Guardians host the Padres on 3-game home win streak
San Diego Padres (15-8, second in the NL West) vs. Cleveland Guardians (10-12, second in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Wednesday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Mike Clevinger (0-0); Guardians: Zach Plesac (1-2, 3.80 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 12 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Padres -125, Guardians +105; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians will try to keep a three-game home win streak alive when they take on the San Diego Padres.
Cleveland has gone 3-3 in home games and 10-12 overall. Guardians hitters are batting a collective .251, the top team batting average in the AL.
San Diego is 6-4 at home and 15-8 overall. The Padres have a 7-1 record in games when they did not give up a home run.
Wednesday’s game is the first meeting between these teams this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Owen Miller has nine doubles, two home runs and eight RBI for the Guardians. Jose Ramirez is 8-for-35 with two doubles and three home runs over the last 10 games.
Jurickson Profar has four doubles and five home runs for the Padres. Eric Hosmer is 13-for-35 with a double and three home runs over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Guardians: 3-7, .214 batting average, 5.20 ERA, outscored by 18 runs
Padres: 7-3, .237 batting average, 3.66 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
INJURIES: Guardians: Yu Chang: 10-Day IL (covid-19), James Karinchak: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Carlos Vargas: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Cody Morris: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Padres: Wil Myers: 10-Day IL (thumb), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Luke Voit: 10-Day IL (biceps), Pierce Johnson: 10-Day IL (elbow), 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)