In the Padres’ 2-1 loss to Milwaukee at Miller Park, the right-hander had the kind of performance that reaffirmed his progress, while still showing he has significant room for growth.
San Diego Padres’ Cory Spangenberg is congratulated in the dugout after his home run against the Milwaukee Brewers during the eleventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Milwaukee.
Hernan Perez and Manny Pina provided the offense with solo home runs in the sixth inning and Milwaukee’s defense chipped in with a pair of double plays.
The Milwaukee Brewers got the best of a Father’s Day pitcher’s duel with the San Diego Padres on Sunday, winning 2-1.
Thames was 2-for-5 on the day, swatting his second home run in his last two games, with 5 RBI in that time. On Friday night, Thames’ game-ending shot in the 10th was the seventh home run of the game.
Manager Andy Green said Margot will likely serve as the DH in one game then play in the field the next and after an off-day Wednesday, get re-evaluated.
The Chicago White Sox crushed the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4, the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 and the Detroit Tigers were too good for the Tampa Bay Rays 13-4. You battle back late. “You take some good swings in extra innings, too”.
“I did pretty well”, he said.
The Miami Marlins shut out the Atlanta Braves 5-0, the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 10-4, the Boston Red Sox edged the Houston Astros 2-1 and the Minnesota Twins went down to the Cleveland Indians 8-1.
“He had a plus breaking ball”, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. We have to keep the ball down, that’s what it is.
The Brewers hit three of their own, including an inside-the-park homer by Orlando Arcia that put Milwaukee on the board in the third. It was the first run scored by the Padres that didn’t come courtesy of the long ball in the first two games of the series. Four security guards gang tackled and escorted him off the field. Jose Torres got the win to improve to 4-2 this season while Phil Maton got his first save of the year. Phil Maton pitched the 11th for his first career save.
Red Sox 6, Astros 5 • Xander Bogaerts hit two home runs, his first multihomer game, and had four RBIs to carry visiting Boston to victory. It is the fastest in franchise history to reach 100.
Padres: OF Manuel Margot (strained right calf) ran the bases Saturday.
“It was a good pitch”, Perdomo said through an interpreter. “Our expectation is he is days away from a rehab start.”.
“We didn’t really muster many opportunities against Jimmy Nelson today”, Green said.
Since a rare, eight-run blow-up on May 20, Perdomo has posted a 3.03 ERA over his last five starts. Chase Anderson gave up three runs on five hits while striking out six over seven innings of work, not factoring in the decision.
Starting Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson completed all nine innings and recorded ten strikeouts.