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 (8-12) scored less runs than the Miami Marlins (10-8) in the finale of three games at Petco Park, 7-3.
Luis Perdomo (0-0, 6.97) shut the Marlins out for five innings, but began the sixth inning with a single by Martin Prado, a walk to Christian Yelich, and an RBI single to Giancarlo Stanton. Craig Stammen relieved Perdomo and gave up a double to Marcell Ozuna that scored Yelich, a single to score Stanton, and Justin Bour topped it all off with a three-run home run. All with no outs. Kevin Quackenbush replaced Stammen and retired the next three batters to finish the inning. Perdomo’s final line was five innings pitched with four hits, three walks, and five strikeouts. In the ninth inning, Dee Gordon led off with a triple and scored two batters later on Yelich’s sacrifice fly.
Tom Koehler (1-1, 5.14) gave up three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out seven in six innings pitched. Manuel Margot led off the first inning with single, and after Erick Aybar ground out he took second base. Wil Myers struck out and Yangervis Solarte singled to drive in Margot. In the fourth inning, Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run home run to dead center field.
Padres’ manager Andy Green was ejected after the eighth inning for arguing with the home plate umpire about his terrible, horrible, no-good strike zone.
The Padres head to Phoenix for four games against the Arizona Diamondbacks (12-8) starting tonight at 6:40pm PDT. Jhoulys Chacin (2-2, 4.70) goes tonight against Zack Greinke (1-2, 3.28).
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 (26-40) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (34-31), 5-2, last night at Petco Park.
Drew Pomeranz (5-7, 2.88) gave up all five Marlins’ runs in the first inning. Chris Johnson‘s RBI single with the bases loaded and one out scored Adeiny Hechavarria. The next batter, Jeff Mathis, hit a grand slam home run with Johnson, Martin Prado, and Marcell Ozuna on base. Pomeranz ended his night after five innings, with five hits, five walks, and six strikeouts.
Tom Koehler (5-6, 4.25) pitched six innings, giving up two runs on six hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. Alexi Amarista drove in both Padres’ runs. Amarista’s RBI single scored Ryan Schimpf, who had hit a double in his first Major League at-bat, with two outs in the second inning. In the fourth inning, Amarista had another RBI single to score Christian Bethancourt, who, like Schrimpf, had reached on a double.
This afternoon’s series finale pits Luis Perdomo (1-2, 9.50) against Justin Nicolino (2-3, 4.76) starting at 12:40pm PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub, yelling at the TV and tweeting mean things just because you feel like it. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (44-52) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (40-55), 4-0, in the first of four games at Petco Park.
Tyson Ross (6-8, 3.45) gave up four runs (three earned) in five and two-thirds innings, allowing eight hits and no walks with eight strikeouts. Ross was dominant for the first five innings, then the defense behind him imploded in the sixth inning. After a wild pitch by Ross allowed Martin Prado to score from third base, Justin Bour singled to knock in Christian Yelich. Casey McGehee singled, then J.T. Realmuto singled to left field, scoring Bour. Realmuto then stole second, the throw from Austin Hedges was off, and McGehee scored after Alexi Amarista threw the ball away trying get McGehee at home.
Tom Koehler (8-6, 3.16) pitched seven shutout innings for the Marlins, giving up just three hits and four walks with seven strikeouts.
The second game tonight has Andrew Cashner (3-10, 4.10) taking the mound versus Dan Haren (7-5, 3.46) at 7:10pm PDT.