Colin Rea (3-2, 4.74 ERA) and the San Diego Padres (26-38) go up against Wei-Yin Chen (3-2, 4.56 ERA) and the Miami Marlins (32-31) in the first of a three-game series at Petco Park. The game gets underway at 10:10 p.m. ET on Monday, Jun. 13 and will air on FSFL and FSSD.
In his most recent outing, Rea pitched 7.0 innings, allowing three runs, striking out five and walking two in a 4-3 victory over the Braves. Matt Kemp (.249, 32 Rs, 14 HRs, 42 RBIs) continued his strong season yesterday, going 3 for 4. The Marlins were unsuccessful the last time Chen pitched. He struggled, going 5.1 innings, giving up five runs and striking out two in a 7-5 loss to the Twins.
The Marlins are a small -115 favorite with a total of 7.5 for this road matchup.
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When leading after seven innings, Miami is 14-15, while San Diego is 11-15.
The Marlins didn't score any runs in their last game. The Padres have a 4-0 record when they don't allow any runs.
When they outhit their opponents, the Marlins are 26-7. The Padres have a 19-4 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 23rd in runs, Miami has earned 249 this season. San Diego ranks 20th with 256 runs.
Ranking 28th, San Diego is near the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.674). Miami ranks in the top half with an OPS of .728.
The Marlins are 12-17 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Padres are 13-25 when they allow at least one homer.