Colorado takes 4-game slide into matchup with Pittsburgh
Denver; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado enters the game as losers of their last four games.
The Rockies are 34-33 at home this season. The Colorado offense has compiled a .269 batting average as a team this season, good for first in the National League.
The Pirates are 29-40 on the road. The Pittsburgh offense has compiled a .266 batting average as a team this season, good for sixth in the National League. Bryan Reynolds leads the team with a mark of .332. The Pirates won the last meeting 9-4. Dario Agrazal notched his fourth victory and Melky Cabrera went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs for Pittsburgh. Antonio Senzatela took his ninth loss for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 2-8, .265 batting average, 6.70 ERA, outscored by 27 runs
Pirates: 6-4, .301 batting average, 6.00 ERA, outscored by one run
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), Chris Stratton: (torso), Edgar Santana: (elbow), Yefry Ramirez: (calf), Chad Kuhl: (elbow), Clay Holmes: (quad), Nick Burdi: (biceps), Chris Archer: (shoulder), Gregory Polanco: (shoulder), Lonnie Chisenhall: (finger).