Colorado Rockies Week 10 Preview: June 8-14

Carlos Gonzalez will look to stay hot this week. Photo Credit: Doug Pensinger - Getty Images North America
Carlos Gonzalez will look to stay hot this week.
Photo Credit: Doug Pensinger – Getty Images North America

At the start of play in week 10, the Colorado Rockies sit just six games behind the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers and just five and a half games behind the San Francisco Giants for a wild-card spot. They are just one winning streak away from being right in the thick of the race and they’ll try to get one going this week.

Season record: 25-30 (5th in NL West, 6 GB of LAD)
Number of games this week: Seven (3 vs. St. Louis Cardinals, 4 at Miami Marlins)

Season record of this week’s opponents:
St. Louis Cardinals – 38-19 (1st in NL Central)
Miami Marlins – 24-33 (4th in NL East)

Daily opponent and projected pitching match-up:

Monday, June 8 – St. Louis Cardinals at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
John Lackey (4-3, 2.93 ERA) vs. David Hale (1-0, 4.26 ERA)

Tuesday, June 9 – St. Louis Cardinals at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
Michael Wacha (8-1, 2.18 ERA) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (2-2, 6.15 ERA)

Wednesday, June 10 – St. Louis Cardinals at Colorado Rockies (1:10 PM MDT)
Carlos Martinez (6-2, 2.94 ERA) vs. Chad Bettis (2-0, 2.70 ERA)

Thursday, June 11 – Colorado Rockies at Miami Marlins (5:10 PM MDT)
Eddie Butler (3-6, 4.80 ERA) vs. David Phelps (2-3, 4.68 ERA)

Friday, June 12 – Colorado Rockies at Miami Marlins (5:10 PM MDT)
Chris Rusin (2-0, 1.45 ERA) vs. Jose Urena (0-2, 5.49 ERA)

Saturday, June 13 – Colorado Rockies at Miami Marlins (2:10 PM MDT)
Kyle Kendrick (2-7, 6.16 ERA) vs. Brad Hand (1-1, 4.24 ERA)

Sunday, June 14 – Colorado Rockies at Miami Marlins (11:10 AM MDT)
Jorge De La Rosa (2-2, 6.15 ERA) vs. Dan Haren (6-2, 3.18 ERA)

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