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 (26-39) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (33-31) last night, 13-4, in the first of three games at Petco Park.
Colin Rea (3-3, 5.37) lasted just two and two-thirds innings, giving up eight runs (six earned) on nine hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Justin Bour knocked in Ichiro Suzuki with an RBI single in the first to get the Marlins on the board. Then, the third inning happened:
Then the fifth inning happened:
On the plus side, Christian Bethancourt pitched a scoreless ninth inning.
Wei-Yin Chen (4-2, 4.68) gave up all four runs on four solo home runs. Wil Myers hit one in the first inning. In the third inning, Matt Kemp added the second. Adam Rosales hit the third in the fifth inning. And Melvin Upton Jr. hit the fourth and final one in sixth inning. Chen gave up seven hits and a walk in six innings while striking out seven batters..