Machado is hitting .087 (2-for-23) thus far in spring.
While one of Machado's hits is a home run, he has also struck out seven times. The Padres are counting on the third baseman to take a step forward this season after signing him to a 10-year, $300 million contract last February. Machado was a mild disappointment during his first campaign in San Diego, batting .256 with 32 home runs and 85 RBI.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a double in a loss to Arizona on Sunday.
Machado concluded his first year in San Diego by going 6-for-11 over his final three games. Nonetheless, the 27-year-old's season as a whole was mildly disappointing as his .256 batting average was the lowest of his career and his home run (32) and RBI (85) totals fell short of his 2018 marks. The Padres invested heavily in Machado last offseason and will undoubtedly be expecting a bounceback campaign in 2020.
Machado went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a walk in Saturday's 6-5 loss to the Diamondbacks.
Trailing 1-0 in the third inning, Machado belted a Robbie Ray offering over the fence in left-center field to pull the Padres ahead. Machado is up to 32 homers, 85 RBI and 81 runs scored in 155 games this year.
Machado went 3-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 6-3 loss to the Diamondbacks.
Machado's game-tying blast came in the sixth inning off reliever Matt Andriese. The slugger is up to 31 homers, 83 RBI and 80 runs scored while slashing .253/.332/.455 in 154 games this season.
Machado is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Dodgers.
Machado will be out of the lineup for the second time in three games as the Padres look to evaluate their roster for next season. Ty France is starting at third base Wednesday in Machado's stead.
Machado is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Diamondbacks.
Machado will get the day off Sunday with the Padres out of playoff contention. Seth Mejias-Brean will man the hot corner in Machado's place.
Machado is not in Thursday's lineup against the Brewers.
There's no getting around the fact that this has been an underwhelming first full year in the National League for Machado. He is hitting .140 in September and .253/.332/.456 with 30 home runs and five steals in 148 games. His 106 wRC+ is his second-worst mark over the past six years, trailing only the 101 wRC+ he posted in 2017. Seth Mejias-Brean is starting at third base and hitting sixth.
Machado went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run and a walk in Saturday's 11-10 loss to the Rockies.
Machado's blast came in the eighth inning off Rockies reliever Bryan Shaw to bring the Padres within a run, but they ultimately failed to tie the game. The blast cinched Machado's fifth consecutive 30-homer season. He's added 82 RBI, 78 runs scored and a .258/.335/.466 slash line in 144 games during 2019.
Machado received treatment on his left arm Friday, Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Machado was hit by a curveball in a pinch-hit appearance Thursday. The process he underwent Friday included receiving electrical impulses to stimulate blood flow and promote healing. Despite the treatment, Machado is playing third base and batting third Saturday and is not expected to miss any time.
Machado was hit by a pitch, driving in a run in his lone plate appearance in a loss to the Cubs on Thursday.
Incredibly, Machado's entrance as a pinch hitter marked the first time in 1,068 career games that he came off the bench for a plate appearance. He was hit by Rowan Wick's fifth pitch, pushing across the Padres' only run of the game. Machado has struggled to start September, hitting only .162 with one homer in 37 at-bats, but he is likely to resume his regular starting duties Friday.
Machado is not in Thursday's lineup against the Cubs.
He has started the last 19 games and is hitting .209 with three home runs, one steal and a 14:10 K:BB in 67 at-bats over that stretch. Ty France will start at third base and hit sixth.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored in Friday's 8-3 loss to the Giants.
Machado took Giants starter Madison Bumgarner deep in the fourth inning, pulling the Padres within a run at the time. He later came around to score on a ninth-inning Eric Hosmer single. Machado is 9-for-34 with two homers, five RBI and five runs scored over his last 10 games. For the year, the 27-year-old has 28 homers, 75 RBI and 72 runs scored while batting .264 over 500 at-bats.
Machado went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer and a walk in Sunday's win over Boston.
Machado plated a pair of runs with a two-run shot off Brian Johnson in the first inning. The long ball was his first since July 30, a span of 83 at-bats. The 27-year-old is slashing .266/.336/.473 with 27 homers and 73 RBI in 538 plate appearances this season.
Machado is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Reds.
He'll sit for the first time since July 2 in what amounts to a maintenance day for the series finale in Cincinnati. Ty France will fill in at third base for Machado, who owns a six-game hitting streak but is slashing a middling .203/.253/.230 with no home runs in August.
Machado went 2-for-5 with a double Saturday in the Padres' 5-3 win over the Phillies.
The multi-hit effort was Machado's first since Aug. 4, ending a 4-for-39 skid over the Padres' 10 games in between. Machado has yet to slug a home run in August and has supplied a lowly .664 OPS since mashing three home runs in the Padres' first two games out of the All-Star break.
Machado went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in a 8-5 loss to the Orioles on Tuesday.
Machado increased the San Diego lead to 2-0 with a first-inning shot off Tom Eshelman. It was the 27-year-old's sixth homer in his last 17 games since the All-Star break, and he is 23-for-69 over that stretch. Machado has connected for 26 homers and 67 RBI in 400 at-bats this season, and now holds a .278/.348/.515 slash line.
Machado went 3-for-4 with a triple and two runs Monday in the Padres' 8-1 win over the Orioles.
After flying out to right field in his first at-bat, Machado tormented his former team for the rest of the night en route to delivering his third three-hit performance of July. The 27-year-old's slow start to his tenure with the Padres looks to be a distant memory at this point, as he's slashing a magnificent .291/.356/.561 with 21 home runs, 54 RBI and 47 runs in 74 games since the beginning of May. With only three stolen bases in four attempts, however, Machado has toned down his involvement in the run game after nabbing 14 steals between his time with the Orioles and Dodgers in 2018.
Machado went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run in a 6-5 loss against the Cubs on Friday.
This was Machado's fourth multi-hit game in his last seven contests since the All-Star break. During that stretch, he has four home runs and six RBI. With 24 homers already, Machado is well on his way to his fifth straight 30-home run season. He is hitting .271 with 39 extra-base hits, 64 RBI, 56 runs and two steals in 361 at-bats this season.
Machado went 2-for-5 with a pair of solo home runs in Saturday's 7-5 loss to the Braves.
Machado got the Padres on the board with the first of his homers in the second inning and then briefly sparked a rally with another blast in the tenth inning off Braves closer Luke Jackson. The third baseman is up to 23 homers, 61 RBI and 55 runs scored in 89 games this year, and he's hit three homers in 10 at-bats to start the second half of the season.
Machado went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and another run scored in Friday's loss to the Braves.
Machado got the Padres on the board by smacking a leadoff home run off Dallas Keuchel in the sixth inning. The 27-year-old also singled in the fourth, then again in the eighth to cap off a successful night at the plate. Overall this season, Machado has tallied 21 home runs, 59 RBI and 53 runs scored while batting .271/.342/.500.
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