Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an afternoon in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.
The Padres (7-5) scored less runs, 7-6, than the Chicago Cubs (6-4) in 11 innings yesterday at Wrigley Field. After the Padres rallied in the ninth inning to tie the game at six, Starlin Castro had a walkoff RBI single off of the Padres’ Craig Kimbrel in the bottom of the eleventh inning.
Tyson Ross (1-0, 4.08) and the Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 6.10) started but neither figured in the decision. Matt Kemp put the Friars on the board with a two-run home run — his first home run as a Padre — in the first inning. Cubs’ catcher Miguel Montero had two home runs in consecutive at-bats, a solo shot in the sixth inning and a two-run one in the seventh inning.
Padres rally late, but fall in extras — Corey Brock and Sarah Trotto (MLB.com)
Padres rally, then fall short in extras — Dennis Lin (UT San Diego)
Bryant gets 1st hit, reaches 5 times as Cubs beat Padres 7-6 — Patrick Rose (Associated Press)
“The guys did a heck of a job that last inning to come out and score those runs. I just didn’t do my job today.”
Craig Kimbrel (Lin)
“We just battled. A hit here, a hit there, some big hits. We kept fighting. That shows the character of our team. We had good battle. That’s a good sign for our team.”
Matt Kemp (Brock/Trotto)
Yonder Alonso batting second. The 2015 Padres have officially jumped the shark.
— Padres Prospects (@PadresProspects) April 18, 2015
Wow Wrigley sure got quiet in a hurry.
— Marc Normandin (@Marc_Normandin) April 18, 2015
That was by far my favorite Kemp homer of the season.
— Gaslamp Ball (@gaslampball) April 18, 2015
Matt Kemp and Yasmani Grandal now tied with 1 HR. Kemp has 5 other XBH, Grandal none.
— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) April 18, 2015
Kris Bryant is on first base. I repeat, Kris Bryant is on first base. He draws a walk. #cubs
— Sarah Trotto (@sarahtrotto) April 18, 2015
Wil Myers: You were born in the 70s? Nieves: Yeah, it's my thing. #PadsDugoutConvos
— The Kept Faith (@thekeptfaith) April 18, 2015
Well, @Mudcat55 saw that coming.
— Daniel (@padrefan858) April 18, 2015
keep taking those two-seamers at the edge of the plate Cubbies. 6 K's for @TysonRoss now.
— bave (@daveysapien) April 18, 2015
— Matt A. (@matthewverygood) April 18, 2015
— Dennis Lin (@dennistlin) April 18, 2015
A second consecutive walk for Bryant…
— Andy Masur (@Andy_Masur1) April 18, 2015
"Hey Alexi! Who are you?" Nice one, Cubs fan.
— Tim Arzaga (@SDHatGuy) April 18, 2015
Port-a-potty bouncers at Wrigley. I have seen it all.. pic.twitter.com/3rlwH5ehGV
— Matt Lindner (@mattlindner) April 18, 2015
Don't worry Alonso, @michaelnooris mommy said he was an error too.
— Joey Ferraro (@sdemt6) April 18, 2015
The national nightmare is finally over. Bryant got his 1st hit and RBI.
— Tony Losoya (@Tony_Losoya) April 18, 2015
Been 7 mins but Kris Bryant RBI single ball already displayed in lobby of Hall of Fame.
— Batting Stance Guy (@BattingStanceG) April 18, 2015
Alonso's good bat is distracting him from playing good defense.
— Kevin Thompson (@ParkAtThePark) April 18, 2015
Man, the Cubs scorekeeper is going to some extreme lengths to make his team look good.
— Richard (@gdarklighter) April 18, 2015
is Soler some sort of weird superhero?
— Greg Weeks (@GregWeeksUNCC) April 18, 2015
I was out, was Cobra Commader in the lineup all day today? Cobra Cubmander? Cubra Commander? Shut up? pic.twitter.com/SJUWCPSaA8
— VM David (@VocalMinoritySD) April 18, 2015
Hard to like anything Bud Black has done today.
— Change the Padres (@ChangeThePadres) April 18, 2015
So now that he can hit, Alonso's going be shithouse on D?
— Pog Lankford (@poglankford) April 18, 2015
This is one of those game on the line situations where I miss Will Venable being an everyday player. #sarcasmdetector
— Padres Jagoff (@PadresJagoff) April 18, 2015
I see things are getting exciting at the Construction Confines.
— PadresTrail (@PadresTrail) April 18, 2015
I love sarcastic applause from the other team's fans!
— Sac Bunt Chris (@SacBuntChris) April 18, 2015
— jesse agler (@jesseagler) April 18, 2015
— The Pitiful Padres (@ThePitifulPadre) April 18, 2015
“extra panels” #Dickisms
— Sean D. (@WonkoSD) April 18, 2015
— Ben Higgins (@BenHigginsSD) April 18, 2015
These Cubs fans sound like morons.
— Sac Bunt Chris (@SacBuntChris) April 18, 2015
One of the dudes from Blue Man Group is playing RF for the Cubs today. pic.twitter.com/3aq0wK1OJG
— Productive Outs (@ProductiveOuts) April 18, 2015
Cubs fan sitting by the speaker needs new material. #padres
— Annie Heilbrunn (@annieheilbrunn) April 18, 2015
Presumably Will goes to left, joining Wil in center. Will will remain at third, although Wil – who was catching earlier – was pulled #Padres
— Ian E.R. Smith (@SDRedBull8) April 18, 2015
Cubs fan thinks every batted ball is a hit. It’s like 30,000 Dick Enbergs all at once.
— Corey Stewart (@CoreyAStewart) April 18, 2015
If 'off the glove of Gyorko" was used as a drinking game, I would be tanked right now.
— Dave Palet (@DavePalet) April 18, 2015
There is a spot where not having an established SS hurts you. Play must be made. #Padres
— Derek Togerson (@DerekNBCSD) April 18, 2015