While You Were (Day) Drinking 2015 Game 12 (SD at CHC)

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.

The Padres finish the series against the Cubs at Wrigley Field today at 11:20am PDT. Andrew Cashner (0-2, 4.09) starts for the Friars versus the Cubs and Jon Lester (0-1, 7.84).


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)

MLB Box Score


“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)



Kemp’s first Padres homer

Myers’ sliding catch

Gyorko’s swift double play

Upton’s RBI single

Middlebrooks’ RBI double

Solarte’s game-tying RBI single


San Diego Padres’ Will Middlebrooks celebrates with teammate Wil Myers after scoring on a Yangervis Solarte single during the ninth inning of an MLB baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago won 7-6 in eleven innings. (Paul Beaty/AP Photo)

San Diego Padres’ center fielder Wil Myers catches a line drive hit by Chicago Cubs’ Chris Coghlan during the first inning of an MLB baseball game Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago won 7-6 in eleven innings. (Paul Beaty/AP Photo)

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