Chris Rusin (1-2, 3.93 ERA) and Johnny Cueto (7-1, 2.38 ERA) are on the hill in the last of a three-game series between the Colorado Rockies (23-25) and the San Francisco Giants (31-20) at Coors Field. The Giants won the last game 10-5, and the series is currently tied 1-1. Action begins at 4:10 p.m. ET on Sunday, May. 29 and can be seen on CSBA and RTRM.
Rusin pitched 4.2 innings in his last outing, surrendering zero runs and striking out four in a 6-3 defeat to the Pirates. Nolan Arenado (.287, 34 Rs, 14 HRs, 38 RBIs) had another good game yesterday, going 2 for 5 with one run and two RBIs. Cueto went 9.0 innings, surrendering zero runs and striking out six in a 1-0 win over the Padres in his most recent start. Hunter Pence (.295, 24 Rs, 7 HRs, 33 RBIs) has been successful at the plate for the Giants, going 2 for 5 yesterday.
The odds for Colorado and San Francisco are Giants -160, while the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 10.5.
The Rockies lead the season series, 5-4.
Predictions: SU Winner - COL
The Giants hold a 21-12 record in matchups against NL West Division rivals, while the Rockies currently sit at 14-13 in these games.
The Rockies are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Giants have a 2-3 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
When they are outhit, the Rockies are 4-17. The Giants have a 7-19 record when opponents outhit them.
San Francisco ranks near the bottom of the league at 26th when it comes to home runs, hitting 42 this season. Colorado ranks in the top half with 54.
Ranking 13th, San Francisco is in the top half of the league in hits, notching 8.76 per game. Colorado ranks in the top five at fourth with 9.46.
Ranking 12th, San Francisco is in the top half of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.733). Colorado ranks in the top five with an OPS of .775.
The Giants are 12-16 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Rockies are 10-18 when they allow at least one homer.