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.
Tyson Ross was off his game last night but got the Padres into the 7th at 3-1 before the floodgates opened and the Pirates pushed ahead 8-1. This game was not a complete loss however. Well yes it was. But there was a positive: Jedd Gyorko. The guy can hit a baseball and he can also field his position. So we’ve got that going for us.
The Padres are officially in last place at 56-70, 1/2 game behind the San Francisco Giants. Ian Kennedy tries to get the Padres 1 game in the series today at 3:40 pm when he faces rookie Gerrit Cole
Gyorko’s blast lone spark for sluggish Padres - AJ Cassavell (mlb.com)
Two up, two down: Pirates 8, Padres 1 – Dennis Lin (U-T San Diego)
“The expectation level with Tyson may be a little bit unfair here, early on, with where he’s been,” Padres manager Bud Black said. “Not his best command of the fastball...