San Diego Padres (18-15, second in NL West) versus San Francisco Giants (19-13, first in NL West)
San Francisco; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Joe Musgrove (2-3, 2.65 ERA, .74 WHIP, 47 strikeouts) Giants: Kevin Gausman (2-0, 2.04 ERA, .88 WHIP, 40 strikeouts)
LINE: Giants +122, Padres -140; Over / Under is 7 runs
BOTTOM LINE: San Francisco and San Diego will play on Saturday.
The Giants are 10-6 against the rest of their division. San Francisco has completed 43 home races this season, the fifth in the league. Buster Posey leads the club at eight, averaging all 9.1 for bats.
The Padres have gone 11-9 against division opponents. San Diego beats .355 as a unit. Trent Grisham leads the team with a slugging percentage of 0.533.
The Giants won the last meeting 5-4. Camilo Doval took his first win and Austin Slater went 1-2 with a home run and an RBI for San Francisco. Keone Kela recorded his second loss for San Diego.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brandon Belt leads the Giants with 18 RBI and beats .216.
Eric Hosmer leads the Padres with 35 hits and beats .297.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Giants: 5-5, .247 batting average, 4.41 ERA, outperformed opponents by 21 runs
Padres: 6-4, .221 batting average, 3.10 ERA, outperformed opponents by seven runs
INJURIES: Giants: Dedniel Nunez: (elbow), Reyes Moronta: (right flexor), Kevin Gausman: (not disclosed), Johnny Cueto: (lat.), John Brebbia: (elbow), Tyler Beede: (elbow), LaMonte Wade Jr.: (oblique), Alex Dickerson: (shoulder), Jaylin Davis: (left knee), Donovan Solano: (calf), Tommy La Stella: (hamstring).
Padres: Trey Wingenter: (elbow), Taylor Williams: (knee), Matt Strahm: (knee), Chris Paddack: (not disclosed), Adrian Morejon: (left forearm), Javy Guerra: (right elbow), Mike Clevinger : (Elbow), Jose Castillo: (undisclosed), Michel Baez: (right elbow), Dan Altavilla: (elbow), Jorge Ona: (right elbow).
The Associated Press created this story using Sportradar technology and data provided by Data Skrive.
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