Padres vs. Diamondbacks Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 8

The San Diego Padres (33-34) will look to Fernando Tatis Jr., on a 13-game hitting streak, against the Arizona Diamondbacks (30-34) at 8:40 PM ET on Saturday, at PETCO Park.

The Padres will give the nod to Matt Waldron (3-5) against the Diamondbacks and Ryne Nelson (3-4).

Place your bets on any MLB matchup at BetMGM, and sign up with our link for a first-time deposit bonus!

Padres vs. Diamondbacks Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Saturday, June 8, 2024
  • Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • TV: SDPA
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Venue: PETCO Park
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Waldron – SD (3-5, 3.98 ERA) vs Nelson – ARI (3-4, 5.44 ERA)

You can watch the MLB all season long on Fubo!

Padres Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Matt Waldron

  • The Padres will hand the ball to Waldron (3-5) for his 13th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up one earned run and allowed two hits in 6 1/3 innings pitched against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.
  • The 27-year-old has pitched to a 3.98 ERA this season with 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.7 walks per nine across 12 games.
  • If he completes six or more innings with three or fewer earned runs allowed, he’ll earn his third consecutive quality start.
  • Waldron has five starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • In 12 appearances this season, he has finished two without allowing an earned run.

Matt Waldron vs. Diamondbacks

  • The Diamondbacks have scored 296 runs this season, which ranks eighth in MLB. They have 532 hits, 10th in baseball, with 62 home runs (21st in the league).
  • The right-hander has faced the Diamondbacks one time this season, allowing them to go 8-for-16 with three doubles, a home run and seven RBI in three innings.

Rep your team with officially licensed MLB gear! Head to Fanatics to find jerseys, shirts, and much more.

Diamondbacks Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Ryne Nelson

  • Nelson gets the start for the Diamondbacks, his 10th of the season. He is 3-4 with a 5.44 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 48 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent appearance on Tuesday, the righty went 7 2/3 innings against the San Francisco Giants, giving up two earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • The 26-year-old has put up an ERA of 5.44, with 6 strikeouts per nine innings in 10 games this season. Opponents are hitting .322 against him.
  • Nelson has two quality starts under his belt this year.
  • Nelson will aim to last five or more innings for his fourth straight appearance. He’s averaging 4.8 innings per outing.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in two of his 10 outings this season.

Ryne Nelson vs. Padres

  • The opposing Padres offense has a collective .261 batting average, and is first in the league with 592 total hits and ninth in MLB action with 294 runs scored. They have the 11th-ranked slugging percentage (.394) and are 19th in all of MLB with 63 home runs.
  • Nelson has pitched five innings, giving up four earned runs on eight hits while striking out three against the Padres this season.

Bet on this or any MLB matchup at BetMGM

Read More About This Game

Not all offers available in all states, please visit BetMGM for the latest promotions for your area. Must be 21+ to gamble, please wager responsibly. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, contact 1-800-GAMBLER.

Post
Shared content written by the Lineups Staff!

Hot MLB Stories