Struggling Angels look to stop 3-game slide against Padres

September 3

San Diego Padres (23-15, second in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (12-25, fifth in the AL West)

Anaheim, California; Thursday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: San Diego: Mike Clevinger (1-1, 3.18 ERA) Los Angeles: Andrew Heaney (2-2, 4.62 ERA)

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles enters the matchup as losers of their last three games.

The Angels are 7-12 in home games. Los Angeles is averaging 4.6 RBIs per game this season. Mike Trout leads the team with 32 total runs batted in.

The Padres are 11-9 on the road. San Diego has hit 67 home runs this season, second in the National League. Fernando Tatis Jr. leads them with 13, averaging one every 11.3 at-bats.

TOP PERFORMERS: Trout leads the Angels with 16 extra base hits and is slugging .602.

Tatis Jr. leads the Padres with 46 hits and has 33 RBIs.

INJURIES: Angels: Hoby Milner: (back), Justin Anderson: (elbow), David Fletcher: (ankle), Shohei Ohtani: (pronator), Max Stassi: (knee).

Padres: Kirby Yates: (right elbow), Trey Wingenter: (elbow), Emilio Pagan: (bicep), Anderson Espinoza: (elbow), Jose Castillo: (lat), Austin Adams: (knee), Tommy Pham: (right hand), Francisco Mejia: (thumb).

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