How to Watch Padres vs. Reds: Live Stream or on TV
The San Diego Padres (16-14), who will give the start to Michael Wacha, host the Cincinnati Reds (12-17) with Graham Ashcraft on the hill, Tuesday at 9:40 PM ET.
The article below will give you everything you need to watch San Diego take on Cincinnati.
When is Padres vs. Reds and when does it start?
This contest between the Padres and Reds is set to start on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 9:40 PM ET.
Where to watch Padres vs. Reds
The Padres and Reds will take to the diamond at PETCO Park for this matchup on May 2, and if you’d like to catch the event 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. Reds Game Preview
These squads meet again following the Padres’ 8-3 victory over the Reds yesterday. Blake Snell (6.0 IP, 3 R, 8 H, 7 K) registered the win for the Padres. Ha-Seong Kim went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and three RBI to lead the team on offense. Luke Weaver (4.1 IP, 4 R, 9 H, 3 K) was credited with the loss on the mound for the Reds.
Padres Stats, Odds & Insights
The Padres have won 10 of the 18 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (55.6%).
San Diego averages 1.2 home runs per game to rank 10th in MLB action with 36 total home runs.
The Padres are 16th in MLB with a .407 slugging percentage.
San Diego has a 4.62 team ERA that ranks 20th across all MLB pitching staffs.
The Padres average MLB’s 20th-ranked WHIP (1.357).
Reds Stats, Odds & Insights
The Reds have been underdogs in 21 games this season and won seven (33.3%) of those contests.
Cincinnati ranks 26th in Major League Baseball with just 20 home runs as a team.
The Reds rank 26th in MLB with a team slugging percentage of just .366 this season.
Cincinnati has the 26th-ranked ERA (5.05) in the majors this season.
The Reds have a combined WHIP of 1.529 as a pitching staff, which is third-worst in baseball this season.
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Padres Starter Recent Performance: Michael Wacha
|at Cubs||Apr. 26||5.0||4||3||3||5||1|
|at Diamondbacks||Apr. 20||4.0||10||5||5||3||1|
|vs. Brewers||Apr. 14||4.1||11||7||7||3||1|
|at Braves||Apr. 8||6.0||2||0||0||10||1|
|vs. Rockies||Apr. 1||6.0||6||4||4||2||3|
Reds Starter Recent Performance: Graham Ashcraft
|vs. Rangers||Apr. 26||6.0||3||2||2||3||4|
|at Pirates||Apr. 21||5.0||3||2||2||4||3|
|vs. Phillies||Apr. 15||6.0||4||0||0||4||4|
|at Braves||Apr. 10||6.0||6||2||2||7||3|
|vs. Pirates||Apr. 2||7.0||4||1||1||6||1|
Padres Key Players to Watch
Wacha gets the start for the Padres, his sixth of the season. He is 2-1 with a 6.75 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 25 1/3 innings pitched.
His last time out was on Wednesday against the Chicago Cubs, when the righty threw five innings, surrendering three earned runs while giving up four hits.
The 31-year-old has an ERA of 6.75, with 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings, in five games this season. Opponents have a .311 batting average against him.
Xander Bogaerts is batting .304 this season with six home runs, both best among San Diego hitters.
Juan Soto has 22 hits and an OBP of .396 to go with a slugging percentage of .398 this season.
Jake Cronenworth has collected 24 base hits, an OBP of .303 and a slugging percentage of .429 this season.
Reds Key Players to Watch
The Reds will hand the ball to Ashcraft (2-0) for his sixth start of the season.
The right-hander gave up two earned runs in six innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the Texas Rangers.
The 25-year-old has pitched in five games this season with an ERA of 2.10, a 1.6 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.167.
Jonathan India is batting .276 with eight doubles, a home run and 16 walks.
Nick Senzel has shown his power as he paces his team with three home runs.
Jake Fraley paces the Reds with 16 runs batted in.
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