Fedde expected to start for the Nationals against Padres
San Diego; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Diego and Washington will face off at PETCO Park on Friday.
The Padres are 17-18 on their home turf. San Diego has hit 95 home runs this season, eighth in the MLB. Franmil Reyes leads the team with 19, averaging one every 10.3 at-bats.
The Nationals are 13-19 on the road. The Washington pitching staff has a team ERA of 4.76, Patrick Corbin leads the staff with a mark of 3.59. The Padres won the last meeting 5-4. Joey Lucchesi earned his fifth victory and Hunter Renfroe went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for San Diego. Corbin took his fourth loss for Washington.
TOP PERFORMERS: Reyes leads the Padres with 19 home runs and is slugging .571. Josh Naylor is 6-for-23 with a double, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for San Diego.
LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 4-6, .218 batting average, 5.52 ERA, outscored by 16 runs
Nationals: 7-3, .268 batting average, 3.78 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
Padres Injuries: Matt Strahm: 10-day IL (rib), Garrett Richards: 60-day IL (elbow), Jacob Nix: 60-day IL (elbow), Aaron Loup: 60-day IL (elbow), Dinelson Lamet: 60-day IL (elbow), Brett Kennedy: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jose Castillo: 60-day IL (hip), Travis Jankowski: 60-day IL (foot), Franchy Cordero: 10-day IL (elbow), Jose Pirela: 10-day IL (oblique).
Nationals Injuries: Austen Williams: 10-day IL (shoulder), Trevor Rosenthal: 10-day IL (infection), Justin Miller: 10-day IL (shoulder), Jeremy Hellickson: 10-day IL (shoulder), Koda Glover: 60-day IL (forearm), Ryan Zimmerman: 10-day IL (foot).