Padres’ Machado Suffers Ankle Sprain in First Inning vs. Rockies

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Sports Illustrated

By Zach Koons The San Diego star was forced to leave the game after his first at-bat Sunday. View the original article to see embedded media. Padres star Manny Machado appeared to suffer a gruesome left ankle injury while running to first base in the first inning of a game against the Rockies on Sunday. In his first at-bat, Machado hit a weak ground ball back in the direction of Colorado pitcher Antonio Senzatela. He hustled down the line and as he stretched his left leg toward first base, his foot appeared to slip off the bag. His leg buckled and he fell to the ground a few feet beyond the ba…

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