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Game Thread: 9/5 Padres @ Athletics

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Game 2. Let’s go.

MLB: San Diego Padres at Oakland Athletics Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

The Sheriff (3-3), himself, is on the mound today for the Padres (24-16) as he’ll look to continue his bounce-back from his poor midseason form against the A’s (22-13). Left-hander Sean Manaea (2-2) gets the start for Oakland.

Even after recording zero runs against the Angels two days ago, the Friars are still #1 in the majors with 229 runs scored, but that’s just one score over the Dodgers who have 228. The team’s +55 run differential is #2 to Los Angeles, as well.

Happy Saturday and Go Padres!

Starting Lineup

Update: See Tweet above or lineup changes

After a great outing by the San Diego bats last night, the lineup for today’s game remains unchanged. Austin Nola and Luis Campusano are swapping catcher and DH duties but that’s all she wrote for today’s notes.

Injury Report

Athletics

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

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: 1:10pm
TV: FOX Sports San Diego
Radio: KWFN 97.3, XEMO 860
Weather: 72 degrees and sunny