Rockies vs. Giants - 5/23/15 Game Two Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Francisco Giants (23-18) at Colorado Rockies (15-23)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 9:10 pm (Coors Field)
Yusmeiro Petit vs. David Hale
The Line: Colorado Rockies / San Francisco Giants --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-BAY, ROOT-RM
The San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies play game two of a doubleheader Saturday night.
The San Francisco Giants look to build on a seven-game winning streak. The Giants have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last seven games. The Giants have won 12 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Angel Pagan leads San Fran with 50 hits and 10 RBI while Brandon Crawford and Buster Posey have combined for 48 RBI. The San Francisco Giants have won four straight road games. Yusmeiro Petit gets the nod, and he’s 1-0 with a 3.27 ERA and 15 strikeouts this season. Petit is 3-1 with a 4.82 ERA and 58 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Rockies have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Rockies have won four of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Charlie Blackmon and DJ LeMahieu have combined for 80 hits and 32 RBI while Nolan Arenado has 20 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have lost six of their last eight home games. David Hale takes the hill, and he was 4-5 with a 3.30 ERA and 44 strikeouts last season. Hale is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA and two strikeouts in his career against the Giants.
The Giants are 5-1 in their last 6 second games of a double-header and 8-2 in their last 10 Saturday games. The Rockies are 1-5 in their last 6 Saturday games and 8-21 in their last 29 games on grass. The Giants are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings.
You guys know my rule about not picking a pitcher who is making his first start in the middle of the season. I'm rolling with the Giants in game two of their doubleheader.