Astros ride 4-game win streak into matchup with Rockies
Houston; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: German Marquez (10-5, 4.68 ERA) Astros: Zack Greinke (10-4, 2.90 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Houston enters the matchup as winners of their last four games.
The Astros are 41-15 on their home turf. The Houston pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 3.70. Justin Verlander leads the team with a 2.74 ERA.
The Rockies are 23-33 on the road. The Colorado offense has compiled a .268 batting average as a team this season, good for first in the National League. Charlie Blackmon leads the team with a an average of .325.
TOP PERFORMERS: Yuli Gurriel leads the Astros with 50 extra base hits and is slugging .512. George Springer is 10-for-39 with two doubles, two triples, three home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Houston.
LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 8-2, .274 batting average, 2.35 ERA, outscored opponents by 31 runs
Rockies: 5-5, .300 batting average, 4.19 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs