Padres bring 2-0 series lead over Giants into game 3

San Francisco Giants (41-41, third in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (49-36, second in the NL West)

San Diego; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Carlos Rodon (7-5, 2.87 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 112 strikeouts); Padres: Yu Darvish (7-4, 3.53 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 85 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Padres -109, Giants -109; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres play the San Francisco Giants with a 2-0 series lead.

San Diego is 23-18 in home games and 49-36 overall. The Padres have a 36-11 record in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

San Francisco is 41-41 overall and 20-21 in road games. The Giants are sixth in the NL with 95 total home runs, averaging 1.2 per game.

Saturday’s game is the ninth time these teams meet this season. The Padres are ahead 6-2 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Manny Machado leads San Diego with 14 home runs while slugging .541. Trent Grisham is 7-for-34 with two home runs and five RBI over the last 10 games.

Joc Pederson leads San Francisco with 17 home runs while slugging .546. Evan Longoria is 6-for-21 with a home run and three RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 4-6, .236 batting average, 4.14 ERA, outscored by 12 runs

Giants: 2-8, .182 batting average, 4.76 ERA, outscored by 23 runs

INJURIES: Padres: Jurickson Profar: 7-Day IL (concussion), Steven Wilson: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Adrian Morejon: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Robert Suarez: 15-Day IL (knee), Wil Myers: 10-Day IL (knee), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist)

Giants: Colton Welker: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Delaplane: 60-Day IL (forearm), Tommy La Stella: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Jose Alvarez: 15-Day IL (elbow), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-Day IL (ankle), Evan Longoria: 10-Day IL (oblique), Curt Casali: 10-Day IL (oblique), Luis Gonzalez: 10-Day IL (back), Jakob Junis: 15-Day IL (groin), Matthew Boyd: 60-Day IL (elbow)


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