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San Diego Padres (22-15) at Los Angeles Angels (12-24)
Wednesday, September 2nd, 9:40 PM EDT
The Padres are one of the top contending teams in the National League and should be listed as favorites in this game, despite playing on the road, as the Angels have not been much of a threat offensive aside from Mike Trout and a few good games from Anthony Rendon. The pitching matchup also favors the Padres, as Dinelson Lamet owns a 2.35 ERA and has been one of the breakout pitchers in the National League this season. Meanwhile, Julio Teheran has been in and out of the rotation this year and his 9.17 ERA isn't really promising by any standard.
Los Angeles Angels
Justin Anderson - 60-Day IL - Elbow
7/23 9:59 AM EST - The Angels placed Anderson (elbow) on the 45-day injured list Thursday. Anderson's move to the IL was merely a formality after he was diagnosed with a torn UCL in his right elbow last week that required season-ending Tommy John surgery. The power reliever won't be ready to contribute for the Angels until late in the second half of the 2021 campaign in a best-case scenario.
Franklin Barreto - Covid-19 - Not Injury Related
8/29 4:22 PM EST - Barreto was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Saturday while he goes through the intake protocols. The 24-year-old was acquired by the