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.
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)
“Yeah, that’s baseball.”
Chase Headley, answering a question postgame. (Fox Sports San Diego)
— Gaslamp Ball (@gaslampball) April 1, 2014
— Peter in Pt. Loma (@SDPete1963) April 1, 2014
— Jeff Sanders (@JeffSanders_UT) April 1, 2014
It's interesting to hear Mattingly do interviews. I have a bag of rocks that makes all the same points.
— The Kept Faith (@thekeptfaith) April 1, 2014
“Let’s go to the Padres-Dodgers game in a Giants shirt!”- some idiot at Petco probably
— Rob (@ThisIsSan_Diego) April 1, 2014
Ian Kennedy loses his no-hit bid with 27 outs to go. #padres
— Bernie Wilson (@berniewilson) April 1, 2014
— Matthew T. Hall (@SDuncovered) April 1, 2014
Ad for the "Military Freedom card"from Sycuan behind the plate has a flag, eagle, and the constitution. So, our Sunday uniforms in 5 years.
— VM David (@VocalMinoritySD) April 1, 2014
Dick defending terrible umpires. The Padres should be embarrassed.
— Oscar (@haha1721) April 1, 2014
Karma for me, my wife is a A's fan and I was making fun of their offense last night! Now I get to watch the #Padres offense
— FightinFriars (@FakePadsGM) April 1, 2014
Oh, man. Dick Enberg having an awful game.
— SingingFriar (@singingfriar) April 1, 2014
I'm not happy with Dick Enberg, but I'm afraid of the audition process the Padres will hold to find his replacement.
— Kevin Thompson (@ParkAtThePark) April 1, 2014
I'd like to give credit to @Mudcat55 for jinxing the perfect game as well.
— Nathan Zack (@taterz1021) April 2, 2014
I had to leave the game early for my grandpas 99th bday. Saw a bunch of Dodger fans leaving too. #shocker
— RJ's Fro (@RJsFro) April 2, 2014
How the hell do you walk a guy who has batted 100 the last 3 years #Padres
— FightinFriars (@FakePadsGM) April 2, 2014
There goes Crawford…embracing the true spirit of being a Dodger. #douche
— Kevin B. (@CornfedFriar) April 2, 2014
Really don't need to see replays of Puig's HR. This is FSSD not FSLA. #justsaying
— Jessica M. (@UNLVRebelGirl) April 2, 2014
Puig couldn't look more casual catching a fly ball if he put on a Hawaiian shirt and flip-flops.
— Ben Higgins (@BenHigginsSD) April 2, 2014
— VM David (@VocalMinoritySD) April 2, 2014
— Mike (@sdmike) April 2, 2014
The Padres’ ballgirl down the first-base line drops to her knees to snag a sinking line-drive foul ball in the seventh inning.