Machado leads Padres against Diamondbacks after 4-hit performance

Machado leads Padres against Diamondbacks after 4-hit performance

Machado leads Padres against Diamondbacks after 4-hit performance

Associated Press

Arizona Diamondbacks (43-45, fourth in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (49-43, second in the NL West)

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

PROBABLE PITCHES: Diamondbacks: Brandon Pfaadt (3-6, 4.28 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 94 strikeouts); Padres: Matt Waldron (5-7, 3.56 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 87 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTS BOOK: LINE Padres -121, Diamondbacks +102; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres face the Arizona Diamondbacks after Manny Machado had four hits against the Diamondbacks on Friday.

San Diego has a 49-43 overall record and 25-22 at home. The Padres have a 38-4 record in games in which they scored five or more runs.

Arizona has a 21-24 record in road games and a 43-45 overall record. The Diamondbacks have hit 92 home runs overall to rank sixth in the National League.

Saturday’s game is the ninth time these teams have met this season. The Padres hold a 5-3 lead in the season series.

TOP PLAYERS: Jurickson Profar leads the Padres with a .316 batting average, and has 15 doubles, 13 homers, 45 walks and 57 RBIs. Luis Arraez is 14-for-44 with two RBIs over the past 10 games.

Ketel Marte has 19 doubles, two triples and 17 homers for the Diamondbacks. Christian Walker is 15-for-40 with four doubles and five homers in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 8-2, .285 batting average, 4.04 ERA, outscored opponents by 19 runs

Diamondbacks: 5-5, .282 batting average, 5.82 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs

INJURIES: Padres: Joe Musgrove: IL 60 days (elbow), Tom Cosgrove: IL 15 days (elbow), Fernando Tatis Jr.: IL 10 days (quad), Yu Darvish: IL 15 days (groin), Luis Patino: IL 60 days (elbow), Xander Bogaerts: IL 10 days (shoulder), Glenn Otto: IL 15 days (shoulder)

Diamondbacks: Jordan Montgomery: IL for 15 days (knee), Blake Walston: IL for 15 days (elbow), Merrill Kelly: IL for 60 days (shoulder), Kyle Nelson: IL for 60 days (shoulder), Miguel Castro: IL for 15 days (shoulder), Eduardo Rodriguez: IL for 60 days (shoulder), Drey Jameson: IL for 60 days (elbow)


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