The Hangover 2021 – Games 160-162
Padres vs San Francisco Giants @ Oracle Park
October 1-3, 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 0, Giants 3
Winning Pitcher: Anthony DeSclafani (13-7, 3.17)
Losing Pitcher: Pedro Avila (0-1, 2.25)
Save: Camilo Doval (3)
The Padres (78-82) were defeated by the San Francisco Giants (106-54) in the first of three games at Oracle Park by a score of 3-0. Pedro Avila (0-1, 2.25) made his first appearance as a Padre since 2019, giving up two runs (one earned) on four hits and three walks with five strikeouts in four innings. Darin Ruf hit a solo home run and Brandon Crawford scored on a Mike Yastrzemski single in the first inning. A LaMonte Wade Jr. sacrifice fly drove in Donovan Solano in the sixth inning.
Anthony DeSclafani (13-7, 3.17) pitched five shutout innings on four hits and no walks while striking out three.
Giants clinch at least tie in NL West, match team wins mark – Janie McCauley, Associated Press
Loss puts .500 out of reach for Padres – AJ Cassavell, MLB.com
Giants on verge after 7th straight win – Maria Guardado, MLB.com