Padres Show Flash At MLB All-Star Game With Strong Representation

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Pretty In Pink.

An iconic 1980's movie and besides however Fernando Tatis Jr. rolled into the 2021 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

The San Diego Padres shortstop made his mode to the stadium dressed successful a stylish, sleek, airy pinkish suit with the words "El Nino" stitched connected the inside.

After arriving successful style, Tatis Jr. was featured successful galore pre-game and in-game interviews and profiles, but ne'er truly generated immoderate buzz during the game. Tatis went 0-2 successful 2 astatine bats with 2 flyouts earlier leaving the crippled aft the 3rd inning.

The Padres had 5 players selected to the All-Star game, matching the Boston Red Sox for astir players from 1 team. However, pitcher Yu Darvish did not marque the travel the Denver owed to wounded and was replaced successful the All-Star game.

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Padres 3rd baseman Manny Machado, 2nd baseman Jake Cronenworth and alleviation pitcher Mark Melancon joined Tatis successful the crippled Tuesday night.

Machado, who entered arsenic a antiaircraft replacement, doubled and scored successful the 6th inning. His Padre teammate Cronenworth helped lend successful the 6th inning with a walk.

As for Melancon, helium came connected successful the apical of the 8th inning and faced 2 batters, striking retired 1 and allowing a deed to another.

Despite Machado's run, the American League was excessively overmuch for the National League, arsenic the AL outhit the NL 9 to7 and out-homered the NL 2 to 1 to triumph the crippled by the last people of 5-2.

The Padres unfastened the 2nd fractional of the play Friday with a roadworthy crippled against the Washington Nationals. San Diego is presently successful 3rd spot successful the National League West, down the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers.

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