Morning Dump

– In April, you take the positives out of a loss and try to ride them into the next game. In late August, when your team is physically crumbling and wins are rare, it has to be harder to paste on that smile.

Padres first. Venable struck out, catcher C.Stewart to first baseman A.Huff. Bartlett doubled to right. Maybin grounded out, third baseman Sandoval to first baseman A.Huff, Bartlett to third. Guzman singled to left, Bartlett scored. Guzman was picked off, catcher C.Stewart to first baseman A.Huff, Guzman out.

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