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4/7 Gamethread: Giants vs. Padres

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Kevin Gausman vs. Blake Snell.

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San Francisco Giants v San Diego Padres Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images

The San Francisco Giants have come out of the gate a little bit slowly, yet with a win today they would end up .500 after their opening road trip. That’s pretty decent!

Also, it’s the first day game of the season, so rejoice or be angry, depending on your opinions and work schedule.


Game #6

Who: San Francisco Giants (2-3) vs. San Diego Padres (4-2)
Where: Petco Park, San Diego, California
When: 1:10 p.m. PT
Regional broadcast: NBC Sports Bay Area+ (available through fuboTV)
National broadcast: None
Radio: KNBR 680 AM/104.5 FM


Lineups

There’s a lefty on the mound for the Padres, so a lot of righties in the box for the Giants.

Note: All stats are from 2020.

  1. CF — Austin Slater (R) — .282/.408/.506 — 153 OPS+
  2. RF — Mike Yastrzemski (L) — .297/.400/.568 — 166 OPS+
  3. 2B — Donovan Solano (R) — .326/.365/.463 — 129 OPS+
  4. 3B — Evan Longoria (R) — .254/.297/.425 — 98 OPS+
  5. 1B — Wilmer Flores (R) — .268/.315/.515 — 126 OPS+
  6. LF — Darin Ruf (R) — .276/.370/.517 — 144 OPS+
  7. C — Curt Casali (R) — .224/.366/.500 — 123 OPS+
  8. SS — Mauricio Dubón (R) — .274/.337/.389 — 102 OPS+
  9. RHP — Kevin Gausman — 3.62 ERA, 3.09 FIP, 79 K and 16 BB in 59.2 IP

And here’s the lineup that Gausman will be staring down.

  1. 2B — Jake Cronenworth (L) — .285/.354/.477 — 130 OPS+
  2. RF — Wil Myers (R) — .288/.353/.606 — 162 OPS+
  3. 3B — Manny Machado (R) — .304/.370/.580 — 161 OPS+
  4. 1B — Eric Hosmer (L) — .287/.333/.517 — 134 OPS+
  5. C — Luis Campusano (R) — .333/.500/1.333 — 388 OPS+ (4 plate appearances)
  6. LF — Jurickson Profar (S) — .278/.343/.428 — 115 OPS+
  7. SS — Ha-Seong Kim (R) — N/A
  8. CF — Jorge Mateo (R) — .154/.185/.269 — 25 OPS+
  9. LHP — Blake Snell — 3.24 ERA, 4.35 FIP, 63 K and 18 BB in 50 IP

Notes

Day baseball! Drink a beer if you can. That’s all I got.


Enjoy the game, folks.