Condensed Game: SF@SD - 3/31/19

31 Mar 201908:48

TLDRIn a thrilling baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres, Chris Paddock made an impressive major league debut with multiple strikeouts. Despite his performance, the game saw a series of lead changes. Ultimately, the Padres secured a 3-1 victory, with key contributions from Machado and Hedges, who helped establish a two-run lead. The game showcased great athleticism and strategic plays from both sides.


  • ๐ŸฅŠ Chris Paddock achieved his first strikeout in the major leagues against Brandon Belt.
  • ๐Ÿ‘Š Paddock recorded back-to-back strikeouts and struck out the side in order, showcasing his effective changeup grip and arm slot.
  • ๐ŸŽถ The game remained scoreless for a while with Paddock continuing his impressive pitching performance.
  • ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ Myers was thrown out at first base after hitting a line drive to right field, showcasing Gerardo Parra's quick throw.
  • ๐Ÿ”ฅ Paddock's pitching resulted in a total of seven strikeouts by the end of the fourth inning.
  • ๐ŸŒŸ Brandon Crawford hit the first hit of the day for the Giants in the fifth inning with a high changeup.
  • ๐Ÿž Crawford's hit led to a run scored and the Giants took a 1-0 lead.
  • ๐Ÿš€ Pablo Sandoval's 10-pitch at-bat resulted in a double, scoring the game's first run and giving the Giants a 2-0 lead.
  • ๐Ÿ”„ The game tied at 2-2 after Eric Hosmer's hit drove in Cordero.
  • ๐Ÿš€ Greg Garcia's double in the seventh inning put runners on second and third with one out.
  • ๐Ÿ† The Padres took a 3-1 lead with Manny Machado's ground ball and a run scored, followed by Austin Hedges' RBI single giving the Padres a two-run lead.
  • ๐ŸŽ‰ The Padres won the game 3-1, with Chris Paddock making a successful major league debut, though not factoring into the decision.

Q & A

  • Who recorded the first strikeout in the game?

    -Chris Paddock recorded the first strikeout in the game, against Brandon Belt.

  • How many strikeouts did Chris Paddock achieve in the first inning?

    -Chris Paddock achieved three strikeouts in the first inning.

  • What was the first hit of the game for the Giants?

    -The first hit of the game for the Giants was by Brandon Crawford in the fifth inning.

  • Which player scored the first run of the game and how was it scored?

    -Pablo Sandoval scored the first run of the game by doubling in the game's first run after a 10-pitch at-bat.

  • What was the final score of the game?

    -The final score of the game was Padres 3, Giants 1.

  • Which player was thrown out at first base by Gerardo Parra?

    -Chris Paddock was thrown out at first base by Gerardo Parra.

  • How many strikeouts did Chris Paddock achieve in total?

    -Chris Paddock achieved a total of seven strikeouts.

  • Which player tied the game with an RBI in the seventh inning?

    -Eric Hosmer tied the game with an RBI in the seventh inning.

  • What was the result of the game for the Padres in the series against the Giants?

    -The Padres were able to take three out of four games from the San Francisco Giants.

  • Who was the player that scored the go-ahead run for the Padres?

    -Manny Machado scored the go-ahead run for the Padres.

  • Which player secured the final out for the Padres?

    -Austin Hedges secured the final out for the Padres with a catch.



๐ŸฅŽ Chris Paddock's Impressive Major League Debut

Chris Paddock makes a remarkable first impression in the big leagues with back-to-back strikeouts and a total of seven in the game. He showcases his effective 'cambio' or changeup pitch, maintaining the same arm slot and speed as his fastball. Despite his performance, Paddock is thrown out at first base on a base hit to right field, a rare occurrence reminiscent of Larry Walker's days with Colorado. The game remains scoreless, with both teams displaying impressive defensive plays.


๐ŸŸ๏ธ Padres Take the Lead in the Seventh Inning

In the bottom of the seventh inning, the Padres apply pressure on the Giants. Austin Hedges and the pinch hitter Renfro contribute to the Padres' offensive push. Greg Garcia's double and subsequent plays lead to the Padres taking a 2-1 lead. Manny Machado's hustle and a key play by Austin Hedges at third base extend the Padres' lead to 3-1. The aggressive approach against the Giants' pitcher Dyson pays off, and the Padres capitalize on early mistakes to secure a two-run lead.



