Settling the Score: Friday’s results

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The Padres entered Friday’s action ranked last in the National League in batting average, on-base percentage, OPS, and runs scored. So of course they beat up on Marlins’ ace Jose Fernandez.

Fernandez was tagged for six runs (five earned) in five innings last night as the Marlins fell to the Padres by the score of 10-1 at PETCO Park in San Diego. Jedd Gyorko did the heavy lifting for the Padres’ offense, swatting a two-run homer off Fernandez in the second inning and then a grand slam in a six-run sixth inning.

Tyson Ross earned the win after striking out eight batters over seven innings of one-run ball. After a strong showing during the second half last year, the 27-year-old right-hander owns a 3.02 ERA and 45/18 K/BB ratio in 50 2/3 innings across his first eight starts this season.

Your Friday box scores:

Marlins 1, Padres 10

Astros 3, Orioles 4

Phillies 3, Mets 2 (11 innings)

Cardinals 4, Pirates 6

Angels 4, Blue Jays 3

Indians 6, Rays 3

Rockies 3, Reds 4

Twins 2, Tigers 1

Cubs 2, Braves 3 (10 innings)

Red Sox 0, Rangers 8

Yankees 5, Brewers 3

Diamondbacks 3, White Sox 9

Giants 3, Dodgers 1

Nationals 0, Athletics 8

Royals 6, Mariners 1

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Dodgers announce World Series rotation order

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We know Clayton Kershaw will oppose Dallas Keuchel in Game 1 of the World Series. We now know the rest of the Dodgers’ rotation order, per Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times. After Kershaw, it’ll be Rich Hill, then Yu Darvish, followed by Alex Wood.

No surprise, that’s the same order the Dodgers used in the NLCS against the Cubs. Dodger starters combined to post a 2.67 ERA with 31 strikeouts and four walks across 27 innings in the NLCS.

The Astros haven’t yet announced their rotation order, but we can safely assume Justin Verlander will follow Keuchel in Game 2.