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 (44-57) scored more runs than the New York Mets (47-52) last night at Petco Park, 6-3.

Jhoulys Chacin (10-7, 4.22) allowed two runs on four hits and three walks in five and a third innings with five strikeouts. Jose Reyes drove in Jay Bruce with a single in the second inning. In the sixth inning, Reyes drew a bases loaded walk to score Asdrubal Cabrera. Wilmer Flores hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

Steven Matz (2-4, 5.51) gave up six runs in three innings on nine hits and no walks while striking out four. Manuel Margot hit a two-run home run in the first inning. Margot scored again in the third inning on Wil Myers‘ double and Myers, Hunter Renfroe, and Cory Spangenberg scored on a bases loaded triple by Luis Torrens.

Luis Perdomo (4-5, 4.71) starts tonight’s series finale against Chris Flexen in his Major League debut. 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 (43-56) scored fewer runs than the New York Mets (46-51) last night, 5-3, in the first of four games at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (5-11, 5.37) pitched eight innings, giving up five runs on twelve hits and two walks while striking out eight. Wilmer Flores led off the second inning with a home run. In the third inning, Yoenis Cespedes tripled to drive in Asdrubal Cabrera and Jay Bruce singled to score Cespedes. Bruce singled in the fifth inning to drive in Michael Conforto. Jose Reyes scored in the eighth inning on a Travis d’Arnaud single.

Jacob deGrom (12-3, 3.30) allowed two runs on five hits and two walks in eight innings with eight strikeouts. Hunter Renfroe hit two solo home runs: the first landed on the roof of the Western Metal Supply Company building in the seventh inning and the second was to dead center in the ninth inning. Carlos Asuaje doubled to drive in Jose Pirela in the eighth inning.

Tonight Jhoulys Chacin (9-7, 4.26) starts against Seth Lugo (4-2, 4.05) with first pitch set 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 (17-31) scored more runs than the New York Mets (19-25) last night, 6-5, at Citi Field.

Jarred Cosart (0-1, 4.50) was hit by a line drive comebacker on the first batter he faced and was pulled after two and two-thirds innings. The Mets scored four runs off Cosart on four hits and four walks with one strikeout. In the third inning, Wilmer Flores‘ bases loaded double drove in Michael Conforto, Jose Reyes, and Lucas Duda. Flores then scored on a single by Curtis Granderson. Conforto’s RBI single in the fourth drove in Juan Legares.

Robert Gsellman (2-3, 6.45) allowed three runs on six hits and a walk in six innings while striking out three. Yangervis Solarte hit a RBI single to score Luis Torrens in the third inning. Solarte’s two-run double in the fifth inning drove in Torrens and Matt Szczur, who had come in for an injured Manuel Margot in the third inning. In the seventh inning, Wil Myers drove in Szczur with a single. Hunter Renfroe hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

Tonight’s game marks the Major League debut of Dinelson Lamet (0-0, 0.00) getting the start against Jacob deGrom (3-1, 3.56) in the series finale at Citi Field beginning at 4:10pm 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 (16-31) scored fewer runs than the New York Mets (19-24), 9-3, last night in the first of three games at Citi Field.

Jhoulys Chacin (4-4, 5.74) continued the disturbing trend of Padres starters giving up a lot of runs in the first inning, allowing seven runs on eight hits with no walks or strikeouts in two-thirds of an inning. Michael Conforto led off the Mets’ first inning with a home run and it just got worse from there.

Conforto added another solo home run in the fourth inning. In the seventh inning, Lucas Duda singled to drive in Juan Lagares. Hunter Renfroe threw out Wilmer Flores at third base on the same play.

Matt Harvey (3-3, 5.36) gave up two runs on three hits and four walks in five inning while striking out six. Cory Spangenberg drove in Ryan Schimpf with a single and Hunter Renfroe scored on Austin Hedges‘ groundout in the second inning. Schimpf hit a solo home run in the sixth inning.

Jarred Cosart (0-1, 2.70) gets the start tonight against Robert Gsellman (2-3, 6.75) starting at 4:10pm PDT.

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Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during Sunday brunch. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were constructing a make-your-own omelet.

