Rodriguez scheduled to start for Boston against Colorado
Denver; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado and Boston will square off on Wednesday.
The Rockies are 34-30 in home games. Colorado ranks fifth in the league in hitting with a .269 batting average, Charlie Blackmon leads the team with an average of .322.
The Red Sox are 37-28 in road games. Boston has a team on-base percentage of .343, good for second in the American League. Xander Bogaerts leads the club with a mark of .387. The Red Sox won the last meeting 10-6. Rick Porcello earned his 12th victory and Bogaerts went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and an RBI for Boston. Rico Garcia registered his first loss for Colorado.
TOP PERFORMERS: Blackmon leads the Rockies with 69 extra base hits and is batting .322. Nolan Arenado is 15-for-38 with two doubles, six home runs and 12 RBIs over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 3-7, .264 batting average, 5.51 ERA, outscored by 18 runs
Red Sox: 7-3, .291 batting average, 3.20 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: (side), Dustin Pedroia: (knee), Steve Pearce: (back), Michael Chavis: (shoulder).