The Hangover 2019 – Games 97-99

The Hangover 2019 – Games 97-99

Padres vs Chicago Cubs @ Wrigley Field

July 19-21, 2019

Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after a couple of days of partying with fellow Padres fans in the Gaslamp. The occasional memory refresher can come in handy. Here’s a friendly reminder of what we may have missed while we were drinking.

This is The Hangover.

Game 97

Chicago Cubs 6, Padres 5

Winning Pitcher: Pedro Strop (2-3, 4.81)

Losing Pitcher: Craig Stammen (6-5, 3.68)

Save: Craig Kimbrel (5)

MLB Box Score

The Padres (46-51) scored fewer runs, 6-5, than the Chicago Cubs (53-44) in the first of three games at Wrigley Field. Eric Lauer (5-7, 4.31) allowed five runs on six hits and three walks with seven strikeouts in four and two-thirds innings. Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam home run in the third inning. Javier Báez hit a solo home run in the fifth inning. Addison Russell scored on an Eric Hosmer fielding error on a David Bote ground ball fielder’s choice.

Jon Lester (9-6, 3.87) gave up four runs on twelve hits and no walks while striking out six over six innings. Manuel Margot scored on Hunter Renfroe‘s sacrifice fly in the first inning. Manny Machado hit a two-run home run in the third inning. Franmil Reyes came in to score on Francisco Mejía‘s double in the fifth inning. Josh Naylor hit a pinch-hit solo home run to lead off the eighth inning.


Rizzo hit slam, Cubs overcome Machado, beat Padres 6-5 – Associated Press

Late miscues cost Padres in Wrigley opener – Russell Dorsey,

Rizzo, Baez homer as Cubs win on late errors – Jordan Bastian,

San Diego Padres’ trainer Michael Salazar, left, uses a wet towel to cool off San Diego Padres’ Manuel Margot (7) during the second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Friday, July,19, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
Chicago Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo (44) watches his grand slam home run against the San Diego Padres during the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, July,19, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
San Diego Padres’ Josh Naylor celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run against the Chicago Cubs during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 19, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)


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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 was finally exorcised by Elon Musk in 2022.

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