Rockies host the Diamondbacks to begin 3-game series

Arizona Diamondbacks (65-71, third in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (59-79, fifth in the NL West)

Denver; Friday, 8:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zach Davies (2-4, 3.74 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 85 strikeouts); Rockies: German Marquez (8-10, 4.86 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 124 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rockies -113, Diamondbacks -106; over/under is 11 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Rockies host the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday to open a three-game series.

Colorado is 38-33 at home and 59-79 overall. The Rockies have the second-ranked team batting average in the NL at .258.

Arizona is 65-71 overall and 28-37 in road games. The Diamondbacks are seventh in the NL with 151 total home runs, averaging 1.1 per game.

The teams meet Friday for the 17th time this season. The season series is tied 8-8.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brendan Rodgers has 28 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 60 RBI while hitting .268 for the Rockies. Randal Grichuk is 8-for-34 with a double and two home runs over the past 10 games.

Christian Walker has 20 doubles, a triple and 32 home runs for the Diamondbacks. Daulton Varsho is 10-for-30 with a double and five home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 5-5, .207 batting average, 4.14 ERA, outscored by four runs

Diamondbacks: 6-4, .275 batting average, 4.85 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs

INJURIES: Rockies: Yonathan Daza: day-to-day (shoulder), Jose Iglesias: 10-Day IL (hand), Lucas Gilbreath: 15-Day IL (elbow), Antonio Senzatela: 15-Day IL (acl), Kris Bryant: 10-Day IL (foot), Tyler Kinley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Helcris Olivarez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Rolison: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60-Day IL (arm)

Diamondbacks: Yonny Hernandez: 60-Day IL (calf), Tyler Gilbert: 60-Day IL (elbow), Humberto Castellanos: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Ahmed: 60-Day IL (shoulder)


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