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 (41-52) scored fewer runs than the St Louis Cardinals (48-44), 10-2, last night in the first of four games at Busch Stadium.

Christian Friedrich (4-6, 4.55) gave up four runs (three earned) in five and a third innings on six hits and five walks with two strikeouts. Aledmys Diaz scored in the fifth inning on a Matt Holliday single. In the sixth inning, Matt Adams’ double scored Jedd Gyorko and Greg Garcia, Adams scored on a Diaz triple, and Stephen Piscotty hit a single to bring in Diaz. In the seventh inning, Randal Grichuk hit a two-run home run with Yadier Molina on first base and Gyorko followed him with a solo home run. Piscotty hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

Mike Leake (7-7, 4.00) pitched six innings, surrendering one run on six hits and no walks while striking out eleven. Wil Myers got the Golden Sombrero, striking out four times in four at-bats. Matt Kemp hit a solo home run in the fourth inning. Ryan Schimpf scored the other Padres’ run on an Alexi Amarista pinch-hit groundout in the seventh inning.

The second game at Busch Stadium is tonight at 5:15pm PDT. Colin Rea (5-3, 4.95) takes the mound against Carlos Martinez (8-6, 2.85).


Recaps

Win streak ends after Padres drop opener — AJ Cassavell and Nick Krueger (MLB.com)

Padres pummeled by Cardinals in 10-2 defeat — Dennis Lin (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Leake fans 11, walks 0 as Cardinals rout Padres 10-2 — R.B. Fallstrom (The Associated Press)

Leake sharp, Cards bats hot in 10-2 win over PadresTom Timmermann (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

MLB Box Score


Photos

St. Louis Cardinals’ Jedd Gyorko (3) is out at second as San Diego Padres
shortstop Alexei Ramirez turns the double play during the second inning of a baseball game Monday, July 18, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

San Diego Padres’ Matt Kemp hits a solo home run during the fourth inning of a
baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, July 18, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Tommy Pham leaps but can’t catch a solo home run hit by San Diego Padres’ Matt Kemp during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, July
18, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

San Diego Padres’ Wil Myers tosses his bat after striking out to end the top of the fifth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Monday, July 18, 2016, in St. Louis.
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)


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Videos

Padres turn two following two reviews in 2nd

Kemp’s 19th homer of the season

Amarista’s RBI groundout

Grichuk’s two-run homer

Gyorko’s solo home run

Piscotty’s mammoth home run


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