Colorado Rockies Week 11 Preview: June 15-21

The Colorado Rockies are hoping to have a lot of celebrations at home plate this week. Photo Credit: Doug Pensinger - Getty Images North America
The Colorado Rockies are hoping to have a lot of celebrations at home plate this week.
Photo Credit: Doug Pensinger – Getty Images North America

The Colorado Rockies enter week 11 looking to gain some traction and climb back toward .500. They also look to improve on their less-than-stellar home record of 13-18, which they’ll have a chance to do with five of their seven games this week coming at home. Here’s a quick look ahead to week 11 of the regular season.

Season record: 28-34 (5th in NL West, 8 ½ GB of LAD)
Number of games this week: Seven (2 at Houston Astros, 2 vs. Houston Astros, 3 vs. Milwaukee Brewers)

Season record of this week’s opponents:
Houston Astros – 36-28 (1st in AL West)
Milwaukee Brewers – 24-40 (5th in NL Central)

Daily opponent and projected pitching match-up:

Monday, June 15 – Colorado Rockies at Houston Astros (6:10 PM MDT)
Chad Bettis (2-1, 3.05 ERA) vs. Dallas Keuchel (7-2, 1.90 ERA)

Tuesday, June 16 – Colorado Rockies at Houston Astros (12:10 PM MDT)
Chris Rusin (2-1, 3.38 ERA) vs. Vincent Velasquez (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

Wednesday, June 17 – Houston Astros at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
Brett Oberholtzer (1-1, 2.25 ERA) vs. Kyle Kendrick (2-8, 5.87 ERA)

Thursday, June 18 – Houston Astros at Colorado Rockies (1:10 PM MDT)
Collin McHugh (6-3, 5.08 ERA) vs. David Hale (2-1, 4.56 ERA)

Friday, June 19 – Milwaukee Brewers at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
Taylor Jungmann (1-0, 1.29 ERA) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (4-2, 5.53 ERA)

Saturday, June 20 – Milwaukee Brewers at Colorado Rockies (2:10 MDT)
Kyle Lohse (3-7, 6.27 ERA) vs. Chad Bettis (2-1, 3.05 ERA)

Sunday, June 21 – Milwaukee Brewers at Colorado Rockies (2:10 PM MDT)
Matt Garza (4-7, 4.80 ERA) vs. Chris Rusin (2-1, 3.38 ERA)

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