San Diego Padres

San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

The San Diego Padres and the Pittsburgh Pirates face off on Monday at Petco Park in game one of their series. The Padres are -115 favorites over the Pirates with an over/under run total set at 7. The San Diego Padres have played tough this season but in the even tougher NL West it hasn’t been good enough. The Padres are 14-15 at home this season, 5-5 in their last 10 games, and they are in fourth place in the NL West and 11 games behind the Giants. As a team the Padres are hitting .228 with Seth Smith hitting .309, Everth Cabrera hitting .247, and Will Venable hitting .211. The Padres pitching staff has an ERA of 3.25 with the starters at 3.77 and the bullpen at 2.30. For game one against the Pirates the Padres start Tim Stauffer who took the loss in his last start. For the Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox and the San Diego Padres close out their series on Chicago’s South Side on Sunday. The White Sox are -165 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 8. The Chicago White Sox have been solid at home this season but they took a second loss in a row on Saturday as they fell to the Padres. Dayan Viciedo and Alexei Ramirez each had two hits and Paul Konerko had a hit as the White Sox scored two runs on five hits. Starting pitcher Andre Rienzo allowed seven hits and three runs while striking out four before leaving after 3.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 4-2 for the season. For Sunday’s game the White Sox start Chris Sale whose last start was cut short because of rain though he didn’t allow a hit. For the season Sale has allowed 17 Read More

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres

The Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres face off on Monday in Arizona in game one of their NL West series. The Diamondbacks are -120 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 9. The Arizona Diamondbacks are still trying to recover from their horrible start but they enter this series 12 games under .500. Arizona is 6-18 at home, 4-6 in their last 10 games, and they won two of three against the Mets this past weekend. As a team the Diamondbacks are hitting .251 with Paul Goldschmidt hitting .305, A.J. Pollock hitting .286, and Chris Owings is hitting .266. The Arizona pitching staff has an ERA of 4.56 with the starters at 5.08 and the bullpen at 4.56. For game one against the Padres the Diamondbacks start Brandon McCarthy who has two no decisions in his last three starts. Fro the season McCarthy has Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds and the San Diego Padres face off on Thursday at Great American Ballpark in game one of a double header as they continue their series. The Reds are -160 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set 8. The Cincinnati Reds were in a battle on Tuesday but they gave up the winning run late and were unable to counter. Brandon Phillips had three hits and Joey Votto and Billy Hamilton had hits but the Reds scored just one run on seven hits. Starting pitcher Mike Leake allowed just two hits and a runs while striking out five over 8.0 innings but didn’t get a decision as Aroldis Chapman took the loss. For Wednesday’s game the Reds start Johnny Cueto who hasn’t lost in over a month. For the season Cueto has allowed 30 hits and 10 earned runs while striking out 68 over 63 Read More

San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres

The San Francisco Giants and the San Diego Padres face off on Tuesday at AT&T Park for game two of their National League West series. The Giants are -150 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 6.5. The San Francisco Giants continue to lead the NL West but their lead shrunk a little on Monday as they fell to the Padres. Brandon Hicks hit a home run, Michael Morse had three hits, and Buster Posey had two hits as the Giants scored four runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner allowed seven hits and five runs while striking out five over 5.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 2-3 on the season. For Tuesday’s rematch the Giants start Matt Cain who is still looking for his first win of the year. For the season Cain has allowed 31 hits and 15 earned runs Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Detroit Tigers

The San Diego Padres and he Detroit Tigers face off on Friday at Petco Park in game one of their interleague series. The Padres are -110 favorites over the Tigers with an over/under run total set at 6.5. The San Diego Padres are coming off of a win but they are in fourth place in the NL West. The Padres are 1-2 at home this season and they are three games out in the division race. Yasmani Grandal leads San Diego averaging .368, Everth Cabrera is hitting .333, and Chris Denorfia is averaging .286. The padres pitching staff has an ERA of 3.27 with the starters at 3.49 and the bullpen at 2.89. For game one against the Tigers the Padres start Andrew Cashner who is still looking for his first win of the year. For the season Cashner has allowed nine hits and three earned runs while striking out Read More

San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants

The San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants meet for game two of their series at Petco Park. The Giants are -146 favorites over the Pirates with an over/under run total set at 7. The San Diego Padres aren’t having a good season, but they had something to cheer about on Monday as they got the win. Nick Hundley hit a home run, Ronny Cedeno had two hits and Chris Denorfia had a hit, as the Padres scored four runs on four hits. Starting pitcher Ian Kennedy allowed five hits and a run over 6.0 innings to get the win and Huston Street earned the save. Robbie Erlin gets the starting nod on the mound on Tuesday and he is coming off a win in his last start. For the season, Erlin has a 2-2 record and a 5.97 ERA, but he is 1-2 in his last three starts Read More

Washington Nationals vs. San Diego Padres

The Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres face off on Saturday as they meet in Washington in game two of their series. The Nationals are -215 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 7. The Washington Nationals got their series off on the right foot on Friday as they beat the Padres in Washington. Jayson Werth had three hits and Denard Span and Wilson Ramos each had two hits as the Nationals scored eight runs on 10 hits. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez allowed eight hits and three runs while striking out five over 6.2 innings to get the win and go to 6-3 on the year as Rafael Soriano earned his 23rd save. For Saturday’s against the Padres the Nationals start Jordan Zimmerman who has won his last three starts. For the season Zimmerman has allowed 97 hits and 33 earned runs while striking out Read More

Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres and the Atlanta Braves face off on Monday at Petco Park as they meet for game one of their series. The Braves are -135 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 7. The San Diego Padres are six games under .500 but every time they seem to have momentum built up they take a step backwards. The Padres are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 16-14 at home this season, and they are six games back in the NL West. As a team the Padres are hitting .251 with Everth Cabrera hitting .298, Jedd Gyorko, Chris Denorfia, and Yonder Alonso hitting .284. The Padres opponents are hitting .258 with the San Diego pitching staff having an ERA of 4.27 with the starters at 5.05 and the bullpen at 3.06. For game one against the Braves the Padres start Jason Marquis who hasn’t Read More

Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres

The Chicago Cubs and the San Diego Padres face off on Monday at Wrigley Field in game one of their series. The Cubs are -150 favorites over the Padres. The Chicago Cubs are very much a rebuilding project and while they final product appears to be in the distance they have shown at least some signs of improvement this year. The Cubs are 4-6 in their last 10 games, 3-5 at home this season, and they are in last place in the NL Central 5.5 games behind the Pirates. As a team the Cubs are hitting .230 with Wellington Castillo hitting .375, Nate Schierholtz hiting .300, David DeJesus hitting .284, and Starlin Castro hitting .272. The Cubs opponents are hitting .224 and the Chicago pitching staff has an ERA of 3.29. For game one against the Padres the Cubs start Jeff Samardzjia who has pitched well but doesn’t have the Read More