Sometimes things get a little fuzzy during an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (7-13) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (10-11), 5-4, in the first of three games at AT&T Park.

Drew Pomeranz (2-2, 2.86) pitched just four and a third innings, surrendering four runs (three earned) on seven hit and three walks with six strikeouts. Solo home runs by Hunter Pence in the fourth inning off Pomeranz and Buster Posey in seventh inning off Carlos Villanueva cemented the win for the Giants.

Madison Bumgarner (2-2, 3.64) gave up two runs on six hits and two walks with nine strikeouts in six and two-thirds innings. Jon Jay‘s RBI single in the third put the Friars on the board. And Derek Norris hit an RBI double off Bumgarner in the sixth inning. The Padres started to rally against the Giants’ bullpen, scoring two runs off Hunter Strickland in the eighth inning on an RBI single by Alexei Ramirez and another RBI single by Brett Wallace. But it wasn’t enough.

Tonight at 7:15pm PDT, James Shields (0-3, 4.15) goes up against Johnny Cueto (3-1, 3.49).


Recaps

Padres rally vs. Giants’ bullpen, but fall short — AJ Cassavell and Chris Haft (MLB.com)

Padres lose third straight, drop opener to Giants – Dennis Lin (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Bumgarner wins for first time in four starts since opener — Janie McCauley (The Associated Press)

Giants beat Padres; Pagan, Pence, Posey produce — John Shea (San Francisco Chronicle)

MLB Box Score


Photos

San Diego Padres pitcher Drew Pomeranz works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 25, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

San Francisco Giants’ Hunter Pence runs the bases after hitting a home run off San Diego Padres’ Drew Pomeranz in the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 25, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

San Diego Padres’ Luis Perdomo works against the San Francisco Giants in the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 25, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

San Diego Padres’ Matt Kemp, right, is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez (10) after scoring against the San Francisco Giants in the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 25, 2016, in San Francisco. Kemp scored on a double by Padres’ Derek Norris. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)


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Videos

Jay’s RBI single

Upton Jr’s outstanding throw

Upton Jr. steals second

Norris’ RBI double

Ramirez’s RBI single

Wallace’s RBI single

Kemp makes catch, call stands

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  • ballybunion

    My dad always told me you don’t know what kind of team you have (other than a returning veteran team) until they’ve played 30-40 games. The Padres have played just 20, but so far, it looks like a team that can play good teams tough, but not quite good enough to win consistently. It looks like if they had a high average bat, consistent setup men, and fewer errors, they could be very competitive, almost contenders. Getting Solarte and Spangenberg back would help, and Balsley will straighten out Quack and Maurer eventually, but it looks like Preller should have lowered his value of Norris and traded him, making Hedges the starting catcher.