San Francisco faces off against Colorado in division matchup
Denver; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado will host San Francisco in a matchup of division rivals.
The Rockies are 22-27 against the rest of their division. Colorado ranks sixth in the MLB in hitting with a .266 batting average, Charlie Blackmon leads the team with an average of .318.
The Giants are 29-26 in division games. San Francisco’s lineup has 115 home runs this season, Pablo Sandoval leads them with 14 homers. The Rockies won the last meeting 5-4. Jairo Diaz secured his fourth victory and Ryan McMahon went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Colorado. Reyes Moronta took his sixth loss for San Francisco.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nolan Arenado leads the Rockies with 124 hits and is batting .299. David Dahl is 12-for-39 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 4-6, .268 batting average, 4.71 ERA, outscored by four runs
Giants: 5-5, .245 batting average, 4.01 ERA, outscored by 10 runs