Colorado opens 4-game series at home against Pittsburgh
Denver; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Trevor Williams (6-6, 5.35 ERA) Rockies: Chi Chi Gonzalez (0-5, 6.43 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado and Pittsburgh are set to begin a four-game series.
The Rockies are 34-31 in home games. Colorado ranks fifth in the league in hitting with a .269 batting average, Charlie Blackmon leads the team with an average of .318.
The Pirates are 27-40 in road games. The Pittsburgh offense has compiled a .264 batting average as a team this season, good for seventh in the National League. Bryan Reynolds leads the team with an average of .332.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 2-8, .268 batting average, 5.68 ERA, outscored by 22 runs
Pirates: 5-5, .260 batting average, 6.00 ERA, outscored by 19 runs
Rockies Injuries: Scott Oberg: (arm), German Marquez: (arm), Jon Gray: (foot), Kyle Freeland: (groin), Chad Bettis: (hip), Tyler Anderson: (knee), Raimel Tapia: (hand), David Dahl: (ankle), Brendan Rodgers: (shoulder).
Pirates Injuries: Jameson Taillon: (elbow), Edgar Santana: (elbow), Chad Kuhl: (elbow), Clay Holmes: (quad), Nick Burdi: (biceps), Chris Archer: (shoulder), Gregory Polanco: (shoulder), Lonnie Chisenhall: (finger).