After an off day Monday — their first in 17 days — the Rockies are actually embarking on one other 16-game stretch with their subsequent off day approaching June 22. They’ve additionally misplaced 5 in a row, together with a three-game sweep by the hands of the San Francisco Giants. They’ve struggled in 2023 towards the NL West, dropping eight in a row and 14 of 15. Actually, the Rockies haven’t had a successful file towards their division since going 41-36 throughout their 91-72 2018 season (additionally their final successful season and the final time they made the postseason). Fortunately, they appear to fare decently properly towards the San Diego Padres. Because the starting of 2022, the Rockies have gone 12-12 and have gone 2-2 up to now in 2023. Since 2020 at house, the Rockies are 17-10 towards the Padres with a -5 run differential and are 14-5 towards the Friars at Coors Subject since Might 12, 2021.
Kyle Freeland (4-7, 4.06 ERA) will take the mound for the Rockies. In his final outing, he took a no-hitter into the fifth inning towards the Kansas Metropolis Royals earlier than permitting a one-out double to MJ Melendez. He stayed within the recreation however was pulled within the eighth after permitting a solo homer to Maikel Garcia. Sadly, the Rockies misplaced 2-0 and Freeland was tagged along with his seventh lack of the season and his third in his final 4 begins. His general line was 7+ innings, two runs on 4 hits with no walks and one strikeout.
Freeland will duel Padres’ lefty Ryan Weathers (1-4, 5.09 ERA). The 23-year-old will likely be making his eighth begin of the season, his fifth on the street and his fourth towards the Rockies. His earlier three begins towards the Rox got here in the course of the 2021 season and he has solely pitched at Coors Subject as soon as on August 16. Throughout that outing, he allowed 5 runs on eight hits throughout 4 innings. The Padres misplaced that recreation 6-5. In his most up-to-date 2023 outing towards the Chicago Cubs, Weathers tossed just one 2⁄3 innings earlier than he was pulled. In that point, he allowed 5 runs (4 earned) on seven hits with two house runs, one stroll and one strikeout. He solely threw 44 pitches earlier than being lifted, and the Padres misplaced 7-1.
Can the Rockies proper the ship towards the Padres?
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