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

The Padres (38-51) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (35-56), 5-4, last night in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (5-9, 4.75) gave up four runs on eleven hits and two walks with four strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings. Buster Posey‘s RBI single in the first inning drove in Brandon Belt. In the second inning, Johnny Cueto singled to score Brandon Crawford but Cueto was thrown out after rounding first base. Miguel Gonzalez‘ sacrifice fly drove in Hunter Pence and Gorkys Hernandez scored on Denard Span‘s single in the sixth inning. Posey hit a solo home run in the seventh inning,

Cueto (6-7, 4.59) allowed three runs in four innings on six hits and three walks with five strikeouts. Cory Spangenberg scored on Jabari Blash‘s double and Blash scored on an Erick Aybar single in the second inning. In the fourth inning, Aybar came home on a single by Austin Hedges. Jose Pirela‘s single in the ninth inning drove in Manuel Margot.

Tonight, Jhoulys Chacin (8-7, 4.32) starts the second game against Madison Bumgarner (0-3, 3.00), who makes his first appearance since going on the disabled list on April 20th. First pitch is scheduled for 5:40pm PDT.


Padres let Giants escape in 2nd-half openerAJ Cassavell and Chris Haft (

Padres fall to Giants as second half opensDennis Lin (The San Diego Union-Tribune)

Span, Posey lead Giants to 5-4 win against Padres – Bernie Wilson (The Associated Press)

Johnny Cueto struggles, but Giants win in San Diego – John Shea (San Francisco Chronicle)

MLB Box Score / Fangraphs


San Francisco Giants’ Gorkys Hernandez (66) is caught stealing second base as San Diego Padres shortstop Erick Aybar waits to apply the tag during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, July 14, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

San Diego Padres’ Jabari Blash scores on a single by Erick Aybar during the second inning of the team’s baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Friday, July 14, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

San Francisco Giants’ Buster Posey watches his home run during the seventh inning of the baseball game against the San Diego Padres on Friday, July 14, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)



Blash rips an RBI double down left-field line

Aybar cracks an RBI single to right-center

Hedges cracks an RBI single to right field

Pirela reaches on RBI infield single

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