San Diego Union-Tribune columnist Bryce Miller joined Coach Kentera to discuss the struggling Padres offense and what they should do with MacKenzie Gore once Blake Snell is healthy.
Gore (2-1) took the loss Monday as the Padres fell 6-0 to the Cubs, giving up three runs on seven hits over five innings. He struck out six without walking a batter. It was far from a poor effort from the rookie southpaw, who fired 57 of 89 pitches for strikes, but San Diego hitters managed only three hits on the night. Gore continues to impress with his improved control, and through his first five big-league starts he boasts a 2.42 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 28:9 K:BB in 26 innings. Even with Blake Snell (groin) closing in on his season debut, it will be tough for the Padres to pull Gore from the rotation.
Gore tossed 5.2 innings in the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader against Cleveland, allowing one run on four hits and three walks while striking out two. He did not factor in the decision. The rookie struggled with his control at times, as he threw only 59 of 100 pitches for...
MLB Prospect Watch: How Padres rookies C.J. Abrams and MacKenzie Gore are performing in the big leagues
The San Diego Padres don't have star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr., but they do have a solid record after the first three weeks of the Major League Baseball season. What's more is the Padres have two rookies with recognizable names, in lefty MacKenzie Gore and shortstop C.J. Abrams, who are the subjects of this week's Prospect Watch.
Happy Thursday, everyone! And it's an especially happy Thursday for those of us who celebrate the annual NFL Draft -- that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET tonight. But until then, we have baseball to talk about and baseball to cover. On Tuesday, we saw a slew of dazzling performances by starters drafted in each of Tiers 2-4 this past March as we continue to see a steep decline in power numbers across the MLB. On Wednesday, there were more dominant outings from pitchers selected outside even the top-20 at the position. Have we entered a next-level deadened ball era?
Jurickson Profar connected for a three-run homer and MacKenzie Gore struck out 10 in his third career start as the visiting San Diego Padres continued their mastery of the Cincinnati Reds with an 8-5 win on Wednesday. Eric Hosmer extended his blistering start with two hits, including a tape-measure homer...
San Diego Padres top LHP prospect MacKenzie Gore is set to make his third major league start vs the Cincinnati Reds. Even though this is just start number three for Gore. This will be the second go against the Reds. Last outing Gore went 5.0 IP, 4 H, 0 ER,...
SAN DIEGO, CA (WECT) - Rookie left-hander Mackenzie Gore earned his first win in the major leagues on Wednesday, striking out seven in five innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Cincinnati Reds. Gore scattered just four hits to the Reds over his five innings of work. The Whiteville...