While You Were Drinking: Game 131 (SD vs. AZ)

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.

The Padres lost game 1 of the series in Arizona by a score of 6-1 bringing their record to 59-72, 18 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers. The final score doesn’t look that good but the game was not without intrigue: Reymond Fuentes made his major league debut in center field. In his first at-bat he hit a hard chopper and showed off his legs, nearly beating it out. I missed the rest of his at-bats though because I had to watch the most recent episode of Breaking Bad which, incidentally, blew my mind. As I switched back to the game and saw the scoreline at 6-1 in the 7th inning, I didn’t feel so bad – and then I turned on Dexter. I’m a terrible fan.

Ian Kennedy faces his old mates today at 6:40 pm when he takes the hill against David Holmberg.


Bats can’t solve D-backs’ McCarthy in series opener – Corey Brock (mlb.com)

Padres eager to see Fuentes’ Majors potential – Corey Brock (mlb.com)

Two up, two down: D-backs 6, Padres 1 – Dennis Lin (U-T San Diego)


“I was definitely struggling with my command early,” Ross said. “I wasn’t as sharp with the fastball. That is something I need to work on.” [Brock]



I don’t know if Everth Cabrera would have made this play look easier but Logan Forsythe did well enough.

Picture 5


If you were watching Breaking Bad/ Dexter/ (fill in the blank) see the highlights of the entire game right here.

I wouldn’t ordinarily advocate watching Martin Prado drive in two runs with a single to left field but it’s in Spanish so give it a go.

Reymond Fuentes debuts on Monday night.

You are encouraged to comment using an exisitng Twitter, Facebook, or Google account. Upvote comments you find helpful, and only downvote comments that do not belong. The downvote is not a 'disagree' button.

  • I only saw Fuentes’ first AB. How did he look in the other ABs and in CF?