Oakland Athletics vs. San Diego Padres: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 10, 2024

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Jun 10, 2024 6:12 AM
On Monday, June 10, 2024, the Oakland Athletics will travel to Petco Park to face the San Diego Padres, looking to improve their dismal 11-21 road record. The Padres, with a 15-21 home record, will aim to capitalize on their home field advantage and build on their 34-35 overall record. This matchup promises to be an exciting clash between two teams hungry for a win.
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Athletics vs Padres starting pitchers

  • Dylan Cease for San Diego Padres
  • Joey Estes for Oakland Athletics

Athletics vs Padres statistics

Stat Athletics Padres
Hits 488 (27th) 613 (1st)
Batting Average .219 (29th) .262 (1st)
Runs Batted In 230 (28th) 297 (8th)
Runs 242 (28th) 310 (8th)
Home Runs 76 (5th) 68 (Tied-13th)
Walks 204 (17th) 211 (Tied-11th)
Stolen Bases 33 (25th) 55 (10th)
Strikeouts 647 (2nd) 469 (27th)
Pitches 9603 (13th) 9959 (3rd)

San Diego Padres recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/9/24 vs Arizona Diamondbacks L 9-3
6/8/24 vs Arizona Diamondbacks W 13-1
6/7/24 vs Arizona Diamondbacks W 10-3
6/6/24 vs Arizona Diamondbacks L 4-3
6/5/24 @ Los Angeles Angels L 3-2

Oakland Athletics recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/9/24 vs Toronto Blue Jays L 6-4 F/10
6/8/24 vs Toronto Blue Jays L 7-0
6/7/24 vs Toronto Blue Jays W 2-1
6/6/24 vs Seattle Mariners L 3-0
6/5/24 vs Seattle Mariners W 2-1

Athletics vs Padres predictions

As the Oakland Athletics gear up to face the San Diego Padres, all eyes will likely be on Brent Rooker, who’s been swinging a hot bat lately. His projection to notch around 0.377 runs with a couple of hits, including a potential homer, makes him a player to watch. Joey Estes, the starting pitcher, might not have the most comforting stats with an ERA of 4.67, but his whip of 0.96 suggests he can handle bats effectively. He’s expected to rack up a few strikeouts and limit runs, which could keep the A's in the game for a decent stretch.

Switching focus to the San Diego Padres, they’ve got some heavy hitters that can really change the dynamics of a game. Fernando Tatis Jr., who's projected to produce heavily with runs and clutch hits, combined with his thrilling base-stealing ability, adds an exciting layer to Padres' game-plan. Jurickson Profar is batting incredibly this season, and with expected runs and hits from him in this game, their batting lineup looks solid. Dylan Cease on the mound could be another game-changer; his impressive strikeout rate might just stifle the Athletics' hitters.

Given the current momentum and lineup strengths, the San Diego Padres seem poised to take this one. Their blend of solid pitching from Cease and offensive power, especially from Tatis and Profar, appears too potent for the Athletics, who, despite having some promising players, might struggle to keep up with the Padres’ charge. It’ll be interesting to see if Estes can hold the fort early on, but the Padres' depth and home advantage at Petco Park might just tip the scales in their favor.

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

Oakland Athletics injuries

  • J.T. Ginn (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Esteury Ruiz (LF): 10-Day-IL
  • Max Muncy (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Jacob Wilson (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Lucas Erceg (RP): 15-Day-IL

Athletics vs Padres game info

Venue Petco Park
Location San Diego, California
First pitch Mon 9:40 PM
Temperature 68°
Chance of Rain 0%

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