BOTTOM LINE: Arizona and San Diego will play on Wednesday.
The Diamondbacks are 3-5 against opponents from the NL West. Arizona’s team on-base percentage of .317 is eighth in the MLB. Carson Kelly leads the team with an OBP of .500.
The Padres have gone 8-7 against division opponents. San Diego has slugged .355, last in the majors. Fernando Tatis Jr. leads the club with a .623 slugging percentage, including nine extra-base hits and seven home runs.
The Diamondbacks won the last meeting 5-1. Merrill Kelly notched his second victory and Carson Kelly went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Arizona. Chris Paddack took his third loss for San Diego.
TOP PERFORMERS: Eduardo Escobar leads the Diamondbacks with seven home runs and is slugging .523.
Eric Hosmer leads the Padres with 29 hits and has 16 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 7-3, .233 batting average, 3.48 ERA, outscored opponents by 20 runs