San Diego Padres (41-24, first in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (27-37, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Friday, 8:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: MacKenzie Gore (4-2, 2.50 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 60 strikeouts); Rockies: Kyle Freeland (2-5, 4.39 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 48 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Padres -157, Rockies +134; over/under is 12 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Rockies take on the San Diego Padres after Brian Serven had four hits against the Guardians on Thursday.
Colorado has a 16-19 record at home and a 27-37 record overall. The Rockies have gone 13-27 in games when they have given up a home run.
San Diego has a 41-24 record overall and a 24-11 record in road games. The Padres have a 24-5 record in games when they scored at least five runs.
Friday’s game is the fifth time these teams square off this season. The season series is tied 2-2.
TOP PERFORMERS: C.J. Cron has 14 doubles, two triples and 14 home runs for the Rockies. Charlie Blackmon is 13-for-39 with four doubles, two home runs and seven RBI over the past 10 games.
Manny Machado has 11 home runs, 29 walks and 43 RBI while hitting .328 for the Padres. Jake Cronenworth is 16-for-38 with seven doubles, a home run and 14 RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 4-6, .242 batting average, 3.16 ERA, outscored by six runs
Padres: 8-2, .295 batting average, 2.57 ERA, outscored opponents by 48 runs
INJURIES: Rockies: Garrett Hampson: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Tyler Kinley: 15-Day IL (elbow), Ty Blach: 15-Day IL (wrist), Helcris Olivarez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Kris Bryant: 10-Day IL (back), Ryan Rolison: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60-Day IL (arm)
Padres: Mike Clevinger: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Robert Suarez: 15-Day IL (knee), Wil Myers: 10-Day IL (knee), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)
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