San Diego Padres

San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers and San Diego Padres meet for game two of their series at Miller Park in Milwaukee.  The Brewers are -170 favorites over the Padres with an over/under run total set at 8. The Milwaukee Brewers got a big win on Monday as they started their series with the Padres on the right foot. Rickie Weeks homered and had two hits and Jonathan Lucroy added two more hits while Yuniesky Betancourt turned one of the nicest double plays in recent memory to aid the Brewers in the win. Zack Greinke was impressive in his Milwaukee home debut as he allowed five hits and two runs while striking out nine in six innings of work to earn his first win as a Brewer and John Axford pitched the ninth to get his sixth save. For Tuesday’s game Milwaukee starts Shaun Marcum who has been a solid contributor in his Read More

Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres and the Atlanta Braves begin their series in San Diego.   The Braves are -130 favorites over the Padres with an over/under total set at 6.5 runs. The San Diego Padres are struggling and they are in last place in the National League West and losers of four games in a row. The Padres are six and a half games back in the NL West, 3-7 in their last 10 games, and have been outscored by their opponents 63-73. San Diego has the worst team batting average in Baseball at .214 and Nick Hundley leads the offense at .304, Cameron Maybin at .260, and Jason Bartlett is at .243. As a team the Padres pitching staff has an ERA of 2.94 with the starters at 3.11 and the bullpen at 2.68. For game one against the Braves San Diego starts Dustin Mosely who has pitched well but Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies

After losing the first two games of the series, the San Diego Padres look to grab a win as they take on the visiting Philadelphia Phillies.  The Phillies are -125 favorites over the Padres with an over/under total set at 7 runs. The San Diego Padres missed out on a chance to gain ground on the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants who are ahead on them in the National League West as they were shout out for the second night in a row by the Phillies. Orlando Hudson, Cameron Maybin, Will Venable, and Chase Headley all had hits but those were the only four hits the Padres managed and it wasn’t enough to even get a run in. Clayton Richard allowed six hits and two runs while striking out four over seven innings to take his first loss of the year. San Diego tries to rebound in hopes Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros

The Houston Astros and San Diego Padres meet for game one of their series in Houston.  The Astros are -120 favorites over the Padres in tonights game with an over/under total of 8.5 runs. The Houston Astros are off to another rough April as they are already five games out and look to be in a tailspin. The Astros have been outscored 55-71 thus far but they are hitting a solid .276 as a team. Angel Sanchez is hitting .383, Hunter Pence is hitting .300, and Brett Wallace is at .256. The Houston Pitching staff has an ERA of 5.34 with the starters at 5.78 and the bullpen at 4.50. For game one against San Diego Houston starts Bud Norris who makes his third start of the season. Thus far Norris has allowed 11 hits and nine runs while striking out 13 in 10 innings of work. The San Diego Read More

San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

The San Diego Padres look to avoid getting swept at home as they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Diego Padres are -130 home favorites over the Los Angeles Dodgers with the over/under run total is set at 7 runs. San Diego seems to have the same issues that they had a year ago, they have very few players in their lineup who can hit consistently. On Saturday Brad Hawpe and Chase Headley had two hits each but no one was able to score as Will Venerable struck out twice. Dustin Moseley allowed eight hits and three runs in six innings of work to take his second loss of the season in as many outings. On Sunday San Diego looks to salvage a win from the series as they send Aaron Harang to the mound. Harang won his last start when he allowed six hits while striking out Read More