth Smith then added the fifth run in the third inning with his RBI double.
This evening the second game of the three game series matches up Andrew Cashner (4-7, 2.20) against Yusmeiro Petit (5-4, 3.64). First pitch is scheduled for 5:40 pm PDT. After the game there’s a concert featuring O.A.R., whoever that is.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub listening to the dulcet tones of Matt Vasgersian and dreaming of a day when he would triumphantly return to the Padres to take his rightful place back from Dick Enberg in the television broadcast booth. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (39-48) had their five-game winning streak snapped on national TV last night with a 5-3 loss in ten innings to the San Francisco Giants (48-39). Huston Street blew his first save in 24 chances when he gave up a game-tying ninth-inning home run to Michael Morse. Brandon Belt then hit a 2-run home run off of Dale Thayer in the tenth inning to give the Giants their final lead of the evening.
Odrisamer Despaigne walked four batters as he struggled a little with his control. He allowed two hits and one run with two strikeouts over six innings in a no-decision. Tim Hudson faced the minimum through the first five innings of his six innings, allowing three hits and one run with no walks and four strikeouts.
This afternoon Jesse Hahn takes on Tim Lincecum and the Giants in the third and final game of the series. Gary Sinise and the Lt Dan Band are performing a post-game concert, so we can expect to see a lot of Gary Sinise during the Fox Sports San Diego broadcast. Because those of us who aren’t able to be there want to see a lot of promotion for a concert we likely can’t see.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (34-44) took the rare road series with their 7-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants last night at AT&T Park. Jesse Hahn (3-1, 2.38) picked up his third consecutive win, pitching six innings with two earned runs on four hits, a walk, and eight strikeouts. The Giants’ Tim Hudson (7-4, 2.62) took the loss after 5 2/3 innings with six runs (4 earned) on nine hits, two walks, and four strikeouts.
Alexi Amarista had three RBI. The Friars also received contributions from Will Venable, Cameron Maybin, and Tommy Medica, who hit his fourth home run while pinch-hitting in the eighth inning.
This afternoon at 12:45 pm PDT the Padres will try to get the sweep against the Giants, with Ian Kennedy (5-8, 3.90) taking the hill versus Tim Lincecum (5-5, 4.90).
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Or perhaps you were watching the great game 7 matchups in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Or not. Perhaps, though. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (13-16) were defeated by the San Francisco Giants (17-11) by a score of 3-2 last night. Robbie Erlin was hit hard early, but was able to put together an overall solid effort. 6.2 IP, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 K in a losing effort. On the other side, Tim Hudson had a fantastic outing, finally being chased after giving up a run each in the 8th and 9th (the latter of which was a Yasmani Grandal home run, the final pitch of the game for Hudson). 8.2 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 6 K. Sergio Romo earned the one out save on five pitches.
Hudson had everything working tonight: slider, splitter, you name it. 12 balls were put into play on splitters or sliders, all were recorded outs. The Padres weren’t doing themselves any favors by swinging early and often, keeping Hudson’s pitch count low all night. He finished with 89 pitches thrown in his 8.2 innings of work. Yasmani Grandal had a 2-4 night, with a double and a home run. An encouraging sign from a bat that had cooled off of late. Cameron Maybin doubled in the 8th inning and was eventually driven in by an Alexi Amarista ground out.
The Padres have a much-needed day off tomorrow, after a stretch of 20 straight games. On Friday, they return to Petco Park to host Beerfest.
And the Diamondbacks.
Oh, and it’s Cashner’s turn in the rotation.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. After all, there’s a lot of people walking around downtown wearing black and orange. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (9-9) defeated the San Francisco Giants (10-8) again last night by a score of 3-1, thanks to an RBI triple by Everth Cabrera in the 5th and a sacrifice squeeze by Chris “Norf” Denorfia in the 8th. Eric Stults pitched 6 innings, giving up just one run on 3 hits with 2 strikeouts. The Giants’ Tim Hudson gave up 2 runs in 7 innings on 8 hits with 4 strikeouts. There were no walks at all in the game. Which is kind of odd, I think.
Yonder Alonso started the scoring in the 2nd with an RBI single. Joaquin Benoit recorded his first save, as Huston Street was given the day off.
This afternoon has Robbie Erlin getting the ball against Tim Linecum [insert 420 joke here] at 1:10 pm PDT. It’s Easter Sunday, so there’s a special Easter Kids Fest too. Because, why not?