Colorado Rockies Week One Preview: April 6-12

Tyler Matzek will start the home opener for the Rockies later this week. Photo Credit: Chris Humphreys – USA Today Sports

Every Monday, I’ll be giving an update of where the Rockies stand and taking a look at the week to come for the Rockies. This is an exciting week as the Rockies play both their season and home openers and look to get off to a fast start in 2015. Here’s what the club has coming up in week one.

Season Record: 0-0

Number of Games This week: Six (3 @ Milwaukee Brewers, 3 vs. Chicago Cubs)

Season Record of This Week’s Opponents:

Milwaukee Brewers: 0-0

Chicago Cubs: 0-1

Daily Opponent and Pitching Match-Up*:

*Pitching stats will typically be season stats, for this week I’ll use 2014 stats instead.

Monday, April 6 – Colorado Rockies at Milwaukee Brewers (12:10 pm MDT)

Kyle Kendrick (10-13, 4.61 ERA) vs. Kyle Lohse (13-9, 3.54 ERA)

Tuesday, April 7 – Colorado Rockies at Milwaukee Brewers (6:10 pm MDT)

Jordan Lyles (7-4, 4.33 ERA) vs. Matt Garza (8-8, 3.64 ERA)

Wednesday, April 8 – Colorado Rockies at Milwaukee Brewers (6:10 pm MDT)

Eddie Butler (1-2, 6.75 ERA) vs. Wily Peralta (17-11, 3.53 ERA)

Thursday, April 9 – Day off

Friday, April 10 – Chicago Cubs at Colorado Rockies (2:10 pm MDT)

Travis Wood (8-13, 5.03 ERA) vs. Tyler Matzek (6-11, 4.05 ERA)

Saturday, April 11 – Chicago Cubs at Colorado Rockies (6:10 pm MDT)

Jason Hammel (10-11, 3.47 ERA) vs. Kyle Kendrick (10-13, 4.61 ERA)

Sunday April, 12 – Chicago Cubs at Colorado Rockies (2:10 pm MDT)

Kyle Hendricks (7-2, 2.46 ERA) vs. Jordan Lyles (7-4, 4.33 ERA)

Next Monday, I’ll take a look at how these games went and name the Rockies player and pitcher of the week in the first weekly review. Also be sure to check back on Thursday, April 9 as I take a look at how to optimize the Rockies lineup and don’t forget to subscribe, like View from the Rooftop on Facebook, and follow on Twitter.

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