WASHINGTON — Jake Cronenworth hit for his first profession cycle, Wil Myers had a grand slam and a two-run shot and the San Diego Padres set a franchise file for runs in a 24-8 blowout of the Washington Nationals on Friday night time.
The Padres, who completed the primary half by shedding two of three to the Rockies, had 22 hits in opposition to seven pitchers. San Diego scored in each inning besides the seventh because the Nationals allowed essentially the most runs because the franchise moved to Washington in 2005 and tied for essentially the most in D.C. historical past.
“That was simply as relentless up and down the lineup I’ve seen our crew,” Padres supervisor Jayce Tingler mentioned. “The self-discipline within the zone, simply the grinding skill, making them come to the zone, shedding pitches out of the zone. That, for an prolonged time frame was as nasty as I’ve seen our group.”
Cronenworth, who performed within the All-Star Sport, had a two-run double within the second, an RBI triple within the third, a solo homer within the fifth and an infield single in opposition to the shift within the sixth. Jurickson Profar changed him at second base within the backside of the seventh.
“Simply tried to place one thing in play exhausting,” Cronenworth mentioned of his at-bat within the sixth. “I do know I didn’t put it in play exhausting, however I put in play and … some luck concerned and I assume that’s how you set that one collectively.”
Cronenworth mentioned he twice fell a single wanting the cycle whereas within the minors.
Myers hit a grand slam to cap a seven-run second inning, and added a two-run homer within the sixth and an RBI single within the eighth.
Tommy Pham had 4 hits, together with a homer, and scored 5 runs, and Jorge Mateo homered.
Padres starter Chris Paddack (5-6) allowed 4 runs in 5 innings.
Juan Soto had 4 hits, together with two dwelling runs, and Gerardo Parra had a three-run homer for Washington, which has misplaced 5 straight and 10 of 12.
Erick Fedde (4-7) allowed six runs in 1 1/3 innings.
Washington was with out infielder Starlin Castro, who was positioned on administrative go away Friday by Main League Baseball beneath its home violence, sexual assault and little one abuse coverage.
“You realize what, in the present day was only a tough day all the best way round,” Nationals supervisor Dave Martinez mentioned. “I’m going to go dwelling, shake this one off and be able to play tomorrow.”
Cronenworth’s cycle was the third in Padres historical past, following Matt Kemp (2015) and Myers (2017). Charlie Blackmon of the Rockies (2018) is the one different participant to hit for the cycle in opposition to the Nationals (2005-present).