The San Diego Padres are three-1 following taking the initially series of the season against the San Francisco Giants. Let’s recap how they got right here:
Game 1: Padres two, Giants
Eric Lauer got the get in touch with as the Opening Day starter and showed up, pitching six shutout innings just before handing it more than to a extra-than-capable bullpen.
Fernando Tatis Jr. picked up the initially hit of his profession in his initially big-league at-bat, and picked up his second later with a bunt single. Wil Myers batted in each runs, a single of them off of a solo house run.
Game two: Padres four, Giants 1
Tatis Jr. and Myers stayed hot, and Manuel Margot chimed in with a timely two-run single. Ian Kinsler showed that he’s extra than just a veteran defensive player, hitting a solo house run in the 3rd inning to give San Diego their initially three-run lead of the season.
Joey Lucchesi didn’t really get the six shutout innings that Lauer did, but the Padres produced it all way till the 9th inning of the second game of the series just before providing up a run to the Giants. Evan Longoria hit a solo house run, and Kirby Yates loaded up the bases just before receiving out of a jam and selecting up the save (his 2nd of the season).
Game three: Giants three, Padres two
Nick Margevicius produced his MLB debut, the initially time he had pitched above A-level, and gave up just 1 run in five sturdy innings.
Robert Stock, who had pitched 1.two innings the evening just before, got lit up. three runs scored (which includes the a single attributed to Margevicius) just before Stock was pulled, not receiving a single out.
Eric Hosmer attempted to will the group back on his personal, going three-four with a double and two RBIs, but it wasn’t adequate.
Game four: Padres three, Giants 1
Chris Paddack’s big-league debut was absolutely nothing brief of thrilling, going fantastic by means of the initially three innings and carrying a no-hitter by means of the 4th inning.
The offense didn’t get any runs on the board till following Paddack exited the game, with Hosmer selecting up a vital RBI single to tie the game in the 5th and Manny Machado beating out a double-play in the 7th to assure that the go-ahead run could score.
The bullpen pitched four scoreless innings, which includes two innings from newcomer Adam Warren. Kirby Yates picked up his 3rd save of the series, and the Padres escaped with a series victory.
The Padres will play a 3-game series vs. the Diamondbacks at Petco Park more than the subsequent 3 days, just before traveling to St. Louis to start out a series against the Cardinals on Thursday.