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Padres vs. Giants - 9/16/2021

Can the Padres get out of the series with a split?

San Diego Padres v San Francisco Giants Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

San Diego Padres (75-70) vs. San Francisco Giants (95-51), September 16, 2021, 12:45 p.m. PST

Location: Oracle Park, San Francisco, CA

TV: Bally Sports San Diego


Giants SB Nation Site: McCovey Chronicles

Starting Pitchers

Padres: Pierce Johnson (3-3, 2.98 ERA)

Giants: Kevin Gausman (14-5, 2.65 ERA)

Projected Lineups


  1. Jurickson Profar (RF)
  2. Fernando Tatis Jr. (SS)
  3. Manny Machado (3B)
  4. Adam Frazier (2B)
  5. Tommy Pham (LF)
  6. Eric Hosmer (1B)
  7. Austin Nola (C)
  8. Trent Grisham (CF)
  9. Pierce Johnson (SP)


  1. LaMonte Wade Jr. (RF)
  2. Darin Ruf (LF)
  3. Kris Bryant (CF)
  4. Brandon Belt (1B)
  5. Evan Longoria (3B)
  6. Brandon Crawford (SS)
  7. Wilmer Flores (2B)
  8. Curt Casali (C)
  9. Kevin Gausman (SP)

After snapping a five-game losing streak last night, the Padres are looking to settle for a series split in a Thursday matinee affair against the San Francisco Giants.

Pierce Johnson is the opener today against Kevin Gausman.

GB community, this is your thread for the afternoon. Enjoy!