While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 160 (SD at SF)

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 (77-83) defeated the San Francisco Giants (86-74) 4-1 last night at AT&T Park.  The Giants’ loss means they will not host a Wild Card Play-In game against either the Pittsburgh Pirates or the St Louis Cardinals, depending on how the NL Central race shakes out.

Ian Kennedy (13-13, 3.63) pitched seven innings last night, giving up the one Giants’ run on four hits and two walks with six strikeouts.  In so doing, Kennedy was the first Padres’ pitcher to log 200 innings pitched with 200 strikeouts in a season since Jake Peavy did it in 2007.

Ryan Vogelsong (8-13, 4.00) gave up all four Padres’ runs in five and a third innings on six hits and two walk with five strikeouts.  Yasmani Grandal, Seth Smith, and Rene Rivera all had RBI hits.

This afternoon at 1:05 pm PDT the Padres will send Eric Stults (8-17, 4.42) to the mound against the aforementioned Peavy (6-4, 2.20) in the penultimate game of the 2014 season.


Recaps

Kennedy closes out season with strong win (Corey Brock — MLB.com)

Kennedy beats Giants, reaches 200/200 (Dennis Lin — UT San Diego)

Loss ensures Giants will play Wild Card on road (Thomas Harding — MLB.com)

Giants lose chance of hosting wild-card game (Henry Schulman — San Francisco Chronicle)

MLB Box Score


Tweets


Video

Grandal’s RBI single

Spangenberg’s diving stop

Broadcasters cage Panda

Smith’s RBI double

Rivera’s two-run single

Amarista’s barehanded gem


Photos

San Diego Padres’ Will Venable, right, scores behind San Francisco Giants catcher Andrew Susac in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. Venable scored on a single by Padres’ Yasmani Grandal. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

San Diego Padres’ Jedd Gyorko, left, bobbles a ball hit by San Francisco Giants’ Andrew Susac as Giants’ Hunter Pence (8) slides safely into second base in the second inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

San Diego Padres’ Seth Smith follows through on an RBI double against the San Francisco Giants in the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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