Lamet expected to start as Padres host the Rangers
Texas Rangers (10-13, third in the AL West) vs. San Diego Padres (14-12, third in the AL West)
San Diego; Thursday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Kyle Gibson (1-2, 3.74 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 17 strikeouts) Padres: Dinelson Lamet (2-1, 1.59 ERA, .81 WHIP, 36 strikeouts)
LINE: Padres favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers play the San Diego Padres on Thursday.
The Padres went 36-45 on their home field in 2019. San Diego averaged 7.9 hits with 2.9 extra base hits per game and 24 total triples last year.
The Rangers went 33-48 away from home in 2019. Texas hit .248 as a team with 3.4 extra base hits per game and 296 total doubles last season.
The teams meet for the third time this year. San Diego leads the season series 3-0.
INJURIES: Padres: Kirby Yates: (right elbow), Trey Wingenter: (elbow), Andres Munoz: (elbow), Anderson Espinoza: (elbow), Jose Castillo: (lat), Tommy Pham: (right hand), Francisco Mejia: (thumb).
Rangers: Edinson Volquez: (oblique), Joe Palumbo: (ulcer), Brett Martin: (left rotator cuff), Jose Leclerc: (right shoulder), Corey Kluber: (right shoulder), Nick Goody: (back spasms), Brock Burke: (shoulder), Elvis Andrus: (back), Robinson Chirinos: (ankle).
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