Eddie Butler (2-2, 3.58 ERA) and Madison Bumgarner (6-2, 2.17 ERA) take the hill in the second of a three-game series between the Colorado Rockies (23-24) and the San Francisco Giants (30-20) at Coors Field. The Rockies won the last game 5-2, and Colorado leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 4:10 p.m. ET on Saturday, May. 28 and can be seen on CSBA and RTRM.
Butler pitched 2.2 innings in his last outing, surrendering zero runs in an 8-3 defeat to the Red Sox. Trevor Story (.277, 28 Rs, 13 HRs, 35 RBIs, 3 SBs) continued his strong play yesterday, going 2 for 4 with two RBIs. Bumgarner went 7.2 innings, surrendering zero runs, striking out six and walking two in a 1-0 win over the Cubs in his most recent start.
The odds for Colorado and San Francisco are Giants -150, while the Over/Under (O/U) is 10.5 as of now.
The Rockies lead the season series, 5-3.
Predictions: SU Winner - COL
The Giants sit at 20-12 against their divisional rivals, while the Rockies are 14-12.
When leading after seven innings, San Francisco is 8-6, while Colorado is 9-13.
The Giants are coming into this game after allowing two walks during their last outing. The Rockies have a 7-13 record when opponents give up two walks or less.
When they outhit their opponents, the Rockies are 18-5. The Giants have a 20-0 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 11th in runs, San Francisco has earned 213 this season. Colorado ranks fifth with 230 runs.
Ranking 23rd, Colorado is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 130 this season. San Francisco ranks in the top five at third with 192.
The Rockies are 15-10 when they hit at least one home run. The Giants perform similarly when they hit one or more homers with a 19-9 record.