The Hangover 2021 – Games 136-138
Houston Astros vs Padres @ Petco Park
September 3-5, 2021
Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an entire year of watching baseball from anywhere other than the ballpark. The occasional memory refresher can come in handy. Here’s a reminder of what we may have missed while most of us were still staying at home.
This is The Hangover.
Padres 3, Astros 6
Winning Pitcher: Emilio Pagán (4-1, 3.58)
Losing Pitcher: Blake Taylor (3-4, 3.38)
Save: Ryan Pressly (23)
The Padres (71-64) were defeated by a score of 6-3 in the first game of three at Petco Park with the Houston Astros (79-55). Jake Arrieta (5-12, 7.04) allowed three run on three hits and a walk with three strikeouts in five innings. Carlos Correa hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning. Kyle Tucker hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning. Jose Siri scored on a single by Jake Meyers in the ninth inning.
José Urquidy (6-3, 3.42) gave up two runs on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts in four and a third innings. Ha-Seong Kim scored on a Manny Machado single in the third inning. Tommy Pham doubled to drive in Trent Grisham in the fifth inning. Wil Myers scored on a single by Adam Frazier in the sixth inning.
Tucker, Correa homer for Astros in 6-3 win vs Padres – Bernie Wilson, Associated Press
Padres miss chance as Astros take opener – Shaun O’Neill, MLB.com
Astros pad division lead on Tucker’s homer – Daniel Guerrero, MLB.com