SD: RHP Jake Peavy (9-1, 1.98 ERA)
Peavy is 5-1 in nine career starts against the Red Sox. The right-hander is on a roll of sorts. His last two starts were wins against the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and his only loss of the year was on April 30 against the Washington Nationals at PETCO Park.
BOS: RHP Josh Beckett (10-1, 3.14 ERA)
Beckett has five career starts against the Padres for a 4-1 record. The righty's last win was against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. He pitched six shutout innings and allowed four hits while striking out three.
Russell Branyan is 4-for-8 against Beckett, with one double and two home runs. His last RBI was a solo home run on Wednesday against the Orioles, and it was the only run the Padres scored that day.
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Monday: Padres (Justin Germano, 5-1, 2.63) at Giants (Tim Lincecum, 2-2, 5.88), 7:15 p.m. PT
Tuesday: Padres (David Wells, 3-5, 4.71) at Giants (Barry Zito, 6-8, 4.83), 7:15 p.m. PT
Wednesday: Padres (Greg Maddux, 6-4, 3.84) at Giants (Matt Cain, 2-8, 3.46), 12:35 p.m. PT
Elizabeth M. Botello is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.