Series Preview: Cubs at Rockies (June 10-12)

The Cubs swept the Cardinals last night with a 5-1 win. They look to keep the wins rolling starting tonight in the 3-game series opener against Colorado on the road.

The Games

  • Monday – 7:40 pm CDT: (NBC Sports Chicago, 670 The Score)
  • Tuesday – 7:40 pm CDT: (WGN, 670 The Score)
  • Wednesday – 2:10 pm CDT: (NBC Sports Chicago, MLB Network, 670 The Score)

The Pitchers

  • Monday – RHP Yu Darvish vs. RHP German Marquez
  • Tuesday – LHP Jose Quintana vs. RHP Peter Lambert
  • Wednesday – LHP Cole Hamels vs. RHP Antonio Senzatela

The Last Series

  • Cubs swept St. Louis 3 games to 0: (3-1, 9-4, 5-1)
  • Rockies lost to the Mets 2  games to 1: (5-1, 3-5, 1-6)

Cubs vs. Rockies This Season

  • The Cubs are 2-1 against Colorado this season. They just faced the Rockies at home last week.

Who’s Hot (Rockies)

  • 1B Daniel Murphy is hitting .300 with 2 home runs and 4 RBI over his last 5 games.
  • LF David Dahl has 1 triple and 7 RBI in his last 6 games.
  • RHP Peter Lambert was excellent in his MLB debut on Thursday against the Cubs. Lambert allowed just 4 hits and 1 earned run in 7.0 innings. His 2nd career start will come against the Cubs again on Tuesday.

Important Injuries (Rockies)

  • None.

Who’s Hot (Cubs)

  • LF Kyle Schwarber is batting .417 with 2 homers and 6 RBI in his last 6 games.
  • SS Javy Baez has 3 home runs and 10 RBI in his last 7 games.
  • Wednesday’s starting pitcher, LHP Cole Hamels was excellent his last time out. Hamels struck out 10 over 8.0 scoreless innings on Friday against St. Louis.

Important Injuries (Cubs)

  • Thankfully, none.

Other Notes

  • Former-Cub Wade Davis was out for the Rockies in the series last week. Davis is now healthy and has returned.
  • The Cubs now begin a 7-game road trip starting tonight.

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