Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 7, 2024

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Jun 7, 2024 6:15 AM
The Arizona Diamondbacks, leading the series 1-0, head to Petco Park to take on the San Diego Padres on Friday, June 7, 2024, at 9:40 PM. The Padres, struggling at home with a 13-20 record, will look to even the series against the Diamondbacks, who have a respectable 15-17 road record. This matchup promises to be an exciting one, with both teams fighting to gain an edge in the season series.
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Diamondbacks vs Padres starting pitchers

  • Michael King for San Diego Padres
  • Brandon Pfaadt for Arizona Diamondbacks

Diamondbacks vs Padres statistics

Stat Diamondbacks Padres
Hits 515 (Tied-10th) 568 (1st)
Batting Average .246 (12th) .258 (1st)
Runs Batted In 274 (8th) 270 (9th)
Runs 289 (8th) 281 (9th)
Home Runs 58 (Tied-22nd) 59 (Tied-19th)
Walks 201 (Tied-10th) 196 (Tied-13th)
Stolen Bases 32 (Tied-20th) 50 (9th)
Strikeouts 500 (18th) 448 (26th)
Pitches 9172 (10th) 9310 (5th)

San Diego Padres recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/6/24 vs Arizona Diamondbacks L 4-3
6/5/24 @ Los Angeles Angels L 3-2
6/4/24 @ Los Angeles Angels L 4-2
6/3/24 @ Los Angeles Angels L 2-1
6/2/24 @ Kansas City Royals L 4-3

Arizona Diamondbacks recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/6/24 @ San Diego Padres W 4-3
6/5/24 vs San Francisco Giants L 9-3
6/4/24 vs San Francisco Giants W 8-5
6/3/24 vs San Francisco Giants W 4-2
6/2/24 @ New York Mets W 5-4

Diamondbacks vs Padres predictions

As the Arizona Diamondbacks gear up for another face-off against the San Diego Padres, eyes are definitely on a few key players. For starters, Ketel Marte has been swinging a hot bat, and his current form suggests he might just rack up some more hits and potentially go deep. Then there's Corbin Carroll, who has been nothing short of electrifying on the bases. Given his recent performances, expect him to continue causing havoc whenever he reaches base. On the mound, Brandon Pfaadt needs to lock things down after a shaky start to the season—his strikeouts look good, but he'll need to cut down on the homers to give his team a chance tonight.

Flipping over to the San Diego Padres, things are looking particularly bright for Luis Arraez and Jurickson Profar. Arraez's knack for getting on base consistently sets the table for the rest of the lineup, making him a crucial part of the Padres' offensive strategy. Profar, on the other hand, has been impressive with both his average and power. If these two can get going early, it could spell trouble for the D-backs. Also, don't overlook Michael King, whose pitching could be the difference-maker. With his ability to strike out batters and generally keep the ball in the park, he might just be the key to clamping down Arizona's hitters.

Considering the momentum and the high stakes of this matchup, I'm leaning towards a Padres win. Their batting lineup has shown depth and consistency, and with King on the mound, they seem well-positioned to handle the Diamondbacks’ attacks. Arizona will put up a good fight, no doubt, but San Diego's combination of solid pitching and timely hitting will likely carry them through in what promises to be an engaging contest. Grab your popcorn, because this game is going to be one to watch!

San Diego Padres injuries

  • Manny Machado (3B): Day-To-Day
  • Drew Carlton (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Glenn Otto (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Yu Darvish (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Joe Musgrove (SP): 15-Day-IL

Arizona Diamondbacks injuries

  • Jose Castillo (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Miguel Castro (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Josh Green (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Eduardo Rodriguez (SP): 60-Day-IL
  • Geraldo Perdomo (SS): 10-Day-IL

Diamondbacks vs Padres game info

Venue Petco Park
Location San Diego, California
First pitch Fri 9:40 PM
Temperature 69°
Chance of Rain 0%

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