Series Preview: Cubs vs. Rockies (June 4-6)

Fresh off a big 8-1 make-up win over the Angels on Monday, the Cubs open a 3-game series tonight against the Rockies.

The Games

  • Tuesday – 7:05 pm CST:
    (NBC Sports Chicago, 670 The Score)
  • Wednesday – 7:05 pm CST:
    (WGN, MLB Network, 670 The Score)
  • Thursday – 1:20 pm CST:
    (NBC Sports Chicago, 670 The Score)

The Pitchers

  • Tuesday – RHP Kyle Hendricks vs. RHP Jeff Hoffman
  • Wednesday – RHP Yu Darvish vs. RHP German Marquez
  • Thursday – LHP Jose Quintana vs. RHP Jon Gray

The Last Series

  • Cubs were swept by the Cardinals:
    (1-2, 4-7, 1-2)
  • Rockies swept the Blue Jays:
    (13-6, 4-2, 5-1)

Who’s Hot (Rockies)

  • SS Trevor Story is batting .524 with 2 home runs and 7 RBI in his last 5 games.
  • C Chris Iannetta has 2 home runs and 4 RBI in his last 5 games.

Important Injuries (Rockies)

  • OF Charlie Blackmon, out with right calf strain. Blackmon possibly could return for the series.
  • RHP Wade Davis, out with left oblique strain. The former-Cub likely won’t return for the series.

Who’s Hot (Cubs)

  • OF Jason Heyward is batting .364 with 2 homers and 4 RBI in his last 6 games.
  • 3B David Bote is hitting .313 with 2 homers and 4 RBI in his last 5 games.

Important Injuries (Cubs)

  • RHP Pedro Strop, out with left hamstring strain. Strop will likely be back for the series.

Other Notes

  • This is the first time the Cubs face Colorado this season.
  • Newly called-up Cubs OF Carlos Gonzalez will face his former team for what should be an interesting series.

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