While You Were (Day) Drinking 2014 Game 135 (LAD vs SD)

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

The Padres (64-71) were defeated rather handily in the final game of their three game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers (77-60) by a score of 7-1, denying the Friars a sweep.

Eric Stults (6-15, 4.56) was not horrible, giving up just two runs in six innings on five hits and five walks with four strikeouts.  Dodgers’ starter Hyun-Jin Ryu (14-6, 3.28) was better though, coming off the disabled list to only allow one run in seven innings on four hits and no walks with seven strikeouts.

L.A. pulled ahead in the eighth inning, scoring a total of four runs off of Blaine Boyer, Alex Torres, and Jesse Hahn, who then surrendered the Dodgers’ seventh run in the ninth inning.

This afternoon Tyson Ross (12-12, 2.64) faces the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks and Trevor Cahill (3-9, 4.98) on Labor Day at 1:10 pm PDT in the first of a four-game series.


Padres let Dodgers pull away late in series finale (Tim Powers — MLB.com)

Padres can’t pull off sweep of L.A. (Chris Jenkins — UT San Diego)

Ryu cruises past Padres in return from DL (Ken Gurnick — MLB.com)

MLB Box Score


“That’s the way it goes. Sometimes the hard ones get caught, and when you make good pitches, those ones fall in. It was just one of those days where it was a battle.”
Eric Stults (Powers)



Grandal’s RBI double

Liriano’s interesting catch

Medica’s catch in foul ground

Fan falls into foul territory

Kemp scores on wild pitch

Almonte’s strong throw

Amarista’s impressive play


San Diego Padres right fielder Rymer Liriano makes diving attempt to catch a pop up hit by Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in San Diego. Liriano lost the ball in the sun and the play went for a double. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

San Diego Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte, left, loses a popup hit by Los Angeles Dodgers’ Adrian Gonzalez in the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Matt Kemp is safe scoring on a wild pitch as San Diego Padres pitcher Jesse Hahn applies a late tag during a four run Dodgers’ rally in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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