San Diego Padres’ third baseman Manny Machado is out of the game after injuring his left foot in the first inning.

San Diego Padres' third baseman Manny Machado is out of the game after injuring his left foot in the first inning.

DENVER — San Diego Padres Star third baseman Manny Machado has withdrawn from Sunday's match against the Colorado Rockies After injuring his left leg, he attempted to beat an infield grounder by taking a tumble at first.

Machado appeared to have his leg twist awkwardly as he ran to the first base at the top of the first innings. As he was lifted off the field, he struggled to add weight to his ankle.

Machado was in the midst a great season and he stretched his left leg towards the base to try and beat the throw by pitcher. Antonio Senzatela In the first inning. Machado's left leg buckled beneath him as his cleat seemed to slip over the top of the bag.

Machado's injury was not confirmed by the team immediately. The All-Star thirdbaseman was clearly in pain. He grimaced and wrapped his arms around his lower left leg. Machado missed the throw by half-step, and Machado was out of the play.

Sergio Alcantara Machado was moved to third base when Machado was taken out by the Padres at Coors Field in the bottom half of the first inning.

As the Padres struggle to the finish, Los Angeles Dodgers Machado, 29 years old, won first place in National League West. He was a force at plate, leading San Diego's offensive categories and helping to make up the shortstop injury. Fernando Tatis Jr.

As he entered Sunday's game, he led the Padres in batting (.329) and home runs (12), RBIs (46) as well as hits (83). San Diego was strong on the road this season, with 24-13 runs through Saturday. Sunday saw San Diego trail the Dodgers by half a game.

This report was compiled by the Associated Press.

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