In the second of a three-game series between the Colorado Rockies (28-33) and the San Diego Padres (26-36) at Coors Field, Tyler Chatwood (7-4, 2.79 ERA) and Erik Johnson (0-2, 6.94 ERA) take the mound. The Padres won the last game 7-5, and San Diego leads the series 1-0. The game starts at 4:10 p.m. ET on Saturday, Jun. 11 and will air on FSSD and RTRM.
In his most recent outing, Chatwood pitched 8.0 innings, giving up one run, striking out five and walking four in a 6-1 victory over the Dodgers. Trevor Story (.266, 36 Rs, 16 HRs, 42 RBIs, 4 SBs) continued his strong season yesterday, going 2 for 3 with two runs and one stolen base. Wil Myers (.294, 39 Rs, 13 HRs, 37 RBIs, 8 SBs) went 1 for 3 yesterday with one run, one home run, four RBIs, and one stolen base.
The Rockies are a -210 favorite with a total of 12.
Pick - Col
The Padres currently sit below .500 against the NL West Division at 13-21, and the Rockies have a 17-18 record.
The Padres are coming off of a hot pitching game where they recorded 10 strikeouts. The Rockies have a record of 6-12 when they are struck out that many times or more.
When they outhit their opponents, the Rockies are 23-6. The Padres have a 19-3 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 19th, San Diego sits in the bottom half of the league in runs, scoring 252 this season. Colorado ranks in the top five with 308.
Ranking 28th, San Diego is near the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.676). Colorado ranks in the top five at third with an OPS of .787.
When the Padres allow at least one home run, they are 13-23, well-matched with the Rockies who are 13-26 when allowing at least one homer.