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 (24-35) scored more runs than the Atlanta Braves (16-41) last night, 7-2, in the first of three games at Petco Park.
Christian Friedrich (3-1, 2.57) allowed two runs on six hit and two walk while striking out seven in six and two-thirds innings. In the first inning, Jeff Francoeur ground out with runners on first and third base, scoring Ender Inciarte. An RBI single by Chase d’Arnaud in the seventh inning scored Kelly Johnson.
Williams Perez (2-2, 4.62) left after four and a third innings after injuring a tricep. Perez gave up six runs on seven hits and no walks with two strikeouts. A first inning sacrifice fly from Matt Kemp scored Jon Jay. In the third inning, Yangervis Solarte hit a three-run home run with Wil Myers and Kemp on base. A Kemp RBI double scored Myers and a ground out by Melvin Upton Jr. brought Kemp around in the fifth inning. Derek Norris‘ RBI double scored Alexi Amarista, who was pinch-running for Brett Wallace, who had hit a ground rule double in the eighth inning.
Tonight’s second game features Colin Rea (3-2, 4.85) against Aaron Blair (0-4, 7.55) starting at 7:10pm PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (57-62) scored more runs than the Atlanta Braves (53-65) last night in the first of three games, 5-3. Jedd Gyorko started at shortstop for the first time since 2010 at West Virginia University.
Colin Rea (2-0, 4.22) got his second win after pitching five and two-thirds innings, allowing just two runs on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts. Former Padre Cameron Maybin hit a solo home run to lead off the fourth inning. Maybin later scored another run in the sixth inning on a single from A.J. Pierzynski. In the ninth inning, a single off Craig Kimbrel by another former Padre, Jace Peterson, drove in Nick Markakis for the Braves’ final run.
Williams Perez (4-4, 4.34) pitched six and a third innings, giving up four runs on seven hits and four walks with two strikeouts. In the second inning, Justin Upton and Yonder Alonso reached on a single and a ground-rule double, respectively. Derek Norris drove in Upton with a single, then reached second on a wild pitch to Will Venable. Venable then singled to right field scoring Alonso and Norris, who hustled and barely beat the throw home. Matt Kemp hit a solo home run with one out in the fifth inning. Alonso added a solo shot with two outs in the eighth inning.
Tonight, James Shields (8-5, 3.89) gets the start in the second game with former Padre Matt Wisler (5-2, 4.74) getting the start for the Braves. First pitch is set for 7:10pm PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (30-31) scored fewer runs than the Atlanta Braves (29-30), 4-1, yesterday at Turner Field.
Tyson Ross (3-6, 3.81) really only had one bad inning of his six innings pitched, as the Braves scored two in the second. Ross gave up three runs on nine hits and two walks with five strikeouts. A Kelly Johnson single scored Nick Markakis and Andrelton Simmons singled to score A.J. Pierzynski in the second inning. In the third inning, Freddie Freeman ground into a bases-loaded double play that scored Williams Perez. The Braves scored their fourth run in the seventh inning when Cameron Maybin hit a bases-loaded single off Shawn Kelley to score Pierzynski.
Perez (2-0, 2.78) pitched seven innings, allowing just the one run on four hits and two walks with five strikeouts. The Padres were unable to do much of anything against Perez. Cory Spangenberg‘s RBI double to score Ross in the fifth inning was all the offense could manage.
This morning at 9:10am PDT, Andrew Cashner (2-8, 4.05) takes the mound in the final game of the four game series at Turner Field versus Julio Teheran (4-2, 4.87).