Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Diamondbacks game 2 . Brings in a 1-0 series lead over the Rockies

Arizona Diamondbacks (35-42, fourth in NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (33-44, fifth in NL West)

Denver; Saturday, 9:10 p.m. EDT

Pitching Prospects: Diamondbacks: Dallas Ketchell (2-5, 7.93 ERA, 2.15 whips, 27 strikeouts); Rockies: Austin Gomber (3-7, 6.55 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 52 strikeouts)

fanduel sportsbook Line: Rockies-142, Diamondbacks +120; over/under is 12 runs

Bottom line: The Arizona Diamondbacks took a 1-0 lead in the next game of the series against the Colorado Rockies.

Colorado has a 33-44 record overall and a 21-21 record at home. The Rockies lead 21-13 in the game when they scored five or more runs.

Arizona is 35-42 on aggregate and 16-20 in road games. The Diamondbacks have scored 24-7 in games when they have scored at least five runs.

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The teams will meet on Saturday for the fifth time this season. The Diamondbacks lead 3–1 in the season series.

Top Performer: CJ Crohn has 17 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 56 RBIs for the Rockies. Charlie Blackmon is 8-for-33 in the last 10 games with a double, two home runs and five RBIs.

Christian Walker leads the Diamondbacks with 30 extra base hits (10 doubles, one triple and 19 home runs). Alec Thomas is 7-for-36 with one double, one triple, two home runs and five RBIs in the last 10 matches.

Last 10 games: Rockies: 3-7, .257 batting average, 5.29 ERA, 16 runs outscore

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Diamondbacks: 4-6, .205 batting average, 4.35 ERA, outscore by four runs

Injuries: Rockies: Antonio Senzatella: Day-to-Day (Unknown), German Marquez: Day-Day (Unknown), Sean Bouchard: 10-Day IL (Unknown), Tyler Kinley: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Halcris Oliverez: 60 -Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Rollison: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60-Day IL (arm)

Diamondbacks: Zach Davis: 15-days IL (swelling of right shoulder), Humberto Castellanos: 60-days IL (elbow), Nick Ahmed: 60-days IL (shoulder), JB Bukauskas: 60-days IL (shoulder)


The Associated Press produced this story using technology provided by DataScrew and data from Sportradar,

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