The Padres skid continued Thursday because the staff dropped its fourth recreation in a row, and in irritating vogue, whereas opening a four-game set with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Nearer Taylor Rogers gave up 4 runs within the backside of the ninth because the Brewers got here again to win 5-4. He received in hassle instantly, loading the bases on a single to Keston Hiura, then hitting Kolton Wong and former Padre Victor Caratini.
Jace Peterson promptly made him pay, tripling to deliver all of them in. Nabil Crismatt spelled him, however former NL MVP Andrew McCutchen, who had been in a skid, nonetheless delivered the ultimate blow, driving in Peterson with a single for the win.
Rogers, who did not log an out in his look, suffered his third blown save. The loss waste a robust effort by starter Sean Manaea, who went six innings, giving up one run and placing out eight.
The Padres‘ brief journey can’t be a winner – they need to salvage the ultimate three video games to make it a 3-4 jaunt after being swept by the St. Louis Cardinals earlier than heading to Milwaukee.
In addition they missed a main alternative to realize floor on the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers, additionally victimized by a NL Central staff. The Pittsburgh Pirates swept the Dodgers as effectively, however the Padres started the day nonetheless three video games again within the NL West.
“It’s simply a kind of issues the place we’re simply falling a bit of bit brief,” manger Bob Melvin advised MLB.com. “It’s irritating for us, however you simply maintain working to maintain combating your method out.”
In different information, the staff ended its transient relationship with Robinson Canó, the previous New York Met who signed final month. The Friars tried to ship him to Triple-A El Paso after he hit lower than .100 with 10 strikeouts, in accordance with MLB, however he declined, opting to go away San Diego as a free agent.
The Padres set their starters for the rest of the collection – Joe Musgrove on Friday, adopted by MacKenzie Gore and, in his return from the injured record, Mike Clevinger.