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.
Last night my daughter and I met up with grandpa to catch a good pitcher’s duel and for the most part Eric Stults and Cliff Lee delivered. Unfortunately Lee was better, mowing down the Padres in quick innings of work. With a 3-0 lead Cliff Lee came out to pitch the 9th and promptly surrendered a single to Carlos Quentin and a double to Chase Headley. Lee was pulled, the Padres rallied, and just like that the game went to extra innings where the Padres won the game 4-3 on a walk-off single by Kyle Blanks. The Padres are back in second place (tied with the Rockies) at 39-38, three games behind Arizona.
Thanks to Blanks, Padres win after improbable rally – Jamal Collier (mlb.com)
Two up, two down: Padres 4, Phillies 3 – Jeff Sanders (U-T)
“A guy like Cliff Lee in the ninth inning with a shut out, his pitch count was low 100s but he was still throwing the ball great,” Padres manager Bud Black said. “Looks a little bleak.” [Collier]
Ciriaco is that guy that takes his time pulling to the side of the road as a fire truck is on its way to a three-alarm fire. #PPLive
— Patrick Green (@PatrickPGreen) June 25, 2013
— 90FeetOfPerfection (@duaneharris19) June 25, 2013
It took 4 Padres to take down Kyle Blanks in the dogpile. Imagine if he was really trying to stay on his feet. #PPLive
— Nathan Veale (@The_NV) June 25, 2013
Let’s cut right to the celebration:
Chase Headley talks about the walk-off win.