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Disappointment echoed through Petco Park as the San Diego Padres faced a disheartening series sweep by the Colorado Rockies, who currently sit at the bottom of the standings.


Fresh off a triumphant series win against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Padres’ momentum came to an abrupt halt, culminating in a decisive 8-0 loss that left fans expressing their discontent vocally.


The Padres’ offense struggled throughout the series, with a meager 3-for-22 performance with runners in scoring position. The frustration from the stands was palpable, with boos ringing out early in the final game.



Xander Bogaerts, the Padres’ shortstop, acknowledged the fans’ reactions in his post-game comments. “One-nothing homer and I heard a boo already,” Bogaerts said. “We all want to play well and contribute. If you don’t like the boos, play better. That’s all I can say.”


Starting pitcher Michael King, who gave up six runs over 5.1 innings in Wednesday’s game, conceded that the team’s performance warranted the fans’ response. “We’re fully deserving of it if we’re playing that poorly,” King stated. “I continue to think we have some smart fans here and they know when they are watching bad baseball. So we have to figure that out.”


Manny Machado, the team’s star third baseman, concurred with his teammates, simply stating, “We played bad baseball. It’s deserved.”


With a record of 22-24, the team finds itself 7.5 games behind the Dodgers in the race for the top spot in the National League West.

The Padres now look ahead to a day of rest before embarking on a seven-game road trip, which will take them to Atlanta and Cincinnati. These upcoming games present an opportunity for the Padres to recalibrate and regain their earlier form as they navigate through the season.

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