Originally posted on Padres Public  |  Last updated 8/24/13
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. Edinson Volquez sank to a new low last night, lasting only 2/3 of an inning while surrendering 6 runs (5 earned) before he recorded a single out. It was so bad, in fact, the Padres designated him for assignment today and called up Brad Brach to take his space on the roster. Luckily for us, last night Tim Stauffer, Jedd Gyorko and Will Venable came through in the clutch. Stauffer relieved Volquez and pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings. Gyorko had 2 home runs & Venable had one of his own, to lead the Padres to a 8-6 win over the Chicago Cubs. Tonight, it’s Eric Stults against Jeff Samardzija at 5:40 pm PDT. I have yet to confirm this, but Left Coast Bias, who normally does these for Friday games, may still be hungover and/or passed out after witnessing Volquez’ “performance” last night. And I don’t even know if he was even watching the game! I
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