Padres face off against the Rockies in division play
Denver; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
LINE: Rockies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 12 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado will host San Diego in a matchup of division rivals.
The Rockies are 13-11 against NL West teams. Colorado leads the National League in hitting with a .268 batting average, David Dahl leads the team with an average of .338.
The Padres are 15-17 in division matchups. San Diego has slugged .418 this season. Hunter Renfroe leads the club with a .619 slugging percentage, including 32 extra-base hits and 21 home runs. The Rockies won the last meeting 14-8. German Marquez notched his seventh victory and Ian Desmond went 2-for-4 with a home run and five RBIs for Colorado. Eric Lauer registered his sixth loss for San Diego.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nolan Arenado leads the Rockies with 57 RBIs and is batting .324. Desmond is 14-for-32 with three doubles, three home runs and 14 RBIs over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockies: 6-4, .296 batting average, 5.74 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs
Padres: 3-7, .262 batting average, 6.57 ERA, outscored by 14 runs
Padres Injuries: Adam Warren: 10-day IL (forearm), Garrett Richards: 60-day IL (elbow), Jacob Nix: 60-day IL (elbow), Aaron Loup: 60-day IL (elbow), Dinelson Lamet: 60-day IL (elbow), Brett Kennedy: 60-day IL (shoulder), Jose Castillo: 60-day IL (hip), Travis Jankowski: 60-day IL (foot), Franchy Cordero: 10-day IL (elbow).