Urena, Marlins to take on Margevicius, Padres on Saturday
San Diego; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Diego and Miami will face off at PETCO Park Saturday.
The Padres are 15-14 in home games. The San Diego offense has compiled a .234 batting average as a team this season, Eric Hosmer leads the team with a mark of .296.
The Marlins are 8-18 in road games. Miami has hit 40 home runs this season, the lowest total in the league. Jorge Alfaro leads the team with eight, averaging one every 19.2 at-bats.
TOP PERFORMERS: Hunter Renfroe leads the Padres with 25 extra base hits and is batting .253. Austin Hedges is 9-for-31 with two doubles, two home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for San Diego.
LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 7-3, .265 batting average, 3.83 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Marlins: 5-5, .272 batting average, 4.61 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs
Padres Injuries: 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), Miguel Diaz: 60-day IL (knee), Jose Castillo: 60-day IL (hip), Travis Jankowski: 60-day IL (foot), Alex Dickerson: 10-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).
Marlins Injuries: Drew Steckenrider: 60-day IL (elbow), Riley Ferrell: 60-day IL (bicep), Julian Fernandez: 60-day IL (elbow), Peter O'Brien: 10-day IL (ribcage), Neil Walker: day-to-day (quad), Jon Berti: 10-day IL (oblique), Chad Wallach: 10-day IL (concussion).