Padres hammer Scherzer, rout Mets 7-1 in playoff opener

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Bell and Manny Machado smashed two of San Diego’s 4 house runs off Max Scherzer, and the Padres romped previous the New York Mets 7-1 on Friday evening in their playoff opener.

Yu Darvish close down the Mets as soon as once more, and San Diego additionally were given lengthy balls from leadoff batter Jurickson Profar and slumping Trent Grisham towards an useless Scherzer — booed off the mound in the 5th inning at Citi Field.

The three-time Cy Young Award winner exited his first postseason get started for New York down 7-0, a large sadness after Scherzer was once signed to a $130 million contract in December to pitch giant video games for his new workforce.

“Baseball can take you to the highest of highs and the lowest of lows, and this is one of the lowest of lows,” Scherzer stated.

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