Jorge De La Rosa (2-4, 8.81 ERA) and the Colorado Rockies (30-33) meet Nathan Eovaldi (6-2, 4.42 ERA) and the New York Yankees (31-32) in the first of a two-game interleague series at Coors Field. The game starts at 8:40 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jun. 14 and will air on YES and RTRM.
In his most recent outing, De La Rosa pitched 4.0 innings, allowing zero runs and striking out five in an 11-5 victory over the Pirates. The Yankees were also victorious the last time Eovaldi pitched. He struggled, going 5.1 innings, allowing five runs, striking out four and walking one in a 12-6 victory over the Angels. Jacoby Ellsbury (.284, 27 Rs, 3 HRs, 19 RBIs, 12 SBs) went 1 for 3 Sunday with one run.
The Yankees hit Coors Field as a -120 favorite with a total of 11.5. for this interleague battle.
Having scored one run in their last game, the Yankees are going to have to step it up if they want to win this matchup. The Rockies have an 11-0 record in games where opponents scored one run or less.
When they are outhit, the Yankees are 6-28. The Rockies have a 5-23 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 22nd in home runs, New York has hit 64 this season. Colorado ranks eighth with 80 home runs.
Ranking 21st, New York is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 183 this season. Colorado ranks in the bottom half at 20th with 187.
The Rockies are 21-17 when they hit at least one home run. New York has the same record when hitting one or more homers.