Pirates visit the Padres to start 3-game series

SAN DIEGO — San Diego has an 11-9 record in home games and a 28-16 record overall. Padres pitchers have a collective 3.41 ERA, which ranks seventh in the majors.

Pittsburgh has a 7-11 record in road games and an 18-25 record overall. The Pirates have gone 9-17 in games when they have allowed a home run.

The teams play Friday for the fourth time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Eric Hosmer has eight doubles and four home runs for the Padres. Manny Machado is 14-for-38 with four doubles, a triple and a home run over the past 10 games.

Bryan Reynolds leads the Pirates with five home runs while slugging .365. Michael Chavis is 11-for-28 with two doubles, a home run and two RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 7-3, .236 batting average, 2.03 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs

Pirates: 4-6, .196 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored by 26 runs

INJURIES: Padres: Mike Clevinger: 15-Day IL (tricep), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist), Michel Baez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Adrian Morejon: 60-Day IL (elbow), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)

Pirates: Heath Hembree: 15-Day IL (right calf), Daniel Vogelbach: 10-Day IL (left hamstring), Kevin Newman: 60-Day IL (groin), Roberto Perez: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Jake Marisnick: 10-Day IL (thumb), Greg Allen: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Blake Cederlind: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Mears: 60-Day IL (elbow)