The Colorado Rockies will be going for the series win when they take on the Chicago Cubs in the final game of their three-game series on Wednesday night. The game will be played at Coors Field and it is scheduled to begin at 3:10 PM. ET.
Cubs Going For Fourth Win In Five Games
The Cubs took care of business at home last week, winning five of their six contests. However, they have struggled on the road and have lost their last four road games. They will try to snap their losing streak and pick up their fourth win in their last five games when they face the Rockies on Wednesday.
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) June 11, 2019
Chicago is one of the better offensive teams in the league. The team’s .254 batting average is 13th in the league, their .341 on-base percentage is second, while their .455 slugging percentage is sixth. The Cubs have scored 340 runs so far, which is ninth in the league.
Javier Baez leads the Cubs with a .298 batting average, while Anthony Rizzo leads the team with 17 homers and 47 RBI.
The Cubs have also done a good job on the mound. Opponents have a .244 batting average against the Cubs, which is 12th in the league. Their 3.82 ERA is fifth, while their 32 quality starts are also fifth in the league.
In his last start, Hamels gave up three hits and zero earned runs in eight innings, helping the Cubs get a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The team will need a similar effort from him to get the win on Wednesday.
Rockies Going For 10th Consecutive Home Win
Like the Cubs, the Rockies have struggled on the road but they have played very well at home. The team has won nine consecutive home games and will try to make it 10 home wins in a row when they try to clinch the series on Wednesday.
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— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) June 11, 2019
Colorado is one of the best offensive teams in the league. The team’s .260 batting average is fifth in the league. Their .321 on-base percentage is 17th, while their .452 slugging percentage is ninth. The team has scored 346 runs this season, which is seventh in the league.
Nolan Arenadon has been Colorado’s best offensive weapon this year, leading the team with a .329 batting average, 17 homers, and 57 RBI.
Colorado has not had as much success on the mound. Opponents have a .263 batting average against the Rockies, which is 26th in the league. Their 4.97 ERA is 25th, while their 22 quality starts is 22nd in the league.
In his last start, Senzatela gave up four hits and one earned run in six innings, helping the Rockies get a 5-1 win over the New York Mets. The team will need another solid effort from him to get the series win on Wednesday.
- 0-4 in their last 4 road games.
- 0-6 in their last 6 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
- 1-4 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning record.
- 5-0 in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
- 5-1 in their last 6 home games vs. a left-handed starter.
- 11-4 in their last 15 overall.