In his major league debut on Wednesday night against, Dodgers starting pitcher Kenta Maeda took Padres righthander Andrew Cashner deep in the fourth inning to put Los Angeles up 4–0.
The Japanese import hit two homers in his career across the Pacific, in 2008 and 2015.
Maeda tossed six shutout innings en route to a 7–0 Dodgers win. San Diego became the first team in major league history to be shut out in its first three games, losing by a combined score of 25–0.
– Kenny Ducey