SAN DIEGO -- Ricky Nolasco will be bidding for his 68th career win with the Marlins when he takes the mound here at Petco Park in a bit. That would put him in a tie with Dontrelle Willis atop the franchise's all-time list.
The Marlins are also going for their second straight series sweep on the road, something they've accomplished only once before on the same trip. They also swept back-to-back three-game sets at Atlanta and Washington to open a trip in 2009 and With five wins already under their belt on a trip that continues on Monday in Houston, the Marlins can also begin thinking about the team record for most wins on a road trip -- 7. They've done that twice before, going 7-5 on a 2005 trip to Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Tampa Bay and 7-4 during a 2007 trip to Chicago, Milwaukee and Atlanta.
More on Mark Buehrle's complete game yesterday. It was the first by a Marlins left-hander since Willis tossed a nine-inning shutout against Philadelphia on Sept. 10, 2006.
Here are your lineups:
Marlins: 1. Jose Reyes, ss; 2. Emilio Bonifacio, cf; 3. Hanley Ramirez, 3b; 4. Logan Morrison, lf; 5. Omar Infante, 2b; 6. Giancarlo Stanton, rf; 7. Gaby Sanchez, 1b; 8. John Buck, c; 9. Ricky Nolasco, p.
Padres: 1. Will Venable, rf; 2. Mark Kotsay, lf; 3. Chase Headley, 3b; 4. Yonder Alonso, 1b; 5. Orlando Hudson, 2b; 6. Cameron Maybin, cf; 7. John Baker, c; 8. Andy Parrino, ss; 9. Joe Wieland, p.
Umpires: HP -- Lance Barksdale; 1B -- Fieldin Culbreth; 2B -- Adrian Johnson; 3B -- Gary Cederstrom.