Tonight, the Padres (23-16) begin a new three-game series with the Athletics (22-12). Both teams are enjoying successful season, with the Friars in second place in the NL West and the A’s in first place of the AL West.
Zach Davies (5-2) is back on the mound for San Diego and he’ll be facing left-hander Jesus Luzardo (2-1).
Prior to tonight’s game, the #Padres transferred LHP Jose Castillo to the 45-day IL, placed RHP Luis Perdomo on the 10-day IL with right forearm inflammation, and selected the contract of C Luis Campusano from the alternate training site.— San Diego Padres (@Padres) September 4, 2020
We’ve also got some exciting news. The Padres have called up their No. 4 prospect Luis Campusano from the alternate training site and placed a couple pitchers on the IL.
Stoked for the weekend in Oakland!#FriarFaithful pic.twitter.com/DJUpeo0842— San Diego Padres (@Padres) September 4, 2020
Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado are back in the 1-2 spots while Austin Nola bats cleanuo. Newly-brought up Campusano makes his major league debut as the team’s DH. Grisham is also back from his day off and he’ll be rounding out the bottom of the lineup.
- SP Daniel Mengden - Covid-19
- SP A.J. Puk - 10-Day IL
- SS Marcus Semien - Day-To-Day
- RHP Emilio Pagan - 10-Day IL
- RHP Jose Castillo - 60-Day IL
- RHP Luis Perdomo - 10-Day IL
Teams: Padres @ Athletics
Location: Oakland Coliseum
TV: FOX Sports San Diego
Radio: KWFN 97.3, XEMO 860
Weather: 74 degrees and sunny