Padres at Angel Stadium for First Time Since ’09

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May 7, 2015; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) hits a solo home run in the first inning against the Houston Astros at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Game 2 Tuesday, 7:05pm

Odrisamer Despaigne (2-3, 6.11 ERA) vs. Matt Shoemaker (3-4, 6.29 ERA)

Despaigne is coming off of one of his better starts this season. He pitched 6 innings and only allowed two runs. That was a great improvement from his previous two starts when he allowed 8 and 7 runs respectively. Despaigne has never pitched at Angel Stadium nor ever faced the Angels.

Shoemaker is in his second year in the Angels rotation. He put up a 16-4 record in 2014. Shoemaker is facing the Padres for the first time. He has a 2.25 ERA in 3 career interleague starts.

The Padres will have to be careful of Mike Trout. He, as usual, has been on a tear hitting .417 in the last week with a home run. The only Padres with really any experience against Shoemaker are Norris and Middlebrooks. They are a combined 3 for 6.

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