Lauer expected to start for Milwaukee against San Diego – San Mateo Daily Journal

San Diego Padres (31-18, first in the NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (24-24, third in the NL Central)

Milwaukee; Wednesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Chris Paddack (2-3, 2.97 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 34 strikeouts) Brewers: Eric Lauer (1-1, 2.81 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 16 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres head to face the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.

The Brewers are 11-13 in home games in 2020. Milwaukee ranks last in the National League in hitting with a .209 batting average. Kolten Wong leads the team with an average of .278.

The Padres are 13-8 on the road. San Diego has a team on-base percentage of .325, good for second in the National League. Fernando Tatis Jr. leads the team with a mark of .371.

The Padres won the last meeting 7-1. Tim Hill earned his third victory and Jurickson Profar went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs for San Diego. Corbin Burnes registered his fourth loss for Milwaukee.

TOP PERFORMERS: Avisail Garcia leads the Brewers with eight home runs and is slugging .437.

Tatis Jr. leads the Padres with 13 home runs and is batting .302.

LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 4-6, .199 batting average, 5.38 ERA, outscored by 13 runs

Padres: 9-1, .275 batting average, 1.80 ERA, outscored opponents by 51 runs

INJURIES: Brewers: Bobby Wahl: (right oblique), Justin Topa: (elbow), Dylan File: (elbow), Tim Lopes: (right oblique), Derek Fisher: (left hamstring), Mark Mathias: (shoulder).

Padres: Trey Wingenter: (elbow), Taylor Williams: (knee), Matt Strahm: (knee), Drew Pomeranz: (lat), Adrian Morejon: (left forearm), Keone Kela: (right forearm), Javy Guerra: (right elbow), Mike Clevinger: (elbow), Jose Castillo: (undisclosed), Michel Baez: (right elbow), Dan Altavilla: (elbow), Jorge Ona: (right elbow), Trent Grisham: (foot), Manny Machado: (shoulder).

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