Colorado Rockies Week 26 Preview: September 28-October 4

Carlos Gonzalez will look to hit his 40th home run of the season this week. Photo Credit: Dustin Bradford - Getty Images North America
Carlos Gonzalez will look to hit his 40th home run of the season this week.
Photo Credit: Dustin Bradford – Getty Images North America

Well, the last week of the season is finally here. It hasn’t been a fun one, but the Rockies are at least guaranteed to finish no worse than they did in 2014! Carlos Gonzalez will look to hit his 40th home run this week and Nolan Arenado needs two doubles to give him a 40 home run and 40 double season. After this week, we’ll have an interesting and potentially tumultuous offseason to look forward to. Here’s a look ahead to the final six games of the 2015 season.

Season record: 66-90 (5th in NL West, 21 GB of LAD)
Number of games this week: Six (3 at Arizona Diamondbacks, 3 at San Francisco Giants)

Season record of this week’s opponents:
Arizona Diamondbacks – 75-81 (3rd in NL West)
San Francisco Giants – 82-74 (2nd in NL West)

Daily opponent and projected pitching match-up:

Monday, September 28 – Day off

Tuesday, September 29 – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks (7:40 PM MDT)
Christian Bergman (3-1, 4.62 ERA) vs. Robbie Ray (5-12, 3.53 ERA)

Wednesday, September 30 – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks (7:40 PM MDT)
Chad Bettis (8-5, 4.38 ERA) vs. Chase Anderson (6-6, 4.40 ERA)

Thursday, October 1 – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks (7:40 PM MDT)
David Hale (5-5, 6.01 ERA) vs. Patrick Corbin (6-5, 3.28 ERA)

Friday, October 2 – Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants (8:15 PM MDT)
Yohan Flande (3-3, 4.88 ERA) vs. Chris Heston (12-10, 3.62 ERA)

Saturday, October 3 – Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants (2:05 PM MDT)
Kyle Kendrick (6-13, 6.54 ERA) vs. Jake Peavy (7-6, 3.66 ERA)

Sunday, October 4 – Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants (1:05 PM MDT)
Chris Rusin (6-9, 5.37 ERA) vs. Madison Bumgarner (18-8, 2.88 ERA)

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