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Kelly, Diamondbacks to face Paddack, Padres

August 8, 2020 GMT

Arizona Diamondbacks (5-9, fifth in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (8-6, third in the NL West)

San Diego; Saturday, 9:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly (1-1, 2.63 ERA, .95 WHIP, 11 strikeouts) Padres: Chris Paddack (2-0, 2.65 ERA, .94 WHIP, 15 strikeouts)

LINE: Padres favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres play the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday.

The Padres went 31-45 in division play in 2019. San Diego hit .238 as a team last season while averaging 7.9 hits per game.

The Diamondbacks went 38-38 in division play in 2019. Arizona hit 220 total home runs and averaged 8.8 hits per game last season.

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The teams meet for the fifth time this season. San Diego leads the season series 4-1.

INJURIES: Padres: Trey Wingenter: (elbow), Andres Munoz: (elbow), Anderson Espinoza: (elbow), Jose Castillo: (lat), Eric Hosmer: (gastritis).

Diamondbacks: Corbin Martin: (elbow), Silvino Bracho: (elbow).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.