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 (41-55) scored fewer runs than the St Louis Cardinals (51-44), 6-5, last night at Busch Stadium.

Adam Wainwright (9-5, 4.15) pitched six innings, surrendering two runs on seven hits and no walks with eight strikeouts. Ryan Schimpf scored on Alexei Ramirez‘s single and Ramirez came around to score on Travis Jankowski‘s double. Jankowski was thrown out to end the inning trying to stretch his hit into a triple. Ramirez doubled in Schimpf again in the seventh inning and scored on a single by Alex Dickerson. Yangervis Solarte hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

Andrew Cashner (4-7, 4.79) gave up just one run on three hits and no walks in five and two-thirds innings while striking out eight. Greg Garcia hit a ground-rule double to lead off the sixth inning and advanced to third on a groundout by Jedd Gyorko, and scored on a single by Aledmys Diaz. Cashner then hit Matt Holliday in the face with a pitch and was pulled for Brad Hand. In the eighth inning, a single by Gyorko scored Jeremy Hazelbaker and Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run home run, all off Ryan Buchter. Carlos Villanueva loaded the bases in the ninth inning and a walk-off RBI single by Diaz won the game for the Cardinals.

The Padres travel to Washington, D.C. to take on the Nationals (57-39) at Nationals Park for three games starting tonight at 4:05pm PDT. Luis Perdomo (3-4, 7.36) gets the start against Tanner Roark (9-5, 2.82) in the first game.


Recaps

Padres drop heartbreaker as lead gets away — AJ Cassavell and Nick Krueger (MLB.com)

Cashner raises trade stock in latest start — Dennis Lin (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Cardinals rally for 6-5 win over Padres — Steve Overbey (The Associated Press)

Diaz’s walk-off single secures sweep of Padres — Ben Frederickson (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

MLB Box Score


Photos

St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Holliday is hit in the face by a pitch in the sixth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Diego Padres on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Holliday leaves the field after being hit in the face by a pitch in the sixth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Diego Padres on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

San Diego Padres’ Yangervis Solarte watches his solo home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, July 21, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

St. Louis Cardinals’ Aledmys Diaz reacts after hitting a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Diego Padres on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)


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Videos

Ramirez’s RBI single to left

Jankowski’s RBI double

Holliday leaves game after HBP

Ramirez’s RBI double

Dickerson’s RBI single

Solarte’s solo homer

Diaz’s walk-off single


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