Rockies take on Padres in series rubber game

San Diego Padres (84-68, second in NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (65-87, fifth in NL West)

Denver; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT

LIKELY PITCHING: Padres: Mike Clevinger (6-7, 4.23 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 86 strikeouts); Rockies: Kyle Freeland (9-10, 4.38 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 121 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Padres -152, Rockies +129; over/under is 11 points

BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres meet on Sunday with the winner taking the three-game series.

Colorado is 65-87 overall and 41-39 in home games. The Rockies are 45-20 in games when they have beaten opponents.

San Diego is 44-36 on the road and 84-68 overall. The Padres are 29-9 in games when they hit two or more homers.

Sunday’s game is the 19th time these teams have faced each other this season. The Rockies hold a 10-8 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: CJ Cron has 28 doubles, three triples and 29 home runs for the Rockies. Ryan McMahon is 9 for 38 with two doubles, two home runs and two RBIs over the last 10 games.

Manny Machado has 35 doubles, a triple and 30 homers for the Padres. Juan Soto is 11 for 36 with four doubles, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 4-6, .228 batting average, 3.96 ERA, outscored by 14 runs

Padres: 6-4, .229 batting average, 2.56 ERA, outscored opponents by 17 points

INJURIES: Rockies: CJ Cron: day-to-day (hand), Brendan Rodgers: IL 10 days (hamstring), Jose Iglesias: IL 10 days (hand), Lucas Gilbreath: IL 15 days (elbow), Antonio Senzatela: IL 15 days (ACL), Kris Bryant: IL 10 days (foot), Tyler Kinley: IL 60 days (elbow), Helcris Olivarez: IL 60 days (shoulder), Ryan Rolison: IL 60 days (shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60 days IL (arm)

Padres: Drew Pomeranz: 60-day EV (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-day EV (forearm)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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