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The San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks will begin their 2022 seasons at Chase Field on Thursday night. The Padres are hoping to atone for a disappointing season last year, while the Diamondbacks simply hope to avoid the National League West's cellar. The pitching matchup will feature Padres right-hander Yu Darvish against veteran Arizona lefty Madison Bumgarner.

The Padres and Diamondbacks are no stranger to meeting one another on Opening Day. They've done it in each of the past two seasons, as well as on two other occasions. San Diego is looking to complete the hat trick by winning against the Diamondbacks on three consecutive Opening Days.

Other information on the Padres vs. the Diamondbacks, including live stream details, are below.

Padres vs. Diamondbacks

Date: Thursday, April 7 | Time: 9:40 p.m. ET  
Location: Chase Field - Phoenix, Arizona
Live stream: fuboTV (for MLB Network only) | TV: Bally Sports, MLB Network
Probable pitchers: RHP Yu Darvish (SD) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (ARI)
Odds: SD -155; ARI +135; O/U: 8.5 (via Caesars Sportsbook)

Featured Game | Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres

Storylines

Padres: The Padres are attempting to rectify for a disappointing 2021 season that saw them finish shy of the postseason. They'll have to do it without star Fernando Tatis Jr., who will miss at least a few months after fracturing his wrist during the offseason. The Padres made a few notable trade additions late in the spring, adding first baseman Luke Voit and left-hander Sean Manaea.

Diamondbacks: The Diamondbacks don't have much going for them, in terms of competitive aspirations. They did make several small signings over the course of the winter, in veterans Zach Davies, Mark Melancon, and Ian Kennedy