Diamondbacks visit the Rockies after Weaver’s solid showing
Denver; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
LINE: Rockies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Rockies are 3-8 against the rest of their division. Colorado ranks last in the National League in hitting with a .236 batting average. David Dahl leads the team with an average of .302.
The Diamondbacks are 6-7 against NL West Division opponents. Arizona has slugged .474, good for second in the National League. Christian Walker leads the team with a .611 slugging percentage, including 20 extra-base hits and seven home runs. The Diamondbacks won the last meeting 9-2. Luke Weaver notched his third victory and Nick Ahmed went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for Arizona. Kyle Freeland took his fifth loss for Colorado.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nolan Arenado leads the Rockies with 27 RBIs and is batting .299. Charlie Blackmon is 14-for-44 with five doubles, a triple, two home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 5-5, .254 batting average, 6.00 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs
Diamondbacks: 8-2, .254 batting average, 2.91 ERA, outscored opponents by 22 runs
Diamondbacks Injuries: Taijuan Walker: 60-day IL (elbow), Silvino Bracho: 60-day IL (elbow), Steven Souza Jr.: 10-day IL (knee), Adam Jones: day-to-day (illness), Jake Lamb: 10-day IL (quad), Alex Avila: 10-day IL (quad).