Padres take 4-game slide into matchup with Red Sox
San Diego; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Brian Johnson (1-2, 6.58 ERA) Padres: Joey Lucchesi (8-7, 4.20 ERA)
LINE: Padres -120; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: San Diego enters the game as losers of their last four games.
The Padres are 29-35 in home games. San Diego has a collective batting average of .244 this season, led by Fernando Tatis Jr. with an average of .317.
The Red Sox are 36-27 in road games. Boston has slugged .482, good for fourth in the American League. Rafael Devers leads the club with a .585 slugging percentage, including 77 extra-base hits and 26 home runs. The Red Sox won the last meeting 5-4. Matt Barnes earned his fourth victory and Brock Holt went 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI for Boston. Kirby Yates registered his fourth loss for San Diego.
LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 4-6, .222 batting average, 4.35 ERA, outscored by 12 runs
Red Sox: 8-2, .318 batting average, 2.64 ERA, outscored opponents by 32 runs
Padres Injuries: Adam Warren: (forearm), Robert Stock: (bicep), Garrett Richards: (elbow), Jacob Nix: (elbow), Adrian Morejon: (shoulder), Aaron Loup: (elbow), Brett Kennedy: (shoulder), Carl Edwards Jr.: (shoulder), Miguel Diaz: (knee), Jose Castillo: (finger), Franchy Cordero: (quad), Fernando Tatis Jr.: (back), Ian Kinsler: (neck).