Padres, streaking Tatis Jr. set for matchup with Rockies
San Diego; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Diego’s Tatis Jr. puts 14-game hit streak on the line against Rockies.
The Padres are 24-26 against the rest of their division. San Diego hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .310 this season, led by Fernando Tatis Jr. with a mark of .385.
The Rockies are 23-31 against opponents from the NL West. Colorado leads the National League in hitting with a .267 batting average, Charlie Blackmon leads the team with an average of .322. The Padres won the last meeting 8-5. Andres Munoz earned his first victory and Hunter Renfroe went 3-for-3 with two doubles, a home run and two RBIs for San Diego. Jairo Diaz took his third loss for Colorado.
TOP PERFORMERS: Renfroe leads the Padres with 49 extra base hits and is slugging .559. Eric Hosmer is 9-for-37 with two home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for San Diego.
Blackmon leads the Rockies with 135 hits and has 65 RBIs. Nolan Arenado is 13-for-36 with a double, four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 5-5, .280 batting average, 4.80 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs
Rockies: 2-8, .282 batting average, 7.31 ERA, outscored by 36 runs
Padres Injuries: Adam Warren: (forearm), Robert Stock: (bicep), Garrett Richards: (elbow), Jacob Nix: (elbow), Adrian Morejon: (shoulder), Aaron Loup: (elbow), Brett Kennedy: (shoulder), Miguel Diaz: (knee), Jose Castillo: (finger), Franchy Cordero: (quad).