๐Ÿ’กChris Paddock

Chris Paddock is mentioned as a player who has a significant performance in the game. He is the pitcher who gets multiple strikeouts, showcasing his skill in the video. His successful major league debut is highlighted, indicating his importance to the game's outcome and his contribution to the Padres' victory.


A 'strikeout' in baseball is when a batter gets three strikes called against them without getting a hit. In the script, Chris Paddock is noted for his ability to strike out opponents, which is a key defensive action in baseball. The term is used to describe Paddock's dominance in the game, as he 'strikes out the side in order' and achieves 'seven strikeouts'.


A 'changeup' is a type of pitch in baseball thrown with a different grip and speed than the pitcher's fastball, often to deceive the batter. The script mentions that Paddock has a 'sweet cambio working,' which means he is effectively using the changeup pitch to get ahead of the batters, contributing to his successful performance.


A 'double' in baseball is when a batter hits the ball and is able to reach second base safely in one play. The script describes a play where Manuel Margot gets a double, which is a significant offensive action that can lead to scoring runs and is a key part of the game's strategy.

๐Ÿ’กLine Drive

A 'line drive' is a hard-hit baseball that travels close to the ground in a straight line. In the script, a line drive to right field is mentioned, which is a type of hit that can be difficult for fielders to catch and often results in base hits or extra-base hits, impacting the game's flow.


RBI stands for 'Runs Batted In,' which is a statistic in baseball that credits a batter for making a play that allows a runner to score. The script mentions an RBI by Eric Hosmer, which is an important offensive contribution that directly leads to a run being scored for the team.

๐Ÿ’กPinch Hitter

A 'pinch hitter' is a baseball player who is sent to bat in place of another player, usually to give the team a better chance of getting a hit. The script refers to a pinch hitter, Renfro, who is used strategically to put pressure on the opposing team's defense.


A 'grounder' is a baseball term for a ball that bounces on the ground after being hit. The script describes a grounder 'inside the bag at third down the line to left,' which is a type of play that can result in an out or a hit depending on how it's fielded.

๐Ÿ’กDouble Play

A 'double play' occurs in baseball when two outs are made on one continuous play. The script mentions a 'double played end things here in the fourth inning,' which is a defensive achievement that can quickly change the momentum of the game by eliminating two offensive threats.


A 'splitter,' also known as a 'split-finger fastball,' is a pitch thrown with a grip between the fingers that gives it a different movement than a standard fastball. The script describes a splitter 'off the table' that the batter 'swings right over the top of it,' illustrating the effectiveness of this pitch in deceiving the hitter.

๐Ÿ’กPop Fly

A 'pop fly' or 'pop-up' is a high, short fly ball that is easy for fielders to catch. The script mentions a 'panic pops it up,' which is a situation where the batter hits the ball in a way that it becomes an easy out for the defense, often due to poor contact.


Chris Paddock earns his first strikeout in the big leagues against Brandon Belt.

Paddock achieves back-to-back strikeouts and showcases his effective changeup grip.

Paddock strikes out the side in order, demonstrating dominance early in the game.

Manuel Margot hits a double, putting runners on second and third with two outs.

Paddock's pitch is too close to the corner, preventing Myers from scoring easily.

Paddock gets a base hit but is thrown out at first by Gerardo Parra, a Gold Glove right fielder.

Chris Paddock records five straight strikeouts, an impressive feat in his major league debut.

Pablo Sandoval's 10-pitch at-bat results in a double, scoring the game's first run.

Eric Hosmer drives in a run, tying the game with a line drive into right field.

Austin Hedges and Renfro put pressure on the Giants with a base hit and subsequent play.

Greg Garcia's double advances runners, setting up a scoring opportunity for the Padres.

Manny Machado's hustle and quick reaction give the Padres a 2-1 lead.

Austin Hedges' RBI single extends the Padres' lead to 3-1.

The Padres' aggressive approach against Dyson pays off with key swings and misses.

Tatis makes a spectacular catch to secure the Padres' 3-1 victory over the Giants.

Chris Paddock's successful major league debut, despite not being part of the decision, is noteworthy.

The Padres take three out of four games against the San Francisco Giants, starting the season strong.