The Padres took two of three from Washington, sealing the deal with a 5-4 come-from-behind win today. Since the beginning of the 2004 season, the Padres have gone 34-12 (.739) against the Washington/Montreal franchise, posting a 13-2 series record.
The club begins a three-game set at Atlanta tomorrow with Aaron Harang taking on Tim Hudson. Harang has allowed just two runs (one earned) in his last two starts, working 15.0 innings. The Padres will be looking for their first series victory over the Braves since 8/25-27/09. That three-game series in 2009 is the only series victory for the Padres over the Braves since 2005.
Here are the probables for the upcoming series:
Monday – RHP Aaron Harang vs. RHP Tim Hudson
Tuesday – RHP Mat Latos vs. LHP Mike Minor
Wednesday – LHP Clayton Richard vs. RHP Tommy Hanson
The Pads hit the road today for a six-game trip to Washington and Atlanta. After today, the club won’t have another off day until June 16, following a stretch of 20 games in 20 days.
Since the beginning of the 2004 season, the Padres have gone 32-11 (.744) against the Washington/Montreal franchise, posting a 12-2 series record. Over that stretch, the Padres have hit .274 while averaging 4.7 runs per game and posting a 3.12 ERA.
Here are the matchups for the three-game set with the Nationals:
Friday – LHP Clayton Richard vs. LHP John Lannan
Saturday – RHP Tim Stauffer vs. RHP Jordan Zimmermann
Sunday – RHP Dustin Moseley vs. LHP Tom Gorzelanny