Odrisamer Despaigne Pitches a gem

Last night I had the pleasure of attending a pretty exciting baseball game in San Diego and sitting a mere 100' or so from home plate.  Odrisamer Despaigne of the Padres tossed a 7 inning, 100 pitch gem with a career high 9 strikeouts. We expected to see some offense since the Brewers are no slugs when it comes to producing runs (2nd in the NL).  Despite that, Despaigne manged to hold the Brewers to just 2 runs (only 1 earned).  All of the productive offense in this game happened in the last 4 innings with both the Brewers and Padres putting up runs in the 7th frame. The Padres tied up the game in the bottom of the 9th when Francisco Rodriguez gave up a solo shot to Rene Rivera.…
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