Friars Drop Second Straight Series, This Time To Division Winning Giants.
The Padres lost their second straight series in the first two games, this time with the Giants celebrating a division title on Saturday night. Of the eight division titles won by San Francisco, six have been celebrated with wins against San Diego.
The Padres have now lost four of their last six games and have fallen nine games out of the wild card race with nine to play. They will fly home to San Diego and have their last off day of the season before starting a three-game series against the Dodgers on Tuesday. Below is a recap of their weekend series at China Basin.
Friday, September 21st, 2012
Giants 5, Padres 1
WP Ryan Vogelsong (13-9) 6IP 5H 1R 1ER 1BB 4K 1HR
LP Casey Kelly (2-2) 4.1IP 7H 2R 2ER 4BB 3K 0HR
Chase Headley hit his 29th deep fly of the year but it was far from enough as the Padres lost to the Giants on Friday, 5-1. Casey Kelly lost his second game of the year after allowing the Giants to take the lead from him in the fifth.