Padres vs. Giants: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch
Xander Bogaerts and the San Diego Padres (14-14) host the San Francisco Giants (11-15) on Sunday, with first pitch at 4:05 PM ET, and the Padres looking for a series sweep.
Keep scrolling to find out all the details on how to watch San Diego take on San Francisco live.
When is Padres vs. Giants and when does it start?
This matchup between the Padres and Giants is scheduled to start on Sunday, April 30, 2023. You can expect the opening pitch at 4:05 PM ET.
Where to watch Padres vs. Giants
The Padres and Giants will hit the diamond at Estadio Alfredo Harp Helu for this matchup on April 30, and if you would like to catch the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on MLB Network.
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Padres vs. Giants Game Preview
These clubs meet again following the Padres’ 16-11 victory over the Giants yesterday. Tom Cosgrove (0.1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 K) picked up the win for the Padres. Manny Machado went 3-for-4 with a double, two home runs and three RBI to lead the team on offense. Tyler Rogers (0.2 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 K) was credited with the loss on the mound for the Giants.
Padres Stats, Odds & Insights
The Padres have gone 8-8 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 50% of those games).
San Diego is ninth in baseball with 34 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
The Padres are 17th in baseball, slugging .395.
San Diego has the 21st-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.70).
The Padres average MLB’s 23rd-ranked WHIP (1.388).
Giants Stats, Odds & Insights
The Giants have won six, or 40%, of the 15 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
San Francisco’s 43 home runs rank third in Major League Baseball.
The Giants are seventh in MLB with a .432 slugging percentage this season.
San Francisco has the 24th-ranked ERA (4.88) in the majors this season.
The Giants rank 21st in MLB with a combined 1.374 WHIP this season.
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Padres Starter Recent Performance: Yu Darvish
|at Diamondbacks||Apr. 23||5.2||2||1||1||5||5|
|vs. Brewers||Apr. 16||7.0||4||1||1||12||2|
|at Mets||Apr. 10||6.1||6||5||5||5||1|
|vs. Diamondbacks||Apr. 4||5.0||3||1||1||3||4|
Giants Starter Recent Performance: Alex Cobb
|vs. Cardinals||Apr. 24||9.0||6||0||0||4||1|
|at Marlins||Apr. 19||5.0||7||1||1||8||1|
|vs. Dodgers||Apr. 12||3.2||8||2||2||2||1|
|vs. Royals||Apr. 7||7.0||7||2||2||6||0|
|at Yankees||Apr. 1||3.2||4||2||1||6||1|
Padres Key Players to Watch
Yu Darvish (1-2 with a 3.00 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 24 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Padres, his fifth of the season.
His most recent time out was on Sunday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, when the righty went 5 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up two hits.
The 36-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.00, with 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings, in four games this season. Opponents are batting .190 against him.
Bogaerts leads San Diego in batting average (.311) and home runs (six) this season, while also chipping in with 13 RBI.
Juan Soto has 18 hits and an OBP of .376 to go with a slugging percentage of .375 this season.
Jake Cronenworth has 21 hits this season and a slash line of .219/.300/.438.
Giants Key Players to Watch
The Giants’ Alex Cobb (1-1) will make his sixth start of the season.
The right-hander last pitched on Tuesday, when he allowed six hits in nine scoreless innings against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The 35-year-old has pitched in five games this season with an ERA of 1.91 and 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .278.
Thairo Estrada paces the Giants with a team-high batting average of .350.
Mike Yastrzemski has put his power on display as he paces his team with five home runs.
LaMonte Wade Jr is hitting .242 with three doubles, a triple, four home runs and 20 walks.
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