Colorado Rockies Week 14 Preview: July 6-12

Those jerseys are so American. Phtoto Credit: Ralph Fresh - Getty Images North America
Those jerseys are so American.
Phtoto Credit: Ralph Freso – Getty Images North America

Week 14 of the regular season is also the final week before the all-stat break. It’s also a rare opportunity for Rockies fans to see superhuman Mike Trout up close and personal, so get out to Coors Field on Tuesday and Wednesday, people! It will also likely give us a little more insight as to whether or not the Rockies should be sellers at the trade deadline this season (all signs point to yes). Here’s a quick look ahead to week 14.

Season record: 35-47 (5th in NL West, 10 ½ GB of LAD)
Number of games this week: Six (2 vs. Los Angeles Angels, 4 vs. Atlanta Braves)

Season record of this week’s opponents:
Los Angeles Angels – 44-38 (2nd in AL West)
Atlanta Braves – 40-42 (3rd in NL East)

Daily opponent and projected pitching match-up:

Monday, July 6 – Day off

Tuesday, July 7 – Los Angeles Angels at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
Andrew Heaney (1-0, 1.38 ERA) vs. Chad Bettis (4-3, 3.67 ERA)

Wednesday, July 8 – Los Angeles Angels at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
Matt Shoemaker (4-7, 4.91 ERA) vs. Chris Rusin (3-3, 4.27 ERA)

Thursday, July 9 – Atlanta Braves at Colorado Rockies (6:40 PM MDT)
Alex Wood (6-5, 3.34 ERA) vs. Kyle Kendrick (3-10, 6.00 ERA)

Friday, July 10 – Atlanta Braves at Colorado Rockies (6:10 PM MDT)
Shelby Miller (5-4, 2.07 ERA) vs. David Hale (2-4, 5.89 ERA)

Saturday, July 11 – Atlanta Braves at Colorado Rockies (2:10 PM MDT)
Matt Wisler (2-1, 2.60 ERA) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (6-3, 4.46 ERA)

Sunday, July 12 – Atlanta Braves at Colorado Rockies (2:10 PM MDT)
TBA vs. Chad Bettis (4-3, 3.67 ERA)

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