Padres try to keep home win streak going, host the Rockies

Thu, Aug 4, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Padres try to keep home win streak going, host the Rockies

Colorado Rockies (46-61, fifth in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (61-46, second in the NL West)

San Diego; Thursday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (6-7, 4.63 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 82 strikeouts); Padres: Joe Musgrove (8-4, 2.65 ERA, .99 WHIP, 114 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Padres -304, Rockies +244; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres, on a five-game home winning streak, host the Colorado Rockies.

San Diego is 31-22 at home and 61-46 overall. The Padres have gone 30-11 in games when they did not allow a home run.

Colorado has a 46-61 record overall and a 16-34 record in road games. The Rockies have the seventh-ranked team slugging percentage in the NL at .403.

Thursday's game is the 16th time these teams square off this season. The Rockies are ahead 8-7 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Josh Bell has 24 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs and 57 RBI while hitting .300 for the Padres. Jurickson Profar is 17-for-40 with three doubles and four home runs over the past 10 games.

C.J. Cron has 23 doubles, two triples and 22 home runs for the Rockies. Brendan Rodgers is 17-for-36 with two doubles and a home run over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 7-3, .258 batting average, 3.34 ERA, outscored opponents by 20 runs

  • Rockies: 2-8, .250 batting average, 6.17 ERA, outscored by 36 runs

    INJURIES: Padres: Robert Suarez: 60-Day IL (knee), Craig Stammen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist)

    Rockies: Kris Bryant: 10-Day IL (foot), Jhoulys Chacin: 15-Day IL (toe), Tyler Kinley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Helcris Olivarez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Rolison: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60-Day IL (arm)

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