Miami opens season against Colorado

Colorado Rockies (91-72, second in the NL West in 2018) vs. Miami Marlins (63-98, fifth in the NL East in 2018)

Miami; Thursday, 4 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Marlins: José Ureña (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

BOTTOM LINE: Colorado visits Miami on opening day.

The Marlins finished 26-50 against NL East Division opponents in 2018. Miami hit .237 as a team last year and averaged 2.3 extra base hits per game.

The Rockies finished 41-36 against NL West Division opponents in 2018. Colorado pitchers struck out 8.7 hitters a game last season with a staff WHIP of 1.31. The Marlins won the season series 4-2 in 2018.

Marlins Injuries: None listed.

Rockies Injuries: Antonio Senzatela: day-to-day (blister on heel), Chris Rusin: day-to-day (upper back).