By Liz Alper
Photo via @padres on Twitter
September 7, 2020 (San Diego) - The Padres celebrated Labor Day by coming home and returning to National League play with a series against the Rockies. Kyle Freeland started tonight’s game one for Colorado against Dinelson Lamet.
For the first time in a long time, we were scoreless through nine innings. Well, almost nine. In the bottom of the ninth, Jurickson Profar came through with the walk-off liner to right. Jorge Mateo scored from first and the Padres took game one 1-0.
Game two is tomorrow at 6:10 p.m. Chi Chi Gonzalez starts for Colorado against Mike Clevinger.
- OF Jorge Ona recalled from alternate training site
- P Luis Patino optioned to alternate training site
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