While You Were (Day) Drinking 2014 Game 2 (LAD vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an afternoon in the pub, as you get more and more confused as to how the second home game of the season can be Opening Day. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres lost to the Dodgers 3-2 in the second game of the 2014 season. Or, as the Padres called it, Opening Day. Ian Kennedy gave up a solo home run to Yasiel Puig in the first inning and never found a groove in five innings, giving up three runs on five hits and one walk with four strikeouts.

The Dodgers starter, Zack Greinke, didn’t pitch much better in his five innings, giving up two runs on two hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Seth Smith hit his second home run in as many games with his solo shot in the fourth inning after getting the start in left field. But the Padres offense managed to go 0 for 6 with RISP, including pinch-hitter Nick Hundley striking out with the bases loaded and two out in the ninth inning.

Tomorrow, Tyson Ross takes the hill against Dan Haren in the opening series finale at 7:10 pm PDT in the first actual night game of the 2014 Padres season.

Recaps

Padres’ rally comes up short vs. Dodgers – Corey Brock (MLB.com)

Puig gets best of Kennedy, Padres – Jeff Sanders (UT San Diego)

Puig hits 410-foot homer in LA’s 3-2 win vs Padres – Bernie Wilson (Associated Press)

MLB.com Box Score

Quote

“Yeah, that’s baseball.”
Chase Headley, answering a question postgame. (Fox Sports San Diego)

Tweets

Video

Yasiel Puig hammers a dinger over the left-field wall as Carl Crawford scores to give the Dodgers an early lead.

Yonder Alonso sprints along the right-field line and makes an over-the-shoulder catch to rob a hit in the third inning.

Seth Smith smacks a homer over the right-field wall to cut the Padres’ deficit to 3-1 in the fourth inning.

Jedd Gyorko races home on a wild pitch to cut the Padres’ deficit to 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth.

The Padres’ ballgirl down the first-base line drops to her knees to snag a sinking line-drive foul ball in the seventh inning.

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  • USMC53

    Some great tweets up there.
    Without even watching the telecast, I already know I agree with those who were bashing Enberg. Get Mark Grant someone who is young, energetic, knows the rules, and knows the players’ names.