The Padres Try to Avoid a Four-game Losing Streak in a Game Against the Phillies

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The Philadelphia Phillies, with a remarkable 47-24 final record and an impressive 27-10 home record, are set to face off against the San Diego Padres, who boast a 37-38 complete record and a 19-17 record on the road.

The Phillies have demonstrated exceptional pitching, leading the National League with a team ERA of 3.18. The Padres have excelled in their offensive performance, boasting a collective .325 on-base percentage, the fifth-highest in Major League Baseball.

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This upcoming game marks the fourth encounter between the two teams this season, with outstanding performers on both sides. Kyle Schwarber has been a standout for the Phillies, hitting six doubles, 14 home runs, and 43 RBIs.

Nicholas Castellanos has also made his mark, going 7-for-43 with two doubles, a triple, and two home runs over the last 10 games. On the Padres’ side, Ha-Seong Kim has impressed with nine doubles, three triples, and nine home runs, while Jackson Merrill has gone 13-for-36 with four doubles and four home runs over the past 10 games.

Both teams have players on the injured list, including J.T. Realmuto, Michael Rucker, Kody Clemens, Dylan Covey, Trea Turner, Yunior Marte, and Luis Ortiz for the Phillies, and Yu Darvish, Joe Musgrove, Luis Patino, Xander Bogaerts, and Glenn Otto for the Padres.

Despite these setbacks, the teams are poised for a thrilling matchup, with the Phillies seeking to capitalize on their strong home record and the Padres aiming to overcome their road struggles.