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 (55-69) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (74-48), 4-1, in the finale of their four-game series yesterday.

Dinelson Lamet (7-5, 4.84) allowed three runs on three hits and six walks while striking out eight in four and a third innings. Gio Gonzalez scored on a sacrifice fly by Daniel Murphy in the third inning. In the fifth inning, Murphy singled to drive in Alejandro De Aza and scored on Adam Lind‘s double. Edwin Johnson scored on a bases-loaded fielder’s choice by Howie Kendrick in the eighth inning.

Gonzalez (12-5, 2.39) gave up one unearned run in five and two-thirds innings on five hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. Jabari Blash scored on when Wil Myers reached on an error in the first inning.

The Padres start a three-game series against the St Louis Cardinals (63-61) at Busch Stadium starting tomorrow at 5:15pm PDT. Clayton Richard (6-12, 4.84) gets the start in the first game against Lance Lynn (10-6, 3.05).
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (55-68) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (73-48) last night at Petco Park, 3-1.

Travis Wood (3-4, 5.81) allowed one unearned run on three hits and two walks in seven innings while striking out two. Jose Lobaton scored on Adrian Sanchez‘ double in the fifth inning.

Stephen Strasburg (10-4, 3.24) gave up two runs in six innings on four hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run home run in the first inning. Wil Myers scored on a double play groundout by Austin Hedges in the seventh inning.

Dinelson Lamet (7-4, 4.78) starts this afternoon’s series finale against Gio Gonzalez (11-5, 2.49) beginning at 1:40pm PDT.
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (54-68) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (73-47), 7-1, last night at Petco Park.

Luis Perdomo (6-8, 4.93) gave up five runs (three earned) in six innings on six hit and three walks while striking out five. Howie Kendrick led off the game with a home run in the first inning. Matt Wieters scored in the second inning on a single by Michael Taylor that Padres’ shortstop Dusty Coleman threw away trying to get Wieters at second base. A single by Adam Lind drove in Anthony Rendon in the sixth inning. Andrew Stevenson scored on Alejandro De Aza‘s sacrifice fly and De Aza scored on a single by Kendrick in the seventh inning. Kendrick scored again in the ninth inning on a single by Daniel Murphy and a sacrifice double play by Rendon scored Wilmer Difo.

Matt Grace (1-0, 3.96) started in place of Max Scherzer, who was scratched and placed on the disabled list with a sore neck. Grace pitched four and a third innings, shutting the Padres out on two hits and a walk with one strikeout. Coleman hit a solo home run off Shawn Kelley in the fifth inning for the Padres lone run

Travis Wood (2-4, 6.46) gets the start tonight against Stephen Strasburg (10-3, 3.25) with the game time set to begin at 5:40pm PDT.
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (54-67) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (72-47) last night, 2-1, in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Jhoulys Chacin (11-8, 3.98) allowed one run on three hits and four walks while striking out six in five innings. Adam Lind‘s sacrifice fly scored Howie Kendrick in the third inning. Ryan Zimmerman hit a solo home run off Kirby Yates in the eighth inning.

Edwin Jackson (4-2, 3.43) gave up one run in seven innings on eight hits and a walk with four strikeouts. Jose Pirela singled to drive in Manuel Margot in the third inning.

Luis Perdomo (6-7, 4.95) starts tonight against Max Scherzer (12-5, 2.25) with first pitch scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.
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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 (19-33) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (30-19), 5-3, yesterday in the finale of three games at Nationals Park.

Jhoulys Chacin (4-4, 5.77) gave up three runs on eight hits and two walks with six strikeouts in four and a third innings. In the first inning, Trea Turner scored on Adam Lind‘s bases loaded groundout. Wilmer Difo scored on Brian Goodwin‘s single in the second inning. Lind hit an RBI double in the fifth inning. Kirby Yates, Ryan Buchter, Brad Hand, and Brandon Maurer no-hit the Nationals over the last four and two-thirds innings, with Buchter allowing two walks in his one inning of work.

Joe Ross (2-1, 6.18) surrendered five runs on twelve hits and a walk with four strikeouts in four innings pitched. Ryan Schimpf hit a two-run home run in the first inning. Chacin’s RBI single in the second inning drove in Chase d’Arnaud. d’Arnaud hit a two-RBI single in the fifth inning to drive in Hunter Renfroe and Franchy Cordero.

The Padres return to San Diego for three games against the Chicago Cubs (25-23) starting this afternoon. Jarred Cosart (0-1, 4.50) gets the Memorial Day start at 1:40pm PDT against Kyle Hendricks (4-2, 3.25) at Petco Park.

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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (18-33) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (30-18) yesterday at Nationals Park, 3-0.

Clayton Richard (3-6, 4.33) gave up three runs on ten hits and a walk while striking out five in six innings. Stephen Strasburg scored on a Bryce Harper fielder’s choice in the third inning. Michael Taylor hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning.

