The Hangover 2021 – Games 91-93
Colorado Rockies vs Padres @ Petco Park
July 9-11, 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 4, Rockies 2
Winning Pitcher: Miguel Diaz (3-1, 2.30)
Losing Pitcher: Kyle Freeland (1-3, 5.48)
Save: Mark Melancon (27)
The Padres (53-38) defeated the Colorado Rockies (38-51) in the first game of three at Petco Park by a score of 4-2. Reiss Knehr (0-0, 4.91) allowed two runs on three hits and four walks with three strikeouts in three and two-thirds innings while making his Major League debut. Elias Diaz drew a bases-loaded walk allowing Trevor Story to score in the second inning. Chris Owings scored on Kyle Freeland‘s double in the third inning.
Freeland (1-3, 5.48) gave up three runs on six hits and two walks with three strikeouts in five innings. Jake Cronenworth scored on a single by Trent Grisham in the fourth inning. Cronenworth scored on a Grisham ground out and Wil Myers doubled to drive in Manny Machado in the sixth inning. Machado singled in the seventh inning to drive in Tommy Pham.
Diaz, Padres bullpen dominate in 4-2 win over Rockies – Richard J. Marcus, Associated Press
Callup Knehr gives Friars a lift vs. Rox – AJ Cassavell, MLB.com
Freeland’s night cut short vs. Padres – Daniel Guerrero, MLB.com