The Colorado Rockies (14-21, 5th in NL West) will face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates (20-15, 1st in NL Central) in a Monday night matchup in Pittsburgh. The game is scheduled for 6:35 PM EDT.
The pitching possibilities for the game are as follows: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (3-3, 3.76 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 26 strikeouts); Pirates: Mitch Keller (3-1, 3.32 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 48 Strikeouts). The FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE has the Pirates as -181 favorites, while the Rockies are listed as +154 underdogs. The Over/Under is set at 8 1/2 runs.
The Pirates are looking to break their three-game losing streak at home. Their NL on-base percentage ranks fourth in the Pirates with a . 328 on-base percentage. The Rockies have a 7-12 record in road games and a 14-21 overall record.
Brian Reynolds has been the top performer for the Pirates, with 13 doubles, triples, and five home runs, and a .307 batting average. Conor Joe has been performing well for the Rockies recently, with eight hits in 36 at-bats, including four doubles, triples, and two home runs in the last 10 games. Ezequiel Tovar has also been impressive, with 13 hits in his last 10 games, including five doubles, triples, two home runs, and eight RBIs.
The Pirates have struggled in their last 10 games, with a 3-7 record, .228 batting average, and a 4.60 ERA, while the Rockies have fared much better with a 6-4 record, .286 batting average, and a 4.60 ERA.
Both teams have several players on their injury lists. For the Pirates, these include Vince Velázquez, Will Crow, Choi Ji-man, Rob Zastryzny, Chase De Jong, Oneil Cruz, JT Brubaker, Jarrin Garcia, and Max Kranik. For the Rockies, the injured players are Dinelson Rammett, Noah Davis, German Marquez, Lucas Gilbreth, Tyler Kinley, Brendan Rodgers, Sean Bouchard, and Ryan Rolison.
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