San Diego- Fernando Tatisjuni..And Wil myers Each hit two home runs Manny Machado The San Diego Padres also defeated St. Louis Cardinals 11-9 on Thursday night, forcing the definitive Game 3 of the NL Wildcards series.
San Diego’s powerful attack finally came to life on Thursday night after a 7-4 defeat in Game 1 and the first five wristless innings.
Tatis and Myers are the second teammates in post-season history with multiple home runs in the same game, and the New York Yankees in Game 3 of the 1932 World Series, including Ruth’s famous “Called Shot.” Joined Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
The Padres are the first team in post-season history to hit five home runs after the sixth in the game.
Tatis, a 21-year-old up-and-coming superstar and NL MVP candidate with Machado, struggled for much of the last two weeks of the regular season and played a breakout game after fighting runners at the base of the series. I did.
After loading and hitting the base in the fourth inning, Tatis returned home in a series of innings and drove in five runs. Tatis’s father played Cardinals for three seasons in his 11-season Big League career.
Myers hit a go-a-head lead-off shot with the seventh losing pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon And in the 8th inning, he hit a 2-run home run.
It was the first victory after the Padres season at Petco Park, which opened in 2004. The first four defeats were St. Louis, who eliminated the Padres in the 2005 and 2006 division series. It was the last time Padres had a postseason. -The same is true when Padres played at Jack Murphy Stadium in 1996.
Game 3 is on Friday and we believe both staff will be tied up after the club joins to use 17 pitchers.
Tatis hit a three-run home run with two outs in the sixth inning, and Machado continued his tying shot.
It was the second time Padres had hit a series of shots in the playoffs. The first was when Greg Vaughn and Tony Gwynn connected with David Wells from San Diego at Yankee Stadium in the fifth of Game 1 of the 1998 World Series. New York swept the series.
When Austin Nola On the walk, Tatis hit a field shot on the other side of No Doubt to the right, hitting two outs in the seventh inning. He flipped the bat aside, stared at the Padres dugout, and made a gesture before he started walking fast.
Henesis Cabrera Walked Nora and Rookie and opened the 6th Jake Cronenworth Before hitting Trent Grisham And make a way Jobani Galegos.. Tatis lined up 2-2 pitches in the left field and pulled the Padres 6-5. Following Machado, tie 3-2 pitches side by side in the center left.
Tatis was second in the NL with 17 home runs in the regular season, Machado 16 and Myers 15 homers.
Tatis, Machado, and Myers were part of the first four consecutive four-game and five-out six “Slam Diego” runs in baseball history.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.