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Game Thread: 9/8 Rockies @ Padres

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MLB: Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

It’s Mike Clevinger’s home debut for the Padres. I’m sure we’re all hoping this start goes in a much better direction than his last one against the A’s.

.....and as I type this (because I’m late, apologies) Colorado’s Nolan Arenado cranks a three-run homer....sigh...

We can only go up from here!

Starting Lineup

Trent Grisham is back at the top of the lineup where he’ll be followed up by Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado. Mitch Moreland gets the start at first base in place of the injured Eric Hosmer while Jason Castro starts behind the plate. Jake Cronenworth gets a much-deserved night off.

Injury Report

Rockies

  • SP Jon Gray - 10-Day IL

Padres

  • 1B Eric Hosmer - 10-Day IL
  • RHP Emilio Pagan - 10-Day IL
  • LF Tommy Pham - 10-Day IL
  • C Luis Campusano - 10-Day IL
  • RHP Luis Perdomo - 10-Day IL

Game Info

Teams: Rockies @ Padres
Location: Petco Park
Time: 6:10pm
TV: FOX Sports San Diego
Radio: KWFN 97.3, XEMO 860
Weather: 77 degrees and cloudy