While You Were Drinking: Game 129 (SD vs CHC)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after a night in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

After a comeback win Friday night following Edinson Volquez‘s (hopefully) last appearance as a Friar, the Padres and Eric Stults came ever so close to beating Jeff Samardzija and the Cubs Saturday night. But — as the saying goes — close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, as the Padres lost 3-2.

The season series with the Cubs ends today at 1:10pm PDT with Andrew Cashner dressing the deer against Chris Rusin.

Recaps

Stults solid, but Samardzija limits Padres – AJ Cassavell (MLB.com)

Forsythe error costly in loss to Cubs – Bill Center (UT San Diego)

Quote

 “Stultsy did his part. Samardzija was just a little bit better.”
Bud Black on Eric Stults night. (Fox Sports San Diego)

 

“Venable has a lot of momentum, a lot of confidence. He’s swinging great. When they make mistakes, he’s swinging, he’s not taking them. And he’s squaring them up.”
Black on Will Venable‘s hot bat. (Center)

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Pictures

San Diego Padres’ Will Venable high-fives his way through the dugout after hitting a solo game-tying home run against the Chicago Cubs in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in San Diego.
(AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Home plate umpire Eric Cooper leaves San Diego Padres manager Bud Black, left, after explaining his call involving a hit batter in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in San Diego.
(AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Video

Will Venable hits his 19th homer of the season, tying the game at 1 in the sixth inning.

Jaff Decker lays out in left for a great diving catch that robs Brian Bogusevic of a base hit.

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