On Tuesday night, the San Diego Padres will host the Milwaukee Brewers in the second game of their National League West against National League Central series at Petco Park. The weather will be extremely humid, with little chance of rain and winds of 4.7 miles per hour.
In their previous game, the San Diego Padres defeated the Milwaukee Brewers by one run. In the 10th inning, Padres rookie José Azocar doubled home Manny Machado with two outs and the bases loaded to lift the Padres to victory. The San Diego Padres lead the series 1-0 heading into game two.
The San Diego Padres’ Nick Mrtinez earned the start in this one. With 41 strikeouts and a 1.36 WHIP, he has a 3.86 ERA. In five innings, he gave up two runs on five hits while striking out five and walking three.
The Milwaukee Brewers are coming off a 1-1 tie with the San Diego Padres in their previous game. The San Diego Padres lead the series 1-0 heading into game two.
The Milwaukee Brewers started Adrian Houser in this game. With 35 strikeouts and a 1.28 WHIP, he has a 2.98 ERA. In the loss, he held San Diego to one run on three hits over six innings, striking out four and walking two.
Corbin Burnes of the Milwaukee Brewers will take the mound for this game. With 62 strikeouts and a.83 whip, he has a 2.26 ERA.
The Padres are 7-17 in their previous 24 games against teams with a winning percentage of greater than.600, and 6-15 in their last 21 games as a home underdog. The Brewers are 5-2 in their last seven games overall and 5-2 as home favourites. In their last seven games on grass, the Brewers are 5-2.
Free Pick: San Diego Padres