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Padres Take on Woeful Reds to Begin Trip After Dropping Series to Dodgers

SportsPadres Take on Woeful Reds to Begin Trip After Dropping Series to Dodgers

National League MLB BaseballWil Myers drives in the Padres first run of the day Sunday, but it was far from enough. Photo credit: Screen shot, @BallySportsSanDiego, via Twitter

The Padres suffered an old-fashioned drubbing Sunday as the Los Angeles Dodgers pounded them 10-2 to take two out of three to complete their first series of the year.

Sean Manaea fell to 2-2 after giving up seven runs – including home runs by Freddy Freeman and Cody Bellinger – during his four innings of work.

“It’s a rare outing for him, put it that way,” manager Bob Melvin said of Manaea’s difficult outing.

Bellinger added a second homer, a three-run shot, off Dinelson Lamet, as the Dodgers broke it open in the fifth inning to take an 8-1 lead. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw went five innings to improve to 3-0.

The Friars managed a run off Kershaw in the fourth, when Wil Myers singled to drive in Manny Machado. Trailing by nine, they added a run in the seventh on a ground out by Trent Grisham to score Eric Hosmer.

The team dropped the series opener to the Dodgers 6-1, then beat L.A. in 10 innings Saturday 3-2.

In other developments, Luke Voit’s biceps injury will send him to the 10-day injured list. The club called up Luis Campusano to take his place.

The Padres, who went 6-4 on their opening home stand, head to Cincinnati to begin a three-game series after an off day Monday. Starters Joe Musgrove, MacKenzie Gore and Nick Martinez are slated to face the Reds, who have the worst record in baseball at 3-13.

The trip also will take the team to Pittsburgh and Cleveland.

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