Padres take 5-game losing streak into matchup against the Giants

August 9, 2022 GMT

San Francisco Giants (54-55, third in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (61-51, second in the NL West)

San Diego; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Alex Cobb (3-6, 4.08 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 93 strikeouts); Padres: Joe Musgrove (8-5, 3.00 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 120 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Padres -176, Giants +149; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres enter a matchup with the San Francisco Giants after losing five in a row.

San Diego has a 31-24 record at home and a 61-51 record overall. The Padres are 30-13 in games when they did not allow a home run.

San Francisco has a 25-28 record on the road and a 54-55 record overall. Giants hitters have a collective .317 on-base percentage, the ninth-best percentage in the majors.

The matchup Tuesday is the 12th meeting between these teams this season. The Padres hold a 6-5 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Juan Soto leads the Padres with 21 home runs while slugging .483. Jurickson Profar is 13-for-42 with four doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.

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Joc Pederson ranks third on the Giants with 29 extra base hits (12 doubles and 17 home runs). Joey Bart is 11-for-29 with three home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 5-5, .232 batting average, 3.83 ERA, even run differential

Giants: 5-5, .239 batting average, 3.90 ERA, outscored by five runs

INJURIES: Padres: Craig Stammen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist)

Giants: Evan Longoria: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Mauricio Llovera: 60-Day IL (hip), Jose Alvarez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Zack Littell: 15-Day IL (oblique), Colton Welker: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Delaplane: 60-Day IL (forearm), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-Day IL (ankle)

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