Lyles expected to start for the Pirates against Padres
San Diego; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Diego and Pittsburgh will play at PETCO Park on Friday.
The Padres are 11-11 on their home turf. San Diego has hit 64 home runs this season, seventh in the MLB. Franmil Reyes leads the team with 13, averaging one every 10.7 at-bats.
The Pirates are 12-11 in road games. The Pittsburgh pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.50. Trevor Williams leads the team with a 3.33 earned run average. The Padres won the last meeting 4-3. Adam Warren notched his third victory and Ian Kinsler went 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs for San Diego. Richard Rodriguez registered his third loss for Pittsburgh.
TOP PERFORMERS: Reyes leads the Padres with 19 extra base hits and is batting .266. Hunter Renfroe is 8-for-34 with three doubles, four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for San Diego.
LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 5-5, .239 batting average, 4.81 ERA, outscored by nine runs
Pirates: 5-5, .265 batting average, 6.40 ERA, outscored by 21 runs
Padres Injuries: Trey Wingenter: 10-day IL (shoulder), Garrett Richards: 60-day IL (elbow), Jacob Nix: 60-day IL (elbow), Aaron Loup: 10-day IL (elbow), Dinelson Lamet: 60-day IL (elbow), Brett Kennedy: 60-day IL (shoulder), Miguel Diaz: 60-day IL (knee), Jose Castillo: 60-day IL (hip), Travis Jankowski: 60-day IL (foot), Franchy Cordero: 10-day IL (elbow), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 10-day IL (hamstring), Jose Pirela: 10-day IL (oblique), Francisco Mejia: 10-day IL (knee).
Pirates Injuries: Jameson Taillon: 60-day IL (elbow), Edgar Santana: 60-day IL (elbow), Chad Kuhl: 60-day IL (elbow), Keone Kela: 10-day IL (shoulder), Nick Burdi: 60-day IL (biceps), Corey Dickerson: 10-day IL (shoulder), Lonnie Chisenhall: 10-day IL (finger), Jung Ho Kang: 10-day IL (side), Erik Gonzalez: 60-day IL (collarbone), Jacob Stallings: 10-day IL (neck).