Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night at the pub.  Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (26-28) scored more runs than the New York Mets (29-23) last night, 7-2, in the second of three games at Petco Park.

Ian Kennedy (3-5, 6.60) pitched six innings and allowed both Mets’ runs on six hits and two walks with eight strikeouts. Michael Cuddyer singled to score Ruben Tejada in the first inning. Cuddyer scored the second run in the sixth inning on a single by Wilmer Flores.

Noah Syndergaard (2-3, 3.77) came into the game with a sub-2 ERA, but left after just four innings with seven runs on ten hits and zero walks with ten strikeouts. It was the second game in a row where a starting pitcher pitched less than five innings while striking out ten batters after Andrew Cashner did it on Monday.

Alexi Amarista had a single deflect off of Syndergaard’s glove to score Yonder Alonso and Will Middlebrooks with no outs in the second inning. Will Venable then tripled to knock in Amarista and Cory Spangenberg after Kennedy successfully executed a sacrifice bunt — only the second one of the season by a Padres pitcher.

Spangenberg came up in the third inning with two outs and Alonso on first base and was called out at third base before Alonso crossed the plate. But the call was overturned on review, giving Spangenberg a triple. Derek Norris hit a home run to left field with Venable on first base in the fourth inning to round out the Padres scoring on the night.

Tonight at 6:10pm PDT, James Shields (6-0, 3.69) takes the mound in the rubber game against the Mets’ Dillon Gee (0-2, 3.86).


Sharp in every facet, Padres top Mets — Corey Brock and Anthony DiComo (

Kennedy, Padres rebound to beat Mets — Jeff Sanders (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Kennedy outduels Syndergaard in Padres’ 7-2 win over Mets — (The Associated Press)

Mets, Noah Syndergaard hammered by Padres — Mike Puma (New York Post)

MLB Box Score



Norris nabs Lagares

Amarista’s two-run single

Venable’s two-run triple

Spangenberg’s RBI triple

Norris’ two-run homer

Alonso snares liner

Flores’ terrific catch


San Diego Padres’ Will Venable hits a two-run triple against the New York Mets during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

San Diego Padres’ Will Venable gestures toward teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run triple, as New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada stands nearby during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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