Jon Gray (2-2, 5.95 ERA) and Jon Moscot (0-2, 4.02 ERA) start in the second of a four-game series between the Colorado Rockies (23-27) and the Cincinnati Reds (17-34) at Coors Field. The Reds won the last game 11-8, and Cincinnati leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 8:40 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May. 31 and can be seen on FSOH and RTRM.
Gray pitched 7.1 innings in his most recent start, surrendering two runs, striking out six and walking three in an 8-2 win over the Red Sox. Moscot went 5.0 innings, surrendering three, striking out two and walking four in a 5-2 defeat to the Mets in his last outing. Adam Duvall (.271, 24 Rs, 13 HRs, 29 RBIs, 1 SB) has been successful at the plate for the Reds, going 2 for 5 yesterday with two runs, two home runs, and three RBIs.
The odds for Colorado and Cincinnati are Rockies -180, while the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 11.
The Reds lead the season series, 3-1.
Predictions: SU Winner - COL
When they lead after seven innings, both Colorado and Cincinnati have a 9-16 record.
The Reds are coming into this meeting after a high-scoring game where they scored an impressive 11 runs. The Rockies have a 0-6 record when opponents score that many runs or more.
When they outhit their opponents, the Reds are 12-6. The Rockies have an 18-5 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 20th, Cincinnati sits in the bottom half of the league in runs, scoring 206 this season. Colorado ranks in the top five with 246.
Colorado and Cincinnati both rank near the bottom of the league in walks. Colorado sits at 23rd with 145 this season and Cincinnati ranks 29th with 115.
When the Rockies hit at least one home run, they are 15-13. When the Reds hit at least one homer, they have a 14-19 record.