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 (40-51) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (57-35) last night, 7-6 in 10 innings on a walk-off balk, in the second game of three at Petco Park.
Luis Perdomo (3-4, 7.36) pitched four and two-thirds innings, giving up three runs on eight hits and no walks with two strikeouts. Angel Pagan put the Giants on the scoreboard with a two-run home run in the third inning. In the fifth inning, an RBI double by Buster Posey scored Denard Span. Mac Williamson and Ramiro Pena each hit a solo home run in the sixth inning. And Posey hit a solo home run in the tenth inning.
Jeff Samardzija (9-5, 4.05) surrendered five runs (four earned) on five hits and four walks while striking out four. Travis Jankowski stole third base and scored on a throwing error by Posey in the first inning. Ryan Schimpf hit a solo home run in the second inning. In the third inning, Matt Kemp hit a leadoff home run and Alex Dickerson scored on a two-out Schimpf triple off the right center field wall. In the tenth inning, Dickerson scored on Adam Rosales single and Derek Norris came in from third base on a balk called on Santiago Casilla.
Edwin Jackson (0-1, 5.91) makes his Padres debut this afternoon against Johnny Cueto (13-1, 2.47). The series finale starts at 1:40pm PDT.
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 an evening at the pub. Then your friend has computer issues and needs you to come over to try to fix them, so you miss everything after the sixth inning. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. And reformatting.
The Padres (64-70) defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers (76-60) for the second game in a row in extra innings and third straight walk-off win, 2-1, this time on an RBI single by Alexi Amarista to score Will Venable from second base.
Ian Kennedy (10-11, 3.65) was dominant in his seven innings pitched, giving up just the one run on four hits and three walks with eight strikeouts. Dodgers’ starter Zack Greinke (13-8, 2.72) was just as dominant, going eight innings while giving up just one run on four hits and two walks on eight strikeouts.
This afternoon the Padres will send Eric Stults (6-14, 4.63) to the mound against Hyun-Jin Ryu (13-6, 3.28) in the series finale at 1:10 pm PDT. Prior to the game the Padres will hold an invite-only Social Media Summit, where it’s not expected they will answer any questions about the reasoning behind the Bud Selig Hall of Fame Plaza. At least not to anyone’s satisfaction.