Padres equal franchise marks in Monday win

Notes on Asuaje, Cordero, Myers, Hosmer, Mitchell

April 24th, 2018

Bill Center, longtime sportswriter for U-T San Diego, is an employee of the Padres.
The Padres didn't set any firsts in their nine-run, seventh inning at Colorado Monday night.
But they did have some firsts-in-quite-a-whiles.
The nine runs on eight hits were the Padres' most runs and hits since they also scored nine runs on eight hits on July 24, 2014 against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
For the fourth time in Padres' history, three players recorded multiple hits in the same inning. , and each had two hits in the top of the seventh. The last time it happened was May 11, 2011 against the Brewers in Milwaukee.
Szczur's two hits in the seventh came as a pinch-hitter, the fifth time a Padre had accomplished the feat. The last Padres pinch-hitter to have two hits in an inning was on Aug. 22, 2015 against St. Louis.
Seven straight Padres reached base with two outs in the seventh Monday.
The Padres were 9-for-14 with runners in scoring position Monday night.
--Wil Myers went 4-for-6 with two doubles and two RBIs Monday. The four hits tie his career high. Myers is a .350 hitter (35-for-100) at Coors Field with seven doubles, two triples and eight homers for 23 runs scored and 23 RBIs. He has a .700 slugging percentage and a 1.114 OPS at Coors Field, where his batting average is the highest for any ballpark. Myers is 6-for-14 in three starts since returning from the disabled list with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored.
--2B was 2-for-5 with his second homer of the season and a career-high four RBIs Monday. Asuaje is 7-for-20 in his last six games with two doubles, a home run, seven RBIs and four runs scored. Both of Asuaje's homers this season have come at Coors Field.
--1B drew a career-high four walks Monday. He was also 2-for-2 to reach base six times -- becoming the first Padres player to do so since Adrian González on Aug. 11, 2009 vs. the Brewers.
--CF Franchy Cordero is 5-for-12 during a three-game hitting streak with two homers (which travelled 489 and 456 feet), a double and five RBIs.
--RHP gave up four runs in the first inning Monday night. He has a 18.00 earned run average (10 earned runs in five innings) in the first inning this season.