McMahon has homer, 5 RBIs as Rockies beat Soto, Padres 7-3

by | Aug 4, 2022 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — Ryan McMahon hit a three-run homer off Joe Musgrove and drove in five runs for the Colorado Rockies, who beat Juan Soto and the San Diego Padres 7-3 Thursday to avoid a five-game sweep.The Padres didn’t give the crowd a lot to cheer about compared to Wednesday night, when a sellout crowd gave Soto multiple ovations in his first game with San Diego since the blockbuster trade that brought him and Josh Bell over from Washington on Tuesday. The Padres won that game 9-1 as fellow newcomer Brandon Drury hit a grand slam on the first pitch he saw with the Padres.Soto did have a triple and double and scored one run Thursday. The 23-year-old superstar got a break on a triple off Kyle Freeland (7-7) leading off the sixth when right fielder Charlie Blackmon and center fielder Yonathan Daza let his fly ball fall in between them while Soto chugged around the bases. Bell singled in Soto and eventually scored on Austin Nola’s single.Soto doubled with two outs in the seventh and was stranded. The Rockies jumped to a 6-0 lead thanks mostly to McMahon and the Padres didn’t come close to catching up.‚ÄúVery easily with this crowd and with their guys, all the excite …

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