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

The Padres (40-51) were defeated by the Colorado Rockies by a score of 6-3 yesterday afternoon.  All six Rockies runs were thanks to home runs, four solo and one two-run.  Neither starter, Eric Stults for the Padres and Jair Jurrjens for the Rockies, figured into the decision.  Joaquin Benoit was the loser after giving up Tulowitzki’s second solo home run and Drew Stubbs‘ two run shot in the eighth inning.

Jake Goebberts hit his first Major League home run in the fourth inning off Jurrjens.  Seth Smith then hit one off on Jurrjens in the fifth.  The Padres tied the score at 3 in the fifth when Chris Denorfia sprinted home on a Jurrjens wild pitch.

The Friars travel to Los Angeles to open a four-game series with the Dogers at Dogers Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 pm PDT tonight with Odrisamer Despaigne (2-0, 0.92) taking the hill against Clayton Kershaw (10-2, 1.85).


Home runs too much for Padres in series finale (Corey Brock –

And now … K-K-K-Kershaw (Chris Jenkins – UT San Diego)

Solo shots carry Rox to series victory over Padres (Cody Ulm –

5 homers — 2 from Tulo — help Rockies claim needed victory vs. Padres (Patrick Saunders – The Denver Post)

MLB Box Score


“He’s a pain in the neck for us. I can see why he’s an All-Star. He’s really coming into his own.”
Bud Black on the Rockies’ 2B Charlie Blackmon (Brock)

“It was really an amazing feeling, hitting a home run at this level, something I’ve always dreamed of doing.”
Jake Goebbert (Jenkins)



Rockies launch five homers

Goebbert’s first career homer

Venable robs Arenado

Denorfia scores on wild pitch

Smith’s solo home run


San Diego Padres’ Chris Denorfia scores on a Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens wild pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

San Diego Padres’ Alexi Amarista (5) beats the throw to Colorado Rockies first baseman Kyle Parker (16) during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Denver. The Rockies challenged the play, but the play stood as called. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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