Found July 04, 2013 on Padres Public:
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. It was another rough one to watch last night, as the Padres lost in walk-off fashion 2-1 to extend their losing streak to 5 games. Edinson Volquez went 6 strong innings but the offense and bullpen spoiled his birthday win. The Padres are now 5 games under .500 at 40-45, yet are in 4th place and only 3.5 games back in the NL West. With 4 games separating  all 5 teams in the division, the race is still wide open. Eric Stults looks to help end the Padres current skid, as he takes on Allen Webster today at 10:35AM in the finale at Fenway. Happy 4th of July to everyone out there and be safe today! Recaps: Volquez strong, but Padres fall on walk-off homer – Corey Brock (MLB.com) Two up, two down: Red Sox 2, Padres 1 – Jeff Sanders (SDUT) Quote: “It was a gutty performance,” said Padres manager Bud Black of Volquez’s outing. “I liked the no walks. ...
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