Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (33-46) scored fewer runs than the Baltimore Orioles (47-30), 12-6, getting swept in a quick two-game series at Petco Park.
Christian Friedrich (4-3, 3.96) gave up six runs (four earned) in five innings on five hits and two walks while striking out seven. Jonathan Schoop doubled in the fourth inning to score Adam Jones. Schoop then scored on a Manny Machado single and Machado then scored on a Mark Trumbo two-run home run. In the fifth inning, a throwing error charged to Friedrich brought Yovani Gallardo and Schoop in to score. Andy Green came out to argue that Chris Davis was out of the basepaths and was thrown out of the game. Brad Hand relieved Friedrich in the sixth inning and gave up another run on Jones’ single to score Francisco Pena. Ryan Buchter started the ninth inning and had five runs scored against him: Two on a Machado ground-rule double and two more on another double by Trumbo. Trumbo then scored when Joey Rickard ground into a fielder’s choice.
Gallardo (3-1, 5.77) pitched six innings, surrendering three runs on three hits and three walks with six strikeouts. Brett Wallace hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning with Melvin Upton Jr. and Wil Myers on base. In the ninth inning, Alexei Ramirez doubled to score Derek Norris. Myers then doubled to bring Alex Dickerson and Ramirez home.
The Padres are off today. The New York Yankees (37-39) come to Petco Park for three games starting tomorrow at 7:40pm PDT. Colin Rea (4-3, 5.05) takes the mound against TBD.
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 (64-68) scored fewer runs than the Texas Rangers (69-62) last night at Petco Park, 8-4, in a game that saw Matt Kemp come up a triple short of a cycle, three Padres’ players injured, and a straight-up steal of home plate.
Andrew Cashner (5-13, 4.15) pitched five innings, giving up four runs on eight hits and no walks with four strikeouts. In the first inning, Prince Fielder hit a two-run home run. Shin-Soo Choo hit an RBI double in the third inning. Yonder Alonso left the game with lower back tightness after that inning. An Elvis Andrus sacrifice fly in the sixth inning added another run. In the seventh inning, Andrus singled with the bases loaded to score three runs. Derek Norris was injured when his arm was caught in the wrong position on Adrian Beltre‘s slide. After Norris was removed, pitcher Shawn Kelley threw one warmup pitch to Austin Hedges and walked off the mound, removing himself after feeling tightness in his forearm. After Kevin Quackenbush came in and faced Will Venable at the plate, Andrus stole home.
Yovani Gallardo (11-9, 3.27) allowed four runs on six hits and one walk with two strikeouts over five innings. A Kemp double in the third inning scored Yangervis Solarte and Brett Wallace. In the fifth inning, Kemp hit a two-run home run. Jedd Gyorko‘s RBI single and Hedges sacrifice fly scored two more in the ninth inning.
The series wraps up tonight at 7:10pm PDT with Ian Kennedy (8-12, 3.94) taking on Cole Hamels (2-1, 3.89).
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (41-49) scored more runs than the Texas Rangers (42-46) yesterday afternoon, 2-1, at Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX, to wrap up the proverbial first half of the 2015 season.
Tyson Ross (6-7, 3.34) looked a lot like his 2014 self, throwing for six and two-thirds innings while allowing no runs on three hits and two walks with six strikeouts. Ross was pulled with two outs in the seventh after a double by Adrian Beltre and a groundout to shortstop put Beltre on third base. Brandon Maurer struck out Rougned Odor to end the inning. While pitching the ninth, on the way to his 23rd save of the season, Craig Kimbrel allowed the Rangers’ only run on an Odor single to bring Beltre around from second base.
Yovani Gallardo (7-8, 2.62) was nearly as tough as Ross, allowing one run on six hits and four walk with three strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings. In the second inning, Will Venable tripled then scored on a Will Middlebrooks ground ball that Odor threw away trying to get Venable out at the plate. Jedd Gyorko‘s single to left field in the seventh inning off Keone Kela brought Justin Upton in to score the Padres’ second and final run of the day.
The Padres, like the rest of Major League Baseball, are off for the next four days. Their next game is Friday, July 17th at 7:10pm PDT against the Colorado Rockies (39-49). TBA is taking the mound for the Friars against the dreaded TBD of the Rockies.
Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. After all, this game went on so long with nothing happening that it seemed to blend into the next day. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (10-11) defeated the Milwaukee Brewers (15-6) in 12 innings by a score of 2-1. Ian Kennedy pitched 6 innings of 1 run baseball, giving up 4 hits and 3 walks with 5 strikeouts. The Brewers’ starter, Yovani Gallardo, pitched 7 innings, giving up 1 run on 5 hits and 2 walks with 4 strikeouts.
Kennedy drove in the first Padres run with a squeeze bunt in the 5th inning that Gallardo misplayed, allowing Yonder Alonso to score and Kennedy to get to first base. Scooter Gennett‘s 5th inning home run off of Kennedy tied up the game at 1. And there it stayed for the next 7 innings.
Chase Headley hit a 447 foot home run in the top of the 12th inning for the Padres second run, which ended up being the winning run. Huston Street retired the side in order in the bottom of the 12th for his seventh save after Donn Roach allowed just one hit over two scoreless innings for his first career win.
The Friars will send out Tyson Ross to face Kyle Lohse at 5:10 pm PDT for the series finale tonight at Miller Park in Milwaukee.