Tyler Chatwood (4-3, 3.09 ERA) and the Colorado Rockies (18-18) take on Jacob deGrom (3-1, 2.12 ERA) and the New York Mets (21-15) in a game that has the potential to be low scoring. This is the last of a three-game series at Coors Field. The Rockies won the last game 7-4, and Colorado leads the series 2-0. Action begins at 4:10 p.m. ET on Sunday, May. 15 and can be seen on SNY and RTRM.
Chatwood pitched 6.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering six runs, striking out three and walking three in a 10-5 defeat to the Diamondbacks. Trevor Story (.281, 25 Rs, 11 HRs, 28 RBIs, 3 SBs) had another good game yesterday, going 2 for 4 with one run. deGrom went 7.0 innings, surrendering two runs and striking out four in a 3-2 defeat to the Dodgers in his last outing. Yoenis Cespedes (.286, 21 Rs, 11 HRs, 31 RBIs, 1 SB) has been successful at the plate for the Mets, going 2 for 4 yesterday with one run.
The odds for Colorado and New York are Mets -140, while the Over/Under (O/U) is 10 as of now.
The Rockies have the edge in the season series, 2-0.
Predictions: SU Winner - COL
When leading after seven innings, New York is 5-2, while Colorado is 6-11.
The Mets are coming off of a weak pitching game where they recorded four strikeouts. The Rockies have a record of 3-3 when opponents' pitchers have four strikeouts or less.
When they are outhit, the Rockies are 2-12. The Mets have a 4-12 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 10th in home runs, Colorado has hit 44 this season. New York ranks third with 52 home runs.
Ranking 22nd, New York is near the bottom of the league in hits, notching 8.03 per game. Colorado ranks in the top five at second with 9.81.
Ranking 10th, New York is in the top 10 of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.747). Colorado ranks in the top five with an OPS of .804.
When the Mets allow at least one home run, they are 8-9. When the Rockies allow one or more homers, they have an 8-15 record.