Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub, soaking up all the hot Vedder Cup action. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (21-34) scored fewer runs than the Seattle Mariners (31-22), 16-13, last night in the finale of the 2016 Vedder Cup at Petco Park.
Wade Miley (5-2, 5.85) gave up nine runs in four and two-thirds innings on twelve hits and two walks while striking out two. The Padres scored seven runs off Miley and reliever Mike Montgomery in the fifth inning. It looked like this:
It wasn’t so painful to watch.
Colin Rea (3-2, 4.85) pitched five and a third innings, giving up six runs (five earned) on six hits and a walk with three strikeouts. But Rea did not figure in the decision after the Padres bullpen of Ryan Buchter, Brandon Maurer, and Matt Thornton combined to give up nine runs in the seventh inning. The Padres went from being in the lead by a score of 12-7 to being behind 16-12 after one inning. It looked like this:
It was painful to watch.
The Colorado Rockies (24-29) come to Petco Park for three games starting tonight at 7:40pm PDT. Drew Pomeranz (4-5, 2.48) gets the start tonight against Chris Rusin (1-3, 4.79).
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (66-71) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (57-81) 2-1 on a walk-off home run by pinch-hitter Cory Spangenberg in the ninth inning last night, Spangenberg’s first Major League home run.
Neither Odrisamer Despaigne (3-5, 3.06) nor Wade Miley (7-10 4.18) figured in the decision, but both pitched outstanding. Despaigne threw seven innings, giving up one run on four hits and no walks with four strikeouts. Miley also gave up just one run in seven innings on seven hits and two walks with five strikeouts.
Alexi Amarista had a couple of nice plays defensively and drove in the other Padres run with a single to score Rene Rivera in the fifth inning.
Tonight’s matchup pits Andrew Cashner (2-6, 2.37) against the Diamondbacks and Josh Collmenter (9-7, 3.94) at 7:05 pm PDT in the third game of four.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening in the pub watching Wayne Partello spin the brown uniform non-controversy on Padres Social Hour before the game. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (24-29) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (21-33) by a score of 4-3 last night. Tommy Medica had 2 RBI on a third inning single and a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning to lead the Friars to the victory.
Yasmani Grandal was injured on a catcher’s interference call when he was hit on the left hand during a Paul Goldschmidt swing. Starting pitcher Eric Stults lasted six innings, giving up 3 earned runs on 5 hits and 4 walk with just one strikeout.
On the D-Backs side, Wade Miley pitched 7 innings with 3 earned runs on 8 hits and a walk with 11 strikeouts. Martin Prado hit a solo home run off of Stults in the second inning.
This evening, the Padres wrap up this series in Phoenix, with Tim Stauffer making his second start of the season versus Chase Anderson at 6:40 pm PDT at Chase Field.