Machado went 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs and four RBI in Friday's loss to Colorado. Machado produced nearly all of San Diego's offense in the loss, as he collected half of the team's hits and drove in all four of its runs. The multi-homer game was Machado's second of the season, both of which have come in July. On the month, he is slashing .360/.430/.744 with eight homers, 25 RBI and an 11:13 BB:K over 24 games.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and a strikeout as San Diego defeated Oakland, 7-4 on Tuesday. Machado took reliever Yusmeiro Petit deep to left for his 18th long ball to cap a five-run fifth and singled in his next at-bat in the seventh inning. This continues a scorching July that's seen the third baseman slash .356/.427/.693 with six home runs and eight doubles, both of which are Machado's most in any month, a fact more impressive given the All-Star break.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's 9-3 loss to Miami. Machado's solo shot in the fourth inning gave the Padres a short-lived 2-1 lead. The All-Star slugger has been terrific this month, going 24-for-71 (.338) with 13 extra-base hits and 18 RBI. On the season, he's slashing .275/.355/.497 with 17 long balls and 60 runs scored through 392 plate appearances.
Machado is out of the lineup for the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader with Atlanta. After starting at third base and going 1-for-3 with a walk in the Padres' 3-2 win in the opening game of the day, Machado will receive a breather for the nightcap. Ha-Seong Kim checks in for Machado at the hot corner.
Machado went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer, two runs and two strikeouts in Sunday's 8-7 loss to the Nationals. Machado has recorded hits in each of his first three games after the All-Star break, and he's posted multi-hit performances in each of the last two contests. The 29-year-old has gone 6-for-12 with a home run, a double, five RBI and five runs across the last three games.