Darvish Ks 12, Machado is helping Padres beat Diamondbacks 6-2
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yu Darvish allowed a two-run homer to Christian Walker in the second one inning, and that used to be all of the Arizona Diamondbacks were given off the San Diego Padres’ ace.
Sadly for Darvish, he didn’t get the win in a 6-2 victory regardless of hanging out 12 as a result of he used to be out of the sport by the point the Padres scored 4 runs within the 8th, keyed by way of Manny Machado’s go-ahead unmarried.
Darvish matched his season strikeout prime and didn’t stroll a batter in seven good innings whilst maintaining Arizona to 2 runs and 4 hits. He left with the rating tied at 2. San Diego had two on with one out within the 7th earlier than Tommy Pham grounded right into a double play.
Darvish’s most effective large mistake used to be Walker’s homer to left-center, his 5th, for a 2-1 lead. Kole Calhoun used to be aboard on a leadoff stroll.
“He did what aces do, he shook it off and nearly stated like, ‘That’s all you get from right here,’ and simply persisted to execute pitches,” Padres supervisor Jayce Tingler stated. “That’s precisely what you wish to have to peer from your entire guys, however that’s what top-line pitchers do. In the event that they do surrender runs early, that’s all you get, and that’s what he did.”
Tingler stated Darvish “used to be 0-2 all evening, and it used to be a mix of all of the pitches. No longer most effective used to be he pounding the zone, he used to be sharp, it used to be overdue transferring, the fastballs had excellent lifestyles, he threw some split-fingered fastballs there, that the ones had been one of the vital perfect ones I’ve observed him throw all this yr. He had all of it operating. He used to be exceptional this night, which used to be well-needed.”
Stated Darvish: “I’m now not too acutely aware of being the ace and all that. I feel this is going for any pitcher — you wish to have to stick within the recreation so long as conceivable and stay the crew within the recreation and that’s what I’m seeking to do.”
The Padres broke thru within the 8th. Adam Frazier hit a leadoff unmarried in opposition to Brett de Geus (2-1) and stole 2d and not using a throw. Machado then singled to usher in Frazier. Joe Mantiply walked Trent Grisham with the bases loaded, and pinch-hitter Austin Nola adopted with a two-run unmarried.
Drew Pomeranz (1-0) pitched a scoreless 8th for the win.
Machado and Eric Hosmer homered for the Padres, who blew a 5-Zero lead within the sequence opener Friday evening and misplaced 8-5.
Hosmer tied the sport in the second one with a leadoff shot down the right-field line, his 8th. Machado homered to left with two outs within the first, his 21st.
The Padres loaded the bases in opposition to Taylor Widener with out a outs within the fourth and failed to attain. Victor Caratini popped as much as shortstop and Darvish grounded right into a double play.
Widener allowed two runs and 4 hits in 5 innings, struck out seven and walked two.
Either one of Machado’s large hits got here with two moves. He says he hits nicely with two moves as a result of he used to be taught to take a look at the scoreboard, “which tells you the whole lot concerning the recreation. … The scoreboard is your perfect cheat sheet.”
Padres: All-Famous person SS Fernando Tatis Jr. (partly dislocated left shoulder) shagged fly balls in CF once more in preparation for a conceivable place transfer when he comes off the injured checklist. Tingler stated no determination has been made about transferring Tatis and that he’s been operating in CF for “reactions and reads off the bat … most significantly simply stay his legs staying sturdy and transferring round.” Tatis, who injured his shoulder on a clumsy slide July 30, is eligible to come back off the IL on Tuesday however each he and Tingler say he’ll most probably want extra time.
A matchup of left-handers as Madison Bumgarner (6-6, 4.57 ERA) of the Diamondbacks and Blake Snell (4-4, 5.44) of the Padres carry the sequence to a detailed Sunday. Bumgarner is 2-1 with a 1.80 ERA in 4 begins since coming off the injured checklist July 16. Snell will attempt to win consecutive begins for the primary time this yr.
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