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Astros vs. Padres - 9/5/2021

Can the Padres win the series?

Houston Astros v San Diego Padres Photo by Matt Thomas/San Diego Padres/Getty Images

Houston Astros (79-56) vs. San Diego Padres (72-64), September 5, 2021, 1:10 p.m. PST

Location: Petco Park, San Diego, CA

TV: Bally Sports San Diego


Astros SB Nation Site: The Crawfish Boxes

Projected Starters

Astros - Luis Garcia (10-6, 3.23 ERA)

Padres - Chris Paddack (7-6, 4.98 ERA)

Projected Lineups


  1. Jose Altuve (2B)
  2. Michael Brantley (LF)
  3. Alex Bregman (3B)
  4. Kyle Tucker (RF)
  5. Yuli Gurriel (1B)
  6. Carlos Correa (SS)
  7. Jake Meyers (CF)
  8. Garrett Stubbs (C)
  9. Luis Garcia (P)


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

After evening the series last night with a 10-2 thrashing of the Astros, the Padres look to get the series win donning camouflage on this Sunday afternoon.

Chris Paddack takes the mound against Luis Garcia.

GB community, this is your Sunday afternoon game thread. Enjoy!