Rockies take 3-game slide into matchup with Brewers
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Brewers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado enters the game as losers of their last three games.
The Brewers are 10-6 on their home turf. Milwaukee has hit 57 home runs this season, second in the National League. Christian Yelich leads the club with 14, averaging one every seven at-bats.
The Rockies are 8-10 in road games. The Colorado offense has compiled a .232 batting average as a team this season, last in the National League. David Dahl leads the team with a mark of .321. The Brewers won the last meeting 4-3. Jhoulys Chacin recorded his third victory and Jesus Aguilar went 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs for Milwaukee. German Marquez registered his second loss for Colorado.
TOP PERFORMERS: Yelich leads the Brewers with 34 hits and is batting .347. Aguilar is 5-for-25 with three home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 4-6, .216 batting average, 4.81 ERA, outscored by six runs
Rockies: 5-5, .267 batting average, 5.28 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs
Brewers Injuries: Aaron Wilkerson: 10-day IL (left foot contusion), Bobby Wahl: 60-day IL (knee), Brent Suter: 60-day IL (elbow), Freddy Peralta: 10-day IL (shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: 10-day IL (shoulder), Corey Knebel: 60-day IL (elbow), Christian Yelich: day-to-day (lower back).