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Max Scherzer booed Mound in Mets' first playoff start

Max Scherzer isn’t planning a disastrous outing at the start of his 2022 MLB playoffs.

Mets pitcher gave up four home runs in 4 2/3 innings against the Padres in Game 1 of the National League wild-card series on Friday night , New York was eliminated 7-1. The presence on the mound was something he wanted to forget. According to ESPN Stats and Info, the three-time Cy Young winner becomes the first player to score in the postseason since 1939 World Series Reds pitcher Gene Thompson hit four home runs and seven runs in the playoffs. first pitcher.

Scherzer gave up home runs to Padres sluggers Josh Bell, Trevor Grisham, Jurickson Profar and Manny Machado. Bell hit a two-run homer in the first inning before Grisham hit a single to give San Diego a 3-0 advantage.

Then, Profar hit a 3-run homer in the fifth inning before Machado shot solo to give the Padres a 7-0 lead. Eight-time All-Star backup Trevor May was selected.

Seven runs is the most Scherzer has allowed in the playoffs in his MLB career. The Mets trailed the Padres 7-0 at the start of the fifth inning and could only get one consolation when the starters dropped out. Playoff performances of his career, but Friday night wasn’t one of them at all.

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