Colorado Rockies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Free Pick 9/4/13
Los Angeles Dodgers (83-55) at Colorado Rockies (65-75)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
Edinson Volquez (R) (9-10) (6.007) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (L) (15-6) (3.326)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -108 / Los Angeles Dodgers -102 --- Over/Under: 10 See the Latest Odds
TV: KCAL, Root-Rocky Mountain
The Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Dodgers face-off on Wednesday in Colorado.
The Colorado Rockies let Tuesday’s game get away from them early and while they chased all game, they never caught the Dodgers. D.J. LeMahieu had two hits, Joshua Rutledge hit a home run, and Michael Cuddyer had a hit as the Rockies scored four runs on eight hits. Jhoulys Chacin allowed nine hits and four runs over seven innings to take the loss on Tuesday. For Wednesday’s game, the Rockies start Jorge De La Rosa who is 15-6 on the season with a 3.33 ERA and he is 3-0 with a 4.15 ERA over his last three starts.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers remained red-hot as they got the win oin Tuesday, Nick Punto had four hits, Carl Crawford had three hits, and Tim Federowicz had two hits as the Rockies scored seven runs on 12 hits. Starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco lasted six innings, allowing five hits and two runs, while striking out five to get the win and Chris Withrow earned the save. For Wednesday’s game, the Dodgers start Edison Volquez, who was having a lousy season in San Diego. Volquez is 9-10 on the season, with a 3.33 ERA and 1-1 with a 13-50 ERA in his last three starts.
Colorado is 7-3 in their last 10 home games against a team with a winning record, 10-5 in their last 15 home games, and 43-15 in De la Rosa’s last 58 home starts. Los Angeles is 24-3 in their last 27 road games, 10-3 against a left-handed starter, and 19-7 against the AL West. Colorado is 1-10 in De la Rosa’s last 11 starts against Los Angeles.
Expect scoring in this one and for my free pick I like the over. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that pick in the Premium Area.