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 (62-75) scored more runs than the Los Angeles Dodgers (92-44) yesterday afternoon, 6-4, in the finale of four games at Petco Park.

Jhoulys Chacin (12-10, 3.96) allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits and no walks while striking out eight in seven innings. Chris Taylor led off the fourth inning with a solo home run and Curtis Granderson scored on a Justin Turner ground-rule double. Cody Bellinger scored on a Yasmani Grandal sacrifice fly in the seventh inning. Bellinger hit a solo home run in the ninth inning off Brad Hand.

Alex Wood (14-2, 2.57) gave up four runs on seven hits and three walks in six innings with seven strikeouts. In the first inning, Jose Pirela scored on a wild pitch to Yangervis Solarte as Wil Myers stole second base. Erick Aybar hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Pirela hit a solo home run in the fifth inning. With the bases loaded in the seventh inning, Myers singled to drive in Manuel Margot and Carlos Asuaje.

The St Louis Cardinals (69-67) come to Petco Park for four games beginning today at 1:40pm PDT. Luis Perdomo (7-8, 4.69) gets the start this afternoon against Carlos Martinez (10-10, 3.52).

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

The Padres swept a doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers yesterday.

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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 (59-74) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (53-82) last night, 5-0, in the finale of their three-game series at Petco Park.

Travis Wood (3-4, 5.70) pitched four and a third shutout innings, allowing six hits and four walks with one strikeout. Craig Stammen, Buddy Baumann, Kirby Yates, and Brad Hand combined to shut the Giants out over the final four and two-thirds innings.

Ty Blach (8-11, 4.68) gave up three runs on five hits and two walks while striking out one in five and two-thirds innings. Wood hit a solo home run in the third inning. Jose Pirela hit a solo home run, Wil Myers scored on a wild pitch by Kyle Crick, and Austin Hedges single drove in Jabari Blash in the sixth inning. Blash hit a single in the eighth inning to drive in Myers.

The Los Angeles Dodgers (91-39) come to Petco Park for four games beginning tomorrow at 7:10pm PDT. Dinelson Lamet (7-5, 4.60) starts tomorrow against Clayton Kershaw (15-2, 2.04), who comes off the disabled list to make his first start since July.
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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 (58-74) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (53-81), 6-3, last night at Petco Park.

Luis Perdomo (7-8, 4.69) gave up two runs (one earned) in six innings on seven hits and two walks with three strikeouts. In the first inning, Joe Panik scored on a bunt single by Matt Moore and an error by Cory Spangenberg and a Denard Span double drove in Nick Hundley. Panik also hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

Moore (4-13, 5.49) allowed five runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out two in five innings. Wil Myers scored on Spangenberg’s single in the second inning. Jabari Blash led off the fourth inning with a solo home run and Manuel Margot hit a three-run home run. A Carlos Asuaje single in the sixth inning drove in Spangenberg.

Travis Wood (3-4, 6.03) starts tonight’s series finale against Ty Blach (8-10, 4.68). First pitch is set for 6:10pm 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 (57-74) were shutout by the San Francisco Giants (53-80) last night, 3-0, in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Jhoulys Chacin (11-10, 4.03) allowed one run on two hits and four walks with three strikeouts in five innings. Brandon Crawford hit a solo home run to lead off the fourth inning. Crawford later scored on a Joe Panik two-run home run in the eighth inning off Phil Maton.

Jeff Samardzija (9-12, 4.43) threw a three hit complete game with five strikeouts and not allowing a walk. Wil Myers singled in the second inning, Yangervis Solarte singled to lead off the bottom of the fifth inning, and Cory Spangenberg singled in the eighth inning.

Luis Perdomo (6-8, 4.84) gets the start in tonight’s second game against Matt Moore (4-12, 5.38). First pitch is scheduled for 7:10pm 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 (57-71) scored fewer runs than the Miami Marlins (64-63), 8-6, in the first of three games at Marlins Park last night.

Travis Wood (3-4, 6.03) allowed five runs on nine hits and two walks with three strikeouts in five innings. Giancarlo Stanton hit two home runs — a two-run bomb in the first inning and a solo shot in the third inning. Stanton then added a bases-loaded double to score Mike Aviles and Adam Conley in the fourth inning. Marcell Ozuna hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning.

Conley (6-5, 5.17) gave up five runs in five innings on six hits and no walks while striking out four. Carlos Asuaje hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Jose Pirela‘s single drove in Manuel Margot, Wil Myers‘ sacrifice fly scored Asuaje, and Jabari Blash hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning.

Dinelson Lamet (7-5, 4.84) starts tonight’s second game against former Padre Odrisamer Despaigne (0-1, 4.42) beginning at 4:10pm 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 (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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If you don’t follow me on the twitter, I’m cutting back on writing for now. The mailbag has survived, however, and the mailbag is here.

Put me in the “sure, why not?” bucket here. When the Braves moved Freddie Freeman from first to third earlier this season, I thought it was an interesting experiment. Maybe the process behind it wasn’t great—the Braves moved their franchise cornerstone to clear room for a then scorching-hot Matt Adams—but I like the general idea of challenging guys to swim upstream on the defensive spectrum, particularly if there’s some athleticism/defensive skills present.

When Wil Myers moved from the outfield to first base initially, back toward the end of 2015, it looked like it might work out okay. The numbers said he played really good defense there last year, and he also added a bunch of runs on the bases. This season, however, he’s backpedaled in both of those areas, especially defensively, where the numbers and the eye test agree on the regression. Maybe his defensive skill-set just doesn’t work that well at first in the end, and he’ll be better off returning to an outfield corner, or even to third. He’d have more overall appeal if he could make things work defensively elsewhere on the diamond, though you could say that about any first sacker. Thing is, Myers hasn’t yet shown enough bat to cut it at first, at least not when other facets of his game aren’t firing.

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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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