Colorado Rockies Week Four Preview: April 27-May 3

Tyler Matzek is scheduled to make two starts for the Colorado Rockies this week. Photo Credit: Thearon W. Henderson – Getty Images North America

Coming off back-to-back 3-3 weeks, the Colorado Rockies will head out on the road in week four as they continue a long stretch of games within the division. This week, they’ll travel to Chase Field to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks for three games, then head to San Diego for three games at Petco Park against the Padres. Here’s what’s coming up in week four.

Season record: 10-8 (t-2nd in NL West, 1 GB of LAD)
Number of games this week: Six (3 @ Arizona Diamondbacks, 3 @ San Diego Padres)

Season record of this week’s opponents:
Arizona Diamondbacks: 8-10 (4th in NL West, 3 GB)
San Diego Padres: 11-9 (t-2nd in NL West, 1 GB)

Daily opponent and pitching match-up:

Monday, April 27 – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks (7:40 PM MDT)
Tyler Matzek (1-0, 2.40 ERA) vs. Chase Anderson (0-0, 3.00 ERA)

Tuesday, April 28 – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks (7:40 PM MDT)
Kyle Kendrick (1-2, 6.85 ERA) vs. Archie Bradley (2-0, 1.45 ERA)

Wednesday, April 29 – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks (7:40 PM MDT)
Jordan Lyles (2-1, 2.92 ERA) vs. Josh Collmenter (1-3, 3.65 ERA)

Thursday, April 30 – Day off

Friday, May 1 – Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres (8:10 PM MDT)
Eddie Butler (2-1, 3.27 ERA) vs. Ian Kennedy (0-1, 10.80 ERA)

Saturday, May 2 – Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres (6:40 PM MDT)
Jorge De La Rosa (0-1, 11.57 ERA) vs. Brandon Morrow (1-0, 2.67 ERA)

Sunday, May 3 – Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres (2:10 PM MDT)
Tyler Matzek (1-0, 2.40 ERA) vs. James Shields (2-0, 3.24 ERA)

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