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 (29-42) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (43-27) yesterday afternoon, 6-3, splitting their four-game series at Petco Park.
Drew Pomeranz (6-7, 3.00) gave up three runs in six innings on six hit and a walk while striking out seven. All three runs came off solo home runs. Michael Taylor had two of those, one in the first inning on the first pitch of the game and the other with two outs in the fifth inning. Danny Espinosa led-off the fifth inning with the other home run.
Gio Gonzalez (3-6, 4.25) pitched five and a third innings, surrendering six runs (five earned) on eight hits and four walk with three strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte drove-in Wil Myers with an RBI single in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Adam Rosales doubled to drive-in Melvin Upton Jr. and Derek Norris. Norris hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the fifth inning to drive-in Solarte and Alexei Ramirez followed that up with a single to drive in Upton Jr. Matt Kemp‘s RBI single in the sixth inning scored Ryan Schimpf.
The Friars are off today after traveling to take on the Baltimore Orioles (40-28) for two games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Tomorrow’s starters are scheduled to be Luis Perdomo (2-2, 8.79) and Tyler Wilson (3-5, 4.16), with the first pitch scheduled for 4:10pm PDT.
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 (64-69) scored fewer runs than the Texas Rangers (70-62), 4-3 in ten innings last night at Petco Park,
Ian Kennedy (8-12, 3.88) struck out twelve and allowed two runs on five hits and two walk in seven innings. But the Padres bullpen could not hold the one run lead Kennedy left in their hands. Joaquin Benoit walked Shin-Soo Choo and Prince Fielder singled, bringing up Adrian Beltre, who hit a sacrifice fly to tie the game at three in the eighth inning. In the 10th inning, Bud Norris gave up a single to Elvis Andrus and Mitch Moreland hit a double that brought Andrus around to score the go-ahead run.
Cole Hamels (2-1, 3.70) also threw seven innings, allowing three runs on eight hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. Clint Barmes hit a two-RBI double in the fourth inning to scored Jedd Gyorko and Matt Kemp. In the sixth inning, Justin Upton and Brett Wallace hit back-to-back singles and Upton scored on a Barmes ground out Fielder’s Choice.
Tonight, the Los Angeles Dodgers (75-57) come to Petco Park for four games. Colin Rea (2-2, 5.95) gets the ball against Mat Latos (4-9, 4.76) at 7:10pm PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub, trying to wipe the memory from your mind of True Detective losing out on all of those Emmy Awards to Breaking Bad. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (60-70) were blasted 10-1 by the Milwaukee Brewers (73-58) last night. Eric Stults (6-14, 4.63) was the Stults we all remember from before August, surrendering four runs in five innings on nine hits and three walks. He also gave up two solo home runs to Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez in the third and fifth innings, respectively.
Blaine Boyer relieved Stults and proceeded to pour gasoline on the fire with another four runs in his one and two-thirds innings. And if that wasn’t bad enough, Alex Torres surrendered the last two Brewers’ runs in his two innings of work.
Kyle Lohse (12-7, 3.42) gave up just the one Padres’ run on an Alexi Amarista RBI triple in the second, scoring Cameron Maybin.
Tonight at 7:10 pm PDT has the Friars sending Tyson Ross (11-12, 2.68) to the mound versus Jimmy Nelson (2-4, 4.15). It’s Taco Tuesday brought to you by Cholula Hot Sauce. So make sure you fill up on Kotsay Tacos and drown them in Cholula, because Tapatio will NOT be available. At all.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (11-22) handed the Padres (13-18) their fourth straight loss last night, 4-3. The Padres were shutout until the 9th inning, when Yasmani Grandal doubled to score Seth Smith and Jedd Gyorko hit a two-run home run to left field immediately after.
Ian Kennedy (2-4) allowed three runs on 11 hits and a walk with 7 strikeouts in his five innings. D-Backs’ starter Brandon McCarthy pitched seven shutout innings on 3 hits and a walk while striking out 6.
This afternoon’s series finale pits Tyson Ross versus Wade Miley on Navy Appreciation Day at 1:10 pm PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Friars couldn’t get past the pitching of Clayton Kershaw for the first time this season, with the Dodgers winning 4-0.
Kershaw shutout the Padres over 7 innings of 3 hit baseball with 10 K’s. Burch Smith pitched 6 innings with 6 K’s, but also 5 walks and a 2-run home run by A.J. Ellis.
Tim Stauffer gave up the other 2 runs in the 7th inning with a 2-run homer run to Yasiel Puig.
This afternoon the Padres (72-82) try to take the series with the Dodgers at 1:10pm PDT with Andrew Cashner dressing Zack Greinke.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
Saturday’s game wasn’t looking too good for Padres fans. Not only was Edinson Volquez starting, but Chase Headley was getting a day off. Logan Forsythe started at third base for Headley.
New dad Nick Hundley was activated from the paternity leave list and — at least for one night — all of us forgot how much he sucks.*
Led by Hundley’s two-run home run and Jedd Gyorko‘s “Gyorking it in San Diego” in the eighth, the Padres beat the Mets by a score of 8-2 on Padres Flip-Flop Night.
Tomorrow’s match matches Eric Stults with Matt Harvey at 1:10 pm PDT. Here’s hoping the Padres can split the 4-game series.
*Turn on your sarcasm detector.
The Padres ended up losing to Colorado 4-2 yesterday. They had baserunners, got some timely hits for once, but couldn’t break on top. One particularly painful sequence occurred in the top of the sixth inning, when singles by Jedd Gyorko and Jesus Guzman placed runners on the corners and no one out. Logan Forsythe strode to the plate.
Logan reached for a outside 2-2 pitch, rolled over, and chopped it to third. Hilarity ensued. Rather than attempting to describe it, take a minute and watch:
(Padres eventual last gasp on 14 August)
The club didn’t place another runner in scoring position during the game. It also led to this query from the venerable Jay Posner:
Yes. Yes there is. TOOTBLAN.