But the pitchers will remain in order, with Garcia starting Wednesday and Hammel starting Friday against Tampa Bay following another off day on Thursday.
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Garcia, 36, will get the opportunity to start against the team that released him in spring training. Garcia owns a career 4-2 record and 2.51 ERA in nine career starts against the Padres. Garcia also has a slightly better career ERA in day games (3.84) versus night games (4.32).
Also, Hammel owns a better history against the Rays (1-0, 3.72 in two career starts) versus the Padres (4-2, 5.03 in 12 appearances).