Feast or Famine. Jekyll or Hyde. Tons of runs or next to nothing.
Right now there’s no in between for the San Diego Padres offense. And other than those three days at Coors Field, the Padres are struggling to score.
Philadelphia won 2-1 and shut-out the visitors for the first eight innings.
A RBI single by Brett Wallace helped San Diego avoid what would have been the team’s 5th shutout in 9 games.
The Phillies dropped the Friars to 3-6 on the season after their latest low-scoring affair.
At some point the levee will break but it's tough sledding right now.
Phillies starting pitcher Jerad Eickhoff kept the Padres off-balance with his curveball.
He wound up with 9 strikeouts over scoreless innings of work.
Jon Jay’s 8-game hitting streak also came to a close. The centerfielder went 0-for-4 with 2 strikeouts.
The Padres will try to earn a split in the series Thursday when they wrap up their 7-game road trip.
Drew Pomeranz opposes Vince Velasquez on the mound.
After that contest, San Diego opens up a 9-game homestand with Arizona starting on Friday night.