Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks 8/9/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 8/8/2014
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 8:10 PM on ROOT, FSAZ
Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
Colorado Rockies - De La Rosa, J (11-7) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - Cahill, T (1-8)
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Lefty Jorge De La Rosa (11-7) will be on the mound for the Colorado Rockies when they face Trevor Cahill (1-8) and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
Jorge De La Rosa pitched 6.2 innings against the Detroit Tigers on the road on Sunday and ended up taking the loss. He gave up four runs on six base hits in that outing while striking out six batters and walking one. De La Rosa has given up just 115 hits in 128.2 innings this year, but his ERA is a bit high at 4.27.
Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero has just two hits in his 14 at-bats against De La Rosa in his career with a walk and five strikeouts. Left fielder Mark Trumbo is 1-for-1 against him and is the only player on the Diamondbacks who has hit a home run off of the left-hander.
Against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, Trevor Cahill pitched seven strong innings, but he ended up with just a no decision. He allowed just one run on seven hits in that game while walking one and striking out seven. He still has a high 5.12 ERA, but he has been able to strike out 60 hitters in 63,1 innings this season.
Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has four hits in 14 at-bats versus Cahill with a double, two triples and a home run. Charlie Blackmon is 4-for-5 against him with a double.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
Colorado Rockies are 55-48-10 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Colorado Rockies is -0.5
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 53-56-5 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.8
Injuries to Watch
08/05/14 P Brett Anderson Back 15-day DL (8/6)
07/22/14 SS Troy Tulowitzki Thigh 15-day DL (7/20)
07/08/14 P Jhoulys Chacin Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (6/29), out for season
06/24/14 P Christian Bergman Thumb 60-day DL (6/20)
06/10/14 RF Michael Cuddyer Shoulder 15-day DL (6/6)
05/01/14 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow 60-day DL (4/30)
08/02/14 1B Paul Goldschmidt Hand 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
07/23/14 LF Cody Ross Calf 15-day DL (7/22)
06/29/14 SS Chris Owings Shoulder 15-day DL (6/28)
06/17/14 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow 15-day DL (6/16), out for season
06/10/14 3B Eric Chavez Knee 60-day DL (6/9), has retired
06/01/14 CF A.J. Pollock Hand 15-day DL (6/1)
04/18/14 P David Hernandez Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
03/31/14 P Daniel Hudson Elbow 60-day DL (3/29)
03/27/14 P Matt Reynolds Elbow 60-day DL (3/19)
03/27/14 P Patrick Corbin Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
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