Luis Perdomo (7-8, 5.92 ERA) and Tyler Chatwood (10-9, 3.94 ERA) take the hill in the second of a four-game series between the San Diego Padres (58-82) and the Colorado Rockies (67-73) at Petco Park. The Padres won the last game 14-1, and San Diego leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 10:40 p.m. ET on Friday, Sep. 9 and can be seen on FSSD and RTRM.
Perdomo pitched 6.0 innings in his last outing, surrendering five runs and striking out five in a 5-1 defeat to the Dodgers. Yangervis Solarte (.280, 51 Rs, 15 HRs, 60 RBIs, 1 SB) continued his strong play yesterday, going 2 for 4 with two runs and one RBI. Chatwood went 5.0 innings, surrendering six runs (one unearned), striking out three and walking one in a 9-4 defeat to the Diamondbacks in his most recent start. Trevor Story (.272, 67 Rs, 27 HRs, 72 RBIs, 8 SBs) went 1 for 2 yesterday with one RBI.
The Padres are 24-30 against their divisional rivals, while the Rockies are 29-31 against their division.
For the 22nd time this season, the Rockies registered at least two errors in a game.
The Padres are coming into this matchup after a high-scoring game where they scored a whopping 14 runs. The Rockies have a 0-3 record when opponents score that many runs or more.
When they are outhit, the Padres are 14-63. The Rockies have a 14-49 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 18th in home runs, San Diego has hit 158 this season. Colorado ranks ninth with 181 home runs.
Ranking 24th, San Diego is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 394 this season. Colorado ranks in the top half at 11th with 448.
When the Padres hit at least one home run, they are 48-43, well-matched with the Rockies who are 54-41 when hitting one or more homers.