BOTTOM LINE: Colorado enters the matchup as losers of their last four games.
The Padres are 16-11 against opponents from the NL West. San Diego’s team on-base percentage of .322 is fifth in the league. Trent Grisham leads the team with an OBP of .374.
The Rockies are 8-20 against NL West Division teams. The Colorado offense has compiled a .245 batting average as a team this season, good for tenth in the National League. Yonathan Daza leads the team with an average of .327.
The Padres won the last meeting 2-1. Pierce Johnson recorded his first victory and Jake Cronenworth went 3-for-4 with two doubles for San Diego. Daniel Bard took his third loss for Colorado.
TOP PERFORMERS: Manny Machado leads the Padres with 28 RBIs and is batting .224.
Ryan McMahon leads the Rockies with 19 extra base hits and is batting .256.
LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 8-2, .269 batting average, 2.39 ERA, outscored opponents by 33 runs
INJURIES: 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), Wil Myers: (covid-19), Fernando Tatis Jr.: (health and safety protocols), Eric Hosmer: (covid-19).
Rockies: Scott Oberg: (blood clots), Peter Lambert: (elbow), Kyle Freeland: (shoulder), Carlos Estevez: (finger), Ben Bowden: (left shoulder), Brendan Rodgers: (hamstring), Chris Owings: (left thumb), Matt Adams: (shin).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.