Strasburg (6-1, 2.94) shut out the Padres over seven innings, striking out a career-high fifteen against three hits and a walk. The Padres loaded the bases in the first inning, but Strasburg struck out Austin Hedges to end that threat.

Jhoulys Chacin (4-4, 5.74) tries to keep the Padres from being swept today at 10:35am PDT. Joe Ross (2-0, 5.32) starts for the Nationals.

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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (18-32) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (29-18), 5-1, last night in the first of three games at Nationals Park.

Luis Perdomo (0-2, 5.61) gave up three runs on six hits and two walks in six innings while striking out six. Trea Turner hit a leadoff home run in the first inning. Michael Taylor hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. And Bryce Harper hit a monstrous two-run home run into the right field upper deck in the seventh inning.

Max Scherzer (5-3, 2.77) was on fire, giving up just three hits and two walks with thirteen strikeouts in eight and two-thirds innings. The lone Padres’ run came on a Ryan Schimpf solo home run in the fourth inning. The Padres did load the bases in the ninth inning off Scherzer, but Koda Glover struck out pinch-hitter Hunter Renfroe to end the game.

This afternoon, Clayton Richard (3-5, 4.31) starts the second game of the series against Stephen Strasburg (5-1, 3.28) with first pitch scheduled for 1:05pm PDT.

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Well, it finally happened.  The path has been made clear for Austin Hedges to begin the year as the Padres starting catcher with the trade of veteran Derek Norris.  Most would argue that Norris’ horrific year at the plate in 2016 (.186/.255/.328, 56 OPS+) all but guaranteed that Hedges would get the lion’s share of the playing time anyways, but with Norris being shipped off to the Washington Nationals, San Diego will avoid even a shred of catching controversy.

While Norris is a good buy-low/rebound candidate (he had the highest “hard contact” rate and “line drive” rate of his career last year, at 34.4% and 21.9%, respectively), he obviously doesn’t fit in the competitive window the Padres are shooting for.  Hedges doesn’t have much left to learn at Triple-A El Paso (.326/.353/.597 with a career high 21 dingers and 82 RBI), so this afternoon, the time was right for AJ Preller’s first post-suspension trade.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during a Sunday afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (43-56) scored more runs than the Washington Nationals (58-41), 10-6 yesterday, to take two out of three games at Nationals Park.

Christian Friedrich (4-6, 5.00) lasted just three innings, giving up five runs on six hits and a walk while striking out none. Carlos Villanueva pitched the next three innings in relief, giving up one run on two hits and no walks with four strikeouts. Daniel Murphy‘s sacrifice fly in the first inning brought Trea Turner in to put the Nationals on the board. In the third inning, a sacrifice fly by Jayson Werth scored Lucas Giolito, Turner scored again on a single by Murphy, and Wilson Ramos hit a two-run home run. Ramos hit a single in the fifth inning to drive in Murphy again, but Ramos was thrown out trying to take second base.

Giolito (0-0, 4.91) didn’t fare much better than Friedrich, surrendering four runs (two earned) in three and a third innings on four hits and three walks, also with no strikeouts. Wil Myers‘ two-RBI single scored Derek Norris and Travis Jankowski in the third inning, but Myers was thrown out trying to take second base. Ryan Schimpf‘s RBI single in the fourth inning scored Alex Dickerson. Dickerson and Schimpf then hit back-to-back solo home runs to begin the eighth inning. Yangervis Solarte drove in Myers with a single and Alexei Ramirez hit a bases-loaded double to drive in Solarte, Dickerson, and Schimpf in the ninth inning.

The Padres travel to Toronto for the first time ever to take on the Blue Jays (55-44) for three games at Rogers Centre. Colin Rea (5-4, 5.01) starts tonight at 4:07pm PDT against Aaron Sanchez (10-1, 2.87).

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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 (42-56) scored fewer runs than the Washington Nationals (58-40) last night, 3-2, last night in the second of three games at Nationals Park.

Edwin Jackson (1-1, 4.30) gave up two runs on six hits and three walk while striking out one in six innings. Ben Revere scored on a Daniel Murphy sacrifice fly in the third inning. Revere’s RBI double in the fifth inning scored Danny Espinosa. Anthony Rendon scored the winning run on a walk-off triple by Stephen Drew off Kevin Quackenbush in the ninth inning.

Max Scherzer (10-6, 2.92) pitched seven innings, surrendering two runs on four hits and no walk with ten strikeouts. Ryan Schimpf hit a two-run home run with Yangervis Solarte on base in the second inning.

The series finale at Nationals Park this morning will have Christian Friedrich (4-6, 4.55) starting against Lucas Giolito (0-0, 4.70) at 10:35am PDT.

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