Jul 19, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Padres starting pitcher Tyson Ross (38) pitches during the first inning against the New York Mets at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
The All-Star Tyson Ross (11-12, 2.68 ERA) makes his 28th start of the year. He will start against rookie Jimmy Nelson (2-4, 4.15 ERA). Ross struck out 8 in his last start, pitching 8 innings and only allowing 2 runs and he ended up getting tagged with the loss. He pitched against the Brewers earlier this year, getting the loss. He pitched 6 innings and allowed 5 runs and he also surrendered 2 home runs.
Nelson has only made 9 starts in his major league career. He got knocked around in his last start, allowing 4 runs on 9 hits in 5.2 innings. He has never faced the Padres in his career. He has actually performed better on the road this year, with a 1.45 ERA.
Khris Davis has been a pleasant surprise for the Brewers this year, hitting 20 HRs and driving in 64 runs with 33 doubles. He has two home runs and a double in 10 at-bats.