Yankees fans drubbed Manny Machado with the same intensity Clint Frazier, Brett Gardner and Gary Sanchez pounded the baseball.
The $300 million infielder was greeted with loud boos and chants of “Over-rated!” on Monday in his first visit to New York since free agency. Machado went 1-for-4 with a too-little, too-late leadoff double in the ninth inning during the Yankees' 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres, the eighth win in nine games for the AL East leaders.
“You're in New York. I get booed everywhere I go,” Machado said. “Great players get booed.”
Machado struck out, popped out and hit into a double-play grounder in his first three at-bats, pleasing the Bleacher...