- Height / Weight
- 6' 3" / 215 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 7/6/1992 (27)
San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado is not in the team's lineup Thursday, his first off day since August 21. It looks to be a standard sit for rest. Second baseman Ty France gets a rare start at third base in his place and will bat sixth. The Padres are facing the Chicago Cubs and starting pitcher Yu Darvish in San Diego. Darvish has been on fire in the second half, sporting a 2.69 ERA with a 79-to-4 strikeout-to-walk ratio. In this environment, all San Diego hitters are DFS passes.
San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado went 0-for-2 before being lifted in Fridays blowout loss to the Boston Red Sox. Machado is still looking for his first homer in August as he endures a brutal month, slashing .197/.247/.224 with just two extra-base hits. The swoon has his season OPS down to .801. For the year the 27-year-old superstar has popped 26 dingers with four stolen bases and 138 runs-plus-RBI. While the track record suggests the slump is temporary, fantasy owners would appreciate his contributions down the stretch.
San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado crushed three more homers over the weekend against the Atlanta Braves. Machado went yard on Friday and stung two more dingers Saturday, finishing the series 5-for-14 with four runs and three RBI. After a slow start, Machado has been on a nearly three-month tear and sits at a .270/.339/.510 slash with 23 homers and 116 runs-plus-RBI. Hes safely re-established himself as a fantasy superstar. Hell look to steer the Padres back on track when they visit his hometown against the Miami Marlins starting Tuesday.