Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Pick-Odds-Prediction - 6/3/14
Arizona Diamondbacks (23-36) at Colorado Rockies (28-28)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
Chase Anderson (R) (3-0) (4.023) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (L) (6-3) (3.858)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -150 / Arizona Diamondbacks +140 --- Over/Under: 10 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Arizona, ROOT-Rocky Mountain
The Arizona Diamondbacks travel to Coors Field to face the Colorado Rockies in NL West action.
The Diamondbacks can ill afford a losing streak of any length and that is what they have right with three defeats in a row. After beating Cincinnati in the opener of a four game set it was the Reds outscoring the Snakes 15-7 in winning three straight. Zona dropped a 4-3 decision on Sunday with bothe the work on the mound and at the plate falling short. Starter Wade Miley gave up all four runs on four solo homers while whiffing nine through six innings. The bats mustered nine hits Miguel Montero, Eric Chavez and Ender Inciarte knocking in a run each. Rookie Chase Anderson shoots for his 4th straigh win when he matches up with Colorado for the first time. Anderson has compiled a 3-0 record with a 4.02 ERA over 15.2 innings.
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Colorado might be sitting in third in the National League West but they are only .500 on the year and the spot is their's by default. The Rockies ended a nine game road trip with four straight losses and dropped seven of nine on the trip overall. Cleveland handed the Rockies a 6-4 loss on Sunday with Jhoulys Chacin allowing four runs on three hits and five BB over five innings before Adam Octtavino served up a two run homer in the 9th to take the loss. The bats produced seven hits with Corey Dickerson clubbing a two run homer with Charlie Blackmon and Justin Morneau driving in runs. Left hander Jorge De La Rosa faces the Diamondbacks the second time this season. De La Rosa has been throwing the ball extremely well as of late with a 2-0 record and 0.56 ERA in 16 innings pitched.
Neither team has been playing well but Colorado seldomm does on the road but are a different animal at home. They are fading a bit and need this series opener...