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Nelson Cruz will hit the field for the Washington Nationals against Joe Musgrove and the San Diego Padres on Saturday. First pitch is at 8:40 PM.
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Game Info, Cruz Props for Nationals vs Padres
- Game Day: Saturday, August 20, 2022
- Game Time: 8:40 PM ET
- Location: San Diego, California
- Stadium: PETCO Park
Cruz in 2022
- Cruz paces the Nationals with 59 runs batted in.
- Among hitters in MLB action, Cruz ranks 151st in home runs and 41st in RBI.
- Cruz has a hit in 59.8% of his games this year (64 of 107), with multiple hits in 22 of those contests (20.6%).
- Cruz has hit a long ball in nine of 107 games in 2022 (8.4%), which is 2.1% of his trips to the dish.
Last Five Games
Padres Pitching in 2022
- Musgrove (8-6 with a 2.98 ERA and 129 strikeouts in 133 innings pitched) makes the start for the Padres, his 22nd of the season.
- The 29-year-old’s 2.98 ERA ranks 18th, 1.030 WHIP ranks 15th, and 8.7 K/9 ranks 25th among qualifying pitchers this season.
- The pitching staff for the Padres has a collective nine K/9, the seventh-best in MLB.
- Padres pitchers combine to surrender the 10th-fewest home runs in baseball (120 total, one per game).