The Padres (50-67) scored fewer runs than the New York Mets (59-58), 5-1, in yesterday’s series finale at Citi Field.

Clayton Richard (0-2, 5.75) gave up just two runs on three hits and three walks with three strikeouts in five innings. Wilmer Flores hit a solo home run in the second inning. Neil Walker hit a solo home run in the fourth inning. Jose Reyes scored on a wild pitch by Jose Dominguez and T.J. Rivera hit a double off Carlos Villanueva to drive in Ty Kelly and Jay Bruce in the eighth inning.

Steven Matz (9-8, 3.40) didn’t allow a hit in the first seven and a third innings, striking out eight against two walks. Travis Jankowski led off the game with a walk, took second base on a balk, but was thrown out trying to steal third base for the third out. Derek Norris drew a walk to lead off the sixth inning, but Adam Rosales ground into a double play. Alexei Ramirez hit a single in the eighth inning for the Padres first hit and Matz was taken out of the game. In the ninth inning, Wil Myers singled, advanced to second base on defensive indifference, and came around to score on a single by Yangervis Solarte.

The Padres travel to Tropicana Field to take on the Tampa Bay Rays (47-69) for three games. Tonight’s matchup at 4:10pm PDT pits Luis Perdomo (5-6, 6.80) against Drew Smyly (4-11, 5.04).

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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 (50-66) scored fewer runs than the New York Mets (58-58) in eleven innings, 3-2, in the second of three games at Citi Field.

Jarred Cosart (0-1, 5.03) pitched six innings, allowing one run on three hits and two walks while striking out two. Jose Reyes scored on a Neil Walker single in the first inning. In the seventh inning, Kelly Johnson‘s sacrifice fly drove in Wilmer Flores. Walker scored the winning run on a fielder’s choice by Flores in the eleventh inning.

Jacob deGrom (7-5, 2.30) gave up one run in seven innings on three hits and a walk with nine strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte hit a solo home run in the seventh inning. With two outs in the ninth inning, Wil Myers hit a game-tying solo home run.

Today’s series finale has Clayton Richard (0-1, 6.46) getting the start versus Steven Matz (8-8, 3.60). Game time is set for 10:10am PDT.

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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 (50-65) scored more runs than the New York Mets (57-58), 8-6, in the first game of a three-game series at Citi Field.

Paul Clemens (2-2, 4.73) allowed three runs on five hits and three walks while striking out three in five innings. Travis d’Arnaud hit a two-run home run in the second inning. In the fifth inning, Curtis Granderson scored on a Jay Bruce single. The Mets’ other three runs were charged to Buddy Baumann, who started the sixth inning in relief but did not record an out. d’Arnaud scored on a Matt Reynolds double, Ty Kelly‘s single drove in Alejandro De Aza, and Reynolds scored on a ground out by Wilmer Flores after Brad Hand relieved Baumann.

Logan Verrett (3-8, 5.36) last just two and two-thirds innings, giving up eight runs on six hits and three walk with four strikeouts. After Verrett loaded the bases with just one out in the first inning, Ryan Schimpf hit his first career grand slam and Jabari Blash followed that up with a solo home run. Schimpf hit a two-run home run in the third inning and Christian Bethancourt hit a solo home run one out later.

Tonight’s second game has Jarred Cosart (0-1, 5.79) taking the mound against Jacob deGrom (7-5, 2.35). First pitch is at 4:10pm PDT.

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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 (27-28) scored more runs than the New York Mets (29-24) last night, 7-3, to win their three game series at Petco Park.

James Shields (7-0, 3.58) remained undefeated, allowing two runs in seven innings on six hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Curtis Granderson scored the Mets’ first run with one out in the sixth on a Ruben Tejada double to left field. The second run came in the seventh inning on a Anthony Recker single to score Wilmer Flores with one out. Recker scored the Mets’ third run in the ninth inning when Kevin Plawecki hit a pinch-hit double off Craig Kimbrel, who pitched the ninth inning in a non-save situation.

Dillon Gee (0-3, 4.46) only lasted four innings, giving up seven runs (four earned) on eight hits and a walk with just one strikeout. In the first inning, Yonder Alonso was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to score Derek NorrisJustin Upton then scored on a Will Middlebrooks sacrifice fly to center field.

