The Hangover 2021 – Games 87-90

The Hangover 2021 – Games 87-90

Washington Nationals vs Padres @ Petco Park

July 5-8, 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.


Game 87

Padres 5, Nationals 7

Winning Pitcher: Wander Suero (1-2, 3.70)

Losing Pitcher: Tim Hill (5-4, 2.65)

Save: Brad Hand (19)

MLB Box Score

The Padres (50-37) were defeated by a score of 7-5 in the first game of four at Petco Park with the Washington Nationals (41-42). Joe Musgrove (5-6, 2.97) gave up five runs on seven hits and a walk with four strikeouts in five innings. Trea Turner hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the second inning, a single by Jon Lester scored Yan Gomes, Victor Robles came home on Alcides Escobar‘s sacrifice bunt, Lester scored on a sacrifice fly by Juan Soto, and a single by Josh Bell drove in Escobar. Bell hit a solo home run in the seventh inning. Escobar’s ground-rule double drove in Robles in the eighth inning.

Lester (2-3, 5.34) allowed five runs (two earned) in three and a third innings on six hits and four walks with two strikeouts. Trent Grisham was hit by a pitch with the bases-loaded to score Jake Cronenworth and Ha-Seong Kim‘s double drove in Manny Machado & Wil Myers in the third inning. Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a solo home run and Cronenworth scored on a Myers double in the fourth inning.

Media

Bell, Turner homer in Nationals’ 7-5 win against Padres – Bernie Wilson, Associated Press

Tatis astounds, but SD can’t gain on rivals – AJ Cassavell, MLB.com

Turner makes immediate impact in return – Jessica Camerato, MLB.com

San Diego Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. hits a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, July 5, 2021, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
San Diego Padres’ Jake Cronenworth, left, stays on second base after hitting a double as Washington Nationals shortstop Alcides Escobar is late with the tag during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 5, 2021, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Joe Musgrove smiles after throwing to first for an out against Washington Nationals’ Juan Soto during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 5, 2021, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)




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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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