The Padres, typically annoyed over their lack of offensive consistency, broke out once more Sunday with three large innings in a 13-6 win over the last-place Colorado Rockies.
The 17-hit assault included a three-hit day by Ha-Seong Kim and three house runs, by Wil Myers, Manny Machado and Brandon Drury.
The Padres jumped out to a 7-2 lead by the top of the third inning, but it surely had dwindled to only two runs within the fifth. That modified dramatically within the eighth, when Machado hit his thirty first homer of the yr after Kim led off the inning with a double and Juan Soto singled.
The Friars went back-to-back because of Drury, who adopted with a solo shot, his twenty eighth. Then with two outs, Jurickson Profar singled and survived a pickoff try because of an overturned name, extending the inning for Austin Nola, who doubled to drive him in for a 12-5 lead.
The Padres scored 22 runs within the ultimate two video games of the collection after dropping the primary recreation to the Rockies in 10 innings. Machado additionally hit a milestone – 100 RBIs on the season.
“I imply, we wouldn’t be right here with out him, I may inform you that,” Myers stated of Machado, to Bally Sports activities San Diego.
With Sunday’s win, the Friars gained a recreation on Philadelphia within the wild-card race. The Braves have already got secured their wild-card spot, with the Padres holding on to the second and the Phillies main Milwaukee, on the surface wanting in, by 1.5 video games.
The Padres, after an off day Monday, welcome the Dodgers to Petco Park as they open their ultimate common season house stand of the yr – a protracted one at 9 video games. Myers stated he’s “actually wanting ahead” to it because the group tries to “end what we began and get into the playoffs.”
Blake Snell and Joe Musgrove take the mound within the first two video games; the group has but to decide on Thursday’s starter.