The San Diego Padres will be at Chase Field Wednesday night for game three of three against the Arizona Diamondbacks. San Diego comes into this game 70-62 on the year following the win in game one of this series. Chris Paddack got the start for San Diego giving up one run on three hits across 4.2 innings of work resulting in a no decision. Craig Stammen came on in relief giving up one hit and no runs across one inning of work resulting in the win. The San Diego bullpen held true before Mark Melancon came on in the 9th giving up one hit and no runs to secure the save.
San Diego hit the ball well against Arizona going a combined 13-39 from the plate including 6-12 with runners in scoring position. Fernando Tatis Jr. Led the way for the San Diego offense going 3-5 on the day including a two run home run to drive in three total runs.
The Arizona Diamondbacks come into this game as one of the worst teams in baseball with a 44-89 record on the year following the game one loss. Tyler GIlbert got the star for Arizona giving up five runs on eight hits across five innings of work resulting in the loss. The Arizona bullpen struggled as well allowing two more runs on five hits over the final three innings of the game.
The Arizona offense struggled against San Diego with only seven hits on the day including q-7 with runners in scoring position to leave five men on base. Starling Marte What's the biggest factor in the Arizona lineup going 1-4 on the day, while hitting a Grand Slam in the seventh inning to supply four of the five Arizona runs.