Drew Pomeranz (5-6, 2.44 ERA) starts for the San Diego Padres (26-39) as they square off against Tom Koehler (4-6, 4.36 ERA) and the Miami Marlins (33-31) in the second of a three-game series at Petco Park. The Marlins won the last game 13-4, and Miami leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 10:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jun. 14 and can be seen on FSFL and FSSD.
Pomeranz pitched 5.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering three runs, striking out six and walking one in a 4-2 defeat to the Braves. Matt Kemp (.253, 33 Rs, 15 HRs, 43 RBIs) continued his strong play yesterday, going 2 for 4 with one run, one home run, and one RBI. Koehler went 6.0 innings, surrendering two runs, striking out six and walking one in a 10-3 win over the Twins in his last outing. Christian Yelich (.319, 30 Rs, 5 HRs, 30 RBIs, 3 SBs) has been successful at the plate, going 2 for 5 yesterday with one run and one RBI.
The Padres are a -130 favorite with a total of 7.5.
Pick - SD
When leading after seven innings, Miami is 15-15, while San Diego is 11-16.
The Marlins are coming into this meeting after a high-scoring game where they scored an impressive 13 runs. The Padres have a 0-5 record when opponents score that many runs or more.
When they outhit their opponents, the Marlins are 27-7. The Padres have a 19-4 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 21st in runs, San Diego has earned 260 this season. Miami ranks 20th with 262 runs.
Ranking 28th, San Diego is near the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.677). Miami ranks in the top half at 14th with an OPS of .736.
The Marlins are 13-17 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Padres are 13-26 when they allow at least one homer.