Machado underwent laser eye surgery in the offseason, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
Judging by Machado's .304/.370/.580 slash line last season, the veteran didn't exactly struggle to pick up pitches, though he noted that his vision wasn't 100 percent during night games in recent campaigns. Machado's .310 batting average under the lights last season was actually better than his .288 mark during day games, so the effects of the surgery are likely to be minimal for the career .280 hitter.
Machado went 1-for-5 with a solo homer in Thursday's NL Wild Card Series Game 2 win over the Cardinals.
Machado went back-to-back with Fernando Tatis Jr. in the sixth inning as both San Diego stars homered off Giovanny Gallegos to bring their team from down by four to tied. Machado is still searching for success in the postseason, as he owns a career .212/.262/.394 slash line in 25 games, though he does have five homers in those contests.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a pair of home runs, four RBI, a walk and a stolen base during Friday's win over the Mariners.
Machado launched a two-out, three-run long ball against Yusei Kiuchi in the fourth inning, then tacked on a solo shot against Walker Lockett in the ninth. He also walked and swiped second base in the third inning. The 28-year-old has five homers against the Mariners this season alone and 16 overall. He has now hit safely across nine consecutive games, raising his batting line to .318/.382/.621.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 7-5 loss to the Dodgers.
Machado cut the Los Angeles lead to 7-4 with his solo shot off Dustin May in the eighth. The long ball marked the third baseman's 14th of the season and brought his RBI tally to 41. He will bring a strong .314/.377/.593 slash line into the weekend series against the Mariners.
Machado went 3-for-6 with an RBI, a stolen base and a run scored across both games of Sunday's doubleheader versus the Giants.
In the first game, Machado singled and stole second in the third inning before scoring on a Wil Myers single. That steal was Machado's fifth of the year. He added an RBI single in the fifth inning of the nightcap. The third baseman has accumulated 13 homers, 39 RBI and 38 runs scored in 48 contests this year.
Machado went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk during Thursday's win over the Giants.
Machado extended San Diego's lead with a solo shot off Trevor Cahill in the third inning. The long ball was No. 13 of the season for the 28-year-old, who is slashing .307/.376/.597 while leading the Padres with 54 hits.
Machado went 3-for-3 with a walk, two runs and two RBI on Tuesday against the Rockies.
He is now hitting .308/.376/.586 with 12 home runs and four steals in 169 at-bats. The Padres hung 10 runs on Colorado in the first two innings alone, so Machado was eventually pulled late in the game as manager Jayce Tingler emptied the bench.
Machado went 0-for-3 with a stolen base and a walk in Monday's 1-0 win over the Rockies.
Machado walked in the first inning and stole second with two outs, but he couldn't come around to score. He now has four steals, 12 homers, 35 RBI and 33 runs scored through 43 contests this season. The third baseman is slashing .295/.363/.572 through 190 plate appearances.
Machado went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in Friday's win over Oakland.
Coming off consecutive NL Player of the Week awards, Machado had been relatively quiet over his previous three contests, going 2-for-12 without an extra-base hit. He got back on track Friday, crushing a 435-foot shot to center field in the seventh inning. The veteran has 12 homers, 33 RBI and a .301/.369/.596 slash line on the season.
Machado went 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in Wednesday's win over the Angels.
Machado has hit safely in 13 of his last 14 games, posting 10 multi-hit performances and hitting .474 with a 1.387 OPS in that stretch. The star third baseman has been one of the most productive bats in the San Diego lineup, racking up 11 homers with 20 extra-base hits and 32 RBI in 167 plate appearances across 38 games.
Machado went 3-for-4 with an RBI and scored twice in a victory over the Rockies on Friday.
Machado has not only strung together a 10-game hitting streak, but he has also notched multi-hit efforts in eight of those contests. Over his last four games, the 28-year-old has an absurd 1.964 OPS, going 11-for-17 with three homers and six RBI. The red-hot run has brought Machado's average to a healthy .308 on the season.
Machado belted a solo home run in four at-bats in the second game of Thursday's doubleheader against Seattle.
Machado drilled a pair of solo shots in the first game of the twin bill and added another in the nightcap. The veteran has now gone deep in four of his last five contests and is riding a nine-game hitting streak during which he has gone 19-for-36 (.528) with six homers, 14 RBI and only three strikeouts.
Machado went 3-for-4 with two solo home runs, a single, four RBI and three runs scored as San Diego defeated Seattle in Game 1 of Thursday's doubleheader.
Machado got the Padres on the board with a solo homer in the fourth and later tied the game at 3-3 with another solo blast in the sixth. He added two more RBI with a two-run single in the seventh. The third baseman has been on a tear at the plate lately, going 18-for-32 with five homers, a triple and four doubles while riding an eight-game hit streak.
Machado went 4-for-5 with a double, triple and run scored in Tuesday's loss to Seattle.
After being named NL Player of the Week for the previous seven days Monday, Machado notched his first four-hit game of the campaign in a losing effort Tuesday. He swatted his first triple of the season in the performance and fell a homer shy of hitting for the cycle. Machado also extended his hitting streak to seven games, six of which have been multi-hit efforts. During that span, the veteran is hitting a blistering .536 (15-for-28) with three homers, nine RBI and nine runs scored.
Machado went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer and a stolen base in Sunday's 5-3 win over Houston.
Machado connected for a two-run blast off Enoli Paredes to give the Padres a 5-3 lead in the eighth inning. He's homered in two straight games and is up to eight total roundtrippers on the season alongside an .890 OPS.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and an additional run scored in a 13-2 victory over Houston on Saturday.
Machado plated San Diego's second run with a solo shot to center field in the first inning, one of six Padres homers on the night. The veteran has notched exactly two hits in each of his last five games, going 10-for-19 (.526) over that stretch to bring his season slash line to .257/.362/.514.
Machado went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI singles, a run scored and a walk in Friday's 4-3 win over the Astros.
Machado tied the game in the first inning when he scored Eric Hosmer with a single. He then scored Trent Grisham with a single in the fifth before coming home on a Jake Cronenworth double. Machado has four straight multi-hit efforts, going 8-for-15 with a homer, six RBI and five runs scored in that span. He's slashing .248/.358/.486 with six homers, 19 RBI, 19 runs scored and two stolen bases in 28 games this season.
Machado went 2-for-5 with a grand slam and a double during Wednesday's win against the Rangers.
With one out and the Padres trailing in the 10th inning, Machado came through for his team by smacking a 436-foot walk-off grand slam against Rafael Montero. He also doubled in the third. It was the second grand slam of the season and the sixth career walk-off for Machado, who now has six long balls on the year while averaging .222/.325/.455.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a grand slam in Tuesday's win over the Dodgers.
Machado buried his former team with a bases-loaded blast to center field in the third inning following a pair of hits and two errors. The long ball was the third in the last three games for Machado, who now has five overall this season. After struggling early in the campaign, Machado has upped his slash line to .232/.321/.493 with the help of a four-game hitting streak.
Machado went 2-for-4 with a pair of solo home runs in Sunday's 9-5 win over Arizona.
Machado was all over Arizona starter Madison Bumgarner on Sunday, taking him deep in the first and second innings. The 28-year-old third baseman is slashing .213/.314/.443 with 11 runs scored in 70 plate appearances.
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