Matt Szczur, 28, is a 2007 Lower Cape May Regional High School graduate from Lower Township. He earned a World Series title ring with the 2016 Cubs and was traded May 8 to the San Diego Padres.
Friday: Szczur pinch hit for Clayton Richard in the seventh inning and grounded out. He was 0 for 1 in a 6-1 loss to Colorado.
Saturday: Went 0 for 1 with two walks in a 16-0 loss at Colorado. He batted sixth and played left field.
Sunday: The series will continue at 3:10 p.m. Jon Gray (8-4, 3.95) is scheduled to for the Rockies. Szczur is 0 for 1 against him.
Monday: The series concludes with a 10:10 p.m. game. Colorado has not announced its starting pitcher.
Tuesday: The Padres will play the visiting Diamondbacks at 10:07 p.m. Arizona's starter has not been announced.
Stats: Szczur is hitting .222 (40 for 180) with three home runs, 25 runs scored and 18 RBIs in 109 games. His on-base percentage is .347 and his OPS .703.