Washington in action against Colorado after Strasburg’s strong performance
Denver; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Rockies are 3-6 on their home turf. Colorado’s team on-base percentage of .285 is last in the National League. David Dahl leads the club with an OBP of .404.
The Nationals are 5-4 on the road. Washington has slugged .462, good for fourth in the National League. Anthony Rendon leads the club with a .771 slugging percentage, including 16 extra-base hits and six home runs. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.
Rendon leads the Nationals with six home runs and has 18 RBIs. Matt Adams is 7-for-23 with three doubles, two home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Washington.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 6-4, .238 batting average, 2.45 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs
Nationals: 5-5, .274 batting average, 3.84 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs
Rockies Injuries: Chris Rusin: 10-day IL (back), Jake McGee: 10-day IL (knee), Tyler Anderson: 10-day IL (knee), Noel Cuevas: 10-day IL (quad), Daniel Murphy: 10-day IL (finger), Chris Iannetta: 10-day IL (lat).