Padres take on the Diamondbacks in first of 3-game series
Arizona Diamondbacks (32-36, fourth in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (41-27, second in the NL West)
San Diego; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zach Davies (2-3, 3.78 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 57 strikeouts); Padres: Yu Darvish (6-3, 3.35 ERA, .97 WHIP, 61 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Padres -188, Diamondbacks +159; over/under is 7 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres begin a three-game series at home against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.
San Diego is 41-27 overall and 17-13 in home games. The Padres have gone 20-8 in games when they did not give up a home run.
Arizona has a 15-17 record in road games and a 32-36 record overall. The Diamondbacks have hit 80 total home runs to rank ninth in the majors.
Monday’s game is the fifth meeting between these teams this season. The Padres have a 3-1 advantage in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Manny Machado leads the Padres with a .328 batting average, and has 17 doubles, a triple, 12 home runs, 30 walks and 46 RBI. Jake Cronenworth is 17-for-39 with four RBI over the last 10 games.
Christian Walker has 10 doubles, a triple and 18 home runs for the Diamondbacks. Alek Thomas is 14-for-38 with a double over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 5-5, .278 batting average, 4.81 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs
Diamondbacks: 5-5, .223 batting average, 3.66 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
INJURIES: Padres: Manny Machado: day-to-day (ankle), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joe Musgrove: 15-Day IL (covid-19), 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)
Diamondbacks: Humberto Castellanos: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ketel Marte: day-to-day (hamstring), Nick Ahmed: 60-Day IL (shoulder), J.B. Bukauskas: 60-Day IL (shoulder)