Tyler Chatwood (4-2, 2.15 ERA) takes the mound for the Colorado Rockies (15-16) as they meet Rubby De La Rosa (3-4, 4.60 ERA) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (15-18) in the first of a three-game series at Coors Field. The game starts at 8:40 p.m. ET on Monday, May. 9 and will air on FSAZ and RTRM.
In his last start, Chatwood pitched 8.0 innings, giving up zero runs, striking out seven and walking one in a 2-0 victory over the Padres. Nolan Arenado (.322, 27 Rs, 12 HRs, 29 RBIs) continued his strong season yesterday, going 3 for 4 with one RBI. The Diamondbacks were unsuccessful the last time De La Rosa pitched. He struggled, going 5.2 innings, allowing four runs, striking out four and walking two in a 4-3 loss to the Marlins. Brandon Drury (.310, 12 Rs, 6 HRs, 13 RBIs) went 1 for 5 yesterday.
The odds are unavailable for this game and the Over/Under (O/U) is unavailable at the moment.
The Rockies have gotten the best of the Diamondbacks in head-to-head matchups this season, going 5-1.
Predictions: SU Winner - COL
This season, the Diamondbacks hold an even 8-8 record against NL West teams. The Rockies sit at 12-10 against these opponents.
Arizona has won 35% (6-11) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, Colorado has won 36% (5-9) of its games when taking a late lead.
The Diamondbacks managed to give up five walks in their last game. They'll have to pick it up against the Rockies who are heading in with a 1-3 record against opponents who give up that many walks or more.
When they outhit their opponents, the Diamondbacks are 10-4. The Rockies have a 13-3 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking seventh in runs, Arizona has earned 146 this season. Colorado ranks third with 162 runs.
Colorado and Arizona both rank in the top half of the league in walks. Colorado sits at 15th with 97 this season and Arizona ranks 14th with 98.
When the Rockies hit at least one home run, they are 11-7. When the Diamondbacks hit at least one homer, they have a 12-13 record.