Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister covers everything in Cincinnati sports! Host of sports talk on Cincinnati News Radio 700WLW and ESPN 1530!Full Bio


Darvish deals Padres past Reds

Padres 6 Reds 4

Quick Cap:
Padres starter Yu Darvish tossed five shutout innings in his return from the IL. Manny Machado's bases loaded double highlighted a four run 5th that gave the Padres a 5-0 lead they never relinquished. The Reds committed three errors that led to two unearned runs. The Padres broke a five game losing skid. The rubber game of this series is this afternoon.


0: 8 H, 0 BB, 9 K.

Jeimer Candelario homered and recorded his second consecutive two hit game. He has 10 extra base hits and on pace for 53 (32 2B, 5 3B, 16 HR).

Stuart Fairchild homered to snap an 0 for 18 streak. He had been 1 for 27 vs RHP prior to the blast.

CES and Tyler Stephenson we’re not in the starting lineup (HBP). 

Eeeeeeejected: David Bell was tossed in the 7th inning for arguing balls and strikes. He kicked equipment on the on-deck circle. It was the 28th ejection of his career.

D giveth/D taketh: Errors by Nick Martinez, Luke Maile, Spencer Steer led to two unearned runs. Elly’s leaping snow cone snag of a 1st inning liner saved two runs. Will Benson made a running/sliding catch in the 2nd inning. 

Martinez: 5 IN, 6 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3 K. Faced his former team.
1st inning: Escaped bases loaded jam. Could not escape 5th inning jam.

Another injury: Justin Wilson was drilled on inside of his right knee by a line drive and had to leave the game in 8th.

How they scored:
6th: India 2-RBI 1B, 5-2 Padres
7th: Candelario HR, 6-3 Padres
7th: Fairchild HR, 6-4 Padres

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