In the last of a three-game series between the Colorado Rockies (29-33) and the San Diego Padres (26-37) at Coors Field, Tyler Anderson (0-0, 0.00 ERA) and Christian Friedrich (3-1, 2.57 ERA) take the mound. The Rockies won the last game 5-3, and the series is currently tied 1-1. The game starts at 4:10 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jun. 12 and will air on FSSD and RTRM.
This is the first start of the season for Anderson. Trevor Story (.265, 36 Rs, 16 HRs, 42 RBIs, 4 SBs) went 1 for 4 yesterday. The Padres were victorious the last time Friedrich pitched. He pitched well, going 6.2 innings, allowing two runs, striking out seven and walking two in a 7-2 victory over the Braves. Matt Kemp (.241, 32 Rs, 14 HRs, 42 RBIs) has been doing well, going 2 for 4 yesterday with one run.
The Rockies are a -150 favorite with a total of 12.5 for this NL West clash.
Pick - SD
The Rockies are 18-18 against other teams in their division, while the Padres are 13-22 against their rivals.
The Rockies are coming off of a weak pitching game where they recorded four strikeouts. The Padres have a record of 2-3 when opponents' pitchers have four strikeouts or less.
When they are outhit, the Rockies are 4-23. The Padres have a 6-27 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 18th in home runs, San Diego has hit 65 this season. Colorado ranks eighth with 79 home runs.
Ranking 25th, San Diego is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 155 this season. Colorado ranks in the bottom half at 19th with 183.
When the Rockies hit at least one home run, they are 20-17. When the Padres hit at least one homer, they have a 22-14 record.