In the fourth inning, Cory Spangenberg and Alexi Amarista crossed the plate on a Will Venable single to right field.

Alonso reached on a fielder’s choice and reached second base in the fifth inning as Gee made a throwing error to home trying to get Upton out. A Middlebrooks’ single then scored Matt Kemp and Alonso.

The Friars travel to Cincinnati today to take on the Reds (22-29) for three games starting tomorrow. Tyson Ross (2-5, 3.76) takes on Raisel Iglesias (1-1, 5.11) Friday evening at 4:10pm PDT.

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

The Padres (26-28) scored more runs than the New York Mets (29-23) last night, 7-2, in the second of three games at Petco Park.

Ian Kennedy (3-5, 6.60) pitched six innings and allowed both Mets’ runs on six hits and two walks with eight strikeouts. Michael Cuddyer singled to score Ruben Tejada in the first inning. Cuddyer scored the second run in the sixth inning on a single by Wilmer Flores.

Noah Syndergaard (2-3, 3.77) came into the game with a sub-2 ERA, but left after just four innings with seven runs on ten hits and zero walks with ten strikeouts. It was the second game in a row where a starting pitcher pitched less than five innings while striking out ten batters after Andrew Cashner did it on Monday.

Alexi Amarista had a single deflect off of Syndergaard’s glove to score Yonder Alonso and Will Middlebrooks with no outs in the second inning. Will Venable then tripled to knock in Amarista and Cory Spangenberg after Kennedy successfully executed a sacrifice bunt — only the second one of the season by a Padres pitcher.

Spangenberg came up in the third inning with two outs and Alonso on first base and was called out at third base before Alonso crossed the plate. But the call was overturned on review, giving Spangenberg a triple. Derek Norris hit a home run to left field with Venable on first base in the fourth inning to round out the Padres scoring on the night.

Tonight at 6:10pm PDT, James Shields (6-0, 3.69) takes the mound in the rubber game against the Mets’ Dillon Gee (0-2, 3.86).

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

San Diego (25-28) lost by a touchdown got shut out by Jacob deGrom and New York Mets (29-23), 7-0, in front of 21,893 mostly Noo Yawk fans at Petco Park.  deGrom’s fastball and another anemic performance by the Padre offense saddled Andrew Cashner with his 8th loss of the year.  The Padres defense also allowed yet another unearned run in the first, meaning Cashner has given up 13 unearned runs this year – most in the majors.

Any no-hitter or shut out drama for the Padres ended after seven pitches.  Daniel Murphy‘s RBI single staked the Mets to the quick 1-0 lead.  They would add that unearned run as well.  After that, Cashner pitched fairly well, setting a career high for strikeouts with 12 in his 4 2/3.  Problem was, he had horrible batted ball luck, and could not get Ruben Tejada or Murphy out.  Combined, the two infielders went 6 for 6, scored 3 runs, and drove in 3 on four singles, a double, and a home run.

Ultimately manager Bud Black left Cashner in too long, trying in vain to get him through 5.  After Murphy’s HR, Michael Cuddyer hit the next pitch off the wall in LF for a double.  Cash struck out Wilmer Flores looking – which would have been a good point to pull him; Shawn Kelley seemed warm, and Andrew had thrown 94 pitches – but Black stayed with the big Texan, who gave up consecutive singles scoring 2 additional runs, blowing the game open.

In the end it didn’t matter.  deGrom held the Padres hitless until Clint Barmes led off the sixth with a single.  Jacob worked the outside corner to everybody, and that corner seemed to get bigger as the game went on, as did the Padres frustation. Eventually Matt Kemp got ejected for arguing a ball/strike call; Bud Black followed him to the clubhouse shortly after.  That said, it didn’t appear Kemp showed home plate umpire Dan Iassonga up before he was tossed.  There was a time in baseball when a hitter (or catcher) could object to a pitch call quietly, so long as it wasn’t obvious to the rest of the ball park.  Guess that unwritten rule has been lost to history too.

Today the Shell of Ian Kennedy will face Met wunderkind Noah Syndergaard.

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