On June 18, the Padres took the loss in the last game of the Pirates series. This was another one of those games that sends your emotions for a ride. In the 11th inning, the Padres scored 3 runs, putting them in the lead, but the Pirates came back with four more runs of their own, winning them game.
Joey Lucchesi started at the mound and pitched 5 innings. Lucchesi pitched 86 total pitches with 56 strikes, giving up 4 runs and 6 hits. As for the Padres bullpen, Cal Quantrill and Luis Perdomo came in and pitched scoreless innings. Kirby Yates and Phil Maton both gave up three runs and Matt Wisler gave up 2 in his 0.1 innings pitched, giving Wisler the loss.
As the score suggests, the Padres offense showed up to play, scoring 10 runs off 13 hits. Collectively the team went 7-18 with RISP, but even after going up 10-7 in the top of the 11th, it was not enough to snag a win.
After being swept by the Pirates, the Padres drop to two games below .500.
Final score: Pirates 11-10
The Padres get the day off tomorrow before heading to Baltimore for a quick two game series.