Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Kuhl reacts after giving up a two-run home run to Los Angeles Dodgers’ Trayce Thompson during the second inning of a baseball game, July 29, 2022, in Denver. Kuhl takes the ball against the San Diego Padres Wednesday night. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Colorado Rockies (46-60, fifth in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (60-46, second in the NL West)

San Diego; Wednesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Chad Kuhl (6-6, 4.59 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 72 strikeouts); Padres: Blake Snell (3-5, 4.43 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 78 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres host the Colorado Rockies aiming to continue a four-game home winning streak.

San Diego is 60-46 overall and 30-22 in home games. The Padres are 20-10 in games decided by one run.

Colorado is 46-60 overall and 16-33 in road games. The Rockies have a 30-17 record in games when they scored at least five runs.

Wednesday’s game is the 15th meeting between these teams this season. The Rockies are ahead 8-6 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Manny Machado has 21 doubles, a triple, 18 home runs and 58 RBI for the Padres. Jurickson Profar is 17-for-40 with three doubles and four home runs over the last 10 games.

C.J. Cron has 23 doubles, two triples, 22 home runs and 72 RBI for the Rockies. Brendan Rodgers is 16-for-36 with two doubles, a home run and two RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 6-4, .263 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs

Rockies: 3-7, .248 batting average, 5.17 ERA, outscored by 26 runs

INJURIES: Padres: Robert Suarez: 60-Day IL (knee), Craig Stammen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist)

Rockies: Kris Bryant: 10-Day IL (foot), Jhoulys Chacin: 15-Day IL (toe), Tyler Kinley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Helcris Olivarez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Rolison: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60-Day IL (arm)

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar

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