San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 17, 2024

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Jun 17, 2024 6:10 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies, riding high with a 47-24 record, look to extend their undefeated series lead against the San Diego Padres on Monday, June 17, 2024, at 6:40 PM at Citizens Bank Park. The Padres, with a 37-38 record, aim to bounce back from their recent struggles on the road, where they hold a 19-17 record. Expect a thrilling matchup as these two teams clash in Philadelphia.
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Padres vs Phillies starting pitchers

  • Cristopher Sanchez for Philadelphia Phillies
  • Randy Vasquez for San Diego Padres

Padres vs Phillies statistics

Stat Padres Phillies
Hits 656 (1st) 610 (8th)
Batting Average .259 (1st) .252 (6th)
Runs Batted In 320 (8th) 337 (5th)
Runs 333 (10th) 355 (4th)
Home Runs 77 (11th) 80 (Tied-8th)
Walks 231 (Tied-12th) 258 (3rd)
Stolen Bases 58 (11th) 77 (4th)
Strikeouts 516 (26th) 589 (17th)
Pitches 10850 (4th) 10476 (13th)

Philadelphia Phillies recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/16/24 @ Baltimore Orioles L 8-3
6/15/24 @ Baltimore Orioles L 6-2
6/14/24 @ Baltimore Orioles W 5-3 F/11
6/13/24 @ Boston Red Sox L 9-3
6/12/24 @ Boston Red Sox L 8-6

San Diego Padres recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/16/24 @ New York Mets L 11-6
6/15/24 @ New York Mets L 5-1
6/14/24 @ New York Mets L 2-1
6/12/24 vs Oakland Athletics W 5-4
6/11/24 vs Oakland Athletics W 4-3

Padres vs Phillies predictions

For the upcoming game, the San Diego Padres might see some solid contributions from the likes of Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado. Tatis is expected to bring that extra spark with his potential for both hitting crucial home runs and swiping bases, keeping the Phillies on their toes. Meanwhile, Machado's consistent ability to get on base and drive in runs will be key in setting the pace for the Padres. With such heavy hitters in the lineup, the Padres could really turn up the heat if these players perform as anticipated.

On the flip side, the Philadelphia Phillies have their own stars ready to shine. Bryce Harper, who's been swinging a hot bat with impressive power numbers this season, could be a significant threat, especially in clutch situations. Alongside him, Alec Bohm's consistency at the plate, boasting a robust batting average, could provide the necessary support to keep the Phillies competitive throughout the game. These players' abilities to execute under pressure could very well be the highlight of the game.

Considering the current dynamics and individual performances, my prediction leans slightly towards a Phillies victory. Their strong lineup depth and proven ability to score runs, combined with Cristopher Sanchez's pitching prowess, might just edge out the Padres in what promises to be an exciting matchup. If Sanchez can maintain control and limit the Padres' explosive hitters, the Phillies could use their home-field advantage at Citizens Bank Park to secure the win. Nonetheless, expect a tightly contested game that could hinge on a few key moments.

Philadelphia Phillies injuries

  • Trea Turner (SS): 10-Day-IL
  • Matt Kroon (3B): Day-To-Day
  • Yunior Marte (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Luis Ortiz (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Griff McGarry (SP): Day-To-Day

San Diego Padres injuries

  • Yu Darvish (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Drew Carlton (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Glenn Otto (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Joe Musgrove (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Xander Bogaerts (2B): 10-Day-IL

Padres vs Phillies game info

Venue Citizens Bank Park
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
First pitch Mon 6:40 PM
Temperature 92°
Chance of Rain 0%

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