While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 146 (SD at AZ)

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

The Padres (68-78) defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks (59-88) 6-5 last night in Phoenix’s Chase Field.

Eric Stults (7-16, 4.49) did Eric Stults things, giving up five runs (two earned) on seven hits and a walk with two strikeouts in six innings.  The big blow came in the fifth inning with two outs and two runners on base, when A.J. Pollock hit a three-run bomb to left center field.

But, fortunately for Stults, the Diamondbacks’ starter was even more Stults-like.

Vidal Nuno (2-11, 4.58) gave up all six of the Padres runs in five innings on eight hits and a walk with two strikeouts.  Rene Rivera hit his tenth home run of the season, a solo shot to left field in the fifth inning, which ties his career season high as a professional.  Rymer Liriano, Cameron Maybin, Jedd Gyorko, Yasmani Grandal, and Yangervis Solarte each had an RBI as well.

This evening Tyson Ross takes the mound for the Friars against Chase Anderson of the D-Backs at 5:10 pm PDT.  The game is being broadcast on Fox Sports One, not Fox Sports San Diego.


Recaps

Six Padres drive in runs to edge D-backs (Corey Brock — MLB.com)

Rivera’s 10th blast buoys Padres’ win (Jeff Sanders — UT San Diego)

Nuno denied his first National League win again (Adam Lichtenstein — MLB.com)

Diamondbacks fall in series opener with Padres (Zach Buchanan — azcentral sports)

MLB Box Score


Tweets


Video

Liriano’s RBI groundout

Maybin’s RBI triple

Pennington nabs Maybin

Solarte’s diving play

Gyorko’s RBI double

Grandal’s RBI single

Solarte’s RBI single

Rivera’s solo homer

Pollock nabs Amarista


Photos

San Diego Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte makes an off-balance throw for the out against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning during a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

San Diego Padres’ Cameron Maybin (24) is tagged out by Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

San Diego Padres shortstop Alexi Amarista (5) turns the double play while avoiding Arizona Diamondbacks’ A.J. Pollock (11) in the eighth inning during a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Phoenix. Mark Trumbo was out at first. The Padres won 6-5. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

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