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Padres vs. Rockies - 8/18/2021

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Can the Padres salvage a game before heading back home?

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San Diego Padres (67-55) at Colorado Rockies (54-66), August 18, 2021, 12:10 p.m. PST

Location: Coors Field, Denver, CO

TV: Bally Sports San Diego

Radio: KWFN, XEMO

Rockies SB Nation Site: Purple Row


Starting Pitchers

Padres: Jake Arrieta (5-11, 6.88 ERA)

Rockies: Chi Chi Gonzalez (3-6, 6.06 ERA)

Probable Starting Lineups (subject to last-minute change)

Padres

  1. Adam Frazier (2B)
  2. Fernando Tatis Jr. (RF)
  3. Manny Machado (3B)
  4. Jake Cronenworth (SS)
  5. Austin Nola (C)
  6. Eric Hosmer (1B)
  7. Wil Myers (LF)
  8. Trent Grisham (CF)
  9. Jake Arrieta (P)

Rockies

  1. Connor Joe (LF)
  2. Garrett Hampson (CF)
  3. Charlie Blackmon (RF)
  4. Trevor Story (SS)
  5. C.J. Cron (1B)
  6. Ryan McMahon (3B)
  7. Alan Trejo (2B)
  8. Dom Nunez (C)
  9. Chi Chi Gonzalez (P)

After losing two straight to begin the series, the Padres are looking to avoid the sweep in a Wednesday matinee against the Rockies.

Former Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta makes his Padres debut after signing with the team Monday. He’ll face off against Chi Chi Gonzalez.

GB, this is your game thread for this afternoon. Enjoy!