Padres face the Phillies with 1-0 series lead

May 18, 2022 GMT

San Diego Padres (23-13, second in the NL West) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (17-19, third in the NL East)

Philadelphia; Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Blake Snell (0-0); Phillies: Zack Wheeler (1-3, 4.26 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 32 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Phillies -150, Padres +128; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres meet the Philadelphia Phillies leading the series 1-0.

Philadelphia is 17-19 overall and 9-10 at home. The Phillies have hit 44 total home runs to rank third in the NL.

San Diego has gone 10-7 at home and 23-13 overall. The Padres have a 14-4 record in games when they scored five or more runs.

Wednesday’s game is the second time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bryce Harper has 14 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 27 RBI for the Phillies. Jean Segura is 14-for-32 with a double, four home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.


Manny Machado leads San Diego with seven home runs while slugging .576. Luke Voit is 5-for-21 with two home runs and two RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 6-4, .269 batting average, 4.15 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs

Padres: 6-4, .230 batting average, 4.05 ERA, outscored by two runs

INJURIES: Phillies: Didi Gregorius: 10-Day IL (knee), Ryan Sherriff: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Mickey Moniak: 10-Day IL (hand), Rafael Marchan: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Kent Emanuel: 60-Day IL (elbow), JoJo Romero: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Padres: Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Tim Hill: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Blake Snell: 10-Day IL (adductor), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist), Michel Baez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Adrian Morejon: 60-Day IL (elbow), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)


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