Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros will look to find success Blake Snell when he starts for the San Diego Padres on Friday at 8:10 PM ET, in the first game of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park.

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Astros vs. Padres Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Friday, September 8, 2023
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Apple TV+
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Minute Maid Park
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Astros Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Astros average 1.4 home runs per game to rank seventh in MLB play with 196 total home runs.
  • Houston's .437 slugging percentage is sixth-best in baseball.
  • The Astros' .261 batting average is fourth-best in MLB.
  • Houston has the No. 5 offense in MLB play, scoring 5.2 runs per game (729 total runs).
  • The Astros' .333 on-base percentage ranks fourth-best in MLB.
  • The Astros strike out 7.7 times per game, the third-fewest average in the majors.
  • The 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by Houston's pitching staff ranks eighth in MLB.
  • Houston has the sixth-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (3.92).
  • Pitchers for the Astros combine for the 17th-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.286).

Padres Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Padres have hit 178 homers this season, which ranks 13th in the league.
  • Fueled by 426 extra-base hits, San Diego ranks 17th in MLB with a .410 slugging percentage this season.
  • The Padres have a team batting average of .240 this season, which ranks 23rd among MLB teams.
  • San Diego ranks 17th in the majors with 637 total runs scored this season.
  • The Padres have an OBP of .326 this season, which ranks 11th in MLB.
  • The Padres are one of the most disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking ninth with an average of 8.1 strikeouts per game.
  • San Diego averages the 11th-most strikeouts per nine innings (nine) in the majors this season.
  • San Diego has the fourth-best ERA (3.85) in the majors this season.
  • Padres pitchers have a 1.283 WHIP this season, 16th in the majors.

Astros Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Hunter Brown makes the start for the Astros, his 26th of the season. He is 10-10 with a 4.60 ERA and 157 strikeouts in 137 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Saturday against the New York Yankees, when he threw four innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • Brown has 11 quality starts under his belt this season.
  • Brown enters the game with 16 outings of five or more innings pitched this year.
  • He has made five appearances this season in which he did not surrender an earned run.

Padres Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Snell (12-9) will take the mound for the Padres, his 29th start of the season.
  • The left-hander did not allow a run in six innings pitched on Sunday in his last outing, a matchup with the San Francisco Giants.
  • He's going for his sixth quality start in a row.
  • Snell has pitched five or more innings in 19 straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • He has kept opponents from scoring an earned run in two straight appearances.

Astros Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Astros Starter Opponent Starter
9/2/2023 Yankees L 5-4 Home Hunter Brown Luis Severino
9/3/2023 Yankees L 6-1 Home Cristian Javier Michael King
9/4/2023 Rangers W 13-6 Away J.P. France Andrew Heaney
9/5/2023 Rangers W 14-1 Away Framber Valdez Nathan Eovaldi
9/6/2023 Rangers W 12-3 Away Justin Verlander Max Scherzer
9/8/2023 Padres - Home Hunter Brown Blake Snell
9/9/2023 Padres - Home Cristian Javier Seth Lugo
9/10/2023 Padres - Home J.P. France Rich Hill
9/11/2023 Athletics - Home - -
9/12/2023 Athletics - Home Justin Verlander JP Sears
9/13/2023 Athletics - Home Hunter Brown Paul Blackburn

Padres Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Padres Starter Opponent Starter
9/2/2023 Giants W 6-1 Home Blake Snell Kyle Harrison
9/3/2023 Giants W 4-0 Home Seth Lugo Alex Cobb
9/4/2023 Phillies L 9-7 Home Rich Hill Taijuan Walker
9/5/2023 Phillies W 8-0 Home Pedro Avila Michael Lorenzen
9/6/2023 Phillies L 5-1 Home Michael Wacha Zack Wheeler
9/8/2023 Astros - Away Blake Snell Hunter Brown
9/9/2023 Astros - Away Seth Lugo Cristian Javier
9/10/2023 Astros - Away Rich Hill J.P. France
9/11/2023 Dodgers - Away - Clayton Kershaw
9/12/2023 Dodgers - Away Michael Wacha -
9/13/2023 Dodgers - Away Blake Snell -

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