Porcello to start series opener for Boston at Colorado
Denver; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Rick Porcello (11-10, 5.49 ERA) Rockies: Rico Garcia (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado and Boston are set to begin a two-game series.
The Colorado offense has compiled a .268 batting average as a team this season, good for first in the The Red Sox are 36-28 on the road. Boston has a collective on-base percentage of .342, good for second in the American League. Xander Bogaerts leads the club with a mark of .385.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nolan Arenado leads the Rockies with 33 home runs and is slugging .563. Daniel Murphy is 9-for-29 with five doubles and four RBIs over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 4-6, .264 batting average, 5.08 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Red Sox: 7-3, .294 batting average, 2.60 ERA, outscored opponents by 29 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).
Red Sox Injuries: Steven Wright: (toe), Chris Sale: (elbow), David Price: (wrist), Heath Hembree: (elbow), Andrew Benintendi: (left side), Dustin Pedroia: (knee), Steve Pearce: (back), Michael Chavis: (shoulder).