Padres to stop slide in matchup with the Giants

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Monday, August 8, 2022

San Francisco Giants (53-55, third in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (61-50, second in the NL West)

San Diego; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Alex Wood (7-9, 4.42 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 105 strikeouts); Padres: Blake Snell (4-5, 4.16 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 87 strikeouts)

LINE: Padres -184, Giants +156; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres look to stop their four-game losing streak when they play the San Francisco Giants.

San Diego is 31-23 at home and 61-50 overall. The Padres have the ninth-ranked team batting average in the NL at .240.

San Francisco has gone 24-28 on the road and 53-55 overall. The Giants are 10th in the majors with 127 total home runs, averaging 1.2 per game.

Monday's game is the 11th meeting between these teams this season. The Padres are up 6-4 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Juan Soto has 18 doubles, two triples and 21 home runs for the Padres. Jurickson Profar is 15-for-43 with four doubles and three home runs over the last 10 games.

Joc Pederson leads San Francisco with 17 home runs while slugging .492. Joey Bart is 10-for-30 with three home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 5-5, .238 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored by two runs

Giants: 5-5, .240 batting average, 4.10 ERA, outscored by four runs

INJURIES: Padres: 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)

Giants: Evan Longoria: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Mauricio Llovera: 60-Day IL (hip), Jose Alvarez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Zack Littell: 15-Day IL (oblique), Colton Welker: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Delaplane: 60-Day IL (forearm), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-Day IL (ankle)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.