Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub at a mile high of elevation. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (9-5) scored a lot more runs than the Colorado Rockies (7-6) last night at Coors Field in Denver, 14-3. Odrisamer Despaigne (2-0, 1.47) recorded the win by pitching six and two-thirds innings while only surrendering two runs on six hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Those two runs came in the bottom of the fourth inning when Justin Morneau singled to score Troy Tulowitzki from second base, Nick Hundley walked, and Rafael Ynoa bounced a single off of Jedd Gyorko‘s glove into right field to score Morneau. The Rockies’ third run came in the bottom of the ninth when Charlie Blackmon tripled to center field, scoring Daniel Descalso.

Jorge De La Rosa (0-1, 31.50) lasted just two innings, giving up nine runs (seven earned) on nine hits and a walk with three strikeouts. In the first inning, Derek Norris had one of his two doubles, Matt Kemp doubled to score Norris, Justin Upton singled, Gyorko doubled to score Kemp, and Yonder Alonso singled to score Upton and Gyorko. In the second inning, Will Myers reached on an error and advanced to second base on a wild pitch, Norris singled to send Myers to third base, Kemp singled to score Myers, Will Middlebrooks tripled to score Norris and Kemp, and Alonso hit a sacrifice fly to score Middlebrooks. In the Padres’ fifth inning, a Will Venable two-run home run capped off another five-run inning.

Tonight at 5:40pm PDT matches Brandon Morrow (0-0, 1.29) against Tyler Matzek (1-0, 1.80) in the second game of the four-game series at Coors Field.


Padres’ early barrage backs strong Despaigne — Jack Etkin and Owen Perkins (

Padres blitz Rockies in 14-3 blowout — Dennis Lin (UT San Diego)

Jorge De La Rosa pounded by Padres, who lengthen Rockies’ losing streak — Patrick Saunders (The Denver Post)

MLB Box Score


“I was too excited and I was overthrowing.”
Jorge De La Rosa (Saunders)



Despaigne gets hit, makes play

Gyorko’s RBI double

Middlebrooks’ two-run triple

Venable’s two-run home run

Norris’ RBI double


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