Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies Free Pick 9/15/13
Colorado Rockies (68-81) at Arizona Diamondbacks (74-73)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 4:10 pm (Chase Field)
Jhoulys Chacin (R) (13-8) (3.093) vs. Randall Delgado (R) (4-6) (3.935)
The Line: Arizona Diamondbacks -142 / Colorado Rockies +132 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Rocky Mountain, FS-Pittsburgh
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies close out their series on Sunday in Arizona.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are looking to finish the season with a winning record and they helped their cause with a win on Saturday. Aaron Hill had three hits including a home Miguel Montero had three hits, and Mathew Davidson and Gerrardo Parra each had two hits as the Diamondbacks scored nine runs on 16 hits. Starting pitcher Wade Miley allowed six hits and two runs while striking out five over 6.1 innings for the win. For Sunday’s game the Diamondbacks start Randall Delgado who is 4-6 with a 4.04 ERA for the season and 0-2 with a 4.86 ERA in his last three starts.
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The Colorado Rockies are just a different team at home and on the road and we saw that as they lost o the road on Saturday. Wilin Rosario had two hits and Troy Tulowitzki and D.J. LeMaheiu each had hits ass the Rockies scored two runs on seven hits. Roy Oswalt allowed seven hits and two runs while striking out five over 4.2 innings to take the loss. For Sunday’s game the Rockies start Jhoulys Chacin who is 13-8 with a 3.09 ERA and he is 1-1 with a 2.14 ERA in his last three starts.
Arizona is 2-4 in their last six games as a home favorite, 1-4 at home against a right-handed starter, and 4-1 in Delgado’s last five starts as a favorite. Colorado is 16-38 in their last 54 road games, 2-5 in their last seven games against a right handed starter, and 8-20 in Chacin’s last 28 starts as an underdog. Colorado is 16-38 in the last 54 meetings of these two.
Look for Arizona to continue to get it done and for the Rockies to continue to struggle on the road.