“All we can really do is come to the field and be ready to go tomorrow,” Grisham said.
In addition to his seventh homer of the season leading off the first, Joe singled and made a running catch of Adam Frazier’s fly ball to the gap in left-center field, robbing him of extra bases.
The Rockies tacked on four more runs in the third on Trevor Story’s two-run double and Blackmon’s two-run homer off of Ryan Weathers.
Weathers lasted just four innings, giving up five runs on eight hits.
“I feel like any mistake I make right now they hammer,” Weathers said.
San Diego got its first run when Jake Cronenworth scored on a wild pitch that allowed Eric Hosmer to reach first on a strikeout in the second inning. Manny Machado drove in Tatis with a single in the sixth.
Padres: Manager Jayce Tingler said INF/OF Jurickson Profar will play three more games with Triple-A El Paso this week. Profar has been on the 10-day injured list since Aug. 6 with an undisclosed injury.
The defenses were sharp for both teams on Monday night, combining for six double plays. Both turned three each through the first six innings, four of which were inning-ending double plays. All of Colorado’s twin killings finished a frame and squelched potential rallies.
Colorado will send RHP Germán Márquez (10-9, 3.29 ERA) to the mound Tuesday. He is 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA in two starts this season against the Padres, with both games coming in San Diego. The Padres have not named a starter.
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