August 24, 2011; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Rockies left fielder Eric Young Jr. (1) chases down a ball during the tenth inning against the Houston Astros at Coors Field. The Rockies won 7-6. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-US PRESSWIRE

Rockies Line-up, May 1 2012: EY2 Starts in CF

As much as Ted Lilly looks to build on his April success, Jhoulys Chacin needs to put his April behind him. Chacin has struggled with his control leading to high pitch counts early in games, and is averaging only five innings per start for a Rockies rotation that is tied for last in the National League for innings per start. Jhoulys will attempt to get his first win of 2012, facing off against the Dodgers for the 12th time tonight and brings a 6-4 career record with a 2.39 ERA against L.A. in his career. Ted Lilly has had a strong start to his season with a 2-0 record and has only given up three runs, two of them earned, over 20 innings spanning three starts in 2012. Lilly has been dominate against Colorado with a 8-1 record over his last 11 starts against the Rockies.

Offensively for the Rockies Eric Young Jr. gets his second start of 2012 and his first in centerfield as Dexter Fowler gets the night off. While Young provides questionable at best defense, it is probably a good idea to get some regular at bats. Ramon Hernandez gets his second straight start behind the plate and comes in with a .368 (7-19) average with 2 home runs against Lilly, while Carlos Gonzalez is 6-15 (.400) with 4 home runs against the left-hander. Full line-up is as follows:

Eric Young, Jr. CF
Marco Scutaro 2B
Carlos Gonzalez LF
Troy Tulowitzki SS
Todd Helton 1B
Michael Cuddyer RF
Ramon Hernandez C
Chris Nelson 3B
Jhoulys Chacin P

Matt Kemp is coming off a historically good April, but has struggled against Chacin with a .154 (4-26) average. Adam Kennedy replaces former Rockie Juan Uribe at third base tonight, while the rest of the Dodgers line-up is the same as yesterday.

Dee Gordon SS
Mark Ellis 2B
Matt Kemp CF
Andre Ethier RF
James Loney 1B
Tony Gwynn, Jr. RF
Adam Kennedy 3B
A.J. Ellis C
Ted Lilly P

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