Colorado Rockies Week Nine Preview: June 1-7

Home run high fives are fun. Photo Credit: Mitchell Leff - Getty Images North America
Home run high fives are fun.
Photo Credit: Mitchell Leff – Getty Images North America

After a great week on the road, the Colorado Rockies return home for week nine of the regular season. Typically a great home team, the Rockies have struggled to an 8-13 record in their home park so far this season. If they can get back on track there and couple it with their success so far on the road, they could have something great going in 2015. Here’s a look at week nine.

Season record: 22-26 (5th in NL West, 6 ½ GB of LAD)
Number of games this week: Seven (4 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 3 vs. Miami Marlins)

Season record of this week’s opponents:
Los Angeles Dodgers – 29-20 (1st in NL West)
Miami Marlins – 20-31 (4th in NL East, 8 ½ GB)

Daily opponent and projected pitching match-up:

Monday, June 1 – Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
Clayton Kershaw (3-3, 3.86 ERA) vs. Kyle Kendrick (2-6, 6.38 ERA)

Tuesday, June 2 – Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies (1:10 PM MDT)
Zack Greinke (5-1, 1.48 ERA) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (1-2, 6.51 ERA)

Tuesday, June 2 – Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
TBA vs. Chad Bettis (2-0, 2.96 ERA)

Wednesday, June 3 – Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
Mike Bolsinger (3-1, 1.15 ERA) vs. Eddie Butler (3-5, 4.22 ERA)

Thursday, May 4 – Day off

Friday, May 5 – Miami Marlins at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
Tom Koehler (3-3, 4.01 ERA) vs. TBA

Saturday, May 6 – Miami Marlins at Colorado Rockies (2:10 PM MDT)
David Phelps (2-2, 3.50 ERA) vs. Kyle Kendrick (2-6, 6.38 ERA)

Sunday, May 7 – Miami Marlins at Colorado Rockies (2:10 PM MDT)
Jose Urena (0-1, 9.39 ERA) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (1-2, 6.51 ERA)

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