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That Oakland Athletics will try to snatch their three-game losing streak when faced San Diego Padres in the first game of their two-game interleague series Tuesday night. Athletics comes with a 4-3 loss to Seattle. The Padres come away with a 9-3 defeat to Miami.
Oakland is 7-3 in its last 10 games against San Diego.
Athletics trying to make up for AL West positions
The athletics were 2.5 games behind Houston in the AL West standings, but their three-game losing streak has lost them 5.5 games behind the division leaders. They will try to snatch their losing streak and close the gap with a win over Padres.
– Oakland A’s (@Athletics) July 25, 2021
Oakland has an average of 4.37 races per game. Match. Their .233 batting average is 25th in the league. Their .311 base rate is 18th, while their .404 slugging percentage is 13th.
Matt Olson has been the most consistent bat for Oakland. He leads the team with an average of 0.287, 27 home runs and 66 RBI.
Oakland’s pitching has been better than the team’s offense. Opponents have a .241 stroke average against athletics, which is 15th in the league. Their 3.72 ERA is 10th, while their 1.22 WHIP is 11th.
In his final start, Kaprielian gave up five hits and no runs in six innings, leading to a 6-0 win over Los Angeles. They need a similar effort from him if they want to win.
Padres tries to snatch two-game lost streak
The Padres followed their three-game winning streak by losing their last two games, and they are now 5.5 games behind San Francisco in the NL West rankings. They will try to put an end to their losing streak with a win over athletics, giving them their fourth win in their last six matches.
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– San Diego Padres (@Padres) July 25, 2021
San Diego has an average of 4.76 runs per. Match. Their .244 batting average is ninth in the league. Their .327 base percentage is sixth, while their .410 slugging percentage is 12th.
Fernando Tatis Jr. leads San Diego with a .289 stroke average and 30 home runs, while Manny Machado leads the team with 68 RBI.
San Diego’s pitching is one of the best in the league. Opponents have a .229 stroke average against the Padres, who are ninth in the league. Their 3.50 ERA is fourth, while their 1.21 WHIP is 10th.
In his final start, Paddack gave up three hits and no runs in five innings, leading to a 3-2 victory over Atlanta. They need another solid start from him if they want to win this game.