San Diego Padres (31-21, second in NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (33-21, first in NL Central)
Milwaukee; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
LIKELY PITCHING: Padres: MacKenzie Gore (3-1, 1.71 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 47 strikeouts); Brewers: Aaron Ashby (1-3, 2.70 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 51 strikeouts)
BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Brewers host the San Diego Padres on Saturday.
Milwaukee is 15-7 at home and 33-21 overall. The Brewers are 23-4 in games when they have beaten opponents.
San Diego is 18-11 in road games and 31-21 overall. The Padres are 9-3 in games when they hit at least two homers.
Saturday’s game is the sixth time these teams have faced each other this season. The Brewers have a 3-2 advantage in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Rowdy Tellez has 12 doubles and 10 home runs while hitting .249 for the Brewers. Victor Caratini is 5 for 14 with three homers in the last 10 games.
Eric Hosmer has 10 doubles and four home runs for the Padres. Trent Grisham is 6-for-28 with two doubles and two homers in the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 5-5, .219 batting average, 4.03 ERA, outscored by three runs
Padres: 3-7, .239 batting average, 3.38 ERA, outscored by four runs
INJURIES: Brewers: Luis Urias: day to day (thumb), Michael Brosseau: IL 10 days (ankle), Omar Narvaez: IL 10 days (covid-19), Jake Cousins: IL 60 days (elbow), Justin Topa: IL 60 days (elbow), Brandon Woodruff: IL 15 days (ankle), Luis Perdomo: IL 15 days (elbow), Hunter Renfroe: IL 10 days (hamstrings), Freddy Peralta: 15-Day IL (lat ), Willy Adames: 10 days IL (ankle), Jandel Gustave: 15 days IL (hamstrings)
Padres: Wil Myers: IL 10 days (knee), Mike Clevinger: IL 15 days (tricep), Pierce Johnson: IL 60 days (elbow), Matt Beaty: IL 10 days (shoulder), Austin Adams: 60 -Day IL ( forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60 days IL (wrist), Michel Baez: 60 days IL (elbow), Adrian Morejon: 60 days IL (elbow), Drew Pomeranz: 60 days IL (undisclosed)
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