The Philadelphia Phillies will visit Petco Park Saturday night for game 1 of 3 against the San Diego Padres. Philadelphia is 61-60 on the year riding a 4 game losing streak. Zach Wheeler took the loss last game out for Philadelphia after giving up 6 runs on 7 hits, while striking out 7 across 6.2 innings of work.
Philadelphia struggled from the dish going a combined 7-34 from the plate including 4-13 with runners in scoring position, while leaving 8 men on base. Jean Segura and Ronald Torreyes led the way for the Phillies offense driving in 1 run each to make up all of the Phillies offense.
The San Diego Padres have lost 3 of their last 4 games including 3 straight falling to 67-56 on the year. Jake Arrietta took the loss for the Padres after giving up 5 runs on 7 hits across 3.1 innings of work. The Padres bullpen struggled as well giving up 2 runs on 4 hits to close the game.
Wil Myers led the way for San Diego going 2-4 on the day with 2 home runs to drive in 3 runs. Manny Machado and Trent Grisham chipped into the San Diego offense driving in 1 run each.