Manny Machado hit his first home run for the San Diego Padres, a two-run drive in the seventh inning of a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
Machado lined an 0-2 fastball into the balcony on the second level of the Western Metal Supply Co. Building in the left-field corner. The two-out homer off former Padres farmhand Matt Andriese followed a one-out single by Ian Kinsler, another new Padres player.
Machado is hitting .240 with three RBIs in his first seven games after signing a $300 million, 10-year contract early in spring training. The All-Star slugger matched his career-high last year with 37 homers between Baltimore and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Left-hander Joey Lucchesi (2-0) extended his scoreless innings streak to 10 1/3