Padres throw Stauffer at Astros

The Padres scratched right-hander Kevin Correia for Sunday’s game against the Astros in favor of right-hander Tim Stauffer, who’s 2-1 with a 0.49 ERA in nine relief appearances. He will face Astros ace Roy Oswalt, who has six quality starts in six outings this year but has only a 2-4 record to show for it.

Houston has lost 11 of 12 games and needs a win today to avoid a sweep and salvage a seven-game home stand during which it’s won only one game.

Here are the lineups:


Michael Bourn CF

Jeff Keppinger 2B

Lance Berkman 1B

Carlos Lee LF

Hunter Pence RF

Pedro Feliz 3B

Tommy Manzella SS

Humberto Quintero C

Roy Oswalt P


Tony Gwynn CF

Will Venable RF

Chase Headley 3B

Scott Hairston LF

Matt Stairs 1B

Nick Hundley C

Jerry Hairston Jr. SS

Lance Zawadzki 2B

Tim Stauffer P

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: