Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening soaking in a pool of your own perspiration. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (70-80) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (69-82) by a score of 5-4 last night at Petco Park.  Alexi Amarista went 3-for-4 with a 2-run home run and came a triple short of hitting for the cycle.  Tony Gwynn Jr. started for the Phillies and received a nice ovation to lead off the game.

Ian Kennedy (11-13, 3.80) pitched six full innings, giving up three runs on three hits and four walks with seven strikeouts to earn the win.  Kennedy allowed two home runs to Phillies’ batters:  a solo shot by Domonic Brown in the second inning and a two-run shot by Freddy Galvis in the fifth inning.

A.J. Burnett (8-17, 4.40) pitched five and two-thirds for the Phillies, allowing all five Padres’ runs (four earned) on eight hits and four walks with four strikeouts.  Along with Amarista’s home run, Will Venable and Jedd Gyorko each had an RBI for the Friars.  Cory Spangenberg led off the game with a triple.  Kevin Quackenbush pitched the ninth for his fourth save.

Tonight at 7:10 pm PDT, the Padres and Eric Stults (7-16, 4.49) take on the Phillies and Cole Hamels (8-7, 2.51).


Amarista’s homer helps Padres rally past Phillies (Corey Brock —

On muggy night, ball flies in Padres win (Dennis Lin — UT San Diego)

Burnett coy about future after giving up lead in loss (Todd Zolecki —

MLB Box Score



Gwynn Jr. receives an ovation

Amarista’s diving catch

Amarista’s two-run homer

Luchadores run wild in the booth


San Diego Padres’ bench coach Dave Roberts throws during batting practice before the Padres baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

San Diego Padres’ Alexi Amarista watches as his two-run home run heads for the right field seats against the Philadelphia Phillies during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

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