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 (17-21) scored more runs than the Milwaukee Brewers (15-22), 8-7, in twelve innings at Miller Park last night.
Luis Perdomo (1-0, 9.77), normally a reliever, started the so-called “bullpen game” that was made necessary by the rain delayed game in Chicago and Andrew Cashner being placed on the disabled list yesterday. Perdomo pitched two innings, giving up two runs on four hits and two walk with four strikeouts. Kirk Nieuwenhuis doubled in the first inning to score Scooter Gennett and Jonathan Lucroy. Brad Hand then pitched four shutout innings. Kevin Quackenbush gave up two runs on another Nieuwenhuis double then a sacrifice fly from Chris Carter to bring Nieuwenhuis home against Ryan Buchter. Alex Presley‘s single and a throwing error by Jose Pirela scored two more in the eighth inning against Brandon Maurer. And, with one out in the twelfth inning, Lucroy hit a solo home run off Carlos Villanueva.
Wily Peralta (2-4, 7.30) gave up six runs on eight hits and three walks with three strikeouts over four and two-thirds innings. Matt Kemp‘s single in the first brought Travis Jankowski home to put the Padres on the board and Melvin Upton Jr.‘s double brought Kemp home. In the third inning, Kemp hit an RBI double to score Wil Myers and Alexei Ramirez singled to score Kemp. Myers and Kemp hit back-to-back solo home runs in the fifth inning. Myers left the game in the top of the ninth with an apparent leg injury and was replaced at first base by Derek Norris. In the twelfth inning, Norris and Upton hit another pair of back-to-back solo home runs to put the Padres ahead.
Cesar Vargas (0-2, 3.54) takes the mound in this afternoon’s series finale against Zach Davies (1-3, 6.29). First pitch is scheduled for 11:10am PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (52-54) scored more runs than the Milwaukee Brewers (44-63), 13-5, last night in the first game of four at Miller Park.
The Padres teed off on Wily Peralta (2-5, 3.90), who surrendered six runs on eight hits and three walks with two strikeouts in three and a third innings. And then they teed off on the Brewers’ bullpen, scoring seven runs on five hits and three walks with six strikeouts. Yangervis Solarte had two home runs and four RBI in four at-bats. Jedd Gyorko went 3-for-5 with two RBI, including a solo home run. Alexi Amarista went 2-for-5 with three RBI. Even Tyson Ross got into the act with his RBI single in the second inning.
Ross (8-8, 3.37) gave up three runs (two earned) in six innings on seven hits and two walks with five strikeouts. In the first inning, a single by Adam Lind drove in Jonathan Lucroy and put Ryan Braun at third base. After striking out Khris Davis, a Ross throwing error to third allowed Braun to score. In the sixth inning, a run scored on a combination of singles by Shane Peterson and Jean Segura, a wild pitch, and a single by Hernan Perez that scored Peterson. Scooter Gennett connected off Marcos Mateo in the ninth inning for a solo home run.
Tonight at Miller Park, Andrew Cashner (4-10, 4.13) gets the start versus the Brewers’ Jimmy Nelson (8-9, 3.76) starting at 5:10pm PDT.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Especially when you filled up on brats and watched Field of Dreams on repeat all day in honor of the film’s 25th anniversary. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (9-11) dropped the first game of their 10-game road trip to the Milwaukee Brewers (15-5) by a score of 4-3 last night. Andrew Cashner got hit early but more or less settled down after the 3rd inning, going 6 innings with 4 runs on 7 hits, 2 walks, and 4 strikeouts. But the offense continued to sputter, going just 1 for 10 with RISP against Wily Peralta, who pitched 6 1/3 innings with 2 runs on 6 hits, 1 walk, and 6 strikeouts.
Yonder Alonso had the one hit with RISP, getting an RBI single in the 4th to score Seth Smith. Chris Denorfia hit a home run in the 7th inning to get the Friars within 1 run, but that was all they could manage.
One positive to take away from this game was that the Padres finally threw out a baserunner attempting a steal, when Ryan Braun was caught by Rene Rivera. So that’s something.
This evening at 5:10 pm PDT, Ian Kennedy tries to win his second game of the season while facing the Brew Crew and the undefeated Yovani Gallardo. And, yes, I’m trying to preemptively jinx Gallardo.