The Hangover 2020 – NL Wild Card Series

The Hangover 2020 – NL Wild Card Series

St Louis Cardinals vs Padres @ Petco Park

September 30 – October 2, 2020

Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after a couple of days of trying to watch postseason games on the down low during work Zoom meetings. The occasional memory refresher can come in handy. Here’s a friendly reminder of what we may have missed while we were (still) stuck in quarantine.

This is The Hangover: NL Wild Card Edition.


Game 1

Cardinals 7, Padres 4

Winning Pitcher: Giovanny Gallegos (1-0, 0,00)

Losing Pitcher: Chris Paddack (0-1, 23.14)

Save: Alex Reyes (1)

MLB Box Score

The Padres (0-1) scored fewer runs than the St Louis Cardinals (1-0) in their best-of-three National League Wild Card series at Petco Park, 7-4. Chris Paddack (0-1, 23.14) gave up six runs on eight hits and no walks with one strikeout in two and a third innings. Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run, Dylan Carson scored on a Yadier Molina single, and Molina came home on Matt Carpenter‘s sacrifice fly in the first inning. Paul DeJong singled to drive in Carlson and Carpenter singled to drive in Molina in the third inning. Dexter Fowler‘s single in the ninth inning drove in DeJong.

Kwang Hyun Kim (0-0, 7.36) allowed three runs on five hits and two walks while striking out two over three and two-thirds innings. Fernando Tatis Jr. scored on a sacrifice fly by Eric Hosmer in the first inning. Austin Nola‘s sacrifice fly in the second scored Jake Cronenworth. Tatis Jr. scored on a single by Tommy Pham in the third inning. Nola hit a sacrifice fly that drove in Pham in the sixth inning.

Media

Goldschmidt, Cardinals win 7-4 in Padres’ return to playoffs – Bernie Wilson, Associated Press

1st pitches are Paddack’s undoing in Game 1 – AJ Cassavell, MLB.com

Cards pounce with 4-run 1st, hold off Padres – Anne Rogers, MLB.com

San Diego Padres’ Austin Nola hits a sacrifice fly during the second inning of a National League wild-card series baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in San Diego. Jake Cronenworth scored on the play. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Tommy Edman, left, drops the ball as San Diego Padres’ Tommy Pham advances to third during the sixth inning of Game 1 of a National League wild-card baseball series Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in San Diego. Edman was charged with an error. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Tommy Edman, left, tags out San Diego Padres’ Jake Cronenworth to complete a double play during the sixth inning of Game 1 of a National League wild-card baseball series Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in San Diego. Austin Nola was out on a sacrifice fly and Tommy Pham scored. (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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