Last Week In Faith: August 1-7, 2022

Last Week In Faith: August 1-7, 2022

Life can get a little confusing at times. A regularly scheduled reminder is very convenient. So here’s a refresher of what happened during the last week in faith.


Colorado Rockies vs Padres @ Petco Park

by Scott Dunsmore

Game 104 – August 1

Padres 4, Rockies 1

San Diego Padres’ Jurickson Profar reacts after hitting a double during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

The Padres (58-46) defeated the Colorado Rockies (46-58) by a score of 4-1 in the first game of five at Petco Park. Mike Clevinger (3-3, 3.13) gave up one run on five hits and no walks with six strikeouts in seven innings.

Jurickson Profar hit a leadoff solo home run, Wil Myers returned from the injured list & drove in Manny Machado with a ground out, and Jake Cronenworth scored on a Nomar Mazara single in the first inning. Trent Grisham hit a solo home run in the seventh inning.

Jurickson Profar goes deep

Wil Myers’ RBI groundout

Nomar Mazara’s RBI single

Jurickson Profar’s diving catch

Trent Grisham’s solo home run


Game 105 – August 2

Padres 13, Rockies 5

San Diego Padres’ Wil Myers, right, slides safely to home, scoring off an RBI-single by Ha-Seong Kim, as Colorado Rockies catcher Brian Serven is late with the tag during the fifth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

The Padres (59-46) defeated the Colorado Rockies (46-59) in the first game of a day-night doubleheader & the second game of their five-game series at Petco Park by a score of 13-5. Yu Darvish (10-4, 3.30) allowed three runs on six hits and two walk while striking out seven in six innings.

Nomar Mazara scored on an Austin Nola sacrifice fly and Trent Grisham hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Wil Myers scored on a Ha-Seong Kim single in the fifth inning. Grisham scored on Manny Machado‘s sacrifice fly and Jake Cronenworth hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning. Jurickson Profar doubled to drive in Nola & Grisham and Jorge Alfaro hit a bases-loaded single to drive in Profar & Machado in the seventh inning. José Azocar scored on Kim’s triple and Kim scored on a ground out by Grisham in the eighth inning.

Rockies vs. Padres Highlights


Game 106 – August 2

Padres 3, Rockies 2

San Diego Padres’ Trent Grisham celebrates after hitting a walk-off home run during the ninth inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

The Padres (60-46) defeated the Colorado Rockies (46-60) by a score of 3-2 in the second game of a day-night doubleheader and third game of their five-game series at Petco Park. Reiss Knehr (0-0, 1.50) was called up from AAA El Paso to make the start, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks with one strikeout in three and two-thirds innings. New closer Josh Hader (2-4, 4.11) got the win by pitching a hitless, scoreless ninth inning in his Padres debut.

Jorge Alfaro‘s sacrifice fly scored Jurickson Profar and Manny Machado scored on a Wil Myers sacrifice fly in the first inning. Trent Grisham hit a walk-off solo home run in the ninth inning.

Jorge Alfaro’s sac fly

Wil Myers’ sac fly

Trent Grisham’s walk-off home run

Bob Melvin on Grisham, Hader


Game 107 – August 3

Padres 9, Rockies 1

San Diego Padres’ Manny Machado, right, celebrates with Josh Bell after hitting a home run against the Colorado Rockies during the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

The Padres (61-46) defeated the Colorado Rockies (46-61) by a score of 9-1 in the fourth game of their five-game series at Petco Park. Blake Snell (4-5, 4.16) allowed one run on four hits and no walks while striking out nine in six innings.

Jake Cronenworth was hit by a pitch with bases loaded and Brandon Drury hit a grand slam home run in the first inning. Trent Grisham‘s fourth inning double drove in Jorge Alfaro. Manny Machado hit a solo home run and Cronenworth hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning.

This game marked the Padres debuts on Drury, Josh Bell, and Juan Soto.

Brandon Drury’s grand slam

Manny Machado’s 19th homer

Jake Cronenworth’s 11th home run

Melvin on fans, Drury and more


Game 108 – August 4

Rockies 7, Padres 3

San Diego Padres’ Juan Soto watches his triple against the Colorado Rockies during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

The Padres (61-47) were defeated by a score of 7-2 in the finale of their five-game series against the Colorado Rockies (47-61) at Petco Park. Joe Musgrove (8-5, 3.00) gave up six runs on eight hits and a walk with six strikeouts in four and two-thirds innings.

Juan Soto scored on a Josh Bell single and Austin Nola singled to drive in Bell in the sixth inning. Manny Machado‘s ninth inning single scored Nola.

Josh Bell’s RBI single

Austin Nola’s RBI single

Manny Machado’s RBI single


Friar #NoFilter: Josh Bell

by Padres Haiku

So full confession, I had a post written for Esteury Ruiz where I got to link out this page. But since then a small trade went through that sent him to the Washington Nationals. Don’t kick yourself if you missed it but the Padres acquired a little known outfielder called John Sogo. Also coming over in the deal is Josh Bell. I’ve actually wanted Bell for the Padres since he was on the Pirates, but didn’t think it was going to happen after he got traded to Washington in 2020. Since he was the second biggest name traded to the Padres this deadline (Cam Gallagher being the first obvs), let’s take a look at his IG.

Is that a young Josh on the left or current Josh being creepy on the right? We’ll never know. 

“I am Vengeance.” -Josh Bell, probably, 15 times a day. 

Hey, Art But Make It Sports, my DMs are open.

Josh’s mom. Perfect no notes.

Josh Bell’s dad is most certainly an early 90’s police investigator about to crack the biggest case of his life, if only the lieutenant would get out of the way!


Padres vs Los Angeles dodgers @ dodger Stadium

by Scott Dunsmore

Game 109 – August 5

dodgers 8, Padres 1

San Diego Padres’ Juan Soto, right, hits a single as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith watches during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Padres (61-48) were defeated by a score of 8-1 in the first game of three with the Los Angeles dodgers (73-33) at dodger Stadium. Sean Manaea (6-6, 4.74) gave up eight runs on ten hits and a walk with seven strikeouts in four innings.

Brandon Drury‘s ninth inning sacrifice fly drove in Josh Bell for the Padres’ lone run.

Brandon Drury pops sacrifice fly


Game 110 – August 6

dodgers 8, Padres 3

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Mike Clevinger throws to the plate during the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Padres (61-49) were defeated by the Los Angeles dodgers (74-33) in the second game of three at dodger Stadium by a score of 8-3. Mike Clevinger (3-4, 3.60) allowed five runs on seven hits and a walk with three strikeouts in four and two-thirds innings.

Brandon Drury‘s double drove in Juan Soto, Josh Bell scored on a Jake Cronenworth ground out, and Wil Myers singled to score Drury in the fourth inning.

Brandon Drury’s RBI double

Jake Cronenworth’s RBI groundout

Wil Myers’ RBI single

Bob Melvin on 8-3 loss to Dodgers


Game 111 – August 7

dodgers 4, Padres 0

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Yu Darvish wipes his face as he walks back to the dugout after the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Padres (61-50) were defeated by the Los Angeles dodgers, 4-0, losing all three games at dodger Stadium. Yu Darvish (10-5, 3.28) allowed two runs on seven hits and no walks with five strikeouts in six innings.

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Scott Dunsmore has been a Padres fan since the 3rd grade. The Ghost of Ray Kroc possessed his body in 2011 and now won't leave.

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