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Woodruff expected to start as Milwaukee hosts San Diego

Woodruff expected to start as Milwaukee hosts San Diego


San Diego Padres (30-17, first in the NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (23-23, third in the NL Central)

Milwaukee; Monday, 6:05 p.m. on WKTY 96.7 FM / 580 AM

PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Blake Snell (1-0, 3.79 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, 60 strikeouts) Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (2-2, 1.58 ERA, .74 WHIP, 65 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -113, Padres -103; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Milwaukee and San Diego will face off on Monday.

The Brewers are 10-12 on their home turf. The Milwaukee offense has compiled a .212 batting average as a team this season, last in the National League. Kolten Wong leads the team with an average of .280.

The Padres are 12-7 on the road. San Diego’s team on-base percentage of .328 is second in the National League. Trent Grisham leads the club with an OBP of .383.

The Brewers won the last meeting 4-2. Brent Suter recorded his first victory and Omar Narvaez went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Milwaukee. Keone Kela took his first loss for San Diego.

TOP PERFORMERS: Avisail Garcia leads the Brewers with 36 hits and has 24 RBIs.

Fernando Tatis Jr. leads the Padres with 20 extra base hits and 26 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 4-6, .205 batting average, 4.66 ERA, outscored by eight runs

Padres: 9-1, .285 batting average, 1.81 ERA, outscored opponents by 47 runs

INJURIES: Brewers: Eric Yardley: (shoulder), Bobby Wahl: (right oblique), Justin Topa: (elbow), Dylan File: (elbow), Tim Lopes: (right oblique), Derek Fisher: (left hamstring), Jace Peterson: (thumb), Mark Mathias: (shoulder).

Padres: Trey Wingenter: (elbow), Taylor Williams: (knee), Matt Strahm: (knee), Drew Pomeranz: (lat), Adrian Morejon: (left forearm), Keone Kela: (right forearm), Javy Guerra: (right elbow), Mike Clevinger: (elbow), Jose Castillo: (undisclosed), Michel Baez: (right elbow), Dan Altavilla: (elbow), Jorge Ona: (right elbow), Manny Machado: (shoulder).

TOP PHOTO: FILE – Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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

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