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Game Thread: 9/4 Padres @ Athletics

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A new series brings some new fire.

MLB: San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

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).

News Update

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.

Starting Lineup

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.

Injury Report

Athletics

  • SP Daniel Mengden - Covid-19
  • SP A.J. Puk - 10-Day IL
  • SS Marcus Semien - Day-To-Day

Padres

  • RHP Emilio Pagan - 10-Day IL
  • RHP Jose Castillo - 60-Day IL
  • RHP Luis Perdomo - 10-Day IL

Game Info

Teams: Padres @ Athletics
Location: Oakland Coliseum
Time: 6:40pm
TV: FOX Sports San Diego
Radio: KWFN 97.3, XEMO 860
Weather: 74 degrees and sunny