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Kelly gets the start for Diamondbacks in series opener against Padres

April 1, 2019

Arizona Diamondbacks (82-80, third in the NL West in 2018) vs. San Diego Padres (66-96, fifth in the NL West in 2018)

San Diego; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Padres: Matt Strahm (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

LINE: Padres favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Diamondbacks play the San Diego Padres on Monday at PETCO Park.

The Padres went 28-48 in division play in 2018. San Diego hit .235 as a team with 2.7 extra base hits per game and 162 total home runs last year.

The Diamondbacks finished 39-37 against NL West Division opponents in 2018. Arizona hit 176 total home runs with 485 total extra base hits last season. The Diamondbacks won the season series 12-7 in 2018.

Padres Injuries: None listed.

Diamondbacks Injuries: None listed.

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