Padres Start Road Trip in Cincinnati

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Apr 6, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; A general view of ceremonies prior to the game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports

The San Diego Padres (27-28) start a 7-game road trip by facing the Cincinnati Reds (23-29) at Great American Ballpark, the home for the 2015 All-Star Game. The Padres have begun to click on offense, scoring 7 runs in two straight games. This is ballpark where the Padres should expect to continue to score runs.

The Friars are coming off of a series that has given them some momentum. They won the last two games of the homestand to win the series against the New York Mets.

The Reds salvaged the last game of the series with the Philadelphia Phillies but lost the series. They are 13-11 at home this season.

In injury updates heading into this series, the Padres are taking it very slowly with Wil Myers. He took batting practice without pain but the word is that he is still at least a week away from putting on a Padres uniform again. Brandon Morrow is in Double-A on a rehab assignment and could rejoin the club when they come back home next weekend.

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