Rockies vs. Padres – Game Preview – June 10, 2022

Colorado Rockies (25-32, fifth in NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (35-22, second in NL West)

San Diego; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PROBABLE PITCHERS: Rockies: Chad Kuhl (4-2, 3.17 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 41 strikeouts); Padres: Joe Musgrove (6-0, 1.64 ERA, .92 WHIP, 64 strikeouts)

LINE: Padres -263, Rockies +214; over/under is 7 1/2 points

BOTTOM LINE: The San Diego Padres host the Colorado Rockies to start a four-game series.

San Diego is 35-22 overall and 15-11 at home. The Padres are 22-6 in games when recording eight or more hits.

Colorado is 25-32 overall and 9-16 on the road. The Rockies have the team’s batting average second only to Newfoundland at .260.

Friday’s game is the first meeting of the season between the two clubs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Manny Machado leads the Padres with nine homers while slugging .543. Jurickson Profar is 16 for 43 with three doubles, a home run and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games.

CJ Cron leads the Rockies with 26 extra hits (11 doubles, a triple and 14 home runs). Brendan Rodgers is 12 for 41 with two doubles, four homers and eight RBIs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 5-5, .246 batting average, 3.27 ERA, beat opponents by 17 runs

Rockies: 4-6, .240 batting average, 5.07 ERA, outscored by 17 runs

INJURIES: Padres: Robert Suarez: 15-day HE (knee), Wil Myers: 10-day HE (knee), Pierce Johnson: 60-day HE (elbow), Matt Beaty: 10-day HE (shoulder), Austin Adams IL: 60 days (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: IL 60 days (wrist), Drew Pomeranz: IL 60 days (undisclosed)

Rockies: Helcris Olivarez: IL 60 days (shoulder), Kris Bryant: IL 10 days (back), Ryan Rolison: IL 60 days (shoulder), Scott Oberg: IL 60 days (arm)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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