Watson and the Giants visit division rival Colorado
Denver; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: NL West rivals Colorado and San Francisco will meet at Coors Field.
The Giants are 9-9 against opponents from the NL West. San Francisco ranks last in the MLB in hitting with a .216 batting average, Steven Duggar leads the club with an average of .270. The Rockies won the last meeting 4-0. German Marquez secured his second victory and Nolan Arenado went 1-for-2 with a home run and three RBIs for Colorado. Derek Holland registered his second loss for San Francisco.
TOP PERFORMERS: Arenado leads the Rockies with 43 hits and is batting .305. Charlie Blackmon has 13 hits and is batting .000 over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 5-5, .250 batting average, 6.21 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
Giants: 4-6, .228 batting average, 7.10 ERA, outscored by 30 runs
Rockies Injuries: Chris Rusin: 10-day IL (back), Harrison Musgrave: 10-day IL (left elbow flexor strain), Jake McGee: 10-day IL (knee), Noel Cuevas: 10-day IL (quad), Daniel Murphy: day-to-day (back).
Giants Injuries: Derek Holland: 10-day IL (finger), Johnny Cueto: 60-day IL (elbow), Erik Kratz: 10-day IL (hamstring).